Most Anticipated Upcoming Netflix Movies According to IMDb

Pictured (L-R): Knives Out 2, The Gray Man, Rebel Moon, Persuasion

Netflix has a huge list of upcoming movies, but if you’re wondering which ones are considered the most anticipated, we’re here to help. Using IMDb data, we can tell you the next 10 most anticipated Netflix Original movies.

This list is compiled using IMDb Movie Meter data. For those unaware, IMDb is the largest database of movies and TV shows on the planet. Every Monday they compile their list of the most popular titles based on traffic to the database which receives half a billion hits per month according to SimilarWeb.

Note: MovieMeter scores are correct as of May 9, 2022


1. The gray man

IMDb MovieMeter: 257
Coming to Netflix: July 2022

the gray man most anticipated netflix movie

Netflix’s slate of 2022 headlining movies is undoubtedly the new action-thriller from the Russo Brothers, The gray man.

Slated for release in July, the film uses one of Netflix’s biggest movie budgets to date alongside a stellar cast for what will hopefully be an excellent adaptation of Mark Greaney’s novel.

Ryan Gosling is leading the cast, but the film will also star Ana de Armas, Chris Evans, Regé-Jean Page and Wagner Moura.


2. Knives Out 2

IMDb MovieMeter: 1,097

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Knives Out 2 – Picture: Netflix

The first one Knives out The film was a smash hit for Lionsgate and it clearly drew attention to Netflix who not only bought and released a second entry but will release a third as well.

With an absolutely stacked cast including the return of Daniel Craig, the film is understandably one of Netflix’s most anticipated films in the coming months.


3. Blond

IMDb MovieMeter: 1,257

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Andrew Dominik’s film starring Ana de Armas has taken years to prepare and is finally set to hit Netflix in 2022. The film adapts Joyce Carol Oates’ novel which seeks to tell the story of famous actress Marilyn’s inner circle Monroe.

Blond was no breeze to produce and received a rare NC-17 rating. It is believed to be coming to Netflix in December 2022.


4. rebel moon

IMDb MovieMeter: 1,416

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From director Zack Snyder will come one of Netflix’s most ambitious fantasy films to date, after all, the script itself was originally a pitch for a star wars story.

Rupert Friend is set to lead the cast of rebel moon with other confirmed actors and actresses including Charlie Hunnam, Sofia Boutella and Alfonso Herrera.

Here’s what we know so far about the plot of rebel moon:

“The inhabitants of a galaxy send a young woman to seek warriors from other planets to aid them from the tyrannical armies that terrorize their peaceful colony.”


5. spider head

IMDb MovieMeter: 2,451

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One of the June 2022 releases will be the second major action film to headline Chris Hemsworth after Extraction (greenlit for a sequel at Netflix too.)

Here’s a look at what you can expect from the new Hemsworth movie:

“In the near future, convicts will be offered the opportunity to volunteer as medical subjects to shorten their sentence. Such a subject for a new drug capable of generating feelings of love begins to question the reality of his emotions.


6. Persuasion

IMDb MovieMeter: 2,875

movies coming to netflix summer 2022 persuasion

Dakota Johnson leads the cast in this new period drama romance adaptation of Jane Austen’s novel. It’s slated for release in mid-July 2022 on Netflix globally and comes from director Carrie Cracknell.

Alongside Johnson are Henry Golding, Suki Waterhouse and Richard E. Grant.


seven. Ravaged

IMDb MovieMeter: 3,214

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Gareth Evans, best known for Loweringwill return to its action-thriller roots with this new film set in the aftermath of a busted drug trade.

Tom Hardy leads the cast as a “bruised” detective who must fight through a criminal underworld filled to the brim with corruption to save a politician’s son.

The film was mostly shot in Wales in late 2021 and in 2022, but it’s still unclear when the film will be released on the service.


8. The School of Good and Evil

IMDb MovieMeter: 3,254

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Paul Feig is perhaps best known for his comedic output, whether The heat Where freaks and geeks but has now made a major new fantasy adaptation in the form of The school of good and evil, is set to release on Netflix in 2022.

Charlize Theron and Michelle Yeoh star in the film, which is about young children attending an institution where they are trained to become fairytale heroes and villains.


9. Pinocchio

IMDb MovieMeter: 3,737

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One of Netflix’s grandest and most ambitious animated projects to date is the upcoming Guillermo del Toro-directed animated adaptation of the classic tale of Pinochio.

It is a darker take on the classic fairy tale and features a huge voice cast. Among the names attached to the project are John Turturro, Cate Blanchett, Ewan McGregor, Burn Gorman and Tilda Swinton.

The Guillermo del Toro Project is set to hit Netflix this holiday season in December 2022.


ten. Hustle

IMDb MovieMeter: 3,930

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Happy Madison Productions is best known for its goofy comedies, but this surprisingly grounded sports drama about a basketball scout who seems past his prime discovering new talent that could jump-start his career will shake things up in June 2022.

Adam Sandler is headlining the film’s cast under the direction of Jeremiah Zagar.

The film also stars Ben Foster, Robert Duvall, Queen Latifah, David Hammond and Jaleel White.


These are the most anticipated movies coming to Netflix soon from May 2022. We’ll keep this article updated over time to reflect the releases and popularity trends in upcoming Netflix movies.

Alfonso E. Cramer