GET HYPED: 41 Movies We're ~*Dying*~ To See In 2019

GET HYPED: 41 Movies We're ~*Dying*~ To See In 2019GET HYPED: 41 Movies We're ~*Dying*~ To See In 2019

Forget waiting for streaming, we're actually going to be spending money to see these babies.

If you're anything like us, you barely watch movies at the cinema anymore, opting instead to wait until it becomes available on your streaming platform of choice. But with next year's stellar lineup of flicks, it looks like we'll be spending more weekends at the cinemas than we thought. Here are our most anticipated movies of 2019.

The Most Anticipated Movies of 2019

January 2019 movies

1. Glass

If you loved Shyamalan's Split and Unbreakable, you're probably raring to see Split, the conclusion to the trilogy.

Starring: Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson, James McAvoy, Sarah Paulson, and Anya Taylor-Joy. 

From IMDb: "Following the conclusion of Split, Glass finds Dunn (Willis) pursuing Crumb's (McAvoy) superhuman figure of The Beast in a series of escalating encounters, while the shadowy presence of Price (Jackson) emerges as an orchestrator who holds secrets critical to both men."

Release date: 18 January 2019 (USA)

2. Serenity

Interstellar stars Matthew McConaughey and Anne Hathaway reunite in a very different movie — a thriller about a fishing boat captain whose life gets turned upside down when his ex-wife reappears and begs him to save her from her abusive husband.

Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Diane Lane

From IMDb: "Baker Dill (McConaughey) is a fishing boat captain leading tours off a tranquil, tropical enclave called Plymouth Island. His quiet life is shattered, however, when his ex-wife Karen (Hathaway) tracks him down with a desperate plea for help. She begs Dill to save her - and their young son — from her new, violent husband (Clarke) by taking him out to sea on a fishing excursion, only to throw him to the sharks and leave him for dead. Karen's appearance thrusts Dill back into a life he'd tried to forget, and as he struggles between right and wrong, his world is plunged into a new reality that may not be all that it seems."

Release date: 25 January 2019 (USA)

February 2019 movies

3. What Men Want

Remember What Women Want, that early 2000s romcom where Mel Gibson won over Helen Hunt via literal mind reading? This is basically that movie, but gender-bent. Plus, it stars Taraji P. Henson, which should be enough to have you get that ticket.

Starring: Taraji P. Henson, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Max Greenfield, Pete Davidson

From IMDb: A woman is boxed out by the male sports agents in her profession, but gains an unexpected edge over them when she develops the ability to hear their thoughts.

Release date: 8 February 2019 (USA)

4. The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part

The first Lego Movie was possibly the most entertaining toy advertisement ever made, and if the sequel lives up to the first, we're gonna be up for a lot of fun.

Starring: Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Banks, Margot Robbie, Alison Brie

From IMDb: "It's been five years since everything was awesome and the citizens are facing a huge new threat: LEGO DUPLO® invaders from outer space, wrecking everything faster than they can rebuild."

Release date: 8 February 2019 (USA)

5. Alita: Battle Angel

Based on a Japanese manga, this James Cameron-produced film mixes live action and CGI to tell the story of a cyborg who is determined to find her purpose.

Starring: Rosa Salazar, Jennifer Connelly, Christopher Waltz, Ed Skrein, Michelle Rodriguez

From IMDb: "Alita is a creation from an age of despair. Found by the mysterious Dr. Ido while trolling for cyborg parts, Alita becomes a lethal, dangerous being. She cannot remember who she is, or where she came from. But to Dr. Ido, the truth is all too clear. She is the one being who can break the cycle of death and destruction left behind from Tiphares. But to accomplish her true purpose, she must fight and kill."

Release date: 14 February 2019

6. How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

The village of Berk is now a dragon utopia, and when Toothless runs into a potential mate, Hiccup and his dragon embark on a new adventure.

Starring: Jay Baruchel, America Ferrera, Cate Blanchett, Kristen Wiig, Kit Harington

From IMDb: "As Hiccup (Baruchel) fulfills his dream of creating a peaceful dragon utopia, Toothless' discovery of an untamed, elusive mate draws the Night Fury away. When danger mounts at home and Hiccup's reign as village chief is tested, both dragon and rider must make impossible decisions to save their kind."

