Best movies of 2016

Best movies of 2016

Best movies of 2016Captain American. Star Wars and Finding Dory are all movies that were released in 2016 and became a huge success. 2016 has been a successful year in Hollywood and a lot of great movies were made and released, but which were the best movies of the year? In this article you will find the six best and most successful movies of 2016!

Captain America: Civil War

Captain America: Civil war is an American action movie. The movie stars superhero Captain America, who is a known character in the superhero world. Captain America: Civil War came out in 2016, and definitely belongs in the list of best movies of 2016. The movie is the latest movie that came out in the Captain America series. The first movie in the series was Captain America: The First Avenger which came out in 2011. The second movie in the series was Captain America: The Winter Soldier which came out in 2014. All the movies in the Captain America series are produced by Marvel Studios. Captain America stars several famous actors and actresses such as Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans and Scarlett Johansson. The movie was released on May 6, 2016 in the United States of America and was available in 3D and IMAX 3D. Captain America; Civil War became a huge success, grossing a net worth of approximately 1.1 billion dollars. This makes it the highest grossing movie of 2016. Captain America: Civil War tells a story about superheroes Captain America and Iron Man. The government wants people like them to be managed and settled because the government thinks they are a threat to humanity. Iron Man, Tony Stark, thinks this is a good idea while Captain America, Steve Rogers, thinks this is not necessary. Captain America and Iron man ultimately decide to go their separate ways. When a bomb goes off at a UN meeting, an investigation is started. After the investigation, the UN found out that it was the Winter Soldier. The Winter Soldier is an old friend of Captain America. While everybody wants to find the Winter Soldier, Captain America wants to find him first since he thinks he did not plant the bomb. When Iron Man finds out that he is also wanted, he decides to find the one who planted the bomb and bring him in to the police. Captain America: Civil War won two Teen Choice Awards and was nominated for several other awards like the Critic’s Choice Awards, People’s Choice Awards and the Screen Actors Guild Awards.


Deadpool is an American action movie that came out in 2016. The movie was written by Rhett Reese and directed by Tim Miller. Deadpool belongs to the X-Men movie series, Deadpool is the eight movie in the series. Deadpool is a superhero, which is also the main character in the movie. While the movie came out in 2016, development already started in 2005. The first appearance of the superhero Deadpool was in 2009, in the movie X-Men Origins: Wolverine. Deadpool stars several famous movie actor and actresses like Ryan Reynolds, who plays Deadpool, but also actors such as Morena Baccarin, T.J Miller and Leslie Uggams. The movie was released in February, 2016 in the United States. Deadpool was a very successful movie worldwide, grossing more than 738 million dollars. The movie became the highest grossing movie in the X-Men series. After making such a success with the first movie, it was announced that a sequel to Deadpool will be released. Deadpool tells a story about a man named Wade Wilson. Wade Wilson met the love of his life called Vanessa. After proposing to her, it is soon revealed that Wilson suffers from several types of cancer. Wilson decides to leave Vanessa one night, because he does not want her to see him die. Shortly after he left Vanessa, Wilson is approached by a character named Ajax. Ajax claims that he can cure the cancer that Wilson is suffering from. Wilson agrees with the treatment. However, the treatment did not go as planned. After the treatment, Wilson who now goes by the name Deadpool, wants to find his love back and wants to find Ajax and kill him. Deadpool won several awards such as the Critic’s Choice Award, a MTV Movie Award and a Teen Choice Award. The movie was also nominated for awards such as the Golden Trailer Awards and for a St. Louis Gateway Film Critics Association.

