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Most Popular Movies 2017

This chart shows the 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 2017 releases.

See also: Domestic Release Schedule for 2017 - Top 2017 Worldwide

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  1
xXx: Return of Xander Cage
xXx: Return of Xander Cage
Director: D.J. Caruso
Lead Roles: Vin Diesel as Xander Cage, Donnie Yen as Xiang
Initial Theatrical Release: January 19th, 2017 (Wide) (Netherlands)
Keywords: Delayed Sequel, Sequels With Returning Stars, Secret Agent, Extreme Sports, Out of Retirement, Faked Death, Conspiracy Theory
Classification: Original Screenplay, Action, Live Action, Contemporary Fiction
Domestic BO:
$44,898,413
International BO:
$300,216,520

Synopsis

Extreme athlete turned government operative Xander Cage comes out of a self-imposed exile and is on a collision course with deadly alpha warrior Xiang and his team in a race to recover a sinister and seemingly unstoppable weapon known as Pandora’s Box. Recruiting an all-new group of thrill-seeking cohorts, Xander finds himself enmeshed in a deadly conspiracy that points to collusion at the highest levels of world governments.

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Blade Runner 2049
Blade Runner 2049
Director: Denis Villeneuve
Lead Roles: Ryan Gosling as “K”, Harrison Ford as Rick Deckard, Jared Leto as Wallace, Ana de Armas as Joi, Sylvia Hoeks as Luv, Dave Bautista as Sapper Morton
Initial Theatrical Release: September 29th, 2017 (Wide) (South Korea)
Keywords: Delayed Sequel, Robot, Post Apocalypse, Police Procedural, Film Noir
Classification: Based on Fiction Book/Short Story, Thriller/Suspense, Live Action, Science Fiction
Domestic BO:
$68,880,203
International BO:
$97,183,505

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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Geostorm
Geostorm
Director: Dean Devlin
Lead Roles: Gerard Butler as Jake, Jim Sturgess as Max, Abbie Cornish as Agent Sarah Wilson
Initial Theatrical Release: October 13th, 2017 (Wide) (Taiwan)
Keywords: Extreme Weather, Outer Space, Space Program, Assassination, Political Assassination, Delayed Release, Development Hell, Near Future
Classification: Original Screenplay, Action, Live Action, Contemporary Fiction
Domestic BO:
$4,300,000
International BO:
$9,335,865

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The Black Prince
The Black Prince
Director: Kavi Raz
Initial Theatrical Release: July 21st, 2017 (Wide) (Australia)
Keywords: India, Sikh, Christians, Colonialism, United Kingdom, Royalty, Culture Clash
Classification: Based on Real Life Events, Drama, Live Action, Dramatization
Domestic BO:
$0
International BO:
$639,198

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  5
The Good Catholic

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Okja
Okja
Director: Joon-ho Bong
Initial Theatrical Release: June 11th, 2017 (Special Engagement) (South Korea)
Keywords: Early / Simultaneous Video on Demand release, Food, Corporate Malfeasance, 2000s, Animal Lead, South Korea, New York City, Rescue, Animal Rights, Twins, Prologue
Classification: Original Screenplay, Adventure, Live Action, Science Fiction
Domestic BO:
$0
International BO:
$2,149,732

Synopsis

For 10 idyllic years, young Mija has been caretaker and constant companion to Okja—a massive animal and an even bigger friend— at her home in the mountains of South Korea. But that changes when a family-owned multinational conglomerate Mirando Corporation takes Okja for themselves and transports her to New York, where image obsessed and self-promoting CEO Lucy Mirando has big plans for Mija’s dearest friend. With no particular plan but single-minded in intent, Mija sets out on a rescue mission, but her already daunting journey quickly becomes more complicated when she crosses paths with disparate groups of capitalists, demonstrators and consumers, each battling to control the fate of Okja…while all Mija wants to do is bring her friend home.

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The Emoji Movie
The Emoji Movie
Director: Tony Leondis
Lead Roles: T.J. Miller as Gene, James Corden as Hi-5, Anna Faris as Jailbreak, Maya Rudolph as Smiler, Steven Wright as Mel Meh, Jennifer Coolidge as Mary Meh, Sofia Vergara as Flamenco Dancer, Sean Hayes as “Devil” Steven, Patrick Stewart as Poop
Initial Theatrical Release: July 26th, 2017 (Wide) (South Korea)
Keywords: Social Media, Internet, Family Movie
Classification: Original Screenplay, Adventure, Digital Animation, Kids Fiction
Domestic BO:
$85,487,846
International BO:
$118,712,551

