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The Most Anticipated Movies of 2024 By Month

Stills from Deadpool & Wolverine, Joker Folie à Deux and The Bikeriders, three of the most anticipated movies of 2024

The most anticipated movies of 2024! A list of all the best new films of the year, from box office hits to more releases, divided by month!

What are the most anticipated movies of 2024? Though it’s too soon to have a complete picture of the year in films, we made a list of the best new upcoming releases we know of so far! From future box office hits to hidden gems and streaming releases, here are the movies to watch in 2024!

The most ancitipated movies are listed by month and in order of release. We prioritized U.S. and global releases, but we added U.K. dates where available. We’ll keep updating the list as new films are announced (and any postponements that might result of the SAG-Afra strikes), so add this page to your bookmarks!

The most anticipated movies of 2024: January | February | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November | December

Last updated on: June 12, 2024


JANUARY 2024: MOST ANTICIPATED MOVIES

THE BOOK OF CLARENCE

Director: Jeymes Samuel
U.S. Release: January 12
U.K. Release: TBA

The Book of Clarence: Film Review – Loud And Clear Reviews
Film Review: The Book of Clarence delivers a fascinating story where biblical, epic tones are mixed with humour and satire.
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The director of The Harder They Fall is back with a new feature from Sony and Legendary. The Book of Clarence, which was supposed to hit theaters in October 2023 and has been postponed to January 2024 according to Screen International, is a biblical story, just like its title suggests. Starring LaKeith Stanfield, Omar Sy, Benedict Cumberbatch, RJ Cyler, David Oyelowo, Anna Diop and James McAvoy, it’s about a Jerusalem man who tries to use the advent of the Messiah for his own gain but ends up learning about faith instead.


INSHALLAH A BOY

Director: Amjad Al Rasheed
U.S. Release: January 12
U.K. Release: TBA

Inshallah A Boy: Cannes Film Review – Loud And Clear Reviews
Film Review: Inshallah A Boy plays out like a claustrophobic tragedy, made all the more relevant by the very real issues it explores.
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The first Jordanian film to ever premiere in Cannes is finally coming to theaters in 2024, and you don’t want to miss it. There aren’t many films that can portray complex issues without judging any of the characters, and Inshallah A Boy (Inchallah un Fils) does just that. At the same time, it also raises awareness of a situation that will be unfamiliar to many audiences, in the most effective way possible. The film tells the story of a woman in her thirties (Mouna Hawa’s Nawal) who one day wakes up and finds her husband dead. Which, since she lives in Jordan, means that she will have to fight to keep everything she holds dear, from her house to custody of her daughter, since she is now a widow with no sons, and, to quote a character, “this is how things work”, in Jordan. Not to be missed.


MEAN GIRLS (2024)

Directors: Samantha Jayne & Arturo Perez Jr.
US Release: January 12
UK Release: January 17

The Most Anticipated Movies of 2024 By MonthMEAN GIRLS (Paramount Pictures)

Tina Fey brings us a new Mean Girls movie, and the hype is high! The plot is similar to the first film’s: a new student named Cady Heron (Angourie Rice) is welcomed into the group of popular girls at school, ruled by Regina (Reneé Rapp) and fellow students Gretchen (Bebe Wood) and Karen (Avantika). But Cady falls for Regina’s ex-boyfriend (Christopher Briney) and that’s when she suddenly becomes an enemy. And so, Cady sets to take down the “Plastics”‘ queen bee with the help of outcast friends Janis (Auli’i Cravalho) and Damian (Jaquel Spivey).


THE TIGER’S APPRENTICE

Director: Carlos Baena
Global Release: January 19

The Most Anticipated Movies of 2024 By Month The Tiger’s Apprentice (Paramount Pictures)

In the works since 2022, The Tiger’s Apprentice was initially supposed to come out in 2023, but the release date is currently set to January 19, 2024. The film is about a Chinese American boy, Tom Lee, who discovers that magic runs in his family, and that, like his ancestors before him, he needs to become the protector – or “Guardian” – of the Chinese Zodiac. Evil forces threaten the universe and Tom’s only hope is bringing all the Zodiac animal warriors together as a team, and fight back.

The movie stars Michelle Yeoh, Henry Golding, Sandra Oh, Kyle Jarrow, and David Magee, among others.


