What Was the Best Movie/TV Show of August 2019?

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1. Joker (2019)

R | 122 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

59 Metascore

In Gotham City, mentally troubled comedian Arthur Fleck is disregarded and mistreated by society. He then embarks on a downward spiral of revolution and bloody crime. This path brings him face-to-face with his alter-ego: the Joker.

Director: Todd Phillips | Stars: Joaquin Phoenix, Robert De Niro, Zazie Beetz, Frances Conroy

Votes: 901,150 | Gross: $335.45M

2. Judy (II) (2019)

PG-13 | 118 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

66 Metascore

Legendary performer Judy Garland arrives in London in the winter of 1968 to perform a series of sold-out concerts.

Director: Rupert Goold | Stars: Renée Zellweger, Jessie Buckley, Finn Wittrock, Rufus Sewell

Votes: 38,717

3. Ford v Ferrari (2019)

PG-13 | 152 min | Action, Biography, Drama

81 Metascore

American car designer Carroll Shelby and driver Ken Miles battle corporate interference and the laws of physics to build a revolutionary race car for Ford in order to defeat Ferrari at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1966.

Director: James Mangold | Stars: Matt Damon, Christian Bale, Jon Bernthal, Caitriona Balfe

Votes: 275,255 | Gross: $117.62M

4. Motherless Brooklyn (2019)

R | 144 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

60 Metascore

In 1950s New York, a lonely private detective afflicted with Tourette's Syndrome ventures to solve the murder of his mentor and only friend.

Director: Edward Norton | Stars: Edward Norton, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Alec Baldwin, Willem Dafoe

Votes: 39,694

5. Spiral (I) (2019)

R | 87 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

A same-sex couple move to a small town to enjoy a better quality of life and raise their daughter with strong social values. But when neighbors throw a very strange party, nothing is as it seems in their picturesque neighborhood.

Director: Kurtis David Harder | Stars: Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman, Ari Cohen, Jennifer Laporte, Ty Wood

Votes: 1,697

6. It Chapter Two (2019)

R | 169 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

58 Metascore

Twenty-seven years after their first encounter with the terrifying Pennywise, the Losers Club have grown up and moved away, until a devastating phone call brings them back.

Director: Andy Muschietti | Stars: Jessica Chastain, James McAvoy, Bill Hader, Isaiah Mustafa

Votes: 202,158 | Gross: $211.59M

7. Uncut Gems (2019)

R | 135 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

91 Metascore

With his debts mounting and angry collectors closing in, a fast-talking New York City jeweler risks everything in hope of staying afloat and alive.

Directors: Benny Safdie, Josh Safdie | Stars: Adam Sandler, Julia Fox, Idina Menzel, Mesfin Lamengo

Votes: 210,400

8. Carnival Row (2019– )

TV-MA | 56 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy

A human detective and a fairy rekindle a dangerous affair in a Victorian fantasy world, where the city's uneasy peace collapses when a string of murders reveals an unimaginable monster.

Stars: Orlando Bloom, Cara Delevingne, Simon McBurney, Tamzin Merchant

Votes: 43,711

9. Ad Astra (2019)

PG-13 | 123 min | Adventure, Drama, Mystery

80 Metascore

Astronaut Roy McBride undertakes a mission across an unforgiving solar system to uncover the truth about his missing father and his doomed expedition that now, 30 years later, threatens the universe.

Director: James Gray | Stars: Brad Pitt, Tommy Lee Jones, Ruth Negga, Donald Sutherland

Votes: 192,747 | Gross: $35.40M

10. Marriage Story (2019)

R | 137 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

94 Metascore

Noah Baumbach's incisive and compassionate look at a marriage breaking up and a family staying together.

Director: Noah Baumbach | Stars: Adam Driver, Scarlett Johansson, Julia Greer, Azhy Robertson

Votes: 237,429 | Gross: $2.00M

11. Iron Mask (2019)

PG-13 | 120 min | Action, Adventure, Family

32 Metascore

Early 1700: Cartographer Jonathan Green (Jason Flemyng) from Forbidden Kingdom (2014) is back to map the Russian Far East. He's forced on to China, where he confronts the Dragon Master et al. The iron masked Russian Czar escapes the Tower of London to a Russian ship.

Director: Oleg Stepchenko | Stars: Jackie Chan, Jason Flemyng, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Xingtong Yao

Votes: 3,172

12. Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (2019)

PG-13 | 108 min | Adventure, Horror, Mystery

61 Metascore

On Halloween 1968, Stella and her two friends meet a mysterious drifter, Ramón, and uncover a sinister notebook of stories.

Director: André Øvredal | Stars: Zoe Margaret Colletti, Michael Garza, Gabriel Rush, Austin Abrams

Votes: 59,150 | Gross: $62.74M

13. The Informer (2019)

R | 113 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

61 Metascore

An ex-convict working undercover intentionally gets himself incarcerated again in order to infiltrate the mob at a maximum security prison.

Director: Andrea Di Stefano | Stars: Joel Kinnaman, Rosamund Pike, Common, Mateusz Kosciukiewicz

Votes: 18,712

14. Dora and the Lost City of Gold (2019)

PG | 102 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

63 Metascore

Dora, a teenage explorer, leads her friends on an adventure to save her parents and solve the mystery behind a lost city of gold.

Director: James Bobin | Stars: Isabela Merced, Eugenio Derbez, Michael Peña, Eva Longoria

Votes: 22,962 | Gross: $54.89M

15. Angel Has Fallen (2019)

R | 121 min | Action, Thriller

45 Metascore

Mike Banning is framed for the attempted assassination of the President and must evade his own agency and the FBI as he tries to uncover the real threat.

