For lots of people, going to see a movie on Christmas Day is an annual tradition.  It's such a popular thing to do that each year, 1 or 2 major films are released on Dec. 25.

For example, Sherlock Holmes starring Robert Downey Jr. and Jude Law was released on Dec. 25, 2009, and according to, it went on to earn over $500 million.

Two box office hits were released on Christmas Day 2012. says that Les Miserables and Django Unchained each earned over $400 million.

One of this year's Christmas Day releases is Little Women, which includes Emma Watson and Meryl Streep in its cast.  According to Fandango, Little Women will be playing at several local theaters, including AMC Marketfair 10, Princeton Garden, Regal UA Oxford Valley, and Regal Independence Plaza.

If you're looking for a movie for the entire family, you might be interested in Spies In Disguise.  This Christmas Day release features the voice of Will Smith.  Local theaters showing this animated film include Regal Independence Plaza, AMC Marketfair 10, and Regal UA Oxford Valley.  Check out Fandango for more info.

Other movies showing in local theaters include Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, Cats, Bombshell, and Jumanji: The Next Level.  You can also still catch Frozen II at Picture Show East Windsor and if you're looking for a holiday classic, Hopewell Theater will be showing Love Actually.

To check out all of the movies playing at local theaters on Christmas Day, click here.

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