Best 2017 movies and beyond... Updated Weekly!!

List begins with the movies we are most excited about of all types then goes into the animated section followed by super-hero and action movies then comedies then war and western movies and finally documentaries. The rest of the movies are organized by release year and excitement level.
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1.
Wonder Woman (2017)
Before she was Wonder Woman she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained warrior. When a pilot crashes and tells of conflict in the outside world, she leaves home to fight a war to end all wars, discovering her full powers and true destiny. (141 mins.)
Director: Patty Jenkins
 
2.
Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017)
Having taken her first steps into a larger world in Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens, Rey continues her epic journey with Finn, Poe and Luke Skywalker in the next chapter of the saga.
Director: Rian Johnson
 
3.
The Lost City of Z (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A true-life drama, centering on British explorer Col. Percival Fawcett, who disappeared while searching for a mysterious city in the Amazon in the 1920s. (141 mins.)
Director: James Gray
 
4.
War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)
After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind.
Director: Matt Reeves
 
5.
Dunkirk (2017)
Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire, Canada, and France are surrounded by the German army and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II.
 
6.
The Dark Tower (2017)
The Gunslinger, Roland Deschain, roams an Old West-like landscape where "the world has moved on" in pursuit of the man in black. Also searching for the fabled Dark Tower, in the hopes that reaching it will preserve his dying world.
Director: Nikolaj Arcel
 
7.
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
The team have some struggles as they meet some new people and interact with old adversaries. (136 mins.)
Director: James Gunn
 
8.
Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017)
A dark force threatens Alpha, a vast metropolis and home to species from a thousand planets. Special operatives Valerian and Laureline must race to identify the marauding menace and safeguard not just Alpha, but the future of the universe. (137 mins.)
Director: Luc Besson
 
9.
Alien: Covenant (2017)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
The crew of a colony ship, bound for a remote planet, discover an uncharted paradise with a threat beyond their imagination, and must attempt a harrowing escape. (122 mins.)
Director: Ridley Scott
 
11.
The Mummy (2017)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
An ancient princess is awakened from her crypt beneath the desert, bringing with her malevolence grown over millennia, and terrors that defy human comprehension. (107 mins.)
Director: Alex Kurtzman
 
11.
Mortal Engines (2018)
Many years after the "Sixty Minute War," cities survive a now desolate Earth by moving around on giant wheels attacking and devouring smaller towns to replenish their resources.
 
12.
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017)
THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI is a darkly comic drama from Academy Award winner Martin McDonagh (In Bruges)...
Director: Martin McDonagh
 
14.
The Promise (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Set during the last days of the Ottoman Empire, The Promise follows a love triangle between Michael, a brilliant medical student, the beautiful and sophisticated Ana, and Chris - a renowned American journalist based in Paris. (133 mins.)
Director: Terry George
 
17.
Phantom Thread (2017)
Set in the fashion world of 1950s London, Charles James is commissioned to design for members of high society and the royal family.
 
17.
Isle of Dogs (2018)
Set in Japan, Isle of Dogs follows a boy's odyssey in search of his dog.
Director: Wes Anderson
 
17.
T2 Trainspotting (2017)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
After 20 years abroad, Mark Renton returns to Scotland and reunites with his old friends Sick Boy, Spud, and Begbie. (117 mins.)
Director: Danny Boyle
 
18.
Blade Runner 2049 (2017)
Thirty years after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K (Ryan Gosling),...
 
19.
Ghost in the Shell (2017)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
In the near future, Major is the first of her kind: A human saved from a terrible crash, who is cyber-enhanced to be a perfect soldier devoted to stopping the world's most dangerous criminals. (107 mins.)
Director: Rupert Sanders
 
20.
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Captain Jack Sparrow searches for the trident of Poseidon. (129 mins.)
 
