“Deadpool 3” Voted as 2024’s Top Pick in Fandango’s Annual Most Anticipated Movies Survey of Over 8,000 Ticket-buyers

“Deadpool 3” Voted as 2024’s Top Pick in Fandango’s Annual Most Anticipated Movies Survey of Over 8,000 Ticket-buyers

“Joker: Folie À Deux” Star Lady Gaga, “Beetlejuice 2” Star Jenna Ortega, and “Wicked Part 1” Star Ariana Grande are Among the Most Anticipated Big-Screen Performers in The New Year

Nearly 90% Of Ticket-Buyers Plan to See Multiple Movies in Theaters in 2024, with over 80% claiming they are more excited to go to the movies in 2024 than in 2023

LOS ANGELES, CA (December 14, 2023) – Fandango, the nation’s leading online movie ticketing service, surveyed more than 8,000 ticket-buyers to find out which films and performances movie fans are most anticipating on the big screen in the new year. According to Fandango’s 2024 Most Anticipated Movies Survey, the films that fans are most excited to see include Deadpool 3, Beetlejuice 2, Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire, Dune: Part Two, Venom 3, Despicable Me 4, Inside Out 2 and more.

“2023 was a monumental year for moviegoers and theaters alike, with blockbusters like Barbie, Oppenheimer, The Super Mario Bros. Movie and many more uniting audiences of all ages to experience brilliant stories on the big screen,” says Fandango Managing Director, Erik Davis. “The new year is looking to bring even more people back into theaters through returning franchises such as Deadpool, Ghostbusters, Beetlejuice and Despicable Me, beloved reimagined stories like Mean Girls and Wicked Part 1, and highly anticipated action blockbusters like Dune: Part Two and A Quiet Place: Day One.”

Among the findings in Fandango’s annual Most Anticipated Movies Survey: 

  • 88% of ticket-buyers plan to see multiple movies in theaters in 2024
  • 81% are more excited to go to the movies in 2024 than in 2023
  • 80% feel that the moviegoing experience cannot be recreated at home
  • 71% plan to see movies in a premium format in 2024 (i.e. IMAX, Dolby, etc.)
  • 68% plan to watch multiple movies in IMAX and other premium large-screen formats in 2024

The full results from Fandango’s 2024 Most Anticipated Movies Survey are as follows: 

2024’s Most Anticipated Wide-Release Films:

  1. Deadpool 3
  2. Beetlejuice 2
  3. Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire
  4. Dune: Part Two
  5. Venom 3
  6. Despicable Me 4
  7. Inside Out 2
  8. Lord of the Rings: The War of Rohirrim
  9. Gladiator 2
  10. A Quiet Place: Day One

Most Anticipated New Performances on the Big Screen:

  1. Lady Gaga as Harley Quinn in Joker: Folie à Deux
  2. Jenna Ortega in Beetlejuice 2
  3. Ariana Grande as Glinda in Wicked Part 1
  4. Chris Pratt as Garfield’ in the newGarfield Movie
  5. Pedro Pascal in Gladiator 2

Most Anticipated Heroes:

  1. Hugh Jackman as Wolverine in Deadpool 3
  2. Ryan Reynolds as Wade Wilson in Deadpool 3
  3. Steve Carell as Gru in Despicable Me 4
  4. Tom Hardy as Eddie Brock in Venom 3
  5. Jack Black as Po in Kung Fu Panda 4

Most Anticipated Villains:

  1. Michael Keaton as Beetlejuice in Beetlejuice 2
  2. Lady Gaga as Harley Quinn in Joker: Folie à Deux
  3. Joaquin Phoenix as Arthur Fleck in Joker: Folie à Deux
  4. The Aliens from A Quiet Place: Day One
  5. Austin Butler as Feyd-Rautha in Dune: Part Two

Most Anticipated Action/Adventure (Non-Superhero) Movies:

  1. Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire
  2. Dune: Part Two
  3. Lord of the Rings: The War of Rohirrim
  4. Gladiator 2
  5. A Quiet Place: Day One

Most Anticipated Family Movies:

  1. Despicable Me 4
  2. Inside Out 2
  3. Kung Fu Panda 4
  4. Mufasa: The Lion King
  5. Garfield

Most Anticipated Comedies:

  1. Beetlejuice 2
  2. Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire
  3. Bad Boys 4
  4. Mean Girls
  5. Wicked Part 1

Most Anticipated Superhero Movies:

  1. Deadpool 3
  2. Venom 3
  3. Joker: Folie à Deux
  4. Transformers One
  5. Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire

Most Anticipated Horror/Suspense/Thrillers:

  1. Beetlejuice 2
  2. Alien: Romulus
  3. Nosferatu
  4. Twisters
  5. The Watchers

Most Anticipated Theatrical Genres:

  1. Action/Adventure
  2. Comedy
  3. Superhero/Comic Book
  4. Drama
  5. Animated/Family

Access the downloadable survey graphic HERE.

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