Movies in December 2023: Must Watch

Movies in December 2023: 

Must Watch

Movies in December 2023: Must Watch

This is the month you have to binge-watch in December. By Comparator The halls for action, drama, and even some little holiday magic are hitting the big screen. Every adventure seeker and comedy addict will be having a go-down on this lineup that comes with the series of epic adventures and comedies. Everyone please strap in, grab some popcorn, and hold on tight as we dive head-first into the cinematic mania. As numerous blockbuster movies are slated for release this month in cinema, it promises to be a vortex of excitement and action. December takes you for the ride of various genres providing suspenseful drama, moving fiction, or slapstick comedy. Prepare yourself for being literally “sucked” by the film tornado of truly touching stories and amazing adventures or unexpected circumstances!

1. "Animal": 

An Upcoming Action Thriller

Movies in December 2023: Must Watch


A new Indian Hindi-language action thriller film titled Animal will be directed by Sandeep Reddy Vanga, who will also act as its co-writer and editor. A co-production project between T-series and Cine1 Studios with an all-star cast includes Ranbir Kapoor, Anil Kapoor, Bobby Deol, Rashmika Mandanna, and Tripti Dimri. It is set to be released for public screening beginning on 1st December 2023.


“Animal” focuses on an unstable and damaging father-son confrontation in a backstreet background of rampant juvenile violence that pushes the son into frenzied madness.


  • Ranbir Kapoor as Arjun Singh ;
  • Anil Kapoor as Balbir Singh ;

  • Bobby Deol as Viraj Surve ;

  • Rashmika Mandanna as Geetanjali ;
  • Tripti Dimri ;

  • Shakti Kapoor ;

  • Prem Chopra ;

  • Suresh Oberoi ;
  • Charu Shankar ;

  • Ravi Gupta ;

  • Babloo Prithiveeraj ;

  • Siddhant Karnick ;

  • Saurabh Sachdeva ;

Srinath on the other hand plays Geetha’s brother and Karthik as well. And others...

Production Details:

Ranbir Kapoor, Anil Kapoor, Bobby Deol, and Parineeti Chopra make up the official announcement of the project which went public on December 31, 2020. At some point in 2014, Tripti joined the crew. On the other hand, Chopra had schedule conflicts with another film therefore replaced by Rashmika Madanna.


It began in Manali in April 2022 and continued in Mumbai, Pataudi Palace, Delhi, and Punjab before it ended in London and Scotland in April 2023.


Music in the film by several composers and lyricists such as Pritam, JAM8, Vishal Misra, and Jaani. To begin with, the first four singles titled ‘Hua Main’, ‘Satranga’, ‘Papa Meri Jaan’, and ‘Arjan Vailly’ were released in October – November 2520.


The first had been rescheduled to be released on Aug. 11, 2023, to make more improvements. Finally, it will hit screens in India in Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, and Kannada on 1st Dec. Hindi films to have ever been released anywhere in North America.

2. "Parking": An Upcoming 

Tamil Drama-Thriller

Movies in December 2023: Must Watch


“Parking” is a Tamil movie in which the main parts will be played by popular actors such as Harish Kalyan, Indhuja, and Ilavarasu. It takes place in a style of drama thriller.

Directed by:

  • Ramkumar Balakrishnan


  • Ramkumar Balakrishnan


  • Indhuja Ravichandran ;
  • Ilavarasu ;
  • Harish Kalyan ;
  • M.S. Bhaskar ;
  • Prathana Nathan ;
  • Rama Rajendra.

Production Credits:

Producers : 

  • Executive producer: T. Murugesan and K.S. Sinish ; 
  • Producer: Sudhan Sundaram.

Music : 

  • Sam C.S.

Cinematography : 

  • Jiju Sunny

Editing : 

  • Philomin Raj

Art Direction : 

  • N.K Rahul ;
  • Costume Design: Sher Ali.

