December 2013 Movie Releases

The Christmas Spirit

The Christmas Spirit

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Charlotte Hart (Nicollette Sheridan), a distinguished journalist, is spending time with her family over the holidays when a real estate developer approaches their small town with quite an offer. Skeptical and looking for the real ... more

Release date : December 1
Genre : Drama, Comedy, Romance
Studio : Hallmark Channel
Director : Jack Angelo
Starring : Nicollette Sheridan, Olympia Dukakis, Bart Johnson, Maya Sayre
Christmas in Conway

Christmas in Conway

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Duncan Mayor (Garcia) decides the perfect Christmas present for his beloved - but ailing - wife, Suzy (Parker), is a ride on a real-deal Ferris wheel, set up in their own back yard. Why? ... more

Release date : December 1
Genre : Drama, Romance
Studio : ABC
Director : John Kent Harrison
Starring : Mary-Louise Parker, Mandy Moore, Andy Garcia, Riley Smith
The Class of 92

The Class of 92

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"The Class of 92" is a cinematic documentary detailing the rise to prominence and global sporting superstardom of six supremely talented young Manchester United footballers (David Beckham, Nicky Butt, Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes, Phil and ... more

Release date : December 1
Genre : Documentary, Sport
Studio : Universal Pictures
Director : Benjamin Turner, Gabe Turner
Starring : David Beckham, Eric Cantona, Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes
Zulu

Zulu

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Based on the novel by Caryl Ferey and centers on two Cape Town cops (Bloom, Whitaker) who are called in to investigate the murder of Sprikboks' rugby team player's 18-year-old daughter.

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Release date : December 4
Genre : Thriller
Studio : Pathe
Director : Jerome Salle
Starring : Orlando Bloom, Forest Whitaker, Natasha Loring, Tanya van Graan
Little England

Little England

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A house, a secret, a man and two sisters. Orsa, who is 20 years old, is madly in love with navy lieutenant Spiros Maltambe. She is quite reticent and does not reveal her secret to ... more

Release date : December 5
Genre : Drama, Romance
Studio : Feelgood Entertainment
Director : Pantelis Voulgaris
Starring : Pinelopi Tsilika, Sofia Kokkali, Aneza Papadopoulou, Andreas Constantinou
The Sound of Music Live!

The Sound of Music Live!

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From executive producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron ("Smash," "Hairspray," "Chicago") comes an instant holiday classic: "The Sound of Music," based on the original Broadway musical. Carrie Underwood and Stephen Moyer star as Maria and ... more

Release date : December 5
Genre : Musical
Studio : NBC
Director : Beth McCarthy, Rob Ashford
Starring : Carrie Underwood, Stephen Moyer, Audra McDonald, Laura Benanti
Out of the Furnace

Out of the Furnace

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From Scott Cooper, the critically-acclaimed writer and director of "Crazy Heart", comes a gripping and gritty drama about family, fate, circumstance, and justice. Russell Baze (Christian Bale) has a rough life: he works a dead-end ... more

Release date : December 6
Genre : Drama, Thriller
Studio : Relativity Media
Director : Scott Cooper
Starring : Christian Bale, Casey Affleck, Woody Harrelson, Zoe Saldana
Adventures of the Penguin King

Adventures of the Penguin King

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Rex, a young King Penguin, has been away from his home for three years, learning to hunt in the wild oceans, but now he's back in Penguin City. His mission: to find a mate, settle ... more

Release date : December 6
Genre : Documentary, Family
Studio : Cinedigm
Director : David Attenborough
Starring : Tim Allen
Live at the Foxes Den

Live at the Foxes Den

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Hotshot, young attorney Bobby Kelly is on the fast track at a prestigious, Los Angeles law firm and seems to have it all-good looks, money and an engagement to the daughter of the managing partner. ... more

Release date : December 6
Genre : Drama
Studio : Gravitas Ventures
Director : Michael Kristoff
Starring : Jackson Rathbone, Jocelin Donahue, Jack Holmes, Bob Gunton
Inside Llewyn Davis

Inside Llewyn Davis

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"Inside Llewyn Davis" follows a week in the life of a young folk singer as he navigates the Greenwich Village folk scene of 1961. Guitar in tow, huddled against the unforgiving New York winter, he ... more

Release date : December 6
Genre : Drama
Studio : CBS Films
Director : Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
Starring : Oscar Isaac, Carey Mulligan, Justin Timberlake, Adam Driver
Night Train to Lisbon

Night Train to Lisbon

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A Swiss professor who, having saved a beautiful Portuguese woman from leaping to her death, stumbles upon a mesmerizing book by a Portuguese author that compels him to leave his boring life and embark on ... more

