Anticipated Films for 2018by jacob_wollner | created - 27 Jan 2016 | updated - 8 hours ago | Public
This is a list of anticipated films for 2018 including popular, festival favorites, and award season prospects. Let me know if any should be added.
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2. Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
PG-13 | 149 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
The Avengers and their allies must be willing to sacrifice all in an attempt to defeat the powerful Thanos before his blitz of devastation and ruin puts an end to the universe.
Votes: 522,182 | Gross: $678.82M
3. Aquaman (2018)
PG-13 | 143 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy | Completed
Arthur Curry learns that he is the heir to the underwater kingdom of Atlantis, and must step forward to lead his people and be a hero to the world.
4. Black Panther (2018)
PG-13 | 134 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
After the death of his father, Prince T'Challa ascends to the throne of the small African country of Wakanda. T'Challa is also Black Panther, superhero. Now not only must he govern his country but defeat a dangerous adversary.
Votes: 413,249 | Gross: $700.06M
5. Ready Player One (2018)
PG-13 | 140 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
When the creator of a virtual reality world called the OASIS dies, he releases a video in which he challenges all OASIS users to find his Easter Egg, which will give the finder his fortune.
Votes: 239,734 | Gross: $137.02M
6. Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018)
PG-13 | 118 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
As Scott Lang balances being both a Super Hero and a father, Hope van Dyne and Dr. Hank Pym present an urgent new mission that finds the Ant-Man fighting alongside The Wasp to uncover secrets from their past.
Votes: 148,000 | Gross: $216.65M
8. Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018)
PG-13 | 128 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
When the island's dormant volcano begins roaring to life, Owen and Claire mount a campaign to rescue the remaining dinosaurs from this extinction-level event.
Votes: 172,197 | Gross: $416.77M
9. Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)
PG-13 | 135 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
During an adventure into the criminal underworld, Han Solo meets his future co-pilot Chewbacca and encounters Lando Calrissian years before joining the Rebellion.
Votes: 171,176 | Gross: $213.77M
11. Bumblebee (2018)
PG-13 | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | Completed
On the run in the year 1987, Bumblebee finds refuge in a junkyard in a small Californian beach town. Charlie, on the cusp of turning 18 and trying to find her place in the world, discovers Bumblebee, battle-scarred and broken.
12. Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (2018)
PG-13 | 134 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
The second installment of the "Fantastic Beasts" series set in J.K. Rowling's Wizarding World featuring the adventures of magizoologist Newt Scamander.
15. Pacific Rim: Uprising (2018)
PG-13 | 111 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Jake Pentecost, son of Stacker Pentecost, reunites with Mako Mori to lead a new generation of Jaeger pilots, including rival Lambert and 15-year-old hacker Amara, against a new Kaiju threat.
Votes: 75,016 | Gross: $59.19M
16. The Death and Life of John F. Donovan (2018)
123 min | Drama
A decade after the death of an American TV star, a young actor reminisces the written correspondence he shared with him, as well as the impact those letters had on both their lives.
18. Slender Man (2018)
PG-13 | 93 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
In a small town in Massachusetts, a group of friends, fascinated by the internet lore of the Slender Man, attempt to prove that he doesn't actually exist - until one of them mysteriously goes missing.
Votes: 12,440 | Gross: $30.57M
22. The Nun (2018)
R | 96 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A priest with a haunted past and a novice on the threshold of her final vows are sent by the Vatican to investigate the death of a young nun in Romania and confront a malevolent force in the form of a demonic nun.
Votes: 53,335 | Gross: $117.40M
25. Hold the Dark (2018)
TV-MA | 125 min | Adventure, Drama, Horror
After the deaths of three children suspected to be killed by wolves, writer Russell Core is hired by the parents of a missing six-year-old boy to track down and locate their son in the Alaskan wilderness.
26. The House That Jack Built (2018)
R | 152 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
The story follows Jack, a highly intelligent serial killer, over the course of twelve years, and depicts the murders that really develop his inner madman.
27. The Upside (2017)
PG-13 | 118 min | Comedy, Drama
A comedic look at the relationship between a wealthy man with quadriplegia and an unemployed man with a criminal record who's hired to help him.
28. Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot (2018)
R | 114 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
On the rocky path to sobriety after a life-changing accident, John Callahan discovers the healing power of art, willing his injured hands into drawing hilarious, often controversial cartoons, which bring him a new lease on life.
Votes: 7,482 | Gross: $1.44M
31. Lavender (I) (2016)
92 min | Drama, Thriller
After discovering old fractures in her skull, a photographer recovering from amnesia becomes increasingly haunted by a sinister childhood secret.
35. The First Purge (2018)
R | 98 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
America's third political party, the New Founding Fathers of America, comes to power and conducts an experiment: no laws for 12 hours on Staten Island. No one has to stay on the island, but $5,000 is given to anyone who does.
Votes: 30,066 | Gross: $69.09M
36. Winchester (2018)
PG-13 | 99 min | Biography, Fantasy, Horror
Ensconced in her sprawling California mansion, eccentric firearm heiress Sarah Winchester believes she is haunted by the souls of people killed by the Winchester repeating rifle.
