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It’s official: 2022 is the year of the sequel. is about to drop and was a monster hit, thanks to the pandemic crunching a pileup of blockbusters into one bonanza year at the box office (apart from the flicks delayed yet again until 2023).
These are the latest dates for your calendar as we celebrate the big films (and hopefully a few smaller ones) hitting the big screen and in 2022 and beyond.
, and are among the superhero flicks to hit the big screen. Older franchises bring us and . Luckily, there are original flicks as well, including Jordan Peel’s , and David O. Russell’s , which has an unbelievable cast of massive stars.
But delays are still happening: , the , , and The Flash are all postponed. Tom Cruise’s Mission: Impossible 7 and 8 have been pushed back multiple times, while .
It’s been tough to keep up with all the changes. But we’ve got you covered on the latest US release dates for 2022. If these dates are still in flux, we’ll let you know about the latest changes as new dates are announced. And don’t forget to check out our guide to .
Ryan Coogler directs Lupita Nyong’o, Letitia Wright, Danai Gurira, Winston Duke, Dominique Thorne, Michaela Coel, Martin Freeman and Angela Bassett in this Marvel sequel.
Zoe Kazan and Carey Mulligan play real-life journalists Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey, who investigated Harvey Weinstein’s sexual misconduct.
In the follow-up to Rian Johnson’s Knives Out, Detective Benoit Blanc travels to Greece to peel back the layers of a new murder mystery. It’s in theaters for one week at Thanksgiving, then streaming in December after Netflix paid big money for the rights to this star-studded whodunnit. Daniel Craig is joined by Edward Norton, Janelle Monáe, Dave Bautista, Kathryn Hahn, Leslie Odom Jr., Kate Hudson, Jessica Henwick and Madelyn Cline.
Netflix adapts the Tony and Olivier Award-winning musical, in theaters in the UK on Nov. 25, the US in early December and streaming on Christmas Day. Matilda tells the story of an extraordinary girl who, armed with a sharp mind and a vivid imagination, dares to take a stand to change her story with miraculous results. Alisha Weir, Emma Thompson, Lashana Lynch, Stephen Graham, Andrea Riseborough and Sindhu Vee star.
Guillermo del Toro directs a stop-motion animated musical fantasy streaming on Netflix in December after a theatrical run, featuring the voices of Ewan McGregor, Ron Perlman, Tilda Swinton, Christoph Waltz, Cate Blanchett and John Turturro.
Avatar and Star Wars will alternate each Christmas for the next few years. James Cameron’s Avatar 2 drops in 2022, Avatar 3 in 2024, Avatar 4 in 2026 and Avatar 5 in 2028.
Naomi Ackie takes the mic in this biopic of Whitney Houston, directed by Kasi Lemmons.
Damien Chazelle heads for the golden age of Hollywood, with Brad Pitt and with Margot Robbie as real-life star Clara Bow.
The latest oddball tale from Peter Strickland (Berberian Sound Studio, The Duke of Burgundy, In Fabric) stars Asa Butterfield and Gwendoline Christie.
Hugh Laurie, Emilia Clarke, David Thewlis, Himesh Patel, Gemma Arterton, Hugh Bonneville, David Tennant, Rob Brydon and Joe Sugg voice this adaptation of Terry Pratchett’s novel The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents.
Paul Feig directs this Netflix fantasy based on Soman Chainani’s 2013 novel about a school for fairytale heroes and villains.
Zac Efron heads the cast of a Disney Plus reboot for the popular 1987 comedy starring Tom Selleck, Steve Guttenberg and Ted Danson (originally based on a French film).
The French drama Happening, from director Audrey Diwan and Annie Ernaux’s semi-autobiographical novel, follows a promising young student who gets pregnant in 1960s France when abortions weren’t legal.
Paramount Plus will stream a long-awaited reboot for Mike Judge’s sniggering delinquents.
Guy Ritchie directs Jason Statham, Aubrey Plaza and Hugh Grant in a tongue-in-cheek spy romp.
A widowed mother played by Sienna Guillory is radically tested when her teenage daughter goes through a bizarre transformation in IFC’s psychological horror film A Banquet.
Following a move from New York City to small-town Indiana, 12-year-old Evan Goldman grapples with his parents’ divorce, prepares for his impending Bar Mitzvah and navigates the complicated social circles of a new school. Debra Messing, Rhea Perlman and Josh Peck star in this Netflix flick.
Written, directed and produced by Tyler Perry, Netflix film A Jazzman’s Blues unspools 40 years of secrets and lies in a tale of forbidden love and family drama soundtracked by juke joint blues in the deep South.
Writer and director Richard Linklater takes inspiration from his own childhood in Netflix film Apollo 10 ½: A Space Age Childhood, recounting the story of the first moon landing through the eyes of the astronauts and a kid growing up in Texas who has intergalactic dreams of his own.
