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Hilarious comedies, thrilling superhero movies, smart horror films, and engaging dramas comprise the very best movies of 2017. Receiving critical acclaim and earning millions of dollars at the box office, the best 2017 films are also some of the greatest movies of all time. What is the best movie of 2017?

Superhero movies like Wonder Woman and Spider-Man: Homecoming are just a few of the best movies this year. When it comes to 2017 sequels, John Wick: Chapter 2 and The Fate of the Furious both gave audiences hours of entertainment. This list of the best 2017 movies also includes sleeper hits, like Get Out and Split, as well as highly anticipated movies, like Dunkirk and Alien: Covenant

Vote up the films you think are the greatest movies of 2017. Feel free to add any good 2017 movies that are missing.

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Logan Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Richard E. Grant Logan is a 2017 American superhero drama film featuring the Marvel Comics character Wolverine. It is the 10th installment in the X-Men film series and the third and final Wolverine solo film ...more

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Dunkirk Fionn Whitehead, Tom Hardy, Cillian Murphy Dunkirk is a 2017 British-American epic action thriller written, co-produced, and directed by Christopher Nolan. During the early stages of World War II, Allied soldiers from Britain, Belgium, ...more

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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is a 2017 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics superhero team Guardians of the Galaxy. It is the sequel to 2014's Guardians of the Galaxy and the ...more

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Spider-Man: Homecoming Tom Holland, Michael Keaton, Zendaya Spider-Man: Homecoming is a 2017 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character. It is the second reboot of the Spider-Man film franchise and the 16th film of the Marvel Cinematic ...more

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Wonder Woman Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Connie Nielsen Wonder Woman is a 2017 American superhero film based on the DC Comics character of the same name. It is the fourth installment in the DC Extended Universe. After American pilot Steve Trevor ...more

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John Wick: Chapter 2 Keanu Reeves, Common, Laurence Fishburne John Wick: Chapter 2 is a 2017 action thriller film directed by Chad Stahelski and written by Derek Kolstad. It is a sequel to the 2014 film John Wick. Legendary hitman John Wick (Keanu Reeves) ...more

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Baby Driver Ansel Elgort, Lily James, Jamie Foxx Baby Driver is a 2017 British-American action crime thriller film written and directed by Edgar Wright. A young talented getaway driver (Ansel Elgort) who works for different bank robbers gets ...more

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War for the Planet of the Apes Andy Serkis, Gabriel Chavarria, Woody Harrelson War for the Planet of the Apes is a 2017 science fiction film directed by Matt Reeves. Following the events of Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014), Caesar (Andy Serkis) and the apes are ...more

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Get Out Daniel Kaluuya, Catherine Keener, Allison Williams Get Out is a 2017 satirical horror film written and directed by Jordan Peele. A young African American man visits his white girlfriend's family estate where he learns that many of its residents, ...more

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jsnungaray added Despicable Me 3 Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig, Trey Parker Despicable Me 3 is a 2017 3D computer-animated comedy film produced by Illumination Entertainment. It is the third installment in the Despicable Me film series. Gru (Steve Carell) faces off ...more

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Split James McAvoy, Anya Taylor-Joy, Betty Buckley Split is a 2016 American psychological horror thriller film directed and written by M. Night Shyamalan. After a wholesome teen birthday party, three girls are kidnapped in broad daylight: ...more

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tr1061994 added It Bill Skarsgård, Jaeden Lieberher, Finn Wolfhard It is a 2017 supernatural horror drama film directed by Andrés Muschietti, an adaptation of Stephen King's 1986 horror novel. The film tells the story of seven children as they are ...more

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Blade Runner 2049 Harrison Ford, Ryan Gosling, Robin Wright Blade Runner 2049 is an upcoming American science fiction film directed by Denis Villeneuve and co-produced by Ridley Scott, written by Hampton Fancher and Michael Green. It is the sequel to ...more

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The Lego Batman Movie Will Arnett, Ralph Fiennes, Rosario Dawson The Lego Batman Movie is a 2017 American-Danish 3D computer-animated action-comedy superhero film. It is a spin-off of the 2014 film The Lego Movie. Batman (Will Arnett) goes on a personal ...more

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Beauty and the Beast Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans Beauty and the Beast is a 2017 romantic/dark fantasy musical film directed by Bill Condon. The film is a live-action remake of Disney's 1991 animated film of the same name, itself an adaptation ...more

