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The Best Movies of 2019

Updated November 11, 2020 93.2k votes 7.2k voters 49.5k views161 items

List RulesOnly movies released in theaters in 2019.

With so many highly anticipated films that came out, it's hard to decide on the best movies of 2019. This is more than a top 100 2019 best movie list. Here you will be able to vote on the best movies of 2019 that have been released so far. There are plenty of great Hollywood movies that came out in 2019. From blockbusters to the smaller movies, these are the best 2019 movies. This list includes foreign films that are some of the top rated movies of 2019, such as Woman at War, Ash is Purest White, and Transit. You will also find Netflix films like High Flying Bird. There are even good horror films like Us and Midsommar on the list this year and they have all been applauded by both critics and audiences.

The best films of 2019 should take everything into account, the performances, the cinematography, and everything in between. So if you find yourself asking, "what is the best film to come out of 2019?" Look to the list below and vote up the 2019 movies you feel were the highest quality films of the year. If you see that any of the top movies of 2019 are left out, feel free to add them to the list.

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  • A Dog's Journey26
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    A Dog's Journey

    Marg Helgenberger, Betty Gilpin

    Directed byGail Mancuso

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 50%

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  • Godzilla: King of the Monsters27
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    Godzilla: King of the Monsters

    Kyle Chandler, Vera Farmiga

    Directed byMichael Dougherty

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 41%

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  • Angel Has Fallen28
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    Angel Has Fallen

    Gerard Butler, Morgan Freeman

    Directed byRic Roman Waugh

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 39%

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  • Jumanji: The Next Level29
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    Jumanji: The Next Level

    Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black

    Directed byJake Kasdan

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 68%

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  • Downton Abbey30
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    Downton Abbey

    Hugh Bonneville, Laura Carmichael

    Directed byMichael Engler

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 85%

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  • Fighting with My Family31
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    Fighting with My Family

    Florence Pugh, Lena Headey

    Directed byStephen Merchant

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 92%

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  • Last Christmas32
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    Last Christmas

    Emilia Clarke, Henry Golding

    Directed byPaul Feig

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 45%

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  • Pet Sematary33
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    Pet Sematary

    Jason Clarke, Amy Seimetz

    Directed byKevin Kölsch, Dennis Widmyer

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 58%

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  • Apollo 1134
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    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 99%

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  • The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part35
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    The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part

    Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Banks

    Directed byMike Mitchell

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 85%

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  • Rocketman36
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    Rocketman

    Taron Egerton, Jamie Bell

    Directed byDexter Fletcher

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 89%

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  • Always Be My Maybe37
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    Always Be My Maybe

    Ali Wong, Randall Park

    Directed byNahnatchka Khan

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 90%

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  • Midsommar38
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    Midsommar

    Florence Pugh, Jack Reynor

    Directed byAri Aster

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 83%

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  • Deadwood39
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    Deadwood

    Ian McShane, Timothy Olyphant

    Directed byDaniel Minahan

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  • Glass40
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    Glass

    Bruce Willis, James McAvoy

    Directed byM. Night Shyamalan

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 37%

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  • It: Chapter Two41
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    It: Chapter Two

    Bill Skarsgård, James McAvoy

    Directed byAndy Muschietti

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 66%

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  • The Addams Family42
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    The Addams Family

    Oscar Isaac, Charlize Theron

    Directed byConrad Vernon, Greg Tiernan

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 42%

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  • The Peanut Butter Falcon43
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    The Peanut Butter Falcon

    Shia LaBeouf, Dakota Johnson

    Directed byTyler Nilson, Mike Schwartz

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 95%

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  • Dora and the Lost City of Gold44
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    Dora and the Lost City of Gold

    Isabela Moner, Eugenio Derbez

    Directed byJames Bobin

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 83%

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  • A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood45
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    Directed byMarielle Heller

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 96%

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  • Ad Astra46
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    Ad Astra

    Brad Pitt, Tommy Lee Jones

    Directed byJames Gray

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 81%

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  • Crawl47
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    Crawl

    Kaya Scodelario, Barry Pepper

    Directed byAlexandre Aja

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 82%

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  • Men in Black International48
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    Men in Black International

    Chris Hemsworth, Tessa Thompson

    Directed byF. Gary Gray

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 22%

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  • Dumbo49
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    Dumbo

    Colin Farrell, Michael Keaton

    Directed byTim Burton

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 47%

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  • Knives Out50
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    Knives Out

    Daniel Craig, Chris Evans

    Directed byRian Johnson

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 96%

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