125 Most Anticipated Movies of 2023: unusual pairings between actors, & actors and directors, actors turning filmmakers, master filmmakers coming up with their next big films; these are some highlights of this year’s anticipated movies list. I have been making this list for the last six years, and historically speaking, I can vouch for myself that among these are your next Best Picture Winner, your next Palme d’Or, and other accolades that matter. Here are 125 upcoming film projects from 2023 that, I think, deserve to be discussed and that we should be most excited about. Let us hop on to the list of 125 most anticipated films of 2023, arranged, mostly in alphabetical order.




 

1. A Different Man | Director: Aaron Schimberg

Cast: Sebastian Stan, Renate Reinsve, Marc Geller
Genre: Thriller

It tells the story of Edward. After undergoing facial reconstructive surgery, he becomes fixated on an actor in a stage production based on his former life.

2. A Haunting in Venice | Director: Kenneth Branagh

Cast: Kelly Reilly, Michelle Yeoh, Kenneth Branagh, Tina Fey
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery

In post-World War II Venice, Poirot, now retired and living in his own exile, reluctantly attends a seance. But when one of the guests is murdered, it is up to the former detective to once again uncover the killer.

3. A Little White Lie | Director: Michael Maren

Cast: Kate Hudson, Michael Shannon, Wendie Malick
Genre: Comedy

When a handyman living in New York City is mistaken for a famous and famously reclusive writer, he’s brought to a university where he to deliver a keynote address to save the school’s literary festival.

4. A Manual for Cleaning Women

Cast: Cate Blanchett
Genre: Drama

An adaptation of Lucia Berlin’s stellar short story collection. The Film is going to be written by Pedro Almodóvar. The search for a suitable director is ongoing.

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5. A Good Person | Director: Zach Braff

Cast: Florence Pugh, Morgan Freeman, Celeste O’Connor
Genre: Drama

Follows Allison, whose life falls apart following her involvement in a fatal accident.

6. Adrishya Jalakangal | Director: Bijukumar Damodaran

Cast: Tovino Thomas, Nimisha Sajayan, Indrans
Genre: Drama

As humans, there is so much we cannot fathom about the world beyond, and we are all restricted by our own perceptions of the metaphysical realm that exists beyond our reality. But what happens when a window opens for an individual into this infinite expanse?




7. All-Star Weekend | Director: Jamie Foxx

Cast: Robert Downey Jr., Gerard Butler, Jessica Szohr
Genre: Comedy

Two buddies form a rivalry over their favorite American basketball player.

8. Argylle | Director: Matthew Vaughn

Cast: Henry Cavill, Bryce Dallas Howard, Samuel L. Jackson, Sam Rockwell, Bryan Cranston
Genre: Action

The world’s greatest spy, ‘Argylle,’ gets caught up in a globe-trotting adventure.

9. Asteroid City | Director: Wes Anderson

Cast: Margot Robbie, Tom Hanks, Scarlett Johansson, Steve Carell, Tilda Swinton, Willem Dafoe
Genre: Comedy, Romance

World-changing events spectacularly disrupt the itinerary of a Junior Stargazer convention.

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18. A Man Called Otto | Director: Marc Forster

Cast: Tom Hanks, Rachel Keller, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo
Genre: Comedy, Drama

Otto is a grump who’s given up on life following the loss of his wife and wants to end it all. When a young family moves in nearby, he meets his match in quick-witted Marisol, leading to a friendship that will turn his world around. A remake of the 2015 Swedish Film “A Man Called Ove” which itself is adapted from the bestselling book of the same title.

11. Bad Behaviour | Director: Alice Englert

Cast: Jennifer Connelly, Ben Whishaw, Alice Englert
Genre: Comedy, Drama

The film is a dark comedy about Lucy (Connelly), a former child actress who seeks enlightenment at a retreat led by spiritual leader Elon (Whishaw) while she also navigates the close yet the turbulent relationship with her stunt performer daughter, Dylan (Englert).

12. Beau Is Afraid | Director: Ari Aster

Cast: Joaquin Phoenix, Parker Posey, Amy Ryan
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery

A decades-spanning portrait of one of the most successful entrepreneurs of all time.




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13. Black Flies | Director: Jean-Stéphane Sauvaire

Cast: Katherine Waterston, Sean Penn, Michael Pitt
Genre: Drama

A young paramedic makes his way through his first year on the job in New York City.

