2018 poised to be year of superheroes, dinosaurs, wizards, according to Fandango

Posted at 11:38 AM, Dec 29, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-29 14:38:10-05

(KGTV) - 2018 is poised to be the year of sequels for moviegoers, as a new poll sheds light on what fans are looking forward to at theaters next year.

Movie website Fandango polled 8,000 visitors on what they are most excited to see in the coming year and it appears superheroes will continue to dominate the box office.

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"Avengers: Infinity War" took the lead spot, with fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe likely drooling to see the culmination of years of crossover and standalone films. "Black Panther" followed in the second position, solidifying Marvel's grip on the film industry in 2018.

The sequel to "Jurassic World" came in third, promising fans of the dinosaur franchise yet another visit to an island that probably shouldn't be visited anymore - right?

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Fans remain excited to jump back into two beloved franchises, with "Star Wars" fans taking their seats on the Millennium Falcon for the upcoming Han Solo flick and "Harry Potter" devotees visiting the wizarding world of "Fantastic Beasts" yet again.

According to the poll, here's what fans are most excited to see in 2018:

  1. Avengers: Infinity War (May 4)
  2. Black Panther (Feb. 16)
  3. Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (June 22)
  4. Untitled Deadpool sequel (June 1)
  5. Solo: A Star Wars Story (May 25)
  6. Incredibles 2 (June 15)
  7. Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (Nov. 16)
  8. A Wrinkle in Time (March 9)
  9. X-Men: Dark Phoenix (Nov. 2)
  10. Ocean’s 8 (June 8)

Fandango's poll also looked at fan-favorite actresses and actors, horror films, villains, and family movies. For the full results, check out the poll here.

If you need a refresher, here's a look at the top three movies from Fandango's poll.

"Avengers: Infinity War" trailer:

"Black Panther" trailer:

"Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom" trailer: