Wow, saying there are a ton of amazing new movies in theaters this weekend is an under statement!  If you're a movie buff you know that the Christmas break is a great time for blockbuster movie releases!  Watch the trailers here!
New Movies This Weekend In Theaters:

1.  "Star Wars: The Last Jedi"  (PG-13)

The second movie in the new trilogy is two and a half hours long and picks up with Rey having used the restored map to track down Luke in his self-imposed exile and ask him to train her.  But he's not as receptive to the idea after seeing her raw power with the Force.

2.  "Ferdinand"  (PG)

John Cena is Ferdinand in an animated movie based on the classic 1936 children's book.  For anyone who's forgotten their childhood, it's about a gentle bull who refuses to change his peaceful ways when he's captured and sent to fight in a bullfighting ring in Spain.  Kate McKinnon is also in it as the "calming goat," a goat people pair with bulls to keep them calm.

Four high school kids are forced to clean out the school basement as part of their detention. They find a "Jumanji" video game and get transported into it as the characters they choose, who are each played by The Rock, Kevin Hart, Karen Gillian, and Jack Black.

4.  "The Greatest Showman"  (PG)

A musical starring Hugh Jackman as P.T. Barnum in the story of how he created the Barnum and Bailey Circus and got people in the 1800s to accept his troupe of outcasts.

5.  "Pitch Perfect 3"  (PG-13)

Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson, and the rest of the Bellas reunite for one last singing competition as part of an overseas USO tour where their competition all perform with instruments.  Ruby Rose from "Orange is the New Black" is in one of the competing groups.

6.  "Downsizing"  (R)

Matt Damon is shrunk down to five inches tall so he can have a better life in a "downsized" community.  Kristen Wiig is his wife, and Jason Sudeikis is the tiny friend who talks him into it.

7.  "Father Figures"  (R)

Owen Wilson and Ed Helms find out their mom's been lying to them about their "dead" father and go on a road trip to figure out who their real dad is.  Glenn Closeis their mom and their suspected dads are Terry Bradshaw, J.K. Simmons, Ving Rhames, and Christopher Walken.

8.  "The Post"  (PG-13)

Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks risk their careers by publishing top secret government papers to expose a 30-year cover-up about the Vietnam War, even after Nixon had already threatened the "New York Times" for the same thing.

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