The Most Anticipated Movies Of 2017 July – Dec


The Most Anticipated Movies Of 2017 July – Dec


While the first half of 2017 has given us many cinematic gems – La La Land, Fences, Get Out, Free Fire, Manchester by the Sea and T2 Trainspotting to name but a few, there are still many box  office chart toppers still to come before the end of the year.  Join Movie Review World as we take a look at The Most Anticipated Movies Of 2017 July – Dec.


Untitled Cloverfield Anthology Movie (God Particle)



Release Date: 1 December, 2017
Director: Julius Onah
Cast: Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Elizabeth Debicki, Daniel Brühl, Chris O’Dowd, Aksel Hennie, Ziyi Zhang, David Oyelowo, John Ortiz

A team of astronauts  aboard a space station make a frightening discovery that begins to alter their reality in the second spin-off in JJ Abrams’ Cloverfield series.








The Dark Tower


Release Date: 18 August, 2017
Director: Nikolaj Arcel
Cast: Idris Elba, Matthew McConaughey, Katheryn Winnick, Abbey Lee, Jackie Earle Haley, Claudia Kim, Nicholas Hamilton, Fran Kranz, José Zúñiga, Alex McGregor, Tom Taylor, Michael Barbieri, Karl Thaning

Stephen King’s epic book series finally comes to the big screen. With Idris Elba as The Gunslinger and Matthew McCaughey as Man in Black.








Release Date: 21 July, 2017
Director: Christopher Nolan
Cast: Tom Hardy, Cillian Murphy, Mark Rylance, Harry Styles, Kenneth Branagh, James D’Arcy, Aneurin Barnard, Jack Lowden, Kevin Guthrie, Barry Keoghan, Elliott Tittensor

A group of soldiers lead by Corporal “Tubby” Bins (John Mills), stranded in France, must make their way to the shores of Dunkirk in hopes of a rescue. Back in Britain, Charles Foreman (Bernard Lee), a newspaper reporter, desperately tries to raise awareness among the public of the horrible reality of the war. When the British navy calls for all civilian ships to aid in a rescue, Foreman takes out his own small boat and attempts to bring Tubby and his men home safely.


Blade Runner 2049


Release Date: 6 October, 2017
Director: Denis Villeneuve
Cast: Ryan Gosling, Harrison Ford, Ana de Armas, Jared Leto, Mackenzie Davis, Robin Wright, Dave Bautista, Sylvia Hoeks, Barkhad Abdi, Hiam Abbass, Lennie James, Carla Juri, David Dastmalchian, David Benson

Thirty years after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K (Ryan Gosling), unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what’s left of society into chaos. K’s discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford), a former LAPD blade runner who has been missing for 30 years.




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Release Date: July 14, 2017
Director: Matt Reeves
Cast: Andy Serkis, Judy Greer, Woody Harrelson, Steve Zahn, Aleks Paunovic, Ty Olsson, Sara Canning, Max Lloyd-Jones

War for the Planet of the Apes is the third chapter in the blockbuster series.  Caesar and his people are forced into a deadly conflict with an army of humans led by a ruthless Colonel. After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins this own mythical quest to avenge his kind. As the journey finally brings them face to face, Caesar and the Colonel are pitted against each other in an epic battle that will determine the fate of both their species and the future of the planet.




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Release Date: 27 October, 2017
Director: Taika Waititi
Cast: Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Tom Hiddleston, Tessa Thompson, Cate Blanchett, Idris Elba, Anthony Hopkins, Karl Urban, Jeff Goldblum, Sam Neill, Jaimie Alexander, Ray Stevenson, Tadanobu Asano, Benedict Cumberbatch

Chris Hemsworth returns for the latest Marvel focused movie on the god of thunder, in which he sets out to save his homeland. Tom Hiddleston returns as Loki and Mark Ruffalo as the Hulk.





