Halloween is over, so that means that the holiday season is officially upon us. Getting into the holiday spirit involves a few necessary activities: buying the perfect gifts for your loved ones, drinking hot chocolate, eating lots of food, and of course, snuggling up and seeing a great film. Luckily, the period between Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays is the best time for movie releases, according to Forbes, so there is sure to be one, if not many that you’ll enjoy this holiday season. Here are the ones that people are anticipating the most.
A Bad Moms Christmas- According to Movie Insider, as a sequel to Bad Moms, A Bad Moms Christmas follows the over-burdened moms yet again, this time as they struggle through the Christmas season, preparing the perfect holiday for not just their own families, but their own mothers as well. This comedy film was released on November 1. Get ready for lots of laughs!
Thor: Ragnarok- Starring Chris Hemsworth as Thor, this Marvel Studios film follows Thor and his struggle to get back to Asgard to stop Ragnarok, the destruction of his homeland, Movie Insider explained. Fellow Avenger, the incredible Hulk, makes an appearance in the film, released November 3. This film is sure to be action-packed and exciting!
Murder on the Orient Express- Agatha Christie’s book of the same name gets its long-awaited film adaptation on November 10. Movie Insider explains this film as a thriller about a lavish train ride, chronicling the mystery of a murderer on board a train of 13 strangers, but until they are discovered, everyone is a suspect. You will love this movie if you enjoy mysteries.
CoCo- From MovieInsider.com, in this stunning Pixar film, Miguel dreams of becoming a musician, despite his family’s age-old ban on music. Miguel finds himself in the colorful Land of the Dead, meeting his sidekick, Hector, along the way. Together, they discover the true story behind Miguel’s family history. See the film for yourself on November 22, and catch Olaf’s Frozen Adventure, a 21-minute short in front of Coco. You’ll get to see all of your favorite Frozen pals back on screen again, as well as four new original songs. In this featurette, Olaf is on a mission to find out the best holiday traditions for his friends, Anna and Elsa.
Star Wars: The Last Jedi- In this next chapter of the Star Wars saga, Star Wars: Episode VIII, Rey will continue her epic journey with Luke Skywalker, Poe, and Finn, released on December 15, according to Movie Insider. You will not want to miss this next installment of the iconic saga.
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle- Starring Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Jack Black and Nick Jonas, this brand new Jumanji adventure takes us to the jungle. Four teenagers stuck in detention are thrust into the world of Jumanji, where they discover an old video game console with a game in which they are sucked into. They discover that they are not just playing Jumanji, Jumanji is also playing them, and if they do not win the game, they’ll be stuck in Jumanji forever, Movie Insider read. The game begins December 20.
The Greatest Showman- Movie Insider describes this musical about P.T. Barnum, telling the story of show business and of a man who came from nothing and was able to create the circus, a spectacle that quickly became a sensation worldwide. See the film, starring Hugh Jackman and Zac Efron, on December 20.
Pitch Perfect 3- The Bellas are back for their last time on screen on December 22, Movie Insider says. After winning the World Championships, the Bellas are split apart and soon discover that making music with your mouth does not offer many job opportunities. They decide to reunite for an overseas tour to make some music and have some laughs for one last time. It’s sure to be “aca-awesome!”