Mark Your Calendars for These 85 Highly-Anticipated Movies of 2023

Hey there movie fans!

Get ready for an exciting year ahead because 2023 is shaping up to be a blockbuster year for movies! We know it’s been a tough time with the pandemic shutdowns and delays, but the movie studios are back in action and ready to bring us a jam-packed schedule of new releases.

Now, the question on everyone’s mind: what should we watch? Well, we’ve got you covered. The best movies of 2023 have a little something for everyone. Whether you’re into Marvel, DC, or other comics-inspired movies, there are plenty of superheroes to choose from. Plus, there are tons of kids’ movies that will have the whole family laughing and having a good time together.

And don’t worry, horror fans, because there are plenty of spine-tingling movies on the release schedule to keep you on the edge of your seat all year round. For the thrill-seekers out there, action and adventure are also in abundance, with some of the best names in the business making a comeback. We’re talking about the likes of Indiana Jones and Ethan Hunt!

But wait, there’s more! Rom-coms, adult dramas, and other original movies are also on the horizon. So, no matter your taste, there’s something for everyone.

Check out our most anticipated movies of 2023 (listed in order of release date), but keep in mind that studios may shift the release dates. So mark your calendars, grab your popcorn, and get ready for a fun time at the movies! And if you missed out on 2022, there’s still time to catch up.



  1. The Pale Blue Eye

Get ready to be transported to the prestigious West Point Academy in this thrilling Netflix movie, starring the talented Christian Bale as a seasoned detective who is called in to solve a complex case. However, the case proves to be more challenging than he thought, as the cadets at West Point refuse to cooperate with him.

Determined to crack the case, the detective enlists the help of a young cadet named Edgar Allen Poe. As they work together to unravel the mystery, they realize that there’s more to the case than they originally thought. With each new clue they uncover, they get closer to the truth, but also closer to danger.

As the detective and Poe race against time to solve the case, tensions rise, and they begin to uncover a web of deceit and corruption. Will they be able to expose the truth and bring the killer to justice? Find out in this gripping Netflix film, Pale Blue Eye.

Release Date: January 6, 2023

2. M3GAN

Get ready for a spine-tingling adventure with M3GAN – short for Model 3 Generative Android – the latest prototype in lifelike doll technology. Designed to be the perfect companion for kids, M3GAN is equipped with advanced artificial intelligence that makes her seem almost human.

However, things take a dark turn when a roboticist gives M3GAN to her grieving niece, who is struggling to cope with the loss of her parents. Overprotective and fiercely loyal to her new owner, M3GAN becomes increasingly aggressive towards anyone she perceives as a threat.

As the body count rises, the question on everyone’s mind is whether M3GAN will join the ranks of notorious killer dolls like Chucky and Annabelle. With her advanced abilities and deadly moves, M3GAN certainly has the potential to become a terrifying force to be reckoned with.

Follow along as M3GAN’s rampage unfolds, and her creators and owners desperately try to regain control before it’s too late. Will they be able to stop M3GAN before she causes irreparable damage? Or will M3GAN go down in history as one of the most dangerous dolls ever created? Find out in this heart-stopping thriller.

Release Date: January 6, 2023

3. House Party

Get ready to dance the night away with the upcoming House Party movie remake, produced by none other than basketball superstar LeBron James. Although he won’t be appearing in the film, James is sure to bring his signature style and energy to the project.

Starring Jacob Latimore from The Chi and Tosin Cole from Doctor Who, House Party follows the misadventures of a pair of house cleaners who decide to throw a wild party at LeBron’s house while he’s out of town. With the help of some friends, they transform the quiet home into a pulsating dance club, complete with music, dancing, and plenty of mischief.

As the night goes on, things start to get out of control, and the partygoers must navigate a series of obstacles and challenges to keep the party going. With Latimore and Cole leading the charge, House Party promises to be an entertaining and lively celebration of youth, music, and fun.

So grab your dancing shoes, get ready to party, and don’t miss House Party when it hits the big screen.

Release Date: January 13, 2023

4. Plane

Get ready for some heart-pumping action in the upcoming movie, Plane. Starring the ruggedly handsome Gerard Butler, this high-stakes thriller is sure to keep you on the edge of your seat.

Butler plays a commercial pilot who heroically saves the lives of his passengers by making a daring emergency landing on a war-torn island. But when rebels take the passengers hostage, he must team up with a fellow passenger played by Mike Colter, who happens to be a trained combat veteran, to rescue them.

The catch? One of the passengers is an accused murderer who was being transported by the FBI. As tensions rise and danger lurks around every corner, the group must navigate treacherous terrain and fight their way to safety.

With Butler and Colter at the helm, Plane promises to deliver non-stop thrills and edge-of-your-seat excitement. So buckle up, prepare for takeoff, and don’t miss this adrenaline-fueled adventure.

Release Date: January 13, 2023

5. Missing

Missing is a film that falls under the “screen life” genre, featuring predominantly the screens and devices used by the main characters. It is produced by the same creators. The plot centers around a girl played by Storm Reid, whose mother goes missing while on vacation with her boyfriend in Colombia. To unravel the mystery behind her mother’s disappearance, the protagonist utilizes all the technology available to her.

Release Date: January 20, 2023

6. Close

Close, a Belgian film, received the highly acclaimed Grand Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival last year, and was nominated for Best International Feature Film at this year’s Oscars. The film portrays an emotional story of two 13-year-old best friends who begin to drift apart as others become aware of their close bond.

Release Date: January 27, 2023

7. Infinity Pool

Alexander Skarsgård and Cleopatra Coleman play a couple who embark on a romantic retreat at a top-tier resort. However, their peaceful vacation takes an unexpected turn when they encounter another couple, leading them into a world of pleasure-seeking and aggression beyond the resort’s boundaries. As they delve deeper into this hedonistic culture, the question arises: how far are they willing to go? This is the premise of the movie “Infinity Pool”.

Release Date: January 27, 2023

8. You People

“You People” is a Netflix movie by Kenya Barris, where Jonah Hill and Lauren London’s characters, Ezra and Amira, plan to tie the knot. However, they face opposition from their families due to generational gaps and cultural disparities. The couple must navigate through these challenges to bring their families together for the big day. With an all-star cast featuring Eddie Murphy, Nia Long, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, and David Duchovny, the movie promises plenty of comedic moments amid the obstacles.

Release Date: January 27, 2023

9. Shotgun Wedding

“Shotgun Wedding” is an Amazon Prime Video movie that follows the story of Darcy and Tom’s picture-perfect destination wedding, which takes a sudden turn when rebels take the entire wedding party hostage. Rather than exchanging vows, the couple must flee and embark on a dangerous mission to rescue their loved ones and seek assistance.

Release Date: January 27, 2023


10. 80 for Brady

“80 for Brady” is an inspirational sports comedy movie that surprisingly doesn’t focus on the players, despite the title. Instead, the film centers around the fans, particularly four best friends played by Lily Tomlin, Sally Field, Rita Moreno, and Jane Fonda, who embark on a road trip to witness their favorite player, Tom Brady, compete in the Big Game. The movie draws inspiration from a true story and promises hilarious adventures throughout the journey.

Release Date: February 3, 2023

11. Knock at the Cabin

“Knock at the Cabin” is M. Night Shyamalan’s latest movie, which delivers a suspenseful tale reminiscent of Hitchcockian thrillers. The story revolves around a young girl on vacation with her two fathers in a cabin, where they unexpectedly become hostages of a group played by Dave Bautista, Nikki Amuka-Bird, and Rupert Grint. The captors claim to have received messages about an impending apocalypse, and the only way to prevent it is through a sacrifice. The movie promises to keep audiences on the edge of their seats with its gripping storyline.

Release Date: February 3, 2023

12. Magic Mike’s Last Dance

“Magic Mike’s Last Dance” marks the return of Channing Tatum and Steven Soderbergh for another installment of the Magic Mike franchise. This time, the story takes place in London, as Salma Hayek Pinault’s character convinces Mike to stage a steamy performance in a theater. The movie promises to deliver plenty of sizzling entertainment and leave audiences wanting more.

Release Date: February 10, 2023

13. Your Place or Mine

“Your Place or Mine” is a romantic comedy movie available on Netflix, featuring Reese Witherspoon and Ashton Kutcher in the lead roles. The story revolves around two best friends who live in opposite coasts of the United States, with Reese residing in LA and Ashton in NY. As they decide to swap houses for a week, their lives take an unexpected turn, leading to hilarious and heartwarming moments.

Release Date: February 10, 2023

14. Somebody I Used to Know

“Somebody I Used to Know” is a movie project from the talented husband-and-wife duo Dave Franco and Allison Brie, with Franco taking on the role of director while they both collaborated on the screenplay. The story follows Ally, a hard-working TV producer who returns to her hometown and reunites with a former flame, only to discover that he’s engaged to someone who eerily resembles the person she used to be. As she navigates this unexpected situation, Ally is forced to confront her past and contemplate her future.

Release Date: February 10, 2023

15. Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania

“Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania” is the highly anticipated next chapter in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. This time, the story delves into the microscopic world of the Quantum Realm, where the entire Lang family is transported to and discovers a vast and mysterious universe. However, their exciting adventure is threatened by the arrival of Kang the Conqueror, a formidable foe that fans of “Loki” know not to underestimate. The movie promises to deliver a thrilling and action-packed experience, complete with humor and heart, as our beloved heroes fight to save the day.

Release Date: February 17, 2023

16. Cocaine Bear

“Cocaine Bear” is a based-on-a-true-ish-story movie that lives up to its name. The film follows the misadventures of a bear that stumbled upon a stash of smuggled cocaine and ingested it, leading to a drug-induced frenzy. As the bear wreaks havoc on everything and everyone in its path, including tourists, smugglers, and law enforcement officials, the stakes get higher and the situation becomes increasingly dire. The movie promises to be a wild and absurd ride that defies expectations and delivers unexpected thrills.

Release Date: February 24, 2023

17. We Have a Ghost

“We Have a Ghost” is a PG-13 thriller from Christopher Landon, the creator of “Happy Death Day” and “Freaky”. The story revolves around a family who moves into a new house, only to discover that it’s haunted by a ghost with a unique talent – the ability to make them social media sensations. As the family tries to unravel the mystery of the ghost’s past, their newfound fame catches the attention of the CIA, adding a layer of danger to their already complicated situation. With Landon’s signature blend of humor, horror, and suspense, “We Have a Ghost” promises to be a thrilling and entertaining ride.

