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The List Of All Movies Releasing On December 2023
“The Shift” is a contemporary science fiction tale that draws inspiration from the Book of Job, focusing on faith and its trials. The protagonist, Kevin (played by Kristoffer Polaha), navigates through a dystopian setting, encountering an enigmatic figure called “The Benefactor.” As Kevin seeks to reunite with his beloved, he is faced with a series of perplexing challenges designed to test his resolve and belief. With the ultimate goal of “shifting realities” and reuniting with the woman he loves, Kevin must confront his deepest convictions in this captivating and thought-provoking narrative.
Director: Jade Tailor
Writer: Jade Tailor
Stars: Danny Trejo, Jessica Tuck, Brittany Curran
Godzilla Minus One
In the aftermath of World War II, when Japan was already facing a challenging period marked by its lowest point at zero, the emergence of Godzilla dealt a devastating blow to the nation, pushing it further into negative territory.
Director: Takashi Yamazaki
Writer: Takashi Yamazaki
Taglines: Sengo, Nihon. Zero kara mainasu e
This story revolves around a Black amateur bodybuilder who grapples with the difficulty of forming meaningful human connections. It delves into the themes of celebrity and violence as it explores the protagonist’s struggles.
Release date: December 8, 2023 (USA)
Director: Elijah Bynum
Screenplay: Elijah Bynum
Distributed by: Searchlight Pictures
Music by: Jason Hill
Produced by: Jennifer Fox; Dan Gilroy; Jeffrey Soros; Simon Horsman
During a family vacation on Long Island, the peaceful atmosphere is disrupted when two unknown individuals arrive with alarming news of an impending blackout. As the threat escalates, both families must confront the possibility of a crisis and make critical decisions to ensure their survival in this crumbling world. Amidst the chaos, they also find themselves grappling with their own roles and positions in the unfolding events.
Initial release: December 8, 2023
Director: Sam Esmail
Producers: Julia Roberts, Sam Esmail, Lisa Roberts Gillan, Chad Hamilton, Marisa Yeres Gill
Production companies: Esmail Corp., Higher Ground Productions, Red Om Films, Netflix Studios
Screenplay: Sam Esmail
Distributed by: Netflix
The story centers on a young Willy Wonka, delving into his early life and the extraordinary adventure that leads him to encounter the Oompa-Loompas. This captivating tale showcases the origins of their unique friendship and the remarkable journey that unfolds as Willy Wonka embarks on one of his earliest escapades.
Release date: December 15, 2023 (Ireland)
Director: Paul King
Screenplay: Paul King, Simon Farnaby
Producers: David Heyman, Alexandra Ferguson Derbyshire, Luke Kelly
Distributed by: Warner Bros., Warner Bros. Pictures
Adapted from: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Anyone But You
“Anyone But You” is an upcoming romantic comedy film from the United States, with direction and co-writing credits attributed to Will Gluck.
Director: Will Gluck
Distributed by: Sony Pictures Releasing
Production companies: Roth/Kirschenbaum Films; Fifty-Fifty Films; Olive Bridge Entertainment
Chicken Run: Dawn of the Nugget
“Chicken Run: Dawn of the Nugget” is an upcoming stop-motion animated comedy film directed by Sam Fell. The screenplay is written by Karey Kirkpatrick, John O’Farrell, and Rachel Tunnard, based on an original story by Kirkpatrick and O’Farrell.
Initial release: December 15, 2023
Director: Sam Fell
Production companies: Aardman Animations, Pathé, StudioCanal
Distributed by: Netflix
Music by: Harry Gregson-Williams
Story by: Karey Kirkpatrick; John O’Farrell
Aquaman forms an uneasy partnership with an unexpected ally as they join forces to protect Atlantis and the entire planet from impending peril.
Release date: December 20, 2023 (USA)
Director: James Wan
Budget: 205 million USD
Production companies: DC Studios, Peter Safran, Warner Bros. Pictures, Atomic Monster, DC Entertainment, The Safran Company
Producers: James Wan, Peter Safran, Rob Cowan
Distributed by: Warner Bros. Pictures
In this heartwarming tale, a family of ducks endeavors to persuade their overly cautious father to embark on a once-in-a-lifetime vacation.
Release date: December 22, 2023 (USA)
Director: Benjamin Renner
Distributed by: Universal Pictures
Music by: John Powell
Produced by: Chris Meledandri
Production company: Illumination
In the far reaches of the galaxy, a vulnerable colony faces impending danger from the oppressive forces led by the tyrant Regent Balisarius. In a bid to defend their home and freedom, they send a enigmatic young woman with an unknown background on a mission to recruit formidable warriors from neighboring planets. Her quest is to gather a united front and make a courageous stand against the looming threat.
Initial release: December 22, 2023
Director: Zack Snyder
Screenplay: Zack Snyder, Shay Hatten, Kurt Johnstad
Music composed by: Junkie XL
Cinematography: Zack Snyder
Producers: Zack Snyder, Deborah Snyder, Wesley Coller, Eric Newman
Celie, a young African-American woman, is raped by her father and bears two of his children. She is then married off to an abusive man and has a struggle-filled existence.
Release date: December 18, 1985 (USA)
Director: Steven Spielberg
Story by: Alice Walker
Adapted from: The Color Purple
Distributed by: Warner Bros.
Box office: $98.4 million