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The Most Anticipated Netflix Movies Of 2018 

Molly Gander
Updated June 14, 2019 939 votes 353 voters 29.1k views 57 items

If you're a fan of Netflix originals, here's a list of all the Netflix films coming out in 2018. You'll want to keep your eyes on the Netflix release dates throughout the year, so you won't miss any of these hotly anticipated original films. What's coming to Netflix in 2018? Read this list to find out! 

Which 2018 Netflix original movies are you most excited for? Alexander Skarsgård and Paul Rudd star in the upcoming sci-fi film Mute. If you're a fan of Workaholics, don't miss the funny trio reunion for the action comedy Game Over, Man! Other good Netflix movies being released in 2018 include Psychokinesis, When We First Met, Bird Box, Apostle, and Irreplaceable You.

What Netflix original film are you most looking forward to in 2018? Vote up any upcoming releases you think are the best movies on the Netflix schedule below.

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voting closed at #1 May 11

Actors: Joey King, Joel Courtney, Jacob Elordi, Molly Ringwald, Meganne Young, + more

Directed by: Vince Marcello

The Kissing Booth is a 2018 romantic comedy film directed by Vince Marcello. A pretty, teenage girl (Joey King), who has never-been-kissed, finds her life turned totally upside down when she ...more

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voting closed at #1 August 17

Actors: Lana Condor, Janel Parrish, Anna Cathcart, Noah Centineo, Israel Broussard, + more

Directed by: Susan Johnson

To All the Boys I've Loved Before is a 2018 American teen romance film directed by Susan Johnson, based on the 2014 novel by Jenny Han. Lara Jean Song Covey (Lana Condor) writes private love ...more

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#960 of 1,646 The Most Rewatchable Movies #311 of 693 The Greatest Chick Flicks Ever Made #303 of 360 The Best Movies Based On Books

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voting closed at #7 October 12

Actors: Dan Stevens, Michael Sheen, Lucy Boynton, Bill Milner, Annes Elwy, + more

Directed by: Gareth Evans

Apostle is a 2018 period thriller film directed by Gareth Evans. When his sister is kidnapped by a religious cult, a mysterious man (Dan Stevens) travels to the remote island where he digs ...more

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#49 of 88 Best Kidnapping Movies & Hostage Movies of All Time, Ranked #21 of 30 The Best Horror Movies on Netflix #56 of 115 The Best Mystery Thriller Movies, Ranked

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voting closed at #7 December 21

Actors: Sandra Bullock, Sarah Paulson, Rosa Salazar, Danielle Macdonald, John Malkovich, + more

Directed by: Susanne Bier

Bird Box is a 2018 American post-apocalyptic film directed by Susanne Bier, based on the novel by Josh Malerman. A woman (Sandra Bullock) and a pair of children are blindfolded as they make ...more

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voting closed at #5 Sierra Burgess Is A Loser September 7

Actors: Shannon Purser, RJ Cyler, Noah Centineo, Will Peltz, Kristine Froseth, + more

Directed by: Ian Samuels

Sierra Burgess Is a Loser is a 2018 American teen comedy film directed by Ian Samuels, and a modern retelling of the Cyrano de Bergerac story. A case of mistaken identity results in unexpected ...more
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voting closed at #2 Mute February 23

Actors: Alexander Skarsgård, Paul Rudd, Justin Theroux, Seyneb Saleh, Florence Kasumba

Directed by: Duncan Jones

Rotten Tomatoes - 15%

Mute is a 2018 British-German science fiction mystery film directed by Duncan Jones. A mute bartender (Alexander Skarsgård) goes up against his city's gangsters in an effort to find out ...more
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voting closed at #3 March 23

Actors: Adam DeVine, Anders Holm, Blake Anderson, Jere Burns, Marc Brandt, + more

Directed by: Kyle Newacheck

Rotten Tomatoes - 9%

Game Over, Man! is a 2018 Netflix action comedy film directed by Kyle Newacheck. Three friends (Adam DeVine, Anders Holm, and Blake Anderson) are on the verge of getting their video game ...more

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#142 of 242 The Best Netflix Original Movies #15 of 33 The Best Comedy Movies on Netflix #32 of 47 The Best Netflix Original Action Movies

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voting closed at #4 When We First Met February 9

Actors: Adam DeVine, Alexandra Daddario, Robbie Amell, Shelley Hennig, Noureen DeWulf

Directed by: Ari Sandel

Rotten Tomatoes - 39%

When We First Met is a 2018 American romantic comedy film directed by Ari Sandel. After spending the perfect first night with the girl of his dreams (Alexandra Daddario), a guy (Adam DeVine) ...more
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voting closed at #6 June 8

Actors: Martin Freeman, Anthony Hayes, Caren Pistorius

Directed by: Ben Howling, Yolanda Ramke

Cargo is a 2017 Australian film directed by Yolanda Ramke and Ben Howling. A father (Martin Freeman) tries to save his child at all costs in a post-apocalyptic world.
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voting closed at #13 July 13

Actors: Theo James, Forest Whitaker, Kat Graham, Mark O'Brien

Directed by: David M. Rosenthal

How It Ends is a 2018 American action thriller film directed by David M. Rosenthal. A desperate father (Theo James) tries to return home to his pregnant wife (Kat Graham) after a mysterious ...more
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voting closed at #10 TBA