22.
The Shape of Water (2017)
An other-worldly story, set against the backdrop of Cold War era America circa 1963.
 
23.
Allied (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
In 1942, a Canadian intelligence officer in North Africa encounters a female French Resistance fighter on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. When they reunite in London, their relationship is tested by the pressures of war. (124 mins.)
Director: Robert Zemeckis
 
24.
Assassin's Creed (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
When Callum Lynch explores the memories of his ancestor Aguilar and gains the skills of a Master Assassin, he discovers he is a descendant of the secret Assassins society. (115 mins.)
Director: Justin Kurzel
 
25.
Kubo and the Two Strings (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A young boy named Kubo must locate a magical suit of armour worn by his late father in order to defeat a vengeful spirit from the past. (101 mins.)
Director: Travis Knight
 
26.
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 2 (2018)
The second installment of the 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them' series which follows the adventures of Newt Scamander.
Director: David Yates
 
27.
Voyage of Time: Life's Journey (2016 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
An exploration into our planetary past and a search for humanity's place in the future. With narration by Cate Blanchett. (90 mins.)
Director: Terrence Malick
 
27.
The Legend of Tarzan (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Tarzan, having acclimated to life in London, is called back to his former home in the jungle to investigate the activities at a mining encampment. (110 mins.)
Director: David Yates
 
28.
Independence Day: Resurgence (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
Two decades after the first Independence Day invasion, Earth is faced with a new extra-Solar threat. But will mankind's new space defenses be enough? (120 mins.)
Director: Roland Emmerich
 
29.
The Man Who Killed Don Quixote (2018)
An advertising executive jumps back and forth in time between 21st century London and 17th century La Mancha, where Don Quixote mistakes him for Sancho Panza.
Director: Terry Gilliam
 
30.
Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
19-year-old Billy Lynn is brought home for a victory tour after a harrowing Iraq battle. Through flashbacks the film shows what really happened to his squad - contrasting the realities of war with America's perceptions. (113 mins.)
Director: Ang Lee
 
31.
Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
King Regis, who oversees the land of Lucis, commands his army of soldiers to protect the kingdom from the Niflheim empire's plans to steal the sacred crystal which gives Lucis its magic and power. (110 mins.)
Director: Takeshi Nozue
 
32.
Gold (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Kenny Wells, a prospector desperate for a lucky break, teams up with a similarly eager geologist and sets off on a journey to find gold in the uncharted jungle of Indonesia. (120 mins.)
Director: Stephen Gaghan
 
33.
Now You See Me 2 (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
The Four Horsemen resurface and are forcibly recruited by a tech genius to pull off their most impossible heist yet. (129 mins.)
Director: Jon M. Chu
 
34.
Born to Run (????)
The true story of the greatest race you've never seen.
 
35.
Free State of Jones (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A disillusioned Confederate army deserter returns to Mississippi and leads a militia of fellow deserters, runaway slaves, and women in an uprising against the corrupt local Confederate government. (139 mins.)
Director: Gary Ross
 
36.
Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017)
When their headquarters are destroyed and the world is held hostage, the Kingsman's journey leads them to the discovery of an allied spy organization in the US. These two elite secret organizations must band together to defeat a common enemy.
Director: Matthew Vaughn
 
37.
Mary (????)
Under the reign of terror of Herod the Great and against all odds, Mary and Joseph survive as young parents in one of the most treacherous times in history.
 
38.
The Passion of the Christ: Resurrection (????)
Plot kept under wraps. Described as a sequel to the 2004 film, 'The Passion of the Christ.'
Director: Mel Gibson
 
39.
The Great Wall (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
European mercenaries searching for black powder become embroiled in the defense of the Great Wall of China against a horde of monstrous creatures. (103 mins.)
Director: Yimou Zhang
 
40.
Song to Song (2017)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Two intersecting love triangles. Obsession and betrayal set against the music scene in Austin, Texas. (129 mins.)
Director: Terrence Malick
 
41.
Robin Hood (2018)
A gritty take on the classic Robin Hood story.
Director: Otto Bathurst
 
42.
Kong: Skull Island (2017)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A team of scientists explore an uncharted island in the Pacific, venturing into the domain of the mighty Kong, and must fight to escape a primal Eden. (118 mins.)
 
