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Below a list of the new movies to get released in December 2009:

Movie Title: The Other Man
Genre: Drama
Director: Richard Eyre
Written by: Richard Eyre (screenplay), Bernhard Schlink (novel)
Starring: Liam Neeson, Antonio Banderas, Laura Linney
Release Date: Thu 03, Dec 2009

Plot Synopsis: Peter (Liam Neeson), the CEO of a computer software company, has been married to Lisa (Laura Linney), a successful shoe designer, for well over 20 years. Her work means frequent travel, but their marriage seems happy, and they have a grown up daughter, Abigail (Romola Garai). Missing his wife, Peter discovers that she has been receiving emails and messages from a man he never knew existed.Against Abigail’s advice, feeling betrayed and vengeful, Peter flies to Milan to find out the truth about the mysterious other man, Ralph (Antonio Banderas). As Peter begins to unravel his wife’s secret, the focus shifts to a suspenseful cat and mouse relationship between the two men.

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Movie Title: Brothers
Genre: Drama/War
Director: Jim Sheridan
Written by: Gary Hardwick
Starring: Tobey Maguire, Jake Gyllenhaal, Natalie Portman
Release Date: Fri 04, Dec 2009

Plot Synopsis: A young man Tommy Cahill (Gyllenhaal) comforts his older brother’s wife Grace (Portman) and her children after his older brother Sam (Maguire) goes missing in Afghanistan. Sam eventually returns and starts asking about what happened while he was missing.

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Movie Title: Everybody's Fine
Genre: Adventure/Comedy/Drama
Director: Kirk Jones
Written by: Kirk Jones, Massimo De Rita
Starring: Robert De Niro, Kate Beckinsale, Drew Barrymore, Sam Rockwell
Release Date: Fri 04, Dec 2009

Plot Synopsis: A widower who realized his only connection to his family was through his wife sets off on an impromptu road trip to reunite with each of his grown children.

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Movie Title: Serious Moonlight
Genre: Comedy
Director: Cheryl Hines
Written by: Adrienne Shelly
Starring: Meg Ryan, Timothy Hutton, Kristen Bell, Justin Long
Release Date: Fri 04, Dec 2009

Plot Synopsis: A dark comedy about a high-powered attorney who discovers that her husband is leaving her for another younger woman and duct tapes him to the toilet to talk right before their home is invaded by burglars.

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Movie Title: Up in the Air
Genre: Comedy/Drama
Director: Jason Reitman
Written by: Walter Kirn (novel), Jason Reitman (screenplay)
Starring: George Clooney, Melanie Lynskey, Anna Kendrick, Jason Bateman, Danny McBride
Release Date: Fri 04, Dec 2009

Plot Synopsis: George Clooney plays Ryan Bingham, a 35 year old a career transition counselor at a Denver-based management consulting company, Integrated Strategic Management (ISM). Ryan travels around the country to terminate corporate employees. He does not have a personal life and he numbs himself with sex, booze and drugs. His life on the road comes to a halt when his company downsizes its travel budget. He is required to spend more time at home just as he is on the cusp of a goal he’s worked toward for years: reaching five million frequent flyer miles and just after he’s met the frequent-traveler woman of his dreams.

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Movie Title: A Single Man
Genre: Drama
Director: Tom Ford
Written by: Tom Ford (screenplay), Christopher Isherwood (novel)
Starring: Colin Firth, Julianne Moore, Matthew Goode, Nicholas Hoult
Release Date: Fri 11, Dec 2009

Plot Synopsis: A story that centers on an English professor who, after the sudden death of his partner tries to go about his typical day in Los Angeles.

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Movie Title: Crazy Heart
Genre: Drama
Director: Scott Cooper
Written by: Scott Cooper, Thomas Cobb (novel)
Starring: Jeff Bridges, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Colin Farrell, Robert Duvall
Release Date: Fri 11, Dec 2009

Plot Synopsis: Bad Blake (Jeff Bridges) is an emotionally-crippled, alcoholic country music singer, with one too many failed marriages under his belt. Enter Jean Craddock (Maggie Gyllenhaal), a young journalist who begins to see the man behind the musician and helps Bad get his life back on track. In doing so, Bad also becomes the mentor to a contemporary country star, Tommy Sweet (Colin Farrell), while simultaneously struggling in the rising young crooner shadow.

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Movie Title: Invictus
Genre: Biography/Drama
Director: Clint Eastwood
Written by: Anthony Peckham (screenplay), John Carlin(novel)
Starring: Morgan Freeman, Matt Damon
Release Date: Fri 11, Dec 2009

Plot Synopsis: Invictus tells the inspiring true story of how Nelson Mandela (Morgan Freeman) joined forces with the captain of South Africa`s rugby team (Damon) to help unite their country. Newly elected President Mandela knows his nation remains racially and economically divided in the wake of apartheid. Believing he can bring his people together through the universal language of sport, Mandela rallies South Africa`s underdog rugby team as they make an unlikely run to the 1995 World Cup Championship match.

