25 Movies to Look Forward to in 2017

If 2016 didn’t thrill you enough with flicks like Captain America: Civil War, Star Wars: Rogue One, and Doctor Strange, then be ready for 2017 because it’s loaded with even more box-office hits and franchise returns.

Looking at the course of the upcoming movies this year, we found that there are way too many good ones to list them all. Instead, we listed our top 25 films that you should be on the look out for:

Split (January 20, 2017)

Another promising return from M. Night Shyamaian, Split stars James McAvoy (X-Men) as a man with 24 distinct personalities who kidnaps three young girls.

John Wick: Chapter 2 (February 10, 2017)

John Wick took fans of Keanu Reeves (The Matrix) by storm as he became the ultimate badass with a gun. This time the legend comes out of retirement to stop the world’s deadliest killers.

Logan (March 3, 2017)

Finally, the Wolverine movie we’ve been waiting for. Hugh Jackman returns as the mutant with claws for the last time, set in the year 2024 where mutants are no more. Based off elements from the Old Man Logan story, Sir Patrick Stewart will return as an aged Professor X to help Logan protect a young girl with mutant abilities like his. This emotional story will also be rated ‘R’, giving fans the ultimate Wolverine experience.

T2 Trainspotting (March 3, 2017)

Lets bring back the fun of Spud, Renton, Begpie, and Sick Boy one more time for old sake, shall we?

Kong: Skull Island (March 10, 2017)

Kong: Skull Island reinvents the giant gorilla in a way we’ve never seen before. Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson, Brie Lawson, and John Goodman, lead the expedition as this will pave way for a crossover movie with Godzilla in 2020.

Beauty and the Beast (March 17, 2017)

The next installment of Disney’s take on classics in live-action form. Beauty and the Beast will likely bring many fans joy to see this tale told in a new way.

Power Rangers (March 24, 2017)

Saban’s Mighty Morphin Power Rangers gets a modern day treatment with this reboot to the infamous series. Five teens will discover what it takes to be come Power Rangers as they fight the evil Rita Repulsa.

Ghost in the Shell (March 31, 2017)

Scarlett Johansson stars in the live-action adaptation of the popular Ghost in the Shelanime.

The Fate of the Furious (April 14, 2017)

Many were surprised to see the franchise of The Fast and the Furious after the tragic death of Paul Walker. But Vin Diesel himself promised yet another trilogy from the action packed series, this time pitting family against one another.

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (May 5, 2017)

James Gunn brings back our lovable galactic heroes with an all new cosmic adventure. I think we can all agree that Baby Groot will definitely be the heart of the movie though.

Alien: Covenant (May 19, 2017)

Ridley Scott will return to the sequel of Prometheus and the prequel of Alien. Michael Fassbender is the synthetic android who survived the last Prometheus mission, as the new crew is being hunted by the fearsome alien threat.

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (May 26, 2017)

Johnny Depp will return as Captain Jack Sparrow in an all new adventure as he sets sail to find the legendary Trident of Poseidon.

Wonder Woman (June 2, 2017)

DC will attempt to expand their ever-growing cinematic universe with their latest installment, Wonder Woman starring Gal Gadot. After her debut in BvS, this will be a journey set during World War I.

The Mummy (June 9, 2017)

Tom Cruise will awaken the ancient princess in modern day that seeks to bring terror to the human race. The Mummy is part of the beginning of Universal Monsters attempt to reboot their classic monsters for a shared universe.

Transformers: The Last Knight (June 23, 2017)

Michael Bay will yet again helm another Transformers movie, with Optimus Prime returning to Earth after his search for the Creators.

Spider-Man: Homecoming (July 7, 2017)

After the web head made his amazing debut in Captain America: Civil War, it is with great pleasure to see Marvel finally working with Sony to bring the best version of Spider-Man to life along with his fellow Avengers. Spider-Man: Homecoming stars Tom Holland as the young Peter Parker struggles with both high school, and being a superhero.

War for the Planet of the Apes (July 14, 2017)

Caesar must battle a ruthless colonel as the fight between humanity and apes deepens and the fate of the planet is at stake.

Dunkirk (July 21, 2017)

Christopher Nolan’s newest film depicts the battle of Allied Soldiers in the early stages of World War II.

The Dark Tower (July 28, 2017)


The Stephen King novels are finally getting its movie treatment that fans have been waiting for. Idris Elba and Matthew McConaughey will star in the western horror.

It (September 8, 2017)


Another Stephen King novel being brought to life (again). This remake will bring a new and terrifying adaptation of Pennywise The Clown.

Blade Runner 2049 (October 6, 2017)

Harrison Ford returns as Rick Deckard, the former Blade Runner who has been missing for 30 years and is found by the new Blade Runner, Officer K (Ryan Gosling).

Thor: Ragnarok (November 3, 2017)



The third entry to the Thor franchise in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Thor will return along with The Incredible Hulk, and recently announced Doctor Strange to battle intergalactic enemies both old and new.

Justice League (November 17, 2017)

Zack Snyder will finish what he started with Justice League, bringing Aquaman, Batman, Wonder Woman, The Flash, and Cyborg together on the big screen to fight the evil Steppenwolf.

Star Wars: Episode 8 (December 15, 2017)


The saga continues with Rey, Finn, and Luke Skywalker as events will be picked up immediately after the events of The Force Awakens.

Jumanji (December 22, 2017)


The remake of the classic Jumanji film with Robin Williams, this will star Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson, Jack Black, and Kevin Hart, as a continuation to the original film.


That is our picks for our favorite movies coming out this year! Do you have a favorite one in mind? Let us know in your comments below!

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