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Top 30 Best 2017 Movies. Things have been really difficult since 2016 for Cinema lovers because of everything that the year has thrown at them. By the time, one has reached 2017; The Hollywood made it unpredictable for us to think if we are up for the uncertain scary future or the consistent, flamboyant future. That being said, even if the film has come from Jordan Peele, a newbie or from the infamous veteran, Steven Speilberg; the year had so many things to offer. Many themes were explored with the simmering heat of events happening. There are many movies that sent the best messages like Dunkirk, the Darkest Hour and many movies that stood out, making us hooked to the seats till the last minute.
Here’s a list of Top 30 Best 2017 Movies that you might not want to miss.
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#1 Lady Bird (2017): Lady Bird is a comedy film, written by Greta Gerwig and directed by the same. It starred Laurie Metcalf, Saoirse Ronan, Timothee Chalamet, Beanie Feldstein, Lucas Hedges, Lois Smith and Stephen Henderson as the leads. The film backdrop is set in Sacramento, California and can be said as an upcoming age story of Ronan and her relationship with the mother, Metcalf. Premiered at the Telluride Film Festival, 2017, it later got the theatrical release and stood out as one of the best movies of the year. It has been listed in the Top 10 Best 2017 Movies lists, made by the Time, the National Board of Review and the American Film Institute. It won the Best Motion Picture Award, the Best Actress Award, the Best Supporting Actress Award and also the Best Screenplay in the 75th Golden Globe Awards. Coming to the plot, it deals with Christine McPherson, a student at a Catholic High School located in the Sacramento Suburbs. It is a 2002 period film where she still lives with the parents and an adopted elder brother along with his girlfriend. Lady Bird, as she is called is friends with Julianne Steffans and when they join the theatre in the school; she meets Danny O’Neill and the from there, the plot unveils.
#2 Dunkirk (2017): Dunkirk is a war film, written and directed by the legendary Christopher Nolan. Usually, when you have Nolan in the picture, the expectations meet the sky which depicts the impact that he has held in the society. Dunkirk is nothing less, narrating the story of the evacuation of the place Dunkirk during the World War II. With an immaculate cast like Fionn Whitehead, Jack Lowden, Tom Glynn Carney, Harry Styles, James D’Arcy, Cillian Murphy, Aneurin Barnard, Kenneth Branagh, the Tom Hardy, Mark Rylance and Barry Keoghan; the film turned out to be a massive hit; distributed by the Warner Bros. What makes the film frantic is the three perspectives; the land, the air and the sea in the evacuation. It has minute dialogue, unlike the other Nolan films. The filming, however, has begun in May 2016 and ended in September. Cinematographer Hoyte van Hoytema has filmed the film on the IMAX 65mm format and as usual, there are many extensive elements used including historic boats, period planes etc.
#3 Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017): Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri is a crime film, filled with black comedy. It is written, directed and as well as produced by Martin Mc Donagh. The film stars unsullied cast including Peter Dinklage (Game of Thrones fame), Frances McDormand, Sam Rockwell, Woody Harrelson and John Hawkes. The film revolves around a mother who is trying to find the daughter’s murder. On the police failing to find the suspect, she purchases around three billboards in order to find the attention of the public so that she can solve the crime through community polarization. The film is also screened at the 74th Venice International Film Festival, in September and also the Toronto International Film Festival in 2017 where it has won the best movie along with the People’s Choice Award. The three billboards have received an amazing response from the critics who have praised the film for its direction, screenplay, and performances especially because of Harrelson and MacDormand. That being said, as the plot unveils slowly you will not only be thrilled but will also be immensely surprised.
“Mildred Hayes is a divorced mother, grieving the violent rape and murder of her teenage daughter Angela, seven months prior. Angry over the lack of progress in the investigation, she rents three abandoned billboards near her home, which in sequence read: “Raped while dying”, “And still no arrests?”, and “How come, Chief Willoughby?”
