2017 Films in UK Anticipation most to least

by BritListsMOVIES | created - 08 Jan 2017 | updated - 13 Apr 2017 | Public

These are films I will almost definitely see in 2017 ranked by how badly I want to see them. 1-22: Super Excited 23-35: Intrigued 36-44: No Interest

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1. Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi (2017)

PG-13 | 152 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

85 Metascore

Rey develops her newly discovered abilities with the guidance of Luke Skywalker, who is unsettled by the strength of her powers. Meanwhile, the Resistance prepares for battle with the First Order.

Director: Rian Johnson | Stars: Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher

Votes: 378,645 | Gross: $620.18M

Who wouldn't put this at No 1?

2. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)

PG-13 | 136 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

67 Metascore

The Guardians must fight to keep their newfound family together as they unravel the mystery of Peter Quill's true parentage.

Director: James Gunn | Stars: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel

Votes: 378,217 | Gross: $389.81M

Loved the first movie and more of the same plus Kurt Russell, Sly and Baby Groot

3. Logan (2017)

R | 137 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

77 Metascore

In the near future, a weary Logan cares for an ailing Professor X, somewhere on the Mexican border. However, Logan's attempts to hide from the world, and his legacy, are upended when a young mutant arrives, pursued by dark forces.

Director: James Mangold | Stars: Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Dafne Keen, Boyd Holbrook

Votes: 480,487 | Gross: $226.28M

Dark and Depressing. Loved the *beep* out of the Johnny Cash Trailer

4. 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: 410,579 | Gross: $412.56M

She was one of the best parts of BvS. Cast looks really good and the action in the trailers has looked very impressive.

5. Dunkirk (2017)

PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Drama, History

94 Metascore

Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire and France are surrounded by the German Army, and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II.

Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Fionn Whitehead, Barry Keoghan, Mark Rylance, Tom Hardy

Votes: 388,086 | Gross: $188.37M

NOLAN!!!!!!!!!!!!!+HARDY!!!!!!!+WWII= Best Movie of Year Guaranteed

6. Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)

PG-13 | 133 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

73 Metascore

Peter Parker balances his life as an ordinary high school student in Queens with his superhero alter-ego Spider-Man, and finds himself on the trail of a new menace prowling the skies of New York City.

Director: Jon Watts | Stars: Tom Holland, Michael Keaton, Robert Downey Jr., Marisa Tomei

Votes: 323,202 | Gross: $334.20M

Tom Holland was incredible in Civil War and him teaming up with Iron Man is like heaven. Also, they got Michael Keaton for the villain.

7. 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: 293,387 | Gross: $92.05M

Arrival was incredible and the cast of this film is just amazing. If Denis Villeneuve pulls this off, he will become a house-hold name fast.

8. Thor: Ragnarok (2017)

PG-13 | 130 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

74 Metascore

Thor is imprisoned on the planet Sakaar, and must race against time to return to Asgard and stop Ragnarök, the destruction of his world, at the hands of the powerful and ruthless villain Hela.

Director: Taika Waititi | Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Cate Blanchett, Mark Ruffalo

Votes: 329,983 | Gross: $315.06M

This film sounds *beep* insane. A Thor-Hulk team up movie with a sprinkle of Strange, AWESOME!! plus another incredible cast

9. 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: 250,682 | Gross: $229.02M

I'm not as excited as I should be about this but that's just base on previous DCEU entries (*cough*Suicide Squad*BvS*). However this is the equivalent of The Avengers for DC and I'm banking on them putting a lot more effort into this.

10. Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017)

R | 141 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

44 Metascore

When their headquarters are destroyed and the world is held hostage, the Kingsman's journey leads them to the discovery of an allied spy organization in the US. These two elite secret organizations must band together to defeat a common enemy.

Director: Matthew Vaughn | Stars: Taron Egerton, Colin Firth, Mark Strong, Channing Tatum

Votes: 178,832 | Gross: $100.23M

I never thought Kingsman would be one of my favourite movies of all time. And there is a voice in the very back of my head making worry a little about it living up to the hype, but I loved the first so much that I'm putting it in my top ten.

11. War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)

PG-13 | 140 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

82 Metascore

After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind.

Director: Matt Reeves | Stars: Andy Serkis, Woody Harrelson, Steve Zahn, Karin Konoval

Votes: 170,129 | Gross: $146.88M

This could be one of the most surprisingly good trilogies ever. They should land this and the CGI has never looked better.

12. Alien: Covenant (2017)

R | 122 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

65 Metascore

The crew of a colony ship, bound for a remote planet, discover an uncharted paradise with a threat beyond their imagination, and must attempt a harrowing escape.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup, Danny McBride

Votes: 198,835 | Gross: $74.26M

Before Trailer- I guess i'm kind of interested in this but I don't see why this was needed. After Trailer- Holy *beep* Yes I am ready for this

13. The Fate of the Furious (2017)

PG-13 | 136 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

56 Metascore

When a mysterious woman seduces Dom into the world of terrorism and a betrayal of those closest to him, the crew face trials that will test them as never before.

