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The 20 best TV and streaming movies

Daniel Craig stars in Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery

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For Rotten Tomatoes’ annual Fall TV Poll, we asked our viewers what they’re most looking forward to from the upcoming TV season and to reflect on the best shows from past seasons. Over 1,000 of them responded with their selections for the fall.

We are once again highlighting just 20 movie titles in our catalog this year, as the streaming movie segment is not inundated with potential theatrical releases like it was last year. Dune-fest.

Is there a most anticipated 2022 movie, broadcast or not, that Glass Onion: A Knives Out MysteryRian Johnson’s follow-up to his hit 2019 movie knives out? Audiences can’t expect more whodunit fun from Daniel Craig and our reviewers were no different. What we didn’t know when we distributed our survey was that the new movie won’t be released until December 23, so glass onion more of a holiday movie than a fall movie; still, we’ll leave her at #1 on this list in deference to her enthusiasm for her.

The fun of Halloween Hocus Pocus 2 coming soon to Disney+ and Daniel Radcliffe’s take on Weird Al on Weird: The Al Yankovic Story on Roku also appeared in the top 5. Disney+ rounds out the list with a live-action version of pinocchio starring Tom Hanks, not to be confused with the stop-motion film Pinocchio by Guillermo del Torowhose release date of December 9 was announced, along with those of other Netflix movies, after this survey was conducted, and disenchantedwhat brings back delighted starring Amy Adams and Patrick Dempsey.

The top five selections for women also included the second installment of Enola Holmes on Netflix, and Hocus Pocus 2 ranked first with Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery went to third and Weird: The Al Yankovic Story in the seventh. Among men, the movie Weird Al moved into second place, with Hocus Pocus in fifth and Enola Holmes in sixth for the group.

Read on to discover all of Rotten Tomatoes users’ most anticipated movies on TV and streaming.

Do you disagree with the results of the survey? Tell us in the comments who you think should have made the list or been ranked higher.

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Synopsis: In this Christmas romantic comedy, a woman’s life is turned upside down when an engagement ring meant for someone else leads her… [More]

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Synopsis: V/H/S/99 harkens back to the last analog days of VHS punk rock, while taking a giant leap into… [More]

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Synopsis: “Rosaline” is a fresh and comedic twist on Shakespeare’s classic love story “Romeo and Juliet,” told from the perspective of… [More]

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Synopsis: Fall 1830. West Point military cadet Edgar Allan Poe and four other cadets on a training exercise in upstate New… [More]

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Synopsis: Year? 1290. In the medieval English town of Stonebridge, Lady Catherine (known as Birdy) is the youngest daughter of… [More]

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Critics Consensus: Sound the horn for Jesus. Save your soul. it has some broad goals, but refuses to attack them, instead delivering a scathing, well-acted satire of organized religion.

Synopsis: Sound the horn for Jesus. Save your soul. is a satirical comedy starring Regina Hall as Trinitie Childs, the proud first… [More]

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Synopsis: To show her support for her neighborhood friends serving in Vietnam, Chickie Donohue (Zac Efron) decides to do something totally outrageous:… [More]

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Synopsis: A beautifully crafted story of forbidden love and shifting social conventions, My Policeman follows three young men: policeman Tom… [More]

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Synopsis: Thinking she has put her dangerous past behind her, Lou (Allison Janney) finds her peaceful life is disrupted when a desperate mother… [More]

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Synopsis: “Raymond & Ray” follows half-brothers Raymond and Ray who have lived in the shadow of a terrible father. Somehow they… [More]

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Synopsis: Drea (Camila Mendes) is at the height of her powers in high school as the alpha girl on campus when her… [More]

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Synopsis: The film follows American siblings Alice (Kristen Bell) and Paul (Ben Platt), who reluctantly agree to attend the wedding… [More]

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Synopsis: In the town of Gavaldon, two misfits and best friends, Sophie (Sophia Anne Caruso) and Agatha (Sofia Wylie), share the… [More]

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Synopsis: Fresh from the triumph of solving her first case, Enola Holmes (Millie Bobby Brown) follows in the footsteps of her… [More]

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Synopsis: Based on the best-selling novel by Joyce Carol Oates, Blonde boldly reinvents the life of one of Hollywood’s most enduring characters… [More]

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Synopsis: Academy Award® winner Robert Zemeckis directs this live-action, CGI retelling of the beloved story of a wooden puppet… [More]

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Synopsis: Daniel Radcliffe is “Weird” Al Yankovic in real history without exaggerating about the greatest musician of our time. From a… [More]

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Synopsis: Giselle upsets the balance of Andalasia and the real world… [More]

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Synopsis: It’s been 29 years since someone lit the Black Flame Candle and resurrected the 17th century sisters, and they’re looking… [More]

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Synopsis: In the sequel to Rian Johnson’s Knives Out, detective Benoit Blanc travels to Greece to peel back the layers… [More]


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