Release date : December 6
Genre : Drama
Studio : Wrekin Hill Entertainment
Director : Bille August
Starring : Jeremy Irons, Melanie Laurent, Jack Huston, Charlotte Rampling
The Last Days on Mars

The Last Days on Mars

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On the last day of the first manned mission to Mars, a crew member of Tantalus Base believes he has made an astounding discovery - fossilized evidence of bacterial life. Unwilling to let the relief ... more

Release date : December 6
Genre : Sci-Fi, Thriller
Studio : Magnolia Pictures
Director : Ruairi Robinson
Starring : Liev Schreiber, Romola Garai, Olivia Williams, Elias Koteas
Twice Born

Twice Born

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Gemma leaves her comfortable apartment in Rome to visit Sarajevo with her son, Pietro. An exhibit commemorating the siege will include photographs by Pietro's father, Diego. Sixteen years earlier, Gemma escaped the war-torn city with ... more

Release date : December 6
Genre : Drama
Studio : Entertainment One
Director : Sergio Castellitto
Starring : Penelope Cruz, Emile Hirsch, Mira Furlan, Jane Birkin
Crave

Crave

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Aiden (Josh Lawson) craves a better life. A life away from his gruesome job as a crime scene photographer, working alongside his detective friend Pete (Ron Perlman). A meaningful life where he can escape the ... more

Release date : December 6
Genre : Drama, Thriller
Studio : Phase 4 Films
Director : Charles de Lauzirika
Starring : Josh Lawson, Emma Lung, Edward Furlong, Ron Perlman
Khumba

Khumba

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When a half-striped zebra is blamed for the drought he leaves his herd in search of his missing stripes. He is joined on his quest by an overprotective, sassy wildebeest and a flamboyant, neurotic ostrich, ... more

Release date : December 6
Genre : Animation, Adventure, Family
Studio : Millennium Entertainment
Director : Anthony Silverston
Starring : Jake T. Austin, AnnaSophia Robb, Liam Neeson, Loretta Devine
Expecting

Expecting

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After years of struggling to conceive with her husband, Lizzie (Radha Mitchell) has given up hope of having a baby on her own. But when her best friend Andie (Michelle Monaghan) finds herself pregnant after ... more

Release date : December 6
Genre : Drama
Studio : Tribeca Film
Director : Jessie McCormack
Starring : Michelle Monaghan, Radha Mitchell, Jon Dore, Michael Weston
A Long Way from Home

A Long Way from Home

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Joseph and Brenda have done what many only dream of, and retired to the South of France to live out the rest of their days as if they were permanently on holiday. But retirement is ... more

Release date : December 6
Genre : Drama, Romance
Studio : Soda Pictures
Director : Virginia Gilbert
Starring : James Fox, Natalie Dormer, Brenda Fricker, Paul Nicholls
Away from Here

Away from Here

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After surviving a six year prison term for statutory rape, a former youth minister, now registered sex offender, tries to rebuild his life in the town that tried to bury him.

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Release date : December 10
Genre : Drama
Studio : Straight Up Films
Director : Bruce Van Dusen
Starring : Nick Stahl, Alicia Witt, Ray Wise, Mary Regency Boies
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

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"The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" continues the adventure of the title character Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman) as he journeys with the Wizard Gandalf (Ian McKellen) and thirteen Dwarves, led by Thorin Oakenshield (Richard Armitage) ... more

Release date : December 13
Genre : Adventure, Fantasy
Studio : Warner Bros. Pictures
Director : Peter Jackson
Starring : Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, Richard Armitage, Evangeline Lilly
A Madea Christmas

A Madea Christmas

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Madea gets coaxed into helping a friend pay her daughter a surprise visit in the country for Christmas, but the biggest surprise is what they'll find when they arrive. As the small, rural town prepares ... more

Release date : December 13
Genre : Comedy
Studio : Lionsgate Films
Director : Tyler Perry
Starring : Tyler Perry, Chad Michael Murray, Larry the Cable Guy, Alicia Witt
Trap for Cinderella

Trap for Cinderella

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Micky (Tuppence Middleton) is a fun-loving photographer, living a party lifestyle in London until a chance encounter with a childhood friend changes her world forever. The opposite to life-and-soul Micky, Do (Alexandra Roach) is a ... more

Release date : December 13
Genre : Drama, Thriller
Studio : IFC Midnight
Director : Iain Softley
Starring : Tuppence Middleton, Alexandra Roach, Kerry Fox, Aneurin Barnard
American Hustle

American Hustle

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A fictional film set in the alluring world of one of the most stunning scandals to rock our nation, "American Hustle" tells the story of brilliant con man Irving Rosenfeld (Christian Bale), who along with ... more