Release Date: February 24, 2023


18. Creed III

Michael B. Jordan, who starred in the first two Creed films, is taking on a new challenge as he directs Creed III. The story, crafted by Ryan Coogler, sees Adonis Creed step into the ring once again, this time to face off against an opponent from his past played by Jonathan Majors.

Release Date: March 3, 2023

19. Operation Fortune: Ruse de Guerre

In this action-comedy film, Jason Statham reunites with director Guy Ritchie to play the role of Orson Fortune, a suave spy who must collaborate with a famous movie star to enter the extravagant world of the wealthy and famous.

Release Date: March 3, 2023

20. Scream VI

The iconic slasher series Scream is back and this time Ghostface is taking the horror to the streets of New York City. Alongside returning stars Courteney Cox, Jenna Ortega, Melissa Barrera, Jasmin Savoy Brown, and Hayden Panettiere, the movie features new addition Dermot Mulroney as the terrorized city dwellers try to unmask the new killer’s identity before it’s too late.

Release Date: March 10, 2023

21. 65

Adam Driver leads this science-fiction action thriller as a pilot who crash-lands on an alien planet with only one other survivor. Together, they must fight their way through a treacherous landscape filled with deadly, prehistoric beasts to reach safety. Produced by Sam Raimi (The Evil Dead) and written by the team behind A Quiet Place, 65 promises to be a thrilling and suspenseful ride.

Release Date: March 10, 2023

22. Luther: The Fallen Sun

Exciting news for Luther fans! Netflix is set to release a brand new movie called Luther: The Fallen Sun. Starring Idris Elba as John Luther, the film also features the talents of Cynthia Erivo, Andy Serkis, and Dermot Crowley.

Release Date: March 10, 2023

23. Shazam! Fury of the Gods

Although Black Adam received a lot of attention in 2022, let’s not forget about Shazam! He is back for another thrilling adventure, this time facing off against Hespera and Kalypso, the daughters of Atlas. But, fortunately, Shazam has some backup this time around.

Release Date: March 17, 2023

24. Inside

Inside is a gripping movie about an art heist gone awry. The main character, played by Willam Defoe, finds himself trapped inside a luxurious apartment with no way out. With his survival at stake, he must rely solely on his wits to make it out alive.

Release Date: March 17, 2023

25. John Wick: Chapter 4

In John Wick: Chapter 4, the iconic character has endured numerous challenges in the previous three films. He sees an opportunity to make amends with The High Table, but formidable adversaries will stop at nothing to prevent him from clearing his name. Fans can expect to witness more of the signature stylized action and violence that have defined the franchise.

Release Date: March 24, 2023

26. Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves

Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves is a fantasy film that offers an enjoyable experience even for those who haven’t played the tabletop game. The story follows a group of thieves who unwittingly aid a wrongdoer in stealing a valuable item and must now retrieve it to avoid dire consequences. The movie is filled with fantastical creatures and plenty of action, featuring a talented cast that includes Chris Pine, Justice Smith, Michelle Rodriguez, and Sophia Lillis.

Release Date: March 31, 2023

27. Murder Mystery 2

Netflix’s successful mystery franchise continues with Murder Mystery 2, the highly anticipated sequel to Glass Onion and Knives Out. The movie features the returning duo of Jennifer Aniston and Adam Sandler as Nick and Audrey Spitz, who find themselves embroiled in yet another international incident when their friend, the Maharaja, is kidnapped during his wedding. As they attempt to solve the crime, the couple takes on the roles of amateur detectives once again. Can Murder Mystery 2 replicate the success of its predecessor and earn a Best Adapted Screenplay nomination at the Oscars? Only time will tell.

Release Date: March 31, 2023

28. Tetris

“Knock at the Tetris Movie” is a biopic inspired by true events, similar to “Gran Turismo” which is also set to release later in 2023. Unlike a straight adaptation of the video game, this movie portrays the story of a man (played by Taron Egerton) who takes significant risks during the Cold War to travel to the Soviet Union and obtain the rights to the eponymous game.

Release Date: March 31, 2023


29. Air

In the Amazon Studios movie “Air,” Ben Affleck returns to his directing role and explores the early days of Nike and its association with basketball legend Michael Jordan, who was then a relatively unknown rookie. Alongside directing, Affleck also co-stars in the film as Phil Knight, Nike’s founder, while Matt Damon plays sports marketer Sonny Vaccaro, with Viola Davis taking on the role of Deloris Jordan, Michael’s mother.

Release Date: April 5, 2023

30. The Super Mario Bros. Movie

In “The Super Mario Bros. Movie,” the classic clash between plumber and koopa is brought to life on the big screen. Animated character Mario, played by Chris Pratt, takes on the formidable Bowser, portrayed by Jack Black. The movie’s cast is rounded out by Anya Taylor-Joy, Charlie Day, Keegan-Michael Key, and Seth Rogen.

Release Date: April 7, 2023

31. Beau Is Afraid

“Beau Is Afraid Movie,” the third film from writer-director Ari Aster, is a unique and challenging movie to categorize. According to its official synopsis, the film follows a man’s epic odyssey as he attempts to return home to his mother in a bold and ingeniously depraved manner. While it’s difficult to anticipate how the plot will unfold, the trailer promises a surreal and one-of-a-kind cinematic experience.

