GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2, STAR WARS EPISODE VIII, & BABY GROOT Dominate Most Anticipated Movie Poll

Still from "Wonder Woman"
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Star Wars: Episode VIII, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, and Disney's Beauty & The Beast top the charts in Fandango's annual "Hot List" survey of most anticipated movies of the coming year 2017. The movie ticketing site (which Warner Bros. has a ownership stake in) polled over 2,000 moviegoers and asked about the most anticipated movies, actress, actor, comic book character, comedy, and horor/thriller.

Superheroes dominate the listings once again, and Newsarama has its own list of 2017's most anticipated comic book/superhero movies, which you can read here.

Here is Fandango's full 2017 "Hot List":

Most-Anticipated Movie:

  • Star Wars: Episode VIII
  • Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
  • Disney’s Beauty and the Beast
  • Wonder Woman
  • Spider-Man: Homecoming
  • Justice League
  • The Fate of the Furious
  • Fifty Shades Darker
  • Logan
  • Despicable Me 3


Most-Anticipated Actress:

  • Emma Watson (Beauty and the Beast, The Circle)
  • Daisy Ridley (Star Wars: Episode VIII, Murder on the Orient Express)
  • Jennifer Lawrence (Red Sparrow, Untitled Darren Aronofsky Project)
  • Halle Berry (Kingsman: The Golden Circle, Kidnap)
  • Charlize Theron (Fate of the Furious, The Coldest City, Tully)


Most-Anticipated Actor:

  • Chris Pratt (Guardians of the Galaxy  Vol. 2)
  • Dwayne Johnson (Jumanji, Fate of the Furious, Baywatch)
  • Hugh Jackman (Logan, The Greatest Showman)
  • Idris Elba (Stephen King’s The Dark Tower, Thor: Ragnarok, Molly’s Game)
  • Chris Hemsworth (Thor: Ragnarok)


Rising Female Movie Star:

  • Gal Gadot (Wonder Woman, Justice League)
  • Zendaya (Spider-Man: Homecoming, Greatest Showman)
  • Elizabeth Debicki (Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2)
  • Priyanka Chopra (Baywatch)
  • Sofia Boutella (The Mummy, The Coldest City)


Rising Male Movie Star:

  • Tom Holland (Spider-Man: Homecoming)
  • Dan Stevens (Beauty and the Beast, Man Who Invented Christmas)
  • Ezra Miller (Justice League)
  • R.J. Cyler (Power Rangers)
  • Daniel Kaluuya (Get Out)


Most-Anticipated Comic Book Character in a 2017 Movie:

  • Wonder Woman (Wonder Woman and Justice League)
  • Baby Groot (Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2)
  • Logan/Wolverine (Logan)
  • Spider-Man (Spider-Man: Homecoming)
  • Thor (Thor: Ragnarok)


Most-Anticipated Comedy

  • Pitch Perfect 3
  • Baywatch
  • Snatched
  • Fist Fight
  • Battle of the Sexes


Most-Anticipated Horror-Thriller

  • Alien: Covenant
  • Stephen King’s It
  • Split
  • Get Out
  • A Cure for Wellness
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