2018 The Best Netflix Original Movies Of 2018, Ranked  

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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. 

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To All the Boys I've Loved Before Lana Condor, Janel Parrish, Anna Cathcart To All the Boys I've Loved Before is a 2018 American teen romance film directed by Susan Johnson, based on the 2014 novel by Jenny Han. Lara Jean Song Covey (Lana Condor) writes private love ...more

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The Kissing Booth Joey King, Joel Courtney, Jacob Elordi The Kissing Booth is a 2018 romantic comedy film directed by Vince Marcello. A pretty, teenage girl (Joey King), who has never-been-kissed, finds her life turned totally upside down when she ...more

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Set It Up Zoey Deutch, Glen Powell, Joan Smalls Set It Up is a 2018 romantic comedy film directed by Claire Scanlon. Coworkers hatch a plan to set up their bosses on a date.

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Game Over, Man! Adam Devine, Anders Holm, Blake Anderson Game Over, Man! is a 2018 Netflix action comedy film directed by Kyle Newacheck. Three friends (Adam DeVine, Anders Holm, and Blake Anderson) are on the verge of getting their video game ...more

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When We First Met Adam DeVine, Alexandra Daddario, Robbie Amell When We First Met is a 2018 American romantic comedy film directed by Ari Sandel. After spending the perfect first night with the girl of his dreams (Alexandra Daddario), a guy (Adam DeVine) ...more

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The Cloverfield Paradox Daniel Brühl, Elizabeth Debicki, Aksel Hennie The Cloverfield Paradox is a 2018 American science fiction horror film directed by Julius Onah, and is the third installment in the Cloverfield franchise. After using a particle accelerator, a ...more

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Ibiza Gillian Jacobs, Vanessa Bayer, Phoebe Robinson Ibiza is a 2018 American romantic comedy film directed by Alex Richanbach. A young American woman (Gillian Jacobs) and her two best friends seek out a hot DJ (Richard Madden) in Spain.

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The Open House Dylan Minnette, Piercey Dalton, Sharif Atkins The Open House is a 2018 American horror film directed by Matt Angel and Suzanne Coote. A teenager (Dylan Minnette) and his mother (Piercey Dalton) find themselves besieged by threatening forces ...more

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Mute Alexander Skarsgård, Paul Rudd, Justin Theroux Mute is a 2018 British-German science fiction mystery film directed by Duncan Jones. A mute bartender (Alexander Skarsgård) goes up against his city's gangsters in an effort to find out ...more

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The Package Daniel Doheny, Eduardo Franco, Geraldine Viswanathan The Package is a 2018 black comedy film directed by Jake Szymanski. When a group of teenage friends goes on a spring break camping trip, an unfortunate accident sets off a race against time to ...more

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How It Ends Theo James, Forest Whitaker, Kat Graham How It Ends is a 2018 American action thriller film directed by David M. Rosenthal. A desperate father (Theo James) tries to return home to his pregnant wife (Kat Graham) after a mysterious ...more

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Like Father Kristen Bell, Kelsey Grammer, Seth Rogen Like Father is a 2018 American comedy film directed by Lauren Miller Rogen. A workaholic woman (Kristen Bell) who is left at the altar takes her honeymoon trip anyway with her overachieving ...more

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Before I Wake Kate Bosworth, Thomas Jane, Jacob Tremblay Before I Wake (also known as Somnia) is a 2016 American dark fantasy horror film directed by Mike Flanagan. A young couple adopt an orphaned child whose dreams - and nightmares - manifest ...more

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Irreplaceable You Claire Holt, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Michiel Huisman Irreplaceable You is a 2018 American drama film directed by Stephanie Laing. The lives of two best friends and romantic soulmates comes crashing down when one is given a terminal cancer

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Extinction Lizzy Caplan, Michael Peña, Mike Colter Extinction is a 2018 American science-fiction horror thriller film directed by Ben Young. When the planet is invaded by a force bent on destruction, a father (Michael Peña) fighting for ...more

