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18 movies coming out soon that are major Oscar contenders

Business Insider Logo By Jason Guerrasio of Business Insider | Slide 1 of 19: <p>The Toronto International Film Festival starts on Thursday, which means it's time for awards season to begin.</p><p> That's right, with all of Hollywood heading to our neighbors in the north, it's already time to start building the hype for those movies that we'll be rooting for (or will be tired of hearing about) come Oscar night.</p><p> Some of those TIFF titles getting a lot of talk already include the Sundance hit "Call Me By Your Name," Emma Stone as tennis legend Billy Jean King in "Battle of the Sexes," and Guillermo del Toro's latest unique fantasy, "The Shape of Water."</p><p><strong>Here are 18 movies playing at TIFF this year that will be contenders come Oscar time (and coming to a theater near you soon):</strong></p>

The Toronto International Film Festival started on Thursday, which means it's time for awards season to begin.

That's right, with all of Hollywood heading to our neighbors in the north, it's already time to start building the hype for those movies that we'll be rooting for (or will be tired of hearing about) come Oscar night.

Some of those TIFF titles getting a lot of talk already include the Sundance hit "Call Me By Your Name," Emma Stone as tennis legend Billy Jean King in "Battle of the Sexes," and Guillermo del Toro's latest unique fantasy, "The Shape of Water."

Here are 18 movies playing at TIFF this year that will be contenders come Oscar time (and coming to a theater near you soon):

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