Video preview: films not to miss at the cinema in December 2017

PUBLISHED: 09:13 01 December 2017 | UPDATED: 09:23 01 December 2017

Stronger, The Greatest Showman, Star Wars: The Last Jedi and The Disaster Artist. Photo: Lionsgate/Disney/20th Century Fox

Stronger, The Greatest Showman, Star Wars: The Last Jedi and The Disaster Artist. Photo: Lionsgate/Disney/20th Century Fox


Take a sneak peek at the top must-watch movies coming to Norfolk's cinemas this December, including , including Star Wars: The Last Jedi, The Disaster Artist, Jumanji, Stronger and The Greatest Showman.


Wonder (December 1) — A very special boy draws strength from his mother, played by Julia Roberts, to attend school and make new friends in the uplifting drama.

The Man Who Invented Christmas (December 1) — Dan Stevens plays Charles Dickens who overcomes writer’s block to pen one of the classic stories about the festive season in comedy-drama.

The Disaster Artist (December 6) — James Franco directs much hyped tragicomic based on the true-story of aspiring filmmaker Tommy Wiseau who went on to made The Room, regularly named the worst film of all time.

Stronger (December 8) — Jake Gyllenhaal bids for an Oscar nomination for his powerful portrayal of a real-life survivor of the 2013 Boston marathon bombing.

Better Watch Out (December 8) — A babysitter must defend a twelve-year-old boy from intruders, only to discover it’s far from a normal home invasion in the horror comedy.

Brigsby Bear (December 8) — Quirky comedy with Kyle Mooney as a man who sets out to finish a children’s TV show when it abruptly ends. Mark Hamill co-stars in rare non-Star Wars live-action role.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi (December 14) — The Force Awakens raked in $2 billion at the box office so no pressure on this latest Star Wars, plot details of which are scarce, but the late Carrie Fisher plays a major role.

Mountain (December 15) — Willem Dafoe narrates film about spellbinding force of high places a cinematic-musical collaboration between Australian Chamber Orchestra and BAFTA-nominated director Jennifer Peedom.

Ferdinand (December 16) — A giant but gentle bull must find a way to break free from his captors and return home to his family in animated adventure.

Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle (December 20) — Four teenagers discover an old video game and are drawn into the game’s jungle in sequel to the late, great Robin Williams film, this time starring Dwayne Johnson.

Pitch Perfect 3 (December 20) — The third of the musical movies finds the Bellas graduated but majorly struggling in the post-college world until they reunite for one last singing competition at an overseas USO tour.

The Greatest Showman (December 26) — Hugh Jackman plays P. T. Barnum in musical that celebrates the birth of show business visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation.

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