Here are some movies in 2023 that will leave you on the edge of your seat in cinemas.

This year has been off to a great start regarding blockbuster movies. Movies such as ‘Antman And The Wasp Quantumania,’ ‘Luther: The Fallen Sun’ as well as ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ brought in many film enthusiasts at the beginning of the year who had amazing reviews concerning these movies. Spring and Summer 2023 also have an amazing lineup of movies you wouldn’t want to miss! Here are some movies to look out for in the coming weeks.

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#1. John Wick: Chapter 4

American neo-noir action thriller ‘John Wick Chapter 4’ is a 2023 movie that was written by Shay Hatten and Michael Finch and directed by Chad Stahelski. It is the fourth entry in the John Wick series and the follow-up to ‘John Wick: Chapter 3 Parabellum’ (2019). Keanu Reeves plays the lead character, John Wick.

According to Wikipedia, as of April 14, 2023, ‘John Wick: Chapter 4’ has grossed $160.1 million in the United States and Canada, and $189.6 million in other territories, for a worldwide total of $349.7 million.

The story follows John Wick on his journey to enact revenge against the High Table while hiding underground with the Bowery King. The movie’s cast includes Keanu Reeves, Donnie Yen, Bill Skarsgård, Laurence Fishburne, Hiroyuki Sanada, Shamier Anderson, Lance Reddick, Rina Sawayama, Scott Adkins, Clancy Brown, and Ian McShane.

‘John Wick Chapter 4’ is currently showing in cinemas.

Have you seen ‘John Wick Chapter 4’ yet?

#2. Creed III

Fans of Michael B. Jordan are no strangers to the Creed series. In his directorial debut comes the third installment of the widely-acclaimed Creed franchise. ‘Creed’ is a 2023 American sports film starring Michael B. Jordan, Tessa Thompson, Jonathan Majors, Wood Harris, Mila Davis-Kent, Florian Munteanu, and Phylicia Rashad.

On February 9, 2023, ‘Creed III’ had its world premiere in Mexico City. On March 3, it was then shown in theaters across the US as Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer’s first movie to be distributed following its takeover by Amazon. The movie earned more than $270 million worldwide and received favorable reviews from critics.

The film follows Donnie as he battles his rival Dame at the championship.

Have you seen ‘Creed III’ yet?

#3. Shazam! Fury Of The Gods

As the sequel to Shazam! (2019)‘Shazam! Fury Of The Gods’ had its premiere at the Fox Village Theater in Los Angeles on March 14, 2023, and was released in the US on March 17.  It grossed just over $131 million worldwide.

This blockbuster stars Zachary Levi, Asher Angel, Jack Dylan Grazer, Rachel Zegler, Adam Brody, Ross Butler, D.J Cotrona, Grace Caroline Currey, Meagan Good, Lucy Liu, Djimon Hounsou, and Helen Mirren.

The film follows Billy Batson (Shazam) and his foster siblings as they battle the Daughters of Atlas. If you are a fan of Greek mythology, gods, and deities, do not miss out on this movie!

Have you seen ‘Shazam! Fury Of The Gods’ yet?

#4. Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves

‘Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves’ is a 2023 American comedy fantasy heist film directed by Jonathan Goldstein and John Francis Daley. It is based on the tabletop role-playing game Dungeons & Dragons and set in the Forgotten Realms campaign setting. The film stars Chris Pine, Michelle Rodriguez, Regé-Jean Page, Justice Smith, Sophia Lillis, and Hugh Grant.

The world premiere of ‘Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves’ took place at South by Southwest on March 10, 2023, and Paramount Pictures distributed the film in the US on March 31, 2023. The movie earned over $157 million worldwide and received favorable reviews from critics.

Are you a fan of fantasy, mystical creatures, and magic? Well, look no further than ‘Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves.’ Join Edgin Darvis and his crew on an adventure to retrieve a long-lost relic. This movie is filled with adventure, comedy, and most importantly… DRAGONS!!

Have you seen ‘Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves’ yet?

#5. Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 3

‘Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 3’ is an upcoming American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics superhero team Guardians Of The Galaxy. The film is written and directed by James Gunn and stars an ensemble cast featuring Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldaña, Dave Bautista, Karen Gillan, Pom Klementieff, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Sean Gunn, Chukwudi Iwuji, Will Poulter, Elizabeth Debicki, Maria Bakalova, and Sylvester Stallone. The film follows the crew as they embark on a mission to protect Rocket.

Have you seen ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 3’ yet?

#6. Fast X

‘Fast X,’ also known as ‘Fast & Furious 10, is an upcoming American action film directed by Louis Leterrier from a screenplay by Justin Lin, Zach Dean, and Dan Mazeau. It is the sequel to ‘F9 The Fast Saga (2021), serving as the tenth and penultimate main installment, and the 11th full-length film in the Fast & Furious franchise.

The film stars the recurring cast which includes Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, Jason Momoa, Nathalie Emmanuel, Jordana Brewster, John Cena, Jason Statham, Sung Kang, Alan Ritchson, Daniela Melchior, Scott Eastwood, Helen Mirren, Charlize Theron, Brie Larson, and Rita Moreno.

The movie follows Dominic Toretto (Vin Diesel) must protect his crew and family from Cipher, who now joins forces with Dante Reyes (Jason Momoa), the son of drug lord Hernan Reyes (Joaquim de Almeida), seeking revenge for his father’s death in ‘Fast Five’ (2011).

Have you seen ‘Fast X’ yet?

#7. A Taste Of Sin (For A Feel Of Africa)

If you are looking for either a film with an all-African cast or a thralling Christian story, ‘A Taste Of Sin’ mixes both exquisitely. A stellar cast of prominent Ghanaian actors, including Jackie Appiah, Roselyn Ngissah, and Majid Michel, may be seen in this charming Christian lifestyle film.

Have you seen A Taste Of Sin’ yet?

#8. Super Mario Bros. Movie (For Kids)

Well…, we can’t forget something for the kids! If you want your children to also enjoy some time in the cinema in 2023, consider letting them watch the ‘Super Mario Bros. Movie.’ It is a 2023 American computer-animated adventure film based on Nintendo’s Super Mario Bros. franchise.

Produced by IlluminationUniversal Pictures, and Nintendo, and distributed by Universal, it was directed by Aaron Horvath and Michael Jelenic and written by Matthew Fogel. The ensemble voice cast includes Chris Pratt, Anya Taylor-Joy, Charlie Day, Jack Black, Keegan-Michael Key, Seth Rogen, and Fred Armisen.

The film features an origin story for the brothers Mario and Luigi, Italian-American plumbers who are transported to an alternate world and become entangled in a battle between the Mushroom Kingdom, led by Princess Peach, and the Koopas, led by Bowser.

The ‘Super Mario Bros. Movie’ was released on April 5, 2023, and received positive responses from audiences. It has grossed $678 million worldwide, making it the highest-grossing film of 2023 and setting box office records for the biggest worldwide opening weekend for an animated film and the highest-grossing film based on a video game.

Have you seen the ‘Super Mario Bros. Movie’ yet?

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Written by: Nawaar Musah, Sun, May 05, 2023.


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