Top 10 Best Movies of 2022



Top 10 best movies of 2022

2022 has been a great year for all of us. At least, in some aspects this year gave us all something good and good movies were one of them. This year, the ever-flourishing film industry released a lot of movies. Some were acclaimed because of their amazing plot line, while some had excellent direction. Though the most anticipated movie of this year, “Avatar: The Way of Water” is yet to make its grand entry. However, as we have reached the last page of 2022, it’s good to look at the memories from this corner. Taking a quick peek into the movie album of this year before embracing the anticipated movie isn’t a bad idea. 

Though many movies entered this year’s diary, some left permanent imprints. It’s because of their magnificence that they can be classified as the best movies of 2022. These movies belong to different regions. Some won the hearts of critics, while some were exceptionally lucrative for the producers.

Top 10 Best Movies of 2022

So, now is the time to reveal the biggest secret. Which movies have made their way into our list of perfect? Well, grab your reading glasses and start reading this list of the best movies of 2022. 

Top Gun: Maverick

Paramount Pictures is known to be the home of many amazing movies. We can say that Top Gun: Maverick is going to be a glorious addition to this list. Followed by the most anticipated return of Tom Cruise on screens, Top Gun: Maverick is one of its kind. Dealing with an exceptionally hard mission, Pete Mitchell, the Maverick has to train graduates with years of his experience. 

In doing so, things might not go with the same flow he had wanted. Seeing Maverick survive against all odds is the real deal. With a tremendous budget of 170 million USD, this film made 1.454 billion USD globally. That’s not a bad deal at all. Plus, the amazing direction collaborated well with the storyline and satisfied the critics. The movie has earned an 8.4/10 IMDb score as of now and remains one of the best movies of 2022. 

Where to Watch? Paramount+ 

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

Marvel has had this bad habit of ruling over the film industry for years. Every year, an alluring Marvel movie remains successful in attracting viewers. This year, the kingdom of Wakanda welcomes you again to enter its sacred world. Followed by the death of the beloved king, T’Challa, this time the responsibility has become immense. 

Queen Ramonda has to work with the alliances and faithful companions like Shuri and Okoye to protect the prestigious heritage against all evil. In this journey, hurdles are enormous, yet it’s interesting to find Wakandabs striving for their integrity. Made from a budget of 250 million USD, the film has garnered 733 million USD from all across the world as of now. The critics are also in awe of the Wakandans, as IMDb presents a 7.3/10 rating of the movie.

Where to Watch? Disney+

Glass Onions: A Knives Out Mystery

When the Bond guy is here, you can never expect things to go bad. Originally released on Netflix, this movie is a crime thriller. The story follows the quest of Detective Benoit Blanc in hope of revealing the truth. The film is an action-packed sequel to Knives Out (2019). As we find that there is a gruesome murder with very little evidence. 

There is a continuous ride of emotions experienced by the viewer throughout the movie. Furthermore, Daniel Craig leaves his James Bond aura over here and turns up to reveal the truth. The film is in the list of the top ten most streamed movies in Northern and Southern America. In many other regions like Australia and the UK, it made its way into the list of the top 5 most streamed movies. The critics have given it an impressive rating of 8/10 on IMDb while considering it among the best movies of 2022.

Where to Watch? Netflix 

Licorice Pizza

2022 undoubtedly remained a year when the retro-age of the 70s made its way back. In doing so, a cute romance was invented in the 70s in California in the form of Licorice Pizza. The film follows the love story of Alana Kane and Gary Valentine who have a different natures. Just like all the complex things in the world, love isn’t easy at all. Their love is tested and that makes the movie intriguing.

Followed by a subtle cameo of Bradley Cooper, this movie is fun to watch and remains the best romance of 2022. The movie is loved by critics worldwide who consider it a “nostalgic summer romance”. On IMDb, the movie has made a great impact with a rating of 7.4/10. If you want to know why this movie is exceptionally the best? Then one dominant piece of evidence is the fact that this movie has been nominated for the category of Academy Award for Best Picture this year. 

