2018 Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018  

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June 6, 2018 2.5k votes 269 voters 2.8k views 29 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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Chris Pratt is listed (or ranked) 1 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

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Chris Hemsworth is listed (or ranked) 2 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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Josh Brolin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
Josh Brolin age 50

Avengers: Infinity War

Deadpool 2

The Legacy of a Whitetail Deer Hunter

Sicario: Day of the Soldado

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Benedict Cumberbatch is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
Benedict Cumberbatch age 41

Avengers: Infinity War

Mowgli

The Grinch

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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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Ryan Reynolds is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
Ryan Reynolds age 41

Deadpool 2

The Little Stranger

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Michael B. Jordan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
Michael B. Jordan age 31

Black Panther

Fahrenheit 451

Creed II

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Paul Rudd is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
Paul Rudd age 48

Ant-Man and the Wasp

The Catcher Was a Spy

Ideal Home

Mute

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Dave Bautista is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
Dave Bautista age 49

Avengers: Infinity War

Hotel Artemis

Escape Plan 2: Hades

Final Score

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Dwayne Johnson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
Dwayne Johnson age 45

Rampage

Skyscraper

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Donald Glover is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
Donald Glover age 32

Solo: A Star Wars Story

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Paul Bettany is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
Paul Bettany age 46

Avengers: Infinity War

Solo: A Star Wars Story

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Bradley Cooper is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
Bradley Cooper age 43

Avengers: Infinity War

A Star Is Born

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

Venom

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Rami Malek is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
Rami Malek age 36

Bohemian Rhapsody

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John Cena is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
John Cena age 40

Blockers

Bumblebee

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Matthew McConaughey is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
Matthew McConaughey age 48

White Boy Rick

Serenity

The Beach Bum

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Woody Harrelson is listed (or ranked) 18 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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Tom Cruise is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
Tom Cruise age 55

Mission: Impossible – Fallout

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Tom Ellis is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
DeirdreShaw added Tom Ellis age 39

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Alden Ehrenreich is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
Alden Ehrenreich age 28

Solo: A Star Wars Story

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Joaquin Phoenix is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
Joaquin Phoenix age 43

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

Mary Magdalene

The Sisters Brothers

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Tye Sheridan is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
Tye Sheridan age 21

Ready Player One

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

Pacific Rim: Uprising

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craig darren julia roberts is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
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beautiful

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Lakeith Stanfield is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
Lakeith Stanfield age 24

Sorry to Bother You

Come Sunday

The Girl in the Spider's Web

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Brian Tyree Henry is listed (or ranked) 27 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

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Ben Mendelsohn is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
Ben Mendelsohn age 48

Ready Player One

Untogether

Robin Hood

The Land of Steady Habits

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craig darren julia roberts is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018
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