Best movies coming out summer 2018

From Solo to Sicario, Ant-Man to Ocean's 8, here's our pick of the best sci-fi, action and geeky films coming to theatres this summer.


Richard Trenholm

See full bio

1 of 22 Marvel

Avengers: Infinity War

What a start to the summer: Infinity War unites Marvel's greatest heroes for a record-breaking box office sensation. But what sci-fi, action and nerderiffic movies are coming to try to claim the Avengers' crown? Click through the gallery for the movies hitting theatres this summer.

Solo: A Star Wars Story
2 of 22 Lucasfilm

Solo: A Star Wars Story (May 25)

Never tell me the odds: Ron Howard takes over as director in this Star Wars prequel in which Alden Ehrenreich is the young Han Solo with Donald Glover by his side.

3 of 22 Twentieth Century Fox

Deadpool 2 (June 1)

Deadpool 2 sees Ryan Reynolds' merc-with-a-mouth take on Josh Brolin as cyborg assassin Cable.

4 of 22 Blumhouse

Upgrade (June 1)

Saw and Insidious co-creator Leigh Whannell directs this demented action thriller about a guy who uses tech enhancements to become a superpowered revenge machine.

Celebrity Sightings in New York City - October 24, 2016
5 of 22 Raymond Hall

Ocean's Eight (June 6)

6 of 22 A24

Hereditary (June 8)

Toni Collette stars in what's already been described as the scariest film of the year by traumatised Sundance audiences.

7 of 22 Sundance

Hearts Beat Loud (June 8)

Nick Offerman is the dad in this heartwarming tale of a father and daughter whose song unexpectedly goes viral.

8 of 22

The Incredibles 2 (June 15)

Superheroics ensue once again as Pixar's Incredibles don the spandex for another family adventure.

9 of 22 Universal

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (June 22)

Life finds a way yet again in Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, featuring the return of Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard -- and original Jurassic Park star Jeff Goldblum.

10 of 22 Sundance

The Catcher Was a Spy (June 22)

Paul Rudd plays a complicated WWII spy in this look back at a tense moment in the atomic bomb race.

11 of 22 SyFy

Hover (June 29)

SyFy takes to the skies with this chiller about menacing drones.

Sicario: Day of the Soldado
12 of 22 Sony

Sicario: Day of the Soldado (June 29)

The first film's writer, Taylor Sheridan, and actors Benicio del Toro and Josh Brolin return for hard-hitting drugs drama Sicario 2.

13 of 22 Ben Rothstein/Marvel Studios

Ant-Man and the Wasp (July 6)

The difficult job of following Avengers: Infinity War falls to Evangeline Lilly and Paul Rudd in Marvel's mini blockbuster Ant Man and the Wasp.

14 of 22 Sundance

Sorry to Bother You (July 6)

This Sundance sensation sees Lakeith Stanfield and Tessa Thompson sticking it to the man in a savage satire.

15 of 22

Skyscraper (July 13)

Dwayne Johnson gets high, tackling terrorists in a high-rise building.

16 of 22 Global Road

Hotel Artemis (July 20)

Jodie Foster and Jeff Goldblum find action is the best medicine in a John Wick-style hospital for assassins.  It's out in the US on June 8.

17 of 22 Paramount

Mission: Impossible - Fallout (July 27)

Tom Cruise and the tricky task team reunite for Mission: Impossible 6.

18 of 22 Sundance

Searching (Aug. 3)

John Cho is the desperate parent seeking his missing child through a computer screen in this Sundance sensation.

19 of 22 Lionsgate

The Spy Who Dumped Me (Aug. 3)

Mila Kunis and Kate McKinnon spy hard in this raucous action comedy.

20 of 22 Warner Bros

The Meg (Aug. 10)

The Meg: It's Jason Statham vs. a giant shark. Enough said.

21 of 22

Captive State (Aug. 17)

John Goodman and Vera Farmiga live in a world ruled by aliens.

22 of 22 Niko Tavernise

Replicas (Aug. 17)

Keanu Reeves and Silicon Valley's Thomas Middleditch are scientists messing with nature in this sci-fi chiller.

More Galleries

2022's Best TV Shows You Can't Miss on Netflix, HBO, Disney Plus and More

More Galleries

2022's Best TV Shows You Can't Miss on Netflix, HBO, Disney Plus and More

93 Photos
The 40 Best Games on Nintendo Switch

More Galleries

The 40 Best Games on Nintendo Switch

41 Photos
Movies Coming in 2022 From Marvel, Netflix, DC and More

More Galleries

Movies Coming in 2022 From Marvel, Netflix, DC and More

80 Photos
2023 Toyota BZ4X Is a Smooth, Comfortable Electric SUV

More Galleries

2023 Toyota BZ4X Is a Smooth, Comfortable Electric SUV

33 Photos
The 51 Best VR Games

More Galleries

The 51 Best VR Games

53 Photos
55 weird objects seen on Mars, explained

More Galleries

55 weird objects seen on Mars, explained

57 Photos
Best dating apps of 2021

More Galleries

Best dating apps of 2021

13 Photos