Though 2016 was three years back, a cinephile can always look back at movies of the gone years that he may have missed out on watching. For such, who are always on the lookout for good movies, we have compiled a list of best Hollywood movies 2016 gave us. From Sci-fi to thriller, and from RomComs to suspense movies, we have tried to cover all possible genres with the highest rated Hollywood movies of 2016. These weren’t just critically acclaimed but some of them made it to the Oscars’16 nominations and even bagged a few Academy Awards. Wouldn’t you want to know which movies these are?
Let’s delve in and find out then, shall we?
The movie that finally helped Leonardo DiCaprio bag the Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role, cannot be missed at any cost, right? This one is a thrilling tale of survival and revenge.
Unlike most of our superheroes, Deadpool is sassy, fun and doesn’t take shit lying down. Watch this for some amazing comedy alongside a great story.
A cop and a con artist get together in this animated comedy to unravel a conspiracy. This is one of those rare movies from Hollywood which people of all ages will be able to appreciate and enjoy.
Telling the story of an American Medic who survived World War II without firing a shot, this is a gripping as well as a heart wrenching movie and must not be missed.
Remember Dev Patel of Slumdog Millionaire? He delivers yet another memorable performance in this movie where he plays an adopted son who sets out in search of his biological parents.
La La Land
This movie bagged the Oscar for Best Motion Picture among all the amazing Hollywood movies, that 2016 gave us. Need I say more as to why you must watch it?
A boy escapes from his strained family to start a band of his own. His motivation? To impress a mysterious girl he has taken a liking to!
An attempt to communicate with aliens is made in this movie when twelve UFO’s appear at different places around the world. What ensues is a gripping and unforgettable Sc-Fi tale.
From a self-made and maintained paradise, a father is forced to enter the world where his life skills as well as parenting are challenged. Watch this to understand human relations at a raw level.
Hunt for the Wilderpeople
A rebellious kid and his foster uncle go missing in the wild New Zealand bush. This becomes interesting as they fight both nature and man when a national manhunt is ordered to capture them both.
Captain America: Civil War
Marvel lovers will love this one where we see a rift between our beloved Avengers – Captain America and Iron Man.
After years of waiting, we finally got another movie in the Star Wars series and it turned out to be well worth the wait.
The U.S space program has always focused on white people. But with this movie we get to know the story of a team of female African-American mathematicians who played a pivotal role in NASA during that time.
Manchester by the Sea
Receiving critical praise, this movie follows the plot of a depressed uncle who is entrusted to take care of his nephew, after his father dies. For his brilliant performance, Casey Affleck bagged the best actor award while this movie was also given the best original screenplay award at the 89th Academy Awards.
Kubo and the Two Strings
Kubo, a young boy tries to locate a magical suit of armor worn by his deceased father in the hopes of defeating a spirit.
We hope to have covered all the best Hollywood movies of 2016 through that list. Rest assured that they’re all highly rated on our trusted source of movies, IMDb (7.6 and above ratings)
Did your favorite make it here? Have you watched all the movies we listed out here? Let us know in the comments!