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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It
It
Director: Andy Muschietti
Lead Roles: Jaeden Lieberher as Bill Denbrough, Bill Skarsgård as Pennywise
Initial Theatrical Release: August 31st, 2017 (Wide) (South Korea)
Keywords: Killer Clowns, Creature Features, Maine, Reboot, Remake, Child Murderer, Death of a Sibling, Non-Chronological, Development Hell
Classification: Remake, Horror, Live Action, Contemporary Fiction
Domestic BO:
$317,734,616
International BO:
$315,691,360

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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Kingsman: The Golden Circle
Kingsman: The Golden Circle
Director: Matthew Vaughn
Lead Roles: Colin Firth as Harry Hart, Julianne Moore as Poppy, Taron Egerton as Gary “Eggsy” Unwin/Galahad, Mark Strong as Merlin, Channing Tatum as Statesman Secret Agent
Initial Theatrical Release: September 19th, 2017 (Wide) (South Korea)
Keywords: Secret Agent, Shadowy Organization, Marvel Comics, Intertitle, Fictionalized Version of Yourself
Classification: Based on Comic/Graphic Novel, Action, Live Action, Contemporary Fiction
Domestic BO:
$92,418,932
International BO:
$196,990,000

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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10
Tyler Perry’s Boo 2! A Madea Halloween

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11
My Little Pony
My Little Pony: The Movie
Director: Jayson Thiessen
Lead Roles: Emily Blunt as Tempest Shadow, Kristin Chenoweth as Princess Skystar, Liev Schreiber as Storm King, Michael Peña as Grubber, Sia Furler as Songbird Serenade, Taye Diggs as Capper, Uzo Aduba as Queen Novo, Zoe Saldana as Captain Celaeno
Initial Theatrical Release: September 29th, 2017 (Special Engagement), released as Mano mažasis ponis (Lithuania)
Keywords: Animal Lead, Talking Animals, Dragon, Monster, Military Coup, Pirates, Mermaids
Classification: Based on Toy, Adventure, Digital Animation, Kids Fiction
Domestic BO:
$16,529,599
International BO:
$10,600,000

Synopsis

A dark force threatens Ponyville, and the Mane 6—Twilight Sparkle, Applejack, Rainbow Dash, Pinkie Pie, Fluttershy, and Rarity— embark on an unforgettable journey beyond Equestria where they meet new friends and exciting challenges on a quest to use the magic of friendship to save their home.

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12
Jungle
Director: Greg McLean
Lead Roles: Daniel Radcliffe
Initial Theatrical Release: September 22nd, 2017 (Wide) (Australia)
Classification:
Domestic BO:
$0
International BO:
$4,005

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13
The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)
The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)
Director: Noah Baumbach
Initial Theatrical Release: October 13th, 2017 (Limited) by Netflix
Classification:

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14
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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15
Spider-Man: Homecoming
Spider-Man: Homecoming
Director: Jon Watts
Lead Roles: Tom Holland as Peter Parker / Spider-Man, Michael Keaton as Adrian Toomes/Vulture, Zendaya as Michelle, Jon Favreau as Happy Hogan, Marisa Tomei as Aunt May, Robert Downey, Jr. as Tony Stark/Iron Man
Initial Theatrical Release: June 30th, 2017 (Special Engagement) (South Korea)
Keywords: Marvel Comics, Reboot, Super Villains, High School, Coming of Age, Secret Identity, Revenge
Classification: Based on Comic/Graphic Novel, Action, Live Action, Super Hero
Domestic BO:
$333,528,381
International BO:
$545,451,992

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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Happy Death Day
Happy Death Day
Director: Christopher Landon
Lead Roles: Jessica Rothe as Tree Gelbman, Israel Broussard as Carter Davis, Ruby Modine as Lori Spengler, Charles Aitken as Gregory Butler, Laura Clifton as Stephanie Butler
Initial Theatrical Release: October 11th, 2017 (Wide) (South Korea)
Keywords: College, Murder Mystery, Time Travel, One Day, Development Hell
Classification: Original Screenplay, Thriller/Suspense, Live Action, Contemporary Fiction
Domestic BO:
$34,309,365
International BO:
$4,979,269

Synopsis

A college student relives the day of her murder with both its unexceptional details and terrifying end until she discovers her killer’s identity.

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17
Beauty and the Beast
Domestic BO:
$504,014,165
International BO:
$753,509,711

Synopsis

The fantastic journey of Belle, a bright, beautiful and independent young woman who is taken prisoner by a Beast in his castle. Despite her fears, she befriends the castle’s enchanted staff and learns to look beyond the Beast’s hideous exterior and realize the kind heart of the true Prince within.

