Movies 2022, follow with us the release date of all movies to coming to the next year. We will monitor date changes, postponements, anticipations, and we will inform you at the first moment.
The full list of all movies to release in 2022 is quite large. With movie theaters returning to normal operation around the world, the launch of major productions, postponed since last year, started to happen again.
Let’s hope that this premiere calendar is maintained and that everyone returns to enjoy movies in theaters around the world.
Starting in January 2022 we will see dozens of movies and we hope that more will join that list.
Therefore, in the list below we try to gather the most important releases of the film industry for 2022.
The 355 (January 7, 2022) (Universal Pictures)
A top-secret weapon falls into mercenary hands.
CIA agent Mason “Mace” Brown (Jessica Chastain) will need to join with rival German agent Marie (Diane Kruger) on a lethal, breakneck mission to retrieve it.
One Colombian psychologist (Penélope Cruz) and Khadijah (Lupita Nyong’o) former MI6 ally and cutting-edge computer specialist complete the quartet of women that are going to save the world.
The action rockets around the globe, from the markets of Morocco to the cafés of Paris and passing through wonderful Shanghai.
Deep Water (January 14, 2022) (20th Century Studios)
An attractive young married couple and rich staves off divorce in a loveless marriage by allowing each to take lovers. The husband (Ben Affleck) becomes a prime suspect in the disappearance of his wife’s lovers.
Scream (January 14, 2022) (Paramount Pictures)
The fifth installment of the ‘Scream’ horror franchise will follow a woman returning to her hometown to try to find out who has been committing a series of vicious crimes. Directors: Matt Bettinelli-OlpinTyler Gillett Writers: James Vanderbilt, Guy Busick, and Kevin Williamson Stars: Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, and David Arquette.
Morbius (January 28, 2022) (Sony Pictures)
Morbius, Spider-Man villain movie starring Jared Leto.
Roy Thomas and Gil Kane created the character in 1971, in the 101st edition of The Amazing Spider-Man. Michael Morbius was a Nobel Prize-winning biochemist trying to find a cure for a blood disease.
During one of his experiments, he turned into a vampire. Daniel Espinosa directs this sequence of the universe started in 2018’s Venom movie.
Burk Sharpless and Matt Sazama sign the script.
Death on the Nile (February 11, 2022) (20th Century Studios)
Death on the Nile, new thriller and mystery film directed by Kenneth Branagh, with a screenplay by Michael Green. Based on the 1937 novel of the same name by Agatha Christie.
The production is a sequel to 2017’s Murder on the Orient Express. It stars Branagh returning as Hercule Poirot, along with Tom Bateman, Annette Bening, Russell Brand, Ali Fazal, Dawn French, and Gal Gadot. The film is the third film adaptation of Christie’s novel, after the 1978 film and a 2004 episode of the television series Agatha Christie’s Poirot.
Marry Me (February 11, 2022) (Universal Pictures)
Marry Me is a romantic comedy film directed by Kat Coiro. The movie is written by John Rogers, Tami Sagher, and Harper Dill. Latin pop star (Jennifer Lopez) finds out that her partner was cheating on her and chooses to marry a stranger (Owen Wilson) holding a “Marry Me” sign at her live concert. Based on the graphic novel of the same name by Bobby Crosby. The film will star Jennifer Lopez, Owen Wilson, Sarah Silverman, and John Bradley.
Rumble (Februaty 18,2022) (Paramount Pictures)
Rumble is a computer-animated sports comedy film directed by Hamish Grieve. Loosely based on Monster on the Hill, a graphic novel by Rob Harrell. With the voices of Will Arnett, Terry Crews, Geraldine Viswanathan, Joe “Roman Reigns” Anoa’i, Tony Danza, and Becky Lynch. History takes place in a world where giant monsters and humans collide. The monsters are superstar athletes and compete in a popular professional wrestling global sport called Monster Wrestling. A young girl named Winnie seeks to follow in her father’s footsteps by coaching a lovable underdog. Winnie plans to turn Steve into a champion so that he can go up against the reigning champion Tentacular.
