2017+ Hitlist: Movies to Watch Since Last Year Was Stressful

Welcome to Bad Surge's Movie Hitlist of the Future. Have you seen one of these soon to be released (or currently released) features? Were you somehow able to notice that I've left off an upcoming film? Leave a comment below. [Previously: "2012+ Hitlist: Movies to Watch if We Survive December"; "2013+ Hitlist: Movies To Watch Since We Survived 2012"; "2014+ Hitlist: Movies to Watch Since We Keep Surviving"; "2015+ Hitlist: Movies To Watch Since Why The Hell Not?"; "2016+ Hitlist: Movies To Watch Since Movies Can Be Good"]
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Frank or Francis (????)
A satire of Hollywood set to music, where a film director feuds with a blogger.
Director: Charlie Kaufman
Akira (????)
The leader of a biker gang tries to save his kidnapped friend from a powerful supernatural experiment.
Director: Taika Waititi
The Boondoggle (????)
A luxurious business trip to the tropics goes horribly wrong, sending two top American insurance executives on a psychedelic descent into madness, sex, violence, and goats.
Director: Steve Carr
Neverafter (????)
A spin on J.M. Barrie's tale of Peter Pan, where Pan is a villain being hunted by a police captain named Hook.
Director: Ben Hibon
Icarus Factor (????)
A thriller that brings together three different stories from London, Mumbai, and New York as the Dow Jones nears an all time high.
Director: Roger Donaldson
When Worlds Collide (????)
A rogue planet is discovered on a collision course for Earth, and mass hysteria of biblical proportions...
Director: Stephen Sommers
Overdrive (2017)
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Two car thief brothers, who journey to the south of France for new opportunities, wind up in the cross hairs of the local crime boss. (93 mins.)
Director: Antonio Negret
King of Heists (????)
The true story of the biggest bank robbery in American history.
Mass Effect (????)
Commander Shepard, a military hero, embarks upon an epic, galaxy-wide journey with his team, to track down and bring infamous Saren Arterius to justice, facing insurmountable odds and lethal enemies along the way.
The Creed of Violence (????)
Story takes place in 1910, as two men - an assassin and a government agent with a hidden connection to him - try to stop an organization behind an arms smuggling ring.
Director: Todd Field
Desperados (????)
Three women head to Mexico to set right a situation.
Director: Betty Thomas
1066 (????)
October 14th, 1066 is the most famous date in English history. It is the year of two invasions of England...
Director: Robin Jacob
The Passage (2017 TV Series)
A post-apocalyptic story about a botched U.S. government experiment that turns a group of death row inmates into highly infectious vampires, and an orphan girl who might be the only person able to stop the ensuing crisis.
Director: Marcos Siega
The Lady Who Went Too Far (????)
The epic tale of the life and loves of Lady Hester Stanhope, a female "Lawrence of Arabia", but 100 years earlier.
Diary of a Nobody (????)
A chilling account of one of the most obsessive humans ever to put pen to paper. Arthur Inman (1895-1963) was a man obsessed with connectivity decades before the word was even conceived.
Ivan the Fool (????)
Ivan finds himself the constant object of ridicule, bullied by all those around him. Though various twists of fate... (90 mins.)
Director: Sylvain Chomet
The Geography of Hope (????)
A 1970s-set story centered on two crooks (Eckhart and Harris) hiding out in Baja, Mexico and their experiences with several American women.
Director: Neil LaBute
Blood (????)
Blood must fight to survive, control his hungers, and hold onto his humanity in a haunting and surreal fantasy world where nearly everyone is a vampire. Based on the acclaimed DC/Vertigo graphic novel.
Director: Marc Rosenbush
Seconds of Pleasure (????)
A series of vignettes connects the lives of people traveling on the same airplane.
Director: Neil LaBute
Old Man's War (????)
On his 75th birthday, John Perry visited his wife's grave, and joined the army. Humans have made it to the stars...
King Lear (????)
Shakespeare's classic tale of an aging king who splits up his kingdom for his three daughters to govern, but is misled about their affections, and driven into exile.
Director: Michael Radford
The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt (????)
A look at the formative years of the 26th President of the United States, from his transformation from a privileged New York politician to commander of the Rough Riders during the Spanish-American War.
Director: Alex Timbers
Hemingway & Fuentes (????)
Writer Ernest Hemingway befriends boat captain, Gregorio Fuentes, who inspires him to pen the famous tale "The Old Man and the Sea."
Director: Andy Garcia
The Treehouse (????)
To win his cousin, Thomas must enter a treacherous love quadrangle. (90 mins.)
Director: Damian Harris
Napoleon and Betsy (????)
The story of fallen French Emperor Napoleon during his last years on the island of St. Helena when he falls in love with a young English girl.
Vivaldi (????)
A biography of Antonio Vivaldi's early life, when the young priest became the music teacher at a school for the illegitimate daughters of Venice's courtesans. (120 mins.)
Director: Boris Damast
Blonde (2018)
A fictionalized chronicle of the inner life of Marilyn Monroe.
