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The Best Movies Of 2018

Updated September 4, 2020 85.5k votes 6.1k voters 157.9k views172 items

List RulesOnly movies released in theaters 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 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.

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    Avengers: Infinity War
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    Avengers: Infinity War

    Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth

    Released2018

    Directed byAnthony Russo, Joe Russo

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 85%

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    A Quiet Place
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    A Quiet Place

    John Krasinski, Emily Blunt

    Released2018

    Directed byJohn Krasinski

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 97%

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    Bohemian Rhapsody
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    Rami Malek, Ben Hardy

    Released2018

    Directed byBryan Singer

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 62%

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    Deadpool 2
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    Ryan Reynolds, Josh Brolin

    Released2018

    Directed byDavid Leitch

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 82%

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    Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
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    Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

    Shameik Moore, Hailee Steinfeld

    Released2018

    Directed byBob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey, Rodney Rothman

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 98%

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    Mission: Impossible - Fallout
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    Mission: Impossible - Fallout

    Tom Cruise, Rebecca Ferguson

    Released2018

    Directed byChristopher McQuarrie

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 98%

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    Incredibles 2
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    Incredibles 2

    Craig T. Nelson, Holly Hunter

    ReleasedJune 15, 2018

    Directed byBrad Bird

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 93%

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  • 8
    Ant-Man And The Wasp
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    Ant-Man And The Wasp

    Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly

    Directed byPeyton Reed

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 87%

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    A Star Is Born
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    A Star Is Born

    Bradley Cooper, Lady Gaga

    Released2018

    Directed byBradley Cooper

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 92%

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    Black Panther
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    Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan

    Released2018

    Directed byRyan Coogler

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 97% 

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    Aquaman
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    Jason Momoa, Amber Heard

    Released2018

    Directed byJames Wan

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 64%

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    Ready Player One
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    Ready Player One

    Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke

    Released2018

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 77%

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    BlacKkKlansman
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    BlacKkKlansman

    John David Washington, Adam Driver

    Released2018

    Directed bySpike Lee

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 97%

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    Mary Poppins Returns
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    Mary Poppins Returns

    Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda

    Directed byRob Marshall

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 77%

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    Bumblebee
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    Hailee Steinfeld, John Cena

    Directed byTravis Knight

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 94%

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    Hereditary
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    Hereditary

    Toni Collette, Gabriel Byrne

    Released2018

    Directed byAri Aster

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 94%

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    Venom
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    Venom

    Tom Hardy, Riz Ahmed

    Released2018

    Directed byRuben Fleischer

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 30%

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    Game Night
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    Jason Bateman, Rachel McAdams

    Released2018

    Directed byJohn Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 82%

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    Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2
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    Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2

    John C. Reilly, Sarah Silverman

    Released2018

    Directed byRich Moore, Phil Johnston

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 87%

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    Paddington 2
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    Paddington 2

    Ben Whishaw, Hugh Bonneville

    Released2017

    Directed byPaul King

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 100%

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    Annihilation
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    Annihilation

    Natalie Portman, Jennifer Jason Leigh

    Released2018

    Directed byAlex Garland

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 86%

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    Won't You Be My Neighbor?
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    Released2018

    Directed byMorgan Neville

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 99%

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    Upgrade
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    Upgrade

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    Released2018

    Directed byLeigh Whannell

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 88%

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    Green Book
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    Green Book

    Viggo Mortensen, Mahershala Ali

    Released2018

    Directed byPeter Farrelly

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 83%

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    Crazy Rich Asians
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    Constance Wu, Henry Golding

    Released2018

    Directed byJon M. Chu

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 93%

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