From Natalie Portman's Oscar-buzz performance in "Black Swan," to the steaming team of Angelina Jolie and Johnny Depp in "The Tourist," to the sci-fi eye candy "TRON: Legacy," this holiday season is jam-packed with plenty of movie-going experiences!
Check out the list of films from now until January 2011, plus vote on what movies you're most excited about.
2010-2011 Winter Movie Guide
'Tangled' (Nov. 24)
Who: Mandy Moore, Zachary Levi, Donna Murphy; directed by Nathan Greno and Byron HowardWhat: A retelling of the classic fairy tale, the long-haired Princess Rapunzel (Moore) has spent her entire life in a tower. When she falls in love with a bandit (Levi), she must venture into the outside world for the first time to find him.
'Love and Other Drugs' (Nov. 24)
Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Anne Hathaway, Judy Greer, Hank Azaria; directed by Edward ZwickSynopsis: Maggie (Hathaway) is an alluring free spirit who won't let anyone — or anything — tie her down. But she meets her match in Jamie (Gyllenhaal), whose relentless and nearly infallible charm serve him well with the ladies and in the cutthroat world of pharmaceutical sales.
'Burlesque' (Nov. 24)
Stars: Cher, Christina Aguilera, Stanley Tucci, Alan Cumming, Cam Gigandet; directed by Steven AntinSynopsis: A small-town girl (Aguilera) ventures to Los Angeles and finds her place in a neo-burlesque club run by a former dancer.
'Black Swan' (Dec. 3)
Who: Natalie Portman, Mila Kunis, Vincent Cassel, Barbara Hershey; directed by Darren AronofskyWhat: In this psychological thriller, a ballet dancer (Portman) finally gets her big shot at playing the Swan Queen in "Swan Lake." But the stress starts to take its toll oh her, as does a young rival (Kunis) vying for the top spot.
'The Warrior's Way' (Dec. 3)
Who: Dong-gun Jang, Kate Bosworth, Geoffrey Rush; directed by Sngmoo LeeWhat: This stylish actioner follows a warrior-assassin (Jang), who is forced to hide in a small town in the American Badlands after refusing a mission.
'I Love You, Phillip Morris' (Dec. 3)
Who: Jim Carrey, Ewan McGregor, Leslie Mann; directed by Glenn Ficarra and John RequaWhat: Incarcerated at the state penitentiary, con artist Steven Russell (Carrey) meets the love of his life: Phillip Morris (McGregor). As a free man, his passion results in a series of improbable cons to bust Phillip form jail and build the perfect life together.
'The Tourist' (Dec. 10)
Who: Johnny Depp, Angelina Jolie; directed by Florian Henckel von DonnersmarckWhat: American tourist Frank (Depp) visits Italy to mend a broken heart and meets Elise (Jolie), an extraordinary woman who deliberately crosses his path. Really, the fact it stars Depp and Jolie is good enough.
'The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader' (Dec. 10)
Who: Ben Barnes, Skandar Keynes, Georgie Henley, Will Poulter, Tilda Swinton; directed by Michael AptedWhat: In the third chapter in the "Chronicles of Narnia," Lucy (Henley) and Edmund Pevensie (Keynes) return to Narnia with their cousin Eustace where they meet up with Prince Caspian (Barnes) for a trip across the sea aboard the royal ship The Dawn Treader. Along the way they encounter dragons, dwarves, merfolk, and a band of lost warriors before reaching the edge of the world.
'The Company Men' (Dec. 10)
Who: Ben Affleck, Chris Cooper, Tommy Lee Jones; directed John WellsWhat: The story centers on a year in the life of three men trying to survive a round of corporate downsizing at a major company — and how that affects them, their families, and their communities.
'The Fighter' (Dec. 10)
Who: Mark Wahlberg, Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Melissa Leo; directed by David O. RussellWhat: A look at the early years of boxer "Irish" Micky Ward (Wahlberg) and his brother (Bale) who helped train him before going pro in the mid 1980s.
'The Tempest' (Dec. 10)
Who: Helen Mirren, Alfred Molina, Russell Brand, Djimon Hounsou; directed by Julie TaymorWhat: In Shakespeare's fantastical thriller the magician Prospero, now in female form, Prospera (Mirren), orchestrates spirits, monsters, a grief-stricken king, a wise old councillor, two treacherous brothers and a storm at sea into a fantastical conspiracy bringing banishment, sorcery and shipwreck into the lives of two hapless lovers to stir and seal their fate.
'How Do You Know' (Dec. 17)
Who: Reese Witherspoon, Owen Wilson, Paul Rudd, Jack Nicholson; directed by James L. BrooksWhat: Feeling a bit past her prime at 27, former athlete Lisa Jorgenson (Witherspoon) finds herself in the middle of a love triangle, as a corporate guy in crisis competes with Lisa's current, baseball-playing beau.
'TRON: Legacy' (Dec. 17)
Who: Jeff Bridges, Garrett Hedlund, Olivia Wilde, Michael Sheen; directed by Joseph KosinskiWhat: Jumping ahead 30 years, the estranged son (Hedlund) of the original "TRON's" Kevin Fylnn (Bridges) has to enter the virtual world to look for his father and take down the Master Control Program.
