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 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.

Check out more fall releases on the most anticipated movies of fall 2019 list.

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Ranker Video
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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Ranker Video
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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Ranker Video
voting closed at #4 October 5

Rotten Tomatoes score: 30%

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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Ranker Video
voting closed at #4 November 21

Rotten Tomatoes score: 88%

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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Ranker Video
voting closed at #5 October 12

Rotten Tomatoes score: 88%

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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Ranker Video
voting closed at #6 November 21

Rotten Tomatoes score: 80%

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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Ranker Video
voting closed at #8 October 12

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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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Ranker Video
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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Ranker Video
voting closed at #9 October 19

Rotten Tomatoes score: 79%

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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Ranker Video
voting closed at #9 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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Ranker Video
voting closed at #11 October 5

Rotten Tomatoes score: 93%

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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Ranker Video
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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Ranker Video
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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Ranker Video
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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Ranker Video
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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Ranker Video
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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Ranker Video
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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Ranker Video
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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Ranker Video
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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Ranker Video
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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Ranker Video
voting closed at #19 November 21

Rotten Tomatoes score: 99%

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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Ranker Video
voting closed at #22 November 30

Rotten Tomatoes score: 22%

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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Ranker Video
voting closed at #24 November 30

Rotten Tomatoes score: 76%

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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Ranker Video
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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Ranker Video
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