vote on everything
Watchworthy
6.8k voters

The Best Movies of 2019

Updated October 7, 2020 87.4k votes 6.8k voters 46.9k 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.

Photo:
...more
  • 1
    Avengers: Endgame is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies of 2019
    2,011
    3,030

    Avengers: Endgame

    Robert Downey Jr, Josh Brolin

    Directed byAnthony Russo, Joe Russo

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 94%

    amazon buy button

    More Avengers: Endgame 

    Small Details From 'Avengers: Endgame' That Enhance Our 100th Viewing#388 of 1,647 The Most Rewatchable Movies

  • 2
    The Man Who Killed Hitler and  is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies of 2019
    2,842
    1,867

    Directed byRobert D. Krzykowski

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 75%

    amazon buy button

    More The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then the Bigfoot 

    #188 of 206 The Best Adventure Movies#72 of 111 The Best Movies About Disease Outbreaks

  • 3
    Joker is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies of 2019
    1,338
    2,185

    Joker

    Joaquin Phoenix, Robert De Niro

    Directed byTodd Phillips

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 69%

    amazon buy button
  • 4
    John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabel is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies of 2019
    1,229
    2,397

    John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum

    Keanu Reeves, Halle Berry

    Directed byChad Stahelski

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 90%

    amazon buy button

    More John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum 

    Get Pumped For 'Parabellum' on DVD With These Ranker Facts About 'John Wick'#38 of 102 The Best Assassin Movies

  • 5
    Shazam! is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies of 2019
    1,313
    2,586

    Shazam!

    Zachary Levi, Mark Strong

    Directed byDavid F. Sandberg

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 91%

    amazon buy button
  • 6
    Alita: Battle Angel is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies of 2019
    1,394
    2,789

    Alita: Battle Angel

    Rosa Salazar, Christoph Waltz

    Directed byRobert Rodriguez

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 60%

    amazon buy button

    More Alita: Battle Angel 

    Easter Eggs And References In 'Alita: Battle Angel'#67 of 355 The Best Rainy Day Movies

  • 7
    Once Upon a Time in Hollywood is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies of 2019
    958
    1,926

    Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt

    Directed byQuentin Tarantino

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 85%

    amazon buy button

    More Once Upon a Time in Hollywood 

    Groovy Details Fans Noticed In 'Once Upon A Time In Hollywood'The History Behind Tarantino's 'Once Upon A Time In Hollywood'

  • 8
    Spider-Man: Far From Home is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies of 2019
    1,012
    2,047

    Spider-Man: Far From Home

    Tom Holland, Samuel L. Jackson

    Directed byJon Watts

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 90%

    amazon buy button

    More Spider-Man: Far From Home 

    13 Easter Eggs In 'Spider-Man: Far from Home' You May Have Missed28 Small But Interesting Details From 'Spider-Man: Far From Home'

  • 9
    Toy Story 4 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies of 2019
    742
    1,639

    Toy Story 4

    Tom Hanks, Tim Allen

    Directed byJosh Cooley

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 97%

    amazon buy button

    More Toy Story 4 

    #217 of 572 The Best Animated Films Ever#36 of 88 Animated Movies That Make You Cry The Most

  • 10
    Happy Death Day 2U is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies of 2019
    40
    55

    Happy Death Day 2U

    Jessica Rothe, Israel Broussard

    Directed byChristopher B. Landon

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 70%

    amazon buy button

    More Happy Death Day 2U 

    #12 of 75 The Best Blumhouse Productions Movies#40 of 109 The Best Horror Movie Sequels

  • 11
    Us is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies of 2019
    755
    1,754

    Us

    Lupita Nyong'o, Winston Duke

    Directed byJordan Peele

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 93%

    amazon buy button

    More Us 

    Compelling 'Us' Fan Theories#450 of 781 The Best Horror Movies Of All Time

  • 12
    How to Train Your Dragon: The  is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies of 2019
    694
    1,617

    How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

    Jay Baruchel, Cate Blanchett

    Directed byDean DeBlois

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 91%

    amazon buy button

    More How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World 

    #238 of 317 The Best Movies For Kids#103 of 106 The Funniest Movies Starring SNL Cast Members

