Movies Coming to Netflix in Fall 2022 – What's on Netflix

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A preview of all the big movies coming to Netflix over the last few months of 2022.
by @kasey__moore
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Welcome along to our look ahead at the remaining movies that are scheduled or expected to hit Netflix in the remaining months of 2022, including Netflix Original movies coming in September, October, November, and December 2022. 
Before we dig into what’s to come, if you want to recap all of the Netflix Original movies to have been released so far in 2022, check out our full list guide here.
Note: this is a respin to an article where we looked at movies coming in 2022 and beyond which was published earlier in the year.
Genre: Crime, Drama
Director: Tyler Perry
Cast: Josh Boone, Solea Pfeiffer
Netflix Release Date: September 23rd (Limited theatrical release on September 16th)
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Creator Tyler Perry has reportedly waited over 25 years to get his period-crime drama A Jazzman’s Blues into development. The story occurs across 50 years, from 1937 to 1987, as an investigation is led into an unsolved murder mystery.
The movie is set to debut at Martha’s Vineyard African American Film Fest in August 2022.
Genre: War Drama
Director: Edward Berger
Cast: Daniel Brühl, Albrecht Schuch, Sebastian Hülk, Edin Hasanovic
Language: German
Netflix Release Date: October 28th
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This multi-lingual movie will be played out from the perspective of a young German soldier’s experience on the Western Front during World War I.
The movie is one of our most anticipated movies and currently aiming for a 2022 release date.
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Director: Alejandro G. Iñarritu
Cast: Daniel Giménez Cacho, Griselda Siciliani, Ximena Lamadrid, Iker Solano
Netflix Release Date: December 16th (Limited theatrical release – more on this below)
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One of Netflix’s biggest Oscar hopefuls is Bardo, the new movie from the director of The Revenant and Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance).
Here’s what you can expect:
“Follows a renowned Mexican journalist and documentary filmmaker who returns home and works through an existential crisis as he grapples with his identity, familial relationships, the folly of his memories.”
The movie features in theaters on October 27th in Mexico, will feature on November 4th in U.S., Spain and Argentina. Global rollout is November 18th.
Genre: Drama, Biopic
Director: Andrew Dominik
Cast: Ana de Armas, Adrien Brody, Bobby Cannavale, Julianne Nicholson, Lily Fisher, Caspar Phillipson, Toby Huss, Sara Paxton
Netflix Release Date: September 28th
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Based on the 2000 novel of the same name, this biopic is a reimagining of the tragic life of Marilyn Monroe (played by Ana de Armas). Adrien Brody stars as Monroe’s husband, The Playwright (AKA Arthur Miller) and Caspar Phillipson stars as JFK.
This will be the fifth time he’s played the late president: Phillipson previously filled the role in the 2016 biopic, Jackie, the short film The Speech JFK Never Gave, the History Channel TV drama Project Blue Book, plus several stage performances.
Genre: Drama, Romance
Director: Gabriela Tagliavini
Cast: Aimee Garcia, Freddie Prinze Jr.
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Written by Paco Farias, Jennifer C. Stetson, and Michael Varrati this new holiday movie is about a pop star called Angelina who escapes to grant a young fan’s wish in small-town New York, where she not only finds the inspiration to revitalize her career but also a shot at true love.
Genre: Documentary
Director: Margaret Brown
Netflix Release Date: October 21st (Limited theatrical release October 21st)
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From the Obama’s production company, Higher Ground Productions, comes a new, highly anticipated documentary about a filmmaker who returns to her hometown of Mobile, Alabama, to document the search for and historic discovery of The Clotilda, the last known ship to arrive in the United States, illegally carrying enslaved Africans.
Genre: Comedy
Director: Jennifer Kaytin Robinson
Cast: Camila Mendes, Maya Hawke, Austin Abrams, Rish Shah, Talia Ryder, Ava Capri, Jonathan Daviss, Maia Reficco
Netflix Release Date: September 16th
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After a clandestine run-in, Drea (Alpha, fallen it girl) and Eleanor (beta, new alt girl) team up to go after each other’s tormentors. Do Revenge is a subverted Hitchcock-ian dark comedy featuring the scariest protagonists of all: teenage girls.
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Director: Millicent Shelton
Cast: Queen Latifah, Chris ‘Ludacris’ Bridges, Beau Bridges, Mychala Faith Lee, Shaun Dixon, Frances Lee McCain
Netflix Release Date: September 9th
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Queen Latifah will return for her second major Netflix Original movie in 2022 following the release of Hustle.
