This weekend, Matthew McConaughey attempts to save the human race in Christopher Nolan's space epic "Interstellar," a young prodigy and his robot friend, Baymax, become crime fighters in Disney's "Big Hero 6," and three shows return to HBO, back to back, on Sunday night: "The Newsroom," "The Comeback," and "Getting On."

Weekend Watchlist: 'Interstellar,' 'Big Hero 6,' 'The Newsroom,' & More

Also in theaters this weekend:
  • "The Theory of Everything" tells the extraordinary story of renowned physicist Stephen Hawking (Eddie Redmayne) and his relationship with Jane Wilde (Felicity Jones).
  • In "Jessabelle," the titular character returns to her childhood home to recover from a horrific accident only to find a long-tormented spirit awaiting her return.
  • "The Better Angels" tells the story of Abraham Lincoln's childhood in the harsh wilderness of Indiana and the hardships, tragedy, and women that shaped him.
  • "On Any Sunday: The Next Chapter" chronicles the international sport of motorcycle racing. The documentary was inspired by Bruce Brown's 1971 "On Any Sunday."
  • "Open Windows" stars Elijah Wood as a jilted fan who gets pulled into a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse after accepting an invitation to spy on his favorite actress.

Also on TV this weekend:
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Big Hero 6
PG2014
Based on 38 critics

A child prodigy, his robot and a reluctant crew of novice crime-fighters team up to save their city. Read More

The Theory of Everything
PG-132014
Based on 47 critics

At Cambridge University, future physicist Stephen Hawking falls in love with Jane Wilde. Read More

Interstellar
PG-132014
Based on 46 critics

With Earth becoming incapable of supporting life, explorers set out to find a new home for humanity. Read More

December 8, 2016
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