2018 Movies Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018  

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List Rules Vote up the actors based only on their 2018 film performances.

2018 has proved to be the best year for a range of actors, both old and new. Whether that's due to landing multiple roles or starring in the year's biggest blockbusters, some actors are completely nailing it in 2018 and truly making a name for themselves. As a result, they're at the top of their game. How do these actors compare to the 2018's biggest actresses

While we've all had that feeling and even once said, "This will be my year", it doesn't always end up that way. However, some actors really made that happen in 2018. So, who are the top actors of 2018? Starring in lead roles for Avengers: Infinity War and Deadpool 2, Josh Brolin is definitely killing it in 2018. Other popular actors right now in Hollywood include Michael B. Jordan, Dave Bautista, Benedict Cumberbatch, Donald Glover, Chris Pratt, and Alden Ehrenreich.

Check out the list of most popular actors in 2018 below and vote up those who you think are having their best year. Of course, you can vote actors down if you think they could have stepped it up a notch. Then check out the best actors of 2019.

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Chris Hemsworth is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
age 32

Avengers: Infinity War

Bad Times at the El Royale

12 Strong

2
379 111
Chris Pratt is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
age 36

Avengers: Infinity War

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

The Kid

3
327 105
Benedict Cumberbatch is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
age 39

Avengers: Infinity War

Mowgli

The Grinch

4
307 98
Ryan Reynolds is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
age 39

Deadpool 2

The Little Stranger

5
293 109
Chadwick Boseman is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
age 37

Black Panther

Avengers: Infinity War

6
294 113
Michael B. Jordan is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
age 32

Black Panther

Fahrenheit 451

Creed II

7
274 128
Josh Brolin is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
age 47

Avengers: Infinity War

Deadpool 2

The Legacy of a Whitetail Deer Hunter

Sicario: Day of the Soldado

8
229 100
Paul Rudd is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
age 46

Ant-Man and the Wasp

The Catcher Was a Spy

Ideal Home

Mute

9
275 137
Dwayne Johnson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
age 46

Rampage

Skyscraper

10
205 110
Rami Malek is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
age 34

Bohemian Rhapsody

11
203 112
Bradley Cooper is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
age 40

Avengers: Infinity War

A Star Is Born

12
212 122
Tom Hardy is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
age 38

Venom

13
71 10
Chris Evans is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
vanicelam1619 added age 34
14
73 11
Tom Holland is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
vanicelam1619 added age 19
15
161 118
Dave Bautista is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
age 46

Avengers: Infinity War

Hotel Artemis

Escape Plan 2: Hades

Final Score

16
125 97
Paul Bettany is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
age 44

Avengers: Infinity War

Solo: A Star Wars Story

17
147 131
Tom Cruise is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
age 53

Mission: Impossible – Fallout

18
132 131
Donald Glover is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
age 32

Solo: A Star Wars Story

19
23 16
Timothée Chalamet is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
mathieu-l- added age 24

Call me by your name

beautiful boy

20
93 117
Matthew McConaughey is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
age 46

White Boy Rick

Serenity

The Beach Bum

21
109 146
John Cena is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
age 38

Blockers

Bumblebee

22
84 112
Woody Harrelson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
starwarssuperfan added age 54

Solo: A Star Wars Story

23
67 114
Joaquin Phoenix is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
age 41

Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot

Mary Magdalene

The Sisters Brothers

24
60 117
John Boyega is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
age 23

Pacific Rim: Uprising

25
47 100
Tye Sheridan is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
age 19

Ready Player One