Best 2016 Movies

Split

Split

Split
IMDb: 7.3
117 min

Though Kevin has evidenced 23 personalities to his trusted psychiatrist, Dr. Fletcher, there remains one still submerged who is set to materialize and dominate all the others. Compelled to abduct three teenage girls led by the willful, observant Casey, Kevin reaches a war for survival among all of those contained within him — as well as everyone around him — as the walls between his compartments shatter apart.

20th Century Women

20th Century Women

20th Century Women
IMDb: 7.3
119 min

In 1979 Santa Barbara, California, Dorothea Fields is a determined single mother in her mid-50s who is raising her adolescent son, Jamie, at a moment brimming with cultural change and rebellion. Dorothea enlists the help of two younger women – Abbie, a free-spirited punk artist living as a boarder in the Fields\' home and Julie, a savvy and provocative teenage neighbour – to help with Jamie\'s upbringing.

Genre: Best 2016
Silence

Silence

Silence
IMDb: 7.2
161 min

Two Jesuit priests travel to seventeenth century Japan which has, under the Tokugawa shogunate, banned Catholicism and almost all foreign contact.

Genre: Best 2016
Fences

Fences

Fences
IMDb: 7.2
139 min

In 1950s Pittsburgh, a frustrated African-American father struggles with the constraints of poverty, racism, and his own inner demons as he tries to raise a family.

Genre: Best 2016
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
IMDb: 7.8
133 min

A rogue band of resistance fighters unite for a mission to steal the Death Star plans and bring a new hope to the galaxy.

Patriots Day

Patriots Day

Patriots Day
IMDb: 7.4
133 min

In the aftermath of an unspeakable act of terror, Police Sergeant Tommy Saunders joins courageous survivors, first responders and investigators in a race against the clock to hunt down the Boston Marathon bombers before they strike again.

Genre: Best 2016
Hidden Figures

Hidden Figures

Hidden Figures
IMDb: 7.8
127 min

The untold story of Katherine G. Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson – brilliant African-American women working at NASA and serving as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history – the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit. The visionary trio crossed all gender and race lines to inspire generations to dream big.

La La Land

La La Land

La La Land
IMDb: 8.0
129 min

Mia, an aspiring actress, serves lattes to movie stars in between auditions and Sebastian, a jazz musician, scrapes by playing cocktail party gigs in dingy bars, but as success mounts they are faced with decisions that begin to fray the fragile fabric of their love affair, and the dreams they worked so hard to maintain in each other threaten to rip them apart.

Miss Sloane

Miss Sloane

Miss Sloane
IMDb: 7.5
132 min

An ambitious lobbyist faces off against the powerful gun lobby in an attempt to pass gun control legislation.

Lion

Lion

Lion
IMDb: 8.0
118 min

A five-year-old Indian boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of kilometers from home. He survives many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Australia; 25 years later, he sets out to find his lost family.

Sing

Sing

Sing
IMDb: 7.1
108 min

A koala named Buster recruits his best friend to help him drum up business for his theater by hosting a singing competition.

Moana

Moana

Moana
IMDb: 7.6
107 min

In Ancient Polynesia, when a terrible curse incurred by Maui reaches an impetuous Chieftain\'s daughter\'s island, she answers the Ocean\'s call to seek out the demigod to set things right.

Manchester by the Sea

Manchester by the Sea

Manchester by the Sea
IMDb: 7.8
135 min

After his older brother passes away, Lee Chandler is forced to return home to care for his 16-year-old nephew. There he is compelled to deal with a tragic past that separated him from his family and the community where he was born and raised.

The Edge of Seventeen

The Edge of Seventeen

The Edge of Seventeen
IMDb: 7.3
104 min

Two high school girls are best friends until one dates the other\'s older brother, who is totally his sister\'s nemesis.

Genre: Best 2016
Paterson

Paterson

Paterson
IMDb: 7.4
118 min

A week in the life of a bus driver and poet named Paterson, and his supportive wife Laura.

Genre: Best 2016
Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them

Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them

Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them
IMDb: 7.3
133 min

In 1926, Newt Scamander arrives at the Magical Congress of the United States of America with a magically expanded briefcase, which houses a number of dangerous creatures and their habitats. When the creatures escape from the briefcase, it sends the American wizarding authorities after Newt, and threatens to strain even further the state of magical and non-magical relations.

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Genre: Best 2016
Arrival

Arrival

Arrival
IMDb: 7.9
116 min

Taking place after alien crafts land around the world, an expert linguist is recruited by the military to determine whether they come in peace or are a threat.

