On the big screen: ‘Amost Christmas,’ ‘Arrival,’ and ‘Shut In’ open this weekend

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This image shows Jeremy Renner, left, and Amy Adams in a scene from ‘Arrival.’
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‘Amost Christmas,’ starring Danny Glover, Gabrielle Union, Kimberly Elise, Jessi T. Usher and Romany Malco is rated PG-13 and directed by David E. Talbert.
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In theaters:

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

OUIJA: ORIGIN OF EVIL — In 1967 Los Angeles, a widowed mother and her two daughters add a new stunt to bolster their seance scam business and unwittingly invite authentic evil into their home. PG-13, 99 minutes

KEEPING UP WITH THE JONESES — A suburban couple (Zach Galifianakis, Isla Fisher) become embroiled in an international espionage plot when they discover that their seemingly perfect new neighbors are government spies. PG-13, 101 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

MISS PEREGRINE’S HOME FOR PECULIAR CHILDREN — Based on the Ransom Riggs novel, the story follows young Jake who finds a magical place spanning different worlds and times but then discovers mystery and danger in the powers of the residents — and their terrifying enemies. PG-13, 127 minutes

DEEPWATER HORIZON — Disaster strikes in the Gulf of Mexico when a drilling rig explodes on April 20, 2010, resulting in the biggest oil spill in U.S. history. With Mark Wahlberg and Kurt Russell. PG-13, 97 minutes

SULLY — A bio-drama about airplane pilot Capt. Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger (Tom Hanks), who successfully landed a disabled plane in New York’s Hudson River, but then faced an investigation that threatened to destroy his career and reputation. PG-13, 96 minutes

This image shows Jeremy Renner, left, and Amy Adams in a scene from ‘Arrival.’
http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/web1_Arrival.jpgThis image shows Jeremy Renner, left, and Amy Adams in a scene from ‘Arrival.’ AP images

‘Amost Christmas,’ starring Danny Glover, Gabrielle Union, Kimberly Elise, Jessi T. Usher and Romany Malco is rated PG-13 and directed by David E. Talbert.
http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/web1_almostchristmas.jpg‘Amost Christmas,’ starring Danny Glover, Gabrielle Union, Kimberly Elise, Jessi T. Usher and Romany Malco is rated PG-13 and directed by David E. Talbert. AP images
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