Release date : December 13
Genre : Drama
Studio : Columbia Pictures
Director : David O. Russell
Starring : Christian Bale, Bradley Cooper, Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner
Hours

Hours

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Set in New Orleans, Hours revolves around Nolan (Walker) as his beloved wife dies during childbirth, leaving him to care for their newborn on his own. As Nolan struggles to come to grips with his ... more

Release date : December 13
Genre : Thriller, Drama
Studio : Pantelion Films
Director : Eric Heisserer
Starring : Paul Walker, Genesis Rodriguez, Judd Lormand, Michelle Torres
Saving Mr. Banks

Saving Mr. Banks

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Two-time Academy Award-winner Emma Thompson and fellow double Oscar-winner Tom Hanks topline Disney's "Saving Mr. Banks," inspired by the extraordinary, untold backstory of how Disney's classic "Mary Poppins" made it to the screen. When Walt ... more

Release date : December 13
Genre : Drama, Comedy
Studio : Walt Disney Pictures
Director : John Lee Hancock
Starring : Tom Hanks, Emma Thompson, Colin Farrell, Paul Giamatti
Some Velvet Morning

Some Velvet Morning

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Fred arrives at Velvet's doorstep, suitcases in tow. He tells her that he has finally left his wife to be with her, news to Velvet since she has not seen him in years and is ... more

Release date : December 13
Genre : Drama
Studio : Tribeca Film
Director : Neil LaBute
Starring : Stanley Tucci, Alice Eve
A Snow Globe Christmas

A Snow Globe Christmas

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While clasping her favorite Christmas snow globe, a cynical, overworked TV executive rants about how the movies she produces lie, making you think dreams come can come true. Upset, she tries to smash the globe, ... more

Release date : December 14
Genre : Drama, Family
Studio : Lifetime
Director : Jodi Binstock
Starring : Alicia Witt, Donald Faison, Christina Milian, Trevor Donavan
Anchorman: The Legend Continues

Anchorman: The Legend Continues

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With the '70s behind him, San Diego's top rated newsman, Ron Burgundy (Will Ferrell), returns to the news desk in "Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues." Also back for more are Ron's co-anchor and wife, Veronica ... more

Release date : December 18
Genre : Comedy
Studio : Paramount Pictures
Director : Adam McKay
Starring : Will Ferrell, Steve Carell, Paul Rudd, David Koechner
Her

Her

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Set in the Los Angeles of the slight future, "Her" follows Theodore Twombly, a complex, soulful man who makes his living writing touching, personal letters for other people. Heartbroken after the end of a long ... more

Release date : December 18
Genre : Drama, Comedy
Studio : Warner Bros. Pictures
Director : Spike Jonze
Starring : Joaquin Phoenix, Scarlett Johansson, Chris Pratt, Amy Adams
Walking with Dinosaurs

Walking with Dinosaurs

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For the first time in movie history, audiences will truly see and feel what it was like when dinosaurs ruled the Earth. "Walking with Dinosaurs" is the ultimate immersive, big-screen, 3-D experience. Recent discoveries and ... more

Release date : December 20
Genre : Family, Adventure
Studio : The 20th Century Fox
Director : Barry Cook, Neil Nightingale
Starring : Justin Long, John Leguizamo, Karl Urban, Charlie Rowe
All the Light in the Sky

All the Light in the Sky

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Marie, a well-respected actress in her mid-40s, wonders what her life and career hold for her next. She enjoys the freedom that life without a husband or children provides, but as her acting work slows ... more

Release date : December 20
Genre : Drama
Studio : Factory 25
Director : Joe Swanberg
Starring : Jane Adams, Sophia Takal, Kent Osborne, Larry Fessenden
The Past

The Past

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The story concerns an Iranian man (Ali Mosaffa) who goes back to his home country after wanting a divorce from his wife in France, but when he returns, he finds that his significant other has ... more

Release date : December 20
Genre : Drama
Studio : Sony Pictures Classics
Director : Asghar Farhadi
Starring : Berenice Bejo, Tahar Rahim, Ali Mosaffa, Babak Karimi
Wrong Cops

Wrong Cops

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Imagine a Los Angeles where crime is so low that a bored cop sells drugs and harasses a teenager to pass the time. Shot in standalone chapters, as it is being financed, screened and released, ... more

Release date : December 20
Genre : Drama, Crime
Studio : IFC Midnight
Director : Quentin Dupieux
Starring : Mark Burnham, Marilyn Manson, Steve Little, Eric Wareheim
Dhoom 3

Dhoom 3

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Apart from Aamir Khan, who plays the anti-hero in the film, and Katrina Kaif, both Abhishek Bachchan and Uday Chopra will continue in their now iconic roles of Jai Dixit and Ali.

