The Best Movies No One Saw in 2019

List Rules
Only movies that have been release in 2019.

UPDATE: Check out the top underrated movies of 2020!

This list of the 2019 most underrated movies will keep you apprised of films that have somehow slipped under the radar. Good underrated movies this year may not have been smashes at the box office and may only hit mid-level percentages on Rotten Tomatoes. Nevertheless, these great underrated movies deserve some recognition. They are indie and foreign movies that present unique stories outside of the mainstream. Despite having limited releases these movies have big-name stars like Molly Shannon in the comedy Wild Nights with Emily and Sam Elliot in the adventure movie The Man Who Killed Hitler and then the Bigfoot.

This list of top 2019 overlooked movies includes sleeper hits that are some of the greatest underground movies of this year. There are also horror movies like Nightmare Cinema and movies inspired by true events like Lords of Chaos.  

Which of these new underrated films of 2019 do you like best? Cast your vote below and add anything you feel is missing.

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  • The Peanut Butter Falcon
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    Shia LaBeouf, Dakota Johnson, Zack Gottsagen
    • Released: 2019
    • Directed by: Tyler Nilson, Michael Schwartz
  • Jojo Rabbit
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    Roman Griffin Davis, Thomasin McKenzie, Scarlett Johansson
    • Released: 2019
    • Directed by: Taika Waititi
  • Parasite
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    Song Kang-ho, Lee Sun-gyun, Jo Yeo-jeong
    • Released: 2019
    • Directed by: Bong Joon-ho
  • The Farewell
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    Awkwafina, Tzi Ma, Diana Lin
    • Released: 2019
    • Directed by: Lulu Wang
  • The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then the Bigfoot
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    Sam Elliott, Aidan Turner, Ron Livingston
    • Released: 2018
    • Directed by: Robert D. Krzykowski
  • In Fabric
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    Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Sidse Babett Knudsen, Hayley Squires
    • Released: 2019
    • Directed by: Peter Strickland
  • Missing Link
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    Yoon Se-woong, Kim So-hee
    • Released: 2019
    • Directed by: Chris Butler
  • The Last Black Man in San Francisco
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    Jimmie Fails, Jonathan Majors, Rob Morgan
    • Released: 2019
    • Directed by: Joe Talbot
  • The Art of Self-Defense
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    Jesse Eisenberg, Alessandro Nivola, Imogen Poots
    • Released: 2019
    • Directed by: Riley Stearns
  • High Life
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    Robert Pattinson, Juliette Binoche, André Benjamin
    • Released: 2018
    • Directed by: Claire Denis
  • The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind
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    Chiwetel Ejiofor, Aissa Maiga, Joseph Marcell
    • Released: 2019
    • Directed by: Chiwetel Ejiofor
  • Freaks
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    Lexy Kolker Emile Hirsch Bruce Dern Grace Park Amanda Crew
    • Released: 2019
    • Directed by: Adam Stein, Zach Lipovsky
  • Tigers Are Not Afraid
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    Paola Lara, Ianis Guerrero, Rodrigo Cortés
    • Released: 2017
    • Directed by: Issa López
  • Birds of Passage
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    Carmina Martínez, Natalia Reyes, José Acosta
    • Released: 2019
    • Directed by: Cristina Gallego, Ciro Guerra
  • Never Grow Old
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    Emile Hirsch, John Cusack, Danny Webb
    • Released: 2019
    • Directed by: Ivan Kavanagh
  • Lords of Chaos
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    Rory Culkin, Emory Cohen, Anthony De La Torre
    • Released: 2019
    • Directed by: Jonas Åkerlund
  • Climax
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    Sofia Boutella, Romain Guillermic, Souheila Yacoub
    • Released: 2018
    • Directed by: Gaspar Noé
  • Skin
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    Jamie Bell, Danielle Macdonald, Daniel Henshall
    • Released: 2019
    • Directed by: Guy Nattiv
  • Shadow
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    Chao Deng, Betty Sun, Ryan Zheng
    • Released: 2018
    • Directed by: Yimou Zhang
  • Arctic
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    Mads Mikkelsen, Maria Thelma Smáradóttir, Tintrinai Thikhasuk
    • Released: 2018
    • Directed by: Joe Penna
  • Vita and Virginia
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    Gemma Arterton, Elizabeth Debicki, Rupert Penry-Jones
    • Released: 2019
    • Directed by: Chanya Button
  • Ash Is Purest White
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    Tao Zhao, Fan Liao, Feng Xiao-Gang
    • Released: 2018
    • Directed by: ZhangKe Jia
  • The Dead Don't Die
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    Bill Murray, Adam Driver, Tilda Swinton
    • Released: 2019
    • Directed by: Jim Jarmusch
  • The Souvenir
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    Honor Swinton Byrne, Tom Burke, Tilda Swinton
    • Released: 2019
    • Directed by: Joanna Hogg
  • The Hummingbird Project
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    Jesse Eisenberg, Alexander Skarsgård, Salma Hayek
    • Released: 2019
    • Directed by: Kim Nguyen