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December 2008
December 5
    Wide
    Cadillac Records
     
Main Cast: Adrien Brody, Beyonce Knowles, Jeffrey Wright
Director: Darnell Martin
Distributor: Sony BMG Films
Rating: Not yet rated
    Punisher: War Zone
     
Main Cast: Ray Stevenson, Dominic West, Doug Hutchinson
Director: Lexi Alexander
Distributor: Lionsgate
Rating: Not yet rated
    Limited
    Extreme Movie
     
Main Cast: Ryan Pinkston, Michael Cera, Christina DeRosa
Director: Adam Jay Epstein, Andrew Jacobson
Distributor: Dimension Films
Rating: Not yet rated
    Frost/Nixon
     
Main Cast: Frank Langella, Michael Sheen, Rebecca Hall
Director: Ron Howard
Distributor: Universal
Rating: Not yet rated
December 10
    Limited
    The Reader
     
Main Cast: Kate Winslet, Ralph Fiennes, David Kross
Director: Stephen Daldry
Distributor: The Weinstein Company
Rating: R
December 12
    Wide
    Delgo
     
Main Cast: Freddie Prinze Jr., Val Kilmer, Jennifer Love Hewitt
Director: Marc F. Adler, Jason Maurer
Distributor: Freestyle Releasing
Rating: Not yet rated
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    The Day the Earth Stood Still
     
Main Cast: Jennifer Connelly, Keanu Reeves, Jon Hamm
Director: Scott Derrickson
Distributor: Twentieth Century Fox
Rating: Not yet rated
    Limited
    Che
     
Main Cast: Benicio Del Toro, Ryan Gosling, Javier Bardem
Director: Steven Soderbergh
Distributor: Independent Film Channel
Rating: Not yet rated
    Doubt
     
Main Cast: Meryl Streep, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Amy Adams
Director: John Patrick Shanley
Distributor: Miramax Films
Rating: Not yet rated
    Nothing Like the Holidays
     
Main Cast: John Leguizamo, Freddy Rodriguez, Debra Messing
Director: Alfredo De Villa
Distributor: Overture Films
Rating: Not yet rated
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    What Doesn't Kill You
     
Main Cast: Mark Ruffalo, Ethan Hawke, Brian Goodman
Director: Brian Goodman
Distributor: Yari Film Group Releasing
Rating: Not yet rated
December 17
    Wide
    Gran Torino
     
Main Cast: Clint Eastwood
Director: Clint Eastwood
Distributor: Warner Bros. Pictures
Rating: Not yet rated
    Limited
    The Wrestler
     
Main Cast: Mickey Rourke, Marisa Tomei, Evan Rachel Wood
Director: Darren Aronofsky
Distributor: Fox Searchlight
Rating: R
Running Time: 109 min
December 19
    Wide
    Seven Pounds
     
Main Cast: Will Smith, Rosario Dawson, Woody Harrelson
Director: Gabriele Muccino
Distributor: Columbia Pictures (Sony)
Rating: Not yet rated
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    The Tale of Despereaux
     
Main Cast: Matthew Broderick, Robbie Coltrane, Frances Conroy
Director: Sam Fell
Distributor: Universal
Rating: Not yet rated
    Yes Man
     
Main Cast: Jim Carrey, Zooey Deschanel, Bradley Cooper
Director: Peyton Reed
Distributor: Warner Bros.
Rating: Not yet rated
December 25
    Wide
    Bedtime Stories
     
Main Cast: Adam Sandler, Keri Russell, Guy Pearce
Director: Adam Shankman
Distributor: Walt Disney Pictures
Rating: Not yet rated
    Marley & Me
     
Main Cast: Owen Wilson, Jennifer Aniston, Alan Arkin
Director: David Franklin
Distributor: Twentieth Century Fox
Rating: Not yet rated
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    The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
     
Main Cast: Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, Tilda Swinton
Director: David Fincher
Distributor: Paramount
Rating: Not yet rated
    The Spirit
     
Main Cast: Gabriel Macht, Samuel L. Jackson, Scarlett Johansson
Director: Frank Miller
Distributor: Lionsgate
Rating: Not yet rated
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    Limited
    Last Chance Harvey
     
Main Cast: Dustin Hoffman, Emma Thompson, Kathy Baker
Director: Joel Hopkins
Distributor: Overture Films
Rating: PG-13
Running Time: 92 min
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December 26
    Wide
    Valkyrie
     
Main Cast: Tom Cruise
Director: Bryan Singer
Distributor: United Artists
Rating: Not yet rated
    Limited
    Revolutionary Road
     
Main Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Michael Shannon
Director: Sam Mendes
Distributor: Paramount Vantage
Rating: R
December 31
    Limited
    Defiance
     
Main Cast: Daniel Craig, Liev Schreiber, Jamie Bell
Director: Ed Zwick
Distributor: Paramount Vantage
Rating: Not yet rated
    Good
     
Main Cast: Viggo Mortensen, Jason Isaacs, Jodie Whittaker
Director: Vicente Amorim
Distributor: THINKFilm
Rating: Not yet rated
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