Here’s every new movie you can see in theaters over the Christmas holiday weekend

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“Sing.”
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Universal

Over the last couple of weeks you’ve been hit with tons of ad campaigns around movies coming out over the Christmas weekend, but with the amount of releases and all the different release windows you probably have no clue when a movie is actually playing in a theater near you.

Well, we got you covered.

From the wide releases like “Passengers” and “Sing” to the limited openings for Martin Scorsese’s “Silence” and Denzel Washington’s “Fences,” here’s every movie opening in the next few days.


NOW PLAYING: “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story”

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Disney

Why you should see it: If there’s a “Star Wars” fan in your family, it’s kind of required viewing.


NOW PLAYING: “Assassin’s Creed”

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Fox

Why you should see it: Though it’s not getting the best reviews, if you’re a fan of the game (or Michael Fassbender) it’s a fun time.


NOW PLAYING: “Passengers”

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Sony

Why you should see it: It’s got a “Titanic” in space-type vibe, but in this one Chris Pratt has some questionable methods to make Jennifer Lawrence fall in love with him.


NOW PLAYING: “Sing”

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Universal

Why you should see it: Need the kids to get out of your hair for a few hours this weekend? Have them go to this movie.


NOW PLAYING: “Why Him?”

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Fox

Why you should see it: If you want to see James Franco at his most James Franconess, here it is.


NOW PLAYING (In limited release): “Silence”

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Paramount

Why you should see it: Martin Scorsese makes a different kind of “Scorsese movie.” Andrew Garfield and Adam Driver are great in it.

Movie opens nationwide January 6, 2017


NOW PLAYING (In limited release): “Patriots Day”

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CBS Films

Why you should see it: The latest dramatic interpretation of an American tragedy from director Peter Berg and Mark Wahlberg.

Movie opens nationwide January 13, 2017


NOW PLAYING (In limited release): “A Monster Calls”

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Focus Features

Why you should see it: A beautiful story about a boy coping with his mother’s terminal illness.

Movie opens nationwide January 6, 2017


NOW PLAYING (In limited release): “Julieta”

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Sony Pictures Classics

Why you should see it: Pedro Almodóvar’s latest follows a woman’s struggle with her past.


NOW PLAYING (In limited release): “The Autopsy of Jane Doe”

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IFC

Why you should see it: If you’re in the mood for a little horror this holiday season, check out this one starring Emile Hirsch and Brian Cox as father-and-son coroners who discover chilling things about a Jane Doe body they are working on.


December 25: “Fences”

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Paramount Pictures

Why you should see it: Denzel Washington and Viola Davis give some of the best performances of the year in this movie version of the August Wilson play.


December 25: “La La Land”

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Lionsgate

Why you should see it: Because it will make you happy. And Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone are in it.


December 25 (In limited release): “Live by Night”

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“Live By Night.”
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Warner Bros.

Why you should see it: Ben Affleck’s latest directing effort has him starring as a Prohibition-era mobster.

Movie opens nationwide January 13, 2017


December 25 (In limited release): “Hidden Figures”

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Fox

Why you should see it: An inspiring true story about the African-American women who helped the US win the space race, it’s topped by a powerful performance by Taraji P. Henson.

Movie opens nationwide January 6, 2017


December 25 (In limited release): “20th Century Women”

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A24

Why you should see it: The story of a boy who learns life lessons by the unique personalities living in his house is brought to life by the performances of Annette Bening, Greta Gerwig, Elle Fanning, and Billy Crudup.

Movie opens nationwide January 20, 2017


December 25 (In limited release): “Toni Erdmann”

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Sony Pictures Classics

Why you should see it: If you need a different comedy this weekend, check out this movie about a father who unexpectedly drops in on his work-driven daughter and turns her life upside down.