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FEBRUARY 2024: MOST ANTICIPATED MOVIES

ARGYLLE

Director: Matthew Vaughn
U.S. Release: February 2
Global Release: soon on Apple TV+

This spy thriller starring Henry Cavill has been one of the most anticipated movies of the year for quite some time, as it’s been in production for over a year. This Apple TV+ release is currently scheduled to be out US theaters on February 2. Apple’s films usually hit the streaming platform worldwide not long after their theatrical release, so it should be available globally soon.

Argylle follows the adventures of its globe-trotting titular super-spy, played by Cavill. It takes place in the U.S., London and various locations, and it also stars Sam Rockwell, Bryce Dallas Howard, Bryan Cranston, Dua Lipa, Catherine O’Hara, John Cena, Ariana DeBose and Samuel L. Jackson.


THE PROMISED LAND (BASTARDEN)

Director: Nikolaj Arcel
U.S. Release: February 2
U.K. Release: TBA

The Promised Land (Bastarden) Film Review – Loud And Clear
Film Review: Nickolaj Arcel’s The Promised Land (Bastarden) is a poignant, if a bit bleak, tale of determination and struggle.
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The Promised Land (Bastarden) takes place in 18th century Denmark, where Captain Ludvig Kahlen (Mads Mikkelsen, of Another Round) has just returned from the war with very few possessions. But Ludvig is an ambitious man, and he has a plan. He has decided to build a colony in the name of the King on the most uninhabitable land of the kingdom, and he is determined to work the land and get something to grow on it. But the ruthless Frederik De Schinkel, his neighbor, is threatened by Ludvig’s success and sets out to destroy him. A few more characters eventually join our unlikely hero, in a tragedy about ambition and vengeance that keeps us guessing till the end.


BOB MARLEY: ONE LOVE

Director: Reinaldo Marcus Green
Global Release: February 14

The Most Anticipated Movies of 2024 By Month Bob Marley: One Love (Paramount Pictures)

Bob Marley: One Love is a celebration of the titular singer, looking at the life and music of the iconic star and how he inspired generations with a message of unity and love. This is the first time we can watch Bob Marley’s story, and it’s coming to the big screen in a movie made with the help of the Marley family, with Kingsley Ben-Adir as the lead and Lashana Lynch as Bob’s wife Rita. Also starring James Norton, Tosin Cole, Anthony Welsh, Michael Gandolfini, Umi Myers, and Nadine Marshall.


MADAME WEB

Director: S.J. Clarkson
Global Release: February 14

The Most Anticipated Movies of 2024 By Month Madame Web (Sony)

Here’s another highly anticipated Sony Release. Madame Webb is another Spider-Man spin-off, this time revolving around the titular clairvoyant mutant, played by none other than Dakota Johnson. The movie has been delayed twice but we finally have a global release date: February 14, 2024! Also starring Sydney Sweeney, Emma Roberts, and Adam Scott.


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MARCH 2024: MOST ANTICIPATED MOVIES

DUNE: PART TWO

Director: Denis Villeneuve
Global Release: March 1
Read also: Dune Part 1: Chalamet Shines in Immersive Adaptation

The Most Anticipated Movies of 2024 By Month Dune Part 2 (Warner Bros. Pictures)

Dune: Part Two takes us through the rest of Paul Atreides’ journey, as he unites with Chani and the Fremen while on a warpath of revenge against the conspirators who destroyed his family. Facing a choice between the love of his life and the fate of the known universe, he endeavors to prevent a terrible future only he can foresee. The film was originally supposed to hit theaters in November 2023 but was delayed due to the strikes.


IMAGINARY

Director: Jeff Wadlow
Global Release: March 8

The Most Anticipated Movies of 2024 By Month Imaginary (Blumhouse & Lionsgate)

What if your imaginary friend wasn’t just imaginary, and what if he wasn’t a friend? Blumhouse never disappoints, and the minds behind Five Nights at Freddy’s and M3GAN bring us a film with a fantastic premise. Jessica (DeWanda Wise) moves back into her childhood home with her family, but her youngest stepdaughter, Alice (Pyper Braun), becomes a little too attached to a stuff bear she finds in the basement. And said bear, who goes by Chauncey, becomes increasingly sinister.


