Best 2016 movies and beyond... Updated Weekly!!

List begins with the movies we are most excited about of all types then goes into the animated section followed by super-hero and action movies then comedies then war and western movies and finally documentaries. The rest of the movies are organized by release year and excitement level.
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1.
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)
Rebels set out on a mission to steal the plans for the Death Star.
Director: Gareth Edwards
 
3.
Ben-Hur (2016)
The epic story of Judah Ben-Hur (Jack Huston), a prince falsely accused of treason by his adopted brother, an officer in the Roman army. After years at sea, Judah returns to his homeland to seek revenge, but finds redemption. (123 mins.)
 
4.
Inferno (2016)
When Robert Langdon wakes up in an Italian hospital with amnesia, he teams up with Dr. Sienna Brooks, and together they must race across Europe against the clock to foil a deadly global plot. (121 mins.)
Director: Ron Howard
 
4.
King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017)
Feature film version of the classic King Arthur story.
Director: Guy Ritchie
 
6.
Star Wars: Episode VIII (2017)
Having taken her first steps into a larger world in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Rey continues her epic journey with Finn, Poe and Luke Skywalker in the next chapter of the saga.
Director: Rian Johnson
 
7.
Kubo and the Two Strings (2016)
A young boy named Kubo must locate a magical suit of armor worn by his late father in order to defeat a vengeful spirit from the past.
Director: Travis Knight
 
8.
Star Trek Beyond (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
The USS Enterprise crew explores the furthest reaches of uncharted space, where they encounter a new ruthless enemy who puts them and everything the Federation stands for to the test. (122 mins.)
Director: Justin Lin
 
9.
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016)
The adventures of writer Newt Scamander in New York's secret community of witches and wizards seventy years before Harry Potter reads his book in school.
Director: David Yates
 
11.
Jason Bourne (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Jason Bourne, now remembering who he truly is, tries to uncover hidden truths about his past. (123 mins.)
Director: Paul Greengrass
 
11.
Sully (2016)
The story of Chesley Sullenberger, who became a hero after gliding his plane along the water in the Hudson River, saving all of the airplane flights 155 crew and passengers.
Director: Clint Eastwood
 
12.
Suicide Squad (2016)
A secret government agency recruits imprisoned supervillains to execute dangerous black ops missions in exchange for clemency. (130 mins.)
Director: David Ayer
 
14.
Voyage of Time (2016 Documentary)
An examination of the birth and death of the known universe. (90 mins.)
Director: Terrence Malick
 
16.
The Legend of Tarzan (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Tarzan, having acclimated to life in London, is called back to his former home in the jungle to investigate the activities at a mining encampment. (110 mins.)
Director: David Yates
 
16.
X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
After the re-emergence of the world's first mutant, world-destroyer Apocalypse, the X-Men must unite to defeat his extinction level plan. (144 mins.)
Director: Bryan Singer
 
18.
Warcraft (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
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. (123 mins.)
Director: Duncan Jones
 
18.
Independence Day: Resurgence (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Two decades after the first Independence Day invasion, Earth is faced with a new extra-Solar threat. But will mankind's new space defenses be enough? (120 mins.)
Director: Roland Emmerich
 
19.
Ghostbusters (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
Following a ghost invasion of Manhattan, paranormal enthusiasts Erin Gilbert and Abby Yates, nuclear engineer Jillian Holtzmann, and subway worker Patty Tolan band together to stop the otherworldly threat. (116 mins.)
Director: Paul Feig
 
20.
Snowden (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
NSA employee Edward Snowden leaks thousands of classified documents to the press.
Director: Oliver Stone
 
22.
The Magnificent Seven (2016)
Seven gun men in the old west gradually come together to help a poor village against savage thieves. (132 mins.)
Director: Antoine Fuqua
 
22.
Masterminds (2016)
A night guard at an armored car company in the Southern U.S. organizes one of the biggest bank heists in American history. (94 mins.)
Director: Jared Hess
 
24.
Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017)
Time-traveling agent Valerian is sent to investigate a galactic empire, along with his partner Laureline.
Director: Luc Besson
 