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The Fate of the Furious Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham The Fate of the Furious (alternatively known as Fast & Furious 8) is a 2017 action film directed by F. Gary Gray and written by Chris Morgan. With Dom (Vin Diesel) and Letty (Michelle ...more

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BobbyBobson added Kong: Skull Island Brie Larson, Corey Hawkins, Tom Hiddleston

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Alien: Covenant Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Demián Bichir Alien: Covenant is a 2017 science fiction horror film directed by Ridley Scott. It is the sequel to the 2012 film Prometheus, the second installment in the Alien prequel series, the sixth ...more

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Atomic Blonde Charlize Theron, James McAvoy, John Goodman Atomic Blonde is a 2017 American action spy thriller film directed by David Leitch and written by Kurt Johnstad. It is based on Antony Johnston's 2012 graphic novel The Coldest City, which ...more

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Power Rangers Dacre Montgomery, Naomi Scott, RJ Cyler Power Rangers (billed as Saban's Power Rangers) is a 2017 American superhero film directed by Dean Israelite. The third film based on the Power Rangers property, it serves as a reboot and ...more

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Life Jake Gyllenhaal, Rebecca Ferguson, Olga Dihovichnaya Life is a 2017 science fiction horror thriller film directed by Daniel Espinosa. The film stars Jake Gyllenhaal, Rebecca Ferguson, Olga Dihovichnaya, Ariyon Bakare, Hiroyuki Sanada and Ryan ...more

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Thor: Ragnorak Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Cate Blanchett Thor: Ragnarok is a 2017 superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character Thor. It is the sequel to 2011's Thor and 2013's Thor: The Dark World and the seventeenth film installment of the ...more

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The Hitman's Bodyguard The Hitman's Bodyguard is a 2017 action comedy film directed by Patrick Hughes. A bodyguard takes his former enemy, a hit man, as a client so they can defeat a dictator.

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Okja Ahn Seo-hyun, Tilda Swinton, Paul Dano Okja is a 2017 South Korean-American action-adventure film directed by Bong Joon-ho and co-written by Bong and Jon Ronson. A young girl named Mija risks everything to prevent a powerful, ...more

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i.ha2602 added The Big Sick Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan, Holly Hunter The Big Sick is a 2017 American romantic comedy film directed by Michael Showalter, from a screenplay by Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon. It is based on the real courtship of Nanjiani and ...more

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AaditArora added Cars 3 Owen Wilson, Cristela Alonzo, Armie Hammer Cars 3 is a 2017 American 3D computer-animated comedy film produced by Pixar. After being trounced in many races by hightech racer Jackson Storm (Armie Hammer), many begin to wonder if the ...more

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Logan Lucky Adam Driver, Channing Tatum, Seth MacFarlane Logan Lucky is an upcoming 2017 American comedy film directed by Steven Soderbergh from a screenplay by Rebecca Blunt. It features an ensemble cast consisting of Adam Driver, Channing Tatum, ...more

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Detroit John Boyega, Will Poulter, Algee Smith Detroit is an American period crime drama film directed by Kathryn Bigelow and written by Mark Boal based on the 1967 Detroit riot. A police raid in Detroit in 1967, called the Algiers Motel ...more

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It Comes at Night Joel Edgerton, Riley Keough, Christopher Abbott It Comes at Night is a 2017 American psychological horror film written and directed by Trey Edward Shults. As an unnatural threat terrorizes the world, the tenuous domestic order established by ...more

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Goodfro Lo added Transformers: The Last Knight Mark Wahlberg, Stanley Tucci, Josh Duhamel Transformers: The Last Knight is a 2017 American science fiction-action film based on the Transformers toy line. It is the fifth installment of the live-action Transformers film series and a ...more

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fharian added The Lost City of Z Charlie Hunnam, Robert Pattinson, Tom Holland

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Ghost in the Shell Scarlett Johansson, Takeshi Kitano, Michael Pitt Ghost in the Shell is a 2017 science fiction action film directed by Rupert Sanders, based on the Japanese manga of the same name by Masamune Shirow. Cyborg counter-cyberterrorist field ...more

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Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets Dane DeHaan, Cara Delevingne, Clive Owen Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (Valérian et la Cité des mille planètes in French) is a 2017 French science fiction action film produced, written and directed by ...more

