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Most Anticipated Movies

This chart shows the future movie releases that have attracted the most interest on The Numbers web site over the past 24 hours. A share of 100 corresponds to 1 percent of the total views for all future releases.

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Fantastic Four
Director: Josh Trank
Lead Roles: Miles Teller as Reed Richards/Mr. Fantastic, Michael B. Jordan as Johnny Storm/The Human Torch, Kate Mara as Sue Storm/The Invisible Woman, Jamie Bell as Ben Grimm/The Thing
Initial Theatrical Release: August 6th, 2015 (Wide) (New Zealand)
Classification: Based on Comic/Graphic Novel, Action, Live Action, Super Hero

Synopsis

Four young outsiders teleport to an alternate and dangerous universe, which alters their physical form in shocking ways. Their lives irrevocably upended, the team must learn to harness their daunting new abilities and work together to save Earth from a former friend turned enemy.

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Snowden
Director: Oliver Stone
Lead Roles: Joseph Gordon-Levitt as Edward Snowden
Initial Theatrical Release: December 25th, 2015 (Wide) by Open Road
Classification: Based on Factual Book/Article, Drama, Live Action, Dramatization

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Spectre
Director: Sam Mendes
Lead Roles: Daniel Craig as James Bond
Initial Theatrical Release: October 26th, 2015 (Wide) (United Kingdom)
Classification: Based on Fiction Book/Short Story, Action, Live Action, Contemporary Fiction

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The Man From U.N.C.L.E.
Director: Guy Ritchie
Initial Theatrical Release: August 13th, 2015 (Wide) (Australia)
Classification: Based on TV, Action, Live Action, Historical Fiction

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Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens
Director: J.J. Abrams
Initial Theatrical Release: December 18th, 2015 (Wide) by Walt Disney, released as Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Classification: Original Screenplay, Adventure, Live Action, Science Fiction

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Everest
Director: Baltasar Kormakur
Initial Theatrical Release: September 18th, 2015 (Wide) by Universal
Classification: Based on Real Life Events, Thriller/Suspense, Live Action, Dramatization

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Kung Fu Panda 3
Director: Jennifer Yuh Nelson
Lead Roles: Jack Black as Po
Initial Theatrical Release: January 29th, 2016 (Wide) by 20th Century Fox
Classification: Original Screenplay, Adventure, Digital Animation, Kids Fiction

Synopsis

When Po's long-lost panda father suddenly reappears, the reunited duo travels to a secret panda paradise to meet scores of hilarious new panda characters. But when the supernatural villain Kai begins to sweep across China defeating all the kung fu masters, Po must do the impossible—learn to train a village full of his fun-loving, clumsy brethren to become the ultimate band of Kung Fu Pandas!

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Shaun the Sheep
Director: Mark Burton, Richard Starzack
Lead Roles: Justin Fletcher as Shaun
Initial Theatrical Release: February 6th, 2015 (Wide) (Bulgaria)
Classification: Spin-Off, Adventure, Stop-Motion Animation, Kids Fiction
Domestic BO:
$0
International BO:
$59,700,000

Synopsis

When Shaun decides to take the day off and have some fun, he gets a little more action than he bargained for. A mix up with the Farmer, a caravan, and a very steep hill lead them all to the Big City and it's up to Shaun and the flock to return everyone safely to the green grass of home.

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Crimson Peak
Director: Guillermo Del Toro
Lead Roles: Tom Hiddleston as Sir Thomas Sharpe, Mia Wasikowska as Edith Cushing
Initial Theatrical Release: October 16th, 2015 (Wide) by Universal
Classification: Original Screenplay, Horror, Live Action, Fantasy

Synopsis

When her heart is stolen by a seductive stranger, a young woman is swept away to a house atop a mountain of blood-red clay: a place ?lled with secrets that will haunt her forever. Between desire and darkness, between mystery and madness, lies the truth behind Crimson Peak.

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Spotlight
Director: Thomas McCarthy
Initial Theatrical Release: November 6th, 2015 (Limited) by Open Road
Classification: Based on Real Life Events, Thriller/Suspense, Live Action, Dramatization

Synopsis

The true story of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Boston Globe investigation that would rock the city and cause a crisis in one of the world’s oldest and most trusted institutions. When the newspaper’s tenacious “Spotlight” team of reporters delve into allegations of abuse in the Catholic Church, their year-long investigation uncovers a decades-long cover-up at the highest levels of Boston’s religious, legal, and government establishment, touching off a wave of revelations around the world.

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A Walk in the Woods
Director: Ken Kwapis
Initial Theatrical Release: September 2nd, 2015 (Limited) by Broad Green Pictures
Classification: Based on Factual Book/Article, Adventure, Live Action, Dramatization

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Metegol
Director: Juan Jose Campanella
Initial Theatrical Release: March 5th, 2015 (Wide) (Austria)
Classification: Based on Fiction Book/Short Story, Adventure, Digital Animation, Kids Fiction
Domestic BO:
$0
International BO:
$30,051,905

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Ricki and the Flash
Director: Jonathan Demme
Initial Theatrical Release: August 7th, 2015 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
Classification: Original Screenplay, Drama, Live Action, Contemporary Fiction

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The Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials
Director: Wes Ball
Initial Theatrical Release: September 18th, 2015 (Wide) by 20th Century Fox
Classification: Based on Fiction Book/Short Story, Thriller/Suspense, Live Action, Science Fiction

Synopsis

Thomas and his fellow Gladers face their greatest challenge yet: searching for clues about the mysterious and powerful organization known as WCKD. Their journey takes them to the Scorch, a desolate landscape filled with unimaginable obstacles. Teaming up with resistance fighters, the Gladers take on WCKD’s vastly superior forces and uncover its shocking plans for them all.