A gifted young Black woman struggles to maintain her voice and identity after she’s offered a lucrative recording contract in Netflix film Beauty, written by Lena Waithe.
A teenage girl unleashes an ancient and mischievous spirit on Halloween in this Netflix film, causing decorations to come alive. She must team up with the last person she’d want to in order to save their town — her skeptical father, played by Marlon Wayans.
Recently widowed Brenda drives her family cross-country to start a new life. But out in the New Mexico desert, they must fight back against a mysterious killer. Queen Latifah, Chris ‘Ludacris’ Bridges and Beau Bridges star in this Netflix film.
A newly-engaged spoiled hotel heiress has a skiing accident and suffers from total amnesia, winding up in the care of a handsome lodge owner and his precocious daughter in the days leading up to Christmas. Lindsay Lohan and Chord Overstreet star in this Netflix romantic flick.
On the eve of his 75th birthday, billionaire Charles Abernathy invites his four estranged children home out of fear that someone — or something — is coming to kill him. To ensure his family protects him, Abernathy puts their inheritances on the line — they’ll get nothing if he’s dead by dawn… Alejandro Brugués directs for Netflix.
Ivy is quiet, thoughtful and observant. Bean is playful, exuberant and fearless. However, sometimes an adventure reveals that opposites can become the best of friends. This Netflix film for younger viewers is based on a book series by Annie Barrows.
Based on the classic (and often-filmed) D.H. Lawrence novel, this new Netflix version sees Lady Chatterley engage in a torrid affair with a gamekeeper on their English estate, discovering more desire and intimacy than she thought possible. Emma Corrin and Jack O’Connell star.
A young woman takes a trip to romantic Verona, Italy, after a break up, only to find the villa she reserved has been double-booked with a cynical (and very good-looking) British man. What are the chances?! Kat Graham and Tom Hopper star in this Netflix romance.
Based on the book Luckiest Girl Alive by Jessica Knoll, this Netflix thriller follows a sharp-tongued New Yorker who appears to have it all: a sought-after position at a glossy magazine, a killer wardrobe, and a dream Nantucket wedding on the horizon. But when the director of a crime documentary invites her to tell her side of the shocking incident that took place when she was a teenager at her prestigious school, she’s forced to confront a dark truth that threatens to unravel her meticulously crafted life. Mila Kunis, Finn Wittrock, Jennifer Beals and Connie Britton star.
When a stay-at-home dad finds himself with some “me time” for the first time in years while his wife and kids are away, he reconnects with his former best friend for a wild weekend that nearly upends his life. Kevin Hart, Mark Wahlberg, Regina Hall, Jimmy O. Yang and Luis Gerardo Méndez star in this Netflix buddy comedy.
Two kids start a metal band in a high school where exactly two kids care about metal. They can’t find a bassist, but there is this one girl who plays the cello. They need to work together if they’re going to win the Battle of the Bands. Game of Thrones showrunner D.B. Weiss writes this Netflix flick, while Tom Morello handles the music.
An unlikely hero emerges from prison to take on a world enmeshed in corporate greed and eroding spiritual values, seeking revenge from those who took everything from him many years ago. Dev Patel writes, directs and stars on Netflix.
A deadly female assassin comes out of hiding to protect the daughter that she gave up years before. Jennifer Lopez stars in this Netflix action flick.
A Netflix sci-fi adventure that follows Halle Berry one year since her husband mysteriously vanished from their rural farm.
Based on the latest collection of novellas, If It Bleeds, by Stephen King, Netflix chiller Mr. Harrigan’s Phone follows a young boy who befriends a reclusive billionaire — then finds himself still able to communicate with his friend from the grave through the iPhone that was buried with him. Ryan Murphy and Jason Blum produce, while Donald Sutherland and Jaeden Martell star.
Inspired by the award-winning children’s book by Ruth Stiles Gannett, Netflix film My Father’s Dragon follows a kid who runs away in search of ferocious beasts, a mysterious island and the friendship of a lifetime.
When best-selling author Jacob Turner returns home at Christmas to settle his estranged mother’s estate, he discovers a diary that may hold secrets to his own past and that of a beautiful young woman on a mysterious journey of her own. It’s on Netflix.
Scott Cooper directs a Netflix Gothic thriller that revolves around a series of murders in 1830 at the United States Military Academy, West Point, following a young cadet the world would come to know as Edgar Allan Poe, played by Harry Melling. Christian Bale portrays a retired detective tasked with investigating the murders.
To land a major client, a hard-driving LA wine-company exec travels to an Australian sheep station, where she ends up working as a ranch hand and sparking with a rugged local. It’s on Netflix.
Based on the book by Tess Wakefield, Netflix film Purple Hearts is the story of an aspiring singer-songwriter and marine who in spite of their many differences fall hopelessly in love.