24.
Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
The magical kingdom of Lucis is home to the hallowed Crystal, but the menacing empire of Niflheim will stop at nothing to make it theirs... (110 mins.)
Director: Takeshi Nozue
 
25.
The Girl on the Train (2016)
The Girl on the Train is the story of Rachel Watson's life post-divorce. Every day, she takes the train in to work in London...
Director: Tate Taylor
 
27.
Hacksaw Ridge (2016)
WWII American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people and becomes the first Conscientious Objector in American history to be awarded the Medal of Honor.
Director: Mel Gibson
 
27.
Gold (2016)
An unlikely pair venture to the Indonesian jungle in search of gold.
Director: Stephen Gaghan
 
28.
Pete's Dragon (2016)
The adventures of an orphaned boy named Pete and his best friend Elliot, who just so happens to be a dragon. (102 mins.)
Director: David Lowery
 
30.
The BFG (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A girl named Sophie encounters the Big Friendly Giant who, despite his intimidating appearance, turns out to be a kindhearted soul who is considered an outcast by the other giants because, unlike them, he refuses to eat children. (117 mins.)
 
31.
The Lost City of Z (2016)
In 1925, the legendary British explorer Percy Fawcett ventured into the Amazon jungle in search of a fabled civilization. He never returned.
Director: James Gray
 
31.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
After facing Shredder, who has joined forces with mad scientist Baxter Stockman and henchmen Bebop and Rocksteady to take over the world, the Turtles must confront an even greater nemesis: the notorious Krang. (112 mins.)
Director: Dave Green
 
33.
Now You See Me 2 (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
The Four Horsemen resurface and are forcibly recruited by a tech genius to pull off their most impossible heist yet. (129 mins.)
Director: Jon M. Chu
 
34.
Free State of Jones (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A disillusioned Confederate army deserter returns to Mississippi and leads a militia of fellow deserters, runaway slaves, and women in an uprising against the corrupt local Confederate government. (139 mins.)
Director: Gary Ross
 
34.
Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017)
When an attack on the Kingsman headquarters takes place and a new villain rises, Eggsy and Merlin are forced to work together with the American agency Statesman to save the world.
Director: Matthew Vaughn
 
36.
Untitled Wes Anderson Project (????)
A stop-motion film about dogs.
Director: Wes Anderson
 
36.
Captain Fantastic (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
In the forests of the Pacific Northwest, a father devoted to raising his six kids with a rigorous physical and intellectual education is forced to leave his paradise and enter the world, challenging his idea of what it means to be a parent. (118 mins.)
Director: Matt Ross
 
38.
Silence (2016)
In the seventeenth century, two Jesuit priests face violence and persecution when they travel to Japan to locate their mentor and propagate Christianity. (130 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
“ Hoping Daniel Day-Lewis gets back on board. ” - mortymbg13
 
39.
Mary (????)
Under the reign of terror of Herod the Great and against all odds, Mary and Joseph survive as young parents in one of the most treacherous times in history.
 
40.
Weightless (2016)
Two intersecting love triangles. Obsession and betrayal set against the music scene in Austin, Texas. (145 mins.)
Director: Terrence Malick
 
40.
Money Monster (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Financial TV host Lee Gates and his producer Patty are put in an extreme situation when an irate investor takes over their studio. (98 mins.)
Director: Jodie Foster
 
41.
The Nice Guys (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A mismatched pair of private eyes investigate the apparent suicide of a porn star in 1970s Los Angeles. (116 mins.)
Director: Shane Black
 
43.
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017)
Captain Jack Sparrow searches for the trident of Poseidon.
 
