Entertainment The Worst Movies Of 2018  

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List Rules Vote UP the worst movies released in 2018, and vote down the movies that you actually enjoyed.

For every critically acclaimed hit that came out in 2018, there are an equal number of films that could qualify as the worst movies of this year. What were the worst movies of 2018? Vote below to decide which of these worst-reviewed movies deserves to be called the worst film of the year. 

From dumb action thrillers to cliche romantic dramas, the worst movies of the year include Fifty Shades Freed, Den of Thieves, Insidious: The Last Key, and Nostalgia

Featuring the lowest Rotten Tomatoes scores of 2018, this list of bad movies will help rank the year's films in terms of poor quality. Which 2018 films did you despise? Whether you want to play the contrarian and vote for critically acclaimed cinema, or cast votes for movies universally panned, vote below to help determine the worst movie of 2018. 

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 11%

Fifty Shades Freed is a 2018 American erotic romantic drama film directed by James Foley, based on the novel by E. L. James. Now married, Ana (Dakota Johnson) and Christian (Jamie Dornan) face ...more

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Caravaggio added

Rotten Tomatoes score: 41%

A Wrinkle in Time is a 2018 American science fantasy adventure film directed by Ava DuVernay. After learning that her astrophysicist father is being held captive on a distant planet, Meg Murry ...more

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Horrorcomicnerd added

Rotten Tomatoes score: 7%

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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Rotten Tomatoes score: 22%

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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Rotten Tomatoes score: 19%

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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94 39
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Rotten Tomatoes score: 36%

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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Rotten Tomatoes score: 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

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92 41
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Rotten Tomatoes score: 17%

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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Gotti

Rotten Tomatoes score: 0%

Gotti is a 2018 American biographical crime drama film directed by Kevin Connolly. The story of crime boss John Gotti (John Travolta) and his son (Spencer Lofranco).

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Rotten Tomatoes score: 57%

Slice is a 2018 American horror comedy film directed by Austin Vesely. When a pizza delivery driver is murdered on the job, the city searches for someone to blame: ghosts? drug dealers? a ...more

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Rotten Tomatoes score: 25%

The 15:17 to Paris is a 2018 American biographical drama film directed by Clint Eastwood, based on the 2015 Thalys train attack. Three Americans (Spencer Stone, Anthony Sadler, and Alek ...more

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Rotten Tomatoes score: 13%

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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Caravaggio added

Rotten Tomatoes score: 13%

The Kissing Booth is a 2018 romantic comedy film directed by Vince Marcello. A pretty, teenage girl (Joey King), who has never-been-kissed, finds her life turned totally upside down when she ...more

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Rotten Tomatoes score: 21%

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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Caravaggio added

Rotten Tomatoes score: 15%

Mute is a 2018 British-German science fiction mystery film directed by Duncan Jones. A mute bartender (Alexander Skarsgård) goes up against his city's gangsters in an effort to find out ...more

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Rotten Tomatoes score: 18%

The Titan is a 2018 science fiction thriller film directed by Lennart Ruff. After Air Force pilot Rick Janssen (Sam Worthington) undergoes a military experiment that enhances humans, he begins ...more

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Rotten Tomatoes score: 9%

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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Rotten Tomatoes score: 31%

Insidious: The Last Key is a 2018 American supernatural horror film directed by Adam Robitel, and the fourth installment in the Insidious franchise. Elise Rainier (Lin Shaye) goes on to ...more

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Rotten Tomatoes score: 17%

The Cloverfield Paradox is a 2018 American science fiction horror film directed by Julius Onah, and is the third installment in the Cloverfield franchise. After using a particle accelerator, a ...more

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Caravaggio added

Rotten Tomatoes score: 9%

Game Over, Man! is a 2018 Netflix action comedy film directed by Kyle Newacheck. Three friends (Adam DeVine, Anders Holm, and Blake Anderson) are on the verge of getting their video game ...more

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Caravaggio added

Rotten Tomatoes score: 24%

The Week Of is a 2018 American comedy film directed by Robert Smigel. The parents of a soon-to-be married couple make the final preparations for the wedding ceremony.