Nocturnal Animals

Nocturnal Animals

Nocturnal Animals
IMDb: 7.5
116 min

Susan Morrow receives a book manuscript from her ex-husband – a man she left 20 years earlier – asking for her opinion of his writing. As she reads, she is drawn into the fictional life of Tony Hastings, a mathematics professor whose family vacation turns violent.

Doctor Strange

Doctor Strange

Doctor Strange
IMDb: 7.5
115 min

After his career is destroyed, a brilliant but arrogant surgeon gets a new lease on life when a sorcerer takes him under her wing and trains him to defend the world against evil.

Moonlight

Moonlight

Moonlight
IMDb: 7.4
111 min

The tender, heartbreaking story of a young man’s struggle to find himself, told across three defining chapters in his life as he experiences the ecstasy, pain, and beauty of falling in love, while grappling with his own sexuality.

The Accountant

The Accountant

The Accountant
IMDb: 7.3
128 min

As a math savant uncooks the books for a new client, the Treasury Department closes in on his activities and the body count starts to rise.

A Monster Calls

A Monster Calls

A Monster Calls
IMDb: 7.5
108 min

A boy imagines a monster that helps him deal with his difficult life and see the world in a different way.

Genre: Best 2016
Hacksaw Ridge

Hacksaw Ridge

Hacksaw Ridge
IMDb: 8.1
140 min

WWII American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people and becomes the first Conscientious Objector in American history to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor.

M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story

M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story

M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story
IMDb: 7.7
190 min

The film is based on the life of Indian cricketer and the current captain of the Indian national cricket team, Mahendra Singh Dhoni.

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Genre: Best 2016
Queen of Katwe

Queen of Katwe

Queen of Katwe
IMDb: 7.4
124 min

A young girl overcomes her disadvantaged upbringing in the slums of Uganda to become a Chess master.

Snowden

Snowden

Snowden
IMDb: 7.3
134 min

CIA employee Edward Snowden leaks thousands of classified documents to the press.

The Founder

The Founder

The Founder
IMDb: 7.2
115 min

The true story of how Ray Kroc, a salesman from Illinois, met Mac and Dick McDonald, who were running a burger operation in 1950s Southern California. Kroc was impressed by the brothers’ speedy system of making the food and saw franchise potential. He maneuvered himself into a position to be able to pull the company from the brothers and create a billion-dollar empire.

Genre: Best 2016
Sully

Sully

Sully
IMDb: 7.4
96 min

On 15 January 2009, the world witnessed the \'Miracle on the Hudson\' when Captain \'Sully\' Sullenberger glided his disabled plane onto the frigid waters of the Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 aboard. However, even as Sully was being heralded by the public and the media for his unprecedented feat of aviation skill, an investigation was unfolding that threatened to destroy his reputation and career.

Your Name (Kimi no Na wa)

Your Name (Kimi no Na wa)

Your Name (Kimi no Na wa)
IMDb: 8.4
106 min

High schoolers Mitsuha and Taki are complete strangers living separate lives. But one night, they suddenly switch places. Mitsuha wakes up in Taki’s body, and he in hers. This bizarre occurrence continues to happen randomly, and the two must adjust their lives around each other.

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Kubo and the Two Strings (Latino Audio

Kubo and the Two Strings (Latino Audio

Kubo and the Two Strings (Latino Audio
IMDb: 7.8
102 min

Kubo mesmerizes the people in his village with his magical gift for spinning wild tales with origami. When he accidentally summons an evil spirit seeking vengeance, Kubo is forced to go on a quest to solve the mystery of his fallen samurai father and his mystical weaponry, as well as discover his own magical powers.

Hell or High Water

Hell or High Water

Hell or High Water
IMDb: 7.6
102 min

A divorced dad and his ex-con brother resort to a desperate scheme in order to save their family\'s farm in West Texas.

Train to Busan

Train to Busan

Train to Busan
IMDb: 7.5
118 min

Martial law is declared when a mysterious viral outbreak pushes Korea into a state of emergency. Those on an express train to Busan, a city that has successfully fended off the viral outbreak, must fight for their own survival…

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Captain Fantastic

Captain Fantastic

Captain Fantastic
IMDb: 7.9
119 min

A father living in the forests of the Pacific Northwest with his six young kids tries to assimilate back into society.