LOVE LIES BLEEDING

Director: Rose Glass
U.S. Release: March 8
U.K. Release: April 19

The Most Anticipated Movies of 2024 By Month LOVE LIES BLEEDING (A24)

Kristen Stewart, Katy O’Brian and Ed Harris star in Rose Glass’ (Saint Maud) highly anticipated Love Lies Bleeding. It tells the love story between an ambitious bodybuilder and a reclusive gym manager, who are pulled into the latter’s criminal family in this tale of revenge.


DOGMAN

Director: Luc Besson
U.S. Release: March 15 (limited), March 22 (nationwide)

DogMan (2023): Venice Film Review – Loud And Clear Reviews
Review: Despite a terrific lead turn from Caleb Landry Jones, Luc Besson’s stylish film DogMan just isn’t original enough to be memorable.
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Luc Besson’s Dogman tells the story of a man who found a way to survive the childhood trauma resulting of his violent father through his bond with dogs. It’s a story of resilience, love, and salvation. Read our review of Dogman!


IMMACULATE

Director: Michael Mohan
Global Release: March 22

Immaculate (Neon)

Sydney Sweeney plays an American nun named Cecilia, who sets forth on a new journey in a remote Italian convent. But she soon realizes her new home harbors a sinister secret, and her idyllic stay becomes a nightmare.


GHOSTBUSTERS: FROZEN EMPIRE

Director: Gil Kenan
Global Release: March 22

GHOSTBUSTERS: FROZEN EMPIRE (Sony)

The new, highly anticipated Ghostbusters sequel is here! Fans are looking forward to Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire because not only does it follow the Spengler on a new adventure, but it all starts at the New York City firehouse! Not only that, but they will team up with the original team in a top-secret research lab to do what they do best: bust ghosts!


GODZILLA X KONG: THE NEW EMPIRE

Director: Michael Sarnoski
Global Release: March 29

Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire Announcement (Warner Bros.)

The Monsterverse continues with a new adventure! As always, Godzilla and Kong team up against a new enemy that might cause the destruction of everything. As of today, Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire‘s global release date has been set to March 15, 2024.


MARCH 2024: MORE ANTICIPATED MOVIES

  • Kung Fu Panda 4: March 8
  • Arthur the King: March 22

APRIL 2024: MOST ANTICIPATED MOVIES

THE FIRST OMEN

Director: Arkasha Stevenson
U.S. Release: April 5

The Most Anticipated Movies of 2024 By MonthTHE FIRST OMEN (20th Century)

A prequel to the classic horror film franchise is coming, and it’s about a young American woman who’s set to begin a life of service to the church in Rome. But she soon encounters a darkness that makes her question her beliefs.


MONKEY MAN

Director: Dev Patel
Global Release: April 5

The Most Anticipated Movies of 2024 By MonthMONKEY MAN (Universal Pictures)

Dev Patel’s feature directorial debut is an action thriller about a man’s quest for vengeance against the corrupt, powerful elite who murdered his mother and many other poor and powerless people. It’s inspired by the legend of Hanuman, and Patel plays an anonymous man named Kid, who wears a gorilla mask in an underground fight club and gets beaten by popular fighters for cash. One day, he finally learns how to infiltrate the enclave of the city’s leaders, and he sets forth to get retribution.


BACK TO BLACK

Director: Sam Taylor-Johnson
U.K. & Irish Release: April 12
U.S. Release: May 17, 2024

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The Most Anticipated Movies of 2024 By Month BACK TO BLACK (Studiocanal)

Sam Taylor-Johnson directs this highly anticipated Amy Winehouse biopic, where Marisa Abela (Industry) plays the lead role. Jack O’Connell, Eddie Marsan and  Lesley Manville are also in the film, which will be released in cinemas in the U.K. and Ireland on April 12, 2024. We don’t know the U.S. release date yet, but we expect Focus Features to announce it soon.


CIVIL WAR

Director: Alex Garland
Global Release: April 12

List: Most Anticipated Movies of 2024 (Releases By Month) CIVIL WAR (A24)

Civil War is coming to theaters and IMAX in April, and Kirsten Dunst, Cailee Spaeny, Wagner Moura and Stephen McKinley Henderson are attached to it. From Ex Machina writer-director Alex Garland, the movie takes place in a near-future America, where a race to the White House is happening.


ABIGAIL

Directors: Matt Bettinelli-Olpin & Tyler Gillett
Global Release: April 19

List: Most Anticipated Movies of 2024 (Releases By Month) Abigail (Universal)

A group of would-be criminals kidnap a 12-year-old ballerina, who’s the daughter of a powerful but dangerous man. Needless to say, they ask for a $50 million ransom, which they’ll collect on the following day. All they have to do now is keep an eye on the girl overnight, in an isolated mansion. But they soon discover that this ballerina is no normal little girl.  