Uncharted (February 18, 2022) (Sony Pictures)
Uncharted is an action-adventure film directed by Ruben Fleischer and written by Art Marcum and Matt Holloway. Serving as an adaptation of the video games of the same name, created by Amy Hennig. The film stars Tom Holland as Nathan Drake, and Mark Wahlberg as his mentor Victor Sullivan. In supporting roles, Sophia Taylor Ali, Tati Gabrielle, and Antonio Banderas.
The Batman (March 4, 2022) (Warner Bros. Pictures)
The Batman is produced by DC Films and 6th & Idaho. It is intended to be a reboot of the Batman film franchise. The film is directed by Matt Reeves, who wrote the screenplay with Peter Craig, and stars Robert Pattinson (Batman), alongside Zoë Kravitz, Paul Dano, Jeffrey Wright, John Turturro, and Colin Farrell. Set in his second year of fighting crime, the film sees Batman uncover corruption in Gotham City while facing a serial killer known as The Riddler.
Turning Red (March 11, 2022) (Walt Disney Studios)
Turning Red is a 3D computer-animated coming-of-age. The film produced by Pixar will be written and directed by Domee Shi and will be Pixar’s 25th feature film.
Mei Lee is a confident, dorky thirteen-year-old torn between staying her mother’s dutiful daughter and the chaos of adolescence. Lee whenever gets too excited, transforms into a giant red panda. Turning Red is directed by Academy Award-winner Domee Shi (Pixar short Bao), produced by Lindsey Collins.
Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (March 25, 2022) (Walt Disney Studios)
Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness is produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. It is intended to be the sequel to Doctor Strange (2016) and the 28th film of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). The film is directed by Sam Raimi from a script written by Jade Bartlett and Michael Waldron. It stars Benedict Cumberbatch as Stephen Strange, alongside Elizabeth Olsen, Benedict Wong, Rachel McAdams, Chiwetel Ejiofor, and Xochitl Gomez. In the film, Strange unleashes an unspeakable evil as he faces a friend-turned-enemy.
Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (April 8, 2022) (Paramount Pictures)
Sonic the Hedgehog 2 is a comedy film based on the video game franchise of the same name, published by Sega. After the events of the first film, Sonic joins forces with tails to stop Dr. Robotnik and Knuckles from finding a powerful emerald that has the power to build and destroy civilizations. Directed by Jeff Fowler and written by Pat Casey and Josh Miller. It stars Ben Schwartz (the voice of Sonic the Hedgehog), alongside Jim Carrey as Dr. Robotnik, with James Marsden and Tika Sumpter in the roles of Tom and Maddie Wachowski.
Bullet Train (April 8, 2022) (Sony Pictures)
Bullet Train is an action thriller film directed by David Leitch.
Details of the film were not released. But in the cast are actors Brad Pitt, Joey King, Andrew Koji, Brian Tyree Henry, Michael Shannon, and Sandra Bullock.
The film is based on the novel Maria Beetle by Kōtarō Isaka.
In the plot of the book, a group of assassins from the Japanese mafia meet aboard a bullet train that makes the journey between cities from Tokyo to Morioka with few stops.
The Lost City of D (April 15, 2022) (Paramount Pictures)
The Lost City of D is a film directed by Aaron and Adam Nee, from a screenplay by Seth Gordon and Dana Fox. It stars Sandra Bullock, Channing Tatum, Daniel Radcliffe, Patti Harrison, Oscar Nunez, and Da’Vine Joy Randolph. A reclusive romance novelist (Bullock) on a book tour with her cover model (Tatum) gets swept up in a kidnapping attempt that lands them both in a cutthroat jungle adventure.
The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent (April 22, 2022) (Lionsgate)
The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent stars Nicolas Cage as a fictionalized version of himself, along with a supporting cast of Pedro Pascal, Sharon Horgan, Tiffany Haddish, and Neil Patrick Harris. Nicolas Cage begrudgingly accepts a $1 million offer to attend the birthday of a Mexican billionaire super fan. When things take a wild turn, Nic is forced to become a version of some of his most iconic and beloved characters in order to extricate his wife and daughter from the fan, who is a notorious drug lord.
