"The Fifth Estate" - Bill Condon
The story of Julian Assange and his controversial website Wikileaks will open Toronto. Director Bill Condon ("Dreamgirls," "Gods and Monsters") has been in the Oscar race before; this time he brings Benedict Cumberbatch, Daniel Bruhl, Laura Linney and Stanley Tucci to the bigscreen.
"Labor Day" - Jason ReitmanKate Winslet and Josh Brolin star in Reitman's coming-of-age tale based on Joyce Maynard's novel. The film will have its world premiere and marks Reitman's return Toronto, after he skipped the festival circuit with "Young Adult."
"Rush" - Ron Howard
Howard chronicles a intense rivalry between two of the best Formula 1 drivers in the 1970s, Nikki Lauda and James Hunt. Chris Hemsworth and Daniel Bruhl star.
"Philomena" - Stephen FrearsJudi Dench is pegged as an early contender for best actress, playing a woman seeking the son she was forced to give up years ago. The film is having its North American premiere at Toronto, which suggests that it may also play at Venice, where Frears has debuted a number of films.
"The Railway Man" - Jonathan Teplitzky
Two Oscar-winners pair up for the first time as Colin Firth and Nicole Kidman star in this WWII drama. The film comes to Toronto with a little extra motivation, as it will hope to land U.S. distribution rights.
"The Invisible Women" - Ralph Fiennes
The second directorial effort from Ralph Fiennes will have its world premiere at Toronto and focuses on Charles Dickens and his affair with a younger woman. Fiennes stars with Felicity Jones.
"Night Moves" - Kelly Reichardt
Jesse Eisenberg and Dakota Fanning star in "Wendy and Lucy" director Kelly Reichardt's film about environmentalists who try to blow up a dam. The festival will serve as its North America premiere.
"Devil's Knot" - Atom Egoyan
The trial of The West Memphis Three has been the subject of a number of documentaries over the years, but its first feature adaptation gets its world premiere at Toronto, featuring Reese Witherspoon, Kevin Durand, Stephen Moyer and Colin Firth.
"Dallas Buyers Club" - Jean-Marc Vallée
Matthew McConaughey's recent career reinvention may reach its apex with "Dallas Buyers Club," as he's considered a best-actor contender for portraying an AIDS patient who becomes a drug mule to afford his medications. Toronto will be its world premiere.
"Blue is the Warmest Color" - Abdellatif Kechiche
The Palme d'Or winner crosses the pond to make its North American debut. Despite the praise at Cannes, France will look elsewhere for its submission for best foreign language film because it's being released too late in its home country -- outside of Oscar rules.
"Under the Skin" - Jonathan Glazer
After a nine-year hiatus since his last film, "Birth," Jonathan Glazer is bringing his next to TIFF. Scarlett Johansson stars as an alien in human form who travels through Scotland.
"Gravity" - Alfonso Cuarón
After the footage screened at Comic-Con got fans buzzing, Cuarón's sci-fi tale will have its North American premiere, but is world-premiering as the opening night film at the Venice Film Festival.
"12 Years a Slave" - Steve McQueen
McQueen impressed with his first two features "Hunger" and "Shame," and now takes on the true story of a free man who was kidnapped and sold into slavery. McQueen regular Michael Fassbender stars with Chiwetel Ejiofor, Brad Pitt and Benedict Cumberbatch.
"August: Osage County" - John Wells
Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, Chris Cooper and Ewan McGregor highlight the stacked cast in an adaptation of the Tony-winning play that focuses on a dysfunctional family brought together by their father's funeral. This film has Oscar-bait written all over it.
"Enough Said" - Nicole Holofcener
Any time Nicole Holofcener has a new film is reason enough to pay attention, but when it's one of the last films James Gandolfini ever worked on? It becomes a must see. Toni Collette and Catherine Keener also star.