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by GaryGibbs | created - 23 Oct 2015 | updated - 08 Oct 2017 | Public

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1. Ninja Scroll

Action, Adventure, Fantasy | Announced

In feudal era Japan, a ninja fights eight demonic warriors in order to protect his country.

2. Wilson (II)

Biography, Drama | Announced

A look at the role U.S. President Woodrow Wilson played in World War I.

3. Akira (2021)

Action, Drama, Mystery | Announced

The leader of a biker gang tries to save his kidnapped friend from a powerful supernatural experiment.

Director: Taika Waititi

4. Untitled Rwanda Cycling Project

Drama, Sport | Announced

American ex-felon and former Tour de France cyclist, Jonathan Boyer, establishes a biking team in Rwanda.

Director: Orlando von Einsiedel

5. Borderlands

Action, Adventure | Announced

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

6. Uncharted (2020)

Action, Adventure | Pre-production

The story is a prequel to the games, starring Holland as a younger Drake, showing us details of how he came to meet and befriend Sully.

Stars: Tom Holland, Bryan Cranston

7. Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019)

PG-13 | 132 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

48 Metascore

The crypto-zoological agency Monarch faces off against a battery of god-sized monsters, including the mighty Godzilla, who collides with Mothra, Rodan, and his ultimate nemesis, the three-headed King Ghidorah.

Director: Michael Dougherty | Stars: Kyle Chandler, Vera Farmiga, Millie Bobby Brown, Ken Watanabe

Votes: 84,157 | Gross: $110.50M

8. Godzilla vs. Kong (2020)

Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller | Post-production

As the gigantic Kong meets the unstoppable Godzilla, the world watches to see which one of them will become King of the Monsters.

Director: Adam Wingard | Stars: Millie Bobby Brown, Alexander Skarsgård, Eiza González, Rebecca Hall

9. Cowboy Ninja Viking

Action, Adventure, Comedy | Announced

A government program turns Duncan, a man who suffers from multiple personality disorder, into a super-soldier with the attributes of a cowboy, a ninja, and a Viking.

Director: Michelle MacLaren | Stars: Priyanka Chopra, Chris Pratt

10. The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part (2019)

PG | 107 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

65 Metascore

It's been five years since everything was awesome and the citizens are facing a huge new threat: Lego Duplo invaders from outer space, wrecking everything faster than they can rebuild.

Director: Mike Mitchell | Stars: Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Banks, Will Arnett, Tiffany Haddish

Votes: 37,745 | Gross: $105.81M

11. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018)

PG | 117 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

87 Metascore

Teen Miles Morales becomes Spider-Man of his reality, crossing his path with five counterparts from other dimensions to stop a threat for all realities.

Directors: Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey, Rodney Rothman | Stars: Shameik Moore, Jake Johnson, Hailee Steinfeld, Mahershala Ali

Votes: 257,039 | Gross: $190.24M

12. Toy Story 4 (2019)

G | 100 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

84 Metascore

When a new toy called "Forky" joins Woody and the gang, a road trip alongside old and new friends reveals how big the world can be for a toy.

Director: Josh Cooley | Stars: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Annie Potts, Tony Hale

Votes: 90,312 | Gross: $431.96M

13. Incredibles 2 (2018)

PG | 118 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

80 Metascore

The Incredibles hero family takes on a new mission, which involves a change in family roles: Bob Parr (Mr Incredible) must manage the house while his wife Helen (Elastigirl) goes out to save the world.

Director: Brad Bird | Stars: Craig T. Nelson, Holly Hunter, Sarah Vowell, Huck Milner

Votes: 214,560 | Gross: $608.58M

14. Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle (2018)

PG-13 | 104 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

51 Metascore

A human child raised by wolves must face off against a menacing tiger named Shere Khan, as well as his own origins.

Director: Andy Serkis | Stars: Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Benedict Cumberbatch, Naomie Harris

Votes: 48,054

15. The Odyssey (III)

Adventure | Announced

Feature film adaptation of Homer's Odyssey.

Director: Francis Lawrence | Star: Hugh Jackman

16. Apostle Paul

Drama | Announced

The story of Paul the Apostle, whose blinding vision of Jesus transformed his life. He dedicated his life to preaching about the Son of God as well as writing many of the books to the New Testament.