Votes: 19,594 | Gross: $25.09M
38. First Man (2018)
PG-13 | 141 min | Biography, Drama, History
A look at the life of the astronaut, Neil Armstrong, and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the Moon on July 20, 1969.
Votes: 47,817 | Gross: $44.10M
39. Robin Hood (I) (2018)
PG-13 | 116 min | Action, Adventure | Completed
A war-hardened Crusader and his Moorish commander mount an audacious revolt against the corrupt English crown in a thrilling action-adventure packed with gritty battlefield exploits, mind-blowing fight choreography, and a timeless romance.
40. Bad Blood (I)
Biography, Drama | Announced
Entrepreneur Elizabeth Holmes creates a bio-tech company that skyrockets her to fame with an estimated value in the billions. When federal agencies begin investigating the company, her integrity is called into doubt.
42. It's What I Do
Biography, Drama, War | Announced
The story of wartime photographer Lynsey Addario, who was one of four journalists held captive by the Libyan Army in 2011.
44. The Predator (2018)
R | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Horror
When a young boy accidentally triggers the universe's most lethal hunters' return to Earth, only a ragtag crew of ex-soldiers and a disgruntled scientist can prevent the end of the human race.
Votes: 41,730 | Gross: $51.01M
47. The Nightingale (I) (2018)
136 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Set in 1825, Clare, a young Irish convict woman, chases a British officer through the rugged Tasmanian wilderness, bent on revenge for a terrible act of violence he committed against her family. On the way she enlists the services of an Aboriginal tracker named Billy, who is also marked by trauma from his own violence-filled past.
48. The Birds
Horror, Thriller | Announced
A remake of Alfred Hitchcock's 1963 thriller about a flock of birds that take over a quiet Northern California town.
51. The Peanut Butter Falcon (2019)
Adventure | Post-production
The Peanut Butter Falcon is an adventure story set in the world of a modern Mark Twain that begins when Zak (22), a young man with Down syndrome runs away from a nursing home where he lives... See full summary »
53. Rampage (2018)
PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
When three different animals become infected with a dangerous pathogen, a primatologist and a geneticist team up to stop them from destroying Chicago.
Votes: 91,084 | Gross: $99.35M
59. Escape Plan 2: Hades (2018)
R | 96 min | Action, Thriller
Years after he fought his way out of an inescapable prison, Ray Breslin has organized a new top-notch security force. But when one of his team members goes missing, Breslin must return to the hell he once escaped from.
60. The Crooked Man
Fantasy, Horror, Mystery | Announced
The movie, a spin-off of The Conjuring franchise, focuses on a character from an English nursery rhyme called "There Was a Crooked Man".
61. Game Night (I) (2018)
R | 100 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
A group of friends who meet regularly for game nights find themselves entangled in a real-life mystery when the shady brother of one of them is seemingly kidnapped by dangerous gangsters.
Votes: 127,188 | Gross: $69.00M
62. A Wrinkle in Time (2018)
PG | 109 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
After the disappearance of her scientist father, three peculiar beings send Meg, her brother, and her friend to space in order to find him.
Votes: 28,481 | Gross: $100.48M
67. Gump & Co.
Drama | Announced
A follow-up to the 1994 film "Forrest Gump," where the film's dim-witted hero stumbles through historical events in the 1980s and '90s.
Adventure, Drama, Fantasy | Pre-production
Feature adaptation of Frank Herbert's science fiction novel about the son of a noble family trying to avenge his father's death while saving a spice planet that he is entrusted to protect.
69. Run with the Hunted (2019)
Crime, Drama, Thriller | Post-production
Oscar, a young boy, commits a noble murder and is forced to runaway from his rural hometown, leaving behind his best friend, Loux. He escapes to the nearest city, where he is inducted into ... See full summary »
70. Mid90s (2018)
R | 85 min | Comedy, Drama
Follows Stevie, a thirteen-year-old in 1990s-era Los Angeles who spends his summer navigating between his troubled home life and a group of new friends that he meets at a Motor Avenue skate shop.
Votes: 3,782 | Gross: $7.03M
71. Boy Erased (2018)
R | 115 min | Biography, Drama
The son of a Baptist preacher is forced to participate in a church-supported gay conversion program after being forcibly outed to his parents.
Votes: 1,686 | Gross: $1.35M
73. Beautiful Boy (2018)
R | 120 min | Biography, Drama
Based on the best-selling pair of memoirs from father and son David and Nic Sheff, Beautiful Boy chronicles the heartbreaking and inspiring experience of survival, relapse, and recovery in a family coping with addiction over many years.
Votes: 3,619 | Gross: $5.82M
74. A Private War (2018)
R | 110 min | Biography, Drama, War
One of the most celebrated war correspondents of our time, Marie Colvin is an utterly fearless and rebellious spirit, driven to the frontline of conflicts across the globe to give voice to the voiceless.
Votes: 555 | Gross: $0.37M
75. Maze Runner: The Death Cure (2018)
PG-13 | 143 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Young hero Thomas embarks on a mission to find a cure for a deadly disease known as "The Flare".
Votes: 77,036 | Gross: $58.03M
79. Tremors: A Cold Day in Hell (2018 Video)
PG-13 | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy