Best Action Movies of 2018

1.

Avengers: Infinity War

7.8
8.5/10

As the Avengers and their allies have continued to protect the world from threats too large for any one hero to handle, a new danger has emerged from the cosmic shadows: Thanos. A despot of intergalactic infamy, his goal is to collect all six Infinity Stones, artifacts of unimaginable power, and use them to inflict his twisted will on all of reality. Everything the Avengers have fought for has led up to this moment - the fate of Earth and existence itself has never been more uncertain.

Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Scarlett Johansson
Directed by: Joe Russo, Anthony Russo
Release date: 2018-04-25
2.

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

7.2
8.5/10

Miles Morales is juggling his life between being a high school student and being a spider-man. When Wilson "Kingpin" Fisk uses a super collider, others from across the Spider-Verse are transported to this dimension.

Starring: Shameik Moore, Jake Johnson, Hailee Steinfeld, Mahershala Ali, Brian Tyree Henry
Directed by: Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey, Rodney Rothman
Release date: 2018-12-06
3.

Incredibles 2

6.8
7.7/10

Elastigirl springs into action to save the day, while Mr. Incredible faces his greatest challenge yet – taking care of the problems of his three children.

Starring: Craig T. Nelson, Craig T. Nelson, Holly Hunter, Holly Hunter, Sarah Vowell
Directed by: Brad Bird
Release date: 2018-06-14
4.

Black Panther

6.7
7.3/10

King T'Challa returns home from America to the reclusive, technologically advanced African nation of Wakanda to serve as his country's new leader. However, T'Challa soon finds that he is challenged for the throne by factions within his own country as well as without. Using powers reserved to Wakandan kings, T'Challa assumes the Black Panther mantel to join with girlfriend Nakia, the queen-mother, his princess-kid sister, members of the Dora Milaje (the Wakandan 'special forces') and an American secret agent, to prevent Wakanda from being dragged into a world war.

Starring: Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong'o, Danai Gurira, Martin Freeman
Directed by: Ryan Coogler
Release date: 2018-02-13
5.

Mission: Impossible - Fallout

6.6
7.8/10

When an IMF mission ends badly, the world is faced with dire consequences. As Ethan Hunt takes it upon himself to fulfill his original briefing, the CIA begin to question his loyalty and his motives. The IMF team find themselves in a race against time, hunted by assassins while trying to prevent a global catastrophe.

Starring: Tom Cruise, Henry Cavill, Ving Rhames, Simon Pegg, Rebecca Ferguson
Directed by: Christopher McQuarrie
Release date: 2018-07-13
6.

Deadpool 2

6.6
7.7/10

Wisecracking mercenary Deadpool battles the evil and powerful Cable and other bad guys to save a boy's life.

Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Josh Brolin, Zazie Beetz, Julian Dennison, Karan Soni
Directed by: David Leitch
Release date: 2018-05-10
7.

Aquaman

6.4
7.1/10

Once home to the most advanced civilization on Earth, Atlantis is now an underwater kingdom ruled by the power-hungry King Orm. With a vast army at his disposal, Orm plans to conquer the remaining oceanic people and then the surface world. Standing in his way is Arthur Curry, Orm's half-human, half-Atlantean brother and true heir to the throne.

Starring: Jason Momoa, Amber Heard, Willem Dafoe, Patrick Wilson, Nicole Kidman
Directed by: James Wan
Release date: 2018-12-07
8.

Ant-Man and the Wasp

6.1
7.1/10

Just when his time under house arrest is about to end, Scott Lang once again puts his freedom at risk to help Hope van Dyne and Dr. Hank Pym dive into the quantum realm and try to accomplish, against time and any chance of success, a very dangerous rescue mission.

Starring: Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly, Michael Peña, Walton Goggins, Bobby Cannavale
Directed by: Peyton Reed
Release date: 2018-07-04
9.

Upgrade

6.1
7.5/10

A brutal mugging leaves Grey Trace paralyzed in the hospital and his beloved wife dead. A billionaire inventor soon offers Trace a cure — an artificial intelligence implant called STEM that will enhance his body. Now able to walk, Grey finds that he also has superhuman strength and agility — skills he uses to seek revenge against the thugs who destroyed his life.

Starring: Logan Marshall-Green, Betty Gabriel, Harrison Gilbertson, Simon Maiden, Benedict Hardie
Directed by: Leigh Whannell
Release date: 2018-06-01
10.

Solo: A Star Wars Story

6.0
7.0/10

Through a series of daring escapades deep within a dark and dangerous criminal underworld, Han Solo meets his mighty future copilot Chewbacca and encounters the notorious gambler Lando Calrissian.

