10 sci-fi movies coming out in 2017 we can't wait to see

Dust off that lightsaber and get ready for a thrilling year of science fiction at the cinema.

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'Power Rangers'

Based on the 1990's hit television series by Israeli producers Haim Saban and Shuki Levy, the big screen reboot of "The Power Rangers" is looking like one of 2017's more promising adventure sci-fi films.

Directed by South African filmmaker Dean Israelite, the movie is an origin story that follows the transition of five teenagers from simple high school students to superhero defenders of the planet.

“I read the script and was really surprised by it and thought there was a really cool, contemporary, mature but still playful, buoyant and fun take on the material, and was updated in a really interesting way," he said in an interview.

In addition to several Hollywood newcomers, the film also features such veteran actors as Elizabeth Banks, Bryan Cranston and the voice of comedian Bill Hader. "Power Rangers" is slated for release on March 24, 2017.

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