the 10 most anticipated movies of 2017

2016 was an epic year for the film industry, directors, producers, actors, fans and even to the loyal critics. In Nepal, the movie goers saw many astonishing movies like ‘Kalo Pothi’ and ‘White Sun’ and so on. Many movies came to break all the blockbuster records and some of them even managed to do that. If you like to see the list of popular movies of 2016 you can click the link here. With 2016 behind us, it’s time to explore the slate of exciting movies opening in theaters over the next 12 months – some that we’ve waited a very long time for and can’t wait to see! Here we bring the most anticipated movies of 2017.

We, Nepalese have become global audience and critics. We are not limited to Nepali movies only. We want to pass comments on all sorts of movies whether that is Bollywood, Hollywood or Kollywood.

So, we’ve lined up the upcoming movies for 2017 from all woods (I guess). Whether you are into action, drama, comedy there’s something for everyone.

10.Byoka: Undisputed

Byoka is back. Directed by Todor Chapkanov “Byoka: Undisputed” is the fourth installment of the fighting franchise. In this installment, Yuri Byoka (Scott Adkins) is shooting for the big leagues when an accidental death in the ring makes him question everything he stands for. When he finds out the wife of the man he accidentally killed is in trouble, Boyka offers to fight in a series of impossible battles to free her from a life of servitude.
This movie is set to release on 17 January 2017 in the USA.
Byoka Byoka Byoka…

9.Despicable Me 3

Did you guys miss Gru and his minions? Well, Good News. Gru is coming to your theaters with his minions on 30 June 2017.

Despicable me 3 is an animated comedy movie produced by Illumination Entertainment. It the third installment of Despicable Me film series.In this sequel, Gru (Steve Carell) faces off against Balthazar Bratt (Trey Parker), a former child star who grows up to become obsessed with the character he played in the ’80s; and gets into some sibling rivalry when he meets his long-lost twin brother, Dru.

The official trailer was released on December 14, 2016.


2.0 is an upcoming Indian science fiction film written and directed by S. Shankar, co-written by B. Jeyamohan and produced by Subaskaran Allirajah, founder of Lyca Productions.

After the massive success of film Enthiran(English: Robot), the makers have come up with its sequel 2.0. This movie stars ‘The Superstar’ Rajnikanth reprising the roles of Dr.Vaseegaran and Chitti, alongside Akshay Kumar and Amy Jackson.

This movie is set for release in mid-October 2017.

7.Fast and Furious 8

Fast and Furious 8 (aka The Fate of Furious)is an upcoming 2017 American action film directed by F. Gary Gray and written by Chris Morgan. It is the eighth installment in The Fast and the Furious franchise. The film will star Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Chris Bridges, Nathalie Emmanuel, Kurt Russell, Scott Eastwood, Charlize Theron and Helen Mirren.

The Fate of the Furious marks the first film of the franchise other than The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (2006) not to star Paul Walker, who died in a single-vehicle crash on November 30, 2013, during the filming of Furious 7 (2015).

The movie will be released on 14 April 2017. So, fasten your seat belts its gonna be one hell of a ride.

6.XXX: Return of Xander Cage

Another movie of Vin Diesel to look after. It is intended to be the third film in the xXx franchise, and thereby a sequel to both the 2002 film xXx and the 2005 film xXx: State of the Union, though more directly with the first film.

This film features Diesel, Donnie Yen, Deepika Padukone, Samuel L. Jackson, Tony Jaa, Nina Dobrev and set for release on 20 January 2017 in 2D as well as in 3D.

5.Justice League

Our superheroes have arrived to save us.

In the movie ‘Justice League’, Batman (Ben Affleck) and Wonder Woman(Gal Gadot) assemble a team consisting of The Flash(Ezra Miller), Aquaman(Jason Momoa), Cyborg(Ray Fisher) and the newly resurrected Superman(Henry Cavill) to face the catastrophic threat of Steppenwolf(Ciaran Hinds) and his army of Parademons.

Justice League will be released on 17 November 2017.


Logan is an upcoming superhero movie featuring the Marvel character Wolverine. It is the third and final Wolverine solo film. Hugh Jackman stars as Logan in what is intended to be his final portrayal of the character after having played the role for 17 years, with Patrick Stewart co-starring as Charles Xavier.

Logan may be the most anticipated movies of 2017. We all are highly excited as well as little sad to see Hugh Jackman as Wolverine for the last time. He has done great justice to the character ‘Wolverine’. We all will gonna miss him.

The movie is set for release on March 3, 2017.

3.Bahubali: The Conclusion

Maybe the most awaited movie of 2017. There were so many questions unanswered in the previous part.Fans were predicting and making their own theory on various occasions. But in 2017, finally, we all will get the answers on “Why Katappa killed Bahubali?”

The movie intends to answer our questions on 28 April, 2017.


No matter what character he portrays, Dwayne Johnson will always be ‘The Rock’ for us. Now he is coming with an action comedy movie ‘Baywatch’. The trailer seems so exciting and comedy surely everybody is waiting for this movie to release.

The film stars Dwayne Johnson, Zac Efron, Alexandra Daddario, Kelly Rohrbach and also Priyanka Chopra. This movie is scheduled to be released on 26 May 2017.

1. Loot 2

This may apply only to Nepalese fans but the most anticipated movie for 2017 goes to Loot 2.

The trailer just got released a week ago and looking at the reactions and reception of fans, we can predict that this movie is going to break box office records.

It is the sequel of the most popular Nepali movie ‘Loot’. This movie is directed by Nischal Basnet and features stars like Saugat Malla, Dayahang Rai, Karma, Bipin Karki and Reecha Sharma.

So, are you excited for 2017? Be ready to cross the list because 2017 is underway. Happy New Year folks. Enjoy!

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