.

Christmas Weekend Movies Coming to Theaters Near Ballwin and Ellisville

Hitting the theaters this holiday weekend? See which ones are having opening day between now and Christmas.

The box office is busy this time of year, and several new films are coming to theaters for the Christmas holiday weekend.

Patch has a quick round-up of the movies opening in theaters Dec. 21-25.Before you go out, buy tickets and stuff your face with popcorn, check here to see which movies are best for you, your friends or family. 

Reviews provided by RottenTomatoes.com and Flixster.

This is 40
Release date: December 21
MPAA Rating: R for sexual content, crude humor, pervasive language and some drug material
Genre: Comedy
Run time: 2 hours, 14 minutes
Starring: Paul Rudd, Leslie Mann, Maude Apatow, Iris Apatow
Rotten Tomatoes rating: 62% of critics liked it

Zero Dark Thirty
Release date: December 21
MPAA Rating: R for for strong violence including brutal disturbing images, and for language
Genre: Drama
Run time: 2 hours, 37 minutes
Starring: Jessica Chastain, Joel Edgerton, Chris Pratt, Mark Strong
Rotten Tomatoes rating: 94% of critics liked it

Jack Reacher
Release date: December 21
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for violence, language and some drug material 
Genre: Mystery and Suspense, Drama
Run time: 2 hours, 10 minutes
Starring: Tom Cruise, Rosamund Pike, Richard Jenkins
Rotten Tomatoes rating: 74% of critics liked it

Cirque Du Soleil: Worlds Away 3D
Release date: December 21
MPAA Rating: PG
Genre: Fantasy
Run time: 1 hour, 37 minutes
Starring: Erica Linz, Igor Zaripov, Lutz Halbhubner
Rotten Tomatoes rating: 89% of critics liked it

Parental Guidance
Release date: December 25
MPAA Rating: PG
Genre: Comedy
Run time: 1 hour, 45 minutes
Starring: Billy Crystal, Bette Midler, Marisa Tomei
Rotten Tomatoes rating: N/A

Django Unchained
Release date: December 25
MPAA Rating: R 
Genre: Western, Drama
Run time: 2 hours, 46 minutes
Starring: Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Leonardo DiCaprio 
Rotten Tomatoes rating: 98% of critics liked it 

Les Misérables
Release date: December 25
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for suggestive and sexual material, violence and thematic elements
Genre: Musical, Drama
Run time: 2 hours, 38 minutes
Starring: Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway
Rotten Tomatoes rating: 70% of critics liked it

---

Check showtimes and buy tickets at the following Ballwin and Ellisville-area theaters:

AMC Chesterfield 14 at Chesterfield Mall
Wehrenberg Chesterfield Galaxy 14 Cine (Five Star Lounge available)
Wehrenberg Des Peres 14 Cine (Five Star Lounge available)

Check back Saturday for more movie reviews. See how last week's box office premieres did.

What do you think? Which movies are you wanting to see? Add your thoughts and reviews in the Comments.

Boards

More »
Got a question? Something on your mind? Talk to your community, directly.
Note Article
Just a short thought to get the word out quickly about anything in your neighborhood.
Share something with your neighbors.What's on your mind?What's on your mind?Make an announcement, speak your mind, or sell somethingPost something
See more »