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The Best Films Of 2022 (And Where To Watch Them)

Avatar: The Way of Water, Everything Everywhere All At Once, and 48 other must-sees from the year.

2022 is almost over, and it gifted us with SO MANY spectacular films.

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1. Aftersun

Frankie Corio leans on Paul Mescall

2. Alcarras

A family stands in an orchard together

3. All the Beauty and the Bloodshed

Nan Goldin speaks at a rally

4. Avatar: The Way of Water

Same Worthington and Jamie Flatters as blue people in a jungle

5. Babylon

Margot Robbie lies on the floor

6. The Banshees of Inisherin

Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson drink beer by the ocean

7. Barbarian

Georgina Campbell climbs up stairs crying

8. The Batman

Robert Pattinson as Batman

9. Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

Angela Bassett stands on a beach

10. Bodies Bodies Bodies

Amandla Stenberg, Maria Bakalova, Chase Sui Wonders, and Rachel Sennott stand in a dark room

11. Bros

Billy Eichner and Luke Macfarlane in bed together

12. Catherine Called Birdy

Andrew Scott holds Bella Ramsey in the air

13. Causeway

Brian Tyree Henry and Jennifer Lawrence in a swimming pool

14. Cha Cha Real Smooth

Cooper Raiff talks to Dakota Johnson in a hallway

15. Close

Eden Dambrine and Gustav De Waele walk through a field

16. Decision to Leave

Park, Hae-il with a gun

17. Don't Worry Darling Press Tour

Gemma Chan, Harry Styles, Sydney Chandler, Olivia Wilde, Chris Pine and Florence Pugh at the Venice Film Festival premiere of Don’t Worry Darling.

18. Downton Abbey: A New Era

Penelope Wilton and Maggie Smith stand together

19. Dreaming Walls: Inside the Chelsea Hotel

A resident sits in her messy apartment

20. Emergency

Sebastian Chacon, Donald Elise Watkins, and RJ Cyler stand by the side of the road

21. Empire of Light

Olivia Colman sits in a ticket booth

22. Everything Everywhere All At Once

Michelle Yeoh lifts a hotdog finger

23. The Fabelmans

Gabriel LaBelle holds a camera up to his eye

24. Fire Island

Matt Rogers, Bowen Yang, and Tomas Matos perform a song together

25. Fresh

Daisy Edgar-Jones sits in a restaurant

26. Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery

Daniel Craig stands on a boat dock

27. Living

Bill Nighy checks his watch

28. The Lost City

Channing Tatum pulls Sandra Bullock who is attached to a chair

29. Marcel the Shell with Shoes On

Marcel the shell stands on a table near a dog

30. The Menu

Anya Taylor-Joy and Nicholas Hoult stand by a bridge

31. Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris

Lesley Manville smiles over a railing

32. Nope

Keke Palmer stands in a parking lot

33. The Northman

Alexander Skarsgard prepares to fight a battle

34. Pearl

Mia Goth puts a finger to her lips

35. Pinocchio

Pinocchio stands in the woods

36. Prey

Amber Midthunder hides behind a tree

37. Rothaniel

Jerrod Carmichael performs standup

38. RRR

Ram Charan and N.T. Rama Rao Jr. crowd surf

39. See How They Run

Saoirse Ronan wears a security uniform

40. Selena Gomez: My Mind & Me (2022)

Selena Gomez sits in a chair

41. She Said

Zoe Kazan and Carey Mulligan listen to a phone

42. Tar

Cate Blanchett waits backstage to conduct

43. Ticket to Paradise

Julia Roberts and George Clooney dressed up

44. Top Gun: Maverick

Tom Cruise stands in front of a screen

45. Triangle of Sadness

Harris Dickinson takes a photo on a boat

46. Turning Red

Mei Lee walks down the street

47. Catherine Cohen: The Twist...? She's Gorgeous

Cat Cohen performs standup

48. Weird: The Al Yankovic Story

Daniel Radcliffe stands in an office

49. White Noise

Sam Nivola, Adam Driver, May Nivola, Greta Gerwig, Dean Moore, and Raffey Cassidy stand in a grocery store

50. The Woman King

Viola Davis stands in a field