2018 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 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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Bohemian Rhapsody November 2 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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Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes Of Grindelwald November 16 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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Venom October 5 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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Ralph Breaks The Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2 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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First Man October 12 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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voting closed at #8 The Nun 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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Creed II 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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Bad Times At The El Royale October 5 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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Halloween October 19 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 The House With A Clock In Its Walls September 21

Rotten Tomatoes score: 62%

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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A Star Is Born October 5 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 The Predator 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 Peppermint 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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The Girl in the Spider's Web November 9 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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Black 47 September 28 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 #69 Tea with the Dames 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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voting closed at #68 Colette 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 #15 The Ballad of Buster Scruggs August 31

Rotten Tomatoes score: 94%

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs is a 2018 American western anthology film directed by the Coen brothers. Six chapters present a different story from the wild frontier.

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Widows November 16 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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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 #17 He's Out There 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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Welcome to Marwen November 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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voting closed at #20 Love, Gilda 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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Private Life October 5 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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Suspiria November 2 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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Viper Club October 26 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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Outlaw King November 9 Outlaw King is a 2018 American-Scottish historical action drama directed by David Mackenzie. A David and Goliath story of how the 14th century Scottish "outlaw king" Robert the Bruce ...more

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My Dinner with Hervé October 20 My Dinner with Hervé is a 2018 American television drama film directed by Sacha Gervasi. A look at the life of French actor Hervé Villechaize (Peter Dinklage), co-star of the hit ...more

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voting closed at #25 White Boy Rick 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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Robin Hood 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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Overlord November 9 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

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Johnny English Strikes Again October 26 Johnny English Strikes Again is a 2018 British spy action comedy film directed by David Kerr, and the third installment in the film series. When a criminal mastermind reveals the identities of ...more

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voting closed at #26 Operation Finale 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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The Nutcracker and the Four Realms November 2 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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Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween October 12 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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The Old Man and the Gun September 28 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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Mid90s October 19 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 #29 A Simple Favor 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 Lizzie 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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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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Boy Erased November 2 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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The Grinch November 9 The Grinch is a 2018 American 3D computer-animated Christmas comedy film directed by Peter Candeland and Yarrow Cheney, based on the Dr. Seuss story. The Grinch (Benedict Cumberbatch) hatches a ...more

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voting closed at #40 Patient Zero September 14 Patient Zero is a 2017 British-American action horror film directed by Stefan Ruzowitzky. After a pandemic outbreak turned most humans into a new species known as "the Infected," a ...more

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The Front Runner November 7 The Front Runner is a 2018 American biographical dark comedy film directed by Jason Reitman, based on the 2014 book All the Truth Is Out: The Week Politics Went Tabloid by Matt Bai. American ...more

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Serenity October 19 Serenity is a 2018 American noir thriller-drama film directed by Steven Knight. The mysterious past of a fishing boat captain (Matthew McConaughey) living in the Caribbean comes back to haunt ...more

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voting closed at #40 Fahrenheit 11/9 September 21

Rotten Tomatoes score: 81%

Fahrenheit 11/9 is a 2018 documentary film directed by Michael Moore. The film explores the 2016 United States presidential election and the subsequent presidency of Donald Trump.

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voting closed at #43 I Think We're Alone Now September 14

Rotten Tomatoes score: 68%

I Think We're Alone Now is a 2018 American science fiction film directed by Reed Morano. The apocalypse proves a blessing in disguise for one lucky recluse (Peter Dinklage) until a second ...more

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Green Book November 21 Green Book is a 2018 comedy-drama film directed by Peter Farrelly. A bouncer (Viggo Mortensen) at a New York nightclub takes a job as a pianist's (Mahershala Ali) chauffeur during a tour in the ...more

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Can You Ever Forgive Me? October 19 Can You Ever Forgive Me? is a 2018 biographical comedy-drama film directed by Marielle Heller, based on the memoir by Lee Israel. When bestselling celebrity biographer, Lee Israel (Melissa ...more

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Smallfoot September 28 Smallfoot is a 2018 American 3D computer-animated comedy film directed by Karey Kirkpatrick. Migo (Channing Tatum) is a Yeti who is convinced that the elusive creatures known as ...more