The Complete Guide to Hollywood Movies Opening in December 2020

Because of the COVID-19 delays, we get Free Guy (10 Dec) and *two* Gal Gadot movies, Death on the Nile (17 Dec) and Wonder Woman 1984 (24 Dec), this month. Sci-fi epic Dune (17 Dec) looks great too! Updated on 3 Dec: Who even knows what’s opening anymore! ?

Though who knows if they’ll even open in December. ? West Side Story was supposed to open on 17 Dec and look where it is now (next December).

Movies coming out in December 2020

(Click on the movie titles in the bullets to jump to that section if you don’t want to scroll through the entire list. You can also click on each movie’s heading to go to their IMDb pages. Release dates below are for Singapore, but if you’re outside Singapore, IMDb can tell you fairly accurately what’s the release date in your country.)

Opening on the week of 3 December

Little Vampire (3 Dec)

Director: Joann Sfar (“Le Chat du Rabbin”)

Voice Cast: Camille Cottin, Claire de la Rüe du Can, Quentin Faure

Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy

Synopsis: A friendship forms, which will sustain the two through colorful adventures, between a 10 year old boy who is really a 300 year old vampire, and an orphan schoolboy. A moon headed monster throws obstacles in their paths.

Opening on the week of 17 December

Wonder Woman 1984 (17 Dec)

Director: Patty Jenkins (“Wonder Woman”, “Monster”)

Cast: Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Kristen Wiig, Pedro Pascal, Robin Wright, Connie Nielsen

Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Synopsis: Fast forward to the 1980s as Wonder Woman’s next big screen adventure finds her facing two all-new foes: Max Lord and The Cheetah.

Z (17 Dec)

Director: Brandon Christensen (“Still/Born”)

Cast: Keegan Connor Tracy, Jett Klyne, Sean Rogerson, Sara Canning, Stephen McHattie

Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Synopsis: A couple is shaken to the core when their eight-year-old son begins hanging out with a creepy and ominous imaginary friend. A new tale of “parental terror” from the writer/director of Still/Born.

Opening on the week of 24 December

Monster Hunter (24 Dec)

Director: Paul W.S. Anderson (“Resident Evil” series, “The Three Musketeers”, “Mortal Kombat”, “AVP: Alien vs. Predator”, “Event Horizon”)

Cast: Milla Jovovich, Tony Jaa, Ron Perlman, T.I. Harris, Meagan Good, Diego Boneta

Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Synopsis: Behind our world, there is another: a world of dangerous and powerful monsters that rule their domain with deadly ferocity. When an unexpected sandstorm transports Captain Artemis (Milla Jovovich) and her unit (TI Harris, Meagan Good, Diego Boneta) to a new world, the soldiers are shocked to discover that this hostile and unknown environment is home to enormous and terrifying monsters immune to their firepower. In their desperate battle for survival, the unit encounters the mysterious Hunter (Tony Jaa), whose unique skills allow him to stay one step ahead of the powerful creatures. As Artemis and Hunter slowly build trust, she discovers that he is part of a team led by the Admiral (Ron Perlman). Facing a danger so great it could threaten to destroy their world, the brave warriors combine their unique abilities to band together for the ultimate showdown.

Come Away (24 Dec)

Director: Brenda Chapman (“Brave”, “The Prince of Egypt”)

Cast: David Oyelowo, Angelina Jolie, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Michael Caine, David Gyasi, Keira Chansa, Reece Yates

Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

Synopsis: In this imaginative origin story of two of the most beloved characters in literature – Peter Pan and Alice in Wonderland – eight-year-old Alice (Keira Chansa), her mischievous brother Peter (Jordan A. Nash) and their brilliant older sibling David (Reece Yates) let their imaginations run wild one blissful summer in the English countryside. Encouraged by their parents Jack and Rose (David Oyelowo and Angelina Jolie), the kids’ make-believe tea parties, sword fights and pirate ship adventures come to an abrupt end when tragedy strikes. Peter, eager to prove himself a hero to his grief-stricken and financially-struggling parents, journeys with Alice to London, where they try to sell a treasured heirloom to the sinister pawnshop owner known as C.J. (David Gyasi). Returning home, Alice seeks temporary refuge in a wondrous rabbit hole while Peter permanently escapes reality by entering a magical realm as leader of the “Lost Boys.”

Soul (25 Dec)

Directors: Pete Docter (“Inside Out”, “Up”, “Monsters, Inc.”), co-director Kemp Powers (debut feature)

Voice Cast: Jamie Foxx, Tina Fey, Phylicia Rashad, Angela Bassett, Ahmir Questlove Thompson, Daveed Diggs

Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy

Synopsis: Joe Gardner is a middle-school band teacher who gets the chance of a lifetime to play at the best jazz club in town. But one small misstep takes him from the streets of New York City to The Great Before – a fantastical place where new souls get their personalities, quirks and interests before they go to Earth. Determined to return to his life, Joe teams up with a precocious soul, 22, who has never understood the appeal of the human experience. As Joe desperately tries to show 22 what’s great about living, he may just discover the answers to some of life’s most important questions.

Opening on the week of 31 December

Promising Young Woman (31 Dec)

Director: Emerald Fennell (debut feature)

Cast: Carey Mulligan, Bo Burnham, Alison Brie, Connie Britton, Adam Brody, Jennifer Coolidge

Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama

Synopsis: From visionary director Emerald Fennell (Killing Eve) comes a delicious new take on revenge. Everyone said Cassie (Carey Mulligan) was a promising young woman… until a mysterious event abruptly derailed her future. But nothing in Cassie’s life is what it appears to be: she’s wickedly smart, tantalizingly cunning, and she’s living a secret double life by night. Now, an unexpected encounter is about to give Cassie a chance to right the wrongs of the past in this thrilling and wildly entertaining story.

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