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Movie Title: The Princess and the Frog
Genre: Animation/Musical/Romance
Director: Ron Clements and John Musker
Written by: Ron Clements, John Musker, Rob Edwards
Starring: Anika Noni Rose, Keith David, Jenifer Lewis, John Goodman, Eddie Murphy
Release Date: Fri 11, Dec 2009

Plot Synopsis: A fairy tale centered on a young girl named Princess Tiana who lives in New Orleans' French Quarter during the Jazz Age.

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Movie Title: Avatar
Genre: Science-Fiction
Director: James Cameron
Written by: James Cameron
Starring: Sam Worthinghton, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Stephen Lang, Michelle Rodriguez
Release Date: Fri 18, Dec 2009

Plot Synopsis: A paraplegic ex-marine war veteran (Sam Worthington) is unwillingly sent to establish a human settlement on the distant planet of Pandora, only to find himself battling humankind alongside the planet’s indigenous Na’vi race in this ambitious, digital 3-D sci-fi epic from Academy Award-winning Titanic director James Cameron."

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Movie Title: Hachiko A Dog Story
Genre: Drama/Family
Director: Lasse Hallstrom
Written by: Stephen P. Lindsey
Starring: Richard Gere, Joan Allen, Sarah Roemer, Jason Alexander
Release Date: Fri 18, Dec 2009

Plot Synopsis: A college professor (Richard Gere) takes in an abandoned dog, Hachi, and they form an unbreakable bond. After the professor dies while away from home, the dog keeps vigil waiting for his master for nearly a decade.

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Movie Title: Solomon Kane
Genre: Action/Adventure/Fantasy
Director: Michael J. Bassett
Written by: Michael J. Bassett (screenplay), Robert E. Howard (character)
Starring: James Purefoy
Release Date: Wed 23, Dec 2009

Plot Synopsis: The movie tells the origins of Solomon Kane and is hoped to be the first of a trilogy of movies. When the story opens Kane is a mercenary of Queen Elizabeth I fighting in Africa, but after an encounter with a demon, The Reaper, he realizes he must seek redemption or have his soul damned to Hell. He returns to England and lives a life of peace, converting to puritanism, but soon the doings of an evil sorcerer upset his plans and he must take up arms again.

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Movie Title: Alvin and the Chipmunks 2
Genre: Animation/Comedy/Family
Director: Betty Thomas
Written by: Jonathan Aibel, Glenn Berger
Starring: Jason Lee, Justin Long, Matthew Gray Gubler, Jesse McCartney, Anna Faris, Christina Applegate, Amy Poehler
Release Date: Fri 25, Dec 2009

Plot Synopsis: In the sequel, David Seville (Jason Lee) sends Alvin (Justin Long), Simon (Matthew Gray Gubler), and Theodore (Jesse McCartney) off to school, saying that it is good for them. Little does he know, the Chipmunks feel like Chipmunks Out of Water on account of all the human students around. Meanwhile, Ian Hawke (David Cross) (after the loss of the Chipmunks dealt him a serious blow) searches the world for animals who can sing and dance. He happens upon Brittany (Anna Faris), Jeanette (Christina Applegate), and Eleanor (Amy Poehler), the Chipettes, and cannot wait to make them famous, and get his sworn revenge on the Chipmunks.

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Movie Title: Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus
Genre: Fantasy/Adventure
Director: Terry Giliam
Written by: Terry Gilliam, Charles McKeown
Starring: Christopher Plummer, Tom Waits, Heath ledger
Release Date: Fri 25, Dec 2009

Plot Synopsis: Terry Gilliam Charles McKeown

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Movie Title: It's complicated
Genre: Comedy/Romance
Director: Nancy Meyers
Written by: Nancy Meyers
Starring: Alec Baldwin, Steve Martin, Meryl Streep
Release Date: Fri 25, Dec 2009

Plot Synopsis: A romantic comedy in which two men vie for the affection of a woman.

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Movie Title: Nowhere Boy
Genre: Biopic/Drama
Director: Sam Taylor-Wood
Written by: Matt Greenhalgh
Starring: Aaron Johnson, Thomas Sangster, Anne-Marie Duff, Kristin Scott Thomas
Release Date: Fri 25, Dec 2009

Plot Synopsis: A chronicle of John Lennon's first years, focused mainly in his adolescence and his relationship with his stern aunt Mimi, who raised him, and his absentee mother Julia, who re-entered his life at a crucial moment in his young life.

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Movie Title: Sherlock Holmes
Genre: Action/Adventure/Crime/Drama/Mystery
Director: Guy Ritchie
Written by: Michael Johnson (screenplay), Lionel Wigram (screenplay), Arthur Conan Doyle(novel)
Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law, Rachel McAdams
Release Date: Fri 25, Dec 2009

Plot Synopsis: Detective Sherlock Holmes (Downey Jr.) and his stalwart partner Watson (Law) engage in a battle of wits and brawn with a nemesis whose plot is a threat to all of England.

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