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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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  2
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 13th, 2017 (Wide) (South Korea)
Keywords: Ensemble, D.C. Comics, Cyborg, End of the World, Secret Identity, Surprise Twist
Classification: Based on Comic/Graphic Novel, Action, Live Action, Super Hero
Domestic BO:
$212,872,996
International BO:
$402,600,000

Synopsis

Fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman’s selfless act, Bruce Wayne enlists the help of his newfound ally, Diana Prince, to face an even greater enemy. Together, Batman and Wonder Woman work quickly to find and recruit a team of meta-humans to stand against this newly awakened threat. But despite the formation of this unprecedented league of heroes—Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Cyborg and The Flash—it may already be too late to save the planet from an assault of catastrophic proportions.

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Coco
Coco
Director: Lee Unkrich
Lead Roles: Anthony Gonzalez as Miguel Rivera, Gael Garcia Bernal as Hector, Benjamin Bratt as Ernesto de la Cruz
Initial Theatrical Release: October 27th, 2017 (Wide) (Mexico)
Keywords: Mexico, Underworld, Supernatural, Musicians, Friendly Ghost, Hauntings, Animal Lead
Classification: Based on Folk Tale/Legend/Fairytale, Adventure, Digital Animation, Kids Fiction
Domestic BO:
$136,767,996
International BO:
$253,985,099

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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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: October 18th, 2017 (Special Engagement) (South Korea)
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
Domestic BO:
$301,652,673
International BO:
$530,858,261

Synopsis

Thor is imprisoned on the other side of the universe without his mighty hammer and finds himself in a race against time to get back to Asgard to stop Ragnarok—the destruction of his home-world and the end of Asgardian civilization—at the hands of an all-powerful new threat, the ruthless Hela. But first, he must survive a deadly gladiatorial contest that pits him against his former ally and fellow Avenger—the Incredible Hulk!

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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, Leslie Odom Jr. as Dr. Arbuthnot, Michelle Pfeiffer as Mrs. Caroline Hubbard, Daisy Ridley as Mary Debenham
Initial Theatrical Release: November 3rd, 2017 (Wide) (United Kingdom)
Keywords: Trains, Murder Mystery, Remake, Ensemble, Surprise Twist, 1930s, Directing Yourself
Classification: Remake, Drama, Live Action, Historical Fiction
Domestic BO:
$93,243,836
International BO:
$181,205,939

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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The Disaster Artist
The Disaster Artist
Director: James Franco
Initial Theatrical Release: December 1st, 2017 (Wide), released as Disaster Artist, The (New Zealand)
Classification: Based on Factual Book/Article, Drama, Live Action, Dramatization
Domestic BO:
$8,553,346
International BO:
$1,690,014

Synopsis

The true-story of aspiring filmmaker and infamous Hollywood outsider Tommy Wiseau — an artist whose passion was as sincere as his methods were questionable — into a celebration of friendship, artistic expression, and dreams pursued against insurmountable odds.

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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:
$91,284,401
International BO:
$165,303,357

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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  8
Wonder
Wonder
Director: Stephen Chbosky
Lead Roles: Jacob Tremblay as August “Auggie” Pullman, Julia Roberts as Isabel Pullman, Owen Wilson as Nate Pullman, Mandy Patinkin as Mr. Tushman, Daveed Diggs as Mr. Browne, Izabela Vidovic as Via Pullman
Initial Theatrical Release: October 17th, 2017 (Wide), released as Gerumo stebuklas (Lithuania)
Keywords: Family Affair, Development Hell, Birth Defects, Bullies, Home Schooled, Coming of Age
Classification: Based on Factual Book/Article, Drama, Live Action, Dramatization
Domestic BO:
$101,022,961
International BO:
$29,228,183

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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  9
Beauty and the Beast
Domestic BO:
$504,014,165
International BO:
$759,700,000

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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10
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:
$412,563,408
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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11
Mudbound
Mudbound
Director: Dee Rees
Lead Roles: Carey Mulligan as Laura, Jason Clarke as Henry, Jason Mitchell as Ronsel Jackson, Mary J. Blige as Florence Jackson, Rob Morgan as Hap, Jonathan Banks as Pappy McAllan, Garrett Hedlund as Jamie McAllan
Initial Theatrical Release: November 17th, 2017 (Limited) by Netflix
Keywords: World War II, Mississippi, Memphis, Life on a Farm
Classification: Based on Fiction Book/Short Story, Drama, Live Action, Historical Fiction

Synopsis

A story of two families pitted against one another by a ruthless social hierarchy, yet bound together by the shared farmland of the Mississippi Delta. The McAllan family are newly transplanted from the quiet civility of Memphis and unprepared for the harsh demands of farming. Despite the grandiose dreams of Henry, his wife Laura struggles to keep the faith in her husband's losing venture. Meanwhile, Hap and Florence Jackson—sharecroppers who have worked the land for generations—struggle bravely to build a small dream of their own despite the rigidly enforced social barriers they face. The war upends both families’ plans as their returning loved ones, Jamie McAllan and Ronsel Jackson, forge a fast but uneasy friendship that challenges the brutal realities of the Jim Crow South in which they live.

