The Most Anticipated Sci-fi Movies Of 2022

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It's time for science fiction fans like you to vote on the most anticipated sci-fi movies coming out in 2022. Roland Emmerich fans will be happy to see that he has another sci-fi epic expected to come out later this year. And for those of you who have been waiting for the Avatar sequel, your patience should be rewarded in late 2022. Other sequels include Jurassic World: Dominion. But there are plenty of new exciting movies like 65 and Everything Everywhere All at Once that are sure to "wow" audiences. From awesome CGI to practical effects, we're ready to get a glimpse of the future with these soon-to-be released sci-fi movies. Here's to another exciting year for the science fiction genre.

Vote up the upcoming 2022 sci-fi movies you can't wait to see and vote down any that you'll want to skip.

  • 65
    Photo: 65 / Sony Pictures

    How would you feel if you were an astronaut that crashlands on a strange planet only to discover that you're not alone? Well this movie will give you a pretty good idea. Also, we're here for anything that has Adam Driver leading their cast.

    After a catastrophic crash on an unknown planet, pilot Mills quickly discovers he's actually stranded on Earth -- 65 million years ago. Now, with only one chance at a rescue, Mills and the only other survivor, Koa, must make their way across an unknown terrain riddled with dangerous prehistoric creatures.
    • Actors: Adam Driver, Ariana Greenblatt, Chloe Coleman
    • Released: April 29, 2023
    • Directed by: Scott Beck, Bryan Woods
  • Avatar: The Way of Water
    Video: YouTube

    After twelves years have passed in the world of Avatar, it's time to revisit Pandora. With several actors reprising their roles from the first film, like Stephen Lang and Giovanni Ribisi, it's quite possible that old threats are lingering just around to corner to once again destroy paradise for some unobtanium.

    Jake Sully, Neytiri and their children explore the mysterious lands of Pandora. When a familiar threat resurfaces, they must fight a difficult war to protect their planet.
    • Actors: Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Stephen Lang, Cliff Curtis
    • Released: December 16
    • Directed by: James Cameron
  • Prey
    Photo: Prey

    Disney's finally making a new movie for one of its most coveted R-rated franchises, Predator. While the exact release date is still TBA, we know it will be in the summer and streaming on Hulu.

    In 1719 a skilled Comanche warrior protects her tribe from a highly evolved alien predator that hunts humans for sport.
    • Actors: Amber Midthunder, Dane DiLiegro, Michelle Thrush, Stefany Mathias, Mike Paterson
    • Released: Summer 2022
    • Directed by: Dan Trachtenberg

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  • Jurassic World: Dominion
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    If you love dinosaurs and movies, then Jurassic World: Dominion is the cinematic event for you this year. As the third installment in the Jurassic World trilogy and the sixth film in the Jurassic Park franchise overall, it's sure to deliver much like it's predecessors.

    Four years after the destruction of Isla Nublar, dinosaurs now live and hunt alongside humans all over the world. This fragile balance will reshape the future and determine, once and for all, whether human beings are to remain the apex predators on a planet they now share with history's most fearsome creatures.
    • Actors: Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum, Sam Neill
    • Released: June 10
    • Directed by: Colin Trevorrow
  • Everything Everywhere All at Once
    Video: YouTube

    It's evident from the trailer alone that Michelle Yeoh will be taking on a variety of roles as different versions of her singular character. With multi and alternate universes being all the rage these days, A24 is primed to distribute one of the best sci-fi films of the year.

    When an interdimensional rupture unravels reality, an unlikely hero must channel her newfound powers to fight bizarre and bewildering dangers from the multiverse as the fate of the world hangs in the balance.
    • Actors: Michelle Yeoh, Stephanie Hsu, Ke Huy Quan, James Hong, Jamie Lee Curtis
    • Released: March 25
    • Directed by: Dan Kwan, Daniel Scheinert

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  • Moonfall
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    Roland Emmerich brings us another movie that seemingly spells doom for the world as we know it. With Halley Berry and Patrick Wilson leading the cast, this is sure to be a great time. Emmerich tends to deliver on visuals so this will most likely be a movie you want to catch on the big screen.

    The world stands on the brink of annihilation when a mysterious force knocks the moon from its orbit and sends it hurtling toward a collision course with Earth. With only weeks before impact, NASA executive Jocinda "Jo" Fowler teams up with a man from her past and a conspiracy theorist for an impossible mission into space to save humanity.
    • Actors: Halle Berry, Patrick Wilson, John Bradley, Michael Peña, Charlie Plummer
    • Released: February 4
    • Directed by: Roland Emmerich