We are truly spoiled with films in 2023, from Barbie to Past Lives which stole the hearts of many. But what do we have to look forward to in 2024?
According to research conducted by NoDepositFriend.com, here are the most anticipated films coming out this year in theaters and streamers.
How do they know, I hear you ask? So, using data sourced from the Letterboxd social platform, NoDepositFriend.com has analyzed which films in 2024 will appear the most on people’s watch lists.
10. Kraven the HunterAaron Taylor-Johnson appears in Kraven the Hunter
Starring: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Russell Crowe, Ariana DeBose
Directed by: JC Chandor
Release date: August 30
Fans can’t wait for this dark superhero film, which has been added to 6,293 watch lists so far.
9. Hit HumansGlen Powell plays Gary Johnson in Hit Man
Starring: Glen Powell, Adria Arjona, Retta
Directed by: Richard Linklater
Following a Houston police officer who goes undercover as a skilled hit man, this romantic comedy thriller has 8,118 watchlist additions.
8. MakXXXineMia Goth and Halsey appear on MaXXXine
Starring: Mia Goth, Michelle Monaghan, Elizabeth Debicki
The final entry in West’s trilogy, the film follows Maxine as she pursues her dream of stardom and has 8,608 watchlist adds on Letterboxd.
7. ChallengerMike Faist, Zendaya and Josh O’Connor in Challenger
Starring: Zendaya, Mike Faist, Josh O’Connor
Directed by: Luca Guadagnino
Guadagnino’s upcoming feature film, which revolves around the love triangle of a professional tennis player, has made 8,802 watch lists so far.
6. Furiosa: Mad Max SagaAnya Taylor-Joy leads the case in Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga
Starring: Anya Taylor-Joy, Chris Hemsworth, Nathan Jones
Directed by: George Miller
Fans are clearly eager for more post-apocalyptic adventures from the Mad Max street fighter, with 8,802 Letterboxd users awaiting the release.
5.Miki 17Robert Pattinson stars as Mickey Barnes in Mickey 17
Starring: Robert Pattinson, Mark Ruffalo, Toni Collette
Directed by: Bong Joon-ho
In fifth place is Mickey 17, with 9,382 additions to the watch list among film fanatics. This film follows the character Mickey Barnes who has the ability to regenerate after death.
4. Joker: Folie À DeuxLady Gaga plays Dr. Harleen Quinzel/Harley Quinn
Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, Zazie Beetz, Lady Gaga
Directed by: Todd Phillips
Release date: October 4
It’s no surprise that 10,004 people have added the latest Joker film to their watch list. In it, Gaga is set to reinterpret Harley Quinn in a different universe from Margot Robbie’s portrayal of the anti-hero.
3. NosferatuLily-Rose Depp takes over from Anya Taylor-Joy in Nosferatu
Starring: Bill Skarsgård, Nicholas Hoult, Lily-Rose Depp
Directed by: Robert Eggers
Release date: December 25
In third position is Nosferatu with 11,340 additions to the watchlist by film fans. The original Nosferatu from 1922 was an unauthorized adaptation of Dracula, so perhaps fans were interested in how this film would translate such a bold work.
2. Deadpool 3Ryan Reynolds and Hugh Jackman star in Deadpool 3
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Hugh Jackman, and Jennifer Garner
Currently the only Marvel Cinematic Universe film announced for release in 2024, Deadpool 3 promises more laughs and superhero action, and has so far added 12,122 watchlists.
1. Dunes: Part TwoTimothée Chalamet and Zendaya star as the leads in the Dune sequel
Starring: Timothée Chalamet, Zendaya, Florence Pugh
Directed by: Denis Villeneuve
Taking the top spot as the most anticipated film of 2024 is Dune: Part Two, which appeared on 21,153 watch lists on Letterboxd. Fans are clearly excited about the sequel, which Villeneuve promises will be even more action-packed than its predecessor.
If that’s the case, it looks like we’ll be spending a lot of time at the cinema in 2024 – and we’re not complaining!