What kind of movies are being released before Christmas? Don't you bet on Christmas comedies, although they are also on schedule. But this year December presents the epic Star Wars, which are going to hit the screens for the 8th time with The Last Jedi. It also brings back the distant memories of engaging Jumanji with its Welcome to the Jungle and continues with new Skyline and the arriving aliens. So with action in progress, meet December thrillers and be ready to squeeze them into your packed before-Christmas time-frame.
Plot Synopsis: Al Capone recruits Machine Gun Jack McGurn to help fight the Irish and protect his empire on the crime ridden streets of Chicago. During the height of 1920s Prohibition, amateur boxer Jack McGurn ascends through the ranks of the Italian mob to become the right hand man of Al Capone. As the Italians of the Southside grow in power, so do the Irish of Northside, igniting the most brutal gang war the country has ever seen.
THE WHITE KING
Plot Synopsis: Djata is a carefree 12-year-old growing up in the dystopian Homeland. When he finds out that his father Peter has been imprisoned by the authorities and he and his mother are labeled traitors, Djata vows he will not rest until he sees his father again.
JUST GETTING STARTED
Plot Synopsis: Morgan Freeman stars as Duke Diver, the freewheeling manager of the luxury Palm Springs resort, the Villa Capri. Diver may have a mysterious past, but he's a pro at making sure that life for the high-spirited residents is one big, non-stop party. But the status quo is challenged when ex-military charmer Leo (Tommy Lee Jones) checks in, triggering a competition between Duke and Leo for the top spot of Alpha male, as well as for the affections of the newly-arrived Suzie (Rene Russo). When Duke's past suddenly catches up with him, the rivals put aside their differences and the two men reluctantly team up to stop whoever is trying to kill Duke, and also save the Villa Capri.
Plot Synopsis: Beyond Skyline is the movie sequel to Skyline. A tough-as-nails detective (Frank Grillo) embarks on a relentless pursuit to free his son from a nightmarish alien warship.
STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI
Plot Synopsis: Rey (Daisy Ridley) took her first steps into a larger world in Star Wars The Force Awakens and will continue her epic journey with Finn (John Boyega), Poe (Oscar Isaac), and Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) in the next chapter of the continuing Star Wars saga.
JUMANJI: WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE
Plot Synopsis: In the brand new adventure the tables are turned as four teenagers in detention are sucked into the world of Jumanji. When they discover an old video game console with a game they’ve never heard of, they are immediately thrust into the game's jungle setting, into the bodies of their avatars, played by Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Kevin Hart, and Karen Gillan. What they discover is that you don't just play Jumanji -- Jumanji plays you. They'll have to go on the most dangerous adventure of their lives, or they'll be stuck in the game forever...
ALL THE MONEY IN THE WORLD
Plot Synopsis: The film follows the kidnapping of 16-year-old John Paul Getty III (Charlie Plummer) and the desperate attempt by his devoted mother Gail (Michelle Williams) to convince his billionaire grandfather (Christopher Plummer) to pay the ransom. When Getty Sr. refuses, Gail attempts to sway him as her son's captors become increasingly volatile and brutal. With her son's life in the balance, Gail and Getty's advisor (Mark Wahlberg) become unlikely allies in the race against time that ultimately reveals the true and lasting value of love over money.
Plot Synopsis: The film is set in a world where magical creatures live side by side with humans and the police have a division handling crimes involving magic. An Orc cop (Joel Edgerton) is partnered with a human cop (Will Smith) on an ordinary beat when they wind up helping an elf (Lucy Fry ) who has come into the possession of a massively powerful (and highly illegal) weapon: a magic wand. With several nefarious villains after the powerful artifact, the cops end up having to protect it and her.