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2018 Movies The Most Anticipated Movies of Summer 2018  

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List Rules Only 2018 movies released from June to August.

Are you ready for summer 2018 movies? Here is a list of upcoming movies being released in summer 2018. From Deadpool 2 to Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, the best 2018 summer blockbusters are all here. Since this ranking only includes movies released from June to August, Marvel's Avengers: Infinity War and Solo: A Star Wars Story did not make the cut, but they can be found on the most anticipated movies for spring 2018.

Many sequels are being released in summer 2018, including Marvel's Ant-Man and the Wasp, Mission: Impossible 6, and Sicario 2: Soldado. If you're looking for 2018 summer comedies, check out Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again and Ocean's Eight.

As kids are out of school in the summer, many people seek out child friendly films. Incredibles 2 hit theaters in June after much anticipation—even from adults. Other animated movies that are sequels to established franchises are coming out in the summer of 2018, including Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation

Which new movies are you looking forward to? Vote up the best 2018 summer movies below and add anything you feel is missing. 

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voting closed at #1 June 22

Rotten Tomatoes score: 51%

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom is a 2018 American science fiction adventure film directed by J. A. Bayona. When the island's dormant volcano begins roaring to life, Owen (Chris Pratt) and Claire ...more

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voting closed at #2 July 6

Rotten Tomatoes score: 86%

Ant-Man and the Wasp is a 2018 American superhero film directed by Peyton Reed. As Scott Lang (Paul Rudd) balances being both a superhero and a father, Hope van Dyne (Evangeline Lilly) and Dr. ...more

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voting closed at #1 June 15

Rotten Tomatoes score: 93%

Incredibles 2 is a 2018 American 3D computer-animated superhero film directed by Brad Bird. Mr. Incredible (Craig T. Nelson) is left to care for Jack-Jack while Elastigirl (Holly Hunter) is out ...more

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voting closed at #4 August 3

Rotten Tomatoes score: 68%

Christopher Robin is a 2018 American comedy-drama adventure film directed by Marc Forster, inspired by A. A. Milne's book. All grown up with no sense of imagination, Christopher Robin (Ewan ...more

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voting closed at #5 July 13

Rotten Tomatoes score: 63%

Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation is a 2018 American 3D computer-animated fantasy-comedy film directed by Genndy Tartakovsky. Dracula (Adam Sandler), Mavis (Selena Gomez), Johnny (Andy ...more

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voting closed at #6 July 20

Rotten Tomatoes score: 48%

The Equalizer 2 is a 2018 American action thriller film directed by Antoine Fuqua, and the sequel to 2014's The Equalizer.

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voting closed at #7 July 27

Rotten Tomatoes score: 98%

Mission: Impossible – Fallout is a 2018 American action spy film directed by Christopher McQuarrie, and the sixth installment in the film series. When IMF Agent Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) tries to ...more

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voting closed at #5 June 15

Rotten Tomatoes score: 55%

Tag is a 2018 comedy film directed by Jeff Tomsic, based on a story published in The Wall Street Journal. A group of ex-classmates meet up and organize a game of tag that finds them traveling ...more

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voting closed at #9 July 4

Rotten Tomatoes score: 47%

The First Purge is a 2018 American dystopian action horror film directed by Gerard McMurray, and the fourth installment in the series. To push the crime rate below one percent for the rest of ...more

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268 477
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voting closed at #10 June 29

Rotten Tomatoes score: 64%

Soldado is a 2018 American action crime-thriller film directed by Stefano Sollima, and the sequel to 2015's Sicario. After discovering drug cartels smuggling terrorists across the US border, the ...more

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voting closed at #16 June 8

Rotten Tomatoes score: 89%

Hereditary is a 2018 American horror film directed by Ari Aster. As an overwhelming terror takes over their household, the Graham family's peaceful existence is ripped apart, forcing their ...more

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241 435
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voting closed at #12 July 13

Rotten Tomatoes score: 51%

Skyscraper is a 2018 American action film directed by Rawson Marshall Thurber. On assignment in China, former FBI Hostage Rescue Team leader Will Ford (Dwayne Johnson), who now assesses security ...more

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237 464
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voting closed at #13 August 10

Rotten Tomatoes score: 13%

Slender Man is a 2018 American horror film directed by Sylvain White, based on the myth created by Eric Knudsen. Terror strikes when unsuspecting victims cross paths with a tall, thin, ...more

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voting closed at #8 June 8

Rotten Tomatoes score: 67%

Ocean's Eight is a 2018 American heist comedy film directed by Gary Ross. Danny Ocean's estranged sister Debbie (Sandra Bullock) attempts to pull off the heist of the century at New York City’s ...more

