The movie theater has steadily been on the decline since its inception. Even though Netflix has emerged as a disruptive force in the movie viewing experience, it’s not enough to halt the bleeding. The rise of streaming services and home entertainment systems like Amazon Video and Apple TV have only made things worse for theaters.
But this doesn’t mean that there aren’t still new movies worth seeing. In fact, many of the best new films of 2019 have already arrived in movie theaters across the country. From fresh takes on classic genres, to films about marginalized communities, these are the new movies playing at your nearest cinema that you need to see right now.
“Brawl in Cell Block 99”
“Brawl in Cell Block 99” is the latest film in the prison-based action movie genre. But this time, the movie centers on an MMA cage fight league. Starring charismatic actors like Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Jason Statham, and Ryan Seaman, this film is fun as well as gritty. “Brawl in Cell Block 99” is already tearing up the box office and has garnered praise from critics. If you’re looking for something exciting to see in the theater, this is the one to go see.
In this modern update of Louisa May Alcott’s classic tale, the four sisters of Winfield family Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy struggle to live in a world where men are the ones in charge. This is a great new Reel Craze to see because it explores topics like feminism and sisterhood in a new way.
Based on the fact that Meg and Jo are the only two female actors in the movie, it’s even more relevant. “Little Women” is currently playing in theaters and is available on Amazon Prime.
There’s a new take on Nazi Germany in this horror film. In “Overlord,” a group of American soldiers are sent behind enemy lines to conduct an operation. But they end up finding ghastly experiments being done on humans by the Nazis. It’s a dark, brutal, and thrilling new film that’s well worth seeing. “Overlord” is currently playing in theaters, and can be purchased on VUDU.
This is another horror film that’s taken the industry by storm. “P+” follows a teenage boy named Peter who’s obsessed with finding out the truth behind his mother’s murder. But what he discovers is far more sinister than he could ever expect. The twist ending is bound to gain a lot of buzz as the year progresses, especially with fans of “Stranger Things.” “P+” is a must-see horror film that’s available on VUDU.
This film is a historically and biographically accurate recounting of the real-life mission to catch Nazi leader Adolf Eichmann. If you’re looking for a new Reelcraze that’s both exciting and educational, “Operation Finale” is a great choice. It’s also one of the most accessible new movies to see as it doesn’t require any prior knowledge of the story. “Operation Finale” is currently playing in theaters.
This is the inspiring true story of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the first female justice of the Supreme Court. With a stellar cast that includes Bill Hader, Gary Oldman, and Ike Barinholtz, this is one of the best new movies to see in 2019. “RBG” explores the importance of having a female perspective in leadership. It also follows Ginsburg’s journey to the Supreme Court, which makes it even more relevant. “RBG” is currently playing in theaters, and can be purchased on Amazon Prime.
This new thriller explores the ways that the internet can be used to cause harm. It centers on a woman named Susan who gets a text message threatening her son’s life. As she frantically searches for information on the internet, she becomes more and more obsessed with finding out who’s sent her the message. With a combination of suspense, horror, and intrigue, “Searching” is a great new movie to see in theaters. It can also be purchased on VUDU.
“Set It Up!”
This is the latest romantic comedy to hit theaters starring the hilarious Awkwafina and Ryan gosling. In “Set It Up!,” Awkwafina plays a woman who sets up a date for her ex-boyfriend with gosling’s character. The movie’s funny, irreverent, and charming. “Set It Up!” can be purchased on VUDU.
“Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse”
With “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse,” Sony Pictures Animation Studios has pushed the boundaries of what comic book movies can be. Starring a bunch of talented actors like Hailee Steinfeld, Jake Johnson, and Shameik Moore, this film is a visually stunning blend of animation and live action. “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” is currently playing in theaters and can be purchased on VUDU.
This article is full of great new movies that are currently playing in theaters. If you like action, horror, or even biographical movies, you’ll find something to enjoy in this list. And don’t forget to check out our other article on the best new movies to watch on Netflix if you prefer streaming to going to the movies.