The Top 25 Must See Movies of 2014

The Lists David Crow 1/1/2014 at 9:19AM

We count down the 25 biggest movies to anticipate in the year 2014!

While 2013 still has many, many gems left to unfold this holiday season, there is no denying that in our current movie climate, eyes are already darting forward to 2014. After all, another summer is over and many of Hollywood’s next round of big budget spectacles will be glanced at long, long after that big blinking crystal ball in Times Square makes its cumbersome descent.

Thus, we at Den of Geek thought it would be as timely as ever to begin the countdown to 2014’s most anticipated titles and figure out what cinema has in store for us in the not-so-distant future.

ROBOCOP

Release Date: February 12, 2014

The first big studio release (at least for the geek community) in 2014 is an early Valentine’s Day present. Enter the touching love story of a man and machine who have an ass-kicking, killing cyborg baby named RoboCop in this remake. Directed by José Padilha, the reboot will attempt to win over even the most ardent skeptic with a slew of fan favorite castings, including Michael Keaton, Gary Oldman, Jennifer Ehle, Jackie Earl Haley, Michael K. Williams, Abbie Cornish and Samuel L. Jackson. Of course, the real star will be The Killing’s Joel Kinnaman stepping into the titular big metallic boots. The remake clearly wants to make the brand its own by taking a page from the Rolling Stones and painting it black. Check out our thoughts here!

300: RISE OF AN EMPIRE

Release Date: March 7, 2014

A ridiculously long time coming, 300: Rise of an Empire burst back onto the scene with a killer trailer in front of this summer’s Man of Steel. While the film is unlikely to win over the many critics of the 2007 original, the follow-up, which is only produced and co-written by Zack Snyder, promises more variety, and hilariously exaggerated sex and gore with plenty of speed ramping. See naked glistening men fight by sea! See naked glistening men fight by land! No matter how one feels about its visual absurdity (or Frank Miller’s Middle Eastern politics) there is one fact no one can deny: this sequel has replaced Gerard Butler with Eva Green. Therefore it could very well exceed the one about dining in Hell or something like that. Read our review to see if it did or not! 

UNDER THE SKIN

Release Date: March 14, 2014 (UK)

One to look forward to, just based off all the film festival buzz this year, is the upcoming "Scarlett Johansson is a Pod Person" movie. That's right, this is a psychosexual horror piece that appears to owe more than a little David Lynch from previously semi-retired director Jonathan Glazer (Birth, Sexy Beast). In this surrealist sci-fi, Johansson is Laura, an alien honeypot sent to Earth to gather information on our spiecies as she feeds on the men that she seduces. However, she eventually may grow to appreciate us, even as more of her kind come to invade our world. It may be a little bit Body Snatchers and a little bit Species, but this looks to also be a disturbing and hypnotic piece of arthouse terror most of all. While the only confirmed release dates are in the UK and Germany, you can read "Scarlett Johansson is a Seductive Naked Alien Movie" review right here.

MUPPETS MOST WANTED

Release Date: March 21, 2014

If someone told you three years ago that The Muppets would once more be one of the best family franchises in Hollywood, you’d laugh them all the way back to the swamp. But as it turns out, it is very easy being green at the box office when you have such enduring icons as Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Gonzo and the rest of the gang. Nothing beats a classic and Muppets Most Wanted promises more of that joy to come. With James Bobin of the 2011 picture, as well as Flight of the Concords, returning to the director’s chair, there is no reason that this should not deliver the goods again. Especially with new celebrity cameos/team-ups like Tina Fey, Tom Hiddleston, Salma Hayek, Christoph Waltz, Ricky Gervais, Ray Liotta and Danny Trejo. Click the link to see if all the star power added up!

