Have you already planned a date for this Valentine’s Day? A movie date may seem outdated and formal, but hey! Let’s face it, it’s these little things we used to yearn for in quarantine! Thankfully, it’s 2022, and cinemas around the world are open and operating, at least with half the capacity as before.
Below, you’ll find a roundup of the biggest new movies worth getting excited about this February!
But it seems like there’s less love in the air this February, according to cinemas.
Jackass Forever (Feb 4)
The fourth Jackass film aptly titled Jackass Forever will witness the return of Jeff Tremaine, Johnny Knoxville, Spike Jonze, and the rest of the group, doing outrageous things once again. Knoxville, who has been the franchise’s face for the entire run, has indicated that Jackass Forever will be his final film in the series.
Moonfall (Feb 4)
In Director Roland Emmerich’s latest save the world sci-fi film, Moonland, the moon itself is coming for the Earth, and only a crack team of scientists can stop it. Moonfall’s character list, like its intriguing premise, is pretty outstanding. The film’s ensemble cast features Halle Berr, Patrick Wilson, John Bradley, and Michael Pea in key parts. Halle Berry plays NASA executive Jo Fowler. Fowler is a former astronaut who has been charged with creating a method to prevent the Moon from colliding with Earth.
Death on the Nile (Feb 11)
Death on the Nile is based on Agatha Christie’s 1937 novel of the same name, which recounts the thrilling mystery of an Egyptian adventure that has destructive consequences. Due to the pandemic, this picture has been postponed six times in just two years. It’s a sequel to 2017’s global blockbuster Murder on the Orient Express and will feature the return of Oscar nominee Kenneth Branagh as its director and leading star. The star-studded cast includes Tom Bateman, Dawn French, Gal Gadot, Armie Hammer, Rose Leslie, Emma Mackey, Sophie Okonedo, Jennifer Saunders, Annette Bening, Russell Brand, Ali Fazal, and Letitia Wright.
Blacklight (Feb 11)
This suspenseful, action-packed film, written by Nick May and directed by Mark Williams, follows Travis Block, an FBI operative. Everything goes swimmingly until a reporter reveals to him the government’s strategy of targeting US individuals; he then goes up against the FBI. Travis Block is played by Liam Neeson, and the major cast also features Tim Draxl as Drew Hawthorne, Emmy Raver-Lampman, Taylor John Smith, and Aidan Quinn.
Uncharted (Feb 18)
Naughty Dog’s Uncharted series is an action-adventure gaming franchise. The series follows treasure hunters Nathan Drake and Chloe Frazer as they travel the world, encountering a slew of challenges along the way. Spiderman Tom Holland’s Uncharted movie builds on this story directed by Ruben Fleischer, who has previously directed movies like Zombieland and Venom. Also in the new movie are Sophia Ali, Tati Gabrielle , and Antonia Banderas.
Dog (Feb 18)
In Dog, Channing Tatum plays a former army ranger who embarks on a road trip with his former military service dog, Lulu. The picture, described as a “buddy comedy,” is co-directed by Tatum and Magic Mike writer Reid Carolin. The Belgian malinois in the film is named after Tatum’s beloved late dog.
Big Gold Brick (Feb 25)
Big Gold Brick stars Emory Cohen as Samuel, a young writer who is nearly killed after he is hit by a car, only to wake up to find that the man who hit him now wants to take him in and have him write his biography. Cohen, on the other hand, appears to have suffered head damage and bending of reality due to the accident. The bizarre-weird comedy film is written and directed by Brian Petsos.