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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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  • The Lion King1
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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

    The Lion King is a 2019 American live-action epic musical drama film directed by Jon Favreau,... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Toy Story 42
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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

    Toy Story 4 is a 2019 American 3D computer-animated comedy-drama film directed by Josh Cooley.... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark3

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

    Directed byAndré Øvredal

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 81%, average score 6.58

    Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark is a 2019 American horror film directed by André Øvredal,... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Spider-Man: Far From Home4

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

    Directed byJon Watts

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 90%, average score 7.44

    Spider-Man: Far From Home is a 2019 American superhero film directed by Jon Watts, based on... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Once Upon a Time in Hollywood5

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

    Directed byQuentin Tarantino

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 85%, average score 7.78

    Once Upon a Time in Hollywood is a 2019 crime thriller film directed by Quentin Tarantino. A...Amazon buy button
  • Annabelle Comes Home6

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

    Directed byGary Dauberman

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 64%, average score 5.93

    Annabelle Comes Home is a 2019 American supernatural horror film directed by Gary Duaberman,... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Dark Phoenix7
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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

    Dark Phoenix is a 2019 American superhero film directed by Simon Kinberg, based on the Marvel... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Batman: Hush8
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    ActorsJason O'Mara, Jennifer Morrison, Maury Sterling, Jerry O'Connell

    Directed byJustin Copeland

    Rotten Tomatoes score: N/A

    Batman: Hush is a 2019 animated superhero film directed by Justin Copeland, based on the comic... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • The Dead Don't Die9

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

    Directed byJim Jarmusch

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 54%, average score 5.74

    The Dead Don't Die is a 2019 American zombie horror comedy film, written and directed by Jim... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Child's Play10
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    ActorsGabriel Bateman, Aubrey Plaza, Brian Tyree Henry

    Directed byLars Klevberg

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 62%, average score 5.84

    Child's Play is a 2019 American horror film directed by Lars Klevberg, and a reboot of the... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • The Kitchen11
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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

    The Kitchen is a 2019 American crime drama film directed by Andrea Berloff, based on the comic... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Midsommar12
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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

    Midsommar (Swedish for "Midsummer") is a 2019 American horror film written and directed by Ari... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • The Secret Life of Pets 213

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

    Directed byChris Renaud

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 56%, average score 5.58

    The Secret Life of Pets 2 is a 2019 American 3D computer animated comedy film directed by... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Men in Black International14

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

    Directed byF. Gary Gray

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 25%, average score 4.51

    Men in Black International is a 2019 American science fiction action comedy film directed by... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Good Boys15
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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

    Good Boys is a 2019 American comedy film co-written and directed by Gene Stupnitsky. After... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Late Night16
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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

    Late Night is a 2019 American comedy-drama film directed by Nisha Ganatra. A Late-night talk... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Don't Let Go17
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    Don't Let Go

    August 30

    ActorsDavid Oyelowo, Storm Reid, Byron Mann, Mykelti Williamson

    Directed byJacob Aaron Estes

    Don’t Let Go is a 2019 American supernatural thriller film directed by Jacob Aaron Estes.... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Angel Has Fallen18
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    ActorsGerard Butler, Morgan Freeman, Jada Pinkett Smith, Piper Perabo, Nick Nolte

    Directed byRic Roman Waugh

    Angel Has Fallen is a 2019 American action thriller film directed by Ric Roman Waugh, it is... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Tigers Are Not Afraid19

    ActorsPaola Lara, Juan Ramón López, Hanssel Casillas

    Directed byIssa López

    Tigers Are Not Afraid is a 2019 Mexican fantasy horror film directed by Issa López. Five... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Ready or Not20
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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

    Ready or Not is a 2019 American thriller film, directed by Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Invader Zim: Enter the Florpus!21

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

    Directed byJhonen Vasquez, Jake Wyatt

    Rotten Tomatoes score: N/A

    Invader Zim: Enter the Florpus! is a 2019 American animated film directed by Jhonen Vasquez... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • The Peanut Butter Falcon22

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

    Directed byTyler Nilson, Mike Schwartz

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 97%, average score 7.69

    The Peanut Butter Falcon is a 2019 American adventure film directed and written by Tyler... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Point Blank23
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    ActorsFrank Grillo, Anthony Mackie, Marcia Gay Harden, Teyonah Parris

    Directed byJoe Lynch

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 46%, average score 5

    Point Blank is a 2019 action thriller directed by Joe Lynch and a remake of the 2010 film of... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Hobbs & Shaw24
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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

    Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw is a 2019 action film directed by David Leitch and... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Luce25
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    Luce

    August 2

    ActorsNaomi Watts, Octavia Spencer, Kelvin Harrison Jr.

    Directed byJulius Onah

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 93%, average score 8.01

    Luce is a 2019 American drama film, directed by Julius Onah. A married couple (Naomi Watts and... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button