DETROIT - December is just around the corner, which means movie season is ramping up for the winter.
Oscar season, as some call it, is also just around the corner. But it's not just the artsy films that are coming to end 2017.
Here are 11 movies to look forward to this fall/winter:
STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI - Dec. 15
Rey took her first steps into a larger world in Star Wars: The Force Awakens and will continue her epic journey with Finn, Poe, and Luke Skywalker in the next chapter of the continuing Star Wars saga, Star Wars: Episode VIII.
JUMANJI: WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE - Dec. 20
In the brand new adventure Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, the tables are turned as four teenagers in detention are sucked into the world of Jumanji. When they discover an old video game console with a game they’ve never heard of, they are immediately thrust into the game’s jungle setting, into the bodies of their avatars, played by Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Kevin Hart, and Karen Gillan.
FERDINAND - Dec. 15
FERDINAND tells the story of a giant bull with a big heart. After being mistaken for a dangerous beast, he is captured and torn from his home. Determined to return to his family, he rallies a misfit team on the ultimate adventure. Set in Spain, Ferdinand proves you can’t judge a bull by its cover.
GOTTI - Dec 15
John Travolta (Academy Award Nominee) stars as the legendary mobster John Gotti who was head of the largest and most powerful crime organization in North America, the Gambino Family.
THE GREATEST SHOWMAN - Dec. 25
Inspired by the imagination of P.T. Barnum, The Greatest Showman is an original musical that celebrates the birth of show business and tells of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation.
DOWNSIZING - Dec. 22
A social satire in which a guy realizes he would have a better life if he were to shrink himself. Starring Matt Damon, Kristen Wiig, Christoph Waltz, Laura Dern, Neil Patrick Harris and Jason Sudeikis.
FATHER FIGURES - Dec. 22
Ed Helms and Owen Wilson play Peter and Kyle Reynolds, two brothers whose eccentric mother (Glenn Close) raised them to believe their father had died when they were young. When they discover this to be a lie, they set out to find their real father, learning more about their mother than they probably ever wanted to know.
PITCH PERFECT 3 - Dec. 22
After the highs of winning the World Championships, the Bellas find themselves split apart and discovering there aren’t job prospects for making music with your mouth. But when they get the chance to reunite for an overseas USO tour, this group of awesome nerds will come together to make some music, and some questionable decisions, one last time.
MOLLY'S GAME - Dec. 25
MOLLY'S GAME is the true story of Molly Bloom, an Olympic-class skier who ran the world's most exclusive high-stakes poker game for a decade before being arrested in the middle of the night by 17 FBI agents wielding automatic weapons. Her players included Hollywood royalty, sports stars, business titans and finally, unbeknownst to her, the Russian mob. Her only ally was her criminal defense lawyer Charlie Jaffey, who learned that there was much more to Molly than the tabloids led us to believe.
THE DISASTER ARTIST - Dec. 1, Dec. 8
This is a true story about the making of The Room – the cult classic described as the “Citizen Kane of bad movies”. The Masterpiece is a buddy comedy about two outsiders chasing a dream. When the world rejects them, they decide to make their own movie.
WONDER WHEEL - Dec. 1
A drama set in Coney Island during the 1950s. Includes larger-than-life characters, lovers, infidelity, and gangsters.
Sources: IMDB, YouTube
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