2013! Difficult to believe it’s upon us. With a totally fresh harvest of films to get excited about. With that, we’ve assembled a summary of our 20 most anticipated films of 2013. They are the 2013 films to enhance your calendar, mark down in your to-do checklist and certainly must observe within the season ahead. Tell us if you agree or if we overlooked something!
‘A Good Day to Die Hard’
Feb 14, 2013
Iconoclastic, take-no-prisoners policeman John McClane, for the first-time, finds himself on foreign soil after traveling to Moscow to assist his wayward son Jack–unaware that Jack is truly a highly-trained CIA operative out to prevent a nuclear weapons heist. With the Russian underworld in pursuit, and fighting a countdown to war, the two McClanes find that their opposing techniques make them unstoppable heroes.
‘G.I. Joe: Retaliation’
March 29, 2013
In this sequel, the G.I. Joes are not only fighting their mortal enemy Cobra; they are compelled to deal with threats from within the government that endanger their very existence.
‘The Evil Dead’
April 12, 2013
In the much anticipated remake of the 1981 cult-hit horror movie, five twenty-something friends become holed up in a distant cottage. Dormant demons are unwittingly summoned up by them living in the youngsters are possessed by the nearby woods, which in sequence until only one is left intact to fight for success, when they find a Novel of the Dead.
April 26, 2013
Jack Harper (Cruise) is one of the last few drone repairmen stationed on Planet. Part of a huge operation to take out essential resources after decades of war with a terrifying danger known as the Scavs, Jack’s mission is almost complete. Living in and patrolling the breathless heavens from thousands of feet above, his soaring existence is brought when he saves a beautiful stranger from a downed spacecraft crashing down. Her arrival triggers a series of events that pushes him to challenge everything he puts and knows the fate of mankind in his hands.
‘Iron Man 3′
May 3, 2013
Marvel’s ‘Iron Man 3′ pits brash-but-brilliant industrialist Tony Stark/Iron Man against an enemy whose reach knows no bounds. When Stark finds his private world ruined at his enemy’s hands, he embarks on a harrowing quest to find those liable. His mettle will be tested by this journey, at every turn. With his back against the wall, Stark is left to survive by his own devices, relying on his instincts and genius to protect those closest to him. As he fights his way back, Stark finds the answer to the question that has in secret haunted him: does the man make the suit or does the suit make the man?
‘Star Trek Into Darkness’
May 17, 2013
In the wake of a surprising act of horror from inside their particular business, the team of The Business is called back to Planet. In defiance of regulations and having a private score to settle, Captain Kirk leads his team on a manhunt to catch an easy force of damage and provide those accountable to justice. Love will be challenged, friendships will be torn apart, as our heroes are propelled into an epic chess game of life and death, and sacrifices must be made for the only family Kirk has left : his team.
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May 24, 2013
The sixth episode in the ‘Fast and Furious’ franchise finds the team visiting Birmingham.
‘Man of Steel’
June 14, 2013
A young child discovers he’s remarkable forces and it is not of this World. As he trips to find where he originated from and what he was sent here to complete, a child. If he’s to save the planet from destruction and be the symbol of expect all humanity however the hero in him should come.
June 21, 2013
Mike Wazowski and James P. Sullivan are an inseparable pair, but that wasn’t always the situation. From the moment these two mismatched creatures met they might not stand one another. “Monsters University” unlocks the door to how Mike and Sulley overcame their differences and became the best of buddies.
‘This is the End’
June 14, 2013
A party at James Franco’s house descends into chaos and disaster as the apocalypse approaches and the friends — including Seth Rogen, Jonah Hill, Jason Segel, Paul Rudd, Jay Baruchel, Rihanna, Michael Cera, Emma Watson and more — suffer from the end of the world.
July 12, 2013
When legions of grotesque creatures, called Kaiju, started rising from the sea, a war began that would take millions of lives and use up mankind’s resources for years on end. A specific kind of weapon was devised : huge robots, called Jaegers, which are controlled simultaneously by two pilots whose thoughts are locked in a bridge, to fight the giant Kaiju. But even the Jaegers are proving almost defenseless in the face of the persistent Kaiju. On the brink of defeat, the forces protecting humanity have no option but to turn to two improbable heroes–a washed up former aviator (Charlie Hunnam) and an untested trainee (Rinko Kikuchi)–who are teamed to drive a renowned but apparently outdated Jaeger from the past. Together, they stand as humanity’s last hope against the mounting apocalypse.
