A lot is happening in the film industry here in France and the world over as 2017 rolls on. If you are one of the many movie enthusiasts in Paris, here are the some of the best flicks coming to big screens this year.

American Made

Available From: September 13, 2017

American made movie posterTom Cruise is back in American Made, saving the world once again – let’s wait and see whether his signature runs will come in handy here! See how it all unfolds in this action-packed movie based on a true story of pilot Barry Seal, who was recruited by CIA and ended up becoming a smuggler for the Medellin drug cartel.

Blade Runner 2049

Available From: October 4, 2017

Blade Runner 2049 movie poster
Blade Runner 2049 movie poster

Blade Runner 2049 is probably the most anticipated film of this year. The project was dead in the water until Harrison Ford signed up followed by director Denis Villeneuve casting Ryan Gosling. Get to a cinema near you to see what happens when Officer K, a new blade runner, discovers a long-buried secret that could bring chaos to society. He also finds a clue on where former blade runner Rick, who went missing more than 30 years ago, could be.

Thor: Ragnarok

Available From: October 25, 2017

Thor: Ragnarok movie screen grab
Thor: Ragnarok movie screen grab

Taika Waititi is directing here, where Thor is racing against time to prevent his home world from being destroyed by the powerful Hela. His Asgardian civilization is under threat too. Thor: Ragnarok screams fun. The director has promised to bring back the true 80s vibe of Thor.


Red Sparrow

Available From: November 8, 2017

Red Sparrow trailer screenshot
Red Sparrow movie trailer screenshot.

Will Jennifer Lawrence manage to pull off the accent this time round? We’ll just have to wait and see as she plays a Russian agent who, in order to achieve her goals, must consider betraying her country. Make sure you watch this captivating film where J-Law once again reunites with Francis Lawrence.



Murder On The Orient Express

Available From: November 29, 2017

Murder On The Orient Express cover
A mystery film by Kenneth Branagh.

This is one of Agatha Christie’s greatest detective stories and the ending is truly one-of-a-kind. This marvelous act features Kenneth Branagh as mustache-twiddling Poirot with Johnny Depp, Daisy Ridley and Judi Dench as his fellow guests on the beautiful Orient Express. You can’t afford to Miss Murder on the Orient Express in late November.

Paddington 2

Available From: December 6, 2017

Paddington 2 poster
The movie is about a bear living in Paris.

Paddington can’t afford to buy a unique pop-up book for his Aunt Lucy for her 100th birthday, so he takes on an array of odd jobs. When the book gets stolen, the gang take on the even bigger task of catching the thief. Will it all end happily ever after?


Make sure to catch all the action as it unfolds and before we bid 2017 adieu, you can also see another list of best upcoming releases for 2017 as compiled by our friends at Thrillist.


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