Top 10 Most Anticipated Movies of 2016
For film, 2015 was an exciting, fun, record-breaking year, from the release of critically acclaimed movies like Quentin Tarantino's “The Hateful Eight” to non-stop entertainment in “Kingsman: The Secret Service”. In 2015, we saw a record-shattering box office debut with “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” and an incredible continuation of one of films greats in “Mad Max: Fury Road”.
But this year is set to take it one step further with its incredible lineup of reboots,sequels, and highly anticipated spin-offs.
From Pixar’s long-awaited sequel to “Finding Nemo,” “Finding Dory,” to J.K. Rowling’s widely talked about prequel to “Harry Potter,” “Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them,” here are the most anticipated movies of 2016.
Number 10: Deadpool
The eighth installment of the X-Men franchise sees Ryan Reynolds putting aside his DC Comics Green Lantern suit for Marvels Deadpool. In potentially one of the raunchiest films of the year, Ryan Reynolds face may be messed up and disfigured, but his sense of humor stays intact. This new kind of superhero movie that is sure to be a crowd-pleaser.
Number 9: Independence Day: Resurgence
Its been a long 12 years since the human race barely escaped absolute destruction from an alien race in “Independence Day.” Now, they have to save themselves again. Jeff Goldblum and Bill Pullman are set to reprise their roles in an attempt to save the planet….again.
Number 8: Star Trek Beyond
The third installment of the reboot of the film franchise based on the TV show sees “Fast and Furious” director Justin Lin taking over. With Spock and company stranded without a crew or ship, this film is sure to bring as much enjoyment and entertainment as the two previous films did.
Number 7: Captain America: Civil War
Its going to be huge. With “Avengers: Age of Ultron” being the sixth highest grossing film of all time, Marvel Cinematic Universes next film is sure to offer up an incredible adventure with Cap’s third solo film. Captain America and Iron Man go head to head after the world’s governments pass regulations on superhuman activity.
Number 6: X-Men Apocalypse
Holy Shit! Did you see the trailer? If you did than I don’t even need to say more. But if you didn’t, here’s what you missed: The team of mutants reunites to take down the evil Apocalypse, who is pretty set on destroying all of human civilization. The sequel to 2014’s “X-Men: Days of Future Past” features an ensemble cast including James McAvoy, Jennifer Lawrence, and Michael Fassbender, and introduces Oscar Isaac as Apocalypse.
Number 5: Finding Dory
Ellen DeGeneres returns as Disney/Pixar’s most forgetful fish in the sequel to Pixar’s 2003 much loved “Finding Nemo.” The film sees Dory on a journey to find her long-lost family, and will (hopefully) live up to its award-winning predecessor.
Number 4: The Jungle Book
The first live-action adaption of Rudyard Kipling’s 1894 stories that follow the tale of a young boy who flees the jungle he was raised in after his life is threatened. With an all-star cast including Scarlett Johansson, Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley, and Christopher Walken, this reboot is set to be one to remember.
Number 3: Suicide Squad
DC Comics newest antihero film brings together a team of earths most dangerous villains, who are asked to complete dangerous missions in exchange for lenience. This star-studded movie is sure to bring absolute awesomeness to the big screen in 2016.
Number 2: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
In the wake of an incredible Episode VII, the universe of Star Wars has gifted fans with a spin-off film set for December 2016. “Rogue One,” which is set between episodes III and IV, tells the story of a band of resistance fighters who team up in an attempt to steal the Death Star plans.
Number 1:Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
Its Batman v Superman, its Henry Cavill v Ben Affleck. It is the single most anticipated movie of 2016. This will be the first time DC Comics’ two biggest superheroes share the big screen. Enough said.