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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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Baywatch
Baywatch
Director: Seth Gordon
Lead Roles: Dwayne Johnson as Mitch Buchannon, Zac Efron as Matt Brody, Alexandra Daddario as Summer Quinn, Kelly Rohrbach as C.J. Parker, Priyanka Chopra as Victoria Leeds, Jon Bass as Ronnie, Ilfenesh Hadera as Stephanie Holden
Initial Theatrical Release: May 25th, 2017 (Wide) by Paramount Pictures
Keywords: Lifeguard, California, Professional Rivalry, Organized Crime, Amatuer Slueth, Adapted as a Comedy
Classification: Based on TV, Comedy, Live Action, Contemporary Fiction

Synopsis

Devoted lifeguard Mitch Buchannon butts heads with a brash new recruit. Together, they uncover a local criminal plot that threatens the future of the Bay.

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Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales
Director: Joachim Ronnin, Espen Sandberg
Lead Roles: Johnny Depp as Captain Jack Sparrow, Javier Bardem as Captain Salazar, Geoffrey Rush as Captain Hector Barbossa
Initial Theatrical Release: May 26th, 2017 (Wide) by Walt Disney
Keywords: Pirates, Hauntings, On a Boat, Swashbuckler, Dwarfism, Revenge, Supernatural, Sequels With Returning Stars, Delayed Sequel, Development Hell
Classification: Based on Theme Park Ride, Adventure, Live Action, Historical Fiction

Synopsis

Down-on-his-luck Captain Jack is feeling the winds of ill-fortune blowing strongly his way when deadly ghost sailors, led by the terrifying Captain Salazar, escape from the Devil’s Triangle bent on killing every pirate at sea—notably Jack. Jack’s only hope of survival lies in the legendary Trident of Poseidon, but to find it he must forge an uneasy alliance with Carina Smyth, a brilliant and beautiful astronomer, and Henry, a headstrong young sailor in the Royal Navy. At the helm of the Dying Gull, his pitifully small and shabby ship, Captain Jack seeks not only to reverse his recent spate of ill fortune, but to save his very life from the most formidable and malicious foe he has ever faced.

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The Mummy
The Mummy
Director: Alex Kurtzman
Lead Roles: Tom Cruise as Nick Morton
Initial Theatrical Release: June 9th, 2017 (Wide) by Universal
Keywords: Reboot, Mummy, Ancient Egypt, Revenge, Monster, Delayed Release
Classification: Based on Folk Tale/Legend/Fairytale, Adventure, Live Action, Historical Fiction

Synopsis

Thought safely entombed in a tomb deep beneath the unforgiving desert, an ancient princess whose destiny was unjustly taken from her is awakened in our current day, bringing with her malevolence grown over millennia and terrors that defy human comprehension.

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47 Meters Down
47 Meters Down
Director: Johannes Roberts
Lead Roles: Claire Holt as Kate, Mandy Moore as Lisa
Initial Theatrical Release: June 16th, 2017 (Wide) by Entertainment Studios Motion Pictures
Keywords: Vacation, Mexico, Underwater, Trapped
Classification: Original Screenplay, Horror, Live Action, Contemporary Fiction

Synopsis

Two sisters vacationing in Mexico become trapped in a shark cage on the ocean floor. As their oxygen starts to run out and with great white sharks circling them, the sisters must find a way to get to the surface alive.

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Dunkirk
Dunkirk
Director: Christopher Nolan
Lead Roles: Kenneth Branagh
Initial Theatrical Release: July 21st, 2017 (Wide) by Warner Bros.
Keywords: World War II, France, 1940s, Nazis, Germany, Mass Evacuation, War
Classification: Original Screenplay, Action, Live Action, Historical Fiction

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Wonder Woman
Wonder Woman
Director: Patty Jenkins
Lead Roles: Gal Gadot as Diana Prince/Wonder Woman
Initial Theatrical Release: June 2nd, 2017 (Wide) by Warner Bros.
Keywords: D.C. Comics, War, World War I, Gods and Goddesses, Origin Story, Marooned, Greek Mythology, 1910s
Classification: Based on Comic/Graphic Novel, Adventure, Live Action, Super Hero

Synopsis

Before she was Wonder Woman, she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable warrior. Raised on a sheltered island paradise, when an American pilot crashes on their shores and tells of a massive conflict raging in the outside world, Diana leaves her home, convinced she can stop the threat. Fighting alongside man in a war to end all wars, Diana will discover her full powers… and her true destiny.

