33 huge movies coming to cinemas in 2022 1 week ago

33 huge movies coming to cinemas in 2022

We have a lot of blockbusters to make up for next year!

With 2020 pretty much cancelled as far cinematic releases were concerned, there are now A LOT of big movies vying for cinema time, like buses stuck in traffic.

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Some will remain in 2021, pending cinemas being able to successfully reopen safely in the later half of the year, but some more have been delayed to 2022, which isn't to mention the OTHER big movies that were already scheduled for 2022.

So, with that in mind, and in no way is this a comprehensive list (we fully expect a new movie or a date shift before we finish this sentence), here are 33 movies due for release in 2022 that we're very excited about.

Scream

The fifth entry in the self-aware horror franchise will focus on a woman returning to her home town to try to find out who has been committing a series of vicious crimes. Neve Campbell, Courtney Cox and David Arquette are all set to make a comeback too.

Expected in cinemas on 14 January.

Morbius

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

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Expected in cinemas on 14 January.

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Uncharted

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

Expected in cinemas on 18 February.

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Ambulance

Two robbers steal an ambulance after their heist goes awry in Michael Bay's latest explosion-fest. Stars Jake Gyllenhaal and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II.

Expected in cinemas on 18 February.

The Batman 

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The plot is still mostly unknown in this new take on the Dark Knight, with Robert Pattinson in the lead role and Colin Farrell, Zoe Saldana, Paul Dano and Andy Serkis amongst those filling up the famous supporting roles.

Expected in cinemas on 4 March.

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Turning Red

Pixar's first 2022 outing will focus on a young girl who goes through a formative year in her life with a giant fluffy red panda. The voice cast has yet to be announced, but it is directed by the woman behind Pixar's Oscar-winning short animated Bao, Domee Shi.

Expected in cinemas on 11 March.

Doctor Strange and the Multiverse of Madness

Sam Raimi (Spider-Man) will direct this sequel, which is keeping its plot tightly under wraps. Wanda (Elisabeth Olsen) will feature heavily in the plot.

Expected in cinemas on 5 March.

Sonic the Hedgehog 2

The sequel to the surprise hit, get ready to see Sonic's best friend Tails in the mix this time around.

Expected in cinemas on 8 April.

Lost City of D

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

Expected in cinemas on 15 April.

Thor: Love and Thunder

The Guardians of the Galaxy will be heavily involved in this fourth Thor movie, which will also see Natalie Portman return as Jane Foster for the first time since The Dark World. Christian Bale has also been cast as the movie's big baddie, Gorr The God Butcher.

Expected in cinemas on 6 May.

Legally Blonde 3

Nearly 20 years since the first sequel, Reece Witherspoon and Jennifer Coolidge are back, with a script provided by Mindy Kaling.

Expected in cinemas on 20 May.

Mission: Impossible 7

As per usual, the plot is top secret, but we should fully expect another example of Tom Cruise doing some death-defying stunts.

Expected in cinemas on 27 May.

John Wick: Chapter 4

Keanu Reeves and director Chad Stahleski are back for Wick's fourth round of gun-based mayhem. No word on any new cast additions.... yet.

Expected in cinemas on 27 May.

Elvis

Baz Luhrmann (Moulin Rouge!, The Great Gatsby) writes and directs this look at Elvis Presley's life, with Austin Butler starring as the legendary musician and Tom Hanks as Colonel Tom Parker.

Expected in cinemas on 3 June.

Jurassic World: Dominion

With the dinosaurs now out in the wild, the heroes of the original Jurassic Park (Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum) and the recent Jurassic World (Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard) will share the screen for the first time.

Expected in cinemas on 10 June.

Lightyear

The story of Buzz Lightyear and his adventures to infinity and beyond. It will focus on the character that Tim Allen's action figure was based on, but here he will be voiced by Chris Evans.

Expected in cinemas on 17 June.