She’s set to appear as Brenda in this thriller about a recent widow who is starting a new life across the other side of the country but after running into trouble while on the trip, she finds herself being hunted down by a killer.
Genre: Action, Family
Director: Harry Bradbeer
Cast: Millie Bobby Brown, Henry Cavill, Louis Partridge, Helena Bonham Carter, David Thewlis, Susan Wokoma
Netflix Release Date: November 4th
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After the first Enola Holmes movie success, Netflix quickly gave a green light to a sequel that will be coming out in late 2022, having filmed in late 2021 and wrapped in January 2022.
Here’s what you can expect from the sequel:
“Now a detective-for-hire like her infamous brother, Enola Holmes takes on her first official case to find a missing girl, as the sparks of a dangerous conspiracy ignite a mystery that requires the help of friends — and Sherlock himself — to unravel.”
Genre: Christmas Romantic Comedy
Director: Janeen Damian
Cast: Lindsay Lohan, Chord Overstreet, George Young, Jack Wagner, Olivia Perez
Netflix Release Date: November 10th
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The new Lindsay Lohan holiday feature will be leading Netflix’s Christmas movie lineup for 2022.
The movie sees a spoiled heiress getting into a skiing accident and suffering from amnesia. She finds herself in the care of a lodge owner with whom she strikes up an unlikely relationship with.
Genre: Animation
Director: Guillermo del Toro
Cast: Cate Blanchett, Ewan McGregor, Tilda Swinton, Ron Pearlman, Christoph Waltz
Coming to Netflix: December 9th (Limited theatrical release TBD)
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Guillermo del Toro is working on a number of big projects for Netflix as part of his output deal but perhaps the most exciting is this modern, darker retelling of Pinnochio.
Filmed entirely in stop-motion, we’ll see the classic children’s fairytale come to life with a huge cast. Voices set to feature include Ewan McGregor, Tilda Swinton, Christopher Waltz, and Ron Perlman.
The movie will be coming to Netflix in December 2022.
Genre: Thriller
Director: Rian Johnson
Cast: Daniel Craig, Edward Norton, Janelle Monáe, Dave Bautista, Kathryn Hahn, Leslie Odom Jr., Kate Hudson, Jessica Henwick, Madelyn Cline
Netflix Release Date: December 23rd (Limited theatrical release TBD)
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The first Knives Out movie was a smash hit for Lionsgate and will now be returning for a sequel with a brand new case to be solved by Benoit Blanc.
The sequel began filming in Greece in June 2021.
A third movie is also in development exclusively for Netflix, with Rian Johnson and Daniel Craig again attached.
Genre: Kids, Family
Director: Elissa Down
Cast: Keslee Blalock, Madison Skye Validum, Lidya Jewett, Jesse Tyler Ferguson
Coming to Netflix: September 2nd
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Based on the popular kid’s books by Annie Barrows, this new family movie trilogy will be a faithful adaptation of its source material.
In total, three movies are releasing on September 2nd, including:
Here’s what you can expect:
“Ivy and Bean never expected to be friends. Ivy is quiet, thoughtful and observant. Bean is playful, exuberant and fearless. However, sometimes an adventure reveals that opposites can become the best of friends.”
Genre: Drama
Director: Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre
Cast: Jack O’Connell, Joely Richardson, Faye Marsay, Emma Corrin, Ella Hunt
Netflix Release Date: December 2022 TBD (Limited theatrical release TBD)
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Adaptation of the D.H. Lawrence novel from writer David Magee. The movie will tell the story of a woman who breaks out of her marriage vows, falling in love with a man who works on her estate.
The movie began filming in September 2021 and comes from Sony Pictures Entertainment (the first movie from Netflix’s big output deal with Sony).
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Director: Anna Foerster
Cast: Allison Janney, Jurnee Smollett, Logan Marshall-Green, Matt Craven
Netflix Release Date: September 23rd
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Jurnee Smollett, known for Birds of Prety and Lovecraft Country, will headline this new movie which comes from Bad Robot and sees J.J. Abrams producing.
Here’s what you can expect from the movie:
“A massive storm rages. A young girl is kidnapped. Her mother, with no other option, teams up with the mysterious older woman next door to pursue the kidnapper – a journey into the wilderness that will test their limits and expose dark and shocking secrets from their pasts.”
