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The most anticipated releases in this 2023

Santo Domingo.- 2022 was characterized by the return of films that marked a generation and swept the box office, such as “Avatar: The Water Path”, which closed 2022 with US$2,026.6 million, surpassing “Top Gun: The Maverick” (US$1,488.7 million). ) and “Jurassic World: Dominion” (US$1,001.9 million).

2023 continues with that same line. It is time to know the movies that are waiting to be released on the big screen. “Magic Mike: The Last Dance” hits theaters on February 10, the third installment in the Magic Mike trilogy, starring Channing Tatum and Salma Hayek.

The first film released in 2012 recreates the story of a stripper who supports a beginner and instructs him in the secrets of the profession. Easy money, women’s attention and nightlife seduce the boy and change his way of seeing the world.

This delivery collected US$167.2 million, 68% of the income was due to the box office in the United States and Canada with US$113.7 million and 32% in the international market with US$53.5 million. The comedy had an investment of US$7 million.

Director Gregory Jacobs released “Magic Mike XXL” in 2015, which shows Mike’s life after giving up his profession as a stripper, however, he and the Kings of Tampa head to Myrtle Beach for one last performance. With a budget of US$14.8 million, it had a collection of more than US$117.8 million.

Tessa Thompson and Michael Jordan reprise their roles as Bianca Taylor and Adonis Creed in the third part of “Credo” on March 3. With a duration of 165 minutes, the story of ex-con Damian Anderson (Jonathan Majors) will be told, who wants to prove that he deserves a chance in the ring.

To settle scores, Adonis must risk his future to fight the released prisoner, and as his mentor Rocky Balboa says: when a boxer has nothing to lose, he becomes dangerous. The 2015 installment, “Credo: Heart of a Champion”, registered revenues of US$173.5 million, 23.5% less than “Credo II: Defending the Legacy” which grossed US$214.2 million.

The fourth part of the John Wick thriller returns to theaters on March 24 in the United States. Director Chad Stahelski will explore the harrowing experiences and exploits of the legendary assassin.

The first installment grossed US$86 million, “John Wick 2: A New Day to Kill” in 2017 consolidated revenue of US$171.5 million and “John Wick 3” was positioned as the most successful of this trilogy, totaling US$327.3 million.

In addition, video games are also participants in the seventh art, with films like Sonic that grossed US$306.8 million during its projection on the big screen. On April 7, directors Aaron Horbath and Michael Jelenic will introduce video game fans to “Mario Bros,” which will be based on the plumber named Mario who travels through an underground maze with his brother Luiggi trying to save a captured princess.

According to Statista data, the multinational Nintendo ranked third among the main video game companies, generating revenues of US$15.3 billion in 2021, only below Sony (US$24.9 billion) and Microsoft Corporation (US$16.3 billion).

While Disney Company is betting on the live action of the characters that marked childhood. This is the case of The Little Mermaid, whose tale had its animated version in 1989 (US$211.3 million), in 2000 “The Little Mermaid 2: Return to the Sea” and “The Little Mermaid 3: Ariel’s Beginnings” in 2008.

The live action that will be released on May 26 stars Halle Bailey, Jonah Haure-King and Melissa McCarthy as Ariel, Prince Eric and the evil Ursula, respectively.


The film saga that immortalized Tom Cruise as a spy reaches its seventh version on July 14 of this year with “Mission Impossible: Deadly Judgment.” This version had a budget of US$290 million. The Internet Movie Database (IMDb) portal indicates that the previous feature films had a budget of US$828 million and a joint collection of US$3,570.4 million.

With revenue of US$1,679.3 million in 2021 from sales of dolls manufactured by the Mattel company, “Barbie” hits the big screen on July 20. Margot Robbie will play Barbie, who will be expelled from Barbieland for not being perfect, she will leave for the human world to find her true happiness.

The fifth installment of the Indiana Jones action saga will be released on June 30. However, it will have James Mangold as the director, replacing Steven Spielberg, who is on a mission to make “Indiana Jones and the Dial Fate” a box office hit.

According to Box Office Mojo data, “Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull” (2008) was the highest-grossing film, registering US$790.6 million, followed by “Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade” (1989). with US$474.1 million and “Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark” (1981) for US$389.9 million. To a lesser extent, “Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom” (1984) fetched $333.1 million.

The prequel to the Hunger Games arrives at the cinema on November 17, with the delivery “Ballad of birds, singers and snakes.” This story takes place 64 years before the events of The Hunger Games and stars Coriolanus Snow, before he became the tyrannical president of the original saga.

The first installment of the Hunger Games grossed $694.3 million, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire totaled $865 million, Mockingjay Part 1 and Part 2 grossed $755.3 million and $653.4 million, respectively.

Superheroes against superheroes: Marvel will release “The Marvels”, “Guardians of the Galaxy volume 3” and “Spiderman: crossing the multiverse” during this 2023. Meanwhile, DC Comics will bet on being successful at the box office with “The Flash”.

December festivities

The 1964 novel Charlie and the Chocolate Factory continues to be a source of inspiration for directors like Paul King, who will release “Wonka” in Ireland on December 15. Johnny Deep will pass the baton to Timothée Chalamet to play Willy Wonka and embark on a mission to bring joy through chocolate.

The ruler of Atlantis once again dominates the seas and oceans in “Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom.” Its premiere is set for Christmas Day, December 25. The first installment released in 2018 recorded earnings of US$1,148.5 million. According to data from Box Office Mojo, its success at the box office is due to international audiences, which contributed 70.8% of the collections, with US$813.4 million. The remaining 29.2% was made up of North American cinema (US$335.1 million).

According to director James Wan in the sequel Aquaman, played by Jason Mamoa, forges an alliance with an unlikely ally to save Atlantis and the rest of the planet from impending doom.

Until the end of January, “Plane” (US$20.7 million), “Operación fortuna: rusa de guerra” (US$11 million) and “Desaparecidos” (US$9.1 million) are among the highest grossing feature films this year.


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