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by GaryGibbs | created - 23 Oct 2015 | updated - 08 Oct 2017 | Public

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101. Fantastic Voyage

Adventure, Sci-Fi | Announced

A scientist with a potentially fatal health problem takes a risk on his only chance of survival: For five of his colleagues to be miniaturized in a ship and injected into his bloodstream.

Director: Guillermo del Toro

102. Mack Bolan

Action, Drama | Announced

A story based on the anti-terrorist operative Mack Bolan created by writer Don Pendleton.

103. Ghost Army

Drama, War | Pre-production

The US military forms a squadron of unconventional recruits during World War II to trick the German army into thinking there were outposts and bases where there were only mannequins, props and inflatable tanks.

Director: Ben Affleck | Star: Ben Affleck

104. Avatar 4 (2025)

Action, Adventure, Fantasy | Pre-production

Sequel of Avatar 3 (2023). The plot is unknown.

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

105. Bob: The Musical

Musical | Announced

Bob - The Musical follows a mild-mannered man who suddenly hears the "inner song" of people's hearts after being struck in the head

Director: Michel Hazanavicius

106. Will (I)

Comedy | Announced

An ordinary man lives in a world where free will doesn't exist. The lives and destinies of every human being are scripted by scribes in Heaven. One day, his writer quits, leaving him to go about his day unscripted.

Director: Gary Ross

107. Collider (I)

Sci-Fi | Announced

Plot kept under wraps.

Director: Edgar Wright

108. The Night Stalker

Crime, Mystery, Thriller | Announced

Journalist, Carl Kolchak, investigates unusual cases involving supernatural occurrences.

Director: Edgar Wright

109. BZRK

Fantasy | Announced

A team of gifted teens control biological nanobot robots warriors and they battle another group that is controlled by conjoined twins whose nanobots are brainwashing world leaders.

110. The Outpost (I)

R | Drama, History, War | Completed

A small team of U.S. soldiers battle against hundreds of Taliban fighters in Afghanistan.

Director: Rod Lurie | Stars: Scott Eastwood, Orlando Bloom, Caleb Landry Jones, Milo Gibson

111. Caught Stealing (II)

Thriller | Announced

Hank Thompson, once a hotshot high school baseball prospect, turned unlucky alcoholic, going-nowhere bartender mistakenly gets caught up in a bloody treasure hunt through New York City. It ... See full summary »

112. Alpha Squad Seven

Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi | Announced

Plot kept under wraps. Described as an action-comedy adventure set in space.

Star: Dwayne Johnson

113. Captain Marvel (2019)

PG-13 | 123 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

64 Metascore

Carol Danvers becomes one of the universe's most powerful heroes when Earth is caught in the middle of a galactic war between two alien races.

Directors: Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck | Stars: Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, Ben Mendelsohn, Jude Law

Votes: 400,996 | Gross: $426.83M

114. Black Panther (2018)

PG-13 | 134 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

88 Metascore

T'Challa, heir to the hidden but advanced kingdom of Wakanda, must step forward to lead his people into a new future and must confront a challenger from his country's past.

Director: Ryan Coogler | Stars: Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong'o, Danai Gurira

Votes: 570,663 | Gross: $700.06M

115. Untitled Star Trek Sequel

Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | Announced

Plot kept under wraps. The follow-up to Star Trek Beyond (2016).

Director: Noah Hawley | Stars: Zoe Saldana, Chris Pine, Karl Urban, Simon Pegg

116. Hannibal the Conqueror

Adventure, Biography, Drama | Announced

A Carthaginian general leads an army, complete with war elephants, across the Alps to attack Rome in the 3rd Century B.C.

Director: Vin Diesel

117. Soldiers of the Sun

Action, Sci-Fi | Announced

A squad of soldiers on a tour of duty in Mexico search for a fabled city of gold that's protected by an alien race.

118. Magic: The Gathering

Fantasy | Announced

Feature film based on the card game, "Magic, The Gathering".

119. The Stand (2020– )

Adventure, Drama, Fantasy | Active

After the world is in ruins, due to a man-made plague, a battle of literally Biblical proportions ensues between the survivors.