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Release Date: 17 November, 2017
Director: Zack Snyder
Cast: Henry Cavill, Ben Affleck, Gal Gadot, Jason Momoa, Ezra Miller, Ray Fisher, Amy Adams, Amber Heard, Kiersey Clemons, Jeremy Irons, Diane Lane, Connie Nielsen, J.K. Simmons, Jesse Eisenberg, Willem Dafoe, Ciarán Hinds, Daniel Stisen, Samantha Jo

With the meteoric success of Wonder Woman, DC are hoping audiences will be as receptive when they fly their Comic Heavyweights under one banner later this year.  Along with Ben Affleck as the Dark Knight, Gal Gadot will return as Wonder Woman, Henry Cavill as Superman, Ezra Miller as The Flash, Jason Moma as Aquaman and Ray Fisher as Cyborg.




Star Wars: Episode VIIIstar-wars-the-last-jedi-movie-review-world

Release Date: 14 December, 2017
Director: Rian Johnson
Cast: Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Adam Driver, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Domhnall Gleeson, Andy Serkis, Lupita Nyong’o, Laura Dern, Billie Lourd, Joonas Suotamo, Peter Mayhew, Gwendoline Christie, Benicio Del Toro, Warwick Davis, Anthony Daniels

This December will mark the 8th instalment of the main Star Wars series in what is bound to be another box office smash.  Director Rian Johnson picks up the story of young Rey, Fin, and Poe as they help the Resistance continue to thwart the plans of The First Order.





Release Date: 8 September, 2017
Director: Andres Muschietti
Cast: Bill Skarsgard, Jaeden Lieberher, Finn Wolfhard, Javier Botet, Sophia Lillis, Nicholas Hamilton, Wyatt Oleff, Jack Dylan Grazer, Jeremy Ray Taylor


Director Andres Muschietti brings one of Stephen Kings most terrifying books and characters to the silver screen for the very first time with IT.  Bill Skarsgard will be playing the titular role of Pennywise the clown, a role last brought to life by Tim Curry in the 90s TV adaptation of the novel.





Release Date: 10 November, 2017
Director: Darren Aronofsky
Cast: Jennifer Lawrence, Javier Bardem, Ed Harris, Michelle Pfeiffer, Domhnall Gleeson, Brian Gleeson, Stephen McHattie, Kristen Wiig

Darren Aronofsky’s latest film centres on a couple whose relationship is tested when uninvited guests arrive at their home, disrupting their tranquil existence






Untitled Paul Thomas Anderson Project


Release Date: 27 December, 2017
Director: Paul Thomas Anderson
Cast:  Daniel Day-Lewis, Lesley Manville, Camilla Rutherford, Pip Phillips, Richard Graham

The role will be Daniel Day-Lewis’ final curtain call before he retires from acting.  The film will take place in the fashion world of London during the 1950s and will see Day-Lewis’ character as a dressmaker for the royal family.







Release Date: 8 December, 2017
Director: Stephen Chbosky
Cast: Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson, Jacob Tremblay

Based on the New York Times bestseller, WONDER tells the incredibly inspiring and heart-warming story of August Pullman, a boy with facial deformity who enters fifth grade, attending a mainstream elementary school for the first time.






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Release Date: 11 August, 2017
Director: David Lowery
Cast: Casey Affleck, Ronney Mara

A Ghost Story reunites Writer Director David Lowery with Rooney Mara and Casey Affleck who he last worked with on Aint Them Bodies Saints.  In this singular exploration of legacy, love, loss, and the enormity of existence, a recently deceased, white-sheeted ghost returns to his suburban home to try to reconnect with his bereft wife.






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2 Responses to The Most Anticipated Movies Of 2017 July – Dec

  1. Courtney says:

    It’s already been a pretty solid movie for the first half of the year, and after reading this post, I’m even more excited about the second half! I’m especially excited for Blade Runner and It.

    • Allan Brown says:

      Yeah, the second half of the year is shaping up to be quite special. I have high hopes for IT, Blade Runner, A Ghost Story and PTA’s new film. But first, its all about Dunkirk.

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