2017 Movies

A Cure for Wellness (2017)

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

An ambitious young executive is sent to retrieve his company’s CEO from an idyllic but mysterious “wellness center” at a remote location in the Swiss Alps. He soon suspects that the spa’s miraculous treatments are not what they seem. When he begins to unravel its terrifying secrets, his sanity is tested, as he finds himself diagnosed with the same curious illness that keeps all the guests here longing for the cure.

A Dog’s Purpose (2017)

  • Rating: PG
  • -Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama

A dog looks to discover his purpose in life over the course of several lifetimes and owners.

A Ghost Story (2017)

  • Rating: Not Yet Rated
  • -Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance

Recently deceased, a white-sheeted ghost returns to his suburban home to console his bereft wife, only to find that in his spectral state, he has become unstuck in time, forced to watch passively as the life he knew and the woman he loves slowly slip away. Increasingly unmoored, the ghost embarks on a cosmic journey through memory and history, confronting life’s ineffable questions and the enormity of existence.

Alien: Covenant (2017)

  • Rating: R
  • -Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, members (Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup) of the colony ship Covenant discover what they think to be an uncharted paradise. While there, they meet David (Michael Fassbender), the synthetic survivor of the doomed Prometheus expedition. The mysterious world soon turns dark and dangerous when a hostile alien life-form forces the crew into a deadly fight for survival.

Alien: Covenant is the latest installment of the Alien film franchise, which started with the original film in 1979 (also directed by Ridley Scott). The success of the movie, which was praised for its horror tone and iconic imagery, led to multiple sequels – most notably, James Cameron’s Aliens. After the disappointing Alien 3 and Alien: Resurrection, plus two underwhelming Alien vs. Predator crossovers, Scott returned behind the camera to helm the prequel PrometheusCovenant is a sequel to Prometheus, and is the second entry in a planned trilogy.

Scott hopes to film the Covenant sequel soon.

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All Eyez on Me (2017)

  • Rating: R
  • -Genre: Biography, Drama, Music

A chronicle of the life of rapper Tupac Shakur.

American Assassin (2017)

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

A story centered on counterterrorism agent Mitch Rapp.

Amityville: The Awakening (2017)

  • Rating: R
  • -Genre: Horror, Thriller

A single mother moves her children into the haunted house, not knowing of its bloody history.

Annabelle: Creation (2017)

  • Genre: Horror

In “Annabelle: Creation”, several years after the tragic death of their little girl, a dollmaker and his wife welcome a nun and several girls from a shuttered orphanage into their home, soon becoming the target of the dollmaker’s possessed creation, Annabelle.

Arsenal (2017)

  • Rating: R
  • -Genre: Thriller

A Southern mobster attempts to rescue his kidnapped brother.

Atomic Blonde (2017)

  • Rating: R
  • -Genre: Thriller

An undercover MI6 agent is sent to Berlin during the Cold War to investigate the murder of a fellow agent and recover a missing list of double agents.

Baby Driver (2017)

  • Rating: Not Yet Rated
  • -Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime

After being coerced into working for a crime boss, a young getaway driver finds himself taking part in a heist doomed to fail.

Bastards (2017)

  • Rating: R
  • -Genre: Comedy

Upon learning that their mother has been lying to them for years about their allegedly deceased father, two fraternal twin brothers hit the road in order to find him.

Battle of the Sexes (2017)

  • Rating: PG-13
  • -Genre: Biography, Comedy, Sports

The electrifying 1973 tennis match between World number one Billie Jean King (Emma Stone) and ex-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs (Steve Carell) was billed as The Battle of the Sexes and became one of the most watched televised sports events of all time. The match caught the zeitgeist and sparked a global conversation on gender equality, spurring on the feminist movement. Trapped in the media glare, King and Riggs were on opposite sides of a binary argument, but off-court each was fighting more personal and complex battles. With a supportive husband urging her to fight the Establishment for equal pay, the fiercely private King was also struggling to come to terms with her own sexuality, while Riggs gambled his legacy and reputation in a bid to relive the glories of his past. Together, Billie and Bobby served up a cultural spectacle that resonated far beyond the tennis courts and animated the discussions between men and women in bedrooms and boardrooms around the world.

Baywatch (2017)

  • Rating: R
  • -Genre: Comedy

Lifeguard Mitch Buchannon (Dwayne Johnson) and a brash new recruit (Zac Efron) uncover a criminal plot that threatens the future of the bay.

Baywatch began as a television series about Los Angeles lifeguards who protected the California beaches. Among its stars were David Hasselhoff, Pamela Anderson, and Alexandra Paul. The show ran for just one season in 1989 before being cancelled due to low ratings, but it was revived by Hasselhoff and the series creators for the syndication market, and it became one of the most popular shows on the air. Baywatch lasted for 11 seasons. In 1999, Baywatch underwent a cast and location change to become Baywatch Hawaii. The property also had a spinoff titled Baywatch Nights and multiple direct to video films.

