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 Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom 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 Ant-Man and the Wasp 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 Incredibles 2 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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Christopher Robin August 3 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 Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation 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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The Equalizer 2 July 20 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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Mission: Impossible – Fallout July 27 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 Tag 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 The First Purge 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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voting closed at #10 Sicario: Day of the Soldado 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 Hereditary 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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voting closed at #12 Skyscraper 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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Slender Man August 24 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 Ocean's 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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The Meg August 10 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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Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again July 20 Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again is a 2018 American romantic comedy musical film directed by Ol Parker, and the sequel to 2008's Mamma Mia!.

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The Spy Who Dumped Me August 3 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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The Happytime Murders August 17 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 Hotel Artemis 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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Replicas 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 Uncle Drew 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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Teen Titans Go! to the Movies July 27 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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Alpha August 17 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 Adrift 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 American Animals 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 Action Point 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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Summer of 84 August 3 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 #36 Superfly 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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Unfriended: Dark Web July 20 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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Alita: Battle Angel July 20 Alita: Battle Angel is a 2018 American science fiction action film directed by Robert Rodriguez, based on the manga by Yukito Kishiro. After being revived by Dr. Dyson Ido (Christoph Waltz), ...more

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voting closed at #31 Sorry to Bother You 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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Mile 22 August 3 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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Crazy Rich Asians August 30 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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Papillon August 24 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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BlacKkKlansman August 10 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 #46 On Chesil Beach 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 Hearts Beat Loud 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 Eighth Grade 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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Billionaire Boys Club August 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 Leave No Trace 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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Support the Girls August 24 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

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voting closed at #42 Whitney 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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Destination Wedding August 24 Destination Wedding is a 2018 romantic comedy film directed by Victor Levin. The story of two miserable and unpleasant wedding guests, Lindsay (Winona Ryder) and Frank (Keanu Reeves), who ...more

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The Nightingale August 10 The Nightingale is a 2018 Australian period thriller film directed by Jennifer Kent. In 1825 Tasmania, a young convict (Aisling Franciosi) seeks out revenge against the one who killed her

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voting closed at #46 The Catcher Was a Spy June 22

Rotten Tomatoes score: 32%

The Catcher Was a Spy is a 2018 biographical spy film directed by Ben Lewin, based on the book by Nicholas Dawidoff. A major league baseball player, Moe Berg (Paul Rudd), lives a double life ...more

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voting closed at #48 The Domestics June 28 The Domestics is a 2018 American post-apocalyptic thriller film directed by Mike P. Nelson. In a terrifying post-apocalyptic world inhabited by gangs divided into deadly factions, a husband ...more

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1522179706169 added The Darkest Minds August 3 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

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Kin August 31 Kin is a 2018 science fiction film directed by Jonathan and Josh Baker. An ex-convict and his brother are forced on the run by a vengeful criminal.

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Father of the Year July 20 Father of the Year is an 2018 American comedy film directed by Tyler Spindel. When a drunken debate about whose father would in a fight is taken too seriously, two friends must come to grips ...more

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To All the Boys I've Loved Before August 17 To All the Boys I've Loved Before is a 2018 American teen romance film directed by Susan Johnson, based on the 2014 novel by Jenny Han. Lara Jean Song Covey (Lana Condor) writes private love ...more