Best 2017 movies and beyond... Updated Weekly!!

List begins with the movies we are most excited about of all types then goes into the animated section followed by super-hero and action movies then comedies then war and western movies and finally documentaries. The rest of the movies are organized by release year and excitement level.
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1.
Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi (2017)
Having taken her first steps into a larger world in Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens, Rey continues her epic journey with Finn, Poe and Luke Skywalker in the next chapter of the saga.
Director: Rian Johnson
 
2.
Silence (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Two priests travel to Japan in an attempt to locate their mentor and propagate Catholicism. (161 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
“ Hoping Daniel Day-Lewis gets back on board. ” - mortymbg13
 
4.
The Lost City of Z (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A true-life drama, centering on British explorer Col. Percival Fawcett, who disappeared while searching for a mysterious city in the Amazon in the 1920s. (141 mins.)
Director: James Gray
 
5.
King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017)
Feature film version of the classic King Arthur story.
Director: Guy Ritchie
 
6.
War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)
A nation of genetically evolved apes led by Caesar becomes embroiled in a battle with an army of humans.
Director: Matt Reeves
 
7.
Alien: Covenant (2017)
The crew of the colony ship Covenant, bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, discover what they think is an uncharted paradise, but is actually a dark, dangerous world. When they uncover a threat beyond their imagination, they must attempt a harrowing escape.
Director: Ridley Scott
 
8.
Dunkirk (2017)
Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire, Canada, and France are surrounded by the German army and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II.
 
9.
Beauty and the Beast (2017)
An adaptation of the Disney fairy tale about a monstrous-looking prince and a young woman who fall in love. (129 mins.)
Director: Bill Condon
 
10.
Untitled Paul Thomas Anderson Project (2017)
Set in the fashion world of 1950s London, a dressmaker is commissioned to design for members of high society and the royal family.
 
12.
The Dark Tower (2017)
The Gunslinger, Roland Deschain, roams an Old West-like landscape where "the world has moved on" in pursuit of the man in black. Also searching for the fabled Dark Tower, in the hopes that reaching it will preserve his dying world.
Director: Nikolaj Arcel
 
13.
Blade Runner 2049 (2017)
Thirty years after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K (Ryan Gosling),...
 
14.
Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017)
Time-traveling agent Valerian is sent to investigate a galactic empire, along with his partner Laureline. (129 mins.)
Director: Luc Besson
 
15.
Ghost in the Shell (2017)
A cyborg policewoman attempts to bring down a nefarious computer hacker.
Director: Rupert Sanders
 
16.
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017)
Captain Jack Sparrow searches for the trident of Poseidon.
 
17.
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)
Set to the backdrop of Awesome Mixtape #2, 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2' continues the team's adventures as they unravel the mystery of Peter Quill's true parentage.
Director: James Gunn
 
18.
The Mummy (2017)
An ancient princess is awakened from her crypt beneath the desert, bringing with her malevolence grown over millennia, and terrors that defy human comprehension.
Director: Alex Kurtzman
 
19.
Assassin's Creed (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
When Callum Lynch explores the memories of his ancestor Aguilar and gains the skills of a Master Assassin, he discovers he is a descendant of the secret Assassins society. (115 mins.)
Director: Justin Kurzel
 
20.
Doctor Strange (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A former neurosurgeon embarks on a journey of healing only to be drawn into the world of the mystic arts. (115 mins.)
 
22.
Allied (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
In 1942, a Canadian intelligence officer in North Africa encounters a female French Resistance fighter on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. When they reunite in London, their relationship is tested by the pressures of war. (124 mins.)
Director: Robert Zemeckis
 
22.
Manchester by the Sea (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
An uncle is asked to take care of his teenage nephew after the boy's father dies. (137 mins.)
 
23.
Mortal Engines (2018)
Many years after the "Sixty Minute War," cities survive a now desolate Earth by moving around on giant wheels attacking and devouring smaller towns to replenish their resources.
 
25.
Kubo and the Two Strings (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A young boy named Kubo must locate a magical suit of armor worn by his late father in order to defeat a vengeful spirit from the past. (101 mins.)
Director: Travis Knight
 
26.
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 2 (2018)
The second installment of the 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them' series which follows the adventures of Newt Scamander.
Director: David Yates
 
27.
Star Trek Beyond (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
The USS Enterprise crew explores the furthest reaches of uncharted space, where they encounter a new ruthless enemy who puts them and everything the Federation stands for to the test. (122 mins.)
Director: Justin Lin
 
27.
Logan (2017)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.6/10 X  
In the near future, a weary Logan cares for an ailing Professor X in a hide out on the Mexican border. But Logan's attempts to hide from the world and his legacy are up-ended when a young mutant arrives, being pursued by dark forces. (135 mins.)
Director: James Mangold
 
28.
Ben-Hur (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Judah Ben-Hur, a prince falsely accused of treason by his adopted brother, an officer in the Roman army, returns to his homeland after years at sea to seek revenge, but finds redemption. (125 mins.)
 
