The Best Movies Of 2018

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Vote up your favorite movies that were released in 2018.

With so many highly anticipated films coming out, it's hard to decide on the best movies of 2018. From blockbusters to the smaller movies, these are the best 2018 movies. What is the best film of 2018?

Featuring popular foreign films, superhero movies, indie films, romcoms, and Netflix original movies, this list of 2018 movies ranks the best movies released in the year. Some new 2018 movies that have been well-received by both audiences and critics include Avengers: Infinity WarBlack Panther, Annihilation, Isle of Dogs, Ready Player One, and Love, Simon

Vote up the movies of 2018 you feel were the highest quality films of the year. If you feel any of the best films of 2018 are left out, feel free to add them to the list.

If you are looking for more movies, check out the best 2020 movies list.

Most divisive: Annihilation
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  • Avengers: Infinity War
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    Robert Downey, Chris Hemsworth, Josh Brolin
    2,646 votes
    • Released: 2018
    • Directed by: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo
    In Avengers: Infinity War, an action-packed superhero film, an array of Marvel's finest faces a formidable foe. Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.), Thor (Chris Hemsworth), the Hulk (Mark Ruffalo), and the rest of the Avengers unite to battle their most powerful enemy yet - Thanos (Josh Brolin). The despot of intergalactic infamy, Thanos, is on a mission to collect all six Infinity Stones. His aim? To inflict his twisted will on reality. The survival of Earth and existence itself has never been more uncertain. As stakes reach sky-high, sacrifices must be made. This film is part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and was nominated for Best Visual Effects at the 91st Academy Awards.

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  • Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
    2
    Shameik Moore, Jake Johnson, Hailee Steinfeld
    970 votes
    • Released: 2018
    • Directed by: Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey, Rodney Rothman
    Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is an animated superhero film that redefines the traditional concept of Spider-Man. Miles Morales (Shameik Moore), a teenager from Brooklyn, grapples with his new powers after being bitten by a radioactive spider. The plot thickens when he encounters Peter B. Parker (Jake Johnson), an older and jaded version of Spider-Man from a different universe. Together, they navigate a multiverse teeming with various iterations of Spider-Man, each distinct yet bound by the same heroic mantle. This visually stunning film was awarded the Best Animated Feature at the 91st Academy Awards for its innovative storytelling and dynamic animation style.

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  • A Quiet Place
    3
    Emily Blunt, John Krasinski, Millicent Simmonds
    2,076 votes
    • Released: 2018
    • Directed by: John Krasinski
    In the eerie silence of a post-apocalyptic world, A Quiet Place unfolds. The Abbott family - Lee (John Krasinski), Evelyn (Emily Blunt), and their children - navigate life in a world where noise can mean death. They communicate through sign language, tiptoeing around their farmhouse and the surrounding wilderness, hunted by creatures that stalk sound. Directed by Krasinski himself, this 2018 film is an ingenious blend of horror and drama, earning it critical acclaim and numerous award nominations. A thrilling exploration of survival, it's a masterclass in tension-building where silence isn't just golden; it's vital.

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  • Deadpool 2
    4
    Ryan Reynolds, Josh Brolin, Morena Baccarin
    1,931 votes
    • Released: 2018
    • Directed by: David Leitch
    In Deadpool 2, we once again meet the wisecracking, fourth-wall-breaking antihero Deadpool (Ryan Reynolds). This time, he's on a mission to protect a young mutant, Russell (Julian Dennison), from the time-travelling, cybernetically-enhanced soldier Cable (Josh Brolin). Along the journey, Deadpool forms his own offbeat supergroup, the X-Force. This action-packed sequel is filled with irreverent humour and explosive stunts. Directed by David Leitch, Deadpool 2 also stars Morena Baccarin as Vanessa, Deadpool's love interest, and Zazie Beetz as Domino, a lucky member of X-Force. The film cleverly balances its superhero satire with a surprisingly heartfelt story about family and redemption.

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  • Green Book
    5
    Viggo Mortensen, Mahershala Ali, Linda Cardellini
    509 votes
    • Released: 2018
    • Directed by: Peter Farrelly
    In the multi-award-winning film Green Book, Tony Lip (Viggo Mortensen), a bouncer from an Italian-American neighborhood in the Bronx, is hired to drive Dr. Don Shirley (Mahershala Ali), a world-class African-American pianist, on a concert tour across the Deep South in 1962. The mismatched pair navigate their way through racial tension and societal norms using the Green Book - a travel guide for safe travel through America's racial segregation. Their journey unfolds into an unexpected camaraderie that transcends their differences, offering a poignant snapshot of an era riddled with prejudice. With its compelling narrative and exceptional performances, Green Book won the Best Picture at the 91st Academy Awards.

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  • Mission: Impossible - Fallout
    6
    Tom Cruise, Henry Cavill, Ving Rhames
    1,378 votes
    • Released: 2018
    • Directed by: Christopher McQuarrie
    In Mission: Impossible - Fallout, Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) returns as an operative for the IMF, a covert organization. A botched mission leaves him and his team, including Luther Stickell (Ving Rhames) and Benji Dunn (Simon Pegg), scrambling to prevent global catastrophe. As they race against time, they are pursued by CIA assassin August Walker (Henry Cavill). The film is a high-octane action thriller, filled with daring stunts and complex plot twists. This installment garnered praise for its direction by Christopher McQuarrie, making it a standout in the long-running franchise.

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