The 16 Best Action Movies of 2022 (So Far)
A few highly anticipated action movies are finally coming out.
This is the time of the year and the temperature is getting cooler, the urge to leave the house lower as well as our new calendars are eagerly awaiting the release dates of highly anticipated films. Whatever genre you like and everything including to comedy from terror or documentaries 2022 will be a great year when studios are catching up on delays caused by pandemics finally get the action movies we’ve waited for as long as three years for.
The new series of action films is particularly exciting, since numerous beloved franchises and star directors are back with fresh versions of the films we love. From John Wick to Thor to Top Gun, this guide will help you decide which are likely to be among the best action films of 2022.
Date of release 18 February 2022
With: Jake Gyllenhaal, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II Eiza Gonzalez Garret Dillahunt Keir O’Donnell Moses Ingram, Jose Pablo Cantillo and Kayli Tran
What’s the reason to watch it: Transformers director Michael Bay is always good for action scenes that are great and his latest movie is packed with intense stakes. A veteran (Mateen) who requires an enormous sum to fund his wife’s surgical procedure is involved in the partner’s (Gyllenhaal) Bank robbery. The duo end up taking over an ambulance, and take the EMT (Gonzalez) as well as an injured cop to the hospital for treatment as hostages.
Date of release April 4, 2022
with: Robert Pattinson, Zoe Kravitz, Andy Serkis, Jeffrey Wright, Barry Keoghan, Peter Sarsgaard, John Turturro, Paul Dano and Colin Farrell
The reason it’s worth watching when we learned that Roberts Pattinson will be playing the role of the Caped Crusader, everyone wondered what kind of Batman film we’d be getting. The trailers show an eerie, violent story that features a variety of well-known DC characters (including Kravitz as Catwoman) We could not be more than thrilled.
‘Operation Fortune: Ruse De Guerre’
Date of release 17 March 2022
With: Jason Statham, Aubrey Plaza, Josh Hartnett, Cary Elwes, Bugzy Malone, and Hugh Grant
The reason to watch it The plot of the Guy Ritchie action-comedy, a group of spies join forces with an Hollywood celebrity to stop the sales of a new deadly weapon technology.
“The Lost City’
Date of release 19 March 2022
with: Sandra Bullock, Channing Tatum, Daniel Radcliffe, Patti Harrison, Oscar Nunez, and Da’Vine joy Randolph.
The reason it’s worth watching It’s a pleasure to see a fast-paced action film that is also entertaining and this film makes us happy in both ways. Bullock portrays a reclusive romance author who is caught up in a kidnapping plot in the wild during the road with her model for the cover (Tatum).
“Everything Everywhere All at Once’
Date of release Date: March 25, 2022
Starring: Michelle Yeoh, Jamie Lee Curtis, Ke Huy Quan,
James Hong, Stephanie Hsu, Andy Le, Brian Le, Harry Shum, Jr. and Jenny Slate
The reason why is it worth watching: Michelle Yeoh accessing memories of innumerable versions of herself and kickin’ to the ground across the universe? Please sign me up.
Date of release 1st April 2022
With: Chris Pine, Ben Foster, Florian Munteanu, Gillian Jacobs, Kiefer Sutherland Eddie Marsan, and JD Pardo
What’s the reason it’s worth watching: Pine has kept an unassuming profile over the past couple of months (minus his Wonder Woman films) and we’re thrilled to see him as an ex- Special Forces agent sent overseas for a secret mission in the new action film.
Date of release 22nd April 2022
With: Alexander Skarsgard, Nicole Kidman, Ethan Hawke, Claes Bang, Anna Taylor-Joy Willem Dafoe, and Bjork
What’s the reason it’s worth watching A fugitive Viking prince vows to vengeance on his uncle who stole the entire world from him, in this raunchy epic tale.