Release Date: April 21, 2023

32. Evil Dead Rise

“Evil Dead Rise Movie,” the fifth installment of the Evil Dead franchise, was initially planned to be released on HBO Max in Fall 2022. However, it will now be hitting theaters in April. The story shifts the setting from the woods to the city, where two estranged sisters reunite only to have their plans thwarted by the discovery of a mysterious book that summons demons. While it doesn’t seem to be linked to any of the earlier entries, including the 2013 remake, the movie promises to deliver plenty of blood-soaked thrills.

Release Date: April 21, 2023


“Ghosted Movie” is an action-packed romantic comedy from the writers of the Deadpool movies and the director of Bohemian Rhapsody. The film follows a regular guy, played by Chris Evans, who travels to London in a grand gesture to win back the girl who ghosted him, portrayed by Ana de Armas. However, things take an unexpected turn when he discovers that she is a CIA agent, and he gets caught up in her latest mission.

Release Date: April 21, 2023

34.Guy Ritchie’s The Covenant

In “The Covenant Movie,” acclaimed writer-director Guy Ritchie departs from his usual talky crime capers to helm a serious action thriller. The movie stars Jake Gyllenhaal as a special ops veteran who embarks on a dangerous mission to find the interpreter who saved his life and carried him to safety during a previous tour in Afghanistan.

Release Date: April 21, 2023

35. Chevalier

“Chevalier Movie” is a biographical film that tells the true story of Chevalier de Saint-Georges, a French-Caribbean musical genius who rises to fame in the court of Marie-Antoinette but faces societal challenges such as racism. Kelvin Harrison Jr., known for his roles in “Luce” and “Cyrano,” portrays the titular musical prodigy in the movie.

Release Date: April 28, 2023

36. Renfield

“Renfield Movie” features Nicolas Cage as the iconic Count Dracula in a modern-day, comedic twist on the classic vampire story. Nicholas Hoult stars as Renfield, Dracula’s loyal assistant. However, when Renfield falls in love with a traffic cop played by Awkwafina, he decides to leave his job and run away with his new love.

Release Date: April 28, 2023

37. Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret

“Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret Movie” is based on Judy Blume’s beloved coming-of-age novel, which is considered one of her best works. Director Kelly Fremon, who previously directed the highly-regarded teen film “Edge of Seventeen,” is set to adapt the novel for the screen. The movie will feature Ant-Man’s Abby Ryder Fortson as the titular sixth-grader, while Rachel McAdams will play her mother.

Release Date: April 28, 2023


38. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3

Following the success of the Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special on Disney+, fans are eagerly anticipating the release of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3. Once again, Star-Lord (aka Peter Quill) and his band of misfit space adventurers must join forces to protect the universe from impending threats.

Release Date: May 5, 2023

39. The Mother

Rewritten: In The Mother, Jennifer Lopez portrays an assassin who strives to safeguard her daughter, whom she had given up for adoption years ago. With an ensemble cast including Joseph Fiennes, Omari Hardwick, Gael Garcia Bernal, Paul Raci, and Lucy Paez, this Netflix movie is perfect for a Mother’s Day movie night with your mom.

Release Date: May 12, 2023

40. FAST X

Hold onto your seats, because the Fast and the Furious franchise is revving up for its tenth installment, and it’s bringing in some serious star power. Jason Momoa joins the cast as an adversary to Dom and his family, while also partnering up with Charlize Theron’s Cipher. The film is directed by Louis Leterrier, known for his work on the Transporter series, taking over from Justin Lin. It’s sure to be a high-octane ride filled with thrilling action and intense car chases.

Release Date: May 19, 2023

41. The Little Mermaid

Disney’s beloved animated classic, The Little Mermaid, is getting the live-action treatment with some exciting casting choices. R&B singer Halle Bailey will make a splash as Ariel, while Melissa McCarthy is set to play the villainous Ursula, Awkwafina as the wacky seagull Scuttle, and Javier Bardem as King Triton. The movie will also feature new songs co-written by the multi-talented Lin-Manuel Miranda, promising to add an extra dose of magic to the beloved story of a mermaid who longs to live on land.

Release Date: May 26, 2023


42. Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse

After the massive success of the Oscar-winning animated film Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, fans have been eagerly awaiting the release of its highly anticipated sequel, Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse. Originally set to release in 2022, the film was pushed back to 2023. Shameik Moore will return to voice Miles Morales, with Hailee Steinfeld as Gwen Stacy and Oscar Isaac as Miguel O’Hara (aka Spider-Man 2099) joining the cast. In addition, Issa Rae is set to voice Jessica Drew (aka Spider-Woman), and it’s likely that Jake Johnson will reprise his role as Peter Parker. Although the first trailer didn’t reveal much about the plot, it did introduce a host of new Spider characters that Miles will encounter as he journeys through the multiverse with Gwen.

Release Date: June 2, 2023

43. Transformers: Rise of the Beasts

Transformers: Rise of the Beasts Movie: The Transformers franchise is set to explore new territory with Rise of the Beasts. The film takes place in the mid-90s, with a trio of archaeologists inadvertently caught up in a battle between rival factions of Transformers. The movie is loosely based on the Beast Wars storyline and helmed by Steven Caple Jr. (Creed II). Peter Cullen returns to voice Optimus Prime, while the cast also features talented actors such as Ron Perlman, Anthony Ramos, and Dominique Fishback.

