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The Best Movies of 2019

Updated October 7, 2020 87.6k votes 6.8k voters 47.0k 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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  • 1
    Avengers: Endgame is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies of 2019
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    Avengers: Endgame

    Robert Downey Jr, Josh Brolin

    Directed byAnthony Russo, Joe Russo

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 94%

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    The Man Who Killed Hitler and  is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies of 2019
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    Directed byRobert D. Krzykowski

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 75%

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  • 3
    Joker is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies of 2019
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    Joker

    Joaquin Phoenix, Robert De Niro

    Directed byTodd Phillips

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 69%

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    John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabel is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies of 2019
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    John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum

    Keanu Reeves, Halle Berry

    Directed byChad Stahelski

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 90%

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    Shazam! is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies of 2019
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    Shazam!

    Zachary Levi, Mark Strong

    Directed byDavid F. Sandberg

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 91%

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    Alita: Battle Angel is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies of 2019
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    Alita: Battle Angel

    Rosa Salazar, Christoph Waltz

    Directed byRobert Rodriguez

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 60%

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

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt

    Directed byQuentin Tarantino

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 85%

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

    Tom Holland, Samuel L. Jackson

    Directed byJon Watts

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 90%

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

    Tom Hanks, Tim Allen

    Directed byJosh Cooley

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 97%

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    Us is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies of 2019
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    Us

    Lupita Nyong'o, Winston Duke

    Directed byJordan Peele

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 93%

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    Happy Death Day 2U is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies of 2019
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    Happy Death Day 2U

    Jessica Rothe, Israel Broussard

    Directed byChristopher B. Landon

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 70%

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  • 12
    How to Train Your Dragon: The  is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies of 2019
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    How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

    Jay Baruchel, Cate Blanchett

    Directed byDean DeBlois

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 91%

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  • 13
    Captain Marvel is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies of 2019
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    Captain Marvel

    Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson

    Directed byAnna Boden, Ryan Fleck

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 78%

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  • 14
    1917 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies of 2019
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    1917

    George MacKay, Dean-Charles Chapman

    Directed bySam Mendes

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 89%

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    Uncut Gems is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies of 2019
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    Uncut Gems

    Adam Sandler, Lakeith Stanfield

    Directed byJosh Safdie, Benny Safdie

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 92%

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  • 16
    Star Wars: Episode IX - The Ri is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies of 2019
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    Directed byJ. J. Abrams

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 57%

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    Godzilla: King of the Monsters is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies of 2019
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    Godzilla: King of the Monsters

    Kyle Chandler, Vera Farmiga

    Directed byMichael Dougherty

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 41%

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  • 18
    Parasite is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies of 2019
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    Parasite

    Song Kang-ho, Lee Sun-kyun

    Directed byBong Joon-ho

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

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    Doctor Sleep is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies of 2019
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    Doctor Sleep

    Ewan McGregor, Rebecca Ferguson

    Directed byMike Flanagan

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 73%

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    Brightburn is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies of 2019
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    Brightburn

    Elizabeth Banks, David Denman

    Directed byDavid Yarovesky

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 57%

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    Fighting with My Family is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies of 2019
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    Fighting with My Family

    Florence Pugh, Lena Headey

    Directed byStephen Merchant

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 92%

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  • 22
    Deadwood is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies of 2019
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    Deadwood

    Ian McShane, Timothy Olyphant

    Directed byDaniel Minahan

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    The Upside is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies of 2019
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    The Upside

    Bryan Cranston, Kevin Hart

    Directed byNeil Burger

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 41%

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  • 24
    Midsommar is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies of 2019
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    Midsommar

    Florence Pugh, Jack Reynor

    Directed byAri Aster

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 83%

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    Apollo 11 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies of 2019
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    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 99%

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