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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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Baby Driver
Baby Driver
Director: Edgar Wright
Lead Roles: Ansel Elgort as Baby, Kevin Spacey as Doc, Lily James as Deborah, Eiza Gonzalez as Darling, Jon Hamm as Buddy, Jamie Foxx as Bats
Initial Theatrical Release: June 28th, 2017 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
Keywords: Heist, Organized Crime, Getaway Driver, One Last Job, No Honor Among Thieves, Car Chase, Romance
Classification: Original Screenplay, Thriller/Suspense, Live Action, Contemporary Fiction

Synopsis

A talented, young getaway driver relies on the beat of his personal soundtrack to be the best in the game. When he meets the girl of his dreams, Baby sees a chance to ditch his criminal life and make a clean getaway. But after being coerced into working for a crime boss, he must face the music when a doomed heist threatens his life, love and freedom.

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Dunkirk
Dunkirk
Director: Christopher Nolan
Lead Roles: Fionn Whitehead as Tommy
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, Dramatization

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The Big Sick
The Big Sick
Director: Judd Apatow
Lead Roles: Kumail Nanjiani as Kumail, Zoe Kazan as Emily, Holly Hunter as Beth, Ray Romano as Terry, Anupam Kher as Azmat, Zenobia Shroff as Sharmeen, Adeel Akhtar as Naveed
Initial Theatrical Release: June 23rd, 2017 (Limited) by Lionsgate
Keywords: Arranged Marriage, Relationships Gone Wrong, Chicago, College, Romance, Stand-Up Comedy
Classification: Based on Real Life Events, Romantic Comedy, Live Action, Dramatization

Synopsis

The true life story of Pakistan-born aspiring comedian Kumail, who connects with grad student Emily after one of his standup sets. However, what they thought would be just a one-night stand blossoms into the real thing, which complicates the life that is expected of Kumail by his traditional Muslim parents. When Emily is beset with a mystery illness, it forces Kumail to navigate the medical crisis with her parents, Beth and Terry whom he’s never met, while dealing with the emotional tug-of-war between his family and his heart.

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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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Godzilla: King of the Monsters
Director: Michael Dougherty
Initial Theatrical Release: March 22nd, 2019 (Wide) by Warner Bros.
Keywords: Creature Features, Kaiju
Classification: Remake, Action, Live Action, Science Fiction

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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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Avengers: Infinity War
Director: Joe Russo, Anthony Russo
Initial Theatrical Release: May 4th, 2018 (Wide) by Walt Disney
Classification: Based on Comic/Graphic Novel, Action, Live Action, Super Hero

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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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A Ghost Story
A Ghost Story
Director: David Lowery
Initial Theatrical Release: July 7th, 2017 (Limited) by A24
Classification: Drama, Contemporary Fiction

Synopsis

A recently-deceased young man returns to his former home as a benevolent spectral presence repeatedly trying to connect with his beloved wife, and over time, others who pass through the house. As time unfolds, he arrives at an increasingly deep understanding of love, loss, his place in the world, and the world beyond.

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Girls Trip
Girls Trip
Director: Malcolm D. Lee
Lead Roles: Regina Hall as Ryan, Jada Pinkett Smith as Lisa, Tiffany Haddish as Dina, Queen Latifah as Sasha
Initial Theatrical Release: July 21st, 2017 (Wide) by Universal
Keywords: Music Festival, New Orleans, Louisiana, African-American
Classification: Original Screenplay, Comedy, Live Action, Contemporary Fiction

Synopsis

When four lifelong friends travel to New Orleans for the annual Essence Festival, sisterhoods are rekindled, wild sides are rediscovered, and there’s enough dancing, drinking, brawling and romancing to make the Big Easy blush.

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Step
Step
Director: Amanda Lipitz
Initial Theatrical Release: August 4th, 2017 (Limited) by Fox Searchlight
Keywords: High School, Dancing
Classification: Based on Real Life Events, Documentary, Live Action, Factual

Synopsis

A documentary that tells the story of the senior year of a girls’ high-school step dance team against the background of inner-city Baltimore. As each one tries to become the first in their families to attend college, the girls strive to make their dancing a success against the backdrop of social unrest in the troubled city.

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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, Money Troubles
Classification: Original Screenplay, Comedy, Live Action, Contemporary Fiction

Synopsis

When Scott and Kate Johansen’s daughter gets into the college of her dreams it’s cause for celebration. That is, until Scott and Kate learn that the scholarship they were counting on didn’t come through, and they’re now on the hook for tuition they can’t begin to afford. With the help of their friend and neighbor Frank—also in need of a major payday—they decide to open an illegal casino in his suburban house, risking everything together on a Vegas-style bacchanal where money flows, inhibitions are checked at the door, and all bets are off.

