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#MovieAlert: Hollywood Movies Of 2019 That You Just Can't Miss!

#MovieAlert: Hollywood Movies Of 2019 That You Just Can't Miss!

I love watching movies! I am constantly hooked on to my various streaming platforms to watch the latest ones online. And I make sure to catch at least one over the weekend. But I often lose track of the best ones and miss out on some really good names, which is why I decided to make a complete list of Hollywood movies of 2019. While it is hard to miss Bollywood movies in a city like Delhi, where everyone is a die-hard fan, the English movies often take a miss.


So in order to keep a track of all the upcoming Hollywood movie releases in India, I have made the ultimate calendar. Complete with the release dates and the streaming platforms, so you never skip a Friday release!


1. Escape Room


 hollywood movie - escape room


Release Date: 4th January 2019


Genre: Thriller


Starring: Adam Robitel, Taylor Russell, Deborah Ann Woll, Amanda Harper, Logan Miller, Jay Ellis, Nik Dodani


Summary: A story about a group of strangers who try an escape room experience, only to realise that they might have signed away their lives in the process. A thriller which will leave you scared out of your wits.


Watch the trailer here.


2. A Dog’s Way Home


Release Date: 11th January 2019


Genre: Drama, Adventure


Starring: Jonah Hauer-King, Bryce Dallas Howard, Ashley Judd, Barry Watson


Summary: This heartwarming tale tells the story of a dog who finds herself a long way away from home. But her love for her human partner-in-crime encourages her to overcome the most difficult obstacles that come her way.


Watch the trailer here.


3. The Upside


hollywood movie - the upside


Release Date: 11th January 2019


Genre: Drama, Comedy


Starring: Kevin Hart, Bryan Cranston, Golshifteh Farahani, Nicole Kidman


Summary: Kevin hart steps out of his mindless comedies and tries his hand on a storyline which does justice to his acting skills. The Upside follows the journey of a man who is hired to help a wealthy quadriplegic who lives his life with a smile.


Watch the trailer here.


4. Replicas


Release Date: 18th January 2019


Genre: Thriller, Fantasy


Starring: Keanu Reeves, Alice Eve, Emily Alyn Lind, Thomas Middleditch


Summary: The story of a man who loses his family in a tragic car accident and clones them because he can’t bear the grief of losing them. Trouble begins when the clones become self-aware and the government states that it is illegal to clone humans.


Watch the trailer here.


5. Glass


hollywood movie - glass


Release Date: 18th January 2019


Genre: Drama, Fantasy


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


Summary: M. Night Shyamalan is back this year, with sequels to his other two successful psychological thrillers of this series, Unbreakable and Split. It is confusing as you follow these anti-superheroes with split personalities, but if you watch the series in a row, it all falls together.


Watch the trailer here.


6. IO


Release Date: 18th January 2019


Genre: Science Fiction


Starring: Margaret Qualley, Anthony Mackie, Tom Payne, Danny Huston


Summary: This Netflix original caters to the post-apocalyptic movie lovers. Earth has been rendered unhabitable and humans are moving to one of Jupiter’s moons. But one scientist stays back to fix what has been destroyed and the movie follows his journey.


Watch the trailer here.


7. Serenity


hollywood movie - serenity


Release Date: 25th January 2019


Genre: Drama, Thriller


Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Diane Lane, Jason Clarke, Djimon Hounsou


Summary: Deemed to be the best thriller of 2019, Serenity follows the story of a woman who wants her abusive husband murdered. But everything in the trailer suggests otherwise, so what is the truth? This movie is for all those Gone Girl lovers out there.


Watch the trailer here.


8. Polar


Release Date: 25th January 2019


Genre: Thriller, Neo-noir


Starring: NeMads Mikkelsen, Ruby O. Fee, Katheryn Winnick, Vanessa Hudgens, Inga Cadranel


Summary: Another Netflix original, Polar feels like a superhero movie but is actually the story of an assassin who has retired but can’t seem to get rid of his company. This fast-paced film is a great end to a Friday night.   


Watch the trailer here.


