Get out of the cold and warm up this month with a night at the movies. Below you will find 10 anticipated movies coming to a theater near you in January, including plenty of fast paced action flicks to get your heart racing.
Insidious: Chapter 4
This is the fourth installment of the popular Insidious series, a group of supernatural horror films. In this newest movie, Dr. Elise Rainier, the brilliant parapsychologist, faces her most personal haunting yet: in her childhood home. Taking place years before the events in other films, it follows her to her youth in New Mexico.
Directed by Babak Najafi, Taraji P. Henson plays the part of Mary, a hit woman working for an organized crime family in Boston. Henson’s life is completely turned around when she meets a young boy, whose path she crosses when a professional hit goes bad.
In the midst of his daily commute, insurance salesman Michael Woolrich is contacted by a mysterious stranger who forces him to uncover the identity of a hidden passenger on the train before the last stop. Woolrich must race against the clock in order to save the lives of each passenger.
Paddington returns, and in this film takes on a number of odd jobs to afford a unique pop-up book from an antique book shop – a present for Aunt Lucy on her 100th birthday. But when the book is stolen, it’s up to Paddington and the Browns to find the thief.
This movie, inspired by true events, documents a cover-up that spanned four U.S. Presidents, which pushed the country’s first female newspaper publisher and a hard-driving editor to join an unprecedented war between journalist and government. They challenge the government for the right to publish classified information.
Just weeks after 9/11, a team of United States special forces goes to Afghanistan and is ordered to take over the city of Mazar E Sharif. The Afghan terrain renders their modern equipment useless, so the US soldiers, with the help of the Northern Alliance, retrain to fight using only horses and their personal gear and weapons.
Den of Thieves
In this action flick, professional criminals plan on robbing a bank in a monumental heist- the Federal Reserve Bank in Los Angeles. During the course of their planning, a thief gets trapped between two sets of criminals.
Midnight Sun is a teen romance based on a Japanese film about a girl who’s deathly allergic to the sun. Katie (Bella Thorne) has a rare disorder that makes it impossible for her to leave her house during the day, so she can only go out at night. Her life gets complicated when she falls in love.
In this action flick directed by Ben Young, a father has a recurring dream of losing his family. His nightmare turns into reality when the planet is invaded by a force bent on destruction. Fighting for their lives, the father eventually finds an unknown strength that will keep them safe from harm.
White Boy Rick
This movie follows the story of teenager Richard Wershe Jr., who became an undercover informant for the FBI during the 1980s. Wershe was ultimately arrested for drug-trafficking and sentenced to life in prison.