2018 Movies 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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Fifty Shades Freed

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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The Darkest Minds

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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Caravaggio added A Wrinkle In Time

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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JoshuaBala added Slender Man

Rotten Tomatoes score: 12%

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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Caravaggio added Extinction

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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Show Dogs

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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Sherlock Gnomes

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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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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Truth Or Dare

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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I Feel Pretty

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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God's Not Dead: A Light In Darkness

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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The 15:17 To Paris

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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Midnight Sun

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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The Cloverfield Paradox

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 The Kissing Booth

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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Caravaggio added Mute

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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Insidious: The Last Key

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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Caravaggio added The Titan

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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Kings

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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Samson

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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Forever My Girl

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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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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WarrenLiu added Pacific Rim: Uprising

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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The Hurricane Heist

Rotten Tomatoes score: 29%

The Hurricane Heist is a 2018 American disaster-thriller film directed by Rob Cohen. A team of tech hackers embark on a $600 million robbery from a coastal U.S. mint facility at the same time a ...more

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Death Wish

Rotten Tomatoes score: 13%

Death Wish is a 2018 American vigilante action film directed by Eli Roth, a remake of the 1974 film, based on the 1972 novel. A mild-mannered father (Bruce Willis) is transformed into a killing ...more

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The Miracle Season

Rotten Tomatoes score: 35%

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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Caravaggio added Red Sparrow

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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Caravaggio added 12 Strong

Rotten Tomatoes score: 54%

12 Strong (also known as 12 Strong: The Declassified True Story of the Horse Soldiers) is a 2018 American war drama film directed by Nicolai Fuglsig. Following the September 11 attacks, Task ...more

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Damascus Cover

Rotten Tomatoes score: 0%

Damascus Cover is a 2017 political thriller film directed by Daniel Zelik Berk, based on the 1977 novel by Howard Kaplan. A spy (Jonathan Rhys Meyers) navigates the precarious terrain of love ...more

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Acrimony

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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Action Point

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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Terminal

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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Caravaggio added Game Over, Man!

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 The Week Of

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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Winchester

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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Super Troopers 2

Rotten Tomatoes score: 33%

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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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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Nostalgia

Rotten Tomatoes: 31% 

Nostalgia is a 2018 American drama film directed by Mark Pellington. A group of people are connected through a loss.

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Breaking In

Rotten Tomatoes score: 32%

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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Traffik

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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Scorched Earth

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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Siberia

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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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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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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Proud Mary

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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Overboard

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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The Female Brain

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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Caravaggio added Tag

Rotten Tomatoes score: 54%

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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The Spy Who Dumped Me

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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Den of Thieves

Rotten Tomatoes score: 39%

Den of Thieves is a 2018 American heist action thriller film directed by Christian Gudegast. A corrupt LAPD cop (Gerard Butler) is hellbent on taking down en elite crew of robbers as they plan a ...more