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List of the most eagerly anticipated movies opening in 2013. Before the year gets going, it's interesting to take a look at what films people are most excited about seeing in the coming year. Will these movies live up to expectations? Will sleeper hits come to dominate people's thinking about 2013 films, with the most conventionally exciting titles eventually fading into the background? Voting on a list like this in advance can potentially answer these questions down the road. (Don't believe me? Check out the Most Anticipated Films of 2012 here!)

2013 will continue many of the trends set in the preceding years. Remakes remain a staple of big-budget Hollywood, with new takes on "Carrie," "Evil Dead" and "Robocop" coming to theaters. Expect a steady stream of sequels, threequels and beyond as well, with "Monsters Inc.", "Despicable Me," "Die Hard," "GI Joe," "Scary Movie," "Star Trek," "The Fast and the Furious," "The Hangover," "The Smurfs," "Grown Ups," "300," "Percy Jackson," "Sin City," "The Hunger Games," "RED," "The Hunger Games" and "The Hobbit" all getting follow-ups in 2013. Comic books will continue to be fodder for tentpole films, with sequels to "Thor" and "Iron Man" hitting theaters, as well as a new take on Hugh Jackman's Wolverine and a reimagining of Superman's origin in Zach Snyder's "Man of Steel." To see more clips from 2013's biggest films, check out this list of 2013 Movie Trailers.

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Iron Man 3 Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jr., Ben Kingsley

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The Hobbit: The Desolation of ... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Anticipated 2013 Films
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Cate Blanchett, Evangeline Lilly, Ian McKellen

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Man of Steel Amy Adams, Russell Crowe, Kevin Costner

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Thor: The Dark World Natalie Portman, Kat Dennings, Chris Hemsworth

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Star Trek Into Darkness Zoe Saldana, Benedict Cumberbatch, Alice Eve

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The Wolverine Hugh Jackman, Tao Okamoto, Rila Fukushima

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The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Jennifer Lawrence, Elizabeth Banks, Woody Harrelson

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Monsters University Helen Mirren, Kelsey Grammer, Billy Crystal

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World War Z Brad Pitt, Matthew Fox, David Morse

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Despicable Me 2 Russell Brand, Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig

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Oz the Great and Powerful Mila Kunis, Rachel Weisz, James Franco

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Sin City: A Dame to Kill For is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Anticipated 2013 Films
Sin City: A Dame to Kill For Jessica Alba, Lady Gaga, Bruce Willis

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Pacific Rim Idris Elba, Charlie Hunnam, Ron Perlman

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Ender's Game Harrison Ford, Ben Kingsley, Viola Davis

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300: Battle of Artemisia Eva Green, Lena Headey, Rodrigo Santoro

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The Lone Ranger Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Armie Hammer

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Kick-Ass 2 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Anticipated 2013 Films
Kick-Ass 2 Jim Carrey, Chloë Grace Moretz, Lyndsy Fonseca

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The Great Gatsby is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Anticipated 2013 Films
The Great Gatsby Leonardo DiCaprio, Isla Fisher, Carey Mulligan

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The Hangover 3 Bradley Cooper, Heather Graham, John Goodman

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A Good Day to Die Hard Bruce Willis, Patrick Stewart, Anne Vyalitsyna

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Evil Dead Jane Levy, Jessica Lucas, Shiloh Fernandez

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RoboCop Samuel L. Jackson, Gary Oldman, Michael Keaton

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Jack the Giant Killer Ewan McGregor, Stanley Tucci, Ian McShane

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G.I. Joe: Retaliation Dwayne Johnson, Bruce Willis, Channing Tatum

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Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Anticipated 2013 Films
Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters Alexandra Daddario, Logan Lerman, Jake Abel

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Fast & Furious 6 Dwayne Johnson, Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez

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Elysium Matt Damon, Jodie Foster, Alice Braga

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47 Ronin is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Anticipated 2013 Films
47 Ronin Keanu Reeves, Rinko Kikuchi, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa

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The Girl Who Played with Fire Noomi Rapace, Per Oscarsson, Lena Endre

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Anchorman 2: The Legend Contin... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Anticipated 2013 Films
Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues Kanye West, Will Smith, Kirsten Dunst

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Scary Movie 5 is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Anticipated 2013 Films
Scary Movie 5 Lindsay Lohan, Charlie Sheen, Mike Tyson

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Gangster Squad Emma Stone, Sean Penn, Ryan Gosling

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Oblivion Tom Cruise, Morgan Freeman, Olga Kurylenko

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After Earth Will Smith, Zoë Kravitz, Jaden Smith

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Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Anticipated 2013 Films
Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters Gemma Arterton, Famke Janssen, Jeremy Renner

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Carrie is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Anticipated 2013 Films
Carrie Julianne Moore, Chloë Grace Moretz, Judy Greer

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The Purge is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Anticipated 2013 Films
The Purge Lena Headey, Ethan Hawke, Adelaide Kane

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I, Frankenstein is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Anticipated 2013 Films
I, Frankenstein Yvonne Strahovski, Bill Nighy, Aaron Eckhart

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Now You See Me is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Anticipated 2013 Films
Now You See Me Morgan Freeman, Isla Fisher, Woody Harrelson

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Gravity is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Anticipated 2013 Films
Gravity Sandra Bullock, George Clooney, Ed Harris

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The Host Diane Kruger, Saoirse Ronan, Emily Browning

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The Conjuring Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, Joey King

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Only God Forgives is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Anticipated 2013 Films
Only God Forgives Ryan Gosling, Kristin Scott Thomas, Tom Burke

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Grown Ups 2 Salma Hayek, Shaquille O'Neal, Adam Sandler

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R.I.P.D. Ryan Reynolds, Marisa Miller, Jeff Bridges

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Insidious: Chapter 2 Rose Byrne, Barbara Hershey, Patrick Wilson

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Epic is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Most Anticipated 2013 Films
Epic Beyoncé Knowles, Amanda Seyfried, Steven Tyler

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Oldboy is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Anticipated 2013 Films
Oldboy Samuel L. Jackson, Elizabeth Olsen, Josh Brolin

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Red 2 is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Anticipated 2013 Films
Red 2 Catherine Zeta-Jones, Bruce Willis, Helen Mirren