Screen Rant’s 25 Most Anticipated Movies of 2013

Published 1 year ago by , Updated January 4th, 2013 at 10:28 am, This is a list post.

Most Anticipated Movies of 2013 With the first weekend of 2013 about to throw moviegoers into a new year of film releases, it's time for us to share what the Screen Rant team is looking forward to covering and watching on the big screen over the next 12 months. From a few long-awaited sequels to a plethora of comic book films, 2013 aims to improve over last summer's low box office attendance numbers. Beginning with a list of over 70 films, we've narrowed down our top 25 most anticipated films of 2013.

The Seventh Son

Most Anticipated Movies 2013 - Seventh Son Release Date: October 18, 2013 Cast: Julianne Moore, Ben Barnes, Jeff Bridges, Kit Harington, Olivia Williams, Djimon Hounsou Supernatural tales may be all the rage in Hollywood these days but it would be a mistake to dismiss The Seventh Son as just another teen fantasy story. A sordid story of witches and ghouls, starring Barnes and Bridges as a pair of warriors out to hunt creatures of the night, the film should provide plenty of exciting visuals and captivating character drama - especially with villainous performances from Julianne Moore and Djimon Hounsou. Bonus points for an appearance by Game of Thrones alumni Kit Harington!

Oblivion

Most Anticipated Movies 2013 - Oblivion Release Date: April 19, 2013 Cast: Tom Cruise, Morgan Freeman, Olga Kurylenko, Zoe Bell, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau Based on the graphic novel of the same name, Joseph Kosinski (TRON: Legacy) brings his visual eye and sci-fi chops to direct Tom Cruise in the sci-fi thriller Oblivion. The world has seemingly been emptied of humanity and while repairing drones, Jack Harper (Cruise) discovers a crashed spaceship with a human survivor that begins to unravel the mystery. We enjoyed Jack Reacher and look forward to meeting Jack Harper.

Pain & Gain

Most Anticipated Movies 2013 - Pain and Gain Release Date: April 26, 2013 Cast: Mark Wahlberg, Dwayne Johnson, Anthony Mackie, Ed Harris, Rebel Wilson, Ken Jeong, Tony Shalhoub Before returning to the Transformers franchise once again, director Michael Bay is finally taking a break from large scale firefights and explosions to craft this "small" passion project based on a true story about bodybuilders who botch their kidnapping and extortion plans. The lovable trio of The Rock, Marky Mark and Anthony Mackie have us excited for the action and comedy in Pain & Gain.

Monsters University

Most Anticipated Movies 2013 - Monsters University Release Date: June 21, 2013 Cast: Billy Crystal, Frank Oz, Jennifer Tilly, John Goodman, Kelsey Grammer, Steve Buscemi It's hard to go wrong with any film by Pixar (ignoring Cars), and we couldn't be more excited about John Goodman and Billy Crystal returning to voice the leads for the prequel to Monsters Inc., a film we've been waiting over a decade for, one that follows young Mike and Sulley attending the University of Fear and beginning their relationship.

Riddick

Most Anticipated Movies 2013 - Riddick Release Date: September 6, 2013 Cast: Vin Diesel, Katee Sackhoff, Karl Urban, Dave Bautista, Bokeem Woodbine The unique sci-fi thriller Pitch Black helped launch Vin Diesel's career and earned a big budget sequel in the under-performing Chronicles of Riddick. Years later, writer-director David Twohy and Diesel return to bring the last Furyan to the big screen in a more intimate (and hard R) return to form, in a tale of betrayal and revenge, loaded with darkness, bounty hunters and alien monsters.

The World's End

Most Anticipated Movies 2013 - The World's End Release Date: October 25, 2013 Cast: Martin Freeman, Nick Frost, Rosamund Pike, Simon Pegg, Paddy Considine North American viewers will have to wait a few extra months to see the third installment of the "Three Flavours Cornetto Trilogy", the other two being Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz, but it's worth the wait to see Edgar Wright team with Pegg and Frost yet again. This particular comedy, about a pub crawl turned save-the-planet situation, riffs on the tropes and archetypes of your standard apocalyptic blockbusters.