#4 Call me by your Name: A Romantic drama of the coming age, the movie is written by James Ivory and directed by Luca Guadagnino. The script is based on the 2007 novel of the same name, written by Andre Aciman. According to the plot, the film is a third installment of the Desire trilogy, followed by I am Love and A Bigger Splash. The film background is set in 1983 (Northern Italy) as it talks about the romantic relationship between Elio Perlman and Oliver (his father’s assistant) starring Timothee Chalamet and Armie Hammer respectively. It also stars trim cast including Esther Garrel, Victoria Du Bois, and Michael Stuhlbarg. Distributed by the Sony Picture Classics, the film received acclaim for the direction, music, screenplay and also the performances. The movie has been chosen by the American Film Institute and as well as the National Board of Review as one of top 10 Best 2017 Movies. It has been nominated at the 75 Golden Globe Awards under different categories including Best Motion Picture – Drama, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor etc. Coming to the plot, it talks about Elio who lives in Italy along with his parents. His father, an archaeological professor takes an American Jewish student under him as an assistant. Oliver comes to live with their family to help the father with the academic work. Elio, being an introspective musician and bibliophile gets attracted to the contrasting personality of Oliver. It’s over the period that a seductive courtship emerges, and the rest of film follows with the exploration.
#5 Coco (2017): Coco is an animated fantasy film, produced by the Pixar Animation Studios and released by the Walt Disney Pictures. The original idea of the picture is given by Lee Unkrich and has been directed by the same with the help of Adrian Molina. The story of the film revolves around a 12-year-old boy, Miguel Rivera who gets transported or teleported to the land of the dead. Here, he seeks the help of his dead great great grandfather who is a musician in order to return to his world of the living. This concept of the film is entirely based on the Day of the Dead, a Mexican holiday that has been celebrated over the world. The film was initially scripted by Matthew Aldrich and Molina, from the story by Unkrich and Pixar started working on it, back in 2016. Imelda Drivera is the wife of a musician, whose husband leaves her and her daughter Coco to pursue Music. As a result, she bans music and starts a shoemaking business. However, Coco secretly dreams of becoming a musician and the plot continues from thereon with evoked interest as Coco reach the land of the dead. His return projects out to be extremely brilliant.
#6 The Greatest Showman: The Greatest Showman, a historical period musical drama, is directed by Michael Gracey. The film has Hugh Jackman in it with other leads including Bill Condon, Zac Efron, Jenny Bicks, Zendaya, Michelle Williams and Rebecca Ferguson. The film is inspired by the real story of P.T Barnum, from the Barnum & Bailey Circus Creations. The principal photography and cinematography of this film have begun back in November in the New York City and the movie got premiered on December 8th, 2017. The film has grossed around $195 million across the world. P. T Barnum lives along with Philo, his father who is a tailor works for the Hallett family. Charity Hallett and Barnum grow close and he jokes with Charity that he is reprimanded. As a result, Mr. Hallett slaps Barnum and grounds Charity. However, two of them meet outside the house when Charity tells him that she is being transferred to the finishing school and Barnum tells her that they both won’t be separated no matter what. While the two of them keep in touch with each other until they meet again in the adulthood, they eventually get married and raise children in the New York City. Living a humble life, Charity stays happy while Barnum dreams of more. Laid off from his job, the family becomes bankrupt. In order to escape from it, he takes a loan from a bank by showing them the collateral assets as the lost ships of his former employer. The movie then unveils gradually with serious events happening.
#7 The Shape of Water: A 2017 American fantasy film, it is written by del Toro and directed by Guillermo del Toro and Vanessa Taylor. The movie has Michael Shannon and Sally Hawkins as the lead, supported by Richard Jenkins, Michael Stuhlbarg, Octavia Spencer and Doug Jones. The plot of the film is set in the year 1962, where a mute custodian in the department of high-security government laboratory befriends an amphibian, a captured one. The film is screened in the main competition of 74th Venice International Film Festival which got premiered on August 31st, 2017 and it also won a Golden Lion for the best film in the industry. The American Film Institute has even selected it as one of the top 10 2017 movies. The director has won the Best Original Score and the Best Director at the Golden Globe Awards and also received nominations for the Best Motion Picture, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor and Best Supporting Actress along with the Best Screenplay as well. Elisa Esposito is a mute person who gets rendered because of her neck injury. She, however, sustains as the infant and uses the sign language. Living alone in the apartment, she works as a janitor at the laboratory in Baltimore during 1960. Her two friends are Giles, the next door neighbor artist and Zelda, an African American coworker at her place. The plot begins when the facility at which she’s working, receives a creature in the tank which is captured by Colonel Richard Strickland, from the South American river.
