We have spotlighted the Top 10 New Movies of 2014 that have been already welcomed with lots of admiration at a point when the year is already packed with a long list of new movies meant to hit the theaters sooner or later. What more movies will amaze the viewers by the end of the year is yet unknown but as of now there have been few that have not failed to stand tall to the expectation of the audiences. Moulded with a gripping tale to be accompanied by perfect backdrop and faultless special effect, these are the movies worth watching as the ongoing summer passes by. Thus peep into the record of Best New Movies 2014 and update your hit movies list.
Top Ten Movies Of 2014
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1. X-Men: Days of Future Past
Starring Hugh Jackman as the lead character, X-Men: Days of Future Past is the best movie of 2014 as it is the seventh installment of the X-Men film series based on the fictional X-Men character from the Marvel Comics. It was released on 22nd May and 23rd May 2014 in the United Kingdom and United States, respectively. It has not only turned out to be the highest grossing movie of the series but also the highest valued film of 2014 in June with a total worldwide gross of more than $724 million. It has even received positive responses from critics.
2. Transformers: Age of Extinction
Based on the Transformer franchise, the Age of Extinction is a sequel to the Transformers: Dark of the Moon. Directed by Michael Bay, the movie grossed $575,646,000 internationally as soon as it was released in June 2014. Though it is the fourth instalment of the live-action Transformers film series, this time it had introduced a complete new cast of human characters to its audience along with the featuring of the Dinobots. Mark Wahlberg and Stanley Tucci took care of the lead performance.
3. How to Train Your Dragon 2
How to Train Your Dragon 2 is the sole animated film that has afforded a position among the best new movies of 2014. It is a 3D action fantasy movie that hit the US theatres on 13th June 2014. Due to its exciting, emotionally reverberating and brilliantly animated storyline, it had scored 92% in Rotten Tomatoes’ review. Moreover, How to Train Your Dragon 2 had grossed $131,250,000 in North America and $106,100,000 across other nations.
4. Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Another Marvel Comic inspired movie to rank amidst the top 10 movies of 2014 so far is Captain America: The Winter Soldier, released on 4th April 2014. The superhero themed picture features the Comic character – Captain America and thus it has grabbed the attention of its overwhelming fans. Joe Russo and Anthony took care of its direction while Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson and Sebastian Stan along with few others played out the characters. It had valued more than $711 million worldwide.
5. The Fault in Our Stars
Narrating the romantic tale of a sixteen years old cancer patient, The Fault in Our Stars took away the lead spot at the worldwide and domestic box-office during its opening weekend. Receiving positive reviews from critics, it had even obtained a “Certified Fresh” seal from Rotten Tomatoes review along with a score of 80% approval. Moreover, when its first trailer was launched on 29th January 2014, it had more than 3 million views within 24 hours. The Fault in Our Stars had won the 15th Golden Trailer Awards for its lively and fresh love story brimming with heartbreak and humour.
6. 22 Jump Street
A comedy action film, 22 Jump Street, released on 13th June 2014 has grabbed the sixth position among the leading movies already released in 2014. It is a sequel to the 2012 picture – 21 Jump Street and had been directed b Christopher Miller and Phil Lord. With $57,071,445 earnings, the film stood at number one position during its first weekend in the United States. In Critic’s opinion, 22 Jump Street is much smarter and heartfelt as compared to its predecessor. The movie features Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill as its lead characters.
Starring Angelina Jolie, the Maleficent is a fantasy film based on the 1959 animated film by Walt Disney – Sleeping Beauty. The narration is portrayed from the wicked fairy godmother – Maleficent’s point of view and this brings an interesting twist in the original tale which is appreciated by the audience of the latest release. The movie had garnered $600,149,000 internationally while on its first weekend only it had grossed $175.5 million. Released on 28th May and 30th May 2014 in the United Kingdom and United States, respectively, Maleficent is expected to be the biggest live-action debut for Jolie.
Recounting the origin of the monster in contemporary times, Godzilla is a science fiction film that has astounded its viewers with its terrific background and mind-blowing portrayal. Moreover its slow-paced and dramatic build-up has received a lot of critical appreciation making the movie stand tall in the row of top 10 cinema listing of 2014. Completely filmed in Canada and the United States, Godzilla was released on 15th May 2014. The film has been honoured with four 15th Golden Trailer Awards.
9. The Amazing Spider-Man 2
Released by Columbia Pictures and directed by Marc Webb, The Amazing Spider-Man 2 has been adopted from Marvel Comics as it features its renowned character – Spider-Man. It is a sequel to the 2011 release of the same name and had hit the theatres on 2nd May 2014 in the United States and on 16th April, internationally. The film’s special effect, DeHaan’s performance and the chemistry between Stone and Garfield obtained a lot of praises from critics as well as audiences.
10. Edge of Tomorrow
Edge of Tomorrow is the last fit to occupy a position among the top 10 movies of 2014 with a total worldwide earning of $339,500,000. On the weekend of 30th May 2014 the film was released in 28 nations followed by a second release on the weekend of 6th June 2014 for 36 additional countries. The performances of Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt, the aliens’ design, the time-loop premise’s ability and the humour made the movie not only a box office hit but as critically successful.