LOS ANGELES (AP) — Here are highlights of Hollywood's fall and holiday movie lineup:
— "Arbitrage": Richard Gere stars in a Wall Street thriller about a deceitful hedge-fund manager negotiating a merger.
— "Dredd": An executioner (Karl Urban) fights a drug epidemic in post-apocalyptic America.
— "End of Watch": Jake Gyllenhaal and Michael Pena are cops minding the mean streets of Los Angeles.
— "Finding Nemo": The beloved father-son animated fish tale returns in a 3-D version.
— "Hotel Transylvania": Adam Sandler provides the voice of Dracula in an animated monster mash.
— "The House at the End of the Street": A dream house becomes a place of terror for a mom and her daughter (Elisabeth Shue and Jennifer Lawrence).
— "The Perks of Being a Wallflower": Emma Watson, Logan Lerman, and Ezra Miller star in a teen coming-of-age tale.
— "Resident Evil: Retribution": Milla Jovovich resumes her battle against a plague of zombies.
— "Won't Back Down": Two moms (Maggie Gyllenhaal and Viola Davis) fight to save their kids' inner-city school.
— "The Words": A writer (Bradley Cooper) must face the music after plagiarizing a novel.
— "Argo": Ben Affleck directs and stars in a rescue thriller set against the 1979 Iranian hostage crisis.
— "Chasing Mavericks": Gerard Butler and Jonny Weston star in the true-life story of surfer Jay Moriarity.
— "Frankenweenie": Tim Burton updates his early short film with an animated feature about a boy resurrecting his dead dog.
— "Fun Size": A girl and her little brother get a lesson in school popularity on Halloween.
— "Here Comes the Boom": A teacher and ex-wrestler (Kevin James) moonlights as a mixed martial-arts fighter to save his school's music program.
— "Killing Them Softly": Brad Pitt's an enforcer tracking three hoods who robbed a mob-protected card game.
— "Paranormal Activity 4": The supernatural franchise makes its annual return for Halloween.
— "Pitch Perfect": Anna Kendrick and her college chums compete in the warbling world of a cappella singing.
— "The Sessions": A polio patient (John Hawkes) in an iron lung enlists a sex surrogate (Helen Hunt) so he can lose his virginity.
— "Sinister": A collection of home movies unleashes horror on a crime novelist (Ethan Hawke) and his family.
— "Taken 2": Liam Neeson's back as a fierce ex-agent protecting his kin against a crime boss.
— "Flight": Denzel Washington's a pilot hailed as a hero after miraculously landing his damaged jetliner.
— "Life of Pi": Ang Lee directs a 3-D story of a man stranded in a lifeboat with a Bengal tiger.
— "Lincoln": Steven Spielberg directs, Daniel Day-Lewis stars as the 16th president.
— "Red Dawn": Chris Hemsworth and Josh Hutcherson are among U.S. youths battling overseas invaders.
— "Rise of the Guardians": An animated tale pits Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny and other mythical beings against an evil spirit.
— "Silver Linings Playbook": An ex-con (Bradley Cooper) rebuilds his life with help from a mysterious woman (Jennifer Lawrence). With Robert De Niro.
— "Skyfall": Daniel Craig returns as James Bond in a thriller sparked by secrets out of the past of his boss, M (Judi Dench).
— "This Must Be the Place": Sean Penn's a reclusive former rock star on a road trip of revenge over his late father.
— "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn — Part 2": Kristen Stewart adjusts to her after-life as a vampire in the finale of the supernatural fantasy.
— "Wreck-It-Ralph": A second-banana video game character (voiced by John C. Reilly) sets out on his own in this animated comedy.
— "Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away": Executive producer James Cameron presents a 3-D saga set amid the dreamy acrobatics of Cirque du Soleil.
— "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey": "The Lord of the Rings" mastermind Peter Jackson returns to Middle-earth for chapter one of his three-part prelude.
— "Hyde Park on Hudson": Franklin Roosevelt (Bill Murray) is host to Britain's king and queen on the eve of World War II.
— "Jack Reacher": Tom Cruise is an ex-military cop chasing a deadly sniper.
— "Monsters, Inc.": John Goodman and Billy Crystal's cartoon creature-feature is back on screen in 3-D.
— "Zero Dark Thirty": Kathryn Bigelow ("The Hurt Locker") directs a saga about the hunt for Osama bin Laden.
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