  • 13
    1917 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies of 2019
    974
    1,539

    1917

    George MacKay, Dean-Charles Chapman

    Directed bySam Mendes

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 89%

    amazon buy button

    More 1917 

    #51 of 374 The 50+ Best War Movies Ever Made, Ranked#12 of 24 Brutal War Movies That Absolutely Got It Right

  • 14
    Captain Marvel is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies of 2019
    739
    1,715

    Captain Marvel

    Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson

    Directed byAnna Boden, Ryan Fleck

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 78%

    amazon buy button

    More 

    15 Flerken Amazing 'Captain Marvel' Details You May Have Missed#28 of 174 The Best Superhero Movies Ever Made

  • 15
    Uncut Gems is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies of 2019
    1,058
    1,717

    Uncut Gems

    Adam Sandler, Lakeith Stanfield

    Directed byJosh Safdie, Benny Safdie

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 92%

    amazon buy button

    More Uncut Gems 

    #38 of 50 The Best and Worst of Adam Sandler#44 of 59 The Best Serious Movies Starring Comedians

  • 16
    Star Wars: Episode IX - The Ri is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies of 2019
    298
    678

    Directed byJ. J. Abrams

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 57%

    amazon buy button

    More Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker 

    17 Unanswered Questions About The 'Star Wars' Universe That ‘Rise Of Skywalker’ Didn’t Clear Up#9 of 11 Every Star Wars Movie, Ranked Best to Worst

  • 17
    Parasite is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies of 2019
    775
    1,272

    Parasite

    Song Kang-ho, Lee Sun-kyun

    Directed byBong Joon-ho

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

    amazon buy button

    More Parasite 

    #67 of 1,189 Every Oscar Winning Film Ever#1 of 131 The Best Korean Movies Of All Time

  • 18
    Godzilla: King of the Monsters is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies of 2019
    392
    974

    Godzilla: King of the Monsters

    Kyle Chandler, Vera Farmiga

    Directed byMichael Dougherty

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 41%

    amazon buy button
  • 19
    Brightburn is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies of 2019
    24
    50

    Brightburn

    Elizabeth Banks, David Denman

    Directed byDavid Yarovesky

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 57%

    amazon buy button

    More Brightburn 

    #179 of 181 The Best Alien Movies Ever Made#81 of 88 The Goriest Movies Ever Made

  • 20
    Deadwood is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies of 2019
    48
    93

    Deadwood

    Ian McShane, Timothy Olyphant

    Directed byDaniel Minahan

    amazon buy button

    More Deadwood 

    #229 of 399 The Best Western Movies Ever Made#97 of 109 The Best Movies Based on TV Shows

  • 21
    Doctor Sleep is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies of 2019
    28
    61

    Doctor Sleep

    Ewan McGregor, Rebecca Ferguson

    Directed byMike Flanagan

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 73%

    amazon buy button

    More Doctor Sleep 

    10 Incredibly Subtle Callbacks To 'The Shining' From 'Doctor Sleep'#147 of 242 The Best Psychological Thrillers of All Time

  • 22
    Fighting with My Family is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies of 2019
    320
    856

    Fighting with My Family

    Florence Pugh, Lena Headey

    Directed byStephen Merchant

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 92%

    amazon buy button
  • 23
    The Upside is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies of 2019
    23
    52

    The Upside

    Bryan Cranston, Kevin Hart

    Directed byNeil Burger

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 41%

    amazon buy button
  • 24
    Always Be My Maybe is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies of 2019
    23
    54

    Always Be My Maybe

    Ali Wong, Randall Park

    Directed byNahnatchka Khan

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 90%

    amazon buy button
  • 25
    Midsommar is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies of 2019
    426
    1,053

    Midsommar

    Florence Pugh, Jack Reynor

    Directed byAri Aster

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 83%

    amazon buy button

    More Midsommar 

    ‘Midsommar’ Is A Phantasmagoric Nightmare Of A Horror Movie23 Pieces Of Twisted, Beautiful 'Midsommar' Fan Art

FilmsFilmEntertainmenttop 20top 2520192019 MoviesThe Best of 2019