The Avengers Endgame, which was one of the most highly anticipated movies of all time, has been out and seen and now some of us are still looking for some other movie to come and fill the void.

Now, while it might be difficult to match up to The Avengers, we compiled a list of movies worth noting for the rest of 2019 that will make want to go back to the cinema.

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9 Highly Anticipated Movies 2019

1. Toy Story 4

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The massively popular Toy Story franchise by Pixar returns this June and it’s already breaking pre-sale records for animated blockbusters. The film continues from Toy Story 3, where Sheriff Woody (Tom Hanks) and Buzz Lightyear (Tim Allen), among their other toy friends, have found new appreciation after being given by Andy Davis to Bonnie Anderson.

  • Release Date: 20th June
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2. Spider-man: Far From Home

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This is a big year for fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe(MCU), set right after Avengers Endgame. The sequel to Spider-man: Homecoming and the 23rd film of the MCU. In Spider-Man: Far From Home, Peter Parker (Tom Holland) is recruited by Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) and Mysterio (Jake Gyllenhaal) to face elemental threats from another dimension while he is on a school trip to Europe.

  • Release Date: 2nd July
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3. Lion King

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The second live-action Disney film, after The Jungle Book (2016), will be the remake of The Lion King. The remake will feature an all-star cast portraying our favourite characters including Donald Glover, Seth Rogen, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Alfre Woodard, Billy Eichner, John Kani, John Oliver, Beyoncé Knowles-Carter, and James Earl Jones reprising his original role as Mufasa.

  • Release Date: 18th July
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 4. Once Upon A Time In Hollywood

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The latest film by one of the greatest directors of his time, Quentin Tarantino. Once Upon A Time In Hollywood also has an amazing cast starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, Kurt Russell, Timothy Olyphant, Dakota Fanning, Luke Perry, Margaret Qualley, and Al Pacino. The film is set in 1969 Los Angeles where an ageing television actor and his stunt double embark on an odyssey to make a name for themselves in the film industry. Featuring a large ensemble cast who stars in multiple storylines in a modern fairy tale tribute to the final moments of Hollywood’s golden age.

  • Release Date: 26th July
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5. IT: Chapter Two

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The sequel to IT (2017), this film is based on the second half of the novel by Stephen King.  It stars James McAvoy, Jessica Chastain, Bill Hader, Isaiah Mustafa, Jay Ryan, James Ransone, and Andy Bean, who portray the adult versions of The Losers Club. While Jaeden Lieberher, Sophia Lillis, Finn Wolfhard, Chosen Jacobs, Jeremy Ray Taylor, Jack Dylan Grazer, and Wyatt Oleff return from the first film as the younger Losers.

  • Release Date: 6th September
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6. Joker

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Based on the DC Comics villain, Joker is intended to be the first in a series of DC-based films separate from the DC Extended Universe (DCEU). Set in 1981, the film stars Joaquin Phoenix as the Joker(Arthur Fleck), a failed stand-up comedian who is driven insane and turns to a life of crime and chaos in Gotham City.

  • Release Date: 4th October
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7. The Addams Family

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An animated remake of The Addams Family, starring Oscar Isaac, Charlize Theron, and Chloe Grace Moretz. The Addams family’s lives begin to unravel when they face-off against a treacherous, greedy, arrogant and sly reality TV host (Allison Janney) while also preparing for their extended family to arrive for a major celebration.

  • Release Date: 31st October
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8. Frozen 2

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Frozen 2 is the sequel to Disney’s Frozen (2013).  In this sequel, Queen Elsa (Idina Menzel), her sister Anna (Kristen Bell), Kristoff (Jonathan Groff), Olaf (Josh Glad), and Sven embark on a new journey beyond their homeland of Arendelle.

  • Release Date: 21st November
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9. Star Wars: Episode IX

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Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is the third instalment of the Star Wars sequel trilogy, following Abrams’ The Force Awakens (2015), and The Last Jedi (2017), and the final episode of the nine-part “Skywalker saga”. The remnants of the Resistance face the First Order once again while reckoning with the past and their own inner turmoil. Meanwhile, the ancient struggle between the Jedi and the Sith reaches its climax bringing the Skywalker saga to a definitive end.

  • Release Date: 19th December
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With so many highly acclaimed movies coming out in the rest of 2019, you’ll be able to hold off until the next big Marvel movie.

What is your most anticipated movie of 2019? Hit us up in the comments.

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