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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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Birth of the Dragon
Birth of the Dragon
Director: George Nolfi
Lead Roles: Philip Wan-Lung Ng as Bruce Lee
Initial Theatrical Release: August 25th, 2017 (Wide) by BH Tilt
Keywords: Biography, 1960s, San Francisco, Martial Arts, Martial Arts Master
Classification: Based on Real Life Events, Action, Live Action, Dramatization

Synopsis

Birth of the Dragon is not a biopic on Bruce Lee, but rather a modern take on the classic and beloved kung fu films of the past. It is inspired by the real yet controversial fight between a then up-and-coming Bruce Lee and kung fu master Wong Jack Man. Set against the backdrop of 1960s San Francisco, many consider this epic showdown to be the battle that gave birth to a legend.

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Nine Eleven
9/11
Director: Martin Guigui
Lead Roles: Charlie Sheen, Gina Gershon, Whoopi Goldberg
Initial Theatrical Release: September 8th, 2017 (Wide) by Atlas Distribution
Keywords: Trapped, Terrorism, 9/11, Disaster, Inspired by a True Story
Classification: Based on Play, Drama, Live Action, Dramatization

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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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Animal Crackers
Animal Crackers
Director: Scott Christian Sava, Tony Bancroft
Initial Theatrical Release: September 1st, 2017 (Wide)
Keywords: Circus, Supernatural, Daredevil, Dysfunctional Family
Classification: Original Screenplay, Adventure, Digital Animation, Kids Fiction

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Home Again
Home Again
Director: Hallie Meyers-Shyer
Initial Theatrical Release: September 8th, 2017 (Wide) by Open Road
Keywords: Los Angeles, Single Parent
Classification: Original Screenplay, Romantic Comedy, Live Action, Contemporary Fiction

Synopsis

A recently separated mother of two’s new life in Los Angeles is overturned when she decides to take in three young, charismatic guys who become part of her unconventional family.

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Bad Genius
Bad Genius
Director: Nattawut Poonpiriya
Lead Roles: Chutimon Chuengcharoensukying
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Goon: Last of the Enforcers
Goon: Last of the Enforcers
Director: Jay Baruchel
Lead Roles: Seann William Scott as Doug 'The Thug' Glatt
Initial Theatrical Release: September 1st, 2017 (Limited) by Momentum Pictures
Keywords: Hockey, Retirement, Out of Retirement, Professional Rivalry, Rivals Becoming Friends
Classification: Original Screenplay, Comedy, Live Action, Contemporary Fiction

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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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Blade Runner 2049
Blade Runner 2049
Director: Denis Villeneuve
Lead Roles: Ryan Gosling as LAPD Officer K, Harrison Ford as Rick Deckard
Initial Theatrical Release: October 6th, 2017 (Wide) by Warner Bros.
Keywords: Delayed Sequel, Robot, Post Apocalypse, Police Procedural, Film Noir
Classification: Based on Fiction Book/Short Story, Thriller/Suspense, Live Action, Science Fiction

Synopsis

Thirty years after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K, unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what’s left of society into chaos. K’s discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard, a former LAPD blade runner who has been missing for 30 years.

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All Saints
All Saints
Director: Steve Gomer
Lead Roles: John Corbett as Michael Spurlock, Barry Corbin as Forrest
Initial Theatrical Release: August 25th, 2017 (Limited) by Sony Pictures
Keywords: Refugee, Religious, Faith-Based, Life in a Small Town, Immigration
Classification: Based on Real Life Events, Drama, Live Action, Dramatization

Synopsis

Based on the inspiring true story of a salesman-turned-pastor, the tiny church he was ordered to shut down, and a group of refugees from Southeast Asia. Together, they risked everything to plant seeds for a future that might just save them all.

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It
It
Director: Andres Muschietti
Lead Roles: Jaeden Lieberher as Bill Denbrough, Bill Skarsgård as Pennywise
Initial Theatrical Release: September 8th, 2017 (Wide) by Warner Bros.
Keywords: Killer Clowns, Creature Features, Maine, Reboot, Remake, Child Murderer, Death of a Sibling, Non-Chronological
Classification: Remake, Horror, Live Action, Contemporary Fiction

Synopsis

When children begin to disappear in the town of Derry, Maine, a group of young kids are faced with their biggest fears when they square off against an evil clown named Pennywise, whose history of murder and violence dates back for centuries.

