As always, there are far too many sequels, spin-offs, remakes and reboots clogging the cinemas, but some of them might actually be good. Of course, release dates are subject to change...

Shaun The Sheep the Movie Poster

10) Shaun The Sheep Movie - The British TV hit becomes a charming stop-motion feature (Feb). Other anticipated animations: Pixar's Inside Out (Jul), Despicable Me spin-off The Minions Movie (Jun) and Snoopy & Charlie Brown (Dec). Watch the trailer for Shaun The Sheep Movie here.

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel poster

9) The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel - All those venerable stars are back for more comedy-drama in India (Feb). More top actresses: Maggie Smith in The Lady in the Van (Nov), Meryl Streep in Suffragette (Sep). Watch the trailer for The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel here.

Joseph Gordon-Levitt in The Walk

8) The Walk - Joseph Gordon-Levitt plays the real-life tightrope-walker who took on New York's World Trade Center in 1974 (Oct). Other true-life adventures: Everest (Oct) and In the Heart of the Sea (Mar). Watch the trailer for The Walk here.

Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan star in Fifty Shades of Grey

7) Fifty Shades Of Grey - Director Sam Taylor-Johnson might just make a good movie from this sleazy novel (Feb). Other adaptations of beloved books: Suite Francais (Mar) and Far From the Madding Crowd (Mar). Watch the trailer for Fifty Shades Of Grey here.

Pitch Perfect 2

6) Pitch Perfect 2 - Everyone's favourite aca-mazing singers are back for more riotous music and laughter (May). See also male strippers in Magic Mike XXL (Jul) and that foul-mouthed teddy bear in Ted 2 (Jul). Watch the trailer for Pitch Perfect 2 here.

Jennifer Lawrence in Mockingjay part 2

5) Mockingjay Part 2 - Katniss and company finally stick it to President Snow in this epic battle finale. Further teen-dystopia franchises: Divergent sequel Insurgent (Mar) and The Maze Runner: Scorch Trials (Sep)

Hugh Jackman in Chappie

4) Chappie - Neill Blomkamp (District 9) is back with another inventive sci-fi thriller, starring Sharlto Copley as a self-aware robot (Mar). More intriguing sci-fi: Jupiter Ascending (Feb), Tomorrowland (May) and The Martian (Nov).

Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron

3) Avengers: Age Of Ultron - The gang reassembles for some more massive action mayhem (Apr). Other superheroes we're looking forward to: Ant-Man (Jul) and the Fantastic Four reboot (Aug). Watch the trailer for Avenger: Age Of Ultron here.

007 James Bond: Spectre

2) Spectre - Yes, James Bond is back in 2015, with Daniel Craig and company up to their usual tricks (Oct). Other promising spy movies: Kingsman (Jan), Blackhat (Feb), Grimsby (Jul) and Mission: Impossible 5 (Dec).

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

1) Star Wars: The Force Awakens - Honestly, this is the most anticipated film since 1983's Return of the Jedi. We finally get to see what happened to Luke, Leia and Han. And J.J. Abrams is the right man to make it (Dec). Watch the trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens here.

But for every intriguing sequel/reboot (Jurassic World, Terminator, Mad Max, Vacation), coming in 2015, there are at least three sequels we never really wanted to see: Hot Tub Time Machine 2, Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2, London Has Fallen, and yet more in the Taken, Insidious, Sinister and Paranormal Activity series.