2018 Movies The Most Anticipated Movies Of Fall 2018  

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List Rules Only 2018 movies released from September to November.

With many highly-anticipated new movies coming out in the fall, avid movie goers will surely end up spending a small fortune at the box office. Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald continues to build on the Harry Potter universe. X-Men: Dark Phoenix and Venom are new installments of popular superhero franchises, and Creed II is a continuation of the stories started by the Rocky series. Which 2018 fall movies are you most excited for? Cast your votes below. 

In addition to sequels and spinoffs, there are many original movies coming out in the fall. If you're looking for some comedy movies in 2018, try the comedy-drama Can You Ever Forgive Me? or the musical romantic-comedy A Star is Born. Original dramas - like Bad Times at El Royale or The Nutcracker and the Four Realms - are also coming out in fall of 2018. 

Which are the best fall 2018 movies? Cast your votes below to decide and add anything you feel is missing. 

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voting closed at #1 November 16

Rotten Tomatoes score: 45%

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald is a 2018 fantasy drama film directed by David Yates. After Gellert Grindelward (Johnny Depp) escapes imprisonment, his closest friend, Albus ...more

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voting closed at #2 November 2

Rotten Tomatoes score: 59%

Bohemian Rhapsody is a 2018 American-British biographical drama film directed by Bryan Singer. A chronicle of the years from the formation of Queen and lead singer Freddie Mercury (Rami Malek) ...more

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voting closed at #4 October 5

Rotten Tomatoes score: 30%

Fandango  Venom in Theaters Now

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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November 21 Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2 is a 2018 American 3D computer-animated comedy-adventure film directed by Rich Moore and Phil Johnston. Ralph (John C. Reilly) and Vanellope (Sarah ...more

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voting closed at #5 October 12

Rotten Tomatoes score: 88%

Fandango  First Man in Theaters Now

First Man is a 2018 American historical biographical drama film directed by Damien Chazelle. A look at the life of the astronaut, Neil Armstrong (Ryan Gosling), and the legendary space mission ...more

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November 21 Creed II is a 2018 American sports drama film directed by Steven Caple Jr., and a sequel to the 2015 film. Adonis Creed (Michael B. Jordan) tries to seek revenge when he goes toe to toe with the ...more

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voting closed at #8 October 12

Rotten Tomatoes score: 73%

Fandango  Bad Times At The El Royale in Theaters Now!

Bad Times at the El Royale is a 2018 American mystery thriller film directed by Drew Goddard. Over the course of one fateful night at a rundown hotel, seven strangers: a young concierge (Lewis ...more

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voting closed at #8 September 7

Rotten Tomatoes score: 30%

The Nun is a 2018 American horror film directed by Corin Hardy, and the fifth installment in The Conjuring series. In 1952 at the Cârța Monastery in Romania, a nun (Charlotte Hope), a ...more

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voting closed at #9 October 19

Rotten Tomatoes score: 79%

Fandango  Halloween in Theaters Now!

Halloween is a 2018 horror film directed by David Gordon Green, and the 11th film in the Halloween franchise. Laurie Strode (Jamie Lee Curtis) comes to her final confrontation with Michael Myers ...more

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voting closed at #9 September 21

Rotten Tomatoes score: 62%

Fandango  The House With A Clock In Its Walls in Theaters Now

The House with a Clock in Its Walls is a 2018 American fantasy horror film directed by Eli Roth, based on the novel by John Bellairs. A young orphan named Lewis Barnavelt (Owen Vaccaro) aids his ...more

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voting closed at #11 October 5

Rotten Tomatoes score: 93%

Fandango  A Star is Born in Theaters Now

A Star Is Born is a 2018 American musical romantic drama film directed by Bradley Cooper. A movie star (Cooper) helps a young singer/actress (Stefani Germanotta) find fame, even as age and ...more

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voting closed at #11 September 14

Rotten Tomatoes score: 34%

The Predator is a 2018 American science-fiction action horror film directed by Shane Black. It is the fourth installment in the Predator film series, set to take place between Predator 2 (1990) ...more

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voting closed at #18 September 7

Rotten Tomatoes score: 15%

Peppermint is a 2018 American action thriller film directed by Pierre Morel. When the husband and daughter of Riley North (Jennifer Garner) are killed in a drive-by shooting by members of a ...more

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voting closed at #14 November 9

Rotten Tomatoes score: 48%

The Girl in the Spider's Web is a 2018 American-Swedish crime thriller film directed by Fede Álvarez, based on the novel by David Lagercrantz. Computer hacker Lisbeth Salander (Claire ...more

