The last 12 months have left movie execs grinning from ear to ear. For the first time in three years, ticket sales have increased, with the box office giving Hollywood a record $10.8 billion in earnings. Of course, this just means that expectations for 2013 are even higher.

Yet, with the upcoming crop of films, why shouldn't they be? From Robert Downey Jr's return as Tony Stark in "Iron Man 3" to Leo's turn as Gatsby to the next "Hunger Games" chapter "Catching Fire" to, yes, an "Anchorman" sequel, next year boasts some very high-profile projects.

So, just to get you psyched for the new year, Moviefone has put together a list of 25 films to look forward to in 2013. Keep an eye out in the next 12 months for more a detailed preview of other new releases.

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