Upcoming Movies: February 2019

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Upcoming Movies: February 2019

Margaret Hoff, Web Editor

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It’s the month of love and with that comes plenty of new movies, some of them perfect for a date. No matter what genre you love, you’re sure to find your “perfect match” this month. So, let’s get into the top five movies of February.


What Men Want (R)– February 8

A female sports agent has been constantly boxed out by her male colleagues; however, when she gains the power to hear men’s thoughts through an odd encounter with a gypsy, she is able to shift the paradigm to her advantage as she races to sign the NBA’s next superstar.

Directed By: Adam Shankman

Screenwriter: —

Starring: Taraji P. Henson, Tracy Morgan, Aldis Hodge

Genre: Comedy


Miss Bala (PG-13)– February 1

A common woman discovers a power she never knew she had when she is drawn into a dangerous world of cross-border crime in Mexico. To survive she will have to use every skill she has ever learned. Will she make it back to her family alive, or will she die before she is reunited with her loved ones?

Directed By: Catherine Hardwicke

Screenwriter: Gareth Bunnet-Alcocer

Starring: Gina Rodriguez, Cruz Cordova, Ismael Cruz Cordova

Genre: Action/Drama


The Prodigy (R) – February 8

Sarah’s young son Miles has a growing and continually disturbing behavior which begins signaling that an evil force may have overtaken him. Fearing for her family’s safety, Sarah must fight with her maternal instinct to protect her own child as he falls deeper and deeper into evil. She must figure out who, or even what, has taken control of her son. As she struggles to search for the answer in every way possible, the line separating dreams from reality becomes blurred.

Directed By: Nicholas McCarthy

Screenwriter: Jeff Buhler

Starring: Taylor Schilling, Jackson Robert Scott, Peter Mooney

Genre: Horror/Thriller/Supernatural


Isn’t it Romantic (PG-13) – February 13

Young and ambitious New York City architect Natalie works hard to get noticed at her job, but is more likely to be asked to deliver coffee and bagels than to design the city’s next skyscraper. If things weren’t already bad enough for her, Natalie’s love life is at an all time low. Being a lifelong cynic when it comes to love, she’s never found the right one and believes that she never will. But then, she has an encounter with a mugger that renders her unconscious, waking to discover that her life has suddenly become her worst nightmare: a romantic comedy, and she is the leading lady.

Directed By:  Todd Strauss Schulson

Screenwriter: Erin Cardillo, Dana Fox, Katie Silberman

Starring: Rebel Wilson, Adam Devine, Liam Hemsworth

Genre: Romantic Comedy


Happy Death Day 2U (PG-13)– February 13

College student Tree Gelbman becomes the target of a masked killer yet again when she wakes up in an alternate reality. After the initial comical anger and shock of this realization, she realizes she needs to get down to business, because this time the psychopath starts to go after her inner circle of closest friends. Tree soon realizes that she must die over and over again in order save her friends.

Directed By: Christopher W. Landon

Screenwriter: Christopher W. Landon

Starring: Jessica Rothe, Israel Broussard, Suraj Sharma

Genre: Horror


All the most popular movies this month seem like they’ll be pretty good, some might even keep you on the edge of your seat; however, if none of those movies sound “date-worthy” to you, don’t worry there are still plenty more to choose from.

Other films debuting this month:

February 8

Cold Pursuit

The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part (PG)

February 14

Alita: Battle Angel (PG-13)

February 22

How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (PG)

Fighting with my Family (PG-13)


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