Release date: 22 February 2019 (USA)

March 2019 movies

7. Chaos Walking

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We know what you're thinking: another movie based on a dystopian YA series? But Patrick Ness' books were actually worth the read, and this one stars Tom Holland and Daisy Ridley, so you know you're going to get fantastic performances.

Starring: Tom Holland, Daisy Ridley, Mads Mikkelson, David Oyelowo

From IMDb: "From Carnegie Award-winning writer Patrick Ness comes the story of Todd Hewitt who lives on the distant planet of New World-a new hope for humanity until struck by "The Noise," a virus which inflicts immersive visions of ones' every thought. The cacophony drives many mad until Todd makes a hidden, silent discovery: there is a girl named Viola, who may be the key to unlocking New World's many-layered secrets."

Release date: 1 March 2019 

8. Captain Marvel

In Infinity War's mid-credits scene, we saw Nick Fury hurriedly calling for Captain Marvel right before he got Thanosed. Will we get answers as to how the Avengers are going to reassemble after all that destruction?

Starring: Brie Larson, Gemma Chan, McKenna Grace

From IMDb: "Carol Danvers becomes one of the universe's most powerful heroes when Earth is caught in the middle of a galactic war between two alien races."

Release date: 8 March 2019

9. Godzilla: King of the Monsters

Godzilla is back, this time with legendary kaijus Mothra, Rodan, and King Ghidorah rallying to battle it out, giant monster style.

Starring: Vera Farmiga, Millie Bobby Brown, Kyle Chandler, Sally Hawkins, Ken Watanabe

From IMDb: "The new story follows the heroic efforts of the cryptozoological agency Monarch as its members face off against a battery of god-sized monsters, including the mighty Godzilla, who collides with Mothra, Rodan, and his ultimate nemesis, the three-headed King Ghidorah. When these ancient superspecies, thought to be mere myths, rise again, they all vie for supremacy, leaving humanity's very existence hanging in the balance."

Release date: 31 May 2019

10. Dumbo

Yup, we're already crying.

Starring: Eva Green, Alan Arkin, Colin Farrell, Michael Keaton, Danny DeVito

From IMDb: "A young elephant, whose oversized ears enable him to fly, helps save a struggling circus, but when the circus plans a new venture, Dumbo and his friends discover dark secrets beneath its shiny veneer."

Release date: 29 March 2019

11. Where'd You Go, Bernadette

Based on the bestselling novel of the same name, this movie features a stellar cast and is directed by none other than Oscar-winning director Richard Linklater.

Starring: Cate Blanchett, Judy Greer, Kristen Wiig, Laurence Fishburne, Billy Crudup

From IMDb: "After her anxiety-ridden mother disappears, 15-year-old Bee does everything she can to track her down, discovering her troubled past in the process."

Release date: 22 March 2019 (USA)

12. Us

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We don't know a lot about Jordan Peele's follow-up to Get Out, but just the fact that it's Jordan Peele's follow-up to Get Out is enough to pique our interest. According to /Film, this is the film's plot synopsis:

"A mother (Academy Award winner Lupita Nyong’o from Black Panther, Star Wars: The Last Jedi and 12 Years a Slave) and a father (Winston Duke from Black Panther) take their kids to their beach house expecting to unplug and unwind with friends (including Emmy winner Elizabeth Moss from TV series The Handmaid’s Tale). But as night descends, their serenity turns to tension and chaos when some shocking visitors arrive uninvited."

Starring: Lupita Nyong’o, Elizabeth Moss, Winston Duke, Tim Heidecker, Shahadi Wright Joseph, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II

Release date: March 2019

April 2019 Movies

13. Shazam!

In this DC superhero movie, a teen discovers the power to transform into an adult superhero. Fun hijinks ensue.

Starring: Zachary Levi, Mark Strong, Jack Dylan Grazer

From IMDb: "We all have a superhero inside us, it just takes a bit of magic to bring it out. In Billy Batson's case, by shouting out one word - SHAZAM! - this streetwise 14-year-old foster kid can turn into the adult superhero Shazam."