14. Blitz | Director: Steve McQueen

Cast: Erin Kellyman, Saoirse Ronan, Harris Dickinson
Genre: Drama, War

Follow the stories of a group of Londoners during the events of the British capital bombing in World War II.

15. Agra | Director: Kanu Behl

Cast: Mohit Agarwal, Priyanka Bose, Vibha Chhibber, Rahul Roy
Genre: Drama

The story of a family and an exploration of space in an increasingly crowded world. It follows the quest for a sexual odyssey of an individual.

16. Borderlands | Director: Eli Roth

Cast: Cate Blanchett, Jamie Lee Curtis, Ariana Greenblatt
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy

A feature film based on the popular video game set on the abandoned fictional planet of Pandora, where people search for a mysterious relic.

17. Challengers | Director: Luca Guadagnino

Cast: Zendaya, Josh O’Connor, Mike Faist
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport

Follows three players who knew each other when they were teenagers as they compete in a tennis tournament to be the world-famous grand slam winner and reignite old rivalries on and off the court.

18. Consecration | Director: Christopher Smith

Cast: Jena Malone, Danny Huston, Janet Suzman
Genre: Horror, Thriller

After the alleged suicide of her priest brother, Grace travels to the remote Scottish convent where he fell to his death. Distrusting the Church’s account, she uncovers murder, sacrilege, and a disturbing truth about herself.




19. Daddio | Director: Christy Hall

Cast: Dakota Johnson, Sean Penn
Genre: Drama

A woman takes a cab ride from JFK and engages in a conversation with the taxi driver about the important relationships in their lives.

20. Air Jordan | Director: Ben Affleck

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Cast: Ben Affleck, Jason Bateman, Matt Damon, Viola Davis
Genre: Drama

It follows the history of shoe salesman Sonny Vaccaro and how he led Nike in pursuing the greatest athlete in the history of sports: Michael Jordan.

Also Read: All Ben Affleck Movies Ranked

21. Despatch | Director: Kanu Behl

Cast: Manoj Bajpayee, Hansa Singh, Dilip Shankar
Genre: Drama

News has turned digital, leaving veteran crime journalist Joy at the cusp of irrelevance. Determined to break the next big story and refashion his complicated personal life, Joy embarks on a relentless odyssey through the heart and gut of Mumbai, stumbling into its darkest corners.

22. Dumb Money | Director: Craig Gillespie

Cast: Paul Dano, Pete Davidson, Seth Rogen, Shailene Woodley
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama

Follows the Wall Street chaos after GameStop’s stock skyrocketed due to Reddit.

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23. Dune: Part Two | Director: Denis Villeneuve

Cast: Timothée Chalamet, Rebecca Ferguson, Zendaya, Florence Pugh, Léa Seydoux
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama

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.

24. Eileen | Director: William Oldroyd

Cast: Anne Hathaway, Jefferson White, Thomasin McKenzie
Genre: Drama, Mystery

A woman’s friendship with a new co-worker at the prison facility where she works takes a sinister turn.




25. Barbie | Director: Greta Gerwig

Cast: Margot Robbie, Will Ferrell, Ryan Gosling
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

Barbie lives in Barbie Land, and then a story happens.

26. El Tonto | Director: Charlie Day

Cast: Kate Beckinsale, Ray Liotta, John Malkovich, Adrien Brody
Genre: Comedy

A fool for love becomes an accidental celebrity only to lose it all. Written and Directed by Charlie Day (It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia).

27. Emmanuelle | Director: Audrey Diwan

Cast: Léa Seydoux

Follows a woman and the series of erotic fantasies that she entertains.

28. Eric Larue | Director: Michael Shannon

Cast: Alexander Skarsgård, Judy Greer, Alison Pill
Genre: Drama

It tells the story of Janice, the mother of a teenager who shot and killed three of his classmates.

29. Eureka | Director: Lisandro Alonso

Cast: Viggo Mortensen, José María Yazpik, Viilbjørk Malling Agger
Genre: Drama

Murphy searches for his daughter after she is kidnapped by the outlaw Randall.

30. Ferrari | Director: Michael Mann

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Cast: Jack O’Connell, Adam Driver, Shailene Woodley
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama

The life story of Italian sports car entrepreneur Enzo Ferrari.