Thor: Love and Thunder (May 6, 2022) (Marvel Studios)
‘Thor: Love and Thunder’ is an upcoming produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. It is intended to be the direct sequel to Thor: Ragnarok (2017) and the 29th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). The film is directed by Taika Waititi, who co-wrote the screenplay with Jennifer Kaytin Robinson.
Stars Chris Hemsworth as Thor, alongside Tessa Thompson, Natalie Portman, Christian Bale, Chris Pratt, Jaimie Alexander, Pom Klementieff, Dave Bautista, Karen Gillan, Sean Gunn, Jeff Goldblum, and Vin Diesel.
DC League of Super-Pets (May 20, 2022) (Warner Bros. Pictures)
DC League of Super-Pets is an upcoming American 3D computer-animated superhero comedy film written and directed by Jared Stern and co-directed by Sam Levine. Based on the DC Comics team originally introduced as the Legion of Super-Pets.
The pets of DC superheroes (Superman’s dog, Krypto; Batman’s dog, Ace the Bat-Hound; Wonder Woman’s kangaroo, Jumpa; and Supergirl’s cat, Streaky the Supercat) form a crime-fighting team of their own.
Legally Blonde 3 (May 20, 2022) (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer)
“Elle Woods is back! Legally Blonde 3 coming May 2022. We rest our case,” MGM announced on its Twitter account. In the third movie in the franchise, Witherspoon reprises her role as Elle Woods. Legally Blonde, which follows a hot-pink-clad law student shaking up the stuffy world of Harvard Law School.
Top Gun: Maverick (May 22, 2022)
After more than thirty years of service as one of the Navy’s top aviators, Pete “Maverick” Mitchell (Tom Cruise) is where he belongs, pushing the envelope as a courageous test pilot and dodging the advancement in rank that would ground him. When he finds himself training a detachment of Top Gun graduates for a specialized mission the likes of which no living pilot has ever seen, Maverick encounters Bradley Bradshaw (Miles Teller), call sign: “Rooster”, the son of Maverick’s late best friend and radar intercept officer Nick Bradshaw, known as “Goose”. Facing an uncertain future and confronting the ghosts of his past, Maverick is drawn into a confrontation with his own deepest fears, culminating in a mission that demands the ultimate sacrifice from those who will be chosen to fly it.
John Wick: Chapter 4 (May 27, 2022) (Lionsgate)
The fourth film in the John Wick franchise returns to starring Keanu Reeves, and will also feature names such as Lawrence Fishburne, Donnie Yen, Shamier Anderson, Bill Skarsgård, as well as the debut of singer Rina Sawayama in theaters.
Directing again will be Chad Stahelski, who directed the previous three films. According to the Collider website, John Wick 4 must-have scenes are recorded in at least 4 countries, such as the United States, Germany, France, and Japan.
The 5th film is already confirmed, but still no release date.
Mission: Impossible 7 (May 27, 2022) (Paramount Pictures)
Mission: Impossible 7 – Plot details are unknown. Tom Cruise reprises his role as Ethan Hunt, along with Ving Rhames, Henry Czerny, Simon Pegg, Rebecca Ferguson, Vanessa Kirby, Angela Bassett, and Frederick Schmidt, all of whom will reprise their roles from the previous films. Will join the franchise the actors Hayley Atwell, Pom Klementieff, Shea Whigham, Esai Morales, Rob Delaney, Charles Parnell, Indira Varma, Mark Gatiss, and Cary Elwes.
Elvis (June 3, 2022) (Warner Bros. Pictures)
Elvis is a biographical musical drama film about Elvis Presley directed by Baz Luhrmann, from a screenplay written by Luhrmann, Sam Bromell, and Craig Pearce. It stars Tom Hanks and Austin Butler, with Olivia DeJonge, Yola Quartey, Luke Bracey, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Dacre Montgomery, Helen Thomson, Richard Roxburgh, and David Wenham in supporting roles.