Stars: James Marsden, Jovan Adepo, Whoopi Goldberg, Amber Heard

120. Murder on the Orient Express (2017)

PG-13 | 114 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

52 Metascore

When a murder occurs on the train on which he's travelling, celebrated detective Hercule Poirot is recruited to solve the case.

Director: Kenneth Branagh | Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Penélope Cruz, Willem Dafoe, Judi Dench

Votes: 194,772 | Gross: $102.83M

121. Embraced by the Light

Drama | Announced

A mother of six dies during surgery and embarks on an incredible journey of enlightenment only to return to life with the knowledge of things never known or seen before.

122. On Call in Hell

Thriller, War | Announced

the bestselling memoir by heroic battlefield doctor Rich Jadick and his days in Fallujah risking his own life trying to triage and rush gravely wounded American soldiers to safety before they bled out.

123. Timeless (IV)

Fantasy, Sci-Fi | Announced

A boy and his fiends embark on a time-traveling adventure after a catastrophic event eliminates the barriers between the past, present and future.

Director: Carlos Saldanha

124. Fortunately, the Milk

Animation | Announced

You know what it is like when your mother goes away on a business trip and your father is in charge. She leaves a really, really long list of what he has to do. And the most important thing is "DON'T FORGET TO GET THE MILK.

Director: Edgar Wright

125. The Road to Endor

Drama | Announced

A pair of World War I prisoners rely on their use of magic tricks to escape from a Turkish prison camp.

126. Interworld

Animation, Fantasy, Sci-Fi | Announced

A boy is caught between the forces of science and the forces of magic.

127. The Invisible Man (2020)

R | 124 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

71 Metascore

When Cecilia's abusive ex takes his own life and leaves her his fortune, she suspects his death was a hoax. As a series of coincidences turn lethal, Cecilia works to prove that she is being hunted by someone nobody can see.

Director: Leigh Whannell | Stars: Elisabeth Moss, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Harriet Dyer, Aldis Hodge

Votes: 61,176

128. The Count of Monte Cristo (I)

Action, Adventure | Announced

A falsely accused man in 19th century France escapes prison to seek out his revenge against those who wronged him and find a hidden fortune.

Director: David S. Goyer

129. The Raven (I)

Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller | Announced

A man with incredible powers is sought by the government and military.

Director: Ricardo de Montreuil

130. Watch Dogs

Action, Crime, Thriller | Announced

After losing his niece in an assassination attempt, Aiden Pierce, a street-smart-hacker, uses his phone to take over a new operating system in Chicago to hunt the criminals that killed his niece.

131. Battling Boy

Action | Announced

Monsters roam through Arcopolis, swallowing children into the horrors of their shadowy underworld. Only one man is a match for them - the genius vigilante Haggard West. Unfortunately, ... See full summary »

Director: Patrick Osborne

132. Smiley's People

Drama, Mystery, Thriller | Announced

George Smiley comes out of retirement to settle the affairs of an old friend.

Director: Tomas Alfredson

133. Holland, Michigan

Thriller | Announced

A thriller centered on a woman who suspects her husband is cheating, and enters into an affair of her own, before learning her husband's true, dark secret life.

134. Intelligent Life (I)

Comedy, Sci-Fi | Announced

An employee at a department of the United Nation that monitors Outer Space inadvertently makes contact with a beautiful woman, who may be an alien.

Director: Rebecca Thomas

135. World War X

Action | Announced

The government recruits a man to prevent a terrorist from the future who is using time travel in order to reshape history.

136. Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018)

PG-13 | 128 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

51 Metascore

When the island's dormant volcano begins roaring to life, Owen and Claire mount a campaign to rescue the remaining dinosaurs from this extinction-level event.

Director: J.A. Bayona | Stars: Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Rafe Spall, Justice Smith

Votes: 243,502 | Gross: $417.72M

137. It's What I Do

Biography, Drama, War | Announced

The story of wartime photographer Lynsey Addario, who was one of four journalists held captive by the Libyan Army in 2011.