Sound Department :

  • Foley editor: Suraj Bardea (recordist) ;
  • Sync Cinema (sound designer) ;
  • Vineeth Kumar Kunchala (sound editor) ;
  • Ramakrishnan M.R. (sound mixer) ;
  • Tom Michael (sound effects editor) ;
  • Balakesavan Shanmugam (sound effects editor).

Release Date:  

  • December 1, 2023

3 . "Sam Bahadur":

 A Biographical War Drama

Movies in December 2023: Must Watch

Synopsis :

“Sam Bahadur” refers to the new biographical war drama in Indian Hindi language talking about the life of “Sam Manekshaw”, India’s first Field Marshal. Under their respective production company RSVP movies, it was directed by Meghna Gulzar, who co-scripted with Bhavani Iyer and Shantanu Srivastava. It was produced by Ronnie Screwvala at RSVP Movies as a production company. It featured Vicky Kaushal as Sam Manekshaw, who was the central character of this movie with notable contributions made by Fatima Sana Shaikh, Sanya Malhotra, Neeraj Kabi, Edward Sonnenblick, Zeeshan Ayyub, and others.

Cast :

  • Vicky Kaushal as Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw ;

  • Sam’s wife was played by Sanya Malhotra ;

  • She plays Indira Gandhi, played by Fatima Sana Shaikh ;

  • Neeraj Kabi as Jawaharlal Nehru ;

  • Edward Sonnenblick as Lord Mountbatten ;

  • Govind Namdeb played the role of Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel ; 

  • Yaya Kahn-Zeeshan Mohammed Ayub.


Development: It was during the Raazi shoot that Meghna Gulzar thought of this and Vicky was willing to play it straight away. Subsequent studies have involved working with the late Bhavani Iyer, Shantanu Srivastava, and the Manekshaw clan. RSVP Movies announced the film as their next project for Gulzar and Kaushal to work together after the first.


Later on in the production, Fatima Sana Shaikh, Sanya Malhotra, and Neeraj Kabi joined the cast, while Kaushal trained extensively with the 6 Sikh Regiment of the Indian Army.


Shooting began in August 2022 and it covered thirteen places in India narrating 4 decades of the life of Sam Manukshaw.


Music was composed by Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy while lyrics were written by Gulzar. Background Score by Ketan Sodha.

Music Tracks:

  • "Badhte Chalo" - Sung by Shankar Mahadevan, Vishal Dadlani, Divya Kumar 
  • (Length: 4:04)
  • The song is titled “Banda” and performed by Shankar Mahadevan.


Teaser: This was preceded by the premiere of the first teaser on 1st December 2022, and the launch of the official teaser on 13th October 2023 respectively.

Theatrical Release:  “Sam Bhadur” is due to be released on December 1, 2023.

4. "Va Varalam Va": 

An Upcoming Tamil Film

Movies in December 2023: Must Watch

Release Date: 

The Tamil flick ‘Va Varalam Va’, is scheduled on the 1st of December 2023 by the directors R. Suresh Babu and L.G. Ravichandar. Singampuli alongside Balaji Murugadoss, Mahana Sanjeevi, and Reddin Kingsley among other notable actors features as major characters in the film.



  • R. Suresh Babu ;
  • L.G. Ravichandar ;


  • L.G. Ravichandar ;


  • Balaji Murugadoss ;
  • Mahana Sanjeevi ;
  • Reddin Kingsley ;
  • Mime Gopi ;
  • Singampuli.



  • Suresh Babu 


  • Composed by Deva

Technical Team:

  • Cinematography: Karthik Raja
  • Editing: Raja Mohammed

5. "Vivesini": 

The mystery of the haunted forest.

Movies in December 2023: Must Watch


Her father’s legacy had made Shakthi a rationalist and so she set out on a mission to shatter the spooky fairytales that surrounded the forest. But, as she comes across mysterious happenings, the assumptions are tested. Spurred by his desire to reveal the truth Shakthi and her assistants, Alice from London and Charles from New York enlists an ancient spirit from the Renaissance period. They together go into the mysterious depths of the forest and accidentally provoke social upheaval.



