New Black Movies To Watch In 2022 - updated in October 2022

This is our list of new movies with Black actors and actresses in 2022. This list includes casting information, trailers, premiere dates and where to watch new Black movies this year.

New Black Movies To Watch Right Now

New Movies released in 2022 with Black Leads, already available on theaters and streaming services.

On the Come Up

On the Come Up (September 23, 2022)

Bri, a young rapper and the daughter of an underground hip hop legend who died just before making it big. Her father’s legend makes him a hard act to follow, but between Bri being bullied and watching her mother struggle after losing her job, she pours out her frustration into songs that become big viral hits.
The Woman King

The Woman King (September 16, 2022)

A historical epic inspired by true events that took place in The Kingdom of Dahomey, one of the most powerful states of Africa in the 18th and 19th centuries. The story follows Nanisca (Davis), general of the all-female military unit, and Nawi, an ambitious recruit, who together fought the French and neighboring tribes who violated their honor, enslaved their people and threatened to destroy everything they’ve lived for.
End of the Road

End of the Road (September 09, 2022)

A recently widowed Brenda, drives her family cross-country to start a new life. In the New Mexico desert, cut off from help, they must learn to fight back when they become the targets of a mysterious killer.
Barbarian

Barbarian (August 31, 2022)

In town for a job interview, a young woman arrives at her Airbnb late at night only to find that it has been mistakenly double-booked and a strange man is already staying there. Against her better judgement, she decides to stay the night anyway, but soon discovers that there is much more to be afraid of in the house than the other house guest.
Me Time

Me Time (August 26, 2022)

The film follows a stay-at-home dad who finds himself with some “me time” for the first time in years while his wife and kids are away. He reconnects with his former best friend for a wild weekend that nearly upends his life.
The Invitation

The Invitation (August 26, 2022)

After the death of her mother and having no other known relatives, Evie takes a DNA test and discovers a long-lost cousin she never knew she had. Invited by her newfound family to a lavish wedding in the English countryside, she soon realizes a gothic conspiracy is afoot.
Beast

Beast (August 19, 2022)

A father and his two teenage daughters find themselves hunted by a massive rogue lion intent on proving that the Savanna has but one apex predator.

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Day Shift

Day Shift (August 12, 2022)

A hard-working, blue-collar dad who just wants to provide a good life for his quick-witted 8-year-old daughter. His mundane San Fernando Valley pool cleaning job is a front for his real source of income: hunting and killing vampires.
Bodies Bodies Bodies

Bodies Bodies Bodies (August 05, 2022)

In an isolated family mansion, a group of rich 20-somethings decides to play Bodies Bodies Bodies, a game where one of them is secretly a “killer” while the rest tries to “escape”. Things take a turn for the worse when real bodies start turning up, setting off a paranoid and dangerous chain of events.
The Silent Twins

The Silent Twins (July 22, 2022)

Based on the lives of June and Jennifer Gibbons, real-life identical twins who grew up in Wales and became known as "the silent twins" because of their refusal to communicate with anyone other than each other.
Nope

Nope (July 22, 2022)

Residents in a lonely gulch of inland California bear witness to an uncanny, chilling discovery.
The Sea Beast

The Sea Beast (July 08, 2022)

When a young girl stows away on the ship of a legendary sea monster hunter, they launch an epic journey into uncharted waters - and make history to boot.
Beauty

Beauty (June 29, 2022)

A young singer on the brink of a promising career finds herself torn between a domineering family, industry pressures and her love for her girlfriend.
Gatlopp: Hell of a Game

Gatlopp: Hell of a Game (June 27, 2022)

A group of friends reunite for an evening after one of their own has a gnarly divorce. As it's been almost a decade since they were all together, waxing nostalgic, they decide to play a drinking game. But this is no ordinary game; if they don't bond together to confront their past, they'll be forced to play the game for eternity.
Man from Toronto

The Man from Toronto (June 24, 2022)

The world's deadliest assassin and New York's biggest screw-up are mistaken for each other at an Airbnb rental.
My Fake Boyfriend

My Fake Boyfriend (June 17, 2022)

In the film, a young man in a tricky situation (Keiynan Lonsdale) follows the advice of his unconventional best friend (Dylan Sprouse) and uses social media to create a fake boyfriend to keep his awful ex-lover out of his life. But everything backfires when he meets the real love of his life, and breaking up with his fake boyfriend proves hard to do.
Civil: Ben Crump

Civil: Ben Crump (June 17, 2022)

Directed by Nadia Hallgren.
An intimate yet expansive profile of Ben Crump, the lawyer dubbed “Black America’s attorney general.”
Snoop Dogg's 'F*cn Around' Comedy Special
Snoop Dogg hosts a night of music and stand-up as he welcomes his friends — including legendary comedians Katt Williams and Mike Epps — to the stage.
The Cave of Adullam
Living by the mantra 'it's easier to raise boys than to repair broken men', martial arts sensei Jason Wilson tenderly guides his often-troubled young Detroit students with a beautifully effective blend of compassion and tough love.
Trees of Peace

