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The Best Sci-Fi Movies Of 2018

Updated March 25, 2021 15.8k votes 3.5k voters 213.2k views46 items

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UPDATED: Check out the top science fiction movies of 2020!

As sci-fi movies of 2018 are released, it seems like 2018 will be a great year for the genre. Some of the best sci-fi movies this year involve intriguing concepts, high-profile actors, and impressive storylines. What are the best sci-fi movies this year? Vote on this list of 2018 sci-fi movies to help decide. 

What are some of the best sci-fi movies of 2018? Ex Machina director Alex Garland adapted Annihilation, a sci-fi horror movies starring Natalie Portman, Oscar Isaac, and Jennifer Jason Leigh. Also on this list is Marvel's superhero movie Black Panther, which features sci-fi elements. Other good sci-fi movies of 2018 include The Cloverfield Paradox and Maze Runner: The Death Cure

Which of these 2018 sci-fi films do you think is best? Cast your vote below, and feel free to add anything you feel is missing. And if you love theses flicks, checkout these top sci fi thriller movies.

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    Logan Marshall-Green, Betty Gabriel
    Upgrade is a 2018 Australian science fiction action horror film directed by Leigh Whannell. A...  more

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    A Quiet Place

    John Krasinski, Emily Blunt
    A Quiet Place is a 2018 American supernatural horror film directed by John Krasinski. A family...  more

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    Avengers: Infinity War

    Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth
    Avengers: Infinity War is a 2018 American superhero film directed by Anthony and Joe Russo....  more

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    Annihilation

    Natalie Portman, Jennifer Jason Leigh
    Annihilation is a 2018 science fantasy action horror film directed by Alex Garland, based on...  more

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    Ready Player One

    Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke
    Ready Player One is a 2018 American science fiction adventure film directed by Steven...  more

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    Prospect

    Sophie Thatcher, Jay Duplass
    Prospect is a 2018 American science fiction film directed by Zeek Earl and Chris Caldwell....  more
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    Ant-Man And The Wasp

    Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly
    Ant-Man and the Wasp is a 2018 American superhero film directed by Peyton Reed. As Scott Lang...  more

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    Venom

    Tom Hardy, Riz Ahmed
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    Solo: A Star Wars Story

    Alden Ehrenreich, Woody Harrelson
    This film is a 2018 American space Western film directed by Ron Howard. Before joining the...  more

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    Black Mirror: Bandersnatch

    Fionn Whitehead, Will Poulter
    Black Mirror: Bandersnatch is a 2018 sci-fi mystery film directed by David Slade, and part of...  more
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    Bird Box

    Sandra Bullock, Sarah Paulson
    Bird Box is a 2018 American post-apocalyptic film directed by Susanne Bier, based on the novel...  more

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    Black Panther

    Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan
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    Bumblebee

    Hailee Steinfeld, John Cena
    Bumblebee is a 2018 American science fiction action film directed by Travis Knight, based on...  more

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    Mortal Engines

    Hera Hilmar, Robert Sheehan
    Mortal Engines is a 2018 post-apocalyptic adventure film directed by Christian Rivers, based...  more

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    The Endless

    Justin Benson, Aaron Moorhead
    The Endless is a 2017 American horror film directed by Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead. Two...  more
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    Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

    Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard
    Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom is a 2018 American science fiction adventure film directed by...  more

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    Sorry To Bother You

    Lakeith Stanfield, Tessa Thompson
    Sorry to Bother You is a 2018 American sci-fi fantasy comedy film directed by Boots Riley. In...  more
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    Extinction

    Lizzy Caplan, Michael Peña
    Extinction is a 2018 American science-fiction horror thriller film directed by Ben Young. When...  more

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    Next Gen

    John Krasinski, Charlyne Yi
    Next Gen is a 2018 computer-animated science fiction action comedy drama film directed by...  more

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    Kin

    James Franco, Myles Truitt
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    Tau

    Maika Monroe, Ed Skrein
    Tau is a 2018 American sci-fi thriller film directed by Federico D'Alessandro. A woman (Maika...  more
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    A Wrinkle in Time

    Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon
    A Wrinkle in Time is a 2018 American science fantasy adventure film directed by Ava DuVernay....  more

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    Mute

    Alexander Skarsgård, Paul Rudd
    Mute is a 2018 British-German science fiction mystery film directed by Duncan Jones. A mute...  more
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    The First Purge

    Y'Lan Noel, Lex Scott Davis
    The First Purge is a 2018 American dystopian action horror film directed by Gerard McMurray,...  more
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    Overlord

    Wyatt Russell, Jacob Anderson
    Overlord is a 2018 American horror film directed by Julius Avery. In 1944, two American...  more

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