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The Most Anticipated Movies of Summer 2019

Updated November 5, 2019 5.7k votes 314 voters 4.1k views33 items

List RulesOnly 2019 movies released from June 1 to August 30.

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

2019 movie releases are big during the summer months, kids are out of school, the sun is shining, and it's time to see some of the latest movies in theaters. A lot of the top movies every year are summer blockbusters. The summer is also the time when some of the most anticipated movies of 2019 are poised to hit the box office. Marvel movies are no stranger to the summer movie releases and justifiably expects major audiences to turn out for Spider-Man: Far From Home and The New Mutants.

There are movies from all genres coming out in the summer of 2019. Child's Play is bound to scare audiences' socks off and Stuber might have moviegoers rolling in the aisles with laughter. No matter what genre you like the best be sure to vote up the upcoming 2019 summer films you are looking forward to the most.

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  • 1
    The Lion King is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Anticipated Movies of Summer 2019
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    The Lion King

    July 19

    ActorsDonald Glover, Beyoncé, James Earl Jones, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Billy Eichner

    Directed byJon Favreau

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 53%, average score 6.05

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    Toy Story 4 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Anticipated Movies of Summer 2019
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    ActorsTom Hanks, Tim Allen, Kristen Schaal, Patricia Arquette, Laurie Metcalf

    Directed byJosh Cooley

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 98%, average score 8.4

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    Scary Stories to Tell in the D is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Anticipated Movies of Summer 2019

    ActorsZoe Colletti, Michael Garza, Austin Abrams, Gabriel Rush, Austin Zajur

    Directed byAndré Øvredal

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 81%, average score 6.58

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    Spider-Man: Far From Home is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Anticipated Movies of Summer 2019

    ActorsTom Holland, Samuel L. Jackson, Zendaya, Cobie Smulders, Jon Favreau

    Directed byJon Watts

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 90%, average score 7.44

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    Once Upon a Time in Hollywood is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Anticipated Movies of Summer 2019

    ActorsLeonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, Kurt Russell, Samuel L. Jackson

    Directed byQuentin Tarantino

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 85%, average score 7.78

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    Annabelle Comes Home is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Anticipated Movies of Summer 2019

    ActorsMckenna Grace, Madison Iseman, Katie Sarife, Patrick Wilson, Vera Farmiga

    Directed byGary Dauberman

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 64%, average score 5.93

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    Dark Phoenix is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Anticipated Movies of Summer 2019
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    ActorsJames McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Nicholas Hoult, Tye Sheridan

    Directed bySimon Kinberg

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 23%, average score 4.56

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    Batman: Hush is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Anticipated Movies of Summer 2019
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    ActorsJason O'Mara, Jennifer Morrison, Maury Sterling, Jerry O'Connell

    Directed byJustin Copeland

    Rotten Tomatoes score: N/A

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    The Dead Don't Die is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Anticipated Movies of Summer 2019

    ActorsBill Murray, Adam Driver, Tilda Swinton, Chloë Sevigny, Steve Buscemi

    Directed byJim Jarmusch

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 54%, average score 5.74

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    Child's Play is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Anticipated Movies of Summer 2019
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    ActorsGabriel Bateman, Aubrey Plaza, Brian Tyree Henry

    Directed byLars Klevberg

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 62%, average score 5.84

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    The Kitchen is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Anticipated Movies of Summer 2019
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    The Kitchen

    August 9

    ActorsMelissa McCarthy, Tiffany Haddish, Elisabeth Moss, Common, Domhnall Gleeson

    Directed byAndrea Berloff

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 22%, average score 4.54

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    Midsommar is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Anticipated Movies of Summer 2019
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    Midsommar

    August 9

    ActorsFlorence Pugh, Jack Reynor, Will Poulter, Vilhelm Blomgren, William Jackson Harper

    Directed byAri Aster

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 83%, average score 7.47

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    The Secret Life of Pets 2 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Anticipated Movies of Summer 2019

    ActorsPatton Oswalt, Eric Stonestreet, Kevin Hart, Jenny Slate, Ellie Kemper

    Directed byChris Renaud

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 56%, average score 5.58

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    Men in Black International is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Anticipated Movies of Summer 2019

    ActorsChris Hemsworth, Tessa Thompson, Liam Neeson, Kumail Nanjiani, Rafe Spall

    Directed byF. Gary Gray

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 25%, average score 4.51

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    Good Boys is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Anticipated Movies of Summer 2019
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    Good Boys

    August 16

    ActorsJacob Tremblay, Keith L. Williams, Brady Noon, Will Forte, Molly Gordon

    Directed byGene Stupnitsky

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 79%, average score 6.54

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    Late Night is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Anticipated Movies of Summer 2019
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    ActorsEmma Thompson, Mindy Kaling, Hugh Dancy, Reid Scott, Denis O'Hare

    Directed byNisha Ganatra

    Rotten Tomatoes score 78%, average score 6.79

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    Don't Let Go is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Anticipated Movies of Summer 2019
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    Don't Let Go

    August 30

    ActorsDavid Oyelowo, Storm Reid, Byron Mann, Mykelti Williamson

    Directed byJacob Aaron Estes

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    Angel Has Fallen is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Anticipated Movies of Summer 2019
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    ActorsGerard Butler, Morgan Freeman, Jada Pinkett Smith, Piper Perabo, Nick Nolte

    Directed byRic Roman Waugh

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    Tigers Are Not Afraid is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Anticipated Movies of Summer 2019

    ActorsPaola Lara, Juan Ramón López, Hanssel Casillas

    Directed byIssa López

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    Ready or Not is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Anticipated Movies of Summer 2019
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    Ready or Not

    August 21

    ActorsSamara Weaving, Adam Brody, Mark O'Brien, Henry Czerny, Andie MacDowell

    Directed byMatt Bettinelli-Olpin, Tyler Gillett

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 90%, average score 7.13

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    Invader Zim: Enter the Florpus is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Anticipated Movies of Summer 2019

    ActorsRichard Steven Horvitz, Rosearik Rikki Simons, Andy Berman, Melissa Fahn, Rodger Bumpass

    Directed byJhonen Vasquez, Jake Wyatt

    Rotten Tomatoes score: N/A

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    The Peanut Butter Falcon is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Anticipated Movies of Summer 2019

    ActorsShia LaBeouf, Dakota Johnson, Zack Gottasgen, John Hawkes, Bruce Dern

    Directed byTyler Nilson, Mike Schwartz

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 97%, average score 7.69

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    Point Blank is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Anticipated Movies of Summer 2019
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    ActorsFrank Grillo, Anthony Mackie, Marcia Gay Harden, Teyonah Parris

    Directed byJoe Lynch

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 46%, average score 5

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    Hobbs & Shaw is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Anticipated Movies of Summer 2019
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    Hobbs & Shaw

    August 2

    ActorsDwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, Idris Elba, Vanessa Kirby, Helen Mirren

    Directed byDavid Leitch

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 67%, average score 6.09

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    Luce is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Anticipated Movies of Summer 2019
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    Luce

    August 2

    ActorsNaomi Watts, Octavia Spencer, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Tim Roth, Astro

    Directed byJulius Onah

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 93%, average score 8.01

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