Top 17 films of 2013 that any geek will want to see at the cinema

A list of the major movie premieres in 2013 that every nerd or geek will make a point of watching.

The year 2013 promises to be busy for movie fans. Superheroes, cars, zombies, science fiction and animation are on the menu of debuts in the next 12 months. We have prepared a special list with 18 major film releases for next year. Which one is the movie you expect to see?

Die Hard: A Good Day To Die

The cop John McClane is back in the fifth film in the series “Die Hard.” This time, Bruce Willis live adventures in Russia, where he will discover the CIA’s involvement with nuclear weapons. Of course, after moving where he should not, a relentless pursuit begins.

Oz: Magic and Powerful

With lush images, “Oz: Magic and Powerful” is a prelude to the classic movie “The Wizard of Oz.” In production, the story is told from the point of view of magic, explaining how she ended up in Oz. The direction is by Sam Raimi and the cast are James Franco, Mila Kunis and Rachel Weisz.

GI Joe: Retaliation

The second film in the series “GI Joe” should have premiered in theaters in mid-2012, but Paramount decided to postpone production. Thus, “GI Joe: Retaliation” hits screens in March and will put U.S. troops once again against Cobra Organization and even internal threats coming from the government.

Iron Man 3

One of the characters of Marvel’s most successful in theaters, “Iron Man” reaches its third adventure next year. This time, Robert Downey Jr., with new armor, will face a villain more powerful than ever to have crossed his path: Mandarin. Certainly, one of the five most anticipated films of 2013.

Fast and Furious 6

Vin Diesel, exuberant scantily clad women, hot rods and full action. “Fast and Furious” has not changed its formula since its initial movie and will be no different on the sixth film in the series. The production promises even more mind-blowing contests to give fans goosebumps.
Monsters University

Third franchise from Disney / Pixar continues, “Monsters University” rescues some of the most charismatic characters of the animated “Monsters S / A”, launched in the 90s. This time, the focus is on the relationship between Mike and Sulley during the period they were at the University of Terror.

World War Z

Starring Brad Pitt, “World War Z” shows the life a of a UN representative, interviews with survivors, ten years after a great war against zombies. Based on the book by Max Brooks, the film promises many scenes filled with special effects and, of course, a starring zombie carnage.

Despicable Me 2

The animated film “Despicable Me” may not have pleased adults as to make them fall in love the movie, but nailed it with children. The second film in the series features again a battle between Gru and Victor, but this time a new villain emerges in history: El Macho Machito and his son.

The Man of Steel

After a few years away from screens, Superman is back, this time under the direction of Zack Snyder. Production is expected to mark the beginning of a new era of DC Comics film, aiming to integrate their characters in the Justice League.

Star Trek: Beyond the Darkness

The second phase of the new “Star Trek” film based on Captain Kirk and put his players in a war zone, aiming to capture a weapon of mass destruction. It is speculated that the second film directed by J. J. Abrams will feature the great enemies of the United Federation of Planets, the Klingons, but Khan is also not ruled out.

The Wolverine

After a not very exciting solo debut in theaters, Wolverine travels to Japan, where he must face the Silver Samurai character. There are still few details about the production, which hits screens on June 26 in the U.S.

“The Wolverine” – Premiere: July 26, 2013.
Pacific Rim

“Pacific Rim” is an ambitious project of Guillermo Del Toro. In science fiction, giant robots piloted by humans are created to fight aliens who want to invade Earth. The title has received good reviews backstage at Hollywood and can become a pleasant surprise in 2013.

“Pacific Rim” – Premiere: August 9, 2013.
Percy Jackson and the Sea of Monsters

The continuation of the series “Percy Jackson and the Olympians” in theaters was threatened because of low ticket sales from the first film. But Fox decided to bet some chips and present more battle between Percy Jackson against monsters of the seas in search of the Golden Fleece.

“Percy Jackson and the Sea of Monsters” – Premiere: August 16, 2013.
300: Rise of an Empire

The movie “300”, released in 2006, turned out to be a great reference both in visual terms as in the case of epic battle scenes. The continuation of this story hits theaters in August and will, once again, the Brazilian Rodrigo Santoro will have a prominent role.

“300: Rise of an Empire” – Premiere: August 23, 2013.
Kick-Ass 2

In the second adventure of “Kick-Ass”, the hero joins a group of people who dress up superhero to fight crime. Meanwhile their nemesis Red Mist plans a revenge that will affect everyone who crosses his path. With Nicolas Cage and Jim Carrey.

“Kick-Ass 2” – Premiere: September 13, 2013.
Thor: The Dark World

In the second film in the franchise based on the God of Thunder, Thor faces a battle to protect the Nine Realms and for that he will have to fight a race of dark elves led by Malekith, the Cursed. For this, he must make some sacrifices, involving even his beloved Jane Foster.

“Thor: The Dark World” – Premiere: November 8, 2013.
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

Based on the book “The Hobbit,” the second chapter of the new trilogy by Peter Jackson hit theaters exactly one year after “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey,” which opens on Dec. 14. The production will be the last major highlight of 2013, closing worthily a year that promises much at the box office.

“The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” – Premiere: December 13, 2013.