Jurassic World: Dominion (June 10, 2022) (Universal Pictures)
Jurassic World: Dominion is a science fiction adventure film directed by Colin Trevorrow. It is the sequel to Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018), the sixth installment in the Jurassic Park franchise, and the third film in the Jurassic World trilogy. As with its predecessors, Frank Marshall and Patrick Crowley will produce the film, with Trevorrow and Jurassic Park (1993) director Steven Spielberg acting as executive producers. The film stars an ensemble cast including Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum, Daniella Pineda, Isabella Sermon, Justice Smith, Omar Sy, Jake Johnson, and BD Wong reprising their roles from previous films in the franchise, and they are joined by Mamoudou Athie, Scott Haze, Dichen Lachman, Campbell Scott, and DeWanda Wise.
Lightyear (June 17, 2022) (Walt Disney Studios)
Lightyear is a sci-fi action-adventure and the definitive origin story of Buzz Lightyear (voice of Chris Evans)—the pilot who inspired the toy. The film reveals how a young test pilot became the Space Ranger that we all know him to be today. “Lightyear” is directed by Angus MacLane, produced by Galyn Susman, and opens in theaters in Summer 2022.
Transformers: Rise of the Beasts (June 24, 2022) (Paramount Pictures)
Transformers: Rise of the Beasts is a science fiction action film based on the Transformers toy line. It is intended to be the seventh installment of the live-action Transformers film series and the sequel to Bumblebee (2018). Directed by Steven Caple Jr., from a screenplay by Darnell Metayer and Josh Peters, and a story by Joby Harold and James Vanderbilt. The film stars Anthony Ramos, Dominique Fishback, and Lauren Vélez. The film will center around Optimus Prime in 1994 in Brooklyn, New York City, and parts of Peru such as Machu Picchu, Cusco, and San Martín.
Shotgun Wedding (June 29, 2022) (Lionsgate)
Shotgun Wedding is a romantic comedy action film directed by Jason Moore from a screenplay by Mark Hammer and Liz Meriwether. The film stars Jennifer Lopez and Josh Duhamel. Darcy and Tom get their lovable but very opinionated families for the ultimate destination wedding just as the couple gets cold feet. But suddenly everyone’s lives are in danger when the entire party is taken, hostage. The couple must work together to save their loved ones — if they don’t end up killing each other first.
Minions: The Rise of Gru (July 1, 2022) (Universal Pictures)
Minions: The Rise of Gru (also known as Minions 2) is a computer-animated comedy film produced by Illumination and distributed by Universal Pictures. It is the sequel to the spin-off prequel Minions (2015) and the fifth installment overall in the Despicable Me franchise. Directed by Kyle Balda, with Brad Ableson and Jonathan del Val as co-directors, the film sees the return of Steve Carell as Gru, along with Taraji P. Henson, Michelle Yeoh, RZA, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Lucy Lawless, Dolph Lundgren, Danny Trejo, Russell Brand, Julie Andrews, and Alan Arkin.
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (July 8, 2022) (Marvel Studios)
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. Sequel to Black Panther (2018) and the thirtieth film from the Cinematographic Universe of Marvel. The film is directed and written by Ryan Coogler and stars Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira, Martin Freeman, Letitia Wright, Winston Duke, and Angela Bassett.
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 3 (July 15, 2022) (Warner Bros. Pictures)
Fantastic Beasts 3 is a fantasy adventure film directed by David Yates from a script by JK Rowling and Steve Kloves and a story by Rowling. Belonging to the Harry Potter universe. It will be the third film in the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them franchise, and the eleventh overall in the Wizarding World franchise.
The story takes place in part in Rio de Janeiro, several years after the events of the previous film, and leads to the Wizarding World’s involvement in World War II.
The film stars Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Dan Fogler, Alison Sudol, Ezra Miller, Mads Mikkelsen, Callum Turner, Jessica Williams, and Jude Law.
Indiana Jones 5 (July 29, 2022) (Walt Disney Studios)
Indiana Jones 5, Disney’s first installment in the franchise, has been a topic of discussion since 2008 and promises to be huge. Certainly, with such high expectations about the production, it is one of the most anticipated films for 2022.
