13 Best Movies That Should be in Your Watch List This Year



Science fiction film/Drama film

In the near future, a weary Logan (Hugh Jackman) cares for an ailing Professor X (Patrick Stewart) at a remote outpost on the Mexican border. His plan to hide from the outside world gets upended when he meets a young mutant (Dafne Keen) who is very much like him. Logan must now protect the girl and battle the dark forces that want to capture her.

Initial release: 2 March 2017

Director: James Mangold

Film series: X-Men Origins: Wolverine Film Series

Budget: 127 million USD


Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Fantasy/Science fiction film

The further adventures of Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill), Leia (Carrie Fisher) and Rey (Daisy Ridley).

Initial release: 15 December 2017

Director: Rian Johnson


Thor: Ragnarok

Fantasy/Science fiction film

Imprisoned on the other side of the universe, the mighty Thor (Chris Hemsworth) finds himself in a deadly gladiatorial contest that pits him against the Hulk (Mark Ruffalo), his former ally and fellow Avenger. Thor’s quest for survival leads him in a race against time to prevent the all-powerful Hela (Cate Blanchett) from destroying his homeworld and the Asgardian civilization.

Initial release: 25 October 2017

Director: Taika Waititi

Film series: Thor


Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Science fiction film/Action

The team journeys to unravel the mystery of Peter Quill’s (Chris Pratt) parentage.

Initial release: 25 April 2017

Director: James Gunn

Film series: Guardians of the Galaxy series


Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales


Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales is an upcoming American fantasy swashbuckler film, and the fifth instalment in the Pirates of the Caribbean film series.

 Initial release: 26 May 2017

Directors: Joachim Rønning, Espen Sandberg

Budget: 320 million USD


Spider-Man: Homecoming

Fantasy/Science fiction film

Spider-Man: Homecoming is an upcoming American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics Character Spider-Man, produced by Columbia Pictures and Marvel Studios, and distributed by Sony Pictures Releasing.

 Initial release: 7 July 2017

Director: Jon Watts

Film series: Spider-Man film series


The Fate of the Furious

Crime film/Thriller

Now that Dom (Vin Diesel) and Letty (Michelle Rodriguez) are on their honeymoon, Brian and Mia have retired from the game, and the rest of the crew has been exonerated, the globetrotting team has found a semblance of a normal life. But when a mysterious woman seduces Dom back into a world of crime that he can’t seem to escape, the crew will face trials that will test them as never before.

Initial release: 12 April 2017

Director: F. Gary Gray


Cars 3


Cars 3 is an upcoming American 3D computer-animated sports comedy-drama film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures.

Initial release: 16 June 2017

Director: Brian Fee

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Transformers: The Last Knight

Science fiction film/Thriller

Humans are at war with the Transformers, and Optimus Prime is gone. The key to saving the future lies buried in the secrets of the past and the hidden history of Transformers on Earth. Now, it’s up to the unlikely alliance of Cade Yeager (Mark Wahlberg), Bumblebee, an English lord (Anthony Hopkins) and an Oxford professor (Laura Haddock) to save the world.

Initial release: 23 June 2017

Director: Michael Bay

Budget: 260 million USD


Despicable Me 3

Science fiction film/Action

Despicable Me 3, stylized as Despicable M3, is an upcoming American 3D computer-animated comedy film produced by Illumination Entertainment and distributed by Universal Pictures.

Initial release: 14 June 2017

Directors: Pierre Coffin, Kyle Balda

Film series: Despicable Me


War for the Planet of the Apes

Science fiction film/Drama film

In War for the Planet of the Apes, the third chapter of the critically acclaimed blockbuster franchise, Caesar and his apes are forced into a deadly conflict with an army of humans led by a ruthless Colonel. After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind. As the journey finally brings them face to face, Caesar and the Colonel are pitted against each other in an epic battle that will determine the fate of both their species and the future of the planet.

Initial release: 14 July 2017

Director: Matt Reeves

Film series: Planet of the Apes reboot series


The Mummy


A team of British archaeologists led by Sir Joseph Whemple (Arthur Byron) discovers the mummified remains of the ancient Egyptian prince Imhotep (Boris Karloff), along with the legendary scroll of Thoth. When one of the archaeologists recites the scroll aloud, Imhotep returns to life but escapes. Several years later, Imhotep has taken on the guise of a wealthy man, as he searches Egypt for his lost love, who he believes has been reincarnated as the lovely Helen Grosvenor (Zita Johann).

Initial release: 9 June 2017

Director: Alex Kurtzman


Annabelle 2


Annabelle 2 is an upcoming 2017 American supernatural horror film directed by David F. Sandberg, and written by Gary Dauberman. It is the sequel to the 2014 film Annabelle and the fourth installment in The Conjuring film series.

Initial release: 11 August 2017

Director: David Sandberg

Film series: Annabelle film series


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