2018 Movies

The Most Anticipated Movies of 2018  

Jason Bancroft
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If you thought 2017 was packed with good movies, prepare for the most highly anticipated films of 2018. Featuring blockbuster sequels (Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald), reboots of classic movies (The Predator), franchise spinoffs (Solo: A Star Wars Story), and action movies with strong female leads (Tomb Raider and Ocean's Eight), this list of upcoming 2018 movies also includes new trailers and official posters. Which new and must see 2018 films are you most excited to watch?

On May 4, 2018, comic book fans and superhero movie lovers will witness all the MCU characters on one screen: Marvel's Avengers: Infinity War. Not only will the Avengers assemble again, but they will be joined by Spider-Man, the Guardians of the Galaxy, and Black Panther (his standalone movie premieres February 16). Other 2018 superhero movies include Deadpool 2, which stars Josh Brolin as Cable; Aquaman with Jason Momoa and Amber Heard; Ant-Man and the Wasp with Paul Rudd and Evangeline Lilly; and Venom starring Tom Hardy as Eddie Brock.

After almost 15 years, Disney and Pixar are finally releasing Incredibles 2, with Mr. Incredible, Elastigirl, and their kids suiting up for another adventure. Other 2018 animated movies include Wes Anderson's stop-motion film Isle of Dogs and Disney's Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2.

Vote up the best 2018 upcoming movies you will definitely be watching and vote down the ones you don't care to miss. Feel free to also add any 2018 must-watch films missing from the list.

Want more movies to rank? Be sure to check out the Most Anticipated Movies of 2019 list. 

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voting closed at #25 March 16

Opening weekend gross: $23.5 million; Rotten Tomatoes score: 50%

Tomb Raider is a 2018 American action adventure film directed by Roar Uthaug. Lara Croft (Alicia Vikander), the fiercely independent daughter of a missing adventurer, must push herself beyond ...more
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Mary Poppins Returns December 25
Mary Poppins Returns is a 2018 American musical fantasy film directed by Rob Marshall. In 1935, during the era of the Great Depression in the United Kingdom, the now grown-up Jane (Emily ...more
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voting closed at #26 Ocean's 8 June 8

Opening weekend gross: $41.5 million; Rotten Tomatoes score: 68%

Ocean's Eight is a 2018 American heist comedy film directed by Gary Ross. Danny Ocean's estranged sister Debbie (Sandra Bullock) attempts to pull off the heist of the century at New York City’s ...more
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voting closed at #28 July 13

Opening weekend gross: $25.4 million; Rotten Tomatoes score: 51%

Skyscraper is a 2018 American action film directed by Rawson Marshall Thurber. On assignment in China, former FBI Hostage Rescue Team leader Will Ford (Dwayne Johnson), who now assesses security ...more
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voting closed at #29 April 20

Opening weekend gross: $14.7 million; Rotten Tomatoes score: 35%

Super Troopers 2 is a 2018 American crime comedy mystery film directed by Jay Chandrasekhar. When a border dispute arises between the U.S. and Canada, the Super Troopers are tasked with ...more
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voting closed at #27 April 6

Opening weekend gross: $50 million; Rotten Tomatoes score: 97%

A Quiet Place is a 2018 American supernatural horror film directed by John Krasinski. A family living on a farm hides from a supernatural evil attracted to sound by avoiding making sound and ...more
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voting closed at #35 August 3

Opening weekend gross: $25 million; Rotten Tomatoes score: 68%

Christopher Robin is a 2018 American comedy-drama adventure film directed by Marc Forster, inspired by A. A. Milne's book. All grown up with no sense of imagination, Christopher Robin (Ewan ...more
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voting closed at #69 February 2

Opening weekend gross: $9.3 million; Rotten Tomatoes score: 9%

Winchester is a 2018 American-Australian supernatural horror film directed by Michael and Peter Spierig. Sarah Winchester (Helen Mirren), whose husband William and their child died suddenly, is ...more
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voting closed at #61 June 8

Opening weekend gross: $3.2 million; Rotten Tomatoes score: 58%

Hotel Artemis is a 2018 thriller film directed by Drew Pearce. After their armed robbery goes wrong, Waikiki (Sterling K. Brown) and Honolulu (Brian Tyree Henry) end up in a special hospital for ...more
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voting closed at #37 August 10