Netflix charts the life of charismatic, gay, civil rights activist Bayard Rustin, who overcame an onslaught of obstacles and altered the course of American history by organizing the 1963 March on Washington. Colman Domingo, Chris Rock, Glynn Turman, Audra McDonald, Jeffrey Wright, Aml Ameen, Gus Halper, Johnny Ramey and CCH Pounder star.
Best friends Sophie and Agatha find themselves on opposing sides of a modern fairy tale when they’re swept away into an enchanted school where young heroes and villains are trained to protect the balance of good and evil. Based on the bestselling book series by Soman Chaining. Paul Feig directs for Netflix. Charlize Theron, Kerry Washington, Laurence Fishburne, Michelle Yeoh, Sir Ben Kingsley, Patti LuPone, Rachel Bloom, Peter Serafinowicz, Rob Delaney and Mark Heap star.
Shirley is the intimate portrayal of trailblazing political icon Shirley Chisholm, the first Black congresswoman and the first Black woman to run for president. This Netflix film tells the story of Chisholm’s boundary-breaking and historic presidential campaign, based on exclusive and extensive conversations with family, friends and those who knew her best. John Ridley directs Regina King, Lucas Hedges, Christina Jackson, Michael Cherrie, Dorian Missick, Amirah Vann, W. Earl Brown, André Holland and Terrence Howard.
A young girl discovers a secret map to the dream world of Slumberland, and with the help of an eccentric outlaw, she traverses dreams and flees nightmares, with the hope that she will be able to see her late father again. Jason Momoa, Marlow Barkley, Chris O’Dowd and Kyle Chandler star in this Netflix fantasy.
As an astronaut sent to the edge of the galaxy to collect mysterious ancient dust finds his earthly life falling to pieces, he turns to the only voice who can help him try to put it back together. It just so happens to belong to a creature from the beginning of time lurking in the shadows of his ship. Based on the book Spaceman of Bohemia by Jaroslav Kalfar, this Netflix film stars Adam Sandler, Carey Mulligan, Paul Dano and Kunal Nayyar.
The true story of swimming sisters Yusra and Sarah Mardini and their miraculous journey as refugees from war-torn Syria to the 2016 Rio Olympics. Sally El Hosaini directs Netflix true story and co-writes with Jack Thorne.
A series of eerie events thrusts an unlikely trio (John Boyega, Jamie Foxx and Teyonah Parris) onto the trail of a nefarious government conspiracy in this pulpy mystery caper on Netflix.
Feeling career burn out, pop star Angelina escapes to grant a young fan’s wish in small town New York, where she not only finds the inspiration to revitalize her career but also a shot at true love.
A ghost haunting their new home turns Kevin’s family into overnight social media sensations. But when Kevin and ghostly Ernest go rogue to investigate the mystery of the specter’s past, they become a target of the CIA. Anthony Mackie, David Harbour, Jahi Di’Allo Winston, Tig Notaro, Jennifer Coolidge and Steve Coulter star in this Netflix film.
Netflix movie White Noise dramatizes a contemporary American family’s attempts to deal with the mundane conflicts of everyday life while grappling with the universal mysteries of love, death, and the possibility of happiness in an uncertain world. Based on the book by Don DeLillo. Noah Baumbach directs Adam Driver, Greta Gerwig, Don Cheadle, Raffey Cassidy, Sam Nivola, May Nivola, Lars Eidinger, Andre Benjamin and Jodie Turner-Smith.
The Irish Midlands, 1862. A young girl stops eating but remains miraculously alive and well. Tourists and pilgrims mass to witness the miracle, but are there more ominous motives at work? A Netflix psychological thriller inspired by the 19th century phenomenon of “fasting girls”, adapted from the novel by Emma Donoghue (Room). Florence Pugh stars.
A new couple and their families find themselves examining modern love and family dynamics amidst clashing cultures, societal expectations and generational differences in this Netflix comedy from Kenya Barris, co-written with Jonah Hill. Hill stars with Eddie Murphy, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Lauren London, David Duchovny and Nia Long.
