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The Best Netflix Original Movies of 2019, Ranked

Updated November 4, 2020 14.4k votes 2.3k voters 61.3k views65 items

List RulesOnly Netflix original films distributed in the US.

UPDATE: Check out this list of the top 2020 Netflix original movies!

Another year and another big list of 2019 Netflix original movies. While still relatively new in the making movies business the Netflix original movies from 2019 have been well received by critics and fans alike. The best thing about Netflix originals from 2019 and in general is that they are always available to subscribers and can be watched at their convenience. And there is something for everyone, the Netflix originals of 2019 span across all genres such as drama, action, horror, and comedy. If you happen to be a sports fan you definitely need to check out the 2019 Netflix original High Flying Bird by Stephen Soderbergh.

The other good 2019 Netflix original movies you'll find on this include The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind, Always Be My Maybe, and Juanita. Could one of these films be the best Netflix original movie of 2019? It's time to determine that with the help of your votes. Vote up the movies that you loved and vote down the ones that left you disappointed, and check out this list of the most-watched Netflix original movies too.

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    In the Tall Grass

    Patrick Wilson, Laysla De Oliveira

    Released2019

    Directed byVincenzo Natali

    In the Tall Grass is a 2019 American horror film directed by Vincenzo Natali, based on the novella of the same name by Stephen King and Joe Hill. A brother and sister run into a field of grass after...  more

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    The Two Popes

    Jonathan Pryce, Anthony Hopkins

    Released2019

    Directed byFernando Meirelles

    The Two Popes is a 2019 film International drama film directed by Fernando Meirelles. Pope Benedict (Anthony Hopkins) and Cardinal Bergoglio (Jonathan Pryce) struggle to find common ground to forge a...  more
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    Falling Inn Love

    Christina Milian, Adam Demos

    Released2019

    Directed byRoger Kumble

    Falling Inn Love is a 2019 American romantic comedy film directed by Roger Kumble. Gabriela (Christian Milan) unexpectedly wins a country New Zealand inn and teams up with Jake (Adam Demos) to fix it...  more
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    Tall Girl

    Ava Michelle, Griffin Gluck

    Released2019

    Directed byNzingha Stewart

    Tall Girl is a 2019 American romantic comedy film directed by Nzingha Stewart. That tallest girl in school, Jodi (Ava Michelle) decides to embrace her height....  more
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    High Flying Bird

    André Holland, Zazie Beetz

    ReleasedFebruary 8

    Directed bySteven Soderbergh

    High Flying Bird is a 2019 American sports drama film directed by Steven Soderbergh. A sports agent (Andre Holland) pitches a rookie basketball client (Melvin Gregg) on an intriguing and...  more
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    Rattlesnake

    Carmen Ejogo, Theo Rossi

    Released2019

    Directed byZak Hilditch

    Rattlesnake is a 2019 American crime drama mystery film directed by Zak Hilditch. A single mother (Carmen Ejogo) accepts the help from a strange woman after her daughter is bitten by a rattlesnake....  more
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    The Silence

    Kiernan Shipka, Stanley Tucci

    Released2019

    Directed byJohn R. Leonetti

    The Silence is a 2019 American-German horror film directed by John R. Leonetti based on the novel by Tim Lebbon. A deaf teen (Kiernan Shipka) and her family try to escape terrifying creatures by...  more
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    Wine Country

    Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph

    Released2019

    Directed byAmy Poehler

    Wine Country is a 2019 American comedy film directed by Amy Poehler. Tensions from the past come to the forefront for a group of friends celebrating a 50th birthday in Napa....  more
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    The Red Sea Diving Resort

    Chris Evans, Haley Bennett

    Released2019

    Directed byGideon Raff

    The Red Sea Diving Resort is a 2019 Canadian-American biographical drama film directed and written by Gideon Raff. In 1981, Mossad agents work to rescue and evacuate Jewish-Ethiopians to Israel from...  more
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    Otherhood

    Patricia Arquette, Angela Bassett

    Released2019

    Directed byCindy Chupack

    Otherhood is a 2019 American comedy film directed by Cindy Chupack, based on the novel Whatever Makes You Happy by William Sutcliffe. Three Suburban moms (Felicity Huffman, Patricia Arquette, Angela...  more
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    IO

