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.
Directed by: Ryan CooglerBlack Panther is a 2018 American superhero film, based on the Marvel Comics character,... more
Directed by: George Tillman Jr.The Hate U Give is a 2018 American drama thriller film directed by George Tillman Jr., based... more
Directed by: Tyler PerryAcrimony is a 2018 American psychological thriller film directed by Tyler Perry. Tired of... more
Directed by: Haifaa al-MansourNappily Ever After is a 2018 American romantic comedy film directed by Haifaa al-Mansour,... more
Directed by: Michael LarnellRoxanne Roxanne is a 2017 American drama film directed by Michael Larnell. In the early 1980s,... more
Directed by: Spike LeeBlacKkKlansman is a 2018 American crime drama film directed by Spike Lee, based on the book by... more
Directed by: Barry JenkinsIf Beale Street Could Talk is a 2018 American drama film directed by Barry Jenkins, based on... more
Directed by: Tyler PerryNobody's Fool is a 2018 American comedy film directed by Tyler Perry. Tanya (Tiffany Haddish)... more
Directed by: Director XSuperfly is a 2018 action film directed by Director X, and a remake of the 1972 film. Drug... more
Directed by: Babak NajafiProud Mary is a 2018 American action-thriller directed by Babak Najafi. Successful hitwoman... more
Night SchoolKevin Hart, Tiffany Haddish
Directed by: Malcolm D. LeeNight School is a 2018 comedy film directed by Malcolm D. Lee. A group of troublemakers are... more
Directed by: Boots RileySorry to Bother You is a 2018 American sci-fi fantasy comedy film directed by Boots Riley. In... more
Directed by: Carlos López EstradaBlindspotting is a 2018 American comedy film directed by Carlos López Estrada. With only three... more
Uncle DrewKyrie Irving, Lil Rel Howery
Directed by: Charles Stone IIIUncle Drew is a 2018 sports comedy film directed by Charles Stone III. After losing to his...
Directed by: Deon TaylorTraffik is a 2018 thriller film directed by Deon Taylor. During a romantic getaway at a cabin... more
Directed by: Olivia NewmanFirst Match is a 2018 American drama film directed by Olivia Newman. A teenage girl (Elvire... more
Directed by: Deniz Gamze ErgüvenKings is a 2017 romance film directed by Deniz Gamze Ergüven. A South Central recluse (Daniel... more
Night Comes OnDominique Fishback, Tatum Marilyn Hall
Directed by: Jordana SpiroNight Comes On is a 2018 drama film directed by Jordana Spiro. Released from juvenile...
Monsters and MenJohn David Washington, Anthony Ramos
Directed by: Reinaldo Marcus GreenMonsters and Men is a 2018 American drama film directed by Reinaldo Marcus Green. The... more
AmateurMichael Rainey Jr., Josh Charles
Directed by: Ryan KooAmateur is a 2018 sports drama film directed by Ryan Koo. A rising star basketball player...
Been So LongMichaela Coel, Arinzé Kene
Directed by: Tinge KrishnanBeen So Long is a 2018 musical film directed by Tinge Krishnan based on the musical by Arthur... more