JMdB: Newer and Upcoming Movies

Here’s a list of upcoming and recently released movies that look interesting (or not worth watching). I’ll continue to update it as new films are announced.

Last Major Update: January 1, 2022

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Jan 3, 2022The Jack in the Box: AwakeningA dying woman makes a deal with a demon in a sequel to a horror film I haven’t seen.
Jan 7, 2022VODThe CommandoCommando vs. bikers.
Jan 7, 2022The KindredRevenants terrorize a young woman.
Jan 11, 2022VODRun & GunA criminal finds it’s hard to leave his past behind.
Jan 11, 2022VODThe Legend of La LloronaMexican horror starring Danny “Machete” Trejo.
Jan 14, 2022TheatersBelle (Ryû To Sobakasu No Hime)Anime about a shy girl who becomes an online superstar in VR.
Jan 14, 2022AppleThe Tragedy of MacbethDenzel Washington is a Scottish lord in Shakespeare’s classic tale.
Jan 14, 2022The Free FallThriller about a woman who attempts suicide.
Jan 21, 2022Operation FortuneJason Statham goes up against Hugh “Cleaver” Grant in this Guy Ritchie thriller.
Feb 1, 2002VODWar HuntHorror with Nazis and Mickie Rourke
Feb 4, 2022TheatersMoonfallScience fiction film where the moon falls to earth. Massive bomb.
Feb 4, 2022The Long Night (AKA The Coven)Horror about a satanic cult.
Feb 8, 2022DVDApexBruce Willis is hunted for sport.
Feb 10, 2022AustraliaWyrmwood: ApocalypseSequel to the 2014 Aussie zambie film which I haven’t seen. Mad Max meets Dawn of the Dead.
Feb 11, 2022TheatersBlacklightLiam “Quigon” Neeson is a bad ass spy again.
Feb 17, 2022NetflixFistfull of VengeanceTony Jaa martial arts action film. Looks nuts. A sequel to the mediocre “Wu Assassin” series.
Feb 18, 2022TheatersUnchartedPrequel to the action video game starring Tom “Spidey” Holland and “Marky” Mark Whalberg.
Feb 18, 2022TheatersThe CursedPeriod piece horror.
Feb 18, 2022NetflixThe Texas Chainsaw MassacreYet another reboot.
Feb 22, 2022DVDThe King’s ManA prequel to the Kingsmen films. The full trailer looks pretty awesome. Delayed from Sep 2020 due to CV. Very dull.
Feb 22, 2022
(Jan 7)
DVD
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The 355Jessica Chastain in yet another girl power baby Chuck’s Broads ripoff. A massive bomb.
Feb 25, 2022TheatersThe OutfitA tailor is used as an information exchange by the mob.
Feb 25, 2022TheatersStudio 666The Foo Fighters record their new album in a haunted mansion.
Feb 25, 2022Big Gold BrickArtsy comedy that looks trippy.
Mar 2, 2022Disney+West Side StorySteven Spielberg’s remake of the musical.
Mar 8, 2022A Writer’s OdysseyCrazy looking oriental fantasy (dubbed).
Mar 8, 2022TVThe Mad HatterTrippy looking horror. Had a limited run in US theaters in 2021.
Mar 8, 2022
(Jan 13)
Paramount+
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Scream (5)Follow on to the original slasher with several original cast members returning.
Mar 10, 2022NetflixThe Adam ProjectRyan “Deadpool” Reynolds reteams with the producers of Free Guy in this time travel science fiction story.
Mar 15, 2022VODSpider-man No Way HomeThird entry in the MCU Spider-man reboot brings back the sinister 6 and previous incarnations of Spiderman.
Mar 15, 2022Project ‘Gemini’Terraformers on an alien planet encounter an alien life form.
Mar 17, 2022Operation Fortune (Ruse de Guerre)Jason Statham is a spy who must prevent a new weapon from being sold to the baddies.
