Upcoming Movies 2019

Most Anticipated Upcoming Movies of 2020

The fact that 2020 is just around the corner makes it difficult to believe that 2019 is flying away so fast. Well, it is nothing to groom about since 2020 packs a huge dose of fun and entertainment unlike the previous years, especially for the fans of movies.

We have chartbusters like the most-awaited Marvel movie  Black Widow, or Birds of Prey , Godzilla vs. Kong , and The Grudge to name a few.

Let’s jump to the list of must-watch upcoming movies of 2020:

1- The Grudge (2020)

Release date: January 3, 2020

The Grudge (2020) is a supernatural horror movie directed by Nicolas Pesce. The story features a house haunted by a vengeful ghost where a young mother has killed her family. When a detective, who is also a single mother of a boy, attempts to investigate the case, she and her son become targeted victims of the demonic spirits.

2- Bad Boys for Life (2020)

Release date: January 17, 2020

Bad Boys for Life is an upcoming action film, which is the third sequel of Bad Boys (1995) and Bad Boys II (2003). The director, Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah, once again features the inseparable duo of detectives Marcus Burnett and Mike Lowery, played by Will Smith and Martin Lawrence. Burnett and Lowery are about to officially retire just when an old fierce Romanian mob boss comes for revenge for his brother, whom they had defeated years ago.

3- Birds of Prey (2020)

Release date: February 5, 2020

Birds of Prey is an upcoming superhero film, directed by Cathy Yan about the adventures of Harley Quinn after she separated from Joker. This is the eighth film in the DC Extended Universe (DCEU). Harley Quinn set out to save Cassandra Cain from Gotham City criminal, Lord Black Mask, along with Black Canary, the Huntress, and Renee Montoya. The film stars Margot Robbie, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Rosie Perez, Chris Messina, Ella Jay Basco, Ali Wong, and Ewan McGregor.

4-The Croods 2 (2020)

Release date:  ‎Sep 18, 2020

The Croods 2 is an upcoming American 3D computer-animated comedy adventure film. It is directed by Joel Crawford starring Emma Stone, Ryan Reynolds, Nicolas Cage, and others. The story revolves around the prehistoric family of cavemen who need to confront their rival family, known as the Bettermans.

5- Uncharted (2020)

Release date: December 18, 2020

Uncharted, an adventurous movie based on a video-game, is directed by Travis Knight. The story is about Nathan Drake, played by Tom Holland. It narrates the events that lead him to meet Victor Sully Sullivan and befriend him.

6- The King’s Man (2020)

Release date: February 12, 2020

The King’s Man, releasing in 2020, is directed and produced by Matthew Vaughn as a prequel to Kingsman film series. It is an action-spy film, adapted from the comic book series Kingsman. The film narrates the story of history’s worst tyrants and criminal masterminds who are plotting a war to wipe out millions. Now, one man and his protégé must do something to prevent them. The film cast includes Ralph Fiennes, Gemma Arterton, Rhys Ifans, Matthew Goode, and Tom Hollander.

7- A Quiet Place 2 (2020)

Release date: March 18, 2020

A Quiet Place: Part II is an upcoming sequel to A Quiet Place (2018). The sequel film narrates the story about Abbott family along with a mysterious stranger. This time, they are fighting for their survival against creatures from the other world that hunt by listening to sounds. The film stars Emily Blunt, Millicent Simmonds, Noah Jupe, Cillian Murphy, and Djimon Hounsou.

8- Mulan (2020)

Release date: March 25, 2020

Mulan, releasing in 2020 is a live action adaptation of 1998 animated movie of the same name featuring Chinese legend, Hua Mulan. The story centers on the brave Hua Mulan, who steps into her ailing fathers’ place in the Imperial Chinese army. She had to disguise herself as a man named Hua Jun. Now, she must endure the hardships using her inner strength and potential.

9- Cyborg (2020)

Release date: April 3, 2020

Cyborg is a superhero action film which is releasing in 2020. The movie is about a Cyborg, which is a technologically advanced hero. It is artificially intelligent and can communicate with any form of technology.

10- The New Mutants (2020)

Release date: April 3, 2020

The New Mutants is an upcoming superhero horror film, which is going to be the 13th and last installment in the X-Men film series. This time, the story revolves around five mutants, who are confined in a secret facility. They are trying hard to survive and escape their past sins while discovering their new abilities. The film stars Anya Taylor-Joy, Maisie Williams, Charlie Heaton, Henry Zaga, Blu Hunt, and Alice Braga.