In 1999, 17-year-old Bo-ra finds her first love: a sweet, pure but heartbreaking relationship. Years later, news about her first love revives her teenage romance that she once thought forgotten in this Netflix film. (Korea)
Hours after the tragic death of their youngest brother in unexplained circumstances, three siblings have their lives thrown into chaos in this Netflix film. (France)
A young German soldier’s terrifying experiences and distress on the western front during World War I. Netflix’s new version of the bestseller by Erich Maria Remarque. (Germany)
Agent Carter, who suffers memory loss, is thrown into an explosive mission filled with inexplicable mysteries in this Netflix film. (Korea)
Sara is a frustrated fashion designer who blames karma for her bad luck in this Netflix film. Fate will put her face to face with her sister, Lucy, who enjoys very different luck, and in a series of events and reunions that will lead her to make a radical decision. (Mexico)
Kosuke and Natsume have been friends since childhood in this Netflix film, but as time goes on the relationship between the two sixth graders seems strained. One day during their summer vacation, they go to a housing complex that is scheduled to be demolished and are suddenly caught up in a mysterious phenomenon. When they regain consciousness, the housing complex has drifted into a mysterious sea. Will they be able to return to their world? (Japan)
Amid the chaos of a desolate Earth in the 22nd century that is no longer inhabitable due to climate change, an internal war breaks out in the shelter built for human survival. Victory hinges on cloning a legendary mercenary in this Netflix film. Directed by Yeon Sang-ho of Train to Busan, Peninsula, and Hellbound. (Korea)
Netflix espionage thriller about an intelligence operative assigned to track down a mole selling India’s defense secrets, while grappling with her dual identity as a spy and a lover. (India)
Black comedy and white-collar crime collide as a young man desperately tries to make it big with some unlikely allies and a dastardly plan to pull off the perfect murder in this Netflix film. (India)
Qala is a story about a daughter who craves her mother’s love in this Netflix film. (India)
With over 37 million copies sold and winning in the children’s category of the 39th Kodansha Manga Award, the mega-hit The Seven Deadly Sins (original work: Nakaba Suzuki) gets a spin-off anime film on Netflix. This film will feature an original story by Suzuki. Split into two parts, the story will follow Tristan, the son of The Seven Deadly Sins protagonists Meliodas and Elizabeth. (Japan)
With the world’s eyes trained to the 1988 Seoul Olympic Games, a special operation unravels corruption in this Netflix film packed with breathtaking action scenes. (Korea)
Lupin’s Omar Sy is a cop in this Netflix buddy movie wrapped in danger and unexpected comedy. (France)
Raquel has been in love with Ares forever, her attractive and mysterious neighbor in this Netflix film. But she is not an innocent girl… (Spain)
Deep inside the mountain of Dovre, something gigantic awakens after being trapped for a thousand years in this Netflix film. Destroying everything in its path, the creature is fast approaching the capital of Norway. But how do you stop something you thought only existed in folklore? (Norway)
A merciless man known as Yaksha crosses paths with a prosecutor on a special mission in a Chinese city notorious for espionage. Park Hae-soo, a global star from Netflix’s Squid Game, plays the role of the demoted prosecutor. (Korea)
Storm Reid and Nia Long appear in a sequel to nail-biting 2018 mystery thriller , which starred John Cho and was told through laptop and phone screens.
Martin Scorsese directs Leonardo DiCaprio and Robert De Niro in this 1920s-set crime thriller for Apple TV Plus.
Paul Rudd and Evangeline Lilly shrink down for Ant-Man 3.
Michael B. Jordan not only gets back in the ring, but he also directs.
Chris Pine, Michelle Rodriguez and Bridgerton’s Regé-Jean Page roll the dice for a new movie version of the iconic roleplaying game.
Adam Driver is a crash-landed astronaut in a thriller directed by the writers of A Quiet Place.
Zachary Levi dons the cape again as superhero Shazam in this DC sequel.
Following The Matrix Resurrections, Keanu’s other all-action franchise also returns for a fourth outing.
in this Mario movie.
A new take on Stephen King’s vampire tale, from Warner Bros. and starring Alfre Woodard.
The animated spider-action continues as Miles Morales swings into action for Part 1 of a two-part adventure.
Ezra Miller is speedy superhero Flash in DC’s multiverse-spanning adventure bringing back .
The man with the hat is back, as Harrison Ford whips his way into his 80s.
Tom Cruise was infamously strict about coronavirus precautions while filming his latest spy thriller, Mission: Impossible 7. The film has been postponed multiple times, and each time it’s moved it also pushes back follow-up Mission: Impossible 8.
Margot Robbie climbs into her dream car as the live-action version of fashion toy Barbie. Ryan Gosling, Kate McKinnon, Alexandra Shipp, America Ferrera, Simu Liu, Hari Nef and Will Ferrell co-star in a film directed by Greta Gerwig, who’s also co-writing with Noah Baumbach.
Captain Marvel 2 unites Brie Larson’s cosmic crusader with some new friends.
Denzel Washington equals the odds in an all-action sequel.
Kenneth Branagh’s third outing as Agatha Christie’s shrewd detective Hercule Poirot.
Aaron Taylor-Johnson is Kraven the Hunter in another Spider-Man spin-off from Sony, following Venom and Morbius.
Denis Villeneuve directs Timothet Chalamet, Zendaya and a host of other stars in this sandy sci-fi sequel.
Timothée Chalamet plays the chocolate mogul in a prequel to Roald Dahl’s classic stories.
Jason Momoa, Nicole Kidman, Amber Heard, Patrick Wilson and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II return for more aquatic action in DC’s Aquaman 2.
Three Star Wars movies will arrive every other year, between Avatar sequels, in 2023, 2025 and 2027.
