As Hollywood pushes for more diversity, movies directed by black directors are getting more and more attention and recognition. The success of films like Moonlight and Get Out helped pave the way for some great 2018 movies with black directors. Here, you'll find a list of all the African-American-directed films released in 2018. Which ones are the best? Help decide below!
Some of the best black directors today released films in 2018. Black Panther, directed by Ryan Coogler, became a beloved edition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe after its early 2018 release. Julius Onah directed The Cloverfield Paradox, the third film in the popular Cloverfield franchise. Ava DuVernay helped bring the beloved children's book to the big screen with A Wrinkle In Time. For more great films with black directors, browse this list and vote up the highest quality movies!
Want more? Check out this list of 2019 movies by black directors.
Actors: Lakeith Stanfield, Tessa Thompson, Jermaine Fowler, Omari Hardwick, Terry Crews
Released: 2018Sorry to Bother You is a 2018 American sci-fi fantasy comedy film directed by Boots Riley. In... more on Wikipedia
Actors: Amandla Stenberg, Regina Hall, Anthony Mackie, KJ Apa, Russell Hornsby
Released: 2018The Hate U Give is a 2018 American drama thriller film directed by George Tillman Jr., based... more on Wikipedia
Actors: Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong'o, Danai Gurira, Martin Freeman
Released: 2018Black Panther is a 2018 American superhero film, based on the Marvel Comics character,... more on Wikipedia
Actors: Denzel Washington, Ashton Sanders, Pedro Pascal, Melissa Leo, Bill PullmanThe Equalizer 2 is a 2018 American action thriller film directed by Antoine Fuqua, and the... more on Wikipedia
Actors: Taraji P. Henson, Lyriq Bent, Tika Sumpter, Jazmyn Simon, Jay Hunter
Released: 2018Acrimony is a 2018 American psychological thriller film directed by Tyler Perry. Tired of... more on Wikipedia
The Cloverfield ParadoxJulius Onah
Actors: Daniel Brühl, Elizabeth Debicki, Aksel Hennie, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Chris O'Dowd
Released: 2018The Cloverfield Paradox is a 2018 American science fiction horror film directed by Julius... more on Wikipedia
Actors: Paula Patton, Omar Epps, Missi Pyle, William Fichtner, Roselyn Sanchez
Released: 2018Traffik is a 2018 thriller film directed by Deon Taylor. During a romantic getaway at a cabin...
Uncle DrewCharles Stone III
Actors: Kyrie Irving, Lil Rel Howery, Shaquille O'Neal, Reggie Miller, Nate Robinson
Released: 2018Uncle Drew is a 2018 sports comedy film directed by Charles Stone III. After losing to his...
Actors: Mario Van Peebles, William Fichtner, Ryan Guzman, Columbus Short, Dionne Warwick
Released: 2018Armed is a 2018 action thriller film directed by Mario Van Peebles. Chief (Mario Van Peebles),... more on Wikipedia
Actors: Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon, Mindy Kaling, Storm Reid, Zach Galifianakis. Chris PineA Wrinkle in Time is a 2018 American science fantasy adventure film directed by Ava DuVernay.... more on Wikipedia
Actors: Trevor Jackson, Jason Mitchell, Michael Kenneth Williams, Lex Scott Davis, Jennifer Morrison
Released: 2018Superfly is a 2018 action film directed by Director X, and a remake of the 1972 film. Drug... more on Wikipedia