Anticipated movies of 2019

The Upside

Directed by:Neil Burger

Starring: Bryan Cranston, Kevin Hart, Nicole Kidman, Julianna Margulies

Opening on:January 11, 2019

Bryan Cranston and Kevin Hart star in this Paul Feig-scripted remake of the French hit The Intouchables, a feel-good dramedy about an ex-con who forms an unlikely bond with the paralysed man who hires him as his caregiver.


Directed by:M. Night Shyamalan

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

Opening on:January 18, 2019


Directed by:Steven Knight

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

Opening on:January 25, 2019

Interstellar co-stars Matthew McConaughey and Anne Hathaway reunite for this thriller about a fishing boat captain who is pulled into a web of deceit when his ex-wife shows up and begs him to save her from her abusive new husband.

What Men Want

Directed by:Adam Shankman

Starring:Taraji P. Henson, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Max Greenfield

Opening on:February 8, 2019

The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part

Directed by:Mike Mitchell, Trisha Gum

Starring:Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Banks, Channing Tatum, Will Arnett, Tiffany Haddish

Opening on: February 8, 2019

Everything is less than awesome in Bricksburg five years after the events of the first Lego Movie, and they’re only set to get worse when some very marketable space invaders come to town.

Alita: Battle Angel

Directed by:Robert Rodriguez

Starring: Rosa Salazar, Jennifer Connelly, Christoph Waltz, Ed Skrein, Michelle Rodriguez

Opening on: February 14, 2019

Initially scheduled for the summer of 2018, this James Cameron-produced adaptation of the Japanese manga had already been pushed back once to a December release, before Fox decided that month was already competitive enough. Jennifer Connelly, Christoph Waltz, and Michelle Rodriguez all co-star in this blend of live action and CGI about a cyborg girl who faces her past with the help of the scientist who rescued her from the scrap heap.

Happy Death Day 2U

Directed by:Christopher Landon

Starring:Jessica Rothe, Israel Broussard, Ruby Modine, Suraj Sharma, Sarah Yarkin

Opening on: February 14, 2019

How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World Directed by: Dean DeBlois

Starring:Jay Baruchel, America Fererra, Cate Blanchett, Kit Harington, Kristen Wiig

Opening on:February 22, 2019