OldBoy

Most Anticipated Movies 2013 - OldBoy Release Date: October 11, 2013 Cast: Josh Brolin, Elizabeth Olsen, Sharlto Copley, Lance Reddick, Samuel L. Jackson The American remake of Oldboy has garnered quite a bit of controversy, and has a tough task ahead at topping Park Chan-wook's original Korean version, not to mention its infamous unedited corridor fight sequence. With Spike Lee directing and talent including Josh Brolin, Sharlto Copley, and Elizabeth Olsen involved, it's difficult to not look forward to their adaptation.

Pacific Rim

Most Anticipated Movies 2013 - Pacific Rim Release Date: July 12, 2013 Cast: Charlie Day, Charlie Hunnam, Clifton Collins Jr., Idris Elba, Rinko Kikuchi, Ron Perlman A passion project for visionary director Guillermo del Toro, Pacific Rim pits giant robots vs. giant monsters. We aren't excited about the tacked-on 3D but the footage we've seen thus far - and the film's cast of TV faves - gives it a lot of potential to launch a new franchise.

A Good Day to Die Hard

Most Anticipated Movies 2013 - Die Hard 5 Release Date: February 14, 2013 Cast: Bruce Willis, Cole Hauser, Jai Courtney, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Patrick Stewart Jai Courtney was a scene-stealer in Jack Reacher and proved that he could play the son of Bruce Willis' John McClane in the fifth Die Hard. In A Good Day to Die Hard, the pair get caught up with the CIA's plans to seize nuclear weapons. No big deal for the McClane family.

Zero Dark Thirty

Most Anticipated Movies 2013 - Zero Dark Thirty Release Date: January 11, 2013 Cast: Jessica Chastain, Jason Clarke, Joel Edgerton, Chris Pratt, Kyle Chandler, Mark Strong Kathryn Bigelow dominated the awards circuit with 2008's The Hurt Locker and aims to do the same with Zero Dark Thirty, a film that tells the tale of the hunt for Osama bin Laden. It released in select theaters for press to critical acclaim in time for the awards season but doesn't release wide until early January.

Anchorman: The Legend Continues

Most Anticipated Movies 2013 - Anchorman 2 Release Date: December 20, 2013 Cast: Will Ferrell, Paul Rudd, Steve Carell, David Koechner, Christina Applegate The fans wanted, the cast wanted it, and it's finally happening. The legend of news anchor Ron Burgundy (Ferrell) continues with the long-awaited sequel to Anchorman in December, bringing back the entire cast along with plenty of cameos, as they deal with more issues of equality in the workplace. Expect a few musical numbers too!

Kick-Ass 2

Most Anticipated Movies 2013 - Kick-Ass 2 Release Date: June 28, 2013 Cast: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Chloë Grace Moretz, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Jim Carrey, John Leguizamo Matthew Vaughn beat the studio system when he made Kick-Ass on his own and that film earned comic creator Mark Millar an R-rated sequel, this one directed by Jeff Wadlow. Smart casting additions, including Jim Carrey, and a much larger roster of costumed "heroes" and "villains" have us excited for the gruesome and raunchy return of Kick-Ass and Hit-Girl.

Evil Dead

Most Anticipated Movies 2013 - Evil Dead Release Date: April 12, 2013 Cast: Jane Levy, Shiloh Fernandez, Jessica Lucas, Lou Taylor Pucci, Elizabeth Blackmore By default, the Evil Dead remake is facing the toughest of skepticism, but with Sam Raimi and Bruce Campbell involved, our interest was piqued. When we saw the footage at New York Comic-Con (and the audience reaction), we were sold and this remake may actually live up to the poster tagline "the most terrifying film you will ever experience."

