PENGUINS OF MADAGASCAR
The most consistent laughs in the Madagascar franchise came from these wily Antarctic birds. Now they get their own spin-off.
HORRIBLE BOSSES 2
Work continues to bedevil American moviegoers, who loved the first round of this cubicle comedy starring Jason Sudeikis, Jason Bateman, Jennifer Aniston and Charlie Day. This time, their awful superiors are updated with performances from Jamie Foxx and Christoph Waltz.
Leighton Meester and Gillian Jacobs are longtime besties whose friendship is challenged when a handsome doctor (Adam Brody) arrives on the scene.
Chris Rock directs, writes and stars in this story of a comedian struggling to feel relevant after years in the spotlight. Gabrielle Union and Rosario Dawson co-star.
GOODBYE TO ALL THAT
Angus MacLachlan, the writer of Junebug, directs this black comedy about a divorced man (Paul Schneider) looking to reinvent his life.
Jamie Foxx is Daddy Warbucks. Quvenzhané Wallis (Beasts of the Southern Wild) is the orphan, and Cameron Diaz is Miss Hannigan.
NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM: SECRET OF THE TOMB
The third installment of the family-adventure franchise starring Ben Stiller is notable for featuring the last performances by two beloved stars: Robin Williams and Mickey Rooney.
Seth Rogen and James Franco play TV newsmen caught up in a plot to kill North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
Tim Burton directs this biopic about Margaret Keane (Amy Adams), the woman who created all those “big eye” paintings of children in the 1950s and ’60s. Her husband Walter (Christoph Waltz) took all the credit for her work.
This appears in the December 01, 2014 issue of TIME.