DECEMBER 2012 MOVIES

 

Deadfall

December 7th (Limited)

Siblings Addison (Eric Bana) and Liza (Olivia Wilde) are on the run with the stolen loot from a casino job gone horribly wrong. Meanwhile, troubled ex-boxer Jay (Charlie Hunnam) heads for Thanksgiving dinner with his parents, June (Sissy Spacek) and retired sheriff Chet (Krs Kristofferson). What will happen when their worlds collide in a twist of fate?

(Deadfall Trailer)

Hyde Park on Hudson

December 7th

The story of the love affair between FDR (Bill Murray) and his distant cousin Margaret Stuckley (Laura Linney), centered around the weekend in 1939 when the King and Queen of the United Kingdom visited upstate New York.

(Hyde Park on Hudson Trailer)

Playing for Keeps

December 7th

A former professional athlete with a weak past (Gerard Butler) tries to redeem himself by coaching his son’s soccer team, only to find himself unable to resist when in scoring position with his players’ restless and gorgeous moms. Jessica Biel, Judy Greer, Dennis Quaid, Uma Thurman and Catherine Zeta-Jones co-star.

(Playing for Keeps Trailer)

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

December 14th

A curious Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman), journeys to the Lonely Mountain with a vigorous group of Dwarves and Gandalf the Grey (Ian McKellen) to reclaim a treasure stolen from them by the dragon Smaug (Benedict Cumberbatch).

(The Hobbit Trailer)

Les Misérables

December 7th

An adaptation of the successful stage musical based on Victor Hugo’s classic novel set in 19th-century France, in which a paroled prisoner named Jean Valjean (Hugh Jackman) seeks redemption. Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter, Russell Crowe, Sacha Baron Cohen and Eddie Redmayne co-star.

(Les Misérables Trailer)

Zero Dark Thirty

December 19th

An account on the hunt for Osama bin Laden and the battled on his compound that resulted in his death. Directed by Oscar-winning Hurt Locker director, Kathryn Bigelow.

(Zero Dark Thirty Trailer)

The Impossible

December 21st

An account of a family caught, with tens of thousands of strangers, in the mayhem of one of the worst natural catastrophes of our time, the Southeast Asia Tsunami. Ewan McGregor and Naomi Watts star.

(The Impossible Trailer – WARNING! TRALER REVEALS A LOT OF MOVIE!)

Jack Reacher

December 21st

A homicide investigator digs deeper into a case involving a trained military sniper who shot five random victims. Based on a book in Lee Child’s crime series. Tom Cruise, Rosamund Pike, Werner Herzog, David Oyelowo, Richard Jenkins and Robert Duvall star. Christopher McQuarrie (Ususal Suspects) writes and directs.

(Jack Reacher Trailer)

Not Fade Away

December 21st

Set in suburban New Jersey the 1960s, a group of friends form a rock band and try to make it big. Brad Garrett, James Gandolfini, Jack Huston, Christopher McDonald, Isiah Whitlock Jr., Lisa Lampanelli and Molly Price star. David Chase (The Sopranos) directs.

This is 40

December 21st

This Judd Apatow spin-off film looks at the lives of Pete (Paul Rudd) and Debbie (Leslie Mann) a few years after the events of Knocked Up. Jason Segel, Melissa McCarthy, John Lithgow, Albert Brooks and Megan Fox co-star.

(This is 40 Trailer)

Django Unchained

December 25th

With the help of his mentor (Christoph Waltz), a slave-turned-bounty hunter (Jamie Foxx) sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner (Leonardo DiCaprio). Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Sacha Baron Cohen, Samuel L. Jackson, Micahel Kenneth Williams, Kerry Washington, Don Johnson, Gerald McRaney, RZA and Kurt Russell co-star.

(Django Unchained Trailer)

The Guilt Trip

December 25th

An inventor (Seth Rogen) and his mom (Barbra Streisand) hit the road together so he can sell his latest invention. Yvonne Strahovski, Colin Hanks, Adam Scott and Danny Pudi co-star.

Parental Guidance

December 25th

When his daughter goes away for work, a grandfather finds himself having to take care of his three grandkids using 21st century methods — though he soon resorts to an old-school style of parenting. Billy Crystal, Bailee Madison, Joshua Rush, Madison Lintz, Marisa Tomei, Tom Everett Scott, and Bette Midler star.

Which movies in fall 2012 are you looking forward to the most? Let us know in the comments.

For an in-depth discussion of the upcoming movie season by the Screen Rant team check out the 2012 Fall Movie Preview episode of the SR Underground podcast.

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