RED 2

Most Anticipated Movies 2013 - RED 2 Release Date: August 02, 2013 Cast: Anthony Hopkins, Bruce Willis, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Helen Mirren, John Malkovich, Mary-Louise Parker Frank Moses (Willis) and his team of Retired Extremely Dangerous ex-CIA operatives gave us one of our favorite movies of 2010. After fighting to clear their names, they're back and this time, they're going international with new veteran cast additions Anthony Hopkins and Catherine Zeta-Jones.

The Fast and the Furious 6

Most Anticipated Movies 2013 - Fast and Furious 6 Release Date: May 24, 2013 Cast: Dwayne Johnson, Gina Carano, Jordana Brewster, Luke Evans, Michelle Rodriguez, Paul Walker, Tyrese Gibson, Vin Diesel After Tokyo Drift, Justin Lin managed to turn Fast & Furious into one of the most successful film franchises. An even bigger cast surrounds Dominic Toretto (Diesel) & Brian O'Conner's (Walker) growing crew for the sixth installment which sees the mysterious return of Letty (Michelle Rodriguez) and the introduction of a new villain played by Luke Evans. Diesel vs. The Rock rematch?

Sin City: A Dame to Kill For

Most Anticipated Movies 2013 - Sin City 2 Release Date: October 4, 2013 Cast: Clive Owen, Jamie Chung, Jessica Alba, Mickey Rourke, Michael Madsen, Rosario Dawson Years of waiting will pay off in 2013 as Robert Rodriguez assembles new and familiar faces for the long-awaited Sin City: A Dame to Kill For. And yes, Mickey Rourke is back as Marv. We expect a similar faithful translation from Rodriguez and the ensemble.

Gangster Squad

Most Anticipated Movies 2013 - Gangster Squad Release Date: January 11, 2013 Cast: Anthony Mackie, Emma Stone, Giovanni Ribisi, Josh Brolin, Michael Peña, Nick Nolte, Robert Patrick, Ryan Gosling, Sean Penn Originally slated for September of 2012 as one of our most anticipated films of last year, Warner Bros. delayed the film in response to the tragic Colorado theater shooting, cutting the sequence involving a theater shootout and filming other scenes to replace. The high caliber cast and incredible trailers should make Gangster Squad an awards season contender for 2013 even with its unfortunate January release date.

Elysium

Most Anticipated Movies 2013 - Elysium Release Date: August 9, 2013 Cast: Jodie Foster, Matt Damon, Michael Shanks, Sharlto Copley, William Fichtner After the Halo film project was canned, Neill Blomkamp adapted one of his shorts into the successful District 9. His next project, Elysium, starring Matt Damon, promises to make those behind Halo's demise regret their decisions even more.

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

Most Anticipated Movies 2013 - Catching Fire Release Date: November 22, 2013 Cast: Amanda Plummer, Donald Sutherland, Elizabeth Banks, Jeffrey Wright, Jena Malone, Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Lenny Kravitz, Liam Hemsworth, Lynn Cohen, Phillip Seymour Hoffman, Sam Claflin, Stanley Tucci, Woody Harrelson Goodbye Twilight, hello Hunger Games. Gary Ross' first installment successfully launched a new franchise based on Suzanne Collins' popular trilogy of novels and Francis Lawrence's sequel promises more action, more excitement, and more elaborate set pieces, as Katniss and Peeta are forced to compete once again, for each other and for District 12.

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

Most Anticipated Movies 2013 - Hobbit Desolation Smaug Release Date: December 13, 2013 Cast: Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, Richard Armitage, Benedict Cumberbatch Now that moviegoers have been introduced to Peter Jackson's 3D 48fps version of Middle-earth and met young Bilbo and his 13 Dwarven companions, it's time to finally meet the mighty dragon in The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. We expect many of the criticisms of An Unexpected Journey to be washed away with part two of the trilogy.