NOAH

Release Date: March 28, 2014

The Biblical Epic is experiencing a Second Coming in Hollywood. Sure The Passion of the Christ made $600 million in 2004, but producers thought that meant viewers just wanted to see more Jesus stories, except with lions. Now a decade later, Darren Aronofsky (Requiem for a Dream, Black Swan) is leading the charge of changing that attitude. As the project he dropped out of The Wolverine to direct, Noah is a $130 million gamble on audiences wanting to once more see their favorite actors play Biblical dress up. If Charlton Heston could play Moses, why not Maximus as Noah? Also, with Russell Crowe and Jennifer Connelly cast, this marks a semi Beautiful Mind reunion! Now that is something to awe movie fans. Find out if it truly was awe-inspiring right here.

CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER

Release Date: April 4, 2014

For those who cannot wait for Avengers: Age of Ultron, Marvel Studios is happy to kind of, maybe, quietly give you just a taste of it next April. They’re sneaky like that. Based on Captain America’s most popular comic book story, Winter Soldier promises the return of Bucky Barnes (Sebastian Stan) in a supposed throwback to the 1970s spy thrillers the likes of which Robert Redford would star in. Speaking of which, it does have Robert Redford! But it also has the return of the Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson), fresh off being turned into a fan favorite under the tutelage of Joss Whedon, as well as Maria Hill (Cobie Smulders), Agent 13 (Emily VanCamp), and NEW superhero The Falcon (Anthony Mackie)! Plus, who doesn’t want to see more of The Avengers’ cycloptic BMF super-leader, Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson)? Read our thoughts on the latest Marvel flick here

TRANSCENDENCE

Release Date: April 18, 2014

When Wally Pfister announced his imminent retirement from cinematography (at least for now), cinephiles wept. Yet it was also a time to rejoice, for the man who lensed The Dark Knight Trilogy, Inception, and Moneyball was now stepping into the director’s chair. Frequent collaborator Christopher Nolan and Emma Thomas even championed his transition by producing this first feature, a star-studded science fiction thriller poised to impress. Will (Johnny Depp) is a computer scientist who is attempting to map the human brain with euphoric technology. But after tragedy, his wife Evelyn (Rebecca Hall) must upload his own mind into a computer. From there, it gets confusing. With a cast that also includes Kate Mara, Cillian Murphy, Paul Bettany and Morgan Freeman, Transcendence would intend to live up to its title. See if it did here.

THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2

Release Date: May 2, 2014

Sony’s Spider-Man franchise has always had the best (financial) luck during the first weekend of May, a prime real estate spot that Spider-Man carved out in 2002. With The Amazing Spider-Man 2, they seem poised to recreate history in the sequel to the 2012 reboot. Andrew Garfield is back as the adventurous webhead that must balance wisecracks and crime fighting with high school life, including girlfriend Gwen Stacy (Emma Stone). Yet, his life is about to get a whole lot more complicated as former childhood friend Harry Osborn (Dane DeHaan) reenters his world, bringing father Norman Osborn’s (Chris Cooper) troubles with him. These may or may not include Electro (Jamie Foxx), the Rhino (Paul Giamatti), and a possible rumored green meanie to reappear as well. Also, featuring Felicia Hardy (Felicity Jones), director Marc Webb will have a lot to cover in this entry, but sampled footage online looks promising. Could this one swing the web-slinger to new heights? We adress the question in our review and also elsewhere.

GODZILLA

Release date: May 16, 2014

Okay, the last time Hollywood sent Godzilla stomping over easily smash-able cityscapes, the box office and critical response was lukewarm AT BEST. But this 2014 effort should be different. For starters, the beast actually looks like Godzilla! With an impressive cast that includes Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen, Bryan Cranston, David Strathairn, and Juliette Binoche, Gareth Edwards has assembled some serious talent to react to this giant monster movie. It is still unclear whether this final Warner Brothers and Legendary Pictures collaboration can outdo Pacific Rimbut having the big green guy back up from the depths and 40-stories high will be an event hard to pass up. Read whether you should pass or not right here!

