Best Movies of 2016


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1Captain America: Civil War

How should I put it this way? It's basically an awesome superhero movie of 2016. Disney and Marvel made a 3rd Captain America movie after 2014's Winter Soldier. This time, it marks the beginning of phase 3 for the MCU franchise which leads to many other superheroes in their own films. The Avengers became divided into two teams: hand themselves over to the government or resist. Amazingly, Iron Man and Captain America lead their own team members into a combination of a bunch of action figures fighting each other which is child's play. So many shocking revelations have happened when Iron Man had a disturbing past and it all went down to Bucky Barnes who was held responsible. Spoiler alert: mad scientist assigned Steve Rogers' friend to kill Tony Stark's parents. So many battles have happened between the Avengers against enemies who threaten to destroy. It nearly shook the Avengers when too many innocent victims died and now the government blames them. Aside from all the superhero drama, ...more

It was very good, but it's not the BEST movie of the year. Popularity and personal preference get in the way of whether something is actually GOOD, or just exciting or entertaining for another reason. It was REALLY good, but it isn't better than all other movies on this list. - LarkwingFlight

My favorite movie. Only 28 days until it comes out on DVD! I love it. I have 2 favorite parts. First the giant Antman and where Captain America lifts up that helicopter showing his muscles. We went to the movies a month later and guessed what movie I suggested after seeing it the first time? Civil War! You must see it, Yay Cap and Boo Iron man. Seriously would you trust the government.., NO. GREAT MOVIE

Civil War sucked in my opinion. The Winter Soldier is still better film.

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Wow, it surprised me with how good it was! Not only does it have a unique, intriguing, and deep story that keeps it interesting even for the adults, the visuals are incredibly impressive. I was genuinely surprised by how wonderful it was! There's no question about it, this is the best movie of this year! - LarkwingFlight

The ice-cream shop had me in aw and the sloth scene had me out of breath haha. It has some really cute and good voice acting paired with some extremely good animation. (mostly props and cities)

It delivers an extremely helpful message to those of the younger audience. Be whatever you want to be no matter who brings you down and you might just do something great in your life, if not, it will be a wild ride. Favourite movie of 2016 and favourite animated Disney movie. - iiKyodaiKickz

I voted for Civil War, but this is where I really wanted my vote to go. This movie is so vibrant and colorful, so filled with personality and some of the strongest writing of Disney's career. Then again, it doesn't have too much competition. Best movie of 2016 bar none. And this is coming from someone who thinks that Disney only exists to be a large corporation, - WonkeyDude98

Disney's been my favorite ever since I was little, and this movie was SO GOOD! Almost made me cry and die from laughing from that sloth. Ginnifer Goodwin did the bunny perfect - RainbowArtist191

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I really liked that they did the character some real justice compared to Wolverine Origins, but, being a Marvel film, they could've done a bit more with the plot instead of a simple revenge story. The movie was also shorter than I thought it would be and only had a couple major action sequences that were average quality compared to Civil War. It felt like an incomplete Deadpool experience. - Mcgillacuddy

Ignore for people that think this movie is non sense because that is the deadpool movie all about and that why it is very cool and unique superheroes movie but I like day of future past more - Thirdwind

I wanted to love this movie, and I did. - Mumbizz01

I love this superhero, though it was full of sex. - RainbowArtist191

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4Finding Dory

I don't know if it's nostalgia that makes this film top-notch in people's eyes, but once I saw the film in theaters, I found it as a good example of a film that's overrated to the maximum. It's not a bad movie, but I've been going to the theater to see Pixar films ever since they first started and I have to say that Finding Dory is one of their lower quality releases and is absolutely nothing compared to the masterpiece released last year known as Inside Out. To be honest, I think Pixar really rushed this one. Like I said, it's not a bad film at all, but I was expecting a whole lot better and I don't think Finding Nemo really needed a sequel. It's a wonderful film and was fine the way it was. - Mcgillacuddy

I grew up with Finding Nemo. I've watched it at least 20 times, and it's one of my favorite movies ever. So naturally, I went into Finding Dory with huge expectations. It didn't disappoint. The movie has the heart and wit that made the the original such a classic. There's flat out hilarious scenes, emotional scenes, and tons of well-written and well-acted dialogue to keep you completely invested along the way. Also, this is quite possibly the most beautiful movie that I have ever seen. You can truly get lost in the beautiful imagery that this movie has to offer. This movie left me completely satisfied. I left the theatre with a smile that lasted until I woke up the next morning. This is one of the greatest films that Pixar has ever made and one of the greatest sequels ever in my opinion. It'll be very interesting to see whether Zootopia or Finding Dory will take home the Oscar for Best Animated Feature. Only time will tell. - phillysports

