10 best upcoming movies in 2019

10 best upcoming movies in 2019

The year 2019 brought joy, if not to every house, then to the homes of cinema fans for sure. This year, many long-awaited and awesome films are set to appear on big screens. Fans have waited for some of them for years. Here is the list of the best upcoming movies in 2019.

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The list below is based on the most anticipated films.

What are the best upcoming movies?

The upcoming movies we are going to tell you about are anticipated by millions of fans around the world.

10. Spider-Man: Far From Home

  • Release date: July 2, 2019
  • Director: Jon Watts
  • Genre: Action, adventure, science fiction, fantasy
  • Studio: Sony Pictures
  • Starring: Tom Holland, Zendaya, Jake Gyllenhaal, Marisa Tomei, Michael Keaton

Peter Parker and his friends go to Europe for the summer holidays. However, the friends will hardly be able to rest — Peter will help Nick Fury uncover the mystery of creatures that cause natural disasters and destruction throughout the continent.

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9. The Lion King

  • Release date: July 19, 2019
  • Director: Jon Favreau
  • Genre: Action, adventure, animation, drama
  • Studio: Walt Disney Pictures
  • Starring: Donald Glover, Beyoncé Knowles, Seth Rogen, Chiwetel Ejiofor, James Earl Jones, Alfre Woodard

Here is a touching story about the charming heir to the king of beasts. Returning to the big screens, the film introduces the lovely Simba. He will have to take the place of his father. He needs to learn a lot to be a worthy successor to the wise king. His father, Mufasa, is betrayed by his brother and dies. Simba flees into the jungle, fearing responsibility.

Acquainted with Pumba and Timon, he carelessly travels across the wide expanses, forgetting about his true purpose. Fate again brings the lion to his native lands. Returning mature and more experienced, Simba wants to avenge his father, revealing the truth about the cruel deeds of the self-proclaimed king. However, Scar is not in a hurry to give up so easily.

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8. Once Upon a Time In Hollywood

  • Release date: July 26, 2019
  • Director: Quentin Tarantino
  • Genre: Comedy, drama
  • Studio: Columbia Pictures
  • Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, Al Pacino, Dakota Fanning, James Marsden

The events of the film take place in Los Angeles in 1969. Rick Dalton (Leonardo DiCaprio) is a television actor who is at the peak of his popularity. Cliff Booth (Brad Pitt) does not want to lag behind his friend.

7. Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw

  • Release date: August 2, 2019
  • Director: David Leitch
  • Genre: Action, adventure, mystery, suspense
  • Studio: Universal Pictures
  • Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, Idris Elba, Vanessa Kirby, Helen Mirren, Eiza Gonzalez

At the centre of the plot is a professional special agent Luke Hobbs (Dwayne Johnson). The main character is often entrusted with particularly important criminal cases. He has another task, the purpose of which is to find and put in jail a dangerous terrorist and the murderer Brixton (Idris Elba). The former dangerous criminal Deckard Shaw (Jason Statham) will be his partner. Each of them has a bone to pick with the criminal, and they do not intend to retreat in this bitter struggle.

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6. It Chapter Two

  • Release date: September 6, 2019
  • Director: Andy Muschietti
  • Genre: Horror
  • Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures
  • Starring: Jessica Chastain, James McAvoy, Bill Hader, Isaiah Mustafa, Jay Ryan, James Ransone, Bill Skarsgård

It is the second part of the film adaptation of Stephen King's cult novel. It has been 27 years since the group of schoolchildren confronted the monstrous clown-baby-killer Pennywise (Bill Skarsgård).

5. Gemini Man

  • Release date: October 4, 2019
  • Director: Ang Lee
  • Genre: Mystery, suspense, science fiction, fantasy
  • Studio: Paramount Pictures
  • Starring: Will Smith, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Clive Owen

Henry Brogan (Will Smith) is a high-class assassin. He wants to go out of business but discovers that a real hunt has begun. The mysterious killer of the same level as himself is constantly following in the footsteps of Henry.

4. Joker

  • Release date: October 4, 2019
  • Director: Todd Phillips
  • Genre: Action, adventure, drama, mystery, suspense
  • Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures
  • Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, Zazie Beetz, Robert De Niro

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This is the story of the formation of one of the most famous, insane and dangerous supervillains of comics. Arthur Fleck is constantly exposed to evil ridicule from others. Being mentally ill, he begins to lose his common sense and decides to become the Joker.

3. Maleficent: Mistress of Evil

  • Release date: October 18, 2019
  • Director: Joachim Ronning
  • Genre: Action, adventure, science fiction, fantasy
  • Studio: Walt Disney Pictures
  • Starring: Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning, Michelle Pfeiffer, Sam Riley, Imelda Staunton, Juno Temple, Lesley Manville, Ed Skrein, Harris Dickinson, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Robert Lindsay

This film is about new allies and opponents in the magical forest and the magical creatures that inhabit it. It is a new chapter in the story about Maleficent and the beautiful Aurora.

2. Terminator: Dark Fate

  • Release date: November 1, 2019
  • Director: Tim Miller
  • Genre: Action, adventure, drama, science fiction, fantasy
  • Studio: 20th Century Fox
  • Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Mackenzie Davis, Linda Hamilton, Gabriel Luna

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The upcoming American sci-fi thriller is directed by Tim Miller, scripted by Josh Friedman, David S. Goyer, Billy Ray, and Justin Rhodes. The film is the sixth in the Terminator franchise and is positioned as a sequel to Terminator and Terminator 2: Judgment Day.

1. Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

  • Release date: December 20, 2019
  • Director: J. J. Abrams
  • Genre: Action, adventure, drama, science fiction, fantasy
  • Studio: Walt Disney Pictures
  • Starring: Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, John Boyega, Lupita Nyong’o

It is the finale of the famous franchise, filmed by J. J. Abrams.

Each year the world of cinema creates many different films. Many fans all over the world wait for the upcoming movies with anticipation. We hope that this year, the new movies will meet your expectations.

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