Published On: Tue, Jan 10th, 2017

Top 10 Hollywood Movies of 2016    

Hollywood industry has rolled out back to back hit flicks that not only please the viewers but also collects gold on box office. The 12 months of a year is full of different super heroes’ thrillers, animated movies, epic space opera ventures and other potential flicks that marked the historic high record of $ 11.36 billion in 2016. However, in 2015 Hollywood recorded $ 11.14 billion box office which assumed to be the highest one but 2016 topped the record.

So here we have list of top 10 best and popular Hollywood movies in 2016.

10: X-Men Apocalypse

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The super hero genre based on the fictional X-Men characters of Marvel Comics that rocked on silver screen by exploring the powers of mutants with a hit storyline. American super hero flick directed by Bryan Singer released in 2016 which announced in 2013. The ninth sequel of X-Men film series of $ 178 million budget grossed $ 543 million as the film’s storyline rocked on box office. Bryan Singer roped Michael Fassbender, James McAvoy, Nicholas Hoult, Jennifer Lawrence, Oscar Isaac, Rose Byrne, Sophie Turner, Tye Sheridan, Olivia Munn and Lucas Till. X-Men: Apocalypse hit on theater on 9th May in London but the film worldwide release scheduled on 27th May 2016.

9: Doctor Strange

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American Super hero fictional character movie based on the character of Marvel Comic book bagged gold on box office for its distributer Walt Disney Studios Motion Picture. Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) fourteenth film runs featured with the admirable performance of Doctor Strange that’s story revolves around a doctor who lose his hands in a terrible accident and then he got super powers of visuals. The directional side helmed by Scott Derrickson who also partially wrote the film with writers C. Robert Cargill and Jon Spaihts. The hit film starring with  Benedict Cumberbatch, Rachel McAdams, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Benedict Wong, Benjamin Bratt, Michael Stuhlbarg, Mads Mikkelsen, Scott Adkins and Tilda Swinton and wildly release on 4th November 2016.

8: Suicide Squad

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It’s good to be bad, the world’s notorious villains grabbed the eyeballs with their classical performance. The third installment of DC Extended Universe rocked with the talented cast premiered in New York City in 2015 and a year after released in 2016. American action movie Suicide Squad directed by David Ayer featuring the cast including  Jared Leto, Will Smith, Joel Kinnaman, Margot Robbie, Viola Davis, Jay Hernandez, Jai Courtney, Ike Barinholtz, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Scott Eastwood and Cara Delevingne. Super villains although received criticism for plot or characters but the film listed in 10 highest grossing movies of 2016 whose budget is only $ 175 million and earn 745 million dollars that run on silver screen on 5 August 2016.

7: Deadpool


American super hero flick “Deadpool” explores the life of a former Special Operative who turned mercenary by the torture of evil scientist. The remake of Marvel Comics character directed by Tim Miller and featuring with glimpses of Ed Skrein, Morena Baccarin, T.J. Miller, Brianna Hildebrand, Gina Carano, Leslie Uggams and Stefan Kapičić and the leading role of the movie played by Ryan Reynolds. The eighth installment of X-Men film series earns a rank of highest grossing movies of 2016. The small budget of $ 58 million film earn $ 783.1 million.

6: Rogue One: A Star War Story

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2016’s science fictional film “Rogue One: A Star War Story” commonly known as “Rogue One” is the Walt Disney’s production to set a new record of highest grossing of the year. The American Epic Space Opera film’s storyline once again attracted a lot of territory with its space adventure, Felicity Jones teamed up with Diego Luna, Donnie Yen, Ben Mendelsohn, Mads Mikkelsen, Riz Ahmed, Alan Tudyk, Jiang Wen and Forest Whitaker. Director Gareth Edwards’s film not only bagged $ 838 million but also become the highest grossing movie of 2016.

5: Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

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Putting the world in higher suspense, two super heroes Batman and Superman become rivals on certain conflicts. Man of steel and the Dark Knight Batman has shaken the world with Batman v Super: Dawn of Justice as the film is the first time live-action film that combines two super heroes. Warner Bros. Pictures has spread the live-super hero action that’s directional seat driven by Zack Synder. Writers David S. Goyer and Chris Terrio managed the ensemble cast including Henry Cavill, Ben Affleck, Amy Adams, Diane Lane, Jesse Eisenberg, Laurence Fishburne, Holly Hunter, Jeremy Irons and Gal Gadot. The $ 250 million budget film bagged $ 873.3 million after releasing on 25th March 2016.

4: The Jungle Book

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The director and co-producer Jon Favreau amazingly wrapped a fantasy adventure movie after being inspired by Walt Disney’s 1967’s animated movie of the same name. However, the movie is the remake but “The Jungle Book” bagged a lot of appreciation that revolves around the storyline of an orphanage human boy Mowgli who raised alone in jungle with animals. “The Jungle Book” casts Neel Sethi as Mowgli-a little boy and also features the voices of Ben Kingsley, Bill Murray, Idris Elba, Giancarlo Esposito, Lupita Nyong’o, Scarlett Johansson and Christopher Walken. American 3D-animated movie released on 15th April and struck gold on box office as the total box office collection of the movie is $ 966.6 million.

3: Zootopia


Mammal Metropolis city “Zootopia” is the house for a variety of animals from a heavy weight elephant to a small shrew mouse that living and thriving their lives in a quite pleasant passion. The 55th installment of Disney Animated Films rocked on box office by earning $ 1.024 billion from the film of budget $ 150 million. Byron Howard and Rich Moore, co-directed by Jared Bush’s 3D animated comedy movie “Zootopia” not only nominated for Best Animated Feature Film but also become the 3rd highest grossing movie of 2016 from the whole of 10 that starring with the voices of Jason Bateman, Ginnifer Goodwin, Nate Torrence, Idris Elba, Jenny Slate, Don Lake, Bonnie Hunt, Tommy Chong, Alan Tudyk, J. K. Simmons, Octavia Spencer and Shakira.

2: Finding Dory


Disney Pixar’s “Finding Dory” delivers a beautifully animated adventure of a blue tang fish who is living happily with friends and just after she remembers she has a family and has to search the long-lost parents. The American 3D computer-animated comedy adventure drama movie “Finding Dory” dives into the theater on 17 June 2016 globally that marked a high-profile box office of $ 1.028 billion by a film of total $ 200 million budget. The film is featuring with the voices of Ed O’Neill, Kaitlin Olson, Ty Burrell, Diane Keaton and Eugene Levy and Hayden Rolence who replaced with Alexander Gould. The sequel of 2003’s “Finding Nemo” directed by Andrew Stanton, set a high record and included in highest animated grossing movies.

1: Captain America: Civil War


The 13th Installment of Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) attracts the fans by airing the super heroes’ conflict that divided them into separate teams. The Walt Disney Studios Motion Picture this time copy the idea of “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” and throws the live action of two teams in which one leading by Marvel Comic Character Captain America and the second one leads by Iron Man. Directors Anthony and Joe Russo wrapped the film with ensemble cast including Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Anthony Mackie, Scarlett Johansson, Sebastian Stan, Jeremy Renner, Don Cheadle, Paul Bettany, Chadwick Boseman, Emily VanCamp, Elizabeth Olsen, Paul Rudd, Tom Holland, William Hurt, Frank Grillo, and Daniel Brühl. “Captain America: Civil War” not only listed as the 12th highest grossing movie of all time but also bagged the honor of highest grossing movie of 2016 as the total collections of the flick is $ 1.153 billion.

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