2020 Anticipated Movies

by chaitanyamaheshwari | created - 28 Jul 2019 | updated - 3 weeks ago | Public

This list comprises movies from all over the world that look promising on the basis of their trailers and are to be released in 2020. The list is updated on a weekly basis. Eligibility Criteria: Trailer in English or having English subtitles should be available at least one week before the scheduled release.

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1. Wendy (2020)

PG-13 | 111 min | Drama, Fantasy

54 Metascore

Lost on a mysterious island where aging and time have come unglued, Wendy must fight to save her family, her freedom, and the joyous spirit of youth from the deadly peril of growing up.

Director: Benh Zeitlin | Stars: Devin France, Yashua Mack, Gage Naquin, Gavin Naquin

Votes: 2,129

2. The Way Back (2020)

R | 108 min | Drama, Sport

66 Metascore

Jack Cunningham was a high school basketball phenom who walked away from the game, forfeiting his future. Years later, when he reluctantly accepts a coaching job at his alma mater, he may get one last shot at redemption.

Director: Gavin O'Connor | Stars: Ben Affleck, Al Madrigal, Janina Gavankar, Michaela Watkins

Votes: 30,392

3. The New Mutants (2020)

PG-13 | 94 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

43 Metascore

Five young mutants, just discovering their abilities while held in a secret facility against their will, fight to escape their past sins and save themselves.

Director: Josh Boone | Stars: Maisie Williams, Anya Taylor-Joy, Charlie Heaton, Alice Braga

Votes: 41,270

4. Emma. (2020)

PG | 124 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

71 Metascore

In 1800s England, a well meaning but selfish young woman meddles in the love lives of her friends.

Director: Autumn de Wilde | Stars: Anya Taylor-Joy, Johnny Flynn, Mia Goth, Angus Imrie

Votes: 29,282

5. One Day We'll Talk About Today (2020)

TV-14 | 121 min | Drama, Family

Three siblings live in happy-looking families, but one of them had changed and got warned by his parents. This prompted the rebellion of the three siblings which led to the discovery of the secrets and great trauma in their families.

Director: Angga Dwimas Sasongko | Stars: Rio Dewanto, Sheila Dara Aisha, Rachel Amanda, Sinyo Riza

Votes: 834

6. The Lodge (2019)

R | 108 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

64 Metascore

A soon-to-be stepmom is snowed in with her fiancé's two children at a remote holiday village. Just as relations begin to thaw between the trio, some strange and frightening events take place.

Directors: Severin Fiala, Veronika Franz | Stars: Riley Keough, Jaeden Martell, Lia McHugh, Richard Armitage

Votes: 31,623

7. Downhill (2020)

R | 86 min | Comedy, Drama

49 Metascore

Barely escaping an avalanche during a family ski vacation in the Alps, a married couple is thrown into disarray as they are forced to reevaluate their lives and how they feel about each other.

Directors: Nat Faxon, Jim Rash | Stars: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Will Ferrell, Zach Woods, Zoe Chao

Votes: 8,975

8. Saint Maud (2019)

R | 84 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

84 Metascore

Follows a pious nurse who becomes dangerously obsessed with saving the soul of her dying patient.

Director: Rose Glass | Stars: Morfydd Clark, Jennifer Ehle, Lily Knight, Lily Frazer

Votes: 2,740

9. Tenet (2020)

PG-13 | 150 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

69 Metascore

Armed with only one word, Tenet, and fighting for the survival of the entire world, a Protagonist journeys through a twilight world of international espionage on a mission that will unfold in something beyond real time.

Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: John David Washington, Robert Pattinson, Elizabeth Debicki, Juhan Ulfsak

Votes: 273,698 | Gross: $53.80M

10. Jawaani Jaaneman (2020)

Not Rated | 119 min | Comedy, Drama

A 40 year-old playboy's life turns upside down when he comes to know that he has a 20 something year-old daughter.

Director: Nitin Kakkar | Stars: Saif Ali Khan, Alaya F, Tabu, Kumud Mishra

Votes: 5,983

11. Dhurala (2020)

Unrated | 169 min | Drama

When the sarpanch of the Ambergaon village dies, his family members battle with each other over their greed for power which affects their relationships.

