10 Upcoming Films You Should See In 2024

These soon-to-be released masterpieces are upcoming films worth seeing this year, comprising various genres perfect for different audiences.

2024 is yet another year of discovering new, exciting, and unpredictable plots of upcoming films. It is truly another year of indulging in the creative minds of celebrities, directors, and production companies. 

What movies will be blockbuster hits? Which personalities will harbor depth on their respective characters? What films will make a significant impact? The list is long, but these films are worth the anticipation. 

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Argylle

This movie tells the story of introverted spy novelist Elly Conway. She hardly leaves her home, but the plots of her written works got too close to an underground syndicate’s activities. A spy named Aidan comes to her aid as she risks being kidnapped, killed, or both. 

“Argylle” stars Bryce Dallas Howard and Sam Rockwell
“Argylle” stars Bryce Dallas Howard and Sam Rockwell/Photo from IMDb

Bryce Dallas Howard plays novelist Elly Conway alongside Sam Rockwell who is the spy, Aidan. Argylle hits cinemas on February 2.

Bryce Dallas Howard takes the lead in “Argylle,” out on February 2.

Lisa Frankenstein

This film talks about an unconventional “coming of RAGE love story,” just in time for the month of love. Lisa Frankenstein is a story about a teenager who has a crush on a corpse. Horrific circumstances and a “few missing body parts” are just some of the hurdles they’ll face to find love and happiness.

Watch “Lisa Frankenstein,” coming on February 9 in cinemas.

Lisa Frankenstein hits the cinemas on February 9. Cole Sprouse, Kathryn Newton, and Filipina celebrity Liza Soberano star in the upcoming film.

Dune: Part Two

This film is the second installment in director Denis Villeneuve’s take on Frank Herbert’s sci-fi novel. Paul Atreides reunites with Chani and the Fremen as he plots against the ones who destroyed his family.

“Dune: Part 2” is another installment to Paul Atreides’ journey on avenging his family.

Dune: Part Two will come on March 1, following its first film that debuted in November 2021. Timothée Chalamet and Zendaya are the lead stars headlining the film.

Zendaya and Timothée Chalamet are Chani and Paul Atreides in Dune: Part 2
“Zendaya and Timothée Chalamet are Chani and Paul Atreides in “Dune: Part 2″/Photo from IMDb

The First Omen 

This film precedes the horror film The Omen and will further expand its story. The First Omen is the story of a young woman sent to Rome to serve at the church. However, she stumbles upon a “darkness” making her doubt the path she is pursuing.

Nell Tiger Free takes the lead in prequel film, “The First Omen.”

The First Omen hits the cinemas on April 5 and is set to star Nell Tiger Free and Ralph Ineson, among others.

Civil War

The dystopian film depicts 19 American states that are about to withdraw from the country. Texas and California led the revolution and “militarized under a new American flag with only two stars” as per Screen Rant. A team of journalists travel across a country which has now been engulfed in an escalating civil war. 

Dystopian film “Civil War” tells the story of people who are engulfed in a war following the withdrawal of 19 states from North America.

Kirsten Dunst takes the lead for Civil War, which hits the theaters on April 26. 

The Fall Guy 

Stuntman Colt Seavers left the business so he can focus on his well being, but returns when a movie star goes missing. Plot twist: Seavers’ ex was actually directing the film. 

The Fall Guy is based on an 80s television show of the same name where a stunt actor “moonlights as a bounty hunter.” His stuntman skills turned out to be useful for becoming a “lawman under a cover of darkness.”

“The Fall Guy” depicts a stuntman’s story who returns following a movie star’s disappearance.

Ryan Gosling plays Colt Seavers on The Fall Guy alongside Hannah Waddingham and Emily Blunt. The movie releases on May 3

Deadpool 3

“Deadpool will change the history of the MCU (Marvel Cinematic Universe) with Wolverine!?” exclaimed Marvel Studios Japan as per Screen Rant. True enough, Deadpool 3 will be hitting theaters this year, and Wolverine does join the cast for the third movie installment.

Wolverine (Logan and Deadpool (Wade Wilson’s alterego) will change the MCU’s history through “Deadpool 3.” It is one of 2024’s upcoming films.

Ryan Reynolds returns as Wade Wilson and Hugh Jackman as Logan, or Wolverine. Audiences can start seeing Deadpool 3 worldwide come July 26.

Joker: Folie à Deux 

The movie is the sequel to the 2019 film Joker, and this time, it will be significantly different than its predecessor. Aside from the fact that Lady Gaga will now be Harley Quinn in the film, Joker: Folie à Deux is now a musical. Indiewire reported folie à deux means an identical or similar mental disorder affecting two or more individuals.

Lady Gaga and Joaquin Felix is Harley Quinn and Arthur Fleck on the film musical, “Joker: Folie à Deux.”

Joaquin Phoenix will reprise his role as clown-for-hire Arthur Fleck alongside Lady Gaga’s Harley Quinn. The film is set for release on October 4.

Wicked 

The first film of a two-part film adaptation of the 2003 Broadway musical tells the story of a green skinned woman who became the Wicked Witch of the West. Wicked is one of the upcoming films we should see in 2024, which is set to start showing on November 27.

Cythia Erivo and Ariana Grande will star as Elphaba and Glinda on “Wicked,” coming November 2024
Cythia Erivo and Ariana Grande will star as Elphaba and Glinda on “Wicked,” coming November 2024/Photo from IMDb

Wicked on its 2003 Broadway musical version starred Idina Menzel and Kristin Chenoweth who played Elphaba and Glinda respectively. Cynthia Erivo and Ariana Grande will now be the main stars on the 2024 film.

A first look on Ariana Grande as Glinda in “Wicked,” side by side with the 1939 film adaptation of “The Wizard of Oz.”

Mufasa: The Lion King

This live-action movie by Barry Jenkins depicts Pride Lands king Simba, grooms his cub to follow his paw prints. Simba’s late father Mufasa will also have his origins and backstory explored in the film.

Mufasa: The Lion King is another adaptation related to the first live-action film that debuted in 2019. Seth Rogen, Aaron Pierre, Billy Eichner, Kelvin Harrison Jr., and John Kani are some of the announced cast members. The film releases on December 20

Banner photo from IMDb.

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