With numerous racially charged films and Black comedies released this year, it's time to rank the best Black movies of 2018. While such films are certainly nothing new, quite a few hit theaters in 2018 with a serious bang. Whether they be hood movies or eye-opening dramas, the best Black movies this year have not disappointed. Of all the 2018 Black films, however, which ones did you think were best?
Though they certainly fall under the top Black films category, 2018 hits BlacKkKlansman and Sorry to Bother You were some of the best films this year noBlackmatter the genre and cast. Then you have the action-packed Black Panther, along with the riveting drama Blindspotting. Featuring top Black actors as well as plenty of newcomers, the list of 2018 Black movies includes something for everybody.
What were your favorite African American movies from 2018? Check out the complete list of them below and vote up the ones you thought were best. You can also get caught up with the top Black movies of 2020 list and our list of the best Black romantic comedies.
- 48188The Hate U Give is a 2018 American drama thriller film directed by George Tillman Jr., based... more
- 45078Black Panther is a 2018 American superhero film, based on the Marvel Comics character,... more
- 30389Acrimony is a 2018 American psychological thriller film directed by Tyler Perry. Tired of... more
- 18057Roxanne Roxanne is a 2017 American drama film directed by Michael Larnell. In the early 1980s,... more
- 9938Blindspotting is a 2018 American comedy film directed by Carlos López Estrada. With only three... more
- 11958If Beale Street Could Talk is a 2018 American drama film directed by Barry Jenkins, based on... more
- 239160Nappily Ever After is a 2018 American romantic comedy film directed by Haifaa al-Mansour,... more
- 7842Kings is a 2017 romance film directed by Deniz Gamze Ergüven. A South Central recluse (Daniel... more
- 142103Nobody's Fool is a 2018 American comedy film directed by Tyler Perry. Tanya (Tiffany Haddish)... more
- 195155BlacKkKlansman is a 2018 American crime drama film directed by Spike Lee, based on the book by... more
- 146126Proud Mary is a 2018 American action-thriller directed by Babak Najafi. Successful hitwoman... more
- 161143Superfly is a 2018 action film directed by Director X, and a remake of the 1972 film. Drug... more
Night SchoolKevin Hart, Tiffany HaddishNight School is a 2018 comedy film directed by Malcolm D. Lee. A group of troublemakers are... more
Uncle DrewKyrie Irving, Lil Rel HoweryUncle Drew is a 2018 sports comedy film directed by Charles Stone III. After losing to his...
Monsters and MenJohn David Washington, Anthony RamosMonsters and Men is a 2018 American drama film directed by Reinaldo Marcus Green. The... more
- 6357First Match is a 2018 American drama film directed by Olivia Newman. A teenage girl (Elvire... more
- 106109Traffik is a 2018 thriller film directed by Deon Taylor. During a romantic getaway at a cabin... more
AmateurMichael Rainey Jr., Josh CharlesAmateur is a 2018 sports drama film directed by Ryan Koo. A rising star basketball player...
- 136148Sorry to Bother You is a 2018 American sci-fi fantasy comedy film directed by Boots Riley. In... more
Been So LongMichaela Coel, Arinzé KeneBeen So Long is a 2018 musical film directed by Tinge Krishnan based on the musical by Arthur... more
Night Comes OnDominique Fishback, Tatum Marilyn HallNight Comes On is a 2018 drama film directed by Jordana Spiro. Released from juvenile...