Netflix Film Roster of 2022 Revealed; Enola Holmes Makes a Comeback!

Netflix is taking the streaming wars seriously and 2022 continues to become another colossal year for the streaming giant.

Are you ready to watch a stream of movies coming down the slope this year? If you aren’t, you better be ready, as Netflix is planning to morph you into a nocturnal animal with a brand new roster of more than 80 new original titles scheduled to be released on the streaming platform this year. Mathematically, that makes it a minimum of one new film every week on Netflix!

The streaming giant revealed a fourth-wall-breaking first glance video on Thursday spotlighting a slew of thrilling Netflix movies landing on its platform in 2022, along with the complete Netflix 2022 movie roster. From Knives Out 2 by Rian Johnson to The Adam Project by Shawn Levy and more, the list contains depth. The upcoming movie line assures enough high-budget reverie and promising talent to please any level of judgment. Keeping up the norm to address the viewers from every age group, the streaming king also tossed out the bait of Enola Holmes 2 starring Millie Bobby. Other notable features previewed in the first-look video also include Pinocchio by the legendary Guillermo Del Toro.

Watch the video here:

Rest assured, plenty of blockbusters are going to keep you fixed to your couch this year. Moreover, watch out for new big stature films from esteemed directors like George C. Wolfe, Judd Apatow, Noah Baumbach, and Guillermo del Toro. The icing on the cake; a new comedy by Paul Feig will definitely give you never-ending laughter.

It seems that 2022 is going to be a good time to be a Netflix subscriber as the elite streaming service will start trickling weekly bulletins about its 2022 movie slate.

To help you go through all the hype, we are highlighting some of the marquee and most thrilling Netflix titles set to release in 2022. While Netflix shared the director, cast, and loglines for every movie, several titles don’t have release dates yet.

Keeping in view the announced release dates, some of the titles closest to release are Tall Girl 2, Texas Chainsaw Massacre, The Adam Project, The Weekend Away, and Windfall.

Let’s explore our picks below.

Tall Girl 2

Tall Girl 2

Releasing On: February 11, 2022.

Cast: Sabrina Carpenter, Griffin Gluck, Ava Michelle, 

Directed by: Emily Ting

After her motivating talk at the homecoming dance, Jodi is no longer merely the “tall girl,” rather she’s confident, popular, and in a relationship. On top of that, she has just clinched the lead role in the school musical this year. But as things get more complex regarding her popularity, insecurities, new and old relationships; she feels like the empire she built is starting to collapse. Jodi understands that standing tall was merely the beginning, and there’s a lot more to come.


Texas Chainsaw Massacre

Texas Chainsaw Massacre

Releasing On: February 18, 2022.

Cast: Sarah Yarkin, Mark Burnham, Elsie Fisher, 

Directed by: David Blue Garcia

After remaining hidden for almost 50 years, Leatherface makes a comeback to petrify a pack of utopian young friends who fortuitously obstruct his highly guarded world in a remote area of Texas.


Tyler Perry’s A Madea Homecoming

Tyler Perry

Releasing On: February 25

Cast: Tyler Perry, David Mann, Cassi Davis Patton

Directed by: Tyler Perry

Madea starts the preparations for a welcome dinner for her family who is gathering to celebrate her great-grandson’s college graduation. However, some unseen secrets can potentially jeopardize the exuberant family get-together.


The Weekend Away

The Weekend Away

Releasing On: March 3

Cast: Christina Wolfe, Leighton Meester

Directed by: Kim Farrant

A weekend vacation to Croatia goes totally wrong when a woman is alleged to murder her best friend, however, her efforts to uncover the truth reveal an agonizing secret.


The Adam Project

The Adam Project

Releasing On: March 11

Cast: Ryan Reynolds, Jennifer Garner, Mark Ruffalo, Walker Scobell, with Zoe Saldaña and Catherine Keener

Directed by: Shawn Levy

A time-traveling pilot joins hands with a juvenile version of himself to go back in his past and warrants the future of humanity. The film promises a great time with a star-studded cast including Saldaña, Garner, Reynolds, and Ruffalo. A potential hit for the streamer? Definitely yes.


Rescued By Rugby

 

Releasing On: March 17

Cast: Scott Wolf, Grant Gustin

Directed by: Katt Shea

Based on a true story, Dan, a state soldier aspires to join the K-9 Search & Rescue team, but no one is willing to let him do so. Shelter dog Ruby yearns to have a home but her hopes are fading. When Dan and Ruby are brought together at the hands of fate, their unbreakable bond helps them overcome their toughest challenge.


Windfall

 Windfall

Releasing On: March 18

Cast: Jason Segel, Jesse Plemons, Lily Collins

Directed by: Charlie McDowell

This title is a Hitchcockian thriller covering the story of a rich couple who come to their vacation resort only to face the shocking fact of it being robbed.