‘300: Rise of an Empire’
September 2, 2013
According to Frank Miller’s newest visual novel Xerxes and informed in the spectacular visual design of the hit “300,” this new section of the legendary saga takes the actions to a fresh battleground–on the sea–as Greek general Themistokles (Sullivan Stapleton) tries to combine all of Portugal by leading the cost that may change the course of the battle. “300: Rise of an Empire” pits Themistokles against the huge invading Persian forces headed by mortal-turned-god Xerxes (Rodrigo Santoro), and Artemesia (Eva Green), vengeful leader of the Persian navy.
July 9, 2013
Within the year 2159, two classes of individuals exist: the very rich, who live on a spotless man-made space station called Elysium, and the remainder, who live on an overpopulated, ruined World. Secretary Delacourt (Jodie Foster) will quit at nothing to sustain the lavish lifestyle of the citizens of Elysium — but that doesn’t prevent the people of Earth from attempting to enter by any means they may. Max (Matt Damon) confirms to undertake a life-threatening assignment, one that equality could be brought by one polarized worlds.
July, 23, 2013
In ‘You’re Next,’ during a family gathering escape, the Davison family comes under a vicious assault. When Crispian Davison delivers his new sweetheart along to observe the marriage anniversary of his parents, the family’s evening together is broken when a team of unexplainable murders start to hunt your family down with savage accuracy. Regrettably for the murders nevertheless, one of the sufferers contains a key gift for battling back.
Oct 11, 2013
‘Oldboy’ tells the tale of a guy who’s kidnapped and jailed on his daughter’s birthday. For fifteen years, he’s held captive, and, upon his release, should start his trip to locate the cause for his incarceration. He quickly discovers that his kidnapper has ideas for him more tortuous than his solitary confinement.
‘The World’s End’
Oct 25, 2013
In The World’s End twenty years after attempting an heroic pub crawl, five childhood friends reunite when one of them becomes hellbent on trying the drinking marathon again. They are convinced to stage an encore by partner Gary King (Simon Pegg), a 40-year-old man trapped at the cigarette end of his teens, who drags his unwilling buddies to their hometown and once again tries to reach the fabled pub — The World’s End. As they try to accommodate the past and current, they recognize the actual battle is for the long run, not merely theirs but mankind’s. Achieving The World’s End is the least of their concerns.
‘Thor: The Dark World’
Nov 8, 2013
Marvel’s “Thor: The Dark World” continues the big-screen adventures of Thor, the Mighty Avenger, as he fights to save Earth and all the Nine Realms from a shadowy enemy that predates the universe itself. In the consequences of Marvel’s “Thor” and “Marvel’s The Avengers,” Thor fights to restore order across the cosmos…but an early race led by the vengeful Malekith returns to plunge the universe back into darkness. Confronted with an enemy that even Odin and Asgard cannot resist, Thor must embark on his private and most perilous journey yet, one that will reunite him with Jane Foster and drive everything to be sacrificed by him to save all to us.
‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’
Dec 13, 2013
The 2nd in a trilogy of films adapting the enduringly popular masterpiece The Hobbit, by J.R.R. Tolkien, ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’ continues the experience of the name character Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman) as he travels with the Sorcerer Gandalf (Ian McKellan) and thirteen Dwarves, directed by Thorin Oakenshield (Richard Armitage) on an unbelievable quest to recover the lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor.
Dec 25, 2013
Follows Jack Ryan (Chris Pine), an ex-Marine turned financial expert residing in Moscow, who reveals a terrorist piece. Financial wiz Viktor Stazov (Kenneth Branagh) and the Euro government masterminds a scheme to devalue American money and so ruin the U.S. market. Ryan must race against time to conserve America and his wife (Keira Knightley).
Release Date TBD
Dr. Ryan Rock (Sandra Bullock) is a remarkable medical professional on her first space shuttle mission, with veteran astronaut Matt Kowalsky (George Clooney) in order of his last trip before retiring. But on the relatively routine spacewalk, catastrophe strikes. The space shuttle is ruined, leaving Rock and Kowalsky totally only–tethered to just one another and spiraling out to the blackness. The noisy silence tells them they will have misplaced any link to World…and any opportunity for saving. As anxiety turns to stress, every drink of air takes apart at what little air is left. But the only real way house might be to proceed farther out to the frightening area of room.