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Holiday Movies: 70 films coming out before the end of 2017

By in Press Enterprise on November 10, 2017

By Rob Lowman

So many movies! Check out our Holiday Movie Guide 2017 for more, but first here are the movies coming out through the end of the year.


Almost Friends: “Good Doctor” star Freddie Highmore plays an aimless would-be chef nursing a new crush (Odeya Rush) and dealing with the reappearance of his father (Christopher Meloni). The film will also be available on VOD.

Angelica: Strange goings-on trouble the wife (Jena Malone) of a scientist (Ed Stoppard). Mitchell Lichtenstein (“Teeth”), a son of the pop artist Roy Lichtenstein, directed this thriller set in Victorian London. The film will also be available on VOD.

The Breadwinner: From the Irish animation studio that made the charming “The Secret of Kells,” the film is set in 2001 in Afghanistan where a girl disguises herself as a boy to assume her father’s role as the earner for the family after he’s wrongly arrested.

Cook Off!: Mockumentary about competitive baking contest starring Melissa McCarthy and Cathryn Michon, who co-wrote and co-directs.

A Fantastic Woman: Chilean film tells the story of a transgender singer who must confront family and society after her lover suddenly dies. One-week Oscar-qualifying run.

Holy Air: Israeli director Shady Srour’s comedy about a Christian-Arab couple from Nazareth. When she gets pregnant, he decides to support his family by selling “holy air.”

I Love You, Daddy: Louis C.K.’s bittersweet comedy about successful TV writer/producer (C.K.), who panics when his spoiled 17-year-old daughter (Chloë Grace Moretz) starts spending time with a legendary film director (John Malkovich) with a reputation for dating underage girls. The status of this film’s release is now unclear following recent allegations involving the comedian and the announcement that its distributor would no longer be releasing the film.

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