Best Horror Movies of 2018

1.

A Quiet Place

6.2
7.5/10

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.

Hereditary

5.9
7.3/10

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: 2018-06-07
3.

Overlord

5.5
6.7/10

France, June 1944. On the eve of D-Day, some American paratroopers fall behind enemy lines after their aircraft crashes while on a mission to destroy a radio tower in a small village near the beaches of Normandy. After reaching their target, the surviving paratroopers realise that, in addition to fighting the Nazi troops that patrol the village, they also must fight against something else.

Starring: Jovan Adepo, Wyatt Russell, Mathilde Ollivier, John Magaro, Gianny Taufer
Directed by: Julius Avery
Release date: 2018-11-01
4.

Annihilation

5.4
6.9/10

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
5.

Halloween

5.4
6.6/10

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
6.

The House That Jack Built

5.1
6.8/10

Failed architect, engineer and vicious murderer Jack narrates 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
7.

The Meg

5.0
5.7/10

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
8.

Insidious: The Last Key

4.9
5.7/10

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
9.

Ghostland

4.8
6.4/10

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
10.

Summer of 84

4.8
6.7/10

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
11.

The Endless

4.7
6.5/10

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
12.

Ghost Stories

4.7
6.4/10

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
13.

Mandy

4.7
6.6/10

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
14.

The Nun

4.7
5.4/10

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

Unsane

4.6
6.4/10

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
16.

Truth or Dare

4.6
5.1/10

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
17.

The Cloverfield Paradox

4.5
5.5/10

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
18.

The First Purge

4.5
5.1/10

To push the crime rate below one percent for the rest of the year, the New Founding Fathers of America test a sociological theory that vents aggression for one night in one isolated community. But when the violence of oppressors meets the rage of the others, the contagion will explode from the trial-city borders and spread across the nation.

Starring: Y'lan Noel, Lex Scott Davis, Joivan Wade, Mugga, Lauren Vélez
Directed by: Gerard McMurray
Release date: 2018-07-04
19.

The Predator

4.5
5.4/10

When a kid accidentally triggers the universe's most lethal hunters' return to Earth, only a ragtag crew of ex-soldiers and a disgruntled female scientist can prevent the end of the human race.

Starring: Boyd Holbrook, Trevante Rhodes, Jacob Tremblay, Keegan-Michael Key, Olivia Munn
Directed by: Shane Black
Release date: 2018-09-05
20.

Apostle

4.5
6.3/10

In 1905, a man travels to a remote island in search of his missing sister who has been kidnapped by a mysterious religious cult.

Starring: Dan Stevens, Michael Sheen, Lucy Boynton, Bill Milner, Kristine Froseth
Directed by: Gareth Evans
Release date: 2018-09-21

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