Choose Or Die

Choose or Die

Releasing On: April 15

Cast: Asa Butterfield, Eddie Marsan, Lola Evans

Directed by: Toby Meakins

After rebooting a lost survival horror game from the 1980s, a young coder untethers an unseen curse that rips apart the reality, compelling her to make terror-stricken decisions and face lethal reverberations. It is definitely going to be an amazing addition to the best scary movies on Netflix.


Senior Year

Senior Year

Releasing On: May 13

Cast: Rebel Wilson, Justin Hartley, Alicia Silverstone

Directed by: Alex Hardcastle

Unfortunately falling off a pyramid, a cheerleader goes into a 20-year coma, and later wakes up as a 37-year-old mature lady. She gets ready to make a comeback to her high school to reclaim her status and regain the prom queen title.


Matilda

Film - Matilda

Releasing On: December 2022

Cast: Alisha Weir, Lashana Lynch, Emma Thompson

Directed by: Matthew Warchus

An adaptation of the award-winning musical by Tony and Olivier, Matilda chronicles the story of an exceptional girl who, aided with an acute mind and a strong imagination, challenges to change her story with inexplicable results.

The remaining prominent movies, for which the release date is yet to be announced, that will be coming soon on the streaming platform, are listed below.


Knives Out 2

KNIVES OUT 2

Cast: Daniel Craig, Janelle Monáe, Edward Norton, Dave Bautista, Leslie Odom Jr., Kathryn Hahn, Kate Hudson

Directed by: Rian Johnson

The most prominent title other than The Adam Project, Knives Out 2 is the sequel to Johnson’s acclaimed 2019 murder story. Agent Benoit Blanc goes to Greece to untie the layers of a whodunit involving a new set of vibrant suspects.


Enola Holmes 2 

Enola Holmes

Directed by: Harry Bradbeer

Cast: Henry Cavill, Millie Bobby Brown, Helena Bonham Carter, Louis Partridge

Detective-for-hire following the footsteps of her ill-reputed brother, Enola Holmes sets out on her first official assignment to trace a missing girl. The sparks of a menacing conspiracy unleash a mystery that demands the help of Sherlock himself to solve.


Guillermo Del Toro’s Pinocchio

Pinocchio

Cast: Gregory Mann, David Bradley, Ewan McGregor

Directed by: Guillermo del Toro and Mark Gustafson

Guillermo del Toro, an Oscar-winning producer, recreates Carlo Collodi’s classic story of the wooden marionette named Pinocchio. This playful, stop-motion musical follows the roguish and rebellious escapades of Pinocchio in his chase of a place in this world.


13: The Musical

13

Cast: Debra Messing, Josh Peck, Rhea Perlman

Directed by: Tamra Davis

After moving to suburban Indiana from New York City, Evan Goldman copes with the divorce of his parents, prepares for his looming Bar Mitzvah, and sifts through the complex social circles at a new school.


APOLLO 10 ½: A Space Age Childhood

APOLLO 10 ½: A Space Age Childhood

Cast: Zachary Levi, Jack Black, Glenn Powell

Directed by: Richard Linklater

Apollo 10 ½: A Space Age Childhood chronicles the tale of the first human landing on the moon during the summer of 1969 from two interlinked points of view. The mission control and astronaut perspective of the historic moment, and through the point of view of a kid growing up in Houston, with his own intergalactic dreams. The film takes inspiration from Oscar-nominated filmmaker Richard Linklater’s life.


Beauty

Beauty (2022)

Cast: Gracie Marie Bradley, Niecy Nash, Giancarlo Esposito

Directed by: Andrew Dosunmu

A talented young Black woman soon realizes that she has somewhat lost her real voice and identity after she’s extended a well-paid recording contract.


Blonde

Blonde

Cast: Ana de Armas, Bobby Cannavale, Adrien Brody, Caspar Phillipson

Directed by: Andrew Dominik

Based on a bestselling novel by Joyce Carol Oates, Blonde is the boldly reinvented private story of Marilyn Monroe; the world’s most prominent sex symbol. This movie is a fictional depiction of the actress, singer, and model during the 1950s and 1960s viewed through the contemporary eye of VIP culture.


The Bubble

The Bubble

Cast: Karen Gillan, Fred Armisen, Iris Apatow, Maria Bakalova, Keegan-Michael Key, David Duchovny, Leslie Mann, Pedro Pascal

Directed by: Judd Apatow

A group of artists attempts to conclude a sequel to an action film about flying dinosaurs after getting stuck inside the COVID-19 bio-secure bubble at a hotel. A fan of the Action genre? here’s a list of the best action movies on Netflix.


