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The Best Netflix Original Movies of 2019, Ranked 

Molly Gander
Updated February 7, 2020 10.1k votes 2.2k voters 59.7k views 65 items

List Rules Only 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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Ali Wong, Randall Park, Keanu Reeves

Released: May 31

Directed by: Nahnatchka Khan

Always Be My Maybe is a 2019 American comedy film directed by Nahnatchka Khan. Childhood friends Sasha (Ali Wong) and Marcus (Randall Park) find themselves in vastly different socioeconomic ...more
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Zac Efron, Lily Collins, Kaya Scodelario

Released: May 3

Directed by: Joe Berlinger

Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile is a 2019 thriller film directed by Joe Berlinger. Ted Bundy (Zac Efron) and his girlfriend Elizabeth Kloepfer (Lily Collins) struggle to accept the ...more

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Kevin Costner, Woody Harrelson, Kathy Bates

Released: March 29

Directed by: John Lee Hancock

The Highwaymen is a 2019 American crime film directed by John Lee Hancock. Texas Ranger Frank Hamer (Kevin Costner) and ex-partner Maney Gault (Woody Harrelson) attempt to track down and ...more

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Adam Sandler, Jennifer Aniston, Luke Evans

Released: June 14

Directed by: Kyle Newacheck

Murder Mystery is a 2019 American mystery-comedy film directed by Kyle Newacheck. While en route to Europe for a vacation, a NYC cop (Adam Sandler) and his wife (Jennifer Aniston) are invited to ...more
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Billy McFarland, Ja Rule

Released: January 18

Directed by: Chris Smith

Fyre: The Greatest Party That Never Happened is a 2019 American documentary film directed by Chris Smith, released on Netflix on January 18, 2019. An exclusive behind the scenes look at the ...more
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Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, Joe Pesci

Released: October

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

The Irishman is a 2019 American epic biographical crime film directed by Martin Scorsese and written by Steven Zaillian, based on the book I Heard You Paint Houses by Charles Brandt. The film ...more

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Hilary Swank, Clara Rugaard, Rose Byrne

Released: June 7

Directed by: Grant Sputore

I Am Mother is a 2019 Australian thriller-science fiction film directed by Grant Sputore. A teenage girl (Clara Rugaard) is raised underground by a robot Mother (Rose Byrne) designed to ...more

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Douglas Booth, Machine Gun Kelly, Daniel Webber

Released: March 22

Directed by: Jeff Tremaine

The Dirt is a 2019 American biographical-drama directed by Jeff Tremaine. The story of how Mötley Crüe came to be one of the most notorious rock 'n roll groups in history.
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Ben Affleck, Oscar Isaac, Adria Arjona

Released: March 13

Directed by: J. C. Chandor

Triple Frontier is a 2019 American adventure crime-drama film directed by J. C. Chandor. Loyalties are tested when five friends reunite to take down a South American drug lord, unleashing a ...more
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Gina Rodriguez, Brittany Snow, DeWanda Wise

Released: 2019

Directed by: Jennifer Kaytin Robinson

Someone Great is a 2019 American romantic comedy film directed by Jennifer Kaytin Robinson. An aspiring New York music journalist, Jenny (Gina Rodriguez), has just landed her dream job at an ...more
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Aaron Paul, Charles Baker

Released: 2019

Directed by: Vince Gilligan

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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Adam Driver, Scarlett Johansson, Laura Dern

Released: 2019

Directed by: Noah Baumbach

Marriage Story is a 2019 American drama film directed by Noah Baumbach. A stage director (Adam Driver) and his actor wife (Scarlett Johansson) struggle through a grueling, coast-to-coast divorce ...more

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The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind Chiwetel Ejiofor, Noma Dumezweni, Joseph Marcell

Released: March 1

Directed by: Chiwetel Ejiofor

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind is a 2019 British drama film directed by and starring Chiwetel Ejiofor. A boy in Malawi helps his village by building a wind turbine after reading about them in a ...more
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Laura Marano, Noah Centineo, Camila Mendes

Released: 2019

Directed by: Chris Nelson

The Perfect Date is a 2019 American comedy film directed by Chris Nelson, based on the novel by Steve Bloom. Brooks Rattigan (Noah Centineo) has the academic chops to get into his dream Ivy ...more
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Eddie Murphy, Keegan-Michael Key, Wesley Snipes

Released: 2019

Directed by: Craig Brewer

Dolemite Is My Name is a 2019 American biographical comedy film directed by Craig Brewer. The story of performer Rudy Ray Moore (Eddie Murphy), who assumed the role of an iconic pimp named ...more
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Mads Mikkelsen, Vanessa Hudgens, Katheryn Winnick

Released: January 25

Directed by: Jonas Åkerlund

Polar is a 2019 action film directed by Jonas Åkerlund, based on the comics by Victor Santos. A master assassin (Mads Mikkelsen) comes out of retirement to contend with a group of young

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Timothée Chalamet, Joel Edgerton, Robert Pattinson

Released: 2019

Directed by: David Michôd

The King is a 2019 biographical drama film directed by David Michôd, based on several plays from Shakespeare's Henriad. Hal (Timothée Chalamet), a wayward prince, ascends the ...more
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Allison Williams, Logan Browning, Steven Weber

Released: 2019

Directed by: Richard Shepard

The Perfection is a 2018 American horror thriller film directed by Richard Shepard.
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Ryan Reynolds, Mélanie Laurent, Dave Franco

Released: TBA

Directed by: Michael Bay

6 Underground is a 2019 American action film directed by Michael Bay. 6 billionaires (Ryan Reynolds, Mélanie Laurent, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Adria Arjona, Corey Hawkins, Ben Hardy) form a ...more

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Zach Galifianakis

Released: 2019

Directed by: Scott Aukerman

Between Two Ferns: The Movie is an upcoming American comedy film directed by Scott Aukerman. Zach Galifianakis and his crew take a road trip to complete a series of high-profile celebrity ...more
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Charlie Shotwell, Lili Taylor, Sadie Sink

Released: TBA

Directed by: Ciaran Foy

Eli is an 2019 American horror film directed by Ciarán Foy. A boy (Charlie Shotwell) receiving treatment for his auto-immune disorder discovers that the house he's living isn't as safe as
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Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo, Zawe Ashton

Released: February 1

Directed by: Dan Gilroy

Velvet Buzzsaw is a 2019 American horror thriller film directed by Dan Gilroy. After a series of paintings by an unknown artist are discovered, a supernatural force enacts revenge on those who ...more

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Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph, Rachel Dratch

Released: 2019

Directed by: Amy 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.
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Sam Worthington, Lily Rabe, Stephen Tobolowsky

Released: 2019

Directed by: Brad 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 ...more
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Ava Michelle, Griffin Gluck, Luke Eisner

Released: 2019

Directed by: Nzingha 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.