The Wolverine

Most Anticipated Movies 2013 - The Wolverine Release Date: July 26, 2013 Cast: Brian Tee, Hugh Jackman, Will Yun Lee, Svetlana Khodchenkova, Hiroyuki Sanada, Rila Fukushima, Tao Okamoto After X-Men: The Last Stand and X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Fox and producer Lauren Shuler Donner took steps to ensure their future X-films don't suffer the same issues and we saw the beginning of a turnaround with X-Men: First Class. With Hugh Jackman in the best shape of his life and given the chance to tell his favorite Logan story from Marvel Comics, James Mangold's The Wolverine - based on a script by Christopher McQuarrie - may just be the Wolverine movie we've been waiting over a decade for.

Iron Man 3

Most Anticipated Movies 2013 - Iron Man 3 Release Date: May 3, 2013 Cast: Ben Kingsley, Don Cheadle, Guy Pearce, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jon Favreau, Paul Bettany, Robert Downey Jr. Anyone familiar with Kiss Kiss Bang Bang understands why the re-partnering of Shane Black and Robert Downey Jr. is something to get excited for, especially for the first chapter of Phase Two of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Iron Man 3 promises to serve as a character-focused standalone feature, that will bring Tony Stark "back to the cave," so to speak.

Man of Steel

Most Anticipated Movies 2013 - Superman Man of Steel Release Date: June 14, 2013 Cast: Amy Adams, Diane Lane, Henry Cavill, Kevin Costner, Michael Shannon, Russell Crowe The return of the Superman franchise takes the form of a new origin story in Man of Steel, representing the potential first step in a larger, interconnected universe by DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. With proven action director and comic book enthusiast Zack Snyder at the helm, we can't wait to see a more badass Clark Kent on the big screen again. We hope it'll help us forget Green Lantern.

Thor: The Dark World

Most Anticipated Movies 2013 - Thor 2 The Dark World Release Date: November 8, 2013 Cast: Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Anthony Hopkins, Chris Hemsworth, Christopher Eccleston, Idris Elba, Jaimie Alexander, Kat Dennings, Natalie Portman, Ray Stevenson, Rene Russo, Stellan Skarsgard, Tadanobu Asano, Tom Hiddleston, Zachary Levi With Alan Taylor (Game of Thrones) helming the Thor sequel and all talent involved boasting about the change in style and tone, Thor: The Dark World promises to be bigger, dirtier and more real, taking fans deeper into the nine realms and the cosmic side of the Marvel universe.

Star Trek Into Darkness

Release Date: May 17, 2013 Cast: Anton Yelchin, Benedict Cumberbatch, Chris Pine, John Cho, Karl Urban, Simon Pegg, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana Our most anticipated film of the year is the sequel to J.J. Abrams' Star Trek which sees the return of the crew of the Enterprise led by Chris Pine's Captain Kirk. Sherlock's Benedict Cumberbatch plays the intimidating and mysterious antagonist who will put Kirk in a position where he must earn the Captain's chair he occupies.

Conclusion

Most Anticipated Movies of 2013 The list represents only a portion of the films we're excited to cover and see throughout the year and there are many other interesting releases we couldn't fit in. Share what films you're most excited for and which you believe will be the biggest at the box office!
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TAGS: anchorman 2, catching fire, die hard 5, elysium, evil dead, fast and furious 6, gangster squad, iron man 3, kick ass 2, monsters university, oblivion, oldboy, pacific rim, pain & gain, red 2, riddick, sin city 2, star trek into darkness, superman man of steel, the hobbit, the seventh son, the wolverine, the worlds end, thor 2, zero dark thirty

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  1. My top 5 has to be: Star Trek Into Darkness, Iron Man 3, Man of Steel, Pacific Rim and The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug. With Thor: The Dark World coming in at number 6.

  2. I am pretty sure that other than seeing who will cameo and how it will tie into Guardians of the Galaxy or Avengers 2 that no one will care to see Thor 2. I saw Thor one and it was better than I expected but if it didnt have Marvel all over it I wouldn’t have seen it.

