Heading home for the holidays? Spend some quality time with your family by heading to the theater.
Here are the best three movies to see—and which family member to bring along with you.
Best for Bros
This chilling noir centers on detective Erin Bell (Nicole Kidman) who, years before, infiltrated a bank-robbing meth gang, to disastrous results. When she learns her criminal nemesis is back on the scene, she tracks him down for some revenge. (12/25)
Best for Dad
This biopic traces Dick Cheney’s (Christian Bale) discreet, shadowy rise to power and his reshaping of U.S. policy during the post-9/11 wars. Director Adam McKay (The Big Short) doesn’t let the VP off easily, to say the least. (12/25)
Best for the Whole Fam
In this inspirational 1960s dramedy, an African-American classical pianist (Mahershala Ali) hires a wiseguy driver (Viggo Mortensen) for security on a tour of the South, highlighting injustices past and present. (11/21)