Look for these new movies to hit the box office on Friday, December 23, 2022:
“Babylon” Rated R. 3 hours, 8 minutes. Comedy, Drama, History.
-Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, Jean Smart, Olivia Wilde; director: Damien Chazelle.
“Whitney Houston: I Wanna Dance with Somebody” Rated PG-13. 2 hours, 26 minutes. Biography, Drama, Music.
-Stanley Tucci, Naomi Ackie, Nafessa Williams, Clarke Peters; director: Kasi Lemmons.
“Corsage” Not rated. 1 hour, 53 minutes. Biography, Drama, History.
-Vicky Krieps, Colin Morgan, Ivana Urban, Tamas Lengyel; director: Marie Kreutzer.
“Puss in Boots: The Last Wish” (releases 12/21/23) Rated PG. 1 hour, 40 minutes. Animation, Adventure, Comedy.
-Antonio Banderas, Salma Hayek, Harvey Guillen, Florence Pugh; directors: Joel Crawford, Januel Mercado.
“Bigfoot the Monster Within” (releases 12/21/23) Not rated. Horror, Thriller.
-Geovanni Molina, Chance Molina, Victor Hernandez; director: Geovanni Molina.
These movies opened last weekend and are still playing in theaters:
“Avatar: The Way of Water” Rated PG-13. 3 hours, 12 minutes. Action, Adventure, Fantasy.
-Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Stephen Lang; director: James Cameron.
“The Almond the Seahorse” Not rated. 1 hour, 36 minutes. Drama.
-Rebel Wilson, Charlotte Giansbourg, Trine Dyrholm, Meera Syal; directors: Celyn Jones, Tom Stern.
“Little Nicholas” Not rated. 1 hour, 22 minutes. Animation, Family.
-Alain Chabat, Laurent Lafitte, Simou Faliu, Marc Arnaud; directors: Amandine Fredon, Benjamin Massoubre.
“Ernest and Celestine: A Trip to Gibberitia” Not rated. 1 hour, 20 minutes. Animation, Adventure, Family.
-Lambert Wilson, Pauline Brunner, Michel Lerousseau; directors: Julien Chheng, Jean-Christophe Roger.
Weekend Box Office: “Avatar: The Way of Water” premiered with an impressive $134 million opening followed by “Violent Night” in second with $5.6 million and “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” rounded out the top three films with $5.4 million in ticket sales.
Sources: IMDB.com; BoxOfficeMojo.com