The Best of 2018

Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018 

Ranker Film
Updated June 14, 2019 9k votes 1.1k voters 25.5k views 30 items

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

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Chris Evans is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
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Chris Pratt is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
age 36

Avengers: Infinity War

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

The Kid

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Tom Holland is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
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Ryan Reynolds is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
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Benedict Cumberbatch is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
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Chadwick Boseman is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
Chadwick Boseman
age 37

Black Panther

Avengers: Infinity War

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Michael B. Jordan is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
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Paul Rudd is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
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Josh Brolin is listed (or ranked) 10 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

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Dwayne Johnson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
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Rami Malek is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
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Bradley Cooper is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
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Tom Hardy is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
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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

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Paul Bettany is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
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Timothée Chalamet... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
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Tom Cruise is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
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Donald Glover is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
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Matthew McConaughey is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
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John Cena is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
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Woody Harrelson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
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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

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John Boyega is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
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Tom Ellis is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
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