2014 has been a remarkable year with an onset of many blockbuster hit movies including the highest grossing films. It has been a great 8 months of filmography and fans cannot wait until the next one-third of this year will give rise to more Hollywood blockbuster hits.
We have seen many high grossing films this year, and one of them has crossed the $1 billion mark which is Michael Bay’s Transformers: Age of Extinction. The other high grossing films in chronological order include X-Men: Days of the Future Past, Maleficent, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Godzilla, Rio 2, The Lego Movie, How to Train Your Dragon 2 and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.
There are still 4 months in this year, and this means that the list of high grossing films are about to change. By the end of 2014, only the best will remain on the top to win awards such as the Oscars. People are anticipated to go to the theatres and see their favorite celebrities on screens with the epic films that are about to release. It is also a known fact that the better movies always release at the end of the year, and those are the films that are more likely to win awards.
Here is a list of the top 10 most anticipated upcoming films of 2014.
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10. The Interview
The Interview is an upcoming action-comedy film directed by Evan Goldberg and Seth Rogen featuring James Franco and Rogen himself. The story is about two journalists who conduct an interview with Kim Jong-un and are given orders from the CIA to assassinate him.
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Set to release on November 14, 2014, Fury is a war movie set during World War II, directed and written by David Ayer. The leading celebrities in the film are Brad Pitt, Shia LaBeouf, Logan Lerman, Jon Bernthal, Michael Pena, Jason Isaacs and Scott Eastwood. Set in the April 1945, the film centers a U.S. Navy sergeant named Wardaddy (Pitt) who gives orders to a M4 Sherman called the Fury and the 5 man crew on a fatal mission behind enemy lines.
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8. Into the Woods
Into the Woods is directed by Rob Marshall starring Meryl Streep, Emily Blunt, James Corden, Anna Kendrick, Chris Pine, Lilla Crawford, Daniel Huttlestone, Tracey Ullman, Christine Baranski, Mackenzie Mauzy, Billy Magnussen, and Johnny Depp. The movie is a Walt Disney production and the story focuses on several plots of wishes and quests of the Brothers Grimm fairy tales
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7. The Judge
Set to release on October 24 , 2014, and directed by David Dobkin, The Judge features Robert Downey, Jr., Robert Duvall, Vera Farmiga, Vincent D’Onofrio, Dax Shepard,Jeremy Strong, Sarah Lancaster, and Billy Bob Thornton. The story focuses on a successful lawyer who returns to his homeland, Carlinville, Indiana to attend his mother’s funeral. He soon discovers that his father, who is the town’s judge, is suspected of murder.
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Set to release on October 3, 2014, The Gone Girl is mystery-thriller film based on a novel by Gillian Flynn. The film is directed by David Fincher, and stars Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Neil Patrick Harris and Tyler Perry. The film focuses on the disappearance of a man’s wife who is suspected to be the killer when the spotlight is turned on him.
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Directed by John R. Leonetti, produced by James Wan, and written by Gary Dauberman, Anabelle is an upcoming horror film, and is a spin off to the movie The Conjuring. The film features Annabelle Wallis, Ward Horton, Alfre Woodard, Eric Ladin, Brian Howe and Tony Amendola. The story focuses on events that took place before The Conjuring.
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4. Dumb and Dumber To
Scheduled to release on November 14, 2014, and directed by Bobby Farrelly and Peter Farrelly, Dumb and Dumber To is an upcoming sequel to the 1994 film Dumb and Dumber.
The film stars Jim Carrey, Jeff Daniels, Laurie Holden, and Kathleen Turner. 20 years after the previous adventure, two goofy friends, Harry (Farrelly) and Lloyd (Carrey) seek for Harry’s long lost daughter and once again Lloyd falls in love.
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3. Exodus: Gods and Kings
Set to release on December 12, 2014, Exodus: Gods and Kings is a British-American biblical movie directed by Ridley Scott and written by Bill Collage, Adam Cooper and Steven Zaillian. The film features Christian Bale, Joel Edgerton, John Turturro, Aaron Paul, Sigourney Weaver, and Ben Kingsley. The story focuses on Moses’ hand in leading the Israelite slaves away from Egypt.
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2. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay: Part I
Set to release on November 21, 2014, and directed by Francis Lawrence, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay: Part I is a science fiction adventure movie starring Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks, Julianne Moore, Jeffrey Wright, Donald Sutherland, and Philip Seymour Hoffman. The film is the third installment to The Hunger Games.The story focuses on Katniss Everdeen, the escaped victim from Third Quarter Quell, who becomes a heroic symbol of hope inspiring the nation of Panem.
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1. The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
Scheduled to release on December 17, 2014, and directed by Peter Jackson, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies is the last installment to The Hobbit series, which is a prequel to The Lord of the Rings franchise. The movie takes place after the Fight for the Lonely Mountain. Smaug is freed from the Laketown attacks and an incoming army of Orcs and Wargs from Dol Guldur challenges the war between the human, dwarven, and elven clans. The film features Ian Mckellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Evangeline Lilly, Lee Pace, Luke Evans, Benedict Cumberbatch, Ken Stott, James Nesbitt, Cate Blanchett, Ian Holm, Christopher Lee, Hugo Weaving, Orlando Bloom