Looking ahead this year, it looks like 2023 is going to be a stellar year of movies. With an exceptional array of different films coming out this year, take a look at our most anticipated movies of 2023.
SPIDER-MAN: ACROSS THE SPIDER-VERSE
Miles Morales returns for the next chapter of the Oscar®-winning Spider-Verse saga, an epic adventure that will transport Brooklyn's full-time, friendly neighborhood Spider-Man across the Multiverse to join forces with Gwen Stacy and a new team of Spider-People to face off with a villain more powerful than anything they have ever encountered.
Director: Joaquim Dos Santos, Kemp Powers, Justin K. Thompson
Starring: Shameik Moore, Hailee Steinfeld, Oscar Isaac
Release: June 2
DUNE: PART 2
This follow-up film will explore the mythic journey of Paul Atreides as he unites with Chani and the Fremen while on a warpath of revenge against the conspirators who destroyed his family. Facing a choice between the love of his life and the fate of the known universe, he endeavors to prevent a terrible future only he can foresee.
Director: Denis Villeneuve
Starring: Timothee Chalamet, Rebecca Ferguson, Zendaya
Release: November 3
To live in Barbie Land is to be a perfect being in a perfect place. Unless you have a full-on existential crisis. Or you're a Ken.
Director: Greta Gerwig
Starring: Margot Robbie, Ryan Gosling
Release: July 21
The story of American scientist J. Robert Oppenheimer and his role in the development of the atomic bomb.
Director: Christopher Nolan
Starring: Cillian Murphy, Emily Blunt, Matt Damon
Release: July 21
The story follows Tashi, a tennis player-turned-coach who has taken her husband, Art, and transformed him from a mediocre player into a world-famous Grand Slam champion. To jolt him out of his recent losing streak, she makes him play a "Challenger" event -- close to the lowest level of tournament on the pro tour -- where he finds himself standing across the net from the once-promising, now burnt-out Patrick: his former best friend and Tashi's former boyfriend.
Director: Luca Guadagnino
Starring: Zendaya, Josh O'Connor, Mike Faist
Release: August 11
GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL.3
Still reeling from the loss of Gamora, Peter Quill rallies his team to defend the universe and one of their own - a mission that could mean the end of the Guardians if not successful.
Director: James Gunn
Starring: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista
Release: May 5
In the next installment, the survivors of the Ghostface killings leave Woodsboro behind and start a fresh chapter in New York City.
Director: Matt Bettinelli-Olpin, Tyler Gillett
Starring: Melissa Barrera, Jenna Ortega, Courtney Cox
Release: March 10
KILLERS OF THE FLOWER MOON
Members of the Osage tribe in the United States are murdered under mysterious circumstances in the 1920s sparking a major F.B.I. investigation involving J. Edgar Hoover.
Director: Martin Scorsese
Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Robert DeNiro, Lily Gladstone
INDIANA JONES AND THE DIAL OF DESTINY
Experience the return of legendary hero, Indiana Jones, in the fifth installment of this beloved swashbuckling series of films. Finding himself in a new era, approaching retirement, Indy wrestles with fitting into a world that seems to have outgrown him. But as the tentacles of an all-too-familiar evil return in the form of an old rival, Indy must don his hat and pick up his whip once more to make sure an ancient and powerful artifact doesn't fall into the wrong hands.
Director: James Mangold
Starring: Harrison Ford, Toby Jones, Antonio Banderas
Release: June 30
MISSION IMPOSSIBLE: DEAD RECKONING PART 1
Seventh entry in the long-running Mission: Impossible series.
Director: Christopher McQuarrie
Starring: Tom Cruise, Rebecca Ferguson, Vanessa Kirby
Release: July 14
An oddball group of cops, criminals, tourists, and teens converge in a Georgia forest where a 500-pound black bear goes on a murderous rampage after unintentionally ingesting cocaine.
Director: Elizabeth Banks
Starring: Rai Liotta, Keri Russell, Margot Martindale
Release: February 24
Do nothing. Stay and fight. Or leave. In 2010, the women of an isolated religious community grapple with reconciling a brutal reality with their faith.
Director: Sarah Polley
Starring: Rooney Mara, Claire Foy, Jessie Buckley
Release: February 10
BEAU IS AFRAID
A decades-spanning portrait of one of the most successful entrepreneurs of all time.
Director: Ari Aster
Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, Parker Posey, Amy Ryan
Release: April 21
EVIL DEAD RISE
A twisted tale of two estranged sisters whose reunion is cut short by the rise of flesh-possessing demons, thrusting them into a primal battle for survival as they face the most nightmarish version of family imaginable.
Director: Lee Cronin
Starring: Alyssa Sutherland, Lily Sullivan, Morgan Davies
Release: April 21
The story will focus specifically on a young Willy Wonka and how he met the Oompa-Loompas on one of his earliest adventures.
Director: Paul King
Starring: Timothee Chalamet, Olivia Coleman, Sally Hawkins
Release: December 15
An astronaut crash lands on a mysterious planet only to discover he's not alone.
Director: Scott Beck, Bryan Woods
Starring: Adam Driver, Ariana Greenblatt, Chloe Coleman
Release: March 10
JOHN WICK CHAPTER 4
John Wick uncovers a path to defeating The High Table. But before he can earn his freedom, Wick must face off against a new enemy with powerful alliances across the globe and forces that turn old friends into foes.
Director: Chad Stahelski
Starring: Keanu Reeves, Donnie Yen, Bill Skarsgard
Release: March 24
The itinerary of a Junior Stargazer convention is spectacularly disrupted by world-changing events.
Director: Wes Anderson
Starring: Margot Robbie, Tom Hanks, Edward Norton
Release: June 23
The film journeys alongside an unlikely pair, Ember and Wade, in a city where fire-, water-, land- and air-residents live together. The fiery young woman and the go-with-the-flow guy are about to discover something elemental: how much they actually have in common.
Director: Peter Sohn
Starring: Mamoudou Athie, Leah Lewis
Release: June 6
THE LITTLE MERMAID
A young mermaid makes a deal with a sea witch, to trade her beautiful voice for human legs so she can discover the world above water and impress a prince.
Director: Rob Marshall
Starring: Halle Bailey, Jonah Hauer-King, Melissa McCarthy
Release: May 26
ANT-MAN AND THE WASP: QUANTUMANIA
Scott Lang and Hope Van Dyne, along with Hank Pym and Janet Van Dyne, explore the Quantum Realm, where they interact with strange creatures and embark on an adventure that goes beyond the limits of what they thought was possible.
Director: Peyton Reed
Starring: Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lily, Jonathon Majors
Release: February 17
DUNGEONS AND DRAGONS: HONOR AMONG THEIVES
A charming thief and a band of unlikely adventurers embark on an epic quest to retrieve a lost relic, but things go dangerously awry when they run afoul of the wrong people.
Director: John Francis Daley, Jonathan Goldstein
Starring: Chris Pine, Michelle Rodriguez, Rege-Jean Page
Release: April 7
KNOCK AT THE CABIN
While vacationing, a girl and her parents are taken hostage by armed strangers who demand that the family make a choice to avert the apocalypse.
Director: M.Night Shyamalan
Starring: Dave Bautista, Rupert Grint, Jonathan Groff
Release: February 3