Best Horror Movies of 2018

1.

A Quiet Place

6.2

A family is forced to live in silence while hiding from creatures that hunt by sound.

Starring: Emily Blunt, John Krasinski, Millicent Simmonds, Noah Jupe, Cade Woodward
Directed by: John Krasinski
Release date: 2018-04-03
2.

Bird Box

6.2

When a mysterious force decimates the world’s population, only one thing is certain: if you see it, you take your life. Facing the unknown, Malorie finds love, hope and a new beginning only for it to unravel. Now she must flee with her two children down a treacherous river to the one place left that may offer sanctuary. But to survive, they'll have to undertake the perilous two-day journey blindfolded.

Starring: Sandra Bullock, Trevante Rhodes, John Malkovich, Sarah Paulson, Jacki Weaver
Directed by: Susanne Bier
Release date: 2018-12-13
3.

Hereditary

5.9

When Ellen, the matriarch of the Graham family, passes away, her daughter’s family begins to unravel cryptic and increasingly terrifying secrets about their ancestry.

Starring: Toni Collette, Alex Wolff, Gabriel Byrne, Milly Shapiro, Ann Dowd
Directed by: Ari Aster
Release date: 2018-06-04
4.

Halloween

5.6

Laurie Strode comes to her final confrontation with Michael Myers, the masked figure who has haunted her since she narrowly escaped his killing spree on Halloween night four decades ago.

Starring: Jamie Lee Curtis, Judy Greer, Andi Matichak, Will Patton, Virginia Gardner
Directed by: David Gordon Green
Release date: 2018-10-18
5.

Annihilation

5.5

A biologist signs up for a dangerous, secret expedition into a mysterious zone where the laws of nature don't apply.

Starring: Natalie Portman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Gina Rodriguez, Tessa Thompson, Tuva Novotny
Directed by: Alex Garland
Release date: 2018-02-22
6.

Upgrade

5.5

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
7.

Suspiria

5.2

A darkness swirls at the center of a world-renowned dance company, one that will engulf the troupe's artistic director, an ambitious young dancer and a grieving psychotherapist. Some will succumb to the nightmare, others will finally wake up.

Starring: Dakota Johnson, Tilda Swinton, Mia Goth, Angela Winkler, Lutz Ebersdorf
Directed by: Luca Guadagnino
Release date: 2018-10-11
8.

The House That Jack Built

5.2

Failed architect, engineer and vicious murderer Jack tells Verge the details of some of his most elaborately orchestrated crimes, each of them a towering piece of art that defines his life's work as a serial killer for twelve years.

Starring: Matt Dillon, Bruno Ganz, Uma Thurman, Siobhan Fallon Hogan, Sofie Gråbøl
Directed by: Lars von Trier
Release date: 2018-10-08
9.

The Meg

5.0

A deep sea submersible pilot revisits his past fears in the Mariana Trench, and accidentally unleashes the seventy foot ancestor of the Great White Shark believed to be extinct.

Starring: Jason Statham, Li Bingbing, Rainn Wilson, Cliff Curtis, Ruby Rose
Directed by: Jon Turteltaub
Release date: 2018-08-09
10.

Overlord

5.0

On the eve of D-Day during World War II, American paratroopers are caught behind enemy lines after their plane crashes on a mission to destroy a German Radio Tower in a small town outside of Normandy. After reaching their target, the paratroopers come to realize that besides fighting off Nazi soldiers, they also must fight against horrifying, bloody, and violent creatures that are a result of a secret Nazi experiment.

Starring: Jovan Adepo, Wyatt Russell, Mathilde Ollivier, John Magaro, Gianny Taufer
Directed by: Julius Avery
Release date: 2018-10-25
11.

Summer of 84

4.9

Summer is usually a time for fun and games, but some teens get much more danger than they bargained for after beginning to suspect their neighbor is a serial murderer.

