Movies Coming Out In December 2011

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1.
Red Dog (2011)
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Based on the legendary true story of the Red Dog who united a disparate local community while roaming the Australian outback in search of his long lost master. (92 mins.)
Director: Kriv Stenders
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If you liked this, you'll like: Homeward Bound, Milo And Otis and Babe
(Koko has 2,000 more friends on Facebook than his owner Nelson Voss.) ” - shanec1983
 
2.
Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A substance designed to help the brain repair itself gives rise to a super-intelligent chimpanzee who leads an ape uprising. (105 mins.)
Director: Rupert Wyatt
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If you liked this, you'll like: Planet Of The Apes, Avatar and District 9
(The film uses half the visual effects employed in Avatar, relying on the ape actors to perform convincingly.) ” - shanec1983
 
3.
Priest (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
A priest disobeys church law to track down the vampires who kidnapped his niece. (87 mins.)
Director: Scott Stewart
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If you liked this, you'll like: Daybreakers, 300 and Legion ” - shanec1983
 
4.
Catch .44 (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
For Tes (Akerman) and her two cohorts Kara (Nikki Reed) and Dawn (Deborah Ann Woll), the job sounded... (94 mins.)
Director: Aaron Harvey
“ 14th
If you liked this, you'll like: Kill Bill, Jackie Brown and Sin City
(Malin Akerman, who plays Tes, was raised as a Buddhist and has a lotus tattoo on her back) ” - shanec1983
 
5.
Cowboys & Aliens (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A spaceship arrives in Arizona, 1873, to take over the Earth, starting with the Wild West region. A posse of cowboys and natives are all that stand in their way. (119 mins.)
Director: Jon Favreau
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If you liked this, you'll like: Iron Man, The Chronicles Of Riddick and Robocop
(Harrison Ford has now twice starred alongside James Bonds - the first was Sean Connery in Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade.) ” - shanec1983
 
6.
Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Steve Rogers, a rejected military soldier transforms into Captain America after taking a dose of a "Super-Soldier serum". But being Captain America comes at a price as he attempts to take down a war monger and a terrorist organization. (124 mins.)
Director: Joe Johnston
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If you liked this, you'll like: X-Men: First Class, Iron Man and The Dark Knight
(Hayley Atwell trained sis days a week so she could "kick butt in high heels" in her role as English Rose Peggy Carter.) ” - shanec1983
 
7.
Conan the Barbarian (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
A vengeful barbarian warrior sets off to get his revenge on the evil warlord who attacked his village and murdered his father when he was a boy. (113 mins.)
Director: Marcus Nispel
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If you liked this, you'll like: 300, Troy and Hell Boy
(Actor Jason Momoa was folding T-shirts in a surf shop when he was selected to star in Baywatch) ” - shanec1983
 
8.
Green Lantern (2011)
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Reckless test pilot Hal Jordan is granted an alien ring that bestows him with otherworldly powers that inducts him into an intergalactic police force, the Green Lantern Corps. (114 mins.)
Director: Martin Campbell
“ 7th
If you liked this, you'll like: Thor, Captain America and X-Men: First Class ” - shanec1983
 
9.
Hanna (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A sixteen-year-old girl who was raised by her father to be the perfect assassin is dispatched on a mission across Europe, tracked by a ruthless intelligence agent and her operatives. (111 mins.)
Director: Joe Wright
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If you liked this, you'll like: Run Lola Run, The Bourne Ultimatum and The Long Kiss Goodnight ” - shanec1983
 
10.
Larry Crowne (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
After losing his job, a middle-aged man reinvents himself by going back to college. (98 mins.)
Director: Tom Hanks
“ 2nd
If you liked this, you'll like: Everything Must Go, Spooner and My Life In Ruins ” - shanec1983
 
11.
Big Mamma's Boy (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
An Italian man's experience of life, romance and trying to move out of his mother's house to establish his independence.
“ 21st
If you liked this, you'll like: The Wog Boy, My Big Fatt Greek Wedding and They're A Weird Mob ” - shanec1983
 
12.
Surviving Georgia (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Surviving Georgia is a heartwarming romantic comedy about family and finding your own identity in the world... (90 mins.)
“ 15th
If you liked this, you'll like: Big Mamma's Boy, Looking For Alibrandi and My Sister's Keeper
(Holly Valance's real name is actually Holly Vukadinovic - her father is Serbian.) ” - shanec1983
 
13.
Friends with Benefits (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A young man and woman decide to take their friendship to the next level without becoming a couple, but soon discover that adding sex only leads to complications. (109 mins.)
Director: Will Gluck
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If you liked this, you'll like: No Strings Attached, The Ugly Truth and Sex And The City 1
(Masi Oka - Hiro from Heroes - has ablink-and-you'll-miss-it cameo as a passenger on Dylan's coast to coast flight.) ” - shanec1983
 
14.
Mr. Nice (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
The life story of Howard Marks, an elite British drug smuggler. (121 mins.)
Director: Bernard Rose
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If you liked this, you'll like: Blow, The Boat That Rocked and Pulp Fiction ” - shanec1983
 
15.
The Guard (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
An unorthodox Irish policeman with a confrontational personality is partnered with an up-tight F.B.I. agent to investigate an international drug-smuggling ring. (96 mins.)
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If you liked this, you'll like: In Bruges, Hot Fuzz and Sexy Beast
(Writer/Director John Michael is the brother of Martin McDonagh, who directed Brendan Gleeson in the film In Bruges.) ” - shanec1983
 
