What Are The Most Anticipated Movies Of 2017?

New year, new movies to be excited about! According to Rotten Tomatoes readers, “Star Wars: Episode VIII” is the movie you can’t miss. People are also really excited about “Blade Runner 2049” and “Alien: Covenant.”

Rotten Tomatoes also looked at certain genres, including family, horror and remake or reboot. When it comes to the PG-rated crowd, “The Lego Batman Movie” is the most anticipated flick. For horror, it’s “Alien: Covenant” and for the most anticipated reboot or remake, “Kong: Skull Island” takes the cake. Here’s the top five for each category:

Most Anticipated Films of 2017

  1. “Star Wars: Episode VIII”
  2. “Blade Runner 2049”
  3. “Alien: Covenant”
  4. “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2”
  5. “War for the Planet of the Apes”

Most Anticipated Family Films of 2017

  1. “The Lego Batman Movie”
  2. “Beauty and the Beast”
  3. “Captain Underpants”
  4. “A Dog’s Purpose”
  5. “Despicable Me 3”

Most Anticipated Comic Book Adaptation of 2017

  1. “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2”
  2. “Logan”
  3. “Wonder Woman”
  4. “Spider-Man: Homecoming”
  5. “Thor: Ragnarok”

Most Anticipated Horror Film of 2017

  1. “Alien: Covenant”
  2. “It”
  3. “Split”
  4. “Flatliners”
  5. “Insidious: Chapter 4”

Most Anticipated Reboot / Remake of 2017

  1. “Kong: Skull Island”
  2. “Spider-Man: Homecoming”
  3. “Beauty and the Beast”
  4. “Murder on the Orient Express”
  5. “The Mummy”

Most Anticipated Book Adaptation of 2017

  1. “The Dark Tower”
  2. “It”
  3. “The Circle”
  4. “Captain Underpants”
  5. “The Shack”

Source: Rotten Tomatoes