Director: Farren Blackburn | Lava Bear Films and EuropaCorp
Starring: Naomi Watts, Charlie Heaton, Jacob Tremblay
A heart-pounding thriller starring Naomi Watts as a widowed child psychologist who lives an isolated existence in rural New England. Caught in a deadly winter storm, she must find a way to rescue a young boy before he disappears forever.
Genre: Drama, thriller
Release date: Nov 11
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Directed by David Yates | Warner Bros. Pictures
Starring Eddie Redmayne, Ezra Miller, Colin Farrell
Genre: Adventure, family, fantasy
Running time: 142 mins
Release date: Nov 18
Directed by Robert Zemeckis | Paramount Pictures
Starring Brad Pitt, Marion Cotillard
The story of intelligence officer Max Vatan (Pitt), who in 1942 N. Africa encounters French Resistance fighter Marianne Beausejour (Cotillard) on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. Reunited in London, their relationship is threatened by the extreme pressures of the war.
Genre: Action, drama, romance
Release date: Nov 23
Directed by Ron Clements and John Musker | Walt Disney
Starring Dwayne Johnson, Auli’i Cravalho, Jemaine Clement
A sweeping, CG-animated feature film about an adventurous teenager who sails out on a daring mission to save her people. During her journey, Moana (voice of Auli’i Cravalho) meets the once-mighty demigod Maui (voice of Dwayne Johnson), who guides her in her quest to become a master wayfinder. Together, they sail across the open ocean on an action-packed voyage, encountering enormous monsters and impossible odds, and along the way, Moana fulfills the ancient quest of her ancestors and discovers the one thing she’s always sought: her own identity.
Release date: Dec 02
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Running time: 1 hour 43 min
Rogue One: Star Wars
Director: Gareth Edwards
Starring Felicity Jones, Mads Mikkelsen, Ben Mendelsohn
A group of unlikely heroes band together on a mission to steal the plans to the Death Star, the Empire’s ultimate weapon of destruction.
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Release date: Dec 16
Director: Justin Kurzel
Starring Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard, Ariane Labed
Through a revolutionary technology that unlocks his genetic memories, Callum Lynch (Michael Fassbender) experiences the adventures of his ancestor, Aguilar, in 15th Century Spain. Callum discovers he is descended from a mysterious secret society, the Assassins, and amasses incredible knowledge and skills to take on the oppressive and powerful Templar organization in the present day.
Release date: Dec 21
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Directed by John Hamburg | 20th Century Fox
Starring James Franco and Bryan Cranston
Over the holidays, Ned (Bryan Cranston), an overprotective but loving dad and his family visit his daughter at Stanford, where he meets his biggest nightmare: her well-meaning but socially awkward Silicon Valley billionaire boyfriend, Laird (James Franco). The straight-laced Ned thinks Laird, who has
absolutely no filter, is a wildly inappropriate match for his daughter. The one-sided rivalry—and Ned’s panic level—escalate when he finds himself increasingly out of step in the glamorous high-tech hub, and learns that Laird is about to pop the question.
Release date: Dec 23
Underworld: Blood Wars
Director: Anna Foerster | Sony Pictures’ Lakeshore Entertainment
Starring Kate Beckinsale, Theo James, Charles Dance
The next installment in the blockbuster franchise follows Vampire death dealer, Selene (Kate Beckinsale) as she fends off brutal attacks from both the Lycan clan and the Vampire faction that betrayed her. With her only allies, David (Theo James) and his father Thomas (Charles Dance), she must stop the eternal war between Lycans and Vampires, even if it means she has to make the ultimate sacrifice.
Genre: Action, horror
Release date: Jan 06