Between January and April of 2022, many critically praised movies came out, like The Batman and Turning Red. After the first three months of the year, it’s clear that 2022 will be a great year for movies, with a number of highly anticipated blockbusters still to come.
There are some exciting movies coming out soon, like Nope, which was directed by Jordan Peele, and Thor: Love and Thunder, which was directed by Alan Taylor.
From January to April of this year, there were a lot of new movies to choose from in a wide range of genres. When it comes to movies that have gotten good reviews, 2022 has done a lot of different things well, from scary movies to heartwarming family movies.
1. The Batman (2022)
PG-13 | 176 minutes | Crime, Drama, and Action
7.9 Rate, 72 Metascore
When a sadistic serial killer starts killing important politicians in Gotham, Batman has to look into the city’s hidden corruption and ask himself if his family is involved. Matt Reeves is the director.
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Stars: Robert Pattinson, Zoë Kravitz, Jeffrey Wright, Colin Farrell
2. Avatar: The Way of Water (2022)
Adventure, Sci-Fi, and Action | Post-production
Jake Sully lives on the planet Pandora with the new family that he met there. When an old enemy comes back to finish what he started before, Jake must work with Neytiri and the Na’vi army to save their planet. James Cameron is the director.
Michelle Yeoh, Zoe Saldana, Sam Worthington, and Kate Winslet are among the stars.
3. Jurassic World Dominion (2022)
PG-13 | 146 min | Action, Adventure, Science Fiction
6 Rate, 37 Metascore
After Isla Nublar was destroyed four years ago, dinosaurs now live and hunt with people all over the world.
This delicate balance will change the future and decide once and for all if humans will remain the top predators on a planet they now share with the most dangerous animals in history. Colin Trevorrow is the director.
Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Laura Dern, and Sam Neill are among the stars.
4. The Northman (2022)
R | 137 min | Action, Drama, and Adventure
7.3 Rate, 82 Metascore
The Northman is an action-packed epic from visionary director Robert Eggers. It’s about a young Viking prince who wants to get revenge for the death of his father.
Robert Eggers is the film’s director, and Alexander Skarsgrd, Nicole Kidman, Claes Bang, and Ethan Hawke are its stars.
5. Everything Everywhere All at Once (2022)
R | 139 min | Action, comedy, and adventure
8.3 Rate, 81 Metascore
An old Chinese immigrant gets caught up in a crazy adventure where she is the only one who can save the world by going to other universes where she could have lived different lives. Directors: Dan Kwan, Daniel Scheinert |
Stars: Michelle Yeoh, Stephanie Hsu, Ke Huy Quan, James Hong
6. Boiling Point (I) (2021)
R | 92 min | Drama, Thriller
7.5 Rate, 73 Metascore
Enter a restaurant kitchen on the busiest day of the year as a head chef tries to keep his team in line. Philip Barantini is the director, and Stephen Graham, Vinette Robinson, Alice Feetham, and Ray Panthaki are among the cast.
7. X (II) (2022)
R | 105 minutes | Horror, Suspense
6.6 Rate, 78 Metascore
In 1979, a group of young filmmakers went to rural Texas to make an adult movie. When their elderly, reclusive hosts caught them, the actors had to fight for their lives.
Mia Goth, Jenna Ortega, Brittany Snow, and Kid Cudi star. The movie is directed by Ti West.
8. The Sadness (2021)
TV-MA | Horror | 99 min
6.5 Rate, 68 Metascore
A young couple tries to get back together in a city where a disease is turning people into crazy, bloodthirsty sadists.
Director: Rob Jabbaz | Stars: Berant Zhu, Regina Lei, Ying-Ru Chen, Tzu-Chiang Wang
9. Belle (2021)
PG | 121 minutes | Animation, Drama, and Action
7.2 Rate, 83 Metascore
Suzu is a shy high school student who lives in a small town in the countryside. She has been a shadow of herself for years. But when she goes into “U,” a huge virtual world, she can escape into her online persona as Belle, a singer who is loved all over the world.
Director: Mamoru Hosoda | Stars: Kaho Nakamura, Ryô Narita, Shôta Sometani, Tina Tamashiro
10. Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2022)
R | 81 min | Crime, Horror, and Thriller
4.8 Rate, 34 Metascore
After hiding for almost 50 years, Leatherface comes back to a small Texas town to scare a group of young, idealistic friends who accidentally break into his carefully guarded world. David Blue Garcia is the director, and Sarah Yarkin, Elsie Fisher, Mark Burnham, and Jacob Latimore are the stars.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Which Movie Will Be the Most Popular in 2022?
The Batman ($369.3M) has made the most money so far in 2022. The movie about the Daniels will make $60M. Certainly.
Which Movie Is the Best in the World?
All-Time Box Office Earnings Worldwide.
Was Top Gun a Big Hit at the Movies?
Even though critics didn’t like the movie at first, it was a huge commercial success, making $356 million on a $15 million budget. The movie has stayed popular over the years, and in 2013 it was shown again in IMAX 3D.