Upcoming Movie Franchises/Popular Movies

by ishotacop | created - 13 Jun 2011 | updated - 12 Apr 2017 | Public

Made the list a couple years ago yet the views are still going strong at over 1.3 million. I decided to update the list and make it far more current and remove the released titles. Great list and I hope that people enjoy it as much as I did making it.

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1. Justice League (2017)

PG-13 | 120 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

45 Metascore

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.

Director: Zack Snyder | Stars: Ben Affleck, Gal Gadot, Jason Momoa, Ezra Miller

Votes: 289,184 | Gross: $229.02M

2. Avatar 2 (2020)

Action, Adventure, Fantasy | Filming

A sequel to Avatar (2009).

Director: James Cameron | Stars: David Thewlis, Sigourney Weaver, Zoe Saldana, Kate Winslet

3. Untitled Indiana Jones Project (2021)

Action, Adventure, Mystery | Announced

The plot is unknown at this time.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Star: Harrison Ford

4. The Chronicles of Narnia: The Magician's Nephew

Action, Adventure, Fantasy | Announced

The next installment of C.S. Lewis's "Chronicles of Narnia" series.

5. The Chronicles of Narnia: The Silver Chair

Adventure, Fantasy | Announced

Jill Pole, Eustace Scrubb, and Puddleglum the Marsh-wiggle set off on a journey to the land north of Narnia in order to rescue King Caspian's missing son, Rilian.

Director: Joe Johnston

6. Austin Powers 4

Comedy | Announced

The fourth installment in the Austin Powers series.

Star: Mike Myers

7. The Karate Kid 2

Action, Drama | Announced

After the sudden death of Dre's old Kung Fu Instructor, Mr. Han, young Kung Fu Champion, Dre Parker must learn The Dark Stepstones of how to become a good Instructor and teach his old fellow enemies a little more than respect.

Star: Jackie Chan

8. Bad Boys for Life (2020)

Action, Comedy, Thriller | Announced

The plot is unknown at this time.

Directors: Adil El Arbi, Bilall Fallah | Stars: Will Smith, Martin Lawrence, Derrick Gilbert

9. Blade Runner 2049 (2017)

R | 164 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

81 Metascore

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.

Director: Denis Villeneuve | Stars: Harrison Ford, Ryan Gosling, Ana de Armas, Dave Bautista

Votes: 337,444 | Gross: $92.05M

10. Get Smart 2

Comedy | Announced

Plot is unknown.

11. Amityville: The Legacy 3-D

Horror, Thriller | Announced

The demonic forces in the haunted Long Island house escapes to a remote home where it encounters a struggling family living together by uncertain means.

12. Super Troopers 2 (2018)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

41 Metascore

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.

Director: Jay Chandrasekhar | Stars: Jay Chandrasekhar, Kevin Heffernan, Steve Lemme, Paul Soter

Votes: 15,021 | Gross: $30.62M

13. The Adventures of Tintin: Prisoners of the Sun

Animation, Action, Adventure | Announced

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 | Stars: Andy Serkis, Jamie Bell

14. Untitled Third Tintin Film

Animation, Adventure, Comedy | Announced

Plot unknown. The third installment of a planned Tintin trilogy.

Star: Andy Serkis

15. Constantine 2

Action, Drama, Fantasy | Announced

After a long hiatus, John Constantine is drawn back into action after finding out supreme demons have acquired a map to Heaven and are planning a mission to destroy the kingdom of God.

16. Disenchanted

Animation, Adventure, Comedy | Announced

Ten years after her happily ever after, Giselle questions her happiness, inadvertently turning the lives of those in the real world and Andalasia upside down in the process.

Director: Adam Shankman | Stars: Amy Adams, Patrick Dempsey, James Marsden

17. Beyond Skyline (2017)

R | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

46 Metascore

A tough-as-nails detective embarks on a relentless pursuit to free his son from a nightmarish alien warship.

Director: Liam O'Donnell | Stars: Frank Grillo, Bojana Novakovic, Jonny Weston, Callan Mulvey

Votes: 13,528 | Gross: $0.99M

18. Rings (2017)

PG-13 | 102 min | Drama, Horror, Romance

25 Metascore

A young woman finds herself on the receiving end of a terrifying curse that threatens to take her life in 7 days.

