Upcoming Action Adventure Movies (2020, 2021)

by calebpeli | created - 21 Nov 2013 | updated - 1 month ago | Public

An assortment of upcoming action, adventure or thriller films to be released within the next two years.

All dates are wide theatrical release dates for the US.

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1. Top Gun: Maverick (2022)

PG-13 | Action, Drama | Completed

After more than thirty years of service as one of the Navy's top aviators, Pete Mitchell is where he belongs, pushing the envelope as a courageous test pilot and dodging the advancement in rank that would ground him.

Director: Joseph Kosinski | Stars: Tom Cruise, Jennifer Connelly, Miles Teller, Jean Louisa Kelly

Arriving June 26th, 2020.

2. Ghostbusters: Afterlife (2021)

PG-13 | 124 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

45 Metascore

When a single mom and her two kids arrive in a small town, they begin to discover their connection to the original Ghostbusters and the secret legacy their grandfather left behind.

Director: Jason Reitman | Stars: Carrie Coon, Paul Rudd, Finn Wolfhard, Mckenna Grace

Votes: 99,061

Arriving July 10th, 2020.

3. Morbius (2022)

PG-13 | 108 min | Action, Adventure, Drama | Completed

Biochemist Michael Morbius tries to cure himself of a rare blood disease, but he inadvertently infects himself with a form of vampirism instead.

Director: Daniel Espinosa | Stars: Jared Leto, Michael Keaton, Adria Arjona, Jared Harris

Arriving July 31st, 2020.

4. The King's Man (2021)

R | 131 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

44 Metascore

In the early years of the 20th century, the Kingsman agency is formed to stand against a cabal plotting a war to wipe out millions.

Director: Matthew Vaughn | Stars: Ralph Fiennes, Gemma Arterton, Rhys Ifans, Harris Dickinson

Votes: 26,221

Arriving September 18th, 2020.

5. Death on the Nile (2022)

PG-13 | 127 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery | Completed

While on vacation on the Nile, Hercule Poirot must investigate the murder of a young heiress.

Director: Kenneth Branagh | Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Gal Gadot, Rose Leslie, Armie Hammer

6. G.I. Joe: Ever Vigilant

Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | Announced

The GI Joe force is reinstated for a confrontation when the Cobra terrorists acquire a deadly new weapon.

Director: D.J. Caruso

Arriving October 16th, 2020.

7. Uncharted (2022)

PG-13 | Action, Adventure | Completed

The story is a prequel to the games, starring Holland as a younger Drake, showing us details of how he came to meet and befriend Sully.

Director: Ruben Fleischer | Stars: Tom Holland, Mark Wahlberg, Antonio Banderas, Sophia Ali

Arriving March 5th, 2021.

8. Fast & Furious 10 (2023)

Action, Crime, Mystery | Announced

Plot unknown.

Director: Justin Lin | Stars: Jason Momoa, Nathalie Emmanuel, Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez

Arriving April 2nd, 2021.

9. Tomb Raider 2

Action, Adventure, Fantasy | Announced

Sequel to the 2018 reboot.

Director: Misha Green | Stars: Alicia Vikander, Kristin Scott Thomas

Arriving March 19th, 2021.

10. Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (2022)

Action, Adventure, Fantasy | Post-production

Dr. Stephen Strange casts a forbidden spell that opens the door to the multiverse, including an alternate version of himself, whose threat to humanity is too great for the combined forces of Strange, Wong, and Wanda Maximoff.

Director: Sam Raimi | Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Elizabeth Olsen, Rachel McAdams, Michael Stuhlbarg

Arriving May 7th, 2021.

11. The Matrix Resurrections (2021)

R | 148 min | Action, Sci-Fi

63 Metascore

Return to a world of two realities: one, everyday life; the other, what lies behind it. To find out if his reality is a construct, to truly know himself, Mr. Anderson will have to choose to follow the white rabbit once more.