Rogue One: A Stars Wars Story

Rogue One: A Stars Wars Story is a science fiction movie that came out in 2016. The movie was written by Chris Weitz and was directed by Gareth Edwards. Rogue one is part of the Star Wars movie series, however it is the first movie in the series to stand alone in the series. The movie stars several famous actors such as Diego Luna, Ben Mendelsohn and Felicity Jones. Rogue One was released in December, 2016 in the United States. The movie became a huge success, with grossing approximately 573 million dollars over the whole world. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story tells a story about a scientist called Galen Erso, who is forced to finish a new weapon called the Death Star. The weapon is able to defeat other planets. Erso’s wife, called Lyra,  is killed and their daughter, Jyn, is captured by the Rebellion. Years later, Jyn is used by the Rebellion to search for her father so the Rebellion can kill him to stop the Death Star from being built. A pilot called Bodhi Rook, holds a message from Galen Erso. Once Jyn arrives at the planet Jehda, she meets up with Saw Gerrera, her old mentor. Since Gerrera holds Rook, he shows Jyn the message from her father. In the message, her father wrote that he loves her and gave the details about the Death Star. Her father told her that he included a reactor in the Death Star which can be used to defeat the weapon. Her father also tells her that she can find more information on the planet Scarif. The whole movie, you follow Jyn on her journey to find the schematic plans of the Death Star.

The Jungle Book

The Jungle Book is an American fantasy movie that came out in the same year as the abovementioned movies. The movie was directed by Jon Favreau and produced by Walt Disney Pictures. Based on the animation movie ‘’The Jungle Book’’ that came out in 1967, The Jungle Book that came out in 2016 is a new version of the movie that came earlier. The directors and producers basically wanted to make a newer version, with elements of the old movie and the new movie. The Jungle Book stars Neel Sethi as the main character called Mowgli. The movie also used many voices for other characters, such as Ben Kingsley, Scarlet Johansson and Bill Murray. The Jungle Book came out in April 2016 in the United States. The movie became a huge success, grossing more than 966 million dollars. This makes it the fourth highest-grossing movie of 2016. Since the movie became such a success, the directors and producers have decided to make a sequel that will be released in 2019. The Jungle Book tells the story about a young boy called Mowgli who grew up in the jungle and was raised by the wolfs, who were led by Akela. Mowgli was brought to the jungle by Bagheera. Bagheera tries to learn Mowgli the wolves’ lifestyle, but this is very hard for the boy. When the truce in the jungle is disturbed, Mowgli decides to leave the jungle. On his journey, Mowgli runs into many animals that want to kill him but he gets rescued by Baloo, a bear who also lives in the jungle. Mowgli then decides he will not leave the jungle after all. During the movie, you follow Mowgli on all his adventures in the Indian Jungle.

Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice

Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice is an American action movie that came out in 2016. The movie stars well known superheroes Batman and Superman. The movie was directed by Zack Snyder. Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice is a sequel, the first movie in the series was Man of Steel that came out in 2013. The movie stars many famous Hollywood actors and actresses like Ben Affleck, Amy Adams and Holly Hunter. Although superhero characters Batman and Superman are featured in several other action movies, this is the first action movie where they are featured together. Elements of the other movies where Batman and Superman are featured, are included in this movie as well. Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice was released in March 2016. The budget for this movie was 250 million dollars, and the movie earned up to 873.3 million dollars worldwide. For directors and producers, the profits were a strong disappointment. The movie also took in many negative reviews. Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice tells the story about the public being concerned about having to live on the same planet as Superman. The public does not know if they should praise him as a hero or fear him. Batman tries to attack Superman and this results into a long battle between the two. The movie was nominated for several awards such as the Critic’s Choice Awards, People’s Choice Awards and the Teen Choice Awards.

Finding Dory

Finding Dory is an American Disney animated movie that came out in 2016. Finding dory is a family comedy movie which is produced by Pixar Animation Studios and directed by Andrew Stanton. Finding Dory is the sequel to Finding Nemo, a Disney movie that came out in 2003. Finding Dory features the same voices as Finding Nemo did including Albert Brooks and Ellen DeGeneres. The movie was released in June 2016 in the United States. Worldwide, Finding Dory became a huge success. This makes Finding Dory the highest-grossing animation movie of all time and the first Pixar movie to ever earn so much money. Finding Dory tells the story of a fish called Dory. Dory experiences memory loss after a couple of seconds. What she can remember is that she was separated from her parents when she was young. Together with Nemo and Marlin, Dory goes on an adventure to find her parents. While searching for Dory’s parents, the three musketeers find out that they have to go through some barriers first. The movie was very well received by critics, and even won a Teen Choice Award. Finding Dory was also nominated for awards like Critic’s Choice Awards, Hollywood Music in Media Awards and the British Academy Children’s Awards.


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