Harrison Ford was the only confirmed name for Indiana Jones 5 for a long time until Phoebe Waller-Bridge (Fleabag) was announced as one of the new names in the cast. Another reinforcement was released recently, the iconic Mads Mikkelsen (Hannibal). However, the star’s role was not revealed.
Black Adam (July 29, 2022) (Warner Bros. Pictures)
Black Adam is produced by DC Films, New Line Cinema, Seven Bucks Productions, and FlynnPictureCo., and set for distribution by Warner Bros. Pictures, it is intended to be a spin-off from Shazam! (2019) and the eleventh film in the DC Extended Universe (DCEU). Directed by Jaume Collet-Serra and written by Adam Sztykiel, Rory Haines, and Sohrab Noshirvani. The film stars Dwayne Johnson (Teth-Adam / Black Adam) alongside Noah Centineo, Aldis Hodge, Sarah Shahi, Quintessa Swindell, and Pierce Brosnan.
Secret Headquarters (August 12, 2022) (Paramount Pictures)
Secret Headquarters is starring Owen Wilson, Michael Peña, and Jesse Williams, the plot follows a child who begins to suspect his father might be a superhero after discovering a secret headquarters in his basement.
The film is about Charlie Kincaid, a kid who discovers a secret headquarters under his home that seems to belong to a superhero. He shares it with his friends, and they start to believe that his estranged father might have a secret double life.
Super Mario Bros.: The Movie (September 16, 2022) (Universal Pictures)
It’s a-official! The Super Mario movie is set for 2022 – with Nintendo also re-affirming that Mario creator Shigeru Miyamoto is collaborating on the project, as well as providing an update on the animated Nintendo video game movie. Fans first caught wind of an animated Super Mario movie in the works back in 2017. That’s when Illumination Entertainment’s head Chris Meledandri and Miyamoto started to talk about the project. But not much else was said at the time. In a 30-page Corporate Management Policy Briefing in 2020, Nintendo mentioned the movie again. The company explained that they are interested in “visual content expansion,” including CGI film. According to the document, “production is moving ahead smoothly.” It’s still set for a theatrical release in 2022.
Puss in Boots: The Last Wish (September 23, 2022) (Universal Pictures)
Puss in Boots: The Last Wish is an upcoming sequel to Puss in Boots (2011). Directed by Joel Crawford and Januel Mercado. Story of Christopher Meledandri and screenplay of Chris Miller. Stars Antonio Banderas, Chris Miller, Kaley Alyssa Flanagan.
Two months after the events of the first film, Puss in Boots discovers that his passion for adventure has taken its toll: He has burned through eight of his nine lives, leaving him with only one left. He sets out on an epic journey to find the mystical Last Wish and restore his nine lives.
Ticket to Paradise (September 30, 2022) (Universal Pictures)
Ticket to Paradise is George Clooney and Julia Roberts’ romantic comedy will open in theaters in 2022.
Billie Lourd also stars in the film, which features Roberts and Clooney as a divorced couple who come together to stop their lovestruck daughter from making the mistake they once made. Along the way, they learn about surprise second chances.
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse 2 (October 7, 2022) (Sony Pictures)
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse 2 it is the sequel to Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018) and is set in a shared multiverse of alternate universes called the “Spider-Verse”. The film is being directed by Joaquim Dos Santos, Kemp Powers, and Justin K. Thompson from a screenplay by David Callaham, Phil Lord, and Christopher Miller. Shameik Moore voices Morales, starring alongside Hailee Steinfeld and Issa Rae.
Halloween Ends (October 14, 2022) (Universal Pictures)
Halloween Ends will be much more personal than its predecessor, Halloween Kills. 2018’s Halloween revitalized the long-running horror franchise, reconning the films that had come before it to make a direct sequel to the 1978 original. Jamie Lee Curtis returned as a PTSD-stricken Laurie Strode. The film followed her as she grappled with the trauma leftover from that horrifying night in her youth. Halloween also explored generational trauma themes and how people can pass their past horrors onto their children and grandchildren.