Trees of Peace (June 10, 2022)

In April of 1994, four women from different backgrounds and beliefs are trapped and hiding during the Rwandan genocide. Their fight for survival against all odds unites the women in an unbreakable sisterhood.
I'm Charlie Walker

I'm Charlie Walker (June 10, 2022)

1971 post civil rights San Francisco seemed like the perfect place for a black Korean War veteran and his family to realize their dream of economic independence and his own chance to be his a "boss". Charlie Walker would soon find out how naive he was. In a city full of impostors and naysayers, he refused to take "No" for an answer. Until a catastrophic disaster opened a door that had never been open to a black man before. This is a story about what happened when he stepped through that door, with both feet!.
B-Boy Blues

B-Boy Blues (June 09, 2022)

Follows the relationship of 27-year-old journalist Mitchell Crawford and 21-year-old bicycle messenger Raheim Rivers, who meet at a gay bar in Greenwich Village during the summer of 1993.
Yuri Marçal: Ledo Engano
From sharing his unique views on family, race and religion to detailing an online rift that blew up, Brazilian comedian Yuri Marçal isn't holding back.
Father & Soldier

Father & Soldier (May 27, 2022)

With Omar Sy.
1917. Bakary Diallo enlists in the French army to join his 17-year-old son, Thierno, who has been forcibly recruited. Sent to the front, they will have to face the war together. While Thierno learns to become a man, Bakary will do everything to bring him back safely.
Emergency

Emergency (May 20, 2022)

Ready for a night of legendary partying, three college students must weigh the pros and cons of calling the police when faced with an unexpected situation.
Katt Williams: World War III
Filmed at the Dolby Live in Las Vegas in January 2022, World War III is Williams’ second Netflix special, following Great America in 2018. Williams serves as the director and executive producer alongside filmmaker Brian Volk-Weiss (The Toys That Made Us, The Movies That Made Us) and Cisco Henson. Williams is an underrated master of physical comedy with stand-up specials that include the very GIF-able The Pimp Chronicles and the very quotable It’s Pimpin’ Pimpin’. He has also appeared in several movies and television shows, including Atlanta, Black-ish and The Last O.G.
On the Count of Three

On the Count of Three (May 13, 2022)

Val has reached a place where he feels the only way out is to end things. But he considers himself a bit of a failure—his effectiveness lacking—so he figures he could use some help. As luck would have it, Val’s best friend, Kevin, is recovering from a failed suicide attempt, so he seems like the perfect partner for executing this double suicide plan. But before they go, they have some unfinished business to attend to.
Sneakerella

Sneakerella (May 13, 2022)

When El, an aspiring sneaker designer from Queens, meets Kira King, the fiercely independent daughter of legendary basketball star and sneaker tycoon Darius King, sparks fly as the two bond over their mutual affinity for sneakers. With a little nudge from his best friend and a sprinkle of Fairy Godfather magic, El finds the courage to use his talent to pursue his dream of becoming a ‘legit’ sneaker designer in the industry.
The Takedown

The Takedown (May 06, 2022)

With Omar Sy.
Ousmane Diakité (Omar Sy) and François Monge (Laurent Lafitte) are two cops with very different styles, backgrounds and careers. Many years ago they worked together but life took them apart. The unlikely pair is reunited once again for a new investigation that takes them all the way up to the French Alps. What seemed to be a simple drug deal turns out to be a high scale criminal case wrapped in danger and unexpected comedy.
Silverton Siege

Silverton Siege (April 27, 2022)

After a failed sabotage mission, a trio of anti-apartheid freedom fighters ends up in a tense bank hostage situation. Based on a true story.
Marlon Wayans Presents: The Headliners
Taped live at the Belasco Theatre in Los Angeles, this hour-long special features the comedic stylings of multi-hyphenate legend Marlon Wayans and five up-and-coming stand-ups. Serving as emcee, Wayans shines the spotlight on actor D.C. Ervin, social media star Tony Baker, niece and stand-up comic Chaunté Wayans, writer Sydney Castillo, and noted “closer” Esau McGraw.
Executive Order

Executive Order (April 14, 2022)

In a dystopian future, the Brazilian government decrees a measure that forces black citizens to migrate to Africa in an attempt to return to their origins. Seeing themselves in the center of terror, two cousins take refuge in an apartment, where they debate social and racial issues, and share the same yearning for the change of country.
Ambulance

Ambulance (April 08, 2022)

Decorated veteran Will Sharp, desperate for money to cover his wife's medical bills, asks for help from his adoptive brother Danny. A charismatic career criminal, Danny instead offers him a score: the biggest bank heist in Los Angeles history: $32 million.
The Devil You Know