Director: Sameer Vidwans | Stars: Ankush Chaudhari, Nupur Dudwadkar, Devendra Gaikwad, Prajakta Hanamghar

Votes: 219

12. Borunbabur Bondhu (2020)

124 min | Drama

Life gains some pace in the life of an strong willed octagenerian as a old friend writes to him about visiting the former's house .

Director: Anik Datta | Stars: Paran Banerjee, Bidipta Chakraborty, Ritwick Chakraborty, Barun Chanda

Votes: 70

13. Sumo (2020)


Shiva a good guy found a sumo fighter near the beach later he discovers there's a mystery behind him

Director: Hosimin | Stars: Priya Anand, Yogi Babu, M.S. Bhaskar, Vtv Ganesh

Votes: 10

14. La Palma (2020)

88 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Sanne's and Markus' relationship is in crisis. They go on holiday together, but accidentally fly to the wrong island. There, in desperation, they break into an empty holiday home and embark... See full summary »

Director: Erec Brehmer | Stars: Marleen Lohse, Daniel Sträßer, Dani Alvarez, Jesper Ankarfeldt

Votes: 46

15. Thappad (I) (2020)

Not Rated | 142 min | Drama

Thappad is a story of Amrita whose seemingly perfect life is shattered when her husband slaps her once in a party. But is one slap enough to question what a relationship stands for?

Director: Anubhav Sinha | Stars: Taapsee Pannu, Pavail Gulati, Kumud Mishra, Ratna Pathak Shah

Votes: 14,188

16. Doordarshan (2020)

119 min | Comedy, Drama

When the family's grandmother wakes up, the parents who have been bickering over their divorce are compelled to revive their marriage and keep the peace at home.

Director: Gagan Puri | Stars: Manu Rishi Chadha, Mahie Gill, Dolly Ahluwalia, Shardul Rana

Votes: 1,793

17. Horse Girl (I) (2020)

R | 103 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

61 Metascore

Sarah, a socially isolated woman with a fondness for arts and crafts, horses, and supernatural crime shows finds her increasingly lucid dreams trickling into her waking life.

Director: Jeff Baena | Stars: Alison Brie, Molly Shannon, Goldenite, Stella Chestnut

Votes: 14,335

18. Anveshanam (2020)

121 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Aravind is informed that something unexpected has happened to his family and has to reach the hospital immediately. What awaits him comes as a shock as he is soon sucked into a miasma of questions that he has to fight to find the answers.

Director: Prasobh Vijayan | Stars: Jayasurya, Shruti Ramachandran, Vijay Babu, Leona Lishoy

Votes: 496

19. Gauthamante Radham (2020)

128 min | Comedy

Guathamante Radham revolves around Gauthamam and his journey of getting a driving license and, for the first time in the family, a car of his own.

Directors: Basil Joseph, Anand Menon | Stars: Basil Joseph, Neeraj Madhav, Renji Panicker, Punya Elizabeth

Votes: 467

20. 2020 Oscar Nominated Short Films: Live Action (2020)

104 min | Drama

2020 Oscar Nominated Short Films Live Action: * A Sister * Brotherhood * The Neighbors' Window * Saria * Nefta Football Club

Directors: Bryan Buckley, Marshall Curry, Delphine Girard, Meryam Joobeur, Yves Piat

Votes: 99

21. 2020 Oscar Nominated Short Films: Animation (2020)

2020 Oscar Nominated Short Films Animation: * Hair Love * Dcera (Daughter) * Sister * Memorable * Kitbull.

Votes: 47

22. 2020 Oscar Nominated Short Films: Documentary (2020)

160 min | Documentary

2020 Oscar Nominated of Short Films Documentary: * Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (If you're a Girl) * Life Overtakes Me * In The Absence * St. Louis Superman * Walk Run CHA-CHA

Directors: Carol Dysinger, John Haptas, Sami Khan, Laura Nix, Seung-jun Yi

Votes: 31

23. Ayyappanum Koshiyum (2020)

Not Rated | 177 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

The story revolves around the clash between Ayyappan, a senior police officer who serves at the Attappadi Police Station and Havildar Koshi, who comes to the village with a motive.

