Upcoming Movie Franchises/Popular Movies

by ishotacop | created - 13 Jun 2011 | updated - 10 months ago | Public

Made the list a couple years ago yet the views are still going strong at over 1.3 million. I decided to update the list and make it far more current and remove the released titles. Great list and I hope that people enjoy it as much as I did making it.

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1. Avatar 2 (2021)

Action, Adventure, Fantasy | Filming

A sequel to Avatar (2009).

Director: James Cameron | Stars: Zoe Saldana, Vin Diesel, Kate Winslet, Sigourney Weaver

2. Untitled Indiana Jones Project (2021)

Action, Adventure | Announced

The plot is said to be based on one of the other books in the series.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Star: Harrison Ford

3. The Chronicles of Narnia: The Magician's Nephew

Action, Adventure, Fantasy | Announced

The next installment of C.S. Lewis's "Chronicles of Narnia" series.

4. The Chronicles of Narnia: The Silver Chair

Adventure, Fantasy | Announced

Jill Pole, Eustace Scrubb, and Puddleglum the Marsh-wiggle set off on a journey to the land north of Narnia in order to rescue King Caspian's missing son, Rilian.

Director: Joe Johnston

5. Austin Powers 4

Comedy | Announced

The fourth installment in the Austin Powers series.

Star: Mike Myers

6. The Karate Kid 2

Action, Drama | Announced

After the sudden death of Dre's old Kung Fu Instructor, Mr. Han, young Kung Fu Champion, Dre Parker must learn The Dark Stepstones of how to become a good Instructor and teach his old fellow enemies a little more than respect.

7. Bad Boys for Life (2020)

Action, Comedy, Crime | Post-production

Marcus Burnett is now a police inspector and Mike Lowery is in a midlife crisis. They unite again when an Albanian mercenary, whose brother they killed, promises them an important bonus.

Directors: Adil El Arbi, Bilall Fallah | Stars: Will Smith, Alexander Ludwig, Vanessa Hudgens, Joe Pantoliano

8. Get Smart 2

Comedy | Announced

Plot is unknown.

9. The Adventures of Tintin Sequel

Animation, Action, Adventure | Announced

Based on the comic book Prisoners of the Sun, where Tintin and Haddock head to South America to find a cure for their friend professor Calculus.

Director: Peter Jackson | Stars: Jamie Bell, Andy Serkis

10. Untitled Third Tintin Film

Animation, Adventure, Comedy | Announced

Plot unknown. The third installment of a planned Tintin trilogy.

Star: Andy Serkis

11. Constantine 2

Action, Fantasy, Horror | Announced

After a long hiatus, John Constantine is drawn back into action after finding out supreme demons have acquired a map to Heaven and are planning a mission to destroy the kingdom of God.

12. Disenchanted

Animation, Adventure, Comedy | Announced

Ten years after her happily ever after, Giselle questions her happiness, inadvertently turning the lives of those in the real world and Andalasia upside down in the process.

Director: Adam Shankman | Stars: Amy Adams, James Marsden, Patrick Dempsey

13. Wanted 2

Action, Crime, Fantasy | Announced

Plot is unknown.

14. I, Robot 2

Sci-Fi | Announced

The plot is unknown.

15. Avatar 3 (2023)

Action, Adventure, Drama | Filming

Sequel of Avatar 2 (2021). The plot is unknown.

Director: James Cameron | Stars: Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Jemaine Clement, Sam Worthington

16. Kill Bill: Vol. 3

Action, Crime, Thriller | Announced

After witnessing the brutal murder of her mother at the hands of Beatrix (Uma Thurman), Nikki Bell (Zendaya) wreaks vengeance on the woman who destroyed her family at a young age.

17. Falling Down 2

Drama | Announced

Jack thinks he can get off the hook with an insanity plea. his attorney, Michael, agrees to go through with it because he is having an affair with Jacks wife and knows that an insanity plea will keep him incarcerated for life.

18. Hancock 2

Action, Fantasy | Pre-production

The plot is unknown.

19. Top Gun: Maverick (2020)

Action, Drama | Post-production

The plot is unknown at this time.

Director: Joseph Kosinski | Stars: Tom Cruise, Jennifer Connelly, Jon Hamm, Val Kilmer

20. Untitled Pirates of the Caribbean Project

Action, Adventure, Comedy | Announced

The plot is unknown at this time. Sixth installment of the 'Pirates of the Caribbean' franchise.

21. Gears of War (I)

Action, Horror, Sci-Fi | Announced

On the planet Sera, a former P.O.W. is civilization's best hope in their fight against the Locust Horde, a race of creatures who emerged from underneath the planet's surface, intent on eliminating humankind.

I put this in because if it actually goes to plan and is big in cinemas this will be a big franchise.

