In 2018, we had our share of thrilling, well-paced action films; and not just movies with mutants and their superpowers only. Even with Sandra Bullock making a comeback in Netflix “Bird Box”.

1- Mission: Impossible – Fallout (M:I-6)

Storyline: “Ethan Hunt and his IMF team, along with some familiar allies, race against time after a mission gone wrong.”

Release Date: July 12, 2018

Total lifetime grosses worldwide: $791,017,452

2- Birdbox (Netflix)

Storyline: “When a mysterious force decimates the population, only one thing is certain — if you see it, you die. A mother and her children embark make a desperate bid, blindfolded, on a dangerous journey through the woods.”

Release Date: December 13, 2018

Total lifetime grosses: over 45 million accounts (during first opening week — making it the most watched Netflix film)

3- Deadpool 2 (Marvel Comics)

Storyline: “Foul-mouthed mutant mercenary Wade Wilson (AKA. Deadpool), brings together a team of fellow mutant rogues to protect a young boy with supernatural abilities from the brutal, time-traveling cyborg, Cable.”

Release Date: May 18, 2018

Total lifetime grosses worldwide: $740,768,487

4- The Meg

Storyline: “Previously thought to be extinct, a massive creature, known as the Megalodon, attacks a deep-sea submersible.”

Release Date: August 10, 2018

Total lifetime grosses worldwide: $530,243,742

5- Ready Player One (Warner Bros)

Storyline: “When the creator of a virtual reality world called the OASIS dies, he releases a video in which he challenges all OASIS users to find his Easter Egg, which will give the finder his fortune.”

Release Date: March 29, 2018

Total lifetime grosses worldwide: $582,890,172