The Salesman

The Salesman

The Salesman
IMDb: 7.8
125 min

Forced out of their apartment due to dangerous works on a neighboring building, Emad and Rana move into a new flat in the center of Tehran. An incident linked to the previous tenant will dramatically change the young couple’s life.

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Finding Dory

Finding Dory

Finding Dory
IMDb: 7.3
97 min

Dory is reunited with her friends Nemo and Marlin in the search for answers about her past. What can she remember? Who are her parents? And where did she learn to speak Whale?

Me Before You

Me Before You

Me Before You
IMDb: 7.4
110 min

A small town girl is caught between dead-end jobs. A high-profile, successful man becomes wheelchair bound following an accident. The man decides his life is not worth living until the girl is hired for six months to be his new caretaker. Worlds apart and trapped together by circumstance, the two get off to a rocky start. But the girl becomes determined to prove to the man that life is worth living and as they embark on a series of adventures together, each finds their world changing in ways neither of them could begin to imagine.

The Handmaiden

The Handmaiden

The Handmaiden
IMDb: 8.1
168 min

1930s Korea, in the period of Japanese occupation, a young woman is hired as a handmaiden to a Japanese heiress who lives a secluded life on a large countryside estate with her domineering uncle. But, the maid has a secret: she is a pickpocket recruited by a swindler posing as a Japanese count to help him seduce the heiress to elope with him, rob her of her fortune, and lock her up in a madhouse. The plan seems to proceed according to plan until the women discover some unexpected emotions.

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The Nice Guys

The Nice Guys

The Nice Guys
IMDb: 7.4
116 min

A private eye investigates the apparent suicide of a fading porn star in 1970s Los Angeles and uncovers a conspiracy.

The Conjuring 2

The Conjuring 2

The Conjuring 2
IMDb: 7.3
134 min

Lorraine and Ed Warren travel to north London to help a single mother raising four children alone in a house plagued by malicious spirits.

Captain America: Civil War

Captain America: Civil War

Captain America: Civil War
IMDb: 7.8
147 min

Following the events of Age of Ultron, the collective governments of the world pass an act designed to regulate all superhuman activity. This polarizes opinion amongst the Avengers, causing two factions to side with Iron Man or Captain America, which causes an epic battle between former allies.

The Jungle Book

The Jungle Book

The Jungle Book
IMDb: 7.4
106 min

A man-cub named Mowgli fostered by wolves. After a threat from the tiger Shere Khan, Mowgli is forced to flee the jungle, by which he embarks on a journey of self discovery with the help of the panther, Bagheera and the free-spirited bear, Baloo.

Hunt for the Wilderpeople

Hunt for the Wilderpeople

Hunt for the Wilderpeople
IMDb: 7.9
101 min

Ricky is a defiant young city kid who finds himself on the run with his cantankerous foster uncle in the wild New Zealand bush. A national manhunt ensues, and the two are forced to put aside their differences and work together to survive.

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Sing Street

Sing Street

Sing Street
IMDb: 7.9
106 min

A boy growing up in Dublin during the 1980s escapes his strained family life by starting a band to impress the mysterious girl he likes.

Eddie The Eagle

Eddie The Eagle

Eddie The Eagle
IMDb: 7.4
106 min

Inspired by true events, Eddie the Eagle is a feel-good story about Michael \"Eddie\" Edwards (Taron Egerton), an unlikely but courageous British ski-jumper who never stopped believing in himself - even as an entire nation was counting him out. With the help of a rebellious and charismatic coach (played by Hugh Jackman), Eddie takes on the establishment and wins the hearts of sports fans around the world by making an improbable and historic showing at the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics.

Genre: Best 2016
Zootopia

Zootopia

Zootopia
IMDb: 8.0
109 min

Determined to prove herself, Officer Judy Hopps, the first bunny on Zootopia\'s police force, jumps at the chance to crack her first case - even if it means partnering with scam-artist fox Nick Wilde to solve the mystery.

Deadpool

Deadpool

Deadpool
IMDb: 8.0
108 min

Deadpool tells the origin story of former Special Forces operative turned mercenary Wade Wilson, who after being subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers, adopts the alter ego Deadpool. Armed with his new abilities and a dark, twisted sense of humor, Deadpool hunts down the man who nearly destroyed his life.

13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi

13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi

13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi
IMDb: 7.3
144 min

An American Ambassador is killed during an attack at a U.S. compound in Libya as a security team struggles to make sense out of the chaos.

Genre: Best 2016