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The Most Anticipated Movies Of Spring 2019 

Jason Bancroft
Updated March 13, 2020 · 10:13am PDT 1.1k votes 170 voters 1.4k views 31 items

List Rules Only 2019 movies released from March 16 to May 31.

Editor's Note: Voting and Reranking have been closed.

The upcoming 2019 spring roster of movies is filled with action-packed films like Hellboy and Avengers: Endgame alongside Elton John's biographical film Rocketman. There is something for everyone when it comes to the latest spring movie releases. Action, comedy, and horror are all present in this years spring line up but there are also family-friendly movies such as Dumbo, Aladdin and Detective Pikachu.

Godzilla: King of the Monsters, is looking to bring some life back to a dormant franchise during this year's spring season. What movies are you most excited to go watch?

Take a look at the list to see what the upcoming movies are for spring 2019 and vote up the ones you can't wait to see. This will help other moviegoers get the most out of what spring has to offer in terms of new movies in 2019.

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voting closed at #1 May 24

Actors: Mena Massoud, Naomi Scott, Will Smith, Marwan Kenzari, Navid Negahban, + more

Directed by: Guy Ritchie

Rotten Tomatoes score: 56%, average score 5.84

Aladdin is a 2019 American musical romantic fantasy adventure film directed by Guy Ritchie, based on the Arab-style folktale. Smitten with the free-spirited Princess Jasmine (Naomi Scott), an ...more
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voting closed at #1 April 26

Actors: Robert Downey Jr, Josh Brolin, Mark Ruffalo, Tom Hiddleston, Chris Evans, + more

Directed by: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo

Rotten Tomatoes score: 95%, average score 8.29

Avengers: Endgame is a 2019 American superhero film directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, based on the Marvel Comics superhero team, and the sequel to Avengers: Infinity War. After Thanos (Josh ...more
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voting closed at #3 May 17

Actors: Keanu Reeves, Halle Berry, Ruby Rose, Ian McShane, Mark Dacascos, + more

Directed by: Chad Stahelski

Rotten Tomatoes score: 89%, average score 7.45

John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum is a 2019 American neo-noir action thriller film directed by Chad Stahelski, and the third film in the John Wick series. Still on the run following his ...more
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voting closed at #2 April 5

Actors: Zachary Levi, Mark Strong, Jack Dylan Grazer, Asher Angel, Grace Fulton, + more

Directed by: David F. Sandberg

Rotten Tomatoes score: 91%, average score 7.29

Shazam! is a 2019 superhero film directed by David F. Sandberg, based on the DC Comics character. A boy (Asher Angel) is given the ability to become an adult superhero (Zachary Levi) in times of ...more
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voting closed at #5 May 31

Actors: Taron Egerton, Jamie Bell, Richard Madden, Bryce Dallas Howard

Directed by: Dexter Fletcher

Rotten Tomatoes score: 91%, average score 7.67

Rocketman is a 2019 British-American biographical musical film directed by Dexter Fletcher. The life of Elton John (Taron Egerton) is tracked from his years as a prodigy at the Royal Academy of ...more
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voting closed at #5 Detective Pikachu May 10

Actors: Ryan Reynolds, Justice Smith, Kathryn Newton, Bill Nighy, Ken Watanabe, + more

Directed by: Rob Letterman

Rotten Tomatoes score: 63%, average score 5.93

Detective Pikachu is a 2019 action mystery film directed by Rob Letterman, based on the video game. Despite not being as powerful and nimble as other Pikachu of his kind, a peculiar talking ...more
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voting closed at #7 May 31

Actors: Vera Farmiga, Ken Watanabe, Sally Hawkins, Kyle Chandler, Millie Bobby Brown, + more

Directed by: Michael Dougherty

Rotten Tomatoes score: 40%, average score 5.1

Godzilla: King of the Monsters is a 2019 American monster film directed by Michael Dougherty. As the crypto-zoological agency Monarch faces off against god-sized monsters, the mighty Godzilla ...more
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voting closed at #10 March 29

Actors: Colin Farrell, Michael Keaton, Danny DeVito, Eva Green, Alan Arkin, + more

Directed by: Tim Burton

Rotten Tomatoes score: 49%, average score 5.6

Dumbo is a 2019 American fantasy adventure film directed by Tim Burton, based on the story by Helen Aberson. Holt Farrier (Colin Farrell), a one-armed war veteran and former circus star, is ...more
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voting closed at #10 March 22

Actors: Mel Gibson, Vince Vaughn, Tory Kittles, Michael Jai White, Jennifer Carpenter, + more

Directed by: S. Craig Zahler

Rotten Tomatoes score: 78%, average score 6.85

Dragged Across Concrete is a 2019 American crime thriller film directed by S. Craig Zahler. After getting suspended for their strong-arm tactics, a veteran policeman (Mel Gibson) and his ...more
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voting closed at #14 March 29

Actors: Matthew McConaughey, Zac Efron, Jonah Hill, Isla Fisher, Jimmy Buffett, + more

Directed by: Harmony Korine

Rotten Tomatoes score: 51%, average score 5.1

The Beach Bum is a 2019 American comedy film directed by Harmony Korine. A rebellious stoner named Moondog (Matthew McConaughey) lives life by his own rules.
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voting closed at #17 April 5

Actors: Jason Clarke, Amy Seimetz, John Lithgow, Jeté Laurence, Hugo Lavoie, + more

Directed by: Kevin Kölsch, Dennis Widmyer

Rotten Tomatoes score: 59%, average score 6.03

Pet Sematary is a 2019 American supernatural horror film directed by Kevin Kölsch and Dennis Widmyer, based on the novel by Stephen King. When his toddler son is killed in an auto accident, ...more
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voting closed at #12 April 12

