15 Movies You Can’t Afford to Miss in 2014!

By January 8, 2014Films

A new year brings forth a whole new set of movies with release dates we’re slowly edging towards. We’ve put together a neat little list of the top 15 movies you simply can’t afford to miss in the first four months of 2014.


The Legend of Hercules
Release Dates:
United States: January 10

Europe: January 30 – March 19

Plot: Following the story of the famous mythical Greek hero who is exiled by the King, his treacherous stepfather, and is sold into slavery due to a forbidden love. Can Hercules claim back his rightful Kingdom?

Director: Renny Harlin
Stars: Kellan Lutz, Gaia Weiss, Scott Adkins, Roxanne McKee

The LEGO Movie
Release Dates:
United States: February 7

Europe: February 6 – 20

Plot: An ordinary LEGO minifigure, mistakenly thought to be the extraordinary MasterBuilder, is recruited to join a quest to stop an evil LEGO tyrant from gluing the universe together.

Director: Phil Lord, Christopher Miller
Stars: Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Banks, Liam Neeson, Morgan Freeman, Will Ferrell

The Monuments Men
Release Dates:
United States: February 7
Europe: February 13 – March 12

Plot: Art masterpieces have been stolen by Nazi thieves in this time movie. A World War II platoon is formed to carry out the dangerous task of seeking them out and returning them to their rightful owners.

Director: George Clooney
Stars: George Clooney, Cate Blanchett, Matt Damon, Bill Murray

Release Dates:
United States: February 12

Europe: February 5 – 14

Plot: Set in futuristic 2028 Detroit, Alex Murphy (good cop) faces severe injuries while in the line of duty. With this once perfect cop in critical condition, the multinational OmniCorp sees their ideal candidate for a part-robot, part-man police officer.

Director: Jose Padilha
Stars: Joel Kinnaman, Douglas Urbanski, Abbie Cornish, Gary Oldman

Release Dates:
United States: February 28

Europe: February 27 – March 13

Plot: When an international flight goes horribly wrong, an air marshal aboard fights to save the passengers and himself.

Director: Jaume Collet-Serra
Stars: Julianne Moore, Liam Neeson, Michelle Dockery, Bar Paly

300: Rise of an Empire
Release Dates:
United States: March 7

Europe: March 5 – 7

Plot: After his victory over Leonidas’ 300, Xerxes marches towards the Democratic city of Athens. Admiral Themistocles is forced to an unwilling alliance with the traditional rival of Athens, oligarchic Sparta whose might lies with its superior infantry troops. But Xerxes still reigns supreme in numbers over sea and land.

Director: Noam Murro
Stars: Eva Green, Rodrigo Santoro, Sullivan Stapleton

Mr. Peabody & Sherman
Release Dates:
United States: March 7

Europe: February 7 – March 13

Plot: Mr. Peabody and his adopted boy Sherman hurtle back in time to experience world-changing events and interact with some of the greatest characters of all time. They find themselves in a race to repair history and save the future.

Director: Rob Minkoff
Stars: Ty Burrell, Max Charles, Stephen Colbert

Need for Speed
Release Dates:
United States: March 14

Europe: March 13 – 20

Plot: Street racer Tobey Marshall was framed by his wealthy business associate. Fresh from prison, he joins a cross country race with revenge in mind.

Director: Scott Waugh
Stars: Aaron Paul, Chillie Mo, Dominic Cooper, Dakota Johnson

Grace of Monaco
Release Dates:
United States: March 14

Europe: March 13 – 28

Plot: Set in the early 60s as a french invasion is looming,  the story of Grace Kelly’s crisis of marriage and identity unfold, during a political dispute between Monaco’s Prince Rainer III and France’s Charles De Gaulle.

Director: Olivier Dahan
Stars: Nicole Kidman, Tim Roth, Andre Penvern, Frank Langella

Release Dates:
United States: March 21

Europe: March 20 – April 4

Plot: In a futuristic dystopia where society is divided into five factions, teenagers must decide whether to stay in their faction or switch to another…for the rest of their lives. Beatrice Prior makes a choice that surprises everyone – and finds her life threatened when she discovers she’s Divergent, she doesn’t fit into any one group.

Director: Neil Burger
Stars: Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Kate Winslet

Release Dates:
United States & Canada: March 28

Europe: March 27 – April 9

Plot: The famous story of Noah and the flood, set in biblical times.

Director: Darren Aronofsky
Stars: Emma Watson, Logan Lerman, Jennifer Connelly, Russell Crowe

Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Release Dates:
United States: April 4

Europe: March 26 – May 1

Plot: The Soviet agent known as the Winter Soldier battles against Steve Rogers. Can Captain America win the upper hand whilst struggling in the modern world?

Director: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo
Stars: Chris Evans, Frank Grillo, Sebastian Stan, Scarlett Johansson

Release Dates:
United States: April 11

Europe: 25 April

Plot: Members of an elite DEA task force are taken down one by one after they rob a drug cartel safe house.

Director: David Ayer
Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sam Worthington, Terrence Howard

Release Dates:
United States: April 18

Europe: April 17 – 25

Plot: A world renowned scientist falls victim of a hate crime and ends up critically ill in hospital, as a result they figure out how to download his brilliant consciousness into a computer.

Director: Wally Pfister
Stars: Johnny Depp, Kate Mara, Rebecca Hall, Morgan Freeman

The Amazing Spider-Man 2
Release Dates:
United States & Canada: May 2

Europe: April 16 – 25

Plot: The infamous company Oscorp is battling Peter Parker once again with an array of super-villains.

Director: Marc Webb
Stars: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx, Paul Giamatti