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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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Mother

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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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The Six Billion Dollar Man
Director: Damian Szifron
Lead Roles: Mark Wahlberg as Steve Austin
Initial Theatrical Release: December 22nd, 2017 (Wide) by Weinstein Co.
Keywords: Cyborg, Remake, Reboot
Classification: Based on TV, Action, Live Action, Science Fiction

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Jigsaw

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18
All I See is You

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Gotti
Gotti
Director: Kevin Connolly
Initial Theatrical Release: August 25th, 2017 (Limited) by Lionsgate
Keywords: Organized Crime, Betrayal, Redemption, 1980s, 1990s, 2000s
Classification: Based on Real Life Events, Drama, Live Action, Dramatization

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Tulip Fever
Tulip Fever
Director: Jason Chadwick
Initial Theatrical Release: September 1st, 2017 (Limited) by Weinstein Co.
Keywords: Development Hell, Delayed Release
Classification: Based on Fiction Book/Short Story, Drama, Live Action, Historical Fiction

Synopsis

A married woman begins a passionate affair with an artist hired to paint her portrait. The lovers gamble on the booming market for tulip bulbs as a way to raise money to run away together.

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American Assassin
American Assassin
Director: Michael Cuesta
Lead Roles: Dylan O’Brien as Mitch Rapp, Michael Keaton as Stan Hurley, Sanaa Lathan as Deputy Director Irene Kennedy, Taylor Kitsch as Ghost
Initial Theatrical Release: September 15th, 2017 (Wide) by Lionsgate
Keywords: Secret Agent, Revenge, C.I.A., World War III, Middle East, Terrorism
Classification: Based on Fiction Book/Short Story, Thriller/Suspense, Live Action, Contemporary Fiction

Synopsis

Mitch Rapp is a CIA black ops recruit under the instruction of Cold War veteran Stan Hurley. The pair is enlisted by CIA Deputy Director Irene Kennedy to investigate a wave of apparently random attacks on both military and civilian targets. Together the three discover a pattern in the violence leading them to a joint mission with a lethal Turkish agent to stop a mysterious operative intent on starting a World War in the Middle East.

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The Layover
The Layover
Director: William H. Macy
Initial Theatrical Release: September 1st, 2017 (Limited) by Vertical Entertainment
Keywords: Road Trip, Romance
Classification: Original Screenplay, Comedy, Live Action, Contemporary Fiction

Synopsis

When their plane is rerouted due to a hurricane warning, two single best friends find themselves competing for the same guy during an extended layover in St. Louis.

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My Little Pony
My Little Pony: The Movie
Director: Jayson Thiessen
Lead Roles: Tara Strong as Twilight Sparkle, Kristin Chenoweth as Princess Skystar, Ashleigh Ball as Applejack/Rainbow Dash, Andrea Libman as Pinkie Pie/Fluttershy, Tabitha St. Germain as Rarity, Cathy Weseluck as Spike
Initial Theatrical Release: October 6th, 2017 (Wide) by Lionsgate
Keywords: Animal Lead, Talking Animals, Dragon, Monster
Classification: Based on Toy, Adventure, Digital Animation, Kids Fiction

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The Snowman
The Snowman
Director: Tomas Alfredson
Lead Roles: Michael Fassbender as Detective Harry Hole
Initial Theatrical Release: October 20th, 2017 (Wide) by Universal
Keywords: Norway, Serial Killer, Cold Case, Police Procedural
Classification: Based on Fiction Book/Short Story, Thriller/Suspense, Live Action, Contemporary Fiction

Synopsis

When an elite crime squad’s lead detective investigates the disappearance of a victim on the first snow of winter, he fears an elusive serial killer may be active again. With the help of a brilliant recruit, the cop must connect decades-old cold cases to the brutal new one if he hopes to outwit this unthinkable evil before the next snowfall.

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Marshall
Marshall
Director: Reginald Hudlin
Lead Roles: Chadwick Boseman as Thurgood Marshall
Initial Theatrical Release: October 13th, 2017 (Wide) by Open Road
Keywords: Supreme Court, African-American, Biography
Classification: Based on Real Life Events, Drama, Live Action, Dramatization

Synopsis

Long before he sat on the United States Supreme Court or claimed victory in Brown v. Board of Education, the landmark case that desegregated schools, Thurgood Marshall was a young rabble-rousing attorney for the NAACP. The new motion picture, this is the true story of his greatest challenge in those early days – a fight he fought alongside attorney Sam Friedman, a young lawyer with no experience in criminal law: the case of black chauffeur Joseph Spell, accused by his white employer, Eleanor Strubing, of sexual assault and attempted murder.

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