[Movie News] In Theaters This Week – December 13, 2019

In Theaters 12.13.19

The biggest release this weekend is Jumanji: The Next Level – the sequel to 2017’s Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle. Once again, the friends are pulled back into the game that brought them together in the first place. However, this time around the game has changed and they must race to save one of their own.

Also out this weekend is a twist on the usual upbeat Christmas movie, a film about an Austrian conscientious objector who refused to fight for the Nazis in WWII, the true story of a hero of the 1996 Atlanta bombing who was later vilified, and much more!

A Hidden Life (PG-13)

The Austrian Blessed Franz Jägerstätter, a conscientious objector, refuses to fight for the Nazis in World War II.

Directed by Terrence Malick

Starring: Matthias Schoenaerts, Michael Nyqvist, August Diehl, Bruno Ganz, Joel Basman

Release date: December 13

Black Christmas (PG-13)

A group of female students are stalked by a stranger during their Christmas break. That is until the young sorority pledges discover that the killer is part of an underground college conspiracy.

Directed by Sophia Takal

Starring: Imogen Poots, Cary Elwes, Lily Donoghue, Brittany O’Grady, Aleyse Shannon

Release date: December 13

Cunningham (PG)

The iconic Merce Cunningham and the last generation of his dance company is stunningly profiled in Alla Kovgan’s 3D documentary, through recreations of his landmark works and archival footage of Cunningham, John Cage, and Robert Rauschenberg.

Directed by Alla Kovgan

Release date: December 13

Jumanji: The Next Level (PG-13)

In Jumanji: The Next Level, the gang is back but the game has changed. As they return to rescue one of their own, the players will have to brave parts unknown from arid deserts to snowy mountains, to escape the world’s most dangerous game.

Directed by Jake Kasdan

Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Kevin Hart, Karen Gillan, Nick Jonas

Release date: December 13

Richard Jewell (R)

American security guard Richard Jewell (Paul Walter Hauser) saves thousands of lives from an exploding bomb at the 1996 Olympics, but is vilified by journalists and the press who falsely report that he was a terrorist.

Directed by Clint Eastwood

Starring: Olivia Wilde, Sam Rockwell, Paul Walter Hauser, Jon Hamm, Kathy Bates

Release date: December 13

Seberg (R)

Inspired by real events in the life of French New Wave icon Jean Seberg. In the late 1960s, Hoover’s FBI targeted her because of her political and romantic involvement with civil rights activist Hakim Jamal.

Directed by Benedict Andrews

Starring: Margaret Qualley, Kristen Stewart, Zazie Beetz, Vince Vaughn, Anthony Mackie

Release date: December 13

Uncut Gems (R)

A charismatic New York City jeweler always on the lookout for the next big score, makes a series of high-stakes bets that could lead to the windfall of a lifetime. Howard must perform a precarious high-wire act, balancing business, family, and encroaching adversaries on all sides, in his relentless pursuit of the ultimate win.

Directed by Benny Safdie, Josh Safie

Starring: Adam Sandler, Julia Fox, Kevin Garnett, The Weeknd, Idina Menzel

Release date: December 13 (Limited)

What new movies will you be seeing this weekend?

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Tori Ann is a Midwest cosplayer, and has been cosplaying since 2014. Her many interests include superheroes, Disney, and all kinds of fantasy. Her first claims to nerd-dom were the anime Sailor Moon and J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord of the Rings. She is also an avid runner and has completed several half-marathons.