This year has packed a ton of superhero titles, plenty of explosive action, some hair-raising scares, and even a few throwbacks to old franchises, so we’ve marked our list with all that in mind.
List of Movies
- Mission Impossible- Dead Reckoning Part I
- The Little Mermaid
- Creed III
- Killers of the Flower Moon
5. Killers of the Flower Moon
“Killers of the Flower Moon” is a gripping film📽️ based on the true events of the 1920s in Oklahoma.
The Osage Native Americans, who owned valuable oil-rich land, were systematically murdered. Corrupt officials conspired to steal their wealth, leading to a series of mysterious deaths.
Central to the story are Mollie and Ernest Burkhart, whose lives become entangled in greed and betrayal. The FBI steps in to investigate, exposing corruption and seeking justice. Themes of racism, greed, and the early days of the FBI unfold in this powerful saga.
4. Creed III
“Creed III” is a 2023 American sports drama🎭 film co-produced by, directed by, and starring Michael B. Jordan. It serves as the sequel to Creed II (2018) and is the third installment in the Creed film📽️ series, as well as the ninth overall in the Rocky film series.
The movie follows the accomplished and recently retired boxer Adonis Creed (played by Jordan) as he faces his childhood friend and former boxing prodigy, Damian Anderson (portrayed by Jonathan Majors).
The film explores themes of friendship, rivalry, and the boxing world, with intense fighting sequences and emotional performances. Notably, Sylvester Stallone does not reprise his role as Rocky Balboa, but he is credited as a producer.
The story begins in 2002 in Los Angeles, where a young Adonis Creed sneaks out to watch Damian compete in an underground boxing🥊 match.
3. The Little Mermaid
“The Little Mermaid” is a captivating film that follows the journey of Ariel, the youngest daughter of King👑 Triton. Ariel, a spirited young mermaid, yearns for adventure beyond the sea.
When she falls for the dashing Prince Eric, she makes a fateful deal with the evil sea witch, Ursula, trading her beautiful voice for human legs. The film📽️ explores themes of magic, love, and the desire to explore life on land.
“Oppenheimer” is a gripping biopic that chronicles the life of J. Robert Oppenheimer, the theoretical physicist known as the “father of the atomic bomb.”
Born into a wealthy secular Jewish family in New York City, Oppenheimer’s upbringing shaped his views. The film delves into his studies, leadership during the Manhattan Project in World🌍 War II, and his eventual fall from grace due to a 1954 security hearing.
1. Mission Impossible-Dead Reckoning Part I
“Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One” is a 2023 American spy action film📽️ directed by Christopher McQuarrie. It serves as the sequel to “Mission: Impossible – Fallout” (2018) and is the seventh installment in the Mission: Impossible film series.
The movie stars Tom Cruise as Ethan Hunt, alongside an ensemble cast including Hayley Atwell, Ving Rhames, Simon Pegg, Rebecca Ferguson, Vanessa Kirby, Esai Morales, Pom Klementieff, Mariela Garriga, and Henry Czerny. In the film, Hunt and his IMF team face off against “the Entity”, a powerful rogue AI.
The movie🎞️ premiered on the Spanish Steps in Rome and was theatrically released in the United States. It received critical acclaim and grossed over $567.5 million worldwide, becoming the tenth-highest-grossing film of 2023.
Notably, it is the first film📽️ in the series not to involve J. J. Abrams and the first not produced by Abrams’s Bad Robot Productions since “Mission: Impossible III” (2006).