#8 Jumanji – Welcome to the Jungle: Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, the American action comedy film can be tagged as adventurous. It is written by Chris McKenna, Scott Rosenberg, Jeff Pinkner, Erik Sommers, and McKenna. Being the second installment in the franchise, this is based on the 1981’s book of the same name, written by Chris Van Allsburg. It is the stand-alone sequel to the Jumanji. It also tributes Robin Williams by carving his name as the original star of the film. Other than that, the film has Jack Black, Kevin Hart, Nick Jonas, Jack Black, Karen Gillan and Bobby Cannavale. Released twenty-one years after the initial film, the plot has four teenagers who get transported into the video game where the world of Jumanji is set. After choosing the characters, the real-life characters get transformed into the video game characters and in order to return to home, they should win the game. In 1996, in New Hampshire, Alex Vreeke receives the Jumanji board game, which is given to him by his father who finds it on the beach. When Alex refuses to open it, the game transforms itself into a video game and when he starts playing it, he gets teleported to the game.
#9 Star Wars – The Last Jedi: Star Wars: The Last Jedi, officially known as the Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi is a space opera drama which got released this year. Written by Rian Johnson, this film is the second movie of the trilogy and eight films of the Star Wars franchise, following Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Produced by Lucasfilm, the film got distributed by the Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures with ensemble cast Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, John Boyega, Lupita Nyong’o, Andy Serkis, Anthony Daniels, Domhnall Gleeson and Gwendoline Christie in the recurring roles. Benicio del Toro, Kelly Marie Tran, and Laura Dern join the cast. The film has the last performance of Fisher who died in December 2016 and therefore, is also a memory. Coming to the plot of the film, it revolves around Rey, who receives the eminent Jedi training from the Luke Skywalker in the hope building resistance against Kylo Ren. The Last Jedi is a part of the new trilogy, and the scenes of the movie which required shooting at Ireland were filmed back in 2015. With a constant effort of two years; the film is released in 2017.
#10 I, Tonya: I, Tonya is an American black biographical comedy film, written by Steven Rogers and is directed by Craig Gillespie. The film is all about the life of Tonya Harding (As the name says), who is a figure skater with the focus of her connection with the attack on her Olympic rival, Nancy Kerrigan. It features various interviews with different characters in a mockumentary style and as well as the breaking of the fourth wall. The infamous Margot Robbie stars as the Tonya Harding, Sebastian Stan stars as her husband, Jeff Gillooly, Allison Janney stars as her mother and few other stars including Julianne Nicholson, LaVona Fay Golden, Bobby Cannavale and Caitlin Carver. Coming to the plot, it starts with a four-year-old girl who is forced to ice skate in Portland. After a constant push by her mother LaVona Golden, through neglect and cruelty; Tony grows up and focuses exclusively on her career. She trains under Diane Rawlinson and her tutelage; she becomes one of the best USA figure skaters. From there, her journey with ups and downs starts and the film is filled with twists and turns.
#11 Darkest Hour: Darkest Hour is a British war drama film, written by Anthony McCarten, directed by Joe Wright. It has Gary Oldman playing the lead as Winston Churchill following the early days as the Prime Minister. After Hitler closing the war during the World War II, the plot takes the course. It has Ben Mendelsohn, Lily James, Kristin Scott Thomas, Ronald Pickup and Stephen Dillane. The film gave a premiere on the 1st September 2017, at the Telluride Film Festival and is also screened at Toronto International Film Festival. The film has a release on 22nd November 2017, followed by further releases and it grossed about $54 million worldwide. In the year 1940, France and Britain were allies in the World War II against Nazi Germany. Before the invasions of German on the Netherlands and Belgium, the Parliament demands the resignation of the Neville Chamberlain, a British Prime Minister claiming that he’s too weak for the national security. The Chamberlain tells the party advisors that he would have Edward Wood as his successor but he doesn’t want to be the prime minister yet. And here comes the picture of Winston Churchill, to hold the position of Lord of Admiralty and the plot goes on.