Mar 17, 2022UnwelcomeModern day horror with goblins. Colm “O’Brien” Meanie has a part.
Mar 18, 2022NetflixBlack Crab (AKA Svart Crabba)Post apocalyptic war movie.
Mar 18, 2022TheatersUmmaSandra Oh is terrorized by the ghost of her mother.
Mar 25, 2022TheatersEverything, Everywhere, All At OnceTrippy looking fantasy with Michelle Yeoh,
Apr 1, 2022MorbiusJared Leto enters the Spider-Verse as the titular vampire. Will he redeem himself after his failure as Joker in Suicide Squad? Here’s hoping. Delayed due to CV from Jul 31, 2020.
Apr 1, 2022VODThe ContractorChris “Kirk” Pine is an ex-soldier recruited to do covert dirty work who goes rogue.
Apr 1, 2022TheatersYou Won’t Be AloneForeign language art film where a girl is kidnapped and turned into a witch.
Apr 6, 2022
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Theaters
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Fantastic Beasts 3: The Secrets of DumbledoreThird film in the Harry Potter prequel series. Mads “Hannibal” Mikkelsen replaces Johnny “Jack” Depp as Grindlewald.
Apr 8, 2022PrimeAll the Old KnivesEspionage thriller with Chris “Kirk” Pine and Lawrence “Morphius” Fishburn.
Apr 8, 2022 Sonic the Hedgehog 2Sequel to the video game based film. Haven’t seen the first one yet. Jim “Grinch” Carrie returns as Robotnic and Tails and Knuckles are in.
Apr 8, 2022Bullet TrainI am motherf&%$ing tired of these motherfu&%$ing assassins on this motherf&%$ing train. Brad Pitt stars.
Apr 8, 2022VODYou Are Not My MotherA girls mother disappears, and on her return, she’s not quite right.
Apr 8, 2022VODAgent GameSpy thriller with Mel “Max” Gibson and Jason “Lucias” Isaacs.
Apr 14, 2022After YangColin “Lobster” Farrel’s robot child dies.
Apr 15, 2022NetflixChoose or DieHorror about a reality warping video game.
Apr 19, 2022
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HBOmax
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The BatmanRobert “Edward” Pattinson stars in yet another Batman reboot with Colin “Lobster” Farrell as the Penguin. Will see in the theatre if I hear it’s good. Delayed due to CV from Oct 1, 2021.
Apt 19, 2022VODThe Exorcism of GodA priest is possessed by the demon he exorcises.
Apr 22, 2022TheatersThe NorthmanAlexander Skarsgard stars in this historical Viking drama.
Apr 26, 2022DVD ExpiredHugo “Smith” Weaving in a science fiction set in the future.
Apr 29, 2022AppleShining GirlsTrippy looking supernatural murder mystery.
Apr 29, 2022MemoryLiam Neeson is once again a man with a particular set of skills.
Apr 29, 2022VODCorrective MeasuresIncarcerate cons develop super powers. Bruce “McClane” Willis and Michael “Yondu” Rooker star.
May 6, 2022TheatersDoctor Strange in the Multiverse of MadnessDoctor Strange (Benedict “Sherlock” Cumberbatch) returns, possibly joined by the Scarlet Witch. Will see this unless I hear it’s bad.
May 11, 2022NetflixOperation MincemeatColin “Darcy” Firth stars in this spy thriller set in world war II.
May 13, 2022PeacockFirestarterRemake of the Stephen King story. Yawn.
May 17, 2022VODECCOBourne like assassin film that had a limited release in 2019.
May 20, 2022Legally Blonde 3Second one sucked, so no. Delayed due to CV from May 8, 2020.
May 20, 2022TheatersDownton Abbey: A New EraSecond movie carrying on the British series
May 20, 2022MenHorror about a woman on vacation after the death of her ex-husband.
May 27, 2022TheatersTop Gun 2: MaverickTom Cruise returns. Will see this if I hear it’s good, otherwise likely stream it. Delayed due to CV from Jun 26, 2020.
