The Year in Movies: A Look at the Biggest Films of 2019
As 2019 comes to a close, it’s time to take a look back at the year in movies. This year saw a wide variety of films, from big-budget blockbusters to smaller independent films. Here’s a look at some of the biggest films of 2019 and what made them stand out.
The biggest movie of the year was undoubtedly Avengers: Endgame. The culmination of the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s 22-film arc, Endgame was a massive success, becoming the highest-grossing film of all time. It was a fitting end to the decade-long saga, with a satisfying conclusion that left fans satisfied.
Another big hit was the live-action remake of Disney’s The Lion King. The film was a visual spectacle, with stunning visuals and a star-studded cast. It was a huge success, becoming the highest-grossing animated film of all time.
The year also saw the release of several critically acclaimed films. Parasite was a darkly comic thriller from South Korean director Bong Joon-ho. The film won the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival and was nominated for six Academy Awards, including Best Picture.
Other notable films included Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, the horror hit Us, and the musical comedy Booksmart. All three films were praised by critics and audiences alike.
2019 was also a big year for streaming services. Netflix released several acclaimed films, including The Irishman, Marriage Story, and The Two Popes. Amazon Prime also released several films, including the acclaimed drama The Report and the horror film Midsommar.
Overall, 2019 was a great year for movies. There were big blockbusters, smaller independent films, and streaming releases. It was a year that had something for everyone, and it’s sure to be remembered for years to come.