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Release date : December 20
Genre : Action, Thriller
Studio : Yash Raj Films
Director : Vijay Krishna Acharya
Starring : Aamir Khan, Katrina Kaif, Abhishek Bachchan, Uday Chopra
The Harry Hill Movie

The Harry Hill Movie

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The story of a man pursued by a lunatic vet while on a road trip with a sick hamster. The protagonist also falls in love with an undersea "shell person" somewhere along the way.

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Release date : December 20
Genre : Comedy
Studio : Entertainment Film Distributors
Director : Steve Bendelack
Starring : Harry Hill, Julie Walters, Simon Bird, Matt Lucas
I Am Britney Jean

I Am Britney Jean

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"I Am Britney Jean" offers an intimate look at one of the most overexposed yet under revealed stars of today as Britney Spears faces one of her biggest challenges ever while finishing her album, shooting ... more

Release date : December 22
Genre : Documentary, Music
Studio : E!
Director : Fenton Bailey, Randy Barbato
Starring : Britney Spears, Jayden Federline, Sean Federline, David Lucado
The Wolf of Wall Street

The Wolf of Wall Street

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A Long Island penny stockbroker who served 20 months in prison for refusing to cooperate in a massive 1990s securities fraud case that involved widespread corruption on Wall Street and in the corporate banking world, ... more

Release date : December 25
Genre : Drama, Comedy
Studio : Paramount Pictures
Director : Martin Scorsese
Starring : Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill, Margot Robbie, Matthew McConaughey
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

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Ben Stiller directs and stars in "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty", James Thurber's classic story of a day-dreamer who escapes his anonymous life by disappearing into a world of fantasies filled with heroism, romance ... more

Release date : December 25
Genre : Comedy, Fantasy, Adventure
Studio : The 20th Century Fox
Director : Ben Stiller
Starring : Ben Stiller, Kristen Wiig, Adam Scott, Kathryn Hahn
Justin Bieber's Believe

Justin Bieber's Believe

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Behind the headlines, beyond the spotlight - there's more to his story. Directed by Jon M. Chu (Never Say Never, G.I. Joe: Retaliation) "Justin Bieber's Believe" captures 19-year-old Justin Bieber unfiltered and brutally honest. In ... more

Release date : December 25
Genre : Documentary
Studio : Open Road Films
Director : Jon M. Chu
Starring : Justin Bieber, Usher, Pattie Mallette, Scooter Braun
47 Ronin

47 Ronin

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Keanu Reeves makes an explosive return to action-adventure in 47 Ronin. After a treacherous warlord kills their master and banishes their kind, 47 leaderless samurai vow to seek vengeance and restore honor to their people. ... more

Release date : December 25
Genre : Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Studio : Universal Pictures
Director : Carl Rinsch
Starring : Keanu Reeves, Rinko Kikuchi, Hiroyuki Sanada, Tadanobu Asano
Grudge Match

Grudge Match

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In "Grudge Match," De Niro and Stallone play Billy "The Kid" McDonnen and Henry "Razor" Sharp, two local Pittsburgh fighters whose fierce rivalry put them in the national spotlight. Each had scored a victory against ... more

Release date : December 25
Genre : Drama, Comedy
Studio : Warner Bros. Pictures
Director : Peter Segal
Starring : Robert De Niro, Sylvester Stallone, Kevin Hart, Kim Basinger
The Invisible Woman

The Invisible Woman

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Nelly (Felicity Jones), a happily-married mother and schoolteacher, is haunted by her past. Her memories, provoked by remorse and guilt, take us back in time to follow the story of her relationship with Charles Dickens ... more

Release date : December 25
Genre : Drama
Studio : Sony Pictures Classics
Director : Ralph Fiennes
Starring : Ralph Fiennes, Felicity Jones, Kristin Scott Thomas, Tom Hollander
August: Osage County

August: Osage County

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The story of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose lives have diverged until a family crisis brings them back to the Midwest house they grew up in, and to the dysfunctional woman who ... more

Release date : December 27
Genre : Drama
Studio : The Weinstein Company
Director : John Wells
Starring : Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, Ewan McGregor, Abigail Breslin
Ninja: Shadow of a Tear

Ninja: Shadow of a Tear

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Casey Bowman has finally settled down. He's happily married to Namiko (who is pregnant with their first child), living in Japan and teaching at the Koga dojo. While buying her a present, Casey is attacked ... more

Release date : December 31
Genre : Action, Thriller
Studio : Millennium Films
Director : Isaac Florentine
Starring : Scott Adkins, Vithaya Pansringarm, Shun Sugata, Kane Kosugi

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