Top Ten Best Movies of 2019

10. Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood

We start our list of best movies of 2019 with Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood. Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood is a comedy-drama movie directed by Quentin Tarantino. The initial release of this movie was on July 26, 2019. The story follows Actor Rick Dalton, who gained fame by starring in 1950s movie and now he is struggling in getting meaningful work in Hollywood. Now he spends most of his time drinking and palling around with his easygoing best friend, Cliff Booth. With a budget of $90-96 million, this movie makes up to $373 million.


  • Genre: Comedy, Drama
  • Directed By: Quentin Tarantino
  • Written By: Quentin Tarantino
  • In Theaters: Wide
  • Runtime: 159 minutes
  • Studio: Columbia Pictures
  • Box Office: $373 million
  • Budget: $90-96 million


9. Spiderman: Far From Home

Number 9th best movie of 2019 is Spiderman: Far From Home. The Spiderman: Far From Home is a Marvel's superhero movie based on Marvel's Comic character Spiderman. This movie was released on July 2, 2019. The story follows Peter Parker (Spiderman) who was on vocations in Europe. The story takes an unexpected turn when Nick Fury met him and recruit him for a mission to defeat a massive creature along with Mysterio. The movie hit the box office with $1.132 billion with a budget of $160 million.


  • Genre:Action & Adventure, Science Fiction & Fantasy
  • Directed By: Jon Watts
  • Written By: Chris McKenna (II), Erik Sommers
  • In Theaters: Wide
  • Runtime:130 minutes
  • Studio: Sony Pictures
  • Box Office: $1.132 billion
  • Budget: $160 million

8. The Farewell

Next, the best movie of 2019 is The Farewell. The Farewell is a comedy-drama movie directed by Lulu Wang. The movie was released on July 12, 2019, in the United States. The story follows a family who gets to know that their grandmother doesn't have much time to live, they decided not to tell her about it and arrange a family gathering. The family members return to China under the guise of a fake wedding to stealthily say goodbye to their grandmother. The movie budget was only $3 million, and it earned $19.6 million. 




  • Genre: Comedy, Drama
  • Directed By: Lulu Wang
  • Written By: Lulu Wang
  • In Theaters: Wide
  • Runtime: 98 minutes
  • Studio: A24
  • Box Office: $19.6 million
  • Budget: $3 million

7. Toy Story 4

Next, we have Toy Story 4. Toy Story 4 is a computer-animated comedy movie released on June 21, 2019. The story follows Buzz, Woody and rest of the gang. They embark on a road trip with Bonnie and a new toy Forky. The journey takes an unexpected turn when Woody met his long-lost friend Bo Beep. Woody and Bo discussed the old days and realize that they are worlds apart when it comes to what they wanted from their life as a toy. With a budget of $200 million, the movie makes $1.07 billion.


  • Genre: Animation, Comedy, Kids & Family, Science Fiction & Fantasy 
  • Directed By: Josh Cooley
  • Written By: Andrew Stanton, Stephany Folsom 
  • In Theaters: Wide
  • Runtime: 90 minutes
  • Studio: Disney/Pixar
  • Box Office: $1.07 billion
  • Budget: $200 million

6. The Irishman

At number 6, we have The Irishman. The Irishman is a biographical epic crime movie directed by Martin Scorsese. The movie was released on November 1, 2019. The movies follow Frank "The Irishman" a former labour union high official and a hitman who learned shooting during World War.  He now looks back on his life and the hits that defined his mob career, maintaining connections with the Bufalino crime family. The budget of the movie was only $8 million, and it earned $140 million. This defined why this movie is one of the best movies of 2019.




  • Genre: Drama, Mystery & Suspense
  • Directed By: Martin Scorsese
  • Written By: Steven Zaillian
  • In Theaters: Limited
  • Runtime: 209 minutes
  • Studio: Netflix
  • Box Office: $140 million
  • Budget: $8 million


5. Knives Out

5th best movie of 2019 is Knives Out. Knives Out is a drama mystery and suspense film directed by Rian Johnson.  The movie was released on November 27, 2019. When a famous crime novelist Harlan Thrombey dies just after his 85th birthday, Detective Benoit Blanc arrives at his estate to investigate. Benoit Blanc sifts through a web of red herrings and self-serving lies to reveal the truth behind Thrombey's death. This movie grossed over $283 million with a budget of $40 million. 


  • Genre: Drama, Mystery & Suspense
  • Directed By: Rian Johnson
  • Written By: Rian Johnson
  • In Theaters: Wide
  • Runtime: 130 minutes
  • Studio: Lionsgate
  • Box Office: $283 million
  • Budget: $40 million. 

4. Marriage Story

Next, we have Marriage story at number 4th spot. Marriage Story is a drama movie directed by Noah Baumbach. The movie was released on November 6, 2019. The story follows a married couple a stage director and his wife. They struggle coast-to-coast, gruelling divorce that pushes them to their personal and creative extreme. With the production budget of $18 million, this movie grossed only $2.3 million. 


  • Genre: Drama
  • Directed By: Noah Baumbach
  • Written By: Noah Baumbach
  • In Theaters: 
  • Runtime: 136 minutes
  • Studio: Netflix
  • Box Office: $2.3 million
  • Budget: $18 million


3. Ford v Ferrari

Ford v Ferrari is at 3rd spot in our list. Ford v Ferrari is a sports drama movies directed by James Mangold. The movie was released on November 15, 2019. The movie is based on the true story of a car designer Carroll Shelby and a fearless driver Ken Miles. They together battled corporate interference, the laws of physics, and their own personal demons to build a revolutionary race car for Ford Motor Company. The movie grossed over $217 million with the production budget of $97.6 million


  • Genre: Action & Adventure, Drama
  • Directed By: James Mangold
  • Written By: Jez Butterworth, John-Henry Butterworth, Jason Keller
  • In Theaters:   Wide
  • Runtime: 152 minutes
  • Studio: 20th Century Fox
  • Box Office: $217 million
  • Budget: $97.6 million


2. Avengers: Endgame

At number 2nd best movie of 2019 is Avengers: Endgame. Avengers: Endgame is a superhero movie based on Marvel Comics, and directed by Joe Russo and Anthony Russo. It was released on April 26, 2019, in the United States. The plot is linked with its previous instalment Avengers Infinity War, in which main antagonist Thanos snaps and killed half of the beings in the universe. Now remaining Avengers have to assemble and bring all of them back. This movie grossed $2.8 billion which is the highest in the world, the production budget of the movie was $356 million. 



  • Genre: Action & Adventure, Drama, Science Fiction & Fantasy
  • Directed By: Joe Russo, Anthony Russo
  • Written By: Christopher Markus, Stephen McFeely
  • In Theaters:   Wide
  • Runtime: 182 minutes
  • Studio: Marvel Studios
  • Box Office: $2.8 billion
  • Budget: $356 million


1. Joker

We have Joker as the best movie of 2019. Joker is a psychological thriller movie directed by Todd Phillis. The story follows a man struggling to find his way in Gotham's fractured society. He aspires to be a stand-up comedian at night but finds the joke always seems to be on him. Caught in a cyclical existence between apathy and cruelty, Fleck begins a slow descent into madness as he transforms into the criminal mastermind known as The Joker. The movie budget was from $55-70 million and it grossed over $1 billion.


  • Genre: Action & Adventure, Drama, Mystery & Suspense
  • Directed By: Todd Phillips
  • Written By: Todd Phillips, Scott Silver
  • In Theaters:   Wide
  • Runtime: 122 minutes
  • Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures
  • Box Office: $1 billion.
  • Budget: $55-70 million

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