Director: F. Gary Gray | Stars: Vin Diesel, Jason Statham, Dwayne Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez

Votes: 160,499 | Gross: $226.01M

I don't see why this film is getting made but I think if it's on the same level as the previous three movies then I'm excited.

14. Kong: Skull Island (2017)

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

62 Metascore

A team of scientists explore an uncharted island in the Pacific, venturing into the domain of the mighty Kong, and must fight to escape a primal Eden.

Director: Jordan Vogt-Roberts | Stars: Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson, Brie Larson, John C. Reilly

Votes: 205,183 | Gross: $168.05M

Would be higher if they hadn't keep putting semi-spoilers in the trailers. John C Reilly's character and the fact that Kong isn't the main threat. However, amazing cast so still excited.

15. Coco (I) (2017)

PG | 105 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

81 Metascore

Aspiring musician Miguel, confronted with his family's ancestral ban on music, enters the Land of the Dead to find his great-great-grandfather, a legendary singer.

Directors: Lee Unkrich, Adrian Molina | Stars: Anthony Gonzalez, Gael García Bernal, Benjamin Bratt, Alanna Ubach

Votes: 172,561 | Gross: $209.73M

I don't even know what this is about but Pixar so you know.

16. John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)

R | 122 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

75 Metascore

After returning to the criminal underworld to repay a debt, John Wick discovers that a large bounty has been put on his life.

Director: Chad Stahelski | Stars: Keanu Reeves, Riccardo Scamarcio, Ian McShane, Ruby Rose

Votes: 228,224 | Gross: $92.03M

What a surprise John Wick was in 2014. Now this could go one of two ways. BE THE MEGA FANTASTIC ULTRA ACTION SEQUEL AND MAKE THIS FRANCHISE AMAZEBALLS or it's just *beep*

17. Ghost in the Shell (2017)

PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Crime, Drama

52 Metascore

In the near future, Major is the first of her kind: A human saved from a terrible crash, who is cyber-enhanced to be a perfect soldier devoted to stopping the world's most dangerous criminals.

Director: Rupert Sanders | Stars: Scarlett Johansson, Pilou Asbæk, Takeshi Kitano, Juliette Binoche

Votes: 152,204 | Gross: $40.53M

Grr Whitewashing. Nevertheless still looks pretty good.

18. Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017)

PG-13 | 137 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

51 Metascore

A dark force threatens Alpha, a vast metropolis and home to species from a thousand planets. Special operatives Valerian and Laureline must race to identify the marauding menace and safeguard not just Alpha, but the future of the universe.

Director: Luc Besson | Stars: Dane DeHaan, Cara Delevingne, Clive Owen, Rihanna

Votes: 116,137 | Gross: $40.48M

Again, no idea what this is about but it's Luc Besson and Sci-Fi so you know.

19. The LEGO Batman Movie (2017)

PG | 104 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

75 Metascore

A cooler-than-ever Bruce Wayne must deal with the usual suspects as they plan to rule Gotham City, while discovering that he has accidentally adopted a teenage orphan who wishes to become his sidekick.

Director: Chris McKay | Stars: Will Arnett, Michael Cera, Rosario Dawson, Ralph Fiennes

Votes: 99,377 | Gross: $175.75M

Loved the LEGO movie and while this looks no-where near as good, that just means it will at least be good.

20. The Mummy (2017)

PG-13 | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

34 Metascore

An ancient Egyptian 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 | Stars: Tom Cruise, Sofia Boutella, Annabelle Wallis, Russell Crowe

Votes: 132,352 | Gross: $80.10M

This sets up a whole new cinematic universe which at first sounded trite but after seeing the trailer, I can't wait. plus Russell Crow and Tom Cruise

21. Baby Driver (2017)

R | 112 min | Action, Crime, Music

86 Metascore

After being coerced into working for a crime boss, a young getaway driver finds himself taking part in a heist doomed to fail.

Director: Edgar Wright | Stars: Ansel Elgort, Jon Bernthal, Jon Hamm, Eiza González

Votes: 298,295 | Gross: $107.83M

Edgar Wright is one of my favourite british directors and I was super pissed when he left Ant-Man. But i know this film will be just as good as his others and will have hilarious visual comedy.

22. T2 Trainspotting (2017)

R | 117 min | Drama

67 Metascore

After 20 years abroad, Mark Renton returns to Scotland and reunites with his old friends Sick Boy, Spud, and Begbie.

Director: Danny Boyle | Stars: Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller, Robert Carlyle

Votes: 81,394 | Gross: $2.40M

No Idea why I'm super excited for this, I just am. Nothing else. Just that.