X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST

Release Date: May 23, 2014

It is a rare thing when the SEVENTH film in a franchise feels like the freshest idea ever. Emboldened (or inspired) by Marvel Studios’ terrific success with The Avengers20th Century Fox appears to be pulling out all the stops to give fans the X-Men movie they have long craved. Not only is director Bryan Singer of the first two still-loved films back, but so too is most of the cast from those flicks. Also returning are Michael Fassbender, James McAvoy and Jennifer Lawrence from the groovy 2011 prequel, X-Men: First Class. But best of all, everything in between those films, including two or three clunkers nobody can truly remember, are about to get erased from continuity with a time travel story based on the much-lauded Chris Claremont and John Byrne comic book that is still revered by fans to this day. If you’ve seen the viral marketing for the Sentinels, the alternate timeline and especially Peter Dinklage rocking a ‘70s ‘stache as the big bad, you know that we are in for a treat that could rival anything coming from the House of Mouse. Click the link for the latest trailer!

[related article: Beyond Days of Future Past - A Cinematic History of the X-Men]

MALEFICENT

Release Date: May 30, 2014

To date, the need to revisit and “revitalize” classic fairy tales, particularly still adored from the Disney catalogue of the 20th century, has been a mixed bag. I doubt many were happy with either poor attempt at a Snow White film in 2012, and $1 billion or not, I have yet to meet someone who genuinely enjoys Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland. Still, there is something devilishly RIGHT about Angelina Jolie as Maleficent. Another reimagining from Walt Disney Pictures’ vault, the studio is taking what was by far the best thing in their adaptation of Sleeping Beauty (1959) and making her the center of her own fiendish film. Princess Aurora (Elle Fanning) is there too, but this movie will live or die on Jolie representing one of the great Disney villains of all time. And if 2012’s misbegotten Snow White and the Huntsman proved anything, it is that these live-action adaptations are so much better when movie star scene-chewing evil is drowning out the rest of the colorful production. See the trailer and a new clip here.

A MILLION WAYS TO DIE IN THE WEST

Release Date: May 30, 2014

Admit it, no matter what he did to Brian, you like Seth MacFarlane. Or you at least tend to like his projects when they are fresh and new. Otherwise, Ted would not be the highest grossing R-rated comedy in the world. So, when he announces that his first follow-up will actually feature him in live-action--along with Amanda Seyfried, Charlize Theron, Liam Neeson and Sarah Silverman no less!--we are intrigued. The fact that it is set in the west? We cannot wait. The Western has set the stage for many a great comedy premise in the past, including in no small way Blazing Saddles. Granted MacFarlane is no Mel Brooks, but if he can deliver the laughs of Ted in the era of Sheriff Bart, we still may be in for a raunchy and politically incorrect time. Watch the red band trailer for a taste.

EDGE OF TOMORROW

Release Date: June 6, 2014

Everyone loves the movie Groundhog Day where Bill Murray must repeat the same horrific date until he embraces it. Now turn that premise into a war of alien invasion in which an inexperienced soldier must relive his death in battle again and again until he stops the space-aged scum, and you may have yourself a summer blockbuster. Granted, this will not be the first sci-fi film to experiment with such a premise (*cough* Source Code), but to be fair this is based on a pre-existing Japanese light novel called All You Need is Kill. Also, with a cast like Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt and Bill Paxton, it appears that killing will have a bit of a surplus too. Directed by Doug Liman (The Bourne Identity, Go), this picture could be a wild ride in alien fighting and time paradoxes redux. Here's the latest trailer.