  • Bhavan Rajagopalan ;


  • Gajendran Kannan (co-writer) ;
  • Bhavan Rajagopalan ;


  • Nassar ;
  • Jayaraman ;
  • Suresh Chakravarthi ;

  • Mekha Rajan ;
  • Vanessa Stevenson as Alice Walker ;
  • Vishal Rajan ;
  • Suraj ;
  • Gary Cordice ;
  • Niveta ;
  • Kavya ;
  • Vigneshran.



  • Krishna Prabhu ;
  • Executive Producer: Bhavan Rajagopalan ;


  • Composed by Rishabh Nagendra ;

Technical Team:

  • Cinematography: Om Narayan ;
  • Editing: R. Sudharsan ;

Release Date: 

  • December 1, 2023.

6. "Salaar: Part 1"

Salaar: Part 1

The first part of the movie that is yet to come is titled ‘’Ceasefire’’. It is a Telugu language action thriller movie written and directed by Prashanth Neel and produced by Vijay Kiragandur. The movie casts star Prabhas in the leading role alongside Prithviraj Sukumaran, Shruti Haasan, Jagapathi Babu, Tinnu Anand, Easwari Rao, Sriya Reddy, and Ramachandra Raju and more.

They filmed the movie between December of last year and the beginning of this year around Godavarikhani, Telangana. The music is by Ravi Basrur and it is shot by Bhuvan Gowda. The film of its worldwide theatrical release is dated December 22, 2023.


  • Prabhas as Salaar ;
  • Prithviraj Sukumaran as Vardharaja Mannaar ;
  • Shruti Hassan as Aadhya ;
  • Jagapathi Babu as Rajamannaar ;
  • Tinnu Anand ;
  • Easwari Rao ;
  • Sriya Reddy ;
  • Ramachandra Raju ;
  • Madhu Guruswamy ;
  • Saptagiri ;
  • Prudhvi Raj ;
  • Jhansi ;
  • Simrat Kaur (special appearance).


Halfway through August 2020, they settled for a joint project after Prabhas had seen their first release ‘’Ugramm (2014)’. This is Neel’s first film as a director in the Telugu film industry, and it also marks their cooperation for the very first time. In contrast to rumors, Neel elaborated that ‘Salaar’ is an original screenplay purposely tailored to fit Prabhas. The coal mines near Godavarikhani started shooting in January 2021, and there were subsequent schedules in other Indian cities. The shoot experienced delays due to the release of Prabhas' 'Radhe Shyam' (2022) and Neel's 'K.G.F: Chapter 2' (2022).


In July this year, its teaser garnered more than 83 million views in a day breaking records for Indian films. It will premiere in the country on December 1, 2023.


Scheduled for release on December 22, 2023, 'Salaar: The first part of “Ceasefire” will debut in Telugu, Kannada, Hindi, Tamil, and Malayalam versions dubbed across the South Indian state.

Originally scheduled for April 14, 2022, its premiere date has been pushed back several times to allow for additional time in production and for strategic timing purposes. Hombale Films will handle the distribution of the film in Karnataka while entities such as North America, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, as well as North India, will distribute it.

7. “Hi Nanna” :

Movies in December 2023: Must Watch

It is a Tollywood’s upcoming movie directed by Shouryuv, that was produced by CVM Productions company, Dr. Vijender Reddy Teegela, and Mr. Murthy K.S. under Vyra Entertainment Private Limited company. It featured Nani and Mrunal Thakur in the leading roles at first instance; afterward, it was formally entitled Hi Nanna.


The announcement of the film in January 2023 disclosed its initial title which eventually became official in July 2023. Music was done by Hesham Abdul Wahab, Sanu Varghese controlled cinematography and Praveen Anthony did the editing of the whole project. The director, Shouryuv moved from being a scriptwriter and an associate for one of the directors to directing for the first time. This is Mrunal Thakur’s second Telugu film after ‘Sita Ramam’ in 2022. Significantly, Angad Bedi will debut in Telugu while Shruti Hassan the appear as a special guest. On, July 13, 2022, ‘Hi Nanna’ – the title of the film – was revealed. The remuneration, reportedly ₹22 crore (US$2.8 million), was paid to Nani.