Day Shift

Day Shift Movie (2022)

Cast: Jamie Foxx, Karla Souza, Dave Franco

Directed by: JJ Perry

Jamie Foxx plays a diligent blue-collar father whose aim is to provide a quality life for his astute daughter. However, his humdrum pool cleaning job at San Fernando Valley is just a cover-up for his actual source of income; chasing and killing vampires as part of a global Union of vampire huntsmen.


The Good Nurse

Eddie Redmayne Netflix Movie 'The Good Nurse': Filming Begins & What We Know So Far - What's on Netflix

Cast: Jessica Chastain, Eddie Redmayne

Directed by: Tobias Lindholm

In an enthralling thriller based on true events, a suspicious nurse risks her own life to expose her colleague after a succession of mysterious patient deaths petrifies everyone at a hospital.


The Gray Man

 

Cast: Ryan Gosling, Ana de Armas, Chris Evans, Jessica Henwick

Directed by: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo

When the most adept mercenary of CIA, whose real identity is a myth, inadvertently exposes the secrets of a dark agency, his demented former colleague sets a bounty on his name, unleashing a global hunting game of international assassins.


Hustle

Hustle

Cast: Adam Sandler, Robert Duvall, Queen Latifah, Ben Foster

Directed by: Jeremiah Zagar

After discovering a rare talent with a problematic past overseas, a bad luck-stricken basketball scout makes it his ultimate goal to bring the gem to the United States without the sanction of his team.


Luckiest Girl Alive

Luckiest girl alive

Cast: Finn Wittrock, Mila Kunis

Directed by: Matthew Warchus

Luckiest Girl Alive revolves around Ani FaNelli, an outspoken New Yorker who seems to have all she desired: a well-reputed job at a lustrous magazine, a dazzling wardrobe, and a dream wedding at Nantucket. But an interview with the director of a crime documentary forces her to tackle a tragic truth that threatens to expose her meticulously built life.


Me Time

Me Time

Cast: Kevin Hart, Regina Hall, Mark Wahlberg, Jimmy O. Yang

Directed by: John Hamburg

When a retired father finally gets some “Me Time” for the first time after several years while his family is away, he reunites with his old best friend for a crazy weekend party that almost turns his life upside down.


Monkey Man

Cast: Sharlto Copley, Dev Patel

Directed by: Dev Patel

An unexpected hero arises from prison to challenge a world entrapped in diminishing spiritual values and corporate greed, looking for a nemesis from those who devoid him of everything several years ago.


The Mothership

Cast: Halle Berry, Jaiden J. Smith, Omari Hardwick

Directed by: Matt Charman

A new addition to the Sci-Fi movies on Netflix, telling the story of Sara Morse one year after her husband mysteriously goes missing from their rural farmland. A strange alien object found beneath their house leads Sara and her children to the truth and their patriarch.


Mr. Harrigan’s Phone

Mr. Harrigan

Cast: Donald Sutherland, Joe Tippett, Jaeden Martell

Directed by: John Lee Hancock

Mr. Harrigan’s Phone is based on the latest collection of short novels “If It Bleeds” by Stephen King. It focuses on a young small-town boy, who befriends a mature, secluded billionaire. The two form a relationship over an iPhone, but when the old man dies, the boy finds out that not everything departed is gone.


Operation Mincemeat

Operation Mincemeat

Cast: Colin Firth, Matthew Macfadyen, Kelly Macdonald, Johnny Flynn, Penelope Wilton

Directed by: John Madden

In the hope to alter the course of World War II, and save thousands of precious lives, a duo of intelligence agents conspires to loosen Hitler’s noxious grip on Europe by employing the most unexpected secret agent: a perished man. Also, check out these 15 best war movies on Netflix and choose your favorite to stream this weekend!


The Pale Blue Eye

The Pale Blue Eye

Cast: Christian Bale, Gillian Anderson, Harry Melling

Directed by: Scott Cooper

This Gothic thriller chronicles the tale of recurring fictional murders that happened at the United States Military Academy, West Point, during the 1830s and focuses on a young cadet the world would recognize as Edgar Allan Poe, portrayed by Harry Melling. Another crowd-puller Christian Bale plays retired agent Augustus Landor, who is assigned to investigate the grueling murders. We hope it turns out to be one of the best thriller movies on Netflix.


Persuasion

Persuasion (2022)

 

Cast: Dakota Johnson, Henry Golding, Richard E. Grant

Directed by: Carrie Cracknell

Living with her pretentious family on the course of bankruptcy, Anne Elliot is a nonconforming lady with modern understanding. When Frederick Wentworth, the handsome guy she once let go comes back into her life, Anne must decide between leaving the past behind her or harkening to her heart, considering second chances.


