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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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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2

Synopsis

The team’s adventures continue as they traverse the outer reaches of the cosmos. The Guardians must fight to keep their newfound family together as they unravel the mystery of Peter Quill’s true parentage.

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The Circle

Synopsis

When Mae is hired to work for the world’s largest and most powerful tech & social media company, she sees it as an opportunity of a lifetime. As she rises through the ranks, she is encouraged by the company’s founder, Eamon Bailey, to engage in a groundbreaking experiment that pushes the boundaries of privacy, ethics and ultimately her personal freedom. Her participation in the experiment, and every decision she makes begin to affect the lives and future of her friends, family and that of humanity.

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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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How to Be a Latin Lover

Synopsis

Handsome and very young Maximo has a dream to be rich without ever having to work a day in his life. Having made a career of seducing rich older women, he marries a wealthy woman more than twice his age. 25 years later, spoiled and bored from waking up next to his now 80-year-old wife, he gets the surprise of his life when she ends up dumping him for a younger car salesman. Forced out of his mansion and desperate for a place to stay, he must move in with his estranged sister, Sara, and her nerdy but adorable son, Hugo, in their small apartment. Anxious to return to the lap of luxury, Maximo uses his nephew’s crush on a classmate to get to his new target—her grandmother, Celeste, a widowed billionaire. As Maximo tries to rekindle his powers as a Latin lover, he finds himself bonding with his nephew Hugo, and he begins to learn that being a Latin lover means that loving money isn't as important as the love of your family.

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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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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 26th, 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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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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The Wall
The Wall
Director: Doug Liman
Lead Roles: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, John Cena
Initial Theatrical Release: May 12th, 2017 (Limited) by Roadside Attractions
Keywords: Iraq War, Sniper, War, Black List Graduates, Minimal Cast
Classification: Original Screenplay, Thriller/Suspense, 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. Benny 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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10
King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

Synopsis

When the child Arthur’s father is murdered, Vortigern, Arthur’s uncle, seizes the crown. Robbed of his birthright and with no idea who he truly is, Arthur comes up the hard way in the back alleys of the city. But once he pulls the sword from the stone, his life is turned upside down and he is forced to acknowledge his true legacy…whether he likes it or not.

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Alien: Covenant
Alien: Covenant
Director: Ridley Scott
Lead Roles: Michael Fassbender as Walter and David, Katherine Waterston as Daniels
Initial Theatrical Release: May 19th, 2017 (Wide) by 20th Century Fox
Keywords: Alien Encounters, Outer Space, Robot, Archaeology, Trapped, Inbetwequel, Same Actor, Multiple Roles
Classification: Original Screenplay, Horror, Live Action, Science Fiction

Synopsis

Bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, the crew of the colony ship Covenant discovers what they think is an uncharted paradise, but is actually a dark, dangerous world—whose sole inhabitant is the “synthetic” David, survivor of the doomed Prometheus expedition.

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Kingsman: The Golden Circle
Kingsman: The Golden Circle
Director: Matthew Vaughn
Lead Roles: Colin Firth as Harry Hart, Taron Egerton as Gary “Eggsy” Unwin/Galahad
Initial Theatrical Release: September 22nd, 2017 (Wide) by 20th Century Fox
Keywords: Secret Agent, Shadowy Organization, Marvel Comics, Intertitle
Classification: Based on Comic/Graphic Novel, Action, Live Action, Contemporary Fiction

Synopsis

When our heroes’ headquarters are destroyed and the world is held hostage, their journey leads them to the discovery of an allied spy organization in the US called Statesman, dating back to the day they were both founded. The two elite secret organizations band together to defeat a ruthless common enemy, in order to save the world, something that’s becoming a bit of a habit for Eggsy…

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Snatched
Snatched
Director: Jonathan Levine
Lead Roles: Amy Schumer as Emily, Goldie Hawn as Emily’s Mother
Initial Theatrical Release: May 12th, 2017 (Wide) by 20th Century Fox
Keywords: Dysfunctional Family, Relationships Gone Wrong, Vacation, Tourists In Trouble, Screenplay Written By the Star
Classification: Original Screenplay, Comedy, Live Action, Contemporary Fiction

Synopsis

After her boyfriend dumps her on the eve of their exotic vacation, impetuous dreamer Emily Middleton persuades her ultra-cautious mother, Linda to travel with her to paradise. Polar opposites, Emily and Linda realize that working through their differences as mother and daughter—in unpredictable, hilarious fashion—is the only way to escape the wildly outrageous jungle adventure they have fallen into.