31. Flora and Son | Director: John Carney

Cast: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Eve Hewson, Jack Reynor

It follows Flora, a single mom who is at war with her son, Max. Trying to find a hobby for Max, she rescues a guitar from a dumpster and finds that one person’s trash can be a family’s salvation.

32. Foe | Director: Garth Davis

Cast: Saoirse Ronan, Paul Mescal, Aaron Pierre
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller

Set slightly in the future, after severe climate change has ruined farmland. A farmer and his wife struggle on one of the last remaining farms until a knock on the door changes things.

33. Footprints on Water | Director: Nathalia Syam

Cast: Adil Hussain, Nimisha Sajayan, Antonio Aakeel
Genre: Drama, Thriller

An illegal immigrant father in the UK looks for his missing daughter while trying to avoid the police radar.

34. Francis and the Godfather | Director: Barry Levinson

Cast: Jake Gyllenhaal, Oscar Isaac, Elle Fanning, Elisabeth Moss
Genre: Drama

Young director Francis Ford Coppola faces off against producer Robert Evans during the production of ‘The Godfather.’

35. Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny | Director: James Mangold

Cast: Harrison Ford, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Mads Mikkelsen
Genre: Action, Adventure

The plot is unknown at this time.

36. Go Goa Gone 2 | Director: Krishna D.K., Raj Nidimoru

Cast: Saif Ali Khan, Radhika Madan, Abhishek Banerjee, Kunal Kemmu, Vir Das
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy

Sequel of the 2013 ‘zom-com’ film Go Goa Gone.




37. Gonzo Girl | Director: Patricia Arquette

Cast: Patricia Arquette, Willem Dafoe, Elizabeth Lail
Genre: Drama

A struggling young writer takes a job working as an assistant to a novelist with a wild reputation.

38. Gore | Director: Michael Hoffman

Cast: Kevin Spacey, Michael Stuhlbarg, Douglas Booth
Genre: Drama

A young man spends a summer in Italy, where he meets his idol, Gore Vidal, who teaches him about life, love, and politics.

39. Havoc | Director: Gareth Evans

Cast: Luis Guzmán, Tom Hardy, Timothy Olyphant
Genre: Action, Thriller

The story is set after a drug deal gone wrong, when a bruised detective must fight his way through a criminal underworld to rescue a politician’s estranged son, while unraveling a deep web of corruption and conspiracy that ensnares his entire city.

40. Infinity Pool | Director: Brandon Cronenberg

Cast: Alexander Skarsgård, Mia Goth Cleopatra Coleman
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

James and Em Foster are enjoying an all-inclusive beach vacation on the fictional island of La Tolqa when a fatal accident exposes the resort’s perverse subculture of hedonistic tourism, reckless violence, and surreal horrors.

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41. Here | Director: Robert Zemeckis

Cast: Kelly Reilly, Tom Hanks, Robin Wright, Paul Bettany
Genre: Drama

Set in one single room, it follows the many people who inhabit it over years and years, from the past to the future.

42. How Do You Live? | Director: Hayao Miyazaki

Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family

The film depicts the psychological growth of a teenage boy through interactions with his friends and uncle.




43. Inappropriate Behavior | Director: Tony Goldwyn

Cast: Bobby Cannavale, William Fitzgerald, Robert De Niro
Genre: Comedy

Follows Max Brandel, who blows up his successful career and marriage to become a somewhat less successful stand-up comic.

44. Kraven the Hunter | Director: J.C. Chandor

Cast: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Fred Hechinger, Russell Crowe
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Russian immigrant Sergei Kravinoff is on a mission to prove that he is the greatest hunter in the world.

45. Inside | Director: Vasilis Katsoupis

Cast: Willem Dafoe, Gene Bervoets, Josia Krug
Genre: Drama

Nemo, a high-end art thief, is trapped in a New York penthouse after his heist doesn’t go as planned. Locked inside with nothing but priceless works of art, he must use all his cunning and invention to survive.

46. Kung Fury 2 | Director: David Sandberg

Cast: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Michael Fassbender, Alexandra Shipp, David Sandberg
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime

The story will focus on Kung Fury’s universe with no real connection to the short movie other than the lead character.

47. La chimera | Director: Alice Rohrwacher

Cast: Isabella Rossellini, Josh O’Connor, Alba Rohrwacher
Genre: Drama

A group of archaeologists and the black market of historical artifacts.