Opening weekend gross: $11.3 million; Rotten Tomatoes score: 15%

Slender Man is a 2018 American horror film directed by Sylvain White, based on the myth created by Eric Knudsen. Terror strikes when unsuspecting victims cross paths with a tall, thin, ...more
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voting closed at #29 March 23

Opening weekend gross: $1.6 million; Rotten Tomatoes score: 93%

Isle of Dogs is a 2018 American stop-motion animated adventure film directed by Wes Anderson. In a dystopian future Japan in which dogs have been quarantined on a remote island, a boy ventures ...more
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voting closed at #69 2018

Opening weekend gross: $97,562; Rotten Tomatoes score: 94%

First Reformed is a 2017 American drama thriller film directed by Paul Schrader. Grieving over the death of his son, an ex-military chaplain (Ethan Hawke) is further challenged when a young ...more
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voting closed at #38 February 9

Opening weekend gross: $12.6 million; Rotten Tomatoes score: 22%

The 15:17 to Paris is a 2018 American biographical drama film directed by Clint Eastwood, based on the 2015 Thalys train attack. Three Americans (Spencer Stone, Anthony Sadler, and Alek ...more
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voting closed at #42 ShawnReynolds added February 2

Rotten Tomatoes score: 17%

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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voting closed at #31 Bumblebee December 21

Rotten Tomatoes score: 94%

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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voting closed at #56 January 19

Opening weekend gross: $15.3 million; Rotten Tomatoes score: 42%

Den of Thieves is a 2018 American heist action thriller film directed by Christian Gudegast. A corrupt LAPD cop (Gerard Butler) is hellbent on taking down en elite crew of robbers as they plan a ...more
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voting closed at #88 January 26
The Clapper is a 2018 American comedy film directed by Dito Montiel, based on the novel Eddie Krumble Is the Clapper. Eddie (Ed Helms), a professional paid audience member for informercials, ...more
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voting closed at #42 April 6

Opening weekend gross: $129,911; Rotten Tomatoes score: 88%

You Were Never Really Here is a 2017 thriller film directed by Lynne Ramsay, based on the novella by Jonathan Ames. A traumatized veteran (Joaquin Phoenix) who tracks down missing girls for a ...more
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voting closed at #34 July 20

Opening weekend gross: $35.8 million; Rotten Tomatoes score: 50%

The Equalizer 2 is a 2018 American action thriller film directed by Antoine Fuqua, and the sequel to 2014's The Equalizer.
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voting closed at #52 January 26

Opening weekend gross: $3,061; Rotten Tomatoes score: 91%

Kickboxer: Retaliation is a 2018 American martial arts film directed by Dimitri Logothetis, and the sequel to the 2016 film. Lured back to Thailand to defend his title, Kurt Sloan (Alain Moussi) ...more
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voting closed at #58 March 9

Opening weekend gross: $10.4 million; Rotten Tomatoes score: 38%

The Strangers: Prey at Night is a 2018 American horror film directed by Johannes Roberts, and the sequel to the 2008 film. A family staying in a secluded mobile home park for the night are ...more
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voting closed at #67 Insidious: The Last Key January 5

Opening weekend gross: $29 million; Rotten Tomatoes score: 27%

Insidious: The Last Key is a 2018 American supernatural horror film directed by Adam Robitel, and the fourth installment in the Insidious franchise. Elise Rainier (Lin Shaye) goes on to ...more
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voting closed at #62 February 23

Rotten Tomatoes score: 58%

Half Magic is a 2018 American comedy film directed by Heather Graham. Three women use their newly formed sisterhood to fight against sexism, bad relationships, and low self-esteem.
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voting closed at #37 February 23

Opening weekend gross: $11 million; Rotten Tomatoes score: 86%

Annihilation is a 2018 science fantasy action horror film directed by Alex Garland, based on the novel by Jeff VanderMeer. A biologist (Natalie Portman) signs up for a dangerous, secret ...more
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voting closed at #64 ShawnReynolds added March 16

Opening weekend gross: $11.5 million; Rotten Tomatoes score: 91%

Love, Simon is a 2018 American comedy-drama film directed by Greg Berlanti, based on the novel by Becky Albertalli. Simon (Nick Robinson), a 17-year-old closeted gay high school student, is ...more