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 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 spin offs, 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Wildlife October 19 Wildlife is a 2018 American drama directed by Paul Dano. Set in 1960, a boy (Ed Oxenbould) watches his parents' (Carey Mulligan and Jake Gyllenhaal) marriage fall apart after they move to ...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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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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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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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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Alpha September 14 Alpha is a 2018 American historical drama film directed by Albert Hughes. After a hunting expedition 20,000 years ago in Europe during the Upper Paleolithic period goes awry, a young caveman ...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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Beautiful Boy October 12 Beautiful Boy is a 2018 American biographical drama film directed by Felix Van Groeningen, based on the books by David and Nic Sheff. The film chronicles meth addiction and recovery through the ...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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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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The Nun September 7 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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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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Operation Finale September 21 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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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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Blaze September 7 Blaze is a 2018 American biographical drama film directed by Ethan Hawke, based on the novel Living in the Woods in a Tree: Remembering Blaze by Sybil Rosen. The life and death of Blaze Foley ...more

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Peppermint September 7 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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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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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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Mandy September 14 Mandy is a 2018 American action horror film directed by Panos Cosmatos. When a vile band of ravaging cultists and supernatural creatures desecrate his idyllic home with vicious fury, Red ...more

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White Boy Rick September 14 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 Predator September 14 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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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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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

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Life Itself September 21 Life Itself is a 2018 American-Spanish drama film directed by Dan Fogelman. The lives of people from New York to Spain intersect over the course of different generations.

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The House with a Clock in Its Walls September 21 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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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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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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Johnny English Strikes Again September 20 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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Mowgli October 19 Mowgli is a 2018 live-action adventure fantasy film directed by Andy Serkis, based on The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling. A human child (Rohan Chand) raised by wolves, must face off against a ...more

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City of Lies September 7 City of Lies is a 2018 American biographical crime thriller film directed by Brad Furman, based on the book LAbryinth by Randall Sullivan. Former LAPD detective Russell Poole (Johnny Depp) and ...more

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Assassination Nation September 21 Assassination Nation is a 2018 American crime drama film directed by Sam Levinson. When the people of Salem are targeted in a malicious data hack where all privacy is destroyed and lives are ...more

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The Hate U Give October 19 The Hate U Give is a 2018 American crime drama thriller film directed by George Tillman Jr., based on the novel by Angie Thomas. Constantly switching between the poor, mostly black, neighborhood ...more

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Night School September 28 Night School is a 2018 comedy film directed by Malcolm D. Lee. A group of troublemakers are forced to attend night school in hopes that they'll pass the GED exam to finish high school.

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A Simple Favor September 14 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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The Darkest Minds September 14 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 kills 98% of America's children, the ...more