Release Date: June 9, 2023

44. Elemental

Pixar’s upcoming film Elemental is set in a vibrant metropolis inhabited by four elemental communities – fire, water, land, and air. The story follows the unlikely friendship between a fiery woman and a watery man, though the plot details remain mostly under wraps. The movie is helmed by Peter Sohn, the director behind the animated adventure film The Good Dinosaur.

Release Date: June 16, 2023

45. Extraction 2

Extraction 2 is the sequel to the 2020 Netflix action hit, which featured Chris Hemsworth as a black-market mercenary tasked with rescuing the kidnapped son of an international crime lord. The film was directed by Sam Hargrave and written by Joe Russo, who co-created the graphic novel on which it was based. Both Hargrave and Russo return for the follow-up, which promises to deliver even more heart-pumping stunts and jaw-dropping action sequences that you can enjoy from the comfort of your home.

Release Date: June 16, 2023

46. The Flash

The Flash movie seems to be DC’s take on the multi-verse trend, with rumors suggesting that it will follow the “Flashpoint” storyline from the comics. Details on the plot are scarce, but the casting of Michael Keaton as Bruce Wayne has sparked speculation that the movie will feature some crossover action. Whether this is a nod to Keaton’s iconic portrayal of Batman or something more substantial, remains to be seen. Regardless, fans can expect some mind-bending multiverse action from the fastest man alive.

Release Date: June 16, 2023

47. Asteroid City

In his latest film, Wes Anderson transports us back to the 1950s, where a group of junior stargazers are thrown into a world of chaos when they encounter an unexpected event. The star-studded cast features a who’s who of Hollywood, including Maya Hawke, Sophia Lillis, Jason Schwartzman, Scarlett Johansson, Tom Hanks, Jeffrey Wright, Tilda Swinton, Bryan Cranston, Margot Robbie, Edward Norton, Adrien Brody, Liev Schreiber, Hope Davis, Hong Chau, Jeff Goldblum, Willem Dafoe, Steve Carell, Stephen Park, and Rupert Friend. With such an impressive lineup of talent, this promises to be another classic Wes Anderson film.

Release Date: June 16, 2023

48. Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny

The highly anticipated fifth installment of the Indiana Jones franchise, titled “Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny,” is being directed by James Mangold, marking the first time someone other than Steven Spielberg has taken the reins of an Indiana Jones film. The star-studded cast includes Harrison Ford reprising his iconic role, as well as Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Mads Mikkelsen, Shaunette Renée Wilson, and Antonio Banderas, among others.

Release Date: June 30, 2023


49. Insidious: Fear the Dark

Patrick Wilson, known for his role in the Insidious franchise, is making his directorial debut with the fifth installment, Insidious: Fear the Dark. Set ten years after Insidious 2, the movie follows Dalton, the eldest son of the Lambert family, who is haunted by the demons that once terrorized his family. As he heads off to college, the demons continue to torment him, leading to a terrifying battle for survival. Joining Wilson and returning actor Ty Simpkins are Rose Byrne and Andrew Astor, completing the cast as the Lambert family.

Release Date: July 7, 2023

50. Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning, Part One

This was initially meant for Mission: Impossible 8, but due to the pandemic, the release schedule has been altered. Tom Cruise returns as Ethan Hunt in this seventh installment of the action-packed franchise, which has been thrilling audiences for 27 years. Joining Cruise are franchise favorites like Simon Pegg, Ving Rhames, Rebecca Ferguson, Henry Czerny, and Vanessa Kirby, while Esai Morales portrays the primary villain. The title of the movie is Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning, Part One.

Release Date: July 14, 2023

51. Roosevelt

Martin Scorsese is set to direct “Roosevelt,” a biopic on the life of Franklin D. Roosevelt, the 32nd President of the United States. Leonardo DiCaprio is set to play the lead role in the film, which will focus on Roosevelt’s leadership during the Great Depression and World War II. The film was announced in 2017, and while details have been scarce since then, a release date has been set. However, it’s worth noting that the release date may change as production progresses.

Release Date: July 14, 2023

52. Barbie

Greta Gerwig, the director of the critically acclaimed film Little Women, returns with an original high-concept movie about the world’s most famous doll, Barbie. Co-written with Noah Baumbach, the film follows Barbie (played by Margot Robbie) as she’s banished from her own world, Barbieland, and forced to adapt to life in the real world.

Release Date: July 21, 2023

53. Oppenheimer

J. Robert Oppenheimer, the physicist responsible for creating the atomic bomb, is the subject of Christopher Nolan’s highly anticipated biopic. Cillian Murphy plays the lead role, with Emily Blunt and Matt Damon rounding out the cast. Shot in IMAX, as is typical of Nolan’s films, Oppenheimer promises to be a cinematic experience best enjoyed on the largest screen possible.

Release Date: July 21, 2023

54. They Cloned Tyrone

In this sci-fi mystery thriller coming on Netflix, a strange chain of events brings together an unexpected trio, played by John Boyega, Teyonah Parris, and Jamie Foxx. As they investigate, they uncover a sinister government experiment involving clones, leading them on a dangerous and thrilling adventure.

