2018 The Most Anticipated Movies of December 2018  

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List Rules Vote up the most exciting December 2018 releases.

Each year, a variety of big films are released around the holidays, and this list of movies released in December 2018 includes some of the most anticipated films of the year. These movies coming out in December have the potential to be huge hits. Which movie are you most looking forward to seeing?

Good upcoming movies coming out in December 2018 include Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, Aquaman, Alita: Battle Angel, Mary Poppins Returns, and the Dick Cheney biopic Backseat

Vote up the most exciting 2018 December movies. If there are any 2018 December releases you feel are missing, feel free to add them to the list. 

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Aquaman is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Anticipated Movies of December 2018
Aquaman December 21 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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Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse December 14 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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Bumblebee December 21 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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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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Holmes and Watson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Anticipated Movies of December 2018
Holmes and Watson December 21 Holmes and Watson is a 2018 American action-mystery comedy film directed by Etan Cohen. A humorous take on Arthur Conan Doyle's classic mysteries featuring Sherlock Holmes (Will Ferrell) and ...more

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Mortal Engines December 14 Mortal Engines is a 2018 post-apocalyptic adventure film directed by Christian Rivers, based on the novel by Philip Reeve. In a future where gigantic moving cities roam the Earth, a disfigured ...more

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Welcome to Marwen December 21 Welcome to Marwen is a 2018 American fantasy drama film directed by Robert Zemeckis, inspired by Jeff Malmberg's 2010 documentary Marwencol. A victim (Steve Carell) of a violent assault ...more

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Vox Lux December 7 Vox Lux is a 2018 American music drama film directed by Brady Corbet. The film follows the rise of Celeste (Natalie Portman) from the ashes of a major national tragedy to pop superstardom, ...more

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Tyrel December 7 Tyrel is a 2018 American drama film directed by Sebastián Silva. Tyler (Jason Mitchell), a sole black man, attends an otherwise all-white weekend of drunken bro debauchery on a birthday ...more

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Roma December 14 Roma is a 2018 drama film directed by Alfonso Cuarón. A story that chronicles a year in the life of a middle-class family in Mexico City in the early 1970s.

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Cold War December 21 Cold War is a 2018 Polish drama film directed by PaweĊ‚ Pawlikowski. A passionate love story between two people of different backgrounds and temperaments, who are fatefully mismatched, set ...more

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Destroyer is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Anticipated Movies of December 2018
Destroyer December 25 Destroyer is a 2018 crime thriller film directed by Karyn Kusama. A police detective (Nicole Kidman) reconnects with people from an undercover assignment in her distant past in order to make

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Alita: Battle Angel December 21 Alita: Battle Angel is a 2018 American science fiction action film directed by Robert Rodriguez, based on the manga by Yukito Kishiro. After being revived by Dr. Dyson Ido (Christoph Waltz), ...more

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Mary Queen of Scots December 7 Mary Queen of Scots is a 2018 British-American historical drama film directed by Josie Rourke, based on John Guy's biography My Heart Is My Own: The Life of Mary Queen of Scots. After failing to ...more

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Ben Is Back December 7 Ben Is Back is a 2018 drama film directed by Peter Hedges. When the charming yet troubled Ben Burns (Lucas Hedges) returns home to his unsuspecting family one fateful Christmas Eve, his mother ...more

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The Silence is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Anticipated Movies of December 2018
The Silence December 7 The Silence is a 2018 American-German horror film, directed by John R. Leonetti, based on the novel by Tim Lebbon. Struggling to survive in a world terrorized by a deadly, primeval species who ...more

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Vice is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Anticipated Movies of December 2018
Vice December 14 Vice is a 2018 biographical comedy-drama film directed by Adam McKay. The story of Dick Cheney (Christian Bale), the most powerful Vice President in history, and how his policies changed the ...more

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Anna and the Apocalypse December 7 Anna and the Apocalypse is a 2017 British Christmas zombie musical film directed by John McPhail. When the zombie apocalypse hits the sleepy town of Little Haven at Christmas, teenager Anna ...more

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Under the Silver Lake December 7 Under the Silver Lake is a 2018 American neo-noir crime thriller film directed by David Robert Mitchell. An affable but aimless young man (Andrew Garfield) investigates the mysterious ...more

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On the Basis of Sex December 25 On the Basis of Sex is a 2018 American biographical drama film directed by Mimi Leder. Young lawyer Ruth Bader Ginsburg (Felicity Jones) teams with her husband Marty (Armie Hammer) to bring a ...more