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Everything, Everything
Everything, Everything
Director: Stella Meghie
Lead Roles: Nick Robinson as Olly Bright, Amandla Stenberg as Maddy Whittier
Initial Theatrical Release: May 19th, 2017 (Wide) by Warner Bros.
Keywords: Medical and Hospitals, Romance, Coming of Age, Shut In, Young Adult Book Adaptation
Classification: Based on Fiction Book/Short Story, Drama, Live Action, Contemporary Fiction

Synopsis

What if you couldn’t touch anything in the outside world? Never breathe in the fresh air, feel the sun warm your face…or kiss the boy next door? “Everything, Everything” tells the unlikely love story of Maddy, a smart, curious and imaginative 18-year-old who due to an illness cannot leave the protection of the hermetically sealed environment within her house, and Olly, the boy next door who won’t let that stop them. Maddy is desperate to experience the much more stimulating outside world, and the promise of her first romance. Gazing through windows and talking only through texts, she and Olly form a deep bond that leads them to risk everything to be together…even if it means losing everything.

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Sleight

Synopsis

A young street magician is left to care for his little sister after their parents passing and turns to illegal activities to keep a roof over their heads. When he gets in too deep, his sister is kidnapped and he is forced to use his magic and brilliant mind to save her.

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The Lovers
The Lovers
Director: Azazel Jacobs
Lead Roles: Debra Winger as Mary, Tracy Letts as Michael
Initial Theatrical Release: May 5th, 2017 (Limited) by A24
Classification: Original Screenplay, Romantic Comedy, Live Action, Contemporary Fiction

Synopsis

Michael and Mary are long past passion, never mind patience, after decades of turmoil and tedium in their marriage. Each is now contentedly distracted by a lover on the side. And each fully intends to call it quits on the other after one last family get-together with their collegiate son. Michael has his hands full with a fiery ballet teacher while Mary is canoodling with a playful novelist—and both have grown bemusingly accustomed to claiming “late nights at the office”. But when the dried-up spark between Michael and Mary unexpectedly, indeed feverishly, reignites, it send their plans into chaos, forcing them to navigate the hilarious new complications of having to “cheat” on their respective lovers.

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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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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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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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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul

Synopsis

A family road trip to attend Meemaw’s 90th birthday party goes off course—thanks to Greg’s newest scheme to (finally!) become famous.

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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

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Lowriders
Lowriders
Director: Ricardo de Montreuil
Initial Theatrical Release: May 12th, 2017 (Limited) by BH Tilt
Keywords: Hispanic, Los Angeles, Dysfunctional Family, Artists, Sibling Rivalry, Gangs, Graffitti Artists
Classification: Original Screenplay, Drama, Live Action, Contemporary Fiction

Synopsis

A young graffiti artist decides to use his talents to help his family’s legacy of prize-winning classic cars. But to go all the way, he has to choose whether to compete against his felon older brother, or to give his brother a hand and risk getting pulled into his brother’s gang.

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Below Her Mouth
Below Her Mouth
Director: April Mullen
Lead Roles: Natalie Krill as Jasmine, Erika Linder as Dallas
Initial Theatrical Release: April 28th, 2017 (Limited) by Gunpowder & Sky
Keywords: Romance, LGBT, Strippers / Stripping, Nightclub
Classification: Original Screenplay, Drama, Live Action, Contemporary Fiction

Synopsis

A passionate weekend affair occurs between two women. Dallas, a roofer and Jasmine, a fashion editor, share a powerful and immediate connection that inevitably derails both of their lives.

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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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Savage Dog
Director: Jesse V. Johnson
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