Actors: David Harbour, Ian McShane, Milla Jovovich, Sasha Lane, Penelope Mitchell, + more

Directed by: Neil Marshall

Rotten Tomatoes score: 15%, average score 3.53

Hellboy is a 2019 American supernatural superhero film directed by Neil Marshall. Hellboy (David Harbour) squares off against a medieval sorceress (Milla Jovovich) who seeks to destroy
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voting closed at #17 May 10

Actors: Nicholas Hoult, Lily Collins, Colm Meaney, Tom Glynn-Carney, Anthony Boyle

Directed by: Dome Karukoski

Rotten Tomatoes score: 47%, average score 5.7

Tolkien is a 2019 American biographical drama film directed by Dome Karukoski. An orphaned author (Nicholas Hoult) finds friendship, love and artistic inspiration among a group of fellow ...more
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voting closed at #20 May 31

Actors: Octavia Spencer, Luke Evans, Juliette Lewis, Missi Pyle, Allison Janney

Directed by: Tate Taylor

Rotten Tomatoes score: 58%, average score 5.67

Ma is a 2019 American psychological horror film directed by Tate Taylor. A lonely woman (Octavia Spencer) befriends a group of teenagers and decides to let them party at her house but just when ...more
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voting closed at #25 March 29

Actors: Kevin Costner, Woody Harrelson, Kathy Bates, John Carroll Lynch, Kim Dickens, + more

Directed by: John Lee Hancock

Rotten Tomatoes score: 51%, average score 5.9

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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voting closed at #23 April 5

Actors: Robert Pattinson, Juliette Binoche, André Benjamin, Mia Goth, Lars Eldinger

Directed by: Claire Denis

Rotten Tomatoes score: 88%, average score 7.89

High Life is a 2018 English-language science fiction film directed by Claire Denis. Part of a group of criminals sent on a journey in space to find alternative energy, Monte (Robert Pattinson) ...more
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voting closed at #22 March 29

Actors: Olivia Wilde, Morgan Spector, Kyle Catlett, C.J. Wilson, Tonye Patano, + more

Directed by: Sarah Dagger-Nickson

Rotten Tomatoes score: 90%, average score 6.7

A Vigilante is a 2019 American drama film, written and directed by Sarah Daggar-Nickson, in her directorial debut. A vigilante (Olivia Wilde) helps victims escape their domestic abusers.
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voting closed at #30 March 22

Actors: Dev Patel, Armie Hammer, Nazanin Boniadi, Anupam Kher, Tilda Cobham-Hervey, + more

Directed by: Anthony Maras

Rotten Tomatoes score: 78%, average score 7.16

Hotel Mumbai is a 2019 Indian-American-Australian thriller film directed by Anthony Maras, based on the 2009 documentary Surviving Mumbai. Hotel staff risk their lives to keep everyone safe as ...more
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voting closed at #21 April 19

Actors: Linda Cardellini, Patricia Velasquez, Sean Patrick Thomas, Raymond Cruz

Directed by: Michael Chaves

Rotten Tomatoes score: 30%, average score 4.62

The Curse of La Llorona is a 2019 American supernatural horror film directed by Michael Chaves. Ignoring the eerie warning of a troubled mother suspected of child endangerment, a social worker ...more
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voting closed at #24 May 24

Actors: Elizabeth Banks, David Denman, Jackson A. Dunn, Matt Jones, Meredith Hagner

Directed by: David Yarovesky

Rotten Tomatoes score: 56%, average score 5.67

Brightburn is a 2019 American superhero horror film directed by David Yarovesky. After adopting a baby that crash-landed on Earth, a couple (Elizabeth Banks and David Denman) attempt to raise ...more
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voting closed at #21 May 31

Actors: Ian McShane, Timothy Olyphant, Molly Parker, Paula Malcomson, John Hawkes, + more

Directed by: Daniel Minahan

Rotten Tomatoes score: 97%, average score 8.38

Deadwood: The Movie is a 2019 American western film directed by Daniel Minahan, based on the television series. In 1889, the residents of Deadwood are reunited to celebrate South Dakota's
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voting closed at #31 March 22

Actors: Douglas Booth, Machine Gun Kelly, Daniel Webber, Iwan Rheon

Directed by: Jeff Tremaine

Rotten Tomatoes score: 46%, average score 4.5

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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voting closed at #22 April 12

Actors: Issa Rae, Marsai Martin, Regina Hall, Justin Hartley, Tone Bell

Directed by: Tina Gordon Chism

Rotten Tomatoes score: 45%, average score 4.94

Little is a 2019 American fantasy-comedy film directed by Tina Gordon Chism. When a tech mogul (Regina Hall) magically transforms into her younger self (Marsai Martin), her long-suffering ...more
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voting closed at #23 April 26

Actors: Dennis Quaid, Michael Ealy, Meagan Good, Joseph Sikora

Directed by: Deon Taylor

Rotten Tomatoes score: 28%, average score 4.13

The Intruder is a 2019 American psychological thriller film directed by Deon Taylor. A young married couple (Michael Ealy and Meagan Good) buys their dream home in Napa Valley unaware that the ...more
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voting closed at #27 April 12

Actors: Hugh Jackman, Zoe Saldana, Zach Galifianakis, Stephen Fry, Emma Thompson, + more

Directed by: Chris Butler

Rotten Tomatoes score: 89%, average score 7.16

Missing Link is a 2019 American stop-motion animated comedy adventure film directed by Chris Butler. Myths and monsters investigator, Sir Lionel Frost (Hugh Jackman), sets off on an adventure to ...more