Hilarious comedies, thrilling superhero adventures, and engaging dramas comprise the very best films of 2016. The best 2016 films received critical acclaim and brought in millions of dollars at the box office. This is a list of the best greatest movies of 2016 featuring everything from Arrival to 10 Cloverfield Lane to Deadpool.
What films will you find on this list of the top movies of 2016? Perhaps you would vote Manchester by the Sea to the very top. Tragedy is examined from all angles in this excellent drama starring Casey Affleck and Michelle Williams, both of whom have already entered the Oscars discussion. The intimate drama Moonlight is another one of the very best movies to come out in 2016. Marvel continued to bring in fans with its 2016 release Captain America: Civil War. And at the very end of the year, the sparkling musical La La Land won over audiences with its timeless singing and dancing. Other good films featured on this best 2016 movies list include Finding Dory, The Nice Guys, and Kubo and the Two Strings.
What was your favorite movie of the year? Give the best films a thumbs up and please add any good 2016 movies that are missing. Want to see recent releases? Check out The Best Movies of 2020 list.
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- Wade Wilson (Ryan Reynolds) is a former Special Forces operative who now works as a mercenary. His world comes crashing down when evil scientist Ajax (Ed Skrein) tortures, disfigures and transforms ...more
- Your Name is a 2016 Japanese romance fantasy anime film directed by Makoto Shinkai. A high school girl in rural Japan and a high school boy in Tokyo experience a strange phenomenon: they occasionally ...more
- An adventurous teenager sails out on a daring mission to save her people. During her journey, Moana meets the once-mighty demigod Maui, who guides her in her quest to become a master way-finder. ...more
- Former scientist Galen Erso lives on a farm with his wife and young daughter, Jyn. His peaceful existence comes crashing down when the evil Orson Krennic takes him away from his beloved family. Many ...more
- Train to Busan is a 2016 South Korean zombie apocalypse action thriller film directed by Yeon Sang-ho. A man, his estranged daughter and other passengers become trapped on a speeding train during a ...more
- Holland March (Ryan Gosling) is a down-on-his-luck private eye in 1977 Los Angeles. Jackson Healy (Russell Crowe) is a hired enforcer who hurts people for a living. Fate turns them into unlikely ...more
- Linguistics professor Louise Banks (Amy Adams) leads an elite team of investigators when gigantic spaceships touch down in 12 locations around the world. As nations teeter on the verge of global war, ...more
- Political pressure mounts to install a system of accountability when the actions of the Avengers lead to collateral damage. The new status quo deeply divides members of the team. Captain America ...more
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- The true story of how Ray Kroc (Michael Keaton), a struggling salesman from Illinois, met Mac (John Carroll Lynch) and Dick McDonald (Nick Offerman), who were running a burger operation in 1950s ...more
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- Troy Maxson (Denzel Washington) makes his living as a sanitation worker in 1950s Pittsburgh. Maxson once dreamed of becoming a professional baseball player, but was deemed too old when the major ...more
- From the largest elephant to the smallest shrew, the city of Zootopia is a mammal metropolis where various animals live and thrive. When Judy Hopps (Ginnifer Goodwin) becomes the first rabbit to join ...more
- Rocky (Jane Levy), Alex and Money are three Detroit thieves who get their kicks by breaking into the houses of wealthy people. Money gets word about a blind veteran who won a major cash settlement ...more
- The true story of Pfc. Desmond T. Doss (Andrew Garfield), who won the Congressional Medal of Honor despite refusing to bear arms during WWII on religious grounds. Doss was drafted and ostracized by ...more
- After surviving a car accident, Michelle (Mary Elizabeth Winstead) wakes up to find herself in an underground bunker with two men. Howard (John Goodman) tells her that a massive chemical attack has ...more
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- Raised by a family of wolves since birth, Mowgli (Neel Sethi) must leave the only home he's ever known when the fearsome tiger Shere Khan (Idris Elba) unleashes his mighty roar. Guided by a ...more
- Dr. Stephen Strange's (Benedict Cumberbatch) life changes after a car accident robs him of the use of his hands. When traditional medicine fails him, he looks for healing, and hope, in a mysterious ...more
- 21Five year old Saroo gets lost on a train which takes him thousands of miles across India, away from home and family. Saroo must learn to survive alone in Kolkata, before ultimately being adopted by ...more
- The year is 1926, and Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) has just completed a global excursion to find and document an extraordinary array of magical creatures. Arriving in New York for a brief ...more
- When Rebecca (Teresa Palmer) left home, she thought that her childhood fears were behind her. As a young girl growing up, she was never really sure of what was real when the lights went out at night. ...more
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