22 JUMP STREET

Release Date: June 13, 2014

Comedy sequels are difficult, right Hangover? But if it there is one that is primed for a new adventure, it must surely be Jonah Hill’s comedic reimagining of 1980s teen show 21 Jump Street. In the 2012 film, Hill replaced Johnny Depp and Peter DeLuise with himself and a perfectly cast Channing Tatum. Between Hill’s hyperbolic condescension and Tatum’s wonderfully delivered deadpan, the two made for a great buddy cop parody in the midst of a high school spoof where everything unhip in the 1980s (or even from the 20-something leads’ 2005 days) is now as Twitter-trending as the latest episode of Glee. Depp and DeLuise even made cameos as their old characters before being humorously killed off. And it left the perfect hook for a sequel: Captain Dickson (Ice Cube) is so impressed with their unconventional, but goddamn results-getting success, that he’s sending them to college. What college movie clichés can they spoof now? Smoking weed on the Quad? Getting into collegiate sports? Being hit on by a TA? The premise naturally lends itself to a sequel that can reuse the same set-up without feeling forced...at least this time. See you soon on 22 Jump Street.

 


TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION

Release Date: June 27, 2014

What can be said about Michael Bay’s Transformers movies? You love them or you hate them—but either way, you’re probably going to see them. And Bay is well aware that he needs to change things up, as Transformers 4 (or Transformers: Age of Extinction to be precise) is a quasi-reboot of the series. Not only is Megan Fox’s Mikaela Banes gone, but so too is Shia LaBeouf’s Sam Witwicky and his parents. Now is the time for Mark Wahlberg, Nicola Peltz, and Stanley Tucci to run from the gigantic robots. But hey, that’s why we’re all here! And if you cannot tell from the title, Age of Extinction means only one thing: DINO-BOTS. You know you’re seeing it….

DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES

Release Date: July 11, 2014

It is still hard to believe that after all this time, Fox was able to so successfully resuscitate the Planet of the Apes franchise. If one can recall Summer 2011, it was clear that Rise of the Planet of the Apes was on nobody’s radar. Yet, the film turned out to be the biggest surprise of the season with great action and even greater authenticity thanks to a heartwarming motion-capture performance by Andy Serkis as Caesar. Fortune may favor the bold as Fox has again taken a step forward by doing the next film without the marquee name of James Franco. Indeed, superb character actors Jason Clarke, Keri Russell and Gary Oldman are getting to lead an ensemble that still sports Serkis as Caesar in a world where the Apes truly rule. And with Matt Reeves at the helm, director of the vastly underrated Let Me In, Fox again has a mystery box of a franchise film that we cannot wait to unwrap.

GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY

Release Date: August 1, 2014

August 2014 will kickoff with Marvel Studios’ riskiest and most intriguing gamble to date, Guardians of the Galaxy. With nary an official superhero in sight, Guardians is a funky cosmic adventure complete with a talking raccoon voiced by Bradley Cooper. This movie could go sideways real fast, but under the watchful eye of cinematic deviant James Gunn (Slither, Super), this likely will be one of the more bizarre and entertaining comic book films made to date. However, will it find an audience? That level of box office curiosity leads us to our next anticipation…

TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES

Release Date: August 8, 2014

Nothing says “relaunch” like Michael Bay. The producer who turned quaint 1980s nostalgia like the Transformers cartoon and action figures into billion-dollar blockbuster destruction porn is now producing the live-action TMNT reboot. Hell, he even threw in reconciled leading lady Megan Fox if you didn’t see the parallel already. Directed by his buddy Jonathan Liebesman (Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning, Battle: Los Angeles), Bay’s new Ninja Turtles movie promises to be a departure from the many cartoons and Jim Henson original films, as the CGI adolescents are now fighting William Fichtner as the Shredder. This whacky redo is too intriguing to pass up from screening. The Turtles are back! Cowabunga!

