22 Movies To Get Excited About In 2017!

We can squabble all day about which blockbusters were all we expected and which were the biggest disappointments, but we still get excited for the next round. This year we have a slew of new movies from Steven Spielberg, Christopher Nolan, and Aaron Sorkin to go along with all the blockbusters. Here’s my list of the movies you should be chomping at the bit to see in 2017!

22. Life
Release date: March 24
Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Jake Gyllenhaal, Rebecca Ferguson
Director: Daniel Espinosa

21. Molly’s Game
Release date: TBD
Starring: Jessica Chastain, Idris Elba, Kevin Costner, Michael Cera, Chris O’Dowd
Director: Aaron Sorkin

20. Downsizing

Release Date: Dec. 22
Starring: Matt Damon, Kristen Wiig, Jason Sudeikis, Christoph Waltz, Neil Patrick Harris
Director: Alexander Payne

19. The Dark Tower
Release date: July 28
Starring: Idris Elba, Matthew McConaughey, Tom Taylor
Director: Nikolaj Arcel

18. The Circle
Release date: April 28
Starring: Tom Hanks, Emma Watson, John Boyega
Director: James Ponsoldt

17. Mother
Release Date: TBD
Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Javier Bardem, Michelle Pfeiffer, Ed Harris
Director: Darren Aronofsky

16. Thor: Ragnarok
Release date: Nov. 3
Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Mark Ruffalo, Cate Blanchett, Anthony Hopkins
Director: Taika Waititi

15. The Lego Batman Movie
Release date: Feb. 10
Starring: Will Arnett, Zach Galifianakis, Michael Cera
Director: Chris McKay

14. Kong: Skull Island
Release date: March 10
Starring: Tom Hiddleston, Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, John Goodman, Jason Mitchell, Corey Hawkins
Director: Jordan Vogt-Roberts

13. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
Release date: May 5
Starring: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper
Director: James Gunn

12. War for the Planet of the Apes
Release date: July 14
Starring: Andy Serkis, Steve Zahn, Woody Harrelson
Director: Matt Reeves

11. Spider-Man: Homecoming
Release date: July 7
Starring: Tom Holland, Michael Keaton, Zendaya, Marisa Tomei
Director: Jon Watts

10. The Kidnapping of Edgar Mortara
Release date: TBD
Starring: Oscar Isaac, Mark Rylance,
Director: Steven Spielberg

9. Ghost in the Shell
Release date: March 31
Starring: Scarlett Johansson, Takeshi Kitano, Juliette Binoche
Director: Rupert Sanders

8. Logan
Release date: March 3
Starring: Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Boyd Holbrook, Richard E. Grant
Director: James Mangold

7. Wonder Woman
Release date: June 2
Starring: Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Robin Wright, Connie Nielsen
Director: Patty Jenkins

6. Beauty and the Beast
Release date: March 17
Starring: Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans, Josh Gad
Director: Bill Condon


5. Justice League
Release date: Nov. 17
Starring: Ben Affleck, Gal Gadot, Jason Momoa
Director: Zack Snyder

4. Alien: Covenant
Release date: May 19
Starring: Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup, Noomi Rapace, Danny McBride
Director: Ridley Scott

3. Star Wars: Episode VIII
Release date: Dec 15
Starring: Daisy Ridley, Mark Hamill, Oscar Isaac, John Boyega, Carrie Fisher
Director: Rian Johnson

2. Blade Runner 2049
Release date: Oct. 6
Starring: Ryan Gosling, Harrison Ford, Robin Wright
Director: Denis Villeneuve

1. Dunkirk
Release date: July 21
Starring: Tom Hardy, Kenneth Branagh, Cillian Murphy, Mark Rylance
Director: Christopher Nolan

Nathan Ligon

Nathan Ligon

Film / Theater / Music Critic at Red Carpet Crash
The son of Executive Producer Jon Ligon, Nathan has spent his life in the company of filmmakers and some of the best musicians in Dallas, TX. He has since become a highly viewed critic and short filmmaker for Red Carpet Crash and Shot & Cut Films.
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