48. La Cocina | Director: Alonso Ruizpalacios

Cast: Rooney Mara, Oded Fehr, Laura Gómez
Genre: Drama

It follows life in the kitchen of an NYC restaurant where cultures from all over the world blend during the lunchtime rush.




49. Landscape with Invisible Hand | Director: Cory Finley

Cast: Kylie Rogers, Tiffany Haddish, Michael Gandolfini
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

When Earth is taken over by an alien race that controls the economy, a pair of teenagers come up with a plan to save their family. Brad Pitt is one of the producers of this upcoming Sci-Fi Drama.

50. John Wick: Chapter 4 | Director: Chad Stahelski

Cast: Keanu Reeves, Donnie Yen, Bill Skarsgård
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller

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.

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51. Lee | Director: Ellen Kuras

Cast: Kate Winslet, Alexander Skarsgård, Andrea Riseborough
Genre: Biography, Drama

The story of photographer Elizabeth ‘Lee’ Miller, a fashion model who became an acclaimed war correspondent for Vogue magazine during World War II.

52. Les âmes soeurs | Director: André Téchiné

Cast: Noémie Merlant, Benjamin Voisin, Audrey Dana
Genre: Drama

It follows the life of a lieutenant from a contingent of the French army stationed in Mali, who is seriously injured when his armored vehicle explodes.

53. London | Director: Ben Stiller

Cast: Oscar Isaac
Genre: Thriller

A Crime thriller based on a short story by Jo Nesbo.

54. Long Day’s Journey Into Night | Director: Jonathan Kent

Cast: Jessica Lange, Ed Harris, Ben Foster
Genre: Drama

Over the course of a day, a married couple, Mary and James Tyrone, and their two sons, Jamie and Edmund, grapple with Mary’s morphine addiction and confront each other over the past in a series of emotionally tense and volatile exchanges.




55. Khufiya | Director: Vishal Bhardwaj

Cast: Tabu, Jan Graveson, Ali Fazal
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime

Krishna Mehra is an operative at an Indian spy agency known as R&AW. She is assigned to track down the mole selling India’s defense secrets while all along grappling with her dual identity as a spy and a lover.

56. Love Child | Director: Todd Solondz

Cast: Colin Farrell, Rachel Weisz
Genre: Comedy, Drama

An 11-year-old boy schemes to reshape his mother’s love life – to disastrous consequences.

57. Love Lies Bleeding | Director: Rose Glass

Cast: Kristen Stewart, Jena Malone, Ed Harris
Genre: Romance, Thriller

A romance fueled by ego, desire, and the American Dream.

58. Love Me | Director: Sam & Andy

Cast: Kristen Stewart, Steven Yeun
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi

A love story between a satellite and a buoy.

59. Manodrome | Director: John Trengove

Cast: Jesse Eisenberg, Adrien Brody, Ethan Suplee
Genre: Drama, Thriller

Follows the Uber driver and an aspiring bodybuilder Ralphie, who is inducted into a libertarian masculinity cult, and he loses his grip on reality when his repressed desires are awakened.

60. Killers of the Flower Moon | Director: Martin Scorsese

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Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Robert De Niro, Lily Gladstone, Jesse Plemons, Brendan Fraser
Genre: Crime, Drama, History

Members of the Osage tribe in the United States were murdered under mysterious circumstances in the 1920s, sparking a major F.B.I. investigation involving J. Edgar Hoover.




61. May December | Director: Todd Haynes

Cast: Natalie Portman, Julianne Moore, Charles Melton
Genre: Drama, Romance

Twenty years after their notorious tabloid romance gripped the nation, a married couple buckles under the pressure when an actress arrives to do research for a film about their past.

62. Merry Christmas | Director: Sriram Raghavan

Cast: Katrina Kaif, Vijay Sethupathi, Vinay Pathak, Sanjay Kapoor
Genre: Thriller

The plot is kept under wraps.

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63. Misanthrope | Director: Damián Szifron

Cast: Ralph Ineson, Shailene Woodley, Ben Mendelsohn
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery

The FBI recruits a cop to help track down a murderer.

64. Mother’s Instinct | Director: Benoît Delhomme

Cast: Jessica Chastain, Anne Hathaway, Josh Charles
Genre: Thriller

Alice and Celine live a traditional lifestyle with successful husbands and sons of the same age. Life’s perfect harmony is suddenly shattered after a tragic accident. Guilt, suspicion, and paranoia combine to unravel their sisterly bond.

