2016 had been a golden year for movie lovers. A lot of awaited movies such as Captain America, Batman v Superman, Deadpool hit the big screen this year. While some of them exceeded our expectations, some of them totally failed to impress us. But, all along it was a good year. Just like 2016, 2017 also has a line of big budget movies waiting to be released. Hookedupon presents a list of nine most awaited movies of the year.
#9 Kong: Skull Island
Set in the 1970s, this movie will tell us the story of a group of explorers. They set foot on an island where they don’t belong. Soon after their landing, they realise the beautiful island is also perilous. They come to know that they have invaded the territory of Kong, the god of the island.
#8 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales
Johnny Depp is back as the hottest and cutest pirate, Captain Jack Sparrow. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales aka Pirates of the Caribbean: The Revenge of Salazar aka Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar’s Revenge will tell the story of another adventure of the captain. This time we will go through the story of Jack Sparrow’s old rival, Captain Salazar. Captain Salazar, who is a ghost, has escaped from the Devil’s Triangle, and he’s determined to find the Trident of Poseidon and take his revenge from Jack Sparrow.
#7 Wonder Woman
We are waiting to see this warrior princess in her own movie from the day we saw her in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. Set in the backdrop of World War I, the story starts when the princess of the Amazon, Diana meets a charming American soldier, Steve Trevor. Determined to put an end to the devastating war, she leaves her country behind and sets on an epic adventure.
#6 Spider-Man: Homecoming
Are not you excited to see the great Tony Stark as a mentor of teen superhero Spiderman? This movie will make us witness the story of a teen from NYC, Peter Parker who is trying to keep up his good grades and dealing with normal high schooler problems, but he is also being trained by Tony Stark to fight the supervillains and save the world as the Spiderman .
#5 Beauty And The Beast
‘The tale as old as time’ but we’re going to see this tale with a new look in 2017. The best thing about the movie is our very own Hermione Granger is playing Belle. We are eager to see beautiful and intelligent Belle and her adventure, that begins when she gets stuck in a castle with a cursed prince who is stuck in the body of a beast.
#4 Justice League
Months later of the events of ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’ and Superman’s sacrifices for the sake of humanity, Bruce Wayne aka Batman and Diana Pierce aka Wonder Woman bring together a group of people with superpowers. Apart from Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman, this group consist of Victor Stone also known as cyborg due to his power of manipulating technology, Barry Allen, who is the fastest man on earth and goes by the name Flash, and Arthur Curry, the Aquaman who is the king of the undersea nation of Atlantis. Together they will fight to protect earth from Steppenwolf.
#3 Thor: Ragnarok
Brothers and enemies the god of mischief, Loki and the god of thunder, Thor will clash for the final time in the 2017 movie, Thor: Ragnarok. Though the plot of the movie is unrevealed yet, but from the Tumblr, Twitter, Facebook and other social networking sites it’s pretty much clear, fans can not wait until October to witness the ultimate clash of these handsome brothers. And guess what? The Hulk and Doctor Strange will also be joining Odinson and Loki Laufeyson.
Directed by Christopher Nolan this periodic movie is set in the time of second world war. This movie will take us through the time, when soldiers of Belgium, England, France and Canada got encircled by the German soldiers on the beaches of Dunkirk in 1940 and their evacuation, which is known as ‘The Dunkirk Evacuation’ or ‘The Miracle Of Dunkirk’. Teen heartthrob, singer Harry Styles will make his acting debut in this movie.
#1 XXX: Return of Xander Cage
We’re dying to see the Bollywood Queen, Deepika Padukone in her Hollywood debut. The movie will take us through the story of government operative Xander Cage. Xavier Case who is presumed dead, comes out to recover a weapon named, ‘Pandora’s Box’. To achieve success in this dangerous mission, he must compete against Xiang. He brings together a few adrenaline junkies to help him in the mission. We really can’t wait to see Deepika Padukone as seductive Serena.
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