Merry Christmas to all of our readers! Two new movies are opening today, in addition to the six that opened last week, so there’s a lot to choose from if you want to see a movie today, Boxing Day or anytime during the holidays.
All the Money in the World – When 16-year-old John Paul Getty III is kidnapped in Rome in 1973, his mother, Gail Harris (Michelle Williams), desperately tries to convince his miserly billionnaire grandfather Jean Paul Getty (Christopher Plummer), the richest man in the world, to pay the ransom of $17 million. Getty refuses but his employee Fletcher Chase (Mark Wahlberg) gets involved in helping Gail get her son back. Opens wide today. Click here for showtimes.
Trailer: All the Money in the World
Molly’s Game – Molly Bloom (Jessica Chastain), an Olympic-class skier who runs the world’s most exclusive high-stakes poker game, is arrested by FBI agents. Because she has ties to the Russian mob, she’s offered complete immunity in exchange for hard drives that will bring down the mob. However, Molly has a different plan and isn’t willing to give up. Opens today in limited release and wide on Jan. 5, 2018. Click here for showtimes.
Trailer: Molly’s Game
Also check out these new films that debuted last week:
The Greatest Showman – Hugh Jackman stars as Phineas T. Barnum in this musical biopic about how the famous showman came up with his idea to bring the world “The Greatest Show on Earth” featuring a range of unique and talented people, including offering a European singing sensation to American audiences. Click here for showtimes. Click here to read our review.
Trailer: The Greatest Showman
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle – Four very different teenagers are transformed into avatars when they get sucked into the Jumanji game they found in a retro game console. Now they have to fight the dangers of the jungle if they want to get out of the game alive. Click here for showtimes.
Trailer: Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle
Pitch Perfect 3 – Desperate to keep the group together even after completing college, the Bellas sign up for a USO tour. However, when Beca (Anna Kendrick) is singled out to sign with a record label, it could cause a rift between the girls. Click here for showtimes.
Trailer: Pitch Perfect 3
Downsizing – Scientists develop technology to shrink humans permanently to five inches in an effort to combat global over-population. Paul (Matt Damon) and his wife Audrey (Kristen Wiig) decide to undergo the procedure, but unfortunately, downsizing comes with a new list of complications, including Audrey backing out at the last minute. Click here for showtimes.