#12 The Disaster Artist: The film is an adaption of the book The Disaster Artist: My Life Inside The Room, the Greatest Bad Movie Ever Made, written by Tom Bissell and Greg Sestero in 2013. Sestero starts detailing about the troubled production and development of the cult film The Room in 2003, where a guy struggles as the young actor and his relationship with Tommy Wiseau, the director of the film. In the December, the film has been made with James Franco playing Tommy Wiseau and his brother Dave Franco in the role of Sestero. Sestero is an aspiring actor who struggles with confidence encounters Wiseau in the acting class. In the first meet, Sestero gets perplexed by the overacting technique, his weird physical appearance, his eccentric behavior and his unidentifiable accent including the fascination with the American things and his reluctance to share his past. On the other hand, Sestero also admires Wiseau’s enthusiasm and boldness for acting as well as life. The two, therefore, forms an affectionate bond and that’s when Sestero slowly learns about the contradictions of other’s personality. Wiseau grows envious and makes schemes to gain acknowledgment on seeing Sestero acquiring credits and making friends. This makes Sestero uncomfortable in the relationship.
#13 Bright (I): Bright is an urban fantasy crime action film, produced and directed by David Ayer. The film is written by Max Landis with Will Smith being cast as the Los Angeles Police officer who teams with a Rookie police officer of Orc. Living in a world filled with both mythical and human creatures; it also stars Edgar Ramirez, Noomi Rapace, and Ike Barinholtz. The principal photography of the movie has begun in November 2016 and the film has been released in December 2017. It has become the first movie to be streamed in a larger context, internationally but however, it has received some negative critical reviews as well. As the movies go, the humans have an alternative universe where they live uneasily with the orcs, centaurs, elves, dwarves and some other races who fought for thousands of hours. The veteran LAPD officer Daryl Ward involuntarily gets involved with Nick Jakoby as he gets ostracized by both humans and orcs. Additionally, he receives a pushback from other officers who think that Ward is being ambivalent and therefore a lot of crisis gets into the picture. This weird relation between the human and the orc, their partnership gets displayed beautifully.
#14 Blade Runner 2049: Blade Runner 2049 is a silent science, neo-noir American fiction film written by Hampton Fancher and Michael Green, directed by Denis Villeneuve. A sequel to the first film Blade Runner made in 1982, it stars Harrison Ford, Ryan Gosling with Sylvia Hoeks, Mackenzie Davis, Robin Wright, Ana de Armas, Lennie James, Carla Juri, Jared Leto and Dave Bautista in the supporting roles. Set exactly thirty years after the first film, Ryan Gosling plays the role of K, a Blade Runner who hunts the replicants. In 2049, the replicants are slaves and servants in the society with K, a replicant who works for the LAPD as the ‘Blade Runner’, an officer who hunts down and kills all the rogue replicants. While being on the assignment; K happens to visit a farm where because of the incidents, he retires Sapper Morton, a rogue applicant. Here, he finds a box buried under the dead tree with the reminds of a female replicant; that died during a cesarean emergency section. This reveals the fact that the replicants can actually reproduce through the conventional sex which they thought is not possible, before. As the plot goes on, we get to know many twists and turns throughout the film that makes you really engrossed in it. However, because of the slow screenplay, things don’t effect you like the regular films.