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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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Rotten Tomatoes score: 20%

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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Rotten Tomatoes score: 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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Krystal

Rotten Tomatoes score: 0%

Krystal is a 2017 American coming of age comedy film directed by William H. Macy. A young man (Nick Robinson) living a sheltered life develops a crush on a stripper (Rosario Dawson) and joins ...more

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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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Rotten Tomatoes score: 13%

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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Rotten Tomatoes score: 27%

The Female Brain is a 2017 American comedy film directed by Whitney Cummings, based on the 2006 book by Louann Brizendine. When a female scientist (Whitney Cummings) studies the differences ...more

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Rotten Tomatoes score: 21%

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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Rotten Tomatoes score: 11%

Scorched Earth is a 2018 Canadian-American post-apocalyptic science fiction/action film directed by Peter Howitt. A bounty hunter named Atticus Gage (Gina Carano) tracks down criminals in a ...more

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Rotten Tomatoes score: 12%

Siberia is a 2018 romantic crime thriller directed by Matthew Ross. Upon traveling to Russia to sell rare blue diamonds of questionable origin, a diamond merchant (Keanu Reeves) falls into an ...more

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Rotten Tomatoes score: 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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Rotten Tomatoes score: 36%

Hellfest is a 2018 American horror film directed by Gregory Plotkin. A masked serial killer turns a horror themed amusement park into his own personal playground, terrorizing a group of friends ...more

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Horrorcomicnerd added

Rotton Tomatoes score: 34%

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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Rotten Tomatoes score: 27%

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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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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Rotten Tomatoes score: 18%

Forever My Girl is a 2018 romantic drama film directed by Bethany Ashton Wolf. After being gone for a decade, a country star (Alex Roe) returns home to the love (Jessica Rothe) he left behind.

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Rotten Tomatoes score: 14%

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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Caravaggio added

Rotten Tomatoes score: 33%

Extinction is a 2018 American science-fiction horror thriller film directed by Ben Young. When the planet is invaded by a force bent on destruction, a father (Michael Peña) fighting for ...more

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Rotten Tomatoes score: 23%

Proud Mary is a 2018 American action-thriller directed by Babak Najafi. Successful hitwoman Mary (Taraji P. Henson) meets a young boy whose path she crosses when a professional hit goes wrong, ...more

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Birthmarked

Rotten Tomatoes score: 13%

Birthmarked is a 2018 comedy film directed by Emanuel Hoss-Desmarais. Two scientists, Ben (Matthew Goode) and Catherine (Toni Collette), raise three children contrarily to their genetic ...more

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Rotten Tomatoes score: 33% 

Samson is a 2018 American biblical drama film directed by Bruce Macdonald, inspired by the Biblical story. When his youthful ambition leads to a tragic marriage, Samson (Taylor James) embarks on ...more

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Aardvark

Rotten Tomatoes score: 16%

Aardvark is a 2017 American drama film directed by Brian Shoaf. A mental health professional (Jenny Slate) falls for the brother (Jon Hamm) of a patient (Zachary Quinto) who may or may not be ...more

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WarrenLiu added

Rotten Tomatoes score: 43%

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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Basmati Blues

Rotten Tomatoes score: 8%

Basmati Blues is a 2017 American romantic comedy musical film directed by Danny Baron. A scientist (Brie Larson) who creates genetically modified rice with her father (Scott Bakula) is sent to ...more

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Caravaggio added

Rotten Tomatoes score: 47%

Red Sparrow is a 2018 American spy thriller film directed by Francis Lawrence, based on the book by Jason Matthews. A Russian spy (Jennifer Lawrence) falls for a CIA officer (Joel Edgerton) and ...more

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Rotten Tomatoes score: 11%

Winchester is a 2018 American-Australian supernatural horror film directed by Michael and Peter Spierig. Sarah Winchester (Helen Mirren), whose husband William and their child died suddenly, is ...more

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Rotten Tomatoes score: 28%

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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Caravaggio added 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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Rotten Tomatoes score: 16%

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