20 most anticipated films of 2020

2019 was full of cool movie premieres and many moviegoers will remember for a long time. But next year you will not have to be bored, because we are waiting for new movies, many of which are on the top list of the most anticipated films of 2020. Among them are not only the longest-playing and most successful franchises of world cinema, but also curious new projects of the foreign and Russian world of cinema.

Black Widow

Genre:action, fiction, adventure

Producer: Kate Shortland

Date of: April 30, 2020

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Hellboy director Neil Marshall has previously shown interest in making this film. But they did not appeal to him, since the creators were originally looking for a woman director. This will be the 24th movie of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

This is the story of a Russian spy in the Avengers squad in the role of the incomparable Scarlett Johansson. According to the actress, fans will find many scenes with fights and hand-to-hand fighting, as the creators were inspired by Logan and Terminator. The heroine has to deal with the ghosts of the past, and most importantly - to destroy the very program "Red Room" to create widows. It is worth noting that for the first time in the image of the Black Widow, Johansson appeared in the movie "Iron Man 2". She so harmoniously blended into this image that a separate film about the heroine began to beg itself. The long-awaited "Black Widow" will unfold in New York exactly 15 years after the collapse of the Soviet Union, where KGB agents will hunt Natasha Romanova.

King's man: The Beginning (The King's Man)

Genre:action, adventure, comedy

Producer:Matthew Vaughn

Date of:February 27, 2020

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This is the first Kingsman franchise film to be shot by Disney. What is interesting: for the first time the film "Kingsman" was released in the same year as the James Bond film. The premiere of "The Kings Man: The Beginning" (aka "Kingsman 3") takes place in the same year 2020 as "Bond 25" or "There is no time to die."

This is part 3 and prequel to the first two films of the parts “Kingsman: Secret Service” (2015) and “Kingsman: The Golden Ring” (2017). “The King's Man: The Beginning” will talk about the emergence of a super-spy organization in the early 20th century. Judging by the trailer, the audience is waiting for luxurious interiors, a gloomy atmosphere, excellent music and a strong cast.


Genre:adventure, drama, fiction

Producer:Denis Villeneuve

Date of:December 17, 2020

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Director Denis Villeneuve confirmed that his adaptation of Dune 2020 will be divided into at least two films to ensure that the original story is "preserved and not cut into a million pieces." Therefore, after the premiere, you can safely expect the second part. Villeneuve also calls his "Dune" "Star Wars for adults."

Interesting:Dune: Sisterhood - a new series based on "Dunes"

Dune is a huge franchise that includes 1 full-length film (Dune 1984, directed by David Lynch), 20 books and several mini-series. According to the plot, the action takes place in a fictional universe in the distant future, where the monarchy reigns. The galaxy is divided into separate houses or fractions, the main of which are the houses of Corrino, Harkonnen and Atreides. Each of the fractions wants to own Spice, which is a special spice that can expand consciousness, prolong life and move spaceships from point A to point B in an instant. However, this resource is only on the planet Arrakis (or Dune). But getting it is not so simple, because the sands of the Dunes store many dangers inside, among them giant killer worms.

Fast & Furious 9

Genre:adventure, thriller, crime, action

Producer:Justin Lin

Date of:May 21, 2020

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The idea of ​​creating a spin-off with the participation of Hobbs and Shaw first appeared during the filming of The Fate of the Furious 2017.

The ninth Fast and the Furious is also on the list of the most anticipated films that will be released in 2020. The plot of the 9th film is kept secret, but it is only known that the action of the 9th part will unfold 2 years after "Fast and the Furious 8".

The Invisible Man

Genre:thriller, fantasy, horror

Producer:Lee Wannell

Date of:April 2, 2020

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Universal Pictures announced the film back in 2010, but its post-production status remained unchanged until 2019. During this time, several directors and script blanks managed to change. And now the fantastic thriller is on the list of expected films, which will be released in 2020 in Russian cinemas.

The film will be close enough to the original source - the book of the English writer Herbert Wells "The Invisible Man." The action of the tape will unfold in the modern world in the present tense. More attention will be paid to one of the two main characters, Cecilia Cass, who will be played by actress Elizabeth Moss. Cecilia is a friend of the Invisible Man, who believes that her boyfriend is dead, but then finds out that he is alive.

Top Gun: Maverick (Top Gun: Maverick)

Genre:action drama

Producer: Joseph Kosinski

Date of:July 16, 2020

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Tony Scott created this picture as his next directorial project, but unfortunately, on the day of the meeting with the main actor Tom Cruise, Scott committed suicide, leaving the development status of the film unknown. Also, the picture will be the second fact of cooperation between Tom Cruise and director Joseph Kosinski after the 2013 film Oblivion.