The Flash (November 4, 2022) (Warner Bros. Pictures)
The Flash is produced by DC Films, The Disco Factory, and Double Dream, and set for distribution by Warner Bros. Pictures. The film is directed by Andy Muschietti from a screenplay by Christina Hodson. Stars Ezra Miller (Barry Allen / The Flash) alongside Ben Affleck, Michael Keaton, Sasha Calle, Kiersey Clemons, Maribel Verdú, and Ron Livingston. In The Flash, Allen travels back in time to prevent his mother’s murder, which brings unintentional consequences. The film is influenced by the comic book storyline Flashpoint, featuring multiple DC Comics characters, including Affleck and Keaton as different versions of Batman.
The Marvels (November 11, 2022) (Walt Disney Studios)
The Marvels is based on Marvel Comics featuring the characters Carol Danvers (Captain Marvel), Monica Rambeau, and Kamala Khan (Ms. Marvel). Produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios, it is the sequel to Captain Marvel (2019), a continuation of the Disney+ series Ms. Marvel (2021). The film is directed by Nia DaCosta from a screenplay by Megan McDonnell and stars Brie Larson (Carol Danvers / Captain Marvel), Teyonah Parris (Monica Rambeau), and Iman Vellani as (Kamala Khan / Ms. Marvel).
Creed III (November 23, 2022) (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer)
“Creed III,” which follows on from the “Rocky” franchise, will mark Michael B. Jordan’s first directing effort. The actor played Adonis Creed in the last two films, “Creed” (2015) and “Creed II” (2018).
Ryan Coogler was the director of the 2015 film and had an idea for the script for the new production. The idea was given to Keenan Coogler, who works in partnership with Zack Baylin, in the plot still kept secret.
Avatar 2 (December 16, 2022) (20th Century Studios)
Avatar 2 is a science fiction film directed by James Cameron and produced by 20th Century Studios. It is the second film in Cameron’s Avatar franchise, following Avatar (2009). Cameron is producing the film with Jon Landau, with Josh Friedman.
Cast members Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Stephen Lang, Giovanni Ribisi, Joel David Moore, Dileep Rao, CCH Pounder, and Matt Gerald are all reprising their roles from the original film. Sigourney Weaver returns in a different role. New cast members include Kate Winslet, Cliff Curtis, Edie Falco, Brendan Cowell, Michelle Yeoh, Jemaine Clement, Oona Chaplin, Vin Diesel, and CJ Jones. Cameron, who had stated in 2006 that he would like to make sequels to Avatar if it were successful, announced the first two sequels in 2010 following the widespread success of the first film, with Avatar 2 aiming for a 2014 release.
The film has been subject to 8 delays to its theatrical release, with the latest occurring on July 23, 2020. It is currently planned for a release on December 16, 2022, with the following three sequels to be released, respectively, on December 20, 2024, December 18, 2026, and December 22, 2028.
Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom (December 16, 2022) (Warner Bros. Pictures)
Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom is produced by DC Films, The Safran Company, and Atomic Monster Productions, and set for distribution by Warner Bros. Pictures. Is the sequel to Aquaman (2018) and the thirteenth film in the DC Extended Universe (DCEU). The film will be directed by James Wan from a screenplay written by David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick. Stars Jason Momoa (Arthur Curry / Aquaman) alongside Amber Heard, Patrick Wilson, Dolph Lundgren, and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II.
Momoa pitched a story for an Aquaman sequel during the production of the first film, but Wan did not want to rush the next film. He agreed to oversee the development of the sequel in January 2019, with Johnson-McGoldrick signed to write the screenplay a month later. Wan was confirmed to be directing the film in August 2020 and said it would expand on the worldbuilding of the first Aquaman.
Babylon (December 25, 2022) (Paramount Pictures)
Babylon is an upcoming period drama film written and directed by Damien Chazelle, starring Brad Pitt and Margot Robbie in the lead roles.
Plot unknown. Rumored to be set in period Hollywood.
The film is scheduled to be released by Paramount Pictures on December 25, 2022.