2018 Movies The Most Anticipated Movies of Spring 2018  

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List Rules Only 2018 movies released from March 23 to May 31

The impressive roster of spring 2018 movies is filled with upcoming films fans have been anticipating for months and sometimes years. From the Marvel's Avengers: Infinity War to Solo: A Star Wars Story, this 2018 spring movies list will get you excited for the spring season. 

Sequels and new installments of successful franchises abound in spring 2018. Upcoming films include Pacific Rim: Uprising and Super Troopers 2. New films sure to garner critical acclaim include Steven Soderbergh's Unsane, Steven Spielberg's Ready Player One, and Wes Anderson's Isle of Dogs.

If you're looking for something kid friendly, plenty of new 2018 movies are animated features. New animated films include Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero, Duck Duck Goose, and Animal Crackers

Which film on this list of spring 2018 movies are you most excited about? Vote for your favorites below and add anything you feel is missing. 

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voting closed at #1 May 18 Deadpool 2 is a 2018 American superhero film directed by David Leitch, based on the Marvel Comics character. Wade Wilson (Ryan Reynolds) forms his own team of mutants to stop mysterious ...more

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voting closed at #1 April 27 Avengers: Infinity War is a 2018 American superhero film directed by Anthony and Joe Russo. Torn apart after the events of Captain America: Civil War, the Avengers join forces with the Guardians ...more

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voting closed at #4 April 20 Super Troopers 2 is a 2018 American crime comedy mystery film directed by Jay Chandrasekhar. When a border dispute arises between the U.S. and Canada, the Super Troopers are tasked with ...more

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voting closed at #4 May 25 Solo: A Star Wars Story, or simply Solo, is a 2018 American space Western film directed by Ron Howard. Before joining the Rebellion, a young Han Solo (Alden Ehrenreich) has adventures with his ...more

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voting closed at #3 March 30

Rotten Tomatoes score: 75%

Ready Player One is a 2018 American science fiction adventure film directed by Steven Spielberg, based on the novel by Ernest Cline. Teenager Wade Owen Watts (Tye Sheridan), who frequents the ...more

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voting closed at #7 April 6 A Quiet Place is a 2018 American supernatural horror film directed by John Krasinski. A family living on a farm hides from a supernatural evil attracted to sound by avoiding making sound and ...more

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voting closed at #8 April 20 Rampage is a 2018 American action adventure monster film directed by Brad Peyton, loosely based on the video game series. When three animals are mutated into giant monsters, primatologist Davis ...more

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voting closed at #7 March 23

Rotten Tomatoes score: 45%

Pacific Rim Uprising is a 2018 American science fiction monster film directed by Steven S. DeKnight. Jake Pentecost (John Boyega), son of Stacker Pentecost, reunites with Mako Mori (Rinko ...more

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voting closed at #7 March 30

Rotten Tomatoes score: 47%

Mary Magdalene is a 2018 biblical drama film directed by Garth Davis. Constricted by the hierarchies of the day, Mary (Rooney Mara), a young woman in search of a new way of living, defies her ...more

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voting closed at #15 April 6 Blockers is a 2018 American comedy film directed by Kay Cannon. When three parents stumble upon their daughtersÂ’ pact to lose their virginity at prom, they launch a covert one-night operation to ...more

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voting closed at #9 March 23

Rotten Tomatoes score: 16%

Midnight Sun is a 2018 American romantic drama film directed by Scott Speer, based on the 2006 Japanese film. Sheltered since early childhood due to a rare disease, Katie Price (Bella Thorne) ...more

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voting closed at #13 Final Portrait March 23

Rotten Tomatoes score: 74%

Final Portrait is a 2017 British-American drama film directed by Stanley Tucci. In Paris 1964, famed painter Alberto Giacometti (Geoffrey Rush) asks James Lord (Armie Hammer), the American ...more

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voting closed at #13 March 30

Rotten Tomatoes score: 88%

Lean on Pete is a 2017 British drama film directed by Andrew Haigh, based on the novel by Willy Vlautin. A teenager (Charlie Plummer) gets a summer job working for a horse trainer and befriends ...more

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voting closed at #10 March 30

Rotten Tomatoes score: 15%

God's Not Dead: A Light in Darkness is a 2018 Christian drama film directed by Michael Mason, and the third installment in the series. Pastor Dave (David A.R. White) responds to the unimaginable ...more

