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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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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 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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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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Stronger
Director: David Gordon Green
Lead Roles: Jake Gyllenhaal as Jeff Bauman
Initial Theatrical Release: September 22nd, 2017 (Wide) by Roadside Attractions
Keywords: Terrorism, 2010s, Marathon Running
Classification: Based on Factual Book/Article, Drama, Live Action, Dramatization

Synopsis

The story of the working-class Boston man whose iconic photo from the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing captured the hearts of the world, and the account of the heroic journey that came after that photo—defining a man’s inner courage, a community’s pride, a family’s bond and an unexpectedly tenacious love.

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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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Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature
The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature
Director: Cal Brunker
Lead Roles: Will Arnett as Surly, Gabriel Iglesias as Jimmy, Jeff Dunham as Mole, Katherine Heigl as Andie, Maya Rudolph as Precious, Jackie Chan as Mr. Feng, Sebastian Maniscalco as Johnny, Kari Wahlgren as Jamie
Initial Theatrical Release: August 11th, 2017 (Wide) by Open Road
Keywords: Animal Lead, Talking Animals, Food, Land Developer, Amusement Park, Government Corruption, Mayor
Classification: Based on Fiction Book/Short Story, Comedy, Digital Animation, Kids Fiction

Synopsis

A comedy in fictional Oakton that follows the travails of Surly, a mischievous squirrel, and his rat friend Buddy, who plan a nut store heist of outrageous proportions and unwittingly find themselves embroiled in a much more complicated and hilarious adventure.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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S.W.A.T.: Under Siege
Director: Tony Giglio
Initial Theatrical Release: August 1st, 2017 (Limited) by Sony Pictures
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The Star
Director: Timothy Reckart
Initial Theatrical Release: November 10th, 2017 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
Keywords: Faith-Based, Animal Lead, Talking Animals, Christmas
Classification: Adventure, Digital Animation, Kids 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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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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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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Jab Harry met Sejal
Director: Imtiaz Ali
Initial Theatrical Release: August 4th, 2017 (Limited) by Red Chillies Entertainment
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Starship Troopers: Traitor of Mars
Director: Edward Neumeier
Initial Theatrical Release: August 21st, 2017 (Limited) by Sony Pictures
Keywords: Alien Encounters, War
Classification: Science Fiction

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Bad Genius
Director: Nattawut Poonpiriya
Lead Roles: Chutimon Chuengcharoensukying
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