Netflix Original Movies: What to Look Forward To in 2019

Variety | 1/18/2019 | Jordan Moreau
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Following the biggest fourth-quarter worldwide subscriber gain ever and some controversy around increased prices in the U.S., Netflix looks to keep its momentum going into 2019.

From Jan. 18 through March, the streaming site will release 10 original films, including action-packed thrillers, a post-apocalyptic sci-fi, quirky comedies, inspirational dramas, an artistic horror movie and a viral documentary.

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Subscribers can watch the action flick “Close,” documentary “Fyre” and sci-fi movie “IO,” while “Polar” with Mads Mikkelsen drops next week. February kicks off with the horrific “Velvet Buzzsaw” starring Jake Gyllenhaal, and Steven Soderbergh and Tarell Alvin McCraney’s “High Flying Bird” comes a week later. Comedies “The Breaker Upperers” and “Paddleton” round out the month. Finally, March brings two films based on true stories, “The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind” and “The Dirt.”

Noomi Rapace stars as a counter-terrorist expert in this action thriller inspired by the real life of one of the world’s top female bodyguards, Jacquie Davis. Her latest job to protect a young, wealthy heiress should be easy, but an attempted kidnapping forces them to go on the run and fight for their lives.

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Not to be outdone by Hulu’s recent documentary, Netflix is releasing its own behind-the-scenes look at the downfall of the infamous 2017 Fyre music festival. Created by Emmy-nominated director Chris Smith, the documentary details how convicted felon Billy McFarland and rapper Ja Rule’s utopian festival turned out to be a scam targeting millennial influencers.

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After Earth became toxic and inhospitable, a scientist, played by Margaret Qualley, remained on the planet to find a solution for humanity’s survival. When she meets a fellow survivor, played by Anthony Mackie, she must decide between completing her research on Earth or journeying with him to a human colony...
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