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December 4, 2015 best movie releases in theaters

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Krampus is a 2015 fantasy, horror movie released on dvd on 26 April, 2016.
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While the holiday season represents the most magical time of year, ancient European folklore warns of Krampus, a horned beast who punishes naughty children at Christmastime. When dysfunctional family squabbling causes young Max (Emjay Anthony) t...
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Macbeth is a 2015 drama, war movie released on dvd on 8 March, 2016.
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After murdering King Duncan (David Thewlis) and seizing the throne, Macbeth (Michael Fassbender) becomes consumed with guilt and paranoia as the tyrannical ruler of Scotland....
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Youth is a 2015 dramedy, music movie released on dvd on 1 March, 2016.
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Fred (Michael Caine), a retired composer and conductor, vacations at a Swiss Spa with his longtime friend Mick (Harvey Keitel). As Mick crafts what may be his final screenplay, Fred is given the opportunity to perform for the Queen....
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Lady in the Van is a 2015 biography, drama movie released on dvd on 19 April, 2016.
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In 1973 London, playwright Alan Bennett (Alex Jennings) develops an unlikely friendship with Miss Shepherd (Maggie Smith), a homeless woman who lives in a van in his driveway for the next 15 years....
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MI-5 is a 2015 action movie released on dvd on 9 February, 2016.
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A former MI5 agent (Kit Harington) investigates the disappearance of Harry Pearce (Peter Firth) when the operative is blamed for the escape of a ruthless terrorist (Elyes Gabel)....
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Chi-Raq is a 2015 black, drama movie released on dvd on 26 January, 2016.
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black, drama 2015 film
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The girlfriend (Teyonah Parris) of a Chicago gang leader (Nick Cannon) persuades other frustrated women to abstain from sex until their men agree to end the senseless cycle of violence....
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A Royal Night Out is a 2015 drama, romance movie released on dvd on 3 May, 2016.
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On V.E. Day in 1945, as peace extends across Europe, Princesses Elizabeth (Sarah Gadon) and Margaret (Bel Powley) are allowed out to join the celebrations. It is a night full of excitement, danger and the first flutters of romance....
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Life is a 2015 biography, drama movie released on dvd on 1 March, 2016.
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In 1955, young photographer Dennis Stock (Robert Pattinson) develops a close bond with actor James Dean (Dane DeHaan) while shooting pictures of the rising Hollywood star....
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The Letters is a 2014 drama movie released on dvd on 22 March, 2016.
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On Sept. 10, 1946, Mother Teresa (Juliet Stevenson) receives a message from God that tells her to help the poor, the sick and the downtrodden. After her death, a Vatican priest begins to recount her life's work, her political oppression and her...
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Every Thing Will Be Fine is a 2015 drama movie released on dvd on 7 June, 2016.
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The film centres around Tomas (James Franco), a writer who causes an accident while driving and spends the next 12 years examining the effect of the tragedy on his life and that of Kate (Charlotte Gainsbourg), who lost someone close....
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Christmas Eve is a 2015 comedy movie released on dvd on 1 November, 2016.
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When a power outage traps six different groups of New Yorkers (Patrick Stewart, Jon Heder, James Roday) inside elevators on Christmas Eve, they find laughter, romance, and a little holiday magic will get them through - and change their lives in ...

December 11, 2015 best movie releases in theaters

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The Big Short is a 2015 biography, drama movie released on dvd on 15 March, 2016.
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In 2008, Wall Street guru Michael Burry (Christian Bale) realizes that a number of subprime home loans are in danger of defaulting. Burry bets against the housing market by throwing more than $1 billion of his investors' money into credit defau...
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In the Heart of the Sea is a 2015 adventure, biography, history movie released on dvd on 8 March, 2016.
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In 1820, crewmen (Chris Hemsworth, Benjamin Walker, Cillian Murphy) aboard the New England vessel Essex face a harrowing battle for survival when a whale of mammoth size and strength attacks with force, crippling their ship and leaving them adri...
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Don Verdean is a 2015 comedy movie released on dvd on 1 March, 2016.
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A devout biblical archaeologist (Sam Rockwell) treads down a less-than-righteous path when he begins to receive financial support from an evangelical preacher....