Madame Web is a clairvoyant whose psychic abilities allow her to “see within the spider world.” We have no idea what this means, but like Venom and Morbius it’s another Sony Spider-Man spin-off without Spider-Man. Dakota Johnson and Sydney Sweeney star.
Anthony Mackie’s Sam Wilson takes on the shield in this new chapter for a new Cap.
More monkey business in the ape-based franchise.
Marvel’s antiheroes assemble, including Florence Pugh’s Black Widow.
Mahershala Ali plays Marvel’s fearless vampire killer.
A young blind woman faces thieves, her only protection a new app connecting her to a volunteer who sees on her behalf.
Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand in The Tragedy of Macbeth.
Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand in Joel Coen’s visually striking Shakespeare adaptation The Tragedy of Macbeth, streaming on Apple TV Plus.
In 1843, a forbidden love leads to terror in this Shudder horror flick.
“A fiction freely inspired by the life of Celine Dion.” Really.
George MacKay and Jeremy Irons star in this Netflix historical thriller as Europe stands on the brink of World War II and two friends face a conspiracy from opposite sides.
Pierce Brosnan is France’s King Louis XIV, who captures a mermaid in this fantasy adventure.
This award-winning HBO Max film follows a high school student facing the world after a school shooting.
The directorial debut from Franka Potente (The Bourne Identity, The Bourne Supremacy, Run Lola Run) stars Kathy Bates, Jake McLaughlin and Aisling Franciosi in a drama about a 40-year-old man returning home from prison.
Peter Dinklage is the legendary lover in .
Adrien Brody is a violent loner pushed too far in Clean.
Tim Roth and Charlotte Gainsbourg play a wealthy family on vacation in Mexico until a distant emergency disrupts their ordered world in this suspenseful thriller.
From the makers of Console Wars, the documentary film Rise of the Players comes out exactly a year after the Gamestop stock market sensation, which saw a popular movement of investors take on the financial elite.
Kevin James is a disgraced football coach who returns to his home town to coach kids in Netflix comedy Home Team.
A weird and wild trip down Laguna Ave in a delirious flick that defies description on leftfield streaming service Arrow.
Riveting documentary about Poly Styrene, the boundary-smashing feminist icon pop singer and punk pioneer.
After the death of his mother, a loner builds a bizarre friendship with a monster in Shudder horror movie Slapface.
Roland Emmerich and Halle Berry want the moon on a stick in this ludicrous sci-fi extravaganza.
Renate Reinsve won best actress at Cannes for her central role in this romantic drama.
A prophecy causes problems for Scout Taylor-Compton (from Rob Zombie’s Halloween flicks) in this horror movie, when a visit to her childhood home to find her parents brings her face to face with a nightmarish cult instead.
Johnny Knoxville, Steve-O, Chris Pontius, Wee Man and the Jackass crew return after a long break for more pranks and shenanigans. Celebrity guests include Eric André, Shaquille O’Neal, Tony Hawk, Tyler the Creator and Machine Gun Kelly.
A young woman prepares a romantic homecoming for her girlfriend but their apartment turns against her when voices, shadows, and hallucinations reveal a truth she has been unwilling to face.
In the world of Anmaere, north of the city of Whithren, wild horses run through the moorlands and up the coast, while a line of women pass a single dream through the generations: a memory of a time where magic and myth were alive in the world. The Wanting Mare is the directorial debut of Nicolas Ashe Bateman, a visual effects artist who worked on A24’s The Green Knight.
Steven Soderbergh directs Zoë Kravitz as an agoraphobic tech worker forced to venture into the city streets during the COVID-19 pandemic in this HBO Max thriller.
In the dying days of the 19th century, during the final throes of a Spanish war, a little girl is rescued from an orphanage by a mysterious woman she believes is an angel. But the truth is much more horrifying in Shudder chiller All the Moons.
Divorce is on the horizon for a troubled couple until their marriage counselor challenges them to spend three days together in a house — leading to all kinds of revelations. Staycation streams on ALLBLK, a streaming service for Black stories.
Kenneth Branagh once again fires up his mustache and little gray cells as Agatha Christie’s detective Hercule Poirot in a follow-up to 2017’s Murder on the Orient Express.
Real-life US boxing world champion Kali Reis takes on human traffickers in the revenge thriller Catch the Fair One, executive produced by Darren Aronofsky.
Among the towering redwoods of California, a teenage musical prodigy navigates grief and first love. Acclaimed filmmaker Josephine Decker (Madeline’s Madeline, Shirley) directs for Apple TV Plus, from a script adapted by Jandy Nelson from her own novel.
Liam Neeson kicks ass, again.
Charlie Day and Jenny Slate scheme to get back at their exes in this rom-com from Amazon Prime Video.
Nuns and exorcisms and stuff.
Model and It girl Camille Rowe stars with Emmanuelle Chriqui in a weird tale of alien abductions, cults and music by MGMT.
A wild, violent and visually stunning slice of Russian cinema that wowed audiences at the Cannes film festival, to be released in the UK Feb. 11.
A group of bickering suburbanites find themselves stuck together when an android uprising causes their well intentioned household robots to lock them in for their own safety. Netflix film directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet. (France)
After her inspiring speech at the homecoming dance, Jodi (Ava Michelle) is no longer just the “tall girl” — she’s popular, confident, has a boyfriend, and just booked the lead role in this year’s school musical. But as the pressure of her newfound popularity intensifies, so do her insecurities, and new relationships are formed while old ones are tested.
Netflix presents a different kind of romance between a man with unusual tastes and a woman who stumbles upon his secret. (Korea)
A social worker discovers a supernatural entity is tormenting a family in the Shudder horror flick They Live in the Grey.
Nate and Sully in the Uncharted movie.
When 2020’s films began to be reshuffled, Uncharted was the first 2021 film to be moved. Fans are hyped for Sony’s video game adaptation starring Tom Holland, although the release date has jumped around more than Nathan Drake exploring a temple.
Kelly Reilly and Boyd Holbrook hunt for a furry menace in a 19th century village in The Cursed.
Netflix reboots the classic horror movie.
An atmospheric combination of ghost story and gritty sci-fi.
Disney Plus updates the Cinderella story to modern-day sneaker culture.
In this Shudder shocker, a teenager lives an isolated life atop a mountain with her mother until an insatiable and violent hunger awakens the dark secrets of her family’s blood.
Tyler Perry returns in Netflix’s A Madea Homecoming, a raucous comedy in which family secrets derail the college graduation of Madea’s great-grandson. Brendan O’Carroll cameos as Mrs. Brown, who’s kind of the British equivalent of Madea.
Mark Rylance is a tailor who makes outfits for the Outfit, geddit?
Naomi Watts stars in thriller The Desperate Hour, which unfolds in real time as a woman far from home on her daily jog learns her son is caught in a school shooting unfolding right at that moment.
Dave Grohl and the Foo Fighters made a horror movie. We’re sold!
The latest eco-disaster movie from the makers of The Wave and The Quake, The Burning Sea dives into a nail-biting oil rig catastrophe.
Hulu and Disney Plus thriller No Exit chases a young woman en route to a family emergency who’s stranded by a blizzard and forced to take shelter with a group of strangers — one of whom is a dangerous kidnapper.
Based on the book Two Against the Ice by Ejnar Mikkelsen, this Netflix film is a true story of friendship and survival as Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and Joe Cole trek dangerous parts of Greenland.
A weekend getaway to Croatia goes awry when a woman is accused of killing her best friend and her efforts to get to the truth uncover a painful secret. Netflix film based on the book by Sarah Alderson. Leighton Meester and Christina Wolfe star.
When his young daughter’s beloved android malfunctions, Colin Farrell tries to reconnect with his wife and child in Sundance drama After Yang.
A Palestinian woman is forced into a conspiracy in the tense drama Huda’s Salon.
One-shot thriller set on the mean streets of Belfast, chasing a small-time drug dealer as he tries to pull one last deal.
Three social media influencers battle an invasive yet alluring alien force in the Mojave Desert in Shudder’s disturbing horror flick The Seed.
Pixar’s latest flick features a young girl who unwittingly transforms into a giant red panda on Disney Plus.
A young woman is stranded on a mysterious island.
Ryan Reynolds plays a man who helps his younger self confront their father in The Adam Project, reuniting the star with Free Guy director Shawn Levy. Jennifer Garner, Zoe Saldana, Mark Ruffalo and Catherine Keener also star in this Netflix time travel thriller.
Robert Pattinson dons the bat suit for this delayed DC adventure.
State trooper Dan dreams of joining the K-9 Search & Rescue team, but no one will give him the chance. Shelter dog Ruby dreams of having a home, but is running out of hope. Fate brings them together on Netflix.
In writer-director Mariama Diallo’s debut feature, three women strive to find their place at a prestigious university that may be haunted by more than just old-school racism. Regina Hall stars in Master, which makes its way from Sundance to Prime Video.
Hannah John-Kamen and Douglas Booth are an expectant couple dealing with goblins at the bottom of their new garden.
A Hitchcockian Netflix thriller following a wealthy couple who arrive at their vacation home only to find it’s being robbed. Jason Segel, Lily Collins and Jesse Plemons star.
Disney Plus comedy Cheaper by the Dozen reboots the 2003 family film, with Gabrielle Union and Zach Braff as parents of a blended family of 12. The screenplay is written by Kenya Barris and Jenifer Rice-Genzuk Henry.
Set in a post-apocalyptic world, Netflix’s Swedish action thriller follows six soldiers sent on a covert mission to transport a mysterious package across a frozen archipelago without knowing what dangers lie ahead or who they can trust. Noomi Rapace stars. (Sweden)
A24 presents a horror movie starring Mia Goth, Jenna Ortega, Brittany Snow and Scott Mescudi as teens caught out when they make an adult film in rural Texas.
Ryan Kwanten and Hugo Weaving star in a futuristic thriller about a hitman who meets a mysterious woman and comes down with a deadly illness.
Shudder’s adult animation The Spine of Night pays tribute to twisted cult cartoons and comics like Conan The Barbarian, A Scanner Darkly, Heavy Metal and the work of Ralph Bakshi. Written by Philip Gelatt, one of the writers behind Netflix’s Love, Death & Robots, it features an impressive voice cast including Richard E. Grant, Lucy Lawless, Patton Oswalt, Betty Gabriel and Joe Manganiello.
Sandra Bullock and Channing Tatum are an author and a model caught up in a jungle adventure in this adventure comedy.
Michelle Yeoh stars in a multiverse-spanning epic from A24. Trust me, just .
Inspiring documentary King Otto recounts the miracle triumph of the 2004 Greek National Soccer Team at the European Championships.
Sony’s Spider-Man spinoff features Jared Leto as Marvel vampire Morbius.
Chris Pine and Ben Foster reunite for some special forces shenanigans, after their acclaimed pairing in 2016’s Hell or High Water.
Game of Thrones star Iwan Rheon is having the perfect birthday when the doorbell rings and the evening takes a nightmarish turn in creepy, twisty flick Barbarians.
as Sonic returns.
John Mulaney and Andy Samberg voice the animated heroes for Disney Plus.
Michael Bay dials 911 in this intense action thriller starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II.
from the Harry Potter prequel series, replaced as the villain by .
After firing up a lost ’80s survival horror game, a young coder unleashes a hidden curse that tears reality apart. Asa Butterfield, Iola Evans, Eddie Marsan and Robert Englund star in this Netflix film.
Mark Wahlberg is a boxer turned priest in this true story of Father Stu, also starring Mel Gibson.
Colin Firth, Matthew Macfayden and Kelly Macdonald head this real-life World War II drama.
A teenage delinquent befriends a surly magician (Rhea Perlman) who helps her confront her inner demons and dysfunctional family with sleight-of-hand magic.
After bubbles that broke the laws of gravity rained down upon the world, Tokyo has become a playground and battlefield for parkour team battles as they leap from building to building in this Netflix film. Hibiki, a young ace known for his dangerous play style, makes a reckless move one day and plummets into the gravity-bending sea. His life is saved by Uta, a girl with mysterious powers who appears suddenly. Their encounter leads to a revelation that will change the world. (Japan)
Finnish body horror flick Hatching follows a 12-year-old gymnast who finds and nurtures a strange egg.
Based on the book by Sarah Dessen, Netflix film Along for the Ride sees fellow insomniacs embark on a nightly quest to experience the fun, carefree teen life they never had by day. Kate Bosworth, Dermot Mulroney and Andie MacDowell star.
Following his meddling in Spider-Man: No Way Home, Marvel’s cocky sorcerer Doctor Strange, played by Benedict Cumberbatch, tackles the Multiverse of Madness.
A reimagining of Japanese superhero adventure Ultraman.
After a cheerleader falls off a pyramid and into a 20 year coma, she wakes up as a 37-year-old woman, ready to return to high school, regain her status and claim the prom queen crown that eluded her. Rebel Wilson and Alicia Silverstone star on Netflix.
Alex Garland’s simmering horror film stars Jessie Buckley and Rory Kinnear.
The Belcher family flips out in an animated version of the cartoon series Bob’s Burgers.
We’ve waited over 30 years for a sequel to the original 1986 Top Gun, as Tom Cruise feels the need for speed again.
David Cronenberg gets weird again in unsettling new film Crimes of the Future, which stars Kristen Stewart, Viggo Mortensen and Lea Seydoux in a return to the Existenz director’s body horror roots.
When sixteen nuclear missiles are launched at the US and a coordinated attack threatens a remote missile interceptor station, one Army lieutenant must save humanity as we know it. Elsa Pataky stars in this Netflix action flick.
Adam Sandler is a down on his luck basketball scout who discovers a once-in-a-lifetime player with a rocky past and has to bring them to the USA in this Netflix film. Queen Latifah, and Ben Foster also star.
Jeff Goldblum, Sam Neill and Laura Dern in the original Jurassic Park.
Original Jurassic Park stars Laura Dern, Sam Neill and Jeff Goldblum join Bryce Dallas Howard and Chris Pratt in this sixth dino-blockbuster.
Chris Evans takes Toy Story’s pompous plaything to infinity and beyond, as teased in the .
Chris Hemsworth, Miles Teller and Jurnee Smollett star in a Netflix sci-fi story about future prisoners and mind-altering drugs.
Thrown together in an Airbnb, Kevin Hart and Woody Harrelson team up to kill someone.
Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis tribute became an early high-profile casualty of the pandemic when , contracted the coronavirus. He and his wife, Rita Wilson, thankfully recovered, and the film was delayed only a month.
Ethan Hawke headlines a chilling horror movie.
In an era when terrifying beasts roamed the seas, monster hunters were celebrated heroes – and none were more beloved than the great Jacob Holland. But when young Maisie Brumble stows away on his fabled ship, he’s saddled with an unexpected ally. Together they embark on an epic journey into uncharted waters and make history. Netflix teamed up with Academy Award-winning filmmaker Chris Williams (Moana, Big Hero Six, Bolt) for this one.
Based on the novel by Jane Austen, this Netflix period romance stars Dakota Johnson, Cosmo Jarvis, Nikki, Amuka-Bird, Mia McKenna-Bruce, Richard E. Grant and Henry Golding.
Chris Hemsworth again brings the hammer down, with Tessa Thompson, Natalie Portman, Christian Bale and Jeff Goldblum. Guardians of the Galaxy chums Chris Pratt, Jaimie Alexander, Pom Klementieff, Dave Bautista, Karen Gillan, Sean Gunn and Vin Diesel also come along.
Where the Crawdads Sing is based on the bestselling novel by Delia Owens, starring Daisy Edgar-Jones from TV hit Normal People.
This new Amazon movie stars John Cho as a dying single dad on a poignant road trip to reunite his teen daughter with her long-lost mother.
Jordan Peele follows Get Out and Us with this new chiller, starring Daniel Kaluuya, Keke Palmer and Steven Yeun.
Ryan Gosling is the CIA’s most skilled mercenary, until he accidentally uncovers dark agency secrets and winds up with a psychopathic former colleague and other international assassins chasing a bounty on his head. Anthony Russo and Joe Russo direct this Netflix actioner. Chris Evans, Ana de Armas, Alfre Woodard and Regé-Jean Page also star.
Dwayne Johnson is Krypto (Superman’s dog) in this animated comedy featuring the voices of Keanu Reeves, John Krasinski, Kate McKinnon, Natasha Lyonne, Kevin Hart, Diego Luna, Jameela Jamil and Vanessa Bayer.
Directorial debut of The Office writer and star B.J. Novak, Vengeance is a darkly comic thriller about a New York podcaster who journeys to West Texas to investigate the death of a girl he was hooking up with. Issa Rae, Ashton Kutcher, Boyd Holbrook, J. Smith-Cameron and Dove Cameron star.
Jane Fonda, Whoopi Goldberg and Simon Pegg lend their voices to this Apple TV Plus animated film about the unluckiest person in the world discovering unicorns and dragons in the magical Land of Luck.
John Wick director David Leitch shoots with an all-star cast, including Brad Pitt, Zazie Beetz, Michael Shannon and Sandra Bullock.
Hulu’s the place for this , set in the Old West.
In this Netflix film thriller, Jamie Foxx stars as a hard-working dad who just wants to provide a good life for his quick-witted daughter, but his mundane pool cleaning job is a front for his real source of income: slaying vampires!
Owen Wilson stars in the tale of a kid who discovers a superhero’s secret headquarters under his home.
The Bride is a thriller about a young woman invited to a lavish destination wedding in England, only for the nuptials to take a sinister turn.
Sylvester Stallone is an aging superhero in this dark take on superheroics.
Viola Davis, Lashana Lynch and John Boyega star in Gina Prince-Bythewood’s historical hit.
Olivia Wilde directs Florence Pugh and Harry Styles in a story of a 1950s housewife discovering a disturbing secret. Gemma Chan, Chris Pine and Nick Kroll also star.
Based on a bestselling novel by Joyce Carol Oates, Netflix film Blonde stars Ana de Armas as Marilyn Monroe.
David O. Russell writes and directs a romantic crime epic about three friends caught up in a shocking secret plot, loosely based on fact. The cast is bananas, including Christian Bale, Margot Robbie, John David Washington, Alessandro Nivola, Andrea Riseborough, Anya Taylor-Joy, Chris Rock, Matthias Schoenaerts, Michael Shannon, Mike Myers, Taylor Swift, Timothy Olyphant, Zoe Saldana, Rami Malek and Robert De Niro.
The slasher series sees Jamie Lee Curtis take on a masked killer for a final time (until the next reboot).
Dwayne Johnson is the vengeful DC villain .
Based on the book The Good Nurse: A True Story of Medicine, Madness, and Murder by Charles Graeber, the Netflix film follows a nurse who becomes suspicious that her colleague is responsible for a series of patient deaths. Eddie Redmayne and Jessica Chastain star.
Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele are two scheming demons in a stop-motion fantasy coming to Netflix.
Netflix’s young detective Enola Holmes takes on her first official case to find a missing girl, as the sparks of a dangerous conspiracy ignite a mystery that requires the help of friends — including her brother Sherlock. Millie Bobby Brown, Henry Cavill, Louis Partridge, Helena Bonham Carter and David Thewlis star.