25 Most Anticipated Hollywood Movies Of 2019


July 23rd, 2019   |   Updated on June 29th, 2022

Where’d You Go, Bernadette, It: Chapter Two, The Kitchen, Rambo: Last Blood all these films are set to be released in 2019. Here is the list of 25 most anticipated Hollywood Movies of 2019.

1. Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

 July 26 2019

  • Director: Quentin Tarantino
  • Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie
  • Opening on: July 26, 2019

Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood visits 1969 Los Angeles, where everything is changing, as TV star Rick Dalton (Leonardo DiCaprio) and his longtime stunt double Cliff Booth (Brad Pitt) make their way around an industry they hardly recognize anymore. The ninth film from the writer-director features a large ensemble cast and multiple storylines in a tribute to the final moments of Hollywood’s golden age.

  • Quentin Tarantino stated that the story consists of multiple parallel stories and will be the closest thing to his earlier film Pulp Fiction.
  • This will be Leonardo DiCaprio’s first film in four years since winning his first Academy Award for The Revenant (2015).
  • This is Luke Perry’s last film, and it will be released posthumously.


2. Hobbs & Shaw

 Hobbs & Shaw

  • Director: David Leitch
  • Stars: Vanessa Kirby, Dwayne Johnson, Eiza González
  • Opening on: 2 August 2019

Lawman Luke Hobbs and outcast Deckard Shaw form an unlikely alliance when a cyber-genetically enhanced villain threatens the future of humanity. WWE superstar Roman Reigns (Joe Anoa’i) plays Luke Hobbs’ (Dwayne Johnson’s) brother in the film, but in reality, they are cousins.

This will be the first Fast & Furious chapter to be shot with anamorphic lenses unlike the previous eight films which were shot primarily in the Super 35 format on film and digital.


3. Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark

Scary Stories to tell in the Dark

  • Director: André Øvredal
  • Stars: Zoe Margaret Colletti, Michael Garza, Gabriel Rush
  • Opening on: 9 August 2019

It’s 1968 in America. Change is blowing in the wind…but seemingly far removed from the unrest in the cities is the small town of Mill Valley where for generations, the shadow of the Bellows family has loomed large. It is in their mansion on the edge of town that Sarah, a young girl with horrible secrets, turned her tortured life into a series of scary stories, written in a book that has transcended time-stories that have a way of becoming all too real for a group of teenagers who discover Sarah’s terrifying tome.


4. The Kitchen

The Kitchen (2019) 9 August 2019

  • Director: Andrea Berloff
  • Stars: Elisabeth Moss, Melissa McCarthy, Domhnall Gleeson
  • Releasing on: 9 August 2019

Based on the Vertigo comic book series from DC Entertainment, the film stars Oscar nominee Melissa McCarthy, Tiffany Haddish and Elisabeth Moss as three 1978 Hell’s Kitchen housewives whose mobster husbands are sent to prison by the FBI.

Left with little but a sharp axe to grind, the ladies take the Irish mafia’s matters into their own hands–proving unexpectedly adept at everything from running the rackets to taking out the competition… literally.


5. The Angry Birds Movie 2!

The Angry Birds Movie 2!

  • Director: Thurop Van Orman
  • Stars: Awkwafina, Dove Cameron, Bill Hader
  • Opening on: 14 August 2019

The flightless angry birds and the scheming green piggies take their beef to the next level in The Angry Birds Movie 2! When a new threat emerges that puts both Bird and Pig Island in danger, Red (Jason Sudeikis), Chuck (Josh Gad), Bomb (Danny McBride), and Mighty Eagle (Peter Dinklage) recruit Chuck’s sister Silver (Rachel Bloom) and team up with pigs Leonard (Bill Hader), his assistant Courtney (Awkwafina), and techpig Garry (Sterling K. Brown) to forge an unsteady truce and form an unlikely superteam to save their homes.


6. Where’d You Go, Bernadette

Where'd You Go, Bernadette

  • Director: Richard Linklater
  • Stars: Cate Blanchett, Judy Greer, Kristen Wiig
  • Opening on: 16 August 2019

Based on the runaway bestseller, Where’d You Go, Bernadette is an inspiring comedy about Bernadette Fox (Academy Award winner Cate Blanchett), a loving mom who becomes compelled to reconnect with her creative passions after years of sacrificing herself for her family. Bernadette’s leap of faith takes her on an epic adventure that jump-starts her life and leads to her triumphant rediscovery.