May 27, 2022Limited ReleaseThere Are No SaintsRevenge pic. Looks brutal.
Jun 2, 2022PanamaMel “Max” Gibson is a CIA operative in Panama.
Jun 3, 2022UnhumanTeen comedy with zambies.
Jun 3, 2002White ElephantMichael “Yondu” Rooker is a mob enforcer who turns against his boss, Bruce “Korben” Willis.
Jun 3, 2022Crimes of the FutureDystopian near future science fiction from David Kronenburg.
Jun 6, 2022VOD9 BulletsLena “Circe” Heady and a small boy are on the run from assassins.
Jun 7, 2022DVDEraser: RebornA sequel to the Schwarzenegger film without Arnold.
Jun 10, 2022Jurassic World: DominionThird in the Jurassic World trilogy. Guess I should watch Fallen Kingdom. Delayed due to CV from Jun 11, 2021.
Jun 17, 2022LightyearBuzz Lightyear origin story with Buzz voiced by Chris “Cap” Evans.
Jun 17, 2022NetflixSpiderheadInmates can reduce their sentences by volunteering to be experimented on by Chris “Thor” Hemsworth.
Jun 24, 2022Black PhoneA boy abducted by a serial killer is helped by the ghosts of his previous victims.
Jun 24, 2022ElvisBio pic.
Jun 29, 2022DVDCryoScience fiction.
Jul 1, 2022Minions: The Rise of GruThe original (Despicable Me) was OK; haven’t watched any of the sequels. Delayed due to CV from Jul 3, 2020.
Jul 1, 2022Hot SeatMel “Max” Gibson must save an ex-hacker being forced to hack into a bank.
Jul 8, 2022Thor Love and Thunder
The fourth Thor film, and the second by Taika Watiti. Thorina (Jane Foster Thor) has been teased. Christain Bale will play Gorr the God Butcher. Will see this if I hear it’s good.
Jul 8, 2022NetflixThe Sea BeastAnimate film about sea monster hunters.
Jul 15, 2022VODShe WillArt horror film billed as “delivering otherworldly feminist vengeance”. Sigh.
Jul 20, 2022AlienoidKorean time travel, science fiction, fantasy, martial arts film. Looks epic.
Jul 22, 2022NetflixThe Gray ManRyan Gosling is a super spy and Chris “Cap” Evans wants to kill him. Directed by the Russo brothers (directors of Infinity War and Endgame).
Jul 29, 2022DC League of SuperpetsDwayne “The Rock” Johnson voices Superdog in this animated film.
Aug 5, 2022TheatersBullet TrainBrad “Tyler” Pitt, Sandra “Miss Congeniality” Bullock and assassins on a train.
Aug 12,
2022
NetflixDay ShiftJamie Foxx is a vampire hunter.
Aug 26, 2022The BrideDracula spinoff
Aug 31, 2022Three Thousand Years of LongingTilda “the Ancient One”
Swinton releases a genii (Idris “Luther” Elba) and craziness ensues.
Sep 15, 2022RubikonEarth loses its atmosphere and the crew of a space station have developed the only hope of survival.
Sep 30, 2022VesperInteresting looking science fiction film.
Sep 2022Moonage DaydreamBowie documentary bio pic
Oct 21, 2022Black AdamThe Rock stars as one of DC’s Shazam villains.
Nov 4, 2022Mission Impossible 8May stream this.
Nov 11, 2022Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
More Marvel. With the death of Chadwick Bosman, this film will likely focus on the Black Panther’s sister. Villain is Prince Namor of Atlantis. I might stream it if I hear it’s good.
Nov 23, 2022Strange WorldDisney animated science fiction. Alien world looks cool, but characters look meh.
Fall, 2022NetflixThe School for Good and EvilHarry Potter clone.
