'Pitch Perfect 3,' 'Jumanji' and other new movies to see in theaters

Keep the popcorn coming.

There are a slew of fun, important and powerful films hitting the big screen this holiday season, from "Pitch Perfect 3" to "Phantom Thread."

Here are the movies to look for this fall.

‘Phantom Thread’ (Dec. 25)

Daniel Day-Lewis' final film role is this Paul Thomas Anderson drama about a dressmaker in 1950s London who meets a young woman who inspires him and begins to break up his conformed lifestyle. Also starring Lesley Manville and Vicky Krieps.

‘The Post’ (Dec. 22)

The names Tom Hanks, Meryl Streep and Steven Spielberg should be enough. The trio bring the real-life story of the breaking new story about the Pentagon Papers -- which revealed a White House cover up involving the Vietnam War -- and the experience in the newsrooms of The New York Times and The Washington Post.

‘Pitch Perfect 3’ (Dec. 22)

The Bellas are back for one last show, performing for the USO, but, big catch, the other performers use instruments. Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson and all the regulars are back for this aca-sendoff.


‘Downsizing’ (Dec. 22)

Director and co-writer Alexander Payne (with Jim Taylor) makes his triumphant return with this dramedy satire about a world where people literally shrink themselves down to 5 inches tall. Starring Matt Damon, Christoph Waltz, Jason Sudeikis and Kristen Wiig.

‘Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle’ (Dec. 20)

This new riff on the popular 1995 Robin Williams film trades in the board game for a video game. Four teens get zapped into the game and assume avatars that look a lot like the likes of Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Karen Gillan and Jack Black. From director Jake Kasdan.

‘The Greatest Showman’ (Dec. 20)

Hugh Jackman gets to flex his musical muscles in this new song-and-dance film where he plays P.T. Barnum in this biopic about the birth of the circus. Also starring Zendaya, Rebecca Ferguson, Zac Efron and Michelle Williams.

‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ (Dec. 15)

Writer/director Rian Johnson takes the reins on the "Star Wars" franchise, continuing the story of our new friends, Rey (Daisy Ridley), Finn (John Boyega) and Poe Dameron (Oscar Isaac) and our old friends, Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) and Leia Organa (the late, great Carrie Fisher). Also, you'll get to see Porgs. If you don't know what they are now, you will soon.

‘I, Tonya’ (Dec. 8)

Margot Robbie plays the disgraced figure skater Tonya Harding, who was complicit in the attack of her Olympic rival Nancy Kerrigan (Caitlin Carver) in 1994.