The Most Anticipated Movies and Shows of 2022, From ‘The Batman’ to ‘House of the Dragon’

With 2021 coming to a close, we figured it would be a great time to take a sneak peek at the content TV and movie fans can’t wait to see next year.

Luckily, using anticipation data from TV Time, the world’s largest tracking tool for TV and movies with 20 million registered users, we were able to get a look at the Most Anticipated Shows and Movies of 2022.

There’s plenty that stands out immediately, from the latest “Black Panther” and “Batman” flicks to the new “The Lord of the Rings” TV series and “House of the Dragon,” the “Game of Thrones” spin-off series coming to HBO Max. On top of that, there are a number of popular shows set to return in 2022, including Netflix’s “Bridgerton” and “Ozark,” that we’ve included below as well.

So if you’re looking for a big show or movie to keep an eye on next year, be sure to check out our lists below; when something catches your eye, you can fire up the TV Time app and “follow” a show to make sure you’re ready to go for when its 2022 premiere date comes.

The data below includes each piece of content’s “share of follows,” which represents the share of follows attributed to the respective title out of all follows for upcoming new movies, new shows or returning shows with a 2022 release date.

Now let’s cut to the chase and take a look at the shows and movies fans can’t wait to see in 2022:

Most Anticipated Movies of 2022 

Rank

Movie

Release Date

Share of Follows

1

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

May 6, 2022

14.7%

2

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

Nov. 11, 2022

11.2%

3

Thor: Love and Thunder

July 8, 2022

9.8%

4

The Batman

March 4, 2022

9.1%

5

Jurassic World: Dominion 

June 10, 2022

8.4%

6

Uncharted 

Feb. 18, 2022

3.8%

7

Morbius

Jan. 28, 2022

3.4%

8

Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse (Part One)

Oct. 7, 2022

3.2%

9

Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore

April 15, 2022

2.7%

10

The Flash

Nov. 4, 2022

2.2%

11

Top Gun: Maverick

May 27, 2022

2%

12

Hotel Transylvania: Transformia

Jan. 14, 2022

1.8%

13

Black Adam

July 29, 2022

1.7%

14

Scream 

Jan. 14, 2022

1.6%

15

Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom 

Dec. 16, 2022

1.5%

16

Avatar 2

Dec. 16, 2022

1.4%

17

Death on the Nile

Feb. 11, 2022

1.3%

18

Mission: Impossible 7

Sep. 30, 2022

1.2%

19

Minions: The Rise of Gru

July 1, 2022

1%

20

Lightyear

June 17, 2022

0.8%

Most Anticipated New TV Shows of 2022

(among all new shows – some have announced 2022 dates and others are TBA)

Rank 

Show

Originating Platform 

Release Date

Share of Follows

1

House of the Dragon

HBO Max

2022-TBA

9.9%

2

She-Hulk

Disney+

2022-TBA

7.2%

3

Ms. Marvel 

Disney+

2022-TBA

6.6%

4

The Lord of the Rings

Amazon Prime Video

9/2/2022

6.2%

5

Moon Knight

Disney+

2022-TBA

5.9%

6

Obi-Wan Kenobi

Disney+

2022-TBA

2.4%

7

Secret Invasion

Disney+

2022-TBA

2.1%

8

Vikings: Valhalla

Netflix

2/25/22

2%

9

The Sandman

Netflix

2022-TBA

1.8%

10

Peacemaker

HBO Max

1/13/2022

1.7%

11

The Witcher: Blood Origin

Netflix

2022-TBA

1.6%

12

Andor 

Disney+

2022-TBA

1.4%

13

I Am Groot

Disney+

2022-TBA

1.3%

14

Power Book IV: Force

Starz

2/6/22

1.2%

15

The Last of Us

HBO Max

2022-TBA

1.1%

16

Resident Evil

Netflix

2022-TBA

1%

17

Star Trek: Strange New Worlds

Paramount+

2022-TBA

0.9%

18

The Gilded Age 

HBO Max

1/24/2022

0.9%

19

Reacher

Amazon Prime Video

2/4/2022

0.8%

20

How I Met Your Father

Hulu

1/18/2022

0.8%

Most Anticipated Returning Streaming Shows of 2022

(among returning shows with announced release dates)

Rank

Show

Originating Platform

Release Date 

Season

Share of Follows

1

Bridgerton 

Netflix

3/25

S2

17.9%

2

Euphoria

HBO Max

1/16

S2

9.8%

3

Ozark

Netflix

1/21

S4

7.3%

4

Raised by Wolves

HBO Max

2/3

S2

4.2%

5

Outlander

Starz

3/6

S6

4.1%