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The Walk
Director: Robert Zemeckis
Lead Roles: Joseph Gordon-Levitt as Philippe Petit
Initial Theatrical Release: September 30th, 2015 (IMAX) by Sony Pictures
Classification: Based on Real Life Events, Drama, Live Action, Dramatization

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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Director: David Yates
Initial Theatrical Release: November 18th, 2016 (Wide) by Warner Bros.
Classification: Spin-Off, Adventure, Live Action, Fantasy

Synopsis

Story takes place in the Harry Potter world, set 70 years prior to the Harry Potter books.

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She's Funny That Way
Director: Peter Bogdanovich
Initial Theatrical Release: May 20th, 2015 (Wide) (Belgium)
Classification: Original Screenplay, Comedy, Live Action, Contemporary Fiction
Domestic BO:
$0
International BO:
$307,679

Synopsis

When established director Arnold Albertson casts his call girl-turned-actress Izzy in a new play to star alongside his wife (Kathryn Hahn) and her ex-lover, a zany love tangle forms with hilarious twists. Jennifer Aniston plays Izzy’s therapist Jane, who is consumed with her own failing relationship with Arnold’s playwright Joshua, who is also developing a crush on Izzy.

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American Ultra
Director: Nima Nourizadeh
Initial Theatrical Release: August 21st, 2015 (Wide) by Lionsgate
Classification: Original Screenplay, Comedy, Live Action, Contemporary Fiction

Synopsis

A stoner and his girlfriend's sleepy, small-town existence is disrupted when his past comes back to haunt him in the form of a government operation set to wipe him out.

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Tarzan
Director: David Yates
Initial Theatrical Release: July 1st, 2016 (Wide) by Warner Bros.
Classification: Based on Fiction Book/Short Story, Adventure, Live Action, Historical Fiction

Synopsis

It has been years since the man once known as Tarzan left the jungles of Africa behind for a gentrified life as John Clayton III, Lord Greystoke, with his beloved wife, Jane at his side. Now, he has been invited back to the Congo to serve as a trade emissary of Parliament, unaware that he is a pawn in a deadly convergence of greed and revenge, masterminded by the Belgian, Captain Leon Rom (Waltz). But those behind the murderous plot have no idea what they are about to unleash.

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We Are Your Friends
Director: Max Joseph
Initial Theatrical Release: August 28th, 2015 (Wide) by Warner Bros.
Classification: Original Screenplay, Drama, Live Action, Contemporary Fiction

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The Runner
Director: Austin Stark
Initial Theatrical Release: August 7th, 2015 (Limited) by Alchemy
Classification: Original Screenplay, Drama, Live Action, Historical Fiction

Synopsis

In the aftermath of the BP oil spill, an idealistic but imperfect New Orleans politician finds his plans of restoration unraveling as his own life becomes contaminated with corruption, scandal and deceit.

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The Visit
Director: M. Night Shyamalan
Initial Theatrical Release: September 11th, 2015 (Wide) by Universal
Classification: Original Screenplay, Horror, Live Action, Fantasy

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Sicario
Director: Denis Villeneuve
Initial Theatrical Release: September 18th, 2015 (Limited) by Lionsgate
Classification: Original Screenplay, Thriller/Suspense, Live Action, Contemporary Fiction

Synopsis

In the lawless border area stretching between the U.S. and Mexico, an idealistic FBI agent is exposed to the brutal world of international drug trafficking by members of a government task force who have enlisted her in their plan to take out a Mexican cartel boss.

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The Transporter Refueled
Director: Camille Delamarre
Initial Theatrical Release: September 4th, 2015 (Wide) by Relativity Media / EuropaCorp
Classification: Original Screenplay, Action, Live Action, Contemporary Fiction

Synopsis

Frank Martin, a former special-ops mercenary, is now living a less perilous life - or so he thinks - transporting classified packages for questionable people. When Frank’s father pays him a visit in the south of France, their father-son bonding weekend takes a turn for the worse when Frank is engaged by a cunning femme-fatale, Anna, and her three seductive sidekicks to orchestrate the bank heist of the century. Frank must use his covert expertise and knowledge of fast cars, fast driving and fast women to outrun a sinister Russian kingpin, and worse than that, he is thrust into a dangerous game of chess with a team of gorgeous women out for revenge.

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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2
Director: Francis Lawrence
Lead Roles: Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen
Initial Theatrical Release: November 20th, 2015 (Wide) by Lionsgate
Classification: Based on Fiction Book/Short Story, Thriller/Suspense, Live Action, Science Fiction

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