22. Untitled Midnight Run Sequel

Action, Comedy, Drama | Announced

After a group of friends exit a house party, they soon face a dilemma involving a max capacity on their ride back home. Two friends are left behind, Bryan and Felix, who soon face a series ... See full summary »

23. Mortal Kombat (2021)

Action, Adventure, Fantasy | Filming

Plot unknown. Feature film based on the popular video game.

Director: Simon McQuoid | Stars: Jessica McNamee, Ludi Lin, Lewis Tan, Hiroyuki Sanada

24. National Treasure 3

Action, Adventure, Western | Announced

The plot is unknown at this time.

25. Untitled Big Man Japan Sequel

Comedy, Sci-Fi | Announced

A sequel to the sci-fi/comedy centered on a specially powered man who defends Tokyo from giant monsters.

26. Real Steel 2

Action, Drama, Family | Announced

Plot is unknown.

27. The Haunting in New York

Drama, Horror, Thriller | Announced

A beautiful but mute teen-aged girl in a wheelchair sees visions of angels and demons.

28. Who Framed Roger Rabbit 2 (2022)

Animation, Comedy | Pre-production

A sequel to the 1988 movie, who framed Roger Rabbit.

Stars: Charles Fleischer, Eric Bauza, Tony Anselmo, April Winchell

29. The Addams Family (2019)

PG | 105 min | Animation, Comedy, Family | Completed

An animated version of Charles Addams' series of cartoons about a peculiar, ghoulish family.

Directors: Greg Tiernan, Conrad Vernon | Stars: Catherine O'Hara, Charlize Theron, Finn Wolfhard, Chloë Grace Moretz

30. Sinbad (I)

Action, Adventure | Announced

A chronicle of the legendary sailor and his quest to find Aladdin's lamp.

31. Zombieland: Double Tap (2019)

R | 93 min | Action, Comedy, Horror | Post-production

Columbus, Tallahasse, Wichita, and Little Rock move to the American heartland as they face off against evolved zombies, fellow survivors, and the growing pains of the snarky makeshift family.

Director: Ruben Fleischer | Stars: Emma Stone, Abigail Breslin, Zoey Deutch, Bill Murray

32. Thundercats

Animation, Action, Adventure | Announced

The original series story revolves around a group of humanoid cats who must flee their planet of Thundera after it's destroyed. Once crash-landing on another planet, Third Earth, they must ... See full summary »

33. Duke Nukem

Action, Horror, Sci-Fi | Announced

Plot unknown. Feature film based on the video game 'Duke Nukem'

Star: John Cena

34. Flash Gordon

Animation, Action, Adventure | Announced

American football player Flash Gordon and his beautiful girlfriend Dale Arden become unwilling passengers on-board Dr. Hans Zarkov's rocketship, where they arrive on the planet Mongo, ruled by the evil Emperor Ming the Merciless.

35. Frankenstein (II)

Horror | Announced

A doctor living in New Orleans re-animates a dead body, which become an uncontrollable monster.

36. Halo

Action, Adventure, Mystery | Announced

Feature film based on the popular video game, Halo.

37. The Sims

Comedy | Announced

This movie is based on the video game the Sims

38. Akira (2021)

Action, Drama, Mystery | Announced

The leader of a biker gang tries to save his kidnapped friend from a powerful supernatural experiment.

Director: Taika Waititi

39. Kane & Lynch

Action, Crime, Drama | Announced

A pair of Death Row inmates, a mercenary named Kane and a schizophrenic named Lynch, escape during a prison transport and team up to retrieve a stolen fortune. Based on a video game.

40. Neverland (I)

Adventure | Announced

Plot unknown. Described as an origin story for J.M. Barrie's Peter Pan.

41. Splinter Cell

Action, Adventure, Crime | Announced

Follows the missions of a special operative spy.

Director: Doug Liman | Star: Tom Hardy

42. Ripley's Believe It or Not!

Action, Adventure, Biography | Announced

Believe It or Not picks up with Ripley at the time when he gained celebrity status through a "Believe it or Not" column that chronicled his search for the greatest oddities in the world. ... See full summary »

Director: Ron Zimmerman

43. The Flash

Action, Adventure, Fantasy | Announced

The plot is unknown. Feature film based on the comic book superhero, The Flash.

Director: Andy Muschietti | Star: Ezra Miller

44. The Toxic Avenger

Action, Comedy | Announced

A meek towel boy transforms into a powerful superhero after getting dumped into a vat of toxic waste.

Director: Macon Blair

45. Uncharted (2020)

Action, Adventure | Pre-production

The story is a prequel to the games, starring Holland as a younger Drake, showing us details of how he came to meet and befriend Sully.

