Buzziest Films, 2018

(Above: ‘Avengers: Infinity War.’ Source: IMDb)

IMDb, the go-to reference source for film buffs around the world, has unveiled its list of most popular films and TV shows for 2018.

The rankings are based on visitor page views for individual titles. IMDb claims to have more than 250 million unique visitors each month.

Today, we look at IMDb’s Top 10 films for the year, and where you can stream them.

#1 Avengers: Infinity War

The Avengers and their allies must defeat the powerful Thanos (Josh Brolin) before he defeats the universe. It’s available to rent starting at $4.99 from Vudu and other providers.

Black Panther
‘Black Panther.’ Source: IMDb

#2 Black Panther

The heir to the hidden kingdom of Wakanda (Chadwick Boseman) confronts a challenger from his country’s past (Michael B. Jordan). Black Panther is available on Netflix. You can also rent it starting at $2.99 from Amazon and other sources.

#3 Deadpool 2

Wise-cracking mutant mercenary Deadpool (Ryan Reynolds), with a team of fellow mutants, seek to protect a young boy with supernatural abilities from a time-traveling cyborg. It’s available to rent starting at $5.99 from FandangoNow and other services.

#4 Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

Stars Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard seek to rescue dinosaurs from an imminent volcanic eruption. You can rent it starting at $5.99 from YouTube and other providers.

#5 The Meg

After escaping from a gigantic shark, Jonas Taylor (Jason Statham) must confront his fears to save those trapped in a sunken submersible. The Meg is available to rent from $5.99 via Amazon and other services.

#6 Venom

When Eddie Brock (Tom Hardy) acquires the powers of a symbiote, he must release his alter-ego to save his life. Venom is available to purchase for $19.99 from Google Play and other sources.

#7 Mission: Impossible – Fallout

The sixth in the film franchise, Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise), the IMF team, and other cohorts race against time after a mission gone wrong. You can rent it starting at $3.99 from Vudu and other providers.

#8 Ready Player One

In this film, directed by Steven Spielberg, the late creator of a virtual reality world called the OASIS releases a video challenging all OASIS users to find his Easter Egg. To the Egg finder goes his fortune. The film can be streamed with an HBO Now subscription. It’s also on sale through December 17 for $9.99 from Microsoft; and it’s available from other providers at its regular purchase price of $19.99.

Incredibles 2
‘Incredibles 2.’ Source: IMDb

#9 Incredibles 2

Bob Parr (Mr. Incredible) is left to care for the kids while Helen (Elastigirl) is out saving the world. The animated adventure features the voices of Craig T. Nelson and Holly Hunter. You can rent it from $4.99 from YouTube and other providers.

#10 Bohemian Rhapsody

Starring Rami Malek as Freddie Mercury, the movie dramatizes the years leading up to Queen’s legendary appearance at the 1985 Live Aid concert. Bohemian Rhapsody, which is still in theaters, is the only film on this list not yet available to stream.

Tomorrow The Savvy Screener will present the streaming roadmap for IMDb’s most popular TV shows of 2018.

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