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The Most Anticipated Movies Of 2020

Updated September 9, 2020 36.6k votes 3.1k voters 54.3k views106 items

List RulesOnly movies with a 2020 release date.

The future looks for bright for Hollywood as we rank the best upcoming movies of 2020. From long-awaited sequels to exciting reimaginings, this list of 2020 films features female-led superhero movies (including Birds of Prey, Black Widow, and Wonder Woman 1984), Disney live-action remakes (Mulan), and the returns of beloved characters from the past (Bill & Ted Face the Music).

Other good movies coming out in 2020 include Bad Boys for Life, Godzilla vs. Kong, Onward, and the 25th James Bond movie, No Time to Die.

Vote up the 2020 movies you're most excited for, and add any highly anticipated 2020 film releases missing from the list.

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    Bill & Ted Face the Music is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Anticipated Movies Of 2020
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    ActorsKeanu Reeves, Alex Winter, William Sadler, Samara Weaving, Brigette Lundy-Paine

    Directed byDean Parisot

    Bill & Ted Face the Music is a 2020 American science fiction comedy film directed by Dean... more on Wikipedia

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    Wonder Woman 1984 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Anticipated Movies Of 2020
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    ActorsGal Gadot, Kristen Wiig, Pedro Pascal

    Directed byPatty Jenkins

    Wonder Woman 1984 is a 2020 American superhero film directed by Patty Jenkins, based on the DC... more on Wikipedia

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    Dune is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Anticipated Movies Of 2020
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    Dune

    December 18

    ActorsTimothée Chalamet, Rebecca Ferguson, Oscar Isaac, Josh Brolin, Stellan Skarsgård

    Directed byDenis Villeneuve

    Dune is a 2020 epic science fiction film directed by Denis Villeneuve, based on the 1965 novel... more on Wikipedia
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    Black Widow is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Anticipated Movies Of 2020
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    Black Widow

    November 6

    ActorsScarlett Johansson, David Harbour, Florence Pugh, O. T. Fagbenle, Rachel Weisz

    Directed byCate Shortland

    Black Widow is a 2020 American superhero film directed by Cate Shortland, based on the Marvel... more on Wikipedia
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    Tenet is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Anticipated Movies Of 2020
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    Tenet

    September 3

    ActorsJohn David Washington, Robert Pattinson, Elizabeth Debicki, Dimple Kapadia, Aaron Taylor-Johnson

    Directed byChristopher Nolan

    Tenet is a 2020 action thriller film directed by Christopher Nolan. A secret agent (John David... more on Wikipedia

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    No Time to Die is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Anticipated Movies Of 2020
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    No Time to Die

    November 25

    ActorsDaniel Craig, Lea Seydoux, Naomie Harris, Ralph Fiennes

    Directed byCary Joji Fukunaga

    No Time to Die is a 2020 spy film directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga and the twenty-fifth... more on Wikipedia
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    The King's Man is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Anticipated Movies Of 2020
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    The King's Man

    September 18

    ActorsRalph Fiennes, Gemma Arterton, Rhys Ifans, Matthew Goode, Tom Hollander

    Directed byMatthew Vaughn

    The King’s Man is a 2020 action comedy film directed and produced by Matthew Vaughn, it is a... more on Wikipedia
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    Mulan is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Anticipated Movies Of 2020
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    Mulan

    September 4

    ActorsLiu Yifei, Donnie Yen, Jason Scott Lee, Yoson An, Ron Yuan

    Directed byNiki Caro

    Mulan is a 2020 drama adventure film directed by Niki Caro, based on the Chinese legend. A... more on Wikipedia

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    Death on the Nile is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Anticipated Movies Of 2020
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    Death on the Nile

    October 23

    ActorsKenneth Branagh

    Directed byGal Gadot, Armie Hammer, Annette Bening

    Death on the Nile is a 2020 American crime thriller film directed by Kenneth Branagh, based on... more on Wikipedia
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    The Hunt is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Anticipated Movies Of 2020
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    The Hunt

    March 13

    ActorsIke Barinholtz, Betty Gilpin, Emma Roberts, Hilary Swank

    Directed byCraig Zobel

    The Hunt is a 2020 American action horror film directed by Craig Zobel. Twelve strangers wake... more on Wikipedia
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    Candyman is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Anticipated Movies Of 2020
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    Candyman

