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Most Anticipated Movies 2017

This chart shows the future 2017 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 2017 releases.

See also: Upcoming Releases 2017 - Top 2017 Worldwide

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Thor: Ragnarok
Thor: Ragnarok
Director: Taika Waititi
Lead Roles: Chris Hemsworth as Thor, Tom Hiddleston as Loki, Cate Blanchett as Hela, Idris Elba as Heimdall, Jeff Goldblum as Grandmaster, Tessa Thompson as Valkyrie, Karl Urban as Skurge, Mark Ruffalo as Bruce Banner/Hulk, Anthony Hopkins as Odin
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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Only the Brave
Only the Brave
Director: Joseph Kosinski
Lead Roles: Josh Brolin
Initial Theatrical Release: October 20th, 2017 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
Keywords: Disaster, Firefighter, Arizona, Death of a Colleague, 2010s
Classification: Based on Real Life Events, Drama, Live Action, Dramatization

Synopsis

Based on the true story of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, this is the story of one unit of local firefighters that through hope, determination, sacrifice, and the drive to protect families, communities, and our country become one of the most elite firefighting teams in the country. As most of us run from danger, they run toward it—they watch over our lives, our homes, everything we hold dear, as they forge a unique brotherhood that comes into focus with one fateful fire.

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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, Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker, Carrie Fisher as General Leia Organa, Adam Driver as Kylo Ren
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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Tyler Perry’s Boo 2! A Madea Halloween

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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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Jigsaw

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Murder on the Orient Express
Murder on the Orient Express
Director: Kenneth Branagh
Lead Roles: Kenneth Branagh as Hercule Poirot, Penélope Cruz as Pilar Estravados, Willem Dafoe as Gerhard Hardman, Judi Dench as Princess Natalia Dragomiroff, Johnny Depp as Edward Ratchett, Josh Gad as Hector MacQueen, Derek Jacobi as Masterman, Leslie Odom Jr. as Dr. Arbuthnot, Michelle Pfeiffer as Mrs. Caroline Hubbard, Daisy Ridley as Mary Debenham, Lucy Boynton as Countess Elena Andrenyi, Sergei Polunin as Count Rudolph Andrenyi
Initial Theatrical Release: November 10th, 2017 (Wide) by 20th Century Fox
Keywords: Trains, Murder Mystery
Classification: Based on Fiction Book/Short Story, Drama, Live Action, Historical Fiction

Synopsis

What starts out as a lavish train ride through Europe quickly unfolds into one of the most stylish, suspenseful and thrilling mysteries ever told. It is the tale of thirteen strangers stranded on a train, where everyone’s a suspect. One man must race against time to solve the puzzle before the murderer strikes again.

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Killing Gunther
Killing Gunther
Director: Taran Killam
Lead Roles: Arnold Schwarzenegger
Initial Theatrical Release: October 20th, 2017 (Limited) by Saban Films
Classification: Live Action,

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Same Kind of Different as Me
Same Kind of Different as Me
Director: Michael Carney
Lead Roles: Greg Kinnear as Ron Hall, Renée Zellweger as Deborah Hall, Djimon Hounsou as Denver Moore, Jon Voight as Mickey Donovan
Initial Theatrical Release: October 20th, 2017 (Wide) by Pure Flix Entertainment
Keywords: Faith-Based, Dysfunctional Family, Homeless, Prophetic Dreams, Dream Sequence, Romance
Classification: Based on Factual Book/Article, Drama, Live Action, Dramatization

Synopsis

With more money than they could ever possibly need, Ron and Debbie Hall have everything they could ever want … except for a loving marriage. When Ron’s unfaithfulness is brought to light, Debbie invites him to stay—as long as he remains truthful and does what she asks of him. But when her request includes serving the homeless at an inner-city rescue mission, Ron would prefer to write a large check instead. Guided by her faith and spurred on by the dream of a homeless man she senses will change their city, Debbie befriends a disenfranchised man named Denver. More surprisingly, so does Ron. Despite vast differences, their lives begin to intersect and they all are changed forever.

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Suburbicon

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The Star
The Star
Director: Timothy Reckart
Initial Theatrical Release: November 17th, 2017 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
Keywords: Faith-Based, Animal Lead, Talking Animals, Christmas
Classification: Adventure, Digital Animation, Kids Fiction

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Thank You for Your Service
Thank You for Your Service
Director: Jason Hall
Lead Roles: Miles Teller as Sergeant Adam Schumann
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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Novitiate
Novitiate
Director: Margaret Betts
Lead Roles: Margaret Qualley as Sister Cathleen, Melissa Leo as Reverend Mother
Initial Theatrical Release: October 27th, 2017 (Limited) by Sony Pictures Classics
Classification: Original Screenplay, Drama, Live Action, Historical Fiction

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Keep Watching
Keep Watching
Director: Sean Carter
Initial Theatrical Release: October 31st, 2017 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
Keywords: Development Hell, Delayed Release, Home Invasion, Hidden Camera
Classification: Original Screenplay, Thriller/Suspense, Live Action, Contemporary Fiction

Synopsis

A family imprisoned by intruders is forced to play a terrifying game of “Kill, Or Be Killed”. As the night unfolds, the game’s mysterious rules become clear, and the family realizes their nightmare is being streamed live to riveted viewers all over the world, who are compelled to keep watching…not knowing if what they’re seeing is real, or staged.