Director: Sachy | Stars: Prithviraj Sukumaran, Biju Menon, Ranjith, Anil Nedumangad

Votes: 3,965

24. Vegali Vaat (2020)

114 min | Drama

When Ram is asked to repay his loan in 48 Hours, his daughter, Sonu, is determined to help him out. However, Ram opts for an unexpected solution. This, in turn, puts to test his love for his daughter.

Director: Achyut Narayan | Stars: Neeta Donde, Dinesh Ingole, Sharad Jadhav, Geetanjali Kulkarni

Votes: 16

25. Yahan Sabhi Gyani Hain (2020)

115 min | Comedy

A satirical comedy film shot in Kanpur. The story revolves around a delusional and dysfunctional "Kanpuriya" family, are told of having hidden ancestral treasure. But in the process of finding the treasure, find the true lesson of life.

Director: Anant Tripathi | Stars: Atul Srivastava, Neeraj Sood, Apoorva Arora, Meena Nathani

Votes: 232

26. National Theater Live: Cyrano de Bergerac (2019)

160 min | Drama, Romance

An intense, raw and deep revival of Rostand's Cyrano de Bergerac by the Jamie Lloyd Company.

Directors: Jamie Lloyd, Tony Grech-Smith | Stars: James McAvoy, Anita-Joy Uwajeh, Eben Figueiredo, Michele Austin

Votes: 240

27. The Night Clerk (2020)

R | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

44 Metascore

A voyeuristic hotel clerk becomes the subject of a murder investigation.

Director: Michael Cristofer | Stars: Tye Sheridan, Ana de Armas, Helen Hunt, John Leguizamo

Votes: 8,986

28. Guns Akimbo (2019)

R | 98 min | Action, Comedy, Thriller

42 Metascore

A guy relies on his newly-acquired gladiator skills to save his ex-girlfriend from kidnappers.

Director: Jason Lei Howden | Stars: Daniel Radcliffe, Samara Weaving, Ned Dennehy, Natasha Liu Bordizzo

Votes: 37,182

29. Lost Girls (2020)

R | 95 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

67 Metascore

When Mari Gilbert's daughter disappears, police inaction drives her own investigation into the gated Long Island community where Shannan was last seen. Her search brings attention to over a dozen murdered sex workers.

Director: Liz Garbus | Stars: Amy Ryan, Thomasin McKenzie, Gabriel Byrne, Lola Kirke

Votes: 16,464

30. Paapam Cheyyathavar Kalleriyatte (2020)

117 min | Comedy

Christians believe that marriages are made in heaven. It is a satirical take on the belief, which is reinforced through marriage rituals, about the Christian marriage and the reality of it as seen around us.

Director: Shambhu Purushothaman | Stars: Vinay Forrt, Arun Kurian, Santhy Balachandran, Tini Tom

Votes: 324

31. Paatra (2020)

117 min | Biography

Based on life events of an Artist

Director: Bhavin Trivedi | Stars: Prashant Barot, Kurush Deboo, Dinesh Lamba, Prinal Oberoi

Votes: 5

32. Forensic (2020)

Not Rated | 134 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

Samuel uses his forensic skills and discovers breakthroughs in a serial killing case as further victims are added to the list. Shikha teams up with Samuel and uncovers evidence that might lead to the killer's identity.

Directors: Anas Khan, Akhil Paul | Stars: Tovino Thomas, Mamta Mohandas, Saiju Kurup, Reba Monica John

Votes: 2,542

33. Har Kisse Ke Hisse: Kaamyaab (2018)

109 min | Drama

Sudheer is an actor from the heyday of Bollywood. Years after his retirement, he realizes that he 'retired' on the verge of accomplishing a unique record. He decides to come out of his retirement to complete the round figure of 500.

Director: Hardik Mehta | Stars: Sanjay Mishra, Deepak Dobriyal, Sarika Singh, Isha Talwar

Votes: 3,452

34. Proxima (2019)

107 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

71 Metascore

An astronaut prepares for a one-year mission aboard the International Space Station.

