Top 10 Hollywood Highest Grossing Movies of 2018-You Should Know

There are many Hollywood movies released every year. Some movies have done good business at the box office and some are average. Hollywood movies are very famous among audiences. They get a good response from their audiences. Movienasha compiled a list of Hollywood Highest Grossing Movies of 2018.

Here are the top 10 movies mentioned. The movies are arranged according to their rank starting from bottom to top. These movies are ranked by the revenues from the theatrical exhibitions. All the movies which are mentioned below are really good to watch and personally watched by me. Please leave comments or feedback if you have something in mind which you want me to notice. Your comments and feedback are most welcome!

Hollywood Highest Grossing Movies of 2018

10. Detective Chinatown 2 (Worldwide Gross: $544,061,916)

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Director: Chen Sicheng

Star cast: Wang Baoqiang, Liu Haoran, Xiao Yang, Natasha Liu Bordizzo, Shang Yuxian, Wang Xun, Yuen Wah, Satoshi Tsumabuki, Michael Pitt, Kenneth Tsang

Genre: Comedy/ Suspense/ Buddy Film/ Mystery/ Action Film

Release date: 16 February 2018

Detective Chinatown 2  is a Chinese comedy-mystery buddy movie that grossed worldwide $544.1 million. This movie is a sequel to 2015 ‘s Detective Chinatown movie. Qin Feng once again finds himself caught up in a mystery with his over-the-top distant relative and sometimes detective Tang Ren. This time they’re in New York, following a cash prize incentive to locate the missing grandson of the godfather of Chinatown.

And when the missing person’s case turns into a murder, the mystery starts to deepen. Detective Chinatown 2 delivers on the action and has plenty of laughs to make up for its missteps. This movie is the tenth highest-grossing movie of 2018 in Hollywood and the third highest-grossing movie of all time in China.

9. Operation Red Sea (Worldwide Gross: $579,220,560)

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source: www.cinematerial.com

Director: Dante Lam

Star cast: Zhang Yi, Huang Jingyu, Du Jiang, Hai Qing, Michelle Bai, Zhang Hanyu, Simon Yau, Wang Yutian, Jiang Luxia, Yin Fang, Henry Prince Mak, Guo Jaihao, Huang Fenfen, Jacky Cai, and many others.

Genre: Action Film/ Thriller Film/ War Film/ Drama

A budget of the movie: $70 million

Release date: 16 February 2018

Operation Red Sea is a Chinese action war movie that grossed worldwide $579.2 million. In March 2015, as fighting in the civil war in Yemen intensified, the Chinese Navy evacuated roughly 225 foreign nationals and 600 Chinese citizens from the southern port of Aden. This movie is loosely based on the evacuation of these Chinese citizens.

This movie has a thrilling opening that throws you right into the middle of an action set-piece. Bullets fly, the body count racks up and we’re quickly introduced to our heroes and their capabilities A few moments of brilliance and the sheer energy and passion on display make the movie watchable. This movie is said to be “China’s first modern naval film”. It is the top ninth Hollywood highest-grossing movie of 2018 and the second highest grossing ever in China.

8. Ready Player One (Worldwide Gross: $582,218,455)

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Director: Steven Spielberg

Star cast: Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, Ben Mendelsohn, Lena Waithe, T.J. Miller, Simon Pegg, Mark Rylance, Philip Zhao, Win Morisaki, Hannah John-Kamen, Susan Lynch, Ralph Ineson, and many others.

Genre: Action Film/ Thriller Film/ Adventure Film/ Science Fiction Film

A budget of the movie: $175 million

Release date: 29 March 2018

Ready Player One is an American live-action/animated science fiction movie that grossed worldwide $582.2 million. This movie is based on Ernest Cline’s 2011 novel Ready Player One. Prepare to escape reality and explore OASIS (and the limits of your own imagination) in the movie Ready Player One. Director Steven Spielberg’s newest movie brings author Ernest Cline’s beloved book to life, visually bringing to life the incredible virtual world of OASIS.

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In a world where so many sci-fi/fantasy movies are rehashes and reboots of older material, it is rather unusual to see something that feels fresh and new. This movie became the eighth top-grossing movie of 2018 worldwide and generally received positive reviews from the audiences.