    • Folks will care to see Thor. Especially being apart of Phase 2

    • This is #1 on my list. To each their own.

    • I’m sure it will have a good turnout, the first one and Avengers have garnered a lot of fans for thor and loki

      • definitely looking forward to thor 2

    • Thor was one of my least favorite characters growing up, yet out of all the phase one movies, Thor is the one that I find myself consistently rewatching… But to each their own.

    • Somebody hasn’t checked the box office receipts the last Thor film got…your opinion doesn’t match the majority’s, so I wouldn’t use it to make an argument if I was you.

      If any film will struggle to get attention/interest, it’ll be GotG. Thor will do fine.

      • Lol yall got me mixed up with a troll. I am not arguing nothing just stating that Thor is to high on the list. I am as big a marvel fan as anyone out there but the whole shakespear lingo and god like abilities gets played out when someone like iron man or Cap can tango with him. Also I feel Thor’s character is just eye candy for the ladies smh. In future reboots I hope they bring more brute with this character. To each his own my fav has always been Cap.

        • Thor could have easily beat Iron Man and Cap, but Thor didn’t want to kill them. In the comic, Thor could go toe-to-toe with the Hulk. The only person in Asgard that can beat Thor is Odin.

  3. My top five are: The Hobbit, Sin City 2, Man of Steel, The Wolverine and it’s a toss-up between Thor 2 and Iron Man 3

    Off topic question, anyone know about The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo 2?

    • You Mean The Girl Who Played with Fire!! No there’s no news on it yet!!

    • good question, I’m waiting for an update as well. Last I heard Zaillian is till writting it and Fincher was still figuring it out

  4. 2013 is gonna be awesome.

    I’m obviously looking forward to all the big blockbuster flicks like Star Trek Into Darkness, Man of Steel, Elysium, Monsters University, and Iron Man 3. In terms of drama/award contenders, I’m really anticipating the Scorsese-DiCaprio collaboration The Wolf of Wall Street, the Clooney film Monuments Men (that cast is pretty sweet), and Christian Bale acting in a new David O. Russell film (IMDB has it listed as Untitled David O. Russell/Abscam Project.

    I’ll also probably check out others like Gangster Squad, Pacific Rim, the Wolverine, and Thor. I’m hoping Silver Linings Playbook expands to a nationwide release after Oscar noms come out and then I can see that too. If not, I’ll pick it up on Blu Ray. I’ve been wanting to see that since I saw some clips and trailers.

  5. Was surprised to see Thor 2 above both Iron Man 3 and Man of Steel, particularly as a lot of screen rant would love to see how good a Justice League film will be. The success of Man of Steel is instrumental in any future prospects of a JL movie. I just pray that Man of Steel is finally that epic, awesome Superman movie that we all deserve to see.

    Having said that I will also be looking forward to Gangster Squad, Star Trek and the second Hobbit movie.

    With the character and lead actor increased popularity, and the fact it’s not being released amongst other summer blockbusters, is it possible that Thor 2 could actually outgross Iron Man this year.

  6. For me it’s:

    Evil Dead
    Iron Man 3
    Pacific Rim
    Anchorman 2
    Man Of Steel

  7. A fair list. A movie called ‘Her’, Spike Jonze’s next, intrigues me. Joaquin Pheonix plays a writer who gets a computer to help him. Then falls in love with the computer. No release date, but definitely this year.

    Quick mentions for ‘The Incredible Burt Wonderstone’ (for Steve Carell’s hair) and ‘The Great Gatsby’ (to see if Baz has evolved or not). But yes, ‘Star Trek: Into Darkness’, ‘The Desolation of Smaug’ and ‘Elysium’ have me all curious.

    • Yeah! Where is burt wonderstone on here? Gatsby looks real good as well..

  8. What about stoker? Wolf of wallstreet? Or 20000 leagues under the sea? Or even gambit. Some great picks but id like some more unique films on the list.

    • Scratch on gambit i was ill imformed about what i thouhht was rhe coen brothers film

      • Well i fail, 20000 leagues doesnt havr a release date.

  9. Movies im anxious to see of 2013 are

    1. Ironman 3

    2. Thor 2

    3. Man Of Steel

    4. A Good Day To Die Hard

    5. The Wolverine

    6. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

  10. Wolverine, Wolverine, Wolverine, Wolverine & Wolverine

    • Hangover 2 sucked. Im not too sure about the othes but “Oz” looks like an Alice In Wonderland rip off

  11. No Hangover 3 ? Lone Ranger ? Oz ?

    • Hangover 2 Sucked. Im not sure about the others but “Oz” looks like an Alice In Wonderland rip off.

      • Hangover 2 was fine. And it was planned out as a trilogy, where the same thing happens again in the 2nd movie, and in the third, there is a much different story.

        • Hangover 2 was basically a clone of the first movie. it was lazy and extremely disappointing, which makes me not at all surprised that the sequel didnt make this list.

          • I was glad i missed Hangover 2 in theaters because it was really disappointing when i finally did see it.

    • Not in our top 25, probably all in our top 75 :)

    • +1 for Lone Ranger.

      I’ll see all the spandex and sci-fi of 2013… and Fast 6… was pleasantly surprised by Fast 5 and how they moved to the heist format instead of just racing.

  12. 1. Man of steel
    2. Star trek 2
    3. The worlds end
    4. Pacific rim
    5. Gangster squad
    With a bunch of other films right outside.

  13. Pretty good list. Man Of Steel definetly has my interest after seeing the second trailer plus I like Snyder’s style (Watchmen, 300). Elysium looks pretty good. Lets see if it can top District 9. Hopefully The Wolverine turns out great. Hugh Jackman is the man. Im pumped for Kick Ass 2. Since im a big fan of Abrams first Star Trek, this sequel is in anticipation. Thor : The Dark World and Iron Man 3 should be amazing since Marvel knows what theyre doing. Hopefully Pacific Rim wont be trash. A Good Die To Die Hard should be sweet like the last one. They shouldnt have made a sequel to Anchorman, its a classic. Everything else on that list is “ehh”

  14. my top 5
    man of steel
    iron man 3
    thor2
    the hobbit part 2
    wolverine or kick ass 2
    cant frikin wait!! so many movies to see!!

  15. Its a fantastic list. I guess it covered all the biggest releases of the year.[img]http://www.maploco.com/vmap/p/3996101.png[/img]

  16. Made sure to head over to Rotten Tomatoes and I put most of these movies on my “Want to See” list. Or, at least the ones that weren’t already there.

  17. Kool list, I would’ve thrown in a 2014 potential best picture winner in Monuments Men.
    A cast of Cate Blanchett, Daniel Craig, John Goodman, Jean Dujardin, Bill Murray, and George Clooney who is also behind the helm.
    Especially with the plot of the book they’re adapting – that’s exciting.

  18. Star Trek and Man of Steel are tied at 1

    Thor 2

    Wolverine

    Iron Man 3

    Good Day to Die Hard

    This is the official list. Let there be no other.

    • Shame on me. Forgive me JRR and master Jackson.

      Hobbit Desolation of Smaug is up there at #2, tied with Thor 2.

      …..This is now the offical official list. Let there be no other.

      • hey hey check the awesome plot theory over on the open discussion the author is superedge101. awesome idea for the next hobbit movie!