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Roxanne Roxanne Chanté Adams, Mahershala Ali, Nia Long Roxanne Roxanne is a 2017 American drama film directed by Michael Larnell. In the early 1980s, a fierce teenage girl (Chanté Adams) is rapidly on her way to becoming a hip hop legend as ...more

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Tau Maika Monroe, Ed Skrein, Gary Oldman Tau is a 2018 American sci-fi thriller film directed by Federico D'Alessandro. A woman (Maika Monroe) is held captive in a futuristic smart house and hopes to escape by breaking into the ...more

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Alex Strangelove Daniel Doheny, Antonio Marizale, Joanna Adler Alex Strangelove is a 2018 American comedy film directed by Craig Johnson. Alex Truelove (Daniel Doheny), a well-rounded high school senior with a wonderful girlfriend (Madeline Weinstein), ...more

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Candy Jar Sami Gayle, Jacob Latimore, Uzo Aduba Candy Jar is a 2018 comedy film directed by Ben Shelton. An introverted high school girl from a working-class background (Sami Gayle) and her wealthy, debate-team nemesis (Jacob Latimore) can't ...more

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Calibre Jack Lowden, Martin McCann, Tony Curran Calibre is a 2018 thriller film directed by Matt Palmer. Two lifelong friends head up to an isolated Scottish Highlands village for a weekend hunting trip, but nothing could prepare them for ...more

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Amateur Michael Rainey Jr., Josh Charles, Brian White Amateur is a 2018 sports drama film directed by Ryan Koo. A rising star basketball player (Michael Rainey Jr.) struggles to fit in with his new basketball team.

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First Match Elvire Emmanuel, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Colman Domingo First Match is a 2018 American drama film directed by Olivia Newman. A teenage girl (Elvire Emmanuel) signs up for an all-boys wrestling team at her high school, causing more trouble than she ...more

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6 Balloons Abbi Jacobson, Dave Franco, Charlotte Carel 6 Balloons is a 2018 American drama film directed by Marja-Lewis Ryan. Over the course of one night, a woman (Abbi Jacobson) drives across LA with her heroin addict brother (Dave Franco) in ...more

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Cargo Martin Freeman, Anthony Hayes, Caren Pistorius Cargo is a 2017 Australian film directed by Yolanda Ramke and Ben Howling. A father (Martin Freeman) tries to save his child at all costs in a post-apocalyptic world.

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The Week Of Adam Sandler, Chris Rock, Rachel Dratch The Week Of is a 2018 American comedy film directed by Robert Smigel. The parents of a soon-to-be married couple make the final preparations for the wedding ceremony.

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The Outsider Jared Leto, Tadanobu Asano, Rory Cochrane The Outsider is a 2018 American action thriller crime drama film directed by Martin Zandvliet. When a captive American soldier (Jared Leto) is set free with the help of his Yakuza cellmate, he ...more

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Paradox Neil Young, Lukas Nelson, Micah Nelson Paradox is a 2018 American musical film directed by Daryl Hannah. Hiding high up in the mountains, a band of outlaws pass the hours searching for treasure while they wait for the full moon to ...more

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Father of the Year David Spade, Nat Faxon, Bridgit Mendler Father of the Year is an 2018 American comedy film directed by Tyler Spindel. When a drunken debate about whose father would in a fight is taken too seriously, two friends must come to grips ...more

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Dude Lucy Hale, Kathryn Prescott, Alexandra Shipp Dude is a 2018 American comedy-drama film directed by Olivia Milch. A group of teenage girlfriends deal with life after high school.

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Take Your Pills Eben Britton, Wendy Brown, Anjan Chatterjee Take Your Pills is a 2018 documentary film directed by Alison Klayman. The film explores the rise of Adderall use among students, athletes, and working professionals.

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Anon Clive Owen, Amanda Seyfried, Colm Feore Anon is a 2018 science fiction thriller film directed by Andrew Niccol. In a world without anonymity or crime, a detective (Clive Owen) meets a woman (Amanda Seyfried) who threatens their

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Come Sunday Chiwetel Ejiofor, Martin Sheen, Condola Rashad Come Sunday is a 2018 American drama film directed by Joshua Marston. Evangelist Carlton Pearson (Chiwetel Ejiofor) is ostracized by his church for preaching that there is no Hell.

