On the big screen: Eddie Redmayne stars in ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ opening Nov. 17

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This image released by STX Films shows Hailee Steinfeld, left, and Woody Harrelson in a scene from ‘The Edge of Seventeen.’
This image released by Warner Bros. Entertainment shows Eddie Redmayne in a scene from, ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.’
In this image released by Paramount Pictures, Marion Cotillard, left, and Brad Pitt appear in a scene from ‘Allied.’

In theaters:

BAD SANTA 2 — Fueled by cheap whiskey, greed and hatred, Willie teams up once again with his angry little sidekick, Marcus, to knock off a Chicago charity on Christmas Eve. R, 92 minutes

ALLIED — In 1942 North Africa, intelligence officer Max Vatan (Brad Pitt) encounters French Resistance fighter Marianne Beausejour on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. Reunited in London, their relationship is threatened by the extreme pressure of the war. R, 124 minutes

MOANA — An adventurous teenager sails out on a daring mission to save her people. During her journey, Moana meets the once-mighty demigod Maui, who guides her in her quest to become a master way-finder. Together they sail across the open ocean on an action-packed voyage, encountering enormous monsters and impossible odds. Along the way, Moana fulfills the ancient quest of her ancestors and discovers the one thing she always sought: her own identity. PG, 114 minutes

FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM — A magizoologist makes a brief stop in 1926 New York but is waylaid by a Muggle, a misplaced magical case and the escape of some fantastic beasts. PG13, 132 minutes

THE EDGE OF SEVENTEEN — Everyone knows that growing up is hard, and life is no easier for high school junior Nadine (Hailee Steinfeld), who is already at peak awkwardness when her all-star older brother Darian (Blake Jenner) starts dating her best friend Krista (Haley Lu Richardson). All at once, Nadine feels more alone than ever, until the unexpected friendship of a thoughtful boy gives her a glimmer of hope that things just might not be so terrible after all. R, 99 minutes

BLEED FOR THIS — The inspirational story of World Champion Boxer Vinny Pazienza who, after a near fatal car crash, which left him not knowing if he’d ever walk again, made one of sports most incredible comebacks. R, 116 minutes

ALMOST CHRISTMAS — A beloved patriarch asks his family members for one gift this holiday season: to get along. With Danny Glover and John Michael Higgins. PG-13, 112 minutes

ARRIVAL — When mysterious spacecrafts touch down across the globe, an elite team, led by expert linguist Louise Banks (Amy Adams), is brought together to investigate. PG-13; 116 minutes

SHUT IN — Following a recent accident that took the life of her husband and left her son paralyzed, a female psychologist (Naomi Watts) finds herself isolated in her own home caring for her child. Cut off from the outside world during a deadly storm, she starts to believe someone is inside her house trying to harm them. pg-13, 91 minutes

DOCTOR STRANGE — After his career is destroyed, a brilliant but arrogant surgeon (Benedict Cumberbatch) gets a new lease on life when a sorcerer takes him under his wing and trains him to defend the world against evil. PG-13, 115 minutes

TROLLS — A computer-animated musical comedy in which Poppy (Anna Kendrick), the optimistic leader of the trolls, and Branch (Justin Timberlake), her polar opposite, embark on an adventure that takes them far beyond the only world they’ve ever known. PG, 92 minutes

HACKSAW RIDGE — The true story of Pfc. Desmond T. Doss (Andrew Garfield), who won the Congressional Medal of Honor despite refusing to bear arms during WWII on religious grounds. Doss was drafted and ostracized by fellow soldiers for his pacifist stance but went on to earn respect and adoration for his bravery, selflessness and compassion after he risked his life — without firing a shot — to save 75 men in the Battle of Okinawa. R. 139 minutes

TYLER PERRY’S BOO! A MADEA HALLOWEEN — Madea (Tyler Perry) winds up in the middle of mayhem when she spends a hilarious, haunted Halloween fending off killers, paranormal poltergeists, ghosts, ghouls, and zombies while keeping a watchful eye on a group of misbehaving teens. PG-13, 103 minutes

INFERNO — After waking up in a hospital with amnesia, professor Robert Langdon (Tom Hanks) and a doctor (Felicity Jones) must race against time to foil a deadly global plot. PG-13, 121 minutes

JACK REACHER NEVER GO BACK —Jack Reacher (Tom Cruise) must uncover the truth behind a major government conspiracy in order to clear his name. On the run as a fugitive from the law, Reacher uncovers a potential secret from his past that could change his life forever. PG-13, 118 minutes

THE ACCOUNTANT — A thriller about a mathematics savant (Ben Affleck) who makes his living as a freelance accountant for dangerous criminal organizations. R, 128 minutes

THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN — A train commuter (Emily Blunt) investigates a mystery revolving around a couple whose house she passes every day. R, 105 minutes

This image released by STX Films shows Hailee Steinfeld, left, and Woody Harrelson in a scene from ‘The Edge of Seventeen.’
http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/web1_AP16316167324840-1.jpgThis image released by STX Films shows Hailee Steinfeld, left, and Woody Harrelson in a scene from ‘The Edge of Seventeen.’

This image released by Warner Bros. Entertainment shows Eddie Redmayne in a scene from, ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.’
http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/web1_AP16317049491145-1.jpgThis image released by Warner Bros. Entertainment shows Eddie Redmayne in a scene from, ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.’

In this image released by Paramount Pictures, Marion Cotillard, left, and Brad Pitt appear in a scene from ‘Allied.’
http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/web1_Allied.jpgIn this image released by Paramount Pictures, Marion Cotillard, left, and Brad Pitt appear in a scene from ‘Allied.’
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