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Fast and Furious 9
Initial Theatrical Release: April 19th, 2019 (Wide) by Universal
Keywords: Car Chase
Classification: Original Screenplay, Action, Live Action, Contemporary Fiction

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Captain Underpants
Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie
Director: David Soren
Lead Roles: Ed Helms as Mr. Krupp/Captain Underpants
Initial Theatrical Release: June 2nd, 2017 (Wide) by 20th Century Fox
Keywords: High School, Hypnotism, Super Villains
Classification: Original Screenplay, Comedy, Digital Animation, Kids Fiction

Synopsis

The story of two overly imaginative pranksters named George and Harold, who hypnotize their principal into thinking he’s a ridiculously enthusiastic, incredibly dimwitted superhero named Captain Underpants.

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Kidnap
Director: Luis Prieto
Initial Theatrical Release: August 4th, 2017 (Limited) by Aviron Pictures
Keywords: Kidnap, Missing Child, Car Chase, Car Accident, Delayed Release, Development Hell
Classification: Original Screenplay, Thriller/Suspense, Live Action, Contemporary Fiction

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Rough Night
Rough Night
Director: Lucia Aniello
Lead Roles: Scarlett Johansson as Jess, Kate McKinnon as Pippa, Zoe Kravitz as Blair, Ilana Glazer as Frankie, Jillian Bell as Alice
Initial Theatrical Release: June 16th, 2017 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
Keywords: Strippers / Stripping, Parties Gone Wild, College, Bachelor Party
Classification: Original Screenplay, Black Comedy, Live Action, Contemporary Fiction

Synopsis

Five best friends from college reunite 10 years later for a wild bachelorette weekend in Miami. Their hard partying takes a hilariously dark turn when they accidentally kill a male stripper. Amidst the craziness of trying to cover it up, they’re ultimately brought closer together when it matters most.

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Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets
Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets
Director: Luc Besson
Lead Roles: Dane DeHaan as Valerian, Cara Delevingne as Laureline
Initial Theatrical Release: July 21st, 2017 (Wide) by STX Entertainment
Keywords: Outer Space, Space Opera, Romance, Alien Encounters, Robot
Classification: Based on Comic/Graphic Novel, Adventure, Live Action, Science Fiction

Synopsis

Valerian and Laureline are special operatives for the government of the human territories charged with maintaining order throughout the universe. Valerian has more in mind than a professional relationship with his partner—blatantly chasing after her with propositions of romance. But his extensive history with women, and her traditional values, drive Laureline to continuously rebuff him. Under directive from their Commander, Valerian and Laureline embark on a mission to the breathtaking intergalactic city of Alpha, an ever-expanding metropolis comprised of thousands of different species from all four corners of the universe. Alpha’s seventeen million inhabitants have converged over time—uniting their talents, technology and resources for the betterment of all. Unfortunately, not everyone on Alpha shares in these same objectives; in fact, unseen forces are at work, placing our race in great danger.

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All Eyez on Me
All Eyez on Me
Director: Benny Boom
Lead Roles: Demetrius Shipp, Jr. as Tupac Shakur
Initial Theatrical Release: June 16th, 2017 (Wide) by Open Road
Keywords: Music Industry, Hip Hop and Rap, 1990s, African-American, Biography
Classification: Based on Real Life Events, Drama, Live Action, Dramatization

Synopsis

A film Chronicling the life and legacy of Tupac Shakur, including his rise to superstardom as a hip-hop artist, actor, poet and activist, as well as his imprisonment and prolific, controversial time at Death Row Records. Against insurmountable odds, Shakur rose to become a cultural icon whose career and persona both continue to grow long after his passing.