16.
One Day (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
After spending the night together on the night of their college graduation Dexter and Em are shown each year on the same date to see where they are in their lives. They are sometimes together, sometimes not, on that day. (107 mins.)
Director: Lone Scherfig
“ 29th
If you liked this, you'll like: Never Let Me Go, The Way We Were and Love And Other Drugs ” - shanec1983
 
17.
The Beaver (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A troubled husband and executive adopts a beaver hand-puppet as his sole means of communication. (91 mins.)
Director: Jodie Foster
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If you liked this, you'll like: Everthing Must Go, Little Miss Sunshine and Sunshine Cleaning ” - shanec1983
 
18.
Senna (2010 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
A documentary on Brazilian Formula One racing driver Ayrton Senna, who won the F1 world championship three times before his death at age 34. (106 mins.)
Director: Asif Kapadia
“ 8th
If you liked this, you'll like: When Were Were Kings, Hoops Dreams and Touching The Void
(Despite a limited release, Senna set a UK box office record for a documentary on its opening weekend.) ” - shanec1983
 
19.
The Tree of Life (2011)
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The story of a family in Waco, Texas in 1956. The eldest son witnesses the loss of innocence and struggles with his parents' conflicting teachings. (139 mins.)
Director: Terrence Malick
“ 7th
If you liked this, you'll like: 2001: A Space Odyssey, Koyaanisqatsi: Life Our Of Balance ” - shanec1983
 
20.
Jane Eyre (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A mousy governess who softens the heart of her employer soon discovers that he's hiding a terrible secret. (120 mins.)
“ 8th
If you liked this, you'll like: Pride And Predjudice, Tess Of The D'Urbevilles and Wuthering Heights ” - shanec1983
 
21.
Beethoven's Christmas Adventure (2011 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
A Christmas Elf accidentally takes off in Santa's sleigh, crash lands in a small town, and loses the magic toy bag. Beethoven must rescue the Elf, recover the bag from greedy crooks, and return the sleigh to Santa in time to save Christmas. (90 mins.)
Director: John Putch
“ 1st
If you liked this, you'll like: Beethoven, Doctoe Dolittle and The Dog That Saved Christmas
(Roseanne writer and Barr's one-time husband Tom Arnold voices Beethoven in the dog's first speaking part.) ” - shanec1983
 
22.
Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas (2011 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Sid, Eddie and Crash get in trouble with Santa and have to get their names off of the naughty list. (26 mins.)
Director: Karen Disher
“ 1st (30th November)
If you liked this, you'll like: Ice Age, Madagascar and Up ” - shanec1983
 
23.
Mr. Popper's Penguins (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
The life of a businessman begins to change after he inherits six penguins, and as he transforms his apartment into a winter wonderland, his professional side starts to unravel. (94 mins.)
Director: Mark Waters
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If you liked this, you'll like: Rio, A Night At The Museum and Happy Feet ” - shanec1983
 
24.
The Hangover Part II (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Two years after the bachelor party in Las Vegas, Phil, Stu, Alan, and Doug jet to Thailand for Stu's wedding. Stu's plan for a subdued pre-wedding brunch, however, goes seriously awry. (102 mins.)
Director: Todd Phillips
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1st (30th November)
If you liked this, you'll like: The Hangover, Due Date and Bridesmaids ” - shanec1983
 
25.
Ghost of New Orleans (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
In post-Katrina New Orleans, a disgraced detective encounters the ghost of a murdered woman who wants to help him identify her killer. (98 mins.)
“ 16th ” - shanec1983
 
26.
The River Murders (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
While investigating a series of murders, a homicide detective becomes the prime suspect when the FBI uncovers his close personal ties to all the victims. (92 mins.)
Director: Rich Cowan
“ 30th ” - shanec1983
 
27.
The Pagan Queen (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  
A controversial film about the end of the old pagan world in central Europe, THE PAGAN QUEEN is based on the Czech legend of Libuse... (99 mins.)
“ 19th ” - shanec1983
 
28.
Lullaby (2008)
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An American mother receives word that her drug addled son has been kidnapped by a drug lord operating in South Africa. (96 mins.)
“ 19th ” - shanec1983
 
29.
Midnight Chronicles (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  
In the world of MIDNIGHT, it is a time of overwhelming darkness. After three ages of scheming and war... (100 mins.)
“ 19th (January) ” - shanec1983
 
30.
White Irish Drinkers (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Brooklyn, 1975: two brothers looking for a way out of their working-class neighborhood make a pact to rob a local theater on the night of a Rolling Stones concert. (109 mins.)
Director: John Gray
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19th ” - shanec1983
 
31.
Saint (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
A horror film that depicts St. Nicholas as a murderous bishop who kidnaps and murders children when there is a full moon on December 5. (85 mins.)
Director: Dick Maas
“ 2nd ” - shanec1983
 
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“ 2nd ” - shanec1983
 
33.
Wuxia Knight (????)
A Chinatown detective traces the death of his Kung Fu master to a mystical city hidden in the streets of San Francisco.
Director: Ernie Reyes Jr.
“ 2nd ” - shanec1983
 
34.
Carjacked (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
A single mom and her child are carjacked by a bank robber. (89 mins.)
Director: John Bonito
“ 14th ” - shanec1983
 
35.
5 Days of War (2011)
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A drama set centered around the war between Russia and Georgia, and focused on an American journalist, his cameraman, and a Georgian native who become caught in the crossfire. (113 mins.)
Director: Renny Harlin
“ 21st ” - shanec1983
 
36.
A Good Old Fashioned Orgy (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A group of 30-year-olds who have been friends since high school attempt to throw an end-of-summer orgy. (95 mins.)
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30th ” - shanec1983