Pitch Perfect 3
“Pitch Perfect 3” will be playing in theaters over Christmas weekend. Universal Pictures

Although Christmas is a joyous time where you will hopefully receive lots of amazing presents, the holiday season is all about getting out into the world and spreading cheer. However, for those who are interested in getting out of the house without putting in too much effort, seeing a movie over Christmas weekend is the perfect thing to do.

Christmas falls on a Monday this year, which means there will be an entire weekend in which you’ll be forced to wait until you can rip into your awesome gifts.

Whether you need to kill the anticipation, escape your relatives or are simply interested in catching the latest flick, check out the best movies to see over the Christmas weekend below.

Opening Friday, Dec. 22

“Pitch Perfect 3” (PG-13)

The Bellas are back for one last a cappella showdown. After being thrust into the real world, the ladies quickly find out that life after college isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. However, when they get the chance to reunite for an overseas USO tour, the college grads come together for another adventure full of laughs and awesome music.

“Father Figures” (R)

After spending their lives believing their father was dead, fraternal twin brothers discover that their dad is still alive and their mother was involved with several rich and famous men prior to their births. Determined to find their biological father, the men set off on a hilarious journey to track down the mystery patriarch while learning all about their mother’s past.

“Downsizing” (R)

When the world becomes overpopulated, scientists discover a way to shrink humans to five inches tall to solve the problem. Tired of their stressful lives, one man and his wife decide to throw caution to the wind and start over in the new downsized community. However, when a major decision is made, life for the married couple will forever change.

Opening Christmas Day

“All the Money in the World” (R)

Based on John Pearson’s 1995 book, “Painfully Rich: The Outrageous Fortunes and Misfortunes of the Heirs of J. Paul Getty,” the movie follows the kidnapping of 16-year-old John Paul Getty III in 1973. When her son is kidnapped by an organized crime regime, a desperate mother must join forces with her wealthy father’s advisor after the billionaire refuses to pay his grandson’s ransom.

“Molly’s Game” (R)

The movie tells the true story of Olympic-class skier Molly Bloom, who ended up running the world’s most exclusive high-stakes poker game. However, her tenure on top is taken away from her when FBI agents raid her home and she is investigated for running an underground poker empire with ties to Hollywood’s elite, business titans and the Russian mob.

Movies Already In Theaters

“The Greatest Showman” (PG)

This original musical, inspired by P. T. Barnum, explores the imagination of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus founder. Initially opening a museum in hopes of attaining an audience that is entertained by a unique exhibit, the entrepreneur is then encouraged to create something “sensational” and the circus is born.

“Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” (PG-13)

This Jumanji reboot takes a modern spin on the board game that once let creatures from the jungle loose in a suburban neighborhood. The 2017 movie follows four high school students who come across an old video game console that sucks them into the world of Jumanji. However, when they arrive in the jungle, they are transformed and must play the game as their adult avatars. The teens quickly learn that they must embark on a dangerous journey and beat the game in order to return to the real world.

“Star Wars: The Last Jedi” (PG-13)

Luke Skywalker’s time in solitary is cut short when a young woman named Rey shows strong signs of the Force. When Rey is determined to learn the way of the forces, Luke will make a decision that will change their lives. Elsewhere, the First Order is preparing to attack Leia and the Resistance for power over the galaxy.