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The Best Sequels of 2018 

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Updated May 20, 2019 949 votes 116 voters 2k views 30 items

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From Ant-Man and the Wasp to Super Troopers 2, some of 2018's best movies were sequels. Throughout Hollywood's history, movie sequels have really been hit and miss. While plenty of sequels are box office hits and highly anticipated by fans, others end up falling flat and probably shouldn't have been made in the first place. In other words, there have been some seriously disappointing sequels in years passed. Yet, in this time when additional installments, prequels, and remakes comprise many of the films in theaters, the sequel movies of 2018 rarely disappointed. So, which were the best sequel movies this year?

As one of the most anticipated films of 2018, Avengers: Infinity War easily makes the list of 2018 sequel movies—if not tops it. Of course, we can't forget the second installments of superhero flicks like Incredibles 2 and the hilarious Deadpool 2, both of which were true gems. In short, there were plenty of great movie sequels this year, and some stand as the 2018's top films—but which were your favorites?

Check out the complete list of sequel movies from 2018 below and vote up the ones you think are best.

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Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo

Released: 2018

Directed by: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo

Avengers: Infinity War is a 2018 American superhero film directed by Anthony and Joe Russo. Torn apart after the events of Captain America: Civil War, the Avengers join forces with the Guardians ...more

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Incredibles 2 Craig T. Nelson, Holly Hunter, Sarah Vowell

Released: 2018

Directed by: Brad Bird

Incredibles 2 is a 2018 American 3D computer-animated superhero film directed by Brad Bird. Mr. Incredible (Craig T. Nelson) is left to care for Jack-Jack while Elastigirl (Holly Hunter) is out ...more

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Ryan Reynolds, Josh Brolin, Morena Baccarin

Released: 2018

Directed by: David Leitch

Deadpool 2 is a 2018 American superhero film directed by David Leitch, based on the Marvel Comics character. Wade Wilson (Ryan Reynolds) forms his own team of mutants to stop mysterious ...more

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Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly, Bobby Cannavale

Directed by: Peyton Reed

Ant-Man and the Wasp is a 2018 American superhero film directed by Peyton Reed. As Scott Lang (Paul Rudd) balances being both a superhero and a father, Hope van Dyne (Evangeline Lilly) and Dr. ...more

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Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, B. D. Wong

Released: 2018

Directed by: J. A. Bayona

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom is a 2018 American science fiction adventure film directed by J. A. Bayona. When the island's dormant volcano begins roaring to life, Owen (Chris Pratt) and Claire ...more

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Tom Cruise, Rebecca Ferguson, Ving Rhames

Released: 2018

Directed by: Christopher McQuarrie

Mission: Impossible - Fallout is a 2018 American action spy film directed by Christopher McQuarrie, and the sixth installment in the film series. When IMF Agent Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) tries to ...more

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Halloween Jamie Lee Curtis, Judy Greer, Andi Matichak

Released: 2018

Directed by: David Gordon Green

Halloween is a 2018 horror film directed by David Gordon Green, and the 11th film in the Halloween franchise. Laurie Strode (Jamie Lee Curtis) comes to her final confrontation with Michael Myers ...more

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Mary Poppins Returns is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Sequels of 2018
Mary Poppins Returns Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ben Whishaw

Directed by: Rob Marshall

Mary Poppins Returns is a 2018 American musical fantasy film directed by Rob Marshall. In 1935, during the era of the Great Depression in the United Kingdom, the now grown-up Jane (Emily ...more

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Michael B. Jordan, Tessa Thompson, Sylvester Stallone

Released: 2018

Directed by: Steven Caple Jr.

Creed II is a 2018 American sports drama film directed by Steven Caple Jr., and a sequel to the 2015 film. Adonis Creed (Michael B. Jordan) tries to seek revenge when he goes toe to toe with the ...more

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Benicio del Toro, Josh Brolin, Catherine Keener

Directed by: Stefano Sollima

Soldado is a 2018 American action crime-thriller film directed by Stefano Sollima, and the sequel to 2015's Sicario. After discovering drug cartels smuggling terrorists across the US border, the ...more
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Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg, Selena Gomez

Released: 2018

Directed by: Genndy Tartakovsky

Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation is a 2018 American 3D computer-animated fantasy-comedy film directed by Genndy Tartakovsky. Dracula (Adam Sandler), Mavis (Selena Gomez), Johnny (Andy ...more

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Ocean's 8 Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Helena Bonham Carter

Released: 2018

Directed by: Gary Ross

Ocean's Eight is a 2018 American heist comedy film directed by Gary Ross. Danny Ocean's estranged sister Debbie (Sandra Bullock) attempts to pull off the heist of the century at New York City’s ...more
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Denzel Washington, Ashton Sanders, Pedro Pascal

Directed by: Antoine Fuqua

The Equalizer 2 is a 2018 American action thriller film directed by Antoine Fuqua, and the sequel to 2014's The Equalizer.
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Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2 John C. Reilly, Sarah Silverman, Jack McBrayer

Directed by: Rich Moore, Phil Johnston

Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2 is a 2018 American 3D computer-animated comedy-adventure film directed by Rich Moore and Phil Johnston. Ralph (John C. Reilly) and Vanellope (Sarah ...more

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The Predator Boyd Holbrook, Olivia Munn, Trevante Rhodes

Directed by: Shane Black

The Predator is a 2018 American science-fiction action horror film directed by Shane Black. It is the fourth installment in the Predator film series, set to take place between Predator 2 (1990) ...more
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The First Purge Y'Lan Noel, Lex Scott Davis, Joivan Wade

Released: 2018

Directed by: Gerard McMurray

The First Purge is a 2018 American dystopian action horror film directed by Gerard McMurray, and the fourth installment in the series. To push the crime rate below one percent for the rest of ...more
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Meryl Streep, Lily James, Amanda Seyfried

Released: 2018

Directed by: Ol Parker

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again is a 2018 jukebox musical romantic comedy film directed by Ol Parker, and a sequel to the 2008 film. Sophie (Amanda Seyfried) learns more about how her mother fronted ...more

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Dylan O'Brien, Kaya Scodelario, Thomas Brodie-Sangster

Released: 2017

Directed by: Wes Ball

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Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Dan Fogler

Released: 2018

Directed by: David Yates

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Jack Black, Madison Iseman, Ben O'Brien

Released: 2018

Directed by: Ari Sandel

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Pacific Rim: Uprising John Boyega, Scott Eastwood, Cailee Spaeny

Released: 2017

Directed by: Steven S. DeKnight

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Directed by: Jay Chandrasekhar

Super Troopers 2 is a 2018 American crime comedy mystery film directed by Jay Chandrasekhar. When a border dispute arises between the U.S. and Canada, the Super Troopers are tasked with ...more
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Claire Foy, Sverrir Gudnason, Sylvia Hoeks

Released: 2018

Directed by: Fede Álvarez

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The Strangers: Prey at Night Christina Hendricks, Martin Henderson, Bailee Madison

Released: 2018

Directed by: Johannes Roberts

The Strangers: Prey at Night is a 2018 American horror film directed by Johannes Roberts, and the sequel to the 2008 film. A family staying in a secluded mobile home park for the night are ...more
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Insidious: The Last Key Lin Shaye, Angus Sampson, Leigh Whannell

Released: 2018

Directed by: Adam Robitel

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