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Keira Knightley and James McAvoy are the stars in "Atonement."
Here is a listing of this holiday's films, though these release dates are subject to change:

NOV. 21

AUGUST RUSH — Fantasy about a musical prodigy (Charlie Highmore) who's hoping to find his biological parents.

ENCHANTED — Fairy-tale princess Amy Adams finds herself trapped in the real world in this romantic comedy/fantasy.

HITMAN — Video game-inspired action-thriller stars Timothy Olyphant as the title character.

I'M NOT THERE — Heath Ledger, Christian Bale and Cate Blanchett portray different aspects of Bob Dylan in Todd Haynes' tribute to the musician.

JOE STRUMMER: THE FUTURE IS UNWRITTEN — Julien Temple's documentary profiles the late Clash frontman.

THE MIST — "The Green Mile" filmmaker Frank Darabont takes on Stephen King's tale about a supernatural storm.

NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN — The Coen brothers adapt the Cormac McCarthy novel, with Josh Brolin and Tommy Lee Jones starring.

THIS CHRISTMAS — Yule-themed drama about a fractured family reuniting over the holidays. Regina King and Nia Long star.

NOV. 23

BEFORE THE DEVIL KNOWS YOU'RE DEAD — Sidney Lumet's crime-thriller stars Philip Seymour Hoffman and Ethan Hawke as brothers.

NOV. 30

AWAKE — Heart-surgery patient Hayden Christensen is conscious during his procedure in this thriller.

TERROR'S ADVOCATE — Documentary feature from Barbet Schroeder, examining the life and career of attorney Jacques Verges.

VANAJA — Indian drama about a teen determined to improve herself and aid her fisherman father. With subtitles.

DEC. 7

THE GOLDEN COMPASS — Nicole Kidman and Daniel Craig star in this fantasy, based on the first novel in the Philip Pullman trilogy.

DEC. 14

ALVIN AND THE CHIPMUNKS — Live-action version of the popular cartoon, with Jason Lee playing the band manager, Dave.

ATONEMENT — Adaptation of Ian McEwan's best-selling novel about a man falsely accused of a crime. Keira Knightley and James McAvoy star.

I AM LEGEND — It's Will Smith against an army of the undead in this science-fiction thriller based on the Richard Matheson tale.

THE KITE RUNNER — Marc Forster ("Finding Neverland") directed this adaptation of the best-seller, about two Afghan friends.

THE PERFECT HOLIDAY — Comedy about the romance between a single mother (Gabrielle Union) and a department store Santa (Morris Chestnut).

PROTAGONIST — Jessica Yu's acclaimed documentary examines life-altering decisions from the perspective of four different subjects.

DEC. 21

MARGOT AT THE WEDDING — Comedy-drama starring Nicole Kidman as a single mother who's not thrilled about her sister's nuptial plans.

NATIONAL TREASURE: BOOK OF SECRETS — Nicolas Cage returns to uncover another historical conspiracy in this sequel.

P.S., I LOVE YOU — Widow Hilary Swank finds letters from her deceased husband in this bereavement drama.

STEEP — Sports documentary looking at extreme skiing, past and present.

SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET — Johnny Depp plays the murderous character in Tim Burton's version of the hit musical.

WALK HARD: THE DEWEY COX STORY — Spoof of musical biographies starring John C. Reilly as a legendary musician.

DEC. 25

ALIENS VS. PREDATOR: REQUIEM — The two extraterrestrial life-forms try to settle their war on Earth in this sequel.

THE BUCKET LIST — Terminally ill Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman go on the road in Rob Reiner's latest.

CHARLIE WILSON'S WAR — Drama starring Tom Hanks as the title character, a U.S. congressman involved in covert operations.

THE GREAT DEBATERS — Denzel Washington directed and stars in this fact-based drama about a college debate program.

JUNO — Up-and-coming actress Ellen Page plays a pregnant teen in filmmaker Jason Reitman's dark comedy.

THE WATER HORSE: LEGEND OF THE DEEP — The title refers to a Loch Ness denizen that's befriended by a young Scottish boy (Alex Etel).



CASSANDRA'S DREAM — Woody Allen returns to Europe for this thriller, which stars Colin Farrell and Ewan McGregor.

THE DIVING BELL AND THE BUTTERFLY — Fact-based drama about a magazine editor paralyzed by a stroke. French with subtitles.

GRACE IS GONE — A hit at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival, this Iraq war drama stars John Cusack as a widower.

HOW TO COOK YOUR LIFE — Doris Dorrie's documentary relates cooking to Zen Buddhism spirituality.

THE NINES — Writer-director John August's complex mystery-thriller stars Ryan Reynolds and Hope Davis.

THE ORPHANAGE — Guillermo del Toro produced this horror-thriller about a mysterious home for orphaned youngsters. Spanish with subtitles.

RAILS & TIES — Alison Eastwood's drama looks at the aftermath of a car-train collision. Kevin Bacon stars.

THE SAVAGES — Siblings Philip Seymour Hoffman and Laura Linney must take care of their terminally ill father in this comedy-drama.

SOUTHLAND TALES — Richard Kelly's long-delayed, follow-up to "Donnie Darko" stars Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and Sarah Michelle Gellar.

THERE WILL BE BLOOD — Daniel Day-Lewis stars in screenwriter/director P.T. Anderson's oil-centric thriller.

TRADE — The buzzed-about dramatic thriller examines the child-sex trade industry.

YOUTH WITHOUT YOUTH — Francis Ford Coppola returns with this thriller about a professor who may have found the secret to immortality.