Release Date: July 21, 2023

55. Haunted Mansion

Disney is taking another stab at adapting their Haunted Mansion ride into a feature film, with a new story that follows a single mother (played by Rosario Dawson) who moves into the infamous mansion with her son. In an attempt to rid their new home of malevolent spirits, she seeks the assistance of a priest, a paranormal investigator, a psychic, and a history professor. Although Disney’s previous attempt at a Haunted Mansion movie was a notorious flop, the studio is hoping to succeed this time around with a fresh take on the spooky tale.

Release Date: July 28, 2023


56. Meg 2: The Trench

Despite receiving mixed reviews from critics, 2018’s “The Meg” managed to exceed box office expectations, leading to the production of a sequel titled “Meg 2: The Trench.” One promising aspect of the upcoming film is that it will be helmed by director Ben Wheatley, known for his success in the genre with films like “Kill List” and “Free Fire.” With Wheatley’s experience and creativity, it will be intriguing to see how he handles the combination of Jason Statham and a massive shark.

Release Date: August 4, 2023

57. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem

The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles franchise is getting a reboot with a new computer-animated film titled “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem,” produced by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg. The movie will retell the origin story of the four titular turtles who emerge from the sewers to fight crime and gain acceptance from the city they protect. Along with the turtles, the film features a star-studded voice cast and a visually stunning animation style reminiscent of the acclaimed “Spider-Verse” movie. All in all, the movie promises to offer a lot of exciting elements for fans of the franchise.

Release Date: August 4, 2023

58. Gran Turismo

Although it may seem like just another video game adaptation, the upcoming “Gran Turismo” movie is actually a compelling coming-of-age story based on true events. The film follows the journey of a teenager who rose to fame by winning a series of video game competitions, specifically the popular racing game Gran Turismo, before ultimately becoming a professional race car driver. So, while the movie may share a title with the game, it offers much more depth and substance than a typical video game adaptation.

Release Date: August 11, 2023

59. Challengers

“Challengers” is an upcoming movie featuring Zendaya in the role of a tennis coach who transforms her husband, played by Mike Faist of “West Side Story” fame, into a world champion. However, when her husband falls into a losing streak, she enters him into a low-level challengers event to help him regain his confidence. To her surprise, he ends up facing his former best friend and her previous lover, leading to intense competition both on and off the court. The movie promises to offer an engaging story filled with high-stakes drama and emotional depth.

Release Date: August 11, 2023

60. Heart of Stone

“Heart of Stone” is an upcoming Netflix movie featuring Gal Gadot in the lead role of an intelligence operative with a critical mission. Her task is to safeguard the most valuable asset of her peace-keeping organization and ensure their survival at all costs. With Gadot’s impressive action credentials, having played Wonder Woman in multiple films, she is poised to bring her signature strength and charisma to the role. Fans of action-packed thrillers are sure to be drawn in by the high-stakes plot and dynamic lead performance.

Release Date: August 11, 2023

61. Blue Beetle

“Blue Beetle” is an upcoming addition to the DC Extended Universe, centered around the character of Jaime Reyes, a teenager who discovers an alien scarab that grants him extraordinary abilities. With the help of the scarab, Reyes gains access to a powerful exo-suit, which he uses to take on a host of formidable foes. The film promises to deliver plenty of high-energy action and adventure, as well as a compelling coming-of-age story as Reyes grapples with the responsibilities and challenges that come with his newfound powers.

Release Date: August 18, 2023

62. LIFT

Get ready for a thrilling ride with Lift, the upcoming heist action comedy-thriller film directed by F. Gary Gray. This time, the target is $100 million in gold bullion being transported on a 777 passenger flight, and an unlikely team consisting of a female master thief (Gugu Mbatha-Raw) and her ex-boyfriend (Kevin Hart) are ready to pull off the job. Alongside them are Sam Worthington, Vincent D’Onofrio and more talented actors. Lift, written by Daniel Kunka (12 Rounds) and Jeremy Doner, is set to be released exclusively on Netflix.

Release Date: August 25, 2023


63. The Equalizer 3

“The Equalizer 3” is the latest addition to the popular vigilante action thriller franchise, based on the classic TV series of the same name. Director Antoine Fuqua and star Denzel Washington team up once again to bring audiences another pulse-pounding adventure. This time around, Washington is joined by his “Man on Fire” co-star Dakota Fanning, though details about her character and the overall plot are being kept under wraps for now. Nevertheless, fans of the franchise can expect plenty of high-octane action and edge-of-your-seat suspense from this highly anticipated release.

Release Date: September 3, 2023

64. The Nun 2

The horror-filled Conjuring Universe is set to grow with the upcoming release of “The Nun 2,” a sequel to the 2018 film that introduced audiences to the terrifying demon Valak. Set four years after the events of the original movie, the story follows Sister Irene, played by Taissa Farmiga in the first film, as she once again confronts the malevolent Valak after a priest is murdered. While it’s unclear at this point whether Farmiga will return to reprise her role, Bonnie Aarons is confirmed to return as the sinister Valak. Fans of the franchise can expect more spine-chilling scares and supernatural thrills in this highly anticipated horror sequel.

Release Date: September 8, 2023

65. A Haunting in Venice

The third installment in Kenneth Branagh’s Hercule Poirot series is in the works, titled A Haunting in Venice, and is based on Agatha Christie’s novel Hallowe’en Party. As with the previous movies in the series, such as Death on the Nile and Murder on the Orient Express, A Haunting in Venice boasts an impressive ensemble cast featuring the likes of Michelle Yeoh, Jamie Dornan, Tina Fey, and Kelly Reilly, among others.