#15 Molly’s Game: An American crime drama, written and as well directed by Aaron Sorkin is actually based on the famous Molly’s Game: From Hollywood’s Elite to Wall Street’s Billionaire Boys Club, My High-Stakes Adventure in the World of Underground Poker book. It has been written by Molly Bloom as her own book and the movie cast Idris Elba, Jessica Chaistin, Michael Cera, Kevin Costner, Chris O’Dowd, Brian d’Arcy James, Graham Greene, Bill Camp, Joe Keery, Claire Rankin and Jeremy Strong. With Chaistin playing the character of Molly Bloom, this film is the story of young woman who runs the highest stakes in the exclusive poker game both in New York and Los Angels for a decade. This makes her the target of FBI investigation of the underground poker empire and she gets arrested revealing that her players include Russian mob, Hollywood celebrities, Tycoons, and Athletes as well. She faces the federal charges with her lawyer at her side.
#16 IT: Released as the Chapter One, this is one of the most interesting films that got released last year. Based on the novel by the infamous Stephen King’s IT (written in 1986); this movie is made by Andy Muschietti who got the screenplay from Gary Dauberman, Chase Palmer, and Cary Fukunaga. The story revolves around the lives of seven different children who get terrorized by the eponymous being which embodies the demon that each child fear the most. This novel has been adapted previously in 1990 into a miniseries. The film stars Bill Skarsgard as Bill Denbrough and Pennywise as the amusing Dancing clown and several others as the children in the supporting roles. The film began in the Riverdale neighborhood. Other locations include Oshawa and Port Hope. Coming to the story back in 1988, Bill Denbrough gifts a paper boat to his brother, Georgie. Georgie sails this boat along the streets and gets disappointed when it goes into a drain. When he tries to retrieve it, he sees a clown who introduces as “The Dancing Clown) which allures Goergie to get closer and then drags him down the drain. Later, Bill and his friends try to check his brother’s body hoping that he would still be alive; only to get haunted by this being which shifts the shape based on the child it is facing.
#17 The Post: A political thriller as it is, the movie is written by Josh Singer and Liz Hannah; but directed and produced by the legendary Steven Spielberg. The movie has Meryl Streep playing the lead as Kay Graham and Tom Hanks as Ben Bradlee with another cast including Bob Odenkirk, Bradley Whitford, Sarah Paulson, Carrie Coon, Bruce Greenwood and Matthew Rhys in the supporting roles. Set in the 1970s, the post is actually a true story of the journalists who worked at The Washington Post and their constant attempt to expose the Pentagon Papers. These documents explained the most intricate details about the US government’s involvement in the Vietnam War, back then. Daniel Ellsberg, the 1965 Vietnam’s military analyst joins the US troops to document the military activities. On his return from home, McNamara (Secretary of Defense) tells to Lyndon Johnson that the Vietnam war is hopeless. After years, Ellsberg who now works as military contractor photocopies the reports which documented the progress of the war dating back to the Truman period. He then releases these documents about the poor condition of the war. However, on the other hand, we have Katharine Graham, the heiress of The Washington Post who tries to balance her life as the owner with her social life after the suicide of her own husband. She recognizes how important it is to strengthen the paper and therefore gets on the mission.
#18 Pitch Perfect 3: If you have known the Pitch Perfect series, you already know that this is an American musical comedy film written by Kay Cannon, Mike White and directed by Trish Sie. The third installment in the trilogy, this is the final film that stars the recurring cast Anna Camp, Anna Kendrick, Brittany Snow, Rebel Wilson, Hailee Steinfeld, Ester Dean, Hana Mae Lee, Alexis Knapp, Chrissie Fit, Ruby Rose, John Lithgow, Shelley Regner, Kelley Jakle, John Michael Higgins and Elizabeth Banks. The film is about the Bellas, who gets graduated from the college but reunites for a performance during the USO tour. Three years after the second film, the Bellas only have jobs that they hate. Excited to meet each other, all of them gets thrilled to know that Emily is now the senior and indeed the leader at the Bellas at school and that she has asked for the reunion at an event at the New York Aquarium to sing together. However, upon arriving; they learn that the reunion is just to watch Emily with the new Bellas and the plot takes a turn from there.
