2016 Movies

Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)

  • Rating: PG-13
  • -Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy

In the followup to Man of Steel, Henry Cavill returns as Clark Kent/Kal-El after the events of the Kryptonian attack on Metropolis that marked the beginning of his journey as Superman. Ben Affleck’s “tired, weary and seasoned” Bruce Wayne suits up as Batman to hold Superman accountable, along the way forming the epic partnership that will one day be the foundation of the Justice League.

Suicide Squad (2016)

  • Rating: PG-13
  • -Genre: Action

A government agency recruits some of the deadliest villains in DC Comics lore to embark on dangerous missions. This film will be a continuation of WB’s shared DC cinematic universe.

Captain America: Civil War (2016)

  • Rating: PG-13
  • -Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

This third Captain America film adapts the “Civil War” storyline from Marvel Comics and sees Steve Rogers and Tony Stark at an impasse who governs super heroes and how. Captain America: Civil War pits two teams of Avengers against one another and introduces new superheroes Black Panther and Spider-Man.

Star Wars: Rogue One / Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)

  • Rating: PG-13
  • -Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

Following the foundation of the Galactic Empire after The Great Jedi Purge, a wayward band of Rebel fighters comes together to carry out a desperate mission: to steal the plans for the original Death Star before it can be used to enforce the Emperor’s rule.

Doctor Strange (2016)

  • Rating: PG-13
  • -Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Before he met the Sorcerer Supreme, Doctor Stephen Vincent Strange (Cumberbatch) was an unlikable and egotistical neurosurgeon. Everything changes when a car accident limits Strange’s use of his hands, sending him on a maddening quest for a miracle cure. This origin story introduces the magical and mystical realms of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Deadpool (2016)

  • Rating: R
  • -Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi

Special forces operative turned mercenary Wade Wilson (Reynolds) is subjected to a rogue experiment that grants him accelerated healing powers. Shortly after, Wilson adapts the alter ego Deadpool, and with his new abilities and twisted sense of humor, goes on a hunt for the man who nearly destroyed his life.

X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)

  • Rating: PG-13
  • -Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Worshipped as a god since the dawn of time, the original mutant En Sabah Nur becomes immortal as he gathers the powers of other mutants and awakens after thousands of years in the 1980s. Unimpressed with the state of the world, he gathers a new Four Horsemen (Angel, Magneto, Psylocke, and Storm) to cleanse the world of the weak and lead it. It’s up to the surviving First Class of X-Men and new recruits, led by Raven (Jennifer Lawrence) and Professor X (James McAvoy), to save mankind from Apocalypse.

Ghostbusters (2016)

  • Rating: PG-13
  • -Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi

This hard reboot will see a new all-female team of heroes take up the mantle as the Ghostbusters, doing battle with the paranormal to save the world.

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016)

  • Rating: PG-13
  • -Genre: Adventure, Fantasy

The Harry Potter spinoff takes place in 1926, as magizoologist Newt Scamander travels the globe to find and document magical creatures. Arriving in New York, he might have come and gone without incident…were it not for a No-Maj (American for Muggle) named Jacob, a misplaced magical case, and the escape of some of Newt’s fantastic beasts.

Star Trek Beyond (2016)

  • Rating: PG-13
  • -Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Captain James Tiberius Kirk (Pine), Spock (Quinto), and the rest of the U.S.S. Enterprise crew return in the third installment of the rebooted franchise, which will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Star Trek. They encounter a new enemy who puts everything they and the Federation stand for to the ultimate test.

Independence Day: Resurgence (2016)

  • Rating: PG-13
  • -Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Set 20 years after the original, this sequel sees the nations of Earth use the alien technology to develop an advanced defense system for the planet. But nothing can prepare them for an unprecedented force of alien attackers out for revenge. It’s up to a few brave men and women to save the world from extraterrestrials once more.

Assassin’s Creed (2016)

  • Rating: PG-13
  • -Genre: Action, Adventure, History

Based on the popular video game series. When Callum Lynch (Fassbender) explores the memories of his ancestor Aguilar and gains the skills of a Master Assassin, he discovers he is the descendant of the secret Assassins society.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows (2016)

  • Rating: PG-13
  • -Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy

Michelangelo, Donatello, Leonardo, and Raphael return in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows to battle bigger, badder villains, alongside April O’Neil (Megan Fox), Vern Fenwick (Will Arnett), and a newcomer: the hockey-masked vigilante Casey Jones (Stephen Amell).

Jason Bourne (2016)

  • Rating: PG-13
  • -Genre: Action, Thriller

Matt Damon returns to his most iconic role in Jason Bourne. Paul Greengrass, the director of The Bourne Supremacy and The Bourne Ultimatum, once again joins Damon for the next chapter of Universal Pictures’ Bourne franchise, which finds the CIA’s most lethal former operative drawn out of the shadows.

The Jungle Book (2016)

  • Rating: PG
  • -Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

Directed by Jon Favreau (“Iron Man”), based on Rudyard Kipling’s timeless stories and inspired by Disney’s classic animated film, “The Jungle Book” is an all-new live-action epic adventure about Mowgli (newcomer Neel Sethi), a man-cub who’s been raised by a family of wolves. But Mowgli finds he is no longer welcome in the jungle when fearsome tiger Shere Khan (voice of Idris Elba), who bears the scars of Man, promises to eliminate what he sees as a threat.

Warcraft (2016)

  • Rating: PG-13
  • -Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy

As an Orc horde invades the planet Azeroth using a magic portal, a few human heroes and dissenting Orcs must attempt to stop the true evil behind this war.

Finding Dory (2016)

  • Rating: PG
  • -Genre: Adventure, Animation, Comedy

In this sequel to the animated classic Finding Nemo, the friendly but forgettable blue tang fish Dory reunites with her loved ones, and everybody learns the true meaning of family along the way.

Moana (2016)

  • Rating: PG
  • -Genre: Adventure, Animation, Comedy

A young woman uses her navigational talents to set sail for a fabled island. Accompanying her on the adventure is her hero, the legendary demigod Maui.

Zootopia (2016)

  • Rating: PG
  • -Genre: Action, Adventure, Animation

In a city of anthropomorphic animals, a fugitive con artist fox and rookie cop bunny have to work together to uncover a conspiracy.

La La Land (2016)

  • Rating: PG-13
  • -Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical

A jazz pianist (Gosling) falls for an aspiring actress (Stone) in Los Angeles.

The Magnificent Seven (2016)

  • Rating: PG-13
  • -Genre: Action, Western

Seven gun men in the old west gradually come together to help a poor village against savage thieves. A remake of the classic Western.

Pride, Prejudice, and Zombies (2016)

  • Rating: PG-13
  • -Genre: Action, Horror, Romance

Jane Austen’s classic story of tangled relationships between lovers from different social classes is presented with a twist as the characters must face an army of zombies.

The Legend of Tarzan (2016)

  • Rating: PG-13
  • -Genre: Adventure

It has been years since the man once known as Tarzan (Skarsgård) left the jungles of Africa behind for a gentrified life as John Clayton III, Lord Greystoke, with his beloved wife, Jane (Robbie) at his side. Now, he has been invited back to the Congo to serve as a trade emissary of Parliament, unaware that he is a pawn in a deadly convergence of greed and revenge, masterminded by the Belgian, Captain Leon Rom (Waltz). But those behind the murderous plot have no idea what they are about to unleash.

The Conjuring 2 (2016)

  • Rating: R
  • -Genre: Horror

In the sequel to the 2013 horror hit, Ed and Lorraine Warren (Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga) travel to London to investigate the case of the Hodgson family. The movie is based on true events.