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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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Justice League
Justice League
Director: Zack Snyder
Lead Roles: Ben Affleck as Bruce Wayne / Batman, Henry Cavill as Kal-El / Clark Kent / Superman, Gal Gadot as Diana Prince / Wonder Woman, Jason Momoa as Aquaman, Ezra Miller as Barry Allen / Flash, Ray Fisher as Victor Stone / Cyborg
Initial Theatrical Release: November 17th, 2017 (Wide) by Warner Bros.
Keywords: Ensemble, D.C. Comics, Cyborg, End of the World, Secret Identity
Classification: Based on Comic/Graphic Novel, Action, Live Action, Super Hero

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The Beguiled
The Beguiled
Director: Sofia Coppola
Lead Roles: Colin Farrell as John McBurney, Nicole Kidman as Martha Farnsworth, Kirsten Dunst as Edwina Dabney, Elle Fanning as Alicia
Initial Theatrical Release: June 23rd, 2017 (Limited) by Focus Features
Keywords: The Civil War, Faked Romance, Love Triangle, Boarding School, Trapped, Revenge
Classification: Remake, Western, Live Action, Historical Fiction

Synopsis

During the Civil War, the sheltered young women at a Southern girls’ boarding school take in an injured enemy soldier. As they provide refuge and tend to his wounds, the house is taken over with sexual tension and dangerous rivalries, and taboos are broken in an unexpected turn of events.

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The Dark Tower
The Dark Tower
Director: Nikolaj Arcel
Lead Roles: Idris Elba as Roland Deschain, Matthew McConaughey as Walter Padick
Initial Theatrical Release: August 4th, 2017 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
Keywords: Cowboys in Modern Times, Post Apocalypse, Alternative Dimensions / Parallel universe, Supernatural
Classification: Based on Fiction Book/Short Story, Western, Live Action, Fantasy

Synopsis

There are other worlds than these. The last Gunslinger, Roland Deschain, has been locked in an eternal battle with Walter O’Dim, also known as the Man in Black, determined to prevent him from toppling the Dark Tower, which holds the universe together. With the fate of the worlds at stake, good and evil will collide in the ultimate battle as only Roland can defend the Tower from the Man in Black.

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War for the Planet of the Apes
War for the Planet of the Apes
Director: Matt Reeves
Lead Roles: Andy Serkis as Caesar, Woody Harrelson as The Colonel
Initial Theatrical Release: July 14th, 2017 (Wide) by 20th Century Fox
Keywords: Animal Lead, Talking Animals, War, Post Apocalypse, 3-D, 3-D - Shot in 3-D
Classification: Original Screenplay, Action, Live Action, Science Fiction

Synopsis

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.

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Thank You for Your Service
Director: Jason Hall
Lead Roles: Miles Teller, Haley Bennett, Amy Schumer, Joe Cole
Initial Theatrical Release: October 27th, 2017 (Wide) by Universal
Keywords: Iraq War, Returning Soldiers, PTSD
Classification: Based on Factual Book/Article, Drama, Live Action, Dramatization

Synopsis

A group of U.S. soldiers returning from Iraq struggle to integrate back into family and civilian life, while living with the memory of a war that threatens to destroy them long after they’ve left the battlefield.

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Detroit
Detroit
Director: Kathryn Bigelow
Initial Theatrical Release: August 4th, 2017 (Wide) by Annapurna Pictures
Keywords: Detroit, 1960s, African-American, Police Standoff, Police Shooting, Beat Cops
Classification: Based on Real Life Events, Drama, Live Action, Dramatization

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American Made
American Made
Director: Doug Liman
Lead Roles: Tom Cruise as Barry Seal
Initial Theatrical Release: September 29th, 2017 (Wide) by Universal
Keywords: C.I.A., 1980s, Drug Trafficking, Narcotics, Smuggler, Crime Caper
Classification: Based on Real Life Events, Thriller/Suspense, Live Action, Dramatization

Synopsis

Barry Seal, a TWA pilot, is recruited by the CIA to provide reconnaissance on the burgeoning communist threat in Central America and soon finds himself in charge of one of the biggest covert CIA operations in the history of the United States, one that spawned the birth of the Medellin cartel and eventually almost brought down the Reagan White House with the Iran Contra scandal.

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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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Kidnap
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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Thor: Ragnarok
Thor: Ragnarok
Director: Taika Waititi
Lead Roles: Chris Hemsworth as Thor
Initial Theatrical Release: November 3rd, 2017 (Wide) by Walt Disney
Keywords: Marvel Comics, Norse Mythology, Gods and Goddesses, End of the World, Prophecy, Underworld, Gladiators
Classification: Based on Comic/Graphic Novel, Action, Live Action, Super Hero

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Tubelight
Tubelight
Director: Kabir Khan
Lead Roles: Salman Khan as Laxman Singh Bisht
Initial Theatrical Release: June 23rd, 2017 (Limited) by Yash Raj Films
Keywords: India
Classification: Based on Movie, Adventure, Live Action, Contemporary Fiction

Synopsis

The story of a man’s unshakable faith in himself and the love for his family.

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Jab Harry met Sejal
Director: Imtiaz Ali
Initial Theatrical Release: August 4th, 2017 (Limited) by Red Chillies Entertainment
Classification:

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