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Annabelle: Creation Talitha Bateman, Stephanie Sigman, Anthony LaPaglia Annabelle: Creation is a 2017 American supernatural horror film directed by David F. Sandberg. It is a prequel to 2014's Annabelle and the fourth film in The Conjuring franchise. It tells the ...more

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nbormans2002 added Baywatch Dwayne Johnson, Zac Efron, Alexandra Daddario Baywatch is a 2017 American action comedy film directed by Seth Gordon, based on the television series of the same name. Mitch Buchannon (Dwayne Johnson) is the no-nonsense leader of an elite ...more

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fharian added King Arthur: Legend of the Sword Charlie Hunnam, Aidan Gillen, Àstrid Bergès-Frisbey King Arthur: Legend of the Sword is a 2017 Australian-American epic adventure drama film directed by Guy Ritchie. The young Arthur (Charlie Hunnam) runs the back passages of Londinium with his ...more

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Colossal Anne Hathaway, Jason Sudeikis, Dan Stevens Colossal is a 2016 science fiction comedy film directed and written by Nacho Vigalondo. Gloria (Anne Hathaway) is an unemployed writer struggling with alcoholism. After moving back to her ...more

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A Ghost Story Casey Affleck, Rooney Mara, Will Oldham A Ghost Story is a 2017 American drama film written and directed by David Lowery. The movie follows a man as he dies, becomes a ghost, and witnesses many things before fading away.

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mother! Jennifer Lawrence, Javier Bardem, Michelle Pfeiffer mother! is an American psychological horror thriller film, written and directed by Darren Aronofsky. A couple's relationship is tested when uninvited guests arrive at their home, disrupting ...more

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nbormans2002 added The Mummy Tom Cruise, Sofia Boutella, Annabelle Wallis The Mummy is a 2017 American action-adventure horror film directed by Alex Kurtzman. It is a reboot of The Mummy franchise and the first installment in the Universal Monsters shared universe. ...more

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Free Fire Brie Larson, Sharlto Copley, Armie Hammer

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The Lego Batman Movie Will Arnett, Zach Galifianakis, Michael Cera The Lego Batman Movie (stylized as The LEGO Batman Movie) is an upcoming 2017 American-Danish 3D computer-animated action-comedy superhero film and produced by Warner Animation Group. It will be ...more

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Kingsman: The Golden Circle Taron Egerton, Julianne Moore, Mark Strong Kingsman: The Golden Circle is a 2017 British-American spy action comedy film directed by Matthew Vaughn, and is the sequel to 2014 film Kingsman: The Secret Service. Eggsy (Taron Egerton), ...more

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Zaych added The Emoji Movie T.J. Miller, Anna Faris, James Corden The Emoji Movie is a 2017 American 3D computer-animated buddy adventure comedy film written and directed by Tony Leondis. Gene (T.J. Miller), a multi-expressional emoji who lives in a phone, ...more

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PatrickFarley added Wind River Karen Allen, A Martinez, Russell Means

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Tom Islava added Only the Brave Josh Brolin, Miles Teller, Jeff Bridges Only the Brave is a 2017 American drama film directed by Joseph Kosinski. A drama based on the elite crew of firefighters who battled the Yarnell Hill Fire, a wildfire in Yarnell, Arizona in ...more

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shera added Lethal Weapon Mel Gibson, Gary Busey, Danny Glover Lethal Weapon is a 1987 American buddy cop action film directed by Richard Donner, starring Mel Gibson and Danny Glover as a mismatched pair of L.A.P.D. detectives and stars Mitchell Ryan and ...more

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Zane Barnhart added Raw Raw is a 2016 French-Belgian horror film written and directed by Julia Ducournau. When a young vegetarian (Garance Marillier) undergoes a carnivorous hazing ritual at vet school, an unbidden ...more

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i.ha2602 added The Beguilled Colin Farrell, Nicole Kidman, Kirsten Dunst The Beguiled is a 2017 American drama film written and directed by Sofia Coppola, based on the novel The Beguiled (originally published as A Painted Devil) by Thomas P. Cullinan. During the ...more

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The Meyerowitz Stories Adam Sandler, Ben Stiller, Dustin Hoffman The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) is a 2017 American comedy-drama film directed and written by Noah Baumbach. An intergenerational tale of adult siblings (Adam Sandler, Ben Stiller, and ...more