'Yogi Bear' (Dec. 17)
Who: Dan Aykroyd, Christine Taylor, Justin Timberlake, Tom Cavanagh, Anna Faris; directed by Eric BrevigWhat: A documentary filmmaker (Faris) travels to Jellystone Park to shoot a project and soon crosses paths with Yogi Bear (Aykroyd), his sidekick Boo-Boo (Timberlake) and Ranger Smith (Cavanagh).
'Casino Jack' (Dec. 17)
Who: Kevin Spacey, Kelly Preston, Barry Pepper, Rachel Lefevre; directed George HickenlooperWhat: Based on a true story, a hot shot Washington DC lobbyist (Spacey) and his protege (Pepper) go down hard as their schemes to peddle influence lead to corruption and murder.
'Rabbit Hole' (Dec. 17)
Who: Nicole Kidman, Aaron Eckhart, Sandra Oh, Dianne Wiest; directed by John Cameron MitchellWhat: Based on a play by David Lindsay-Abaire, life for a happy couple is turned upside down after their young son dies in an accident.
'Gulliver's Travels' (Dec. 22)
Who: Jack Black, Emily Blunt, Jason Segal, Amanda Peet; directed by Rob LettermanWhat: Travel writer Lemuel Gulliver (Black) takes an assignment in Bermuda, but ends up on the island of Liliput, where he towers over its tiny citizens.
'Little Fockers' (Dec. 22)
Who: Ben Stiller, Robert De Niro, Dustin Hoffman, Barbra Streisand, Teri Polo, Blythe Danner; directed by Paul WeitzWhat: Stiller and De Niro are back for a third go-around as the ultimate son-in-law, father-in-law team, as the family prepares for a new member.
'True Grit' (Dec. 22)
Who: Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon, Josh Brolin, Hailee Steinfeld; directed by Joel and Ethan CoenWhat: A tough U.S. Marshal (Bridges) helps a stubborn young woman (Steinfeld) track down her father's murderer.
'Country Strong' (Dec. 22)
Who: Gwyneth Paltrow, Leighton Meester, Garrett Hedlund, Tim McGraw; directed by Shana FesteWhat: Paltrow plays a troubled country music superstar, battling substance abuse, who teams up with a country-music songwriter (Hedlund) to mount her comeback. This leads to romantic complications involving her husband/manager (McGraw) and a beauty queen-turned-singer (Meester).
'Blue Valentine' (Dec. 31)
Who: Ryan Gosling, Michelle Williams; directed by Derek CianfranceWhat: The film centers on a contemporary married couple, fighting to save their marriage by charting their evolution over a span of years.
'Season of the Witch' (Jan. 7)
Who: Nicolas Cage, Ron Perlman, Claire Foy; directed by Dominic SenaWhat: A 14th-century knight (Cage) transports a suspected witch to a monastery, where monks deduce her powers could be the source of the Black Plague.
'The Dilemma' (Jan. 14)
Who: Vince Vaughn, Kevin James, Jennifer Connelly, Winona Ryder, Tatum Channing; directed by Ron HowardWhat: This comedy centers on a man (Vaughn) who discovers that his best friend's wife is having an affair. What to do?
'The Green Hornet' (Jan. 14)
Who: Seth Rogen, Jay Chou, Cameron Diaz and Christoph Waltz; directed by Michel GondryWhat: By night, spoiled rich boy-turned-newspaper publisher Britt Reid (Rogen) fights crime as a masked superhero known as The Green Hornet. At his side is martial arts expert Kato (Chou).
'Barney's Version' (Jan. 14)
Who: Paul Giamatti, Dustin Hoffman, Minnie Driver, Rosamund Pike; directed by Richard J. LewisWhat: The picaresque and touching story of the politically incorrect, fully lived life of the impulsive, irascible and fearlessly blunt Barney Panofsky (Giamatti).
'No Strings Attached' (Jan. 21)
Who: Natalie Portman, Ashton Kutcher, Cary Elwes, Lake Bell; directed by Ivan ReitmanWhat: A guy and girl try to keep their relationship strictly physical, but it's not long before they learn that they want something more.
'The Way Back' (Jan. 21)
Who: Jim Sturgess, Ed Harris, Colin Farrell; directed by Peter WeirWhat: A fact-based story centered on soldiers who escaped from a Siberian gulag in 1940.
'The Mechanic' (Jan. 28)
Who: Jason Statham, Ben Foster, Donald Sutherland; directed by Simon WestWhat: The actioner follows an elite hit man as he teaches his trade to an apprentice who has a connection to one of his previous victims.
'Restless' (Jan. 28)
Who: Mia Wasikowska, Henry Hopper, Ryo Kase; directed by Gus Van SantWhat: This is a story of a terminally ill teenage girl (Wasikowska) who falls for a boy (Hopper) who likes to attend funerals. They end up encountering with the ghost of a Japanese kamikaze pilot from WWII.
'The Rite' (Jan. 28)
Who: Anthony Hopkins, Colin O'Donoghue, Alice Braga, Ciaran Hinds; directed by Mikael HafstromWhat: An American priest travels to Italy to study at an exorcism school.