hollywood Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018  

Ranker Film
June 6, 2018 519 votes 76 voters 26 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. 

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Josh Brolin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
Josh Brolin age 47

Avengers: Infinity War

Deadpool 2

The Legacy of a Whitetail Deer Hunter

Sicario: Day of the Soldado

2
26 3
Chris Pratt is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
Chris Pratt age 38

Avengers: Infinity War

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

The Kid

3
29 4
Ryan Reynolds is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
Ryan Reynolds age 39

Deadpool 2

The Little Stranger

4
24 3
Chris Hemsworth is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
Chris Hemsworth age 34

Avengers: Infinity War

Bad Times at the El Royale

12 Strong

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24 6
Chadwick Boseman is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
Chadwick Boseman age 36

Black Panther

Avengers: Infinity War

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23 7
Benedict Cumberbatch is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
Benedict Cumberbatch age 39

Avengers: Infinity War

Mowgli

The Grinch

7
20 8
Donald Glover is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
Donald Glover age 34

Solo: A Star Wars Story

8
23 11
Michael B. Jordan is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
Michael B. Jordan age 31

Black Panther

Fahrenheit 451

Creed II

9
13 4
Paul Rudd is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
Paul Rudd age 46

Ant-Man and the Wasp

The Catcher Was a Spy

Ideal Home

Mute

10
17 8
Dwayne Johnson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
Dwayne Johnson age 43

Rampage

Skyscraper

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16 8
Dave Bautista is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
Dave Bautista age 46

Avengers: Infinity War

Hotel Artemis

Escape Plan 2: Hades

Final Score

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11 4
Bradley Cooper is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
Bradley Cooper age 40

Avengers: Infinity War

A Star Is Born

The Best Movies of 2018

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14 7
Tom Hardy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
Tom Hardy age 40

Venom

14
8 8
Rami Malek is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
Rami Malek age 36

Bohemian Rhapsody

15
6 6
Matthew McConaughey is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
Matthew McConaughey age 46

White Boy Rick

Serenity

The Beach Bum

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5 6
Lakeith Stanfield is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
Lakeith Stanfield age 26

Sorry to Bother You

Come Sunday

The Girl in the Spider's Web

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9 11
Alden Ehrenreich is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
Alden Ehrenreich age 28

Solo: A Star Wars Story

The Hottest Celebrities of All Time

18
5 7
Paul Bettany is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
Paul Bettany age 44

Avengers: Infinity War

Solo: A Star Wars Story

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3 5
Woody Harrelson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
starwarssuperfan added Woody Harrelson age 56

Solo: A Star Wars Story

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7 10
Tom Cruise is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
Tom Cruise age 53

Mission: Impossible – Fallout

21
5 8
John Boyega is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
John Boyega age 26

Pacific Rim: Uprising

22
5 8
Tye Sheridan is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
Tye Sheridan age 21

Ready Player One

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7 11
John Cena is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
John Cena age 38

Blockers

Bumblebee

24
4 8
Joaquin Phoenix is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
Joaquin Phoenix age 41

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

Mary Magdalene

The Sisters Brothers

25
2 6
Ben Mendelsohn is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
Ben Mendelsohn age 46

Ready Player One

Untogether

Robin Hood

The Land of Steady Habits

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2 6
Brian Tyree Henry is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
Brian Tyree Henry

Hotel Artemis

White Boy Rick

Widows

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

If Beale Street Could Talk