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18
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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19
American Made
American Made
Director: Doug Liman
Lead Roles: Tom Cruise as Barry Seal
Initial Theatrical Release: August 23rd, 2017 (Wide) (Egypt)
Keywords: C.I.A., 1980s, Drug Trafficking, Narcotics, Smuggler, Crime Caper, In a Plane
Classification: Based on Real Life Events, Thriller/Suspense, Live Action, Dramatization
Domestic BO:
$43,269,735
International BO:
$72,866,363

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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20
The Foreginer
The Foreigner
Director: Martin Campbell
Lead Roles: Jackie Chan as Quan, Pierce Brosnan as Liam Hennessy
Initial Theatrical Release: September 29th, 2017 (Wide) (China)
Keywords: Terrorism, Death of a Son or Daughter, Revenge, Ireland, Politicians, The Past Catching up with You
Classification: Based on Fiction Book/Short Story, Action, Live Action, Contemporary Fiction
Domestic BO:
$19,014,253
International BO:
$88,000,000

Synopsis

The story of humble London businessman Quan, whose long-buried past erupts in a revenge-fueled vendetta when the only person left for him to love—his teenage daughter—is taken from him in a senseless act of politically-motivated terrorism. In his relentless search for the identity of the terrorists, Quan is forced into a cat-and-mouse conflict with a British government official, whose own past may hold clues to the identities of the elusive killers.

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21
The Snowman
The Snowman
Director: Tomas Alfredson
Lead Roles: Michael Fassbender as Detective Harry Hole, Rebecca Ferguson as Katrine Bratt
Initial Theatrical Release: October 13th, 2017 (Wide) (United Kingdom)
Keywords: Norway, Serial Killer, Cold Case, Police Procedural
Classification: Based on Fiction Book/Short Story, Thriller/Suspense, Live Action, Contemporary Fiction
Domestic BO:
$1,300,000
International BO:
$8,933,057

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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22
Wonder Woman
Wonder Woman
Director: Patty Jenkins
Lead Roles: Gal Gadot as Diana/Wonder Woman, Chris Pine as Steve Trevor
Initial Theatrical Release: May 29th, 2017 (Wide) (South Korea)
Keywords: D.C. Comics, War, World War I, Gods and Goddesses, Origin Story, Marooned, Greek Mythology, 1910s, Secret Agent, Development Hell, Prologue, Voiceover/Narration, Non-Chronological
Classification: Based on Comic/Graphic Novel, Action, Live Action, Super Hero
Domestic BO:
$412,501,742
International BO:
$404,449,407

Synopsis

Before she was Wonder Woman, she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable warrior. Raised on a sheltered island paradise, when an American pilot crashes on their shores and tells of a massive conflict raging in the outside world, Diana leaves her home, convinced she can stop the threat. Fighting alongside man in a war to end all wars, Diana will discover her full powers… and her true destiny.

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23
John Wick: Chapter Two
John Wick: Chapter Two
Director: Chad Stahelski
Lead Roles: Keanu Reeves as John Wick
Initial Theatrical Release: February 9th, 2017 (Wide) (Netherlands)
Keywords: Hitmen, Rome, Italy, Organized Crime, Gang Warfare, Out of Retirement
Classification: Original Screenplay, Action, Live Action, Contemporary Fiction
Domestic BO:
$92,029,184
International BO:
$74,864,806

Synopsis

Legendary hitman John Wick is forced back out of retirement by a former associate plotting to seize control of a shadowy international assassins’ guild. Bound by a blood oath to help him, John travels to Rome where he squares off against some of the world’s deadliest killers.

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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 2nd, 2017 (Wide) (Iceland)
Keywords: Cowboys in Modern Times, Post Apocalypse, Alternative Dimensions / Parallel universe, Supernatural, Good vs. Evil, Development Hell
Classification: Based on Fiction Book/Short Story, Western, Live Action, Science Fiction
Domestic BO:
$50,692,621
International BO:
$60,969,470

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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25
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 20th, 2017 (Wide), released as TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT (South Korea)
Keywords: Robot, War, Archaeology, Car Chase, Redemption, Prologue, Voiceover/Narration
Classification: Based on TV, Action, Animation/Live Action, Science Fiction
Domestic BO:
$130,168,683
International BO:
$473,800,000

Synopsis

Humans and Transformers are at war, Optimus Prime is gone. The key to saving our future lies buried in the secrets of the past, in the hidden history of Transformers on Earth. Saving our world falls upon the shoulders of an unlikely alliance: Cade Yeager; Bumblebee; and English Lord; and an Oxford Professor. There comes a moment in everyone’s life when we are called upon to make a difference. The hunted will become heroes. Heroes will become villains. Only one world will survive: theirs, or ours.

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