The 10 Most Anticipated Action Movies of 2023
Stuff will explode in 2023...
Action movies often consist of fight scenes, dangerous stunts, and rely on the execution of the plot rather than the plot itself. In the early days of cinema, popular action movies consisted of outlaws and swashbuckling pirates, until the 1940s ushered in a new era of cowboys and war movies.
Action remains one of the most popular genres with audiences, and this year fans can look forward to action-packed blockbusters and long-awaited sequels, including Fast X and John Wick: Chapter 4. From Adam Driver's 65 to Indiana Jones and The Clock of Destiny, here are the 10 most anticipated action movies coming out in 2023.
After pilot Mills crash-lands on an unknown planet, he soon discovers that he has landed on Earth 65 million years ago. With only one chance to be rescued, Mills and sole survivor Koa must traverse a wilderness teeming with dangerous creatures.
The sci-fi thriller starring Adam Driver was written and directed by Scott Baker and Brian Woods, who also wrote John Krasinski and Emily Blunt. "A Quiet Place". The film's small cast includes Driver, Chloe Coleman, Nika King and Ariana Greenblatt. Greenblatt plays survivor Koa, best known for her role as young Gamora in Avengers: Infinity War. 65 will open on March 17.
2 'Creed III'
As Downey continues to dominate the boxing world, his former friend and boxing prodigy Damian returns from prison. To settle the scoreline, Downey takes on his former best friend in a game that risks not only his career, but his life as well.
Creed III picks up after the events of Creed II, with Michael B. Jordan reprising his role as Adnois "Donnie" Creed and Jonathan Majors as Damian "Dame" Anderson in the upcoming sequel. It's the first movie in the Rocky franchise that won't star Sylvester Stallone, but Sly is still on board as a producer. Creed III will be released on March 3 this spring.
3 'Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves'
Bard Eakin and his band of thieves embark on an epic quest to find a lost relic, but their promising adventure is jeopardized when they meet the wrong people.
Dungeons and Dragons: Honor Among Thieves is based on the popular tabletop role-playing game, Dungeons and Dragons and stars Chris Pine, Michelle Rodriguez, Hugh Grant and Sofia Lilith star in Stephen King's horror remake, IT. The film is a stand-alone feature film, unrelated to the trilogy that ran from 2000 to 2012. Dungeons and Dragons: Honor Among Thieves will be released on March 31.
4 'Fast X'
Vin Diesel returns with Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson and Chris "Ludacris" Bridges in tenth installment of the Fast & Furious franchise Plays Dom Toretto. Theron is Dom's past rival after she hired Dante (Jason Mamoa).
The film, one of the final two chapters in the series, includes past stars such as Jason Statham, Helen Mirren, Kurt Russell and John Cena, and introduces Rita Moreno and Brie Larson as new role. While the movie intends to end the Fast and Furious saga, the long-running franchise may continue. Fast X is scheduled to open in theaters on May 19.
5 'The Expendables 4'
When the United States and Russia become involved in a nuclear conflict, the United States has exhausted all other options except Call consumables. This misfit band of mercenaries has been recruited as the nation's last line of defense and the world's only hope.
Sylvester Stallone and Jason Statham return in The Expendables 4 and introduce new stars including Andy Garcia, Megan Fox and Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson. The film is Stallone's last in the franchise, but Statham will reportedly spearhead the continuation of the action-packed franchise. The Expendables 4 will premiere in theaters on September 22.
6 'Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania'
Scott Lang joins Hope van Dyne and her parents Hank and Janet on their journey through the Quantum Realm and its infinite possibilities. As they explore the realm further, they encounter strange new creatures as well as a time-traveling entity called Kang the Conquer.
Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantum of Frenzy is the third sequel to the Ant-Man films, starring Paul Rudd, Michael Douglas, Michelle Pfeiffer, and Evangeline Lilly. The film introduces the Marvel supervillain and Avengers foe, Kang the Conqueror, played by Jonathan Majors. Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantum Fever is out on February 17th.
7 'Mission: Impossible - Dead Reckoning Part One'
Tom Cruise as MIF agent Ethan Hunt in Mission: Impossible Dead Reckoning Part 1 with Simon Pegg, Ving Rhames, and Rebecca Ferguson. The action spy sequel is the sequel to Mission: Impossible: Fallout and marks the seventh installment in the Mission: Impossible series. The movie's plot is currently unknown, but it's set to hit theaters July 14 as a summer blockbuster.
In 2019, Cruise stated that the next two sequels would be back-to-back with Christopher McQuarrie, again writing and directing. The films were originally scheduled for release in summer 2021 and 2022, but production has experienced several setbacks due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Angela Bassett had announced she would return as Erika Sloane for the sequel, but unfortunately had to pull out due to COVID-19 travel restrictions.
8 'John Wick: Chapter 4'
Hitman and notorious assassin John Wick finds a way to defeat the High Table and gain freedom, but before he can escape, he must face a new and dangerous foe, leaving Wick with no choice but to turn to Old friends and even former enemies seek help.
Keanu Reeves will appear as ruthless killer John Wick for a fourth time this spring on March 24. according to a In an interview with GQ, Reeves stated that he intends to play the role as long as the audience wants it. The film also features former characters played by Laurence Fishburne and Ian McShane, and introduces Bill Skarsgård as Marquis de Gramon, a member of the High Table challenged by Vic .
9 'The Equalizer 3'
Denzel Washington will reprise his role as former intelligence agent and detective Robert McCall in The Equalizer 3 on September 1. Actress Dakota Fanning will co-star with Washington, reuniting the stars onscreen for the first time since co-starring in 2004's vigilante film Man on Fire.
The film marks the fifth collaboration between Washington and director Antoine Fuqua, who previously worked on the Equalizer films The Seven and the Academy Award-winning Training Day. " directed the actor. Following the success of 2018's The Equalizer 2, Fuqua said he plans to extend the franchise and discussed his interest in the film's international setting.
10 'Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny'
In 1969, the United States and the Soviet Union were engaged in a fierce space race, but archaeologist Indiana Jones became concerned when he discovered that the US government was recruiting ex-Nazis to work for NASA. as Indy embarks on his next adventure, a former Nazi and NASA employee plotting to use the Apollo moon landings for his own gain.
Harrison Ford returns as the infamous Indiana Jones in this standalone sequel alongside director James Mangold. Indy joins his goddaughter Helena (Phoebe Waller-Bridge) against ex-Nazi and current NASA employee Jürgen Voller (Mads Mikkelsen). The film also stars Antonio Banderas, Boyd Holbrook and John Rhys-Davies, who will reprise their roles as Indy's friend Salah. Indiana Jones and the Wheel of Fortune opens in theaters on June 30.