[related article: The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Movie - Everything We Know]

SIN CITY: A DAME TO KILL FOR

Release Date: August 22, 2014

Nine years after the first one, some would suggest that a second Sin City film is at least half a decade too late. And yet, the thought of returning to Frank Miller’s freakshow world of B-level noir and hyped up comic book visuals—under the helpful eye of Robert Rodriguez, of course—is one that is hard to pass up, especially when much of the original gang is back together, including Bruce Willis, Mickey Rourke, Rosario Dawson, Jessica Alba, and Jamie King. However, a new installment also brings new faces like Josh Brolin, Jamie Chung, Ray Liotta, Jeremy Piven and Eva Green. Yes, Green seems determined to elevate every Miller adaptation in ’14, and this one is already off to a better start than the 300 antics. It is unknown whether the movie can prove she is indeed a dame to kill for, but she and the rest of the talent will certainly be worth the purchase of a theater ticket. Get your first look here!

THE EQUALIZER

Release Date: September 26, 2014

Normally, gritty adaptations of cheesy 1980s cops (or vigilante) shows would seem a bizarre thing to get excited for. However, so few have the special caveat of a reunion between Director Anthony Fuqua and star Denzel Washington. Yes, the duo who’s last collaboration gave us Training Day, for which Washington won his long-overdue Oscar, have reunited to adapt the 1985-1989 TV series starring Edward Woodward into a modern day tale of vengeance and justice. When geek darling Chloe Grace Moretz (in a role by way of Jodie Foster) is harassed by a thug with real power, retired spook Robert McCall will hit the streets to equalize the playing field. Granted, Fuqua has released some questionable films as of late, including Brooklyn’s Finest and Olympus Has Fallen, but one hopes he will bring his A-game back for the star who helped make his career. Reportedly, Washington has persevered in filming this script, even offering it to Drive’s Nicolas Winding Refn, who expressed disgust at the material after dropping out. That simply makes us more curious. And the last time Washington teamed with an old friend to do a revenge movie about protecting a young Hollywood star, we got Man on Fire.

DRACULA UNTOLD

Release Date: October 3, 2014

A classic never dies. It just rises from the grave, again and again. Yet for their fourth official attempt to unearth the Undead count, Universal Pictures (now partnered with Legendary) is intent on going back to the “origins” of the vampire. Yes, it is true that the connection between Vlad Tepes (Vlad The Imapler) and vampires was first made by Bram Stoker in his 1897 novel Dracula, but let us not quibble over details. In this Halloween-timed vampire flick, Universal time warps to the 15th century. After the fall of Constantinople, Eastern Europe is in a world of religious and cultural upheaval. Out of the darkness arises a Romanian Prince Vlad (Luke Evans) whose unusual story will inevitably take him down the dark and damned path of the Nosferatu. Complete with Dominic Cooper, Charlie Cox, and Samantha Barks as a succubus claiming men’s souls, this would appear to be the first mainstream vampire movie in ages worth looking forward to.

INTERSTELLAR

Release Date: November 7, 2014

Intentionally, we have avoided numbering this list. But it is an easy guess what would be in the top spot if we did: Interstellar marks Christopher Nolan’s first original film after concluding The Dark Knight Trilogy. Set in the not-too-distant future, overpopulation and changing climates have turned Earth into an unsustainable hot mess with not enough crop or food to go around. In that context, a group of scientists and explorers set out through an inter-galactic wormhole to save humanity on a mysterious mission. Based on the research of theoretical physicist Kip Thorne, Jonathan Nolan and Christopher Nolan’s screenplay bends time and reality to explore the far reaches of the cosmos and the role of man’s survival in it. And with a cast that includes Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Matt Damon, Topher Grace, Casey Affleck, John Lithgow, Wes Bentley, and Michael Caine, this is THE movie to anticipate in 2014.

THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY – PART 1

Release Date: November 21, 2014

It all will be coming to an end…kind of. In actuality, it is very hard to end a franchise in our post Deathly Hallows world where even a single book can be dissected into two or three films. Still at the very least, the quality of 2012’s The Hunger Games and the hype for November 2013’s The Hunger Games: Catching Fire ensures that we’ll all be there to witness the dawning of the revolution in 2014. After the 75th Hunger Games in the upcoming sequel come to an unexpected end, Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) finds herself as the postergirl for a rebellion against the Capitol and evil Donald Sutherland and Phillip Seymour Hoffman’s tyrannical regime. Katniss will find friends and love interests (Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth) swept into battle while she is the face of a new group of rebel fighters cast as the woman-powered trifecta of Julianne Moore, Natalie Dormer, and Lily Rabe. Viva la revolucion.