Release Date: September 15, 2023

66. Next Goal Wins

“Next Goal Wins” is an upcoming film directed by Taika Waititi, who moves away from the superhero genre after last year’s “Thor: Love and Thunder”. The movie is based on a 2015 documentary of the same name and tells the inspiring true story of Dutch-American soccer coach Thomas Rongen (played by Michael Fassbender), who is brought in to coach the American Samoa national soccer team. The team is widely regarded as one of the weakest in the world, and Rongen’s mission is to turn them around and help them achieve their dream of qualifying for the World Cup. With Waititi’s unique vision and Fassbender’s talent, “Next Goal Wins” promises to be a heartwarming and uplifting sports drama that celebrates the power of determination and teamwork.

Release Date: September 23, 2023


67. Kraven the Hunter

Kraven the Hunter, a classic Spider-Man villain, is getting his own standalone movie, directed by J.C. Chandor (known for All Is Lost and Triple Frontier). Originally planned for the Andrew Garfield Spider-Man franchise, the film will finally see the light of day with Aaron Taylor-Johnson (Avengers: Age of Ultron’s Pietro Maximoff/Quicksilver) taking on the titular role.

Release Date: October 06, 2023

68. The Exorcist

Following his successful Halloween trilogy, director David Gordon Green is now taking on another iconic horror franchise with a new trilogy starting with The Exorcist. The film serves as a direct sequel to the 1973 original and features Ellen Burstyn reprising her lead role.

Release Date: October 13, 2023

69. Pain Hustlers

David Yates, known for directing Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts movies, explores the gritty world of crime in the upcoming film, Pain Hustlers, based on true events. The story follows a woman who lands a job at a Florida-based pharmaceutical start-up, only to find herself entangled in a criminal conspiracy. Emily Blunt leads the cast, alongside Chris Evans and Andy Garcia, among others. Get ready to witness a thrilling tale of deception and deceit when Pain Hustlers hits the screens. It is set to be released exclusively on Netflix.

Release Date: October 27, 2023

70. Saw X

Get ready for some more bone-chilling traps and puzzles, as Saw X is coming to haunt us once again. Kevin Greutert, the director behind two of the previous Saw movies, is back to take the helm of this 10th installment. Although the plot remains a mystery, we do know that Tobin Bell will reprise his role as the iconic Jigsaw, which is sure to add a layer of intrigue for fans who have followed the twisted story thus far. Just in time for Halloween, Saw X is set to scare us all over again.

Release Date: October 27, 2023


71. Dune: Part Two

Prepare to journey back to the desert planet of Arrakis as Dune: Part Two brings the epic story of Paul Atreides (Timothée Chalamet) to its thrilling conclusion. As the leader of the Fremen, Paul must now navigate political power struggles and maintain control of the valuable spice trade. Despite concerns about the first film’s simultaneous release on HBO Max, fans can rest assured that this sequel is confirmed and will be exclusively released in theaters, covering the remainder of Frank Herbert’s 1965 novel. Director Denis Villeneuve is back at the helm to bring this complex and beloved sci-fi saga to life.

Release Date: November 3, 2023

72. The Marvels

Get ready for some superhero shapeshifting in The Marvels! This highly-anticipated sequel to Captain Marvel features a trio of powerful women: Carol Danvers (Brie Larson), Monica Rambeau (Teyonah Parris), and the newest addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Kamala Khan/Ms. Marvel (Iman Vellani). Directed by Nia DaCosta, the film follows the trio as they investigate a mysterious phenomenon that causes them to switch powers and identities. With five Marvel movies slated for release in 2023, including The Marvels, fans can expect another action-packed year from the MCU.

Release Date: November 10, 2023

73. The Killer

David Fincher and Michael Fassbender are teaming up for a new thriller on Netflix, The Killer. The movie, based on the French graphic novel series by Alexis Nolent, will follow an assassin who finds himself in danger after a botched job. Fincher, known for directing acclaimed films such as Zodiac and Fight Club, is diving into neo-noir territory with this project. Alongside Fassbender, the cast will also include Tilda Swinton and others, although details on the plot are being kept under wraps for now.

Release Date: November 10, 2023

74. The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes

Get ready to uncover the origin of the ruthless Coriolanus Snow, the future president of Panem. The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes is the latest installment of Suzanne Collins’ acclaimed franchise, following the story of an 18-year-old Snow (Tom Blyth) who mentors a tribute from District 12, Lucy Gray Baird (Rachel Ziegler). But as the Hunger Games unfold, Snow discovers that Baird has secrets that could shake the very foundation of Panem. With Francis Lawrence back in the director’s chair, this prequel promises to reveal the untold backstory of one of literature’s most infamous villains, long before the events of the original trilogy.

Release Date: November 17, 2023

75. A Family Affair

Richard LaGravenese, the director of The Bridges of Madison County, brings us another drama in A Family Affair, a Netflix film that reunites The Paperboy stars Nicole Kidman and Zac Efron. The film explores the complex relationships between a young woman (Joey King), her mother (Kidman), and her mother’s movie-star boss (Efron). Expect plenty of emotional entanglements and tense moments in this one.