In the sequel, viewers will again see Tom Cruise in a leather jacket and “aviators” at the wheel of a fighter in the role of pilot Maverick. The hero no longer flies, but only works as an instructor for training novice pilots. But, when it was decided to replace the living people with drone pilots, Maverick again had to sit at the helm.

No time to die

Genre: thriller, action, adventure

Producer: Carey Fukunaga

Date of:April 9, 2020

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Daniel Craig said he would resign as James Bond if he felt too old to play this character. This film will be the fifth and probably the last appearance of Craig in the role of James Bond.

In the 25th film "Bond," James Bond has long left operational service and enjoys a pacified life in Jamaica. But everything turns upside down when his old friend Felix from the CIA is declared on the island, and Bond simply cannot refuse to help him. He is waiting for a new mission to abduct the scientist, which will be the most dangerous of all that we saw in previous films. And if this part becomes the last, it is likely that the invincible agent will die in the final.

New Mutants

Genre:horror, action, fantasy

Producer:Josh boone

Date of:April 2, 2020

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The premiere date of the film was postponed many times (starting from 2018), and the tape itself was sent to shoot some scenes, so, possibly, “New Mutants” completely bypass theaters, appearing only on the Hulu stream service.

Interesting:"New Mutants" may not be released

5 teen mutants with supernatural abilities that came off the pages of the Marvel comics are kept in a closed institution. To get out of captivity, they have to show their abilities and ingenuity.

Bad Boys 3 (Bad Boys for Life)

Genre:crime, thriller, action, comedy

Producer:Adil El Arbi, Bilal Falla

Date of:January 23, 2020

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Filming started in January 2019 and took place in Miami, Florida, as well as in Atlanta, Georgia.

Marcus Burnett quarreled with his partner, left the police service and went into private activities. At this time, Mike Lowry is depressed due to a midlife crisis and plans to change his bachelor life. But two bad guys will be forced to make peace and reunite to repulse an Albanian mercenary.

Saw 9 (Saw)

Genre: horrors

Producer:Darren Lynn Bowsman

Date of:January 23, 2020

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The list of the most anticipated new movies in 2020 definitely includes the horror film "Saw." The plot details are still kept secret, all that is known is that the film will be a rethinking of the Saw horror.

Eternal (The Eternals)

Genre:adventure, fantasy, drama, fiction, action

Producer:Chloe Zhao

Date of:November 4, 2020

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This will be the twenty-fifth film of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Fantasy will also be partially filmed on a 16mm Ektachrome film.

Eternal immortal beings have long lived on earth. These are genetically superior super-humans, helping to shape entire civilizations since the beginning of time. Each of the Eternal has its own superpowers and enhanced reflexes, with the help of which they oppose the main antagonists, the monstrous Deviants. One of the “eternal” warriors is played by Angelina Jolie. For this role, the actress needed to spend many hours training in hand-to-hand combat and learning difficult tricks.

The Little Mermaid

Genre:romance, adventure, fantasy

Producer:Rebecca Thomas

Date of:2020

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This is a game remake of the 1989 Disney live animated cartoon The Little Mermaid. Many are unhappy that Ariel will play the dark-skinned young R&B singer Holly Bailey, because in the original the little mermaid has fair skin.

Underwater princess Ariel falls in love with an ordinary man and makes a terrible deal with a sorceress to get legs instead of a tail. But everything has its consequences, and the ending may not be so rosy for a young mermaid.

Monster Hunter

Genre:action, fantasy

Producer:Paul W. C. Anderson

Date of:September 3, 2020

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Since the film was an adaptation of Capcom's Monster Hunter series of video games, some fans reacted negatively because the action movie seems to be moving away from game history.

In a parallel fantasy world, Lieutenant Artemis (Mila Jovovich) and her soldiers from the planet Earth are entering a desperate battle for survival against huge monsters. Hunter comes to the aid of the heroes, whose skills will help them defeat fantastic creatures.

Wonder Woman 1984

Genre:adventure, action, fantasy

Producer:Patty jenkins

Date of:June 4, 2020

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Part of the film was shot on 70 mm IMAX cameras with an expanded image format in separate episodes. The new Wonder Woman is the 9th movie in the DC universe.

