The Most Anticipated Movies Of 2023

Over 800 Ranker voters have come together to rank this list of The Most Anticipated Movies Of 2023
Latest additions: Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom, The Killer, Rebel Moon
Recently, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem fell out of the top 25, replaced by Boston Strangler
Most divisive: The Marvels

The most anticipated 2023 movies include films that were delayed multiple times due to the pandemic. Mission: Impossible  Dead Reckoning - Part 1 is among the titles we can't wait to see in theaters. Superhero fans are going to be more than pleased with these upcoming 2023 films. There will be several installments in the MCU to look forward to such as Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania, The Marvels, and Blade. But let's not forget DCEU fans who are finally hoping to see The Flash speed its way into theaters. Other 2023 movies worth mentioning include sure-to-be Oscar contenders like Maestro which is being helmed by Academy Award nominee Bradley Cooper as he steps back into the director chair as well as the leading role. Now it's time to find out which movie deserves the top spot on the list.

Vote up the 2023 movies you can't wait to see and vote down any you think you'll skip when it hits the theaters next year. Be sure to check back as new movies are added to the list once their release dates are announced.

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  • Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse
    Joaquim Dos Santos, Kemp Powers, Justin K. Thompson
    523 votes
    • Actors: Shameik Moore, Hailee Steinfeld, Brian Tyree Henry, Luna Lauren Velez, Jake Johnson
    • Released: 2023

    Long before the MCU multiverse, Miles Morales and his spider friends swung into our hearts in 2018. Now they are set to return with a few new friends on June 3, 2023. If you liked Oscar Isaac as Spider-Man 2099 during the credits of Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse, he will have an even bigger role in the sequel, along with the awaited arrival of Spider-Woman (Issa Rae).

    Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse (Part One) is an animated superhero film that plunges Miles Morales (Shameik Moore) into a multiverse of infinite possibilities. A cosmic collision with Gwen Stacy (Hailee Steinfeld) kick-starts a new adventure, catapulting him across parallel realities. In these diverse dimensions, he encounters various iterations of Spider-Man, each uniquely captivating. This high-octane journey through the Spider-Verse challenges our young hero to embrace his destiny, navigate a complex web of relationships, and ultimately save all existence from imminent destruction. With its genre-bending narrative and vibrant animation style, it's a visual treat that pushes the boundaries of storytelling.

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  • Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3
    • Actors: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Karen Gillan, Pom Klementieff
    • Released: 2023

    The crew of the Benetar reunite once again with James Gunn back in the director's chair after having completed The Suicide Squad and The Peacemaker for the DC Universe. Get ready to take off on May 5, 2023.

    In the highly anticipated Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, the motley crew of space heroes returns to the cosmic stage. Peter Quill, aka Star-Lord (Chris Pratt), leads his team on another daring mission. Gamora (Zoe Saldana), Drax (Dave Bautista), Rocket Raccoon (Bradley Cooper), and Groot (Vin Diesel) are back, bringing their unique blend of skills and quirks to tackle new threats. This Marvel Cinematic Universe installment continues its tradition of action-packed sequences, witty dialogue, and unexpected twists. The film's genre-bending style expertly fuses elements of sci-fi, comedy, and adventure, creating a cinematic experience that is as entertaining as it is unpredictable. The movie intertwines grand galactic battles with intimate personal narratives, resulting in a dynamic narrative that keeps audiences at the edge of their seats.

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    • Actors: Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly, Jonathan Majors, Michelle Pfeiffer, Michael Douglas
    • Released: 2023

    After being teased in Disney+'s Loki, Kang the Conqueror (Jonathan Majors) is coming for Scott Lang (Paul Rudd) and Hope van Dyne (Evangeline Lilly). As always, Marvel is keeping mum about the film's details so be sure to catch all the other MCU projects before its July 28, 2023 release.

    Ant-Man and the Wasp find themselves exploring the Quantum Realm, interacting with strange new creatures and embarking on an adventure that pushes them beyond the limits of what they thought was possible.

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  • Oppenheimer
    Christopher Nolan
    489 votes
    • Actors: Cillian Murphy, Emily Blunt, Robert Downey, Matt Damon, Rami Malek
    • Released: 2023

    Christopher Nolan is coming back to the historical epic with his new film about the theoretical physicist who invented the atomic bomb. Peaky Blinders star Cillian Murphy will play the titular character as he joins the Batman Begins director for the sixth time. Emily Blunt, Florence Pugh, Matt Damon and Robert Downey Jr. will join him when Oppenheimer hits theaters July 27, 2023.

    During World War II, Lt. Gen. Leslie Groves Jr. appoints physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer to work on the top-secret Manhattan Project. Oppenheimer and a team of scientists spend years developing and designing the atomic bomb. Their work comes to fruition on July 16, 1945, as they witness the world's first nuclear explosion, forever changing the course of history.
  • Barbie
    Greta Gerwig
    530 votes
    • Actors: Margot Robbie, Ryan Gosling, Kate McKinnon, Will Ferrell, Simu Liu
    • Released: 2023

    Margot Robbie is a Barbie girl in a Barbie world as she stars in Greta Gerwig and Noah Bombach's cinematic take on the Mattel toy line. With names like Ryan Gosling, Will Ferrell, Simu Liu, Kate McKinnon and half the cast of Sex Education, this July 27, 2023 release is sure to make a splash.

    Barbie and Ken are having the time of their lives in the colorful and seemingly perfect world of Barbie Land. However, when they get a chance to go to the real world, they soon discover the joys and perils of living among humans.

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  • John Wick: Chapter 4
    Chad Stahelski
    466 votes
    • Actors: Keanu Reeves, Donnie Yen Ji-Dan, Bill Skarsgård, Laurence Fishburne, Hiroyuki Sanada
    • Released: 2023

    Two years after its expected release date, John Wick is back for a fourth installment. Keanu Reeves is also set to return as the trained assassin out for revenge. The tables seem to be turned when the High Table come looking for him March 24, 2023.

    With the price on his head ever increasing, legendary hit man John Wick takes his fight against the High Table global as he seeks out the most powerful players in the underworld, from New York to Paris to Japan to Berlin.

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