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Most Anticipated Movies 2018

This chart shows the future 2018 movie releases that have attracted the most interest on The Numbers web site over the past 24 hours. A share of 100 corresponds to 1 percent of the total views for all future 2018 releases.

See also: Upcoming Releases 2018 - Top 2018 Worldwide

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Escape Plan 2: Hades
Escape Plan 2: Hades
Director: Steven C. Miller
Lead Roles: Sylvester Stallone as Ray Breslin
Initial Theatrical Release: June 29th, 2018 (Limited) by Lionsgate
Keywords: Early / Simultaneous Video on Demand release
Classification: Original Screenplay, Thriller/Suspense, Live Action, Contemporary Fiction

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Uncle Drew
Uncle Drew
Director: Charles Stone III
Lead Roles: Kyrie Irving as Uncle Drew, Lil Rel Howery as Dax, Shaquille O'Neal as Big Fella, Chris Webber as Preacher, Reggie Miller as Lights, Nate Robinson as Boots, Erica Ash as Maya, Lisa Leslie as Betty Lou, J.B. Smoove as Angelo, Mike Epps, Tiffany Haddish as Jess, Nick Kroll as Mookie
Initial Theatrical Release: June 29th, 2018 (Wide) by Lionsgate
Keywords: Basketball, Road Trip, Out of Retirement, Ensemble, Gratuitous Cameos, Harlem, New York City
Classification: Based on TV, Comedy, Live Action, Contemporary Fiction

Synopsis

After draining his life savings to enter a team in the Rucker Classic street ball tournament in Harlem, Dax is dealt a series of unfortunate setbacks, including losing his team to his longtime rival. Desperate to win the tournament and the cash prize, Dax stumbles upon the man, the myth, the legend Uncle Drew and convinces him to return to the court one more time. The two men embark on a road trip to round up Drew’s old basketball squad and prove that a group of septuagenarians can still win the big one.

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Welcome to Marwen
Welcome to Marwen
Director: Robert Zemeckis
Lead Roles: Steve Carell as Mark Hogancamp, Leslie Mann as Nicol, Diane Kruger as Deja Thoris
Initial Theatrical Release: November 21st, 2018 (Wide) by Universal
Classification: Based on Factual Book/Article, Drama, Live Action, Dramatization

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Ant-Man and the Wasp
Ant-Man and the Wasp
Director: Peyton Reed
Lead Roles: Paul Rudd as Scott Lang/Ant-Man, Evangeline Lilly as Hope van Dyne/The Wasp, Michael Peña as Luis, Walton Goggins as Sonny Burch, Hannah John-Kamen as Ghost, Michelle Pfeiffer as Janet van Dyne, Laurence Fishburne as Dr. Bill Foster/Goliath, Michael Douglas as Dr. Hank Pym
Initial Theatrical Release: July 6th, 2018 (Wide) by Walt Disney
Keywords: Marvel Comics, Tiny Worlds, Fugitive / On the Run, House Arrest, Father's Footsteps, Dysfunctional Family
Classification: Based on Comic/Graphic Novel, Action, Live Action, Super Hero

Synopsis

In the aftermath of “Captain America: Civil War,” Scott Lang grapples with the consequences of his choices as both a Super Hero and a father. As he struggles to re-balance his home life with his responsibilities as Ant-Man, he’s confronted by Hope van Dyne and Dr. Hank Pym with an urgent new mission. Scott must once again put on the suit and learn to fight alongside The Wasp as the team works together to uncover secrets from their past.

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Creed 2
Creed 2
Director: Steven Caple Jr
Lead Roles: Sylvester Stallone as Rocky Balboa, Florian ‘The Big Nasty’ Munteanu as Viktor Drago, Michael B. Jordan as Adonis Creed
Initial Theatrical Release: November 21st, 2018 (Wide) by MGM
Classification: Original Screenplay, Drama, Live Action, Contemporary Fiction

Synopsis

Life has become a balancing act for Adonis Creed. Between personal obligations and training for his next big fight, he is up against the challenge of his life. Facing an opponent with ties to his family’s past only intensifies his impending battle in the ring. Rocky Balboa is there by his side through it all and, together, Rocky and Adonis will confront their shared legacy, question what’s worth fighting for, and discover that nothing’s more important than family.