This 2017 reboot starring Dwayne Johnson and Zac Efron was conceived as an R-rated comedy in the vein of Phil Lord and Chris Miller’s 21 Jump Street relaunch. A sequel has not been confirmed yet.

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Beauty and the Beast (2017)

  • Rating: PG
  • -Genre: Fantasy, Musical, Romance

The latest live-action remake of a classic Disney fairy tale, this one telling the story of a monstrous prince and young woman who fall in love.

Blade Runner 2049 (2017)

  • Rating: Not Yet Rated
  • -Genre: Sci-Fi

Officer K (Ryan Gosling), a new blade runner for the Los Angeles Police Department, unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what’s left of society into chaos. His discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford), a former blade runner who’s been missing for 30 years.

This film is a sequel to Ridley Scott’s seminal sci-fi film Blade Runner, which was released back in 1982. The original movie was based on the Phillip K. Dick novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? Blade Runner 2049, by contrast, is an original story set in the same universe. A followup the the first installment has been in development since 1999 and was finally confirmed in 2015. Scott is just serving as producer this time around, with Arrival helmsman Denis Villeneuve taking over directing duties.

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Born in China (2017)

  • Rating: G
  • -Genre: Documentary

Venturing into the wilds of China, “Born in China” captures intimate moments with a panda and her growing cub, a young golden monkey who feels displaced by his baby sister, and a mother snow leopard struggling to raise her two cubs.

Call of Duty: WWII (2017)

  • Rating: M
  • -Genre: Action, War

Call of Duty: WWII takes the franchise back to its roots in a bold cinematic experience that captures the unforgettable heroism of the soldiers who fought together in a war that changed the world forever.  Activision’s gripping new title is an honest portrayal of World War II from the perspective of the famed 1st Infantry Division, with an ensemble cast of global and diverse characters. Through stunning visuals and intense audio, players storm the beaches of Normandy on D-Day, march across France to liberate Paris and ultimately push forward into Germany in some of the most monumental battles of all-time.

Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie (2017)

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

Two overly imaginative pranksters named George and Harold, hypnotize their principal into thinking he’s a ridiculously enthusiastic, incredibly dimwitted superhero named Captain Underpants.

Cars 3 (2017)

  • Rating: G
  • -Genre: Adventure, Animation, Comedy

Blindsided by a new generation of blazing-fast cars, the legendary Lighting McQueen finds himself pushed out of the sport that he loves. Hoping to get back in the game, he turns to Cruz Ramirez, an eager young technician who has her own plans for winning. With inspiration from the Fabulous Hudson Hornet and a few unexpected turns, No. 95 prepares to compete on Piston Cup Racing’s biggest stage.

CHIPS (2017)

  • Rating: R
  • -Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama

Jon Baker and Frank “Ponch” Poncherello have just joined the California Highway Patrol (CHP) in Los Angeles but for very different reasons.  Baker is a beaten up pro motorbiker trying to put his life and marriage back together.  Poncherello is a cocky undercover Federal agent investigating a multi-million dollar heist that may be an inside job—inside the CHP.  The inexperienced rookie and hardened pro are teamed together, but clash more than click, so kickstarting a partnership is easier said than done.  But with Baker’s bike skills combined with Ponch’s street savvy it might just work…if they don’t drive each other crazy along the way.

Coco (2017)

  • Rating: Not Yet Rated
  • -Genre: Adventure, Animation, Family

Despite his family’s baffling generations-old ban on music, Miguel (voice of newcomer Anthony Gonzalez) dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz (voice of Benjamin Bratt). Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead following a mysterious chain of events. Along the way, he meets charming trickster Hector (voice of Gael García Bernal), and together, they set off on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel’s family history. Character actress Renée Victor also joins the cast as Abuelita, Miguel’s grandmother.

 

Colossal (2017)

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

A woman discovers that severe catastrophic events are somehow connected to the mental breakdown from which she’s suffering.

Daddy’s Home 2 (2017)

  • Genre: Comedy

A sequel to the 2015 comedy Daddy’s Home, starring Mark Wahlberg and Will Ferrell. The above poster is for the original Daddy’s Home.

Despicable Me 3 (2017)

  • Rating: Not Yet Rated
  • -Genre: Animation, Comedy

Despicable Me 3 picks up with Gru, Lucy and their daughters – Margo, Edith and Agnes – as they face off with Balthazar Bratt, a former ’80s child star-turned supervillian. Meanwhile, Gru is united with his long-lost twin brother, Dru.