2017 Movies

Mudbound (2017)

  • Rating: R
  • -Genre: Drama, History

Two men return home from World War II to work on a farm in rural Mississippi, where they struggle to deal with racism and adjusting to life after war.

This film, directed by Dee Rees, is based on the novel of the same name by Hillary Jordan. It originally premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2017 and was later released as a Netflix Original Movie in November of that year. Mudbound also received a limited theatrical release in order to qualify for Oscars. Some believe the film has a shot at earning key nominations due to its emotional story and strong filmmaking on the part of Rees. Her screenplay, as well as several of the performances, were also heavily praised, most notably Jason Mitchell and Mary J. Blige.

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Guardians (2017)

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

During the Cold War, an organization called “Patriot” created a super-hero squad, which includes members of multiple soviet republics. For years, the heroes had to hide their identities, but in hard times they must show themselves again.

Sleepless (2017)

  • Rating: R
  • -Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller

A cop with a connection to the criminal underworld scours a nightclub in search of his kidnapped son.

The Florida Project (2017)

  • Rating: R
  • -Genre: Drama

The story of a precocious six-year-old and her ragtag group of friends whose summer break is filled with childhood wonder, possibility and a sense of adventure, while the adults around them struggle with hard times.

Marshall (2017)

  • Rating: PG-13
  • -Genre: Biopic, Drama

Long before he sat on the United States Supreme Court or claimed victory in Brown v. Board of Education, Thurgood Marshall (Chadwick Boseman) was a young rabble-rousing attorney for the NAACP. The new motion picture, MARSHALL, is the true story of his greatest challenge in those early days – a fight he fought alongside attorney Sam Friedman (Josh Gad), a young lawyer with no experience in criminal law: the case of black chauffeur Joseph Spell (Sterling K. Brown), accused by his white employer, Eleanor Strubing (Kate Hudson), of sexual assault and attempted murder.

For Honor (2017)

  • Rating: M
  • -Genre: Action

Developed by Ubisoft Montreal in collaboration with other Ubisoft studios, For Honor’s story campaign and multiplayer lets players embody warriors of the three Great Factions – the bold Knights, the brutal Vikings and the enigmatic Samurai – fighting to the death on intense and believable melee battlefields. The Art of Battle, the game’s innovative combat system that puts players in total control of their warriors, allows them to utilize the unique skills and combat style of each Hero to vanquish all enemies who stand in their way.

Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands (2017) Video Game News

  • Rating: M
  • -Genre: Action

Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon franchise launched in 2001 has lived on to become one of Ubisoft’s best-selling triple-A franchises, and the brand finally returns with a new look in Ghost Recon Wildlands. Designed from the ground up for a new generation, Wildlands features a massive and visually stunning open world, playable in online in four-player co-op, with AI or real-life allies, and sees the Ghosts taking on the Santa Blanca cartel who, in the year 2019, have turned Bolivia into a narco-state.

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.

The Book of Henry (2017)

  • Rating: PG-13
  • -Genre: Drama

Single mother Susan Carpenter works as a waitress alongside her feisty family friend Sheila. Taking care of everyone and everything in his own way is Susan’s older son Henry. Protective of his brother and a tireless supporter of his often self-doubting mother, Henry blazes through the days like a comet. When Susan discovers that the family next door harbors a dark secret, she’s surprised to learn that Henry has devised a plan to help the young daughter.

Borg/McEnroe (2017)

  • Rating: Not Yet Rated
  • -Genre: Drama, Sport

Borg/McEnroe is a film about one of the world’s greatest icons Björn Borg and his biggest rival, the young and talented John McEnroe and their legendary duel during the 1980’s Wimbledon tournament. It’s a story about two men who changed the face of tennis and who became legends and the price they had to pay.

Good Time (2017)

  • Rating: R
  • -Genre: Drama, Thriller

After a heist goes awry, a bank robber tries to free his brother from Rikers Island, all in one night.

The Mountain Between Us (2017)

  • Rating: PG-13
  • -Genre: Drama, Romance

Stranded after a tragic plane crash, two strangers must forge a connection to survive the extreme elements of a remote snow covered mountain. When they realize help is not coming, they embark on a perilous journey across hundreds of miles of wilderness, pushing one another to endure and discovering strength they never knew possible.

Tragedy Girls (2017)

  • Rating: R
  • -Genre: Comedy, Horror

Best friends Sadie and McKayla are on a mission to boost their social media fandom as amateur crime reporters hot on the trail of a deranged local serial killer. After they manage to capture the killer and secretly hold him hostage, they realize the best way to get scoops on future victims would be to, you know, murder people themselves. As the @TragedyGirls become an overnight sensation and panic grips their small town, can their friendship survive the strain of national stardom? Will they get caught? Will their accounts get verified?

Boo 2! A Madea Halloween (2017)

  • Rating: PG-13
  • -Genre: Comedy, Horror

Madea, Bam, and Hattie venture to a haunted campground and the group must run for their lives when monsters, goblins, and the boogeyman are unleashed.

The Bye Bye Man (2017)

  • Rating: R
  • -Genre: Horror, Thriller

Three friends stumble upon the horrific origins of the Bye Bye Man, a mysterious figure they discover is the root cause of the evil behind man’s most unspeakable acts.

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.

A Ghost Story (2017)

  • Rating: R
  • -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.

Stronger (2017)

  • Rating: R
  • -Genre: Drama

Stronger is the inspiring true story of Jeff Bauman, an ordinary man who captured the hearts of his city and the world to become the symbol of hope following the infamous 2013 Boston Marathon bombing. Based on the book of the same name.

 

The Man Who Invented Christmas (2017)

  • Rating: PG
  • -Genre: Biopic, Drama

The Man Who Invented Christmas tells of the magical journey that led to the creation of Ebenezer Scrooge (Christopher Plummer), Tiny Tim and other classic characters from “A Christmas Carol.” The film shows how Charles Dickens (Dan Stevens) mixed real life inspirations with his vivid imagination to conjure up unforgettable characters and a timeless tale, forever changing the holiday season into the celebration we know today.

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Arsenal (2017)

  • Rating: R
  • -Genre: Thriller

A Southern mobster attempts to rescue his kidnapped brother.

Trespass Against Us (2017)

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

A man looks to find a way to escape the criminal ways of his outlaw family.

The Zookeeper’s Wife (2017)

  • Rating: PG-13
  • -Genre: Biography, Drama, History

The Zookeeper’s Wife tells the account of keepers of the Warsaw Zoo, Antonina and Jan Zabinski, who helped save hundreds of people and animals during the Nazi invasion.

Sleight (2017)

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

A young street magician (Jacob Latimore) is left to care for his little sister after their parents passing and turns to illegal activities to keep a roof over their heads. When he gets in too deep, his sister is kidnapped and he is forced to use his magic and brilliant mind to save her.

Wonderstruck (2017)

  • Rating: PG
  • -Genre: Drama

The story of a young boy in the Midwest is told simultaneously with a tale about a young girl in New York from fifty years ago as they both seek the same mysterious connection.