Movies are back! After movie theaters started to open up again last year, people are more excited than ever to see new releases, whether it is in a theater or at home.
Last year had some great releases such as Eternals, Spiderman: No Way Home, Encanto, Tick, Tick… Boom, Ghostbusters: Afterlife and many more. 2022 has just as big releases and fans cannot wait to experience them.
With many more Marvel/Superhero movies, horror, comedies and sequels, this year is jam packed with new releases. Some of these dates may change or have already been changed, but that doesn’t stop the anticipation
While there are dozens of movies coming out this year, we are just focusing on the biggest ones. Here are the top 5 most anticipated movies of 2022.
Tom Holland already ended 2021 with a bang when Spider-Man: No Way Home broke box office records. Now, he is ready to take over 2022 as well with the release of Uncharted. The movie follows treasure hunter Nick Drake, a descendent of explorer Sir Francis Drake, who learns the whereabouts of El Dorado, the fabled South American golden city. It is set to hit theaters on Feb. 18, 2022. Uncharted also stars Mark Wahlberg, Antonio Banderas and Sophia Ali.
Legally Blonde 3
Snaps for Legally Blonde 3! After many delays due to the CoronaVirus pandemic, fans are finally getting another sequel to the 2001 cult classic. Reese Witherspoon will reprise her role as Elle Woods and according to IMDb, Jennifer Coolidge, who played Colette, is returning, as well as Jessica Cauffiel and Alanna Ubach as Woods’ best friends. Although no details or trailers have been released yet, the third installment is supposed to be released on May 20, 2022.
Jurassic World: Dominion
Jurassic World: Dominion was delayed due to the pandemic, but it is finally hitting theaters on June 10, 2022. A teaser was released in Nov. 2021, but no official trailer has been dropped yet. With the return of Ian Malcolm in the second film, fans are excited to see Alan Grant come back. And according to IMDb, many original cast members, including Laura Dern and BD Wong, are set to return.
Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore
Get ready to go back to Hogwarts! The third installment of the Fantastic Beasts franchise, Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore, a prequel to Harry Potter, will be arriving in theaters on April 15, 2022. The film had been delayed for over a year, due to the pandemic. In this movie, fans will find out more about Albus Dumbledore and his family’s secrets, while Newt, Jacob and others try to take down Grindelwald (who is now played by Mads Mikkelsen).
You will have to wait until the end of the year to see the most anticipated sequel. Avatar 2 will be released on Dec. 16, 2022. The first film broke so many records that this one is expected to do the same. For the sequel, the plot will consist of Jake Sully and Ney’tiri forming a family and doing everything they can to stay together. However, they must leave their home and explore the regions of Pandora. When an ancient threat resurfaces, Jake must fight a difficult war against the humans.