The 70 Most Anticipated Films of 2019


51. The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind | Director: Chiwetel Ejiofor
Cast: Lily Banda, Noma Dumezweni, Chiwetel Ejiofor
Genre: Drama

Anticipated Films of 2019

“A boy in Malawi helps his village by building a wind turbine after reading about them in a library book.”

52. The Dead Don’t Die | Director: Jim Jarmusch
Cast: Adam Driver, Tilda Swinton, Steve Buscemi
Genre: Comedy, Horror

Anticipated Films of 2019

“A Zombie Drama-Comedy by Jim Jarmusch”

53. The Death of Dick Long | Director: Daniel Scheinert
Cast: Michael Abbott Jr., Virginia Newcomb, Andre Hyland
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi

“Dick died last night, and Zeke and Earl don’t want anybody finding out how. That’s too bad though, cause news travels fast in small-town Alabama.”

54. The Dreyfus Affair | Director: Roman Polanski
Cast: Emmanuelle Seigner, Jean Dujardin, Louis Garrel
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller

Anticipated Films of 2019

“In 1894, French Captain Alfred Dreyfus is wrongfully convicted of treason and sentenced to life imprisonment at Devil’s island.”

55. The Irishman | Director: Martin Scorsese
Cast: Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, Joe Pesci
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama

Anticipated Films of 2019

“A mob hitman recalls his possible involvement with the slaying of Jimmy Hoffa.”

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56. The Lighthouse | Director: Robert Eggers
Cast: Willem Dafoe, Robert Pattinson
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror

Anticipated Films of 2019

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

57. The King | Director: David Michôd
Cast: Timothée Chalamet, Joel Edgerton, Ben Mendelsohn
Genre: Biography, Drama, History

Anticipated Films of 2019

“After his brother is killed in battle before his coronation, young king Henry V is coronated in the late 1300s. The reluctant ruler wears the crown at a time when England was near a war with France, and the empire is teetering.”

58. The Laundromat | Director: Steven Soderbergh
Cast: James Cromwell, Gary Oldman, Meryl Streep
Genre: Drama

Anticipated Films of 2019

“Follows a group of journalists who take part in unearthing 11.5 million files, linking the world’s most powerful political figures to secret banking accounts to avoid taxes.”

59. The Report | Director: Scott Z. Burns
Cast: Jon Hamm, Adam Driver, Michael C. Hall
Genre: Drama

Anticipated Films of 2019

“In the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks, CIA agents begin using extreme interrogation tactics on those they think were behind it.”

60. The Souvenir | Director: Joanna Hogg
Cast: Tilda Swinton, Richard Ayoade, Tom Burke
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance

Anticipated Films of 2019

“A young film student in the early 80s becomes romantically involved with a complicated and untrustworthy man.”

61. The Truth | Director: Hirokazu Koreeda
Cast: Catherine Deneuve, Juliette Binoche, Ethan Hawke
Genre: Drama

Anticipated Films of 2019

“About a stormy reunion between a daughter and her actress mother, Catherine, against the backdrop of Catherine’s latest role in a sci-fi picture as a mother who never grows old.”

62. The Woman in the Window | Director: Joe Wright
Cast: Amy Adams, Gary Oldman, Julianne Moore
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery

Anticipated Films of 2019

“An agoraphobic woman living alone in New York begins spying on her new neighbors only to witness a disturbing act of violence.”

63. Tre Piani | Director: Nanni Moretti
Genre: Comedy, Drama

“Nanni Moretti takes a comic look at the ebbs and flows of his life as he becomes a father for the first time.”

64. Uncut Gems | Director: Safdie Brothers
Cast: Adam Sandler, Pom Klementieff, Idina Menzel
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama

Anticipated Films of 2019

“Uncut Gems is a Crime Drama about diamond sales and is inspired by the Manhattan Diamond District. Martin Scorsese, reportedly, is an executive producer of the film.”

65. Us | Director: Jordan Peele
Cast: Anna Diop, Elisabeth Moss, Lupita Nyong’o
Genre: Horror, Thriller

Anticipated Films of 2019

“A mother and father take their kids to their beach house, expecting to enjoy time with friends, but their serenity turns to tension and chaos when some visitors arrive uninvited.”

66. Weathering With You | Director: Makoto Shinkai
Cast: Kotaro Daigo, Nana Mori
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Romance

Anticipated Films of 2019

“A young man befriends a girl who can manipulate the weather.”

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67. Wendy | Director: Benh Zeitlin
Cast: Shay Walker, Tommie Lynn Milazzo
Genre: Drama, Fantasy

“Set on a mysterious island where aging and time have come unglued, Zeitlin’s mythological story tells the tale of two children from different worlds fighting to maintain their grip on freedom and joy.”


68. Where is Anne Frank? | Director: Ari Folman
Cast: Emily Carey, Sebastian Croft, Stewart Scudamore
Genre: Animation, History

“The film follows the journey of Kitty, the imaginary friend to whom Anne Frank dedicated her diary. A fiery teenager, Kitty wakes up in the near future in Anne Frank’s house in Amsterdam and embarks on a journey to find Anne, who she believes is still alive, in today’s Europe.”

69. Where’d You Go, Bernadette? | Director: Richard Linklater
Cast: Cate Blanchett, Kristen Wiig, Judy Greer
Genre: Comedy, Drama

Anticipated Films of 2019

“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.”

70. Wounds | Director: Babak Anvari
Cast: Dakota Johnson, Armie Hammer, Zazie Beetz
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery

“Disturbing and mysterious things begin to happen to a bartender in New Orleans after he picks up a phone left behind at his bar.”

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