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Gavin Miller previews three films due for release this month.

JACKASS PRESENTS – BAD GRANDPA (released October 23): Johnny Knoxville’s signature Jackass character, 86-year-old Irving Zisman, has finally made it to the big screen.

Director Jeff Tremaine promises an insane hidden camera road trip in this docu-comedy that will undoubtedly push the boundaries of taste – already seen with the child beauty pageant clip from the promising trailer.

CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MEATBALLS 2 (released October 23): This sequel to Sony’s hit comedy will compete with the Ryan Reynolds’ voiced racing snail flick Turbo (October 18) for the half-term animation crown.

Inventor Flint Lockwood (Bill Hader) has to save the world again when his infamous machine starts churning out dangerous animal hybrids in this exotic adventure.

ENDER’S GAME (released October 25): Seventy years after a horrific alien war, an unusually gifted child (Asa Butterfield) is sent to an advanced military school in space to prepare for a future invasion under the tutelage of Harrison Ford’s esteemed colonel.

Ben Kingsley and Abigail Breslin co-star in this epic sci-fi adventure from Orson Scott Card’s best-selling award winning novel.