7. Ant-Man and the Wasp (Worldwide Gross: $622,464,155)

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Director: Peyton Reed

Star cast: Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly, Michael Pena, Walton Goggins, Bobby Cannavale, Judy Greer, Tip “T.I.” Harris, David Dastmalchian, Abby Ryder Fortson, Hannah John-Kamen, Randall Park, Michelle Pfeiffer, Michael Douglas, Laurence Fishburne, and many others.

Genre: Action Film/ Science Fiction Film/ Fantasy/ Superhero Movie/ Comedy

The budget of the movie: $162-195 million

Release date: 6 July 2018

Ant-Man and the Wasp is an American superhero movie that grossed worldwide $622.5 million. It is based on the Marvel comics character Scott Lang/ Ant-Man and Hope van Dyne/Wasp. Sequel to 2015’s Ant-Man movie. This movie becomes the top seventh highest-earning movie in Hollywood.

This movie is funny, action-packed, and very entertaining. It absolutely blows the previous Ant-Man film out of the water. The film is also full of heart too which makes this a pretty decent movie to watch with the whole family. It’s a fun movie with quite a few laughs and a great callback to a successful gag in the first movie.

6. Deadpool 2 (Worldwide Gross: $734,245,921)

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Director: David Leitch

Star cast: Ryan Reynolds, Josh Brolin, Morena Baccarin, Julian Dennison, Zazie Beetz, T.J. Miller, Brianna Hildebrand, Jack Kesy, and many others.

Genre: Comedy/ Adventure Film/ Fantasy/ Superhero Movie/ Action Film/ Science Fiction Film

A budget of the movie: $110 million

Release date: 18 May 2018

Deadpool 2 is an American superhero movie that grossed worldwide $734.2 million. This movie is a  direct sequel to 2016’s movie Deadpool and the eleventh installment in the X-Men movie series. Deadpool 2 is a satisfying sequel. Instead of simply riding the coat-tail of the first movie, the writers have come up with an engaging new story to tell. Reassuringly, this sequel is not a carbon copy of the first either.

The writers have not become lazy; the jokes are still funny, and the pop culture references are effective. Deadpool 2 is as good as the first movie: good action, good comedy, and good twists. 2018 has so far been an impressive year for the superhero genre and Deadpool 2 continues that winning streak. This movie becomes the sixth Hollywood highest-grossing movie of 2018 and third highest-grossing X-Men movie and the third highest-grossing R-Rated movie. Thus, I would give Deadpool 2 my “highly recommended” stamp of approval.

5. Mission: Impossible- Fallout (Worldwide Gross: $791,107,538)

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Director: Christopher McQuarrie

Star cast: Tom Cruise, Henry Cavill, Ving Rhames, Simon Pegg, Rebecca Ferguson, Sean Harris, Angela Bassett, Vanessa Kirby, Michelle Monaghan, Wes Bentley, Frederick Schmidt, Alec Baldwin, and many others.

Genre: Action Film/ Spy Film/ Thriller Film/ Adventure Film

The budget of the movie: $178 million

Release date: 27 July 2018

Mission: Impossible- Fallout is an American spy movie that grossed worldwide $791.1 million. This movie is the second movie to be directed by McQuarrie following Mission: Impossible- Rogue Nation and the sixth installment in the Mission: Impossible movie series. This movie finds the perfect balance between spectacle and narrative. Firstly, the action scenes never distract from the plot, they are essential for the plot to continue moving forward. Secondly, McQuarrie’s screenplay is excellent. It is smart, well-constructed, and entertaining.

Fallout is the most sophisticated action movie I have seen in a long time. This movie for its action alone makes it a series that can’t be missed on the big screen. This movie is one of my favorite action movies and the fifth Hollywood highest-grossing movie of 2018 and one of the greatest action movies of all time. What did you think of Mission: Impossible-Fallout? What’s your favorite stunt Tom Cruise has ever done? – comment below.

4. Incredibles 2 (Worldwide Gross: $1,235,391,638)

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source: www.amazon.com

Director: Brad Bird

Voice cast: Craig T. Nelson, Holly Hunter, Sarah Vowell, Samuel L. Jackson, Bob Odenkirk, Catherine Keener, Bill Wise, Brad Bird, Jonathan Banks, Sophia Bush, Phil LaMarr, Paul Eiding, Isabella Rossellini, Barry Bostwick, and many others.