Starring: Alden Ehrenreich, Joonas Suotamo, Woody Harrelson, Emilia Clarke, Donald Glover
Directed by: Ron Howard
Release date: 2018-05-15
11.

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

5.9
6.2/10

Three years after the demise of Jurassic World, a volcanic eruption threatens the remaining dinosaurs on the isla Nublar, so Claire Dearing, the former park manager, recruits Owen Grady to help prevent the extinction of the dinosaurs once again.

Starring: Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Rafe Spall, Justice Smith, Daniella Pineda
Directed by: J.A. Bayona
Release date: 2018-06-06
12.

Venom

5.9
6.7/10

Investigative journalist Eddie Brock attempts a comeback following a scandal, but accidentally becomes the host of Venom, a violent, super powerful alien symbiote. Soon, he must rely on his newfound powers to protect the world from a shadowy organization looking for a symbiote of their own.

Starring: Tom Hardy, Michelle Williams, Riz Ahmed, Scott Haze, Reid Scott
Directed by: Ruben Fleischer
Release date: 2018-09-28
13.

Bumblebee

5.7
6.8/10

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. When Charlie revives him, she quickly learns this is no ordinary yellow VW bug.

Starring: Hailee Steinfeld, Jorge Lendeborg Jr., John Cena, Jason Ian Drucker, Pamela Adlon
Directed by: Travis Knight
Release date: 2018-12-15
14.

Sicario: Day of the Soldado

5.7
7.1/10

Agent Matt Graver teams up with operative Alejandro Gillick to prevent Mexican drug cartels from smuggling terrorists across the United States border.

Starring: Benicio del Toro, Josh Brolin, Isabela Moner, Jeffrey Donovan, Catherine Keener
Directed by: Stefano Sollima
Release date: 2018-06-27
15.

Maze Runner: The Death Cure

5.6
6.2/10

Thomas leads his group of escaped Gladers on their final and most dangerous mission yet. To save their friends, they must break into the legendary Last City, a WCKD-controlled labyrinth that may turn out to be the deadliest maze of all. Anyone who makes it out alive will get answers to the questions the Gladers have been asking since they first arrived in the maze.

Starring: Dylan O'Brien, Kaya Scodelario, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Ki Hong Lee, Rosa Salazar
Directed by: Wes Ball
Release date: 2018-01-10
16.

Den of Thieves

5.6
7.0/10

A gritty crime saga which follows the lives of an elite unit of the LA County Sheriff’s Dept. and the state’s most successful bank robbery crew as the outlaws plan a seemingly impossible heist on the Federal Reserve Bank.

Starring: Gerard Butler, Pablo Schreiber, Dawn Olivieri, O'Shea Jackson Jr., 50 Cent
Directed by: Christian Gudegast
Release date: 2018-01-18
17.

Ocean's Eight

5.5
6.2/10

Debbie Ocean, a criminal mastermind, gathers a crew of female thieves to pull off the heist of the century at New York's annual Met Gala.

Starring: Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Mindy Kaling, Sarah Paulson
Directed by: Gary Ross
Release date: 2018-06-07
18.

The Equalizer 2

5.4
6.7/10

Robert McCall, who serves an unflinching justice for the exploited and oppressed, embarks on a relentless, globe-trotting quest for vengeance when a long-time girl friend is murdered.

Starring: Denzel Washington, Pedro Pascal, Ashton Sanders, Orson Bean, Bill Pullman
Directed by: Antoine Fuqua
Release date: 2018-07-19
19.

Tomb Raider

5.3
6.3/10

Lara Croft, the fiercely independent daughter of a missing adventurer, must push herself beyond her limits when she finds herself on the island where her father disappeared.

Starring: Alicia Vikander, Dominic West, Walton Goggins, Daniel Wu, Kristin Scott Thomas
Directed by: Roar Uthaug
Release date: 2018-03-05
20.

Rampage

5.3
6.1/10

Primatologist Davis Okoye shares an unshakable bond with George, the extraordinarily intelligent, silverback gorilla who has been in his care since birth. But a rogue genetic experiment gone awry mutates this gentle ape into a raging creature of enormous size. To make matters worse, it’s soon discovered there are other similarly altered animals. As these newly created alpha predators tear across North America, destroying everything in their path, Okoye teams with a discredited genetic engineer to secure an antidote, fighting his way through an ever-changing battlefield, not only to halt a global catastrophe but to save the fearsome creature that was once his friend.

Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Naomie Harris, Malin Åkerman, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Jake Lacy
Directed by: Brad Peyton
Release date: 2018-04-12

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