Where to Watch? Prime Video 

The Batman

When Marvel keeps on intriguing its fans, it’s a natural right of the DC fans to get new fragments of the DC Universe. This year, Batman has turned out to be that reinvigorating fragment. Bruce Wayne, aka Batman, has to look into the unusual murders happening in Gotham city. He finds out the connections linking at the unusual crossroads of his past. His mission to save Gotham city from a devastating fate collides with the darkness of his past as he tries to get out of it. The movie portrayed a brilliant storyline and action sequences. Even the twists and turns are so on point that you can’t resist but appreciate the direction. This movie made 200 million USD and collected 770 million USD internationally. The performance of Robert Pattinson as the new Batman was widely appreciated. On IMDb, the movie earned a 7.4/10 score because of its efficient storyline. 

Where to Watch? Hulu

Thor: Love and Thunder

The summer of 2022 was a memorable one because Marvel fans found out about the love life of the irated Asgardian God Thor. Thor, who no longer wants to fight and is anticipating his quest for peace, becomes active once again. All thanks to the God-butcher Gorr who makes the idea of Thor’s idea far-fetched. 

In his hope to end this butchery, Thor goes back to his ex Jane Foster who brandishes Thor’s infamous hammer. Together, they set out to seek a solution and love keeps on mingling with the fear of the thunder. Made with a budget of 250 million USD, the film turned out to be a lucrative one and gained 750 million USD worldwide. On IMDb, the action sequences are praised a lot and that makes it worthy of a 6.3/10 rating.

Where to Watch? Disney+

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Luckiest Girl Alive

Trauma has a unique property. Once it attaches itself to an individual, detachment is nearly impossible. The same thing happens with Ani Fanelli who is having the best of her life as a New Yorker. Her prestigious position at a magazine and even financial sufficiency can’t hold her back to think about her past. The nightmares of the sexual assault of her past keep on haunting her till she actually encounters them. 

Based on the best-selling novel of the same name, this movie was released on Netflix. The movie turned out to be a phenomenal one because of the way it explained female trauma. It’s something that made a huge impact. The movie remained on the list of the most streamed movies for a long period. IMDb has given a 6.4/10 rating to the movie which is a good average to be considered among the best movies of 2022.

Where to Watch? Netflix 


Historical movies have a different impact on the audience especially when they are about revolution. RRR is a Telugu Indian movie that made its way to the list of one of the best movies of 2022 due to its storyline. The story follows the friendship between two friends and their quest for independence against despotic British oppression. 

Set in the early 1920s, the movie is full of emotions and bone-chilling movements. The fun movements combine with the action-packed scenes and keep their charisma dominant over the viewers. The movie itself was made from a huge budget of 6 billion INR approx and turned out to be the most lucrative one at the box office. Till now it has garnered 176 million USD on a global level. The storyline of the movie is so powerful that critics loved every bit of it. Perhaps, that’s why it enjoys an 8/10 rating on IMDb.

Where to Watch? Netflix 

Hit the Road

Iranian movies are known for their subtle yet impactful storylines. They have the art to describe human emotions in a delicate pattern. Hit the Road is one such movie that is undoubtedly the best one among the best movies of 2022. The movie follows a simple plot line where you find an ordinary family going on a long trip. Though the trip is simple, the memories are not. There is so much to resolve between the family. The differences prevailing between the members and the memories of the long-dead dog keep on haunting them throughout the drive. The movie is very impactful since it tears out the layers of modern filial relationships. This simple story made an everlasting impact on the mind of film critics. It was widely praised and IMDb is proof of this where the movie enjoys a 7.3/10 rating.

Where to Watch? Hulu

Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio

You might have seen or heard about the classical tale of Pinocchio, the wooden boy. Yet, this year, the famous Italian director Guillermo Del Toro gave this traditional story a new look. The story is pretty much simple and magical, filled with a man’s wish for a child. Del Toro has intelligently experimented with the art style. You find a very unconventional but extremely cute Pinocchio and his understanding of the human world. This movie is very beautiful from the perspective of human emotions. The movie streamed on Netflix and was among the top ten most streamed movies on a global level. This is one particular movie that leaves you teary-eyed in the end; all thanks to the craft of Del Toro. On IMDb, the movie earned a rating of 8.1 which clears out the beauty of this movie in the critics’ eyes. 

Where to Watch? Netflix 

Final Thoughts

Movies are a great source of entertainment without a doubt. When a movie is impactful, it leaves an everlasting impact on the mind. Though 2022 might end up in a few days as the month of December fades away. Yet, in the shape of these best movies of 2022, we get to find a permanent bond with the impactful movies of all time. 

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