#19 Thor: Ragnarok: Extracted from the Marvel Comics, Thor Ragnarok is distributed by the Walt Disney Studios. A sequel to the Thor: The Dark World that got released in 2013; this is the 17th film of MCU. The film’s screenplay is written by Eric Pearson with the help of Christopher Yost and Craig Kyle. As usual, the movie stars Chris Hemsworth as Thor, along with Tom Hiddleston as Loki, Cate Blanchett playing Hela along with Jeff Goldblum, Tessa Thompson, Idris Elba, Mark Ruffalo as Hulk, Karl Urban and Anthony Hopkins. The movie got confirmed back in January 2014 with Yost working on the screenplay. The involvement of both Hemsworth and Hiddleston got announced in October. Waititi has been decided by the director almost a year later after Alan Taylor rejected the offer. Ruffalo joined the movie with the elements of Planet Hulk comic being adapted into Ragnarok. The rest of the cast got confirmed in May. Coming to the plot, Thor searches for the infinity stones who now gets imprisoned by Surtur in the planet Muspelheim. Surtur reveals the fact that Odin, Thor’s father is not on Asgard and that the realm will get destroyed soon and that his crown will be united with the flame in the vault. Thor, as a result, defeats Surtur and claims his crown at Asgard to prevent Ragnarok from happening. However, he returns to Asgard to find Loki as Odin and forces him in helping to find his father. With the directions by Stephen Strange, they find Odin who is dying tells them about Hela, their sister who they have to fight in order to save Asgard.
#20 Justice League: An American based superhero film, the film is full of DC superheroes and therefore is released with the team name. Distributed by the Warner Bros; the movie is the fifth installment of the DCEU. Directed by the famous Zack Snyder, with the screenplay by Joss Whedon and Chris Terrio; it ensembles cast including Ben Affleck, Amy Adams, Henry Cavill, Gal Gadot, Jason Momoa, Ezra Miller, Ray Fisher, Diane Lane, Jeremy Irons, J.K Simmons and Connie Nielsen. The team consists of Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Flash and Cyborg to honors the memory of Superman and tries to save the earth from the Steppenwolf and his huge Parademon army. The film was previously announced in October 2014, which is almost three years ago with Terrio and Synder on the board to write the script. The movie is titled or at least known as Justice League part I and now has a second script following in 2019 and might get a bit delayed because of Affleck’s stand-alone film.
#21 All the Money in the World: A crime thriller as the title speaks, the film is written by David Scarpa who has extracted it based on Painfully Rich: The Outrageous Fortunes and Misfortunes of the Heirs of J. Paul Getty, a book written by John Pearson back in 1995. The movie casts Christopher Plummer, Mark Wahlberg, Michelle Williams, Charlie Plummer, Romain Duris, Timothy Hutton and also Andrew Buchan. The film is about Paul Getty’s refusal to succumb to the demands of a group of Mafia kidnappers, named ‘Ndrangheta. Kevin Spacey is the one who had originally played the role of J. Paul Getty and also appeared in the marketing campaign at the start but because of the sexual allegations that were against him recently, the role has been recast with Plummer. All the scenes were reshot before the film’s release. Coming to the plot, J. Paul Getty III, a 16-year-old, is the grandson of J. Paul Getty; the world’s richest citizen. He gets kidnapped by a crime ring in Rome and gets asked for a ransom demand of $17 million. However, through flashbacks we see John Getty Jr. and Gail Harris, his parents were divorced and Gail rejects the alimony for acquiring custody of her children. Therefore, she won’t be having much to pay the ransom. The story unveils with many rumors, media involvement and tug of war between Gail and J. Paul Getty regarding this ransom amount making us hooked to the seats.