Director: F. Javier Gutiérrez | Stars: Matilda Anna Ingrid Lutz, Alex Roe, Johnny Galecki, Vincent D'Onofrio

Votes: 31,802 | Gross: $27.78M

19. Wanted 2

Action, Crime, Thriller | Announced

Plot is unknown.

20. I, Robot 2

Sci-Fi | Announced

The plot is unknown.

21. Avatar 3 (2021)

Action, Adventure, Drama | Filming

Sequel of Avatar 2 (2020). The plot is unknown.

Director: James Cameron | Stars: David Thewlis, Sigourney Weaver, Zoe Saldana, Giovanni Ribisi

22. Kill Bill: Vol. 3

Action, Crime, Thriller | Announced

The plot is unknown at this time.

23. Falling Down 2

Drama | Announced

Jack thinks he can get off the hook with an insanity plea. his attorney, Michael, agrees to go through with it because he is having an affair with Jacks wife and knows that an insanity plea will keep him incarcerated for life.

24. Hancock 2

Action, Fantasy | Announced

The plot is unknown.

25. Top Gun: Maverick (2020)

Action | Filming

The plot is unknown at this time.

Director: Joseph Kosinski | Stars: Tom Cruise, Jennifer Connelly, Jon Hamm, Monica Barbaro

26. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017)

PG-13 | 129 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

39 Metascore

Captain Jack Sparrow searches for the trident of Poseidon while being pursued by an undead sea captain and his crew.

Directors: Joachim Rønning, Espen Sandberg | Stars: Johnny Depp, Geoffrey Rush, Javier Bardem, Orlando Bloom

Votes: 209,136 | Gross: $172.56M

27. Pirates of the Caribbean 6

Action, Adventure, Comedy | Announced

The plot is unknown at this time.

Director: Joachim Rønning

28. Runaways (2017– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

After discovering their parents are super-villains in disguise, a group of teenagers band together to run away from their homes in order to atone for their parents' actions and to discover the secrets of their origins.

Stars: Rhenzy Feliz, Lyrica Okano, Virginia Gardner, Ariela Barer

Votes: 12,003

29. Gears of War (I)

Action, Horror, Sci-Fi | Announced

On the planet Sera, a former P.O.W. is civilization's best hope in their fight against the Locust Horde, a race of creatures who emerged from underneath the planet's surface, intent on eliminating humankind.

I put this in because if it actually goes to plan and is big in cinemas this will be a big franchise.

30. Halloween (2018)

R | 106 min | Horror, Thriller

68 Metascore

Laurie Strode comes to her final confrontation with Michael Myers, the masked figure who has haunted her since she narrowly escaped his killing spree on Halloween night four decades ago.

Director: David Gordon Green | Stars: Jamie Lee Curtis, Judy Greer, Andi Matichak, James Jude Courtney

Votes: 11,355

31. Independence Day 3

Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | Announced

Plot is unknown.

Director: Roland Emmerich

32. Jeepers Creepers III (2017)

Not Rated | 100 min | Action, Horror, Mystery

Sheriff Dan Tashtego and a team of creeper hunters enlist the help of officer Davis Tubbs to help stop the monster's eating spree.

Director: Victor Salva | Stars: Stan Shaw, Gabrielle Haugh, Brandon Smith, Meg Foster

Votes: 13,050 | Gross: $2.24M

33. Untitled Midnight Run Sequel

Action, Comedy, Drama | Announced

After a group of friends exit a house party, they soon face a dilemma involving a max capacity on their ride back home. Two friends are left behind, Bryan and Felix, who soon face a series ... See full summary »

34. Mortal Kombat

Action, Adventure, Fantasy | Announced

Plot unknown. Feature film based on the popular video game.

Director: Simon McQuoid

35. National Treasure 3

Action, Adventure, Western | Announced

The plot is unknown at this time.

36. Untitled Big Man Japan Sequel

Comedy, Sci-Fi | Announced

A sequel to the sci-fi/comedy centered on a specially powered man who defends Tokyo from giant monsters.

37. Real Steel 2

Action, Drama, Family | Announced

Plot is unknown.

38. Amityville: The Awakening (2017)

PG-13 | 85 min | Horror, Thriller

42 Metascore

A desperate single mother moves with her three children into the notorious, supposedly haunted, real-life Amityville house to try and use its dark powers to cure her comatose son. Things go horribly wrong.

