We’ve made a list featuring the best genre movies of 2018 in the Horror, Thriller, and Sci-fi genres. Basically, it’s a list featuring the best among those we’ve watched and reviewed. Check out our 2018 list right here!
During 2018, we’ve reviewed more movies than ever: 139 reviews. That’s one review every three days and we have just one person writing all the reviews. Also, it’s been a good year. We’ve given a record high number of 4 and 5-star reviews in 2018.
We do also review a few TV shows or mini-series, but most of our reviews (by far!) are movie reviews.
The best genre movies of 2018
Since we do have so many great genre movies to choose from in 2018, we’ve split them up into sub-genres. All of which we’ve invented for the very purpose of making this list. That’s just the kind of creative free-spirited website Heaven of Horror is.
The best genre movies of 2018 with 5 out of 5 stars
First things first, so we’re going to start with all the movies we gave a top rating in 2018. That means 5 out of 5 stars – or blood splatters as it’s the case with our website.
You can click the movie title next to each subgenre to read our review.
This should also make it clear why that particular movie won that particular subgenre title.
Best Horror Movie: Hereditary
Best War-themed Zombie Movie: Overlord
Best Shapeshifter movie: Lifechanger
Best Foreign Horror Movie: Satan’s Slaves
Best Slow-Burn Thriller: You Were Never Really Here
Best Zombie Drama: The Night Eats the World
Best Foreign Low Budget Thriller: The Guilty
Best Revenge Thriller: Revenge
Best Netflix Horror Movie: The Ritual
Best Low Budget Horror Movie: Still/Born
The best genre movies of 2018 with 4 out of 5 stars
Not every movie can get a top rating, but getting 4 out of 5 is pretty damn good too. That’s why we’re also including the movies that managed to get this grade from Heaven of Horror.
Once again, we’re covering the Horror, Thriller, and Sci-Fi genres and attaching subgenres to each movie.
Best Apocalyptic Netflix Movie: Bird Box
Best French Horror Movie: Knife+Heart
Best Netflix Mindf*ck: Cam
Best Serial Killer Movie: The Clovehitch Killer
Best Kinky Thriller: Piercing
Best Slow-Burn Mystery Thriller: Wrath of Silence
Best Low Budget Netflix Movie: Malevolent
Best Fantasy Horror: Tumbbad
Best 80s Throwback Slasher: Hell Fest
Best Whodunit: Stillwater
Best LGBTQ Thriller: What Keeps You Alive
Best Korean Mystery: The Vanished
Best Netflix Thriller: Calibre
Best Fantasy Sci-Fi: The Endless
Best Low Budget Mystery: Inheritance
Best Monster Movie: Jurassic World 2: Fallen Kingdom
Best Low-Budget Zombie Movie: Feral
Best Sci-fi Horror: Stephanie
But wait, there’s more…
Oh yes, this list goes on for a bit longer. We just want to make sure you don’t miss out on any of these gems. Many of which are low-budget and can easily be found on VOD or Netflix now!
Best Horror Comedy Anthology: Dead List
Best Home Invasion Thriller: Knuckleball
Best Survival Horror Mystery: Ghostland (Incident in a Ghostland)
Best Horror Anthology: Ghost Stories
Best Supernatural Thriller: Marrowbone
Best Werewolf Movie: Wildling
Best Film Noir: Pickings
Best Crime Thriller: Midnighters
Best Asian Mystery: Forgotten
Best Alternative Zombie Movie: The Cured
Best Low Budget Slasher: Ruin Me
Best Slow Burn Thriller: Super Dark Times
Best Low Budget Revenge Movie: M.F.A.
Best Netflix Sci-Fi Horror: The Cloverfield Paradox
Best Netflix Home Invasion Thriller: The Open House
Best Netflix Serial Killer Movie: Creep 2
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