10 Upcoming Movie Releases in 2024 That You Don’t Want to Miss

The year 2024 is shaping up to be an exciting one for movie lovers, with a variety of genres, themes, and stars to look forward to. Whether you are a fan of action, comedy, drama, horror, sci-fi, or animation, there is something for everyone in the upcoming slate of films. Here are 10 of the most anticipated movies that are set to release in 2024, along with their release dates, plot summaries, and cast details.

1. Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga

Release date: 24 May, 2024 (USA)

Plot: The origin story of renegade warrior Furiosa before her encounter and teamup with Mad Max.

Cast: Anya Taylor-Joy, Chris Hemsworth, Charlee Fraser, Tom Burke

Why watch it: Furiosa is a spin-off of the critically acclaimed and commercially successful Mad Max: Fury Road, which won six Oscars and was hailed as one of the best action films of all time. The film will explore the backstory of Furiosa, the fierce and fearless heroine played by Charlize Theron in the original film. The film will also feature Chris Hemsworth as a new character, and will be directed by George Miller, the visionary behind the Mad Max franchise.

2. Deadpool & Wolverine

Release date: 26 July, 2024 (USA)

Plot: The irresponsible hero Deadpool will change the history of the MCU with Wolverine!?

Cast: Morena Baccarin, Ryan Reynolds, Brianna Hildebrand, Josh Brolin

Why watch it: Deadpool & Wolverine is the crossover event that fans have been waiting for, as the two popular Marvel characters team up for a hilarious and action-packed adventure. The film will mark the first appearance of Wolverine in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, after Disney acquired the rights to the X-Men franchise. The film will also feature the return of Ryan Reynolds as the wisecracking and fourth-wall-breaking Deadpool, who will surely bring his signature humor and irreverence to the MCU.

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3. Kung Fu Panda 4

Release date: 8 March, 2024 (USA)

Plot: Po, who is set to become the spiritual leader of the Valley of Peace, searches for his successor as the new Dragon Warrior while fighting a new shapeshifting foe called “The Chameleon”.

Cast: Jack Black, Awkwafina, Viola Davis, Dustin Hoffman

Why watch it: Kung Fu Panda 4 is the fourth and final installment of the beloved animated franchise that has won millions of fans around the world. The film will conclude the story of Po, the lovable and clumsy panda who became the legendary Dragon Warrior. The film will also introduce new characters, such as Zhen, a fox bandit who joins Po on his journey, and The Chameleon, a nefarious villain who can copy the kung fu of others. The film will be directed by Mike Mitchell, who has directed films such as Shrek Forever After and Trolls.

4. Despicable Me 4

Release date: 3 July, 2024 (USA)

Plot: Gru, Lucy, Margo, Edith, and Agnes welcome a new member to the family, Gru Jr., who is intent on tormenting his dad. Gru faces a new nemesis in Maxime Le Mal and his girlfriend Valentina, and the family is forced to go on the run.

Cast: Sofía Vergara, Joey King, Steve Carell, Will Ferrell

Why watch it: Despicable Me 4 is the fourth installment of the hugely popular animated franchise that has spawned several spin-offs, including the Minions movies. The film will introduce a new character, Gru Jr., who is the son of Gru and Lucy, and who will cause trouble for his parents and sisters. The film will also feature a new villain, Maxime Le Mal, who is voiced by Will Ferrell, and his girlfriend Valentina, who is voiced by Sofía Vergara. The film will also bring back the adorable and mischievous Minions, who will surely provide plenty of laughs and fun.

5. Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire

Release date: 29 March, 2024 (USA)

Plot: Two ancient titans, Godzilla and Kong, clash in an epic battle as humans unravel their intertwined origins and connection to Skull Island’s mysteries.

Cast: Rebecca Hall, Dan Stevens, Rachel House, Brian Tyree Henry

Why watch it: Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire is the sequel to the blockbuster Godzilla vs. Kong, which was the highest-grossing film of 2021. The film will continue the story of the two legendary monsters, who will face off again in a spectacular showdown. The film will also explore the secrets of Skull Island, the home of Kong, and the origins of the titans, who are the ancient creatures that rule the Earth. The film will be directed by Adam Wingard, who helmed the previous film, and will feature a talented cast of actors, including Rebecca Hall, Dan Stevens, and Rachel House.

6. Joker: Folie à Deux

Release date: 4 October, 2024 (USA)

Plot: Sequel to the film “Joker” from 2019.