9. The Kid Who Would Be King


hollywood movie - the kid who would be king


Release Date: 25th January 2019


Genre: Fantasy, Action


Starring: Angus Imrie, Rebecca Ferguson, Louis George Serkis, Tom Taylor, Patrick Stewart


Summary: Imagine Percy Jackson, but British! This modern-day adaptation of the Arthurian legend is a fun-filled movie packed with strong performances. It follows a pack of kids who are all set to beat a sorceress from the past.


Watch the trailer here.


10. Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, and Vile


Release Date: 26th January 2019


Genre: Crime, Thriller


Starring: Zac Effron, Lily Collins, Kaya Scodelario, James Hetfield, Haley Joel Osment


Summary: Zac Effron plays the role of the infamous serial killer, Ted Bundy who murders and decapitates women whilst playing a perfect boyfriend and husband. The movie was criticised for how charming Ted was portrayed to be, instead of the cold-blooded murderer he was.  


Watch the trailer here.


11. Miss Bala


hollywood movie - miss bala


Release Date: 1st February 2019


Genre: Action, Thriller


Starring: Ismael Cruz Córdova, Gina Rodriguez, Aislinn Derbez, Cristina Rodlo, Ricardo Abarca


Summary: Finally an action film that does not objectify the lead actress or turn her into a superhero. Miss Bala follows the story of a young girl who gets caught up in the crossfire of a drug cartel when a dirty cop hands her over to the gang leader.  


Watch the trailer here.


12. Velvet Buzzsaw


Release Date: 1st February 2019


Genre: Drama, Mystery


Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Natalia Dyer, Zawe Ashton, Rene Russo, Toni Collette


Summary: Twisted beyond belief, this movie follows the story of an art critic who comes across some haunted paintings. The paintings then turn to kill people and the rest is just another day in the world of commercial art.  


Watch the trailer here.


13. The Prodigy


hollywood movie - the prodigy


Release Date: 8th February 2019


Genre: Thriller, Horror


Starring: Taylor Schilling, Jackson Robert Scott, Peter Mooney, Colm Feore, Brittany Allen


Summary: What’s creepier than a kid who is haunted? A kid who doesn’t even remember it. The Prodigy follows the tale of a small family whose son is rapidly getting intelligent and scary at the same time.


Watch the trailer here.


15. The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part


Release Date:  8th February 2019


Genre: Comedy, Fantasy


Starring: Chris Pratt, Jason Momoa, Tiffany Haddish, Alison Brie, Elizabeth Banks


Summary: It’s clever, funny and follows the story of people made out of Lego. Do you need any more reasons to watch this movie? It also has Chris Pratt being himself, but yellow and is a comedy where Lego land is being attacked by space invaders.


Watch the trailer here.


16. Isn't It Romantic


hollywood movie - isnt it romantic


Release Date: 13th February 2019


Genre: Romance, Comedy


Starring: Rebel Wilson, Priyanka Chopra, Liam Hemsworth, Adam DeVine, Tom Ellis


Summary: The most awaited Priyanka Chopra starrer Netflix original, Isn’t It Romantic is from the point of view of a girl who hates romantic comedies, and yet finds herself waking up in one.


Watch the trailer here.


17. Happy Death Day 2U


Release Date:  13th February 2019


Genre: Comedy, Slasher


Starring: Jessica Rothe, Israel Broussard, Ruby Modine, Rachel Matthews, Phi Vu


Summary: If you haven’t seen the first part, don’t worry because that one didn’t make sense either. A hilarious thriller which follows a girl who keeps reincarnating after death, and has to save herself and her friends from a scary man in a baby mask.


Watch the trailer here.


18. Atila: Battle Angel


hollywood movie - atila


Release Date: 14th February 2019


Genre: Fantasy, Science Fiction


Starring: Rosa Salazar, Keean Johnson, Christoph Waltz, Jennifer Connelly, Ed Skrein


Summary: Atila is a robot who is rescued by a doctor. She is strange and remembers nothing about her past. As she navigates through her new life, she has to fight for her survival and that of the human race, or what is left of it.


Watch the trailer here.


