2019 The Best Movies No One Saw in 2019  

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List Rules Only movies that have been release in 2019.

This list of 2019 underrated movies will keep you apprised of films that have somehow slipped under the radar. The best 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 Wild Nights with Emily and Sam Elliot in 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 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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Sam Elliott, Aidan Turner, Caitlin FitzGerald
The Man Who Killed Hitler And Then The Bigfoot is a 2018 adventure drama film directed by Robert D. Krzykowski. A legendary American war veteran (Sam Elliott) is recruited to hunt a mythical
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Luana Velis, Johannes Benecke, Jan Bluthardt
Luz is a 2018 German horror film directed by Tilman Singer. A young cab driver, Luz (Luana Velis), shows up dazed at a police station as she is being pursued by a demonic entity.
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Sienna Miller, Christina Hendricks, Aaron Paul
American Woman is a 2019 American drama film directed by Jake Scott. A 32-year-old woman must raise her infant grandson on her own after her teen daughter goes missing in a small Pennsylvanian
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Jonathan Rhys-Meyers, Joely Richardson, Vanessa Redgrave
The Aspern Papers is a 2019 United Kingdom period drama directed by Julien Landais, based on Jean Pavans' scenic adaptation of Henry James' novel. Ambitious editor Morton Vint (Jonathan ...more
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Matthias Schoenaerts, Connie Britton, Jason Mitchell
The Mustang is a 2019 drama film directed by Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre. Roman Coleman (Matthias Schoenaerts), a violent convict, is given the chance to participate in a rehabilitation therapy ...more
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James Badge Dale, Brian Geraghty, Patrick Fischler
The Standoff at Sparrow Creek is a 2018 American drama film directed by Henry Dunham. A reclusive ex-cop turned-militia man, Gannon (James Badge Dale), investigates a shooting at a police ...more
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Oleg Ivenko, Ralph Fiennes, Louis Hofmann
The White Crow is a 2018 British biographical film directed by Ralph Fiennes, based on the life of Rudolf Nureyev.
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Sandy Batchelor, Daisy Keeping, Adam Astill
Rupert, Rupert & Rupert is a 2019 British comedy-drama film directed by Tom Sands. A struggling actor with multiple personality disorder has three identities that battle for control when he ...more
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Carloto Cotta, Cleo Tavares, Anabela Moreira
Diamantino is a 2018 Portuguese comedy-drama film directed by Gabriel Abrantes and Daniel Schmidt. After losing his special touch and ending his career in disgrace, the world's premier soccer ...more
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Alec Baldwin Morena Baccarin Josh Charles Dean Winters Michael Rispoli Jason Jones
Framing John DeLorean is a 2019 American documentary film directed by Don Argott and Sheena M. Joyce. A recounting of the life and career of the conterversial automaker through archival footage ...more
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Kenneth Branagh, Judi Dench, Ian McKellen
All Is True is a 2018 film directed by Kenneth Branagh. After the Globe Theatre burns down in 1613, during a performance of his play Henry VIII, William Shakespeare (Kenneth Branagh) returns ...more
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Franz Rogowski, Paula Beer, Godehard Giese
Transit is a 2018 German drama film written and directed by Christian Petzold, based on the novel by Anna Seghers. A man (Franz Rogowski) flees France after the Nazi invasion and assumes the ...more
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Julianne Moore, John Turturro, Michael Cera
Gloria Bell is a 2019 Chilean-American film directed by Sebastián Lelio, and a reimagining of the 2013 film Gloria. A free-spirited woman in her 50s (Julianne Moore) seeks out love at ...more
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Jonathan Pryce, Adam Driver, Olga Kurylenko
The Man Who Killed Don Quixote is a 2018 fantasy-adventure-comedy film directed by Terry Gilliam, loosely based on the novel by Miguel de Cervantes. An advertising executive (Adam Driver) jumps ...more
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Alexander SkarsgÄrd, Keira Knightley, Jason Clarke
The Aftermath is a 2019 British-German-American drama film directed by James Kent, based on the novel by Rhidian Brook. Post World War II, a British colonel (Jason Clarke) and his wife (Keira ...more
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Ugo Chiti, Damiano D'Innocenzo, Fabio D'Innocenzo
Dogman is a 2018 Italian drama film directed by Matteo Garrone. A well-liked dog groomer and small-time cocaine dealer (Marcello Fonte) attempts to keep his life together while dealing with a ...more
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Lords of Chaos Rory Culkin, Emory Cohen, Anthony De La Torre
Lords of Chaos is a 2018 horror-thriller film directed by Jonas Åkerlund, based on the 1988 non-fiction book by Michael Moynihan and Didrik Søderlind. In 1989s Norway, a young ...more
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John Cusack, Emile Hirsch, Paul Reid
Never Grow Old is a 2019 Irish action film directed by Ivan Kavanagh. An Irish undertaker (Emile Hirsch) profits when an outlaw (John Cusack) takes over a peaceful American frontier town, but ...more
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Shauna Macdonald, Oded Fehr, Amrita Acharia
White Chamber is a 2018 British science fiction film directed by Paul Raschid. In the near future, civil war rages on in the United Kingdom where a woman wakes up in a white cell where she is ...more
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Susanne Wolff, Gedion Oduor Wekesa, Alexander Beyer
Styx is a 2018 German-Austrian drama film directed by Wolfgang Fischer. A strong woman torn from her contented world during a sailing trip becomes the only person to come to the aid of a group ...more
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Zhao Tao, Liao Fan, Yi'nan Diao
Ash Is Purest White is a 2018 Chinese drama film directed by Jia Zhangke. A story of violent love within a time frame spanning from 2001 to 2017.
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Max Zhang, Dave Bautista, Liu Yan
Master Z: The Ip Man Legacy is a 2018 Chinese martial arts film directed by Yuen Woo-ping. After being defeated by Ip Man, Cheung Tin Chi (Max Zhang) lives a depressed life and stays low ...more
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Molly Shannon, Amy Seimetz, Susan Ziegler
Wild Nights with Emily is a 2018 American biographical comedy film written and directed by Madeleine Olnek. Chronicles the life of Emily Dickinson (Molly Shannon) as she attempts to get ...more
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Karina Fontes, Casey Adams, Emily Althaus
Body at Brighton Rock is a 2019 American horror thriller film, directed, written, and produced by Roxanne Benjamin. A park ranger spends the night guarding a potential crime scene on a remote ...more
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Dev Patel, Radhika Apte, Jim Sarbh
The Wedding Guest is a 2018 British action thriller film written and directed by Michael Winterbottom. A mysterious British Muslim man (Dev Patel) goes on a journey across Pakistan and India.