The 2011 Holiday season is gearing up to be a great one in Hollywood. From family and kid friendly movies to thrillers and romance, the 2011 holiday movie releases will not disappoint.November brings great family treats such as The Muppets, sure to be a hit with kids and kids at heart everywhere. The film, starring Jason Segel and Amy Adams, follows Jim Henson’s classic Muppet characters as they reunite after a long stint of separation and fight to regain their fame. Rated PG for mild rude humor, the movie should be great entertainment for most ages.
November is also brining blockbuster hits like The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part I, rated PG 13. The first installment of the last part of the series based on Stephanie Meyer’s bestselling novels is sure to please fans of the wildly popular series. The film stars Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart and Taylor Lautner and is sure to bring in diverse crowds of teens and adults alike.
In December, fans will see the release of the second Sherlock Holmes film starring Robert Downy Jr. and Jude Law. The film, Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, follows Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson as they engage in a battle of wits with one of their greatest adversaries, Professor Moriarty. The film, rated PG 13, promises to be action packed and full of mystery and should please audiences who enjoy a smarty, witty and action packed mystery.
Also in December, the highly anticipated Girl With The Dragon Tattoo film is set to premiere. The U.S. version of the film stars Daniel Craig and Rooney Mara and follows the dark and mysterious characters of Stieg Larson’s popular book series who team up to solve the mystery behind the disappearance of a young girl who has been missing for forty years. Rated R, this film is for mature audiences who enjoy a dark, fast paced thriller.
January will prove to be a month for mature audiences at the movie theater with the releases of many horror, drama and thriller genre movies. Underworld Awakening stars Kate Beckensale as vampire warrior Selene who, after the discovery of Vampires and Lycans, must wage war against the humans who want them all destroyed. The rated R film is highly anticipated for fans of the series.
Contraband, starring Mark Wahlburg and Kate Beckensale, is also scheduled to be a big January release. The film follows a reformed smuggler as he contemplates returning to his old criminal ways in order to protect his family. The rated R film is sure to be a hit with fans of crime thrillers.