The 75 Best Feature Films of 2022 (So Far)

By Andrew Buckner

*All feature films included herein are based on the criteria of an official 2022 release date in the U.S.*

75. The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent

Director: Tom Gormican

74. The Batman

Director: Matt Reeves

73. Watcher

Director: Chloe Okuno

72. Dashcam

Director: Rob Savage

71. Monstrous

Director: Chris Sivertson

70. Cyst

Director: Tyler Russell

69. Death Count

Director: Michael Su

68. Dead by Midnight (Y2Kill)

Directors: Davi Crimmins, Eric Davis, Hannah Fierman, Greg Garrison, Melissa Haas, Torey Haas, Jay Holloway, Jenna Kanell, Anissa Matlock, Tony Reames

67. Munich – The Edge of War

Director: Christian Schwochow

66. My Best Friend Anne Frank

Director: Ben Sombogaart

65. Fresh

Director: Mimi Cave

64. White Hot: The Rise & Fall of Abercrombie & Fitch

Director: Alison Klayman

63. Infinite Storm

Director: Malgorzata Szumowska

62. Hatching

Director: Hanna Bergholm

61. Men

Director: Alex Garland

60. Painted in Blood

Director: Aaron Mirtes

59. On the 3rd Day

Director: Daniel de la Vega

58. A Banquet

Director: Ruth Paxton

57. The Seed

Director: Sam Walker

56. The Wasteland

Director: David Casademunt

55. The Cursed

Director: Sean Ellis

54. Livid

Directors: Alexandre Bustillo, Julien Maury

53. No Exit

Director: Damien Power

52. Everything Everywhere All at Once

Directors: Daniel Kwan, Daniel Schienert

51. They Live in the Grey

Directors: Abel Vang, Burlee Vang

50. Deep Water

Director: Adrian Lyne

49. The Sadness

Director: Rob Jabbaz

48. You Are Not My Mother

Director: Kate Dolan

47. Godforsaken

Directors: Ali Akbar, Akbar Kamal

46. Ultrasound

Director: Rob Schroeder

45. Operation Mincemeat

Director: John Madden

44. The Last Thing Mary Saw

Director: Edoardo Vitaletti

43. Jackass Forever

Director: Jeff Tremaine

42. Straight to VHS

Director: Emilio Silva Torres

41. Studio 666

Director: BJ McDonnell

40. Scream

Directors: Matt Bettinelli-Olpin, Tyler Gillet

39. Hellbender

Directors: John Adams, Zelda Adams, Toby Poser

38. Flux Gourmet

Director: Peter Strickland

37. The Hurt We Share

Director: Vega Montanez

36. Nezura 1964

Director: Hiroto Yokokawa

35. Belle

Director: Mamoru Hosoda

34. RRR (Rise Roar Revolt)

Director: S.S. Rajamouli

33. We’re All Going to the World’s Fair

Director: Jane Shoenburn

32. You Won’t Be Alone

Director: Goran Stolevski

31. VHS Love: Cult Cinema Obsession

Director: Tony Newton

30. The Found Footage Phenomenon

Directors: Sarah Appleton, Phillip Escott

29. #Shakespeare’s Sh*tstorm

Director: Lloyd Kaufman

28. Beavis and Butt-Head Do the Universe

Director: Mike Judge

27. The Black Phone

Director: Scott Derrickson

26. Apollo 10 1/2: A Space Age Childhood

Director: Richard Linklater

25. Elvis

Director: Baz Luhrman

24. Strawberry Mansion

Directors: Kentucker Audley, Albert Birney

23. X

Director: Ti West

22 Cow

Director: Andrea Arnold

21. The Innocents

Director: Eskil Vogt

20. Crimes of the Future

Director: David Cronenberg

19. Lux Aeterna

Director: Gaspar Noe

18. Petite Maman

Director: Celine Sciamma

17. Uncle Sleazo’s Toxic & Terrifying TV Hour

Director: Lucky Cerruti

16. Nitram

Director: Justin Kurzel

15. The Outfit

Director: Graham Moore

14. Nocturna: Side A- The Great Old Man’s Night

Director: Gonzalo Calzada

13. Luci and Desi

Director: Amy Poehler

12. The Northman

Director: Robert Eggers

11. Happening

Director: Audrey Diwana

10. Mad God

Director: Phil Tippett

9. Disorienting Dick

Director: Richard Griffin

8. Downfall: The Case Against Boeing

Director: Rory Kennedy

7. The Worst Person in the World

Director: Joachim Trier

6. Lunana: A Yak in the Classroom

Director: Pawo Choyning Dorji

5. A Hero

Director: Asghar Farhadi

4. The House

Directors: Paloma Baeza, Emma De Swaef, Niki Lindroth von Bahr, Marc James Roels

3. Cyrano

Director: Joe Wright

2. Nocturna: Side B- Where the Elephants Go to Die

Director: Gonzalo Calzada

1. Jurassic World: Dominion

Director: Colin Trevorrow