From Fantasies to Sci-fi, Drama to Romance and Super Heroes to Animated, Hollywood in 2016 has entertained us with everything. With each passing month of the year, we received one great movie after the other. From brilliant screenplays to amazing directions, innovative cinematography with impeccable vfx, and provoking soundtracks to great costumes, the year had it all. 2016 has been a remarkably successful year for Hollywood.
Let’s retrospect and look at some of the best Hollywood movies of 2016
1. La La Land
A vibrant musical, La La Land is a treat to watch out for. Starring Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling, the film beautifully creates the world of hopes and love for daydreamers. Coming from the Oscar-nominated director of Whiplash, Damien Chazelle, La La Land defies all the conventions of filmmaking. A must watch film of the year!
Marvel’s most badass anti hero, Deadpool , is a violent yet a raunchy comedy what will make you laugh out loud. Ryan Reynolds just nailed this character. It’s the funniest Reynolds film ever.
Moana is a Disney musical which traces the story of a spirited young girl who embarks on an incomplete quest of her ancestors. You can not agree more that there has been no Disney princess like Moana.
Arrival is an English Drama movie with elements of sic-fi. What made this film win hearts all over the world was a well-narrated script. It is not just any alien movie. It’s an intelligent, well researched alien movie.
Clever and heart warming, this animated adventure film is one of the most loved films of the year. It is that kind of a movie that parents would love to take their children for. It comes wrapped in great messages about courage, empathy, tolerance and teamwork.
Starring Denzel Washington, Fences is an adaptation of August Wilson’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play, “Pittsburgh Cycle“. The film highlights the African-American life in 1980s in America. Denzel’s outstanding performance made this film a worth watch!
7. Jungle Book
Movie tickets for Jungle Book sold like hot cakes all over the world. Mowgli and his animal friends charmed us like no other. This Disney movie surpassed all expectations and turned out to be one of the highest grossing movies of the year!
8. Doctor Strange
Another must watch movie of 2016! Doctor Strange, starring Benedict Cumberbatch, is a super hero movie with everything, from visual effects to storyline to performances, so perfect about it.
9. The Revenant
The Revenant saw Leonardo Di Caprio in one of his best performances. The breathtaking visuals and a great plot are what makes this movie a must match film of the year! He won his first Oscar for this film.
10. Captain America: Civil War
Captain America: Civil War is one of the finest films of Marvel Studios. Death-defying action sequences, charismatic additional superheroes and a great script, the movie has it all. These is not an exhaustive list; there are many more cinematic gems Hollywood has offered us last year!