Top 10 Most Anticipated Movies of 2024

Posted on: 19th March, 2024

Are you ready to dive into the ultimate movie marathon of 2024? Buckle up because we’ve got the inside scoop on the top 10 most anticipated films hitting the big screens, starting in March! From action-packed thrills to heartwarming tales, these exciting movies have something for everyone and are expected to be 2024 movie highlights.

  • March 2024 – Kung Fu Panda 4

Kung Fu Panda 4, a DreamWorks franchise, features the voices of Jack Black, Angelina Jolie, Jackie Chan, Seth Rogen, Lucy Liu, Dustin Hoffman, and David Cross. This movie sees Panda Po being told by Master Shifu that he will no longer be the Dragon Warrior, but will become Spiritual Leader of the Valley of Peace instead. However, that period of peace is short-lived as they are visited by a new shape-shifting sorceress who seeks to destroy Po. Funny, heartfelt, and full of impressive fight scenes, the fourth installment of this well-liked animated series is a must-watch to start off the year.

  • April 2024 – 18×2 Beautiful Youthful Days

Directed by Michihito Fujii, this romantic film stars Greg Hsu and Kaya Kiyohara, who portray a Taiwanese boy and a Japanese girl respectively, who fell in love in their adolescent years. Jimmy, a student, bonds with Japanese backpacker Ami during a summer job, but their romance is halted when she hastily returns to Japan. Almost two decades later, Jimmy finds a postcard from Ami, prompting him to embark on a journey to Japan to reunite with her and rekindle their teenage affections.

  • May 2024 – Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes

In this highly anticipated sequel to 2017’s “War of the Planet of the Apes,” Owen Teague, Kevin Durand, Freya Allen, William H. Macy, and Peter Macon star in a peculiar world where apes reign supreme. Kevin Durand portrays a new leader named Caesar, who seeks to strengthen his clan’s dominance with advanced weaponry and technology. His nefarious ambitions are challenged by Noa, a chimpanzee, and Mae, a human, who resist his path towards tyranny. This sets the stage for an epic battle for freedom and survival.

  • June 2024 – Inside Out 2

In this long-awaited Pixar sequel, Amy Poehler, Phyllis Smith, and Lewis Black lend their voices to explore the inner workings of a young girl’s emotions. Set during Riley’s transition to college, the film delves into her complex feelings, introducing new emotions like Anxiety, alongside familiar ones such as Joy, Sadness, Anger, Fear, and Disgust. With Disney’s biggest animated trailer launch already under its belt, the movie promises a poignant and insightful journey through the human psyche.

  • July 2024 – Deadpool & Wolverine

Following the inaugural “Deadpool” project under Walt Disney Studios’ post-2019 acquisition of the 21st Century Fox, Ryan Reynolds resumes his lead role, while he is joined by Hugh Jackman as Wolverine. One highlight of the movie is Deadpool’s integration into the broader Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), facilitating encounters with beloved characters like Spider-Man, Thor, and Iron Man. While plot specifics are sparse at this point in time, the story outline entails Wolverine and Deadpool teaming up against a common enemy, promising a gripping addition to the superhero franchise.

  • August 2024 – Borderlands

“Borderlands”, adapted from the popular eponymous video game, features a star-studded cast including Cate Blanchett, Kevin Hart, Jack Black, Bobby Lee, Jamie Lee Curtis, Ariana Greenblatt, and Édgar Ramírez. The sci-fi action-comedy follows a band of misfits on the planet Pandora as they unite to rescue a kidnapped girl. Led by the enigmatic outlaw Lilith, they form an unlikely alliance to save the daughter of the influential figure Atlas. The screenplay is written by Craig Mazin, known for successful video game adaptations, such as “The Last of Us”.

  • September 2024 – Beetlejuice Beetlejuice

Decades after the 1988 cult classic, “Beetlejuice” director Tim Burton and actor Michael Keaton reunite for a much anticipated sequel titled “Beetlejuice Beetlejuice”, a playful reference to the way the character is summoned. Keaton returns as the eccentric ghost, alongside Winona Ryder and Catherine O’Hara reprising their roles as Lydia and Delia Deetz respectively, with Jenna Ortega joining as Lydia’s daughter. The film explores themes of human connection and family dynamics amidst the antics of Keaton’s mischievous Beetlejuice, who causes havoc once more.

  • October 2024 – Joker: Folie a Deux

This musical thriller has Joaquin Phoenix reprising his Oscar-winning role as Arthur Fleck, with Lady Gaga joining as co-lead Harley Quinn. The rest of the cast includes Zazie Beetz, Brendan Gleeson, Catherine Keener, Jacob Lofland, and Harry Lawtey. Although no other details of the film have been revealed yet, the appearance of the charismatic lead actor and actress looks set to draw crowds.

  • November 2024 – Wicked Part 1

Offering a fresh spin on the classic story of the Wicked Witch of the West, this two-part film series guarantees an enthralling musical adventure. Directed by Jon M. Chu, known for his work on “Crazy Rich Asians” and “In the Heights,” the film immerses viewers in the enchanting world of Oz. Cynthia Erivo and Ariana Grande star as Elphaba and Glinda, backed by a stellar cast featuring Bowen Yang, Michelle Yeoh, and Jonathan Bailey. We are sure that fans of fantasy movies would love this movie, even as we look forward to the second installment, scheduled for release in November 2025.

  • December 2024 – The Karate Kid

Ralph Macchio and Jackie Chan, stars of the distinctive “Karate Kid” film series, will reunite for the franchise’s newest chapter. Macchio reprises his iconic role as Daniel LaRusso from the original trilogy dating back to 1984, while Chan returns as Mr Han, the skilled kung fu master. While few details of the movie have been revealed so far, we believe it will be another engaging feast, especially for martial arts movie fans.