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The Best Sci-Fi Movies Of 2018

Updated May 12, 2020 16.7k votes 3.5k voters 213.0k views36 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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    Upgrade

    Logan Marshall-Green, Betty Gabriel

    Released2018

    Directed byLeigh Whannell

    Upgrade is a 2018 Australian science fiction action horror film directed by Leigh Whannell. A...  more
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  • A Quiet Place2
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    A Quiet Place

    John Krasinski, Emily Blunt

    Released2018

    Directed byJohn Krasinski

    A Quiet Place is a 2018 American supernatural horror film directed by John Krasinski. A family...  more
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  • Avengers: Infinity War3
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    Avengers: Infinity War

    Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth

    Released2018

    Directed byAnthony Russo, Joe Russo

    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

    Released2018

    Directed byAlex Garland

    Annihilation is a 2018 science fantasy action horror film directed by Alex Garland, based on...  more
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  • Ready Player One5
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    Ready Player One

    Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke

    Released2018

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

    Ready Player One is a 2018 American science fiction adventure film directed by Steven...  more
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    Tau

    Maika Monroe, Ed Skrein

    Released2018

    Directed byFederico D'Alessandro

    Tau is a 2018 American sci-fi thriller film directed by Federico D'Alessandro. A woman (Maika...  more
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  • Prospect7
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    Prospect

    Sophie Thatcher, Jay Duplass

    Released2018

    Directed byZeek Earl, Chris Caldwell

    Prospect is a 2018 American science fiction film directed by Zeek Earl and Chris Caldwell....  more
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  • Ant-Man And The Wasp8
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    Ant-Man And The Wasp

    Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly

    Released2018

    Directed byPeyton Reed

    Ant-Man and the Wasp is a 2018 American superhero film directed by Peyton Reed. As Scott Lang...  more
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  • Venom9
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    Venom

    Tom Hardy, Riz Ahmed

    Released2018

    Directed byRuben Fleischer

    Venom is a 2018 American superhero film directed by Ruben Fleischer, based on the Marvel...  more
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  • Solo: A Star Wars Story10
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    Solo: A Star Wars Story

    Alden Ehrenreich, Woody Harrelson

    Released2018

    Directed byRon Howard

    This film is a 2018 American space Western film directed by Ron Howard. Before joining the...  more
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  • Bird Box11
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    Bird Box

    Sandra Bullock, Sarah Paulson

    Released2018

    Directed bySusanne Bier

    Bird Box is a 2018 American post-apocalyptic film directed by Susanne Bier, based on the novel...  more
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  • Black Mirror: Bandersnatch12
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    Black Mirror: Bandersnatch

    Fionn Whitehead, Will Poulter

    Released2018

    Directed byDavid Slade

    Black Mirror: Bandersnatch is a 2018 sci-fi mystery film directed by David Slade, and part of...  more
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  • Black Panther13
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    Black Panther

    Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan

    Released2018

    Directed byRyan Coogler

    Black Panther is a 2018 American superhero film, based on the Marvel Comics character,...  more
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  • Bumblebee14
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    Bumblebee

    Hailee Steinfeld, John Cena

    Directed byTravis Knight

    Bumblebee is a 2018 American science fiction action film directed by Travis Knight, based on...  more
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  • Mortal Engines15
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    Mortal Engines

    Hera Hilmar, Robert Sheehan

    Released2018

    Directed byChristian Rivers

    Mortal Engines is a 2018 post-apocalyptic adventure film directed by Christian Rivers, based...  more
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  • The Endless16
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    The Endless

    Justin Benson, Aaron Moorhead

    Released2018

    Directed byJustin 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 Kingdom17
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    Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

    Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard

    Released2018

    Directed byJ. A. Bayona

    Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom is a 2018 American science fiction adventure film directed by...  more
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  • Sorry To Bother You18
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    Sorry To Bother You

    Lakeith Stanfield, Tessa Thompson

    Released2018

    Directed byBoots Riley

    Sorry to Bother You is a 2018 American sci-fi fantasy comedy film directed by Boots Riley. In...  more
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  • Extinction19
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    Extinction

    Lizzy Caplan, Michael Peña

    Released2018

    Directed byBen Young

    Extinction is a 2018 American science-fiction horror thriller film directed by Ben Young. When...  more
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  • Jonathan20
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    Jonathan

    Ansel Elgort, Suki Waterhouse

    Released2018

    Directed byBill Oliver

    Jonathan is a 2018 American drama science fiction film directed by Bill Oliver. Two brothers...  more
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  • Next Gen21
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    Next Gen

    John Krasinski, Charlyne Yi

    Released2018

    Directed byKevin R. Adams, Joe Ksander

    Next Gen is a 2018 computer-animated science fiction action comedy drama film directed by...  more
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  • How To Talk To Girls At Parties22
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    How To Talk To Girls At Parties

    Elle Fanning, Alex Sharp

    Released2018

    Directed byJohn Cameron Mitchell

    How to Talk to Girls at Parties is a 2017 British-American science fiction romantic comedy...  more
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  • Kin23
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    Kin

    James Franco, Myles Truitt

    Released2018

    Directed byJonathan Baker, Josh Baker

    Kin is a 2018 science fiction film directed by Jonathan and Josh Baker. An ex-convict and his...  more
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    Mute

    Alexander Skarsgård, Paul Rudd

    Released2018

    Directed byDuncan Jones

    Mute is a 2018 British-German science fiction mystery film directed by Duncan Jones. A mute...  more
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  • The Cloverfield Paradox25
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    The Cloverfield Paradox

    Daniel Brühl, Elizabeth Debicki

    Released2018

    Directed byJulius Onah

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