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12
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2
Domestic BO:
$389,813,101
International BO:
$473,800,000

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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13
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:
$100,135,897
International BO:
$293,033,861

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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14
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, Supernatural, 1980s
Classification: Remake, Horror, Live Action, Historical Fiction
Domestic BO:
$327,461,714
International BO:
$368,200,000

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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15
Daddy’s Home 2
Daddy’s Home 2
Director: Sean Anders
Lead Roles: Will Ferrell as Brad Whitaker, Mark Wahlberg as Dusty Mayron, Mel Gibson as Mr. Mayron, John Lithgow as Mr. Whitaker
Initial Theatrical Release: November 10th, 2017 (Wide) by Paramount Pictures
Keywords: Step-Family, Dysfunctional Family, Christmas, Christmas in November
Classification: Original Screenplay, Comedy, Live Action, Contemporary Fiction
Domestic BO:
$91,468,849
International BO:
$50,868,284

Synopsis

Father and stepfather, Dusty and Brad have joined forces to provide their kids with the perfect Christmas. Their newfound partnership is put to the test when Dusty’s old-school, macho Dad and Brad’s ultra-affectionate and emotional Dad arrive just in time to throw the holiday into complete chaos.

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16
Lady Bird
Lady Bird
Director: Greta Gerwig
Initial Theatrical Release: November 3rd, 2017 (Limited) by A24
Keywords: California
Classification: Original Screenplay, Drama, Live Action, Contemporary Fiction

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17
Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets
Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets
Director: Luc Besson
Lead Roles: Dane DeHaan as Major Valerian, Cara Delevingne as Sergeant Laureline
Initial Theatrical Release: July 20th, 2017 (Wide), released as Валериан и градът на хилядите планети (Bulgaria)
Keywords: Outer Space, Space Opera, Romance, Alien Encounters, Robot, Unrequited Love
Classification: Based on Comic/Graphic Novel, Adventure, Live Action, Science Fiction
Domestic BO:
$40,479,370
International BO:
$174,636,774

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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18
The Shape of Water
The Shape of Water
Director: Guillermo del Toro
Initial Theatrical Release: December 1st, 2017 (Limited) by Fox Searchlight
Keywords: Romance, 1960s, Cold War, Space Program, Escape, Creature Features, Interspecies Romance
Classification: Original Screenplay, Drama, Live Action, Historical Fiction

Synopsis

In the hidden high-security government laboratory where she works, lonely Elisa is trapped in a life of silence and isolation. Elisa’s life is changed forever when she and co-worker Zelda discover a secret classified experiment.

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19
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Synopsis

After months have passed without a culprit in her daughter’s murder case, Mildred Hayes makes a bold move, painting three signs leading into her town with a controversial message directed at William Willoughby, the town’s revered chief of police. When his second-in-command Officer Dixon, an immature mother’s boy with a penchant for violence, gets involved, the battle between Mildred and Ebbing’s law enforcement is only exacerbated.

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20
Dunkirk
Dunkirk
Director: Christopher Nolan
Lead Roles: Fionn Whitehead as Tommy
Initial Theatrical Release: July 18th, 2017 (Wide) (South Korea)
Keywords: World War II, France, 1940s, Nazis, Germany, Mass Evacuation, War
Classification: Original Screenplay, Action, Live Action, Dramatization
Domestic BO:
$188,045,546
International BO:
$317,476,329

Synopsis

Hundreds of thousands of British and Allied troops are surrounded by enemy forces. Trapped on the beach with their backs to the sea they face an impossible situation as the enemy closes in.

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21
Get Out poster
Domestic BO:
$175,484,140
International BO:
$78,274,840

Synopsis

Now that Chris and his girlfriend, Rose, have reached the meet-the-parents milestone of dating, she invites him for a weekend getaway upstate with Missy and Dean. At first, Chris reads the family’s overly accommodating behavior as nervous attempts to deal with their daughter’s interracial relationship, but as the weekend progresses, a series of increasingly disturbing discoveries lead him to a truth that he could have never imagined.

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22
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:
$334,198,153
International BO:
$545,460,628

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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23
A Bad Mom’s Christmas
A Bad Moms Christmas
Director: Jon Lucas, Scott Moore
Lead Roles: Mila Kunis as Amy Mitchell, Kristen Bell as Kiki, Kathryn Hahn as Carla Dunkler, Cheryl Hines as Kiki’s Mother, Christine Baranski as Amy’s Mother, Susan Sarandon as Carla’s Mother
Initial Theatrical Release: November 1st, 2017 (Wide) by STX Entertainment
Keywords: Christmas, Dysfunctional Family, Generational Conflict, Christmas in November
Classification: Original Screenplay, Comedy, Live Action, Contemporary Fiction
Domestic BO:
$68,934,076
International BO:
$45,247,216

Synopsis

Three under-appreciated and over-burdened women rebel against the challenges and expectations of the Super Bowl for moms: Christmas. And if creating a more perfect holiday for their families wasn’t hard enough, they have to do all of that while hosting and entertaining their own mothers. By the end of the journey, our moms will redefine how to make the holidays special for all and discover a closer relationship with their mothers.

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24
Wolf Warrior 2
Domestic BO:
$2,721,100
International BO:
$858,713,071

Synopsis

With his career in tatters, China’s deadliest Special Forces operative has settled into a quiet life on the sea. But when he crosses paths with a sadistic band of mercenaries terrorizing innocent civilians, he must reaffirm his duty as a soldier and save the day once again. Fists (and bullets, tanks, missiles and much more) will fly.

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25
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:
$34,314,861
International BO:
$104,887,368

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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