Director: Alice Winocour | Stars: Eva Green, Zélie Boulant, Matt Dillon, Aleksey Fateev

Votes: 5,051

35. Sir (I) (2018)

99 min | Drama, Romance

A prosperous young Indian man falls in love with his servant, a widow with the dream of becoming a fashion designer.

Director: Rohena Gera | Stars: Tillotama Shome, Vivek Gomber, Geetanjali Kulkarni, Rahul Vohra

Votes: 3,060

36. Run (I) (2020)

PG-13 | 90 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

67 Metascore

A homeschooled teenager begins to suspect her mother is keeping a dark secret from her.

Director: Aneesh Chaganty | Stars: Sarah Paulson, Kiera Allen, Sara Sohn, Pat Healy

Votes: 24,218

37. Vivarium (2019)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery

64 Metascore

A young couple looking for the perfect home find themselves trapped in a mysterious labyrinth-like neighborhood of identical houses.

Director: Lorcan Finnegan | Stars: Imogen Poots, Danielle Ryan, Molly McCann, Jesse Eisenberg

Votes: 37,961

38. Darbaan (2020)

145 min | Drama

Based on the 1891 short story by Rabindranath Tagore, follows life of a caretaker whose life is disturbed due to a single act of carelessness.

Director: Bipin Nadkarni | Stars: Sharib Hashmi, Sharad Kelkar, Mukesh Ramani, Flora Saini

Votes: 567

39. Dolphin Reef (2018)

G | 77 min | Documentary, Family

79 Metascore

Echo, a young Pacific dolphin, seems far more interested in exploring his spectacular coral reef home than learning to survive in it. But lessons from his family may encourage Echo to master his vital role in the marine community.

Directors: Keith Scholey, Alastair Fothergill | Star: Natalie Portman

Votes: 840

40. Gulabo Sitabo (2020)

124 min | Comedy, Drama

Two scheming men get caught up in a game of one upmanship, each one attracting other members to their clan and each one with an agenda of his own.

Director: Shoojit Sircar | Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Ayushmann Khurrana, Vijay Raaz, Brijendra Kala

Votes: 10,629

41. Choked (2020)

TV-14 | 114 min | Drama

A bank employee weighed down by her jobless husband's debts - and her own broken dreams - finds a secret source of seemingly unlimited cash in her home.

Director: Anurag Kashyap | Stars: Saiyami Kher, Roshan Mathew, Amruta Subhash, Upendra Limaye

Votes: 4,571

42. The Platform (2019)

TV-MA | 94 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

73 Metascore

A vertical prison with one cell per level. Two people per cell. Only one food platform and two minutes per day to feed. An endless nightmare trapped in The Hole.

Director: Galder Gaztelu-Urrutia | Stars: Ivan Massagué, Zorion Eguileor, Antonia San Juan, Emilio Buale

Votes: 162,941

43. Chintu Ka Birthday (2020)

80 min | Drama, War

During US invasion of Iraq some illegal migrants are waiting to get back home to India. As one such family prepares to celebrate the 6th birthday of their youngest member Chintu, their kind-hearted Iraqi landlord lends them a helping hand.

Directors: Devanshu Singh, Satyanshu Singh | Stars: Vinay Pathak, Tillotama Shome, Seema Bhargava, Khaled Masso

Votes: 3,703

44. Nosferatu Re-Animated (2020)

79 min | Animation, Horror

Nosferatu. The greatest horror film ever made. A masterpiece that inspired many film makers and animators. This animated film re-make pays homage to the German 1922 film, with a contemporary animation style, and an updated sound track.

Director: Fran Blackwood

Votes: 11

45. Hamilton (2020)

PG-13 | 160 min | Biography, Drama, History

90 Metascore

The real life of one of America's foremost founding fathers and first Secretary of the Treasury, Alexander Hamilton. Captured live on Broadway from the Richard Rodgers Theater with the original Broadway cast.

Director: Thomas Kail | Stars: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Phillipa Soo, Leslie Odom Jr., Renée Elise Goldsberry

Votes: 54,276

46. Lapsis (2020)

104 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi