List of American films of 2022

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This is a list of American films that are scheduled to release in 2022. Some films have announced release dates but have yet to begin filming, while others are in production but do not yet have definite release dates. Films listed as "untitled" do not yet have publicly announced titles.

2022 is scheduled to release some films that were originally scheduled for release in 2020 and 2021, but were postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

January–March

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Escape Room 2 Columbia Pictures Adam Robitel (director); Bragi F. Schut, Maria Melnik (screenplay); Taylor Russell, Logan Miller, Isabelle Fuhrman, Thomas Cocquerel, Holland Roden, Carlito Olivero, Indya Moore
14 The 355 Universal Pictures / Perfect World Pictures / FilmNation Entertainment Simon Kinberg (director/screenplay); Theresa Rebeck (screenplay); Jessica Chastain, Lupita Nyong'o, Penélope Cruz, Diane Kruger, Fan Bingbing, Sebastian Stan, Édgar Ramírez
[1]
Deep Water 20th Century Studios / Regency Enterprises Adrian Lyne (director); Zach Helm, Sam Levinson (screenplay); Ben Affleck, Ana de Armas, Tracy Letts, Lil Rel Howery, Rachel Blanchard, Finn Wittrock, Jacob Elordi, Dash Mihok
[2]
Scream Paramount Pictures / Spyglass Media Group Matt Bettinelli-Olpin, Tyler Gillett (director); James Vanderbilt, Guy Busick (screenplay); Neve Campbell, David Arquette, Courteney Cox, Marley Shelton
[3]
Sesame Street Warner Bros. Pictures / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer / 21 Laps Entertainment Jonathan Krisel (director); Chris Galletta (screenplay); Anne Hathaway, Chance the Rapper
[4]
The Man from Toronto Columbia Pictures Patrick Hughes (director); Robbie Fox (screenplay); Kevin Hart, Woody Harrelson, Kaley Cuoco, Ellen Barkin
[5]
21 Morbius Columbia Pictures / Marvel Entertainment Daniel Espinosa (director); Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless, Art Marcum and Matt Holloway (screenplay); Jared Leto, Matt Smith, Adria Arjona, Tyrese Gibson, Al Madrigal, Jared Harris, Michael Keaton
[6]
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11 Death on the Nile 20th Century Studios / Scott Free Productions / TSG Entertainment Kenneth Branagh (director); Michael Green (screenplay); Kenneth Branagh, Tom Bateman, Annette Bening, Russell Brand, Ali Fazal, Dawn French, Gal Gadot, Armie Hammer, Rose Leslie, Emma Mackey, Sophie Okonedo, Jennifer Saunders, Letitia Wright
[2]
Marry Me Universal Pictures / Perfect World Pictures Kat Coiro (director); John Rogers, Tami Sagher, Harper Dill (screenplay); Jennifer Lopez, Owen Wilson, Maluma, John Bradley, Sarah Silverman
[7]
18 Uncharted Columbia Pictures / PlayStation Productions / Atlas Entertainment Ruben Fleischer (director); Art Marcum and Matt Holloway (screenplay); Tom Holland, Mark Wahlberg, Sophia Taylor Ali, Tati Gabrielle, Antonio Banderas
[8]
Ambulance Universal Pictures Michael Bay (director); Chris Fedak (screenplay); Jake Gyllenhaal, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Eiza González, Garret Dillahunt
[9]
Rumble Paramount Animation / Walden Media / WWE Studios Hamish Grieve (director); Richard Pursel, Etan Cohen, Matt Lieberman (screenplay); Will Arnett, Terry Crews, Geraldine Viswanathan, Joe "Roman Reigns" Anoa'i, Tony Danza, Becky Lynch, Susan Kelechi Watson, Stephen A. Smith, Jimmy Tatro, Ben Schwartz
[10]
Luck Paramount Pictures / Skydance Animation Peggy Holmes (director); Kiel Murray, Jonathan Aibel, Glenn Berger (screenplay)
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4 The Batman Warner Bros. Pictures / DC Films / 6th & Idaho Productions Matt Reeves (director/screenplay); Peter Craig (screenplay); Robert Pattinson, Zoë Kravitz, Paul Dano, Jeffrey Wright, John Turturro, Peter Sarsgaard, Barry Keoghan, Jayme Lawson, Andy Serkis, Colin Farrell
[12]
Untitled Paranormal Activity film Paramount+ / Blumhouse Productions William Eubank (director); Christopher Landon (screenplay)
[13]
11 Turning Red Walt Disney Pictures / Pixar Animation Studios Domee Shi (director)
[14]
25 Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness Marvel Studios Sam Raimi (director); Jade Bartlett, Michael Waldron (screenplay); Benedict Cumberbatch, Elizabeth Olsen, Benedict Wong, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Rachel McAdams, Xochitl Gomez
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April–June

