2019 passed leaving some of the best movies of the decade. 2019 ended with some of the best thriller dramas, documentaries, comedies, and action-adventure, sports movies. Many high budget movies hit the cinema this year leaving the audience no words to explain the movies. So we have come up with the list of 13 top action movies of 2019 based on critics rating, Audience reviews, and IMDB rating and Rotten tomatoes. As the year 2019 ended with some of the best action movies, so we have come up with an idea to break down them into the categories according to there sub-genres and list them.
Top Sci-fi Action Movies of 2019
1. Avengers Endgame:
IMDB Rating : 8.5/10 Google users : 95% liked Rotten Tomatoes :94% Common Sense Media:5/5 Initial release: April 22, 2019 (Los Angeles)Directors: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo Budget: 356 million USD (2019) Nominations: Academy Award for Best Visual Effects Awards: Critics’ Choice Movie Award for Best Action Movie and more Avengers Endgame most awaited movie by finally ended in cinema halls asking you to say goodbye to many beloved characters of the marvel cinematic universe. With a runtime of about 3hour and 2minutes, the movie kept well audiences engaged. The movie was nominated for more than100 awardsandwined 42 of them including the award for best superhero and best villain. The movie succeeded in breaking the record of the highest box office collection of movie Avatar.
2. Alita: Battle Angel
Rotten Tomatoes:61% IMDB:7.3/10 Google users:94% liked Initial release: January 31, 2019 (Leicester Square) Director: Robert Rodriguez (Titanic, Avatar) Box office: 404.9 million USD Budget: 170 million USD Production companies: Lightstorm Entertainment, TSG Entertainment,20th Century Studios, Troublemaker Studios Runtime: 122 minutes Alita: Battle Angel is a sci-fi action movie about a cyborg named Alita unable to remember anything of her past life. Marvelous visual effects and great actions sequence of the movie kept audiences entertained whereas well-written script made them emotion and kept them engaged. The story of the movie tooks place in the year 2563 where everything is messed up in the earth and people are waiting for hope.
Rotten Tomatoes:90% IMDB:7.1/10 Metacritic:71% Rotten Tomatoes:90% Google users:91% liked Runtime:2h 12m Initial release: March 15, 2019 (Toronto) Director: David Sandberg Box office: 364.6 million USD Budget: 100 million USD (2019) Production companies: Warner Bros., New Line Cinema, The Safran Company, DC Films, DC Entertainment Inc
Shazam! is a superhero light DC universe movie unlike other dark movies a perfect mixture of action, sci-fi, and comedy. It did well at a box office as well as in the audience’s heart much more than ever expected. A young boy Billy Batson’s supposed to be lost living in a foster home for many years is in search of his mother but instead of finding his mother he gains some unexpected superpowers. The story is all about the journey to finding his mother and fighting against the devil.
4. The Wandering Earth
Common Sense Media:3/5
Google users:89% liked
Initial release: February 5, 2019 (USA)
Director: Frant Gwo
Box office: 699.8 million USD
Budget: 50 million USD
The Wandering Earth is a Chinese blockbuster movie sci-fi action movie based on a popular novel The Wandering Earth by Liu Cixin. The story of the movie is in the future where the sun is dying so people are living underground and in order to save earth mankind have made a decision to leave the solar system and get a new star system for the earth. Now the movie is available on Netflix.
5. Spider-Man: Far From Home
Rotten Tomatoes:91% IMDb:7.6/10 Common Sense Media:4/5 Google users:94% liked Initial release: June 26, 2019 (USA) Director: Jon Watts Box office: 1.132 billion USD Budget: 160 million USD (2019) Screenplay: Stan Lee, Erik Sommers, Chris McKenna Run time:2h 20m Spider-Man: Far From Home is the sequel of the movie spiderman homecoming. The movie is quite better than its prequel homecoming in all aspects. The story plot of the movie is Europe where peter is on vacation with his best friends Ned, MJ, and the rest where nick fury suddenly comes and asks to save earth from some kind of elemental monsters.
Top Action Mystery Movies of 2019
1. John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum
IMDb:7.5/10 Rotten Tomatoes:90% Common Sense Media:3/5 Metacritic:73% Google users:92% liked Initial release: May 9, 2019 (Brooklyn) Director: Chad Stahelski Box office: 326.7 million USD Budget: 75 million USD (2018) Language: English Runtime:2h 10m John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum is a third installment of the adrenaline-fueled action franchise,super-assassin John Wick. After killing a member of the international assassins’ guild john wick is on a run with a $14 million price tag on his head.