19. How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World


Release Date:  January 2019


Genre: Fantasy, Action


Starring: Jay Baruchel, America Ferrera, Cate Blanchett, Gerard Butler, Kit Harington


Summary: This instalment has been in the making for a long time now and we’ve caught several glimpses of it in the past year. As a hidden dragon world is revealed, there are enemies who want to monetise it.


Watch the trailer here.


20. The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind


hollywood movie - the boy who harnessed the wind


Release Date: 1st March 2019


Genre: Drama


Starring: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Joseph Marcell, Aïssa Maïga, Noma Dumezweni, Lemogang Tsipa


Summary: A 13-year-old boy is thrown out of school because he can no longer afford to pay the fees. He decides to educate himself and creates a windmill that could save his village from famine.


Watch the trailer here.


21. Captain Marvel


Release Date: 8th March 2019


Genre: Fantasy, Science Fiction


Starring: Brie Larson, Jude Law, Samuel L. Jackson, Ben Mendelsohn, Gemma Chan


Summary: Marvel fans have been losing their minds over the release of Captain Marvel, the first superhero in the Marvel narrative. She is an extraterrestrial warrior who turns into the saviour of mankind, with the help of a middle-aged Nick Fury.


Watch the trailer here.


22. Five Feet Apart


hollywood movie - five feet apart


Release Date: 15th March 2019


Genre: Drama, Romance


Starring: Cole Sprouse, Haley Lu Richardson, Moisés Arias, Emily Baldoni


Summary: Cole Sprouse of Suite Life Of Zack & Cody fame looks promising in this movie about two cystic fibrosis patients who fall in love with each other in the hospital but have to stay five feet apart at all times due to their condition.


Watch the trailer here.


23. Us


Release Date: 22nd March 2019


Genre: Horror, Thriller


Starring: Lupita Nyong'o, Winston Duke, Elisabeth Moss, Anna Diop, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II


Summary: From the makers of Get Out, comes another thriller-horror film which serves as a mirror to the society. A family finds themselves under attack by masked strangers. The twist comes when the masks come off and each attacker is a clone of one of the individuals under attack.


Watch the trailer here.


24. Her Smell


hollywood movie - her smell


Release Date: 29th March 2019


Genre: Drama


Starring: Elisabeth Moss, Amber Heard, Cara Delevingne, Ashley Benson, Dan Stevens


Summary: With an 84% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, this movie follows the story of a self-destructive punk musician who would do anything for the success of her band.


Watch the trailer here.


25. Dumbo


Release Date: 29th March 2019


Genre: Fantasy, Adventure


Starring: Eva Green, Colin Farrell, Danny DeVito, Michael Keaton, Joseph Gatt


Summary: Tim Burton takes on the story of this much-loved baby elephant in this version of Dumbo. It’s safe to say that we should be expecting underlying dark themes and a strong storyline in this live action version.


Watch the trailer here.


26. Shazam!


hollywood movie - shazam


Release Date: 5th April 2019


Genre: Comedy, Science Fiction


Starring: Zachary Levi, Asher Angel, Jack Dylan Grazer, Mark Strong, Djimon Hounsou


Summary: A PG-13 superhero movie which for a change, isn’t a snoozefest. Shazam is the story of a young boy who gets zapped with superpowers and finds his calling with his best friend by his side.


Watch the trailer here.


27. Pet Sematary


Release Date: 5th April 2019


Genre: Thriller, Horror


Starring: Jason Clarke, Amy Seimetz, John Lithgow, Jeté Laurence, Naomi Frenette


Summary: It seems to be raining scary movies in Hollywood in 2019. This film follows a young couple and their two kids as they move close to a strange burial ground. They unleash an unspeakable evil and the rest is… every horror movie ever but also very scary, which is why it is on this list.


Watch the trailer here.


28. The Haunting of Sharon Tate


hollywood movie - The Haunting of Sharon Tate


Release Date:  5th April 2019


Genre: Drama, Mystery


Starring: Hilary Duff, Jonathan Bennett, Lydia Hearst, Pawel Szajda, Ryan Cargill


Summary: Hilary Duff is ready to make her comeback to mainstream cinema with this thriller based on the life of yesteryear actress, Sharon Tate and her death which happened under mysterious circumstances.


Watch the trailer here.


Which movie are you watching next?


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