Shooting commenced in February 2023 at Hyderabad and Mumbai. Afterward, they wrapped up the third schedule that ended on July 27 at Ramoji Film City. On 2nd September, at Coonoor began the fourth schedule featuring a song sequence.


For the first time, Hesham Abdul Wahab worked with Shouryuv and Nani as composers of the music and background score. T-Series acquired the audio rights. Singles were released on September 16 (‘Samayama’) and October 6, 2023 (‘Gaaju bomma’).


Initially, it was due out on December 21st, 2023, but the release date had been brought forward to December 7th, 2023. The film will be released globally in Telugu as well as dubbed in Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, and Hindi. There has also been some suggestion that SonyLIV or Amazon Prime Video may have won the film’s streaming deal.

8. "Extra Ordinary Man" :

Release Date: 

  • December 8, 2023 ;


  • Telugu ;


  • 2 hours 2 minutes ;


  • Vakkantham Vamsi ;

Writing Credits: 

  • Vakkantham Vamsi ;


  • Nithiin ;
  • Sreeleela ;
  • Rao Ramesh ;
  • Sampath ;

  • Sudev Nair ;
  • Brahmaji ;

  • Rohini ;
  • Harsha Vardhan ;
  • Srikanth Iyengar.

As an aside, other actors like Rajasekhar, Ajay, Annapurnamma, Pavitra Naresh, Ravi Varma, Hyper Aadi, Venkatesh Mummidi, Jagadeesh Prathap Bandari, Soniya Singh, Hari Teja, Rupa Lakshmi, Prudhvi, Shivakumar Ramachandravarapu, Sahithi, Satya Krishnan, Pradeep, Priyanka KD, among others.



  • Kandagatla Bhaskar, Nikitha Reddy.

Executive Producer: 

  • Sudhakar Reddy N.


  • Harris Jayaraj


  • Sai Sriram, Arthur Wilson and H. Yuvaraaja.


  • Prawin Pudi

Art Direction: 

  • Sahi Suresh

Camera and Electrical Department: 

  • Nithin Prabhakar

Music Department:

Playback Singer: 

  • Armaan Malik

9. Operation Valentine:

Movies in December 2023: Must Watch


  • Shakti Pratap Singh


  • Aamir Nahid Khan, Siddharth Raj Kumar and Shakti Pratap Singh


  • Manushi Chhillar, Varun Tej and others.


The movie Operation Valentine promises an exciting, patriotic experience that celebrates our Air Force heroes. Their valiant struggles against one of the most powerful strikes India had ever seen are described in the story.

Release Date: 

  • December 8, 2023.

10. "Dunki":

Movies in December 2023: Must Watch


The illegal “Donkey Flights” strategy in India is the subject of Dunki’s comedy-drama in the Indian Hindi language directed by Rajkumar Hirani. Red Chillies Entertainment together with Jio Studios produced it featuring Shah Rukh Khan, Taapsee Pannu, Vicky Kaushal, as well as Boman Irani.


“Dunki” involves the narration of the tales of Indian men engaged in an underground system of forbidden entrance into countries such as the United States, the United Kingdom and Canada – a clandestine method popularly referred to as “The Donkey Flight.”


  • Shah Rukh Khan as Hardy ;
  • Taapsee Pannu as Manu ;
  • Vicky Kaushal as Sukhi ;
  • Boman Irani as Gulati ;
  • Vikram Kochhar as Buggu Lakhanpal ;
  • Anil Grover as Balli ;
  • Dharmendra ;
  • Satish Shah ;
  • Parikshit Sahni ;
  • Jyoti Subhash as Buggu's grandmother.



