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The Most Anticipated Movies of Winter 2019

Updated April 24, 2019 1.4k votes 135 voters 5.2k views39 items

List RulesOnly 2019 films released from January 1 to March 15.

Editor's Note: Voting has been closed.

What better way to beat the cold than hitting the theater for all the winter movies dropping in 2019? Whether you're a fan of action-packed thrillers or you're more of a comedy fan, there's certainly a flick for everyone. So, take some of that Christmas cash you've been holding onto and grab a seat for the best movies of winter 2019.

Making it to the silver screen just before spring, Captain Marvel has got to be one of the most anticipated films coming in 2019. It has a strong female lead; it's a superhero movie; and it's sure to offer plenty of action. For the romcom fans out there, winter 2019 brings What Men Want to the table, which could make for a great date night movie. Kids can look forward to The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part, while sci-fi lovers won't want to miss Alita: Battle Angel. In short, there's a long list of awesome 2019 winter movies—but which one are you most excited for?

Check out all the movies winter 2019 has to offer below and vote up the new films you're most excited to see.

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  • Captain Marvel1
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    Captain Marvel

    March 8

    ActorsBrie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, Ben Mendelsohn, Djimon Hounsou, Lee Pace

    Directed byAnna Boden, Ryan Fleck

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 80%, average score 6.8

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  • How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World2

    ActorsJay Baruchel, Cate Blanchett, Craig Ferguson, America Ferrera, Jonah Hill

    Directed byDean DeBlois

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 91%, average score 7.1

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  • The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part3

    ActorsChris Pratt, Elizabeth Banks, Will Arnett, Tiffany Haddish, Channing Tatum

    Directed byMike Mitchell

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 84%, average score 7

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  • Glass4
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    Glass

    January 18

    ActorsBruce Willis, James McAvoy, Sarah Paulson, Anya Taylor-Joy, Samuel L. Jackson

    Directed byM. Night Shyamalan

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 36%, average score 5.1

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  • Alita: Battle Angel5
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    ActorsRosa Salazar, Christoph Waltz, Jennifer Connelly, Mahershala Ali, Ed Skrein

    Directed byRobert Rodriguez

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 59%,  average score 6

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  • The Prodigy6
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    The Prodigy

    February 8

    ActorsTaylor Schilling, Colm Feore, Brittany Allen, Peter Mooney, Jackson Robert Scott

    Directed byNicholas McCarthy

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 52%, average score 5.2

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  • The Upside7
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    The Upside

    January 11

    ActorsBryan Cranston, Kevin Hart, Nicole Kidman, Julianna Margulies, Aja Naomi King

    Directed byNeil Burger

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 39%, average score 5.2

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  • A Dog's Way Home8
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    ActorsAshley Judd, Edward James Olmos, Alexandra Shipp, Wes Studi, Chris Bauer

    Directed byCharles Martin Smith

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 57%, average score 5.3

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  • Escape Room9
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    Escape Room

    January 4

    ActorsLogan Miller, Deborah Ann Woll, Taylor Russell, Tyler Labine, Jay Ellis

    Directed byAdam Robitel

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 54%, average score 5.3

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  • State Like Sleep10
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    ActorsLuke Evans, Katherine Waterston, Michael Shannon, Mark O'Brien, Carlo Rota

    Directed byMeredith Danluck

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 38%, average score 5.3

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  • Polar11
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    Polar

    January 25

    ActorsMads Mikkelsen, Vanessa Hudgens, Katheryn Winnick, Matt Lucas, Robert Maillet

    Directed byJonas Åkerlund

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 19%, average score 3.2

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  • Velvet Buzzsaw12
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    Velvet Buzzsaw

    February 1

    ActorsJake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo, Zawe Ashton, Natalia Dyer, Tom Sturridge

    Directed byDan Gilroy

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 66%, average score 6.1

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  • Happy Death Day 2U13
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    ActorsJessica Rothe, Israel Broussard, Suraj Sharma, Sarah Yarkin, Ruby Modine

    Directed byChristopher B. Landon

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 65%, average score 5.9

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  • IO14
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    IO

    January 18

    ActorsMargaret Qualley, Anthony Mackie, Danny Huston

    Directed byJonathan Helpert

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 30%, average rating 5.2

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  • Fighting with My Family15

    ActorsFlorence Pugh, Lena Headey, Nick Frost, Jack Lowden, Dwayne Johnson

    Directed byStephen Merchant

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 91%, average score 7.3

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  • Isn't It Romantic16
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    ActorsRebel Wilson, Adam DeVine, Liam Hemsworth, Priyanka Chopra, Betty Gilpin

    Directed byTodd Strauss-Schulson

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 65%, average score 6.1

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  • Arctic17
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    Arctic

    February 1

    ActorsMads Mikkelsen, Maria Thelma Smáradóttir

    Directed byJoe Penna

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 83%, average score 6.3

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  • What Men Want18
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    What Men Want

    February 8

    ActorsTaraji P. Henson, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Max Greenfield, Aldis Hodge, Phoebe Robinson

    Directed byAdam Shankman

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 48%, average score 5.1

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  • The Kid Who Would Be King19

    ActorsPatrick Stewart, Louis Serkis, Tom Taylor, Rebecca Ferguson, Dean Chaumoo

    Directed byJoe Cornish

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 89%, average score 6.8

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  • The Last Laugh20
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    The Last Laugh

    January 11

    ActorsRichard Dreyfuss, Chevy Chase, Andie MacDowell, Lewis Black, Kate Micucci

    Directed byGreg Pritikin

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 50%, average score 5.3

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  • Replicas21
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    Replicas

    January 11

    ActorsKeanu Reeves, Alice Eve, Thomas Middleditch, Emily Alyn Lind, Emjay Anthony

    Directed byJeffrey Nachmanoff

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 9%, average score 2.9

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  • The Breaker Upperers22

    ActorsMadeleine Sami, Jackie van Beek, James Rolleston, Celia Pacquola, Ana Scotney

    Directed byMadeleine Sami, Jackie van Beek

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 91%, average score 7.2

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  • Serenity23
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    Serenity

    January 25

    ActorsMatthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Diane Lane, Jason Clarke, Djimon Hounsou

    Directed bySteven Knight

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 21%, average score 4

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  • An Acceptable Loss24
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    ActorsTika Sumpter, Jamie Lee Curtis, Ben Tavassoli, Jeff Hephner, Deanna Dunagan

    Directed byJoe Chappelle

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 14%, average score 4.7

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  • The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then the Bigfoot25

    ActorsSam Elliott, Aidan Turner, Caitlin FitzGerald, Ron Livingston, Sean Bridgers

    Directed byRobert D. Krzykowski

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 74%, average score 6.8

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