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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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The Greatest Showman
The Greatest Showman
Director: Michael Gracey
Lead Roles: Hugh Jackman as P.T. Barnum, Zac Efron as Phillip, Michelle Williams as Charity Barnum, Rebecca Ferguson as Jenny Lind, Zendaya as Anne Wheeler
Initial Theatrical Release: December 11th, 2017 (Wide) (South Korea)
Keywords: Romance, Biography, Circus, Singers, Fired, Money Troubles
Classification: Based on Real Life Events, Musical, Live Action, Dramatization
Domestic BO:
$158,271,870
International BO:
$185,444,321

Synopsis

Inspired by the imagination of P.T. Barnum, The Greatest Showman is an original musical that celebrates the birth of show business & tells of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation.

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Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle
Director: Jake Kasdan
Lead Roles: Dwayne Johnson as Dr. Smolder Bravestone/Spencer's Avatar, Jack Black as Professor Sheldon "Shelly" Oberon/Bethany's Avatar, Kevin Hart as Franklin "Moose" Finbar/Fridge's Avatar, Karen Gillan as Ruby Roundhouse/Martha's Avatar, Nick Jonas as Jefferson "Seaplane" McDonough/Avatar of Alex Vreeke
Initial Theatrical Release: December 20th, 2017 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
Keywords: Alternate Reality Game, False Identity, Same Role, Multiple Actors, Explorer, Academics
Classification: Original Screenplay, Adventure, Live Action, Fantasy
Domestic BO:
$382,974,215
International BO:
$528,386,086

Synopsis

Four teenagers in detention are sucked into the world of Jumanji. When they discover an old video game console with a game they’ve never heard of, they are immediately thrust into the game’s jungle setting, into the bodies of their avatars. What they discover is that you don’t just play Jumanji—Jumanji plays you. They’ll have to go on the most dangerous adventure of their lives, or they’ll be stuck in the game forever…

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Jungle
Domestic BO:
$0
International BO:
$883,744

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Bright
Bright
Director: David Ayer
Lead Roles: Will Smith as Officer Ward, Joel Edgerton as Officer Jakoby
Initial Theatrical Release: December 22nd, 2017 (Limited) by Netflix
Keywords: Buddy Cop, Corrupt Cops, Gangs, Crime, Early / Simultaneous Video on Demand release
Classification: Original Screenplay, Thriller/Suspense, Live Action, Fantasy

Synopsis

Two cops from very different backgrounds embark on a routine patrol night that will ultimately alter the future as their world knows it. Battling both their own personal differences as well as an onslaught of enemies, they must work together to protect a thought-to-be-forgotten relic, which in the wrong hands could destroy everything.

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Star Wars Ep. VIII: The Last Jedi
Star Wars Ep. VIII: The Last Jedi
Director: Rian Johnson
Lead Roles: Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker, Carrie Fisher as General Leia Organa, Adam Driver as Kylo Ren, Daisy Ridley as Rey, John Boyega as Finn, Oscar Isaac as Poe Dameron, Domhnall Gleeson as General Hux, Anthony Daniels as C-3PO, Gwendoline Christie as Captain Phasma, Kelly Marie Tran as Rose Tico, Benicio del Toro as DJ
Initial Theatrical Release: December 13th, 2017 (Wide) (Belgium)
Keywords: Space Opera, Robot, Good vs. Evil, Outer Space, Dysfunctional Family
Classification: Original Screenplay, Action, Live Action, Science Fiction
Domestic BO:
$618,462,718
International BO:
$705,012,848

Synopsis

The Skywalker saga continues as the heroes of The Force Awakens join the galactic legends in an epic adventure that unlocks age-old mysteries of the Force and shocking revelations of the past.

