2015 is shaping up to be the year of the franchise, which gives us yet another opportunity to hang out with our favorite characters like Katniss, Tris, Mad Max even Luke Skywalker at the cinema. We have a feeling ticket and popcorn sales are going to be fantastic.
Shailene Woodley is back as Tris, fighting against the rigid society that seeks to expel her for being different. Ansel Elgort and Kate Winslet also star.
Divergent: Insurgent breaks free at the theater March 20.
2. A Little Chaos
Sabine (Kate Winslet), a fiercely independent and talented landscape artist, attempts to design one of the largest gardens at King Louis XIV’s new palace at Versailles. Sabine fights to push the boundaries of gender and class while falling in love with the court’s renowned landscape artist André Le Notre (Matthias Schoenaerts).
A Little Chaos gets digging March 27 (in select cities).
3. Avengers: Age of Ultron
As Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) attempts to revive a long-forgotten peacemaking program, the dangerous Ultron (James Spader) has other plans. Thor (Chris Hemsworth), Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner) and Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson) must reunite to bring Ultron down.
Avengers: Age of Ultron blasts into theaters May 1.
4. Don’t Mess with Texas
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When a drug dealer’s wife (Sophia Vergara), goes on the run with a police officer (Reese Witherspoon), a lot of good and bad guys pursue them in this action-comedy.
Don’t Mess with Texas makes a run for the border on May 8.
5. Mad Max: Fury Road
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Max (Tom Hardy) is a warrior in the truest sense, even if the war he’s battling is against a broken, post-apocalyptic society. Charlize Theron and Nicholas Hoult also star.
Mad Max: Fury Road hits the pavement May 15.
6. Pitch Perfect 2
The Barden Bellas, including Anna Kendrick and Rebel Wilson, are back for more a cappella amusements. This one’s directed by Elizabeth Banks, who also stars.
Pitch Perfect 2 hits a high note May 15.
7. Jurassic World
8. Magic Mike XXL
9. Terminator Genisys
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Mastermindsopens Aug. 14, 2015
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Based on the real 1996 Everest disaster, Jake Gyllenhaal and Jason Clarke become stranded on the world’s tallest mountain during a deadly storm. Keira Knightley also stars.
Everestclimbs into theaters Sept. 15.
12. The Jungle Book
Based on the beloved children’s adventure story, this movie features Neel Sethi as Mowgli, Bill Murray as Baloo, Lupita Nyong’o as Rakcha and Scarlett Johansson as Kaa.
The Jungle Bookswings into theaters Oct. 9
13. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 2
We are so ready for this franchise to reach to its final conclusion! So much has happened for actress Jennifer Lawrence since the first film premiered in 2012, and we can’t wait to see her next chapter.
Mockingjay — Part 2takes flight Nov. 20
14. Star Wars: Episode VII — The Force Awakens
Set 30 years after the Return of the Jedi, Episode VIIreunites Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker, Harrison Ford as Han Solo and Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia.
Star Wars: The Force Awakens is in theaters Dec. 18.