 

EXODUS

Release Date: December 12, 2014

And the Biblical Epics keep on running. If you ever wanted to hear Christian Bale gruff, “Let my people go!” here is your chance. With Ridley Scott returning to his genre of choice, big, old epics, Hollywood is revisiting the Moses story with Bale as the leader of the Hebrews, Joel Edgerton as Ramses, Pharaoh of Egypt, and Ben Kingsley and Sigourney Weaver in supporting roles. Imagine the parting of the Red Sea under Scott’s direction and with CGI’s visuals. Between Crowe as Noah and Bale as Moses, the Bible has never seemed so ready for a lil’ fisticuffs.

THE HOBBIT: THERE AND BACK AGAIN

Release Date: December 17, 2014

Now, the time has come to close out this list with what is (hopefully) the closing film on the Middle-Earth universe. Do not fret, for there will be many extended and alternate DVD and digital download cuts of this film to be released for when we are all upon the Western Shores. But until that day, we can bask in the final three hours of director Peter Jackson’s nine-hour adaptation of the 275-page JRR Tolkien novel, The Hobbit. In this closing chapter of the saga, Jackson has announced an attempt to bridge the gap between The Hobbit trilogy and The Lord of the Rings trilogy. Whether he succeeds or not is immaterial. We will all be there to bid adieu to this cinematic legacy.

So there are the 25 films to anticipate and expect from next year’s schedule. Agree? Disagree? Wish we had included something with a little more transformation? Let us know in the comments section below!

 

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Nice list! Some of these I didn't know about, others I'm either dying to see or patiently awaiting the first critiques.

Cap, Apes, and Guardians are the only ones I'll hit the hardtops for.

Hmm, I thought Avatar 2 and Transformers 4 had 2014 release dates?

Avatar 2 has a December 2016 release date. Transformers 4 on the other hand does come out in June 2014. It just didn't make the cut.

Can't wait for X-men...and Interstellar. * tries keeping expectations in check *.

25 must see movies if you don't enjoy cinema and you can't learn from awful precedents, you should've called it. Half of the movies here are Uwe Boll-level.

I like the list. Agree with everything that I knew about and more

Understandably.

Wow just lie why don't you. Not one of those look Boll level. Not saying I am interested in all but Boll come on you can find something better than that to troll.

Had to use "must". That along with should or have to really turns me off from going to movies or reading or just about anything. Having said that, there are a number of movies on this list that I'll go see anyway in spite of your use of must.

Great List! Great article.

Good grief, they all look incredibly boring, a slate of losers. It is getting way easier to forgo cinema. I have no idea who Eva Green is, I hope she's that frog in the muppets flick.

Here's my list of must see (for me) for next year;
THE WIND RISES
THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL
MUPPETS MOST WANTED
CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER
ST. VINCENT
GODZILLA
X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST
NEIGHBORS
HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2
FAST & FURIOUS 7
JUPITER ASCENDING
GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY
GONE GIRL
ALEXANDER AND THE TERRIBLE, HORRIBLE, NO GOOD, VERY BAD DAY
THE INTERVIEW
INTERSTELLAR
TOMORROWLAND

And the so-so must sees;
Beyond Outrage
Open Grave
Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit
The LEGO Movie
The Monuments Men
RoboCop
Winter's Tale
Three Days to Kill
Non-Stop
Need for Speed
Walk of Shame
Bad Words
Stretch
Sabotage
Transcendence
Chef
Maleficent
Edge of Tomorrow
22 Jump Street
Transformers: Age of Extinction
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
Hercules (Dwayne Johnson Version)
Tammy
Sex Tape
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
The Expendables 3
Search Party
The Judge
Fury
The Secret Service
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1
Horrible Bosses 2
Exodus
The Hobbit: There and Back Again
Into the Woods

I have to agree with Javier. These movies by-and-large look awful. I remember when I could get legitimately excited about a superhero movie; now I groan every time and think of all the sheeple that throw money at this uninspired stuff. But then again, these are the same people who allowed 6 Fast and Furious movies to be made, and are probably eagerly awaiting the 7th, so I can't really be surprised.

