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 35

Avengers: Infinity War

Bad Times at the El Royale

12 Strong

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Chris Pratt is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
age 39

Avengers: Infinity War

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

The Kid

3
348 108
Benedict Cumberbatch is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
age 42

Avengers: Infinity War

Mowgli

The Grinch

4
328 101
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
316 114
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

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312 117
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

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290 130
Josh Brolin is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
age 51

Avengers: Infinity War

Deadpool 2

The Legacy of a Whitetail Deer Hunter

Sicario: Day of the Soldado

8
250 102
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
294 141
Dwayne Johnson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
age 46

Rampage

Skyscraper

10
99 13
Tom Holland is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
vanicelam1619 added age 22
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Chris Evans is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
vanicelam1619 added age 37
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218 115
Bradley Cooper is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
age 44

Avengers: Infinity War

A Star Is Born

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216 115
Rami Malek is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
age 37

Bohemian Rhapsody

14
223 125
Tom Hardy is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
age 41

Venom

15
165 123
Dave Bautista is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
age 50

Avengers: Infinity War

Hotel Artemis

Escape Plan 2: Hades

Final Score

16
130 100
Paul Bettany is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
age 47

Avengers: Infinity War

Solo: A Star Wars Story

17
155 136
Tom Cruise is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
age 56

Mission: Impossible – Fallout

18
140 135
Donald Glover is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
age 35

Solo: A Star Wars Story

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Timothée Chalamet is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
mathieu-l- added age 20

Call me by your name

beautiful boy

20
99 120
Matthew McConaughey is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
age 49

White Boy Rick

Serenity

The Beach Bum

21
115 151
John Cena is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
age 41

Blockers

Bumblebee

22
88 115
Woody Harrelson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
starwarssuperfan added age 57

Solo: A Star Wars Story

23
69 117
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
63 120
John Boyega is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
age 26

Pacific Rim: Uprising

25
49 101
Tye Sheridan is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
age 19

Ready Player One