*Didn't actually go to watch it because I just couldn't be arsed. Over time I started caring less and less about this movie.

23. Beauty and the Beast (2017)

PG | 129 min | Family, Fantasy, Musical

65 Metascore

An adaptation of the fairy tale about a monstrous-looking prince and a young woman who fall in love.

Director: Bill Condon | Stars: Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans, Josh Gad

Votes: 207,028 | Gross: $504.01M

This film has got everyone talking saying it's going to be fantastic but I'm a little hesitant about this film. The cast looks solid and I think the music will be good but i'm just waiting for it.

24. American Made (2017)

R | 115 min | Action, Biography, Comedy

65 Metascore

The story of Barry Seal, an American pilot who became a drug-runner for the CIA in the 1980s in a clandestine operation that would be exposed as the Iran-Contra Affair.

Director: Doug Liman | Stars: Tom Cruise, Domhnall Gleeson, Sarah Wright, Jesse Plemons

Votes: 97,688 | Gross: $51.34M

Looks very interesting and not a typical movie to find your Tom Cruise. I need to see something first.

25. The Dark Tower (2017)

PG-13 | 95 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

34 Metascore

The last Gunslinger, Roland Deschain, has been locked in an eternal battle with Walter O'Dim, also known as the Man in Black, determined to prevent him from toppling the Dark Tower, which holds the universe together. With the fate of the worlds at stake, good and evil will collide in the ultimate battle as only Roland can defend the Tower from the Man in Black.

Director: Nikolaj Arcel | Stars: Idris Elba, Matthew McConaughey, Tom Taylor, Dennis Haysbert

Votes: 89,686 | Gross: $50.70M

This film might actually happen this year. Still I'm hesitant because of it's development hell.

26. Cars 3 (2017)

G | 102 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

59 Metascore

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 | Stars: Owen Wilson, Cristela Alonzo, Chris Cooper, Nathan Fillion

Votes: 45,057 | Gross: $152.90M

*beep* Lightning McQueen getting *beep* up. Still it's a Cars movie but maybe this will be the good one.

27. It (I) (2017)

R | 135 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

69 Metascore

In the summer of 1989, a group of bullied kids band together to destroy a shapeshifting monster, which disguises itself as a clown and preys on the children of Derry, their small Maine town.

Director: Andy Muschietti | Stars: Bill Skarsgård, Jaeden Lieberher, Finn Wolfhard, Sophia Lillis

Votes: 273,486 | Gross: $327.48M

Not Sure about the casting of Pennywise in this movie but the child actors look decent enough. Again need a trailer.

* This would be higher on my list if I had seen that awesome trailer at the time.

28. Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017)

PG-13 | 119 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

58 Metascore

Four teenagers are sucked into a magical video game, and the only way they can escape is to work together to finish the game.

Director: Jake Kasdan | Stars: Dwayne Johnson, Karen Gillan, Kevin Hart, Jack Black

Votes: 161,316 | Gross: $404.44M

I like that they are making something original based on the idea of Jumanji. The cast looks solid and I think Jack Black acting as a moody teenage girl is a funny premise.

29. Baywatch (2017)

R | 116 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

37 Metascore

Devoted lifeguard Mitch Buchannon butts heads with a brash new recruit, as they uncover a criminal plot that threatens the future of the bay.

Director: Seth Gordon | Stars: Dwayne Johnson, Zac Efron, Alexandra Daddario, Priyanka Chopra

Votes: 103,298 | Gross: $58.06M

I'm not sure. That's all

30. Transformers: The Last Knight (2017)

PG-13 | 154 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

27 Metascore

Autobots and Decepticons are at war, with humans on the sidelines. Optimus Prime is gone. The key to saving our future lies buried in the secrets of the past, in the hidden history of Transformers on Earth.

Director: Michael Bay | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Anthony Hopkins, Josh Duhamel, Laura Haddock

Votes: 97,906 | Gross: $130.17M

I am sick to death of this franchise but I'm putting it higher in the list because I did that thing were you think "oh, this one might be good".

31. Murder on the Orient Express (2017)

PG-13 | 114 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

52 Metascore

When a murder occurs on the train he's travelling on, celebrated detective Hercule Poirot is recruited to solve the case.

Director: Kenneth Branagh | Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Penélope Cruz, Willem Dafoe, Judi Dench

Votes: 136,216 | Gross: $102.83M

Cast looks great but it's got nothing to show.

32. The Boss Baby (2017)

PG | 97 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

50 Metascore

A suit-wearing, briefcase-carrying baby pairs up with his 7-year old brother to stop the dastardly plot of the CEO of Puppy Co.

Director: Tom McGrath | Stars: Alec Baldwin, Steve Buscemi, Jimmy Kimmel, Lisa Kudrow

Votes: 78,609 | Gross: $175.00M

Wow, this looks stupid. But somehow entertaining.