43.
Rules Don't Apply (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
The unconventional love story of an aspiring actress, her determined driver, and their boss, eccentric billionaire Howard Hughes. (127 mins.)
Director: Warren Beatty
 
44.
“ James Cameron should excite the eyes once again ” - mortymbg13
 
45.
The Huntsman: Winter's War (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Eric and fellow warrior Sara, raised as members of ice Queen Freya's army, try to conceal their forbidden love as they fight to survive the wicked intentions of both Freya and her sister Ravenna. (114 mins.)
 
46.
Ready Player One (2018)
When the creator of an MMO called the Oasis dies, he releases a video in which he challenges all Oasis users to find his Easter Egg, which will give the finder his fortune. Wade Watts finds the first clue and starts a race for the Egg.
 
47.
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A story of lost love, young love, a legendary sword and one last opportunity at redemption. (96 mins.)
Director: Wo-Ping Yuen
 
48.
Macbeth (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Macbeth, the Thane of Glamis, receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders his king and takes the throne for himself. (113 mins.)
Director: Justin Kurzel
 
49.
Knight of Cups (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
A writer indulging in all that Los Angeles and Las Vegas has to offer undertakes a search for love and self via a series of adventures with six different women. (118 mins.)
Director: Terrence Malick
 
50.
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
When Jacob discovers clues to a mystery that stretches across time, he finds Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. But the danger deepens after he gets to know the residents and learns about their special powers. (127 mins.)
Director: Tim Burton
 
51.
Ip Man 3 (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
When a band of brutal gangsters led by a crooked property developer make a play to take over a local school, Master Ip is forced to take a stand. (105 mins.)
Director: Wilson Yip
 
52.
The Saratov Approach (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
This riveting drama tells the true story of two young American Mormon missionaries held captive and brutalized for a week in a remote part of Russia. (107 mins.)
Director: Garrett Batty
 
53.
Don Verdean (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
A self-professed biblical archaeologist who has fallen on hard times starts to bend the truth in order to continue inspiring the faithful. (90 mins.)
Director: Jared Hess
 
54.
Z (????)
The western frontier has re-emerged and, as in the past, a hero will answer the people's cry for justice.
Director: Jonás Cuarón
 
55.
Mr. Holmes (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
An aged, retired Sherlock Holmes deals with early dementia as he tries to remember both his final case and a mysterious woman whose memory haunts him. He also befriends a fan, the young son of his housekeeper, who wants him to work again. (104 mins.)
Director: Bill Condon
 
56.
The Secret Life of Pets (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
The quiet life of a terrier named Max is upended when his owner takes in Duke, a stray whom Max instantly dislikes. (87 mins.)
 
57.
Moana (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
In Ancient Polynesia, when a terrible curse incurred by the Demigod Maui reaches an impetuous Chieftain's daughter's island, she answers the Ocean's call to seek out the Demigod to set things right. (107 mins.)
 
58.
Trolls (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
After the Bergens invade Troll Village, Poppy, the happiest Troll ever born, and the curmudgeonly Branch set off on a journey to rescue her friends. (92 mins.)
 
59.
Storks (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Storks have moved on from delivering babies to packages. But when an order for a baby appears, the best delivery stork must scramble to fix the error by delivering the baby. (87 mins.)
 
60.
Sing (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
In a city of humanoid animals, a hustling theater impresario's attempt to save his theater with a singing competition becomes grander than he anticipates even as its finalists' find that their lives will never be the same. (108 mins.)
 
61.
Ice Age: Collision Course (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Manny, Diego, and Sid join up with Buck to fend off a meteor strike that would destroy the world. (94 mins.)
 
