Movies To Watch In 2022 | Most-Awaited Movies of 2022

A s vaccines continue being distributed, and people adjust to living with the pandemic, businesses are slowly opening back up. 

2022 will be a great year to look forward to as the cinematic industry starts pushing out movies that have been delayed for the past 2 years. 

As more dates are being confirmed, more trailers are being released! And many are even flying under the radar due to the immense overflow of movies being released in the coming year. 

Deep Water

Director: Adrian Lyne

Cast: Ben Affleck, Tracy Letts, Ana de Armas

Release Date: January 14th, 2022

Ben Affleck (the popular Batman) and Ana star in this movie that has been delayed since 2021. It is a thriller about a married couple that is split into two ends of a role-playing game on a train, that ends with a murder taking place.


Director: Daniel Espinosa

Cast: Matt Smith, Jared Leto, Michael Keaton, Jared Harris

Release date: January 28th, 2022

Sony continues to add to the ‘Spider-verse’ franchise but introduces a normal scientist who tries to cure his rare blood condition and turns himself into a vampire giving us the origin story of a new villain. Michael Keaton is set to play Vulture in this new movie bringing him in from the MCU Spiderman: Homecoming as a Spiderman villain. This is just the beginning of the crossover implications of a Sinister Six movie in the future. 

Death on the Nile

Director: Kenneth Branagh

Cast: Gal Gadot, Kenneth Branagh, Rose Leslie

Release Date: February 11th, 2022

Kenneth Branagh returns as Hercule Poirot, the detective following the success of this previous movie, Murder on the Orient Express, in this new movie based on a popular Agatha Christie. This movie includes many known names like the widely known Wonder Woman, Gal Gadot.


Director: Ruben Fleischer

Cast: Mark Wahlberg, Tati Gabrielle, Tom Holland

Release Date: February 18th, 2022

MCUs Spiderman comes back on screen in the form of the lead Nathan Drake, in Uncharted, a movie based on a widely known video game under the same name. The film has been delayed far too many times ever since production started early in 2020, but is all set to be released soon! 


Director: Michael Bay

Cast: Jake Gyllenhaal, Yahya Adbul-Mateen II

Release Date: February 18th, 2022

The remake of the danish movie is set to be released soon as its development started well back in 2015. Michael Bay mellows his blockbuster habits, for a small-scale thriller movie about a group of people who rob an ambulance without knowing there was a patient in a critical state and a paramedic at work.

The Batman

Director: Matt Reeves

Cast: Robert Pattinson, Zoe Kravitz

Release Date: March 4th, 2022

Justice League Extended Universe continues adding movies to the list with another take on the widely popular caped crusader known as Batman, starring Robert Pattison. Batman goes against his nemesis The Penguin (being played by Colin Farrell) under the Planet of the Apes director Matt Reeves. 

Sonic the Hedgehog 2

Director: Jeff Fowler

Cast: Tika Sumpter, Ben Schwartz

Release Date: April 8th, 2022

Sonic the Hedgehog was one of the last movies to be released in 2020 as the pandemic began, causing it to become the highest-grossing film of that year. Leaving it to Paramount quickly began its work on making the second movie soon after with Jeff Fowler directing while Ben Schwartz voicing Sonic.

Legally Blonde 3

Director: Jamie Suk 

Cast: Reese Witherspoon, Jennifer Coolidge

Release Date: May 2022

The details on Legally Blonde 3 have yet to be released, however, the 3rd installment to the female-empowering franchise is set to release in May, exciting all the long-time die-hard fans wishing for this for decades! 

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

Director: Sam Raimi

Cast: Benedict Cumberbatch, Elizabeth Olsen, Benedict Wong

Release Date: May 6th, 2022

Every MCU fan is waiting for all of the 3 MCU movies to be released in 2022. The movie is set to tie in with WandaVision along with the other shows released on Disney+, and Marvel continues the journey into Phase 4. 

Thor: Love and Thunder

Director: Taika Waititi

Cast: Chris Hemsworth, Tessa Thompson, Christian Bale

Release Date: July 8th, 2022

Taika Waititi returns to direct another Thor movie, where so far it has been teased that Natalie will return this time wielding Thor’s hammer. The God Butcher being played by Bale makes an appearance fighting against Thor, with help from the Guardians of the Galaxy.

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