The Most Anticipated Movie Releases of the Year 2024

The cinematic landscape of 2024 is poised for an exceptional year, as the industry welcomes the return of beloved classics like “Nosferatu” and “Mean Girls” back to the silver screen, creating a nostalgic wave among the movie community. Building on the success of previous releases, highly anticipated movies like “Dune: Part 2” and “Joker 2” promise to captivate audiences with their compelling narratives and visual spectacles. The extensive lineup of upcoming releases ensures a season filled with unparalleled premieres, offering a diverse range of cinematic experiences from start to finish.

What movies are going to be released in 2024?

  • Mean Girls (January 12)
  • Madame Web (January 14)
  • Frida (premiere at the 2024 Sundance Film Festival)
  • Sujo (premiering at the 2024 Sundance Film Festival)
  • Argylle (February 2)
  • Dune part 2 (March 1)
  • Damsel (March 8)
  • Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga (May 24)
  • Ballerina (June 7)
  • Inside Out 2 (June 13)
  • A Quiet Place: Day One (June 28)
  • Project Artemis (July 12)
  • Beetlejuice 2 (September 6)
  • Joker 2 (October 4)
  • Wicked part 1 (November 27)
  • Mufasa: The Lion King (December 20)
  • Nosferatu (December 25)
  • Party at the Burrow (release date to be confirmed)
  • Pedro Páramo (release date to be confirmed)

Mean Girls (January 12)

Based on the script inspired by Rosalind Wiseman’s book, Queen Bees and Wannabes, the 2004 film directed by Mark Waters sparked what would become part of contemporary pop culture today. With a sequel in 2011 and a presence on Broadway, the story has remained valid, and although the cast is different, the new musical adaptation, created by Tina Fey , shows us the return of Regina George and her henchmen to remind us that the plastic is forever.

Frida (premiere at the 2024 Sundance Film Festival)

Although Frida Kahlo’s story is widely known to millions of people around the world, the films about her legacy have the perspective of their directors, however, this documentary-like film makes the difference from using the memories of the artist as foundation. Through a raw and realistic delivery, the words of the woman who revolutionized the world of painting come to life in this documentary that premieres during the Sundance Film Festival under the creation of Carla Gutierrez.

Sujo (premiering at the 2024 Sundance Film Festival)

Sujo is the heartbreaking bet with which Mexican directors, Astrid Rondero and Fernanda Valadez , offer a new perspective on armed violence. With the story of the murder of a member of a cartel that leaves her four-year-old son without a family, the creators seek to demonstrate the other side of the coin and focus on the collateral damage of drug trafficking. As part of the showcase of the acclaimed Sundance Film Festival , you can find specific screenings for this film between January 19 and 26, 2024.

Argylle (February 2)

Playing with a line that blurs between fiction and reality, the spy film with the participation of Henry Cavil, Bryce Dallas Howard and the acting debut of Dua Lipa has aroused the curiosity of many. It may be because the identity of Elly Conway, the writer of the novel of the same name on which this installment is inspired, continues to be a mystery or simply because, despite the fact that the book will be published in January 2024, the Details about the big screen adaptation have already begun to circulate. But what we are sure of is that the story about a writer who without realizing it begins to reveal espionage secrets in her stories, is already among the most anticipated films.

Madame Web (February 14)

Madame Web is the next superhero film within the Marvel Comics universe . Starring Dakota Johnson, Sydney Sweeney, Celeste O’Connor, Isabela Mone and Emma Roberts, this adaptation of the character created in the 1980s shows a paramedic capable of predicting the future with visions. And just a few weeks after its premiere, fan theories have already begun to circulate.

Dune part 2 (March 1)

Considered one of the most ambitious science fiction bets to date thanks to its striking visuals, the saga starring Timothée Chalamet and Zendaya premieres its second part. In it, we will follow the path of Paul, who determined to exact revenge on behalf of his father, will continue his path, where in addition to developing his new skills, he will come across new characters whom he must face and discover if it is a ally or threat.

Damsel (March 8)

We originally met Millie Bobby Brown from Stranger Things, and since then, we’ve seen her star in Enola Holmes and Godzilla. This time she will return to the Netflix catalog with Damsel, a fantasy film where a young princess is deceived by a man who locks her in a cave where she must trust her instincts to escape from it.

Challengers (April 26)

The mind behind Call Me by Your Name, Luca Guadagnino , returns to the screen with a challenging delivery full of emotion. After a tragic accident that changed the course of her career, a professional tennis player must confront her new reality as a coach, but not before becoming entangled in a love triangle between her husband and his former best friend who will make notes that The past has not been left behind in this comedy full of eroticism and fun.

Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga (May 24)

Almost five decades after the debut of the creation behind the minds of George Miller and Byron Kennedy, a new version of the dystopian post-apocalyptic world arrives under a somewhat more modern line. With Miller himself as director, Anya Taylor-Joy gives life to Furiosa , a young woman separated from her family who will undertake a long journey to return home, but not before facing the dangers that could take her life in the journey

Ballerina (June 7)

Ballerina is the latest effort to expand the John Wick universe . And the spin-off starring Ana de Armas traces its origin to one of The Director’s students, the intimidating woman to whom Keanu Reeves ‘ character turns for help in the third film of the saga. The axis of the plot focuses on Rooney, who in addition to dancing, is also preparing to be one of the best assassins for hire.

Inside Out 2 (June 13)

Regardless of age, Pixar has managed to reach the hearts of more than one generation, and continuing with the captivating plot about emotions and how they affect our daily lives, this second part introduces new characters that develop inside Riley and this first preview is enough to give us an idea.

A Quiet Place: Day One (June 28)

The A Quiet Place franchise is expanding, because in addition to a third film that continues the life of the Abbot family on the way, a new prequel arrives with A Quiet Place: Day One . So far, Lupita Nyong’o, Alex Wolff and Joseph Quinn have joined the cast.

Project Artemis (July 12)

Although there is not yet a lot of information about the delivery, we know that Project Artemis will focus on the 1960s, where Scarlett Johansson and Channing Tatum will represent some of those involved in the space race.

Beetlejuice 2 (September 6)

Saying his name three times is all it takes for a supernatural disaster, and with most of its original cast, Tim Burton’s film returns with a sequel that promises to be faithful to its predecessor through a timeline that features Lydia years after the events and adds talents like Jenna Ortega to her cast.

Joker 2 (October 4)

Joaquin Phoenix’s Joker was definitely one of the surprises of 2019. Well, with a dark background and nuances of madness, director Todd Phillips ‘ vision opened the conversation about mental health and the dangers of not being taken seriously. Years later, the sequel titled Joker: Folie à Deux is already a fact, so it is just a matter of waiting a little longer to see Lady Gaga’s debut as Harley Quinn , and although the official trailer has not yet been revealed, the teaser has already been shared on official channels.

Wicked part 1 (November 27)

Derived from the universe of The Wizard of Oz , the story about the origin of witches has swept the musical scene on Broadway, and thanks to a cast made up of actresses such as Michelle Yeoh, Ariana Grande and Cynthia Erivo , now we will be able to see the fantasy in theaters directed by Jon M. Chu.

Mufasa: The Lion King (December 20)

After becoming king, Simba will try to guide his cub while exploring the life of his father Mufasa, from which the secrets about his origin will set the tone for his heir to continue the legacy.

Nosferatu (December 25)

Nosferatu 2024 la nueva película de Robert Eggers.
Nosferatu is the next horror film with Lily Rose-Depp. Courtesy of FOCUS FEATURES

There is never a bad time for horror films, and that is something that Robert Eggers intends to demonstrate with the premiere of his film on Christmas Day. Although the story about Count Orlok has been reflected in dozens of adaptations throughout history, the film with Lily-Rose Depp aims to be a modern classic.

The Idea of ​​You (2024)

Based on the eponymous story by Robinne Lee, The Idea of ​​You tells the story of a woman whose work in an art gallery leads her to fall in love with Hayes Campbell, a talented musician younger than her whom she associates with art. Featuring Anne Hathaway and Nicholas Galitzine , the script (which began as a Harry Styles fanfiction ) will arrive in the Prime Video catalog this year.

It Ends With Us (2024)

Based on the book by Colleen Hoover, this adaptation to the big screen with Brandon Sklenar and Blake Lively as protagonists, takes the romantic novel as a guide to present a story that will make you reflect on love and the damage it can do when it becomes into something toxic, inspiring you to grow and break that cycle.

Pedro Paramo (2024)

With the third adaptation of Juan Rulfo’s Mexican novel about to premiere on Netflix, it is inevitable to feel proud. And no one better than Tenoch Huerta and Manuel García Rulfo to give life to their protagonists in the adventure that Juan Preciado embarks on to find the whereabouts of his father. Recorded in San Luis Potosí , and headed by a Latin American cast, this promises to be the next emblem for Mexico.

Pedro Pramo de Netflix

Party at the Burrow (2024)

Continuing with the premieres of a proudly Mexican label, the film directed by Manolo Caro and starring Tenoch Huerta narrates the life of Tochtli , a boy with a taste for the eccentric who intends to add a dwarf hippopotamus from Namibia to his private zoo, but What the young man does not know is that, even though his father is willing to fulfill his whims, there is still a lot to learn.

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