December is definitely about the Holiday season all around the world. People are spending a hell of money and buying presents, cooking great dishes and enjoying time with their families.

But hold on, is there something else that you could do? Can you, for example, go to theaters in December? Is there something worth to watch?

My answer is yes. And this year you should definitely find some time to go to the cinema at least ones. And what should you watch?

Below are the best movie premieres coming to theaters this month.

NOTE: The list is built on the U.S. release calendar and the exact dates might vary worldwide.

What to watch in theaters? The best movies coming to theaters in December 2019.

6th of December

Playmobil: The Movie

The first movie which I recommend to watch in December, especially when you have kids is the Playmobil movie.

If you do not know what Playmobil actually is, do not worry. Here is a quick explanation.

Playmobil is a German company producing toys. They are kind of the biggest competition of Lego. But there is one big difference. The Lego is created to be build and the Playmobil is created in a way that it does not need any building at all.

And that’s exactly what Playmobil: The movie is all about. It is not only a copy of the first Lego movie but it has its own life. The animation is great, the storyline is based on the Playmobil toy characters and it is made to be entertaining.

So get ready for the holiday season and start with a good cartoon.

Official storyline: Animated feature film inspired by the Playmobil brand toys. – IMDB

Interesting fact: The film is released in honor of the toy line’s 45th anniversary.

13th of December

Jumanji: The Next Level

Jumanji: The Next Level is a second part of the Jumanji series. The first part was released in 2017 and became a global success earning a stunning $962,102,237 in box offices.

And the trailer is not promising us less than before. The movie looks pumped with great actors, funny moments and interesting storylines.

I am personally very much looking forward to seeing if the Jumanji: The Next Level can beat the Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle movie.

Directed by: Jake Kasdan

Actors: Jack Black, Kevin Hart, Dwayne Johnson, Danny DeVito, Danny Glover, Nick Jonas, Karen Gillan, Madison Iseman

Interesting fact: Like the first one, this is heading into theaters one week prior to a Star Wars movie. Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle came out a week before Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi (2017), and this is coming out a week before Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker (2019).

20th of December

Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker

Everything has an end, so does the Star Wars saga. The saga from George Lucas, which has started back in 1977, earned $8 877 021 000 in theaters and gained millions of followers and fans worldwide.

This Christmas the whole story will be closed by the last movie from the series called Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker.

As you can see from the trailer, you can expect a real blockbuster. With a lot of action, funny but also sad moments.

You will say goodbye to well-known characters from the recent but also far past, and I believe few eyes will drop some tears.

On the other hand side, I just hope that J.J. Abrams will give us a proper ending that every Star Wars fan deserves.

Directed by: J.J. Abrams

Actors: Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, Mark Hamil, Carrie Fisher, Oscar Isaac, Ian McDiarmid

Interesting fact: The ninth and final Star Wars film score to be composed by John Williams.

Official plot: The surviving Resistance faces the First Order once more in the final chapter of the Skywalker saga. – IMDB

25th of December


The last movie that is worth to watch in theaters this December is a war movie called 1917. The storyline is based on real happenings during the first World War.

Two young British privates during the First World War are given an impossible mission: deliver a message deep in enemy territory that will stop 1,600 men, and one of the soldier’s brothers, from walking straight into a deadly trap.

The movie is directed by Sam Mendes, the director of two episodes of James Bond series Specter and Skyfall, Jarhead or American Beauty.

If you have seen and liked Dunkirk from Christopher Nolan you will definitely love 1917. I personally can’t wait to see it.

Directed by: Sam Mendes

Actors: Andrew Scott, Benedict Cumberbatch, Dean-Charles Chapman

Interesting fact: The movie is shot and edited to appear as a single long take that takes place in real-time.

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