New Movies This Week: Pitch Perfect 3, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle and more!

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Plan your week ahead and choose which among these movie openings this January 8, 2018 you'll see on the big screen first.

Pitch Perfect 3 

Directed directed by Trish Sie, it is a sequel to Pitch Perfect 2 and the third and final film in the Pitch Perfect trilogy. It follows the Bellas, now graduated from college, reuniting for one final performance together during an overseas USO tour. It stars Anna Kendrick, Anna Camp, Rebel Wilson, Brittany Snow, Hailee Steinfeld, Hana Mae Lee, Ester Dean, Chrissie Fit, Alexis Knapp, John Lithgow, Ruby Rose, Elizabeth Banks, and John Michael Higgins.


Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle 

Directed by Jake Kasdan, it is the second installment in the Jumanji franchise, based on the 1981 children's book of the same name by Chris Van Allsburg but serves as a stand-alone sequel to Jumanji (1995). Set twenty-one years after the first film, the plot follows four teenagers who are transported into the video game world of Jumanji, and playing as the characters they chose, must beat the game in order to return home. It stars Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Kevin Hart, Karen Gillan, Nick Jonas, and Bobby Cannavale.


The Commuter 

Directed by Jaume Collet-Serra, it is an action thriller which follows Michael, an insurance salesman who takes the train for his daily commute. His routine changes when he is contacted by a mysterious stranger. He is then forced to uncover the identity of a hidden passenger before his last stop. It stars Liam Neeson, Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, Sam Neill and Elizabeth McGovern.



Directed by Carlos Saldanha, the film is based on Munro Leaf and Robert Lawson's children's book The Story of Ferdinand. It follows a gentle pacificist bull named Ferdinand who refuses to participate in bullfighting but is forced back into the arena where his beliefs are challenged by being faced off against the world's greatest bullfighter. The film features the voices of John Cena, Kate McKinnon, Anthony Anderson, Bobby Cannavale, Peyton Manning, Gina Rodriguez, Miguel Ángel Silvestre and David Tennant.



Directed by Dennis Iliadis, it is a supernatural horror film which follows a man who is recently released from a mental institute and inherits a mansion after his parents' death. After a series of events, he believes the house is haunted. It stars Topher Grace, Genesis Rodriguez and Patricia Clarkson.


Jeepers Creepers 3 

Written and directed by Victor Salva, it is the third installment in the Jeepers Creepers franchise, which happens between Jeepers Creepers and Jeepers Creepers 2. Sheriff Dan Tashtego and a team of creeper hunters enlist the help of officer Davis Tubbs to help stop the monster's eating spree. It stars Jonathan Breck, Meg Foster, Gabrielle Haugh, Chester Rushing and more.


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