  19. for me it would be about 15 movies:
    1) Man of Steel
    2) Gangster Squad
    3) The Wolverine
    4) Iron Man 3
    5) The Hobbit part 2
    6) Star Trek into Darkness + World War Z (tie)
    7) A Good Day to Die Hard + I, Frankenstein (tie)
    8) Thor 2 + Monster’s University (tie)
    9) The Incredible Burt Wonderstone
    10) Lone Ranger + Anchorman 2 (tie)
    11) Oz: the Great and Powerful
    12) Olympus Has Fallen
    13) The Last Stand + The Tomb
    14) G. I. Joe: Retaliation
    15) The Seventh Son

    • That’s more than 15 movies, lol

      • yeah I know that was an accident my bad lol

    • In fact, its a top 20 list

  20. all i care about is MAN OF STEEL

  21. Many I will see but not one comes close to how bad I want to see Man of Steel! Cannot wait another 6 months for Superman!

  22. Oblivion, really? It stars Tom Cruise therefore it will be a flop. People don’t want to see him anymore.

    • Guess I’ll be the only one seeing the film, then, because I DO like Tom Cruise and want to see him do more sci-fi films. He’s a wonderful actor–no one gives him enough credit.

      • True that..
        And for those who say Tom sucks and he is no more bankable then I guess they have forgotten the phenomenon known as MI-Ghost Protocol and his current Jack Reacher is also earning well

  23. I would add ‘The Great Gatsby’ to that list!

  24. Where’s the love for Oz the Great and Powerful? I want to see it solely because Sam Raimi is directing it. And THANK YOU for pointing out that Pixar’s Cars is not as good as everyone thinks it is. I didn’t like it at all.

    • lol, you’re welcome!

      Oz wasn’t a contender for what we’re most excited about this year.

  25. Whatever happened to Gravity? Isn’t that supposed to come out this year? Anyway, my top five anticipated movies would be Thor, Man of Steel, Iron Man 3, Elysium, and Star Trek. :)

  26. IMO its Pacific Rim and Man of Steel that are my most antipated movies of 2013 everything else is just filler…so I guess Im gonna see a lot of filler this year because i practically live in the movie theater. :)

    • ^^^
      this. But come on, you have to give elysium and thor a chance.

  27. Thor 2 ties with Star trek2 for me on the top spot.

    Star Trek came as such a surprise to me! I only watched it because my mom used to tell us stories from her child hood regarding what a cultural phenomenon star trek (the series) was. And she was born and raised in PAKISTAN! Which only had the state channel. Can you imagine the far reach of Star-trek’s influence? So, I went in, with low expectations (yes, shoot me please) and it was GLORIOUS! I was mesmerized! And now I am even more excited with ‘into the darkness’

    I am also excited to see Alan Taylor’s take on Thor2, especially since his portfolio has game of thrones on it, and that just has me excited by itself, because I don’t know if I am the only one who can see parallels between Shakespearean touch of Kenneth Branagh and Westeros from game of thrones? But its definitely there for me. And a mythos and classics freak, I am just jumping around. Especially since I was so fond of the animated series’ of marvel’s as well. Its like a custom made sandwich for me, with all my fav fillings in one place. Like my brother says “That is not a sandwich Heraa! That’s solid form of gluttony!”

    Its going to be one hell of a Movie year.

    The rest of the list I agree with mostly.
    I am religiously intending to watch Pacific Rim in the cinema! No matter what! through rain or hail, I am going to be there.. just like I was for Inception..lol!

  28. I should also add The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug to my “To See” list. I wasn’t a huge fan of the first one, but there were some things I enjoyed and I’m hoping the second one will be better.

    I could also check out Great Gatsby if I have the time. It coming out in the middle of summer… I’ll be busy with Iron Man, Star Trek, and Man of Steel. Depends on what kind of reviews it gets I guess. I’ll probably see it eventually. I am a DiCaprio fan.

  29. Interesting article. Don’t completely agree with the choices, and with some films that were left out, but to each their own.

    My personal top 10:

    1) Man of Steel
    2) Iron Man 3
    3) Wolverine
    4) Star Trek 2
    5) Hobbit 2
    6) Thor 2
    7) Elysium
    8) Catching Fire
    9) Gangster Squad
    10) Pacific Rim

    …At least, until I change my mind 50 more times ;)

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