Rajkumar Hirani, in collaboration with Abhijat Joshi and Kanika Dhillon, scripted and directed "Dunki." The film's inception came about during the COVID lockdown in 2020 when Hirani narrated the story to Shah Rukh Khan. This is the first collaboration between Mr. Khan and Mr. Hirani.

The screenplay, finalized in August 2021, led to the film's announcement in April 2022. Cinematographer Amit Roy initially joined the project but later parted ways due to creative differences, replaced by C. K. Muraleedharan.


Taapsee Pannu was cast as the female lead in January 2021. Joining the cast in October 2022 were Vicky Kaushal, Boman Irani, Dia Mirza, and Satish Shah.


Filming commenced in Mumbai in April 2022, traversing international locales such as Budapest, London, Jeddah, Neom, and Jabalpur. The shooting concluded in April 2023 in Kashmir, encompassing various locations.


The film's soundtrack is crafted by Pritam, featuring tracks sung by Sonu Nigam and Arijit Singh.


Theatrical Release:

"Dunki" will debut in overseas markets on December 21, 2023, and release in India on December 22, 2023, alongside "Salaar: Part 1 – Ceasefire."


The distribution rights will be handled by Pen Marudhar Entertainment domestically, while Yash Raj Films will oversee international markets including North America and the United Kingdom.

Home Media:

International non-theatrical distribution rights were sold for ₹230 crores, with JioCinema acquiring domestic non-theatrical streaming rights for ₹155 crores.

11. "Gangs of Godavari" :

Movies in December 2023: Must Watch


Political instability and fighting plagued the coastal areas of Eluru and Godavari during the 1980s.


  • Krishna Chaitanya ;


  • Krishna Chaitanya ;


  • Nora Fatehi ;
  • Nassar ;
  • Vishwak Sen  ;
  • Neha Shetty ;
  • Sai Kumar ;
  • Anjali as Rathnamala ;
  • Goparaju Ramana ;


  • Gopi Chand Innamuri: Producer ;
  • Sai Soujanya: Co-producer ;
  • Venkat Upputuri: Co-producer ;
  • Suryadevara Naga Vamsi: Producer ;

Music by:

  • Yuvan Shankar Raja


  • Anith Madhadi (also credited as Anita Madhadi) ;


  • Navin Nooli ;

Production Design:

  • Gandhi Nadikudikar ;

Sound Department:

  • Vinoth Thanigasalam: Sound designer

Visual Effects:

  • Ravi Varma Janagama: VFX Line Producer ;
  • Sreeram Nagineni: Visual Effects ;

Music Department:

  • Sri Harsha Emani: Lyrics ;
  • Anurag Kulkarni: Singer.

12. "Wonka" :

Movies in December 2023: Must Watch

Plot and Development:

"Wonka" is a 2023 musical fantasy film directed by Paul King, narrating Willy Wonka's origin story based on Roald Dahl's character from "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. "Timothée Chalamet stars as Wonka, with an ensemble cast including Keegan-Michael Key, Sally Hawkins, and Hugh Grant.

Development started after Warner Bros. acquired the rights in 2016, with Chalamet confirmed in 2021, followed by principal photography in the UK.

Premiere and Release:

The film premieres in London on November 28, 2023, followed by a UK release on December 8 and a US release on December 15, distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures.


It delves into Wonka's transformation from a young chocolate seller to a renowned eccentric genius, with Chalamet portraying the character's evolution.

Cast and Production:

Notable cast members include Timothée Chalamet as Wonka, portraying his journey from a dreamy young adult to a prominent chocolate shop owner.

Principal photography commenced in the UK in September 2021, capturing various locations like Lyme Regis, Bath, and Warner Bros. Studios in Watford.

Music and Marketing:

Neil Hannon provided original music, complemented by Joby Talbot's score, enriching the musical aspects of the film. Warner Bros. Pictures initiated the marketing campaign, unveiling Chalamet's transformation and sharing teasers hinting at the film's imaginative universe.

