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The Best Superhero Movies of 2018  

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Of all the great action flicks that hit theaters this year, what do you think were the best superhero movies of 2018? There's no denying some of the top-grossing and most anticipated films of the year were that of the superhero genre—and they did not disappoint. Whether you love live action or you're a fan of the family-friendly animated movies, the best superhero films of 2018 brought both to the table—but which do you think was best?

From sci-fi superhero movies like The Darkest Minds to the awesome Marvel movies 2018 graced theaters with, such as Black Panther, the best superhero movies this year offer something for everybody—whether that be comedy, non-stop action, or surprising twists and turns. Of course, Deadpool 2 and Avengers: Infinity War offered it all, but there were plenty of other great flicks to catch.

In case you missed 'em, check out the complete list of 2018 superhero movies below and hit the theaters. For those who are all caught up, be sure to cast your votes for your favorite superhero films this year, while voting others down accordingly.

 

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Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo
Avengers: Infinity War is a 2018 American superhero film directed by Anthony and Joe Russo. Torn apart after the events of Captain America: Civil War, the Avengers join forces with the Guardians ...more
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Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong'o
Black Panther is a 2018 American superhero film, based on the Marvel Comics character, directed by Ryan Coogler. After the events of Captain America: Civil War, King T’Challa (Chadwick Boseman) ...more
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Ryan Reynolds, Josh Brolin, Morena Baccarin
Deadpool 2 is a 2018 American superhero film directed by David Leitch, based on the Marvel Comics character. Wade Wilson (Ryan Reynolds) forms his own team of mutants to stop mysterious ...more
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Shameik Moore, Hailee Steinfeld, Mahershala Ali
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is a 2018 American computer-animated superhero film directed by Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey, and Rodney Rothman, based on the Marvel Comics character. ...more
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Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly, Bobby Cannavale
Ant-Man and the Wasp is a 2018 American superhero film directed by Peyton Reed. As Scott Lang (Paul Rudd) balances being both a superhero and a father, Hope van Dyne (Evangeline Lilly) and Dr. ...more
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Craig T. Nelson, Holly Hunter, Sarah Vowell
Incredibles 2 is a 2018 American 3D computer-animated superhero film directed by Brad Bird. Mr. Incredible (Craig T. Nelson) is left to care for Jack-Jack while Elastigirl (Holly Hunter) is out ...more
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Horrorcomicnerd added Tom Hardy, Riz Ahmed, Michelle Williams
Venom is a 2018 American superhero film directed by Ruben Fleischer, based on the Marvel Comics character. The origin story of how reporter Eddie Brock transformed into Venom.
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Aquaman is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Superhero Movies of 2018
Jesse Batson added Jason Momoa, Amber Heard, Patrick Wilson
Aquaman is a 2018 American superhero film, based on the DC Comics character, directed by James Wan. The ruler of Atlantis, Arthur Curry (Jason Momoa) is caught between land dwellers that are ...more
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Bumblebee is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Superhero Movies of 2018
Jesse Batson added Hailee Steinfeld, John Cena, Jorge Lendeborg Jr.
Bumblebee is a 2018 American science fiction action film directed by Travis Knight, based on the Transformers' character. In 1987, Bumblebee takes refuge in a small California beach town ...more
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Scott Menville, Hynden Walch, Greg Cipes
Teen Titans Go! to the Movies is a 2018 American animated superhero film directed by Aaron Horvath and Peter Rida Micha, based on the TV series. With a few madcap ideas and a song in their ...more
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Amandla Stenberg, Harris Dickinson, Mandy Moore
The Darkest Minds is a 2018 American science fiction thriller film directed by Jennifer Yuh Nelson, based on the novel by Alexandra Bracken. After a disease takes out 98% of America's children, ...more