Release date: 5 April 2019 (USA)

14. Avengers: Endgame

The fourth movie in the Avengers series and the direct sequel to Infinity War, the hype around Endgame is only getting bigger as its release date nears. How will the "dead" Avengers come back? Will we get another Avengers movie or is this truly the end?

Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Chris Evans, Paul Rudd, Brie Larson, Bradley Cooper, Scarlett Johansson, Karen Gillan, Josh Brolin

From IMDb: "In the aftermath of Thanos wiping out half of all life in the universe, the remaining Avengers must do what's necessary to undo the Mad Titan's deed."

Release date: 26 April 2019 (USA)

15. Pet Sematary


Starring: Amy Seimetz, John Lithgow, Jason Clarke

From IMDb: "Louis Creed, his wife Rachel and their two children Gage and Ellie move to a rural home where they are welcomed and enlightened about the eerie 'Pet Sematary' located near their home. After the tragedy of their cat being killed by a truck, Louis resorts to burying it in the mysterious pet cemetery, which is definitely not as it seems, as it proves to the Creeds that sometimes, dead is better."

Release date: 5 April 2019 (USA)

16. Hellboy

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Starring: David Harbour, Milla Jovovich, Daniel Dae Kim, Ian McShane

From IMDb: "Based on the graphic novels by Mike Mignola, Hellboy, caught between the worlds of the supernatural and human, battles an ancient sorceress bent on revenge."

Release date: 12 April 2019

May 2019 Movies

17. Pokémon Detective Pikachu

Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Bill Nighy, Ken Watanabe, Karan Soni

From IMDb: "The story begins when ace detective Harry Goodman goes mysteriously missing, prompting his 21-year-old son Tim to find out what happened. Aiding in the investigation is Harry's former Pokémon partner, Detective Pikachu: a hilariously wise-cracking, adorable super-sleuth who is a puzzlement even to himself. Finding that they are uniquely equipped to communicate with one another, Tim and Pikachu join forces on a thrilling adventure to unravel the tangled mystery."

Release date: 10 May 2019

18. Aladdin

Starring: Will Smith, Mena Massoud, Naomi Scott, Nasim Pedrad, Billy Magnussen

From IMDb: "A live-action retelling of the 1992 Disney film of the same name."

Release date: 24 May 2019

19. Rocketman

Starring: Taron Egerton, Richard Madden, Bryce Dallas Howard

From IMDb: "The story of Elton John's life, from his years as a prodigy at the Royal Academy of Music through his influential and enduring musical partnership with Bernie Taupin."

Release date: 17 May 2019

20. Ad Astra

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Starring: Brad Pitt, Tommy Lee Jones, Donald Sutherland

From IMDb: "Astronaut Roy McBride (Pitt) travels to the outer edges of the solar system to find his missing father and unravel a mystery that threatens the survival of our planet. His journey will uncover secrets that challenge the nature of human existence and our place in the cosmos."

Release date: 24 May 2019

June 2019 Movies

21. Toy Story 4

Read more about Toy Story 4 here.

Starring: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Joan Cusack, Jodi Benson, Keegan-Michael Key, Jordan Peele

From IMDb: "When a new toy called "Forky" joins Woody and the gang, a road trip alongside old and new friends reveals how big the world can be for a toy."

Release date: 21 June 2019 (USA)

22. The Secret Life of Pets 2

Starring: Patton Oswalt, Eric Stonestreet, Kevin Hart

Release date: 7 June 2019

23. X-Men: Dark Phoenix

Starring: Sophie Turner, Jennifer Lawrence, Nicholas Hoult, James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jessica Chastain

From IMDb: "Jean Grey begins to develop incredible powers that corrupt and turn her into a Dark Phoenix. Now the X-Men will have to decide if the life of a team member is worth more than all the people living in the world."

Release date: 7 June 2019 (USA)

24. Men in Black International

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Starring: Tessa Thompson, Chris Hemsworth, Liam Neeson, Emma Thompson, Rebecca Ferguson

Release date: 14 June 2019 

July 2019 Movies

25. The Lion King

Starring: Donald Glover, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Seth Rogen, James Earl Jones, Beyoncé

Release date: 19 July 2019

26. Spider-Man: Far From Home

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Starring: Tom Holland, Zendaya, Marisa Tomei, Jake Gyllenhaal, Samuel L. Jackson, Michael Keaton

From IMDb: "After the events of Avengers: Endgame, Peter Parker and his friends go on summer vacation to Europe and there Peter finds himself trying to save his friends against a villain known as Mysterio."