Release Schedule:

The film's world premiere is set for November 28, 2023, in London, followed by a UK release on December 8 and a US release on December 15, marking Wonka's journey to global fame.

13. "Captain Miller" :

Movies in December 2023: Must Watch

Genesis & Production :

  • Directed by Arun Matheswaran, produced by Sathya Jyothi Films ;
  • Stars Dhanush alongside a talented ensemble cast ;
  • Originated in 2018, filming began in 2019 across Chennai, Tirunelveli, and Tenkasi ;
  • Music by G. V. Prakash Kumar, cinematography by Siddhartha Nuni, editing by Nagooran Ramachandran ;

Stellar Cast & Filming Saga

The cast includes Priyanka Arul Mohan, Shiva Rajkumar, Sandeep Kishan, and John Kokken, as well as Edward Sonnenblick. Filming journey captures the vibrant landscapes of Tenkasi.

Melodic Essence & Controversies:

  • G. V. Prakash Kumar orchestrates captivating melodies ;
  • Production unit faces controversies over environmental concerns.

Grand Unveiling & Distribution:

  • Initially set for December 2023, the release is rescheduled for January 2024 (Pongal) ;
  • Distribution is managed by Lyca Productions and KRG Studios ;

14.  "Yuva": Kannada's Action Drama

Movies in December 2023: Must Watch

The Vision:

"Yuva" stands tall as an upcoming Kannada action drama, directed by Santhosh Ananddram and produced by Hombale Films under Vijay Kiragandur's banner.

A significant collaboration with Santhosh Anandram and his Hombale Films, his fourth project, promises an immersive cinematic experience.

 Casting Brilliance:

The film stars Yuva Rajkumar in the lead role, making a fine debut alongside Saptami Gowda, Achyut Kumar, and the experienced Prakash Raj, adding depth and sensitivity to the supporting cast.

Eagerly Awaited Release :

Scheduled for a grand release on December 22, 2023, coinciding with the festive spirit of Christmas. A teaser for the film was released on March 3, 2023, providing an intriguing glimpse into its story and raising expectations for this captivating work.

15. "Anyone but You": 
A Romantic Comedy Journey

Movies in December 2023: Must Watch

Film Overview:

"Anyone but You" stands as an upcoming American romantic comedy directed by Will Gluck, and co-written with Ilana Wolpert. Featuring a stellar cast including Sydney Sweeney, Glen Powell, Alexandra Shipp, GaTa, Hadley Robinson, Michelle Hurd, Dermot Mulroney, Darren Barnet, Rachel Griffiths, Bryan Brown, and Joe Davidson. Scheduled for a United States release on December 22, 2023, through Sony Pictures Releasing.

Plot Premise:

Follows the tale of two individuals who, despite their mutual disdain, find themselves unavoidably intertwined during a vacation in Sydney.

Casting Chronicles:

Sydney Sweeney and Glen Powell were initially cast in January 2023, under the helm of director Will Gluck. A star-studded ensemble was assembled, with names like Alexandra Shipp, Michelle Hurd, Bryan Brown, Darren Barnet, Hadley Robinson, Dermot Mulroney, Rachel Griffiths, and GaTa joining the cast in subsequent months.

Filming Saga :

Filming commenced in New South Wales in February 2023 and continued across the captivating landscapes of Sydney in March. During the film's journey, it was given the name "Anyone but You" and its true identity was revealed in May.

Release Reveal:

Initially set for a December 15 release, the film was rescheduled and is now set to charm audiences on December 22, 2023, in the United States.

16. "Migration": An Animated Journey

Movies in December 2023: Must Watch

Film Overview :

"Migration," a 2023 American animated adventure comedy, produced by Illumination and distributed by Universal Pictures. It's Written by Mike White, co-directed by Guylo Homsy, and directed by Benjamin Renner.

Features a star-studded voice cast including Kumail Nanjiani, Elizabeth Banks, Awkwafina, Keegan-Michael Key, David Mitchell, Carol Kane, Caspar Jennings, Tresi Gazal, and Danny DeVito.