Director: Lana Wachowski | Stars: Keanu Reeves, Carrie-Anne Moss, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Jonathan Groff

Votes: 178,163

Arriving May 21st, 2021.

12. John Wick: Chapter 4 (2023)

Action, Crime, Thriller | Post-production

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Director: Chad Stahelski | Stars: Keanu Reeves, Donnie Yen, Bill Skarsgård, Laurence Fishburne

Arriving May 21st, 2021.

13. The Batman (2022)

PG-13 | 175 min | Action, Crime, Drama | Completed

In his second year of fighting crime, Batman uncovers corruption in Gotham City that connects to his own family while facing a serial killer known as the Riddler.

Director: Matt Reeves | Stars: Barry Keoghan, Zoë Kravitz, Robert Pattinson, Peter Sarsgaard

Arriving June 25th, 2021.

14. Micronauts

Action, Sci-Fi | Announced

A group of micronauts go on a intergalactic mission.

Director: Dean DeBlois

Arriving June 4th, 2021.

15. Indiana Jones 5 (2023)

Action, Adventure | Filming

The plot is unknown at this time.

Director: James Mangold | Stars: Mads Mikkelsen, Harrison Ford, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Antonio Banderas

Arriving July 9th, 2021.

16. Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021)

PG-13 | 148 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

71 Metascore

With Spider-Man's identity now revealed, Peter asks Doctor Strange for help. When a spell goes wrong, dangerous foes from other worlds start to appear, forcing Peter to discover what it truly means to be Spider-Man.

Director: Jon Watts | Stars: Tom Holland, Zendaya, Benedict Cumberbatch, Jacob Batalon

Votes: 424,606

Arriving July 16th, 2021.

17. Mission: Impossible 7 (2023)

Action, Adventure, Thriller | Post-production

Seventh entry in the long-running Mission: Impossible series.

Director: Christopher McQuarrie | Stars: Rebecca Ferguson, Tom Cruise, Vanessa Kirby, Hayley Atwell

Arriving July 23rd, 2021.

18. Thor: Love and Thunder (2022)

Action, Adventure, Fantasy | Post-production

The sequel to Thor: Ragnarok and the fourth movie in the Thor saga.

Director: Taika Waititi | Stars: Taika Waititi, Karen Gillan, Natalie Portman, Matt Damon

Arriving February 18th, 2022.

19. Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore (2022)

Adventure, Family, Fantasy | Post-production

The third installment of the 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them' series which follows the adventures of Newt Scamander.

Director: David Yates | Stars: Mads Mikkelsen, Ezra Miller, Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston

Arriving November 12th, 2021.

20. Dungeons & Dragons (2023)

Adventure, Fantasy | Post-production

Plot undisclosed

Directors: John Francis Daley, Jonathan Goldstein | Stars: Chris Pine, Regé-Jean Page, Michelle Rodriguez, Hugh Grant

Arriving November 19th, 2021.

21. Avatar 2 (2022)

Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | Post-production

Jake Sully lives with his newfound family formed on the planet of Pandora. Once a familiar threat returns to finish what was previously started, Jake must work with Neytiri and the army of the Na'vi race to protect their planet.

Director: James Cameron | Stars: Kate Winslet, Zoe Saldana, Michelle Yeoh, Sigourney Weaver

Arriving December 17th, 2021.

22. Sherlock Holmes 3

Action, Adventure, Mystery | Pre-production

The plot is unknown at this time.

Director: Dexter Fletcher | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law, Jared Harris, Eddie Marsan

Arriving December 22nd, 2021.

23. Black Adam (2022)

Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi | Post-production

Plot unknown. A spin-off from 'Shazam!' centering on the film's anti-hero, Black Adam.

Director: Jaume Collet-Serra | Stars: Dwayne Johnson, Sarah Shahi, Pierce Brosnan, Noah Centineo

Arriving December 22nd, 2021.

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