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The most anticipated movies of 2023

2023 looks set to be a great year for movie buffs. Here we list some of the year’s most anticipated films!

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The movie year 2023 certainly has something for everyone, from the new Barbie movie to the American version of A man called Ove. Check out the year’s most anticipated films below!

A Man Called Otto

Premiere: January 13, 2023

Tom Hanks stars in this one American version of A man called Ove. The plot of the film revolves around the grumpy widower Otto whose only source of joy is criticizing and judging his neighbors. But when a lively young family moves into the house next door, Otto’s world is turned upside down.


Premiere: January 27, 2023

Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, Olivia Wilde and Tobey Maguire are some of the stars who appear in this highly anticipated film by Damien Chazelle (Whiplash, La La Land). The plot revolves around the rise and fall of a number of characters in 1920s Hollywood.

Magic Mike’s Last Dance

Premiere: February 10, 2023

Just over a decade after the premiere of the first one Magic Mike– the film returns Channing Tatum in the role of Mike Lane. In this film, he begins a romance with an influential woman (played by Salma Hayek) and heads to London to do one last show.

Women Talking

Premiere: February 17, 2023

Rooney Mara, Claire Foy and Jessie Buckley are some of the actors in this film which is inspired by real events. The film is about a religious community in Bolivia where the women realize that they have been drugged and exploited by the men in the community.

The Whale

Premiere: March 10, 2023

Brendan Fraser has been acclaimed at film festivals worldwide for his performance in this film, which is about an overweight, depressed teacher who tries to rebuild his relationship with his teenage daughter.

The little Mermaid

Premiere: May 26, 2023

In recent years, Disney has remade several of its classic films into feature films, and now the luck has come The little Mermaid. The plot revolves around the mermaid Ariel (played by Halle Bailey) who saves a man from drowning and falls in love with him.

Asteroid City

Premiere: June 9, 2023

Wes Anderson’s long-awaited new film offers acting efforts from stars such as Margot Robbie, Tom Hanks, Scarlett Johansson and Tilda Swinton. The story takes place in the 1950s and is about mysterious events that take place at a youth convention in a fictional American small town.

Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny

Premiere: June 30, 2023

Harrison Ford, Mads Mikkelsen, Phoebe Waller-Bridge and Antonio Banderas star in the fifth and final film about the adventurer Indiana Jones. The action takes place in 1969 when the space race between the United States and the Soviet Union took place.


Premiere: July 21, 2023

It is not yet known exactly what Greta Gerwig’s Barbie is about, and the teaser (see below) hardly provided more meat on the legs. With Margot Robbie in the role of Barbie and Ryan Gosling as Ken, however, many have high hopes for this story about the world’s probably most famous doll.


Premiere: July 21, 2023

Christopher Nolan has both written and directed this film about the American scientist J. Robert Oppenheimer and the role he played in the development of the atomic bomb. Cillian Murphy plays Oppenheimer and is joined by stars such as Florence Pugh, Emily Blunt, Robert Downey Jr. and Matt Damon.

Dune: Part Two

Premiere: November 2023

In this sequel to the first Dune film – due out in 2021 – Paul Atreides (Timothée Chalamet) teams up with Chani (Zendaya) to avenge the deaths of his family members.

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