Director: Ric Roman Waugh | Stars: Gerard Butler, Frederick Schmidt, Danny Huston, Rocci Williams

Votes: 76,055 | Gross: $67.16M

16. Wu Assassins (2019– )

TV-MA | 44 min | Action, Crime, Drama

A warrior chosen as the latest and last Wu Assassin must search for the powers of an ancient triad and restore balance in San Francisco's Chinatown.

Stars: Iko Uwais, Byron Mann, Li Jun Li, Lawrence Kao

Votes: 9,403

17. 7500 (2019)

R | 93 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

58 Metascore

When terrorists try to seize control of a Berlin-Paris flight, a soft-spoken American co-pilot struggles to save the lives of the passengers and crew while forging a surprising connection with one of the hijackers.

Director: Patrick Vollrath | Stars: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Omid Memar, Aylin Tezel, Carlo Kitzlinger

Votes: 18,393

18. Haunt (I) (2019)

R | 92 min | Horror, Thriller

69 Metascore

On Halloween, a group of friends encounter an "extreme" haunted house that promises to feed on their darkest fears. The night turns deadly as they come to the horrifying realization that some nightmares are real.

Directors: Scott Beck, Bryan Woods | Stars: Katie Stevens, Will Brittain, Lauryn Alisa McClain, Andrew Lewis Caldwell

Votes: 19,742

19. The Assistant (III) (2019)

R | 87 min | Drama

79 Metascore

A searing look at a day in the life of an assistant to a powerful executive. As Jane follows her daily routine, she grows increasingly aware of the insidious abuse that threatens every aspect of her position.

Director: Kitty Green | Stars: Julia Garner, Owen Holland, Jon Orsini, Rory Kulz

Votes: 10,510

20. The Righteous Gemstones (2019– )

TV-MA | 36 min | Comedy, Drama

Follows a world-famous televangelist family with a long tradition of deviance, greed, and charitable work.

Stars: John Goodman, Danny McBride, Adam Devine, Edi Patterson

Votes: 11,626

21. Can You Keep a Secret? (2019)

94 min | Comedy, Romance

35 Metascore

Thinking they're about to crash, Emma spills her secrets to a stranger on a plane. At least, she thought he was a stranger...Until she later meets Jack, her company's young CEO, who now knows every humiliating detail about her. Based on the blockbuster NYT bestseller.

Director: Elise Duran | Stars: Alexandra Daddario, Tyler Hoechlin, Sunita Mani, Kimiko Glenn

Votes: 9,744 | Gross: $0.03M

22. Sanditon (2019)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, Romance

About Charlotte Heywood, a spirited and impulsive woman who moves from her rural home to Sanditon, a fishing village attempting to reinvent itself as a seaside resort.

Stars: Rose Williams, Kris Marshall, Kate Ashfield, Crystal Clarke

Votes: 6,754

23. Waves (I) (2019)

R | 135 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

80 Metascore

Traces the journey of a suburban family - led by a well-intentioned but domineering father - as they navigate love, forgiveness, and coming together in the aftermath of a loss.

Director: Trey Edward Shults | Stars: Kelvin Harrison Jr., Lucas Hedges, Taylor Russell, Alexa Demie

Votes: 16,321

24. First Cow (2019)

PG-13 | 122 min | Drama

89 Metascore

A skilled cook has traveled west and joined a group of fur trappers in Oregon, though he only finds true connection with a Chinese immigrant also seeking his fortune. Soon the two collaborate on a successful business.

Director: Kelly Reichardt | Stars: Alia Shawkat, John Magaro, Dylan Smith, Ryan Findley

Votes: 5,247

25. Brassic (2019– )

43 min | Comedy, Drama

The lives of Vinnie and Dylan, who have grown up together and are inseparable. When Dylan's girlfriend wants to move in search of a better life for her and her child, Dylan must face the hardest decision of his life.

Stars: Joseph Gilgun, Damien Molony, Michelle Keegan, Tom Hanson

Votes: 4,221

26. Beforeigners (2019– )

TV-14 | 45 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

HBO Nordic's first original series from Norway, Beforeigners is about two persons who mysteriously appear in Oslo. They are the first of many from the past to seek refuge in present time. Seven years later the community is transformed.

Stars: Nicolai Cleve Broch, Ágústa Eva Erlendsdóttir, Krista Kosonen, Stig R. Amdam

Votes: 5,667

27. On Becoming a God in Central Florida (2019)

TV-MA | 46 min | Comedy

In 1992 Central Florida, a minimum-wage water park employee lies, schemes, and cons her way up the ranks of the cultish, multibillion-dollar pyramid scheme that drove her family to ruin.

Stars: Kirsten Dunst, Théodore Pellerin, Mel Rodriguez, Beth Ditto

Votes: 3,230

28. Take Us Home: Leeds United (2019– )

42 min | Documentary, Sport

English football's famous 'fallen giant' Leeds United is at the start of a journey: to win promotion back to the Premier League. New owner Andrea Radrizzani has recruited a world-class head... See full summary »

Stars: Russell Crowe, Luke Ayling, Marcelo Bielsa, Liam Cooper

Votes: 1,286

29. El juego de las llaves (2019– )

TV-MA | Drama, Romance

Eight friends, all in a stable relationship, decide to venture into a game of sexual discovery by exchanging couples while trying to free themselves from their daily routine and add a spicy touch to their love life.

Stars: Maite Perroni, Humberto Busto, Fabiola Campomanes, Hugo Catalán

Votes: 921

30. BH90210 (2019)

TV-14 | 43 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Fictional drama about actors rebooting a global-hit TV show that they had starred in 29 years ago for 10 years. However, that hit show was real, and the actors from it are playing versions of themselves here. That hit was Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990)

Stars: Gabrielle Carteris, Shannen Doherty, Jennie Garth, Brian Austin Green

Votes: 3,775



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