11- Black Widow (2020)

Release date: May 1, 2020

Black Widow, releasing in 2020, will follow the events after Captain America: Civil War (2016) and before Avengers: Infinity War (2018). Natasha Romanoff, an international spy and an assassin, should face her past and make up for it.

12-  Fast & Furious 9 (2020)

Release date: May 20, 2020

Fast & Furious 9 is an upcoming sequel to The Fate of the Furious (2017). The movie is being directed by Justin Lin, which has raised the fans’ expectations. So far, there are no hints about the story line. However, a few characters from the previous movies are making a comeback, such as Dom’s sister, Mia.

13- Top Gun: Maverick (2020)

Release date: June 26, 2020

Top Gun: Maverick is an upcoming action film and is a sequel to the famous Top Gun (1986) starring Tom Cruise. In this new film Pete “Maverick” Mitchell will be seen mentoring a brand new US Navy generation fighter pilots. The sequel will star Tom Cruise, Miles Teller, Jennifer Connelly, Jon Hamm, Glen Powell, and Val Kilmer.

14- Ghostbusters 2020 (2020)

Release date: July 8, 2020

Ghostbusters 2020 is an upcoming, third sequel to 1984’s Ghostbusters and 1989’s Ghostbusters II and the fourth film in the Ghostbusters franchise. The movie is a fantasy comedy film about a family returning to their home in a small town, only to learn the secrets of their ancestors and the town as well. The film ensemble cast includes the original actors from the first two movies.

15- Wonder Woman 1984 (2020)

Release date: June 5, 2020

Wonder Woman 1984 is a superhero action movie releasing in 2020. The film will be a sequel to Wonder Woman released in 2017. The storyline revolves around the Cold War in the 1980s. The movie has thrilling action sequences that take place between the Wonder woman and a formidable foe who has superhuman abilities, the Cheetah.

16- Green Lantern Corps (2020)

Release date: June 19, 2020

The Green Lanterns of Earth (Hal Jordan, Guy Gardner, John Stewart, and Kyle Rayner) join the rest of the Green Lantern Corps to fight an interstellar war against the Sinestro Corps. The army of Sinestro Corps having yellow power rings is led by the former Green Lantern.

17-  Morbius (2020)

Release date: July 31, 2020

Morbius is a superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character releasing in 2020. The story is about a biochemist, Michael Morbius, who accidentally gets himself infected with vampirism, while finding a cure for his uncommon blood disease. Director Daniel Espinosa stars Jared Leto, Adria Arjona, Matt Smith, Jared Harris, and Tyrese Gibson.

18-Halloween Kills (2020)

Release date: October 15, 2020

Halloween Kills (2020) is going to be a slasher movie directed by David Gordon Green. The duo of Michael Myers and Laurie Strode continue their chronicle in this sequel to Halloween (2018). The ensemble cast includes Jamie Lee Curtis, Nick Castle, James Jude Courtney, Judy Greer, Andi Matichak, and others.

19-  The Eternals (2020)

Release date: November 6, 2020

The Eternals is soon to be released superhero film based on the Marvel Comics. Starring Angelina Jolie and Salma Hayek, it is directed by Chloé Zhao. The story is about the immortal alien race, the Eternals, and their efforts to protect the human race from evil creatures, from the outside world.

20- Sonic the Hedgehog (2020)

Release date: February 14, 2020

Releasing in 2020, the movie is based on the video-game, and its story revolves around an extraterrestrial extremely fast running hedgehog. Tom Wachowski, a newly appointed sheriff, is Sonic’s new friend. With Tom’s help, he will escape the government and fight against the evil scientist, Doctor Robotnik, played by Jim Carrey.

21- Dolittle (2020)

Release date: January 17, 2020

The story of this upcoming adventurous film revolves around the eccentric Dr. John Dolittle, who has retreated in his large Dolittle mansion following his wife’s death. However, he gets pulled out of his comfort zone when Queen Victoria falls ill. The movie narrates his adventurous journey to a mythical island to find a cure for the Queen’s illness.

22- Bloodshot (2020)

Release date: February 20, 2020

Bloodshot is an upcoming superhero film directed by Dave Wilson. The plot revolves around a superhuman, biotech killing machine named bloodshot. The machine became a reality as a consequence of some scientists experimenting with resurrection of a dead man. The story takes a twist when he remembers about his past life and the truth about his death.

23- Godzilla vs. Kong (2020)

Release date: November 20, 2020

Godzilla vs. Kong is going to be a sequel to Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019) and Kong: Skull Island (2017). The story involves two monstrous creatures coming head to head in a spectacular battle for the ages. While Monarchs are desperate to uncover the clues of Titans’ origin, conspiracies are underway to eradicate these creatures from the face of earth, and maintain peace and harmony.

