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12 Movies For The Next 12 Months

The new year has finally arrived. To celebrate the start of 2015, HuffPost Entertainment has compiled a list of 12 movies for the next 12 months (with some others of note listed too). Happy watching!

January: “Blackhat”

Michael Mann’s first movie in six years stars Chris Hemsworth as a computer genius. You crazy for this one, Mann! (Jan. 16)

Other films of note: “Taken 3″ (Jan. 9), “The Wedding Ringer” (Jan. 16), “The Boy Next Door” (Jan. 23), “Mortdecai” (Jan. 23)

February: “Fifty Shades of Grey”

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You don’t really want to see it. We don’t really want to see it, either. But we’re all going to see it. (Feb. 13)

Other films of note: “Jupiter Ascending” (Feb. 6), “Kingsman: The Secret Service” (Feb. 13), “The Last Five Years” (Feb. 13), “Hot Tub Time Machine 2″ (Feb. 20), “McFarland USA” (Feb. 20), “Focus” (Feb. 27)

March: “While We’re Young”

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There are a host of big movies out in March, but give us Noah Baumbach’s indie, one of the best films to screen on the festival circuit in 2014. (March 27)

Other films of note: “Chappie” (March 6), “Unfinished Business” (March 6), “The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel” (March 6), “Cinderella” (March 13), “In the Heart of the Sea” (March 13), “The Divergent Series: Insurgent” (March 20), “The Gunman” (March 20), “Danny Collins” (March 20), “Get Hard” (March 27), “Home” (March 27)

April: “Furious 7″

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Yes please. (April 3)

Other films of note: “The Longest Ride” (April 10), “Child 44″ (April 17), “Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2″ (April 17), “Age of Adaline” (April 24), “Rock the Kasbah” (April 24)

May: “Avengers: Age of Ultron”

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The sequel to the biggest superhero movie ever adds some new cast members (James Spader, Elizabeth Olsen, Aaron Taylor-Johnson) to further our theory that soon every actor will star in a Marvel movie. (May 1)

Other films of note: “Mad Max: Fury Road” (May 15), “Pitch Perfect 2″ (May 15), “Spy” (May 22), “Tomorrowland” (May 22), “San Andreas” (May 29), An untitled Cameron Crowe movie (May 29)

June: “Inside Out”

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A non-franchise film from Pixar about the complex emotions inside a young woman. (June 19)

Other films of note: “Entourage” (June 5), “Paper Towns” (June 5), “Insidious Chapter 3″ (June 5), “Jurassic World” (June 12), “Ted 2″ (June 26)

July: “Trainwreck”

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Judd Apatow teams with Amy Schumer for your new favorite comedy. (July 17)

Other films of note: “Magic Mike XXL” (July 1), “Terminator Genisys” (July 1), “Minions” (July 10), “Ant-Man” (July 17), “Pan” (July 24), “Pixels” (July 24), “Poltergeist” (July 24), “Grimsby” (July 31), “Point Break” (July 31)

August: “Ricki and the Flash”

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Diablo Cody wrote a movie about an aging rock star, who’s played by Meryl Streep. (Aug. 7)

Other films of note: “The Fantastic Four” (Aug. 7), “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.” (Aug. 14), “Masterminds” (Aug. 14), “Straight Outta Compton” (Aug. 14), “Criminal” (Aug. 21), “Max” (Aug. 21), “Regression” (Aug. 28)

September: “Triple Nine”

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Directed by John Hillcoat, this thriller stars Casey Affleck, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Anthony Mackie, Aaron Paul, Woody Harrelson, Gal Gadot and Kate Winslet, aka the year’s best cast. (Sept. 11)

Other films of note: “Jane Got a Gun” (Sept. 4), “Kitchen Sink” (Sept. 4), “The Visit” (Sept. 11), “Everest” (Sept. 18), “Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials” (Sept. 18), An untitled Whitey Bulger film starring Johnny Depp (Sept. 18), “Hotel Transylvania 2″ (Sept. 25), “The Intern” (Sept. 25)

October: Steven Spielberg’s Untitled Cold War Movie

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Starring Tom Hanks, Spielberg’s latest focuses on a lawyer who tries to negotiate the release of Francis Gary Powers after his plane was shot down in 1960. (Oct. 16)

Other films of note: “London Has Fallen” (Oct. 2), “Victor Frankenstein” (Oct. 2), “The Walk” (Oct. 2), “The Jungle Book” (Oct. 9), “Kidnap” (Oct. 9), “Vacation” (Oct. 9), “Crimson Peak” (Oct. 16), “Jem and the Holograms” (Oct. 23), “The Last Witch Hunter” (Oct. 23), “Scouts vs. Zombies” (Oct. 30)

November: “Spectre”

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The latest James Bond film comes equipped with new expectations (the last film earned more than $1.1 billion worldwide) and a new villain who might be old: Christoph Waltz, who may play Blofeld (or maybe not). (Nov. 6)

Other films of note: “The Peanuts Movie” (Nov. 6), “Friday the 13th” (Nov. 13), “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2″ (Nov. 20), “The Good Dinosaur” (Nov. 25), “The Martian” (Nov. 25), “Midnight Special” (Nov. 25), An untitled Seth Rogen Christmas comedy (Nov. 25)

December: “Star War: The Force Awakens”

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The year’s most anticipated film, if only to see what it actually looks like. (Dec. 18)

Other films of note: “Krampus” (Dec. 4), “Sisters” (Dec. 18), “Joy” (Dec. 25), “Mission: Impossible 5″ (Dec. 25), “The Revenant” (Dec. 25)

Bonus: “The Hateful Eight”

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The Weinstein Company hasn’t dated Quentin Tarantino’s next film, but it’s expected to come out toward the end of 2015.

All release dates subject to change.