Director: Franck Khalfoun | Stars: Jennifer Jason Leigh, Bella Thorne, Mckenna Grace, Cameron Monaghan

Votes: 9,838 | Gross: $0.00M

39. The Haunting in New York

Drama, Horror, Thriller | Announced

A beautiful but mute teen-aged girl in a wheelchair sees visions of angels and demons.

40. The Strangers: Prey at Night (2018)

R | 85 min | Horror

48 Metascore

A family of four staying at a secluded mobile home park for the night are stalked and then hunted by three masked psychopaths.

Director: Johannes Roberts | Stars: Christina Hendricks, Martin Henderson, Bailee Madison, Lewis Pullman

Votes: 16,791 | Gross: $24.43M

41. Who Framed Roger Rabbit 2

Animation, Comedy | Announced

A sequel to the 1988 movie, who framed Roger Rabbit.

42. The Addams Family (2019)

Animation, Comedy, Family | Filming

An animated version of Charles Addams' series of cartoons about a peculiar, ghoulish family.

Directors: Greg Tiernan, Conrad Vernon | Stars: Nick Kroll, Chloë Grace Moretz, Charlize Theron, Oscar Isaac

43. Sinbad (I)

Action, Adventure | Announced

A chronicle of the legendary sailor and his quest to find Aladdin's lamp.

44. Zombieland 2 (2019)

Action, Comedy, Horror | Pre-production

The plot is unknown at this time.

Director: Ruben Fleischer | Stars: Emma Stone, Woody Harrelson, Abigail Breslin, Jesse Eisenberg

45. Thundercats

Animation, Action, Adventure | Announced

The original series story revolves around a group of humanoid cats who must flee their planet of Thundera after it's destroyed. Once crash-landing on another planet, Third Earth, they must ... See full summary »

46. Venom (2018)

PG-13 | 112 min | Action, Sci-Fi

35 Metascore

When Eddie Brock acquires the powers of a symbiote, he will have to release his alter-ego "Venom" to save his life.

Director: Ruben Fleischer | Stars: Tom Hardy, Michelle Williams, Riz Ahmed, Scott Haze

Votes: 95,709 | Gross: $153.02M

47. Duke Nukem

Action, Horror, Sci-Fi | Announced

Plot unknown. Feature film based on the video game 'Duke Nukem'

Star: John Cena

48. Flash Gordon

Action | Announced

American football player Flash Gordon and his beautiful girlfriend Dale Arden become unwilling passengers on-board Dr. Hans Zarkov's rocket-ship, where they arrive on the planet Mongo, ruled by the evil Emperor Ming the Merciless.

Director: Matthew Vaughn

49. Frankenstein (II)

Horror | Announced

A doctor living in New Orleans re-animates a dead body, which become an uncontrollable monster.

50. Halo

Action, Adventure, Mystery | Announced

Feature film based on the popular video game, Halo.

51. The Sims

Comedy | Announced

This movie is based on the video game the Sims

52. Akira

Action, Drama, Mystery | Announced

The leader of a biker gang tries to save his kidnapped friend from a powerful supernatural experiment.

53. Aquaman (2018)

PG-13 | Action, Adventure, Fantasy | Completed

Arthur Curry learns that he is the heir to the underwater kingdom of Atlantis, and must step forward to lead his people and be a hero to the world.

Director: James Wan | Stars: Amber Heard, Jason Momoa, Nicole Kidman, Patrick Wilson

54. Kane & Lynch

Action, Crime, Drama | Announced

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.

55. Neverland (I)

Adventure | Announced

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Director: Gavin O'Connor

56. Splinter Cell

Action, Adventure, Crime | Announced

Follows the missions of a special operative spy.

Director: Doug Liman | Star: Tom Hardy

57. Titans (I) (2018– )

TV-MA | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

A team of young superheroes led by Nightwing (formerly Batman's first Robin) form to combat evil and other perils.

Stars: Brenton Thwaites, Anna Diop, Teagan Croft, Lindsey Gort

Votes: 3,919

58. Ripley's Believe It or Not!

Action, Adventure, Biography | Announced

Believe It or Not picks up with Ripley at the time when he gained celebrity status through a "Believe it or Not" column that chronicled his search for the greatest oddities in the world. ... See full summary »

Director: Ron Zimmerman

59. Untitled The Flash Film (2020)

Action, Adventure, Fantasy | Pre-production

The super-fast hero the Flash travels into a timeline where Earth is in turmoil and its heroes are lost and scattered. It's up to him to make things right.

