The Best Historical Films Of 2022
The best 2022 historical movies cover a wide range of genres. From World War II dramas to 19th century mysteries, 2022 period movies are sure to be among the year's best. Many new period piece movies of 2022 feature all-star casts of award-winning actors and actresses as well as top directors and cinematographers. Kenneth Branagh's Death on the Nile is sure to be near the top of this list.
What movies will you find on this list of period films in 2022? Cursed is a period horror movie that explores a new angle on an old monster. Against the Ice is a thriller that takes place in 1909. There are many more to choose from this year.
How will we ever determine which 2022 historical drama deserves the top spot on this list. Help us decide by giving your favorites a vote up. Then be sure to check back as new and upcoming 2022 period piece films are added to the list once they are released.
When 17-year-old Paul joins the Western Front in World War I, his initial excitement is soon shattered by the grim reality of life in the trenches.
- Actors: Felix Kammerer, Albrecht Schuch, Aaron Hilmer, Moritz Klaus, Edin Hasanovic
- Actors: Dakota Johnson, Cosmo Jarvis, Nikki Amuka-Bird, Mia McKenna-Bruce, Richard E. Grant
Jane Austen's last finished novel is getting a modern adaption starring Dakota Johnson and Cosmo Jarvis. In this romantic Netflix original, expect modern references to wine, “playlists”, and lots and lots of yearning.When Frederick Wentworth -- the one who got away -- crashes back into Anne Elliot's life, she must choose between putting the past behind her or listening to her heart when it comes to second chances.
The Crawley family goes on a grand journey to the South of France to uncover the mystery of the dowager countess's newly inherited villa.
- Actors: Hugh Bonneville, Jim Carter, Michelle Dockery, Elizabeth McGovern, Maggie Smith
In 1950s London, a widowed cleaning lady falls madly in love with a couture Dior dress, deciding she must have one of her own. After working to raise the funds to pursue her dream, she embarks on an ...more
- Actors: Lesley Manville, Isabelle Huppert, Jason Isaacs, Ellen Thomas, Anna Chancellor
After falling out of love with her husband, Lady Chatterley pursues a torrid affair with the gamekeeper on their estate.
- Actors: Emma Corrin, Jack O'Connell, Matthew Duckett, Joely Richardson, Faye Marsay
The true story of Mamie Till-Mobley's relentless pursuit of justice for her 14-year-old son, Emmett Till, who was brutally lynched in 1955 while visiting his cousins in Mississippi.
- Actors: Danielle Deadwyler, Jalyn Hall, Frankie R. Faison, Haley Bennett, Whoopi Goldberg