Top Movies of 2016


The top movies of 2016 list is calculated by community movie ratings and members' "Top Movies List". Lists are updated daily.

31. The Nice Guys

Year of Release: 2016
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Crime/Mystery
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Shane Black
Actors: Ryan Gosling, Russell Crowe, Kim Basinger, Matt Bomer, Ty Simpkins, Margaret Qualley
Plot: In 1970s LA, a private investigator finds himself in the middle of a conspiracy when he investigates the apparent suicide of a fading porn star.

32. Lion

Year of Release: 2016
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama/Biography
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Garth Davis
Actors: Dev Patel, Sunny Pawar, Nicole Kidman, Rooney Mara, David Wenham, Divian Ladwa
Plot: As a five-year-old, young Saroo finds himself alone on the bustling streets of Calcutta, separated from his family and far from home. After surviving many hardships, he finds himself adopted by an Australian couple. Fast-forward 25 years and he is ready to make the journey to track down his lost family.

33. The Jungle Book

Year of Release: 2016
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Adventure/Drama
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Jon Favreau
Actors: Neel Sethi, Bill Murray, Idris Elba, Ben Kingsley, Christopher Walken, Lupita Nyong'o
Plot: An orphan boy left in the jungle is raised by a group of animals, including a bear, a pack of wolves and a black panther.

34. Doctor Strange

Year of Release: 2016
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Adventure/Fantasy
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Scott Derrickson
Actors: Benedict Cumberbatch, Tilda Swinton, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Rachel McAdams, Mads Mikkelsen, Michael Stuhlbarg
Plot: Brilliant, but arrogant, Dr. Stephen Strange is talented, but is willing to bend in order to make more money. An accident leaves his hands injured - and accident he never truly recovers from. After bottoming out - he hears about an Ancient One - a supposed sorcerer who may be able to finally give him back his life. But once he finds him, he finds the plans for him are much grander.

35. Everybody Wants Some!!

Year of Release: 2016
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Comedy
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Richard Linklater
Actors: Zoey Deutch, Glen Powell, Tyler Hoechlin, Ryan Guzman, Wyatt Russell, Dora Madison
Plot: In this spiritual successor to Dazed and Confused, the film follows a college baseball players in college as they navigate a weekend full of freedom and responsibilities as they face the realities of life in the face of looming adulthood.

36. Eye in the Sky

Year of Release: 2016
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama/Thriller
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Gavin Hood
Actors: Helen Mirren, Aaron Paul, Alan Rickman, Barkhad Abdi, Jeremy Northam, Iain Glen
Plot: Colonel Katherine Powell. a UK-based military commander, control a top secret drone program with the intent of targeting terrorists in Kenya. When word of a suicide mission comes down, the project switches from surveillance to a kill order, but as US drone pilot Steve Watts closes in on the targets, a nine-year-old girl enters the scene leading to a dilemma over the moral, political and personal implications of this technological warfare.

37. Life, Animated

Year of Release: 2016
Overall Rating: 3.3 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Documentary/Animation
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Roger Ross Williams
Actors: Owen Suskind, Ron Suskind

38. Red Turtle, The ( tortue rouge, La )

Year of Release: 2016
Overall Rating: 3.2 out of 4 stars
Genre: Animation/Fantasy
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Michael Dudok de Wit
Plot: The life of a castaway is told in major life stages in this dialogue-free animated film.

39. Hidden Figures

Year of Release: 2016
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Theodore Melfi
Actors: Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle MonŠe, Kevin Costner, Kirsten Dunst, Jim Parsons
Plot: Before NASA could launch their first successful mission they had to calculate a lot of data. Included in this critical step was a group of African American women, mathematicians, whose contribution to the success of the mission was largely overlooked, until now.

40. Finding Dory

Year of Release: 2016
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Animation/Adventure
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Andrew Stanton, Angus MacLane
Actors: Albert Brooks, Ellen DeGeneres, Diane Keaton, Eugene Levy, Ty Burrell, Idris Elba
Plot: The perpetually forgetful blue tang, Dory, has a sudden flash of a childhood memory. Recalling "the jewel of Morro Bay, California" Dory, along with Nemo and Marlin, set off to find her family. Winding up at the Monterey Marine Life Institute, she makes some new friends including Bailey, a white beluga whale, Destiny, a whale shark and Hank, a surly octopus.

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