2. Pokémon Detective Pikachu
Rotten Tomatoes:69% IMDb:6.6/10 Google users:93% liked Metacritic:53% Initial release: May 8, 2019 (Netherlands) Director: Rob Letterman Box office: 431.7 million USD Budget: 150 million USD (2018) Based on: Detective Pikachu; by The Pokémon Company; Creatures, Inc. Runtime:1h 45m Pokemon Detective Pikachu is an action mystery adventure movie set in a fictional city where humans and pokemon are living together. The story begins with detective Harry Goodman goes mysteriously missing, leaving a clue for his 21-year-old son Tim to find out what happened.
3. Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw
IMDb:6.5/10 Rotten Tomatoes:67% Common Sense Media:3/5 Google users:89% liked Initial release: July 13, 2019 (USA) Director: David Leitch Box office: 760.4 million USD Budget: 200 million USD (2018) Producers: Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, Hiram Garcia, Chris Morgan Runtime:2h 16m Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw is a Mystery, Action, Adventure comedy movie written by Chris Morgan and Drew Pearce and directed by David Leitch and where Two agents who hate each other Hobbs (The Rock) and Deckard Shaw(Jason Statham) form an alliance to save humanity from genetically enhanced villain Brixton Lorr who possess superhuman strengths.
4. Gemini Man
Google users:82% liked
Initial release: October 2, 2019 (France)
Director: Ang Lee
Box office: 173.5 million USD
Budget: 138 million USD
Screenplay: David Benioff, Darren Lemke, Billy Ray
Though Gemini Man does not make much at the box office as expected but it has impressive visuals average storyline and good action sequences. It is Action, Mystery, Drama Thriller movie directed by Ang Lee and written by Darren Lemke, Billy Ray, and David Benioff. The story is all about how Henry Brogen faces his young clone.
Top Action Fantasy Movies of 2019
1. Toy Story 4
Google users:89% liked
Initial release: June 11, 2019 (CA)
Director: Josh Cooley
Box office: 1.073 billion USD
Initial DVD release: October 8, 2019 (USA)
Featured song: You’ve Got a Friend in Me
Awards: Critics’ Choice Movie Award for Best Animated Feature 2020, Bandung Film Festival for Imported Film(2019) moreToy Story 4 is an Animated Fantasy Action Adventure movie directed by Josh Cooley and written by Andrew Stanton Stephany Folsom. It is the fourth installment of a popular franchise toy story. The story is all about how big could be the world for toys. Toy story is the best-animated action movie of 2019.
2. How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World
Google users:96% liked
Initial release: January 3, 2019 (Australia)
Director: Dean DeBlois
Initial DVD release: May 21, 2019 (USA)
Box office: 522 million USD
Budget:129 million USD
How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World is an Animated Action, Comedy, Fantasy movie Written and directed by Dean DeBlois.Hiccup discovers a hidden world full of the dragon and then he suddenly faces a thread to the village and the dragons living there. It is the third and final installment of the popular fantasy dragon series How to Train Your Dragon.
3. Jumanji: The Next Level
Common Sense Media:3/5
Google users:91% liked
Initial release: December 4, 2019 (France)
Director: Jake Kasdan
Box office: $754.8 million
Budget: $125–132 million
Producers: Dwayne Johnson, Jake Kasdan, Dany Garcia, Hiram Garcia, William Teitler, Matt Tolmach
Jumanji: The Next Level is an Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy movie written by Jake Kasdan, Scott Rosenberg, Jeff Pinkner and directed by Jake Kasdan. It is the second installment of the series Jumanji after Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle 2017. The story and game is far from the first part but the characters are the same.
4. Maleficent: Mistress of Evil
Common Sense Media:3/5
Google users:91% liked
Initial release: October 16, 2019 (Indonesia)
Director: Joachim Ronning
Box office: 491.6 million USD
Budget: 185 million USD
Film series: Maleficent
Maleficent: Mistress of Evil is an Action, Adventure, Fantasy movie written by Linda Woolverton, Micah Fitzerman-Blue, Noah Harpster and directed by Joachim Ronning. It is the second installment of the series after Maleficent(2014). The movie is full of emotions with the CGI production crew, cinematography at the best level. when an army threatens the peace and harmony of the Maleficent’s Kingdom she cursed an infant(Daughter of the invading king).
So that was it. If you think we have missed out any best action movies of 2019 or you are unsatisfied with our top 13 list of Action movies do not hesitate to comment down below.