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Hollywood buckles up as these five huge movies release on the same day

December 21st  is shaping up to be the most competitive date of the year at the box office with five major movies are set to be released. Almost all the films are squarely in the same category of “family-friendly but not just for kids,” and all five are special-effects-stuffed fantasies. The date is attractive to studios since it’s the Friday before the holidays. In addition, Dec. 21 is the last tentpole date studios can get a big movie out during the fiscal year to boost their balance sheets. The Five films set to…