2017 is nearing it’s end and it’s been a crazy year for movies with Beauty and the Beast holding the 1st place being the top grossing movie world wide. With a total gross of $504,014,165, Beauty and the Beast proves that nostalgia is good business.
One of the most surprising movies this year however is Wonder Woman. With DC’s track record of producing critically unimpressive movies, Wonder Woman not only was loved by fans but also by critics, proving that the DC movie universe can produce good comic book movies. Another impressive note is that Wonder Woman have a worldwide gross of $412,563,408 putting the movie behind Beauty in the Beast.
With that said 2018 have a promising year for movies and here’s my top 10 Most Anticipated Movies of 2018.
10. Spider-Man: Into the Spider Verse
Mahershala Ali as Aaron Davis
Shameik Moore as Miles Morales
With a surprising entry from Sony, they released a trailer for Spider-Man: Into the Spider Verse. This time starring the other Spider Man, Miles Morales.
I’m very much looking forward to this movie as this is the first time that we see the Miles Morales Spider-Man in the big screen. Sony animation is known for some of the worst animated movies this year (The Emojo movie, Smurfs: The Lost Village) however with a collaboration with Marvel, Spider-Man: Into the Spider Verse seems like a promising project and it’s something to be excited for.
9. Mortal Engines
Based on a popular book, Mortal Engines is being produced by Peter Jackson. Peter Jackson of course not a stranger in adapting epic novels into movies. Mortal Engines could be the next epic book to movie next to the Lord of the Rings and the Harry Potter series.
Filmed entirely in New Zealand, Mortal Engines is definitely a movie to look forward to in 2018.
8. Deadpool 2
With the huge success of the first one, there was never any doubt about a sequel. One thing that intrigues me on this sequel is the casting of Josh Brolin as Cable. He’s already Thanos in the upcoming Avengers movie and with Disney acquiring Fox assets I’m looking forward to the jokes that Deadpool brings for the sequel.
7. Sicario 2: Soldado
Benicio Del Toro
Another sequel that also features Josh Brolin, is Sicario 2. I was never a fan of the first movie, however the trailer for Sicario 2 looks very impressive and with Taylor Sheridan writing once again. Sicario 2 has the potential to be a great sequel.
Venom is a project I personally have been skeptical about since it’s a Sony production. However this is looking to have a lot of promise in it. With reports that the story will involve a mixture of Lethal Protector and Planet of the Symbiotes this has the potential to be a good anti hero movie. Not to mention Tom Hardy’s enthusiasm with this movie helps it a lot.
5. Isle of Dogs
Isle of Dogs, is an upcoming stop-motion animated film by Wes Anderson. I’ve always liked Fantastic Mr Fox and with this being Wes Anderson’s second stop-motion animated film, this is one movie I am looking forward to.
Isle of Dogs features an all star cast that mostly featured in previous Wes Anderson films.
Jennifer Jason Leigh
A movie which I thought would come out this year, Annihilation is based on the books by Jeff Vandermeer where four women venture into a place called Area X.
Ever since Ex Machina, I have been looking forward to Alex Garland’s latest project and with the trailers that came out I am even more excited for Annihilation.
3. Black Panther
Michael B. Jordan
One of the three marvel movies that will come out in 2018, Black Panther is looking to be one of the most unique Marvel movies to have ever been produced.
With an all star cast featuring an almost all black cast, Black Panther is looking to be a very strong game changer in the superhero genre and I am very much looking forward to it.
2. Ready Player One
Ready Player One was definitely one of the best books I’ve ever read so when reports were saying Steven Spielberg is adapting the book into a movie, I could not be more excited. Granted I am not a fan of the 80s however I am a fan of video games and movies and to see this movie come to fruition, I am incredibly looking forward to it.
The Incredibles 2
Pacific Rim: Uprising
Ant-Man and the Wasp
The New Mutants
1. Avengers: Infinity War
Robert Downey Jr.
This is easily the most anticipated movie of 2018, with the history behind it and with a villain that’s been built up for 10 years not to mention a collection of all the Marvel characters in one movie makes this movie an event that you would not want to miss.
So there you go my top 10 most anticipated movies of 2018, note that this list is mostly subjective and not an official list of any sort, this is only my opinion so which movie are you most looking forward to?