2019 NYT Critics' Picks

The movies in this list were reviewed and recommended by New York Times film critics in 2019. (See also 2019 New York Times Movie Reviews.)

The 2019 Oscar Nominated Short Films programs were also selected as a Times Critic's Pick, but they are not in the list.

  • 3 Faces
  • The 5 Browns: Digging Through The Darkness
  • 63 Up
  • Ad Astra
  • The Aeronauts
  • All Creatures Here Below
  • American Dharma
  • American Factory
  • América
  • Angels Are Made of Light
  • Apollo 11
  • Aquarela
  • Asako I & II
  • Ash Is Purest White
  • At the Heart of Gold: Inside the USA Gymnastics Scandal
  • Atlantics
  • Babylon
  • Barbara Rubin and the Exploding NY Underground
  • Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché
  • The Biggest Little Farm
  • Birds of Passage
  • Black and Blue
  • Black Mother
  • Blowin' Up
  • Blue Note Records: Beyond the Notes
  • The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open
  • Booksmart
  • Breakthrough
  • The Brink
  • Buddy
  • The Burial of Kojo
  • Burning Cane
  • By the Grace of God
  • Carmine Street Guitars
  • The Cave
  • Celebration
  • Chained for Life
  • The Chambermaid
  • Charlie Says
  • Chez Jolie Coiffure
  • Clara's Ghost
  • Cunningham
  • Daughter of Mine
  • Diamantino
  • Diane
  • Diego Maradona
  • Don't Come Back from the Moon
  • Dora and the Lost City of Gold
  • The Edge of Democracy
  • The Elephant Queen
  • An Elephant Sitting Still
  • The Eyes of Orson Welles
  • A Faithful Man
  • The Fall of the American Empire
  • Fast Color
  • The Fate of Lee Khan
  • Fiddler: A Miracle of Miracles
  • Fighting with My Family
  • Firecrackers
  • First Love
  • For Sama
  • For the Birds
  • Ford v Ferrari
  • Framing John DeLorean
  • Funan
  • Genesis
  • Gloria Bell
  • The Graduation
  • Grass
  • Grave of the Fireflies
  • The Great Hack
  • The Ground Beneath My Feet
  • Hail Satan?
  • Hala
  • Hampstead
  • The Heiresses
  • Her Smell
  • Hesburgh
  • High Flying Bird
  • Honeyland
  • The Hottest August
  • If the Dancer Dances
  • The Image Book
  • In Fabric
  • In My Room
  • Invisible Life
  • The Irishman
  • Island of the Hungry Ghosts
  • Jawline
  • Jinn
  • The Juniper Tree
  • Knife+Heart
  • Knock Down the House
  • The Last Black Man in San Francisco
  • Late Night
  • Leaving Home, Coming Home: A Portrait of Robert Frank
  • Les Misérables
  • Leto
  • Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice
  • Little Women