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voting closed at #17 March 23

Rotten Tomatoes score: 18%

Sherlock Gnomes is a 2018 British-American 3D computer-animated fantasy romantic comedy mystery film directed by John Stevenson. Gnomeo (James McAvoy) and Juliet (Emily Blunt) recruit detective ...more

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voting closed at #32 March 23

Rotten Tomatoes score: 78%

Unsane is a 2018 American psychological horror-thriller film directed by Steven Soderbergh. A young woman (Claire Foy) is involuntarily committed to a mental institution where she is then ...more

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voting closed at #22 March 30

Rotten Tomatoes score: 28%

Acrimony is a 2018 American psychological thriller film directed by Tyler Perry. Tired of standing by her devious husband (Lyriq Bent), a faithful wife (Taraji P. Henson) becomes enraged when it ...more

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voting closed at #26 April 6

Rotten Tomatoes score: 70%

Chappaquiddick is a 2017 American drama film directed by John Curran. In 1969, Senator Ted Kennedy (Jason Clarke) in Chappaquiddick drives his car into the water, killing his passenger (Kate ...more

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voting closed at #41 March 23

Rotten Tomatoes score: 92%

Isle of Dogs is a 2018 American stop-motion animated adventure film directed by Wes Anderson. In a dystopian future Japan in which dogs have been quarantined on a remote island, a boy ventures ...more

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voting closed at #25 March 30

Rotten Tomatoes score: 85%

Gemini is a 2017 American mystery thriller film directed by Aaron Katz. A heinous crime tests the complex relationship between a tenacious personal assistant (Lola Kirke) and her Hollywood ...more

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voting closed at #28 Best F(r)iends March 30 Best F(r)iends is a 2017 American black comedy directed by Justin MacGregor. When a drifter (Greg Sestero) is taken in by a peculiar mortician (Tommy Wiseau), the two hatch an underground ...more

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voting closed at #21 March 23

Rotten Tomatoes score: 81%

I Kill Giants is a 2018 American thriller film directed by Anders Walter, based on the comic book series by Joe Kelly. Barbara Thorson (Madison Wolfe) struggles through life by escaping into a ...more

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voting closed at #20 April 20 I Feel Pretty is a 2018 American comedy film directed by Abby Kohn and Marc Silverstein. Upon waking up from a fall, the once-insecure Renee Barrett (Amy Schumer) now believes she is the most ...more

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voting closed at #38 March 28

Rotten Tomatoes score: 41%

Paul, Apostle of Christ is a 2018 biblical drama film directed by Andrew Hyatt. The story of Paul (James Faulkner), who started out as the most infamous persecutor of Christians to becoming ...more

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voting closed at #25 April 27 Kings is a 2017 romance film directed by Deniz Gamze Ergüven. A South Central recluse (Daniel Craig) helps a woman's working-class mother (Halle Berry) during the 1992 civil unrest in Los

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voting closed at #23 March 30

Rotten Tomatoes score: 48%

The Last Movie Star is a 2017 American drama film directed by Adam Rifkin. An aging movie star (Burt Reynolds) is forced to face the fact that his glory days are behind him.

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voting closed at #29 May 11 Life of the Party is a 2018 comedy film directed by Ben Falcone. After a surprise divorce from her husband (Matt Walsh), forty-something mom Deanna (Melissa McCarthy) decides to attend the same ...more

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voting closed at #28 Mary Shelley May 25 Mary Shelley (originally titled A Storm in the Stars) is a 2017 Irish-American-Luxembourgish romance film directed by Haifaa al-Mansour. The love affair between poet Percy Shelley (Douglas ...more

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voting closed at #28 April 27 Truth or Dare is a 2018 American supernatural horror film directed by Jeff Wadlow. College students are haunted by spirits after playing the supernatural version of Truth or Dare.

