2019 February Movies

Alita Battle Angel (2019)

February 14, 2019
Action, Adventure, Romance

An action-packed story of one young woman's journey to discover the truth of who she is and her fight to change the world.

This film is based on the manga Gunnm, which is also known as Battle Angel Alita. It was first announced in 2003, but soon entered development hell as producer James Cameron began work on AvatarAlita didn't pick up steam again until 2016, when it was announced Robert Rodriguez would direct the film. Production began in October 2016 and ran through February 2017.

Alita has gone through multiple release date changes. It was initially scheduled for July 2018, and then December 2018 before Fox settled on the February 2019 window.

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The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part (2019)

February 8, 2019
Action, Adventure, Animation

It's been five years since everything was awesome and the citizens are facing a huge new threat: LEGO DUPLO® invaders from outer space, wrecking everything faster than they can rebuild.

This is the direct sequel to 2014's The LEGO Movie and the fourth overall installment in WB's LEGO film franchise, following spinoffs The LEGO Batman Movie and The LEGO Ninjago Movie (which were released in 2017). Development on The LEGO Movie 2 started back in 2014, even before the original film hit theaters. Production on the film began in October 2017, under the direction of Mike Mitchell - who replaced Rob Schrab due to creative differences.

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How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (2019)

February 22, 2019
Action, Adventure, Animation

As Hiccup fulfills his dream of creating a peaceful dragon utopia, Toothless’ discovery of an untamed, elusive mate draws the Night Fury away. When danger mounts at home and Hiccup’s reign as village chief is tested, both dragon and rider must make impossible decisions to save their kind.

This is the third installment of the How to Train Your Dragon franchise, which began with the original film in 2010. The series has been a reliable hit for DreamWorks, with the first two movies totaling $1.1 billion at the worldwide box office. The film has been discussed by DreamWorks since 2010, when it was revealed there were at least three chapters to its main narrative.

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Happy Death Day 2U (2019)

February 14, 2019
Thriller, Mystery, Horror

Plot details are unknown. This is the sequel to 2017's Happy Death Day, which grossed $122.6 million worldwide. Director Christopher Landon has hinted it will explore why Tree went into a time loop during the first movie.

Happy Death Day 2U began production in May 2018, with Landon returning to direct and star Jessica Rothe reprising the role of Tree. The supporting cast rounded into shape shortly after.

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What Men Want (2019)

February 8, 2019
Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

Ali Davis is a successful sports agent who’s constantly boxed out by her male colleagues. When Ali is passed up for a well-deserved promotion, she questions what more she needs to do to succeed in a man’s world, until she gains the ability to hear men’s thoughts. With her newfound power, Ali looks to outsmart her colleagues as she races to sign the next basketball superstar, but the lengths she has to go to will put her relationship with her best friends and a potential new love interest to the test.

This film is a remake of the 2000 film What Women Want, which starred Mel Gibson and Helen Hunt. It's been in development since at least 2017, when Taraji P. Henson signed on to star.

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Fighting With My Family (2019)

February 14, 2019
Drama, Comedy, Biography

A former wrestler and his family make a living performing at small venues around the country while his kids dream of joining World Wrestling Entertainment.

The film was officially announced in 2017, with Dwayne Johnson confirming his involvement as an executive producer. The cast quickly rounded into shape and production began in February 2017.

Fighting With My Family held its world premiere at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival before opening in theaters.

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Cold Pursuit (2019)

February 8, 2019
Action, Drama, Thriller

A snowplow driver seeks revenge against the drug dealers he thinks killed his son. Based on the 2014 Norwegian film In Order of Disappearance.

The film was officially announced in January 2017, with Liam Neeson joining the cast. Principal photography commenced in March 2017, taking place in Canada.

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Velvet Buzzsaw (2019)

February 1, 2019
Thriller, Mystery, Horror

After a series of paintings by an unknown artist are discovered, a supernatural force enacts revenge on those who have allowed their greed to get in the way of art.

The film made headway in June 2017, when it was announced Jake Gyllenhaal and Rene Russo had been cast. After the supporting cast rounded into shape at various points in 2018, production began in March of that year. Velvet Buzzsaw held its world premiere at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival and was released on Netflix in February 2019.

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High Flying Bird (2019)

February 8, 2019
Drama, Sports

A sports agent pitches a rookie basketball client on an intriguing and controversial business opportunity during a lockout.

The film was first announced in 2017. Principal photography began in February 2018 and wrapped in March of that year. High Flying Bird was filmed on an iPhone, much like Steven Soderbergh's Unsane. Netflix acquired the distribution rights in September 2018. High Flying Bird held its premiere at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival before it started streaming.

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Miss Bala (2019)

February 1, 2019
Action, Drama, Thriller

Gloria finds a power she never knew she had when she is drawn into a dangerous world of cross-border crime. Surviving will require all of her cunning, inventiveness, and strength.

This is a remake of the Mexican film of the same name. Miss Bala was announced in April 2017, when it recruited director Catherine Hardwicke and the cast.


The Prodigy (2019)

February 8, 2019
Thriller, Horror

A mother concerned about her young son's disturbing behavior thinks something supernatural may be affecting him.

The film was confirmed for a 2019 release back in June 2018, when it was known as Descendants.

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Isn't It Romantic (2019)

February 14, 2019
Comedy, Romance

For a long time, Natalie, an Australian architect living in New York City, had always believed that what she had seen in rom-coms is all fantasy. But after thwarting a mugger at a subway station only to be knocked out while fleeing, Natalie wakes up and discovers that she is self-aware of her existence in a "PG-13 Universe" and must escape every cliché in order to finally fall in love and achieve the happily ever after that will bring her back to reality.

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