7. It: Chapter Two

Chapter Two

  • Director: Andy Muschietti
  • Stars: Finn Wolfhard, Bill Skarsgård, Jessica Chastain
  • Opening on: 6 September 2019

Twenty-seven years after their first encounter with the terrifying Pennywise, the Losers Club have grown up and moved away, until a devastating phone call brings them back. This is the second Stephen King adaptation released in 2019, following Pet Sematary (2019). “It: Chapter One” was also the second-wide release Stephen King adaptation in 2017 following The Dark Tower (2017).


8. Downton Abbey

 Downton Abbey movie – release date 20th September 2019

  • Director: Michael Engler
  • Stars: Allen Leech, Matthew Goode, Tuppence Middleton
  • Opening on: 20 September 2019

The hit UK period drama following the lives of the inhabitants of a fictional Yorkshire estate finally comes to the big screen, with several of the primary cast members reprising their roles and a handful of newcomers joining the fun. Series creator Julian Fellowes is producing the film, with seasoned TV vet Michael Engler (30 Rock, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt) returning to the series to direct.


9. Rambo: Last Blood


  • Director: Adrian Grunberg
  • Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Paz Vega, Louis Mandylor
  • Opening on: 20 September 2019

Almost four decades after they drew first blood, Sylvester Stallone is back as one of the greatest action heroes of all time, John Rambo. Now, Rambo must confront his past and unearth his ruthless combat skills to exact revenge in a final mission. A deadly journey of vengeance, RAMBO: LAST BLOOD marks the last chapter of the legendary series.
The plot to this movie was intended for Rambo (2008) but changed. It was also partially used for Homefront (2013) with Jason Statham.


10. Ad Astra

Ad Astra September

  • Director: James Gray
  • Stars: Brad Pitt, Liv Tyler, Tommy Lee Jones
  • Opening on: 20 September 2019

An astronaut travels to the outer edges of the solar system to find his father and unravel a mystery that threatens the survival of our planet. He uncovers secrets which challenge the nature of human existence and our place in the cosmos.

Astronaut Roy McBride (Brad 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.

The title means “to the stars” in Latin. It is often used as a shorthand for “Ad Astra per Aspera” (To the stars through difficulties).

Director James Gray has said it will feature “the most realistic depiction of space travel that’s been put in a movie.” He’s also described it as “Sorta like, if you got ‘Apocalypse Now’ and ‘2001’ in a giant mash-up and you put a little [Joseph] Conrad in there.”


11. Judy


  • Director: Rupert Goold
  • Stars: Renée Zellweger, Jessie Buckley, Rufus Sewell
  • Opening on: 27 September, 2019

Legendary performer Judy Garland arrives in London in the winter of 1968 to perform a series of sold-out concerts.


12. Gemini Man

Gemini Man (2019)

  • Director: Ang Lee
  • Stars: Will Smith, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Clive Owen
  • Opening on: 4 October 2019

Gemini Man is an innovative action-thriller starring Will Smith as Henry Brogan, an elite assassin, who is suddenly targeted and pursued by a mysterious young operative that seemingly can predict his every move.
This is Ang Lee’s second film to be shot in 4K 3D at a high frame rate of 120fps since Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk (2016).


13. Zombieland: Double Tap


  • Directed by: Ruben Fleischer
  • Starring: Emma Stone, Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg, Abigail Breslin
  • Opening on: 11 October 2019

After a fight between Columbus and Wichita creates a deep rift in the make-shift family that causes Little Rock to leave with a strange man, the group must band together to find Little Rock and mend the family ties. Facing new kinds of zombies along the way, the group are forced to adjust their strategies until they find an incredible new zombie hunter known only as Nevada.


14. The Goldfinch


  • Directed by: John Crowley
  • Starring: Ansel Elgort, Oakes Fegley, Aneurin Barnard, Finn Wolfhard, Ashleigh Cummings, Willa Fitzgerald, Aimee Laurence, with Sarah Paulson, with Luke Wilson, with Jeffrey Wright, and Nicole Kidman, Denis O’Hare, Boyd Gaines, Peter Jacobson, Luke Kleintank, Robert Joy
  • Opening on: 11 October 2019

Theodore “Theo” Decker (Ansel Elgort) was 13 years old when his mother was killed in a bombing at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The tragedy changes the course of his life, sending him on a stirring odyssey of grief and guilt, reinvention and redemption, and even love. Through it all, he holds on to one tangible piece of hope from that terrible day… a painting of a tiny bird chained to its perch. The Goldfinch.