Directors: John Francis Daley, Jonathan Goldstein | Stars: Gal Gadot, Ezra Miller, Kiersey Clemons, Billy Crudup

60. The Toxic Avenger

Action, Comedy | Announced

A meek towel boy transforms into a powerful superhero after getting dumped into a vat of toxic waste.

Director: Conrad Vernon

61. Tomb Raider (2018)

PG-13 | 118 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

48 Metascore

Lara Croft, the fiercely independent daughter of a missing adventurer, must push herself beyond her limits when she discovers the island where her father disappeared.

Director: Roar Uthaug | Stars: Alicia Vikander, Dominic West, Walton Goggins, Daniel Wu

Votes: 133,719 | Gross: $57.42M

62. Uncharted

Action, Adventure | Pre-production

Young Adventurer Nathan Drake and his mentor, Victor Sullivan go on a quest to find The Lost City of Atlantis.

Director: Shawn Levy | Stars: Tom Holland, Bryan Cranston

63. Spawn (2019)

Horror, Thriller | Pre-production

The new Spawn movie will be a R-rated supernatural horror film.

Director: Todd McFarlane | Stars: Jeremy Renner, Jamie Foxx

64. Where's Waldo?

Family | Announced

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65. An American Werewolf in London

Horror | Announced

As she travels through the UK with her boyfriend, Alex is bitten by a werewolf in this remake of the 1981 classic.

Director: Max Landis

66. Asteroids

Action | Announced

An action story based on the classic video game.

67. Black Panther (2018)

PG-13 | 134 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

88 Metascore

T'Challa, heir to the hidden but advanced kingdom of Wakanda, must step forward to lead his people into a new future and must confront a challenger from his country's past.

Director: Ryan Coogler | Stars: Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong'o, Danai Gurira

Votes: 402,803 | Gross: $700.06M

68. Highlander

Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi | Announced

An immortal Scottish swordsman faces off with other immortal warriors in order to obtain a coveted ability.

Director: Chad Stahelski

69. Nick Fury

Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | Announced

A daring amateur boxer from Hells Kitchen is recruited by the Army for some top-secret assignments. He soon is promoted to captain, where he puts together the First Attack Squad, a group of elite soldiers who carry out elite missions.

70. Phineas and Ferb

Animation, Adventure, Comedy | Announced

A comedy based on the TV show about two adventurous stepbrothers and their pet platypus who leads a secret life as a double agent.

71. Silver Surfer: Prodigal Son

Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi | Announced

The scientist Norrin Radd is transformed into the silver being who flies around on a surfboard. He decides to accept the responsibility of having to protect planet Earth after learning that... See full summary »

72. The NeverEnding Story

Adventure, Drama, Fantasy | Announced

Bastian Balthazar Bux discovers a parallel world in a book. As he immerses himself in the story, his life becomes intertwined with the plot, in which a hero in the land of Fantasia must save the universe on behalf of an empress.

73. The Zombie Survival Guide

Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi | Announced

The Zombie Survival Guide is a manual dealing with the potentiality of a zombie attack. It contains detailed plans for the average citizen to survive zombie uprisings of varying intensity ... See full summary »

74. Monopoly

Adventure, Comedy | Announced

The movie centers on a boy, from the game's modest Baltic Avenue, on a quest to make a fortune.

75. Wings

Comedy, Drama, Fantasy | Announced

A teenage girl from a small town, trying to adjust to a big high school, suspects she might not be like the other kids.

76. The Batman

Action, Crime, Drama | Announced

The plot is unknown.

Director: Matt Reeves | Stars: Ben Affleck, Joe Manganiello, J.K. Simmons, Jeremy Irons

77. Wonder Woman (2017)

PG-13 | 141 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

76 Metascore

When a pilot crashes and tells of conflict in the outside world, Diana, an Amazonian warrior in training, leaves home to fight a war, discovering her full powers and true destiny.

Director: Patty Jenkins | Stars: Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Robin Wright, Lucy Davis

Votes: 441,373 | Gross: $412.56M

78. Alita: Battle Angel (2019)

Action, Adventure, Romance | Post-production

An action-packed story of one young woman's journey to discover the truth of who she is and her fight to change the world.