Starring: Graham Verchere, Judah Lewis, Caleb Emery, Cory Gruter-Andrew, Tiera Skovbye
Directed by: François Simard, Anouk Whissell, Yoann-Karl Whissell
Release date: 2018-08-10
12.

Insidious: The Last Key

4.9

Parapsychologist Elise Rainier and her team travel to Five Keys, NM, to investigate a man’s claim of a haunting. Terror soon strikes when Rainier realizes that the house he lives in was her family’s old home.

Starring: Lin Shaye, Angus Sampson, Leigh Whannell, Josh Stewart, Caitlin Gerard
Directed by: Adam Robitel
Release date: 2018-01-03
13.

Ghostland

4.8

A mother of two inherits a home from her aunt. On the first night in the new home she is confronted with murderous intruders and fights for her daughters’ lives. Sixteen years later the daughters reunite at the house, and that is when things get strange . . .

Starring: Crystal Reed, Mylène Farmer, Anastasia Phillips, Emilia Jones, Taylor Hickson
Directed by: Pascal Laugier
Release date: 2018-03-15
14.

The Nun

4.8

When a young nun at a cloistered abbey in Romania takes her own life, a priest with a haunted past and a novitiate on the threshold of her final vows are sent by the Vatican to investigate. Together they uncover the order’s unholy secret. Risking not only their lives but their faith and their very souls, they confront a malevolent force in the form of the same demonic nun that first terrorized audiences in “The Conjuring 2” as the abbey becomes a horrific battleground between the living and the damned.

Starring: Bonnie Aarons, Taissa Farmiga, Demián Bichir, Jonas Bloquet, Charlotte Hope
Directed by: Corin Hardy
Release date: 2018-09-05
15.

The Endless

4.8

Two brothers return to the cult they fled from years ago to discover that the group's beliefs may be more sane than they once thought.

Starring: Aaron Moorhead, Justin Benson, Callie Hernandez, Tate Ellington, Shane Brady
Directed by: Aaron Moorhead, Justin Benson
Release date: 2018-04-06
16.

Ghost Stories

4.7

Professor Phillip Goodman devotes his life to exposing phony psychics and fraudulent supernatural shenanigans. His skepticism soon gets put to the test when he receives news of three chilling and inexplicable cases -- disturbing visions in an abandoned asylum, a car accident deep in the woods and the spirit of an unborn child. Even scarier -- each of the macabre stories seems to have a sinister connection to the professor's own life.

Starring: Andy Nyman, Martin Freeman, Alex Lawther, Paul Whitehouse, Nicholas Burns
Directed by: Jeremy Dyson, Andy Nyman
Release date: 2018-01-20
17.

Mandy

4.7

The Shadow Mountains, 1983. Red and Mandy lead a loving and peaceful existence; but when their pine-scented haven is savagely destroyed, Red is catapulted into a phantasmagoric journey filled with bloody vengeance and laced with fire.

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Andrea Riseborough, Linus Roache, Ned Dennehy, Olwen Fouéré
Directed by: Panos Cosmatos
Release date: 2018-09-13
18.

Unsane

4.6

A woman is involuntarily committed to a mental institution where she is confronted by her greatest fear.

Starring: Claire Foy, Joshua Leonard, Jay Pharoah, Juno Temple, Aimee Mullins
Directed by: Steven Soderbergh
Release date: 2018-02-21
19.

Truth or Dare

4.6

A harmless game of "Truth or Dare" among friends turns deadly when someone—or something—begins to punish those who tell a lie—or refuse the dare.

Starring: Lucy Hale, Tyler Posey, Violett Beane, Hayden Szeto, Landon Liboiron
Directed by: Jeff Wadlow
Release date: 2018-04-12
20.

The Cloverfield Paradox

4.6

Orbiting above a planet on the brink of war, scientists test a device to solve an energy crisis and end up face-to-face with a dark alternate reality.

Starring: Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Daniel Brühl, Chris O'Dowd, David Oyelowo, John Ortiz
Directed by: Julius Onah
Release date: 2018-02-04

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