The Best Netflix Original Movies Of 2018, Ranked

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Only Netflix original films distributed in the US.

As every year comes and goes, we get a plethora of new Netflix original movies—and 2018 didn't disappoint. Though Netflix only started getting into the movie game a few years prior, they've been releasing some serious gems we can all enjoy. Better yet, these original movies are available to subscribers the moment they drop, so we can enjoy brand new flicks from the comfort of our couches. All that aside, it's time to determine just which 2018 Netflix original movies were the best. 

Among the long list of 2018 Netflix original films, Mute and The Cloverfield Paradox are two such movies you'll definitely want to check out. The former is an exciting sci-fi film following a mute bartender as he fights a series of gangsters to find his partner, while The Cloverfield Paradox takes an intense trip through space as the third installment of the Cloverfield movies. Of course, these are just two of many great films from Netflix. Others to consider checking out include Irreplaceable You, The Outsider, Paradox, and more. Don't forget to check out some of the great original comedies from Netflix, either.

If you're in need of some new movie suggestions, check out the list below and get watching. Be sure to vote up your favorites to ultimately determine which were the best Netflix original movies of 2018. 

Want more? Check out this list of 2020 Netflix Original Movies.

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  • To All the Boys I've Loved Before
    Lana Condor, John Corbett, Noah Centineo
    • Released: 2018
    • Directed by: Susan Johnson
  • Set It Up
    Zoey Deutch, Glen Powell, Lucy Liu
    • Released: 2018
    • Directed by: Claire Scanlon
  • Roma
    Yalitza Aparicio, Marina de Tavira, Marco Graf
    • Released: 2018
    • Directed by: Alfonso Cuarón
  • The Kissing Booth
    Joey King, Jacob Elordi, Molly Ringwald
    • Released: 2018
    • Directed by: Vince Marcello
  • The Christmas Chronicles
    Kurt Russell, Darby Camp, Judah Lewis
    • Released: 2018
    • Directed by: Clay Kaytis
  • Dumplin'
    Danielle Macdonald, Jennifer Aniston, Odeya Rush
    • Released: 2018
    • Directed by: Anne Fletcher
  • Outlaw King
    Chris Pine, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Florence Pugh
    • Released: 2018
    • Directed by: David Mackenzie
  • The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
    Tim Blake Nelson, Willie Watson, David Krumholtz
    • Released: 2018
    • Directed by: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
  • When We First Met
    Adam DeVine, Alexandra Daddario, Shelley Hennig
    • Released: 2018
    • Directed by: Ari Sandel
  • Black Mirror: Bandersnatch
    Fionn Whitehead, Asim Chaudhry, Will Poulter
    • Released: 2018
    • Directed by: David Slade
  • Nappily Ever After
    Sanaa Lathan, Ernie Hudson, Lyriq Bent
    • Released: 2018
    • Directed by: Haifaa al-Mansour
  • The Princess Switch
    Vanessa Hudgens, Sam Palladio, Nick Sagar
    • Released: 2018
    • Directed by: Mike Rohl
  • Apostle
    Dan Stevens, Lucy Boynton, Michael Sheen
    • Released: 2018
    • Directed by: Gareth Evans
  • The Other Side of the Wind
    John Huston, Susan Strasberg, Lilli Palmer
    • Released: 2018
    • Directed by: Orson Welles
  • Hold the Dark
    Jeffrey Wright, Alexander Skarsgård, James Badge Dale
    • Released: 2018
    • Directed by: Jeremy Saulnier
  • Like Father
    Kristen Bell, Kelsey Grammer, Seth Rogen
    • Released: 2018
    • Directed by: Lauren Miller Rogen
  • Cam
    Madeline Brewer, Patch Darragh, Melora Walters
    • Released: 2018
    • Directed by: Daniel Goldhaber
  • The Holiday Calendar
    Katerina Graham, Ethan Peck, Quincy Brown
    • Released: 2018
    • Directed by: Bradley Walsh
  • Been So Long
    Michaela Coel, Arinzé Kene, George MacKay
    • Released: 2018
    • Directed by: Tinge Krishnan
  • Mute
    Alexander Skarsgård, Justin Theroux, Sam Rockwell
    • Released: 2017
    • Directed by: Duncan Jones
  • The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society

    The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society

    Lily James, Michiel Huisman, Glen Powell
    • Released: 2018
    • Directed by: Mike Newell
  • Game Over, Man!
    Adam Devine, Anders Holm, Blake Anderson
    • Released: 2018
    • Directed by: Kyle Newacheck
  • Extinction
    Michael Peña, Lizzy Caplan, Mike Colter
    • Released: 2018
    • Directed by: Ben Young
  • Candy Jar
    Christina Hendricks, Uzo Aduba, Jacob Latimore
    • Released: 2018
    • Directed by: Ben Shelton
  • Before I Wake
    Kate Bosworth, Thomas Jane, Annabeth Gish
    • Released: 2016
    • Directed by: Mike Flanagan