CHALLENGERS

Director: Luca Guadagnino
Global Release: April 26

List: Most Anticipated Movies of 2024 (Releases By Month) Challengers (MGM Studios / Warner Bros.)

Luca Guadagnino’s Challengers was supposed to open the 2023 Venice Film Festival and then be released globally on September 15, but its release was postponed due to the SAG-AFTRA strikes. The film stars Zendaya as a former tennis prodigy named Tashi Duncan. Tashi is now a coach, and a very strict one at that: she “makes no apologies for her game on and off the court”, as the official synopsis reads. The same cannot be said of her husband Art (Mike Faist, of West Side Story (2021)), who’s on a losing streak, and who becomes Tashi’s next project. But when a match against the washed-up Patrick (Josh O’Connor, of The Crown) – who also happens to be Tashi’s ex-boyfriend and Art’s ex-best friend – is on the horizon, everything changes.


MAY 2024: MOST ANTICIPATED MOVIES

THE FALL GUY

Director: David Leitch
Global Release: May 3

The Most Anticipated Movies of 2024 By Month – The Fall Guy (Universal)

Universal has a new project: it’s based on the 1980s TV show of the same name and it’s about a stuntman! Our hero is fresh off an almost career-ending accident, and his new mission is tracking down a missing movie star, all while solving a conspiracy and try to get back with his one true love. This is giving us serious Shaun of the Dead vibes, and it also stars Ryan Gosling in the titular role, alongside Hannah Waddingham, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, and Emily Blunt. Count us in!


KINGDOM OF THE PLANET OF THE APES

Director: Wes Ball
Global Release: May 10

The Most Anticipated Movies of 2024 By MonthKINGDOM OF THE PLANET OF THE APES (Twentieth Century Fox)

Caesar’s adventures continue in the fourth film of the latest Planet of the Apes saga, which is set years after the event of the previous movie. It follows Caesar’s reign, where a new tyrannical ape leader builds his empire. But there’s also a young ape who starts to question what he’s been told about the past and ultimately changes the future.


TAROT

Directors: Spenser Cohen & Anna Halberg
Global Release: May 10

The Most Anticipated Movies of 2024 By MonthTarot (Sony Pictures)

The number one rule of Tarot readings is that you should never use someone else’s deck. But when a group of friends do just that, they end up releasing an unspeakable evil into the world. Will they be able to escape their fate?


IF

Director: John Krasinski
Global Release: May 17

The Most Anticipated Movies of 2024 By MonthIf (Paramount Pictures)

John Krasinski directs If and also stars in it alongside Ryan Reynolds and an all star cast. Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Steve Carell, Matt Damon, Emily Blunt, Fiona Shaw, Cailey Fleming, Maya Rudolph, and Awkwafina are all attached to this animated fantasy film about a girl who can see the titular “IF”, which stands for Imaginary Friends who were abandoned once their “humans” grew up. It’s Krasinski’s first comedy after the A Quiet Place films, and we couldn’t be more excited.


THE STRANGERS: CHAPTER 1

Director: Renny Harlin
Global Release: May 17

The Most Anticipated Movies of 2024 By MonthThe Strangers: Chapter 1 (Lionsgate)

A young couple’s (Madelaine Petsch and Froy Gutierrez) car reaks down in an eerie small town, forcing them to stay in a remote cabin for the night. But three masked strangers soon appear to haunt them and scare them, and the fact that their motives are so unclear makes the situation all the more terrifying and dangerous.


FURIOSA: A MAD MAX SAGA

Director: George Miller
Global Release: May 24

The Most Anticipated Movies of 2024 By MonthFuriosa (Warner Bros. Pictures)

CHANGE: As the world fell, young Furiosa is snatched from the Green Place of Many Mothers and falls into the hands of a great Biker Horde led by the Warlord Dementus. Sweeping through the Wasteland, they come across the Citadel presided over by The Immortan Joe. While the two Tyrants war for dominance, Furiosa must survive many trials as she puts together the means to find her way home.