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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 Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)

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The Good Catholic

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10
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:
$314,711,002
International BO:
$535,595,123

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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11
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:
$92,054,159
International BO:
$167,057,559

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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12
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, Musical, Digital Animation, Kids Fiction
Domestic BO:
$207,677,010
International BO:
$523,062,869

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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13
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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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, Alien Invasion, Scene in End Credits, Slow Motion Scene, Underwater, Atlantis, Kidnap, Royalty
Classification: Based on Comic/Graphic Novel, Action, Live Action, Super Hero
Domestic BO:
$228,805,093
International BO:
$426,929,151

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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15
Love Ni Bhavai
Love Ni Bhavai
Director: Saandeep Patel
Initial Theatrical Release: November 24th, 2017 (Wide) (New Zealand)
Classification: Original Screenplay, Drama, Live Action, Contemporary Fiction
Domestic BO:
$0
International BO:
$25,267

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16
Call Me by Your Name
Call Me by Your Name
Director: Luca Guadagnino
Lead Roles: Armie Hammer as Oliver, Timothée Chalamet as Elio
Initial Theatrical Release: October 27th, 2017 (Wide) (United Kingdom)
Keywords: 1980s, Romance, LGBT, Summer Vacation, First Love, Scene in End Credits, Jewish, Italy, Relationships Gone Wrong, Coming Out, Coming of Age, Hanukkah
Classification: Based on Fiction Book/Short Story, Drama, Live Action, Historical Fiction
Domestic BO:
$15,014,887
International BO:
$12,310,685

Synopsis

It’s the summer of 1983 in the north of Italy, and Elio Perlman, a precocious 17- year-old American-Italian boy, spends his days in his family’s 17th century villa transcribing and playing classical music, reading, and flirting with his friend Marzia. Elio enjoys a close relationship with his father, an eminent professor specializing in Greco-Roman culture, and his mother Annella, a translator, who favor him with the fruits of high culture in a setting that overflows with natural delights. While Elio’s sophistication and intellectual gifts suggest he is already a fully-fledged adult, there is much that yet remains innocent and unformed about him, particularly about matters of the heart. One day, Oliver, a charming American scholar working on his doctorate, arrives as the annual summer intern tasked with helping Elio’s father. Amid the sun-drenched splendor of the setting, Elio and Oliver discover the heady beauty of awakening desire over the course of a summer that will alter their lives forever.

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17
Jeepers Creepers 3
Domestic BO:
$2,235,162
International BO:
$997,710

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18
The Shape of Water
The Shape of Water
Director: Guillermo del Toro
Lead Roles: Sally Hawkins as Elisa Esposito, Doug Jones as Amphibian Man
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
Domestic BO:
$54,480,844
International BO:
$38,699,783

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
Beauty and the Beast
Domestic BO:
$504,014,165
International BO:
$759,095,408

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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20
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:
$334,201,140
International BO:
$546,005,371

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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21
I, Tonya
I, Tonya
Director: Craig Gillespie
Lead Roles: Margot Robbie as Tonya Harding
Initial Theatrical Release: December 8th, 2017 (Limited) by Neon
Keywords: Winter Sports, Figure Skating, Olympics, 1990s, Media Circus, Biography, Dysfunctional Family
Classification: Based on Real Life Events, Black Comedy, Live Action, Dramatization
Domestic BO:
$27,513,773
International BO:
$6,373,853

Synopsis

A darkly comedic tale of American figure skater, Tonya Harding, and one of the most sensational scandals in sports history. Though Harding was the first American woman to complete a triple axel in competition, her legacy was forever defined by her association with an infamous, ill-conceived, and even more poorly executed attack on fellow Olympic competitor Nancy Kerrigan.

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22
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:
$188,373,161
International BO:
$312,759,353

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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23
Get Out
Domestic BO:
$176,040,665
International BO:
$79,049,459

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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24
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Domestic BO:
$49,189,579
International BO:
$63,799,994

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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25
The Post
The Post
Director: Steven Spielberg
Lead Roles: Meryl Streep as Katharine Graham, Tom Hanks as Ben Bradlee
Initial Theatrical Release: December 22nd, 2017 (Limited) by 20th Century Fox
Keywords: Newspaper Industry, Political, Government Corruption, Cover Up, Vietnam War, News, Investigative Journalist
Classification: Based on Real Life Events, Drama, Live Action, Dramatization
Domestic BO:
$77,963,001
International BO:
$57,585,056

Synopsis

A drama about the unlikely partnership of Katharine Graham, the first female publisher of The Washington Post, and its driven editor Ben Bradlee, as they race to catch up with The New York Times to expose a massive cover-up of government secrets that spanned three decades and four U.S. Presidents. The two must overcome their differences as they risk their careers—and their very freedom—to bring long-buried truths to light.

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