The Devil You Know (April 01, 2022)

Once-incarcerated Marcus Cowans is trying to turn over a new leaf with the support of his loving family. Upon discovering that one of his brothers may have been involved in a horrific crime, Marcus grapples with the limits of brotherhood and loyalty. He and his family, increasingly weary of the justice system’s failings, end up in the crosshairs of a seasoned but jaded detective.
Night's End

Night's End (March 31, 2022)

An anxious shut-in unwittingly moves into a haunted apartment and hires a mysterious stranger to perform an exorcism which takes a horrific turn.
Cheaper by the Dozen

Cheaper by the Dozen (March 18, 2022)

The raucous exploits of a blended family of 12, the Bakers, as they navigate a hectic home life while simultaneously managing their family business.
Master

Master (March 18, 2022)

At an elite New England university built on the site of a Salem-era gallows hill, three black women strive to find their place. Navigating politics and privilege, they encounter increasingly terrifying manifestations of the school's haunted past… and present.
Alice

Alice (March 18, 2022)

Alice spends her days enslaved on a rural Georgia plantation restlessly yearning for freedom. After a violent clash with plantation owner Paul, Alice flees through the neighboring woods and stumbles onto the unfamiliar sight of a highway, soon discovering that the year is actually 1973.
A Lot of Nothing

A Lot of Nothing (March 13, 2022)

An upper middle class married couple find their lives spiraling out of control when they decide to take justice into their own hands and seek retribution against their neighbor.
Outsiders

Outsiders (March 11, 2022)

When a young Black man’s girlfriend mysteriously disappears, he’s forced to go on the run, staying one step ahead of suspicious police to clear his name and to find out if otherworldly forces are to blame.

Coming Soon

Movies with Black Leads to be release in 2022.

Till

Till (October 07, 2022)

The film is about Mamie Till-Mobley’s fight for justice for her 14-year-old son, Emmett Louis Till.
The Curse of Bridge Hollow

The Curse of Bridge Hollow (October 14, 2022)

A teenage girl, who accidentally releases an ancient and mischievous spirit on Halloween which causes decorations to come alive and wreak havoc, must team up with the last person she'd want to in order to save their town - her father.
The School for Good and Evil

The School for Good and Evil (October 19, 2022)

Best friends Sophie and Agatha navigate an enchanted school for young heroes and villains — and find themselves on opposing sides of the battle between good and evil.
Black Adam

Black Adam (October 20, 2022)

Nearly 5,000 years after he was bestowed with the almighty powers of the Egyptian gods—and imprisoned just as quickly—Black Adam is freed from his earthly tomb, ready to unleash his unique form of justice on the modern world.
Devotion

Devotion (October 28, 2022)

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The harrowing true story of two elite US Navy fighter pilots during the Korean War. Their heroic sacrifices would ultimately make them the Navy's most celebrated wingmen.
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
A sequel that will continue to explore the incomparable world of Wakanda and all the rich and varied characters introduced in the 2018 film.
They Cloned Tyrone

They Cloned Tyrone (December 30, 2022)

An unlikely trio investigates a series of eerie events, alerting them to a nefarious conspiracy lurking directly beneath their hood.

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Master

Master (December 31, 2022)

The feature will follow Olivia, a young Black woman endowed with superpowers, as she leads her family to what she sees as a better life — only to realize that the life she’s trying to leave behind is the one she should be fighting for. The project is in development, with Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse co-director Peter Ramsey onboard as executive producer.
We Have a Ghost

We Have a Ghost (December 31, 2022)

After Kevin finds a ghost named Ernest haunting his new home, he becomes an overnight social media sensation. But when Kevin and Ernest go rogue to investigate the mystery of the latter's past, they become targets of the CIA.
Emancipation

Emancipation (December 31, 2022)

A runaway slave forges through the swamps of Louisiana on a tortuous journey to escape plantation owners that nearly killed him.
The Outlaw Johnny Black

The Outlaw Johnny Black (December 31, 2022)

Hell bent on avenging the death of his father, Johnny Black vows to gun down Brett Clayton and becomes a wanted man in the process while posing as a preacher in a small mining town that's been taken over by a notorious Land Baron.
The Mothership

The Mothership (December 31, 2022)

One year after her husband mysteriously disappears, Sara Morse discovers a strange, extraterrestrial object underneath their home, Sara and her kids embark on a race to find their husband, father and, most important, the truth.
Wendell and Wild

Wendell and Wild (December 31, 2022)

Two demon brothers face off against a nun and a pair of goth teens in order to earn their way out of hell.
Shirley

Shirley (December 31, 2022)

Follows the biopic film about Shirley Chisholm, America's first Black congresswoman.
Blade
A reboot of Blade (1998) in the Marvel Studios' Cinematic Universe, with Mahershala Ali, John West Jr., written by Stacy Osei-Kuffour.

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