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The Emoji Movie
The Emoji Movie
Director: Anthony Leondis
Lead Roles: T.J. Miller as Gene, James Corden as Hi-5, Maya Rudolph as Smiler, Jake T. Austin as Alex, Patrick Stewart as Poop
Initial Theatrical Release: July 28th, 2017 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
Keywords: Social Media, Internet, Family Movie
Classification: Original Screenplay, Adventure, Digital Animation, Kids Fiction

Synopsis

Hidden within the messaging app is Textopolis, a bustling city where all your favorite emojis live, hoping to be selected by the phone’s user. In this world, each emoji has only one facial expression—except for Gene, an exuberant emoji who was born without a filter and is bursting with multiple expressions. Determined to become “normal” like the other emojis, Gene enlists the help of his handy best friend Hi-5 and the notorious code breaker emoji Jailbreak. Together, they embark on an epic “app-venture” through the apps on the phone, each its own wild and fun world, to find the Code that will fix Gene. But when a greater danger threatens the phone, the fate of all emojis depends on these three unlikely friends who must save their world before it’s deleted forever.

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It Comes at Night
It Comes at Night
Director: Trey Edward Shults
Initial Theatrical Release: June 9th, 2017 (Wide) by A24
Keywords: Cabin in the Woods, Supernatural, Post Apocalypse, Paranoia
Classification: Original Screenplay, Horror, Live Action, Contemporary Fiction

Synopsis

Imagine the end of the world—Now imagine something worse. Secure within a desolate home as an unnatural threat terrorizes the world, the tenuous domestic order he has established with his wife and son is put to the ultimate test with the arrival of a desperate young family seeking refuge. Despite the best intentions of both families, paranoia and mistrust boil over as the horrors outside creep ever-closer, awakening something hidden and monstrous within him as he learns that the protection of his family comes at the cost of his soul.

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Megan Leavey
Megan Leavey
Director: Gabriela Cowperthwaite
Lead Roles: Kate Mara as Megan Leavey
Initial Theatrical Release: June 9th, 2017 (Wide) by Bleecker Street
Keywords: Iraq War, Animal Lead
Classification: Based on Real Life Events, Drama, Live Action, Dramatization

Synopsis

The true life story of a young marine corporal whose unique discipline and bond with her military combat dog saved many lives during their deployment in Iraq. When she is assigned to clean up the K9 unit after a disciplinary hearing, Leavey identifies with a particularly aggressive dog, Rex, and is given the chance to train him. Over the course of their service, Megan and Rex completed more than 100 missions until an IED explosion injures them, putting their fate in jeopardy.

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Arrowhead
Director: Jesse O’ Brien
Initial Theatrical Release: June 16th, 2017 (Limited) by Vertical Entertainment, released as Alien Arrival
Classification: Science Fiction

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The House
The House
Director: Andrew J. Cohen
Lead Roles: Will Ferrell as Scott Johansen, Amy Poehler as Kate Johansen
Initial Theatrical Release: June 30th, 2017 (Wide) by Warner Bros.
Keywords: Gambling, Dysfunctional Family, Narcotics
Classification: Original Screenplay, Comedy, Live Action, Contemporary Fiction

Synopsis

After Scott and Kate Johansen lose their daughter Alex’s college fund, they become desperate to earn it back so she can pursue her dream of attending a university. With the help of their neighbor Frank, they decide to start an illegal casino in the basement of his house.

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The Big Sick
Director: Judd Apatow
Initial Theatrical Release: June 23rd, 2017 (Limited) by Lionsgate
Keywords: Arranged Marriage, Relationships Gone Wrong, Chicago, College
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Spider-Man: Homecoming
Spider-Man: Homecoming
Director: Jon Watts
Lead Roles: Tom Holland as Peter Parker / Spider-Man
Initial Theatrical Release: July 7th, 2017 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
Keywords: Marvel Comics, Reboot, Super Villains, High School, Coming of Age
Classification: Based on Comic/Graphic Novel, Action, Live Action, Super Hero

Synopsis

Thrilled by his experience with the Avengers, Peter returns home, where he lives with his Aunt May, under the watchful eye of his new mentor Tony Stark. Peter tries to fall back into his normal daily routine—distracted by thoughts of proving himself to be more than just your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man—but when the Vulture emerges as a new villain, everything that Peter holds most important will be threatened.

