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The Best Movies of 2019  

Jason Bancroft
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List Rules Only movies released in the US after January 1, 2019.

With so many highly anticipated films coming out, it's hard to decide on the best movies of 2019. This is more than a top 10 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 plent of great 2019 movies that have not been released yet. 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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Robert Downey Jr, Josh Brolin, Mark Ruffalo

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 94%

Avengers: Endgame is a 2019 American superhero film directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, based on the Marvel Comics superhero team, and the sequel to Avengers: Infinity War. After Thanos (Josh ...more
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Joaquin Phoenix, Robert De Niro, Zazie Beetz

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 69%

Joker is a 2019 American crime drama film directed by Todd Phillips, based on the DC Comics character. In 1981, a failed stand-up comedian (Joaquin Phoenix) is driven insane, turning to a life ...more
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Sam Elliott, Aidan Turner, Caitlin FitzGerald

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 75%

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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Amy Boal added Keanu Reeves, Halle Berry, Ruby Rose

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 90%

John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum is a 2019 American neo-noir action thriller film directed by Chad Stahelski, and the third film in the John Wick series. Still on the run following his ...more
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kotbayun added Rosa Salazar, Christoph Waltz, Jennifer Connelly

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 60%

Alita: Battle Angel is a 2019 American science fiction action film directed by Robert Rodriguez, based on the manga by Yukito Kishiro. After being revived by Dr. Dyson Ido (Christoph Waltz), ...more
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Zachary Levi, Mark Strong, Jack Dylan Grazer

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 91%

Shazam! is a 2019 superhero film directed by David F. Sandberg, based on the DC Comics character. A boy (Asher Angel) is given the ability to become an adult superhero (Zachary Levi) in times of ...more
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Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 85%

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood is a 2019 crime thriller film directed by Quentin Tarantino. A TV actor (Leonardo DiCaprio) and his stunt double (Brad Pitt) embark on an odyssey to make a name for ...more
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Tom Holland, Samuel L. Jackson, Zendaya

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 90%

Spider-Man: Far From Home is a 2019 American superhero film directed by Jon Watts, based on the Marvel Comics character. While on a vacation trip to Europe with his friends, Peter Parker is ...more
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Song Kang-ho, Lee Sun-kyun, Cho Yeo-jeong

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

Parasite is a 2019 South Korean dark comedy thriller film directed by Bong Joon-ho. An unemployed driver (Song Kang-ho) and his out-of-work family takes peculiar interest in the wealthy and ...more
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Jay Baruchel, Cate Blanchett, Craig Ferguson

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 91%

How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World is a 2019 American 3D computer-animated action fantasy film directed by Dean DeBlois. As Hiccup (Jay Baruchel) fulfills his dream of creating a ...more
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Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Kristen Schaal

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 97%

Toy Story 4 is a 2019 American 3D computer-animated comedy-drama film directed by Josh Cooley. Woody (Tom Hanks) and the gang go on a search when Bo Peep (Annie Potts) goes missing.
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Lupita Nyong'o, Winston Duke, Elisabeth Moss

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 93%

Us is a 2019 American horror film directed by Jordan Peele. A mother (Lupita Nyong'o) and a father (Winston Duke) take their children to their beach house expecting to unplug and unwind with ...more
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Taron Egerton, Jamie Bell, Richard Madden

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 89%

Rocketman is a 2019 British-American biographical musical film directed by Dexter Fletcher. The life of Elton John (Taron Egerton) is tracked from his years as a prodigy at the Royal Academy of ...more
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Captain Marvel Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, Ben Mendelsohn

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 78%

Captain Marvel is a 2019 American superhero film directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, based on the Marvel Comics character. In 1995, former U.S. Air Force fighter pilot Carol Danvers (Brie ...more
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Anya Taylor-Joy, Gabriel Bateman, Daniel Radcliffe

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 20%

Playmobil: The Movie is a 2019 computer animated adventure comedy film directed by Lino DiSalvo, based on the German building toy. Marla (Anya Taylor-Joy) is forced to abandon her carefully ...more
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Eddie Redmayne, Felicity Jones, Phoebe Fox

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 73%

The Aeronauts is a 2019 independent biographical action-adventure film directed by Tom Harper. A Pilot (Felicity Jones) and scientist (Eddie Redmayne) find themselves in an epic fight for ...more
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Tom Hanks, Matthew Rhys, Chris Cooper

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 96%

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood is a 2019 American drama film directed by Marielle Heller. An award-winning journalist's (Matthew Rhys) perspective on life is transformed after he ...more
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Aaron Paul, Charles Baker

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 97%

El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie is a 2019 drama film directed by Vince Gilligan, based on the television series Breaking Bad. Jesse Pinkman (Aaron Paul) pursues freedom after escaping from his ...more
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Florence Pugh, Jack Reynor, Will Poulter

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 83%

Midsommar (Swedish for "Midsummer") is a 2019 American horror film written and directed by Ari Aster. A couple travels to Sweden to visit their friend's rural hometown for its fabled ...more
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 99%

Apollo 11 is a 2019 American documentary film edited, produced, and directed by Todd Douglas Miller. It focuses on the 1969 Apollo 11 mission, the first spaceflight to land people on the moon.
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Florence Pugh, Lena Headey, Nick Frost

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 92%

Fighting with My Family is a 2019 comedy-drama film directed by Stephen Merchant, based on the the life of WWE wrestler Paige. The Bevis family, who all are professional wrestlers, try to work ...more
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UseYourMonocle added Kyle Chandler, Vera Farmiga, Millie Bobby Brown

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 41%

Godzilla: King of the Monsters is a 2019 American monster film directed by Michael Dougherty. As the crypto-zoological agency Monarch faces off against god-sized monsters, the mighty Godzilla ...more
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It: Chapter Two Bill Skarsgård, James McAvoy, Jessica Chastain

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 66%

It: Chapter Two is a 2019 American horror film directed by Andy Muschietti, based on the 1986 novel by Stephen King. 27 years later, the Losers Club have grown up and moved away, until a ...more
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Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg, Emma Stone

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 65%

Zombieland: Double Tap is a 2019 American post-apocalyptic horror comedy film directed by Ruben Fleischer, and a sequel to the 2009 film. Tallahassee (Woody Harrelson), Columbus (Jesse ...more
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Mode Liukas added Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, Idris Elba

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 67%

Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw is a 2019 action film directed by David Leitch and written by Chris Morgan, and a spin-off from The Fast and the Furious series. Two years after the ...more