    Margaret Qualley, Anthony Mackie

    ReleasedJanuary 18

    Directed byJonathan Helpert

    IO is a 2019 American science fiction film directed by Jonathan Helpert. With the final shuttle scheduled to leave the planet, a teenage girl (Margaret Qualley) must decide whether to journey to the...  more
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    Rim of the World

    Jack Gore, Miya Cech

    ReleasedMay 24

    Directed byMcG

    Rim of the World is a 2019 American science fiction, adventure film directed by McG. Four misfit teenagers get stranded at a summer camp, they must overcome their differences and go on an epic...  more

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    Good Sam

    Tiya Sircar, Brittany Drisdelle

    Released2019

    Directed byKate Melville

    Good Sam is a 2019 American drama film directed by Kate Melville. A curious reporter finds love while pursuing the story of a mysterious figure who's leaving bags of cash for strangers around New...  more
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    Fractured

    Sam Worthington, Lily Rabe

    Released2019

    Directed byBrad Anderson

    Fractured is a 2019 American thriller film directed by Brad Anderson. After his daughter breaks her arm while on a family road trip, Ray rushes her to the hospital along with his wife, once they are...  more
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    Juanita

    Alfre Woodard, Blair Underwood

    ReleasedMarch 8

    Directed byClark Johnson

    Juanita is a 2019 American drama film, directed by Clark Johnson, based on the novel Dancing on the Edge of the Roof by Sheila Williams. Fed up with her deadbeat grown kids and marginal urban...  more
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    Secret Obsession

    Brenda Song, Mike Vogel

    Released2019

    Directed byPeter Sullivan

    Secret Obsession is a 2019 Amerian drama thriller directed by Peter Sullivan....  more
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    American Son

    Kerry Washington, Steven Pasquale

    Released2019

    Directed byKenny Leon

    American Son is a 2019 American drama film directed by Kenny Leon, based on a play of the same name by Christopher Demos-Brown. Two parents are looking for their missing teenage son until they are...  more
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    Close

    Noomi Rapace, Sophie Nélisse

    ReleasedJanuary 18

    Directed byVicky Jewson

    Close is a 2019 British-American action thriller film directed by Vicky Jewson. To protect an heiress (Sophie Nélisse) from highly trained kidnappers, a lone security expert (Noomi Rapace) must...  more
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    Point Blank

    Frank Grillo, Anthony Mackie

    Released2019

    Directed byJoe Lynch

    Point Blank is a 2019 action thriller directed by Joe Lynch and a remake of the 2010 film of the same name....  more
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    ReleasedApril 17

    Directed byBeyoncé Knowles-Carter

    Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé is a 2019 American documentary film. An intimate and in-depth look at Beyoncé's celebrated 2018 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival performance....  more
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    Earthquake Bird

    Alicia Vikander, Riley Keough

    Released2019

    Directed byWash Westmoreland

    Earthquake Bird is a 2019 American mystery film directed by Wash Westmoreland, based on the novel of the same name by Susanna Jones. In 1989 Toyko, Lucy Fly (Alicia Vikander) is a young female expat...  more
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    A Christmas Prince: The Royal Baby

    Rose McIver, Sarah Douglas

    Released2019

    Directed byJohn Schultz

    A Christmas Prince: The Royal Baby is a 2019 American Christmas romantic comedy film directed by John Schultz. Queen Amber (Rose McIver) and King Richard (Ben Lamb) host royals from a distant kingdom...  more
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    Knock Down the House

    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Amy Vilela

    Released2019

    Directed byRachel Lears

    Knock Down the House is a 2019 American documentary film directed by Rachel Lears. The documentary is about four progressive Democrats, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Amy Vilela, Cori Bush, and Paula Jean...  more
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    Beats

    Anthony Anderson, Khalil Everage

    ReleasedJune 19

    Directed byChris Robinson

    Beats is a 2019 American coming-of-age-drama directed by Chris Robinson. A musical prodigy with borderline agoraphobia (Khalil Everage) and a former music manager who has fallen from grace (Anthony...  more
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    Malibu Rescue: The Movie

    Breanna Yde, Ricardo Hurtado

    Released2019

    Directed bySavage Steve Holland

    Malibu Rescue: The Movie is a 2019 American comedy film directed by Savage Steve Holland. Aspiring junior lifeguards compete against snobby local kids for bragging rights and the ultimate tower at...  more