After that trailer, is xmen DOFP up there now? It looks amazing.

The shorter and more honest version: Noah, Transcendence, X-Men, Interstellar.

Why do I have a feeling Noah is gonna involve a LOT of unconvincing CGI animals?

No love for Mad Max: Fury Road?

defently 30 movies im looking forward to see in 2014 are
1-Guardians Of The Galaxy
2-Captain America: The Winter Soldier
3-Amazing Spider-Man 2
4-X-Men: Days Of Future Past
5-Run All Night with Liam Neeson(one reason cause im an extra for the film)
6-A Million Ways To Die In The West
7-Horrible Bosses 2
8-Dumb and Dumber Too
9-22 Jump Street
10-Transformers: Age Of Exinction
11-Blended
12-Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
13-Need For Speed
14-Night At The Museum 3
15-The Cobbler
16-Alexander and the terrible, no good, very bad day
17-Into The Woods
18-The Hunger Games: Mockingjay part 1
19-Jersey Boys
20-Fast and Furious 7
21-Interstellar
22-Sin City: A Dame To Die For
23-Godzilla
24-The Interview
25-Vampire Academy
26-Men, Women & Children
27-Leprechaun: Origins
28-Poltergeist
29-Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes
30-A Haunted House 2

No love for How to Train Your Dragon 2, either? Dang man...

Thanks

no. No I do not like Seth MacFarlane

Moved to may 2015 in slot star wars moved out of

Man from U.N.C.L,E?

Thank you! This list is fantastic and has me psyched for next year. Could have used a few more low-key movies though (just to be comprehensive :))

Tomorrow Land has been pushed to May 2015.

Fast & Furious has been moved to 2015 due to retooling and reshoots needed after Paul Walker's death.

Thanks for the list but you shouldn't be so condescending when you don't know your audiences exact taste. Some of those movies you obviously aren't looking forward to I am. Goes for the movies that some of these spawned from. Sorry if I sound aggressive but what the hell was wrong with 300. Seriously, talking s!@t about 300 but what do you say about Transformers, "Love them or hate them...".

I hope you know that using the word "Sheeple" completely discredits your argument. Even if I agree with your points.

woooooooooooooo!!!! I believe 2014 is gonna be our year to celebrate the most entertaining movies ever. Can't wait!!!!!!!!!!!!

Is it bad that the only movies I'm excited to see out of this whole list are Guardians of the Galaxy & Sin City 2?

Honestly, I'm scared for the majority of these to happen.
Might I add all the superhero movies being made are terrible...I'm sick of Hollywood picking 'A-list' celebrities to stick into colorful suits and expecting the public to sit and be amazed at a movie that really depends upon its special effects rather than the story, acting and emotional aspects.
btw, The Amazing Spiderman should not have happened, so by the same token number 2 should be stopped asap.

You sound butthurt. And like you have a cheap taste for cinema. I mean movies...these films are hardly cinematic pieces.
huehue

Wow what a mainstream list populated by hype. There's actually a lot of great movies coming out and they're ignored by crappy big name films. There are a few good ones listed but a majority is yuck.

The Raid 2: Berandal ?

NO how to train your dragon 2 wow!

Only some of these are/were good movies. Others make me what to know what idiot thought most of these were good especially TF4 and TMNT which are ruined versions of each series.

Transformers 4 is right there on the list. That's what Age of Extinction is!

Where is The Flash movie?