29.
Voyage of Time: Life's Journey (2016 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
An exploration into our planetary past and a search for humanity's place in the future. With narration by Cate Blanchett. (90 mins.)
Director: Terrence Malick
 
30.
The Legend of Tarzan (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Tarzan, having acclimated to life in London, is called back to his former home in the jungle to investigate the activities at a mining encampment. (110 mins.)
Director: David Yates
 
31.
Independence Day: Resurgence (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
Two decades after the first Independence Day invasion, Earth is faced with a new extra-Solar threat. But will mankind's new space defenses be enough? (120 mins.)
Director: Roland Emmerich
 
32.
The Magnificent Seven (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Seven gunmen in the old west gradually come together to help a poor village against savage thieves. (133 mins.)
Director: Antoine Fuqua
 
33.
The Man Who Killed Don Quixote (2018)
An advertising executive jumps back and forth in time between 21st century London and 17th century La Mancha, where Don Quixote mistakes him for Sancho Panza.
Director: Terry Gilliam
 
34.
Patriots Day (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
The story of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and the aftermath, which includes the city-wide manhunt to find the terrorists responsible. (133 mins.)
Director: Peter Berg
 
35.
Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
19-year-old Billy Lynn is brought home for a victory tour after a harrowing Iraq battle. Through flashbacks the film shows what really happened to his squad - contrasting the realities of war with America's perceptions. (113 mins.)
Director: Ang Lee
 
36.
Masterminds (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
A guard at an armored car company in the Southern U.S. organizes one of the biggest bank heists in American history. Based on the October 1997 Loomis Fargo robbery. (95 mins.)
Director: Jared Hess
 
37.
Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
King Regis, who oversees the land of Lucis, commands his army of soldiers to protect the kingdom from the Niflheim empire's plans to steal the sacred crystal which gives Lucis its magic and power. (110 mins.)
Director: Takeshi Nozue
 
38.
Gold (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Kenny Wells, a prospector desperate for a lucky break, teams up with a similarly eager geologist and sets off on a journey to find gold in the uncharted jungle of Indonesia. (120 mins.)
Director: Stephen Gaghan
 
39.
Pete's Dragon (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
The adventures of an orphaned boy named Pete and his best friend Elliot, who just so happens to be a dragon. (103 mins.)
Director: David Lowery
 
40.
The BFG (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A girl named Sophie encounters the Big Friendly Giant who, despite his intimidating appearance, turns out to be a kind-hearted soul who is considered an outcast by the other giants because, unlike them, he refuses to eat children. (117 mins.)
 
41.
Now You See Me 2 (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
The Four Horsemen resurface and are forcibly recruited by a tech genius to pull off their most impossible heist yet. (129 mins.)
Director: Jon M. Chu
 
42.
Born to Run (????)
The true story of the greatest race you've never seen.
 
43.
Free State of Jones (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A disillusioned Confederate army deserter returns to Mississippi and leads a militia of fellow deserters, runaway slaves, and women in an uprising against the corrupt local Confederate government. (139 mins.)
Director: Gary Ross
 
44.
Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017)
When an attack on the Kingsman headquarters takes place and a new villain rises, Eggsy and Merlin are forced to work together with the American agency Statesman to save the world.
Director: Matthew Vaughn
 
45.
Mary (2017)
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.
 
46.
The Passion of the Christ: Resurrection (2019)
Plot kept under wraps. Described as a sequel to the 2004 film, 'The Passion of the Christ.'
Director: Mel Gibson
 
47.
The Great Wall (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
European mercenaries searching for black powder become embroiled in the defense of the Great Wall of China against a horde of monstrous creatures. (103 mins.)
Director: Yimou Zhang
 
48.
Song to Song (2017)
Two intersecting love triangles. Obsession and betrayal set against the music scene in Austin, Texas. (145 mins.)
Director: Terrence Malick
 
49.
Robin Hood (2018)
A gritty take on the classic Robin Hood story.
Director: Otto Bathurst
 
50.
Kong: Skull Island (2017)
A team of explorers and soldiers travel to an uncharted island in the Pacific, unaware that they are crossing into the domain of monsters, including the mythic Kong. (118 mins.)
 
51.
Rules Don't Apply (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
An unconventional love story of an aspiring actress, her determined driver, and the eccentric billionaire who they work for. (127 mins.)
Director: Warren Beatty
 
52.
“ James Cameron should excite the eyes once again ” - mortymbg13
 
53.
The Huntsman: Winter's War (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Eric and fellow warrior Sara, raised as members of ice Queen Freya's army, try to conceal their forbidden love as they fight to survive the wicked intentions of both Freya and her sister Ravenna. (114 mins.)
 