I voted for Zootopia, but this is a close second(I adore animated movies.) I grew up with Finding Nemo, it was my first Disney film. I was very excited when I found out about Finding Dory! The animation was so gorgeous, I personally think the best animation Disney has done. The characters are all likeable, and has all the charm of the original. I've seen it 3 times in the theater so far, and if you like finding Nemo you HAVE to see this

I love this movie. - Powerfulgirl10

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5Suicide Squad

The critics were honestly too hard on the movie. By no means is it perfect. But I overall enjoyed the film. - BeatlesFan1964

Why is it so high? It's Not even out yet

Good, but hated by critics and overrated by twenty one pilots nerds...

Best Comic book movie ever!

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6Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice

Overwhelming and huge at the same time, it's basically a good DC Comics superhero movie. Lots of cash spent on director Zack Snyder, A-list actors, production design, cameras, film sets, screenwriters, producers, explosions, and visually stunning CGI effects. There are a few problems with it. Why does it need to be about 2 and a half hours long? It's too epic to handle while getting glued on the seat for a long time. Of course, the overall tone is too melodramatic. Did I forget to mention that immature fight scene between Batman and Superman? Yeah, they acted like a bunch of kids until they got. Between these two, I'm not going to say they deserve fight each other because they hate each other on who's the best superhero who can save the world. I'm not going to decide if Batman or Superman should be the best. They're both awesome. After all, Henry Cavill did a better Clark Kent/Superman than Brandon Routh did from that 2006 flop. Seriously, people thought Ben Affleck is not going ...more

This movie was so frustratingly bad. It was a dull, incohesive, overblown mess. The visuals looked kind of good, for a time, until it became so excessive that it hurt my eyes to look at. Jesse Eisenberg's Lex Luthor was terrible and annoying. Doomsday looked like the cave troll from Fellowship of the Ring. There were way too many subplots in this movie and none of them were handled very well. And no, I didn't expect a "colorful and fun" Marvel-ish movie, I just expected it to be good. But it tried so hard to be dark and serious whithout having the faintest idea of what dark and serious done right actually is. Nolan's Batman trilogy was awesome and guess what, it wasn't a stupid CGI orgy like this was. Seriously does Zack Snyder not care about anything besides putting as many explosions and shockwaves and destroyed buildings in his movie as possible? Warner Bros. needs to fire the hell out of him and replace him with someone who actually knows how to make a well-constructed, ...more

This movie had great CGI and special effects. This movie was great, until Batman and Superman fight. They could have done so much more with it and then how they become friends is just a disgrace. Oh my mom has the same name as your mom let's be friends. - MetalMania

FINALLY they decided to take out the underwear out of Superman - RainbowArtist191

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7The Jungle Book

This was very underrated, but GOD it's good. The voice acting was awesome, the visuals were very good, and it has scary moments for adults and cute animals for kids

Great visual effect keep the good thing about original great voice casting especially Idis Elba I rank it best visual effect since avatar and I think this movie can be good rival to avatar for visual effect it is very cool - Thirdwind

Cool. It's Disney's nicely made remake of the 1967 animated version. Kids and adults would love to enjoy this awesome film.

GOD DISNEY IS THE BEST. Almost cried when Shere Khan killed Akela. Baloo was perfect with Bill Murray - RainbowArtist191

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8Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Why are people putting movies on the list that haven't even come out yet? Can they at least wait until they come out and then add them to the list?

Everybody else that is scared Jar Jar will come back, hope that he was captured and tortured by the empire before being blown to bits by a team of Stormtroopers

This hasn't even come out. What if it's one of those movies that has a good trailer but a bad movie? What if... Jar-jar comes back?

It's Star Wars of course it will be good but if jar jar comes back then That will be the only bad thing

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9Kung Fu Panda 3

It's the weakest of the series, so far, but does that mean it was a bad movie? Nope. This movie was good. - Mcgillacuddy

I watched it last night at the cinemas.It was funny and it had a happy ending. To those who haven't seen this movie yet, you should probably see it.

At the beginning it was so-so, but once you get to the middle and end the plot gets way better and it was heart warming, funny, epic, adorable, and over all a very great movie to watch.