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voting closed at #15 August 10

Rotten Tomatoes score: 52%

The Meg is a 2018 American science fiction action horror film directed by Jon Turteltaub, based on the book by Steve Alten. Former Naval captain and expert diver Jonas Taylor (Jason Statham) is ...more

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192 407
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voting closed at #16 August 3

Rotten Tomatoes score: 38%

The Spy Who Dumped Me is a 2018 American action comedy film directed by Susanna Fogel. Best friends Audrey (Mila Kunis) and Morgan (Kate McKinnon) get involved in an undercover mission after ...more

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231 506
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voting closed at #16 July 20

Rotten Tomatoes score: 80%

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again is a 2018 jukebox musical romantic comedy film directed by Ol Parker, and a sequel to the 2008 film. A year after the death of her mother Donna (Meryl Streep), Sophie ...more

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189 404
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voting closed at #18 August 24

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 22%

The Happytime Murders is a 2018 American puppet comedy thriller film directed by Brian Henson. In a world where puppets co-exist with humans as second class citizens, puppet private eye and ...more

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voting closed at #12 June 8

Rotten Tomatoes score: 56%

Hotel Artemis is a 2018 thriller film directed by Drew Pearce. After their armed robbery goes wrong, Waikiki (Sterling K. Brown) and Honolulu (Brian Tyree Henry) end up in a special hospital for ...more

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voting closed at #20 August 24 Replicas is a 2018 American science fiction thriller film directed by Jeffrey Nachmanoff. In a Christofascist collectivist future, a daring synthetic biologist (Keanu Reeves), after a car ...more

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voting closed at #21 June 29

Rotten Tomatoes score: 67%

Uncle Drew is a 2018 sports comedy film directed by Charles Stone III. After losing to his longtime rival (Nick Kroll) in a street ball tournament in Harlem, Dax (Lil Rel Howery) stumbles upon ...more

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voting closed at #22 July 27

Rotten Tomatoes score: 90%

Teen Titans Go! to the Movies is a 2018 American animated superhero film directed by Aaron Horvath and Peter Rida Micha, based on the TV series. With a few madcap ideas and a song in their ...more

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voting closed at #23 August 17

Rotten Tomatoes score: 82%

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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voting closed at #34 June 1 - Metacritic - 56% / 71% Adrift is a 2018 American romance drama film directed by Baltasar Kormákur, based on a true story. When Tami (Shailene Woodley) and Richard (Sam Claflin) are hit by a storm while sailing, ...more

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voting closed at #30 June 1 - Metacritic 63% / Rotten Tomatoes 84% American Animals is a 2018 British-American crime drama film directed by Bart Layton. Rebelling against their suburban upbringing, childhood friends Spencer (Barry Keoghan) and Warren (Evan ...more

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voting closed at #44 June 1 - Rotten Tomatoes 19% Action Point is a 2018 American action comedy film directed by Tim Kirkby. A daredevil (Johnny Knoxville) designs and operates his own theme park with his friends.

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voting closed at #27 August 17

Rotten Tomatoes score: 71%

Down a Dark Hall is a 2018 American supernatural horror film directed by Rodrigo Cortés, based on the novel by Lois Duncan. When her heated temper becomes too much for her mother to ...more

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voting closed at #27 August 3

Rotten Tomatoes score: 71%

Summer of 84 is a 2018 horror film directed by François Simard, Anouk Whissell and Yoann-Karl Whissell. After suspecting that their police officer neighbor (Rich Sommer) is a serial ...more

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voting closed at #30 August 17

Rotten Tomatoes score: 94%

We the Animals is a 2018 drama film directed by Jeremiah Zagar, based on the novel by Justin Torres. Manny (Isaiah Kristian), Joel (Josiah Gabriel), and Jonah (Evan Rosado) tear their way ...more

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voting closed at #29 August 10

Rotten Tomatoes score: 92%

Skate Kitchen is a 2018 American drama film directed by Crystal Moselle. A teenaged skateboarder (Rachelle Vinberg) makes friends with a bunch of other skateboarding girls in New York City.

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voting closed at #32 July 27

Rotten Tomatoes score: 84%

Puzzle is a 2018 American drama film directed by Marc Turtletaub, based on the 2010 Argentine film. Agnes (Kelly Macdonald), taken for granted as a suburban wife and mother, discovers a passion ...more

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voting closed at #31 August 10

Rotten Tomatoes score: 50%

Elizabeth Harvest is a 2018 horror thriller film directed by Sebastian Gutierrez. When her brilliant scientist husband Henry (Ciarán Hinds) goes away for business, newlywed Elizabeth ...more

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voting closed at #33 August 31

Rotten Tomatoes score: 100%

Pick of the Litter is a 2018 documentary film directed by Don Hardy Jr. and Dana Nachman. Cameras follow a litter of puppies from the moment they're born and begin their quest to become Guide ...more

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voting closed at #33 August 17

Rotten Tomatoes score: 60%

Songwriter is a 2018 documentary film directed by Murray Cummings. The documentary follows English singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran during the making of his 2017 album "Divide."

