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12 must-see movies for geeks in 2017

2017 will be one of the best years for geeks who love movies. Comic book movies are still all the rage, so you can look forward to many more. However, there are also a handful of other titles you'll want to add to your 2017 movie list.

The 12 movies we've selected below range from action to drama, fantasy to sci-fi. 6 New(ish) Sci-Fi Movies Better Than Star Wars 6 New(ish) Sci-Fi Movies Better Than Star Wars Is Star Wars really the pinnacle? From science fiction movies set in space? Haven't they already outgrown several movies in the Star Wars series? Here are six that we think are the best... Read More

Sit back, buckle up and join us on this journey into the future to see what cinematic delights 2017 has in store.

1. Resident Evil:The Final Chapter (January 27)

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If you want heart-stopping horror, this won't be for you. But if all you want is some high-octane action through a grungy post-apocalyptic setting, Resident Evil:The Final Chapter You can only deliver in spades.

2. Logan (March 3)

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Logan is a soft sequel that takes place in the near future and explores a different aspect of Wolverine's story:one that's more personal, intimate, and ripe for dramatic discovery. The trailer feels dark and moody, which gives me hope that this is a mature movie with deep themes worth unpacking.

3. Power Rangers (March 24)

Based on the internationally popular action series, Ranger is a reboot that restarts the story in a darker, moodier direction without sacrificing the hilarious antics of the original. The trailer looks a bit corny at times, but that's nothing new when it comes to this franchise.

It is clear that Ranger It's been created to have nostalgic appeal, but even if you've never seen the TV show, you'll probably enjoy this one if you like superhero movies. It has all the same ingredients, why not?

4. Ghost in the Shell (March 31)

Ghost in the shell It is actually a live adaptation of a manga series of the same name. The premise revolves around a hacker who wants to sabotage the artificial intelligence technology of a major company and the resulting drama of that conflict.

There was actually an animated movie based on this series made in 1995. And it received an incredible reception, mostly praising the thoughtful treatment of the complex characters. Some even say that it is one of the best anime ever made. If this live-action adaptation can come close to that, then it will be a definite sci-fi fan's delight.

5. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (May 5)

Guardians of the Galaxy I was a bit surprised by how fun and adventurous it managed to be, especially considering I had no experience with the source material and was unfamiliar with any of it. Am I excited for the second installment? You bet.

It looks great - no, it looks better . Based on the trailer alone, it seems like the producers took everything that was great about the first movie and ramped it up without ruining what made it great in the first place. We won't know for sure until May, but I personally have high hopes.

6. Transformers:The Last Knight (June 23)

I'm not a fan of the Transformers franchise. The concept of giant mecha-robots Love Giant Robots? 5 Movies Like Transformers You Need To See Love Giant Robots? 5 Movies Like Transformers You Need To See Giant robots are obviously amazing, especially when they're shown to be friendly to humans. Just like in the Transformers movies. But what other movies like Transformers should you be watching? Read on to find out. Read More never really appealed to me, and the movies felt “all style and no substance”. Who knew it was possible to fall asleep in a movie with a million explosions per second? But I fell asleep, and I'm sure I wasn't the only one.

However, the franchise has a lot of fans and they are dying for the next movie to be released, so if you are one of them, you will be happy to know that The Last Knight It is scheduled for the summer. And I must admit I'm intrigued to see Anthony Hopkins in the title role. Could this be the best? Transformers yet?

7. Spider-Man:Homecoming (July 7)

the Spider-Man The franchise has already been made twice on the big screen, first with Tobey Maguire and then with Andrew Garfield. Now we have another reboots on the horizon, this time starring Tom Holland, and with a new vibe and vision for the story and characters.

With the support of other notable actors and actresses such as Marisa Tomei, Robert Downey Jr., Donald Glover, and Jon Favreau, it looks like I'm coming home. It could be something special. Whether you're a fan of Spider-Man or not, this is a movie worth checking out.

8. Valerian and the city of a thousand planets (July 21)

Watching the trailer for Valeriana , One can't help but feel an intense connection with The Fifth Element , the cult classic from 1997 12 Cult Movies for Everyone on Netflix 12 Cult Movies for Everyone on Netflix There are so many cult movies to choose from that it's hard to know where to start. Fortunately, Netflix has a few selections of options to get you started. Read More This connection is not at all strange when you consider that Luc Besson is behind both films.

Valerian Certainly the more beautiful of the two (computer graphics have come a long way in 20 years), but it's not yet clear how deep or complex the actual story will be. Will it be a silent version of The Fifth Element Or will he live on as some kind of spiritual successor?

9. The Dark Tower (July 28)

The dark tower series is one of Stephen King's best-known works, beginning with the The Gunslinger and spanning more than 4,000 pages in eight books. It's so vast that it can't be pigeonholed into a single genre:a mix of fantasy, sci-fi, horror, and even western that's a must read.

It's unclear how much of the series this movie will adapt or how faithful it will be to canon. All we know so far is that it will star Tom Taylor as the lead, Idris Elba as the gunslinger, and Matthew McConaughey as the main villain.

10. Blade Runner 2049 (October 6)

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The trailer for Blade Runner 2049 it's fantastic, and it suggests that this sequel will capture the same bleak, dark, depressing atmosphere of the original while telling a new story worth telling. If you loved the first thing, you can't skip this..

11. Justice League (November 17)

Are you already tired of superhero movies? Nope? Did you love Marvel? The Avengers and all of its sequels, but they're still not satisfied and so don't mind seeing how DC Comics' version of a superhero team would play out? So Justice League it's for you!

Directed by Zack Snyder, you can expect to see Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, The Flash, Aquaman, and more as they battle Steppenwolf and his army of Parademons. Hopefully, superhero fatigue won't overtake audiences before this movie hits the big screen!

12. Star Wars:Episode VIII (December 15)

With The Force Awakens being as successful as Star Wars:The Force Awakens... To buy or not to buy? Star Wars:The Force Awakens... To Buy or Not to Buy? Disney has released the Blu-ray, DVD, and digital HD versions of Star Wars:The Force Awakens, but is there enough new stuff included to justify buying your own copy of this sci-fi extravaganza? Read More And seeing how well Rogue One Living up to expectations, I think it's safe to say that Episode VIII it's going to be nothing short of excellent.

It's still too far away to say anything for sure. We don't even have a trailer to show you yet! But what else do you need to know? If you saw and liked it. The force awakens , then you just have to see this.

What movies are you excited to see?

These aren't the only geek movies to put on your list, of course. Others worth mentioning include King Arthur:Legend of the Sword , Thor:Ragnarok , Alien:Covenant , Geostorm , Kong:Skull Island , and War for the Planet of the Apes .

Now it's your turn. Which of the above movies do you really want to see? Are there any other movies you think we missed on the list? Please share your thoughts with us by leaving a comment below!