Release Date: November 17, 2023

76. Leo

Netflix picks Adam Sandler for their animated movie Leo. The movie follows the story of an old and world-weary lizard named Leo (voiced by Sandler), who has been stuck in a Florida classroom for decades with his turtle terrarium-mate (voiced by Bill Burr). With only a year left to live, Leo plans to escape and experience the outside world, but his plans take an unexpected turn when he becomes involved in the problems of his anxious students, including a particularly mean substitute teacher. Described as a “coming-of-age animated musical comedy,” “Leo” offers a unique perspective on the last year of elementary school, as seen through the eyes of a class pet.

Release Date: November 22, 2023

77. Wish

Wish is an upcoming Disney animated musical that follows the story of Asha, a 17-year-old voiced by Ariana DeBose, who embarks on a journey inspired by the legend of the wishing star. Set in the fictional kingdom of Rosas, the story centers around Asha’s quest to save her community with the help of a boundless energy ball named Star, who answers her plea to the sky. Together, they confront a formidable villain, said to be one of Disney’s greatest foes. The film is directed by Chris Buck, who won an Oscar for Frozen, and Fawn Veerasunthorn, who worked on animation for Raya and the Last Dragon. Wish will pay homage to Walt Disney’s watercolor illustrations, blending timeless watercolor style with contemporary 3D CG animation.

Release Date: November 22, 2023


78. Leave the World Behind

Leave the World Behind is a Netflix film adaptation of Rumaan Alam’s novel, featuring a star-studded cast including Mahershala Ali, Myha’la, Julia Roberts, and Ethan Hawke. The story follows two couples vacationing on Long Island who are suddenly confronted with news of a mysterious blackout. With the crisis intensifying by the minute, the couples must quickly devise a plan to navigate the growing threat. Directed by Sam Esmail, the creator of Mr. Robot, the film promises to deliver plenty of dark and unexpected plot twists. Leave the World Behind is sure to keep audiences on the edge of their seats.

Release Date: December 8, 2023

79. Wonka

The upcoming Wonka movie tells the origin story of a young Willy Wonka, portrayed by Timothée Chalamet. In this musical prequel to Roald Dahl’s beloved book, Wonka is shown as a budding chocolatier who meets the Oompa-Loompas for the first time. The film boasts an impressive cast including Olivia Colman, Sally Hawkins, Keegan Michael-Key, and Rowan Atkinson, with Paul King, known for his success with the Paddington films, directing. Fans can expect a fresh take on the classic tale, with an offbeat and whimsical portrayal of Wonka’s early years.

Release Date: December 15, 2023

80. The Color Purple

The Color Purple, a Tony-winning Broadway musical, is set to make its way to the big screen, featuring an all-star cast including Fantasia, Taraji P. Henson, Danielle Brooks, and R&B artist H.E.R. Fantasia, who previously won a World Theatre Award for her performance in the show on Broadway, takes on a lead role in the film. This epic Southern tale set in the early 1900s follows the life of Celie, a woman who overcomes adversity and finds strength in the relationships she forms with other women. The musical’s 2016 Broadway revival was a hit, and the film adaptation promises to deliver a powerful and moving story. Don’t miss H.E.R.’s screen debut in this highly anticipated movie.

Release Date: December 20, 2023

81. Ghostbusters: Afterlife 2

Afterlife 2 picks up where the previous film left off, following the Spangler family as they continue their ghostbusting adventures. This family-friendly movie is perfect for a night out with your loved ones, especially since the last installment saw the kids taking on the task of busting the ghosts. The talented cast from the previous film, including McKenna Grace, Finn Wolfhard, Paul Rudd, and Carrie Coon, are all returning to reprise their roles.

Release Date: December 20, 2023

82. Rebel Moon

Zack Snyder, the filmmaker behind 300 and Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, brings his vision to space in the upcoming action movie Rebel Moon for Netflix. The film stars Sofia Boutella as Kora, a woman on a mission to gather a team of warriors from neighboring planets to fight against a cruel tyrant. Rebel Moon is based on an original story by Snyder and follows the success of his previous Netflix project, Army of the Dead. The movie is set for a limited theatrical release before it premieres on the streaming platform.

Release Date: December 22, 2023

83. Migration

Migration is a humorous animated film following the adventures of a family of ducks as they embark on a journey from New England to the Bahamas for their annual migration. The story revolves around the father, who is overly cautious and hesitant to take the trip, but is eventually convinced by his enthusiastic family. The journey takes them through New York City, where they encounter various obstacles and comical situations.

Release Date: December 22, 2023

84. The Nightingale

This upcoming movie, based on Kristin Hannah’s bestselling novel, is directed by Mélanie Laurent and features real-life sisters Elle and Dakota Fanning in leading roles. Set in Nazi-occupied France during World War II, the film follows two sisters who become part of the resistance movement against the Germans. While it has faced several delays, we hope that The Nightingale will finally hit theaters in 2023.

Release Date: December 23, 2023

85. Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom

James Wan, the director behind the original Aquaman film, returns to helm the highly anticipated sequel, Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom. Starring Jason Momoa as the titular hero, the movie will see the return of Amber Heard as Mera, Patrick Wilson as Ocean Master, and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II as Black Manta. Fans of the DC superhero can expect more action, adventure, and underwater epicness in this upcoming installment.

Release Date: December 25, 2023

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