‘Top Gun: Maverick’
Date of release 27 May 2022
With: Tom Cruise, Jennifer Connelly, Miles Teller, Ed Harris, Val Kilmer, Glen Powell, Jay Ellis, Monica Barbaro and Jon Hamm
The reason it’s worth watching 30 years after the first film The Top Gun sequel showcases Maverick (Cruise) sharing on his knowledge and training the new crew of pilots.
‘Jurassic World: Dominion’
Date of release 10 June 2022
With: Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Daniella Pineda Kristoffer Polaha Omar Sy, BD Wong, Sam Neill, Jeff Goldblum and Laura Dern
What’s the reason is it worth watching Dinosaur lovers are ready. The
Jurassic World series is finally here. Returning three years after the conclusion of the film that showed dinosaurs roaming free outside the park. The film will also bring returning Neill, Goldblum, and Dern returning to characters from first Jurassic Park films.
Date of release 30 June 2022
With: Jennifer Lopez, Josh Duhamel, Jennifer Coolidge, Lenny Kravitz, Sonia Braga, D’Arcy Carden, Desmin Borges, and Cheech Marin.
The reason to watch it: J.Lo stars in the action comedy as an engaged bride whose wedding is ruined by a hostage crisis involving their families. We’re eager to watch this hilarious cast and especially Jennifer Coolidge returning to our screens.
“Thor: Love and Thunder’
Date of release 7 July 2022
With: Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Taika Waititi, Tessa Thompson, Christian Bale, Karen Gillan, and Russell Crowe.
What’s the reason it’s worth watching This is the following Thor separate film will feature Jane Foster, the God of Asgard’s romantic interest from the first two movies, Jane Foster (Portman). But, in bizarre Taika Waititi style, Foster won’t be standing in the middle in the action. Foster is expected to become one of the female versions of Thor who will pick up the hammer once the first (Hemsworth) ceases to be worthy.
Date of release 15 July 2022
With: Brad Pitt, Sandra Bullock, Joey King, Andrew Koji, Brian Tyree Henry, Michael Shannon Aaron Taylor-Johnson Hiroyuki Sanada, and Bad Bunny
The reason to watch it The new film by Atomic Blonde director David Leitch takes place on the high-speed train that is named after it in Tokyo that follows five assassins who discover that the targets they’ve chosen are connected. If you’re interested in seeing Brad Pitt and Bad Bunny fighting for the title make sure to mark this film on your schedule.
Mission: Impossible 7′
Date of release 30 September 2022
With: Tom Cruise, Rebecca Ferguson, Hayley Atwell, Vanessa Kirby, Pom Klementieff, Simon Pegg, and Ving Rhames
What’s the reason to watch it The most exciting aspect in any film like Mission: Impossible is watching how Cruise will recreate his classic life-threatening stunts. The film’s upcoming sequel will also bring back the Fallout starlets Ferguson and Kirby in their sexy roles.
“Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’
Date of release 11th November 2022
With: Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira Letitia Wright Daniel Kaaluya, Winston Duke, Martin Freeman, Dominique Thorne, Michaela Coel and Angela Bassett
The reason it’s worth watching The majority of the story details for this Black Panther The plot details of the Black Panthersequel are kept from the public eye due to Chadwick Boseman’s tragic death. Since T’Challa isn’t in the picture We’re guessing that the female characters of Wakanda and his genius sisters Shuri (Wright) along with his new added Ironheart (Thorne) Ironheart (Thorne) will take the lead in the movie.
Date of release TBD
With: Chris Hemsworth, Adam Bessa, Tinatin Dalakishvili, Patrick Newall, Rayna Campbell, and Hector andreu.
The reason it’s worth watching The sequel to 2020’s Netflix smash Extraction is set to be released later this year, featuring Tyler Rake on a new assignment that involves one of most dangerous prisons in the world.
Date of release TBD
Starring Ma Dong-seok (aka Don Lee), and Son Suk-ku
The reason to watch it The sequel to a cult action film (2017’s The Outlaws) This Korean film features “The Eternals Ma Dong-seok reprise his role as “Beast Cop” Ma Seok-do.