    September 25

    Directed byNia DaCosta

    Candyman is a 2020 horror film directed by Nia DeCosta, based on the short story "The... more on Wikipedia
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    Coming 2 America is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Anticipated Movies Of 2020
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    Coming 2 America

    December 18

    ActorsEddie Murphy, Arsenio Hall, Leslie Jones, Tracy Morgan, Wesley Snipes

    Directed byCraig Brewer

    Coming 2 America is a 2020 American comedy film that is directed by Craig Brewer and is the... more on Wikipedia
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    The Invisible Man is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Anticipated Movies Of 2020
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    voting closed at #13

    The Invisible Man

    February 28

    ActorsElisabeth Moss, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Aldis Hodge

    Directed byLeigh Whannell

    The Invisible Man is a 2020 American science fiction psychological horror film directed by... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    Free Guy is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Anticipated Movies Of 2020
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    Free Guy

    December 11

    ActorsRyan Reynolds, Taika Waititi, Lil Rel Howery, Jodie Comer, Joe Keery

    Directed byShawn Levy

    Free Guy is a 2020 American science fiction action comedy film directed by Shawn Levy. A bank... more on Wikipedia
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    Birds of Prey (And the Fantabu is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Anticipated Movies Of 2020

    ActorsMary Elizabeth Winstead, Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Rosie Perez, Ella Jay Basco, Ewan McGregor

    Directed byCathy Yan

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 84%, average score 6.5

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    Sonic the Hedgehog is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Anticipated Movies Of 2020
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    voting closed at #16

    Sonic the Hedgehog

    February 14

    ActorsJames Marsden, Ben Schwartz, Tika Sumpter, Natasha Rothwell, Neal McDonough

    Directed byJeff Fowler

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 64%, average score 5.8

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    Soul is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Anticipated Movies Of 2020
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    Soul

    November 20

    Directed byPete Docter

    Soul is a 2020 American computer-animated fantasy comedy-drama adventure film directed by Pete... more on Wikipedia
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    Fear Street is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Anticipated Movies Of 2020
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    Fear Street

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    ActorsKiana Madeira, Olivia Welch, Gillian Jacobs, Benjamin Flores Jr.

    Directed byLeigh Janiak

    Fear Street is a 2020 American horror film directed by Leigh Janiak, based on the Fear Street... more on Wikipedia
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    Artemis Fowl is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Anticipated Movies Of 2020
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    ActorsFerdia Shaw, Josh Gad, Hong Chau, Judi Dench, Lara McDonnell

    Directed byKenneth Branagh

    Artemis Fowl is a 2020 American science fantasy adventure film directed by Kenneth Branagh,... more on Wikipedia
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    The Secret Garden is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Anticipated Movies Of 2020
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    The Secret Garden

    August 14

    ActorsColin Firth, Maeve Dermody, Julie Walters

    Directed byMarc Munden

    The Secret Garden is a 2020 fantasy film directed by Marc Munden, based on the novel of the... more on Wikipedia
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    The Call of the Wild is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Anticipated Movies Of 2020
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    voting closed at #21

    The Call of the Wild

    February 21

    ActorsHarrison Ford, Dan Stevens, Omar Sy, Karen Gillan, Bradley Whitford

    Directed byChris Sanders

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 65%, average score 6.1

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    Snake Eyes is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Anticipated Movies Of 2020
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    Snake Eyes

    October 15

    ActorsSamara Weaving, Henry Golding, Úrsula Corberó

    Directed byRobert Schwentke

    Snake Eyes is a 2020 American action adventure film directed by Robert Schwentke, the third... more on Wikipedia
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    The Green Knight is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Anticipated Movies Of 2020

    ActorsDev Patel, Alicia Vikander, Joel Edgerton

    Directed byDavid Lowery

    The Green Knight is a 2020 American medieval fantasy film directed by David Lowery, based on... more on Wikipedia
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    Emma is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Anticipated Movies Of 2020
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    voting closed at #24

    Emma

    February 21

    ActorsAnya Taylor-Joy, Josh O'Connor, Johnny Flynn

    Directed byAutumn de Wilde

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 87%, average score 7.01

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    Bad Boys for Life is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Anticipated Movies Of 2020
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    voting closed at #25

    Bad Boys for Life

    January 17

    ActorsMartin Lawrence, Will Smith, Joe Pantoliano

    Directed byAdil El Arbi, Bilall Fallah

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 77%, average score 6.19

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