BEST FILMS OF 2019

by Jamie_Seaton | created - 4 months ago | updated - 4 days ago | Public

List of the best films released in 2019. Regularly updated and in order! Check my other lists if this one's on your wavelength

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1. Prospect (2018)

R | 100 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

68 Metascore

A teenage girl and her father travel to a remote alien moon, aiming to strike it rich. They've secured a contract to harvest a large deposit of the elusive gems hidden in the depths of the moon's toxic forest. But there are others roving the wilderness and the job quickly devolves into a fight to survive. Forced to contend not only with the forest's other ruthless inhabitants, but with her own ... See full summary »

Directors: Christopher Caldwell, Zeek Earl | Stars: Sophie Thatcher, Jay Duplass, Pedro Pascal, Luke Pitzrick

Votes: 8,833

2. Dragged Across Concrete (2018)

R | 159 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

60 Metascore

Once two overzealous cops get suspended from the force, they must delve into the criminal underworld to get their proper compensation.

Director: S. Craig Zahler | Stars: Mel Gibson, Vince Vaughn, Tory Kittles, Michael Jai White

Votes: 16,964

3. Mid90s (2018)

R | 85 min | Comedy, Drama

66 Metascore

Follows Stevie, a thirteen-year-old in 1990s-era Los Angeles who spends his summer navigating between his troubled home life and a group of new friends that he meets at a Motor Avenue skate shop.

Director: Jonah Hill | Stars: Sunny Suljic, Katherine Waterston, Lucas Hedges, Na-kel Smith

Votes: 24,339 | Gross: $7.36M

4. Serenity (2019)

R | 106 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

37 Metascore

A fishing boat captain juggles facing his mysterious past and finding himself ensnared in a reality where nothing is what it seems.

Director: Steven Knight | Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Diane Lane, Jason Clarke

Votes: 18,387 | Gross: $8.55M

Seriously underrated in my opinion. Watch with an open mind and remember films are there to stretch storylines into disbelief

5. Katie Says Goodbye (2016)

88 min | Drama

53 Metascore

A kindhearted seventeen-year-old in the American Southwest turns to prostitution to fulfill her dream of a new life in San Francisco.

Director: Wayne Roberts | Stars: Mireille Enos, Christopher Abbott, Olivia Cooke, Mary Steenburgen

Votes: 906

6. The Beach Bum (2019)

R | 95 min | Comedy

55 Metascore

A rebellious stoner named Moondog lives life by his own rules.

Director: Harmony Korine | Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Snoop Dogg, Isla Fisher, Stefania LaVie Owen

Votes: 5,628 | Gross: $3.49M

7. Us (2019)

R | 116 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

81 Metascore

A family's serene beach vacation turns to chaos when their doppelgängers appear and begin to terrorize them.

Director: Jordan Peele | Stars: Lupita Nyong'o, Winston Duke, Elisabeth Moss, Tim Heidecker

Votes: 109,308 | Gross: $175.01M

8. Mirage (2018)

TV-MA | 128 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

Two storms separated by 25 years. A woman murdered. A daughter missed. Only 72 hours to discover the truth.

Director: Oriol Paulo | Stars: Adriana Ugarte, Chino Darín, Javier Gutiérrez, Álvaro Morte

Votes: 17,741

9. Piercing (2018)

R | 81 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

63 Metascore

A man kisses his wife and baby goodbye and seemingly heads away on business, with a plan to check into a hotel, call an escort service, and kill an unsuspecting prostitute.

Director: Nicolas Pesce | Stars: Christopher Abbott, Mia Wasikowska, Laia Costa, Olivia Bond

Votes: 3,323 | Gross: $0.02M

10. Velvet Buzzsaw (2019)

R | 113 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

61 Metascore

A supernatural force sets out to exact revenge against art profiteers attempting to exploit a series of paintings by an unknown artist.

Director: Dan Gilroy | Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo, Zawe Ashton, Tom Sturridge

Votes: 40,550

I can see why many wouldn't like this but me, being me, enjoyed it...

11. The Mule (2018)

R | 116 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

58 Metascore

A 90-year-old horticulturist and Korean War veteran turns drug mule for a Mexican cartel.

Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Patrick L. Reyes, Cesar De León, Gustavo Muñoz

Votes: 60,475 | Gross: $103.80M

12. High Life (2018)

R | 113 min | Adventure, Drama, Mystery

77 Metascore

A father and his daughter struggle to survive in deep space where they live in isolation.

Director: Claire Denis | Stars: Robert Pattinson, Juliette Binoche, André Benjamin, Mia Goth

Votes: 11,162 | Gross: $1.23M

13. Hotel Mumbai (2018)

R | 123 min | Drama, History, Thriller

64 Metascore

The true story of the Taj Hotel terrorist attack in Mumbai. Hotel staff risk their lives to keep everyone safe as people make unthinkable sacrifices to protect themselves and their families.

Director: Anthony Maras | Stars: Dev Patel, Armie Hammer, Nazanin Boniadi, Anupam Kher

Votes: 13,855 | Gross: $9.65M

14. Greta (2018)

R | 98 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

54 Metascore

A young woman befriends a lonely widow who's harboring a dark and deadly agenda toward her.

Director: Neil Jordan | Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Chloë Grace Moretz, Maika Monroe, Jane Perry

Votes: 11,124 | Gross: $10.52M

15. Triple Frontier (2019)

R | 125 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

61 Metascore

Loyalties are tested when five former special forces operatives reunite to steal a drug lord's fortune, unleashing a chain of unintended consequences.

Director: J.C. Chandor | Stars: Ben Affleck, Oscar Isaac, Charlie Hunnam, Garrett Hedlund

Votes: 73,127

16. Avengement (I) (2019)

90 min | Action, Crime

66 Metascore

After years of assaults on him in prison, Cain escapes for avengement on those responsible.

Director: Jesse V. Johnson | Stars: Scott Adkins, Craig Fairbrass, Thomas Turgoose, Nick Moran

Votes: 1,792

17. Escape Room (I) (2019)

PG-13 | 99 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

48 Metascore

Six strangers find themselves in a maze of deadly mystery rooms and must use their wits to survive.

Director: Adam Robitel | Stars: Taylor Russell, Logan Miller, Jay Ellis, Tyler Labine

Votes: 44,666 | Gross: $57.01M

18. Deadwood: The Movie (2019 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 110 min | Western

As the residents of Deadwood gather to commemorate Dakota's statehood in 1889, saloon owner Al Swearengen and Marshal Seth Bullock clash with Senator George Hearst.

Director: Daniel Minahan | Stars: Timothy Olyphant, Ian McShane, Molly Parker, Paula Malcomson

Votes: 7,584

19. Vox Lux (2018)

R | 114 min | Drama, Music

67 Metascore

An unusual set of circumstances brings unexpected success to a pop star.

Director: Brady Corbet | Stars: Natalie Portman, Jude Law, Stacy Martin, Jennifer Ehle

Votes: 9,391 | Gross: $0.73M

20. The Hole in the Ground (2019)

R | 90 min | Horror

63 Metascore

A young mother living in the Irish countryside with her son suspects his increasingly disturbing behavior is linked to a mysterious sinkhole in the forest, and fears he may not be her son at all.

Director: Lee Cronin | Stars: Seána Kerslake, James Quinn Markey, Kati Outinen, David Crowley

Votes: 5,552 | Gross: $0.02M

21. The Perfection (2018)

TV-MA | 90 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

60 Metascore

When troubled musical prodigy Charlotte (Allison Williams) seeks out Elizabeth (Logan Browning), the new star pupil of her former school, the encounter sends both musicians down a sinister path with shocking consequences.

Director: Richard Shepard | Stars: Logan Browning, Allison Williams, Alaina Huffman, Steven Weber

Votes: 15,749

22. Polar (2019)

TV-MA | 118 min | Action, Crime, Drama

19 Metascore

The world's top assassin, Duncan Vizla, is settling into retirement when his former employer marks him as a liability to the firm. Against his will, he finds himself back in the game going head to head with an army of younger killers.

Director: Jonas Åkerlund | Stars: Mads Mikkelsen, Vanessa Hudgens, Katheryn Winnick, Fei Ren

Votes: 55,605

First film added. Yea it's ridiculous but also a lot of fun! :)

23. The Kid Who Would Be King (2019)

PG | 120 min | Action, Adventure, Family

66 Metascore

A band of kids embark on an epic quest to thwart a medieval menace.

Director: Joe Cornish | Stars: Louis Ashbourne Serkis, Denise Gough, Dean Chaumoo, Tom Taylor

Votes: 8,252 | Gross: $16.79M

24. Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile (2019)

R | 110 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

52 Metascore

A courtroom frenzy ensues and sweeps 1970s America when a young single mother meets Ted Bundy.

Director: Joe Berlinger | Stars: Lily Collins, Zac Efron, Angela Sarafyan, Sydney Vollmer

Votes: 40,394

25. Alita: Battle Angel (2019)

PG-13 | 122 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

53 Metascore

A deactivated female cyborg is revived, but cannot remember anything of her past life and goes on a quest to find out who she is.

Director: Robert Rodriguez | Stars: Rosa Salazar, Christoph Waltz, Jennifer Connelly, Mahershala Ali

Votes: 89,252 | Gross: $85.71M

26. Long Shot (2019)

R | 125 min | Comedy, Romance

67 Metascore

Journalist Fred Flarsky reunites with his childhood crush, Charlotte Field, now one of the most influential women in the world. As she prepares to make a run for the Presidency, Charlotte hires Fred as her speechwriter and sparks fly.

Director: Jonathan Levine | Stars: Charlize Theron, Seth Rogen, June Diane Raphael, O'Shea Jackson Jr.

Votes: 13,520 | Gross: $30.29M

27. Breakthrough (I) (2019)

PG | 116 min | Biography, Drama

46 Metascore

When her 14-year-old son drowns in a lake, a faithful mother prays for him to come back from the brink of death and be healed.

Director: Roxann Dawson | Stars: Topher Grace, Josh Lucas, Chrissy Metz, Mike Colter

Votes: 2,265 | Gross: $40.58M

28. The Lighthouse (2019)

R | 110 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

91 Metascore

The story of an aging lighthouse keeper named Old who lives in early 20th-century Maine.

Director: Robert Eggers | Stars: Robert Pattinson, Willem Dafoe

Votes: 369

29. Aladdin (2019)

PG | 128 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

53 Metascore

A kind-hearted street urchin and a power-hungry Grand Vizier vie for a magic lamp that has the power to make their deepest wishes come true.

Director: Guy Ritchie | Stars: Will Smith, Mena Massoud, Naomi Scott, Marwan Kenzari

Votes: 66,706 | Gross: $266.44M



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