Top 10 Movies of 2023 So Far That You Should Check Out

It’s a movie-filled year.

With so many anticipated movies this year, 2023 has been a blessing to all movie lovers. From action movies for action buffs to the most romantic movies for all the romantics out there, there is a movie for each genre. Reboots and remakes make their way to the big screens this year as films that premiere show us a different and modern take on some classics that we so ever loved. With movies grossing over $100 million at the box office and world-record-breaking movies, it is safe to say that 2023 is certainly a movie-filled year.

Scroll down to check out the top 10 movies of 2023.

Here are the top 10 movies of 2023 so far:

1. The Barbie Movie

The world record-breaking movie, Barbie, became the number-one-grossing movie in history after hitting $1 billion at the box office. This hit movie made its way to the top of the charts with its outstanding storyline that follows Barbie and Ken on their self-discovery journey in the real world after leaving the perfect world of Barbie Land. With a stacked and talented cast such as Margot Robbie, Ryan Gosling, Kate Mckinnon, Helen Mirren and so many more, this Greta Gerwig film is still taking fans’ breaths away. It’s not too late to check out this movie in the cinemas, so rush to the nearest one and enjoy this modern-day take on a classic.

2. Oppenheimer

For all history enthusiasts, this one’s for you. The new and latest Christopher Nolan movie, Oppenheimer, gets a 93% rating on Rotten Tomatoes as well as grossing over $650 million globally after its release in July. Starring none other than Nolan’s favourite, Cillian Murphy as Robert Oppenheimer, this biopic retells the story of World War II and the creation of the atomic bomb by Oppenheimer. If you’re a fan of history biopics or Christopher Nolan movies, this movie is right up your alley.

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3. Asteroid City

Wes Anderson’s movie of the year Asteroid City has soared to the charts after its release in June, grossing over $48 million worldwide. This sci-fi comedy follows the story of a writer of a world-famous play about a grieving father and his travelling tech team. As confusing as it sounds, Asteroid City is a movie about a play within a TV show. However, the movie is a delight to watch from the first-class directing by Wes Anderson, the talented cast and especially the intriguing and enthralling storyline.

4. Spider-Man: Across The Spider-Verse

The second movie of the Spiderverse series hit the cinemas in June. The movie earned a 95% rate on Rotten Tomatoes and sits at $663 million at the worldwide box office. Following the first movie of the series, Across The Spider-Verse takes viewers on another exciting journey with Miles Morales who is launched into the multiverse, where he meets other versions of Spiderman. This movie checks all your boxes if you’re a Superhero or Marvel buff.

5. John Wick: Chapter 4

Keanu Reeves returns as John Wick once again. In the fourth chapter of the John Wick series, the hitman John Wick takes his fight with the High Table while seeking out the most powerful players in the underworld. The legendary action movie rates at 94% on Rotten Tomatoes upon its release in March. If you’re in the mood for some kickass action and a dreamy Keanu Reeves, start binging the John Wick series to get you in that mood.

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6. Creed III

Everyone’s favourite wrestling movie, Creed, came back to the screen in March with a new chapter. Grossing over $275 million at the box office, the third chapter of the series follows Adonis Creed (Micheal B. Jordan) and his childhood friend, Damien (Jonathan Majors) who was a former boxing prodigy and is eager to prove his place in the ring. The battle between the two however is more than just a fight.

7. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.3

The galaxy group is back. After the release of this Marvel movie, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 3 rates at 8/10 on IMDB and grosses over $845 million. This James Gunn movie follows the Guardians on their new journey after the loss of Gamora. Known to be the best movie in the Guardians of the Galaxy series, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 3 has it all. From the funny moments to scenes that make you misty-eyed, this movie does not disappoint. So grab your popcorn and get comfy to watch this rollercoaster of a film.

8. Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret

With a 99% on Rotten Tomatoes, Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret is at the top of the list, surpassing every movie that has come out in Malaysia. This adaption of the book written by Judy Blume, Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret, is a coming-of-age drama with a whole lot of love packed right into it. The hit movie follows an eleven-year-old girl, Margaret, who moves to a new town and starts to think about life, relationships and her teenage years. However, she has her mother and grandmother to hold her hand through it all. If you’re looking for a feel-good movie that warms your heart, check out Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret.

9. The Little Mermaid

This remake of the classic Disney movie premiered in cinemas in May and grossed over $600 million at the box office. Following the original storyline with a few twists, the movie follows the story of a mermaid who wishes to explore the shore above and makes a deal with an evil sea witch to grant her that freedom, The Little Mermaid is definitely a must-watch. With a modern take on this classic movie, this version will surely make you feel like a kid once more.

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10. Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny

Harrison Ford is back in the action world. After 15 years, he returns once again as Indiana Jones. A new adventure awaits him, as he races against time to retrieve an ancient dial that can change the course of history. Followed by his estranged goddaughter (Pheobe Waller-Bridge), Indiana Jones finds himself face to face with a former Nazi who now works at NASA, Jurgen Voller (Mads Mikkelson). After the movie’s release in June, the film roped in over $300 million at the box office. Be prepared to be whipped off your feet as you watch this new and modern take on Indiana Jones.