2017 Action Movies

Justice League (2017)

  • Rating: PG-13
  • -Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by the Man of Steel’s selfless act in Batman V Superman, Bruce Wayne enlists the help of his newfound ally, Diana Prince, to face an even greater enemy. Evil forces have set their sights on our world, tasking the malevolent Steppenwolf and his army of Parademons with bringing Earth under the control of Darkseid, ruler of the planet Apokolips. In response, Batman and Wonder Woman unite a team of metahuman heroes including The Flash, Cyborg, and Aquaman to protect humanity as the Justice League.

The Justice League first appeared in March 1960 in issue #28 of The Brave and the Bold. In the fifty years since the heroes first united, the team has welcomed various members of DC comic book canon: Green Lantern, Martian Manhunter, and Shazam, among others. Recently rebooted as part of DC Rebirth, the current comic iteration of the team includes Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, two Green Lanterns (Jessica Cruz and Simon Baz), Aquaman, Barry Allen, as well as Cyborg.

It remains to be seen which new heroes might join the DCEU movie universe – especially with Justice League 2 already slated for a summer 2019 release date.

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)

  • Rating: PG-13
  • -Genre: Action, Sci-Fi

Peter Quill a.k.a. Star-Lord and his band of misfits continue their cosmic adventures as protectors of the galaxy against all-new threats including Ayesha and the Ravagers as their team grows and Peter learns about his father, Ego the Living Planet, and true heritage.

Wonder Woman (2017)

  • Rating: PG-13
  • -Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy

An Amazonian princess leaves her island home to explore the world and, in doing so, becomes one of the world’s greatest heroes.

Logan (2017)

  • Rating: R
  • -Genre: Action, Sci-Fi

In the near future, a weary Logan cares for an ailing Professor X in a hideout on the Mexican border. But Logan’s attempts to hide from the world and his legacy are upended when a young mutant arrives, being pursued by dark forces.

Star Wars 8/Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017)

  • Rating: PG-13
  • -Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

After the Resistance succeeds in destroying the First Order’s Starkiller base, Supreme Leader Snoke regroups with his apprentice Kylo Ren and military leader General Hux to form a new plan against the Republic. Meanwhile, Rey begins training with Jedi Master Luke Skywalker in this darker followup to The Force Awakens.

Power Rangers (2017)

  • Rating: PG-13
  • -Genre: Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

Saban’s Power Rangers (a big screen reboot of the Power Rangers franchise) follows five ordinary high school kids who must become something extraordinary when they learn that their small town of Angel Grove – and the world – is on the verge of being obliterated by an alien threat.

Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)

  • Rating: Not Yet Rated
  • -Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Following the events of Captain America: Civil War (2016), Peter Parker attempts to balance his life in high school with his career as the web-slinging superhero Spider-Man.

Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)

  • Rating: Not Yet Rated
  • -Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Following the events of Captain America: Civil War (2016), Peter Parker attempts to balance his life in high school with his career as the web-slinging superhero Spider-Man.

Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)

  • Rating: PG-13
  • -Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Following the events of Captain America: Civil War, Peter Parker attempts to balance his life in high school with his career as the web-slinging superhero Spider-Man.

Thor: Ragnarok (2017)

  • Rating: PG-13
  • -Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy

In Marvel Studios’ Thor: Ragnarok, Thor is imprisoned on the other side of the universe without his mighty hammer and finds himself in a race against time to get back to Asgard to stop Ragnarok – the destruction of his homeworld and the end of Asgardian civilization – at the hands of an all-powerful new threat, the ruthless Hela.

Thor: Ragnarok (2017)

  • Rating: PG-13
  • -Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy

In Marvel Studios’ Thor: Ragnarok, Thor is imprisoned on the other side of the universe without his mighty hammer and finds himself in a race against time to get back to Asgard to stop Ragnarok – the destruction of his homeworld and the end of Asgardian civilization – at the hands of an all-powerful new threat, the ruthless Hela.

Transformers 5/Transformers: The Last Knight (2017)

  • Rating: PG-13
  • -Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Humans and Transformers are at war, Optimus Prime is gone. The key to saving our future lies buried in the secrets of the past, in the hidden history of Transformers on Earth.

The Fate of the Furious (2017)

  • Rating: PG-13
  • -Genre: Action, Crime

Now that Dom and Letty are on their honeymoon and 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 into the world of crime he can’t seem to escape and a betrayal of those closest to him, they will face trials that will test them as never before.