Minions: The Rise of Gru

The untold story of one 12-year-old's dream to become the world's greatest supervillain; we'll finally see how Gru (Steve Carrell) came to be the evil man we all know and love today.

Expected in cinemas on 1 July.

Black Panther II

Following the tragic early passing of Chadwick Boseman, the folks at Marvel and Disney decided against recasting the role of T'Challa. The sequel will reportedly instead focus on a wider look at Wakanda itself.

Expected in cinemas on 8 July.

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 3

Mads Mikkelsen will replace Johnny Depp as Grindelwald in this third prequel outing, which is rumoured to be set in Brazil.

Expected in cinemas on 15 July.

Untitled Jordan Peele Horror Movie

After the likes of Get Out and Us, we should be used to Peele's secrecy by this point. All we know so far is that the movie will star Steven Yeun (The Walking Dead), Keke Palmer (Hustlers) and may feature a reunion with Daniel Kaluuya.

Expected in cinemas on 22 July.

Indiana Jones 5

James Mangold (Logan, Ford vs Ferrari) directs Harrison Ford for his fifth outing as the tomb raider, with Phoebe Waller-Bridge (Fleabag) and Mads Mikkelsen (Casino Royale) also announced on the cast list.

Expected in cinemas on 29 July.

Black Adam

The spin-off of Shazam! features Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson as the titular anti-hero, with Pierce Brosnan confirmed as Doctor Fate.

Expected in cinemas on 29 July.

Halloween Ends

With Halloween Kills due in October 2021, this trilogy capper will see the end of the story of Michael Myers and Laurie Strode (Jamie Lee Curtis) once and for all.

Expected in cinemas on 14 October.

The Flash

Ezra Miller's first go getting a feature film of his own as The Flash will also reportedly feature Ben Affleck and Michael Keaton as Bruce Wayne from two different timelines.

Expected in cinemas on 4 November.

Untitled Bee Gees Biopic

Following the recent hit musical biopics like Rocketman and Bohemian Rhapsody, director Kenneth Branagh will bring the story of the Gibb brothers and their rise to stardom.

Expected in cinemas on 4 November.

Captain Marvel 2

Monica Rambeau will move on from WandaVision to being a major character in this sequel to the billion-dollar 2019 blockbuster. As far as plot details go, that is pretty much all we know so far.

Expected in cinemas on 11 November.

Aquaman 2

Pretty much everyone who survived the first movie will be back for this one, including director James Wan. How, or if, it will be affected by the events of Zack Snyder's Justice League or November's The Flash remain to be seen.

Expected in cinemas on 16 December.

Avatar 2

Yes, after 13 long years, the sequel will finally be released. James Cameron returns with the cast of the first movie, along with some new arrivals (including Kate Winslet, making for a Titanic reunion).

Expected in cinemas on 16 December.

Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania

Jonathan Majors (Lovecraft Country) joins the impressive cast as Kang The Conqueror, one of the most famous supervillains in the history of the MCU. Paul Rudd and company will have their work cut out for them...

Expected in cinemas some time in 2022.

Bullet Train

Brad Pitt, Sandra Bullock, Zazie Beatz, Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Michael Shannon star in this high-intensity action thriller set on a train, where a group of assassins on board all realise they've been given the same target.

Expected in cinemas some time in 2022.

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse 2

Surprise, surprise, the plot is top secret. We don't care. We'll be there on the first day, front and centre, because that first Spider-Verse movie was legitimately one of the best movies of the decade.

Expected in cinemas some time in 2022.

Super Mario Bros. The Movie

It has been nearly 30 years since Hollywood completely ruined their live-action adaptation of Nintendo's favourite plumbers, so this animated movie will see the video game creators have a more hands-on approach this time around.

Expected in cinemas some time in 2022.

Untitled A Quiet Place Spin-Off

Jeff Nichols (Midnight Special) will write and direct this top-secret spin-off to the 2018 horror. That, perhaps not shockingly, is all we know about it right now.

Expected in cinemas some time in 2022.