HBO for December: Last Christmas, Love Actually, Detective Pikachu

10 Films To Catch On HBO This December 2020

Which of these films are you putting on your watch lists?

Love films, but don’t know which ones are showing at a certain time? We got you covered! We’re giving you a rundown of some of this month’s must catch films on HBO if you’ve been wanting to plan your movie nights ahead of time! Here are shows to catch on HBO for the month of December:

The Twilight Saga: Twilight

Starring Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson
December 1, 8:00AM / December 2, 2:15AM / December 3, 1:20AM

A big city girl moves to a small town with her dad. At school, she garners the attention of many of her classmates, but she finds herself strangely drawn to only one of them: a mysterious pale-skinned boy who seems to be different. The two grow closer to each other, and a secret is revealed: the boy is a vampire, and being together means paying a price.

Last Christmas

Starring Emilia Clarke, Henry Golding
December 4, 11:10PM / December 5, 3:45PM / December 25, 5:45PM / December 26, 10:15AM

In Last Christmas, Emilia Clarke plays Kate, whose bad decisions cause her to work as an elf in a year-round Christmas shop. Her life changes, however, when she meets Henry Golding’s Tom, who sees through Kate’s barriers, and tries to bring her cheer back just in time for the most wonderful time of the year. 


Mary Queen of Scots

Starring Margot Robbie, Saoirse Ronan
December 6, 3:05AM / December 9, 1:30AM / December 21, 4:00AM / December 29, 2:25AM

Mary, Queen of Scots explores the turbulent life of the charismatic Mary Stuart. Queen of France at 16 and widowed at 18, Mary defies pressure to remarry. Instead, she returns to her native Scotland to reclaim her rightful throne. But Scotland and England fall under the rule of the compelling Elizabeth 1.  Each young Queen beholds her “sister” in fear and fascination. Rivals in power and in love, and female regents in a masculine world, the two must decide how to play the game of marriage versus independence. Determined to rule as much more than a figurehead, Mary asserts her claim to the English throne, threatening Elizabeth’s sovereignty. Betrayal, rebellion, and conspiracies within each court imperil both thrones – and change the course of history.

Abominable

Starring Albert Tsai, Chloe Bennet, Sarah Paulson
December 5, 10:20AM / December 6, 6:45AM / December 15, 4:35PM / December 16, 6:00AM / December 20, 3:35AM

When teenage Yi (Chloe Bennet, Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.) encounters a young Yeti on the roof of her apartment building in Shanghai, she and her mischievous friends, Jin (Tenzing Norgay Trainor) and Peng (Albert Tsai), name him “Everest” and embark on an epic quest to reunite the magical creature with his family at the highest point on Earth.

Love Actually

Starring Hugh Grant, Colin Firth, Emma Thompson, Liam Neeson, Bill Nighy, Sienna Guillory
December 6, 4:30PM / December 7, 6:20AM / December 16, 5:25PM / December 17, 2:55PM / December 25, 12:55AM, 3:35PM

Eight London couples try to deal with their relationships in different ways. Their tryst with love makes them discover how complicated relationships can be.

Marley & Me

Starring Owen Wilson, Jennifer Aniston, Eric Dane
December 6, 8:20AM / December 28, 4:55PM / December 29, 6:20AM

A young couple just on the verge of beginning a life together decide to adopt a dog. The dog turns out to be quite a handful, but through their experiences with him, they learn valuable life lessons that help prepare them for the next stage in their life.

Yesterday

Starring Himesh Patel, Lily James, Ed Sheeran
December 10, 2:45PM / December 21, 2:00AM, 11:05PM

A struggling musician after an accident finds himself the only person who remembers The Beatles. He then becomes famous after taking credit for writing and performing their songs

Pitch Perfect

Starring Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson, Brittany Snow, Anna Camp
December 17, 7:10PM / December 24, 3:10AM, 7:10PM

A freshman joins an all-girl campus singing group. She brings such much-needed energy to the group, giving them the edge to take on their all-male campus counterparts.

Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa

Starring Ben Stiller, Bernie Mac, Chris Rock, Will.i.am
December 7, 2:35AM / December 22, 3:00PM / December 25, 7:55AM

In the highly-anticipated sequel to Madagascar, Alex, Marty, Melman, Gloria, King Julien, Maurice and the penguins and the chimps find themselves marooned on the distant shores of Madagascar. In the face of this obstacle, the New Yorkers have hatched a plan so crazy it just might work. With military precision, the penguins have repaired an old crashed plane sort of. Once aloft, this unlikely crew stays airborne just long enough to make it to the wildest place of all the vast plains of Africa, where the members of our zoo-raised crew encounter species of their own kind for the very first time. Africa seems like a great placebut is it better than their Central Park home?

Pokemon: Detective Pikachu

Starring Ryan Reynolds, Kathryn Newton, Justice Smith
December 26, 7:15PM / December 27, 3:25PM

In a world where people collect Pokémon to do battle, a boy comes across an intelligent talking Pikachu who seeks to be a detective.

To see HBO’s full schedule for the coming days, you may check out this page.

[Note: Schedules are subject to change without prior notice]

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Movie Info

Love Actually
Comedy | Drama | Romance
Marley & Me
Comedy | Romance
Twilight (2008)
Horror | Romance | Thriller
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa
Action | Adventure | Animation | Comedy | Family
Pitch Perfect
Comedy | Musical
Mary Queen of Scots
Biography | Drama | History
Pokemon Detective Pikachu
Animation | Family | Fantasy
Yesterday
Comedy | Fantasy | Musical
Abominable
Adventure | Animation | Comedy
Last Christmas
Comedy | Drama | Romance

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