65. Kuttey | Director: Aasmaan Bhardwaj

Cast: Tabu, Naseeruddin Shah, Kumud Mishra, Arjun Kapoor, Konkona Sen Sharma
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime

The Plot is kept under wraps.

66. Mumbaikar | Director: Santosh Sivan

Cast: Vikrant Massey, Vijay Sethupathi, Tanya Maniktala, Sanjay  Mishra
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller

The story is based on the life of people in Mumbai, which includes their happiness, drama, fun, and romance, which interlink their lives.




67. My Mother’s Wedding | Director: Kristin Scott Thomas

Cast: Emily Beecham, Scarlett Johansson, Sienna Miller, Kristin Scott Thomas, Freida Pinto

Three sisters return to their home for the third wedding of their twice-widowed mother. But the mother and daughters are forced to revisit the past and confront the future, with help from a colorful group of unexpected wedding guests.

68. Newsflash | Director: Alfonso Gomez-Rejon

Cast: Chris Pine, Mark Ruffalo
Genre: Biography, Drama

On November 22, 1963, CBS newsman Walter Cronkite is given the task of reporting on live television about President John F. Kennedy’s assassination in Texas.

69. Perfect | Director: Olivia Wilde

Cast: Mckenna Grace, Thomasin McKenzie
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport

American gymnast Kerri Strug tries to overcome a terrible injury in order to compete for a gold medal in the 1996 Olympics.

70. Maestro | Director: Bradley Cooper

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Cast: Bradley Cooper, Carey Mulligan, Maya Hawke
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music

The complex love of Leonard and Felicia, from the time they met in 1946 at a party and continuing through two engagements, a 25-year marriage, and three children.

71. Peter Pan & Wendy | Director: David Lowery

Cast: Alexander Molony, Ever Anderson, Joshua Pickering
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy

Live-action adaptation of J.M. Barrie’s classic tale of a boy who wouldn’t grow up and recruits three young siblings in London to join him on a magical adventure to the enchanted Neverland island.

72. Poacher | Director: Richie Mehta

Cast: Dibyendu Bhattacharya, Roshan Mathew, Nimisha Sajayan
Genre: Drama

A group of Indian Forest Service officers, NGO workers, police constables and Good Samaritans risk their lives trying to track down the biggest elephant ivory poachers in the history of India and bring them to justice.




73. Poolman | Director: Chris Pine

Cast: Chris Pine, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Danny DeVito, Annette Bening
Genre: Comedy, Mystery

Follows a hapless dreamer and would-be philosopher who spends his days looking after the pool of the Tahitian Tiki apartment block in sunny LA. When he uncovers the greatest water heist, he does what he can to protect his precious LA.

74. Poor Things | Director: Yorgos Lanthimos

Cast: Emma Stone, Margaret Qualley, Willem Dafoe, Mark Ruffalo
Genre: Romance, Sci-Fi

The film will be a Victorian tale of love, discovery, and scientific daring. Poor Things tells the incredible story of Belle Baxter, a young woman brought back to life by an eccentric but brilliant scientist.

75. Mafia Mamma | Director: Catherine Hardwicke

Cast: Toni Collette, Monica Bellucci, Alfonso Perugini
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime

A suburban American woman who inherits her grandfather’s Mafia empire and is guided by the Firm’s trusted consigliere defies everyone’s expectations, including her own, as the new head of the family business.

76. Providence | Director: Potsy Ponciroli

Cast: Lily James, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Tim Blake Nelson
Genre: Comedy, Crime

Follows the residents of a small island town who must navigate a sensational murder and the discovery of a million dollars, a series of increasingly bad decisions upend the once peaceful community.

77. Renfield | Director: Chris McKay

Cast: Nicolas Cage, Nicholas Hoult, Awkwafina
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

Dracula’s henchman and inmate at the lunatic asylum.

78. Rustin | Director: George C. Wolfe

Cast: CCH Pounder, Bill Irwin, Lilli Kay, Chris Rock
Genre: Biography, Drama, History

Gay civil rights activist Bayard Rustin organized the 1963 March on Washington.




79. Saltburn | Director: Emerald Fennell

Cast: Barry Keoghan, Rosamund Pike, Carey Mulligan
Genre: Thriller

A thriller that follows the lives of the member of an aristocratic English family.