THE GARFIELD MOVIE

Director: Mark Dindal
Global Release: May 24

The Most Anticipated Movies of 2024 By MonthTHE GARFIELD MOVIE (Sony)

Chris Pratt returns as Garfield the cat, and this time, he’s going on an outdoor adventure! The movie follows his reunion with his long-lost father (Samuel L. Jackson) that forever changes Garfield and his friend Odie’s routines.


JUNE 2024: MOST ANTICIPATED MOVIES

BAD BOYS: RIDE OR DIE

Directors: Adil El Arbi & Bilall Fallah
Global Release: June 7

The Most Anticipated Movies of 2024 By MonthBad Boys 4 (Sony Pictures)

Amidst all the films Sony postponed due to the strikes, there is one whose release date hadn’t been announced yet. We now have a date for Bad Boys 4, which will be out on June 14 and see Will Smith and Martin Lawrence reprise their roles as Miami cops Mike Lowery and Marcus Burnett.


THE WATCHERS

Director: Ishana Shyamalan
U.S. Release: June 7
U.K. Release: TBA

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The Most Anticipated Movies of 2024 By MonthThe Watchers (Warner Bros. & New Line Cinema)

Ishana Shyamalan, daughter of M. Night Shyamalan, is making a film! It’s the adaptation of A.M. Shine’s claustrophobic novel of the same name, a very promising book that features forests, mysteries, and terrifying creatures. In The Watchers, Dakota Fanning stars as Mina, a 28-year-old artist who gets lost in an Irish forest and finds refuge with three strangers.


INSIDE OUT 2

Director: Kelsey Mann
Global Release: June 14

The Most Anticipated Movies of 2024 By MonthInside Out 2 (Pixar Studios)

Inside Out 2 is coming, and there’s a new voice in Riley’s head! The voice is that of one of the most relatable human emotions: Anxiety. It’s voiced by Maya Hawke and she will have a very important role in this anticipated sequel.


THE BIKERIDERS

Director: Jeff Nichols
Global Release: June 21

The Bikeriders: LFF Film Review – Loud And Clear Reviews
Film Review: Austin Butler, Jodie Comer and Tom Hardy star in The Bikeriders, Jeff Nichols’ biker club drama.
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Jeff Nichols’ highly anticipated The Bikeriders was supposed to come out in December 2023, but it was postponed to June 21, 2024 – which is a shame, as it’s a fantastic film. Inspired by Danny Lyon’s 1968 book of the same name where he interviewed members of a biker gang, the movie follows said biker gang in the 1960s. Mike Faist plays Danny Lyon, who interviews members of the group known as the Vandals – mainly, their leader Johnny (Tom Hardy) and the charming Benny (Austin Butler). We meet them and the rest of the gang through the eyes of Kathy (Jodie Comer), in a story that’s reminiscent of the best biker movies but also heartbreaking in many ways. Don’t miss it!


A QUIET PLACE: DAY ONE

Director: Michael Sarnoski
Global Release: June 28

A Quiet Place: Day One Trailer (Paramount Pictures)

A new A Quiet Place sequel is coming, and Paramount set the release date to June 28! It stars Joseph Quinn, Alex Wolff, Lupita Nyong’o, Djimon Hounsou, and Denis O’Hare. The official synopsis is very short, but it promises to take us back to “the day the world went quiet,” which has us very excited about it.


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JULY 2024: MOST ANTICIPATED MOVIES

FLY ME TO THE MOON

Director: Greg Berlanti
Global Release: July 12

The Most Anticipated Movies of 2024 By Month – Fly Me to the Moon (Apple Films & Sony Pictures)

Fly Me to the Moon takes us back to NASA’s Apollo 11 moon landing. Scarlett Johansson and Channing Tatum play marketing executive Kelly Jones and launch director Cole Davis, who are both under immense stress due to the imminent mission. But things get even more complicated when the White House instructs Jones to stage a fake moon landing, which they would keep as a back-up in case things don’t go according to plan.


LONGLEGS

Director: Oz Perkins
U.S. Release: July 12

The Most Anticipated Movies of 2024 By Month – Longlegs (Neon)

An FBI Agent is dealing with an unsolved serial killer case. One day, it all becomes more complicated when evidence comes up that connects the case to the occult. On top of that, the agent also discovers that he has a personal connection to the killer: will he be able to stop the killer before it’s too late? Starring Nicolas Cage and Maika Monroe.