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Wonder
Wonder
Director: Stephen Chbosky
Lead Roles: Jacob Tremblay as August “Auggie” Pullman, Julia Roberts as Isabel Pullman, Owen Wilson as Nate Pullman
Initial Theatrical Release: November 17th, 2017 (Wide) by Lionsgate
Keywords: Family Affair, Development Hell, Birth Defects
Classification: Based on Factual Book/Article, Drama, Live Action, Dramatization

Synopsis

The story of August Pullman, born with facial differences that, up until now, have prevented him from going to a mainstream school, Auggie becomes the most unlikely of heroes when he enters the local fifth grade. As his family, his new classmates, and the larger community all struggle to discover their compassion and acceptance, Auggie’s extraordinary journey will unite them all and prove you can't blend in when you were born to stand out.

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LBJ
LBJ
Director: Rob Reiner
Lead Roles: Woody Harrelson as LBJ
Initial Theatrical Release: November 3rd, 2017 (Wide) by Electric Entertainment
Classification: Based on Real Life Events, Drama, Live Action, Dramatization

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Tragedy Girls
Director: Tyler MacIntyre
Initial Theatrical Release: October 20th, 2017 (Limited) by Gunpowder & Sky
Classification: Comedy,

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Coco
Coco
Director: Lee Unkrich
Initial Theatrical Release: November 22nd, 2017 (Wide) by Walt Disney
Keywords: Mexico, Underworld, Supernatural, Musicians, Friendly Ghost, Hauntings
Classification: Based on Folk Tale/Legend/Fairytale, Adventure, Digital Animation, Kids Fiction

Synopsis

Despite his family’s baffling generations-old ban on music, Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz. Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead following a mysterious chain of events. Along the way, he meets charming trickster Hector, and together, they set off on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel's family history.

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Untitled PG-13 Comedy
Initial Theatrical Release: December 22nd, 2017 (Wide) by Warner Bros.
Classification: Comedy,

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The Killing of the Sacred Deer
The Killing of a Sacred Deer
Director: Yorgos Lanthimos
Initial Theatrical Release: October 6th, 2017 (Special Engagement), released as The Killing of the Sacred Deer (Slovakia)
Keywords: Dysfunctional Family, Mistaken Identity, Murder Mystery
Classification: Original Screenplay, Horror, Live Action, Contemporary Fiction
Domestic BO:
$0
International BO:
$1,085

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Synopsis

On the morning of Election Day 2016, Americans of all stripes woke up and went about living their radically different lives. These were the hours leading up to Donald Trump’s unexpected, earth-shaking victory, but, of course, no one knew that yet.

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Daddy’s Home 2
Daddy’s Home 2
Director: Sean Anders
Lead Roles: Will Ferrell as Brad Whitaker, Mark Wahlberg as Dusty Mayron
Initial Theatrical Release: November 10th, 2017 (Wide) by Paramount Pictures
Keywords: Step-Family, Dysfunctional Family
Classification: Original Screenplay, Comedy, Live Action, Contemporary Fiction

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The Greatest Showman
The Greatest Showman
Director: Michael Gracey
Lead Roles: Hugh Jackman as P.T. Barnum
Initial Theatrical Release: December 25th, 2017 (Wide) by 20th Century Fox
Keywords: Romance, Biography, Circus, Singers, Fired, Money Troubles
Classification: Based on Real Life Events, Musical, Live Action, Dramatization

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Wonderstruck
Wonderstruck
Director: Todd Haynes
Lead Roles: Oakes Fegley as Ben, Julianne Moore as Lillian Mayhew, Michelle Williams as Elaine, Millicent Simmonds as Rose (age 12)
Initial Theatrical Release: October 20th, 2017 (Limited) by Roadside Attractions
Classification: Based on Fiction Book/Short Story, Adventure, Live Action, Kids Fiction

Synopsis

Ben and Rose are children from two different eras who secretly wish their lives were different. Ben longs for the father he has never known, while Rose dreams of a mysterious actress whose life she chronicles in a scrapbook. When Ben discovers a puzzling clue in his home and Rose reads an enticing headline in the newspaper, both children set out on quests to find what they are missing that unfold with mesmerizing symmetry.

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Let It Snow
Initial Theatrical Release: November 22nd, 2017 (Wide) by Universal
Keywords: Segments, Christmas, Romance, Trains, Dysfunctional Family, Car Accident, Car Chase
Classification: Based on Fiction Book/Short Story, Drama, Live Action, Contemporary Fiction

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