HFR movie list

Updated list of existing and upcoming high frame rate movies. Any frame rate of 48 fps or higher is considered HFR for the purposes of this list.

2012

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (dir. Peter Jackson)

2013

Ore Nyabagam (dir. V. Vignarajan) (November 3)

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (dir. Peter Jackson) (December 13)

2014

possible - X-Men: Days of Future Past (this was highly rumored for HFR 3D based on Bryan Singer’s comments, but now it’s looking less likely) (dir. Bryan Singer) (July 18)

The Hobbit: There and Back Again (dir. Peter Jackson) (December 17)

2016

Avatar 2 (dir. James Cameron) (likely to shoot at 60 fps) (December)

2017

Avatar 3 (dir. James Cameron) (likely to shoot at 60 fps) (December)

2018

Avatar 4 (dir. James Cameron) (likely to shoot at 60 fps) (December)

2020+:

Battle Angel Alita (possible trilogy) (dir. James Cameron) (likely to shoot at 60 fps)

Unknown release dates:

Animal Farm (dir. Andy Serkis) (currently planned to shoot in 48 fps 3D)
Untitled science fiction project (dir. Douglas Trumbull) (planned to shoot in 120 fps 3D “Hypercinema”)

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=578823242 James Stringer

    “There and Back Again” actually comes out in Summer of 2014, right alongside “X-Men: Days of Future Past,” the latter of which, if Ian McKellen is to be believed, may shoot in HFR 3D!

    • Michael Stat

      Release date has been fixed…thanks for the heads up. Hopefully X-Men will indeed shoot in HFR 3D. I expect a number of announcements in the coming months (Avengers 2? Star Wars Episode 7?), especially if the HFR 3D numbers for ‘An Unexpected Journey’ are good.

  • Simon Anderson

    I wish I could see a list like this for previous advancements in movie tech… upcoming movies with voices, color, shot on digital cameras, etc. It would interesting to read the “blogs” of those days to see people’s reaction to each new jump.

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