Top 10 Scariest Movies Released in 2018 Hollywood delivers thrills, chills, and worse in these frightening features

If there’s one thing Hollywood can provide with consistency, it’s frightening imagery. This year’s scariest movies ran the gamut from slow-burning thrillers to gory, macabre violence and everything in between.

Of all the terrifying movies released, these are the 10 scariest movies of 2018.

10. The Nun (26% on Rotten Tomatoes)

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Rating: R
Director: Corin Hardy
Stars: Demian Bichir, Taissa Farmiga, Jonas Bloquet

9. Halloween (79% on Rotten Tomatoes)

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Rating: R
Director: David Gordon Green
Stars: Jamie Lee Curtis, Judy Greer, Andi Matichak

8. Mandy (92% on Rotten Tomatoes)

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Rating: NR
Director: Panos Cosmatos
Stars: Nicolas Cage, Linus Roache, Andrea Riseborough

7. Revenge (92% on Rotten Tomatoes)

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Rating: R
Director: Coralie Fargeat
Stars: Matilda Anna Ingrid Lutz, Kevin Janssens, Vincent Colombe

6. Hereditary (89% on Rotten Tomatoes)

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Rating: R
Director: Ari Aster
Stars: Toni Collete, Gabriel Byrne, Milly Shapiro

5. Anna and the Apocalypse (81% on Rotten Tomatoes)

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Rating: R
Director: John McPhail
Stars: Ella Hut, Sarah Swire, Malcolm Cumming

4. Cam (93% on Rotten Tomatoes)

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Rating: TV-MA
Director: Daniel Goldhaber
Stars: Madeline Brewer, Melora Walters, Patch Darragh

3. The Cleanse (81% on Rotten Tomatoes)

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Rating: R
Director: Bobby Miller
Stars: Johnny Galecki, Kyle Gallner, Anna Friel

2. The Meg (46% on Rotten Tomatoes)

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Rating: PG-13
Director: John Turteltaub
Stars: Jason Statham, Rainn Wilson, Bingbing Li

1. A Quiet Place (95% on Rotten Tomatoes)

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Rating: PG-13
Director: John Krasinski
Stars: John Krasinski, Emily Blunt, Millicent Simmonds


Dr. Brian Penny is a former Business Analyst and Operations Manager at Bank of America turned whistleblower, troll, and freelance writer. You can find his work in Cracked, High Times, HuffPost, Lifewire, Forbes, Fast Company, and dozens of other places, although much of it is no longer under his name. Dr. Penny loves annoying fake media.

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