15. The Addams Family

The Addams Family

  • Directed by: Greg Tiernan, Conrad Vernon
  • Starring: Oscar Isaac, Charlize Theron, Chloe Grace Moretz, Finn Wolfhard, Allison Janey
  • Opening on: 18 October 2019

Charles Addams’ cheerfully frightful family returns to the screen in this animated MGM feature produced by MGM and penned by screenwriter Pamela Pettler (The Corpse Bride, Monster House). ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi.


16. Maleficent: Mistress of Evil

 Mistress of Evil

  • Directed by: Joachim Ronning
  • Starring: Michelle Pfeiffer, Angelina Jolie
  • Opening on: 18 October 2019

Maleficent put an interesting spin on Disney’s live-action remakes, retelling the beloved story of Sleeping Beauty through the eyes of its iconic, and misunderstood, villain. The different take worked: Maleficent made almost $760 million globally during its 2014 theatrical run. The sequel should also do big business. Kon Tiki director Joachim Ronning takes over for Robert Stromberg, and Michelle Pfeiffer co-stars.


17. Terminator: Dark Fate


  • Director: Tim Miller
  • Writers: James Cameron (story by), Charles H. Eglee
  • Opening on: 1 November 2019

More than two decades after the events of Terminator 2: Judgment Day, Sarah Connor sets out to protect a young woman named Dani Ramos and her friends, as a liquid metal Terminator, sent from the future, attempts to terminate them.


19. Doctor Sleep

Doctor Sleep

  • Directed by: Mike Flanagan
  • Starring: Ewan McGregor, Rebecca Ferguson, Zah McClarnon
  • Opening on: 8 November 2019

Struggling to overcome the traumas that he experienced at the Overlook Hotel when he was a child, an adult Danny Torrence finds a new purpose when he discovers that a group of young children share his incredible psychic abilities. Attempting to protect the children from an abusive cult known as The True Knot, Danny begins to uncover a much larger — and more sinister — conspiracy.


20. Ford v. Ferrari

Ford v. Ferrari (2019)

  • Directed by: James Mangold
  • Starring: Christian Bale, Matt Damon, Jon Bernthal, Caitriona Balfe
  • Opening on: 15 November 2019

Academy Award-winners Matt Damon and Christian Bale star in FORD v FERRARI, based on the remarkable true story of the visionary American car designer Carroll Shelby (Damon) and the fearless British-born driver Ken Miles (Bale), who together battled corporate interference, the laws of physics, and their own personal demons to build a revolutionary race car for Ford Motor Company and take on the dominating race cars of Enzo Ferrari at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in France in 1966.


21. Charlie’s Angels

Charlie's Angels

  • Director: Elizabeth Banks
  • Stars: Naomi Scott, Elizabeth Banks, Noah Centineo
  • Opening on: 15 November 2019

Reboot of the 2000 action comedy based on the 1970s television series. A new generation of private detectives working for the mysterious Charlie.

The movie features extensive use of guns and other explosive weaponry. This is a marked change from its two cinematic predecessors, in which star and producer Drew Barrymore insisted that the Angels use no guns at all and almost no weapons aside from their own martial arts skills.


22. The Lodge

 The Lodge

  • Directed by: Veronika Franz, Severin Fiala
  • Starring: Riley Keough, Richard Armitage, Jaeden Martell, Alicia Silverstone
  • Opening on: 15 November 2019

In this psychologically chilling slow burn, a young woman and her reticent new stepchildren find themselves isolated in the family’s remote winter cabin, locked away to dredge up the mysteries of her dark past and the losses that seem to haunt them all.


23. Frozen 2

Frozen 2

  • Directed by: Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee
  • Starring: Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Josh Gad
  • Opening on: 22 November 2019

Anna, Elsa, Kristoff, Olaf and Sven leave Arendelle to travel to an ancient, autumn-bound forest of an enchanted land. They set out to find the origin of Elsa’s powers in order to save their kingdom.


24. Last Christmas

Last Christmas

  • Director: Paul Feig
  • Stars: Emilia Clarke, Emma Thompson, Michelle Yeoh
  • Opening on: 8 November 2019

Kate is a young woman subscribed to bad decisions. His last date? That of having accepted to work as Santa’s elf for a department store. However, she meets Tom there. His life takes a new turn. For Kate, it seems too good to be true.


25. Jumanji: The Next Level


  • Director: Paul Feig
  • Stars: Emilia Clarke, Emma Thompson, Michelle Yeoh
  • Opening on: 8 November 2019

A team of friends return to Jumanji to rescue one of their own but discover that nothing is as they expect. The players need to brave parts unknown, from arid deserts to snowy mountains, in order to escape the world’s most dangerous game.