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November 30 The Possession of Hannah Grace is a 2018 American horror thriller film directed by Diederik Van Rooijen. When a cop (Shay Mitchell) who is just out of rehab takes the graveyard shift in a city ...more

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voting closed at #16 November 16

Rotten Tomatoes score: 92%

Widows is a 2018 heist thriller film directed by Steve McQueen, based on the 1983 TV series. Four armed robbers are killed in a failed heist attempt, only to have their widows step up to finish ...more

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voting closed at #17 October 19

Rotten Tomatoes score: 100%

The Night Comes for Us is a 2018 action thriller film directed by Timo Tjahjanto. A former triad enforcer (Joe Taslim) must protect a young girl while trying to escape his former gang, setting ...more

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voting closed at #69 September 21

Rotten Tomatoes score: 100%

Tea with the Dames is a 2018 documentary film directed by Roger Michell. Acting greats and Dames Eileen Atkins, Judi Dench, Joan Plowright, and Maggie Smith have let the cameras in on a ...more

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Roma November 21 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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voting closed at #20 November 16

Rotten Tomatoes score: 95%

Cam is a 2018 American psychological horror-thriller film directed by Daniel Goldhaber. A young camgirl (Madeline Brewer) discovers that she’s inexplicably been replaced on her site with an ...more

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November 30 The Mercy is a 2017 British biographical drama film directed by James Marsh. Amateur sailor Donald Crowhurst (Colin Firth) attempts to circumnavigate the globe alone as his family awaits his

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voting closed at #20 September 28

Rotten Tomatoes score: 72%

Black 47 is a 2018 drama directed by Lance Daly, based on the Irish short film An Ranger. During the Great Famine in Ireland, an Irish Ranger (James Frecheville) who has been fighting for the ...more

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voting closed at #68 September 21

Rotten Tomatoes score: 91%

Colette is a 2018 British biographical drama film directed by Wash Westmoreland. Pushed by her husband to write novels under his name, Gabrielle Colette (Keira Knightley) fights to make her ...more

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voting closed at #22 October 19

Rotten Tomatoes score: 98%

The Guilty is a 2018 Danish thriller film directed by Gustav Möller. A police officer (Jakob Cedergren) assigned alarm dispatch duty enters a race against time when he answers an emergency ...more

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voting closed at #23 October 19

Rotten Tomatoes score: 100%

On Her Shoulders is a 2018 documentary film directed by Alexandria Bombach. Nadia Murad, a 23-year-old Yazidi, tells her story of how she survived genocide and sexual slavery committed by ISIS.

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voting closed at #17 September 14 He's Out There is a 2018 American horror film directed by Quinn Lasher. A mother (Yvonne Strahovski) with her two young daughters take a break at a house on a lake - unfortunately they must deal ...more

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voting closed at #23 October 5

Rotten Tomatoes score: 72%

The Happy Prince is a 2018 British biographical drama film directed by Rupert Everett. The untold story of the last days in the tragic times of Oscar Wilde (Rupert Everett), a person who ...more

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voting closed at #23 November 2

Rotten Tomatoes score: 77%

Prospect is a 2018 American science fiction film directed by Zeek Earl and Chris Caldwell. When a man (Jay Duplass) and his teenage daughter (Sophie Thatcher) travel to an alien moon with a ...more

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voting closed at #20 September 21

Rotten Tomatoes score: 87%

Love, Gilda is a 2018 documentary film directed by Lisa Dapolito. In her own words, comedienne Gilda Radner looks back and reflects on her life and career with recently discovered audiotapes, ...more

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November 21 Robin Hood is a 2018 American action-adventure film directed by Otto Bathurst, based on the classic tale. A war-hardened Crusader (Taron Egerton) and his Moorish commander (Jamie Foxx) mount an ...more

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voting closed at #30 November 16

Rotten Tomatoes score: 81%

The Clovehitch Killer is a 2018 thriller film directed by Duncan Skiles. After Tyler (Charlie Plummer) finds incriminating evidence against his father (Dylan McDermott), their relationship ...more

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voting closed at #30 October 5

Rotten Tomatoes score: 92%

Private Life is a 2018 American drama film directed by Tamara Jenkins. An author (Kathryn Hahn) is undergoing multiple fertility therapies to get pregnant, putting her relationship with her ...more

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voting closed at #28 October 26

Rotten Tomatoes score: 33%

Johnny English Strikes Again is a 2018 action comedy film directed by David Kerr, and the third film in the series. After a cyber-attack reveals the identity of all of the active undercover ...more