What about The Fault In Our Stars??!!!!!!

I hear that Tony Romano, Catch Me if You Can Producer, is
bringing The Rook (Time Castle) to AMC. Check out The Rook at www.therookcomics.com

I just watched Godzilla 2014 ... one of the best movies I have watched this year imho!
9/10.

Hail Eris!

Biblical movies are permanently off my list (if people wish to see them, I won't call for those people to be mass-murdered, but I will never pay a cent to see them myself, if I ever see them), but I absolutely enjoyed both Cap 2 and Amazing Spidey 2; saw X-Men last Tuesday, and while it didn't suck, it didn't cross off the first two X-Men movies, either (both of which annoyed me, when they were new, though I managed to enjoy the aspects that weren't annoying, but it still would've been immensely cool to see them retconned -- pretentious twaddle about "the future," when both the Prof and Mags were adolescents by the end of WW2, and clearly not 90+, in the "present" of the first two movies, though they must be at least pushing 90, by 2024 (DOFP's present, for the older versions, though I'm happy to go with the 20th-century editions, since, for one thing, Stewart and McKellen are getting _old_, and for another, Younger Charles could still wind up crossing off those first two movies, simply by convincing Raven to come back before the first one can happen)).

Going to have to bittorrent Transcendence, later.

I plan to see Godzilla, Edge of Tomorrow, and, perhaps, Transformers 4 (but that one, next month, if so). However, only if I can afford them.

Guardians of the Galaxy, without a doubt -- Rocket Raccoon looks like a riot, and the word on Groot is he might be even funnier.

Sin City 2, definitely (the first was beyond words, and I must watch it at least once more); Dracula Untold? I dunno. Might have a look at a cam version, first, before deciding. It may be worth paying the Tuesday price. For 2-D.

Interstellar? Of course. Mockingjay's another (the first two were great).

I must also, naturally, see the conclusion of The Hobbit, to wipe away the last vestiges of the stain that was the Bakshi version.

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I can't believe UNBROKEN is not on your list. Comes out December 25th. I hope the movie is as good as the book...

totally agree! Best movie!

Tippy Top: Capt II, Godzilla, Maleficent, Dawn of the PotA, Guardians, and Hobbit (if you are on a budget). The rest can wait for DVD, download, on demand, or whatever. Maleficent and X-Men are about to be kicked off of screens to lesser films.

at $8 or $10 per, that's a bit much.

I'd scale that back to Capt II, Godzilla, Maleficent, Dawn of the PotA, Guardians, and Hobbit.

X-Men is about to get booted off the screen for lesser films.

at $8 or $10 per, that's a bit much.
I'd scale that back to Capt II, Godzilla, Maleficent, Dawn of the PotA, Guardians, and The Hobbit.

My shorter and more honest version:
at $8 or $10 per, that's a bit much.
I'd scale that back to Capt II, Godzilla, Maleficent, Dawn of the PotA.

Good cal. Godzilla and Maleficent are worthy of at least one viewing on a big screen, Maleficent more so.

If you liked that, you're going like Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.
Maleficent trumped all films for me. I hate Disney, but the story was just too well told.

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Yeah, I don't like Disney either :D. But Yes, I'm totally gonna go watch DOPA. The first one was really powerful for me ;D. I wonder what will Caesar do next :D.

I hope you know you sound like an unhappy ignorant fuckstick who gets their panties in a knot over a simple phrase, regardless if everything else made total and perfect sense to them.

I am appalled by the lack of mention of the film Oculus, when the first Paranormal Activity spoof sucked kiss-ass movie-critic cock. At least you had the new Dumb and Dumber in there somewhere

I try to catch the movies I kinda want to see for 5 bucks at AMC or just wait until it hits the dollar theater.

what about divergent? WHAT ABOUT THE FAULT IN OUR STARS????!!!!!!!!!!!

this is MADNESS THEY ARE THE BEST NOT THESE DUMB MOVIES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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