Director: Ridley Scott

138. The Dive

Drama | Announced

The true story of legendary free-divers and lovers, Francisco "Pipin" Ferreras and the late Audrey Mestre, who competed to travel as deeply as possible underwater on a single breath of air.

139. Sgt. Rock

Action, Adventure | Announced

The story of a fictional World War II American sergeant who led his rag-tag infantry unit, Easy Company, to victory throughout Europe. Based on the DC comic book character Sgt. Frank Rock.

140. The Last Duel (2020)

Drama | Filming

King Charles VI declares that Knight Jean de Carrouges settle his dispute with his squire by challenging him to a duel.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Jodie Comer, Adam Driver

141. Portal (I)

Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | Announced

A film adaptation of the video game series.

142. Half-Life

Sci-Fi, Thriller | Announced

An American scientific research facility opens a portal to a hostile alien world, who begin to invade the earth.

143. The Cloverfield Paradox (2018)

PG-13 | 102 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

37 Metascore

Orbiting a planet on the brink of war, scientists test a device to solve an energy crisis, and end up face-to-face with a dark alternate reality.

Director: Julius Onah | Stars: Gugu Mbatha-Raw, David Oyelowo, Daniel Brühl, John Ortiz

Votes: 89,330

144. Wunderkind

Action, Thriller | Announced

A pair of Nazi hunters from different organizations cross paths while searching for the same target.

145. Boilerplate

Action, Sci-Fi | Announced

The story of a fictional late 19th Century robot utilized by such history-makers as Terry Roosevelt and Lawrence of Arabia.

146. Mortal Kombat (2021)

Action, Adventure, Fantasy | Post-production

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

Director: Simon McQuoid | Stars: Jessica McNamee, Hiroyuki Sanada, Chin Han, Mehcad Brooks

147. Mass Effect

Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | Announced

Commander Shepard, a military hero, embarks upon an epic, galaxy-wide journey with his team, to track down and bring infamous Saren Arterius to justice, facing insurmountable odds and lethal enemies along the way.

148. Lost Planet

Adventure | Announced

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

149. Demonology

Horror | Announced

An American student attending an International school in Belgium encounters a series of horrors.

150. The Sword (I)

Action | Announced

The story follows a young paraplegic who escapes after her family is brutally murdered by a mysterious trio. She then discovers a sword that restores her ability to walk, grants her physical powers and begins a journey of retribution.

151. 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.

152. Deus Ex: Human Revolution

Sci-Fi | Announced

An anti-terrorist agent is tasked with maintaining world peace in a futuristic world where demand for a cure to a deadly virus is rationed by the government. Based on the video game "Deus Ex".

153. Shadow of the Colossus

Adventure, Fantasy | Announced

A man named Wander attempts to bring a maiden who was sacrificed back to life by defeating a series of colossal stone creatures, so that a magical being named Dormin will revive her.

154. The Company Man (I)

Drama | Announced

CIA agent Edwin Wilson becomes "a man without a country" after working to procure enemy weapons contracts after the Cold War.

155. Spy Hunter

Action, Adventure | Announced

An ex-fighter pilot rids the world of spies, assassins, and other vermin with his souped-up Interceptor car.

156. 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.

157. Dark Void

Action, Sci-Fi | Announced

A downed pilot in the Bermuda Triangle finds himself part of an alternate world where aliens are planning on taking over.

158. The Tiger

Adventure, Drama, Thriller | Announced

Takes place on the Siberian plain, where human development is encroaching on the tigers' habitat and one tiger turns on the intruders. With townspeople being tracked and hunted with an ... See full summary »

Director: Myroslav Slaboshpytskyi

159. Thrilla in Manila

Biography, Drama, History | Announced

The Thrilla in Manila was the third and final boxing match between Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier. It was contested in 1975 for the heavyweight championship of the world at the Philippine ... See full summary »

Director: Ang Lee | Star: Mike Gassaway

160. The Samurai's Tree

Fantasy | Announced

When the wind moves, rustling the leaves of two katsura trees, it is as if they speak.