Actors: Ryu Seung-ryong, Shim Eun-kyung, Park Jung-min, Kim Min-jae, Jung Yu-mi

Directed by: Yeon Sang-ho

Psychokinesis is a 2018 South Korean superhero film directed by Yeon Sang-ho. A man (Ryu Seung-ryong) inadvertently acquires superpowers and uses them to help his daughter and others, but runs ...more
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voting closed at #15 September 28

Actors: Alexander Skarsgård, Riley Keough, James Bloor, James Badge Dale, Jeffrey Wright, + more

Directed by: Jeremy Saulnier

Hold the Dark is a 2018 American thriller film directed by Jeremy Saulnier, based on the novel by William Giraldi. After the deaths of three children suspected to be by wolves, writer Russell ...more

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voting closed at #8 Kodachrome April 20

Actors: Ed Harris, Jason Sudekis, Elizabeth Olsen, Gethin Anthony, Bruce Greenwood, + more

Directed by: Mark Raso

Kodachrome is a 2017 American drama film directed by Mark Raso. Set during the final days of the admired photo development system known as Kodachrome, a father (Ed Harris) and son (Jason ...more
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voting closed at #10 October 12

Actors: Maggie Gyllenhaal, Parker Sevak, Anna Baryshnikov, Rosa Salazar, Michael Chernus, + more

Directed by: Sara Colangelo

The Kindergarten Teacher is a 2018 American drama film directed by Sara Colangelo, based on the 2014 Israeli film. A kindergarten teacher (Maggie Gyllenhaal) in New York becomes obsessed with ...more
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November 9

Actors: Chris Pine, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Florence Pugh, Billy Howle, Tony Curran, + more

Directed by: David Mackenzie

Outlaw King is a 2018 American-Scottish historical action drama directed by David Mackenzie. A David and Goliath story of how the 14th century Scottish "outlaw king" Robert the Bruce ...more

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voting closed at #8 The Titan March 30

Actors: Sam Worthington, Taylor Schilling, Tom Wilkinson, Diego Boneta, Agyness Deyn, + more

Directed by: Lennart Ruff

The Titan is a 2018 science fiction thriller film directed by Lennart Ruff. After Air Force pilot Rick Janssen (Sam Worthington) undergoes a military experiment that enhances humans, he begins ...more
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voting closed at #9 February 16

Actors: Claire Holt, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Michiel Huisman, Christopher Walken, Steve Coogan, + more

Directed by: Stephanie Laing

Rotten Tomatoes - 29%

Irreplaceable You is a 2018 American drama film directed by Stephanie Laing. The lives of two best friends and romantic soulmates comes crashing down when one is given a terminal cancer
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voting closed at #19 Dude April 20

Actors: Lucy Hale, Kathryn Prescott, Alexandra Shipp, Awkwafina, Alex Wolff

Directed by: Olivia Milch

Dude is a 2018 American comedy-drama film directed by Olivia Milch. A group of teenage girlfriends deal with life after high school.
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voting closed at #9 March 16

Actors: Gabriel Bateman, Darby Camp, Jerod Haynes, Angus Sampson, Will Rothhaar, + more

Directed by: Brandon Camp

Rotten Tomatoes - 60%

Benji is a 2018 American family drama film directed by Brandon Camp, and a reboot of the 1974 film. When danger befalls two school kids and they end up kidnapped by robbers who are in over their ...more
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voting closed at #14 Candy Jar April 27

Actors: Sami Gayle, Jacob Latimore, Uzo Aduba, Christina Hendricks, Helen Hunt, + more

Directed by: Ben Shelton

Candy Jar is a 2018 comedy film directed by Ben Shelton. An introverted high school girl from a working-class background (Sami Gayle) and her wealthy, debate-team nemesis (Jacob Latimore) can't ...more
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voting closed at #25 September 21

Actors: Sanaa Lathan, Ernie Hudson, Lyriq Bent, Lynn Whitfield, Ricky Whittle, + more

Directed by: Haifaa al-Mansour

Nappily Ever After is a 2018 American romantic comedy film directed by Haifaa al-Mansour, based on the novel by Trisha R. Thomas. Tired of waiting for her longtime boyfriend (Ricky Whittle) to ...more
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voting closed at #11 April 6

Actors: Abbi Jacobson, Dave Franco, Charlotte Carel, Madeline Carel, Dawan Owens, + more

Directed by: Marja-Lewis Ryan

Rotten Tomatoes - 86%

6 Balloons is a 2018 American drama film directed by Marja-Lewis Ryan. Over the course of one night, a woman (Abbi Jacobson) drives across LA with her heroin addict brother (Dave Franco) in ...more
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Actors: Kurt Russell, Judah Lewis, Darby Camp

Directed by: Clay Kaytis

The Christmas Chronicles is a 2018 American Christmas family film directed by Clay Kaytis. The story of sister and brother, Kate and Teddy Pierce, whose Christmas Eve plan to catch Santa Claus ...more
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voting closed at #20 August 10

Actors: Daniel Doheny, Eduardo Franco, Geraldine Viswanathan, Sadie Calvano, Luke Spencer Roberts

Directed by: Jake Szymanski

The Package is a 2018 black comedy film directed by Jake Szymanski. When a group of teenage friends goes on a spring break camping trip, an unfortunate accident sets off a race against time to ...more
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voting closed at #17 June 15

Actors: Zoey Deutch, Glen Powell, Joan Smalls, Lucy Liu, Taye Diggs, + more

Directed by: Claire Scanlon

Set It Up is a 2018 romantic comedy film directed by Claire Scanlon. Coworkers hatch a plan to set up their bosses on a date.