Genre: Romance
Director: Mark Steven Johnson
Cast: Kat Graham, Tom Hopper, Raymond Ablack, Laura Hopper, Sean Amsing, Emilio Solfrizzi
Netflix Release Date: September 1st
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Tom Hopper is perhaps best known for playing Number 1 in Netflix’s hit series The Umbrella Academy but he’ll also be showing off his softer side in this new romantic-comedy set to debut on Netflix in September 2022.
Here’s what you can expect:
“A young woman takes a trip to romantic Verona, Italy, after a break up, only to find that the villa she reserved was double-booked, and she’ll have to share her vacation with a cynical and very good-looking British man.”
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Director: Mike Barker
Cast: Connie Britton, Mila Kunis, Chiara Aurelia, Finn Wittrock, Justine Lupe
Netflix Release Date: October 7th
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Lionsgate is behind this movie coming exclusively to Netflix and is about a woman in New York who is faced with a trauma that causes her life to unravel. It’s based on the novel of the same name by Jessica Knoll.
Genre: Horror
Director: John Lee Hancock
Cast: Donald Sutherland, Jaeden Martell, Joe Tippett
Netflix Release Date: October 5th
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Adapting the Stephen King novel, this movie is being produced by Jason Blum (Blumhouse) and Ryan Murphy.
The movie revolves around a young boy living in a small town befriending a billionaire but after he dies, the young boy continues communicating with him via his iPhone.
Genre: Animated
Director: Nora Twomey
Cast: Gaten Matarazzo, Leighton Meester, Jackie Earle Haley, Golshifteh Farahani, Judy Greer
Netflix Release Date: November 2022 TBD (Limited theatrical release TBD)
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Cartoon Saloon from Ireland will bring their highly anticipated animated feature film My Father’s Dragon to Netflix in late 2022.
The movie was announced alongside a big lineup of new animated projects back in 2018, with many having already been released in the time past since then.
My Father’s Dragon is being written by Meg LeFauve who was previously at Pixar and wrote Inside Out and The Good Dinosaur.
Genre: Musical
Director: Matthew Warchus
Cast: Alisha Weir, Emma Thompson, Lashana Lynch, Stephen Graham
Netflix Release Date: December 25th (Limited theatrical release on December 9th)
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One of the many Roald Dahl adaptations in the work for Netflix has been a musical live-action adaptation of Matilda. The movie tells the story of an extraordinary girl who, armed with a sharp mind and a vivid imagination, dares to take a stand to change her story with miraculous results. 
Netflix UK won’t be getting the movie with it instead expected to hit cinemas instead.
Genre: Animation
Stephen Donnelly
Coming to Netflix:
December TBD (Limited theatrical release on November 18th)
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From Timeless Films in the United Kingdom comes this new animated feature film adapting the Charles Dickens classic. It’s been described as a musical adaptation with new original music from Leslie Bricusse.
It was announced alongside a slew of other new animated projects from Netflix being produced across Europe.
Genre: Fantasy
Director: Francis Lawrence
Cast: Jason Momoa, Marlow Barkley, Chris O’Dowd, Kyle Chandler, Weruche Opia, India de Beaufort, Humberly Gonzalez
Netflix Release Date: November 18th
Picture: Alan Markfield / Netflix
Produced by Chernin Entertainment, this new fantasy movie will see Jason Momoa play Flip based on the characters written by Winsor McCay.
Here’s what you can expect from the new movie aimed at families:
“A young girl discovers a secret map to the dreamworld of Slumberland, and with the help of an eccentric outlaw, she traverses dreams and flees nightmares, with the hope that she will be able to see her late father again”
Genre: Family, Horror
Jeff Wadlow
Cast: Marlon Wayans, Priah Ferguson, Lauren Lapkus, Dave Sheridan, Holly J. Barrett
Netflix Release Date: October 14th
Boo! – Picture: Netflix’s 2022 Movie Preview
One of the movies we expect on Netflix ahead of Halloween this year is the new Marlon Wayans movie that was called Boo! when first announced.
Here’s what you can expect from the movie:
“When a teenage girl accidentally unleashes an ancient and mischievous spirit on Halloween, causing decorations to come alive and wreak havoc, she must team up with the last person she’d want to in order to save their town – her skeptical father.”
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Director: Tobias Lindholm
Cast: Jessica Chastain, Eddie Redmayne, Kim Dickens, Noah Emmerich, Devyn McDowell, Ajay Naidu
Netflix Release Date: October 26th (Limited theatrical release on October 19th)
The Good Nurse – Picture: Netflix
Based on the book by Charles Graeber, this movie is about an infamous caregiver who is being implicated in the deaths of hundreds of patients at a hospital.