62.
Inferno by Dante (2017)
The story of Dante's journey through the first and worst part of the afterlife, Hell. Virgil guides and protects Dante on his dark journey descending circle-by-circle to the center of the Earth, and out into Purgatory. (111 mins.)
Director: Boris Acosta
 
63.
How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2018)
A grumpy Grinch plots to ruin Christmas for the village of Whoville.
 
64.
Popeye (????)
The adventures of Popeye the Sailor Man, the strongest seafaring sea dog ever to sail the Seven Seas.
 
65.
Coco (2017)
Coco follows a 12-year-old boy named Miguel who sets off a chain of events relating to a century-old mystery, leading to an extraordinary family reunion.
 
66.
Cars 3 (2017)
Lightning McQueen sets out to prove to a new generation of racers that he's still the best race car in the world. (109 mins.)
Director: Brian Fee
 
67.
The LEGO Batman Movie (2017)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A cooler-than-ever Bruce Wayne must deal with the usual suspects as they plan to rule Gotham City, while discovering that he has accidentally adopted a teenage orphan who wishes to become his sidekick. (104 mins.)
Director: Chris McKay
 
68.
Monster Trucks (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
A young man working at a small town junkyard discovers and befriends a creature which feeds on oil being sought by a fracking company. (104 mins.)
Director: Chris Wedge
 
69.
The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature (2017)
Following the events of the first film, Surly and his friends must stop Oakton City's mayor from destroying their home to make way for a dysfunctional amusement park.
Director: Cal Brunker
 
70.
The Emoji Movie (2017)
Gene, a multi-expressional emoji, sets out on a journey to become a normal emoji.
Director: Tony Leondis
 
71.
Toy Story 4 (2019)
Woody and Buzz go on an adventure to find the one toy who was given away... Bo Peep.
 
72.
Gigantic (2020)
Set in Spain during the Age of Exploration, Gigantic follows a teenage adventure-seeker Jack as he discovers...
 
73.
How to Train Your Dragon 3 (2019)
Continues the adventure of Hiccup and his dragon Toothless.
Director: Dean DeBlois
 
74.
Howard Lovecraft and the Frozen Kingdom (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
After visiting his father in Arkham Sanitarium, young Howard Lovecraft accidentally uses the legendary Necronomicon to open a portal to a strange frozen world filled with horrifying creatures and a great adventure. (83 mins.)
 
75.
The Incredibles 2 (2018)
Plot kept under wraps. A follow-up to the 2004 animated feature film 'The Incredibles' about the adventures of a family with superpowers.
Director: Brad Bird
 
76.
The Jetsons (????)
A feature adaptation of Hanna-Barbera's animated TV show about a futuristic family.
 
77.
The Wind Rises (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A look at the life of Jiro Horikoshi, the man who designed Japanese fighter planes during World War II. (126 mins.)
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
“ Myazaki's first film in 5 years ” - mortymbg13
 
78.
The Red Turtle (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A man is shipwrecked on a deserted island and encounters a red turtle, which changes his life. (80 mins.)
 
79.
Rio 2 (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
It's a jungle out there for Blu, Jewel and their three kids after they're hurtled from Rio de Janeiro to the wilds of the Amazon. As Blu tries to fit in, he goes beak-to-beak with the vengeful Nigel, and meets his father-in-law. (101 mins.)
Director: Carlos Saldanha
“ Rio was good, excited for this one. ” - mortymbg13
 
80.
Hotel Transylvania 2 (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Dracula and his friends try to bring out the monster in his half human, half vampire grandson in order to keep Mavis from leaving the hotel. (89 mins.)
“ Hotel Transylvania was surprisingly awesome. ” - mortymbg13
 
81.
The Angry Birds Movie (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Find out why the birds are so angry. When an island populated by happy, flightless birds is visited by mysterious green piggies, it's up to three unlikely outcasts - Red, Chuck and Bomb - to figure out what the pigs are up to. (97 mins.)
 
