Possible Oscar contenders will be abound when a slate of A-list star-led films makes its way to Toronto International Film Festival. In an announcement Tuesday, the 40th anniversary of the movie circuit pitstop festival will open Sept. 9 with "Demolition," starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Naomi Watts, along with other big dramas rolling out throughout the festival.

See a partial list below.

"The Martian," starring Matt Damon and Jessica Chastain
"Legend," starring Tom Hardy
"The Program," starring Ben Foster
"Freeheld," starring Julianne Moore and Ellen Page
"The Dressmaker," starring Kate Winslet, Hugo Weaving and Liam Hemsworth
"Eye in the Sky," starring Aaron Paul, Colin Firth and Dame Judi Dench
"Remember," starring Christopher Plummer
"The Danish Girl," starring Oscar winner Eddie Redmayne
"Desierto," starring Gael Garcia Bernal
"The Family Fang," co-starring Nicole Kidman and Christopher Walken
"Trumbo," starring Bryan Cranston, Helen Mirren and Louis CK
"Where to Invade Next," Michael Moore’s new documentary
"Maggie’s Plan," starring Julianne Moore, Ethan Hawke and Greta Gerwig

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"Life: Some disassembly required."
R1 hr 41 minMar 12th, 2015