80. MaXXXine | Director: Ti West

Cast: Mia Goth
Genre: Horror

Follows Maxine, who was the only survivor of the bloody incidents of X, as she continues her journey towards fame to be an actress in 1980s Los Angeles.

81. Scrapper | Director: Charlotte Regan

Cast: Harris Dickinson, Laura Aikman, Ambreen Razia
Genre: Comedy, Drama

Georgie, a dreamy 12-year-old girl, lives happily alone in her London flat, filling it with magic. Suddenly, her estranged father turns up and forces her to confront reality.

82. Seance on a Wet Afternoon | Director: Tomas Alfredson

Cast: Rachel Weisz
Genre: Drama

The story will follow a medium who convinces her husband to kidnap a child so she can help the police solve the crime and achieve renown for her abilities. When her true intentions come to light, however, her husband realizes the plan threatens to consume them both. The novel was previously adapted as a film in 1964 starring Richard Attenborough and Kim Stanley.

83. Sharper | Director: Benjamin Caron

Cast: Justice Smith, Briana Middleton, Sebastian Stan, Julianne Moore
Genre: Drama

A con artist takes on Manhattan’s billionaires.

84. Shayda | Director: Noora Niasari

Cast: Zar Amir-Ebrahimi, Leah Purcell, Mojean Aria
Genre: Drama

A young Iranian mother and her six-year-old daughter find refuge in an Australian women’s shelter during the two weeks of the Iranian New Year (Nowrooz). Cate Blanchett is going to be one of the Executive Producers.




85. Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning – Part One | Director: Christopher McQuarrie

Cast: Pom Klementieff, Tom Cruise, Rebecca Ferguson, Vanessa Kirby
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller

The seventh entry in the long-running Mission: Impossible series.

86. She Came to Me | Director: Rebecca Miller

Cast: Marisa Tomei, Anne Hathaway, Peter Dinklage
Genre: Comedy, Drama

Follows a composer who suffers writer’s block and rediscovers his passion after an adventurous one-night stand.

87. Sheela | Director: Barry Levinson

Cast: Priyanka Chopra Jonas
Genre: Biography, Drama

The story of Sheela Ambalal Patel, who became Ma Anand Sheela, one of the leaders in the controversial Rajneesh movement during the 1980s who used illegal tactics to silence local dissenters in Oregon.

88. Spaceman | Director: Johan Renck

Cast: Paul Dano, Adam Sandler, Carey Mulligan
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

Jakub Procházka, orphaned as a boy and raised in the Czech countryside by his grandparents, overcomes his odds to become the country’s first astronaut.

89. Stoner | Director: Joe Wright

Cast: Casey Affleck
Genre: Drama

A poor farmer in the early 1900s becomes a scholar and faces a series of frustrating challenges and disappointments in his chosen career path.

90. Monkey Man | Director: Dev Patel

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Cast: Sharlto Copley, Dev Patel, Sobhita Dhulipala
Genre: Action, Thriller

A recently released ex-felon living in India struggles to adjust to a world of corporate greed and eroding spiritual values.




91. Strangers | Director: Andrew Haigh

Cast: Claire Foy, Paul Mescal, Andrew Scott
Genre: Drama, Fantasy

It tells the story of a screenwriter who, after an encounter with his neighbor, is pulled back to his childhood home, where he discovers that his long-dead parents are living and look the same age as the day they died.

92. Strays | Director: Josh Greenbaum

Cast: Will Ferrell (voice), Isla Fisher (voice), Jamie Foxx (voice)
Genre: Animation, Comedy

An abandoned dog teams up with other strays to get revenge on his former owner.

93. Suncoast | Director: Laura Chinn

Cast: Laura Linney, Woody Harrelson, Nico Parker
Genre: Drama

SUNCOAST, inspired by Chinn’s life experience from the early 2000s, follows a teenager living with her strong-willed mother, who must take her brother to live at a specialized facility.

94. Swimming Home | Director: Justin Anderson

Cast: Mackenzie Davis, Christopher Abbott, Ariane Labed
Genre: Drama

It follows Joe and Isabel’s marriage, which is dying. A naked stranger is found floating in the pool at their holiday villa, and they invite her to stay. What kind of relief can she provide for this family in crisis?

95. Napoleon | Director: Ridley Scott

Cast: Vanessa Kirby, Joaquin Phoenix, Ben Miles
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama

The film is an original and personal look at Napoleon Bonaparte’s origins and his swift, ruthless climb to the emperor, viewed through the prism of his addictive and often volatile relationship with his wife and one true love, Josephine.