Director: Domenico A. Galloro

161. The Monkey Wrench Gang

Adventure, Comedy, Drama | Announced

Environmental activists fight the over-development of the 1970's American West.

Directors: Henry Joost, Ariel Schulman

162. American Wolf

Drama | Announced

A wolf in the United States' Yellowstone National Park gains worldwide attention.

Director: Scott Cooper | Star: Gregory Sanon

163. Brownsville Girl

Drama | Announced

Inspired by Bob Dylan's song ballad, "Brownsville Girl", a man reminisces about the girl he loves while he gets caught up in a life of crime.

Director: Scott Cooper

164. The Secret Life of Houdini

Action, Thriller | Announced

A fantasy that recasts Harry Houdini as a spy for Britain and a debunker of con artists.

Director: Dan Trachtenberg

165. Untitled Dr. Seuss Project

Drama | Announced

The story of writer and illustrator Theodor Geisel, known for penning many well-known children's books during the 20th Century under the pen name Dr. Seuss.

166. Untitled Paul Revere Project

Drama | Announced

The story of American revolutionary, Paul Revere, and his famous "midnight ride" warning colonists about the invading British military.

167. Only the Brave (2017)

PG-13 | 134 min | Action, Biography, Drama

72 Metascore

Based on the true story of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, a group of elite firefighters who risk everything to protect a town from a historic wildfire.

Director: Joseph Kosinski | Stars: Josh Brolin, Miles Teller, Jeff Bridges, Jennifer Connelly

Votes: 51,976 | Gross: $18.34M

168. Suburbicon (2017)

R | 105 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

42 Metascore

As a 1950s suburban community self-destructs, a home invasion has sinister consequences for one seemingly normal family.

Director: George Clooney | Stars: Matt Damon, Julianne Moore, Oscar Isaac, Noah Jupe

Votes: 36,874 | Gross: $5.78M

169. The Zebra Striped Hearse

Comedy, Crime | Announced

Private eye Lew Archer is hired by a young co-ed to find out why her wicked stepmother is draining her trust, when a lunkhead surfer leads him to a dead body.

Directors: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen

170. Shedd

Animation | Announced

Logline kept under wraps.

Director: John Kahrs

171. Giant Monsters Attack Japan!

Comedy, Sci-Fi | Announced

Young Johnny Smith, a new citizen of Japan, sets to protect his family from the never-ending series of monster attacks by enlisting the services of the somewhat-nice Megamonster, who lives on Monster Island.

Director: Trey Parker

172. Wicked (2021)

Fantasy, Musical, Romance | Pre-production

The story of how a green-skinned woman framed by the Wizard of Oz becomes the Wicked Witch of the West; feature film based on the Broadway musical.

Director: Stephen Daldry

173. New Kid

Animation, Sci-Fi | Announced

A story centered on the only human kid in a school for (mostly) aliens.

174. Fate (II)

Thriller | Pre-production

A lone P.I. recruited by a mysterious beauty soon finds himself immersed in a surreal underworld.

175. Adam Strange

Action, Sci-Fi | Announced

An archaeologist is suddenly sent from Earth to another planet where he must protect it from outside dangers.

176. Blood Mountain

Drama | Announced

An army ranger attempts to bring a captured terrorist to justice.

Director: Martin Zandvliet

177. Flying Horse

Biography, Drama | Announced

A biopic of pioneer photographer Eadweard Muybridge, following the courtship and love affair between Muybridge's wife, Flora, and Harry Larkyns.

Director: Gary Oldman | Star: Gary Oldman

178. Magik (I)

120 min | Animation, Fantasy | Announced

Lewis Clark is a brilliant author who stumbles upon a world of Magic after the disappearance of his two young children. He begins a quest to try to stop the insidious evil that threatens to destroy both his new world and his old one.

Director: Grace Wan | Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Dominique Swain

179. Pinocchio (2021)

Animation, Fantasy, Musical | Filming

A darker version of the classic children's fairy tale of a wooden puppet that transforms into a real living boy.

