Action Movies of 2018
Written by: Catalogs.com Editorial Staff
December 19, 2018
Filed Under Movies
The year 2018 has been an excellent year for movie fans and an especially good year for action movie fans.
In this top ten action movies of 2018 list I will run down some of the best action flicks from this past year. All of the movies on this list are perfect for making a slow day more exciting!
10. Avengers: Infinity War
Avengers: Infinity War is the latest installment in the wildly popular Avengers film series based on the Marvel comic books. This is one of their most exciting installments yet with an expanded cast of characters and a riveting plot that pits the heros against one of the most powerful supervillains in all of comic book lore.
9. The Black Panther
The Black Panther is considered both a great film and milestone for African-American culture. It is a timely film that deals with issues such as loyalty, nationalism, and what it really means to protect a community.
Venom is a film set in the Spiderman universe that centers around an investigative journalist who is hot on the trail of a mysterious and infamous scientist. While investigating this scientist the journalist is merged physically with a malevolent alien entity known as Venom. This leads to the young man being imbued with both superhuman powers and blinding, intoxicating rage.
7. Ant Man and the Wasp
Ant Man and the Wasp is the latest installment of Marvel’s Ant Man film series. This heart warming film tells the story of a man who must deal with leading a double life: that of a father, and that of tiny super hero Ant Man.
6. Spiderman: Into the Spiderverse
According to many Spiderman fans and critics, Into the Spiderverse is the most original and intriguing Spidrman film in years.
5. Ocean’s 8
Ocean’s 8 is a new spin on the old Ocean’s heist movie franchise that began in the 1950s and was rebooted in the early thousands. Ocean’s 8 differs from the other movies with its all female cast which includes such greats as Rihanna, Mindy Kaling, Sandra Bullock and Anne Hathaway.
4. Deadpool 2
Another one of this year’s much anticipated superhero sequels, Deadpool 2 sees the return of Ryan Reynolds’ return to the big screen as the titular hero of the film as he mentors an angry young mutant and fends off villains.
3. Air Strike
Air Strike tells the story of five different Chinese characters, each of whom risks a great deal to protect a very important object against attacks from the Japanese Air Force during World War Two.
Superfly is a contemporary reboot of an action film classic. The movie follows the story of Youngblood Priest, a career criminal who survives an assassination attempt and decides it’s time to retire. But, after traveling to Mexico to make one last deal, he is forced to contend with violence from corrupt police, cartel thugs and double-crossing associates.
1. Proud Mary
Like Superfly, Proud Mary is something of an homage to blacksploitation action films from a bygone era. Proud Mary tells the story of a hit-woman who works for a powerful Boston crime family whose plans change when she meets during a botched job.
Wow, what a great year 2018 was for blockbuster action movies! On this top ten action movies of 2018 list we have seen some the best offerings in the genre’s history. New advances in CGI technology and other aspects of cinematography make this constantly evolving genre one to keep an eye on.
by Catalogs.com Info Guru Lauren DeJesus-Glasgow