33. Paddington 2 (2017)

PG | 103 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

88 Metascore

Paddington, now happily settled with the Brown family and a popular member of the local community, picks up a series of odd jobs to buy the perfect present for his Aunt Lucy's 100th birthday, only for the gift to be stolen.

Director: Paul King | Stars: Ben Whishaw, Hugh Grant, Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins

Votes: 27,817 | Gross: $40.44M

Why? I know the first one was good but Why?

34. King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017)

PG-13 | 126 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

41 Metascore

Robbed of his birthright, Arthur comes up the hard way in the back alleys of the city. But once he pulls the sword from the stone, he is forced to acknowledge his true legacy - whether he likes it or not.

Director: Guy Ritchie | Stars: Charlie Hunnam, Astrid Bergès-Frisbey, Jude Law, Djimon Hounsou

Votes: 147,712 | Gross: $39.18M

Guy Ritchie makes good solid british gangster films. Not really a King Arthur kind of guy.

35. World War Z 2

Action, Horror, Sci-Fi | Announced

Plot is unknown.

Director: David Fincher | Star: Brad Pitt

I don't think this will be even out in 2017 because there is nothing for this movie. David Fincher doing it is interesting though.

36. Insidious: The Last Key (2018)

PG-13 | 103 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

49 Metascore

Parapsychologist Dr. Elise Rainier faces her most fearsome and personal haunting yet, as she is drawn back to her ghostly childhood home, where the terror began.

Director: Adam Robitel | Stars: Lin Shaye, Leigh Whannell, Angus Sampson, Kirk Acevedo

Votes: 26,235 | Gross: $67.35M

I did not care for the insidious sequels and this one will probably be the worst one.

37. Power Rangers (2017)

PG-13 | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

44 Metascore

A group of high-school students, who are infused with unique superpowers, harness their abilities in order to save the world.

Director: Dean Israelite | Stars: Dacre Montgomery, Naomi Scott, RJ Cyler, Ludi Lin

Votes: 81,894 | Gross: $85.07M

Bryan Cranston is the only promising thing. Everything else is not exciting my movie tastebuds. Plus what is Elizabeth Banks doing? She looks ridiculous

38. Despicable Me 3 (2017)

PG | 89 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

49 Metascore

Gru meets his long-lost charming, cheerful, and more successful twin brother Dru who wants to team up with him for one last criminal heist.

Directors: Kyle Balda, Pierre Coffin, Eric Guillon | Stars: Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig, Trey Parker, Miranda Cosgrove

Votes: 73,255 | Gross: $264.62M

If minions hadn't come out then this would be much higher on the list. sadly, minions made so much money it could cure world hunger and so they will probs be a big focus in this *beep* Plus what is Trey Parker doing? He doesn't need this.

39. Pitch Perfect 3 (2017)

PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy, Music

40 Metascore

Following their win at the world championship, the now separated Bellas reunite for one last singing competition at an overseas USO tour, but face a group who uses both instruments and voices.

Director: Trish Sie | Stars: Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson, Brittany Snow, Anna Camp

Votes: 28,916 | Gross: $104.90M

I hate this franchise but everyone else seems to love it. Please God let this not beat another film like Mad Max at the box office.

40. The Bye Bye Man (2017)

PG-13 | 97 min | Horror, Thriller

37 Metascore

Three friends stumble upon the horrific origins of a mysterious figure they discover is the root cause of the evil behind unspeakable acts.

Director: Stacy Title | Stars: Douglas Smith, Lucien Laviscount, Cressida Bonas, Michael Trucco

Votes: 14,059 | Gross: $22.38M

Meh

*Didn't watch because I heard it was really *beep*

41. Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (2016)

R | 107 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

49 Metascore

Alice returns to where the nightmare began: The Hive in Raccoon City, where the Umbrella Corporation is gathering its forces for a final strike against the only remaining survivors of the apocalypse.

Director: Paul W.S. Anderson | Stars: Milla Jovovich, Iain Glen, Ali Larter, Shawn Roberts

Votes: 66,603 | Gross: $26.83M

Obviously this is gonna be terrible but I will watch it anyway. Don't Question Why!

*Didn't watch because I heard it was really *beep*

42. 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: 194,438 | Gross: $172.56M

What the *beep* is this? Just why? Johnny, come on. Javier, really. Orlando, you are *beep* Katy Perry, you people don't need this and neither do we.

43. Fifty Shades Darker (2017)

R | 118 min | Drama, Romance

33 Metascore

While Christian wrestles with his inner demons, Anastasia must confront the anger and envy of the women who came before her.

Director: James Foley | Stars: Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan, Eric Johnson, Eloise Mumford

Votes: 71,651 | Gross: $114.38M

Hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha No Please God

*Didn't watch because I heard it was really *beep*