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Nobody’s Fool
Director: Tyler Perry
Lead Roles: Tiffany Haddish
Initial Theatrical Release: November 2nd, 2018 (Wide) by Paramount Pictures
Classification: Original Screenplay, Drama, Live Action, Contemporary Fiction

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Searching
Searching
Director: Aneesh Chaganty
Lead Roles: John Cho as David Kim, Debra Messing as Detective Rosemary Vick
Initial Theatrical Release: August 3rd, 2018 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
Classification: Original Screenplay, Drama, Live Action, Contemporary Fiction

Synopsis

After David Kim’s 16-year-old daughter goes missing, a local investigation is opened and a detective is assigned to the case. But 37 hours later and without a single lead, David decides to search the one place no one has looked yet, where all secrets are kept today: his daughter’s laptop. In a hyper-modern thriller told via the technology devices we use every day to communicate, David must trace his daughter’s digital footprints before she disappears forever.

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Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation
Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation
Director: Genndy Tartakovsky
Lead Roles: Adam Sandler as Count Dracula, Andy Samberg as Jonathan "Johnny" Loughran
Initial Theatrical Release: July 13th, 2018 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
Keywords: Monster
Classification: Original Screenplay, Adventure, Digital Animation, Kids Fiction

Synopsis

It’s smooth sailing for Drac’s Pack as the monsters indulge in all of the shipboard fun the cruise has to offer, from monster volleyball to exotic excursions, and catching up on their moon tans. But the dream vacation turns into a nightmare when Mavis realizes Drac has fallen for the mysterious captain of the ship, Ericka, who hides a dangerous secret that could destroy all of monsterkind.

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Backseat
Director: Adam McKay
Lead Roles: Christian Bale as Dick Cheney
Initial Theatrical Release: December 14th, 2018 (Limited) by Annapurna Pictures
Classification: Based on Real Life Events, Drama, Live Action, Dramatization

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Teefa in Trouble
Teefa in Trouble
Director: Ahsan Rahim
Initial Theatrical Release: July 20th, 2018 (Limited) by Yash Raj Films
Classification: Action, Live Action,

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Boundaries
Boundaries
Director: Shana Feste
Lead Roles: Vera Farmiga as Laura Jaconi, Christopher Plummer as Jack Jaconi
Initial Theatrical Release: June 22nd, 2018 (Limited) by Sony Pictures Classics
Classification: Original Screenplay, Drama, Live Action, Contemporary Fiction

Synopsis

The more Laura tries to set boundaries in her life, the faster those lines are crossed. Her 12-year-old son Henry is in trouble again at school. Her own penchant for adopting stray dogs and cats threatens to overwhelm their Seattle home. And her phone keeps ringing with calls she refuses to pick up-from her estranged father Jack. Maybe Jack will stick around. For Laura, the chance to accept, forgive, and heal will never go away.

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Reprisal
Director: Brian A. Miller
Initial Theatrical Release: August 31st, 2018 (Limited) by Lionsgate Premiere
Classification: Original Screenplay, Action, Live Action, Contemporary Fiction

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Mission: Impossible—Fallout
Mission: Impossible—Fallout
Director: Christopher McQuarrie
Lead Roles: Tom Cruise as Ethan Hunt
Initial Theatrical Release: July 27th, 2018 (Wide) by Paramount Pictures
Classification: Based on TV, Action, Live Action, Contemporary Fiction

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Sicario: Day of the Soldado

Synopsis

In the drug war, there are no rules—and as the cartels have begun trafficking terrorists across the US border, federal agent Matt Graver calls on the mysterious Alejandro, whose family was murdered by a cartel kingpin, to escalate the war in nefarious ways. Alejandro kidnaps the kingpin’s daughter to inflame the conflict—but when the girl is seen as collateral damage, her fate will come between the two men as they question everything they are fighting for.

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The Darkest Minds
The Darkest Minds
Director: Jennifer Yuh Nelson
Lead Roles: Amandla Stenberg as Ruby Daly, Harris Dickinson as Liam Stewart, Skylan Brooks as Chubs, Miya Cech as Zu
Initial Theatrical Release: August 3rd, 2018 (Wide) by 20th Century Fox
Keywords: Runaway, Betrayal, Resistance Fighter
Classification: Based on Fiction Book/Short Story, Thriller/Suspense, Live Action, Science Fiction

Synopsis

When teens mysteriously develop powerful new abilities, they are declared a threat by the government and detained. Sixteen-year-old Ruby, one of the most powerful young people anyone has encountered, escapes her camp and joins a group of runaway teens seeking safe haven. Soon this newfound family realizes that, in a world in which the adults in power have betrayed them, running is not enough and they must wage a resistance, using their collective power to take back control of their future.