#22 Downsizing: A Sci-Fi comedy-drama, Downsizing is written and directed by Alexander Payne with the help of Jim Taylor. The movie has Matt Damon playing the lead along with Hong Chau, Christoph Waltz, and Kristen Wigg. The movie is about a couple who decides to shrink their bodies in order to have a new life in the community but at the last minute, the wife refuses the downsizing and the husband has to get his life back after befriending an activist. The movie’s principal production has begun in April 2016 in Ontario. When it comes to the plot. Paul Safranek is married to Audrie and is a couple who have financial issues. At the reunion of high school, they come across Carol and Dave who downsized themselves through an irreversible process which was invented around 15 years earlier which shrinks humans to five inches. While the inventors tell that downsizing is invented to reduce the waste, Dave argues that the benefits extend beyond with the increase of money. As a result, Paul and Audrey think of undergoing the process where Audrey backs out the last minute and Paul has to face everything alone which will keep him in check about various things.
#23 Mother!: A psychological horror with an exclamation at the end, this film is written and as well as directed by Darren Aronofsky (The maker of Black Swan). It stars Jennifer Lawrence, Ed Harris, Javier Bardem and Michelle Pfeiffer in major roles. Mother! is nominated for the Golden Lion at the Venice International Film Festival, 2017. The movie was initially premiered in September and is later released by Paramount Pictures in the same month, grossing $44.5 million internationally. The films have received positive reviews from the critics however because of the violence, it has sparked chaos. In a house that got burned by fire recently, Him, a poet suffers from writer’s block. As a result, he places a crystal on the pedestal and this makes the house look renovated. However, in the bed, Mother wakes up wondering where he is and starts seeing things including a visualizing heartbeat as well. One day, a man comes to their house asking for a room and Him agrees to it while Mother has to accept it. During the next day, the Men is seen wounded and his wife, Woman comes along with him to stay. While Mother gets frustrated with them, Him begs to allow them in the house as the guests say that they are great fans of his work. But when Man and Woman break the crystals, Mother kicks them out and the events take different turn later.
#24 American Made: American Made is a biographical film involved with crime, written by Gary Spinelli. The movie is directed by Doug Liman and stars Tom Cruise as the lead along with Sarah Wright, Domhnall Gleeson, Alejandro Edda, Caleb Landry Jones, Jesse Plemons and Mauricio Mejia. The plot is a TWA Pilot, Barry Seal who flew from the CIA missions and who becomes a drug smuggler for the Medellin Cartel during the 1980s. In order to avoid the punishment, he becomes a DEA informant. The film is first released in August in Europe and then got a release in the USA in Septemeber. It is the first film of Liman, which got released by the Universal Pictures after The Bourne Identity, that was made in 2002. As the plot speaks, Barry Seal is a commercial pilot working for the TWA airline and who gets contacted by Monty Shafer, a CIA officer. He asks Seal to fly the reconnaissance missions for the CIA all over America using a plane with installed cameras. Later, he also asks Seal to act as a courier between CIA and Noriega of Panama and this leads Seal to fly from the missions and later things turn up differently.
#25 Logan: A Superhero film again, Logan is produced by The Donners’ Company, the TSG Entertainment, and the Marvel Entertainment. Distributed by the 20th Century Fox, this movie is the tenth installment of the X-Men series and as well the third and the final installment of Wolverine, the X-Men Origins. It is a sequel to the films X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009) and the second film, The Wolverine (2013). The film takes an inspiration from the comic Old Man Logan, written by Steve McNiven and Mark Millar, following an aged Wolverine and a Professor X together defending Laura, a young mutant from the Reavers and also Alkali Transigen led by Zander Rice and Donald Pierce. The film is written by James Mangold, Scott Frank, and Michael Green and is directed by the former. It stars Hugh Jackman in a dual role, Stephen Merchant, Patrick Stewart, Boyd Holbrook, Dafne Keen and Richard E. Grant. The story is mainly about helping Gabriela Lopez, a nurse working for the biotechnology corporation. She tries to escort Logan for Laura, an 11-year-old girl as the girl possesses the same powers like Logan’s.
