Unforgettable Horror, Thriller, and Sci-Fi Movies of 2019

The Best Genre Movies of 2019: Horror, Thriller, and Sci-fi

In 2019, we had the opportunity to watch and review a record-breaking number of movies and series – 250 to be exact, which is 55% more than the previous year. Although we didn’t award our top rating of 5 stars to many films, it doesn’t mean that we didn’t appreciate a vast selection. Let’s dive into our list of the best movies of 2019, starting with the thrilling realm of horror.

The Best Horror Movies of 2019 with 5 out of 5 Stars

We’ll kick off by highlighting the exceptional movies that we wholeheartedly gave a perfect rating in 2019, earning 5 out of 5 stars – or blood splatters, as we like to call them on our website. These are the films we absolutely loved, highly recommend, and would watch again ourselves! To read our reviews, simply click on the movie titles below:

  • Haunt
  • Us
  • One Cut of the Dead
  • The Perfection
  • Parasite

Best Indie Horror Movies of 2019 with 4 out of 5 Stars

While not every movie can secure our top rating, receiving 4 out of 5 stars is still an impressive feat. Hence, we want to acknowledge the films that earned this commendable rating from Heaven of Horror. As always, our focus lies on the Horror, Thriller, and Sci-Fi genres. For an in-depth review of each movie, click the titles below:

  • Saint Maud
  • The Wretched
  • Echoes of Fear
  • The Hole in the Ground
  • Daniel Isn’t Real

Best Big Budget Horror Movies of 2019

Often, best-of lists are dominated by big blockbuster movies, and we recognize the need to give them their own category. While not all big budget horror movies manage to impress, the following films truly delivered:

  • IT Chapter Two
  • Doctor Sleep
  • Annabelle Comes Home

Best Horror-Comedies of 2019

Horror-Comedies deserve special recognition as a subgenre. At Heaven of Horror, we have a profound appreciation for these films. Therefore, we present our top 3 horror-comedies of 2019:

  • Extra Ordinary
  • Harpoon
  • Satanic Panic

Best Science Fiction of 2019

While horror holds a special place in our hearts, we also have an immense love for science fiction movies. Here are our top 3 picks for the best sci-fi films of 2019:

  • Freaks
  • Assimilate
  • Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

Best Thrillers of 2019

Thrillers possess a unique ability to captivate a wide audience, telling compelling and significant stories. As avid fans of the genre ourselves, we present our top 3 picks for the best thrillers of 2019:

  • The Nightingale
  • Hunting Lands
  • The Lost Footage of Leah Sullivan


2019 was a remarkable year for genre movies, with a diverse range of exceptional horror, thriller, and sci-fi films. We had the privilege of reviewing 250 movies and series, witnessing the creativity and talent that went into each production. From spine-chilling horrors to mind-bending sci-fi and gripping thrillers, the year showcased captivating narratives that left audiences both perplexed and thrilled.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Are these movies available for streaming?

While the availability of these movies may vary depending on your location and preferred streaming platform, many of them can be found on popular streaming services like Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Hulu, or even specialty horror streaming platforms like Shudder.

2. Can you recommend any other similar movies we should check out?

Absolutely! If you enjoyed these genre movies, we have a wealth of recommendations for similar films. Feel free to reach out to us for personalized suggestions based on your preferences.

3. Are there any underrated or hidden gem movies among your selections?

Indeed! Within our curated list, you might discover some overlooked gems that deserve more recognition. These movies often offer unique and refreshing experiences, serving as a testament to the creativity present in the genre.

4. Do you have any upcoming events or recommendations for horror enthusiasts?

We strive to keep horror enthusiasts informed about upcoming events, festivals, and releases. Follow our website and social media channels for the latest updates and recommendations, ensuring you never miss out on thrilling experiences.

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