May your movies be merry: Your guide to what's coming to theaters this holiday season

Here's what you can expect to see on the big screen during the holidays.


If you need a break from your holiday shopping list, family gatherings and other festivities this year, there will be plenty of fresh movies coming to the big screen. Whether you're in the mood for an animated tale, real-life dramas or a new twist on familiar storylines, there's something for everyone.

Here's a look at what's coming soon to a theater near you.

Dec. 3


Lily-Rose Depp, George MacKay and Paddy Considine star in this film that tells the story of Jacob, a boy who believes he is a wolf trapped in a human body.

Watch the trailer in the video player above.

"Silent Night"

The perfect Christmas gathering is about to begin at the home of Nell, Simon and their son, Art. At first, it feels like old times, but what the family's guests don't know is that everyone is going to die.

Cast includes Keira Knightley, Matthew Goode, Lily-Rose Depp and Roman Griffin Davis.

"Castle Falls"

Castle Heights Hospital is ready for demolition when it becomes known that $3 million was hidden inside by a notorious gang member and the rush begins to grab the cash before the dynamite explodes.

Cast includes Scott Adkins, Dolph Lundgren and Dave Halls.

Dec. 10

"West Side Story"

The new twist on the 1957 musical tells the tale of forbidden love and the rivalry between the Jets and the Sharks.

Cast includes Ansel Elgort, Rachel Zegler and Ariana DeBose.


A church begins to investigate strange happenings amongst its nuns after rumors circulate about demonic possession at a religious convent.

Cast includes Molly C. Quinn, Sean Gunn and Chris Sullivan.

Dec. 17

"Spider-Man: No Way Home"

Now that Spider-Man's identity has been revealed, Peter Parker seeks help from Doctor Strange. After a spell goes wrong, villains from other worlds test Spider-Man's strength.

Cast includes Zendaya, Benedict Cumberbatch and Tom Holland.

"Nightmare Alley"

A carnival worker who's skilled at manipulating people meets a female psychiatrist who may be even more dangerous than he is.

Cast includes Bradley Cooper, Cate Blanchett and Willem Dafoe.

    "The Lost Daughter"

    A woman's past troubles follow her while she takes a beach vacation.

    Cast includes Olivia Colman, Dakota Johnson and Peter Sarsgaard.

      "The Novice"

      After joining her university's rowing team, a college freshman takes on the challenge of making it to top varsity boat.

      Cast includes Isabelle Fuhrman, Amy Forsyth and Dilone.

        Dec. 24

        "The Matrix Resurrections"

        Neo finds himself back in the Matrix.

        Cast includes Keanu Reeves, Christina Ricci and Carrie-Anne Moss.

          "Sing 2"

          Buster Moon and his friends try to get rock star Clay Calloway to help them open a new show.

          Voices by Matthew McConaughey, Taron Egerton and Tori Kelly.

            "A Journal for Jordan"

            This movie tells the true story of 1st Sgt. Charles Monroe King, who authors a journal for his son before he is killed in action in Baghdad.

            Cast includes Michael B. Jordan, Robert Wisdom and Tamara Tunie.

              "American Underdog"

              The real-life story of Kurt Warner, NFL quarterback, and how he went from stocking shelves at a supermarket to being inducted into the Hall of Fame.

              Cast includes Zachary Levi, Anna Paquin and Dennis Quaid.