Stars: Tom Holland, Bryan Cranston

46. Spawn (II)

Action, Fantasy, Horror | Pre-production

The new Spawn movie will be a R-rated supernatural horror film.

Director: Todd McFarlane | Stars: Jeremy Renner, Jamie Foxx

47. Where's Waldo?

Family | Announced

Plot unknown.

48. An American Werewolf in London

Horror | Announced

As she travels through the UK with her boyfriend, Alex is bitten by a werewolf in this remake of the 1981 classic.

Director: Max Landis

49. Asteroids

Action | Announced

An action story based on the classic video game.

50. Highlander

Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi | Announced

An immortal Scottish swordsman faces off with other immortal warriors in order to obtain a coveted ability.

Director: Chad Stahelski

51. Phineas and Ferb the Movie: Candace Against the Universe (2020)

Animation, Adventure, Comedy | Announced

The famed stepbrother inventors know what they're gonna do today. They're gonna rescue their sister from an alien abduction.

Stars: Vincent Martella, Dee Bradley Baker, Ashley Tisdale, Alyson Stoner

52. The NeverEnding Story

Adventure, Drama, Fantasy | Announced

Bastian Balthazar Bux discovers a parallel world in a book. As he immerses himself in the story, his life becomes intertwined with the plot, in which a hero in the land of Fantasia must save the universe on behalf of an empress.

53. The Zombie Survival Guide

Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi | Announced

The Zombie Survival Guide is a manual dealing with the potentiality of a zombie attack. It contains detailed plans for the average citizen to survive zombie uprisings of varying intensity ... See full summary »

54. Monopoly

Adventure, Comedy | Announced

The movie centers on a boy, from the game's modest Baltic Avenue, on a quest to make a fortune.

Director: Tim Story | Star: Kevin Hart

55. Wings (I)

Comedy, Drama, Fantasy | Announced

A teenage girl from a small town, trying to adjust to a big high school, suspects she might not be like the other kids.

56. The Batman (2021)

Action, Crime, Drama | Pre-production

The plot is unknown.

Director: Matt Reeves | Star: Robert Pattinson

57. Alita: Battle Angel (2019)

PG-13 | 122 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

53 Metascore

A deactivated cyborg is revived, but cannot remember anything of her past life and goes on a quest to find out who she is.

Director: Robert Rodriguez | Stars: Rosa Salazar, Christoph Waltz, Jennifer Connelly, Mahershala Ali

Votes: 160,015 | Gross: $85.71M

58. The Deep Blue Good-By

Adventure, Biography, Drama | Announced

Detective Travis McGee sets out to locate a WWII treasure.

Director: James Mangold

59. The Idolmaker

Drama | Announced

The life story of rock producer Bob Marcucci, who discovered such musical acts as Frankie Avalon and Fabian in the late 1950s.

Director: Craig Brewer

60. King Dork

Comedy | Announced

A satirical comedy, Portman's young-adult novel follows the adventures of a teen loser whose life changes when he reads his father's copy of "The Catcher in the Rye." The boy suddenly finds... See full summary »

Director: Matt Piedmont

61. The 39 Clues

Adventure | Announced

The globe-trotting adventures of a powerful and mysterious family known as the Cahills.

62. Heavy Rain

Adventure, Crime, Drama | Announced

Architect Ethan Mars joins a private detective, a journalist, and an FBI agent in a race against time to save his son from a child murderer known as the 'Origami Killer'.

63. Dune (2020)

Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi | Post-production

Feature adaptation of Frank Herbert's science fiction novel, about the son of a noble family entrusted with the protection of the most valuable asset and most vital element in the galaxy.

Director: Denis Villeneuve | Stars: Zendaya, Rebecca Ferguson, Jason Momoa, Stellan Skarsgård

64. Speedy Gonzales

Animation, Comedy | Announced

Plot unknown. Feature film centering on the adventures of the Looney Tunes character, Speedy Gonzales.

Star: Eugenio Derbez

65. The Merlin Saga

Fantasy | Announced

An origin story of the mythical wizard from his boyhood in Wales through his training as a young man and ultimate role as defender of the natural world and mentor to King Arthur.

Director: Ridley Scott

66. The Karate Kid 2

Action, Drama | Announced

After the sudden death of Dre's old Kung Fu Instructor, Mr. Han, young Kung Fu Champion, Dre Parker must learn The Dark Stepstones of how to become a good Instructor and teach his old fellow enemies a little more than respect.

67. The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt

Adventure, Biography, Drama | Announced

A look at the formative years of the 26th President of the United States, from his transformation from a privileged New York politician to commander of the Rough Riders during the Spanish-American War.

68. The Hardy Men

Comedy | Announced

An updated version of "The Hardy Boys," "The Hardy Men" would have these perpetual teenagers finally grown up, but up to their old tricks once more.

