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The Worst Movies Of 2018

Updated May 12, 2020 13.5k votes 1.1k voters 19.4k views95 items

List RulesVote 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.

Looking for more bad movies? Check out The Worst Movies of 2020 list.

  • Fifty Shades Freed1

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 11%

    Fifty Shades Freed is a 2018 American erotic romantic drama film directed by James Foley,... more on Wikipedia
  • Slender Man2

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 7%

    Slender Man is a 2018 American horror film directed by Sylvain White, based on the myth... more on Wikipedia
  • Show Dogs3

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 22%

    Show Dogs is a 2018 American comedy film directed by Raja Gosnell. Max (Ludacris), a macho but... more on Wikipedia
  • Forever My Girl4

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 18%

    Forever My Girl is a 2018 romantic drama film directed by Bethany Ashton Wolf. After being... more on Wikipedia
  • Sherlock Gnomes5

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 19%

    Sherlock Gnomes is a 2018 British-American 3D computer-animated fantasy romantic comedy... more on Wikipedia
  • A Wrinkle In Time6

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 41%

    A Wrinkle in Time is a 2018 American science fantasy adventure film directed by Ava DuVernay.... more on Wikipedia
  • Gotti7

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 0%

    Gotti is a 2018 American biographical crime drama film directed by Kevin Connolly. The story... more on Wikipedia
  • Nostalgia8

    Rotten Tomatoes: 31% 

    Nostalgia is a 2018 American drama film directed by Mark Pellington. A group of people are... more on Wikipedia
  • Death Wish9

    Death Wish

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 13%

    Death Wish is a 2018 American vigilante action film directed by Eli Roth, a remake of the 1974... more on Wikipedia
  • The 15:17 To Paris10

    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,... more on Wikipedia
  • Den of Thieves11

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 39%

    Den of Thieves is a 2018 American heist action thriller film directed by Christian Gudegast. A... more on Wikipedia
  • God's Not Dead: A Light In Darkness12

    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,... more on Wikipedia
  • Red Sparrow13

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 47%

    Red Sparrow is a 2018 American spy thriller film directed by Francis Lawrence, based on the... more on Wikipedia
  • The Happytime Murders14

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 22%

    The Happytime Murders is a 2018 American puppet comedy thriller film directed by Brian Henson.... more on Wikipedia
  • The Kissing Booth15

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 13%

    The Kissing Booth is a 2018 romantic comedy film directed by Vince Marcello. A pretty, teenage...

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  • Insidious: The Last Key16

    Insidious: The Last Key

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 31%

    Insidious: The Last Key is a 2018 American supernatural horror film directed by Adam Robitel,... more on Wikipedia


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  • Siberia17

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 12%

    Siberia is a 2018 romantic crime thriller directed by Matthew Ross. Upon traveling to Russia... more on Wikipedia
  • The Cloverfield Paradox18

    The Cloverfield Paradox

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 17%

    The Cloverfield Paradox is a 2018 American science fiction horror film directed by Julius... more on Wikipedia
  • Traffik19

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 27%

    Traffik is a 2018 thriller film directed by Deon Taylor. During a romantic getaway at a cabin...
  • The Hurricane Heist20

    The Hurricane Heist

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 29%

    The Hurricane Heist is a 2018 American disaster-thriller film directed by Rob Cohen. A team of... more on Wikipedia
  • Action Point21

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 21%

    Action Point is a 2018 American action comedy film directed by Tim Kirkby. A daredevil (Johnny... more on Wikipedia
  • Aardvark22

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 16%

    Aardvark is a 2017 American drama film directed by Brian Shoaf. A mental health professional... more on Wikipedia
  • Truth Or Dare23

    Truth Or Dare

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 17%

    Truth or Dare is a 2018 American supernatural horror film directed by Jeff Wadlow. College... more on Wikipedia
  • Scorched Earth24

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 11%

    Scorched Earth is a 2018 Canadian-American post-apocalyptic science fiction/action film... more on Wikipedia
  • Robin Hood25

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 16%

    Robin Hood is a 2018 American action-adventure film directed by Otto Bathurst, based on the... more on Wikipedia