Best of 2018 (highly subjective)

A ranking of the 94 movies I saw from 2018.

  1. Roma (Alfonso Cuaron)
  2. First Reformed (Paul Schrader)
  3. Burning (Lee Chang-dong)
  4. Eighth Grade (Bo Burnham)
  5. Cold War (Pawel Pawlikowski)
  6. Generation Wealth (Lauren Greenfield)
  7. Lean on Pete (Andrew Haigh)
  8. Shoplifters (Hirokazu Kore-eda)
  9. First Man (Damien Chazelle)
  10. BlackKklansman (Spike Lee)
  11. Won’t You Be My Neighbor? (Morgan Neville)
  12. Support the Girls (Andrew Bujalski)
  13. Minding the Gap (Bing Liu)
  14. Blaze (Ethan Hawke)
  15. You Were Never Really Here (Lynne Ramsay)
  16. The Favourite (Yorgos Lanthimos)
  17. Isle of Dogs (Wes Anderson)
  18. Free Solo (Jimmy Chin, Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi)
  19. Hale County This Morning, This Evening (RaMell Ross)
  20. Leave No Trace (Debra Granik)
  21. The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (Coen Brothers)
  22. If Beale Street Could Talk (Barry Jenkins)
  23. Wildlife (Paul Dano)
  24. The Rider (Chloe Zhao)
  25. Vice (Adam McKay)
  26. Widows (Steve McQueen)
  27. Ready Player One (Steven Spielberg)
  28. Unsane (Steven Soderbergh)
  29. They Shall Not Grow Old (Peter Jackson)
  30. Annihilation (Alex Garland)
  31. A Simple Favor (Paul Feig)
  32. 24 Frames (Abbas Kiarostami)
  33. Damsel (David & Nathan Zellner)
  34. Hereditary (Ari Aster)
  35. Tully (Jason Reitman)
  36. American Animals (Bart Layton)
  37. The Sisters Brothers (Jacques Audiard)
  38. Hal (Amy Scott)
  39. The Front Runner (Jason Reitman)
  40. Ben Is Back (Peter Hedges)
  41. Blindspotting (Carlos López Estrada)
  42. Searching (Aneesh Chaganty)
  43. Incredibles 2 (Brad Bird)
  44. The Party (Sally Potter)
  45. Destroyer (Karyn Kusama)
  46. Overlord (Julius Avery)
  47. Green Book (Peter Farrelly)
  48. Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot (Gus Van Sant)
  49. Mission Impossible: Fallout (Christopher McQuarrie)
  50. Black Panther (Ryan Coogler)
  51. The Other Side of the Wind (Orson Welles)
  52. A Star is Born (Bradley Cooper)
  53. Death of Stalin (Armando Iannucci)
  54. They’ll Love Me When I’m Dead (Morgan Neville)
  55. Mandy (Panos Cosmatos)
  56. Andre the Giant (Jason Hehir)
  57. Paddington 2 (Paul King)
  58. Halloween (David Gordon Green)
  59. Mid90s (Jonah Hill)
  60. Thunder Road (Jim Cummings)
  61. Zama (Lucrecia Martel)
  62. Deadpool 2 (David Leitch)
  63. The Old Man & the Gun (David Lowery)
  64. Hold the Dark (Jeremy Saulnier)
  65. Avengers: Infinity War (Anthony & Joe Russo)
  66. Upgrade (Leigh Whannell)
  67. Sorry to Bother You (Boots Riley)
  68. Black Mirror: Bandersnatch
  69. Elvis Presley: The Searcher
  70. Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind
  71. The Land of Steady Habits
  72. Operation Finale
  73. Prospect (Zeek Earl, Chris Caldwell)
  74. Bohemian Rhapsody
  75. Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom
  76. Game Night
  77. Calling All Earthlings
  78. Hotel Artemis
  79. The Spy Who Dumped Me
  80. 6 Balloons
  81. Aquaman
  82. Solo: A Star Wars Story
  83. A Quiet Place (John Krasinski)
  84. Pacific Rim: Uprising
  85. Rampage
  86. The Mule (Clint Eastwood)
  87. Sicario: Day of the Soldado
  88. The Christmas Chronicles
  89. Evil Genius
  90. The Meg
  91. The Predator (Shane Black)
  92. The Cloverfield Paradox
  93. Ant-Man and the Wasp
  94. Game Over, Man!

 

Up Next: Spaceballs (1987), Widows (2018), The Grifters (1990)

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