24- No Time To Die (2020)

Release date: April 3, 2020

No time to Die is going to be the twenty-fifth installment in the James Bond series. After James Bond left active services, he gets contacted by a CIA agent to rescue an abducted scientist. This time around, James Bond lovers would see him trailing off a mysterious villain, who is equipped with a new form of technology.

25- Greyhound (2020)

Release date: May 8, 2020

Greyhound is inspired by the novel of C.S. Forester, The Good Shepherd, and is directed by Aaron Schneider. The story revolves around a World War II Commander, Ernest Krause, who is leading an international convoy of 37 allied ships. He attempts to cross the treacherous North Atlantic while being hotly pursued by wolf packs of German U-boats. This film stars Tom Hanks as Ernest Krause.

26- Legally Blonde 3 (2020)

Release date: May 8, 2020

Legally Blonde 3, just like its two prequels, is based on Amanda Brown’s novel, Legally Blonde. The movie features adventures of the main character Elle Woods. The film stars Reese Witherspoon, Alanna Ubach, Jessica Cauffiel.

27- Barbie (2020)

Release date: May 8, 2020

Barbie is an upcoming adventure fantasy drama film coming in 2020. The film tells the story of a doll who gets a chance to explore the real world life after being expelled from Barbieland, just for not being perfect. The movie is directed by Greta Gerwig and stars Margot Robbie.

28- Artemis Fowl (2020)

Release date: May 29, 2020

Artemis Fowl is adapted from the first novel of the series written by Eoin Colfer. The story is about a 12-year-old genius, whose ancestors happen to be criminal masterminds. He captures a vicious fairy and uses her magical powers to find out the real reason of his father’s disappearance.

29- Candyman (2020)

Release date: June 2020

Candyman is a spiritual sequel to the original horror film Candyman that came in 1992. It tells the story of Candyman returning to the now-gentrified Chicago neighborhood exactly where the legend originated. Directed by Nia DaCosta, the film stars Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Tony Todd, Colman Domingo.

30- Soul (2020)

Release date: June 17, 2020

Soul is an animated movie which has been directed by Pete Docter. The story is about a middle school music teacher, who has a desire to perform jazz onstage. As soon as he gets an opportunity for that, tragedy hits and as a result of an accident his soul separates from his body and gets stuck in the You Seminar, where it will develop and then get transferred into a newborn child. Will Gardner be able to return back to earth before it gets too late?

31- In The Heights (2020)

Release date: June 26, 2020

In the heights is a film coming out in 2020 and is inspired by Broadway musical version. Directed by Jon M. Chu, the story revolves around a bodega owner, Usnavi de la Vega, played by Anthony Ramos. Usnavi is unsure about shutting down his store and taking a retirement to Dominican Republic after inheriting his grandmother’s fortune.

32- Minions 2 (2020)

Release date: July 3, 2020

Minions: The Rise of Gru is going to be a sequel to Minions (2015) and prequel to the main Despicable Me film series. The storyline will revolve around the origin of the Minions, working for a tyrannical leader. It is directed by Kyle Balda, and Brad Ableson, starring Steve Carell, Pierre Coffin.

33- Tenet (2020)

Release date: July 16, 2020

Tenet is going to be the new project of the legendary director Christopher Nolan. This action movie is going to be a thrilling experience for the audience as its storyline revolves around international espionage, time travel, and evolution, all at the same time. The ensemble cast includes Robert Pattinson, Elizabeth Debicki, Aaron Taylor-Johnson and others. It’s safe to assume that everyone can expect the same sweeping direction that Christopher Nolan pulls off each time.

34- Jungle Cruise (2020)

Release date: July 23, 2020

Jungle Cruise is based on the Disneyland’s theme park boat ride. The story is set in early 20th century, when Captain Frank, a scientist and, along with her brother set out on a mission on a riverboat in search of the Tree of Life which is believed to have healing powers. During their journey, they encounter perilous wild animals and a competing German expedition.

35- Escape Room 2 (2020)

Release date: August 14, 2020

Escape Room 2 is going to be a sequel to the psychological horror film, Escape Room, which was released in 2019. It is going to be directed by Adam Robitel. The only uncertain element so far is that it’s a fan-made movie, and seems to be a low budget production. That being said, just because it is inspired by the original Escape Room movie, it makes it a contender.