Director: Robert Rodriguez | Stars: Jennifer Connelly, Rosa Salazar, Ed Skrein, Lana Condor

79. The Deep Blue Good-By

Adventure, Biography, Drama | Announced

Detective Travis McGee sets out to locate a WWII treasure.

Director: James Mangold

80. The Idolmaker

Drama | Announced

The life story of rock producer Bob Marcucci, who discovered such musical acts as Frankie Avalon and Fabian in the late 1950s.

Director: Craig Brewer

81. King Dork

Comedy | Announced

A satirical comedy, Portman's young-adult novel follows the adventures of a teen loser whose life changes when he reads his father's copy of "The Catcher in the Rye." The boy suddenly finds... See full summary »

Director: Matt Piedmont

82. The 39 Clues

Adventure | Announced

The globe-trotting adventures of a powerful and mysterious family known as the Cahills.

83. Heavy Rain

Adventure, Crime, Drama | Announced

Architect Ethan Mars joins a private detective, a journalist, and an FBI agent in a race against time to save his son from a child murderer known as the 'Origami Killer'.

84. Dune

Sci-Fi | Pre-production

Feature adaptation of Frank Herbert's science fiction novel about the son of a noble family trying to avenge his father's death while saving a spice planet that he is entrusted to protect.

Director: Denis Villeneuve | Stars: Rebecca Ferguson, Timothée Chalamet

85. Speedy Gonzales

Animation, Comedy | Announced

Plot unknown. Feature film centering on the adventures of the Looney Tunes character, Speedy Gonzales.

Star: Eugenio Derbez

86. The Merlin Saga

Fantasy | Announced

An origin story of the mythical wizard from his boyhood in Wales through his training as a young man and ultimate role as defender of the natural world and mentor to King Arthur.

Director: Ridley Scott

87. The Karate Kid 2

Action, Drama | Announced

After the sudden death of Dre's old Kung Fu Instructor, Mr. Han, young Kung Fu Champion, Dre Parker must learn The Dark Stepstones of how to become a good Instructor and teach his old fellow enemies a little more than respect.

Star: Jackie Chan

88. The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt

Adventure, Biography, Drama | Announced

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

89. The Hardy Men

Comedy | Announced

An updated version of "The Hardy Boys," "The Hardy Men" would have these perpetual teenagers finally grown up, but up to their old tricks once more.

90. The Last Photograph

Adventure, Drama, War | Announced

A drama about two men and the photograph that inspires them to travel to war-torn Afghanistan.

Director: Zack Snyder

91. The Devil in the White City

Drama, History, Thriller | Announced

An architect works to build up the 1893 Worlds Fair, while a serial killer uses the fair to attract and kill women.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Star: Leonardo DiCaprio

92. The Crow

Action, Crime, Fantasy | Announced

A year after he and his fiance are murdered, Eric is brought back to life by a mystical crow.

93. The Birds

Horror, Thriller | Announced

A remake of Alfred Hitchcock's 1963 thriller about a flock of birds that take over a quiet Northern California town.

94. Sinatra

Biography, Drama, Music | Announced

The life story of legendary singer and actor, Frank Sinatra.

95. Robopocalypse

Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller | Announced

A sci-fi story set in the aftermath of a robot uprising.

Director: Michael Bay

96. Popeye (2019)

Animation, Action, Adventure | Announced

The adventures of Popeye the Sailor Man, the strongest seafaring sea dog ever to sail the Seven Seas.

97. Oz

Fantasy | Announced

Dorothy Gale's granddaughter returns to Oz to fight evil.

98. Monsterpocalypse

Action, Adventure, Comedy | Announced

Plot unknown. A feature film adaptation of the board game where monsters battle against other monsters.

Director: Fede Alvarez

99. Metal Men

Action | Announced

Based on a DC Comics hero created by Robert Kanigher and Ross Andru in 1962, "Metal" revolves around a brilliant scientist, William Magnus, and his creations: six highly advanced robots who... See full summary »

100. Mai, the Psychic Girl

Action, Adventure, Crime | Announced

Mai is a teenage girl with telekinetic powers, which she only uses for fun. But when she gets a high score on a test designed to test if she has psychic abilities, a mysterious organization is eager to use her powers for their own gain.



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