2018 Anticipated Moviesby chaitanyamaheshwari | created - 31 Dec 2017 | updated - 11 Mar 2019 | Public
This list comprises movies that look promising on the basis of their theatrical trailers and are releasing in 2018. The list is updated on a weekly basis.
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1. Humor Me (2017)
93 min | Comedy
With an interminable case of writer's block and a personal family crisis, playwright Nate is forced to move into his father's retirement community.
Votes: 975 | Gross: $0.04M
2. Mary and the Witch's Flower (2017)
PG | 103 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
Based on "The Little Broomstick" by Mary Stewart, a strange flower grants a girl magic powers.
Votes: 12,059 | Gross: $2.42M
3. Den of Thieves (2018)
R | 140 min | Action, Crime, Drama
An elite unit of the LA County Sheriff's Dept. and the state's most successful bank robbery crew clash as the outlaws plan a seemingly impossible heist on the Federal Reserve Bank.
Votes: 93,015 | Gross: $44.95M
4. Union Leader (2017)
106 min | Drama
Resigned to his fate as a worker in a notoriously shoddy chemical plant, Jay realizes that he must not only find a way to support his family, but also overcome grave social and legal injustice in the system.
5. The Insult (2017)
R | 113 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
After an emotional exchange between a Lebanese Christian and a Palestinian refugee escalates, the men end up in a court case that gets national attention.
Votes: 14,718 | Gross: $1.00M
6. Please Stand By (2017)
PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy, Drama
A young autistic woman runs away from her caregiver in an attempt to submit her 500-page manuscript to a "Star Trek" writing competition at Paramount Pictures.
Votes: 10,702 | Gross: $0.01M
7. A Fantastic Woman (2017)
R | 104 min | Drama
Marina, a transgender woman who works as a waitress and moonlights as a nightclub singer, is bowled over by the death of her older boyfriend.
Votes: 22,648 | Gross: $2.02M
8. Pad Man (2018)
PG-13 | 140 min | Comedy, Drama
Upon realizing the extent to which women are affected by their menses, a man sets out to create a sanitary pad machine and to provide inexpensive sanitary pads to the women of rural India.
Votes: 21,182 | Gross: $1.66M
9. Black Panther (2018)
PG-13 | 134 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
T'Challa, heir to the hidden but advanced kingdom of Wakanda, must step forward to lead his people into a new future and must confront a challenger from his country's past.
Votes: 623,682 | Gross: $700.06M
11. 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: 206,477 | Gross: $69.18M
12. Thoroughbreds (2017)
R | 92 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Two upper-class teenage girls in suburban Connecticut rekindle their unlikely friendship after years of growing apart. Together, they hatch a plan to solve both of their problems-no matter what the cost.
Votes: 34,675 | Gross: $2.83M
13. The Death of Stalin (2017)
R | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, History
Moscow, 1953. After being in power for nearly thirty years, Soviet dictator Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin (Adrian McLoughlin) takes ill and quickly dies. Now the members of the Council of Ministers scramble for power.
Votes: 86,987 | Gross: $8.04M
15. Love, Simon (2018)
PG-13 | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Simon Spier keeps a huge secret from his family, his friends and all of his classmates: he's gay. When that secret is threatened, Simon must face everyone and come to terms with his identity.
Votes: 97,898 | Gross: $40.83M
17. Raid (2018)
Not Rated | 122 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A fearless income tax officer raids the mansion of the most powerful man in Lucknow after someone mysteriously draws his attention towards the evidence.
Votes: 15,279 | Gross: $1.01M
19. Unsane (2018)
R | 98 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
A young woman is involuntarily committed to a mental institution, where she is confronted by her greatest fear - but is it real or a product of her delusion?
Votes: 40,376 | Gross: $7.73M
23. You Were Never Really Here (2017)
R | 89 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A traumatized veteran, unafraid of violence, tracks down missing girls for a living. When a job spins out of control, Joe's nightmares overtake him as a conspiracy is uncovered leading to what may be his death trip or his awakening.
Votes: 103,686 | Gross: $2.52M
25. Beirut (2018)
R | 109 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Caught in the crossfires of civil war, CIA operatives must send a former U.S. diplomat to negotiate for the life of a friend he left behind.
