King Louie continues to rule the box office from his throne amongst the jungle ruins, as The Jungle Book valiantly defended its No. 1 spot against The Huntsman: Winters War. Disney’s third adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s 1894 novel raked in $60.8 million, while the unncecessary sequel disappointed with a paltry $20.1 million; it is somehow No. 2, edging out Barbershop ($10.5 million), Zootopia ($6.5 million), and The Boss ($6.2 million).
stars Key & Peele, who have left our TVs but not our hearts, as two friends on a quest to get back a kidnapped kitten.
Ratchet & Clank
, the PlayStation hit, gets its bigscreen, PG-rated adaptation. (That game is too much fun for a trailer so blah.) With voices from Paul Giamatti, John Goodman, and Bella Thorna.
stars Juliette Binoche as a woman who is surprised by a visit from her son’s bethrothed. The two await his arrival as his mother fails to tell the poor girl that he’s dead. (This isn’t a spoiler, this is the plot. Honest.)
is Gary Marshall’s latest holiday film, and not a cruel prank from the minds of 30 Rock
. Starring Kate Hudson, Jason Sudeikis, and Jennifer Aniston. Why, god, why?
A Beautiful Planet
is Disney’s latest nature documentary. Narrated by Jennifer Lawrence, this celebration of Earth was filmed IN SPACE!
stars Vince Vaughn as a wanted criminal hoping to cash in on his life insurance for his estranged daughter, played by Hailee Steinfeld.
is a film about a young, Cuban hairdresser working in a drag club and aspiring to become one of the club’s performers.
Papa Hemingway in Cuba
stars Giovanni Ribisi as a journalist who travels to Cuba to meet Hemingway. Filmed in Havana.
The Man Who Knew Infinity
is the story of Indian mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan, played by Dev Patel.
is a suspense film about a Scottish couple who adopt a baby but end up mired in the case of a woman murdered and dumped in a bog. (Um, her husband did it to cover up an affair, and the baby is the one they adopt, which is also a hellspawn?)
Previously opened films include The Boss, Green Room (which gets its nationwide release this weekend), Barbershop, and The Jungle book.