Top Ten Movies of 2016, Yet!

It’s the 9th month of the year and we have had our fair share movies of varying degrees of disappointment from the wondrous woes of “The Legend of Tarzan” to the amazing pointlessness of “Suicide Squad” 2016 would have been lacking of Hollywood content but for a select few. The best 10 so far, in no particular order.

Captain America: Civil War

Director: Joe Russo and Anthony Russo

Producer: Kevin Feige

Stars: Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johnasson, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie, Don Cheadle

Critic Score: 9/10

Budget: $250 million

Box office: $1.153 billion

The Revenant

Director: Alejandro G. Inarritu

Producer: Arnon Milchan, Steve Golin

Stars: leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Domhnall Gleeson

Critic Score: 9/10

Budget: $135 million

Box office: $533 million

The Hateful Eight

Director: Quentin Tarantino

Producer: Richard N. Gladstein, Stacey Sher

Stars: Samuel L. Jackson

Critic Score: 9/10

Budget: $54 million

Box office: $155.8 million

The Jungle Book

Director: Jon Favreau

Producer:Jon Favreau, Brigham Taylor

Stars: Bill Murray, Idris Elba, Lupita Nyong’o, Scarlett Johansson

Critic Score: 7/10

Budget: $175 million

Box office: $965 million

Ghostbusters

Director: Paul Feig

Producer: Ivan Reitman, Amy Pascal

Stars: Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones, Chris Hemsworth

Critic Score: 7/10

Budget: $144 million

Box office: $224.7 million

The Witch

Director: Robert Eggers

Producer: Rodrigo Teixeiea, Daniel Bekerman

Stars: Anya Taylor-Joy, Ralph Ineson, Kate Dickie

Critic Score: 7/10

Budget: $3 million

Box office: $40 million

The Nice Guys

Director: Shane Black

Producer: Joel Silver

Stars:Russell Crowe, Ryan Gosling, Kim Basinger

Critic Score: 8/10

Budget: $50million

Box office: $57million

Zootopia

Director: Byron Howard, Rich Moore

Producer: Clark Spencer

Stars: Idris Elba, Jason Bateman, Shakira

Critic Score: 9/10

Budget: $150million

Box office: $1.023billion

Deadpool

Director: Tom Miller

Producer: Lauren Shuler Donner, Ryan Reynolds, Simon Kinberg

Stars:  Ryan Reynolds, Morena Baccarin, T.J. Miller

Critic Score: 8/10

Budget: $58 million

Box office: $760.3 million

Hail, Caesar!

Director: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen

Producer:  Joel and Ethan Coen

Stars: Josh Brolin, George Clooney, Alden Ehrenreich

Critic Score: 7/10

Budget: $22 million

Box office: $63.2 million

Do you feel we left any of your favourites out? Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice? X-Men: Apocalypse? Angry Birds? Warcraft? The 5th Wave? Let us know in the comment section

John Iyoha

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3 Comments

  1. Beautiful list of movies… I must say I still have a lot of movie catching up to do… I certainly trust this movie list… but if I were to add I’ll say War Craft, X-men Apocalypse and Angry Birds… I’m really glad to see Zootopia here… great movie
    3rdEye! Thumbs up

  2. Personally crazy about zootopia could watch it over over and over again and not get tireduhm didn’t really enjoy jungle book tho’still prefer the original cartoon ..but Thank you!!; you’ve given me a list of “must-see” movies.

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