Much like May ushers in the start of the summer movie season, November signals the return of the blockbuster in preparation for the holidays. This month packs quite the line-up of films, many of them among the most anticipated of the year. Admittedly, the month as a whole is rather light, but that's typically by design, as most smaller releases will get crushed under the weight of the high-profile films.
This month also features the first fall release for Marvel Studios, and the second test of the brand's box office power post-Avengers. While Thor 2's box office performance won't determine the studio's trajectory in Phase Two, it will tell us how public perception of these solo films has changed now that the team has assembled once before.
Here are the 5 Movies We're Looking Forward To in November 2013.