Films in History (Part 7)

Events in Film & TV

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2011-07-19 "Captain America: The First Avenger", directed by Joe Johnston, starring Chris Evans and Hayley Atwell, premieres in Los Angeles

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2011-09-16 The critically acclaimed "Drive", starring Ryan Gosling, is released

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2011-09-20 "New Girl", starring Zooey Deschanel, debuts on Fox

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2011-10-30 "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1" based on the book by Stephenie Meyer, directed by Bill Condon, starring Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson, premieres at the Rome Film Festival

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2012-03-12 "Hunger Games" directed by Francis Lawrence and starring Jennifer Lawrence premieres in Los Angeles

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2012-04-11 "The Avengers", directed by Joss Whedon and starring Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlet Johansson, Mark Ruffalo and Jeremy Renner, premieres in Los Angeles

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2012-06-13 "The Amazing Spider-Man" directed by Marc Webb and starring Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone premieres at the Tokyo Film Festival

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2012-07-16 "The Dark Knight Rises", directed by Christopher Nolan, starring Christian Bale and Anne Hathaway, premieres in New York

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2012-08-31 "Argo" directed by Ben Affleck and starring Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston and John Goodman premieres at the Telluride Film Festival (Best Picture 2013)

  • 2012-10-23 "Skyfall", 23rd James Bond film, directed by Sam Mendes and starring Daniel Craig and Javier Bardem premieres in London

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2012-11-14 "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2", based on the book by Stephenie Meyer, directed by Bill Condon, starring Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson, is released

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2012-11-28 "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" 1st of the Hobbit film series, directed by Peter Jackson, starring Martin Freeman and Ian McKellen, premieres in Wellington, New Zealand

Film Director Peter Jackson
Film Director
Peter Jackson
Actor Ian McKellen
Actor
Ian McKellen

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2013-02-01 "House of Cards", starring Kevin Spacey as Frank Underwood and Robin Wright as his wife, is released on Netflix

Actor Kevin Spacey
Actor
Kevin Spacey
Actress Robin Wright
Actress
Robin Wright
Actress Kate Mara
Actress
Kate Mara

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2013-04-18 "Iron Man 3", directed by Shane Black, starring Robert Downey Jr. and Gwyneth Paltrow, premieres in London

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2013-04-23 "Star Trek Into Darkness" directed by J. J. Abrams starring Chris Pine and Zachary Quinto premieres in Sydney

Director, Producer and Writer J. J. Abrams
Director, Producer and Writer
J. J. Abrams

Book releaseHistoric Publication

2013-05-14 Dan Brown's fourth novel starring Robert Langdon (The Da Vinci Code), titled "Inferno", is released and instantly becomes a bestseller

Author Dan Brown
Author
Dan Brown

Music releaseTheater Premiere

2013-06-26 Peter Ustinov's "The Moment of Truth" opens at Southwark Playhouse in London starring Bonnie Wright (Ginny Weasley)

Actress Bonnie Wright
Actress
Bonnie Wright

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2013-08-27 "Gravity", directed and co-written by Alfonso Cuarón and starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney premieres at the Venice Film Festival

  • 2013-08-30 "12 Years a Slave" based on the memoir by Solomon Northup, directed by Steve McQueen and starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender and Benedict Cumberbatch premieres at the Telluride Film Festival (Best Picture 2014)

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2013-10-22 "Thor: The Dark World", directed by Alan Taylor, starring Chris Hemsworth and Natalie Portman, premieres in London

  • 2013-11-11 "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" directed by Francis Lawrence starring Jennifer Lawrence and Josh Hutcherson premieres in London

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2013-11-27 "Frozen", the highest-grossing animated film of all time, starring Idina Menzel and Kristen Bell, is released

Actress/Singer Idina Menzel
Actress/Singer
Idina Menzel
  • 2013-12-02 "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug", 2nd film in the Hobbit series, directed by Peter Jackson, starring Martin Freeman and Ian McKellen, premieres in Los Angeles

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2013-12-25 "The Wolf of Wall Street", starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Jonah Hill, is released

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2014-01-12 "True Detective", a crime-drama starring Woody Harrelson and Matthew McConaughey, debuts on HBO

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2014-02-17 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon premieres on NBC

Comedian and TV Host Jimmy Fallon
Comedian and TV Host
Jimmy Fallon

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2014-03-13 "Captain America: The Winter Soldier", directed by Joe Johnston, starring Chris Evans and Scarlett Johansson, premieres in Los Angeles

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2014-04-10 "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" directed by Marc Webb and starring Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone premieres in London

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2014-06-19 "Transformers: Age of Extinction" directed by Michael Bay and starring Mark Wahlberg premieres in Hong Kong. Highest grossing film of 2014 ($1.104 billion)

Actor & Former Rapper Mark Wahlberg
Actor & Former Rapper
Mark Wahlberg

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2014-07-21 "Guardians of the Galaxy", directed by James Gunn, starring Chris Pratt and Zoe Saldana, premieres in Hollywood, Los Angeles

Actress Zoe Saldana
Actress
Zoe Saldana

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2014-08-27 "Birdman" directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu and starring Michael Keaton and Zach Galifianakis premieres at the Venice Film Festival (Best Picture 2015)

  • 2014-11-10 "The Hunger Games" Mockingjay - Part 1" directed by Francis Lawrence and starring Jennifer Lawrence and Josh Hutcherson premieres in London
  • 2014-12-01 "The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies", 3rd and final Hobbit film, directed by Peter Jackson, starring Martin Freeman and Ian McKellen, premieres in London

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2014-12-17 Sony Pictures cancels the release of "The Interview", starring Seth Rogen, Lizzy Caplan, and James Franco, after a cyber attack on the studio

Actor & Writer Seth Rogen
Actor & Writer
Seth Rogen

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2015-07-17 Marvel's "Ant-Man", starring Paul Rudd as the titular character, is released

Actor Paul Rudd
Actor
Paul Rudd

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2015-09-11 "The Martian" based on the novel by Andy Weir, directed by Ridley Scott and starring Matt Damon premieres at the Toronto International Film Festival

Actor Matt Damon
Actor
Matt Damon
  • 2015-10-26 "Spectre", 24th James Bond film, directed by Sam Mendes and starring Daniel Craig premieres in London

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2015-12-14 "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" directed by J.J. Abrams and starring Daisy Ridley, John Boyega and Harrison Ford has its world premiere at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles

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2016-03-08 Turner Classic Movies show several of Claire Trevor’s films to honor the 106th anniversary of her birth

Actress Claire Trevor
Actress
Claire Trevor
  • 2016-03-19 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, directed by Zack Synder and starring Ben Affleck and Henry Cavill, first premieres in Mexico City
  • 2016-06-07 "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child", a play written by Jack Thorne with JK Rowling, premieres in London
  • 2016-12-10 "Rogue One", 1st of the Star Wars Anthology films, directed by Gareth Edwards and starring Felicity Jones, premieres in Los Angeles

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2017-03-17 Live-action remake "Beauty and the Beast" directed by Bill Condon and starring Emma Watson opens

Actress Emma Watson
Actress
Emma Watson
  • 2017-04-10 "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2" directed by James Gunn and starring Chris Pratt and Zoe Saldana premieres in Toyko

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2017-04-14 "The Fate of the Furious" directed by F. Gary Gray, starring Vin Diesel and Dwayne Johnson opens worldwide - highest-grossing weekend at $532 million

Actor & Professional Wrestler The Rock
Actor & Professional Wrestler
The Rock

Appears on tv showTelevision Debut

2017-04-26 "The Handmaid's Tale" debuts on Hulu starring Elisabeth Moss, Joseph Fiennes and Yvonne Strahovski, based on the book by Margaret Atwood

  • 2017-05-25 "Wonder Woman" directed by Patty Jenkins, starring Gal Gadot and Chris Pine premieres in Los Angeles - 1st superhero film directed by a woman

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2017-06-28 "Spider-man: Homecoming" directed by Jon Watts starring Tom Holland, Michael Keaton and Robert Downey Jr. premieres in Los Angeles

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2017-10-10 "Thor: Ragnarok" directed by Taika Waititi, starring Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston and Cate Blanchett premieres in Los Angeles, California


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2017-12-09 "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" directed by Rian Johnson, starring Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega and Adam Driver premieres in Los Angeles

  • 2018-01-29 Marvel film "Black Panther" directed by Ryan Coogler and starring Chadwick Boseman premieres in Los Angeles
  • 2018-04-23 Marvel's "Avengers: Infinity War" directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, starring Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr and large ensemble cast premieres in Los Angeles

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2018-05-21 Former US president Barack Obama and Michelle Obama sign deal with Netflix to produce films and series

44th US President Barack Obama
44th US President
Barack Obama
US First Lady Michelle Obama
US First Lady
Michelle Obama

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2018-07-12 "Misson: Impossible - Fallout", directed by Christopher McQuarrie and starring Tom Cruise, Henry Cavill, Ving Rhames, Simon Pegg and Rebecca Ferguson, premieres in Paris

Actor Tom Cruise
Actor
Tom Cruise
Actor and Comedian Simon Pegg
Actor and Comedian
Simon Pegg

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2018-08-07 "Crazy Rich Asians" first Hollywood film with all-Asian cast, starring Constance Wu, Henry Golding and Michelle Yeoh premieres in Los Angeles

Actress Constance Wu
Actress
Constance Wu

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