TWISTERS

Director: Lee Isaac Chung
Global Release: July 19

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The Most Anticipated Movies of 2024 By MonthTwisers (Universal Pictures)

Universal is working on a sequel to Twister (1996), and, though the plot is still unknown, we are thrilled to see that the director of Minari is attached to it. Cast members include Anthony Ramos, Daisy Edgar-Jones, Glen Powell, Sasha Lane, and Daryl McCormack.


DEADPOOL & WOLVERINE

Director: Shawn Levy
Global Release: July 26

The Most Anticipated Movies of 2024 By Month – Deadpool Announcement (Ryan Reynolds)

Remember that hilarious Deadpool update shared by Ryan Reynolds last year? The time has finally come for us to see Deadpool & Wolvering, where he stars alongside Hugh Jackman. Jackman’s return to the franchise is a surprise after Logan, which was supposed to be his last movie, and we don’t wait to find out more.


JULY 2024: MORE ANTICIPATED MOVIES

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AUGUST 2024: MOST ANTICIPATED MOVIES

TRAP

Director: M. Night Shyamalan
Global Release: August 2

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The Most Anticipated Movies of 2024 By Month – M. Night Shyamalan

Warner will release M. Night Shyamalan’s new film, starring newcomer Rolando Davila-Beltran. The director describes it as an “unusual thriller,” and we don’t need to know more.


CUCKOO

Director: Tilman Singer
U.S. Release: August 9
U.K. Release: TBA

Cuckoo Review: Schafer is Quietly Compelling – Loud And Clear
German film Cuckoo, starring Hunter Schafer, nests some fascinating ideas for reinvention of the Get Out-style psychological horror.
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A 17-year-old girl named Gretchen (Hunter Schafer), her estranged father Luis (Marton Csokas), his new wife Beth (Jessica Henwick), and their mute 8-year-old daughter Alma (Mila Lieu) move to a resort in the German Alps. Upon their arrival, they are greeted by the friendly owner, Mr. König (Dan Stevens): Luis is going to design a new set of buildings for him, and they both start reminiscing since Luis and Beth spent their honeymoon at the resort. But things soon take a turn for the weird when disturbing things start to happen to the resort’s guests, including Alma, and Gretchen seems to be the only one to notice it. It’s up to her to figure out what’s going on, and possibly save her family.


SPEAK NO EVIL (2024)

Director: James Watkins
U.S. Release: August 9
U.K. Release: TBA

The Most Anticipated Movies of 2024 By Month – Speak No Evil (2022) (Shudder)

Speak No Evil (2022) is getting a remake by Blumhouse Productions, with James McAvoy as the lead. The 2022 film is about a Danish family who meets a Dutch family on a holiday, and later visits them. But their idyllic weekend becomes a nightmare, in a slow-burning horror-thriller.


ALIEN: ROMULUS

Director: Fede Alvarez
U.S. Release: August 16
U.K. Release: TBA

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The Most Anticipated Movies of 2024 By Month – Alien

Fede Alvarez (Don’t Breathe) has a new project! This new Alien movie takes place after the events in Prometheus 2 storyline, and that’s all we know right now.


Director: Zoë Kravitz 
U.S. Release: August 23

The Most Anticipated Movies of 2024 By MonthBlink Twice (Amazon MGM)

Channing Tatum and Naomi Ackie play tech billionaire named Slater King and cocktail waitress Frida. One day, the two of them meet at a fundraising gala and they instantly connect. He invites her on a dream vacation on his private island, but the idyllic holiday soon begins to change when strange things start to occur. Frida thinks she’s going crazy: is what she’s seeing real? Is there something wrong with the island? Soon, she realizes she’s going to have to find out right away if she wants to make it out alive. Also starring Christian Slater, Simon Rex, Adria Arjona, Kyle MacLachlan, and more.


THE CROW

Director: Rupert Sanders
U.S. Release: August 23

The Most Anticipated Movies of 2024 By MonthThe Crow (Lionsgate)

Bill Skarsgård is the titular hero of this highly anticipated modern reimagining of James O’Barr’s popular graphic novel! Soulmates Eric (Skarsgård) and Shelly (FKA twigs) are brutally murdered, but Eric has a chance to save his true love by sacrificing himself. And so, he embarks on a path of revenge, crossing the worlds of the living and the dead to right the wrongs of the past.


KRAVEN THE HUNTER

Director: J.C. Chandor
Global Release: August 30

The Most Anticipated Movies of 2024 By MonthKraven the Hunter (Sony)

Official synopsis: Russian immigrant Sergei Kravinoff is on a mission to prove that he is the greatest hunter in the world.


