New Year 2014: Top 6 Most Anticipated Movies - 'Interstellar,' 'Godzilla,' 'Mockingjay' and More

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By jaskiran kaur | December 31, 2013 3:35 PM EST

2013 had lots of great movies like "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire," "Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" and "Frozen" to be excited about. There were also some which were highly criticized such as "Fifth Estate." But it is time to bid goodbye to the year 2013 and all that has passed. It is time to look forward to the future and welcome what's coming next. Here are top 6 most anticipated movies of the year 2014.

Top 6 Most Anticipated Movies of New Year 2014

1.    "Interstellar" - one of the hottest upcoming sci-fi movies of the New Year 2014 is genius filmmaker Christopher Nolan's "Interstellar." Starring Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Bill Irwin and more, the movie revolves around the mission of a team of space travelers. The film is being shot in locations like Alberta in Canada, Southern Iceland and Los Angeles.

2.    "Godzilla" - This sci-fi film is the second installment of the 1998 movie with the same title. As noted by various media outlets, "Godzilla" will tell the story of the monster's origin in the modern times and how it threatens the existence of civilization. The star cast of the film includes the likes of Bryan Cranston, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen and more.

3.  "X-Men: Days of Future Past" - Returning with it's yet another installment of the "X-Men" franchise, "X-Men: Days of Future Past" will release in the year 2014. The film is based on "Days of Future Past" by Chris Claremont and John Byrne. The movie will feature Australian actor and leading light of the franchise Hugh Jackman as Logan or Wolverine. James McAvoy and Patrick Stewart both will play the character of Professor X and Micheal Fassbender and Ian McKellen will play Magneto. Also, starring in the film are Hollywood action girls  Jennifer Lawrence, Ellen Page and Halle Berry. There will be a war for survival wherein the original X-Men will join hands with the younger ones to battle those who threaten their existence.

4.  "22 Jump Street" - Yet another sequel that is one of the most anticipated films of the year 2014 is "22 Jump Street." The remake of the 1980s TV show has another funny upcoming sequel in the new year. Officer Schmidt and Jenko are undertaking a secret mission as freshmen in college. They must solve the case without hampering their partnership which seems to be threatened in the wake of this new mystery. Starring yet again in the second installment of the franchise are Channing Tatum as Jenko and Jonah Hill as Officer Schmidt.

5.   "Need For Speed" - For all the fans of legendary car racing EA's video game "Need for Speed," this film is something to look forward to. Aaron Paul plays the leading character of the street racer Tobey Marshall in the movie who is out on seeking revenge for the death of his friend Pete and the imprisonment for the crime which he never committed.

6.  "Mockingjay Part 1" - Ever since the first installment "The Hunger Games" was released fans have become great admirers of the franchise. After the release of its second installment "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,"  its third installment "Mockingjay Part1" has become one of the most anticipated films of the year  Based on the final book of the series, the film will return with its original star cast including Jennifer Lawrence, Liam Hemsworth and Josh Hutcherson. This time the districts are rising against the corrupt Capitol and Katinss Everdeen will be playing the role of the frontrunner in the rebellion.   

Besides, these top 6 most anticipated films of the New Year 2014, there are few more to look forward to. The list includes the likes of "Noah," "Selfless" "Transcendence," "Birdman" and more. 

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