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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Focus
Director: Glenn Ficarra, John Requa
Lead Roles: Will Smith as Nicky, Margot Robbie as Jess
Initial Theatrical Release: February 27th, 2015 (Wide) by Warner Bros.
Classification: Original Screenplay, Comedy, Live Action, Contemporary Fiction

Synopsis

Nicky, a seasoned master of misdirection becomes romantically involved with novice con artist Jess. As he’s teaching her the tricks of the trade, she gets too close for comfort and he abruptly breaks it off. Three years later, the former flame—now an accomplished femme fatale—shows up in Buenos Aires in the middle of the high stakes racecar circuit. In the midst of Nicky’s latest, very dangerous scheme, she throws his plans for a loop…and the consummate con man off his game.

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The Avengers: Age of Ultron
Director: Joss Whedon
Lead Roles: Robert Downey, Jr. as Tony Stark/Iron Man , Chris Evans as Steve Rogers / Captain America, Mark Ruffalo as Bruce Banner / The Hulk , Chris Hemsworth as Thor
Initial Theatrical Release: May 1st, 2015 (Wide) by Walt Disney
Classification: Based on Comic/Graphic Novel, Action, Live Action, Super Hero

Synopsis

When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth’s mightiest heroes, including Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, The Incredible Hulk, Black Widow and Hawkeye, are put to the ultimate test as the fate of the planet hangs in the balance. As the villainous Ultron emerges, it is up to The Avengers to stop him from enacting his terrible plans, which soon leads to some uneasy alliances. Along the way, they confront two mysterious and powerful newcomers, Wanda and Pietro Maximoff and meet an old friend in a new form, Vision.

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Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens poster
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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Insurgent
Director: Robert Schwentke
Initial Theatrical Release: March 20th, 2015 (Wide) by Lionsgate
Classification: Based on Fiction Book/Short Story, Action, Live Action, Science Fiction

Synopsis

The stakes are raised for Tris as she searches for allies and answers in the ruins of a futuristic Chicago. Tris and Four are now fugitives on the run, hunted by Jeanine, the leader of the power-hungry Erudite elite. Racing against time, they must find out what Tris’s family sacrificed their lives to protect, and why the Erudite leaders will do anything to stop them. Haunted by her past choices but desperate to protect the ones she loves, Tris, with Four at her side, faces one impossible challenge after another as they unlock the truth about the past and ultimately the future of their world.

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Unfinished Business
Director: Ken Scott
Initial Theatrical Release: March 5th, 2015 (Wide) (Australia)
Classification: Original Screenplay, Comedy, Live Action, Contemporary Fiction

Synopsis

A hard-working small business owner and his two associates travel to Europe to close the most important deal of their lives. But what began as a routine business trip goes off the rails in every imaginable – and unimaginable – way, including unplanned stops at a massive sex fetish event and a global economic summit.

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Furious 7
Director: James Wan
Initial Theatrical Release: April 3rd, 2015 (Wide) by Universal
Classification: Original Screenplay, Action, Live Action, Contemporary Fiction

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Jurassic World
Director: Colin Trevorow
Initial Theatrical Release: June 12th, 2015 (Wide) by Universal
Keywords: Animals Gone Bad, Development Hell
Classification: Based on Fiction Book/Short Story, Action, Live Action, Science Fiction

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Mad Max: Fury Road
Director: George Miller
Lead Roles: Tom Hardy as Max
Initial Theatrical Release: May 15th, 2015 (Wide) by Warner Bros.
Classification: Original Screenplay, Action, Live Action, Science Fiction

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Home poster
Home
Director: Tim Johnson
Lead Roles: Jim Parsons as Oh, Rihanna as Tip, Steve Martin as Captain Smek
Initial Theatrical Release: March 27th, 2015 (Wide) by 20th Century Fox
Classification: Based on Fiction Book/Short Story, Adventure, Digital Animation, Kids Fiction

Synopsis

An alien race called the Boov, led by Captain Smek, invades Earth to hide from their mortal enemy and make it a new home. A human teenage girl, tip, and a banished Boov, Oh, join forces.

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Trolls
Director: Anand Tucker
Initial Theatrical Release: November 4th, 2016 (Wide) by 20th Century Fox
Classification: Original Screenplay, Comedy, Digital Animation, Kids Fiction

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The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel poster
The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
Director: John Madden
Initial Theatrical Release: February 26th, 2015 (Wide) (Australia)
Classification: Original Screenplay, Comedy, Live Action, Contemporary Fiction

Synopsis

THE SECOND BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL is the expansionist dream of Sonny, and it’s making more claims on his time than he has available, considering his imminent marriage to the love of his life, Sunaina. Sonny has his eye on a promising property now that his first venture, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel for the Elderly and Beautiful, has only a single remaining vacancy – posing a rooming predicament for fresh arrivals Guy and Lavinia. Evelyn and Douglas have now joined the Jaipur workforce, and are wondering where their regular dates for Chilla pancakes will lead, while Norman and Carol are negotiating the tricky waters of an exclusive relationship, as Madge juggles two eligible and very wealthy suitors. Perhaps the only one who may know the answers is newly installed co-manager of the hotel, Muriel, the keeper of everyone's secrets. As the demands of a traditional Indian wedding threaten to engulf them all, an unexpected way forward presents itself.

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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: Based on Real Life Events, Horror, Live Action, Fantasy

Synopsis

Set in Cumbria, in a crumbling mansion in a largely rural and mountainous region of northern England in the 19th century, young author Edith Cushing discovers that her charming new husband Sir Thomas Sharpe is not who he appears to be.

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Zhong Kui fu mo: Xue yao mo ling
Director: Peter Pau, Tianyu Zhao
Initial Theatrical Release: February 26th, 2015 (Wide) (Australia)
Classification: Based on Folk Tale/Legend/Fairytale, Action, Live Action, Fantasy
Domestic BO:
$0
International BO:
$31,200,000

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The Lazarus Effect
Director: David Gelb
Lead Roles: Olivia Wilde as Zoe
Initial Theatrical Release: February 27th, 2015 (Wide) by Lionsgate
Classification: Original Screenplay, Horror, Live Action, Science Fiction

Synopsis

THE LAZARUS EFFECT follows a group of researchers led by Frank and his fiancée Zoe, who've achieved the unimaginable- bringing the dead back to life. After a successful, yet unsanctioned, trial on a newly deceased animal, the team is ready to unveil their breakthrough to the world. When the dean of their university learns of their underground experiments, their project is unexpectedly shut down and their materials confiscated. Frank, Zoe and their team take matters into their own hands, launching a rogue attempt to recreate their experiment, during which things go terribly wrong and one of their own, Zoe, is horrifically killed. Fueled by terror and grief, Frank pushes them to do the unthinkable: attempt to resurrect their first human test subject. Initially, the procedure appears a success, but the team soon realizes something is wrong with Zoe. As her strange new persona reveals itself, the team quickly becomes stuck in a gruesome reality. They are no longer faced with the question of whether they can bring someone back to life- but rather, the wrath of her return.

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Chappie
Director: Neill Blomkamp
Initial Theatrical Release: March 6th, 2015 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
Classification: Original Screenplay, Action, Live Action, Science Fiction

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Tomorrowland
Director: Brad Bird
Initial Theatrical Release: May 22nd, 2015 (Wide) by Walt Disney
Classification: Original Screenplay, Adventure, Live Action, Science Fiction

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Cinderella
Director: Kenneth Branagh
Initial Theatrical Release: March 13th, 2015 (Wide) by Walt Disney
Classification: Based on Folk Tale/Legend/Fairytale, Drama, Live Action, Fantasy

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Pitch Perfect 2
Director: Elizabeth Banks
Lead Roles: Anna Kendrick as Beca Mitchell, Rebel Wilson as Fat Amy, Brittany Snow as Chloe Beale, Ester Dean as Cynthia Rose Adams
Initial Theatrical Release: May 15th, 2015 (Wide) by Universal
Classification: Based on Fiction Book/Short Story, Comedy, Live Action, Contemporary Fiction

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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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Mission: Impossible 5
Director: Christopher McQuarrie
Initial Theatrical Release: July 31st, 2015 (Wide) by Paramount Pictures
Classification: Based on TV, Action, Live Action, Contemporary Fiction

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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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Kung Fu Panda 3
Director: Jennifer Yuh Nelson
Lead Roles: Jack Black as Po
Initial Theatrical Release: March 18th, 2016 (Wide) by 20th Century Fox
Classification: Original Screenplay, Adventure, Digital Animation, Kids Fiction

Synopsis

Continuing his adventures, Po must face two hugely epic, but different threats: one supernatural and the other a little closer to his home.

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Terminator: Genisys
Director: Alan Taylor
Initial Theatrical Release: July 1st, 2015 (Wide) by Paramount Pictures
Classification: Original Screenplay, Action, Live Action, Science Fiction

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Eastern Boys
Director: Robin Campillo
Lead Roles: Olivier Rabourdin as Daniel, Kirill Emelyanov as Marek/Paul
Initial Theatrical Release: February 26th, 2015 (Wide) (Australia)
Classification: Original Screenplay, Drama, Live Action, Contemporary Fiction

Synopsis

Arriving from all over the Eastern Bloc, the men who loiter around the Garedu Nord train station in Paris are scraping by however they can, forming gangs for support and protection, ever fearful of being caught by the police and deported. When the middle-aged, bourgeois Daniel approaches a boyishly handsome Ukrainian who calls himself Marek for a date, he learns the young man is willing to do anything for some cash. What Daniel intends only as sex-for-hire begets a home invasion and then an unexpectedly profound relationship. The drastically different circumstances of the two men’s lives reveal hidden facets of the city they share.

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Hot Pursuit
Director: Anne Fletcher
Initial Theatrical Release: May 8th, 2015 (Wide) by Warner Bros.
Classification: Original Screenplay, Comedy, Live Action, Contemporary Fiction

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