69. The Last Photograph

Adventure, Drama, War | Announced

A photograph becomes the catalyst for two men to undertake a deadly journey into the rugged wilderness of South America.

Director: Zack Snyder

70. The Devil in the White City

Drama, History, Thriller | Announced

An architect works to build up the 1893 World's Fair, while a serial killer uses the fair to attract and kill women.

Star: Leonardo DiCaprio

71. The Crow

Action, Crime, Fantasy | Announced

A year after he and his fiance are murdered, Eric is brought back to life by a mystical crow.

72. The Birds

Horror, Thriller | Announced

A remake of Alfred Hitchcock's 1963 thriller about a flock of birds that take over a quiet Northern California town.

73. Sinatra

Biography, Drama, Music | Announced

The life story of legendary singer and actor, Frank Sinatra.

74. Robopocalypse

Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller | Announced

A sci-fi story set in the aftermath of a robot uprising.

Director: Michael Bay

75. Oz (I)

Fantasy | Announced

Dorothy Gale's granddaughter returns to Oz to fight evil.

76. Monsterpocalypse

Action, Adventure, Comedy | Announced

Plot unknown. A feature film adaptation of the board game where monsters battle against other monsters.

Director: Fede Alvarez

77. Metal Men

Action | Announced

Based on a DC Comics hero created by Robert Kanigher and Ross Andru in 1962, "Metal" revolves around a brilliant scientist, William Magnus, and his creations: six highly advanced robots who... See full summary »

78. Mai, the Psychic Girl

Action, Adventure, Crime | Announced

Mai is a teenage girl with telekinetic powers, which she only uses for fun. But when she gets a high score on a test designed to test if she has psychic abilities, a mysterious organization is eager to use her powers for their own gain.

79. Lost Planet

Adventure | Announced

Plot unknown. Adaptation of the the video game 'Lost Planet'.

80. Incarceron

Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi | Announced

A young imprisoned boy named Finn and the Warden's daughter, Claudia, find a key that holds the way to freedom for both of them.

82. Escape from New York

Action, Thriller | Pre-production

Condemned criminal Snake Plissken is dispatched to the island of Manhattan -- now a quarantined danger zone -- to rescue a female U.S. Senator in danger.

Director: Leigh Whannell

83. Devil May Cry

Action, Horror | Announced

Based on popular Capcom video game.

84. Creature from the Black Lagoon

Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi | Announced

A scientific expedition discovers a prehistoric amphibious creature.

85. Clue

Comedy, Crime, Drama | Announced

Based on the Hasbro board game, a band of strangers frantically try to figure out who is the murderer among them.

Star: Ryan Reynolds

86. Cleopatra

Biography, History | Pre-production

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Director: Denis Villeneuve

87. Candy Land

Adventure | Announced

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Director: Kevin Lima

88. Broken Sword (II)

Action, Adventure | Announced

Video game adventurers George Stobbart and Nico Collard battle evil forces across the globe for ancient relics of power.

89. Bloodsport

Action, Drama | Announced

An American who goes to Brazil to recover from the violence he has experienced in Afghanistan gets involved the world of martial arts competitions.

90. Black Hole (I)

Drama, Horror, Romance | Announced

A group of high school students are afflicted by an STD known as "teen plague" or "the bug." Symptoms may include flaky skin, rash, growing a new limb or turning into a new kind of creature.

Director: Rick Famuyiwa

91. 2-Face

Comedy | Announced

A man's split personality finds him taking sides with opposite sides of the political spectrum.

92. The Jetsons

Animation, Comedy, Family | Announced

A feature adaptation of Hanna-Barbera's animated TV show about a futuristic family.

Director: Conrad Vernon

93. Age of Vengeance

Action, Crime, Mystery | Announced

A comic book writer takes on the guise of his fictional graphic novel character after the brutal murder of his wife and young son.

Director: Brandon Slagle

94. The Berenstain Bears

Comedy, Family | Announced

The Berenstain Bears are back to save their home and town from being bulldozed.

95. Micronauts (2021)

Action, Sci-Fi | Announced

Plot unknown.

96. Rounders 2

Drama | Announced

Plot unknown. A sequel to the 1998 film 'Rounders'.

Director: John Dahl

97. Police Academy

Comedy, Crime | Announced

The eighth installment of the 'Police Academy' comedy franchise.

Director: Brian Levant

98. Jason and the Argonauts: The Kingdom of Hades

Action, Adventure, Family | Announced

The quest to find the Golden Fleece is over, but now Jason and his band of Argonauts must embark on a new and more difficult journey, the journey home.

99. Creepshow

Horror | Announced

The next chapter in the cult classic franchise.

100. Sinbad (I)

Action, Adventure | Announced

A chronicle of the legendary sailor and his quest to find Aladdin's lamp.



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