Director: Andrew Dominik
100 Cupboards (????)
100 CUPBOARDS chronicles the fantastical journeys of Henry York, who discovers that the old Kansas farmhouse...
The Great Divorce (????)
An ad executive who realizes the city where he's been living is actually Hell boards a bus headed for Elsewhere...
Sinatra (????)
The life story of legendary singer and actor, Frank Sinatra.
Song to Song (2017)
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Two intersecting love triangles. Obsession and betrayal set against the music scene in Austin, Texas. (129 mins.)
Director: Terrence Malick
Code Duello (????)
An aspiring playwright works as a substitute teacher and reenacts duels with his Aaron Burr obsessed grandfather. Just as he gets his first taste of success, his estranged rock star mother comes home and makes his life more complicated.
Director: Derrick Borte
Archangels (????)
A covert group of agents battle aliens secretly living among humans.
Uncharted (????)
Plot is unknown at this time.
Director: Shawn Levy
Good Time Gang (????)
Two party-happy mercenaries decide to take on a serious case involving a terrorist, only to find their mission complicated when they discover one of them is related to the target
The Stand (????)
After the world is in ruins, due to a man-made plague, a battle of literally Biblical proportions ensues between the survivors.
Director: Josh Boone
Kane & Lynch (????)
A pair of Death Row inmates, a mercenary named Kane and a schizophrenic named Lynch, escape during a prison transport and team up to retrieve a stolen fortune. Based on a video game.
The Last Voyage of Demeter (????)
Follows the ill-fated crew aboard the merchant ship Demeter which carried Dracula's coffin from Transylvania to England only to arrive at port with no survivors aboard.
Director: Neil Marshall
Untitled Dr. Seuss Project (????)
The story of writer and illustrator Theodor Geisel, known for penning many well-known children's books during the 20th Century under the pen name Dr. Seuss.
Son of Einstein (????)
Director: Michael Pollack
Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)
A chronicle of the years leading up to Queen's legendary appearance at the Live Aid concert in 1985.
Director: Bryan Singer
The Muppet Man (????)
The life and times of the late Jim Henson, the man behind Sesame Street and The Muppets.
Director: Michael Gracey
Mary (????)
Under the reign of terror of Herod the Great and against all odds, Mary and Joseph survive as young parents in one of the most treacherous times in history.
Untitled Martin Luther King Jr. Project (????)
The life story of legendary civil rights activist Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
The Adventures of Tintin: Prisoners of the Sun (????)
Based on the comic book Prisoners of the Sun, where Tintin and Haddock head to South America to find a cure for their friend professor Calculus.
Director: Peter Jackson
Gump & Co. (????)
A follow-up to the 1994 film "Forrest Gump," where the film's dim-witted hero stumbles through historical events in the 1980s and '90s.
Lombardi (????)
The story of Green Bay Packers coach Vince Lombardi and how he lead his team to victory during the 1967 National Football League Championships. Based partly on the memoir "Instant Replay" by team member Jerry Kramer and Dick Schaap.
Blade Runner 2049 (2017)
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A young blade runner's discovery of a long-buried secret leads him to track down former blade runner Rick Deckard, who's been missing for thirty years. (164 mins.)
Arrested Development (????)
Feature film based on the popular TV series, "Arrested Development."
Beetlejuice 2 (????)
This is a follow-up to the comedy Beetlejuice, about a ghost who's recruited to help haunt a house.
Director: Tim Burton
Human Nature (????)
A man who is cryogenically frozen for years awakens to a world where humans are no longer the dominant species.
The Tiger (????)
Takes place on the Siberian plain, where human development is encroaching on the tigers' habitat and one tiger turns on the intruders...
Mute (2017)
A mute bartender goes up against his city's gangsters in an effort to find out what happened to his missing partner.
Director: Duncan Jones
The Forever War (????)
An elite task force returns home after a brief interstellar military operation, but discovers that 20 years have passed and the planet they once knew is completely different. Based on Joe Haldeman's 1974 novel "The Forever War".
Alita: Battle Angel (2018)
In the twenty-sixth century, a female cyborg is rescued from the scrap heap by a scientist.
Brothers in Arms (????)
An African-American military unit in World War II overcomes prejudice and proves themselves in the Battle of the Bulge.
The Wind in the Willows (????)
Accounts the friendship of four friends (Rat, Mole, Badger, and Toad) whose adventures test the very fiber of their loyalty.
Director: Ray Griggs
Motherload (????)
A woman recently released from prison seeks revenge on those who did her wrong.
Director: Franck Khalfoun
First Continuum (????)
In the far future an assassin decides the fate of the universe.
Director: Danny Torres
Shivers (????)
Unseen Shadows (????)
Jerimiah Johnson was a strange boy growing up. He could never decided what he wanted to be. Now he has chosen to be a ranger and help people to die.
The Rut (????)
A teenage girl surrounds herself with danger and adventure as she journeys into the wilderness alone to hunt.
Director: Matthew Smiley
The Mask of the Red Death (????)
A postapocalyptic, steampunk version of Poe's classic story.
Director: Robert Pratten
Concrete Island (????)
