16 Hollywood Movies Releasing In January-February 2019 That Every Film Buff Must Watch

Plan your schedule accordingly!

Yash Srivastava

Jan 31, 2019|9 min read


No matter how much we love Bollywood, we cannot pretend to ignore the wait for Hollywood movies. 

(So that we can, later on, laugh at their Bollywood remakes)

Here is the complete list of Hollywood movies releasing in 2019 with their complete details. Hope you get to watch most of them.

Hollywood Movies Releasing in JANUARY 2019

1-Escape Room (2019)  

Releasing date: January 03, 2019

IMDB: 6/10 

Directed by: Adam Robitel

Starring: Adam Robitel, Deborah Ann Woll, Taylor Russell, Logan Miller, Nik Dodani, Jay Ellis, Tyler Labine, Yorick Wager 

The film revolves around a game, which involves solving a series of puzzles in a mysterious building. The person who gets to experience escape room will win $1 million. 

The ending of the movie turns into a living nightmare for the four men and two women, who discover each room is an elaborate trap that's part of a sadistic game of life or death

Producer: Neal H. Moritz

Distribute by: Sony Pictures Entertainment Motion Pictures Group 

Production Companies: Original Film, Columbia Pictures 

2-A Dog’s Way Home(2019)  

Releasing date: January 11, 2019

Based on: A Dog's Way Home; by W. Bruce Cameron

Directed by: Charles Martin Smith

Starring: Bryce Dallas Howard, Jonah Hauer-King, Ashley Judd, Alexendra Shipp, Barry Watson, Edward James Olmos, Wes Studi, Chris Bauer, John Cassini, Tammy Gillis, Patrick Gallagher 

After some of the very popular dog based movies including 101 Dalmatians, A dog’s way home is coming out on 11 January 2019. 

The storyline line of the movie goes ahead when a dog, returns home after being separated from its owner, Lucas. The dog travels a 400-mile journey and experiences a lot of ups and downs.

Screenplay: W. Bruce Cameron, Cathryn Michon

Production companies: Columbia Pictures, Polybona Films, Pariah

3-The Upside (2019)  

Releasing date: January 11, 2019

IMDB: 3.5/10

Adapted From: The Intouchables

Directed by: Neil Burger

Starring: Bryan Cranston, Kevin Hart, Nicole Kidman, Julianna Margulies,Golshifteh Farahani, Tate Donoan, Geneviee Angelson, Aja Naomi King, Amara Karan

'The Upside' is Paul Feig-scripted remake of the French hit, 'The Intouchables'. Bryan Cranston and Kevin Hart star in this feel-good comedy movie, “The Upside”.

The movie is about an ex-con who forms an unlikely bond with the paralyzed man who hires him as his caregiver.

Producers: Jason Blumenthal, Steve Tisch, Todd Black

4- Glass (2019) 

Movie Releasing Date: January 18, 2019

IMDB: 8.3/10

Film Series: Unbreakable

Directed by: M. Night Shyamalan

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

M. Night Shyamalan, the director of Split and Glass, brings the narrative of the Year 2000 released Tv Series - Unbreakable and Superhit Movie of the Year 2016- Split, from Universal—in one Screen: Glass (2019). 

Bruce Willis and  Samuel L. Jackson returns as David Dunn and Elijah Price (Mr. Glass) from Unbreakable Movie 

James McAvoy and Taylor-Joy Anya return  as Kevin Wendell Crumb( with multiple identities who reside within) and Casey Cooke respective

Production companies: Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, Blinding Edge Pictures, Blumhouse Productions, 

5-Serenity (2019) 

Movie Releasing Date: January 25, 2019

IMDB: 8.6/10

Directed by: Steven Knight

Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jason Clarke, Diane Lane, Djimon Hounsou, Jeremy Strong, Robert Hobbs

Baker Dill is a fishing boat captain of Plymouth Island and his peaceful life is shattered when his ex-wife Karen shows up and begs him to save her from her abusive new husband. 

Originally scheduled for October of 2018, the movie was pushed back to January for unknown reasons. The movie has such an amazing cast that one can' wait to watch the film. 

Interstellar co-stars Matthew McConaughey and Anne Hathaway reunite and this reunion will make it an interesting watch.

Production companies: Global Road and Global Road Television Entertainment 

Producers: Steven Knight, Greg Shapiro, Guy Heeley

6-The Kid Who Would Be King (2019) 

Movie Releasing Date: January 25, 2019

IMDB: 8/10

Directed by: Joe Cornish

Starring: Rebecca Ferguson, Tom Taylor, Partick Stewart, Angus Imrie

'The kid who would be king' is Fantasy genre movie like Harry Potter franchise. It about young Alex who comes to know about the magical world when accenditaly he discovers magical sword. 

He joins a band of knights and Merlin, the wizard to protect the world from enchantress Morgana. The movie has given us all high expectations!

Screenplay: Joe Cornish

Production companies: 20th Century Fox, Big Talk Productions, Working Title Film

7-Monster Hunter (2019) 

Movie Releasing Date: January 26, 2019

Directed by: Paul W.S Anderson

Starring: Milla Jovovich, Ron Perlman, Meagan Good 

Monster Hunter is based on Video Game by Capcom. Not much has been said about the film, so let us wait for the updates.

Writer: Paul W.S Anderson

Hollywood Movies Releasing in FEBRUARY 2019

8-Miss Bala (2019) 

Movie Releasing Date: February 01, 2019

Directed by:  Catherine Hardwicke

Starring:  Gina Rodriguez, Ismael Cruz Cordova, Aislinn Derbez, Anthony Mackie, Cristina Rodlo, Ricardo Abarca, Matt Lauria 

Miss Bala is about a young woman who battles a ruthless drug cartel to rescue her kidnapped friend in Mexico.