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The Rachel Divide Esther Dolezal, Izaiah Dolezal, Rachel Dolezal The Rachel Divide is a 2018 documentary film directed by Laura Brownson. Rachel Dolezal becomes a social phenomenon when she passes herself off as an African American and becomes the head of her ...more

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Step Sisters Megalyn Echikunwoke, Lyndon Smith, Eden Sher Step Sisters is a 2018 dance comedy film directed by Charles Stone III. After her school's reputation is tarnished by a band of hard-partying white sorority girls, a black sorority president ...more

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Forgive Us Our Debts Claudio Santamaria, Marco Giallini, Jerzy Stuhr Forgive Us Our Debts is a 2018 Italian drama film directed by Antonio Morabito. Newly unemployed and struggling under the weight of debt, a man who starts working as a debt collector soon ...more

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A Futile and Stupid Gesture Will Forte, Domhnall Gleeson, Martin Mull A Futile and Stupid Gesture is a 2018 American biographical comedy film directed by David Wain, based on the book by Josh Karp. In the 1970s and '80s, National Lampoon's success and influence ...more

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The Polka King Jack Black, Jenny Slate, Jason Schwartzman The Polka King is a 2018 American comedy film directed by Maya Forbes. Local Pennsylvania polka legend Jan Lewan (Jack Black) develops a plan to get rich that shocks his fans and lands him in

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I Am Not an Easy Man Lucie Leclerc, Pierre Benezit, Moon Dailly I Am Not an Easy Man is a 2018 French romantic comedy directed by Éléonore Pourriat. A chauvinist (Vincent Elbaz) ends up in a parallel universe where gender roles are reversed.

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Catching Feelings Kagiso Lediga, Pearl Thusi, Andrew Buckland Catching Feelings is a 2017 South African romantic comedy-drama film directed by Kagiso Lediga. An urbane young academic and his beautiful wife have their lives turned upside down when a ...more

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Happy Anniversary Noël Wells, Ben Schwartz, Jeff Grace Happy Anniversary is a 2018 romance comedy film directed by Jared Stern. On their three-year anniversary, Mollie (Noël Wells) and Sam (Ben Schwartz) need to decide whether to stay together ...more

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Blockbuster Syrus Shahidi, Charlotte Gabris, Tom Hygreck Blockbuster is a 2018 French comedy film directed by July Hygreck. Dumped by his superhero loving girlfriend Lola (Charlotte Gabris) over a video he made to amuse his ailing dad, Jéremy ...more

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Love Per Square Foot Vicky Kaushal, Angira Dhar, Alankrita Sahai Love Per Square Foot is a 2018 Indian romantic comedy film directed by Anand Tiwari. Individually, bank employees Sanjay (Vicky Kaushal) and Karina (Angira Dhar) don't earn enough to be able to ...more

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Benji Gabriel Bateman, Darby Camp, Jerod Haynes Benji is a 2018 American family drama film directed by Brandon Camp, and a reboot of the 1974 film. When danger befalls two school kids and they end up kidnapped by robbers who are in over their ...more

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Seeing Allred Gloria Allred Seeing Allred is a 2018 documentary film directed by Roberta Grossman and Sophie Sartain. Women's rights attorney Gloria Allred takes on the biggest names in American culture as coverage of ...more

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The Legacy of a Whitetail Deer Hunter Danny McBride, Josh Brolin, Scoot McNairy The Legacy of a Whitetail Deer Hunter is a 2018 American comedy film directed by Jody Hill. The great hunter Buck Ferguson (Josh Brolin) and his trusted cameraman Don (Danny McBride) set out for ...more

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Mercury 13 Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton, Jerrie Cobb Mercury 13 is a 2018 documentary film directed by David Sington and Heather Walsh. This documentary profiles women who were tested in 1961 for spaceflight, but had their dreams dashed when only ...more