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The Best Netflix Original Movies of 2019, Ranked

Updated February 7, 2020 13.8k votes 2.2k voters 60.3k 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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    Always Be My Maybe is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Netflix Original Movies of 2019, Ranked
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    Always Be My Maybe

    Ali Wong, Randall Park

    ReleasedMay 31

    Directed byNahnatchka Khan

    Always Be My Maybe is a 2019 American comedy film directed by Nahnatchka Khan. Childhood... more on Wikipedia
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    Extremely Wicked, Shockingly E is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Netflix Original Movies of 2019, Ranked
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    ReleasedMay 3

    Directed byJoe Berlinger

    Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile is a 2019 thriller film directed by Joe Berlinger.... more on Wikipedia

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    The Irishman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Netflix Original Movies of 2019, Ranked
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    The Irishman

    Robert De Niro, Al Pacino

    ReleasedOctober

    Directed byMartin Scorsese

    The Irishman is a 2019 American epic biographical crime film directed by Martin Scorsese and... more on Wikipedia

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    The Highwaymen is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Netflix Original Movies of 2019, Ranked
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    The Highwaymen

    Kevin Costner, Woody Harrelson

    ReleasedMarch 29

    Directed byJohn Lee Hancock

    The Highwaymen is a 2019 American crime film directed by John Lee Hancock. Texas Ranger Frank... more on Wikipedia

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    Marriage Story is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Netflix Original Movies of 2019, Ranked
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    Marriage Story

    Adam Driver, Scarlett Johansson

    Released2019

    Directed byNoah Baumbach

    Marriage Story is a 2019 American drama film directed by Noah Baumbach. A stage director (Adam... more on Wikipedia
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    Fyre: The Greatest Party That  is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Netflix Original Movies of 2019, Ranked
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    ReleasedJanuary 18

    Directed byChris Smith

    Fyre: The Greatest Party That Never Happened is a 2019 American documentary film directed by... more on Wikipedia
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    Murder Mystery is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Netflix Original Movies of 2019, Ranked
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    Murder Mystery

    Adam Sandler, Jennifer Aniston

    ReleasedJune 14

    Directed byKyle Newacheck

    Murder Mystery is a 2019 American mystery-comedy film directed by Kyle Newacheck. While en... more on Wikipedia
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    El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movi is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Netflix Original Movies of 2019, Ranked
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    El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie

    Aaron Paul, Charles Baker

    Released2019

    Directed byVince Gilligan

    El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie is a 2019 drama film directed by Vince Gilligan, based on the... more on Wikipedia

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    The Dirt is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Netflix Original Movies of 2019, Ranked
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    The Dirt

    Douglas Booth, Machine Gun Kelly

    ReleasedMarch 22

    Directed byJeff Tremaine

    The Dirt is a 2019 American biographical-drama directed by Jeff Tremaine. The story of how... more on Wikipedia
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    I Am Mother is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Netflix Original Movies of 2019, Ranked
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    I Am Mother

    Hilary Swank, Clara Rugaard

    ReleasedJune 7

    Directed byGrant Sputore

    I Am Mother is a 2019 Australian thriller-science fiction film directed by Grant Sputore. A... more on Wikipedia
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    Dolemite Is My Name is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Netflix Original Movies of 2019, Ranked
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    Dolemite Is My Name

    Eddie Murphy, Keegan-Michael Key

    Released2019

    Directed byCraig Brewer

    Dolemite Is My Name is a 2019 American biographical comedy film directed by Craig Brewer. The... more on Wikipedia
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    Triple Frontier is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Netflix Original Movies of 2019, Ranked
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    Triple Frontier

    Ben Affleck, Oscar Isaac

    ReleasedMarch 13

    Directed byJ. C. Chandor

    Triple Frontier is a 2019 American adventure crime-drama film directed by J. C. Chandor.... more on Wikipedia
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    The King is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Netflix Original Movies of 2019, Ranked
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    The King

    Timothée Chalamet, Joel Edgerton

    Released2019

    Directed byDavid Michôd

    The King is a 2019 biographical drama film directed by David Michôd, based on several plays... more on Wikipedia
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    Someone Great is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Netflix Original Movies of 2019, Ranked
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    Someone Great

    Gina Rodriguez, Brittany Snow

    Released2019

    Directed byJennifer Kaytin Robinson

    Someone Great is a 2019 American romantic comedy film directed by Jennifer Kaytin Robinson. An... more on Wikipedia
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    6 Underground is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Netflix Original Movies of 2019, Ranked
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    6 Underground

    Ryan Reynolds, Mélanie Laurent

    ReleasedTBA

    Directed byMichael Bay

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    The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Netflix Original Movies of 2019, Ranked
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    The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind

    Chiwetel Ejiofor, Noma Dumezweni

    ReleasedMarch 1

    Directed byChiwetel Ejiofor

    The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind is a 2019 British drama film directed by and starring Chiwetel... more on Wikipedia
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    Eli is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Netflix Original Movies of 2019, Ranked
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    Eli

    Charlie Shotwell, Lili Taylor

    ReleasedTBA

    Directed byCiaran Foy

    Eli is an 2019 American horror film directed by Ciarán Foy. A boy (Charlie Shotwell) receiving... more on Wikipedia
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    Polar is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Netflix Original Movies of 2019, Ranked
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    Polar

    Mads Mikkelsen, Vanessa Hudgens

    ReleasedJanuary 25

    Directed byJonas Åkerlund

    Polar is a 2019 action film directed by Jonas Åkerlund, based on the comics by Victor Santos.... more on Wikipedia

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    Fractured is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Netflix Original Movies of 2019, Ranked
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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... more on Wikipedia
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    The Perfect Date is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Netflix Original Movies of 2019, Ranked
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    The Perfect Date

    Laura Marano, Noah Centineo

    Released2019

    Directed byChris Nelson

    The Perfect Date is a 2019 American comedy film directed by Chris Nelson, based on the novel... more on Wikipedia
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    Between Two Ferns: The Movie is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Netflix Original Movies of 2019, Ranked
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    Released2019

    Directed byScott Aukerman

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    The Perfection is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Netflix Original Movies of 2019, Ranked
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    The Perfection

    Allison Williams, Logan Browning

    Released2019

    Directed byRichard Shepard

    The Perfection is a 2018 American horror thriller film directed by Richard Shepard.

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    In the Shadow of the Moon is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Netflix Original Movies of 2019, Ranked
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    In the Shadow of the Moon

    Boyd Holbrook, Michael C. Hall

    Released2019

    Directed byJim Mickle

    In the Shadow of the Moon is a 2019 American political thriller directed by Jim Mickle.
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    In the Tall Grass is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Netflix Original Movies of 2019, Ranked
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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... more on Wikipedia

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    The Two Popes is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Netflix Original Movies of 2019, Ranked
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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... more on Wikipedia
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