The fall movie season can provide its own highlights while coming down off the highs of summer. Sure, it isn't really blockbuster territory, but there's plenty to sink your teeth into over the next couple of months. This week is a good example, with a new Tom Cruise adventure, and two thrillers to get us ready for Halloween. Get ready forAmerican Made, Flatliners, and Til Death Do Us Part.

Just remember, I'm not reviewing these movies, but rather predicting where they'll end up on the Tomatometer. Let's take a look at This Rotten Week has to offer.

Rotten Watch Prediction

It's nice to see Tom Cruise take a break from his usual shenanigans of riding motorcycles, and running at top speed - making a flick that looks like it has a bit of substance. With American Made he trades in those usual modes of transportation to fly a plane for the Mexican drug cartels in the late 1970s/early 1980s. Cruise plays Barry Seal in a true story about guy who basically played all sides of the drug war in Central America (cartels, CIA, FBI, DEA, Contra rebels, you name it) in order to make a buck. Yup, a true American story.

Director Doug Liman knows a thing or two about making movies that are eminently rewatchable. He teamed up with Cruise on the terribly-titled (but damn fun) Edge of Tomorrow (91%), and has also helmed The Bourne Identity (83%), Mr. & Mrs. Smith (59%), and Swingers (87%). Any of these could on cable right now and I'd put everything down to watch. He missed with Jumper (16%), but otherwise the resume is about as good as it gets. American Made is already scoring with critics (88% through 50+ reviews) and I think it stays in this range. It's got director pedigree and a star who can deliver when the setting and script works.

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