“IT” (Sept. 8)
This movie has been at the top of our list for quite some time — and the movie starring Bill Skarsgard as Pennywise the Clown will finally hit theaters on Sept. 8.
“Mother!” (Sept. 15)
The highly-secretive but not-so-secretive anymore film stars Jennifer Lawrence and Javier Bardem, and is directed by Darren Aronofsky.
“First They Killed My Father” (Sept. 15)
Angelina Jolie directs this film based on Loung Ung’s memoir of the same name. It is the Cambodian author’s personal account of her experiences during the Khmer Rouge years.
“Kingsman: The Golden Circle” (Sept. 22)
The first “Kingsman” was very successful in terms of grossing over $414 million worldwide. Now, its sequel sees its protagonists return while welcoming new faces like Elton John and Channing Tatum.
“Victoria & Abdul” (Sept. 22)
Judi Dench stars as Queen Victoria and Ali Fazal as Abdul Karim, a young clerk who finds favor with the Queen herself.
“Battle of the Sexes” (Sept. 22)
Emma Stone and Steve Carell star in the film about the 1973 tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs.
“American Made” (Sept. 29)
Tom Cruise in another action movie? Sign us up!
“Blade Runner 2049” (Oct. 6)
1982’s “Blade Runner” underperformed when it first opened but has since become a cult film. Obviously, it’s sequel is highly anticipated. And Ryan Gosling in the lead can’t hurt, either.
“Florida Project” (Oct. 6)
The Cannes favorite follows 6-year-old Moonee as she lives at a motel in Florida with her rebellious mother.
“Goodbye Christopher Robin” (Oct. 13)
The first trailer for “Goodbye Christopher Robin” mesmerized as Margot Robbie and Domhnall Gleeson appeared on the screen.
“Happy Death Day” (Oct. 13)
Honestly, this movie just looks epic. A horror film a la “Groundhog Day,” where a girl is stuck in a time loop and must find her killer who tries to murder her every day.
“The Snowman” (Oct. 20)
Michael Fassbender plays detective Harry Hole in this thriller about a serial killer who murders women. It also stars Charlotte Gainsbourg and J.K. Simmons.
“Wonderstruck” (Oct. 20)
Todd Haynes’ drama has been highly anticipated for quite some time as two stories about different children intertwine although they are 50 years apart.
“Suburbicon” (Oct. 27)
George Clooney directs this upcoming crime comedy, in which Matt Damon, Oscar Isaac and Julianne Moore star.
“Novitiate” (Oct. 27)
The coming-of-age drama stars Margaret Qualley and Dianna Agron and had its world premiere at Sundance.
“Professor Marston & The Wonder Women” (Oct. 27)
The true story details the life of William Moulton Marston (Luke Evans), who created Wonder Woman in 1941, and his wife and fellow inventor Elizabeth (Rebecca Hall). Bella Heathcote stars as Olive Byrne, a former student of Marston’s, with whom the married couple had a polyamorous relationship. The log line adds that Marston was the inventor of the lie detector and that the inspiration behind Wonder Woman was his wife and Byrne.
“Thor: Ragnarok” (Nov.3)
Marvel and Chris Hemsworth. Enough said.
“Bad Moms Christmas” (Nov. 3)
STX’s “Bad Moms” received mixed reviews but ended up grossing $183 million worldwide, so a sequel was greenlit pretty quickly.
“Murder on the Orient Express” (Nov. 10)
The cast is fire in this movie — Johnny Depp, Judi Dench, Daisy Ridley, Josh Gad and Michelle Pfeiffer round out the actors starring in the remake of “Murder on the Orient Express,” based on Agatha Christie’s novel.
“Justice League” (Nov. 17)
After the success of “Wonder Woman,” we can hardly wait to see Gal Gadot kick a– alongside Henry Cavill, Ben Affleck, Ray Fisher, Ezra Miller and Jason Momoa. How will the multiple rumors, reshoots and directors switch-ups impact the movie?
“Wonder” (Nov. 17)
If the trailer hasn’t broken your heart, you have no soul. Plus, Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson and Jacob Tremblay star.
“Molly’s Game” (Nov. 22)
Jessica Chastain stars as Molly Bloom in Aaron Sorkin’s directorial debut. Bloom was a former skier who found herself running the world’s biggest underground poker game at a young age. Bloom catered to Hollywood’s elite, which included hordes of famous actors and directors, as well as mobsters and business moguls.
“Death Wish” (Nov. 22)
Eli Roth is directing the remake of 1974’s “Death Wish,” in which Bruce Willis stars as a New York man turned vigilante, looking to find the killers of his wife.
“Coco” (Nov. 22)
“Coco” stars Anthony Gonzalez as Miguel, a Mexican boy who longs to be a musician like his idol and great-great-grandfather, Ernesto De La Cruz (Benjamin Bratt), despite his family’s ban on music. He gets whisked away to the Land of the Dead, where he meets a trickster named Hector (Gael Garcia Bernal) and uncovers the reason why his family no longer allows music. The film is written and directed by Lee Unkrich, who won an Oscar as director of “Toy Story 3.”
“The Current War” (Nov. 24)
The story of the rate between Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse stars Benedict Cumberbatch, Nicholas Hoult, Michael Shannon, Tom Holland and Katherine Waterston.
“Call Me by Your Name” (Nov. 24)
After receiving rave reviews at Sundance earlier this year, the film starring Armie Hammer Timothee Chalamet is finally heading for a Nov. 24 release.
“The Disaster Artist” (Dec. 1)
A movie about one of the worst movie ever made? “The Disaster Artist” stars James Franco, who also directs and produces. It chronicles the making of Tommy Wiseau’s 2003 cult film “The Room.”
“Wonder Wheel” (Dec. 1)
Woody Allen is back with “Wonder Wheel,” which stars Justin Timberlake, Kate Winslet, Juno Temple and Jim Belushi. It is set in the late 1950s at Coney Island.
“The Shape of Water” (Dec. 8)
Guillermo del Toro is back with yet another fantastical film: the gorgeous-looking “The Shape of Water” tells the story of a mute janitor who befriends a mysterious sea creature being studied in a lab.
“Star Wars: The Last Jedi” (Dec. 15)
Do we really need to explain why you might be obsessed with this movie?
“Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” (Dec. 20)
Although fans weren’t too stoked about a remake of Robin Williams’ “Jumanji,” Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson squashed all fears by telling fans it won’t be a reboot, but a continuation of the story. It also stars Jack Black and Kevin Hart.
“Downsizing” (Dec. 22)
Footage shown at CinemaCon about the film starring Kristen Wiig and Matt Damon was met with excitement. The film follows the couple as they decide to downsize — literally, become smaller.
“Bright” (Dec. 22)
David Ayer and Max Landis teamed up for “Bright,” set in a world where mystical creatures live side-by-side with humans. Will Smith and Joel Edgerton star.
“The Greatest Showman” (Dec. 25)
Hugh Jackman stars as P.T. Barnum — the man behind the game-changing Barnum & Bailey Circus — in “The Greatest Showman.” Footage of the movie also starring Zendaya and Zac Efron stunned at CinemaCon earlier this year.