Rustin

Cast: Colman Domingo, Glynn Turman, Chris Rock, Jeffrey Wright, Audra McDonald

Directed by: George C. Wolfe

Rustin revolves around the story of charming civil rights activist and gay, Bayard Rustin, who overpowered a blitz of hurdles and changed the face of American history by arranging the 1963 March towards Washington.


The School For Good And Evil

First School for Good and Evil

Cast: Charlize Theron, Laurence Fishburne, Kerry Washington, Michelle Yeoh

Directed by: Paul Feig

Sophie and Agatha are best friends who turn rivals in a modern fairy tale when they are pushed into a bewitched school where young protagonists and antagonists are taught to protect the balance between virtuous and evil.


Shirley

Shirley

Cast: Regina King, André Holland, Lucas Hedges, Terrence Howard

Directed by: John Ridley

Shirley is the intimate presentation of creative political idol Shirley Chisholm, the first-ever Black Congresswoman and also the first-ever Black lady to compete for President of the United States.


Slumberland

Slumberland (2022)

Cast: Jason Momoa, Chris O’Dowd, Marlow Barkley, Kyle Chandler

Directed by: Francis Lawrence

A young girl finds out a never-seen-before map to the fictional world of Slumberland. Teaming up with a quirky fugitive, she wanders dreams and evades nightmares, hoping that she will be reunited with her late father.


Spaceman

Cast: Chris Hemsworth, Jurnee Smollett, Miles Teller

Directed by: Joseph Kosinski

In the imminent future, two young felons scuffle with their past life at a camp owned by a sparkling visionary, who runs experiments on captives with emotion-altering medicines. This film is an adaptation of The New Yorker feature, “Escape From Spiderhead” by George Saunders.


Wendell & Wild

Wendell and Wild

Cast: Jordan Peele, Keegan-Michael Key

Directed by: Henry Selick

Wendell & Wild is a brainchild of the delightfully evil minds of Jordan Peele and Henry Selick. This movie is an animated story about conspiring wicked brothers Wendell and Wild. A brilliantly weird and comedic escapade like no other, this title is handmade brilliance of stop motion. If you are an animated movie lover check out the other Animated Movies on Netflix.


White Noise

White Noise (2005)

Cast: Adam Driver, Don Cheadle, Greta Gerwig, Raffey Cassidy, May Nivola, Sam Nivola, Lars Eidinger, Jodie Turner-Smith, Andre Benjamin

Directed by: Noah Baumbach

A combination of hilarious and terrifying, lyrical and ludicrous, customary and apocalyptic, White Noise takes a unique stance on contemporary American family’s struggles to deal with the humdrum squabbles of everyday life.


They Cloned Tyrone

Cast: John Boyega, Teyonah Parris, Jamie Foxx

Directed by: Juel Taylor

In this mystery adventure movie, the unusual trio of Foxx, Boyega, and Parris experience a series of spooky events when they unknowingly land onto trail information about an evil government conspiracy.


We Have A Ghost

Cast: David Harbour, Anthony Mackie

Directed by: Christopher Landon

When Kevin and his family move into a new house that is haunted by a ghost named Ernest, they become a social media sensation overnight. As Kevin and Ernest form an alliance and start to investigate the mysteries Ernest’s past life beholds, they become suspects in the eye of the CIA.


The Wonder

The Wonder

Cast: Florence Pugh, Niamh Algar, Tom Burke

Directed by: Sebastián Lelio

A psychological thriller that is set in the Irish Midlands in 1862, inspired by a phenomenon of the 19th-century, “fasting girls”. English nurse Lib Wright is brought into a small village to medically observe the eleven-year-old Anna O’Donnell who is surviving miraculously and doing well without eating anything for months. Tourists and travelers come into the masses to see the girl who is alive without food. Does the village have a believing saint ‘surviving on manna from heaven’ or is there some ominous agenda behind it?


You People

Cast: Jonah Hill, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Eddie Murphy, David Duchovny, Lauren London

Directed by: Kenya Barris

In this new comedy by Kenya Barris, when a new couple from very different entities brings together their families, they all catch themselves exploring modern dynamics of love and family among mismatched cultures, social expectations, and generational dissimilarities. It is going to be one of the best comedy movies on Netflix.


Take Away Note:

By the look of it, the 2022 movie calendar of the biggest streaming platform Netflix will definitely take you on a rollercoaster of action, adventure, thrill, romance, and comedy. It certainly looks like a binge-watching haven for content-hungry streaming junkies.


 

Lily Bart

Lily is like a wild flower who is sweet yet always on top of her game. She dreams of someday living somewhere warm and writing a novel. She is a passionate binge-watcher and has watched countless movies and shows. She has won all of our in-house movie trivia.

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