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voting closed at #27 April 13 Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero is a 2018 computer-animated biographical family film directed by Richard Lanni. The true story of the most decorated dog in American military history, Sgt. Stubby, ...more

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voting closed at #37 April 6 You Were Never Really Here is a 2017 thriller film directed by Lynne Ramsay, based on the novella by Jonathan Ames. A traumatized veteran (Joaquin Phoenix) who tracks down missing girls for a ...more

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voting closed at #39 April 27 Disobedience is a 2017 British-Irish-American drama film directed by Sebastián Lelio, based on the novel by Noami Alderman. A woman (Rachel Weisz) returns to her Orthodox Jewish home ...more

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voting closed at #32 April 13 Beirut is a 2018 American political thriller film directed by Brad Anderson. In 1980s Beirut, a former U.S. diplomat (Jon Hamm) returns to service to save a colleague from the group responsible ...more

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voting closed at #36 May 4 Overboard is a 2018 American film directed by Bob Fisher and Rob Greenberg, and is a remake of the 1987 movie. A spoiled playboy (Eugenio Derbez) from a wealthy Mexican family winds up with ...more

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voting closed at #38 May 11 Terminal is a 2018 drama thriller film directed by Vaughn Stein. Two hitmen agree to take on a high risk mission for a mysterious employer, but along the way, they encounter a woman (Margot ...more

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voting closed at #36 May 25 In Darkness is a 2018 thriller film directed by Anthony Byrne. Blind pianist Sophia (Natalie Dormer) is caught up in the dangerous underworld of London after she hears someone kill a girl.

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voting closed at #37 May 25 Future World is a 2018 American science fiction action western film directed by James Franco and Bruce Thierry Cheung. In a post-apocalyptic world, where water and gasoline have long since dried ...more

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voting closed at #38 April 13 The Rider is a 2017 American drama film directed by Chloé Zhao. After suffering a near fatal head injury, a young cowboy (Brady Jandreau) undertakes a search for new identity and what it ...more

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voting closed at #39 May 18 Book Club is a 2018 American comedy film directed by Bill Holderman. Four lifelong friends (Jane Fonda, Candice Bergen, Mary Steenburgen and Diane Keaton) have their lives forever changed after ...more

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voting closed at #40 May 4 Tully is a 2018 American comedy-drama film directed by Jason Reitman. Marlo (Charlize Theron), a mother of three including a newborn, is gifted a night nanny (Mackenzie Davis) by her brother ...more

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voting closed at #40 April 20 Traffik is a 2018 thriller film directed by Deon Taylor. During a romantic getaway at a cabin in the woods with her boyfriend (Omar Epps), investigative journalist Brea Stephens (Paula Patton) ...more

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voting closed at #47 April 13 The Miracle Season is a 2018 sports drama film directed by Sean McNamara. After the tragic death of star volleyball player Caroline "Line" Found, a team of dispirited high school girls ...more

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voting closed at #45 May 11 Breaking In is a 2018 thriller film directed by James McTeigue. After the sudden death of her father, Shaun (Gabrielle Union) taker her two kids to her father's Malibu mansion to settle his ...more

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voting closed at #46 The Cleanse May 4 The Cleanse is a 2018 American fantasy film directed by Bobby Miller. An unemployed, heartbroken man (Johnny Galecki) goes on a spiritual retreat to cleanse himself only to discover it's more ...more

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voting closed at #47 April 27 Backstabbing for Beginners is a 2018 political thriller film directed by Per Fly, based on the memoirs of Michael Soussan. Michael (Theo James) a young UN worker working at the Oil-for-Food ...more

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voting closed at #46 2018 First Reformed is a 2017 American drama thriller film directed by Paul Schrader. Grieving over the death of his son, an ex-military chaplain (Ethan Hawke) is further challenged when a young ...more

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voting closed at #47 May 18 How to Talk to Girls at Parties is a 2017 British-American science fiction romantic comedy film directed by John Cameron Mitchell, based on the short story by Neil Gaiman. An alien (Elle ...more

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voting closed at #48 May 18 Show Dogs is a 2018 American comedy film directed by Raja Gosnell. Max (Ludacris), a macho but lonely Rottweiler police dog, is ordered to go undercover as a primped show dog in a prestigious ...more

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voting closed at #50 Animal Crackers May 4 Animal Crackers is a 2018 American-Spanish 3D computer animated comedy fantasy film directed by Scott Christian Sava and Tony Bancroft. After inheriting a rundown circus and a mysterious box of ...more

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voting closed at #49 April 13 A Prayer Before Dawn is a 2017 British-French drama film directed by Jean-Stéphane Sauvaire. The true story of an English boxer (Joe Cole) incarcerated in one of Thailand's most notorious ...more