Star: Hugh Jackman

17. Sleeper (I)

Action, Sci-Fi | Announced

An adaptation of the comic book centered on a man who is physiologically altered after fusing with an alien artifact. His new transferable power -- the inability to feel pain -- attracts ... See full summary »

18. Houses of Deceit

Crime, Drama | Announced

A look at the corruptions scandal involving the leaders of the international football organization, FIFA.

Director: Gavin O'Connor

19. The Martian Chronicles

Sci-Fi | Announced

When the Earth is headed toward destruction, a group of humans colonize the planet Mars where they clash with the native inhabitants.

20. The Predator (2018)

R | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

48 Metascore

When a young boy accidentally triggers the universe's most lethal hunters' return to Earth, only a ragtag crew of ex-soldiers and a disgruntled scientist can prevent the end of the human race.

Director: Shane Black | Stars: Boyd Holbrook, Trevante Rhodes, Jacob Tremblay, Keegan-Michael Key

Votes: 100,930 | Gross: $51.02M

21. The Last Werewolf

Drama | Announced

Plot unknown.

22. Fae

Drama, Fantasy | Announced

A girl must off in a battle between "light" and "dark" to determine who she really is when she reaches the age of 16.

23. The Asset (I)

Thriller | Announced

When a rouge group of former Special Forces soldiers begin killing international informants, the U.S. recruits a former Army Ranger to stop them.

24. Vicious (I)

Sci-Fi, Thriller | Announced

A simple night in LA becomes what it could be for any bystander, a vicious incident.

25. Flashman

Adventure, Comedy | Announced

Plot unknown. Feature film based on George MacDonald Fraser's novels about the 19th century antihero, Harry Flashman.

26. Fog

Thriller | Announced

Plot unknown.

Director: Stephen Fingleton

27. Shadow Divers

Adventure, Drama | Announced

A pair of divers dedicate their lives to uncovering the mystery behind a sunken German vessel found off the coast of New Jersey.

28. Nemesis (I)

Action, Adventure, Fantasy | Announced

Matt Anderson is a billionaire genius who's the world's greatest fighter. bent on avenging the death of his beloved parents. The twist is, they were villains and he is also a bad guy, a ... See full summary »

29. Undying Love

Action, Drama, Romance | Pre-production

An ex-soldier falls for a vampire, though in order to be with her, he must take on her creator, who is protected by an army of monsters in the Hong Kong underworld.

Director: David Leitch

30. Chrononauts

Sci-Fi | Announced

Scientific genius pals Corbin Quinn and Danny Reilly embark on a time-traveling adventure. Feature film based on the comic book from Mark Millar and artist Sean Gordon Murphy.

31. Starlight (I)

Sci-Fi | Announced

A former space hero who has settled into a domesticated life on Earth is called back into action.

32. The Osterman Weekend

Crime, Drama, Thriller | Announced

The CIA convinces a man that his upcoming weekend trip with friends is actually part of a dangerous conspiracy plot.

33. Spy vs. Spy

Action, Comedy | Announced

A live-action version of Mad magazine's classic comic strip featuring a pair of rival spies trying to outdo each other in an escalating game of espionage.

34. Logan's Run

Action, Adventure, Drama | Announced

A young man at odds with his society's mandatory death sentence for all those turning 21 plots a daring escape on the eve of his fateful birthday.

35. The Book of Mormon

Comedy, Musical | Announced

Two young Latter-day Saints are sent on a mission to convince the people of a small village in Uganda to become part of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

36. Sinatra

Biography, Drama, Music | Announced

The life story of legendary singer and actor, Frank Sinatra.

37. Pacific Rim: Uprising (2018)

PG-13 | 111 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

44 Metascore

Jake Pentecost, son of Stacker Pentecost, reunites with Mako Mori to lead a new generation of Jaeger pilots, including rival Lambert and 15-year-old hacker Amara, against a new Kaiju threat.

Director: Steven S. DeKnight | Stars: John Boyega, Scott Eastwood, Cailee Spaeny, Burn Gorman

Votes: 92,686 | Gross: $59.87M

38. How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (2019)

PG | 104 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

71 Metascore

When Hiccup discovers Toothless isn't the only Night Fury, he must seek "The Hidden World", a secret Dragon Utopia before a hired tyrant named Grimmel finds it first.