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SEPTEMBER 2024: MOST ANTICIPATED MOVIES

BEETLEJUICE 2

Director: Tim Burton
Global Release: September 6

BEETLEJUICE
The Most Anticipated Movies of 2024 By Month – BEETLEJUICE

The sequel of Beetlejuice (1988) is finally coming, helmed by Tim Burton! Michael Keaton returns as the titular character, alongside Winona Ryder, Catherine O’Hara, Willem Dafoe, Justin Theroux, and Wednesday‘s Jenna Ortega, who seems perfect for the franchise.


TRANSFORMERS ONE

Director: Josh Cooley
U.S. Release: September 13
U.K. Release: TBA

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The Most Anticipated Movies of 2024 By Month – TRANSFORMERS ONE (Paramount Pictures)

Transformers One was postponed a couple of times, but the new release date is September 13, 2024. This animated prequel takes place on Cybertron and mainly revolves around Optimus Prime and Megatron. The voice cast includes Brian Tyree Henry, Scarlett Johansson, Chris Hemsworth, Jon Hamm, and Laurence Fishburne.


THE WILD ROBOT

Director: Chris Sanders
Global Release: September 20

The Most Anticipated Movies of 2024 By Month – The Wild Robot (Universal)

A robot named ROZZUM unit 7134, or “Roz” for short, is shipwrecked on an uninhabited island. In order to survive, he must adapt to these new surroundings, which means first of all trying to be friends with the animals. Soon, he becomes the adoptive parent of an orphaned gosling, and a new adventure begins. Starring Lupita Nyong’o as the robot, alongside Pedro Pascal, Catherine O’Hara, Bill Nighy, Kit Connor and Stephanie Hsu.

WOLFS

Director: Jon Watts
Global Release: September 20

The Most Anticipated Movies of 2024 By Month – Wolfs (Sony Pictures)

After Ocean’s Eleven, George Clooney and Brad Pitt reunite, this time for an action comedy. In Wolfs, a professional fixer (Clooney) is hired to cover up a high profile crime – except that a second fixer (Pitt) was hired to do the same thing too. As the two “lone wolves” find each other on the job, they soon realize they will have to work together.


LEE

Director: Ellen Kuras
UK & Irish Release: September 13
US Release: September 27

The Most Anticipated Movies of 2024 By Month – Lee (Roadside Attractions)

Award-winning Cinematographer Ellen Kuras’ (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind) directorial debut is about a US war correspondent and photographer whom we follow over the course of 10 years. Kate Winslet plays the lead, Lee Miller, in this previously untold true story that takes place during World War II.


OCTOBER 2024: MOST ANTICIPATED MOVIES

JOKER: FOLIE A DEUX

Director: Todd Phillips
Global Release: October 4

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The Most Anticipated Movies of 2024 By Month – Joker: Folie à Deux (Warner Bros. Pictures)

Will the choice to make the sequel to 2019’s Joker a musical pay off? We’ll find out on October 4, 2024, when Joker: Folie à Deux hits theaters and we’ll be able to see Joaquin Phoenix reprise his role. This time, it’s Lady Gaga who plays Harley Quinn, which makes us even more curious. Brendan Gleeson, Zazie Beetz, and Catherine Keener also star in the film.


VENOM: THE LAST DANCE

Director: Kelly Marcel
Global Release: October 25

The Most Anticipated Movies of 2024 By MonthVenom: The Last Dance Trailer (Sony Pictures)

‘Til Death Do They Part! Venom: The Last Dance is coming, with the return of Tom Hardy as Venom. It’s the last film in a trilogy that has seen some ups and downs, but that Marvel fans appreciate for its complex titular superhero. When we reunite with Eddie and Venom, they are running from people chasing them in both of their worlds. It’s time to make a decision that might even lead to their very last dance. Also starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Juno Temple, Rhys Ifans, Peggy Lu, Alanna Ubach and Stephen Graham. Read our review of the first Venom movie!


NOVEMBER 2024: MOST ANTICIPATED MOVIES

THE AMATEUR

Director: James Hawes
U.S. Release: November 8
U.K. Release: TBA

The Amateur is about a CIA cryptographer who is out for revenge after discovering that terrorists were behind the plane crash that caused his fiancée’s death. Rami Malek and Adrian Martinez co-star in this promising thriller.


