Most Popular Feature Films of 2017
Written by Nano on 20/12/2017
2018 are lurking just around the corner, and it’s time to summarize the «The most popular feature films of 2017».
According to an Norwegian overview of moviegoers, more than 10,5 mill. people has so far this year, found their way to Norwegian Cinemas. Before the year even started, many movies were already hyped, and patiently we waited for romance, action, thrillers, horror and sci-fi to be shown on the big screen.
As 2017 are coming to an end, it’s definitely time to keep up traditions, and look back at what this year have given us of entertainment, excitement and enlightenment. Lets celebrate the 10 most popular feature films of 2017, according to Norwegian moviegoers.
10. Annabelle 2
Genres: Horror, Mystery, Thriller – Runtime: 109 min
Not all dolls are innocent: The manufacturer of dolls Samuel Mullins is a happy family man with his wife Esther and their daughter Bee, who dies hit by a car. Twelve years later, Samuel welcomes a group of orphan girls and a nun from a closed orphanage at home. He tells that only a closed room (that belonged to Bee) and Esther’s room would be off limits for the girls. The crippled girl Janice sneaks in Bee’s room during the night and sees a doll inside a closet. She plays in the room and soon she is haunted by an evil force. What has Janice unleashed in Bee’s room?
9. La La Land
Genres: Comedy, Drama, Music, Musical, Romance – Runtime: 128 min
A dazzling movie experience: Aspiring actress serves lattes to movie stars in between auditions and jazz musician Sebastian scrapes by playing cocktail-party gigs in dingy bars. But as success mounts, they are faced with decisions that fray the fragile fabric of their love affair, and the dreams they worked so hard to maintain in each other threaten to rip them apart.
8. The Snowman
Genres: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller – Runtime: 119 min
Norwegian crime, in an American wrapping: When an elite crime squad’s lead detective investigates the disappearance of a victim on the first snow of winter, he fears an elusive serial killer may be active again. With the help of a brilliant recruit, the cop must connect decades-old cold cases to the brutal new one if he hopes to outwit this unthinkable evil before the next snowfall.
Genres: Action, Drama, History, Thriller, War – Runtime: 106 min
Flashback from 1940: Evacuation of Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire, and France, who were cut off and surrounded by the German army from the beaches and harbor of Dunkirk, France, between May 26- June 04, 1940, during Battle of France in World War II.
Genres: Horror, Thriller – Runtime: 135 min
Killer Clown: In the Town of Derry, the local kids are disappearing one by one, leaving behind bloody remains. In a place known as ‘The Barrens’, a group of seven kids are united by their horrifying and strange encounters with an evil clown and their determination to kill It.
5. Fifty Shades Darker
Genres: Drama, Romance – Runtime: 118 min (131 min, unrated)
No more rules or punishment: Christian and Ana decide to rekindle their relationship, except this time there are no more rules or punishments. As they begin to get used to their newfound relationship, Christian’s past begins to haunt Ana as Christian struggles with his innermost thoughts.
4. Fast & Furious 8
Genres: Action, Adventure, Come, Thriller – Runtime: 136 min (149 min, extended director’s cut)
Crisscrosses the globe: Now that Dom and Letty are on their honeymoon and Brian and Mia have retired from the game-and the rest of the crew has been exonerated-the globetrotting team has found a semblance of a normal life. But when a mysterious woman seduces Dom into the world of crime he can’t seem to escape and a betrayal of those closest to him, they will face trials that will test them as never before. From the shores of Cuba and the streets of New York City to the icy plains off the arctic Barents Sea, the elite force will crisscross the globe to stop an anarchist from unleashing chaos on the world’s stage… and to bring home the man who made them a family.
3. Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar’s Revenge
Genres: Action, Adventure, Fantasy – Runtime: 129 min
The Sparrow is back again: Captain Jack Sparrow finds the winds of ill-fortune blowing even more strongly when deadly ghost pirates led by his old nemesis, the terrifying Captain Salazar, escape from the Devil’s Triangle, determined to kill every pirate at sea…including him. Captain Jack’s only hope of survival lies in seeking out the legendary Trident of Poseidon, a powerful artifact that bestows upon its possessor total control over the seas.
2. Despicable Me 3
Genres: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi – Runtime: 90 min
Feels good to be bad: After he is fired from the Anti-Villain League for failing to take down the latest bad guy to threaten humanity, Gru finds himself in the midst of a major identity crisis. But when a mysterious stranger shows up to inform Gru that he has a long-lost twin-brother – a brother who desperately wishes to follow in his twin’s despicable footsteps – one former super-villain will rediscover just how good it feels to be bad.
1. Beauty and the Beast
Genres: Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance – Runtime: 129 min
True love will set you free: Disney’s animated classic takes on a new form, with a widened mythology and an all-star cast. A young prince, imprisoned in the form of a beast, can be freed only by true love. What may be his only opportunity arrives when he meets Belle, the only human girl to ever visit the castle since it was enchanted.