Director: Dean DeBlois | Stars: Jay Baruchel, America Ferrera, F. Murray Abraham, Cate Blanchett

Votes: 73,600 | Gross: $160.80M

39. Madagascar 4 (2019)

Animation, Adventure, Comedy | Post-production

Plot is unknown.

Director: Tom McGrath

40. Temple Run

Action | Announced

Feature film based on the video game, "Temple Run", centering on an explorer trying to steal an idol.

41. The Sims

Comedy | Announced

This movie is based on the video game the Sims

42. Sonic the Hedgehog (2020)

Action, Adventure, Family | Post-production

A cop in the rural town of Green Hills will help Sonic escape from the government who is looking to capture him.

Director: Jeff Fowler | Stars: Jim Carrey, James Marsden, Neal McDonough, Tika Sumpter

43. Infamous

Action | Announced

An adaptation of the video game in which a bike messenger survives an explosion in Empire City, one which endows him with super powers.

44. Far Cry

Action, Adventure, Thriller | Announced

Feature film based on the video game 'Far Cry' in which an a former Special Forces operative tracks down a missing journalist.

45. Gears of War (I)

Action, Horror, Sci-Fi | Announced

On the planet Sera, a former P.O.W. is civilization's best hope in their fight against the Locust Horde, a race of creatures who emerged from underneath the planet's surface, intent on eliminating humankind.

46. Army of Two

Action, Adventure | Announced

Tyson Rios and Elliot Salem are two ex Army Rangers turned contractors for SSC, a Private Military Corporation. They take on various individuals and organizations located all over the world... See full summary »

47. Just Cause

Action, Adventure | Announced

The story of a deadly CIA black ops assassin code-named the Scorpio, who specializes in regime changes, battles pirates, mercenaries and rogue agents.

48. Untitled 'Puss in Boots' Project

Animation, Action, Adventure | Announced

Plot unknown. Reboot of the 'Puss in Boots' film.

Director: Bob Persichetti | Star: Chris Miller

49. The Sword in the Stone

Action, Adventure, Family | Announced

A young boy learns how to be a king with the help of a wizard. A live-action adaptation of Disney's animated feature film, "The Sword in the Stone."

Director: Juan Carlos Fresnadillo

50. Coco (I) (2017)

PG | 105 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

81 Metascore

Aspiring musician Miguel, confronted with his family's ancestral ban on music, enters the Land of the Dead to find his great-great-grandfather, a legendary singer.

Directors: Lee Unkrich, Adrian Molina | Stars: Anthony Gonzalez, Gael García Bernal, Benjamin Bratt, Alanna Ubach

Votes: 294,196 | Gross: $209.73M

51. Saturn and the End of Days

Announced

The end of the world seen through the point of view of a young boy.

Director: Guillermo del Toro

52. At the Mountains of Madness

Adventure, Fantasy, Horror | Announced

A chilling recollection of an Antarctic expedition's uncanny discoveries and their encounter with untold menace in the ruins of a lost civilization.

53. Slaughterhouse-Five

Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi | Announced

A soldier fighting in Germany during World War II finds himself living two lives simultaneously.

54. Chaos Walking (2020)

Adventure, Sci-Fi | Post-production

A dystopian world where there are no women and all living creatures can hear each others' thoughts in a stream of images, words, and sounds called Noise.

Director: Doug Liman | Stars: Tom Holland, Daisy Ridley, Mads Mikkelsen, Nick Jonas

55. Frank or Francis

Comedy, Musical | Announced

A satire of Hollywood set to music, where a film director feuds with a blogger.

Director: Charlie Kaufman

56. Welcome to Marwen (2018)

PG-13 | 116 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

40 Metascore

A victim of a brutal attack finds a unique and beautiful therapeutic outlet to help him through his recovery process.

Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Steve Carell, Falk Hentschel, Matt O'Leary, Nikolai Witschl

Votes: 11,465 | Gross: $10.76M

57. Wile E. Coyote

Animation, Action, Adventure | Announced

A story set in the ACME warehouse, the manufacturer of anything and everything used by the Looney Tunes characters.

Directors: David Soren, Glenn Ficarra, John Requa

58. The Deep Blue Good-By

Adventure, Biography, Drama | Announced

Detective Travis McGee sets out to locate a WWII treasure.

Director: James Mangold

59. The Chancellor Manuscript

Crime, Drama, Mystery | Announced

Peter Chancellor's life becomes a mirror of his latest novel, as he becomes tangled in a web involving Washington power brokers and a blackmailed plot targeted to alter U.S. policy.

60. Conspiracy of Fools

Drama | Announced

A newly hired employee at the Texas-based energy company, Enron, stumbles upon a huge corruption scandal. Based on the book "Conspiracy of Fools" by Kurt Eichenwald.

Director: Robert Schwentke

61. Harker

Action, Fantasy, Thriller | Announced

Jonathan Harker is a Scotland Yard detective consumed with finding Dracula.

62. The Matarese Countdown

Action, Drama, Thriller | Announced

Two rival spies-- a Russian and an American -- must work together to track down a group of killers known as the Matarese.

63. The Janson Directive

Thriller | Pre-production

Former Navy SEAL and prisoner of war, Paul Janson, works as a corporate security consultant, but when an assignment to rescue a VIP goes wrong, he's forced to go on the run.

Star: John Cena

64. The Sigma Protocol

Thriller | Announced

A guy vacationing in Europe gets sucked into dangerous conspiracy when he runs into an old friend.

65. The Parsifal Mosaic

Drama, Mystery, Thriller | Announced

A U.S. intelligence agent lands in the middle of an elaborate blackmail scheme after he spots his lover, a one-time agent who he thought was executed years ago.

Director: Yimou Zhang

66. The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair (2018– )
Episode: How Does Your Garden Grow? (2018)

Crime, Drama

A writer gets caught up in a murder investigation involving his mentor, an esteemed American author.

Director: Jean-Jacques Annaud | Stars: Patrick Dempsey, Ben Schnetzer, Damon Wayans Jr., Kristine Froseth

Votes: 180

67. The Strange Adventures of H.P. Lovecraft

Thriller | Announced

H.P. Lovecraft and gang go on wacky adventures through R'lyeh solving mysteries and making friends.

68. Tiger & Bunny

Action, Adventure | Announced

Plot unknown. Live-action feature film based on the anime series.

69. The Graveyard Book

Fantasy | Announced

The story of a boy whose parents are killed is adopted by the occupants of a graveyard and raised by them.

70. The Matarese Circle

Action, Drama, Mystery | Announced

Two secret agents -- and longtime rivals -- are paired up to find a shadowy group of killers known as the Matarese.

71. Old Man's War

Drama, Sci-Fi | Announced

On his 75th birthday, John Perry visited his wife's grave, and joined the army. Humans have made it to the stars, and have colonized many planets, but colonization is strictly controlled. ... See full summary »

72. Matt Helm

Adventure, Drama | Announced

Feature film based on Donald Hamilton's series of spy novels about a counter-assassination agent who's sent on missions to stop other spies.

Star: Bradley Cooper

73. Satori (I)

Thriller | Announced

A trained assassin in post-World War II Japan is recruited by the CIA to take out a Soviet commissioner.

74. The Devil in the White City

Drama, History, Thriller | Announced

An architect works to build up the 1893 World's Fair, while a serial killer uses the fair to attract and kill women.

Star: Leonardo DiCaprio

75. The Ballad of Richard Jewell

Drama | Post-production

American security guard, Richard Jewell, heroically saves thousands of lives from an exploding bomb at the 1996 Olympics, but is unjustly vilified by journalists and the press who falsely report that he was a terrorist.

Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Olivia Wilde, Sam Rockwell, Jon Hamm, Kathy Bates

76. Line of Duty (II)

Action, Thriller | Post-production

A disgraced cop finds himself in a race against time to find a kidnap victim whose abductor he accidentally killed.

Director: Steven C. Miller | Stars: Dina Meyer, Giancarlo Esposito, Aaron Eckhart, Ben McKenzie

77. A Star Is Born (2018)

R | 136 min | Drama, Music, Romance

88 Metascore

A musician helps a young singer find fame as age and alcoholism send his own career into a downward spiral.

Director: Bradley Cooper | Stars: Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper, Sam Elliott, Greg Grunberg

Votes: 273,648 | Gross: $215.29M

78. Honeymoon with Harry

Comedy, Drama | Announced

When a man's fiancée dies two days before their wedding, he decides to take the honeymoon with his would-be father-in-law.

Director: Nick Cassavetes

79. Candy Store

Crime, Thriller | Announced

An undercover agent begins a new life as beat cop in Brooklyn, but finds that his past life comes back to haunt him.