Release date: 5 July 2019 (USA)

August 2019 Movies

27. X-Men: The New Mutants

Starring: Maisie Williams, Anya Taylor-Joy, Antonio Banderas, Charlie Heaton

From IMDb: "Five young mutants, just discovering their abilities while held in a secret facility against their will, fight to escape their past sins and save themselves."

Release date: 2 August 2019 (USA)

28. Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

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Starring: Brad Pitt, Leonardo DiCaprio, Margot Robbie, Kurt Russell, Dakota Fanning, Al Pacino

From IMDb: "A faded TV actor and his stunt double embark on an odyssey to make a name for themselves in the film industry during the Helter Skelter reign of terror in 1969 Los Angeles."

Release date: 9 August 2019 (USA)

29. Artemis Fowl

Starring: Ferdi Shaw, Miranda Raison, Judi Dench, Josh Gad

From IMDb: "Artemis Fowl II, a young Irish criminal mastermind, kidnaps the fairy LEPrecon officer Holly Short for ransom to fund the search for his missing father in order to restore the family fortune."

Release date: 9 August 2019 (USA)

September 2019 Movies

30. The Downton Abbey Movie

Starring: Michelle Dockery, Maggie Smith, Hugh Bonneville, Allen Leech, Laura Carmichael

Release date: 20 September 2019

31. IT: Chapter Two

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Starring: Jessica Chastain, James McAvoy, Bill Skarsgård, Bill Hader, Finn Wolfhard

From IMDb: "27 years later, the Losers Club have grown up and moved away, until a devastating phone call brings them back."

Release date: 6 September 2019

October 2019 Movies

32. Zombieland 2

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Starring: Jesse Eisenberg, Woody Harrelson, Emma Stone, Abigail Breslin

From IMDb: "Columbus, Tallahasse, Wichita, and Little Rock move to the American heartland as they face off against evolved zombies, fellow survivors, and the growing pains of the snarky makeshift family."

Release date: 11 October 2019 (USA)

33. Joker

Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, Robert De Niro

Release date: 4 October 2019 (USA)

34. The Addams Family

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Starring: Chloë Grace Moretz, Charlize Theron, Oscar Isaac, Nick Kroll, Finn Wolfhard, Bette Midler

From IMDb: "An animated version of Charles Addams' series of cartoons about a peculiar, ghoulish family."

Release date: 18 October 2019 (USA)

35. The Goldfinch

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Starring: Ansel Elgort, Nicole Kidman, Sarah Paulson, Luke Wilson, Finn Wolfhard

From IMDb: "A boy in New York is taken in by a wealthy Upper East Side family after his mother is killed in a bombing at the Metropolitan Museum of Art."

Release date: 11 October 2019 (USA)

36. You Are My Friend

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Starring: Tom Hanks, Matthew Rhys, Wendy Makkena

From IMDb: "The story of Fred Rogers, the honored host and creator of the popular children's television program, Mister Rogers' Neighborhood (1968)."

Release date: 18 October 2019 (USA)

November 2019 Movies

37. Charlie's Angels

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Starring: Kristen Stewart, Naomi Scott, Ella Balinska, Elizabeth Banks, Noah Centineo, Patrick Stewart

Release date: 1 November 2019

38. Frozen 2

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Starring: Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Jonathan Groff, Josh Gad, Sterling K. Brown, Evan Rachel Wood

Release date: 22 November 2019

December 2019 Movies

39. Jumanji 2

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Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Chris Rock, Karen Gillan

Release date: 13 December 2019

40. Star Wars: Episode IX

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Starring: Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Mark Hamill, John Boyega, Domnhall Gleeson

Release date: 20 December 2019

41. Cats

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Starring: Jennifer Hudson, Idris Elba, Ian McKellen, James Corden, Judi Dench, Taylor Swift, Jason Derulo, Rebel Wilson, Robert Fairchild

From IMDb: "A tribe of cats called the Jellicles must decide yearly which one will ascend to the Heaviside Layer and come back to a new Jellicle life."

Release date: 20 December 2019 (USA)

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