Genre: Romance, Comedy
Director: Charles Shyer
Cast: Justin Hartley, Barrett Doss, Essence Atkins, Bonnie Bedelia and James Remar
Netflix Release Date: November 24th
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Another one of the upcoming Christmas movies for 2022 is The Noel Diary which was filmed in Southport, CT.
The movie revolves around a best-selling author who is headed home for the holiday season and, perhaps more importantly, to settle his family’s estate. After discovering a diary, he embarks upon an adventure and may just find his true love.
Genre: Crime, Horror
Director: Scott Cooper
Cast: Christian Bale, Harry Melling, Gillian Anderson, Lucy Boynton, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Toby Jones, Harry Lawtey, Simon McBurney, Timothy Spall, Hadley Robinson, Joey Brooks, Brennan Cook, Gideon Glick, Fred Hechinger, Matt Helm, Steven Maier, Charlie Tahan, and Robert Duvall
Netflix Release Date: January 6th, 2023 (will receive a limited theatrical release on December 23rd)
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Christian Bale will play the role of Augustus Landor, a veteran detective investigating murders helped by his young cadet who will eventually go on to become Edgar Allan Poe.
The movie reportedly has over a $70 million budget and was filmed between November 2021 and February 2022.
Genre: Documentary
Director: Jon Weinbach
Netflix Release Date: October 7th
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This new sports documentary will be hoping to emulate the success of The Last Dance.
It focuses on the 2008 Beijing Olympics and the story of the Men’s basketball team’s quest for the coveted gold medal that eluded them four years prior.
Genre: Fantasy
Director: Paul Feig
Cast: Michelle Yeoh, Charlize Theron, Laurence Fishburne, Kery Washington
Netflix Release Date: October 19th (shifted from October 21st)
Picture: Helen Sloan/Netflix
Decorated director Paul Fieg will adapt the book series The School for Good and Evil for Netflix with Sophia Anne Caruso and Sofia Wylie currently set to star.
Production wrapped on this movie in June 2021 and was originally expected to land in September 2022 but now is expected in October 2022 (we’re specifically hearing an October 21st release date).
Genre: Biopic
Director: Sally El Hosaini
Cast: Nathalie Issa, Manal Issa, Matthias Schweighöfer, Ahmed Malek, James Kirshna Floyd, Nahel Tzegai,
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One of Netflix’s big Oscar 2023 hopefuls is The Swimmers, based on a true story.
Genre: Documentary
Director: Rory Kennedy
Netflix Release Date: December 16th
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A documentary on the Whakaari / White Island volcanic eruption of 2019, in which 22 lives were lost. The film viscerally recounts a day where ordinary people were called upon to do extraordinary things, placing this tragic event within the larger context of nature, resilience, and the power of our shared humanity.
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Director: Sebastián Lelio
Cast: Florence Pugh, Ciarán Hinds, Niamh Algar, Tom Burke, Toby Jones, Elaine Cassidy
Netflix Release Date: December 2022 TBD (Limited theatrical release in November 2022 TBD)
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This new period mystery thriller is headlined by Black Widow’s Florence Pugh who will play the role of Lib Wright.
The movie will tell the story of two strangers who go on to change each other’s lives in more ways than one.
Genre: Animation, Horror
Director: Henry Selick
Netflix Release Date: October 28th (In select theaters October 21st)
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Jordan Peele and Keegan-Michael Key are both behind the pen and set to voice in this brand new animated movie coming in 2021.
The director behind Nightmare Before Christmas and Coraline is lending his talents to this title. It’s a horror title and about two demon brothers escaping the underworld.
Genre: Drama
Director: Noah Baumbach
Cast: Adam Driver, Jodie Turner-Smith, Greta Gerwig, Raffey Cassidy
Netflix Release Date: December 30th (In select theatres November 25th)
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Noah Baumbach will return for his second major Netflix movie following Marriage Story.
The movie is set to adapt the classic book by Don DeLillo, which is set at a mid-western college and will cover the year in the life of a professor called Jack Gladney.
You can see some behind-the-scenes shots and more in our comprehensive preview of the new movie.
There are also plenty of movies we don’t get to feature above because we’re short on space, including some of the big non-English language movie slates.
Here’s a look at some of the movies which we missed:
What movies are you looking forward to watching on Netflix before the end of 2022? Let us know in the comments.
Covering Netflix since 2013, Kasey has been tracking the comings and goings of the Netflix library for close to a decade. Resides in the United Kingdom.

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