  • Scheduled for a United States theatrical release on December 22, 2023.

Plot Premise:

Follows the Mallard family's tale; Dad Mack is content with safety, but Mom Pam yearns for adventure. A family trip from New England to Jamaica becomes an unexpected journey of discovery, friendship, and self-actualization.

Voice Cast Highlights:

Kumail Nanjiani voices Mack Mallard, the cautious father, while Elizabeth Banks brings life to the daring and quick-witted Pam Mallard. Awkwafina portrays Chump, the leader of a New York City pigeon gang, and Keegan-Michael Key lends his voice to Delroy, a homesick parrot.

Production Insights:

Announced in February 2022, Benjamin Renner directed, adapting his style from traditional animation to computer-animated format. Renner's focus on expressive animal characters is influenced by nature's wildlife, creating tension as the story unfolds.

Music and Premiere:

John Powell composed the film's musical score, which adds to the emotional impact. Premiered at the VIEW Conference in Turin, Italy on October 19, 2023, and set for its US release on December 22, 2023.

Release Changes:

Initially set for June 30, 2023, the release was postponed to accommodate a December release, with a special preview showcased at the Annecy International Animation Film Festival.

17. "Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom": 

The Aquatic Saga Continues

Movies in December 2023: Must Watch

Film Synopsis:

"Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom," the anticipated sequel to the 2018 film, is an upcoming American superhero movie based on the DC character Aquaman.

Directed by James Wan and written by David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick, it stars Jason Momoa reprising his role as Arthur Curry / Aquaman.

In this film, Arthur seeks assistance from his brother Orm to save Atlantis from destruction after Black's stingray unleashes an ancient power.

Cast Highlights:

Features a star-studded ensemble including Patrick Wilson, Amber Heard, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, and Nicole Kidman reprising their respective roles.

Production Insights:

Momoa initially pitched the sequel during the first film's production, and Wan joined the project later to delve into Aquaman's expansive world. Filming locations spanned the United Kingdom, Hawaii, Los Angeles, New Jersey, and New Zealand.

Development Challenges :

The personal controversy surrounding Amber Heard's role made the film the subject of speculation, but ultimately despite public attention, her role in the film remained as it was. Various reshoots and delays affected the film's schedule and budget adjustments during production.

Initially set for various release dates due to reshoots and studio reorganization, the film's release was ultimately scheduled for December 22, 2023, in the United States.

There were talks approximately the potential continuation of the Aquaman arrangement and the depiction of Momoa as the character Lobo in consequent DC Universe movies.

18. "Harom Hara": A Telugu 

Periodic Action-Drama

Movies in December 2023: Must Watch


  • "Harom Hara" is an upcoming Telugu periodic action-drama movie featuring Sudheer Babu, renowned as "Nitro Star."
  • Directed and written by Gnanasagar Dwaraka, known for his work in the film "Sehari."
  • Music composition by Chaitan Bharadwaj, acclaimed for his work in "RX-100," and cinematography handled by Aravind Viswanathan.
  • Produced by Sumanth G. Naidu under Sree Subrahmanyeshwara Cinemas.

Movie Details:

Director: Gnanasagar Dwaraka ;

  • Story, Screenplay, Dialogues: Gnanasagar Dwaraka ;


  • Aravind Viswanathan


  • Ravi Teja Girijala ;

  • Chaitan Bharadwaj ;


  • Sumanth G Naidu


  • Sudheer Babu, Rajsekhar Aningi, Arjun Gowda, Keshav Deepak and more.

Release Type: Theatre

Language: Telugu

Production: Sree Subrahmanyeshwara Cinemas

Budget: ₹70 crore.

19. "The Iron Claw": 

A Biographical Sports Film

Movies in December 2023: Must Watch


"The Iron Claw," a 2023 biographical sports film, written and directed by Sean Durkin, delves into the life of professional wrestler Kevin Von Erich and his renowned family legacy. The motion picture highlights Zac Efron, Jeremy Allen White, Harris Dickinson, Maura Tierney, Holt McCallany, and Lily James. 