Kong: Skull Island (2017)

  • Rating: PG-13
  • -Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy

A team of explorers and soldiers travel to an uncharted island in the Pacific, unaware that they are crossing into the domain of monsters, including the mythic Kong.

The LEGO Batman Movie (2017)

  • Rating: PG
  • -Genre: Action, Animation, Comedy

A spinoff of 2014’s The LEGO Movie that focuses on Batman (Arnett). In order to stop the Joker (Galifianakis) from taking over Gotham City, the Caped Crusader may have to learn how to give up the lone vigilante act and recruit the help of allies Robin (Cera) and Batgirl (Dawson).

Ghost in the Shell (2017)

  • Rating: PG-13
  • -Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

Based on the internationally-acclaimed sci-fi property, “GHOST IN THE SHELL” follows the Major, a special ops, one-of-a-kind human-cyborg hybrid, who leads the elite task force Section 9. Devoted to stopping the most dangerous criminals and extremists, Section 9 is faced with an enemy whose singular goal is to wipe out Hanka Robotic’s advancements in cyber technology.

John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)

  • Rating: R
  • -Genre: Action

John Wick is forced out of retirement by a former associate looking to seize control of a shadowy international assassins’ guild. Bound by a blood oath to aid him, Wick travels to Rome and does battle against some of the world’s most dangerous killers.

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017)

  • Rating: PG-13
  • -Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy

When the villainous Captain Salazar (Bardem) and his army of deadly ghost pirates and threaten to kill every living pirate, Jack Sparrow (Depp) must go on an adventure to find the Trident of Poseidon, a powerful artifact that gives its possessor complete control over the seas.

The Mummy (2017)

  • Rating: Not Yet Rated
  • -Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy

An ancient princess is awakened from her crypt beneath the desert, bringing with her malevolence grown over millennia, and terrors that defy human comprehension.

War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)

  • Rating: PG-13
  • -Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind.

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017)

  • Rating: Not Yet Rated
  • -Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Valerian (Dane DeHaan) and Laureline (Cara Delevingne) are special operatives for the government of the human territories charged with maintaining order throughout the universe. Valerian has more in mind than a professional relationship with his partner- blatantly chasing after her with propositions of romance. But his extensive history with women, and her traditional values, drive Laureline to continuously rebuff him.

Under directive from their Commander (Clive Owen), Valerian and Laureline embark on a mission to the breathtaking intergalactic city of Alpha, an ever-expanding metropolis comprised of thousands of different species from all four corners of the universe. Alpha’s seventeen million inhabitants have converged over time- uniting their talents, technology and resources for the betterment of all. Unfortunately, not everyone on Alpha shares in these same objectives; in fact, unseen forces are at work, placing our race in great danger.

Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (2017)

  • Rating: R
  • -Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

Picking up immediately after the events in Resident Evil: Retribution, humanity is on its last legs in Washington D.C. As the only survivor of what was meant to be humanity’s final stand against the undead hordes, Alice must return to where the nightmare began – Raccoon City, where the Umbrella Corporation is gathering its forces for a final strike against the only remaining survivors of the apocalypse. In a race against time Alice will join forces with old friends, and an unlikely ally, in an action packed battle with undead hordes and new mutant monsters. Between regaining her superhuman abilities at Wesker’s hand and Umbrella’s impending attack, this will be Alice’s most difficult adventure as she fights to save humanity, which is on the brink of oblivion.

xXx: Return of Xander Cage (2017)

  • Rating: Not Yet Rated
  • -Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller

Xander Cage is left for dead after an incident, though he secretly returns to action for a new, tough assignment with his handler Augustus Gibbons.

Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017)

  • Rating: Not Yet Rated
  • -Genre: Action, Thriller

“Kingsman: The Secret Service” introduced the world to Kingsman – an independent, international intelligence agency operating at the highest level of discretion, whose ultimate goal is to keep the world safe. In “Kingsman: The Golden Circle,” our heroes face a new challenge. When their headquarters are destroyed and the world is held hostage, their journey leads them to the discovery of an allied spy organization in the US called Statesman, dating back to the day they were both founded. In a new adventure that tests their agents’ strength and wits to the limit, these two elite secret organizations band together to defeat a ruthless common enemy, in order to save the world, something that’s becoming a bit of a habit for Eggsy…

The Great Wall (2017)

  • Rating: PG-13
  • -Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy

A mystery centered around the construction of the Great Wall of China.

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