Twenty-four movies you want to see in 2013

Enders Game

We’re winding down a year of big movies–from The Avengers to Skyfall, with The Hobbit almost here.  So what’s on the radar at for 2013?  We think you’ll want to see several of these big sci-fi, fantasy, superhero, and action flicks coming to a screen near you in 2013.

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The Last Stand – January 18, Arnold returns to the big screen in his first starring role in a decade

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Parker – January 25, Jason Statham stars as the famous thief, based on the Donald Westlake series

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Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters – January 25, Bond girl and Hawkeye actors team-up fairy tale style

Bullet to the Head – February 1, Sylvester Stallone returns to the big screen in new action flick

A Good Day to Die Hard – February 14, Bruce Willis’s John McClane goes to Russia

Snitch – February 22, Dwayne Johnson stars as badass undercover DEA agent

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G.I. Joe: Retaliation – March 29, Bruce Willis is G.I. Joe

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Oblivion – April 19, Tom Cruise returns to sci-fi genre in futuristic thriller

Iron Man 3 – May 3, so what is next for Tony Stark in his fourth big screen appearance?


Star Trek Into Darkness – May 17, Benedict Cumberbatch reintroduces audiences to an old Trek villain

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After Earth – June 7, Will and Jaden Smith in new sci-fi flick

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Man of Steel – June 14, The longest advance marketing run ever, will it pay off?


World War Z – June 21, Brad Pitt in zombie flick based on the book

The Lone Ranger – July 3, Johnny Depp as Tonto–’nuff said

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Pacific Rim – July 12, Ron Perlman in Guillermo del Toro sci-fi/monster Godzilla-esque flick

R.I.P.D. – July 19, Ryan Reynolds stars in long-awaited undead police force Dark Horse Comics adaptation

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The Wolverine – July 26, Hugh Jackman returns as X-Man in story set in Japan

Elysium – August 9, Matt Damon in post-apocalypse future-Earth action flick

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The World’s End – October 25, Simon Pegg, Nick Frost and Martin Freeman return in new comedy

Ender’s Game – November 1, The long, long wait for for the Orson Scott Card movie is almost over, starring Harrison Ford

Thor – The Dark World – November 8, Chris Hemsworth returns, with Natalie Portman

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug – December 13, will we have The Hobbit’s The Empire Strikes Back or Iron Man 2?

Jack Ryan – December 25, Star Trek’s Chris Pine takes on the big Tom Clancy role

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Riddick – date not yet released, Vin Diesel returns in sequel to the great, dark, sci-fi series

See you at the movies!

C.J. Bunce

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