Quentin Tarantino's upcoming film, starring Jamie Foxx as a freed slave trying to free his wife (played by Kerry Washington), is said to clock in at three hours, though it likely wil be trimmed before its Dec. 25 bow.
The first movie in Peter Jackson's highly anticipated The Hobbit trilogy, which opens Dec. 14, has a running time of two hours and 45 minutes.
The musical, starring Anne Hathaway, Hugh Jackman and Russell Crowe, runs two hours and 29 minutes. It opens Dec. 25.
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Writer-director Judd Apatow's movie -- in which Paul Rudd and Apatow's wife, Leslie Mann, reprise their roles from Knocked Up -- clocks in at two hours and 14 minutes. It hits theaters Dec. 21.
Jack Reacher, an adaptation of the book series by Lee Child, comes in at two hours and 10 minutes. The movie, starring Tom Cruise, opens Dec. 21
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