There are hundreds of movies coming out in 2022 across multiple platforms from the theater to streaming, but pet and animal movies are the ones that always stick out to us. There is something for everyone coming soon including adventure, superheroes, mystery and even the unexpected. Whether you enjoy movies at home or the full theater experience you are sure to enjoy some of these new films for your family.
Pet and Animal Movies Coming Out in 2022
The Ice Age Adventures of Buck Wild
Possum brothers Crash and Eddie set out to find a place of their own, but find themselves trapped in the Lost World. They are rescued by weasel Buck Wild, and together embark on a mission to save the Lost World from dinosaur domination.
Director: John C. Donkin
Cast: Simon Pegg, Vincent Tong, Utkarsh Ambudkar
Release Date: Friday, January 28, 2022
The Amazing Maurice
The Amazing Maurice is a talking cat, who leads his Educated Rodents, a group of talking rats, as they go from town to town being a plague so that their accomplice, a boy piper, can “lure them all away” from the town, after which they share the money the piper makes.
Directors: Toby Genkel, Florian Westermann
Cast: Hugh Laurie, Emilia Clarke, David Thewlis, Gemma Arterton
Release Date: Sunday, February 13, 2022
With a dog named Lulu by his side, Army Ranger Briggs races down the Pacific Coast to make it to a soldier’s funeral on time. Along the way, Briggs and Lulu drive each other completely crazy, break a handful of laws, narrowly evade death, and learn to let down their guards to have a fighting chance of finding happiness.
Directors: Channing Tatum, Reid Carolin
Cast: Channing Tatum, Jane Adams, Kevin Nash
Release Date: Friday, February 18, 2022
Mei Lee is a confident, dorky thirteen-year-old torn between staying her mother’s dutiful daughter and the chaos of adolescence. And as if changes to her interests, relationships, and body weren’t enough, whenever she gets too excited, she “poofs” into a giant red panda!
Director: Domee Shi
Cast: Rosalie Chiang, Sandra Oh, Maitreyi Ramakrishnan
Release Date: Friday, March 11, 2022
Sonic the Hedgehog 2
After settling in Green Hills, Sonic is eager to prove that he has what it takes to be a true hero. His test comes when Dr. Robotnik returns with a new partner, Knuckles, in search of a mystical emerald that has the power to destroy civilizations. Sonic teams up with his own sidekick, Tails, and together they embark on a globe-trotting journey to find the emerald before it falls into the wrong hands.
Director: Jeff Fowler
Cast: Ben Schwartz, Idris Elba, Jim Carrey
Release Date: Friday, April 8, 2022
The Bad Guys
After a lifetime of legendary heists, notorious criminals Mr. Wolf, Mr. Snake, Mr. Piranha, Mr. Shark and Ms. Tarantula are finally caught. To avoid a prison sentence, the animal outlaws must pull off their most challenging con yet — becoming model citizens. Under the tutelage of their mentor, Professor Marmalade, the dubious gang sets out to fool the world that they’re turning good.
Director: Pierre Perifel
Cast: Sam Rockwell, Awkwafina, Craig Robinson
Release Date: Friday, April 22, 2022
DC League of Super-Pets
In “DC League of Super-Pets,” Krypto the Super-Dog and Superman are inseparable best friends, sharing the same superpowers and fighting crime in Metropolis side by side. When Superman and the rest of the Justice League are kidnapped, Krypto must convince a rag-tag shelter pack—Ace the hound, PB the potbellied pig, Merton the turtle and Chip the squirrel—to master their own newfound powers and help him rescue the superheroes.
Director: Jared Stern
Cast: Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Keanu Reeves, Vanessa Bayer, John Krasinski, Kate McKinnon
Release Date: Friday, May 20, 2022
More Information Coming Soon for These 2022 Movies
Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers
Coming out Friday, April 8, 2022
Puss in Boots: The Last Wish
Coming out Friday, September 23, 2022
Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile
Coming out Friday, November 18, 2022
Coming out Wednesday, November 23, 2022