54.
Ready Player One (2018)
When the creator of an MMO called the Oasis dies, he releases a video in which he challenges all Oasis users to find his Easter Egg, which will give the finder his fortune. Wade Watts finds the first clue and starts a race for the Egg.
 
55.
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A story of lost love, young love, a legendary sword and one last opportunity at redemption. (96 mins.)
Director: Wo-Ping Yuen
 
56.
Macbeth (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Macbeth, the Thane of Glamis, receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders his king and takes the throne for himself. (113 mins.)
Director: Justin Kurzel
 
57.
Knight of Cups (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
A writer indulging in all that Los Angeles and Las Vegas has to offer undertakes a search for love and self via a series of adventures with six different women. (118 mins.)
Director: Terrence Malick
 
58.
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
When Jacob discovers clues to a mystery that stretches across time, he finds Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. But the danger deepens after he gets to know the residents and learns about their special powers. (127 mins.)
Director: Tim Burton
 
59.
Ip Man 3 (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
When a band of brutal gangsters led by a crooked property developer make a play to take over a local school, Master Ip is forced to take a stand. (105 mins.)
Director: Wilson Yip
 
60.
The Saratov Approach (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
This riveting drama tells the true story of two young American Mormon missionaries held captive and brutalized for a week in a remote part of Russia. (107 mins.)
Director: Garrett Batty
 
61.
Atlas Shrugged: Who Is John Galt? (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  
Approaching collapse, the nation's economy is quickly eroding. As crime and fear take over the countryside... (99 mins.)
Director: J. James Manera
“ Movies get better and better. ” - mortymbg13
 
62.
Don Verdean (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
A self-professed biblical archaeologist who has fallen on hard times starts to bend the truth in order to continue inspiring the faithful. (90 mins.)
Director: Jared Hess
 
63.
The Zero Theorem (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A hugely talented but socially isolated computer operator is tasked by Management to prove the Zero Theorem: that the universe ends as nothing, rendering life meaningless. But meaning is what he already craves. (107 mins.)
Director: Terry Gilliam
 
64.
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
 
65.
Mr. Holmes (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
An aged, retired Sherlock Holmes deals with early dementia as he tries to remember both his final case and a mysterious woman whose memory haunts him. He also befriends a fan, the young son of his housekeeper, who wants him to work again. (104 mins.)
Director: Bill Condon
 
66.
The Secret Life of Pets (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
The quiet life of a terrier named Max is upended when his owner takes in Duke, a stray whom Max instantly dislikes. (87 mins.)
 
67.
Moana (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
In Ancient Polynesia, when a terrible curse incurred by the Demigod Maui reaches an impetuous Chieftain's daughter's island, she answers the Ocean's call to seek out the Demigod to set things right. (107 mins.)
 
68.
Trolls (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
After the Bergens invade Troll Village, Poppy, the happiest Troll ever born, and the curmudgeonly Branch set off on a journey to rescue her friends. (92 mins.)
 
69.
Storks (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Storks have moved on from delivering babies to packages. But when an order for a baby appears, the best delivery stork must scramble to fix the error by delivering the baby. (87 mins.)
 
70.
Sing (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
In a city of humanoid animals, a hustling theater impresario's attempt to save his theater with a singing competition becomes grander than he anticipates even as its finalists' find that their lives will never be the same. (108 mins.)
 
71.
Ice Age: Collision Course (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Manny, Diego, and Sid join up with Buck to fend off a meteor strike that would destroy the world. (94 mins.)
 
72.
Inferno by Dante (2017)
The story of Dante's journey through the first and worst part of the afterlife, Hell. Virgil guides and protects Dante on his dark journey descending circle-by-circle to the center of the Earth, and out into Purgatory. (111 mins.)
Director: Boris Acosta
 
73.
Sausage Party (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A sausage strives to discover the truth about his existence. (89 mins.)
 
74.
How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2018)
A grumpy Grinch plots to ruin Christmas for the village of Whoville.
 
75.
Popeye (????)
The adventures of Popeye the Sailor Man, the strongest seafaring sea dog ever to sail the Seven Seas.
 
76.
Coco (2017)
Coco follows a 12-year-old boy named Miguel who sets off a chain of events relating to a century-old mystery, leading to an extraordinary family reunion.
 
