Many movie enthusiasts enjoy seeing a film while sitting in a comfortable theater seat with a box of popcorn that will likely be finished before the commercials and trailers begin. Some viewers try to recreate the experience they experienced when they first saw a film by seeing the same one again, such as Guinness World Record for seeing Spider-Man: No Way Home 292 times in theaters.
Top Gun: Maverick, which premiered on May 27, 2022, has been in theaters for at least 120 days (and counting). However, there are a few films that return to the big screen after weeks or years.
Sometimes a film doesn't have to be a smash hit or commemorate a milestone anniversary to return to cinemas. For example, Morbius (2022), many viewers were confused as to where it fits in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) timeline, or were disinterested in the overall story.
If it weren't for the "Morb" memes joking about the film that sparked outrage on the internet when Morbius was released on Digital, the film wouldn't have gotten a spot in theaters again. The film is now available on Netflix.
Transformers (2007) introduced viewers to a world where humans and robots (or Autobots) coexist. After purchasing a 1977 Dodge Camaro, Sam Witwicky (Shia LaBeouf) encountered an Autobot, but soon realized that humans were in the crossfire of an ancient conflict between the Autobots and Decepticons.
Transformers returned to theaters from July 10th through July 14th, 2022. 58% of critics rated the film, and 85 percent of audiences rated the film 3.5 stars or higher on Rotten Tomatoes. Amazon Prime Video is now available.
'The Fifth Element' (1997)
The Fifth Element (1997) transported viewers to the 23rd century, where evil still exists, and where mankind depended on Leeloo (Milla Jovovich) to rescue them from evil. Leeloo's DNA had parts from the Fifth Element. After she fled the facility where she was created, she discovered Korben Dallas (Bruce Willis).
The Fifth Element was released on May 9, 1997, and in 2022, the film returned to theaters to commemorate its 25th anniversary. It was released in theaters on June 26, and June 29, 2022. 71% of critics approve The Fifth Element, and 86% of viewers rated it 3.5 or higher on Rotten Tomatoes. The Fifth Element is available on Paramount+.
Sandy (Olivia Newton-John) and Danny (John Travolta) were from two different worlds but fell in love during the summer. They haven't forgotten about each other since the school started, and they both attend the same high school.
Grease was released in theaters on June 16, 1978, and in memory of Newton-John, who died on August 8, 2022, the film was returned to theaters during the August 18th weekend. Part of the proceeds from the tickets were donated to the AMC charity. The film is now available on Paramount+.
Avatar: The Way of Water is scheduled to be released in theaters on December 16, 2022. However, many viewers may not remember what the 2009 film was about. Avatar (2009) focuses on a paraplegic Marine assigned to investigate the "Na'vi," the native inhabitants of Pandora's culture and way of life.
Avatar will be released in cinemas on September 23, 2022, as well as those who didn't see it the first time in cinemas. The film will be released in 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray, with 82% of critics positive reviewing the film on Rotten Tomatoes.
Many viewers are familiar with the filmTitanic (1997), whether it was Celine Dion's heartfelt song "My Heart Will Go On" or the conclusion where many viewers calculated different ways that Jack (Leonardo DiCaprio) might have slammed against the door that Rose (Kate Winslet) was resting on.
Titanic is one of the few films that viewers will have to wait longer to see in theaters. According to Radio Times, Titanic will return to theaters in February 2023 in a remastered version. The film Titanic is available on Amazon Prime Video.
'Spider-Man: No Way Home' (2022)
Sony was wary of divulging too many details when it first released the trailer for Spider-Man: No Way Home. Many viewers wondered whether Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield would reprise their roles as Spider-Man.
On STARZ, Spider-Man: No Way Home was released on September 2, 2022 (during Labor Day weekend). During the screening, viewers saw additional bonus features and extended cuts, including a scene that showed the consequences of Mysterio's death from Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019).
'Everything Everywhere All at Once' (2022)
How deep does the multiverse extend? Evelyn Wang (Michelle Yeoh) sees endless possibilities in her multiverse, and there are many different versions of herself in those multiverses, where she changes not only her profession, but also her attitude.
Everything Everywhere All At Once was released on July 29, 2022 in cinemas, and it contained bonus footage. It was rated by 95% of critics, and it was rated by 89% of viewers on Rotten Tomatoes. The video for Everything Everywhere All At Once is available on YouTube.
As many individuals decorate their houses with frightening decorations in the 1970s film, Halloween (1978)? What better way to get a sense of the holiday spirit than watching a classic horror film with Michael Myers walking the streets of Haddonfield, Illinois?
Donald Pleasence plays Loomis and Jamie Lee Curtis plays Laurie in the sequel to Halloween in September. Halloween Ends will be released on October 14, 2022. On Rotten Tomatoes, 89% of viewers gave the film a 3.5 stars or higher.
What is beneath the surface and deep in the ocean's largest oceans on Earth? Shivers will run down anyone's spine when they hear or visualize a school of sharks swimming and seeking for prey. Jaws (1975) might have further heightened this fear, as innocent innocent swimmers encounter these creatures for the first time on Cape Cod.
Jaws returned to theaters during the 2022 Labor Day weekend after 47 years after its initial release date. 97 percent of critics rated the film Jaws highly, while 90% of viewers rated the film at least 3.5 stars or higher on Rotten Tomatoes.