Every 2018 Film I Watched

I’m just a guy who love film, and this year was a landmark one for me in terms of entertainment. In addition to the absolutely absurd amount of pro wrestling I watch on a weekly basis, TV undertakings (including new seasons of The Americans, Better Call Saul, Westworld, Ozark, Daredevil, House of Cards, The Walking Dead, Fear the Walking Dead and several others), battle rap and children’s programming I’m forced to endure, I made it my mission to see as many films from 2018 as possible. Thanks to half a year of MoviePass, I realized over the summer that my goal of 100 films in the theater was actually attainable (and I’m glad to say I did reach that milestone, hitting my 100th sitting a few days after Christmas), and watched an incredible amount at home thanks to Netflix, Prime, Hulu, HBO and other services. Keep in mind, for anyone who watched my Film of the Day posts for months (which started before I began writing for this site), I also managed to cross a LOT of titles off my list that had slipped past me in previous years. In fact, there are honestly too many to name and would require a separate post to truly encapsulate how many gems from the past I caught up on in 2018.

All that aside, here is an alphabetical list of all 2018 releases I saw with an asterisk to denote anything I saw in the theater. As with any year, some of these may be questionable due to festival plays vs official US “release dates,” so keep that in mind before commenting angrily at me for trying to inflate my stats. Additionally, some of my theater trips won’t show up on this list as they were for 2017 films that I saw early in the year (Dunkirk, Phantom Thread, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle) or older films returning to theaters for various reasons (There Will Be Blood, Last of the Mohicans, Cowboy Bebop: Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door, Life of Brian and a few others). I will update this as I see them in the future. On with the list!

22 July
2036 Origin Unknown
A Futile and Stupid Gesture
A Prayer Before Dawn
A Private War *
A Quiet Place * (2x in theaters, once at home)
A Simple Favor *
A Star is Born *
Alpha *
American Animals * (once in theaters, once at home
An Evening with Beverly Luff Linn
Andre the Giant
Annihilation * (3x in theaters, once at home)
Anon
Ant-Man and the Wasp *
Apostle
At Eternity’s Gate *
Avengers: Infinity War * (3x in theaters, once at home)
Bad Samaritan
Bad Times at the El Royale *
The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
Beast *
Beautiful Boy *
Beirut *
Ben is Back *
Beyond the Sky
Bipolar Rock ‘n’ Roller
Bird Box
Black Mirror: Bandersnatch
Black Panther *
BlackKklansman *
Blindspotting * (once in theaters, once at home)
Blockers *
Bodied
Bohemian Rhapsody *
The Bookshop
Borg vs McEnroe
Boy Erased *
Breath *
Bumblebee *
Burning *
Cam
Can You Ever Forgive Me? *
Cargo
The Catcher Was A Spy *
Chappaquiddick *
The Christmas Chronicles
Christopher Robin *
The Cloverfield Paradox
Colette
The Commuter
Crazy Rich Asians *
Creed 2 *
Damsel
Dark Money
Dark River
Deadpool 2 *
Death of Superman
Death of Stalin *
Destroyer *
The Devil You Know
Disobedience
Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot *
Dumplin’
Early Man *
Eighth Grade *
The Endless
The Equalizer 2 *
Extinction
Fahrenheit 451
Fahrenheit 11/9
The Favourite *
Filmworker
The Final Year
First Man *
First Reformed *
Free Solo *
The Front Runner *
Game Night *
Gemini
Gotti
The Grinch *
Gringo
Green Book * (once in theaters, once at home)
The Guilty
Happy As Lazzaro
The Happytime Murders
The Hate U Give *
Hearts Beat Loud
Hold the Dark
Hospitality
Hotel Artemis *
The House With A Clock In Its Walls
How It Ends
I Think We’re Alone Now
If Beale Street Could Talk *
The Incredibles 2 * (once in theaters, once at home)
Instant Family * (2x in theaters)
Isle of Dogs * (once in theaters, once at home)
Juliet, Naked *
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom *
Kin
The Kindergarten Teacher
The King
The Land of Steady Habits
Lean On Pete
Leave No Trace *
Like Father
The Little Stranger
Love, Gilda
Love, Simon
Madeline’s Madeline
Mandy
Mary Magdalene
Mary Queen of Scots ^
McQueen
The Meg
The Miseducation of Cameron Post
Mid90s *
Mile 22
Minding The Gap
Mission: Impossible – Fallout *
Mom and Dad
Monsters and Men *
Mountain
The Most Unknown
Mowgli: Legend Of The Jungle
The Mule *
My Dinner With Herve
Never Goin Back ^
The Night Comes For Us
Ocean’s Eight *
Oh Lucy! *
On the Basis of Sex *
The Old Man And The Gun *
The Other Side Of The Wind
Operation Finale *
Outlaw King
Overlord *
Papillon
The Party
Paterno
Pacific Rim: Uprising
Peter Rabbit *
The Predator
Private Life
Puzzle *
Ralph Breaks The Internet *
Rampage *
RBG
Ready Player One *
Red Sparrow *
The Rider
Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind
Roma *
Searching *
Sicario 2: Day Of The Soldado *
Sherlock Gnomes *
Shoplifters
The Sisters Brothers *
Skyscraper *
Smallfoot *
Solo: A Star Wars Story *
Sorry To Bother You *
Spider-Man: Into The Spider Verse *
Spinning Man
The Spy Who Dumped Me
Student Athlete
Struggle: The Life And Lost Art Of Szukalski
Super Troopers 2 *
Support the Girls
Sweet Country
Tag *
The Tale
Teen Titans Go To The Movies * (once in theaters, once at home
They Shall Not Grow Old *
They’ll Love Me When I’m Dead
The Third Murder
Three Identical Strangers
Thoroughbreds *
Time Share
The Titan
Tully *
Unsane
Upgrade *
Venom *
Vice *
Vox Lux *
What Still Remains
What They Had *
Where is Kyra?
White Boy Rick *
Whitney
Widows *
The Wife
Wildlife *
Woman Walks Ahead *
Won’t You Be My Neighbor? *
You Were Never Really Here *

 

As of this writing, here are the films on my radar that I haven’t seen yet:

All About Nina
Anna and the Apocalypse
Aquaman
Bad Seeds
Before We Vanish
Blaze
Border
The Captain
The Escape
Final Portrait
Have A Nice Day
Let the Sunshine In
Mary Poppins Returns
Matangi/Maya/M.I.A.
Mirai
Monrovia, Indiana
Mortal Engines
Pick of the Litter
Science Fair
Under the Tree
We the Animals
Welcome to Marwen
Western

 

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