82.
Strange Magic (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Goblins, elves, fairies and imps, and their misadventures sparked by the battle over a powerful potion. (99 mins.)
Director: Gary Rydstrom
 
83.
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Flint Lockwood now works at The Live Corp Company for his idol Chester V. But he's forced to leave his post when he learns that his most infamous machine is still operational and is churning out menacing food-animal hybrids. (95 mins.)
“ Cloudy one was hilarious! ” - mortymbg13
 
84.
How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
When Hiccup and Toothless discover an ice cave that is home to hundreds of new wild dragons and the mysterious Dragon Rider, the two friends find themselves at the center of a battle to protect the peace. (102 mins.)
Director: Dean DeBlois
“ Looks even better than the first. ” - mortymbg13
 
85.
Ratchet & Clank (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
When the galaxy comes under the threat of a nefarious space captain, a mechanic and his newfound robot ally join an elite squad of combatants to save the universe. (94 mins.)
 
86.
The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
When a diabolical pirate above the sea steals the secret Krabby Patty formula, SpongeBob and his nemesis Plankton must team up in order to get it back. (92 mins.)
 
87.
Minions (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Minions Stuart, Kevin and Bob are recruited by Scarlet Overkill, a super-villain who, alongside her inventor husband Herb, hatches a plot to take over the world. (91 mins.)
“ Best part of Despicable Me ” - mortymbg13
 
88.
Harlock: Space Pirate (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Mankind is dying. Only one man can do anything about it, Space Captain Harlock, but the Gaia Coalition will stop at nothing to end him. (115 mins.)
Director: Shinji Aramaki
 
89.
Yamasong: March of the Hollows (2017)
An automated girl and tortoise warrior journey with a band of outlaws on an incredible quest. Their one hope is to find a legendary relic to defeat a sinister mechanized army and save the creatures of their world. (95 mins.)
Director: Sam Koji Hale
 
90.
Pinocchio (????)
A darker version of the classic children's fairy tale of a wooden puppet that transforms into a real living boy.
 
91.
Anomalisa (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A man crippled by the mundanity of his life experiences something out of the ordinary. (90 mins.)
 
92.
Jack and the Cuckoo-Clock Heart (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A 19th-century drama about a man whose heart was replaced with a clock when he was born. The situation dictates that he should avoid feeling strong emotions -- love, most of all -- but he just can't keep his feelings under wraps. (94 mins.)
 
93.
The Prophet (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Exiled artist and poet Mustafa embarks on a journey home with his housekeeper and her daughter; together the trio must evade the authorities who fear that the truth in Mustafa's words will incite rebellion. (84 mins.)
 
94.
Hell and Back (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
Two best friends set out to rescue their pal after he's accidentally dragged to hell. (86 mins.)
 
95.
Me and My Shadow (2018)
Me & My Shadow reveals the once secret world of shadows and their human counterparts. Shadow Dan, our hero's shadow...
 
96.
Animal Crackers (2017)
A family must use a magical box of Animal Crackers to save a run-down circus from being taken over by their evil uncle Horatio P. Huntington. (94 mins.)
 
97.
When Marnie Was There (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Upon being sent to live with relatives in the countryside, an emotionally distant adolescent girl becomes obsessed with an abandoned mansion and infatuated with a girl who lives there - a girl who may or may not be real. (103 mins.)
 
98.
The Canterville Ghost (????)
An American family moves in to the Canterville Chase, a London mansion that has been haunted by the ghost Sir Simon De Canterville for 300 years.
Director: Kim Burdon
 
99.
The Incredible Mr. Limpet (????)
Henry Limpet gets more than he bargained for when he makes a wish to become a fish.
 
100.
The Boy and the Beast (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
When a young orphaned boy living on the streets of Shibuya stumbles upon a fantastic world of beasts, he's taken in by a gruff warrior beast looking for an apprentice. (119 mins.)
Director: Mamoru Hosoda