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17 Best Action Movies of 2022, Based On Their Rotten Tomatoes Score

2022 is an exciting year for action movies with a wide range of films to choose from. From the critically acclaimed “No Bears” to the blockbuster hit “Top Gun: Maverick,” there’s something for everyone. This list compiles the top 17 action movies of 2022 based on their Rotten Tomatoes score. These films feature some of the best performances of the year and set the bar for action movies for years to come.

10 Best 2022 Action Movies

1. No Bears (2022) – 100% on Tomatometer

No Bears is a powerful film that bears witness to Jafar Panahi’s incisive filmmaking, while urging viewers to examine the complex layers of a deceptively simple story—a man oppressed and suppressed by his country.

Released Date: December 23, 2022.

2. Happening (2021) – 99% on Tomatometer

Happening is a tough but rewarding watch that puts a personal face on an impossibly difficult choice and its heart-rending aftermath.

Released  Date: April 9, 2022.

3. Marcel the Shell with Shoes On (2021) – 99% on Tomatometer

Marcel the Shell with Shoes On is an animated film that contains real heart, featuring some of Martin McDonagh’s finest work and a pair of outstanding lead performances.

Released Date: July 22, 2022.

4. Girl Picture (2022) – 99% on Tomatometer

Girl Picture is a sensitively written and beautifully acted film that captures the whirlwind of teenage emotions without sacrificing narrative maturity and depth.

Released Date: June 14, 2022.

5. The Banshees Of Inisherin (2022) – 97% on Tomatometer

The Banshees of Inisherin is a finely crafted feel-bad treat, featuring some of Martin McDonagh’s finest work and a pair of outstanding lead performances.

Released Date: July 15, 2022.

6. Till (2022) – 96% on Tomatometer

Till is a profoundly emotional and cinematic film about the true story of Mamie Till Mobley’s relentless pursuit of justice for her son Emmett, brought heartwrenchingly to life by Danielle Deadwyler’s tremendous performance.

Released Date: October 28, 2022 (United States).

7. The Quiet Girl (2022) – 96% on Tomatometer

The Quiet Girl is a remarkable debut from writer-director Colm Bairéad, offering a deceptively simple reminder that the smallest stories can leave a large emotional impact.

Released Date: September 22, 2022.

8. Jujutsu Kaisen 0: The Movie (2021) – 98% on Tomatometer

Jujutsu Kaisen 0: The Movie offers a thrilling, beautifully animated gift for fans of the anime—and a story that holds up as a standalone effort.

Released Date: October 24, 2022.

9. Hustle (2022) – 93% on Tomatometer

Hustle is a great Adam Sandler dramatic turn in Netflix’s, featuring intelligence and sensitivity that draws on past injustices to present a beautifully crafted tribute to the persistence of the human spirit.

Released Date: June 3, 2022.

10. Prey (2022) – 93% on Tomatometer

Prey is a surprise Predator return-to-form prequel, with afterburners activated, the crowd-pleasing blockbuster set records across the board, including an easy landing on the coveted billion-dollar movie hall of fame.

Released Date: August 5, 2022.

11. The Batman (2022) – 85% on Tomatometer

The Batman is a dark crime epic that stirs a boiling cauldron of adolescent angst, serving up a coming-of-age story with dark horror overtones.

Released Date: March 4, 2022.

12. Turning Red (2022) – 95% on Tomatometer

Turning Red is a spirited YA comedy from Pixar, featuring some of Martin McDonagh’s finest work and a pair of outstanding lead performances.

Released Date: March 11, 2023.

13. X (2022) – 94% on Tomatometer

X is a throwback horror with a tale that technically spans two centuries, BEAVIS AND BUTT-HEAD DO THE UNIVERSE promises to sit atop all future lists of classic horror movies.

Released on March 7, 2023.

14. Everything Everywhere All At Once (2022) – 95% on Tomatometer

Everything Everywhere All At Once is a story about a teen and her mother live simply in a home in the woods, spending their time making metal music. A mysterious stranger arrives and things take a turn for the sinister.

Released: March 25, 2022 (United States).

15. The Northman (2022) – 89% on Tomatometer

The Northman is the latest from auteurs Jordan Peele and Robert Eggers, a tale that technically spans two centuries, Beavis And Butt-Head Do The Universe promises to sit atop all future lists of classic horror movies.

Released: April 22, 2023.

16. Top Gun: Maverick (2022)

96% on Tomatometer

Top Gun: Maverick is a crowd-pleasing blockbuster that set records across the board, including an easy landing on the coveted billion-dollar movie hall of fame.

Released: August 22, 2022.

17. Great Freedom (2021) – 97% on Tomatometer

Great Freedom draws on past injustices to present a beautifully crafted tribute to the persistence of the human spirit.

Released Date: May 6, 2022 (United States).

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