Genre: Animation/ Science Fiction Film/ Action Film/ Animated Cartoon/ Superhero Movie/ Comedy/ Adventure Film/ Family Film

A budget of the movie: $200 million

Release date: 15 June 2018

Incredibles 2 is an American computer-animated superhero movie that grossed worldwide $1.235 billion. It is the second installment of the Incredible movie series and the sequel to 2004’s The Incredibles. This Pixar sequel comes 14 years after the original, which won the Oscar for Best Animated Feature at the 77th Academy Awards.

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It is a great animated feature, filled with inventive and engaging activities and some truly hilarious comedy sequences. As one has come to expect from Pixar, the movie plays just as well for grown adults as it does for children. It became the sixteen highest-grossing movies of all time, the second highest grossing animated movie, and the fourth Hollywood highest grossing movie of 2018.

3. Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (Worldwide Gross: $1,304,918,350)

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Director: J.A. Bayona

Star cast: Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Rafe Spall, Justice Smith, Daniella Pineda, James Cromwell, Toby Jones, Ted Levine, B.D. Wong, Isabella Sermon, Geraldine Chaplin, Jeff Goldblum, and many others.

Genre: Action/ Adventure/ Science Fiction Film/ Action Film/ Drama/ Adventure Film

The budget of the movie: $170- 187 million

Release date: 22 June 2018

Jurassic World: the Fallen Kingdom is an American science fiction adventure movie that grossed worldwide $1.305 billion. It is the second installment of a planned Jurassic World series and the fifth installment of the Jurassic Park movie series.

The park is closed, Isla Nublar stands upon an extinction-level event, and the life cannot be contained are the main points to be made in the movie Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom. The movie stands as a more mature and realized continuation to its 2015 predecessor, offering plenty of big summer movie entertainment for both the casual moviegoers out there as well as the diehard Jurassic fans alike. This becomes the 12th highest-grossing movie of all time and the third top box office movie of 2018.

2. Black Panther (Worldwide Gross: $1,346,913,161)

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Director: Ryan Coogler

Star cast: Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira, Martin Freeman, Daniel Kaluuya, Letitia Wright, Winston Duke, Angela Bassett, Forest Whitaker, Andy Serkis, and many others.

Genre: Action Film/ Science Fiction Film/ Adventure Film/ Fantasy

A budget of the movie: $200- 210 million

Release date: 16 February 2018

Black Panther is an American superhero movie that grossed worldwide $1.347 billion. It is based on the Marvel Comics character Black Panther. Black Panther is the latest addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), with it being the 18th movie in the span of 10 years.

Following the events of 2016´s ‘Captain America Civil War”, where the title character was first introduced, we see T’Challa (Chadwick Boseman reprising his role here) returning to Wakanda and embracing his duties as the new king of the secretive and technologically advanced nation. “Black Panther” is a great movie with solid acting that continues to help to expand the branches of the MCU. I would give the Black Panther my “highly recommended” stamp of approval.

1. Avengers: Infinity War (Worldwide Gross: $2,046,669,485)

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source: www.amazon.com

Directors: Anthony Russo and Joe Russo (Russo Brothers)

Star cast: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Benedict Cumberbatch, Don Cheadle, Tom Holland, Chadwick Boseman, Paul Bettany, Elizabeth Olsen, Anthony Mackie, Sebastian Stan, Tom Hiddleston, Idris Elba, Peter Dinklage, Benedict J.J. Johnson, and many others

Genre: Action Film/ Superhero Movie/ Fantasy/ Adventure Film/ Science Fiction Film

The budget of the movie: $316- 400 million

Release date: 27 April 2018

Avengers: Infinity War is an American superhero movie that grossed worldwide $2.047 billion. This movie became the first Hollywood highest-grossing movie of 2018. It is based on the Marvel Comics superhero team the Avengers. It is the nineteenth movie in the MCU (Marvel Cinematic Universe) and is the sequel to 2012’s The Avengers and 2015’s Avengers: Age of Ultron.

Thanos’s quest for the Infinity Stones and his goal for universal balances reach a climatic pivotal point, calling upon the Avengers, the Guardians, and others to stand united and to prevent the Mad Titan’s master plan in the movie Avengers: Infinity War.

Great heroic scenes, an edge-of-the-seat storyline, and all the heroes treated with the respect they deserve, all getting a great amount of screentime. I highly recommend this film to anyone, as it is a great movie that genuinely ticks all the boxes. I really do want to hear from everyone on their thoughts on Avengers: Infinity War. So, please, drop a comment below and tell your thoughts on this epic Marvel movie.

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