Directors: Guillermo del Toro, Mark Gustafson | Stars: Ewan McGregor, Tilda Swinton, Christoph Waltz, Ron Perlman

180. The Meg (2018)

PG-13 | 113 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

46 Metascore

A group of scientists exploring the Marianas Trench encounter the largest marine predator that has ever existed - the Megalodon.

Director: Jon Turteltaub | Stars: Jason Statham, Bingbing Li, Rainn Wilson, Cliff Curtis

Votes: 131,543 | Gross: $143.01M

181. A House in the Sky

Biography, Drama, Thriller | Announced

A young journalist is captured in Somalia and held in captivity for more than a year.

Director: Garth Davis | Star: Rooney Mara

182. The Redemption of Cain

Drama | Announced

The biblical story of rivaling brothers Cain and Abel.

183. A Century of November

Action, Adventure, Drama | Announced

It is an odyssey about a man who believes that he has nothing to live for by virtue of the fact that everything he loves is taken from him and finds during his odyssey that he may be wrong.

Stars: Liam James, Jim Byrnes

184. The Secret Detectives

Crime | Announced

An action adventure crime story.

185. Rude Buay... Returns

Action, Crime, Thriller | Announced

Agent Rude Buay is confronted with an impasse as three high ranking members of the Dragon Drug Cartel once assumed dead, return and team up with ex-convict Johnny Too Bad.

Stars: Malik Yoba, Selita Ebanks, John Andrews

186. The Jetsons

Animation, Comedy, Family | Announced

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

Director: Conrad Vernon

187. Marvin the Martian

Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi | Announced

Plot unknown.

Director: Alex Zamm

188. Bloodshot (2020)

PG-13 | 109 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

44 Metascore

Ray Garrison, a slain soldier, is re-animated with superpowers.

Director: Dave Wilson | Stars: Vin Diesel, Eiza González, Sam Heughan, Toby Kebbell

Votes: 17,818

189. Dan Mintner: Badass for Hire

Comedy | Announced

A comedy centered around a tough guy who kicks modern-day butt with an '80s mentality.

190. Agent Storm

Action, Thriller | Announced

A former Islamic radical becomes a double agent.

Director: Paul Greengrass

191. Flanimals

Animation, Adventure, Comedy | Announced

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192. Mary Poppins Returns (2018)

PG | 130 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

66 Metascore

A few decades after her original visit, Mary Poppins, the magical nanny, returns to help the Banks siblings and Michael's children through a difficult time in their lives.

Director: Rob Marshall | Stars: Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ben Whishaw, Emily Mortimer

Votes: 69,047 | Gross: $171.96M

193. Spy Guys

Action, Comedy | Pre-production

A CIA operative on a dangerous mission gets his cover blown while attending a friend's wedding in Europe and enlists his pals to help him escape.

Director: Jeff Tomsic | Star: Zachary Levi

194. The Heart

Action, Comedy | Pre-production

The plot is undisclosed at this time.

Directors: Nat Faxon, Jim Rash | Stars: Octavia Spencer, Sam Rockwell, Allison Janney, Eden Sher

195. Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar (2020)

Comedy | Post-production

A pair of best friends find themselves in over their heads.

Director: Josh Greenbaum | Stars: Kristen Wiig, Annie Mumolo, Jamie Dornan, Wendi McLendon-Covey

196. Untitled Billy Miske Project

Biography, Drama, Sport | Announced

Folk-hero and journeyman boxer, Billy Miske, is diagnosed in the prime of his life with a fatal kidney disease. Instead of giving up and walking away he decides to tell no one and keep boxing to keep food on the table for his family.

Director: David M. Rosenthal

197. The Eel

Drama | Announced

An escaped convict is ensnared in a plot by a corrupt Sheriff to kidnap the young heiress to an oil fortune, complicating his quest for freedom.

Director: Roberto Bentivegna

198. Untitled Nat Faxon and Jim Rash Drama

Drama | Announced

Plot unknown. Described as being a drama about a dysfunctional family.

199. The Wolf Man

Horror | Announced

Plot unknown. A re-imagining of the classic Universal monster movie.

200. Van Helsing

Action, Adventure, Fantasy | Announced

The plot is unknown.



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