Hollywood Movies of 2018 That Are Not Sequels, Spin-Offs, Or Superhero

The year is almost coming to an end and 2018 brings for us a fresh new set of movies that we cannot wait to catch on the big screen. Some of the biggest sequels are releasing next year and Marvel and DC will go head-to-head with new superhero movies. Old classics are being remade with a new cast and the year already looks promising. But if you’re done with the usual clutter of sequelsspin-offs and superhero films, we bring you a list of every other kind of Hollywood movie releasing next year that should be on your radar. Here’s a list of films to watch out for in the first quarter of 2018

THE COMMUTER

Director: Jaume Collet-Serra
Cast: Liam Neeson, Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson
Release Date: Jan 12

Imagine getting caught up in a criminal conspiracy while on your way home from work. That is exactly what happens to an insurance salesman, who now has to discover the identity of a hidden passenger before the train’s last stop. The movie is bound to be an exhilarating ride!

The Commuter movie still - BookMyShow

PROUD MARY

Director: Babak Najafi
Cast: Taraji P. Henson, Billy Brown
Release Date: Jan 12

She impressed in Hidden Figures; now Taraji is back on the big screen with an action thriller, where she plays a hitwoman working for an organized crime family. Her life turns upside down when a hit goes completely wrong, leaving a young boy orphaned.

Proud Mary movie still - BookMyShow

12 STRONG

Director: Nicolai Fuglsig
Cast: Chris Hemsworth, Michael Shannon, Trevante Rhodes
Release Date: Jan 19

The cop from Nocturnal Animals, the lead actor of Moonlight, the mighty Thor, and his real-life wife are all starring in a movie together about the first Special Forces team deployed to Afghanistan after 9/11. War drama lovers must not miss this one!

12 Strong movie still - BookMyShow

DEN OF THIEVES

Director: Christian Gudegast
Cast: Gerard Butler, 50 Cent, Pablo Schreiber
Release Date: Jan 19

Gerard Butler is back with a heist thriller, starring rapper 50 Cent. The movie is about the interconnected lives of the LA County Sheriff's Dept and most successful bank robbery crew, after the latter attempt to rob the Federal Reserve Bank. The chase that follows is the one to watch out for.

Den of Thieves movie still - BookMyShow

THE LEISURE SEEKER

Director: Paolo Virzi
Cast: Donald Sutherland, Helen Mirren
Release Date: Jan 19

Based on the novel of the same name, this Italian-American road movie is for those who wish to escape life and set out into the wilderness. Here, a runaway couple goes on an unforgettable journey across the country to avoid their children, doctors and everything that makes them old.

Leisure Seeker movie still - BookMyShow

ANNIHILATION

Director: Alex Garland
Cast: Natalie Portman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Gina Rodriguez
Release Date: Feb 23

When a biologist’s husband disappears, she decides to go on an expedition into an environmental disaster zone along with an anthropologist, a psychologist, a surveyor, and a linguist. This is one of those films that give you a lot more than expected with scenes that promise to leave you shocked.

Annihilation movie still - BookMyShow

RED SPARROW

Director: Francis Lawrence
Cast: Jennifer Lawrence, Joel Edgerton
Release Date: Mar 02

J-Law is on the wrong side of the law again, when she is recruited to a Russian intelligence service. Her first operation about targeting a CIA agent goes highly wrong, threatening to unravel the security of both nations. She will be the one to watch out for in this spy thriller!

Red Sparrow movie still - BookMyShow

GAME NIGHT

Director: John Francis Daley, Jonathan Goldstein
Cast: Jason Bateman, Rachel McAdams, Kyle Chandler
Release Date: Mar 02

This is the action crime comedy you have been waiting for since Date Night. The movie revolves around a group of friends who meet regularly for game nights, and one night, they suddenly find themselves trying to solve a murder mystery.

Game Night

A WRINKLE IN TIME

Director: Ava DuVernay
Cast: Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon, Mindy Kaling
Release Date: Mar 09

Starring some of your favorite actresses on television, this fantasy adventure will take you to a distant planet on a rescue mission. After the disappearance of her astrophysicist father, a girl takes her brother and a friend on an astral journey in order to find him.

A Wrinkle in Time movie still - BookMyShow

THE UPSIDE

Director: Neil Burger
Cast: Bryan Cranston, Kevin Hart, Nicole Kidman
Release Date: Mar 09

After Walter White, Cranston is all set to play the role of a wealthy paraplegic in this comedy-drama, which explores his relationship with a recently paroled convict who is hired to help him. The film promises to be a laughter fest and also stars Nicole Kidman and Aja Naomi King.

The Upside movie still - BookMyShow

Which film are you most excited about? Tell us in comments below and don’t forget to check out the trailers and trivia on BookMyShow.

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