AtYB 2019 Movie Listby mactammonty | created - 04 Jan 2019 | updated - 4 months ago | Public
A list of movies based on the reading challenge prompts from the Around the Year Reading Challenge 2019
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1. A Beautiful Mind (2001)
PG-13 | 135 min | Biography, Drama
After John Nash, a brilliant but asocial mathematician, accepts secret work in cryptography, his life takes a turn for the nightmarish.
Votes: 805,992 | Gross: $170.74M
2. How Do You Know (2010)
PG-13 | 121 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
After being cut from the U.S.A. softball team and feeling a bit past her prime, Lisa finds herself evaluating her life and in the middle of a love triangle, as a corporate guy in crisis competes with her current, baseball-playing beau.
Votes: 42,848 | Gross: $30.21M
3. Brewster's Millions (1985)
PG | 102 min | Comedy
A minor league baseball player has to spend thirty million dollars in thirty days, in order to inherit three hundred million dollars. However, he's not allowed to tell anyone about the deal.
Votes: 34,069 | Gross: $38.80M
4. The Big Short (2015)
R | 130 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
In 2006-2007 a group of investors bet against the US mortgage market. In their research they discover how flawed and corrupt the market is.
Votes: 333,097 | Gross: $70.26M
5. Troy (2004)
R | 163 min | Drama, History
An adaptation of Homer's great epic, the film follows the assault on Troy by the united Greek forces and chronicles the fates of the men involved.
Votes: 469,167 | Gross: $133.38M
8. Book Club (I) (2018)
PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Four lifelong friends have their lives forever changed after reading 50 Shades of Grey in their monthly book club.
Votes: 22,383 | Gross: $68.57M
9. Captain Marvel (2019)
PG-13 | 123 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Carol Danvers becomes one of the universe's most powerful heroes when Earth is caught in the middle of a galactic war between two alien races.
Votes: 400,118 | Gross: $426.83M
10. Going in Style (2017)
PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Crime
Desperate to pay the bills and come through for their loved ones, three lifelong pals risk it all by embarking on a daring bid to knock off the very bank that absconded with their money.
Votes: 71,358 | Gross: $45.00M
11. Shazam! (2019)
PG-13 | 132 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A newly fostered young boy in search of his mother instead finds unexpected super powers and soon gains a powerful enemy.
Votes: 222,034 | Gross: $140.37M
12. Gods of Egypt (2016)
PG-13 | 127 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Mortal hero Bek teams with the god Horus in an alliance against Set, the merciless god of darkness, who has usurped Egypt's throne, plunging the once peaceful and prosperous empire into chaos and conflict.
Votes: 100,255 | Gross: $31.15M
13. Tea With the Dames (2018)
Unrated | 84 min | Documentary
Votes: 1,641 | Gross: $0.87M
14. Snow White and the Huntsman (2012)
PG-13 | 127 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
In a twist to the fairy tale, the Huntsman ordered to take Snow White into the woods to be killed winds up becoming her protector and mentor in a quest to vanquish the Evil Queen.
Votes: 265,155 | Gross: $155.33M
16. Dracula Untold (2014)
PG-13 | 92 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy
As his kingdom is being threatened by the Turks, young prince Vlad Tepes must become a monster feared by his own people in order to obtain the power needed to protect his own family, and the families of his kingdom.
Votes: 170,884 | Gross: $56.28M
17. Their Finest (2016)
R | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A former secretary, newly appointed as a scriptwriter for propaganda films, joins the cast and crew of a major production while the Blitz rages around them.
Votes: 16,337 | Gross: $3.60M
18. Pixar Short Films Collection 3 (2018 Video)
G | 76 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
From Disney.Pixar and the creative minds behind The Incredibles, Finding Nemo and Toy Story comes the studio's newest collection of delightful and inspiring animated stories, featuring ... See full summary »
19. Elizabeth Harvest (2018)
R | 105 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A brilliant man marries a beautiful woman and shows her his home, stating that it's all hers - except a room she can't enter. First chance she enters and discovers what might be human cloning. When the husband returns she pays the price.
21. Widows (2018)
R | 129 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Set in contemporary Chicago, amid a time of turmoil, four women with nothing in common except a debt left behind by their dead husbands' criminal activities, take fate into their own hands, and conspire to forge a future on their own terms.
Votes: 77,882 | Gross: $42.40M
22. Avengers: Endgame (2019)
PG-13 | 181 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
After the devastating events of Avengers: Infinity War (2018), the universe is in ruins. With the help of remaining allies, the Avengers assemble once more in order to reverse Thanos' actions and restore balance to the universe.
Votes: 684,218 | Gross: $858.37M
24. The Physician (2013)
R | 155 min | Adventure, Drama, History
In Persia in the 11th Century, a surgeon's apprentice disguises himself as a Jew to study at a school that does not admit Christians.
25. Megan Leavey (2017)
PG-13 | 116 min | Biography, Drama, War
Based on the true life story of a young Marine corporal whose unique discipline and bond with her military combat dog saved many lives during their deployment in Iraq.
Votes: 20,406 | Gross: $13.41M
26. IO (2019)
TV-14 | 96 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
As a young scientist searches for a way to save a dying Earth, she finds a connection with a man who's racing to catch the last shuttle off the planet.
27. Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (2018)
PG-13 | 134 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
The second installment of the "Fantastic Beasts" series featuring the adventures of Magizoologist Newt Scamander.
Votes: 196,898 | Gross: $159.56M
29. The Old Man & the Gun (2018)
PG-13 | 93 min | Biography, Comedy, Crime
Based on the true story of Forrest Tucker and his audacious escape from San Quentin at the age of 70 to an unprecedented string of heists that confounded authorities and enchanted the public.
Votes: 35,894 | Gross: $11.28M
30. A Simple Favor (2018)
R | 117 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Stephanie is a single mother with a parenting vlog who befriends Emily, a secretive upper-class woman who has a child at the same elementary school. When Emily goes missing, Stephanie takes it upon herself to investigate.
Votes: 108,754 | Gross: $53.55M
32. The Miseducation of Cameron Post (2018)
Not Rated | 91 min | Drama
In 1993, a teenage girl is forced into a gay conversion therapy center by her conservative guardians.
Votes: 16,295 | Gross: $0.90M
33. The Hate U Give (2018)
PG-13 | 133 min | Crime, Drama
Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer. Now, facing pressure from all sides of the community, Starr must find her voice and stand up for what's right.
Votes: 24,696 | Gross: $29.72M
34. Regression (I) (2015)
R | 106 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A detective and a psychoanalyst uncover evidence of a satanic cult while investigating a young woman's terrifying past.
Votes: 35,322 | Gross: $0.05M
35. Alice in Wonderland (1951)
G | 75 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
Alice stumbles into the world of Wonderland. Will she get home? Not if the Queen of Hearts has her way.
36. BlacKkKlansman (2018)
R | 135 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Ron Stallworth, an African American police officer from Colorado Springs, CO, successfully manages to infiltrate the local Ku Klux Klan branch with the help of a Jewish surrogate who eventually becomes its leader. Based on actual events.
Votes: 182,306 | Gross: $48.69M
37. Adrift (I) (2018)
PG-13 | 96 min | Action, Adventure, Biography
A true story of survival, as a young couple's chance encounter leads them first to love, and then on the adventure of a lifetime as they face one of the most catastrophic hurricanes in recorded history.
Votes: 40,541 | Gross: $31.45M