The main action of the film will take place in the 80s, so viewers will find many references to historical events, including the period of the Cold War. Wonder Woman will work for the US government to neutralize enemy spies. Billionaire Maxwell Lord of dreams to magically influence all people and rule the world. To do this, from every corner of the planet, he collects various artifacts in the hope of finding one that will give him unlimited power. Dr. Barbara Ann Minerva helps him, who accidentally after using one of the magic items transforms into the Cheetah and begins the hunt for the billionaire to take revenge. And Maxwell Lord is forced to seek the help of a Wonder Woman.

Godzilla vs. Kong

Genre:thriller, action, fantasy

Producer:Adam Wingard

Date of:March 12, 2020

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This will be the first film in 58 years with the joint participation of King Kong and Godzilla. They wanted to remove the tape in the early 90s of the last century. But then the Japanese company Toho Company Ltd., which owns the rights to Godzilla, did not get this opportunity due to legal problems with Turner Entertainment, the company that owns the rights to King Kong.

This fantastic action movie cannot be ignored among the latest movies of 2020, because it is on the top list of the most anticipated films. According to the plot, the giant Kong meets no less powerful and uncontrollable Godzilla, and the whole world is forced to observe who of them becomes the real King of Monsters.

Hound (Greyhound)

Genre:war drama

Producer:Aaron Schneider

Date of:May 6, 2020

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The film was shot according to the book "Good Shepherd" K.S. Forester. At the beginning of 2019, Sony Pictures announced a change in the premiere date, pushing it a year ahead (originally, the release date was scheduled for March 22, 2019).

A naval officer commands a destroyer during World War II. He will lead the team through the waters of the North Atlantic with submarines of the German enemy, and in order to achieve the goal, the officer needs to overcome his own fears.


Genre:fantasy, adventure, drama

Producer:Nicky Caro

Date of:March 25, 2020

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A casting team of directors visited five continents and watched nearly 1,000 candidates for the role of Mulan. It will also be Niki Caro’s most expensive film with an approximate budget of $ 290 million. There will not be a single song from the original cartoon in the remake, which should give the film a hue of maturity, allowing viewers to focus more on action and plot.

The young and determined Chinese woman Mulan wants to save her own father from war, but she does not do this through marriage, as expected from all the girls of that time. Mulan disguises himself as a male warrior, after which he becomes a real hero of the entire Chinese empire. Judging by the trailer, the new Mulan will not hide his gender at all, as was the case in the cartoon, because in one of the battle scenes we see her loose hair on the battlefield. It is also worth noting that the little red dragon Mushu will be replaced by a phoenix, but we will only see how it looks on the screen in the spring of 2020.

Witches (The Witches)

Genre:detective, horror, comedy, adventure, fantasy, family

Producer:Robert Zemeckis

Date of:October 15, 2020

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This is the second film featuring Anne Hathaway and Stanley Tucci after the first “Devil Wears Prada”, a 2006 release. The comedy is based on the 1983 book of Roald Dahl's Witches.

In the story, the ancient witches live among ordinary people, and not everyone is able to recognize them. Witches are very similar to real women, but they are extremely dangerous for young children. And once one boy meets the Greatest and Most Important Witch of All Time, but thanks to the stories of his observant and wise grandmother, he knows how to behave.

After: Chapter 2 (After We Collided)

Genre:melodrama, drama

Producer:Roger Kamble

Date of: spring 2020

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The author of the book by which the first part was shot, Anna Todd, confirmed in her social networks that she herself had written the script for this film. She promised fans that the plot of the sequel "After" will be more consistent with the book version. Todd also announced that in her new contract, this film will receive a rating of R (18+).

This youth drama is undoubtedly included in the list of the most anticipated films of 2020 among teenagers and simply romantic natures. After the stormy beginning of the relationship, Tessa still has something to lose. Hardin has nothing to lose but Tessa. When Tessa discovers Hardin's mysterious past, she is furious. Lovers are so different, but they are made for each other. With each quarrel, their spark flares up brighter and brighter, but how much can you endure the roller coaster? Hardin knows that he made a mistake, perhaps the biggest one in his life. But he will not give up without a fight and will try to change - for the sake of love.

When the storks fell


Producer:Danila Kozlovsky

Date of:October 8, 2020

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The shooting took place at the Kurchatov NPP. Initially, the film was called "Dangerous Water", then it was replaced by "When the Storks Fell."

Although he is not included in the list of the most anticipated films of 2020, he is worth mentioning among the new movies. It is unlikely that Kozlovsky’s “Storks” can reach the level of the 5-episode series “Chernobyl” from HBO, but the actor decided to try to tell his version of the tragedy. In the center of the plot is a fearless firefighter dealing with the terrible consequences of the Chernobyl accident.

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