Cast: Ken Leung, Zazie Beetz, Joaquin Phoenix, Catherine Keener

Why watch it: Joker: Folie à Deux is the highly anticipated follow-up to Joker, which was a critical and commercial smash, earning over a billion dollars at the box office and winning two Oscars, including Best Actor for Joaquin Phoenix. The film will continue the story of Arthur Fleck, the mentally ill and downtrodden clown who became the notorious Joker, the mastermind behind a wave of chaos and violence in Gotham City. The film will also feature the return of Zazie Beetz as Sophie Dumond, Arthur’s neighbor and love interest, and will introduce Ken Leung as a new character, who will play a key role in the plot. The film will be directed by Todd Phillips, who co-wrote and directed the first film, and will explore the themes of madness, morality, and society.

7. Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes

Release date: 10 May, 2024 (USA)

Plot: Many years after the reign of Caesar, a young ape goes on a journey that will lead him to question everything he’s been taught about the past and make choices that will define a future for apes and humans alike.

Cast: Dichen Lachman, Freya Allan, Kevin Durand, William H. Macy

Why watch it: Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes is the fourth film in the rebooted Planet of the Apes series, which has been praised for its stunning visual effects, compelling story, and emotional performances. The film will follow a new generation of apes, who are living in a post-apocalyptic world where humans are scarce and hostile. The film will focus on a young ape, who will embark on a quest that will challenge his beliefs and change his destiny. The film will be directed by Wes Ball, who is known for his work on the Maze Runner trilogy, and will star Dichen Lachman, Freya Allan, Kevin Durand, and William H. Macy.

8. Kraven the Hunter

Release date: 30 August, 2024 (USA)

Plot: Russian immigrant Sergei Kravinoff is on a mission to prove that he is the greatest hunter in the world.

Cast: Russell Crowe, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Ariana DeBose, Christopher Abbott

Why watch it: Kraven the Hunter is the latest film in the Sony Pictures Universe of Marvel Characters, which includes Venom, Morbius, and Spider-Man. The film will focus on Kraven, one of Spider-Man’s most formidable foes, who is a skilled and ruthless hunter, who uses his enhanced abilities and weapons to hunt down his prey. The film will star Aaron Taylor-Johnson as Kraven, who is best known for his roles in Kick-Ass and Avengers: Age of Ultron. The film will also feature Russell Crowe as Chameleon, Kraven’s half-brother and partner in crime, and Ariana DeBose as Calypso, Kraven’s lover and ally. The film will be directed by J.C. Chandor, who has directed films such as A Most Violent Year and Triple Frontier.

9. A Quiet Place: Day One

Release date: 28 June, 2024 (USA)

Plot: Experience the day the world went quiet.

Cast: Joseph Quinn, Alex Wolff, Djimon Hounsou, Lupita Nyong’o

Why watch it: A Quiet Place: Day One is the prequel to the hit horror film A Quiet Place, which was a surprise hit in 2018, earning rave reviews and over $300 million worldwide. The film will show the events that led to the invasion of the deadly creatures that hunt by sound, and how the survivors learned to adapt and survive in a silent world. The film will feature a new cast of characters, who will face the horrors of the first day of the apocalypse, and will also reveal more about the origin and nature of the monsters. The film will be directed by Michael Sarnoski, who made his directorial debut with the acclaimed film Pig, and will star Joseph Quinn, Alex Wolff, Djimon Hounsou, and Lupita Nyong’o.

10. The Garfield Movie

Release date: 24 May, 2024 (USA)

Plot: Garfield is about to go on a wild outdoor adventure. After an unexpected reunion with his long-lost father – the cat Vic – Garfield and Odie are forced to abandon their pampered life to join Vic in a hilarious, high-stakes heist.

Cast: Hannah Waddingham, Samuel L. Jackson, Chris Pratt, Nicholas Hoult

Why watch it: The Garfield Movie is a reboot of the beloved comic strip and animated series, which follows the adventures of Garfield, the lazy and sarcastic orange cat, and his friends Odie, the loyal and dim-witted dog, and Jon, the hapless and clueless owner. The film will be a CGI-animated comedy, that will bring a fresh and modern twist to the classic characters. The film will feature the voices of Chris Pratt as Garfield, Nicholas Hoult as Odie, Samuel L. Jackson as Vic, and Hannah Waddingham as Liz.


These are just some of the movies that are coming out in 2024, and there are many more to look forward to. Whether you are looking for action, comedy, drama, horror, sci-fi, or animation, you will find something to suit your taste and mood. So mark your calendars, grab your popcorn, and get ready for a year of cinematic entertainment. Which movie are you most excited to watch? Let us know in the comments below. 🍿🎬

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