Votes: 18,910 | Gross: $5.02M
26. A Prayer Before Dawn (2017)
R | 116 min | Action, Biography, Crime
The true story of an English boxer incarcerated in one of Thailand's most notorious prisons as he fights in Muay Thai tournaments to earn his freedom.
27. October (II) (2018)
Not Rated | 115 min | Drama, Romance
A group of interns are going through the usual grind when suddenly an accident changes their lives. The protagonist can't get let go of it and becomes obsessed with it. What does it all lead to? Is it love or something else?
28. Blue (XV) (2018)
76 min | Documentary
A dive in the heart of the ocean to discover, understand, love a world still mysterious and surprising. A world where nature invents wonderful colors, shapes and sounds. The ocean is unique... See full summary »
29. I Feel Pretty (2018)
PG-13 | 110 min | Comedy, Romance
A woman struggling with insecurity wakes from a fall believing she is the most beautiful and capable woman on the planet. Her new confidence empowers her to live fearlessly, but what happens when she realizes her appearance never changed?
Votes: 48,862 | Gross: $48.80M
30. The House of Tomorrow (2017)
Not Rated | 85 min | Comedy, Drama
The film tells futurist, architect, and inventor R. Buckminster Fuller's incredible story through two teens hoping to get laid, become punk gods, and survive high school.
Votes: 1,711 | Gross: $0.04M
31. Omerta (2017)
98 min | Action, Biography, Crime
A recounting of the story of infamous British-born terrorist Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh, who kidnapped and murdered Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl in 2002.
32. Nanu Ki Jaanu (2018)
133 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror
Nanu Ki Jaanu is a dark comedy, the story of which revolves around a Delhi land mafia agent (Abhay Deol) who tries to deal with the arrival of a ghost in his apartment.
33. High Jack (2018)
102 min | Comedy
Four angry employees hijack a Goa to Delhi plane to settle their dues and take revenge against their employer. Things take a turn when the passengers accidentally consume drinks laced with drugs.
34. Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
PG-13 | 149 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
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: 830,712 | Gross: $678.82M
35. Disobedience (2017)
R | 114 min | Drama, Romance
A woman returns to her Orthodox Jewish community that shunned her for her attraction to a female childhood friend. Once back, their passions reignite as they explore the boundaries of faith and sexuality.
Votes: 25,236 | Gross: $3.48M
36. Kings (2017)
R | 86 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
The life of a foster family in South Central Los Angeles, a few weeks before the city erupts in violence following the verdict of the Rodney King trial.
Votes: 2,989 | Gross: $0.27M
37. Overboard (2018)
PG-13 | 112 min | Comedy, Romance
After a spoiled, wealthy yacht owner is thrown overboard and loses his memory, a mistreated employee convinces him that he is her working-class husband.
Votes: 34,325 | Gross: $50.32M
39. Hope Aur Hum (2018)
96 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
A father obsessed with an old school copying machine wreaks havoc on the family, causing a change in their relationships. Explores the life of each family member and how their lives are intertwined with each other.
40. First Reformed (2017)
R | 113 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A minister of a small congregation in upstate New York grapples with mounting despair brought on by tragedy, worldly concerns and a tormented past.
Votes: 47,625 | Gross: $3.45M
41. Show Dogs (2018)
PG | 92 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Max, a macho, solitary Rottweiler police dog is ordered to go undercover as a primped show dog in a prestigious Dog Show, along with his human partner, to avert a disaster from happening.
Votes: 4,191 | Gross: $17.74M
42. Bioscopewala (2018)
91 min | Drama
A woman meets her dead father's old friend, who was the operator of a Bioscope show that she loved in her childhood. Connecting India and Afghanistan, a story of love and cinema unfolds.
43. Upgrade (2018)
R | 100 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Set in the near-future, technology controls nearly all aspects of life. But when the world of Grey, a self-labeled technophobe, is turned upside down, his only hope for revenge is an experimental computer chip implant.
Votes: 158,638 | Gross: $11.98M
44. Bhavesh Joshi Superhero (2018)
Not Rated | 154 min | Action, Drama
The origin story of Bhavesh Joshi, an Indian superhero, who sets out to fulfill his slain friend's wish to clean and reform the country, by training himself to fight and wearing a mask.
46. Won't You Be My Neighbor? (2018)
PG-13 | 95 min | Documentary, Biography