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We could’ve already seen these 11 great movies by now — but nope!

We could’ve already seen these 11 great movies by now — but nope!

Like everyone else who’s sheltered at home, we miss the sensational thrill of the cinema. That’s why we compiled a list of films that everyone’s been dying to see at the big screen but got postponed due to the pandemic.

A Quiet Place Part II

Should’ve premiered on March 20; Now moved to September 4

Image: Paramount

Fans of the inventive sci-fi horror will have to stay hushed until the sequel premieres on its new date this coming September.

Mulan

Should’ve premiered on March 27; Now moved to August 21

Image: Disney

Disney has postponed the premiere of the live-action remake of the classic 1998 animated film twice now: first, to July 24 due to the coronavirus outbreak, then again to August 21, this time to give way to the company’s forthcoming spy film, Tenet.

The New Mutants

Should’ve premiered on April 3; Now moved to August 28

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Image: Disney/2oth Century Fox

The final installment in 20th Century Fox’s X-Men saga has also been postponed a handful of times now.

The teenage superhero-horror film was meant to premiere last April 13, 2018, but got moved to February 22, 2019, to make room for Deadpool 2; then again to August 2 because of extensive reshoots; a third time to April 3rd of this year following the discretion of Disney, the new owner of the rights to the franchise; and finally, to August due to the pandemic.

Let’s all hope this fourth delay is its last. 

No Time to Die

Should’ve premiered on April 10; Now moved to November 20

Image: Universal Pictures

The twenty-fifth James Bond film – and the last outing by Daniel Craig – was the first major film to delay its release, and is now set to hit theaters this November.

Black Widow

Should’ve premiered on May 1; Now moved to November 6

Image: Marvel/Disney

Can you believe it’s been more than a year since the last Marvel movie? Now, we’ll have to wait a bit longer as Black Widow, which explores the Russian spy’s history, gets delayed until November. 

F9

Should’ve premiered on May 23; Now moved to April 2, 2021

Image: Universal Pictures

Introducing John Cena as the brother of Vin Diesel’s Character, the latest film in the Fast and the Furious franchise races to a new release date on April 2 next year.

Wonder Woman 1984

Should’ve premiered on June 5; Now moved to October 2

Image: Warner Bros.

Delays are also occurring on the other side of Marvel’s fence as DC likewise moves the sequel to 2017’s Wonder Woman to October.

Greyhound

Should’ve premiered on June 12; Now moved to July 10 on Apple TV+

Image: Sony Pictures Entertainment

Tom Hanks in war movies seem the perfect formula for a blockbuster. Fortunately, people can catch the delayed premiere of his highly-anticipated WWII film on Apple TV+ this July.

Top Gun: Maverick

Should’ve premiered on June 24; Now moved to December 23

Image: Sony Pictures Entertainment

As if 24 years isn’t long enough, the sequel to perhaps Tom Cruise’s most critically-acclaimed action-drama film gets a new release date, which is just a couple of days before Christmas.

Minions: The Rise of Gru

Should’ve premiered on July 3; Now moved to July 2, 2021

Image: Universal Pictures

Love them or hate them, the little yellow underlings will come back in the latest Minions movie, which was moved by an entire year to July of 2021.

The Forever Purge

Should’ve premiered on July 10; Now moved to July 9, 2021

Image: Universal Pictures

The Purge franchise, which has sprung four films and even a TV series, should have released its fifth and film in the series this month. Now we have to wait a year until July 2021 to see what happens in the last Purge.

Which of these films are you willing to wait for?

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