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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 Man Who Killed Don Quixote
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    Adam Driver, Jonathan Pryce, Stellan Skarsgård
    • Released: 2018
    • Directed by: Terry Gilliam
  • The Hole in the Ground
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    Seána Kerslake, James Quinn Markey, James Cosmo
    • Released: 2019
    • Directed by: Lee Cronin
  • Sword of Trust
    28
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    Marc Maron, Jon Bass, Michaela Watkins
    • Released: 2019
    • Directed by: Lynn Shelton
  • The White Crow
    29
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    Oleg Ivenko, Ralph Fiennes, Louis Hofmann
    • Released: 2019
    • Directed by: Ralph Fiennes
  • Waves
    30
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    Kelvin Harrison Jr., Lucas Hedges, Taylor Russell
    • Released: 2019
    • Directed by: Trey Edward Shults
  • The Aftermath
    31
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    Keira Knightley, Alexander Skarsgård, Jason Clarke
    • Released: 2019
    • Directed by: James Kent
  • The Beach Bum
    32
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    Matthew McConaughey, Snoop Dogg, Isla Fisher
    • Released: 2019
    • Directed by: Harmony Korine
  • Wild Rose
    33
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    Jessie Buckley, Matt Costello, Jane Patterson
    • Released: 2019
    • Directed by: Tom Harper
  • Portrait of a Lady on Fire
    34
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    Noémie Merlant, Adèle Haenel, Luàna Bajrami
    • Released: 2019
    • Directed by: Céline Sciamma
  • The Tomorrow Man
    35
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    John Lithgow, Blythe Danner, Derek Cecil
    • Released: 2019
    • Directed by: Noble Jones
  • Synonyms
    36
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    Tom Mercier, Quentin Dolmaire, Louise Chevillotte
    • Released: 2019
    • Directed by: Nadav Lapid
  • My Days of Mercy
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    Kate Mara, Elliot Page, Elias Koteas
    • Released: 2017
    • Directed by: Tali Shalom-Ezer
  • The Standoff at Sparrow Creek
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    James Badge Dale, Brian Geraghty, Patrick Fischler
    • Released: 2019
    • Directed by: Henry Dunham
  • The Mountain
    39
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    Tye Sheridan, Denis Lavant, Hannah Gross
    • Released: 2019
    • Directed by: Rick Alverson
  • Red Joan
    40
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    Stephen Campbell Moore, Sophie Cookson, Tom Hughes
    • Released: 2019
    • Directed by: Trevor Nunn
  • Dogman
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    Ugo Chiti, Damiano D'Innocenzo, Fabio D'Innocenzo
    • Released: 2019
    • Directed by: Matteo Garrone
  • Body at Brighton Rock
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    Karina Fontes, Casey Adams, Emily Althaus
    • Released: 2019
    • Directed by: Roxanne Benjamin
  • The Wedding Guest
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    Dev Patel, Radhika Apte, Jim Sarbh
    • Released: 2018
    • Directed by: Michael Winterbottom
  • Long Day's Journey into Night
    44
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    Tang Wei, Huang Jue, Sylvia Chang
    • Released: 2018
    • Directed by: Bi Gan
  • Styx
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    Susanne Wolff, Gedion Oduor Wekesa, Alexander Beyer
    • Released: 2019
    • Directed by: Wolfgang Fischer
  • The Sound of Silence
    46
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    Peter Sarsgaard, Rashida Jones, Tony Revolori
    • Released: 2019
    • Directed by: Michael Tyburski
  • American Woman
    47
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    Sienna Miller, Christina Hendricks, Aaron Paul
    • Released: 2019
    • Directed by: Jake Scott
  • Gloria Bell
    48
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    Julianne Moore, John Turturro, Michael Cera
    • Released: 2018
    • Directed by: Sebastián Lelio
  • Official Secrets
    49
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    Keira Knightley, Matt Smith, Matthew Goode
    • Released: 2019
    • Directed by: Gavin Hood
  • Nightmare Cinema
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    Mickey Rourke, Richard Chamberlain, Adam Godley
    • Released: 2018
    • Directed by: Alejandro Brugués, Joe Dante, Mick Garris, Ryûhei Kitamura, David Slade