This list includes the significant film releases through the year. Since movie studios always amend schedules, nothing here is set in stone.
1. Battle of the Sexes: The famed 1973 tennis match between Billie Jean King (Oscar-winner Emma Stone) and Bobby Riggs (Steve Carell) is dramatized in this film from “Little Miss Sunshine” directors Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris. Cast includes Andrea Riseborough, Sarah Silverman, Bill Pullman, Alan Cumming and Elisabeth Shue.
2. Friend Request: When a college student unfriends a mysterious girl online, she finds herself fighting a demonic presence that wants to make her lonely by killing her closest friends.
3. Kingsman: The Golden Circle: The second installment of the franchise finds Taron Egerton’s Eggsy battling an evil drug lord (Julianne Moore), who has targeted his secret service for extermination. Colin Firth, Jeff Bridges, Pedro Pascal, Halle Berry and Channing Tatum are along for the ride in the Matthew Vaughn film.
4. Last Rampage: True story of a convicted murderer Gary Tison (Robert Patrick) who staged a daring escape in 1978 from an Arizona prison with the help of his three teenage sons.
5. The LEGO Ninjago Movie: In the third feature for the toy empire, six teenagers are hired by an old ninja master (Jackie Chan) to become heroes. Features the voices of Dave Franco, Justin Theroux, Michael Peña, Kumail Nanjiani, Fred Armisen and Olivia Munn.
6. Shot: Drama about three lives that are forever changed when a gun is accidentally fired on a busy Los Angeles street. Directed by Jeremy Kagan, starring Noah Wyle.
7. Stronger: Inspirational true story of Jeff Bauman (Jake Gyllenhaal), a working-class Boston man who was at the finish line of the marathon to try and win back his ex-girlfriend (Tatiana Maslany) who was running in the race when the terrorist blast occurred. Directed by David Gordon Green.
8. Victoria & Abdul: Director Stephen Frears tells the true story of an unexpected friendship…