77.
Cars 3 (2017)
Lightning McQueen sets out to prove to a new generation of racers that he's still the best race car in the world.
Director: Brian Fee
 
78.
The LEGO Batman Movie (2017)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Bruce Wayne must not only deal with the criminals of Gotham City, but also the responsibility of raising a boy he adopted. (104 mins.)
Director: Chris McKay
 
79.
Monster Trucks (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
In a small town, an oil company is drilling for oil. The geologist, Dowd, informs his boss, Tenneson... (105 mins.)
Director: Chris Wedge
 
80.
The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature (2017)
Following the events of the first film, Surly and his friends must stop Oakton City's mayor from destroying their home to make way for a dysfunctional amusement park.
Director: Cal Brunker
 
81.
The Emoji Movie (2017)
Gene, a multi-expressional emoji, sets out on a journey to become a normal emoji.
Director: Anthony Leondis
 
82.
Toy Story 4 (2019)
Woody and Buzz go on an adventure to find the one toy who was given away... Bo Peep.
 
83.
Gigantic (2018)
Set in Spain during the Age of Exploration, Gigantic follows a teenage adventure-seeker Jack as he discovers...
 
84.
How to Train Your Dragon 3 (2019)
Continues the adventure of Hiccup and his dragon Toothless.
Director: Dean DeBlois
 
85.
Howard Lovecraft and the Frozen Kingdom (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
After visiting his father in Arkham Sanitarium, young Howard Lovecraft accidentally uses the legendary Necronomicon to open a portal to a strange frozen world filled with horrifying creatures and a great adventure. (83 mins.)
 
86.
The Incredibles 2 (2018)
Plot kept under wraps. A follow-up to the 2004 animated feature film 'The Incredibles' about the adventures of a family with superpowers.
Director: Brad Bird
 
87.
The Jetsons (????)
A feature adaptation of Hanna-Barbera's animated TV show about a futuristic family.
 
88.
The Wind Rises (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A look at the life of Jiro Horikoshi, the man who designed Japanese fighter planes during World War II. (126 mins.)
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
“ Myazaki's first film in 5 years ” - mortymbg13
 
89.
The Red Turtle (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
The dialogue-less film follows the major life stages of a castaway on a deserted tropical island populated by turtles, crabs and birds. (80 mins.)
 
90.
Rio 2 (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
It's a jungle out there for Blu, Jewel and their three kids after they're hurtled from Rio de Janeiro to the wilds of the Amazon. As Blu tries to fit in, he goes beak-to-beak with the vengeful Nigel, and meets his father-in-law. (101 mins.)
Director: Carlos Saldanha
“ Rio was good, excited for this one. ” - mortymbg13
 
91.
Hotel Transylvania 2 (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Dracula and his friends try to bring out the monster in his half human, half vampire grandson in order to keep Mavis from leaving the hotel. (89 mins.)
“ Hotel Transylvania was surprisingly awesome. ” - mortymbg13
 
92.
The Angry Birds Movie (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Find out why the birds are so angry. When an island populated by happy, flightless birds is visited by mysterious green piggies, it's up to three unlikely outcasts - Red, Chuck and Bomb - to figure out what the pigs are up to. (97 mins.)
 
93.
Strange Magic (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Goblins, elves, fairies and imps, and their misadventures sparked by the battle over a powerful potion. (99 mins.)
Director: Gary Rydstrom
 
94.
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Flint Lockwood now works at The Live Corp Company for his idol Chester V. But he's forced to leave his post when he learns that his most infamous machine is still operational and is churning out menacing food-animal hybrids. (95 mins.)
“ Cloudy one was hilarious! ” - mortymbg13
 
95.
How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
When Hiccup and Toothless discover an ice cave that is home to hundreds of new wild dragons and the mysterious Dragon Rider, the two friends find themselves at the center of a battle to protect the peace. (102 mins.)
Director: Dean DeBlois
“ Looks even better than the first. ” - mortymbg13
 
96.
Ratchet & Clank (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
When the galaxy comes under the threat of a nefarious space captain, a mechanic and his newfound robot ally join an elite squad of combatants to save the universe. (94 mins.)
 
97.
The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
When a diabolical pirate above the sea steals the secret Krabby Patty formula, SpongeBob and his nemesis Plankton must team up in order to get it back. (92 mins.)
 
98.
Minions (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Minions Stuart, Kevin and Bob are recruited by Scarlet Overkill, a super-villain who, alongside her inventor husband Herb, hatches a plot to take over the world. (91 mins.)
“ Best part of Despicable Me ” - mortymbg13
 
99.
Harlock: Space Pirate (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Mankind is dying. Only one man can do anything about it, Space Captain Harlock, but the Gaia Coalition will stop at nothing to end him. (115 mins.)
Director: Shinji Aramaki
 
100.
Mr. Peabody & Sherman (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
The time-travelling adventures of an advanced canine and his adopted son, as they endeavor to fix a time rift they created. (92 mins.)
Director: Rob Minkoff