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

The first quarter of the year was deeply fulfilling in terms of the good movies we got to watch in theatres. A Quiet Place made a breakthrough in the genre of horror, while Red Sparrow was unlike any thriller we had seen before. Even Oscar-nominated movies like Three Billboards outside Ebbing, MissouriThe Shape of Water, and Lady Bird released in cinemas across the country, giving us the opportunity to watch the best films of 2017.

And now, the second quarter is looking great too. Besides the usual sequelsspin-offs, and superhero films, we bring you a list of every other kind of Hollywood movie releasing in the next three months that should be on your radar. Here’s a list of films to watch out for: 


Director: Wes Anderson
Cast: Bryan Cranston, Jeff Goldblum, Greta Gerwig
Release Date: 04 May, 2018

Even animation movies have jumped on the bandwagon of exploring different cultures. After exploring Mexico with Coco, now comes a movie set in Japan. This animated comedy follows a boy's odyssey in search of his lost dog. He begins an epic journey that will decide the fate and future of entire Prefecture.


Director: Vaughn Stein
Cast: Margot Robbie, Simon Pegg, Mike Myers
Release Date: 11 May, 2018

In the dark heart of a sprawling city, this revenge thriller follows the twisting tales of two assassins carrying out a sinister mission, a teacher battling a fatal illness, an enigmatic janitor, and a curious waitress leading a dangerous double life.


Director: Zach Golden
Cast: Ron Perlman, Martin Starr, Jake McDorman
Release Date: 18 May, 2018

A mix of adventure, crime, and laughs, this film explores a comedy of errors after two inept, small-town Sheriff's Deputies catch an escaped prisoner that they believe was wrongly convicted.


Director: Greg Berlanti
Cast: Nick Robinson, Jennifer Garner, Josh Duhamel
Release Date: 01 Jun, 2018

Everyone deserves a great love story. But for seventeen-year-old Simon Spier, it gets a little more complicated to deal with his sexuality, and at the same time, trying to find the identity of the anonymous classmate he's fallen for online.


Director: Tim Kirkby
Cast: Johnny Knoxville, Chris Pontius, Susan Yeagley
Release Date: 01 Jun, 2018

Action Point is just your regular low-rent, out-of-control amusement park where the rides are designed in a way that it offers maximum fun but has a minimal safety adherence. But a new corporate mega-park opening right nearby might put the future of AP in jeopardy.


Director: Silas Howard
Cast: Claire Danes, Jim Parsons, Priyanka Chopra
Release Date: 08 Jun, 2018

When Jake's preschool director mentions that the young boy's gender nonconforming play might just be more than a phase, his young parents start to analyze their roles as parents and as spouses. Our very own desi girl stars in this family drama.


Director: Ari Aster
Cast: Toni Collette, Gabriel Byrne, Alex Wolff
Release Date: 08 Jun, 2018

The Graham family begins to unravel the terrifying secrets about their ancestry, after Ellen, the matriarch of the family, passes away. Will the family be able to outrun their dark fate? Watch this mystery drama to find out!


Director: David Robert Mitchell
Cast: Riley Keough, Jimmi Simpson, Andrew Garfield
Release Date: 22 Jun, 2018

The disappearance of a mysterious woman in his house leads Sam on a surreal quest across Los Angeles to decode the secret behind her disappearance, pushing him headfirst into the murkiest depths of mystery, scandal, and conspiracy in the City of Angels.

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Disclaimer: The release dates are subject to change.