What Movies Are Playing on Christmas 2012?

Hitting the theaters on Christmas or Christmas Eve 2012? See which movies are playing are right now.

The box office is busy this time of year, and several new films are coming to theaters for the Christmas holiday weekend. Before you go out, buy tickets and stuff your face with popcorn, check here to see which movies are best for you, your friends or family. 

Reviews provided by RottenTomatoes.com and Flixster.

This is 40
Release date: December 21
MPAA Rating: R for sexual content, crude humor, pervasive language and some drug material
Genre: Comedy
Run time: 2 hours, 14 minutes
Starring: Paul Rudd, Leslie Mann, Maude Apatow, Iris Apatow
Rotten Tomatoes rating: 62% of critics liked it

Zero Dark Thirty
Release date: December 21
MPAA Rating: R for for strong violence including brutal disturbing images, and for language
Genre: Drama
Run time: 2 hours, 37 minutes
Starring: Jessica Chastain, Joel Edgerton, Chris Pratt, Mark Strong
Rotten Tomatoes rating: 94% of critics liked it

Jack Reacher
Release date: December 21
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for violence, language and some drug material 
Genre: Mystery and Suspense, Drama
Run time: 2 hours, 10 minutes
Starring: Tom Cruise, Rosamund Pike, Richard Jenkins
Rotten Tomatoes rating: 74% of critics liked it

Cirque Du Soleil: Worlds Away 3D
Release date: December 21
MPAA Rating: PG
Genre: Fantasy
Run time: 1 hour, 37 minutes
Starring: Erica Linz, Igor Zaripov, Lutz Halbhubner
Rotten Tomatoes rating: 89% of critics liked it

Parental Guidance
Release date: December 25
MPAA Rating: PG
Genre: Comedy
Run time: 1 hour, 45 minutes
Starring: Billy Crystal, Bette Midler, Marisa Tomei
Rotten Tomatoes rating: N/A

Django Unchained
Release date: December 25
MPAA Rating: R 
Genre: Western, Drama
Run time: 2 hours, 46 minutes
Starring: Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Leonardo DiCaprio 
Rotten Tomatoes rating: 98% of critics liked it 

Les Misérables
Release date: December 25
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for suggestive and sexual material, violence and thematic elements
Genre: Musical, Drama
Run time: 2 hours, 38 minutes
Starring: Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway
Rotten Tomatoes rating: 70% of critics liked it

What do you think? Which movies are you wanting to see? Add your thoughts and reviews in the Comments.


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