2017 Rankings - October

by The Commish on Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Every month we rank the top 75 movies by season.  The box office year is a moving target, so make sure to read this column every month to find out how your movies rank, and what movies you should be targeting on the waiver wire.

Fall
1. (1) Star Wars: Episode 8 – still the movie to want going into the homestretch
2. (2) Justice League – predictions have fallen slightly, but still very intriguing
3. (4) It – scaring up tons of box office dollars
4. (3) Thor: Ragnorak – the crazy thing is I’m not sure Thor finishes in the top 5 for the Fall
5. (5) Coco - I have no idea where it lands on the final chart
6. (12) Blade Runner 2049 – it has no competition for a long October run
7. (6) Jumanji World – still confused on what this will finish with
8. (7) Pitch Perfect 3 – wait for the marketing push
9. (9) Ferdinand
10. (13) Daddy’s Home 2
11. (11) Kingsman 2

12. (12) A Bad Mom’s Christmas
13. (15) The Greatest Showman on Earth
14. (18) Downsizing
15. (14) Murder on the Orient Express
16. (17) Boo 2
17. (19) The Post

18. (16) The Star
19. (8) Ninjago – disappointed with this box office dud
20. (-) Father Figures – the renamed Bastards looks really funny
21. (-) Wonder – back-to-back Wilson movies
22. (23) Happy Death Day
23. (-) The Shape of Water
– great reviews and a super director make this a very interesting release.
24. (21) Roman Israel Esq.
25. (20) American Made  

Dropping Out: Suburbicon, Death Wish, All the Money in the World

Winter / Spring - Final 
1. Beauty and the Beast
2. Logan
3. Fast 8
4. Get Out

5. LEGO: Batman
6. The Boss Baby
7. Kong
8. Split
9. Fifty Shades Darker
10. John Wick: Chapter 2

11. Power Rangers
12. A Dog’s Purpose
13. The Shack
14. Going in Style
 
15. The Smurfs
16. The Great Wall
17. XXX 3

18. Ghost in the Shell
19. Monster Trucks
20. Fist Fight
21. How to be a Latin Lover
22. Life
23. Underworld
24. Rings
25. Resident Evil

Summer - final
1. Wonder Woman – ended the season as the top movie, should finish the year in the top three
2. Guardians of the Galaxy 2 – preseason number 1, still an improvement over the original
3. Spider-Man: Homecoming – Spidey is back
4. Despicable Me 3 – remember when $265 million wasn’t a disappointment?
5. Dunkirk – one of the better summer movies 
6. Pirates of the Caribbean 5 – thus ends the story of Captain Jack
7. Cars 3 – and Lightning McQueen
8. War of the Planet of the Apes – maybe a little too dark for summer fare
9. Transformers 5 – the days of $200 million domestic box office are gone for this franchise
10. Girl Trip – our summer comedy hit!
11. Baby Driver – proving that you must keep your eyes open for interesting original movies in the summer
12. Annabelle 2 – horror’s breakout hit
13. Emoji Movie – in a season of disappointing animated movies, it stayed on brand
14. The Mummy – the crazy thing is, I kidda like this one.
15. Hitman’s Bodyguard – spent more weeks at number 1 than any other movie this summer
16. Alien: Covenant - meh
17. Captain Underpants – I’ll be honest, I was expecting more
18. Baywatch – let’s hope the Rock bounces back
19. Atomic Blonde
20. The Dark Tower
21. Snatched
22. All Eyez on Me
23. 47 Meters Down

24. The Big Sick
25. Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets