2022 Most Anticipated Movies

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1. Babylon (2022)

Drama | Filming

Plot unknown. Rumored to be set in period Hollywood.

Director: Damien Chazelle | Stars: Samara Weaving, Margot Robbie, Brad Pitt, Olivia Wilde

December 25

2. The Northman (2022)

Action, Adventure, Drama | Post-production

From acclaimed director Robert Eggers, The Northman is an epic revenge thriller that explores how far a Viking prince will go to seek justice for his murdered father.

Director: Robert Eggers | Stars: Anya Taylor-Joy, Alexander Skarsgård, Nicole Kidman, Willem Dafoe

April 8

3. The Gray Man (2022)

Action, Thriller | Post-production

In Europe, a CIA operative-turned-assassin looks to evade mysterious forces as he tries to save the lives of the daughters who don't know he exists.

Directors: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo | Stars: Ana de Armas, Chris Evans, Ryan Gosling, Jessica Henwick

4. The Wild Bunch (2022)

Western | Announced

A gang of American bandits try to elude bounty hunters during the waning days of the wild West. A remake of the 1969 film directed by Sam Peckinpah.

Director: Mel Gibson | Stars: Michael Fassbender, Peter Dinklage, Jamie Foxx


5. Poor Things (2022)

Romance, Sci-Fi | Pre-production

The film will be a Victorian tale of love, discovery and scientific daring, Poor Things tells the incredible story of Belle Baxter, a young woman brought back to life by an eccentric but brilliant scientist.

Director: Yorgos Lanthimos | Stars: Emma Stone, Willem Dafoe, Mark Ruffalo, Jerrod Carmichael


6. The Adam Project (2022)

Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | Post-production

A man must travel back in time to get help from his 13-year-old self.

Director: Shawn Levy | Stars: Ryan Reynolds, Zoe Saldana, Jennifer Garner, Catherine Keener

7. The Fabelmans (2022)

Drama | Filming

A semi-autobiography from the director's own childhood.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Michelle Williams, Seth Rogen, Paul Dano, Julia Butters


8. Knives Out 2 (2022)

Comedy, Crime, Drama | Filming

Plot unknown. Sequel to the 2019 film 'Knives Out'.

Director: Rian Johnson | Stars: Kathryn Hahn, Daniel Craig, Ethan Hawke, Dave Bautista

TBD (Netflix)

9. The Batman (2022)

Action, Crime, Drama | Post-production

The plot is unknown.

Director: Matt Reeves | Stars: Robert Pattinson, Colin Farrell, Peter Sarsgaard, Andy Serkis

March 4

10. Morbius (2022)

PG-13 | Action, Adventure, Drama | Completed

Biochemist Michael Morbius tries to cure himself of a rare blood disease, but he inadvertently infects himself with a form of vampirism instead.

Director: Daniel Espinosa | Stars: Jared Leto, Michael Keaton, Adria Arjona, Jared Harris

January 28

11. John Wick: Chapter 4 (2022)

Action, Crime, Thriller | Filming

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Director: Chad Stahelski | Stars: Keanu Reeves, Bill Skarsgård, Ian McShane, Lance Reddick

May 27

12. Nope (2022)

Horror | Pre-production

Plot kept under wraps.

Director: Jordan Peele | Stars: Steven Yeun, Keke Palmer, Daniel Kaluuya, Michael Wincott

July 22

13. Bullet Train (2022)

Action | Post-production

Five assassins aboard a fast moving bullet train find out their missions have something in common.

Director: David Leitch | Stars: Brad Pitt, Joey King, Zazie Beetz, Sandra Bullock

April 8

14. Thirteen Lives (2022)


A rescue mission is assembled in Thailand where a group of young boys and their soccer coach are trapped in a system of underground caves that are flooding.

Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Colin Farrell, Viggo Mortensen, Joel Edgerton, Tom Bateman

April 15

15. Mission: Impossible 7 (2022)

Action, Adventure, Thriller | Filming

Seventh entry in the long-running Mission: Impossible series.

Director: Christopher McQuarrie | Stars: Rebecca Ferguson, Tom Cruise, Vanessa Kirby, Hayley Atwell

May 27

16. Argylle (2022)

Action | Pre-production

World's greatest spy 'Argylle' as he is caught up in a globe-trotting adventure.

Director: Matthew Vaughn | Stars: Henry Cavill, Bryce Dallas Howard, John Cena, Samuel L. Jackson


17. Untitled Guy Ritchie Film (2022)

Action, Thriller | Post-production

An agent is recruited by a global intelligence alliance to track down and stop the sale of a deadly weapons technology that threatens to disrupt the world order.

Director: Guy Ritchie | Stars: Jason Statham, Josh Hartnett, Aubrey Plaza, Cary Elwes

January 21

18. Don't Worry Darling (2022)

Approved | Crime, Drama, Horror | Post-production

A 1950's housewife living with her husband in a utopian experimental community begins to worry that his glamorous company may be hiding disturbing secrets.

Director: Olivia Wilde | Stars: Florence Pugh, Olivia Wilde, Chris Pine, Gemma Chan


19. The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent (2022)

Comedy | Post-production

A cash-strapped Nicolas Cage agrees to make a paid appearance at a billionaire super fan's birthday party, but is really an informant for the CIA since the billionaire fan is a drug kingpin and gets cast in a Tarantino movie.

Director: Tom Gormican | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Pedro Pascal, Sharon Horgan, Joanna Bobin

April 22

20. Three Thousand Years of Longing (2022)

Drama, Fantasy, Romance | Post-production

A scholar, content with life, encounters a Djinn who offers her three wishes in exchange for his freedom. Their conversation, in a hotel room in Istanbul, leads to consequences neither would have expected.

Director: George Miller | Stars: Tilda Swinton, Idris Elba, Alyla Browne, Kaan Guldur

January 20

21. Uncharted (2022)

Action, Adventure | Post-production

The story is a prequel to the games, starring Holland as a younger Drake, showing us details of how he came to meet and befriend Sully.

Director: Ruben Fleischer | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Tom Holland, Antonio Banderas, Sophia Ali

February 18

22. The Passion of the Christ: Resurrection (2022)

R | Drama | Announced

A sequel to The Passion of the Christ (2004) focuses on the events that occurred 3 days between the crucifixion and resurrection when Jesus Christ ascended to Abraham's Bosom to preach and resurrect Old Testament saints.

Director: Mel Gibson | Stars: Jim Caviezel, Maia Morgenstern, Christo Jivkov, Francesco De Vito


23. Thor: Love and Thunder (2022)

Action, Adventure, Fantasy | Post-production

The sequel to Thor: Ragnarok and the fourth movie in the Thor saga.

Director: Taika Waititi | Stars: Karen Gillan, Matt Damon, Chris Pratt, Chris Hemsworth

May 6

24. Wendell and Wild (2022)

Animation, Comedy, Fantasy | Post-production

Two demon brothers face off against a nun and a pair of goth teens.

Director: Henry Selick | Stars: Jordan Peele, Keegan-Michael Key

TBD (Netflix)

25. Deep Water (2022)

Thriller | Post-production

A well-to-do husband who allows his wife to have affairs in order to avoid a divorce becomes a prime suspect in the disappearance of her lovers.

Director: Adrian Lyne | Stars: Ben Affleck, Ana de Armas, Tracy Letts, Rachel Blanchard

January 14

26. Red, White and Water (2022)

Drama | Post-production

A US soldier suffers a traumatic brain injury while fighting in Afghanistan and struggles to adjust to life back home.

Director: Lila Neugebauer | Stars: Jennifer Lawrence, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Samira Wiley, Brian Tyree Henry


27. See How They Run (2022)

Mystery, Thriller | Post-production

A desperate Hollywood film producer sets out to turn a popular play into a film. When members of the production are murdered, world-weary Inspector Stoppard and rookie Constable Stalker find themselves in the midst of a puzzling whodunit.

Director: Tom George | Stars: Saoirse Ronan, Sam Rockwell, Adrien Brody, Ruth Wilson


28. Ambulance (2022)

Action, Drama, Thriller | Post-production

Two robbers steal an ambulance after their heist goes awry.

Director: Michael Bay | Stars: Eiza González, Jake Gyllenhaal, Garret Dillahunt, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II

February 18

29. Indiana Jones 5 (2022)

Action, Adventure | Filming

The plot is unknown at this time.

Director: James Mangold | Stars: Mads Mikkelsen, Harrison Ford, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Antonio Banderas

July 29

30. Dog (2022)

PG-13 | Animation, Comedy, Family | Completed

Briggs who, alongside his companion Lulu, a Belgian Malinois haul ass down the Pacific Coast in time to catch their best friend's and handler's funeral. One of them has a week to live, the other lives like every day is his last.

