Blog Your Most Watched Films of 2019

Posted January 17, 2020

By Sarah Soliman, Marketing Associate/Series Curator; Adapted: Page to Screen

It might be 2020, but with awards season in full swing, the films of 2019 are still on our minds. Burns audiences come see a lot of movies, and it made us wonder which films you came to see the most over the past year. From award-winning dramas to side-splitting comedies and insightful documentaries, your tastes are as broad as the films we program. Thank you for coming to the movies with us! Enjoy this list of the 20 best-selling films screened at the JBFC in 2019.


20. If Beale Street Could Talk | Dir. Barry Jenkins


19. Late Night | Dir. Nisha Ganatra


18. Gloria Bell | Dir. Sebastian Lelio


17. Amazing Grace | Dir. Alan Elliott & Sydney Pollack


16. Cold War | Dir. Pawel Pawlikowski


15. Marriage Story | Dir. Noah Baumbach


14. Uncut Gems | Dir. Bennie Safdie & Josh Safdie


13. Booksmart | Dir. Olivia Wilde


12. A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood | Dir. Marielle Heller


11. Judy | Dir. Rupert Goold


10. Jojo Rabbit | Dir. Taika Waititi


9. Green Book | Dir. Peter Farrelly


8. Little Women | Dir. Greta Gerwig


7. Pavarotti | Dir. Ron Howard


6. Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood | Dir. Quentin Tarantino


5. On the Basis of Sex  | Dir. Mimi Leder


4. The Farewell | Dir. Lulu Wang


3. Knives Out | Dir. Rian Johnson


2. Downton Abbey | Dir. Michael Engler


1. Parasite | Dir. Bong Joon-ho


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