Most anticipated movies of 2019

As we have landed in 2019 already, there are a number of exciting movies scheduled to release in 2019. Not only will it feature the new Star Wars trilogy, but the upcoming year will also bring the first Marvel movie that is based on a female hero. Apart from the movies, there are several TV shows that are waiting to be released in the upcoming year, for instance; Game of Thrones.

In this particular article, you will get to know about 12 movies that are to be released next year. However, before we get on to that list, it is important to mention the fact that you will need a fast internet connection follow this link in order to download or stream these movies online.

  1. Glass 

Release Date: 18th January 2019

Cast: Bruce Willis, James McAvoy, Samuel L. Jackson, and Sarah Paulson 

Directed by: M. Night Shyamalan 

The director of this film, M. Night Shyamalan, directed the movie Unbreakable back in 2000 and he introduced the people to Mr. Glass who was able to defeat the villain (Samuel L. Jackson) quite easily. M. Night Shyamalan then directed Split in 2017 and introduced a multi-personality character that was played by James McAvoy. In Glass, M. Night Shyamalan is going to launch the whole band together as this is the final part of the trilogy and people cannot wait to watch the film.

  1. Cold Pursuit 

Release Date: 8th February 2019

Cast: Liam Neeson, Emmy Rossum, Laura Dern, and William Forsythe 

Directed by: Hans Petter Moland 


This is a dark comedy film in which Liam Neeson plays the role of a snowplow driver who seeks revenge against some drug dealers as he suspects them for the murder of his son. The movie is based on a Norwegian film that goes by the name ‘In Order of Disappearance’ (2014). In this particular movie, Liam Neeson blows some stuff up with the snowplow as shown in the trailer which looks absolutely amazing.

  1. Captain Marvel

Release Date: 8th March 2019

Cast: Brie Larson, Ben Mendelson, Samual L. Jackson, and Jude Law 

Directed by: Ryan Fleck and Anna Boden 

Marvel is finally releasing a movie that stars a female superhero, and the role is played by Brie Larson. The movie is set in the 90s and Brie Larson is known for fighting Skrulls alongside Gemma Chan and Jude Law.

  1. Us 

Release Date: 15th March 2019

Cast: Lupita Nyong’o, Tim Heidecker, Elisabeth Moss, and Winston Duke

Directed by: Jordan Peele 

Other than the fact that this movie is directed by Jordan Peele and that has an amazing cast, we cannot say much about this film. However, rumor has it that the movie is about a black couple and a white couple, and people think that it is enough for them to get excited about this movie.

  1. The Beach Bum 

Release Date: 22nd March 2019

Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Zac Efron, Snoop Dogg, and Isla Fisher

Directed by: Harmony Korine

The Beach Bum is a comedy film that stars Matthew McConaughey as Moondog, a stoner who wants to live his life by his own rules. As the movie revolves around weed, it is only fair to cast individuals who have had real experience in this particular field. Hence, the director cast Snoop Dogg and on the other hand, we have Zac Efron who wants to make sure that the movie catches the limelight with his interesting attire.

  1. Where’d You Go Bernadette 

Release Date: 22nd March 2019

Cast: Cate Blanchett, Emma Nelson, Billy Crudup, and Kristen Wing 

Directed by: Richard Linklater 

This movie is based on a novel that was written by Maria Semple back in 2012. The story revolves around a mother, played by Cate Blanchett, who goes missing prior to a family trip leaving her teenage daughter behind to track her down.

  1. Dumbo

Release Date: 29th March 2019

Cast: Colin Farrell, Danny DeVito, Michael Keaton, and Eva Green 

Directed by: Tim Burton 


Dumbo is an upcoming fantasy adventure film that is directed by Tim Burton who is widely known for directing charming movies over the years. The movie is inspired by the 1941 animated film by Disney and is based on a novel written by Harold Pearl and Helen Aberson.

  1. Hellboy 

Release Date: 12th April 2019

Cast: David Harbour, Ian McShane, Milla Jovovich, and Sasha Lane

Directed by: Neil Marshall

Hellboy is an American superhero movie that is inspired by the Dark Horse Comics and is scheduled to release on 12th April in IMAX. In the movie, Hellboy is caught between two worlds that are supernatural and human.

  1. Avengers: Infinity Wars – Part 2

Release Date: 1st May 2019

Cast: Robert Downey Jr., Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, and Chris Evans 

Directed by: Anthony and Joe Russo 

Thanos was able to achieve all the six infinity stones. Let’s see how the Avengers stop him from destroying the world in Part 2. The Avengers must do what is necessary to stop the deed of Mad Titan.

  1. Detective Pikachu 

Release Date: 10th May 2019

Cast: Justice Smith, Ken Watanabe, Ryan Reynolds, and Kathryn

Directed by: Rob Letterman 


This movie will be interesting for the people who are into problem-solving crimes like Sherlock Holmes. The trailer of Detective Pikachu is worth watching and you should definitely give it a try.

  1. John Wick: Parabellum 

Release Date: 17th May 2019

Cast: Keanu Reeves, Ian McShane, Halle Berry, and Ruby Rose

Directed by: Chad Stahelski 

John Wick is back but this time the never-ending network of agents and powerful assassins is after him. As John Wick killed a man in Chapter 2, he will have to find a way to save his life and get out of the problem all by himself.

  1. Aladdin 

Release Date: 24th May 2019

Cast: Will Smith, Naomi Scott, Mena Massoud, and Marwan Kenzari

Directed by: Guy Ritchie 

The remake of Aladdin will be featuring Will Smith as the magical genie and people cannot wait to watch this movie as it contains some amazing visual effects and the flashy camera works.


Zoya Naqvi
Zoya Naqvi
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