The holidays are upon us, and what better way to celebrate than heading to the movies! From Christmas-themed comedies to historical dramas, there are several films to be excited about this holiday season.

1. The Revenant


Release Date: December 25, 2015 (Limited)

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy

Director: Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

2. The Hateful Eight


Release Date: December 25, 2015 (Limited)

Starring: Kurt Russell, Samuel L. Jackson, Channing Tatum

Director: Quentin Tarantino

3. Star Wars: The Force Awakens


Release Date: December 18, 2015

Starring: Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Domhnall Gleeson

Director: JJ Abrams

4. The Night Before


Release Date: November 20, 2015

Starring: Seth Rogen, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Anthony Mackie

Director: Jonathan Levine

5. In the Heart of the Sea


Release Date: December 11, 2015

Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Cillian Murphy, Brendan Gleeson

Director: Ron Howard

6. The Big Short


Release Date: December 23, 2015

Starring: Christian Bale, Ryan Gosling, Brad Pitt, Steve Carell

Director: Adam McKay

7. Joy


Release Date: December 25, 2015

Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper, Robert  De Niro

Director: David O'Russell