Movies of 2016 – Hollywood’s Highest Grossing films

Movies of 2016 - Hollywood's Highest Grossing films Ghair SiyasiWho doesn’t enjoy a good movies night on a Friday or Saturday? Be it a family night at home or a friend’s night out, a movie is the best way to unwind after a long week of school, college or work. Though, one has to make sure that the movie they’re about to watch is actually worth spending all that time on. Sometimes you find it to be a movie you can watch over and over again for uncountable times. Yet, there are times when one finds it hard to even sit through the whole thing.

Every year, loads of movies are released for us to enjoy. Be it action, horror, animated, or whatever kind, the race to make an even better film continues year after year. The competition and the advancement really has expanded the film industry to the limit which we could not have imagined in the past.

The year 2016 has been a great year movie-wise. So many amazing productions were seen on the big screen. Hearts were thrilled, records were broken, our souls touched. The height of excellence the film industry has reached is beyond what plain words can explain.

Top 10 Hollywood Grossing Movies

1. Captain America: Civil War

Captain America: Civil War is a Superhero movie based on the Marvel Comics character Captain America, which was produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walk Disney Studios Motion Pictures. It is the sequel to 2011’s Captain America: The First Avenger and 2014’s Captain America: The Winter Soldier, and the thirteenth film of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The movie is the 25th film of all times to have grossed more than $1-billion. In Captain America: Civil War, disagreement over international administration of the Avengers divides them into opposing teams—one led by Steve Rogers (Captain America) and the other by Tony Stark (Iron Man).

2. Finding Dory

Finding Dory is a 3D computer-animated comedy-drama adventure film released by Walt Disney Pictures and produced by Pixar Animations. It is a sequel to Disney’s Finding Nemo. In this movie, Dory gets lost while trying to find her parents and Nemo, along with his father, goes on to find her. Finding Dory is the 26th movie to reach the billion dollar mark.

3. Zootopia

It is a 3D computer-animated comedy-adventure film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. The film details the unnatural relationship between a rabbit police officer and a red fox con artist as they reveal a secret plan which involves the disappearance of predator inhabitants of a mammalian metropolis. Zootopia is recorded as the 27th movie to have grossed more than 1-billion dollars.

4. The Jungle Book

It is a fantasy adventure film directed and co-produced by Jon Favreau and produced by Walt Disney Pictures. This movie is based on a story of an orphaned human boy, Mowgli, who is raised and guided by his animal guardians which include a pack of wolves, a black panther etc. He sets out on a journey of self-discovery while confronting the threatening Tiger, Shere Khan. The Jungle Book has grossed $996 which makes it the 31st highest grossing movie of all times.

5. The Secret Life of Pets

The Secret Life of Pets is a 3D computer-animated adventure comedy film produced by Illumination Entertainment. It has grossed $875 million worldwide which makes it the highest grossing original animated film not produced by Disney or Pixar.

6. Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice

Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice is an American superhero film based on the DC comics characters Batman and Superman. The movie was directed by Zack Snyder and distributed by Warner Bros and is a sequel to 2013’s Man of Steel. It is the first movie to feature Batman and Superman together and has grossed more than $873, making it the 48th highest grossing film of all times.

7. Deadpool

Deadpool is an American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character named “Deadpool”. It is directed by Tim Miller and is the eighth addition in the X-Men film series. This movie is the story of antihero Deadpool who is on to hunt the man who nearly destroyed his life while also trying to reunite with his lost love. Deadpool grossed over $783 million worldwide and broke many box office records. It also became the seventh highest-grossing film of 2016.

8. Suicide Squad

It is an American superhero movie based on DC comics’ super villain characters. The film is written and directed by David Ayer and is a story of how a secret government agency makes a team of imprisoned super villains who in the end save the world. It has grossed over $745 million worldwide, making it the eighth-highest-grossing film of 2016.

9. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is a fantasy movie directed by David Yates and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. The film was produced and written by J.K. Rowling as a prequel to the Harry Potter film series. It has grossed $720 million worldwide, making it the ninth highest-grossing film of 2016.

10. Doctor Strange

It is also one of the superhero movies based on the Marvel Comics character of the name “Doctor Strange” and is directed by Scott Derrickson. In this film, surgeon Stephen Strange learns the mystic arts from the Ancient One after a career-ending car accident. Doctor Strange has grossed over $654 million, making it the tenth highest-grossing film of 2016.

2016 was a great year for movies and we are looking forward to more blockbusters yet to come in 2017. Let us know in the comments section, which one in your opinion is the best film of the year 2016?

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