Directors: Reid Carolin, Channing Tatum | Stars: Channing Tatum, Jane Adams, Q'orianka Kilcher, Kevin Nash

February 18

31. The Good Nurse (2022)

Crime, Drama, Mystery | Post-production

An infamous caregiver is implicated in the deaths of hundreds of hospital patients.

Director: Tobias Lindholm | Stars: Jessica Chastain, Eddie Redmayne, Kim Dickens, Noah Emmerich


32. Avatar 2 (2022)

Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | Post-production

A sequel to Avatar (2009).

Director: James Cameron | Stars: Vin Diesel, Kate Winslet, Michelle Yeoh, Chloe Coleman

December 16

33. Death on the Nile (2022)

Crime, Drama, Mystery | Completed

While on vacation on the Nile, Hercule Poirot must investigate the murder of a young heiress.

Director: Kenneth Branagh | Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Gal Gadot, Tom Bateman, Rose Leslie

February 11

34. Lost City of D (2022)

Action, Comedy, Romance | Filming

A reclusive romance novelist on a book tour with her cover model gets swept up in kidnapping attempt that lands them both in a cutthroat jungle adventure.

Directors: Aaron Nee, Adam Nee | Stars: Daniel Radcliffe, Brad Pitt, Sandra Bullock, Channing Tatum

April 15

35. Beast (I) (2022)

Thriller | Filming

A father and his two teenage daughters find themselves hunted by a massive rogue lion intent on proving that the Savannah has but one apex predator.

Director: Baltasar Kormákur | Stars: Idris Elba, Sharlto Copley, Iyana Halley, Leah Jeffries

August 19

36. Moonfall (2022)

Action, Adventure, Fantasy | Post-production

In Moonfall, a mysterious force knocks the Moon from its orbit around Earth and sends it hurtling on a collision course with life as we know it. With mere weeks before impact and the world ... See full summary »

Director: Roland Emmerich | Stars: Halle Berry, Patrick Wilson, John Bradley, Michael Peña

February 4

37. Misanthrope (2022)

Crime, Drama, Mystery | Post-production

A cop is recruited by the FBI to help track down a murderer.

Director: Damián Szifron | Stars: Shailene Woodley, Ben Mendelsohn, Ralph Ineson, Jovan Adepo


38. The Black Phone (2022)

Drama, Horror | Post-production

An adaptation of a short story by New York Times Best Seller JOE HILL.

Director: Scott Derrickson | Stars: Ethan Hawke, Jeremy Davies, James Ransone, Scott Menville

January 28

39. Lightyear (2022)

Animation, Adventure, Family | Filming

The story of Buzz Lightyear and his adventures to infinity and beyond.

Director: Angus MacLane | Star: Chris Evans

June 17

40. Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (2022)

Action, Adventure, Fantasy | Post-production

Plot unknown. Sequel to the 2016 Marvel film 'Doctor Strange'.

Director: Sam Raimi | Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Elizabeth Olsen, Rachel McAdams, Chiwetel Ejiofor

March 25

41. Scream (2022)

Horror, Mystery, Thriller | Completed

A new installment of the 'Scream' horror franchise will follow a woman returning to her home town to try to find out who has been committing a series of vicious crimes.

Directors: Matt Bettinelli-Olpin, Tyler Gillett | Stars: Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette, Marley Shelton

January 14

42. The Nightingale (2022)

Drama, History, War | Pre-production

The lives of two sisters living in France are torn apart at the onset of World War II. Based on Kristin Hannah's novel 'The Nightingale'.

Director: Mélanie Laurent | Stars: Dakota Fanning, Elle Fanning

December 23

43. Ticket to Paradise (2022)

Comedy, Romance | Announced

A divorced couple that teams up and travels to Bali to stop their daughter from making the same mistake they think they made 25 years ago.

Director: Ol Parker | Stars: Billie Lourd, Julia Roberts, George Clooney, Kaitlyn Dever

September 30

44. Borderlands (2022)

Action, Adventure, Comedy | Post-production

A feature film based on the popular video game set on the abandoned fictional planet of Pandora where people search for a mysterious relic.

Director: Eli Roth | Stars: Haley Bennett, Cate Blanchett, Jack Black, Jamie Lee Curtis


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