Director: Stephen Gaghan

80. Luna Park (I)

Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | Announced

A group of renegade space workers venture to the moon to steal an energy source.

Director: Doug Liman | Star: Tom Cruise

81. Victory (I)

Action, Drama, Sport | Announced

As allied POWs prepare for a soccer game against the German National Team to be played in Nazi-occupied Paris, the French Resistance and British officers are making plans for the team's escape.

82. Railhead

Sci-Fi | Announced

A thief sets off an an intergalactic getaway when he discovers the item he's stolen is worth more than he originally thought.

83. Splinter Cell

Action, Adventure, Crime | Announced

Follows the missions of a special operative spy.

Director: Doug Liman | Star: Tom Hardy

84. Rocketman (2019)

R | 121 min | Biography, Drama, Music

69 Metascore

A musical fantasy about the fantastical human story of Elton John's breakthrough years.

Director: Dexter Fletcher | Stars: Taron Egerton, Jamie Bell, Richard Madden, Bryce Dallas Howard

Votes: 64,633 | Gross: $96.37M

85. Untitled African Animal Poaching Project

Drama | Announced

A former Special Forces soldier works with local rangers in Africa to protect animals from poachers.

Star: Tom Hardy

86. The Muppet Man

Biography, Comedy, Drama | Announced

The life and times of the late Jim Henson, the man behind Sesame Street and The Muppets.

Director: Michael Gracey

87. Naruto (II)

Adventure | Pre-production

The Village Hidden in the Leaves is home to the stealthiest ninja in the land. But twelve years earlier, a fearsome Nine-tailed Fox terrorized the Village before it was subdued and its spirit sealed with in the body of baby boy-Naruto.

Director: Michael Gracey | Star: Ralph Kot

88. Top Gun: Maverick (2020)

Action, Drama | Post-production

The plot is unknown at this time.

Director: Joseph Kosinski | Stars: Tom Cruise, Jennifer Connelly, Val Kilmer, Jon Hamm

89. Mission: Impossible - Fallout (2018)

PG-13 | 147 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

86 Metascore

Ethan Hunt and his IMF team, along with some familiar allies, race against time after a mission gone wrong.

Director: Christopher McQuarrie | Stars: Tom Cruise, Henry Cavill, Ving Rhames, Simon Pegg

Votes: 246,677 | Gross: $220.16M

90. Potsdamer Platz

Crime, Drama | Announced

A drama about two members of a New Jersey-based crime family who look to expand internationally.

91. Emma's War

Drama | Announced

A British aid worker in the Sudan marries a warlord bent on controlling part of the country.

92. Conspiracy of Paper

Drama | Announced

Retired boxer, Benjamin Weaver, gets caught up in a criminal underworld of successful financiers.

93. E.D.F.

Action, Sci-Fi | Announced

World leaders scramble to assemble a military power known as the Earth Defense Force (EDF) to defend the planet from an impending alien attack.

94. Guys and Dolls

Comedy, Musical, Romance | Announced

A pair of big city gamblers place a bet on whether one guy can convince a wholesome, pious woman to join him on a weekend island rendezvous.

95. The Forever War

Sci-Fi | Announced

An elite task force returns home after a brief interstellar military operation, but discovers that 20 years have passed and the planet they once knew is completely different. Based on Joe Haldeman's 1974 novel "The Forever War".

Star: Channing Tatum

96. World War Robot

Action, War | Announced

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97. The Gray Man

Thriller | Announced

In Europe, a CIA operative-turned-assassin looks to evade mysterious forces as he tries to save the lives of the daughters who don't know he exists.

Director: Christopher McQuarrie

98. Alita: Battle Angel (2019)

PG-13 | 122 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

53 Metascore

A deactivated cyborg is revived, but cannot remember anything of her past life and goes on a quest to find out who she is.

Director: Robert Rodriguez | Stars: Rosa Salazar, Christoph Waltz, Jennifer Connelly, Mahershala Ali

Votes: 157,790 | Gross: $85.71M

99. The Informationist

Thriller | Announced

An information specialist is hired by a Texas oil billionaire to find his daughter who vanished in Africa four years ago.

Director: James Cameron

100. Nagasaki Deadline

Action, Thriller | Announced

A troubled FBI agent works to foil a terrorist plot whose secrets are hidden in the details of different historic events.



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