We, human being, need romance, action, drama, comedy and thrill from adrenaline. The slate for 2017 is probably the most diverse, for tentpole properties, that we have seen in years.
So, here are 30 Hollywood movies you can’t miss in this 2017
Two 17th-century Portuguese missionaries, Father Sebastian Rodrigues and Father Francisco Garupe, make a perilous journey to Japan to search for their missing teacher and mentor, Father Christavao Ferreira, and minister to the Christian villagers they encounter, who are forced to worship in secret.
2. Manchester by the Sea
Lee Chandler is a brooding, irritable loner who works as a handyman for a Boston apartment block. One damp winter day he gets a call summoning him to his hometown, north of the city. His brother’s heart has given out suddenly, and he’s been named guardian to his 16-year-old nephew. As if losing his only sibling and doubts about raising a teenager weren’t enough, his return to the past re-opens an unspeakable tragedy.
3. Hacksaw Ridge
WWII American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people, and becomes the first man in American history to receive the Medal of Honor without firing a shot.
4. T2: Trainspotting
20 years after the previous film, Mark Renton returns to Scotland to make amends with his friends, Daniel “Spud” Murphy and Simon “Sick Boy” Williamson, whilst avoiding the psychopathic Francis “Franco” Begbie, who has recently been released from prison. This movie release on 27 January 2017.
A young man deals with his dysfunctional home life and comes of age in Miami during the “War on Drugs” era. The story of his struggle to find himself is told across three defining chapters in his life as he experiences the ecstasy, pain, and beauty of falling in love while grappling with his own sexuality.
6. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
Set two months after the first film, the Guardians of the Galaxy travel throughout the cosmos and struggle to keep their newfound family together, while helping Peter Quill learn more about his true parentage. This movie release on 28 April 2017.
7. Thor: Ragnarok
Story details are minimal as of now, but Thor’s third return to screen has already been teased to feature a loose adaptation of the famous ‘Planet Hulk’ storyline.
8. Wonder Woman
After leaving her all-female island, Wonder Woman discovers her full powers and true destiny while fighting alongside soldiers during World War I.
9. The Fate of the Furious
Now that Dom and Letty are on their honeymoon, Brian and Mia have retired from the game, and the rest of the crew has been exonerated, the globetrotting team has found a semblance of a normal life. But when a mysterious woman seduces Dom back into a world of crime that he can’t seem to escape, the crew will face trials that will test them as never before.
10. Personal Shopper
A young American in Paris works as a personal shopper for a celebrity. She seems to have the ability to communicate with spirits, like her recently deceased twin brother. Soon, she starts to receive ambiguous messages from an unknown source.
11. The Circle
A young female tech worker takes a job at a powerful internet corporation, quickly rises up the company’s ranks, and soon finds herself in a perilous situation, which that involves privacy, surveillance and freedom. She comes to learn that her decisions and actions will determine the future of humanity.
12. Star Wars: Episode VIII
No details yet, but it will continue directly on from Rey coming face-to-face with Luke at the end of The Force Awakens.
Two intersecting love triangles. Obsession and betrayal set against the music scene in Austin, Texas.
In 2024, mutant births are severely in decline, and people aren’t sure why. A government-type operation is turning mutant children into killing machines. From this, Logan emerges as a mentor to a mutant girl, who has two claws instead of his three.
15. You Were Never Really Here
A war veteran’s attempt to save a young girl from a sex trafficking ring goes horribly wrong
16. The LEGO Batman Movie
There are big changes brewing in Gotham, but if Batman wants to save the city from the Joker’s hostile takeover, he may have to drop the lone vigilante thing, try to work with others and maybe, just maybe, learn to lighten up.
17. The Beguiled
A Union soldier is held captive in a Confederate girl boarding school, and begins to con himself to each of their hearts.
The story of a young boy in the Midwest is told simultaneously with a tale about a young girl in New York from fifty years ago as they both seek the same mysterious connection.
A crime mystery set in the quiet family town of Suburbicon during the 1950s, where the best and worst of humanity is hilariously reflected through the deeds of seemingly ordinary people. When a home invasion turns deadly, a picture-perfect family turns to blackmail, revenge and betrayal.
A biologist’s husband disappears. She thus puts her name forward for an expedition into an environmental disaster zone, but does not quite find what she’s expecting. The expedition team is made up of the biologist, an anthropologist, a psychologist, and a surveyor.
A young girl named Mija risks everything to prevent a powerful, multi-national company from kidnapping her best friend — a massive animal named Okja.
Dunkirk opens as hundreds of thousands of British and Allied troops are surrounded by enemy forces. Trapped on the beach with their backs to the sea they face an impossible situation as the enemy closes in.
A couple’s relationship is tested when uninvited guests arrive at their home, disrupting their tranquil existence.
24. The Killing of a Sacred Deer
A surgeon forms a familial bond with a sinister teenage boy, with disastrous results.
25. Blade Runner 2049
Thirty years after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K, 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, a former LAPD blade runner who has been missing for 30 years.
26. A Monster Calls
Conor O’Malley (Lewis MacDougall) is a young boy who tries to deal with the terminal illness of his mother (Felicity Jones) and the attacks by local school bully Harry. One night, Conor encounters a “monster” in the form of a giant humanoid yew tree who has come to tell him stories and soon begins to help Conor fix his unhappy life.
27. Lady Bird
The adventures of a young woman living in Northern California for a year.
28. The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara
The Kidnapping Of Edgardo Mortara recounts the story of a young Jewish boy in Bologna, Italy in 1858 who, having been secretly baptized, is forcibly taken from his family to be raised as a Christian. His parents’ struggle to free their son becomes part of a larger political battle that pits the Papacy against forces of democracy and Italian unification.
29. How to Talk to Girls at Parties
An alien touring the galaxy breaks away from her group and meets two young inhabitants of the most dangerous place in the universe: the London suburb of Croydon.
30. Get Out
A young black American man visits his white girlfriend’s family estate where he learns that many of its residents, who are black, have gone missing, and he soon learns the horrible truth when another frantic African-American warns him to “get out”.