All the 2023 Movie Releases We Can’t Wait For [UPDATED]

All the 2023 Movie Releases We Can’t Wait For [UPDATED]

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Michael B. Jordan stars as Adonis Creed in CREED III.
Michael B. Jordan stars as Adonis Creed in CREED III.
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I hope you’re well rested, because the 2023 movie calendar is a non-stop mix of familiar franchises, indie darlings, princesses and heroes. There’s a new release to obsess over every single month. To make things super easy, we put the top choices together in this helpful 2023 movie preview.

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Feb. 17: Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania

Feb. 17: Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania

Marvel Studios’ Ant-Man and The Wasp: Quantumania | Official Trailer

After getting a small taste of Jonathan Majors as Kang in Loki, we will be fully introduced to this MCU big bad in the third Ant-Man movie.

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March 3: Creed III

March 3: Creed III

CREED III | IMAX Behind-the-Scenes First Look

In case you haven’t had enough of Jonathan Majors as the bad guy, he enters the ring as Donnie’s latest opponent in Michael B. Jordan’s directorial debut.

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March 24: John Wick: Chapter 4

March 24: John Wick: Chapter 4

John Wick: Chapter 4 (2023 Movie) Official Trailer – Keanu Reeves, Donnie Yen, Bill Skarsgård

Does it really matter what the plot of the fourth movie in the franchise is? All I need to know is does it feature Keanu Reeves gracefully gunning down other assassins in artistic action scenes? If the answer is yes, I’m in.

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March 31: Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves

March 31: Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves

Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves | Official Trailer (2023 Movie)

It’s time to go on a quest! This is the moment nerds have been waiting for as the iconic game hits the big screen in a heist movie starring Chris Pine, Justice Smith, Michelle Rodriguez and Regé-Jean Page.

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May 5: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3

May 5: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3

Marvel Studios’ Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 3 | Official Trailer

The Guardians wrap up their story and reveal Rocket’s origin in the wacky heroes/criminals third outing.

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May 19: Fast X

May 19: Fast X

(L-R) Charlize Theron, Tyrese Gibson,Ludacris, Anna Sawai, Vin Diesel, Justin Lin, Jordana Brewster, Shad Moss, and Sung Kang attends the Universal Pictures “F9" World Premiere at TCL Chinese Theatre on June 18, 2021 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
(L-R) Charlize Theron, Tyrese Gibson,Ludacris, Anna Sawai, Vin Diesel, Justin Lin, Jordana Brewster, Shad Moss, and Sung Kang attends the Universal Pictures “F9" World Premiere at TCL Chinese Theatre on June 18, 2021 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
Photo: Frazer Harrison (Getty Images)

The crew returns in what is allegedly the last film in the franchise, but does anyone really think this is the final heist? This time around some big name stars are joining the family, with Jason Momoa, Brie Larson and Rita Moreno playing key roles.

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May 26: The Little Mermaid

May 26: The Little Mermaid

The Little Mermaid - Official Teaser Trailer

This might be the movie we’re most excited about. After seeing the entire “Part of Your World” sequence at the 2022 D23 Expo, I can tell you Halle Bailey is going to be an inspiring, game-changing Ariel. If you were hating last year, get ready to eat crow this year.

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June 2: Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse

June 2: Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse

SPIDER-MAN: ACROSS THE SPIDER-VERSE - Official Trailer (HD)

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse introduced unfamiliar audiences to Miles Morales, forever changing the superhero and animation landscapes. Now, the long-awaited sequel conquers more universes and brings us Issa Rae as Jessica Drew/Spider-Woman.

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June 9: Transformers: Rise of the Beasts

June 9: Transformers: Rise of the Beasts

Transformers: Rise of the Beasts | Official Teaser Trailer (2023 Movie)

I am in no way telling you to spend your money on a Transformers movie. However, people still keep seeing them, so just in case you’re one of those fans, here’s the latest trailer.

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June 16: The Blackening

June 16: The Blackening

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This horror-comedy explores the question of who dies first when the whole cast is Black? It follows a group of friends being hunted by a killer while spending Juneteenth weekend at a cabin in the woods. The cast features Antoinette Robertson, Dewayne Perkins, Sinqua Walls, Grace Byers, Yvonne Orji and Jay Pharoah.

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June 30: Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny

June 30: Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny

Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny | Official Trailer

I know Harrison Ford is in his 80s, but the little kid in me can’t resist the opportunity to see Indy wrap up the classic franchise with a better story than Kingdom of the Crystal Skull.

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July 14: Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One

July 14: Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One

Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One | Official Teaser Trailer (2023 Movie) - Tom Cruise

We don’t know anything about the seventh film in the very successful action franchise, but the plot definitely involves Tom Cruise doing a completely ridiculous stunt just because he can. The follow-up, Dead Reckoning Part Two is currently scheduled for release on June 28, 2024.

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July 28: The Marvels

July 28: The Marvels

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Brie Larson’s Carol Danvers, Teyonah Parris’ Monica Rambeau and Iman Vellani’s Kamala Khan team up when their powers inexplicably lead them to crossover into each other’s lives in this sequel to 2019’s Captain Marvel.

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Aug. 11: Haunted Mansion

Aug. 11: Haunted Mansion

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Justin Simien (Dear White People) directs the latest big-screen adaptation of the Disney theme park ride. Rosario Dawson stars as a single mom, who hires a priest, a psychic and a history professor to help cleanse her haunted new house. An all-star cast plays many of the mansion’s familiar ghosts.

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Dec. 25: Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom

Dec. 25: Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom

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Honestly, things are in such an awkward transition at DC right now, I can’t say for certain if we’re really going to see this movie. However, if it is finally released, it will be interesting to see how Arthur handles life as the King of Atlantis.

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