36- Monster Hunter (2020)

Release date: September 3, 2020

Monster Hunter inspired from a game series and is going to be a great action thriller, directed by Paul W. S. Anderson. The movie revolves around the United Nations military team, headed by Lt. Artemis (Milla Jovovich) who is transported to another world full of strange monstrous creatures with incredible superpowers. Soon their mission becomes a battle of their survival.

37- Bill & Ted Face the Music (2020)

Release date:August 20, 2020

Bill & Ted Face the Music is an upcoming sequel to Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure (1989) and Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey (1991). This time, Bill and Ted encounter a visitor from the future who is now asking them to compose a song that can save the entire universe. They set out on the task of completing such a song with their heart and soul. Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter are going to appear again in the lead roles.

38- The Many Saints of Newark (2020)

Release date: September 25, 2020

The Many Saints of Newark is an upcoming crime drama film, which is a prequel to HBO crime drama series, The Sopranos. The film’s story revolves around the early years of the infamous gangster, Tony Soprano, in New Jersey. The film stars Alessandro Nivola, Jon Bernthal, Vera Farmiga, Corey Stoll, Billy Magnussen, Joey Diaz, Michael Gandolfini and Ray Liotta.

39- Last Night in Soho (2020)

Release date: September 18, 2020

Last Night in Soho is Edgar Wright’s upcoming psychological horror film and its storyline revolves around a young girl who is passionate about fashion designing. Mysteriously, she travels time and ends up in the 1960’s era, where she encounters her idol-wannabe singer. She also gets a chance to explore the dark secrets of the 1960’s London.

40- BIOS (2020)

Release date: June 19, 2020

Bios (2020) is a science fiction movie starring Tom Hanks. The film is about a robot, creation of an ailing inventor who happens to be the last man on Earth. The robot embarks on a journey with its creator and his dog to learn about love, friendship, and human life.

41- Death on the Nile (2020)

Release date: June 19, 2020

Death on the Nile is based on the novel of Agatha Christie and is a sequel to 2017’s Murder on the Orient Express. The story is about a detective named Hercule Poirot, whose vacation in Egypt turns into an investigation trip after a young heiress was found dead on a cruise ship in River Nile.

42-Snake Eyes (2020)

Release date: March 27, 2020

Snake Eyes, directed by Robert Schwentke, is a soon to release, action thriller movie. It is the third installment to G.I. Joe: Retaliation, which was released in 2013. The story revolves around the conception of the character, Snake Eyes, a fictional character from the book of G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero. The film ensemble cast include Henry Golding, Samara Weaving, and Úrsula Corberó.

43- Ron’s Gone Wrong (2020)

Release date: November 6, 2020

Ron’s Gone Wrong is an animated comedy family film directed by Alessandro Carloni and Jean-Philippe Vine. The story is about walking, talking, and digitally connected bots, which are children’s best friends. When an eleven-year-old boy’s bot does not function, he attempts to actually teach its bot about humans and real meaning of friendship.

44- Stillwater (2020)

Release date: November 6, 2020

It is a project of Tom McCarthy, starring Matt Damon. The storyline follows an American oil-rig roughneck from Oklahoma who is visiting his estranged daughter who is accused of a murder she denies committing and is in prison in Marseille. Bill, despite language and cultural barriers decides to exonerate his daughter from that complicated legal system.

45- Raya and the Last Dragon (2020)

Release date: November 25, 2020

Raya and the Last Dragon (2020) is an animated fantasy film directed by Paul Briggs and Dean Wellins, co-directed by John Ripa. The story is about a realm known as Lumandra/Kumandra, a warrior named Raya, belonging to an ancient civilization. She sets out on a quest of finding the last dragon.

46- Onward (2020)

Release date: November 6, 2020

This computer animated movie is about two elf brothers, Ian and Barley Lightfoot, who are living in a magical world. This world is inhabited by elves, mermaids, gnomes, trolls, goblins, and other mystical creatures. However, the world is losing its magic because of extensive usage of technology. Amid all the chaos, the two brothers set out on a quest to see if any remaining magic could bring back their dead father just for one day, who can set things right.

47- Dune (2020)

Release date: November 18, 2020

Dune is epic adaptation of a science fiction novel by Frank Herbert. Directed by Denis Villeneuve, the film tells the story of Duke Leto Atreides, who decides to attempt stewardship of the dangerous desert planet, Arrakis. All he wants is to take hold of the noble “spice”, a drug which extends human life and increases thinking powers. Now, it has becomes his son’s responsibility to protect this most vital element in the galaxy.


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Ather Owais is a tech and cyber security enthusiast, and a Kodi expert. He follows technological trends and their impact on today's digital era.

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  1. Andy says:

    Great article! Thank you 🙂

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