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Alpha
Alpha
Director: Albert Hughes
Lead Roles: Kodi Smit-McPhee, Leonor Varela as Shaman
Initial Theatrical Release: August 17th, 2018 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
Keywords: Cavemen, Lone Survivor
Classification: Original Screenplay, Adventure, Live Action, Historical Fiction

Synopsis

Europe, 20,000 years ago. While on his first hunt with his tribe’s most elite group, a young man is injured and left for dead. Awakening to find himself broken and alone-he must learn to survive and navigate the harsh and unforgiving wilderness. Reluctantly taming a lone wolf abandoned by his pack, the pair learn to rely on each other and become unlikely allies, enduring countless dangers and overwhelming odds in order to find their way home before the deadly winter arrives.

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Crazy Rich Asians

Synopsis

Native New Yorker Rachel Chu accompanies her longtime boyfriend, Nick Young, to his best friend’s wedding in Singapore. Excited about visiting Asia for the first time but nervous about meeting Nick’s family, Rachel is unprepared to learn that Nick has neglected to mention a few key details about his life. It turns out that he is not only the scion of one of the country’s wealthiest families but also one of its most sought-after bachelors. Being on Nick’s arm puts a target on Rachel’s back, with jealous socialites and, worse, Nick’s own disapproving mother taking aim. And it soon becomes clear that while money can’t buy love, it can definitely complicate things.

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Bumblebee
Bumblebee
Director: Travis Knight
Lead Roles: Hailee Steinfeld as Charlie Watson, John Cena as Burns
Initial Theatrical Release: December 21st, 2018 (Wide) by Paramount Pictures
Classification: Based on Toy, Action, Live Action, Science Fiction

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The Meg
The Meg
Director: Jon Turteltaub
Lead Roles: Jason Statham as Jonas Taylor, Li Bingbing as Suyin Zhang, Rainn Wilson as Jack Morris, Ruby Rose as Jaxx Herd, Winston Chao as Dr. Minway Zhang, Cliff Curtis as James “Mac” Mackreides
Initial Theatrical Release: August 10th, 2018 (Wide) by Warner Bros.
Keywords: Animals Gone Bad, Underwater, Exes in Love, Rescue, Dishonorable Discharge, Redemption
Classification: Based on Fiction Book/Short Story, Action, Live Action, Science Fiction

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Ya Veremos
Director: Pedro Pablo Ibarra
Lead Roles: Mauricio Ochmann as Rodrigo, Fernanda Castillo as Alejandra
Initial Theatrical Release: August 31st, 2018 (Wide) by Lionsgate, released as We’ll See
Classification: Drama, Live Action,

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Skyscraper
Skyscraper
Director: Rawson Marshall Thurber
Lead Roles: Dwayne Johnson as Will Sawyer
Initial Theatrical Release: July 13th, 2018 (Wide) by Universal
Classification: Original Screenplay, Action, Live Action, Contemporary Fiction

Synopsis

Former FBI Hostage Rescue Team leader and U.S. war veteran Will Ford now assesses security for skyscrapers. On assignment in China he finds the tallest, safest building in the world suddenly ablaze, and he’s been framed for it. A wanted man on the run, Will must find those responsible, clear his name and somehow rescue his family who is trapped inside the building…above the fire line.

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The Predator
Director: Shane Black
Lead Roles: Boyd Holbrook as Quinn McKenna, Olivia Munn as Casey Bracket, Trevante Rhodes as Nebraska Williams, Alfie Allen, Keegan-Michael Key, Sterling K. Brown as Government Agent, Jacob Tremblay as Rory McKenna, Yvonne Strahovski as Emma McKenna, Thomas Jane as Military Veteran
Initial Theatrical Release: September 14th, 2018 (Wide) by 20th Century Fox
Keywords: Alien Encounters, Hunting
Classification: Original Screenplay, Action, Live Action, Science Fiction

Synopsis

From the outer reaches of space to the small-town streets of suburbia, the hunt comes home in Shane Black’s explosive reinvention of the Predator series. Now, the universe’s most lethal hunters are stronger, smarter and deadlier than ever before, having genetically upgraded themselves with DNA from other species. When a young boy accidentally triggers their return to Earth, only a ragtag crew of ex-soldiers and a disgruntled science teacher can prevent the end of the human race.

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Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse 3D
Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse 3D
Director: Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey, Rodney Rothman
Lead Roles: Shameik Moore as Miles Morales / Spider-Man
Initial Theatrical Release: December 14th, 2018 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
Classification: Based on Comic/Graphic Novel, Adventure, Digital Animation, Super Hero

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The Equalizer 2
The Equalizer 2
Director: Antoine Fuqua
Lead Roles: Denzel Washington as Robert McCall
Initial Theatrical Release: July 20th, 2018 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
Classification: Based on TV, Action, Live Action, Contemporary Fiction

Synopsis

Robert McCall serves an unflinching justice for the exploited and oppressed—but how far will he go when that is someone he loves?

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