Dec 16, 2022 Avatar sequelI loved the original, and definitely a theatre movie
Dec 16, 2022Shazam! Fury of the GodsWill wait to stream this unless I hear it’s great.
2022NetflixExtraction 2Chris “Thor” Hemsworth returns as a badass soldier.
2022MonstrousChristina “Wednesday” Ricci is terrorized by a monster. Limited US release on May 13.
2022BlowbackRandy “The Natural” Couture stars in this revenge pic. Might blow. Limited US release on June 17.
2022NetflixKnives Out 2Daniel Craig returns for another case.
2022VODOrbitalA mega-structure is built around the Earth with dire consequences.
Jan 13, 2023Kraven the HunterAnother Spiderman villain movie.
Mar 13, 2023Aquaman and the Lost KingdomJason “Drogo” Momoa returns.
Mar 24, 2023John Wick Chapter 4Keanu “Neo” Reeves returns as badass John Wick.
May 3, 2023Dungeons and DragonsChris “Kirk” Pine and Hugh “Cleaver” Grant star. Hope this is better than the last POS D&D film.
May 5, 2023Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3The guardians return
May 24, 2023John Wick Chapter 4Keanu “Neo” Reeves returns
Jun 2, 2023Across the Spider-VerseAnimated Miles Morales Spiderman. Will probably wait for this to come to video.
Jun 23, 2023The FlashDC superhero film based on the Flashpoint story arc.
Jun 30, 2023Indiana Jones 5Harrison Ford returns, directed by James Mangold. Indie gets a new side kick: Phoebe “L3-37” Waller-Bridge, who was horrible in Soylo: A Star Wars Story.
Jul 14, 2023Mission: Impossible: Dead ReckoningTom “Mavrick” Cruise and Simon “Scotty” Pegg return.
Jul 28, 2023The Marvels (Captain Marvel 2)More Marvel. This time, Brie Larson will be joined by big hands Ms. Marvel. Will only see this if I hear it’s great.
Aug 28, 2023Ant-man and the Wasp: QuantumaniaPaul Rudd and Evangelina Lily go up against Kang the Conqueror, played by Jonathan Majors, who sucked in Loki.
Oct 20, 2023Dune: Part TwoSequel to Denis Villeneuve’s Dune.
Nov 17, 2023The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and SnakesPrequel to the YA dystopian science fiction trilogy.
Dec 23, 2023WonkaPrequel? to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Dec 2023Disney+Star Wars: Rogue SquadronLive action (presumably) Star Wars film from Wonder Woman directory Patty Jenkins.
Jan 12, 2024El MuertoYet another Spiderman villain movie.
Mar 29, 2024Beyond the Spider-VerseMiles Moralis Spider-man returns for a third animated film
Jul 19, 2024Fantastic FourAn MCU reboot of this super hero story.
Dec 2025Disney+Star Wars: UntitledTaika Waititi’s Star Wars film.
Dec 2027Disney+Star Wars: UntitledKevin Fiege produces, Michael Waldren (Loki, Dr. Strange 2) writes.
MemoriaTrippy looking art film with Tilda Swinton. Released at film festivals in 2021.
Apache JunctionR rated western. Had a limited run in US theaters in 2021.
The SpacewalkerRussian historical dramatization of the first spacewalk.
  The Fantastic VoyagePresumably a remake of the Isaac Asimov novel.
ParallaxScience fiction where a woman wakes in a life she doesn’t recognize. Had a limited theatrical release July 10, 2020.
The Girl Who Got AwayA serial killer is released from jail and comes after her surviving victim. Had a US only release Aug 20, 2021.
HuxleyPost apocalyptic science fiction on an alien planet. Looks nuts.
Rendezvous with RamaDenis Villeneuve (Dune, Blade Runner 2048) takes on the Arthur C Clarke (2001) novel.
Land of DreamsArt fantasy about a dream census taker released to film festivals in 2021.
NetflixRebel MoonZack Snyder science fiction epic originally pitched as a Star Wars film.