96. The Bikeriders | Director: Jeff Nichols

Cast: Austin Butler, Michael Shannon, Tom Hardy, Jodie Comer
Genre: Crime, Drama

It follows the rise of a Midwestern motorcycle club through the lives of its members.




97. The Billion Dollar Spy | Director: Amma Asante

Cast: Mads Mikkelsen
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller

The true story of a man who became the Pentagon’s most valuable spy during the last years of the Cold War.

98. The Boys in the Boat | Director: George Clooney

Cast: Courtney Henggeler, Joel Edgerton, Callum Turner
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport

A 1930s-set story centered on the University of Washington’s rowing team, from their Depression-era beginnings to winning gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics.

99. The Burial | Director: Maggie Betts

Cast: Jurnee Smollett, Jamie Foxx, Tommy Lee Jones
Genre: Drama

A lawyer helps a funeral home owner save his family business from a corporate behemoth. In a move to bring resonance to a dry case, the lawyer digs up a complex web of race, power, and oppression that forces everyone to examine prejudices.

100. Next Goal Wins | Director: Taika Waititi

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Cast: Will Arnett, Elisabeth Moss, Michael Fassbender
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport

Next Goal Wins follows the infamously terrible American Samoa soccer team, known for a brutal 2001 FIFA match they lost 31-0.

Also Read: All Taika Waititi Movies Ranked

101. The Chronology of Water | Director: Kristen Stewart

Cast: Imogen Poots
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance

In this adaptation of an author’s memoir, the author focuses on her bisexuality, her addiction issues, and her involvement with the Boycott Divestment and Sanctions movement opposing Israeli oppression of Palestine.

102. The Covenant | Director: Guy Ritchie

Cast: Emily Beecham, Jake Gyllenhaal, Antony Starr
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller

Follows Sergeant John, who, on his last tour of duty in Afghanistan, is teamed with local interpreter Ahmed, who risks his own life to carry an injured John across miles of grueling terrain to safety.

Related: Why Guy Ritchie is above his mediocre filmography?




103. The Crime Is Mine | Director: François Ozon

Cast: Isabelle Huppert, Dany Boon, Nadia Tereszkiewicz
Genre: Drama, Mystery

Madeleine Verdier, a penniless actress, is accused of the murder of a famous producer. With the help of her best friend, she proves that she is acquitted of self-defense. Then begins a life of glory and success until the truth comes to light.

104. The Dead Don’t Hurt | Director: Viggo Mortensen

Cast: Viggo Mortensen, Garret Dillahunt, Vicky Krieps
Genre: Western

Set in the 1860s, the film stars Krieps as the fiercely independent French Canadian Vivienne Le Coudy who embarks on a relationship with Danish immigrant Holger Olsen (Mortensen).

105. Oppenheimer | Director: Christopher Nolan

Cast: Cillian Murphy, Emily Blunt, Matt Damon, Robert Downey Jr., Florence Pugh, Gary Oldman
Genre: Biography, Drama, History

The story of American scientist J. Robert Oppenheimer and his role in the development of the atomic bomb.

106. The End of Getting Lost | Director: Deniz Gamze Ergüven

Cast: Paul Mescal
Genre: Thriller

Follows a young couple as they hop borders across Europe, and their old lives threaten to catch up with them while the truth grows more elusive, showing what it means to lose oneself in love.

107. The End We Start From | Director: Mahalia Belo

Cast: Benedict Cumberbatch, Jodie Comer, Katherine Waterston
Genre: Drama

A woman who, along with her newborn, try to find their way home as an environmental crisis submerges London in flood waters and sees a young family torn apart in the chaos.

108. The Iron Claw | Director: Sean Durkin

Cast: Lily James, Harris Dickinson, Jeremy Allen White
Genre: Drama

It follows the story of the Von Erichs, a dynasty of wrestlers who made a significant impact on the sport from the 1960s to the present day.




109. The Long Home | Director: James Franco

Cast: Josh Hutcherson, Lio Tipton, James Franco, Tim Blake Nelson
Genre: Drama

A young contractor is hired to build a honky-tonk in Tennessee by the man who killed his father.

110. Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse | Directors: Joaquim Dos Santos, Kemp Powers, Justin K. Thompson

Cast: Shameik Moore (voice), Hailee Steinfeld (voice), Oscar Isaac (voice), Daniel Kaluuya (voice)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure

Miles Morales returns for the next chapter of the Oscar®-winning Spider-Verse saga. This epic adventure 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.

111. The New Boy | Director: Warwick Thornton

Cast: Cate Blanchett, Wayne Blair, Deborah Mailman
Genre: Drama

It depicts the mesmeric story of a 9-year-old Aboriginal orphan boy who arrives in the dead of night at a remote monastery run by a renegade nun.

112. The Nightingale | Director: Mélanie Laurent

Cast: Dakota Fanning, Elle Fanning
Genre: Drama, History, War

The lives of two sisters living in France have torn apart at the onset of World War II. Based on Kristin Hannah’s novel ‘The Nightingale.’

113. The Piano Lesson | Director: Barry Jenkins

Cast: John David Washington, Samuel L. Jackson, Danielle Brooks
Genre: Drama, Music

It follows the lives of the Charles family as they deal with themes of family legacy and more in deciding what to do with an heirloom, the family piano.

114. The Toxic Avenger | Director: Macon Blair

Cast: Kevin Bacon, Peter Dinklage, Elijah Wood
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy

When a meek father takes drastic measures to provide for his family, he is accidentally transformed into a hideous mutant.




115. The Crow | Director: Rupert Sanders

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Cast: Bill Skarsgård, Danny Huston, Isabella Wei
Genre: Action, Crime, Fantasy

A modern re-imagining of the beloved character, The Crow, based on the original graphic novel by James O’Barr.

116. The Way of the Wind | Director: Terrence Malick

Cast: Mark Rylance, Matthias Schoenaerts, Sarah Greene
Genre: Drama, History

A retelling of several episodes in the life of Christ.

117. Tonight at Noon | Director: Michael Almereyda

Cast: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Lauren Ambrose, Connie Nielsen, Ethan Hawke
Genre: Drama

Lee (Chiwetel Ejiofor) and Mae (Lauren Ambrose) are a couple trying to work out their differences. As Mae struggles with memories of a former flame, Lee, who is a writer, works through his frustration by forming his problems into a story in his mind. And that’s when everything starts shifting back and forth from reality to Lee’s imagination.

118. The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar | Director: Wes Anderson

Cast: Ralph Fiennes, Benedict Cumberbatch, Rupert Friend, Ben Kingsley, Dev Patel
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama

Chronicles a variety of stories, but the main one follows Henry Sugar, who is able to see through objects and predict the future with the help of a book he stole.

119. Where All Light Tends to Go | Director: Ben Young

Cast: Robin Wright, Billy Bob Thornton, Jackie Earle Haley
Genre: Crime

Set in North Carolina’s Appalachian Mountains, eighteen-year-old Jacob McNeely is torn between appeasing his meth-dealing kingpin father and leaving the mountains forever with the girl he loves.

120. The Harbour | Director: Rajeev Ravi

Cast: Nivin Pauly, Poornima Indrajith, Indrajith Sukumaran
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller

The film is based on the famous protests against the ‘chappa’ system that was practiced in the Cochin harbor during the 1950s.




121. Wicked Little Letters | Director: Thea Sharrock

Cast: Olivia Colman, Jessie Buckley, Timothy Spall
Genre: Comedy

When people in Littlehampton start receiving scandalous and obscene letters, suspicion immediately falls on Fiery Rose, who might lose custody of her daughter. A group of women set out to solve the mystery.

122. Wizards! | Director: David Michôd

Cast: Pete Davidson, Sean Harris, Naomi Scott
Genre: Comedy

The problems of two unlucky beach bar operators start when they find stolen loot that they really should have left alone.

123. Wolfman | Director: Derek Cianfrance

Cast: Ryan Gosling
Genre: Horror

A man becomes afflicted by an ancient curse after a werewolf bites him.

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124. The Killer | Director: David Fincher

Cast: Tilda Swinton, Michael Fassbender, Charles Parnell
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime

An assassin begins to psychologically crack as he develops a conscience, even as his clients continue to demand his skills.

125. Wonka | Director: Paul King

Cast: Timothée Chalamet, Olivia Colman, Sally Hawkins, Rowan Atkinson
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family

The story will focus specifically on a young Willy Wonka and how he met the Oompa-Loompas on one of his earliest adventures.

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