Producer:  Kevin Misher

9-What Men Want (2019) 

Movie Releasing Date: February 8, 2019

Directed by: Adam Shankman

Starring: Taraji P. Henson, Aldic Hodge, Erykah Badu, Max Greenfield, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Max Greenfield 

Taraji P. Henson of how to get away with murder fame playing a sports agent Ali Davis who can hear what the men in her industry are thinking because of weird concoction. With this ability ali starts taking advantage while racing to sign the next basketball superstar.

Producer: Will Packer

ScreenPlay: Tina Gordon Chism

Production Companies: Will Packer Productions, Paramount Players

10-Cold Pursuit (2019) 

Movie Releasing Date: February 8, 2019

Based On: Kim Fupz Aakeson’s In Order of Disappearance 

Directed by: Hans Petter Morland 

Starring: Liam Neeson, Emmy Rossum, Tom Bateman, Laura Dern, Julia Jones, William Forsythe, Raoul Trujillo

This Thriller Action Pack Movie Cold Pursuit is about Nels Coxman’s finding the drug lord to take revenge for his beloved son’s death.

Distributed by: Summit Entertainment 

11-The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part (2019)

Movie Releasing Date: February 8, 2019 

Directed by: Mike Mitchell, Trisha Gum

Starring: Jason Momoa, Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Banks, Channing Tatum, Will Arnett, Tiffany Haddish, Margot Robbie

Space invaders DUPLO come to the town of Bricksburg and start destroying everything. A battle to save the Bricksburg city and LEGO Universe combine the Lego stars Emmet, Lucy, Batman, and others. They set out for an unexplored world for the test of harmony, creativity, and Courage to defeat DUPLO

Screen Play: Chris Miller, Phil Lord, Raphael Bob-Waksberg

Producer:  Dan Lin, Roy Lee

Production Companies:  Warner Bros Animation, Vertigo Entertainment

12-The Prodigy (2019) 

Movie Releasing Date: February 8, 2019

Directed by: Nicholas McCarthy

Starring: Taylor Schilling, Jackson Robert Scott, Colm Feore

This 1:30 hour long Prodigy (2019) is Horror Movie. It is about a Little boy who starts showing Demonic Possession when his mother takes him to the therapist.

Screenplay: Jeff Buhler 

Producer: Tripp Vinson

Production Company: Orion Pictures

13-Alita: Battle Angel (2019) 

Movie Releasing Date: February 14, 2019

Directed by: Robert Rodriguez

Starring: Rosa Salazar, Jennifer Connelly, Christoph Waltz, Ed Skrein, Michelle Rodriguez, Jackie Earle Haley, Eiza Gonzalez

Initially, it was scheduled to release around July 2018. Alita Battle Angel storyline is Several Centuries from now, Cyborg Girl Alita was found unconscious by a compassionate cyber-doctor Ido in Iron City. When Alita was cured by Ido, she awakens with no memory of past nor any reference to where she is currently. 

This is an adaptation of the Japanese manga and it has the name of James Cameron attached to it as a producer. Christoph Waltz, Jennifer Connelly, and Michelle Rodriguez all co-star in this Alita: Battle Angel live action.

Producer: James Cameron, Robert Rodriguez, Jon Landau 

Production Companies: Lightstorm Entertainment,20th Century Fox, Troublemaker Studios.

14-Happy Death Day 2U (2019) 

 Movie Releasing Date: February 14, 2019

Based on Character by Scott Lobdell

Film Series: Happy Death Day 

Directed by: Christopher Landon

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

This is a story of a College student who is stuck in a time loop and has to die again and again to save his friends from getting killed and also find the killer. The plot of the movie seems really interesting but since it is planned to release on 14th Feb so it will be crucial to see how it will perform,  also star Rothe has promised that it is not just going to be a horror it will be more than that.

Production Company: Blumhouse Productions

15-Isn’t It Romantic (2019) 

Movie Releasing Date: February 14, 2019

Directed by: Todd Strauss-Schulson

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

Bollywood Star Priyanka Chopra who is becoming a Hollywood sensation has this amazing Hollywood movie lined up ( Isn’t it Romantic). This is a story of Natalie a New York architect who tries very hard to get noticed during her job until she awakens from an unconsciousness from the subway mugging and discovers she is playing the leading role in the real-life romantic comedy.

Screenplay: Erin Cardillo, Dana Fox 

Producer: Todd Garner, Gina Mathews

16-How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (Last part of How To Train Your Dragon Trilogy) (2019)  

Movie Releasing Date: February 22, 2019

IMDB - 8.6/10

Directed by: Dean DeBlois

Starring: Jay Baruchel, America Ferrera, Cate Blanchett, Kit Harington, Kristen Wiig, Gerard Butler, Craig Ferguson

This hit franchise cast  Jay Baruchel, America Ferrera, Craig Ferguson, and Gerard Butler comes together again for the third and final chapter of How to Train Your Dragon trilogy. Hiccup leader of the village of Berk is now leading dragon utopia too. Hiccup’s dragon Toothless falls in love basically find a potential mate and in order to save the Berk from new threats the two of them (Hiccup and toothless) set on a journey and finds a magical hidden world (natch).

Producer: Bonnie Arnold, Brad Lewis

So this is all about the Hollywood movies coming in 2019. Stay tuned!


Yash Srivastava

Life actually begins when you start doing what you love. My life began when I was turned 21. So, I create, I take risks, I live my passion, every day. And sometimes I sit to write what ever I have learnt during my entrepreneurial journey. Discussing about ideas and working on them, is what I bank... read more



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