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Star Wars Ep. VIII: The Last Jedi
Star Wars Ep. VIII: The Last Jedi
Director: Rian Johnson
Lead Roles: Daisy Ridley as Rey, Oscar Isaac as Poe Dameron, John Boyega as Finn
Initial Theatrical Release: December 15th, 2017 (Wide) by Walt Disney
Keywords: Space Opera, Robot, Good vs. Evil, Outer Space, Dysfunctional Family
Classification: Original Screenplay, Action, Live Action, Science Fiction

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Atomic Blonde
Atomic Blonde
Director: David Leitch
Lead Roles: Charlize Theron as Lorraine Wallace
Initial Theatrical Release: July 28th, 2017 (Wide) by Focus Features
Keywords: Undercover, Cold War, Berlin, Double Agent
Classification: Based on Comic/Graphic Novel, Thriller/Suspense, Live Action, Historical Fiction

Synopsis

The crown jewel of Her Majesty’s Secret Intelligence Service, Agent Lorraine Broughton is equal parts spycraft, sensuality and savagery, willing to deploy any of her skills to stay alive on her impossible mission. Sent alone into Berlin to deliver a priceless dossier out of the destabilized city, she partners with embedded station chief David Percival to navigate her way through the deadliest game of spies.

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Cars 3
Cars 3
Director: Brian Fee
Lead Roles: Owen Wilson as Lightning McQueen
Initial Theatrical Release: June 16th, 2017 (Wide) by Walt Disney
Keywords: Auto Racing, Car Accident, Retirement
Classification: Original Screenplay, Adventure, Digital Animation, Kids Fiction

Synopsis

Blindsided by a new generation of blazing-fast racers, the legendary Lightning McQueen is suddenly pushed out of the sport he loves. To get back in the game, he will need the help of an eager young race technician, Cruz Ramirez, with her own plan to win, plus inspiration from the late Fabulous Hudson Hornet and a few unexpected turns. Proving that #95 isn’t through yet will test the heart of a champion on Piston Cup Racing’s biggest stage!

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In Our Hands: The Battle for Jerusalem
In Our Hands: The Battle for Jerusalem
Director: Erin Zimmerman
Initial Theatrical Release: May 23rd, 2017 (Special Engagement) by Fathom Events
Classification: Based on Real Life Events, Documentary, Live Action, Factual

Synopsis

The Battle for Jerusalem, which marks the 50th anniversary of the Six-Day War, commemorates this historic battle. For centuries, their nation had been in exile. For a generation, they had been without access to their ancestral city. For six days, surrounded by enemies, Israel stood alone … and changed history. In May of 1967, Arab nations joined together with a stated goal to wipe Israel off the map. Less than 20 years after reforming as a nation, Israel was on the verge of extinction. Yet six days in early June 1967 changed history forever.The story of Israel’s 55th Paratrooper Brigade and how Israel’s Defense Forces risked everything for the sake of their homeland.

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Transformers: The Last Knight
Transformers: The Last Knight
Director: Michael Bay
Lead Roles: Mark Wahlberg as Cade Yeager, Peter Cullen as Optimus Prime
Initial Theatrical Release: June 23rd, 2017 (Wide) by Paramount Pictures
Keywords: Robot, War, Archaeology, Car Chase, Redemption
Classification: Based on TV, Action, Animation/Live Action, Science Fiction

Synopsis

Humans and Transformers are at war, Optimus Prime is gone. The key to saving our future lies buried in the secrets of the past, in the hidden history of Transformers on Earth. Saving our world falls upon the shoulders of an unlikely alliance: Cade Yeager; Bumblebee; and English Lord; and an Oxford Professor. There comes a moment in everyone’s life when we are called upon to make a difference. The hunted will become heroes. Heroes will become villains. Only one world will survive: theirs, or ours.

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Annabelle: Creation
Annabelle: Creation
Director: David F. Sandberg
Lead Roles: Stephanie Sigman as Sister Charlotte
Initial Theatrical Release: August 11th, 2017 (Wide) by Warner Bros.
Keywords: Living Toys, Supernatural, Monks and Nuns, Orphan, Orphanage, Death of a Son or Daughter
Classification: Original Screenplay, Horror, Live Action, Contemporary Fiction

Synopsis

Several years after the tragic death of their little girl, a doll maker and his wife welcome a nun and several girls from a shuttered orphanage into their home, soon becoming the target of the doll maker’s possessed creation, Annabelle.

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