The biggest movie releases of 2019

Frozen 2, Cats and Star Wars are all set to rule the roost in 2019 – but what else is being released in cinemas?

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From Avengers: Endgame to Toy Story 4, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker to The Lion King, Disney has at least five films whipping up a storm at the global box office in 2019.

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But there’s plenty more to get excited about as well as the box office big hitters, including the Downton Abbey movie.

Here are the biggest and most anticipated movie releases still to come in 2019. Check back for more details and new additions as the year goes on, and scroll to the bottom for 2020’s big hitters…

Last Christmas – Out now

Game of Thrones star Emilia Clarke and Henry Golding (of Crazy Rich Asians fame) lead this Christmassy rom-com, which was written by Emma Thompson. Read more

Starring: Emilia Clarke, Henry Golding, Emma Thompson, Michelle Yeoh

The Aeronauts – Out Now

A pilot and scientist find themselves in an epic fight for survival while attempting to make discoveries in a gas balloon. As you do.

Starring: Eddie Redmayne, Felicity Jones, Himesh Patel, Tim McInnerny


Klaus – Out Now on Netflix

This beautifully hand-drawn festive animation from Netflix follows a failing postman who meets Klaus, a mysterious carpenter who lives alone in a cabin full of handmade toys. Read more about Klaus.

Starring JK Simmons, Jason Schwartzman, Rashida Jones and Joan Cusack.

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Midway – out now

Midway retells the story of – you guessed it – the Second World War’s Battle of Midway. The conflict was a bloody clash between the American fleet and the Imperial Japanese Navy – and a struggle that marked a pivotal turning point on the Pacific front.

Starring: Ed Skrein, Patrick Wilson, Luke Evans, Aaron Eckhart, Nick Jonas, Etsushi Toyokawa


Le Mans ’66 – Out now

Christian Bale and Matt Damon lead this true story about an American car designer and a British-born driver who team up to make a race car to challenge Enzo Ferrari’s lot at Le Mans in the 1960s. Read more

Starring: Christian Bale, Matt Damon, Caitriona Balfe


The Report – Out now

This film starring Adam Driver as real-life figure Daniel Jones, who investigated accusations of torture by the CIA following the September 11 attacks, will stream on Amazon Prime after premiering at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2019.

Starring: Adam Driver, Annette Bening, Michael C Hall, John Hamm

Harriet – release date 22nd November 2019

The remarkable true story of freedom fighter Harriet Tubman, who escaped slavery to become one of the USA’s greatest heroes.

Starring: Cynthia Erivo, Leslie Odom Jr., Joe Alwyn, Janelle Monae

Frozen 2 – release date 22nd November 2019

Disney fans have not let this one go: we’re finally getting that long-awaited sequel. Read more

Starring: Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Sterling K Brown, Evan Rachel Wood, Josh Gad


The Irishman – release date 1st November 2019 (27th November 2019 on Netflix)

Martin Scorsese’s latest film is set to be released on Netflix before the end of the year. It stars Robert De Niro as Frank Sheeran, a labour union official with mob connections. Read more

Starring: Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci, Al Pacino, Stephen Graham, Anna Paquin


Charlie’s Angels – release date 29th November 2019

Elizabeth Banks directs the reboot to the popular TV series about a trio of private detectives, working for the now-international Townsend Agency. The twist here is multiple teams of Angels organised by multiple Bosleys. Read more

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Starring: Kristen Stewart, Patrick Stewart, Naomi Scott, Ella Balinska, Noah Centineo, Djimon Hounsou, Elizabeth Banks
Director: Elizabeth Banks