Top 5 movies in 2022

The Batman

Batman ventures into Gotham City’s underworld when a sadistic killer leaves behind a trail of cryptic clues. As the evidence begins to lead closer to home and the scale of the perpetrator’s plans becomes clear, he must forge new relationships, unmask the culprit and bring justice to the abuse of power and corruption that has long plagued the metropolis.

Release date: March 4, 2022 (USA)

Director: Matt Reeves
Starring: Robert Pattinson; Zoë Kravitz; Paul Dano; Jeffrey Wright; John Turturro; Peter Sarsgaard; Andy Serkis; Colin Farrell
Box office: $598.1 million
Music by: Michael Giacchino
Cinematography: Greig Fraser


Treasure hunter Victor “Sully” Sullivan recruits street-smart Nathan Drake to help him recover a 500-year-old lost fortune amassed by explorer Ferdinand Magellan. What starts as a heist soon becomes a globe-trotting, white-knuckle race to reach the prize before the ruthless Santiago Moncada can get his hands on it. If Sully and Nate can decipher the clues and solve one of the world’s oldest mysteries, they stand to find $5 billion in treasure — but only if they can learn to work together.

Release date: February 18, 2022 (USA)
Director: Ruben Fleischer
Starring: Tom Holland; Mark Wahlberg; Sophia Ali; Tati Gabrielle; Antonio Banderas
Box office: $337.3 million


Twenty-five years after a streak of brutal murders shocked the quiet town of Woodsboro, Calif., a new killer dons the Ghostface mask and begins targeting a group of teenagers to resurrect secrets from the town’s deadly past.

Release date: January 14, 2022 (USA)
Directors: Matt Bettinelli-Olpin, Tyler Gillett
Starring: Melissa Barrera; Mason Gooding; Jenna Ortega; Jack Quaid; Marley Shelton; Courteney Cox; David Arquette; Neve Campbell
Box office: $139.6 million

The Lost City

Reclusive author Loretta Sage writes about exotic places in her popular adventure novels that feature a handsome cover model named Alan. While on tour promoting her new book with Alan, Loretta gets kidnapped by an eccentric billionaire who hopes she can lead him to an ancient city’s lost treasure from her latest story. Determined to prove he can be a hero in real life and not just on the pages of her books, Alan sets off to rescue her.

Release date: March 23, 2022 (USA)
Directors: Aaron Nee, Adam Nee
Music composed by: Pinar Toprak
Production companies: Exhibit A Pictures, 3Dot Productions, Fortis Films
Producers: Sandra Bullock, Seth Gordon, Liza Chasin
Screenplay: Seth Gordon, Aaron Nee, Adam Nee, Dana Fox, Oren Uziel

Kimi HBO Max

A tech worker with agoraphobia discovers recorded evidence of a violent crime but is met with resistance when she tries to report it. Seeking justice, she must do the thing she fears the most: she must leave her apartment.
Initial release: February 10, 2022
Director: Steven Soderbergh
Distributed by: Warner Bros. Pictures, New Line Cinema