#26 Baby Driver: Baby Driver is an action comedy, which is written and as well as directed by Edgar Wright. It starts Ansel Elgort in the lead role with Lily James, Kevin Spacey, Jamie Foxx, Eiza Gonzalez, Jon Hamm and Jon Bernthal in the supporting roles. The plot is about the Baby, a young driver and as well as a music lover who puts himself and his own girlfriend in death grave danger. The film is more of a choreography where the actions of the actors synchronize with the soundtracks. According to Wright, he has started writing Baby Driver after envisioning a car chase, which has been set to the song “Bellbottoms” and as a result, this has been modified into the opening scene of the film. It was co-produced by Big Talk Productions, Working Title Films, and Media Rights Capital, as it got distributed by Sony Pictures and TriStar Pictures. Baby is a young driver in Atlanta who was in a car accident while he was a child, where his parents got killed and he was lifted with tinnitus. Therefore, he blocks out the world by listening to music as he ferries the robbers assembled by the Doc, a mastermind.
#27 Paddington 2: Paddington 2 is an animated/live action comedy written by Simon Farnaby and King Farnaby. The film is directed by Paul King, based on the stories of Paddington Bear. The Paddington Bear are the children stories written by Michael Bond and is actually a sequel to the Paddington, a 2014 film produced by StudioCanal and Heyday Films. The film has Ben Whishaw voicing the character of Paddington along with few other characters like Julie Walters, Brendan Gleeson, Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins, Peter Capaldi, Jim Broadbent and Hugh Grant.
#28 Beauty and the Beast: Beauty and the Beast is a fairy tale written by the Gabrielle-Suzanne Barbot de Villeneuve, a French novelist, especially for the kids. However, her lengthy version is rewritten, abridged and later published by Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont in 1756. This version has been retold by Andrew Lang in the Blue Fairy Book, as it is influenced by many stories, such as “Cupid and Psyche”, written by Lucius Apuleius Madaurensi. This novel is adopted into an American romantic musical whose screenplay is written by Evan Spiliotopoulos and Stephen Chbosky. The film is co-produced by Mandeville Films and Walt Disney Pictures but is directed by Bill Condon. This film is mostly based on the animated film made with the same name in 1991, which is an adaption of the above-mentioned novel. The film casts Emma Watson as the Beauty and Dan Stevens as the Beast.
#29 Kingsman: The Golden Circle: Kingsman: The Golden Circle is an adventurous drama involved with spy comedy. It is directed and as well as co-produced by Matthew Vaughn. The screenplay of the film is written by both Jane Goldman and Matthew Vaughn. This film is a sequel to Kingsman: The Secret Service, released in 2014, as the film is based on the comic, Kingsman; created by Mark Millar and Dave Gibbons. The movie stars Colin Firth as the lead along with Mark Strong, Taron Egerton, Edward Holcroft, Sophie Cookson and Hanna Alstrom in the reprising roles along with Julianne Moore, Pedro Pascal, Halle Berry, Channing Tatum, Elton John and Jeff Bridges as the new cast. Coming to the plot of the film, it revolves around the Kingsman members who are needed to team up with their American version Statesman, as the world gets held hostage by Poppy Adams and her cartel, “The Golden Circle”.
#30 The Foreigner: An action thriller, this film is written by David Marconi who has written the screenplay based on the novel, ‘The Chinaman’ written by Stephen Leather in 1992. This film is directed by Martin Campbell and the Chinese-British production stars Jackie Chan as the lead. Other cast includes Michael McElhatton, Charlie Murphy, Orla Brady, Liu Tao, Katie Leung and Pierce Brosnan as well. Ngoc Minh Quan is a Chinese chef who successfully runs a Chinese restaurant back in London. His daughter gets killed in a cloth store, where a bombing happens by a group, ‘Authentic UDI’. As a result, Quan sets on the journey of revenge and slowly starts killing everyone who is responsible for the bombing. His list includes Richard Bromley, the Scotland Yard officer, Liam Hennessy, the first deputy Minister of Northern Ireland.
As the list ends, these are the Top 30 Best 2017 Movies that you should watch. The list explores a wide domain of films covering every niche and all these films listed will give you an enigmatic experience leaving you spellbound towards the end. Start the list wisely and spend your free time with an abundance of audio-visuals stirring around you.