Premiere and Release:

The movie premiered at Dallas's Texas Theatre on November 8, 2023, and is set for a United States release on December 22, 2023, by A24. It's slated to hit the United Kingdom on February 9, 2024, distributed by Lionsgate.

Plot Outline: 

The film spins around the Von Erich family, notorious proficient wrestlers from Texas, celebrated for popularizing the press claw wrestling procedurePast their triumphs within the ring, the family is hooked on the "Von Erich revile," an arrangement of significant individual tragedies that rise above their wrestling careers.


  • Zac Efron portrays Kevin Von Erich ;
  • Jeremy Allen White as Kerry Von Erich ;
  • Harris Dickinson embodies David Von Erich ;
  • Maura Tierney appears as Doris Von Erich ;
  • Holt McCallany portrays Fritz Von Erich ;
  • Lily James embodies Pam Adkisson ;
  • Maxwell Jacob Friedman features as Lance Von Erich ;
  • Other notable actors in various roles associated with the Von Erich story.

Production Insights:

Director Sean Durkin, drawn by his personal fondness for wrestling and deeply affected by the Von Erich family's tragedies, initiated the project in 2015. The film centered on certain family individuals, excluding Chris Von Erich, to preserve the movie's account stream. Principal photography commenced in Baton Rouge, lasting six weeks, capturing live one-take wrestling matches in a transformed furniture store, emulating the Dallas Sportatorium.

Significance and Reception:

The movie's premiere, coinciding with the conclusion of the 2023 SAG-AFTRA strike, marked a significant event, attended by Kevin Von Erich after over two decades, alongside other influential wrestling figures.

The film guarantees a piercing investigation of the Von Erich legacy, poised to fascinate groups of onlookers upon its discharge within the US and the UK.

20. "Adhira": A Multilingual 

Superhero Film

Movies in December 2023: Must Watch


"Adhira" stands as the latest pan-India superhero film directed by filmmaker Prasanth Varma and produced by Niranjan Reddy under Primeshow Entertainment. The motion picture marks the make-a-big appearance of Kalyan Dasari, depicting the central superhero character. Gowrahari contributes to the music, background scores, and themes, while Shivendra takes charge of the cinematography.

Film Details:


  • Prasanth Varma ;


  • K Niranjan Reddy


  • Superhero Drama


  • Kalyan Dasari


  • Shivendra


  • Srikanth Patnaik R


  • Gowrahari

Production Company: 

  • Primeshow Entertainment

Release Date: 

  • December 29, 2023


  • Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Hindi, Kannada.

This superhero tale featuring Kalyan Dasari promises a thrilling multilingual cinematic experience, set for release in December 2023 across various Indian languages.

21. "The Color Purple":

Blitz Bazawule is set to direct a movie version of Alice Walker’s book. In an adaptation of the classic narrative for the modern-themed musical coming-of-age period drama, Bazawule’s direction with Gardley’s script.

Star-Studded Ensemble:

The show has a stellar cast of performers headed by Taraji P. Hamilton, Danielle Brooks, and H.ER whose respective portrayals are part of a powerful script blend. It shall make real the vibrant characters of John Edgar Walker’s novel, in the sense and the spirit.


Prepare to witness the drama that goes down in the lives of a black girl growing up in the South of America, circa the early 1800s. This is a tale of her willingness to embrace pain, tenderness, and reconnection with herself.

Production Marvels:

Shooting occurred throughout India in places like Mumbai and Kashmir, wrapping up in June. It may add more life to it by including musical input from Siedah Garrett, Brenda Russell, and, Stephen Bray, which will give the story emotionally.

Scheduled Release:

Drop it in your Christmas Day 2023 diary and enjoy watching this exciting experience on TV. Initially, the movie was supposed to be released on Dec 20. However, the release date was moved ahead to coincide with this year’s holiday premiere which it exchanged with “Aquaman & The Lost Kingdom”.

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