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voting closed at #30 August 3

Rotten Tomatoes score: 80%

The Miseducation of Cameron Post is a 2018 American-British drama film directed by Desiree Akhavan, based on the 2012 novel by Emily M. Danforth. In 1993, a teenage girl (Chloe Grace Moretz) is ...more

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voting closed at #36 August 24

Rotten Tomatoes score: 17%

A-X-L is an 2018 American adventure film directed by Oliver Daly. The life of a teenage boy (Alex Neustaedter) is forever altered by a chance encounter with a dog created from cutting edge ...more

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voting closed at #36 June 15

Rotten Tomatoes score: 51%

Superfly is a 2018 action film directed by Director X, and a remake of the 1972 film. Drug dealer Youngblood Priest (Trevor Jackson) finds his reputations and life in danger when a new crew with ...more

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voting closed at #29 July 20

Rotten Tomatoes score: 62%

Unfriended: Dark Web is a 2018 American found footage horror film directed by Stephen Susco. A teen (Colin Woodell) comes into possession of a new laptop and soon discovers that the previous ...more

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voting closed at #37 August 17

Rotten Tomatoes score: 21%

Mile 22 is a 2018 American action thriller film directed by Peter Berg. An elite American intelligence officer (Mark Wahlberg), aided by a top-secret tactical command unit, tries to smuggle a ...more

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voting closed at #31 July 6

Rotten Tomatoes score: 94%

Sorry to Bother You is a 2018 American sci-fi fantasy comedy film directed by Boots Riley. In an alternate reality of Oakland, California, a young African-American telemarketer (Lakeith ...more

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voting closed at #39 August 15

Rotten Tomatoes score: 92%

Crazy Rich Asians is a 2018 American film directed by Jon M. Chu, based on the novel by Kevin Kwan. American-born Chinese economics professor Rachel Chu (Constance Wu) accompanies her boyfriend ...more

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voting closed at #40 August 10

Rotten Tomatoes score: 98%

BlacKkKlansman is a 2018 American crime drama film directed by Spike Lee, based on the book by Ron Stallworth. An African American detective (John David Washington) in Colorado Springs, Colorado ...more

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voting closed at #43 August 24

Rotten Tomatoes score: 70%

Papillon is a 2017 American biographical drama film directed by Michael Noer, based on the autographies by Henri Charrière. Unjustly convicted of murder and condemned to life in a ...more

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voting closed at #46 June 15

Rotten Tomatoes score: 69%

On Chesil Beach is a 2017 British drama film directed by Dominic Cooke, based on the book by Ian McEwan. Young spouses Florence (Saoirse Ronan) and Edward (Billy Howle) destroy their marriage ...more

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voting closed at #60 June 8

Rotten Tomatoes score: 90%

Hearts Beat Loud is a 2018 drama music film directed by Brett Haley. A father (Nick Offerman) and daughter (Kiersey Clemons) form an unlikely songwriting duo in the summer before she leaves for ...more

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voting closed at #38 July 13

Rotten Tomatoes score: 98%

Eighth Grade is a 2018 American comedy film directed by Bo Burnham. An eighth grader (Elsie Fisher) struggles to finish her last week of classes before embarking for high school.

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voting closed at #45 August 17

Rotten Tomatoes score: 17%

Billionaire Boys Club is a 2018 American biographical crime drama film directed by James Cox. Led by their fellow preppie friend Joe Hunt (Ansel Elgort), a group of wealthy boys in 1980s Los ...more

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voting closed at #41 June 29

Rotten Tomatoes score: 100%

Leave No Trace is a 2018 American film directed by Debra Granik, based on the book My Abandonment by Peter Rock. A father (Ben Foster) and his 13 year-old daughter (Thomasin McKenzie) are living ...more

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voting closed at #42 July 6

Rotten Tomatoes score: 89%

Whitney is a 2018 British documentary film directed by Kevin Macdonald. Using never-before-seen archival footage, exclusive demo recordings, rare performances, audio archives, and original ...more

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voting closed at #50 August 24

Rotten Tomatoes score: 88%

Support the Girls is a 2018 film directed by Andrew Bujalski. The general manager (Regina Hall) at a highway-side ''sports bar with curves" has her incurable optimism and faith, in her ...more