An architect finds himself stranded on a man-made island between two highways with only the contents of his car in his possession.
Director: Brad Anderson
Paani (????)
Set years in the future, when the earth's water supply has run-out, events unfold including wars as a result.
Director: Shekhar Kapur
Soylent Green (????)
In a futuristic, overpopulated world, mankind strives to come up with a new food source.
Wynter Dark (????)
The world is beset by the new ice age and the Kingdom of New York is under siege from the Kingdom of London.
Captain for Dark Mornings (????)
Based on the true accounts of war horror stories as told through the eyes of a Psych Officer in the Vietnam War. Based on the critically acclaimed book.
Stars: Dan Lauria
Johnny Blue (????)
'Johnny Blue' is the story of two teenage boys from different backgrounds that find friendship through music and the love of playing the guitar... (108 mins.)
Director: John Orrichio
Logan's Run (????)
A young man at odds with his society's mandatory death sentence for all those turning 21 plots a daring escape on the eve of his fateful birthday.
Nephilim (????)
NEPHILIM begins with the first signs of warfare evolving between good and evil. Set in modern times...
Director: Danny Wilson
Over the Wall (????)
Set in the popular world of Dirt Track Racing where true love overcomes tragedy, betrayal and guilt.
Oz (????)
Dorothy Gale's granddaughter returns to Oz to fight evil.
El Patron (????)
A chronicle of the Colombian drug lord's life.
Super Troopers 2 (2018)
When a border dispute arises between the U.S. and Canada, the Super Troopers are tasked with establishing a Highway Patrol station in the disputed area.
Tarantula (????)
An ex motorcycle gang member escapes a life of slaughter and sacrifice to start a new life in Sweet Home, Colorado but is eventually hunted down by the Tarantula's gang leader.
Director: Oley Sassone
The Gate 3D (????)
Three kids release a horde of demons from a hole in their backyard. What follows is a battle between good and evil as the kids struggle to overcome a hell that is literally taking over the Earth.
Director: Alex Winter
The Home (????)
The Home unfolds after a young man is nearly killed during an accident that leaves him physically and emotionally scarred...
Top Gun: Maverick (2019)
The plot is unknown at this time.
Director: Joseph Kosinski
Stars: Tom Cruise
Untitled Midnight Run Sequel (????)
After a group of friends exit a house party, they soon face a dilemma involving a max capacity on their ride back home...
Untitled Michael Banks and J. Gordon Cooney, Jr. Project (????)
Attorneys Michael Banks and J. Gordon Cooney, Jr. spend 15 years trying to overturn a murder conviction.
Bill & Ted Face the Music (????)
Plot kept under wraps. The next installment in the 'Bill and Ted' franchise about the comedic misadventures of two time-travelers from Southern California.
Director: Dean Parisot
Untitled Electronic Music Scene Documentary (???? Documentary)
A documentary that follows influential DJs over a year-long trek around the world as they prepare for a secret festival show.
Zombieland 2 (????)
The plot is unknown at this time.
Director: Ruben Fleischer
Kill Bill: Vol. 3 (????)
The plot is unknown at this time.
Bubba Nosferatu: Curse of the She-Vampires (????)
This prequel to Bubba Ho-Tep finds Elvis shooting a film in Louisiana when he runs afoul of a coven of she-vampires.
The Kind One (????)
The film is set in the 1930s Los Angeles and follows Danny Landon, an amnesiac who works for a violent mobster (a.k.a. "The Kind One"), while he falls in love with this man's girlfriend.
Robopocalypse (????)
A sci-fi story set in the aftermath of a robot uprising.
Chronicle (????)
Dog eats shoe and takes the wrap
Director: Jay Alaimo
Z (????)
The western frontier has re-emerged and, as in the past, a hero will answer the people's cry for justice.
Director: Jonás Cuarón
Get Smart 2 (????)
Plot is unknown.
Tomb Raider (2018)
Lara Croft, the fiercely independent daughter of a missing adventurer, must push herself beyond her limits when she finds herself on the island where her father disappeared.
Director: Roar Uthaug
Captain Planet (????)
A story centered around an environmentally friendly superhero.
Suspiria (2018)
A young American ballerina comes to train at a prestigious German dance academy and uncovers the school's dark and menacing secrets.
Director: Luca Guadagnino
Bad Boys for Life (????)
The plot is unknown at this time.
The Crossing (2014)
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In the midst of the Chinese Revolution during the late 1940s, couples flee to the island of Taiwan. (129 mins.)
Director: John Woo
After the Dark (2013)
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At an international school in Jakarta, a philosophy teacher challenges his class of twenty graduating seniors to choose which ten of them would take shelter underground and reboot the human race in the event of a nuclear apocalypse. (107 mins.)
Director: John Huddles
My Dinner with Hervé (2018 TV Movie)
A look at the life of French actor Hervé Villechaize, co-star of the hit '70s TV series "Fantasy Island", who took his own life in 1993 at the age of 50.
Director: Sacha Gervasi
Solace (2015)
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A psychic works with the F.B.I., in order to hunt down a serial killer. (101 mins.)
Director: Afonso Poyart