PADDINGTON IN PERU

Director: Dougal Wilson
UK Release: November 8
US Release: January 17, 2025

The Most Anticipated Movies of 2024 By Month Paddington in Peru (StudioCanal)

Our favorite bear is back – this time, for an adventure in Peru! The trailer has us very excited for this new chapter of the titular character’s adventure. Ben Whishaw and Imelda Staunton return as the voices of Paddington and Aunt Lucy, starring alongside Hugh Bonneville, Emily Mortimer, Antonio Banderas, Olivia Colman, Julie Walters, Madeleine Harris, Samuel Joslin, Carla Tous, Jim Broadbent, and more.


ALTO KNIGHTS (previously titled WISE GUYS)

Director: Barry Levinson
Global Release: November 15

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The Most Anticipated Movies of 2024 By Month The Irishman (Netflix)

The director of Rain Man is back with a crime drama starring genre pro Robert De Niro as not one, but two leading characters. In Wise Guys, De Niro plays both Vito Genovese and Frank Costello, two Italian Americans who run separate crime families and have a complicated history of betrayals and assassination attempts. One of them retired from the mafia, which makes the movie even more exciting. Also starring Debra Messing.


GLADIATOR 2

Director: Ridley Scott
Global Release: November 22

The Most Anticipated Movies of 2024 By Month - Gladiator 2 set photo (Imdb)
The Most Anticipated Movies of 2024 By Month – Gladiator 2 set photo (Imdb)

Ridley Scott’s next project after Napoleon is the anticipated sequel to Gladiator, starring Paul Mescal as Lucius and Connie Nielsen as Lucilla. Denzel Washington and Joseph Quinn are also in the film. All we have is this information and the photo from the set above, but we’re excited nonetheless.


WICKED PART ONE

Director: John M. Chu
Global Release: November 27

The Most Anticipated Movies of 2024 By Month Wicked in Concert: Cynthia Erivo Sings (PBS)

One of the most popular (pun intended) musicals of all time is getting a movie adaptation in two parts, directed by Crazy Rich Asians and In the Heights‘ Jon M. Chu and starring Cynthia Erivo and Ariana Grande as leads Elphaba and Glinda. The casting choice alone has us incredibly excited for the film and we are ready to sing along.


DECEMBER 2024: MOST ANTICIPATED MOVIES

THE KARATE KID (2024)

Director: Jonathan Entwistle
U.S. Release: December 13
U.K. Release: TBA

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The Most Anticipated Movies of 2024 By MonthKarate Kid (Sony Pictures)

A new Karate Kid movie is coming, and Sony promises that it marks “the return of the original franchise,” which has fans all over the world very excited about this one. Will this be related to Cobra Kai? Or will this go back to the origins? We don’t know yet: all we know is that Jonathan Entwistle (Apple TV+’s Hello Tomorrow!) will direct it. We are intrigued.


THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE WAR OF THE ROHORRIM

Director: Kenji Kamiyama
Global Release: December 13

The Lord of the Rings: The War of the Rohirrim (Warner Bros.)
The Lord of the Rings: The War of the Rohirrim (Warner Bros.)

Warner Bros. is treating us to a new Lord of the Rings movie. This time, it’s an animated film that acts as a prequel to the series, taking place before The Two Towers. The film stars Brian Cox as main character Helm Hammerhand, alongside Miranda Otto.


MUFASA: THE LION KING

Director: Barry Jenkins
Global Release: December 20

The Lion King (Disney)
The Lion King (Disney)

Fans of the 2019 Lion King live action movie, rejoice! A prequel to the film is coming, and it might just give us better lions and an original story. and, if you didn’t love the 2019 film, chances are you might like this one more, as it’s directed by Barry Jenkins, of Moonlight and If Beale Street Could Talk.


SONIC THE HEDGEHOG 3

Director: Jeff Fowler
U.S. Release: December 20
U.K. Release: TBA

The Most Anticipated Movies of 2024 By Month - Sonic the Hedgehog
The Most Anticipated Movies of 2024 By Month – Sonic the Hedgehog

A new Sonic the Hedgehog movie is coming, and it already has people talking! Will there be a new villain instead of Jim Carrey, since he has recently retired from acting? What we know for sure is that Ben Schwartz, James Marsden, Idris Elba, and Colleen O’Shaughnessey will be in it.

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