The coming of Christmas 2012 and New Year 2013 has hinted the ending of year 2012. As a great movie year, 2012 has presented the world top-rated 2012 movies like The Avengers, The Dark Knight Rises and The Hunger Games. Good news for all movie fans is that if they can survive the doomsday 2012, they will find the visual feasts prepared by top-rated 2012 movies. Then what can we get in 2013 movie market? Which 2013 movies are worth our anticipation? This post will cover top 10 most anticipated 2013 movies and listed in the order of their release dates.
Superhero movies, zombie movies and action movies are still the mainstream genres of those 10 anticipated 2013 movies. Of course, some of those anticipated 2013 movies are released as movie sequels while some of those anticipated 2013 movies are trying to pave way for the successes of new movie series. Anyway, a common point for all those anticipated 2013 movie is that they will thrill the audiences with excellent plot and stun viewers with visual effects.
1. G.I. Joe: Retaliation
As the most anticipated 2013 movie coming in March, G.I. Joe: Retaliation is actually the sequel of The Rise of Cobra. As a movie combining thrilling story, fantastic fighting and surprising ending into an integrated part, The Rise of Cobra is the best action movie one can get. If this 2013 movie can be excellent as its predecessor, it will become one of the most shining stars in 2013 movie market. Of course, innovative conspiracy and outstanding fighting skills are the elements most anticipated in this action movie. Besides that, the cast has also made the movie worth anticipating. Even though one does not like the alliance of Bruce Wills and Dwayne Johnson, they won't deny the charms of Channing Tatum, the sexiest man in the plant.
2. The Great Gatesby
Basing on the famous novel in American Literature, The Great Gatesby turns out to be the most anticipated 2013 movies. Audiences are not only expecting for the performance of DiCaprio and Tobey Maguire, but also the rumored new 3D technology in this movie. The Great Gatesby tells about the story of how rich Gatesby sacrifice his life for pursuing his love which never exists. Initially scheduled to be released in 2012, The Great Gatesby won't available till May 2012. Therefore, as a 2013 movie with long-time preparations, The Great Gatesby is totally worth waiting.
3. Iron Man 3
In 2012, Iron Man becomes popular with the help of his superhero alliance; in 2013, Iron Man tries to do it again on his own. As the latest movie in Iron Man trilogy, Iron Man 3 gets big chance to be a real winner in the movie market. Besides that, Iron Man 3 turns out to be a movie anticipated 2013 movie after rumors about it being the last Iron Man movie spread. Actually, this anticipated 2013 movie may provide audiences something to expect including the new suit of Iron Man and the power of his biggest enemy, The Mandarin.
4. Man of Steel
Finally, the Superman is coming back again. As the milestone in superhero movie, Superman movies have taught the world what supernatural power and superhero is. After over seven-year absence, Clark Kent comes back to the world's vision in Man of Steel. Even though the American superhero is starred by a British in the movie, Man of Steel still turns out to be a most anticipated 2013 movie. After all, where there is Superman, there are expectations.
5. World War Z
For those who have gotten tired of the zombie apocalypse in Resident Evil series, World War Z may be a good choice for them in 2013. As one of the most anticipated 2013 movies, World War Z, as a zombie movie, is not that zombie oriented. It tells about the story of how a UN employee tries to stop the outbreak of zombie pandemic. Therefore, the plot is something of War of the World alike. Besides the innovations in this zombie movie, people are also eager to witness how Pitt will react when facing millions of zombies.
As a most anticipated 2013 movie starred by Matt Damon, Elysium is more than an action movie. When the rich can live in good-conditioned space station and the poor in ruined Earth, Matt Damon tries to change the polarized world in a secret mission. For audiences who are sorry for the absence of Matt Damon in The Bourne Legacy, this 2013 movie won't disappoint them.
7. The Lone Ranger
Captain Jack can always surprise the world with his crazy, exaggerated but appropriate performance. Therefore, audiences always get things to anticipate from John Depp movies. This anticipated 2013 movie mainly tells about the story of how a law officer turns out to be a symbol of justice. Still John Depp stars as a Native American wearing a dead bird as his hat. As a 2013 movie released in July, The Lone Ranger will show the world a character Depp has never tried before.
8. Thor: The Dark World
When superheroes in The Avengers have driven invaders out of the Earth, Thor has no time to celebrate after knowing the conspiracy Malekith has made to destroy the universe. As another superhero released in 2013, Thor: The Dark World can both be viewed as the sequel to Thor and The Avengers. Moreover, this most anticipated movie will not only give details about the invaders in The Avengers, but also the stories of Thor.
9. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
The Hunger Games is the best 2012 movie only second to The Avengers and The Dark Knight Rises. Therefore, no one will feel surprised that Catching Fire is viewed as one of the most anticipated 2013 movies. Catching Fire mainly deals with the show journey of Katniss and Peeta to various districts and the hazardous experiences of the couples in the 60th Hunger Games. Therefore, this anticipated 2013 movie will own every successful element of The Hunger Games including cross-star love, crucial kill-to-death game and the counterstrike of Katniss.
10. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
The success of An Unexpected Journey in the opening weekends has already proved itself as a market winner. Therefore, there is a great chance that The Hobbit movies will be better and better like The Lord of the Rings movies. Released in December, The Desolation of Smaug will mark the perfect ending for the 2013 movie market. Of course, hazardous journey, thrilling experience, visual effects and beautiful scenery are still the key elements to the success of this anticipated 2013 movie.