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8 Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Paramount Pictures / Original Film / Sega Jeff Fowler (director); Patrick Casey, Josh Miller (screenplay); Ben Schwartz, James Marsden, Tika Sumpter, Jim Carrey
[16]
15 The Bad Guys Universal Pictures / DreamWorks Animation Pierre Perifel (director); Etan Cohen, Hilary Winston (screenplay)
[17]
The Lost City of D Paramount Pictures Aaron and Adam Nee (directors); Sandra Bullock, Channing Tatum, Patti Harrison, Da'Vine Joy Randolph, Daniel Radcliffe
[18]
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6 Thor: Love and Thunder Marvel Studios Taika Waititi (director/screenplay); Jennifer Kaytin Robinson (screenplay); Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tessa Thompson, Christian Bale, Chris Pratt, Jaimie Alexander, Pom Klementieff, Dave Bautista, Karen Gillan, Sean Gunn
[14]
20 Legally Blonde 3 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Mindy Kaling, Dan Goor (screenplay); Reese Witherspoon
[19]
DC Super Pets Warner Bros. Pictures / Warner Animation Group / DC Films Jared Stern (director/screenplay); Sam Levine (co-director)
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27 Mission: Impossible 7 Paramount Pictures / Skydance Media / Bad Robot Productions Christopher McQuarrie (director/screenplay); Tom Cruise, Hayley Atwell, Rebecca Ferguson, Ving Rhames, Simon Pegg, Pom Klementieff, Vanessa Kirby, Esai Morales, Shea Whigham, Henry Czerny, Rob Delaney, Charles Parnell, Indira Varma, Mark Gatiss, Cary Elwes
[21]
John Wick: Chapter 4 Lionsgate Chad Stahelski (director); Derek Kolstad (screenplay); Keanu Reeves, Ian McShane, Lance Reddick, Laurence Fishburne
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3 Elvis Warner Bros. Pictures Baz Luhrmann (director/screenplay); Craig Pearce (screenplay); Austin Butler, Tom Hanks, Olivia DeJonge, Yola Quartey, Luke Bracey, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Dacre Montgomery, Helen Thomson, Richard Roxburgh, David Wenham
[23]
10 Jurassic World: Dominion Universal Pictures / Amblin Entertainment Colin Trevorrow (director/screenplay); Emily Carmichael (screenplay); Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum, Mamoudou Athie, Scott Haze, Jake Johnson, Dichen Lachman, Campbell Scott, Isabella Sermon, Justice Smith, Omar Sy, Daniella Pineda, DeWanda Wise, BD Wong
[24]
17 Lightyear Walt Disney Pictures / Pixar Animation Studios Angus MacLane (director); Chris Evans
[14]

July–September

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1 Minions: The Rise of Gru Universal Pictures / Illumination Kyle Balda (director); Brian Lynch (screenplay); Pierre Coffin, Steve Carell, Taraji P. Henson, Michelle Yeoh, RZA, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Lucy Lawless, Dolph Lundgren, Danny Trejo, Russell Brand, Julie Andrews, Alan Arkin
[25]
8 Black Panther II Marvel Studios Ryan Coogler (director/screenplay); Lupita Nyong'o, Letitia Wright, Danai Gurira, Martin Freeman, Winston Duke, Tenoch Huerta, Angela Bassett
[14]
15 Untitled third Fantastic Beasts film Warner Bros. Pictures / Heyday Films David Yates (director); J. K. Rowling, Steve Kloves (screenplay); Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Dan Fogler, Alison Sudol, Ezra Miller, Callum Turner, William Nadylam, Kevin Guthrie, Poppy Corby-Tuech, Jessica Williams, Jude Law, Mads Mikkelsen
[26]
22 Untitled Jordan Peele horror film Universal Pictures / Monkeypaw Productions Jordan Peele (director/screenplay); Keke Palmer, Daniel Kaluuya
[27]
29 Untitled fifth Indiana Jones film Lucasfilm James Mangold (director); Harrison Ford, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Mads Mikkelsen
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Black Adam Warner Bros. Pictures / New Line Cinema / DC Films / Seven Bucks Productions Jaume Collet-Serra (director); Adam Sztykiel, Rory Haines, Sohrab Noshirvani (screenplay); Dwayne Johnson, Aldis Hodge, Noah Centineo, Quintessa Swindell, Marwan Kenzari, Pierce Brosnan
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23 Puss in Boots: The Last Wish Universal Pictures / DreamWorks Animation Joel Crawford (director); Antonio Banderas
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30 Ticket to Paradise Smokehouse Pictures / Red Om Films / Working Title Films / Universal Pictures Ol Parker (director); Daniel Pipski (screenplay); Julia Roberts, George Clooney, Billie Lourd
[30]

October–December

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7 Untitled Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse sequel Columbia Pictures / Marvel Entertainment / Sony Pictures Animation Joaquim Dos Santos (director); Phil Lord, Christopher Miller, David Callaham (screenplay); Shameik Moore, Hailee Steinfeld
[15]
14 Halloween Ends Universal Pictures / Miramax / Blumhouse Productions David Gordon Green (director/screenplay); Danny McBride, Paul Brad Logan, Chris Bernier (screenplay); Jamie Lee Curtis, Judy Greer, Andi Matichak
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4 The Flash Warner Bros. Pictures / DC Films Andy Muschietti (director); Christina Hodson (screenplay); Ezra Miller, Michael Keaton, Kiersey Clemons, Maribel Verdú, Ron Livingston, Sasha Calle, Ben Affleck
[32]
11 Captain Marvel 2 Marvel Studios Nia DaCosta (director); Megan McDonnell (screenplay); Brie Larson, Teyonah Parris, Iman Vellani, Zawe Ashton
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Spellbound Paramount Pictures / Skydance Animation Vicky Jenson (director), Lauren Hynek, Elizabeth Martin, Linda Woolverton (screenplay)
[34]
23 Creed III Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer / Balboa Productions Michael B. Jordan (director); Zach Baylin, Keenan Coogler (screenplay); Michael B. Jordan, Tessa Thompson, Phylicia Rashad
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16 Avatar 2 20th Century Studios / Lightstorm Entertainment James Cameron (director/screenplay); Josh Friedman (screenplay); Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Stephen Lang, Sigourney Weaver, Giovanni Ribisi, Joel David Moore, Dileep Rao, CCH Pounder, Matt Gerald, Kate Winslet, Cliff Curtis, Michelle Yeoh, Jemaine Clement, Edie Falco, Brendan Cowell, Oona Chaplin, Vin Diesel
[36]
Aquaman 2 Warner Bros. Pictures / DC Films James Wan (director), David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick (screenplay); Jason Momoa, Amber Heard, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Patrick Wilson, Pilou Asbæk
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23 The Nightingale TriStar Pictures Mélanie Laurent (director), Dana Stevens (screenplay); Dakota Fanning, Elle Fanning
[38]
25 Babylon Paramount Pictures Damien Chazelle (director/screenplay); Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie
[39]

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