December 18, 2015 best movie releases in theaters

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Star Wars 7: The Force Awakens is a 2015 action, adventure, fantasy movie released on dvd on 5 April, 2016.
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Thirty years after the defeat of the Galactic Empire, the galaxy faces a new threat from the evil Kylo Ren (Adam Driver) and the First Order. When a defector named Finn crash-lands on a desert planet, he meets Rey (Daisy Ridley), a tough scaveng...
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Sisters is a 2015 comedy movie released on dvd on 15 March, 2016.
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When their parents place the family home on the market, siblings Maura (Amy Poehler) and Kate (Tina Fey) learn that they have one weekend to clean out the junk from their old bedroom. Unhappy with the news, the recently divorced Maura and her ho...
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Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip is a 2015 comedy, family movie released on dvd on 15 March, 2016.
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comedy, family 2015 film
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With Dave planning to propose to his new girlfriend in New York, the chipmunks come to believe that he's going to get rid of them afterwards. In an attempt to stop him, they go on an epic road trip, with a time limit of only three days....
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Mojin: The Lost Legend is a 2015 adventure, fantasy, foreign movie released on dvd on 3 May, 2016.
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At the beginning of the 1990s, famous tomb explorer Hu Bayi decided to retire with his fiancae Shirley. But before his wedding, Bayi discovers his first love Ding Shitian, who had supposedly died 20 years ago, is actually still alive....
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Son of Saul is a 2015 drama, thriller movie released on dvd on 26 April, 2016.
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In the horror of 1944 Auschwitz, a prisoner forced to burn the corpses of his own people finds moral survival upon trying to salvage from the flames the body of a boy he takes for his son....
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Extraction is a 2015 thriller movie released on dvd on 23 February, 2016.
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When a terrorist group kidnaps retired CIA field operative Leonard Turner (Bruce Willis), his son Harry Turner (Kellan Lutz), a government analyst who has been repeatedly turned down for field service, launches his own unsanctioned rescue operat...

December 23, 2015 best movie releases in theaters

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45 Years is a 2015 drama, romance movie released on dvd on 14 June, 2016.
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As their 45th wedding anniversary approaches, a woman (Charlotte Rampling) learns that her husband (Tom Courtenay) was once engaged to someone else....

December 25, 2015 best movie releases in theaters

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The Revenant is a 2015 adventure, drama movie released on dvd on 19 April, 2016.
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While exploring the uncharted wilderness in 1823, frontiersman Hugh Glass (Leonardo DiCaprio) sustains life-threatening injuries from a brutal bear attack. When a member (Tom Hardy) of his hunting team kills his young son (Forrest Goodluck) and ...
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The Hateful Eight is a 2015 western movie released on dvd on 29 March, 2016.
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western 2015 film
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While racing toward the town of Red Rock in post-Civil War Wyoming, bounty hunter John "The Hangman" Ruth (Kurt Russell) and his fugitive prisoner (Jennifer Jason Leigh) encounter another bounty hunter (Samuel L. Jackson) and a man who claims ...
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Daddy's Home is a 2015 comedy movie released on dvd on 22 March, 2016.
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A mild-mannered radio executive (Will Ferrell) struggles to become a good stepfather to his wife's two children, but complications arise when their father (Mark Wahlberg) arrives, forcing him to compete for the affection of the kids....
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Joy is a 2015 biography, dramedy movie released on dvd on 3 May, 2016.
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A story of a family across four generations, centered on the girl who becomes the woman (Jennifer Lawrence) who founds a business dynasty and becomes a matriarch in her own right. Facing betrayal, treachery, the loss of innocence and the scars o...
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Concussion is a 2015 drama, sport movie released on dvd on 29 March, 2016.
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Set in 2002, the movie is a dramatic storytelling depiction of Bennet Omalu's (Will Smith) race against time to publicize CTE (chronic traumatic encephalopathy) in American football players and games and the attempts by the NFL to deny the prob...
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Point Break is a 2015 action, crime movie released on dvd on 29 March, 2016.
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Thrill-seeking criminals perform a series of daredevil stunts to steal money and gems, only to give it away to the poor and less fortunate. Training for a job with the FBI, young recruit Johnny Utah (Luke Bracey) suspects that only extreme athle...

December 30, 2015 best movie releases in theaters

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Anomalisa is a 2015 animation movie released on dvd on 7 June, 2016.
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animation 2015 film
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Michael Stone, an author of books on the subject of customer service, struggles with his inability to connect to people. One night, while on a routine business trip, he meets a stranger who changes his world view....