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voting closed at #31 November 2

Rotten Tomatoes score: 34%

The Nutcracker and the Four Realms is a 2018 American fantasy film directed by Lasse Hallström, based on works by E.T.A. Hoffmann and Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. After being led by her ...more

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voting closed at #32 October 26

Rotten Tomatoes score: 66%

Suspiria is a 2018 horror film directed by Luca Guadagnino, and a remake of the 1977 film. A young American aspiring dancer (Dakota Johnson) begins attending a prestigious dance academy, only to ...more

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voting closed at #33 November 2

Rotten Tomatoes score: 90%

Bodied is a 2017 American comedy-drama film directed by Joseph Kahn. A progressive graduate student (Calum Worthy) finds success and sparks outrage when his interest in battle rap as a thesis ...more

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voting closed at #35 November 9

Rotten Tomatoes score: 94%

Burning is a 2018 South Korean mystery drama film directed by Lee Chang-dong, based on the short story "Barn Burning" by Haruki Murakami. A part-time worker (Yoo Ah-in) hoping to spend ...more

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voting closed at #36 November 9

Rotten Tomatoes score: 73%

The Long Dumb Road is a 2018 American road trip comedy film directed by Hannah Fidell. After Nathan (Tony Revolori) and Richard (Jason Mantzoukas) serendipitously meet at a time when they both ...more

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voting closed at #33 October 12

Rotten Tomatoes score: 36%

Fandango  Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween in Theaters Now!

Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween is a 2018 American horror comedy film directed by Ari Sandel, based on the children's book series by R. L. Stine. After accidentally releasing Slappy (Jack Black) ...more

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voting closed at #25 September 14

Rotten Tomatoes score: 60%

White Boy Rick is a 2018 American crime drama film directed by Yann Demange. The story of teenager Richard Wershe Jr. (Richie Merritt), who became an undercover informant for the FBI during the ...more

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The Favourite November 23 The Favourite is a 2018 biographical historical film directed by Yorgos Lanthimos. The close relationship between Queen Anne (Olivia Colman) and Sarah Churchill (Rachel Weisz) is threatened by ...more

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voting closed at #38 November 2

Rotten Tomatoes score: 84%

Boy Erased is a 2018 American coming-of-age drama film directed by Joel Edgerton, based on Garrard Conley's memoir. When the son (Lucas Hedges) of a Baptist pastor in a small American town is ...more

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Mirai November 30 Mirai is a 2018 Japanese animated film directed by Mamoru Hosoda. Kun, a spoiled 4-year-old boy, comes across a magical garden where he meets his future sister Mirai who is now a young woman and ...more

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voting closed at #26 September 21

Rotten Tomatoes score: 58%

Operation Finale is a 2018 historical thriller film directed by Chris Weitz. 15 years after World War II, a team of secret agents are brought together to track down Adolf Eichmann, the infamous ...more

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voting closed at #44 September 28

Rotten Tomatoes score: 89%

The Old Man and the Gun is a 2018 American crime film directed by David Lowery, based on the 2003 New Yorker article by David Grann. The true story of Forrest Tucker (Robert Redford), from his ...more

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voting closed at #29 September 14

Rotten Tomatoes score: 85%

A Simple Favor is a 2018 American mystery thriller film directed by Paul Feig, based on the novel by Darcey Bell. Stephanie (Anna Kendrick), a mommy vlogger, seeks to uncover the truth behind ...more

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voting closed at #30 September 14

Rotten Tomatoes score: 70%

Lizzie is a 2018 American biographical thriller film directed by Craig William Macneill, based on the true story of Lizzie Borden. When young maid Bridget Sullivan (Kristen Stewart) comes to ...more

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voting closed at #42 Viper Club October 26

Rotten Tomatoes score: 71%

Viper Club is a 2018 American drama film directed by Maryam Keshavarz. Secretly struggling to free her journalist son from capture by a terrorist group, a veteran emergency room nurse (Susan ...more

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voting closed at #46 October 19

Rotten Tomatoes score: 78%

Mid90s is a 2018 American comedy drama film directed by Jonah Hill. A thirteen-year-old (Sunny Suljic) in 90s-era LA spends his summer navigating between his troubled home life and a group of ...more

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voting closed at #48 November 9

Rotten Tomatoes score: 80%

Overlord is a 2018 American horror film directed by Julius Avery, and the fourth installment in the Cloverfield series. In 1944, two American paratroopers are shot down over Normandy in the ...more