One of my favorites of 2016 - RainbowArtist191

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1010 Cloverfield Lane

This film is a tense thriller with impressive direction and fantastic performances. It is easily my favorite film of the first 3 months of 2016. The only problem is the what finale, which is a little tough to get behind, but it is otherwise a masterpiece

Who cares if it has little to no connection with the first Cloverfield, it's a pretty damn good movie! Fantastic acting, amazing dialogue, and a masterclass of tension which would make Alfred Hitchcock feel uneasy. The finale is, as many think, a little out of place, but nevertheless it is my favourite film of the year so far.

There's a twist around every other corner, to the point where I can't even relax during the comedy relief! - higgsboson2142

Out of a disappointing year this is what saved it - moonwolf

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The Newcomers

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?Captain Fantastic

The Contenders

11X-Men: Apocalypse

Apocalypse is one of the strongest villains ever. I don't how X-Men members will defeat him without WOLVERINE. They need Wolverine, where is Logan in this movie?

I really want to see this. Apocalypse just looks incredibly OP. I'm really interested in how the good guys are gonna win this one - Mcgillacuddy

Trash but better than the boring Captain America Civil War. Jean Gray channels her inner Phoenix and destroys the Apocalypse. There saved you the time and money.

I saw it THREE times! It featured my favorite villain, Apocalypse, which showed that not all mutants are misunderstood. Some are evil. - toptenqueen

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12The Secret Life of Pets

At least it never got lots of negative reviews. The Secret Life of Pets was an awesome animated movie.

I want to see this movie. Hopefully it won't be a huge disappointment. - Powerfulgirl10

This movie should be much higher it was one of the funniest movies I've seen in ages!

SO FUNNY almost died of laughing - RainbowArtist191

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13Kubo and the Two Strings

Excellent storytelling, soundtrack, and masterful animation. Everything an animated film should have. It deserves an Oscar but of course any movie Disney churns out is gonna steal it. I still can't be mad if Zootopia wins one, though. - Mcgillacuddy

Beautiful animation and an enthralling story, though it's definitely not for the youngest kids. Beetle is hilarious though

Come on, get this movie up there! Easily a top 10 movie! - LarkwingFlight

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14Doctor Strange

I can't wait for this! Benedict Cum berbatch is great in everything! I think this movie will be amazing, even better than Civil War, honestly!

Edit: Not better than Civil War, but VERY close. (almost fell down leaving the theater) - LarkwingFlight

Only wished that Rachel McAdams had a bigger part in this movie.

Better than civil war, and definitely making up for the trainwreck of apocalypse and the looking glass.

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15The Nice Guys

Should Be Top 10. Amazing Chemistry Between Crowe And Gosling, And Very Funny Script - FredTheGooner

16Alice Through the Looking Glass

Why does everyone hate this movie so much!?!? It was overshadowed by Finding Dory and Zootopia, but that doesn't make it bad. The CGI was brilliant and really vibrant, it looks like they actually put in a ton of effort. Everyone did fantastic job with acting, the story was easy to follow and really fun! I recommend it

It's a lot better than people are giving it credit for.

Sacha Baron Cohen is such a scene stealer here with his "inwincible" machine. It's a shame that Americans have being ignoring this masterpiece.

A awesome film! - girlcool

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17The Conjuring 2

Jump Scare! It is hard to act normal while watching and not to be scared. By a mile, this horror movie is one of the scariest movies of 2016. At the beginning, they confronted the girl's poltergeist and seemed to be not quite scary. But when the truth reveals it was so scary and at the same time interesting.

What a scary movie! The true story of demonic possession encountered by Ed and Lorraine which took place in England.

Very Scary! The true story of demonic possession encountered by Ed and Lorraine in England.

16?! This movie was amazing!

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18The Angry Birds Movie

All movies based on video games are terrible

It actually turned out to be just ok. But it still wasn't a good movie.

This movie was torture for me, my little brother wanted to go see it, and my mother forced me to come too. It was awful. - Catacorn

How is this better than doctor strange!? COME ON PEOPLE!

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19Batman: The Killing Joke

Sometimes I remember it one way, Sometimes another. If I'm going to have a past, then I'd prefer it to be a multiple choice. Hahaaa! - asantalo

This is my favorite Batman movie of the year!

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20Star Trek Beyond

This film was way better than how it was advertised - Mcgillacuddy

This is so much better than I thought it would be!

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