Your Comprehensive Guide to Every Must-See Movie Coming Out in Spring 2019
Just when you thought we’d never get past that awkward gap in quality theatrical content post-Oscars, spring arrives—along with a crop of funny, tear-jerking and blockbuster films. On our list? All 39 of the films mapped out below.
Brad Pitt is back on the big screen! Tina Fey, Maya Rudolph and Amy Poehler head for the small screen (aka they’re making their Netflix feature film debuts)! And we’ll finally get closure on the fate of Robert Downey Jr. in The Avengers: Endgame.
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It’s Brie Larson’s directorial debut and also a chance to see her reunite with her Captain Marvel costar Samuel L. Jackson. In this film, she plays Kit, a 20-something art student who moves back to live with her parents (Joan Cusack and Bradley Whitford). Then an eccentric salesman (Jackson) knocks on her door…
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It’s the reverse of 13 Going on 30. In this film, a mean boss lady (Regina Hall) is transformed into the 13-year-old version of herself and has to rely on her assistant (Issa Rae) to take the lead.
Timing is everything: Speechwriter Fred Flarsky (Seth Rogen) reunites with his first-ever crush (Charlize Theron) just as she decides to launch a presidential run.
Anne Hathaway is fancy. Rebel Wilson is not. But, both con artists, they unite with a mission to scam the men in their lives who have done them wrong.
When a group of gal pals—Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph, Tina Fey and Rachel Dratch—hit up wine country for their friend’s 50th birthday, tension (and a whole lot of laughter) ensues.
When a group of retirees (led by Diane Keaton) assemble a cheerleading squad, they set out to prove that age is just a number.
In case you didn’t get your fix with Captain Marvel, this film—from the DC Entertainment universe—follows Billy Batson, a 14-year-old foster kid who discovers he has the ability to morph into an adult superhero (played by Zachary Levi) whenever he wants.
When we last saw these Marvel heroes, Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) was adrift in space and Thanos had just wiped out half the population. This film picks up where Avengers: Infinity War left off.
Godzilla: King of the Monsters
This sequel—starring Millie Bobby Brown, Sally Hawkins and Vera Farmiga—pits members of the crypto-zoological agency against a crew of god-sized monsters including (you guessed it) Godzilla.
The Best of Enemies
This film—set admidst the flaring racial tensions of 1971—tells the true story of an unlikely relationship between civil rights activist Ann Atwater (Taraji P. Henson) and Ku Klux Klan leader C.P. Ellis (Sam Rockwell).
It’s the story of the 1819 Peterloo Massacre where a peaceful pro-democracy rally in Manchester turned ugly after British Forces decided to attack. (Rory Kinnear stars.)
A talented teen (Elle Fanning)—with aspirations of leaving her small town—enters a local singing competition under the guidance of an unlikely mentor.
Tessa Young (Josephine Langford) is a loyal girlfriend to her high school sweetheart—that is, until she goes off to college and meets the rebel (Hero Fiennes-Tiffin) of her dreams.
When a mission in the outer reaches of the solar system goes awry, Monte (Robert Pattinson) and his baby daughter must rely on each other to survive. (Juliette Binoche also stars.)
Under the Silver Lake
Shortly after a man meets a mysterious blonde, she goes MIA—leading Andrew Garfield to search all over L.A. to find her.
Chrissy Metz of This Is Us fame stars in this film about a mom whose son is declared dead only to come back to life after she prays.
The White Crow
Ralph Fiennes directs—and co-stars in—this film about legendary ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev and the pivotal point in his life that led him to defect to France.
In this biopic, Gary Carr plays New Orleans cornet player Buddy Bolden, a man known to be a key figure in the birth of jazz.
Starring Tilda Swinton, this film follows an ambitious film student (Honor Swinton Byrne, Tilda’s daughter!) struggling to find her voice and navigate a turbulent romance at the same time.
The Tomorrow Man
John Lithgow and Blythe Danner team up in this film about a couple of eccentric small-towners drawn together, but both with a secret that could be a deal breaker.
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Brad Pitt ventures out into the solar system to track down his missing dad, a renegade scientist who’s decided to go rogue.
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Superhero horror at its finest, this film—starring Elizabeth Banks—is about a child who crash lands on Earth…with sinister intentions.
Jason Clarke and Amy Seimetz star in this remake of the 1989 film about a family that discovers a burial ground for four-legged creatures in their backyard—just before tragedy strikes.
When two sisters (Lily James and Tessa Thompson) learn their mother has died, they are forced to go to extremes to pay back her mortgage in one week.
When a couple (Michael Ealy and Meagan Good) move into a new home in Napa Valley, they find themselves victimized by the previous owner (Dennis Quaid) who refuses to let go.
John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum
Keanu Reeves is back, this time with a $14 million price tag on his head and a mission to get out of New York City alive.
When a cello player (Allison Williams) is pushed to her limits by a former rival (Logan Browning), things take a dark turn.
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A boy (Finn Little) living a lonely life on an island with his recluse father comes out of his shell after bonding with an unlikely friend: a pelican.
When Mr. Link (voiced by Zach Galifianakis)—a furry creature who’s eight feet tall—gets tired of living a solitary life, he recruits his pal Sir Lionel Frost (Hugh Jackman) to journey with him to find his family.
This animated film is set in Uglyville, an anomaly of a town where weirdness is actually celebrated. But when Moxy (voiced by Emma Roberts) discovers Perfection, a more conventional town, life gets turned upside down.
Pokémon Detective Pikachu
Ryan Reynolds lends his voice to the title character in this film about a young man who teams up with Detective Pikachu to track down his missing dad.
A Dog’s Journey
It’s the sequel to A Dog’s Purpose about Bailey, the pup who finds himself with a new destiny and an unbreakable bond to be formed. (Dennis Quaid stars.)