44.
The Dark Tower (2017)
Gunslinger Roland Deschain roams an Old West-like landscape in search of the dark tower, in the hopes that reaching it will preserve his dying world.
Director: Nikolaj Arcel
 
44.
Alien: Covenant (2017)
The crew of the colony ship Covenant discover what they think is an uncharted paradise, but it is actually a dark, dangerous world, whose sole inhabitant is the synthetic David, survivor of the doomed Prometheus expedition.
Director: Ridley Scott
 
46.
The Mummy (2017)
An ancient queen is awakened from her crypt beneath the desert, bringing with her malevolence grown over millennia, and terrors that defy human comprehension.
Director: Alex Kurtzman
 
46.
Robin Hood: Origins (2017)
A gritty take on the classic Robin Hood story.
Director: Otto Bathurst
 
48.
Kong: Skull Island (2017)
An action/adventure story centered on King Kong's origins.
 
48.
Beauty and the Beast (2017)
An adaptation of the classic fairy-tale about a monstrous prince and a young woman who fall in love.
Director: Bill Condon
 
49.
Ghost in the Shell (2017)
A cyborg policewoman attempts to bring down a nefarious computer hacker.
Director: Rupert Sanders
 
50.
Rules Don't Apply (2016)
An unconventional love story of an aspiring actress, her determined driver, and the eccentric billionaire who they work for.
Director: Warren Beatty
 
51.
“ James Cameron should excite the eyes once again ” - mortymbg13
 
52.
The Huntsman: Winter's War (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Eric and fellow warrior Sara, raised as members of ice Queen Freya's army, try to conceal their forbidden love as they fight to survive the wicked intentions of both Freya and her sister Ravenna. (114 mins.)
 
53.
Bridge of Spies (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
During the Cold War, an American lawyer is recruited to defend an arrested Soviet spy in court, and then help the CIA facilitate an exchange of the spy for the Soviet captured American U2 spy plane pilot, Francis Gary Powers. (142 mins.)
 
55.
Ready Player One (2018)
When the creator of a popular video game system dies, a virtual contest is created to compete for his billions. And contest users are willing to kill to win.
 
55.
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A story of lost love, young love, a legendary sword and one last opportunity at redemption. (96 mins.)
Director: Wo-Ping Yuen
 
57.
Allegiant (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
After the earth-shattering revelations of Insurgent, Tris must escape with Four beyond the wall that encircles Chicago, to finally discover the shocking truth of the world around them. (120 mins.)
 
57.
Point Break (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
A young FBI agent infiltrates an extraordinary team of extreme sports athletes he suspects of masterminding a string of unprecedented, sophisticated corporate heists. (114 mins.)
Director: Ericson Core
 
58.
Macbeth (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Macbeth, the Thane of Glamis, receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders his king and takes the throne for himself. (113 mins.)
Director: Justin Kurzel
 
60.
Knight of Cups (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
A writer indulging in all that Los Angeles and Las Vegas has to offer undertakes a search for love and self via a series of adventures with six different women. (118 mins.)
Director: Terrence Malick
 
61.
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2016)
When Jacob discovers clues to a mystery that spans different worlds and times, he finds Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. But the mystery and danger deepen as he gets to know the residents and learns about their special powers.
Director: Tim Burton
 
61.
Ip Man 3 (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
When a band of brutal gangsters led by a crooked property developer make a play to take over the city, Master Ip is forced to take a stand. (105 mins.)
Director: Wilson Yip
 
62.
The Saratov Approach (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
This riveting drama tells the true story of two young American Mormon missionaries held captive and brutalized for a week in a remote part of Russia. (107 mins.)
Director: Garrett Batty
 
63.
Atlas Shrugged: Who Is John Galt? (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  
Approaching collapse, the nation's economy is quickly eroding. As crime and fear take over the countryside... (99 mins.)
Director: J. James Manera
“ Movies get better and better. ” - mortymbg13
 
64.
Don Verdean (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
A self-professed biblical archaeologist who has fallen on hard times starts to bend the truth in order to continue inspiring the faithful. (90 mins.)
Director: Jared Hess
 
65.
The Zero Theorem (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A hugely talented but socially isolated computer operator is tasked by Management to prove the Zero Theorem: that the universe ends as nothing, rendering life meaningless. But meaning is what he already craves. (107 mins.)
Director: Terry Gilliam
 
66.
Mr. Holmes (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
An aged, retired Sherlock Holmes deals with early dementia as he tries to remember both his final case and a mysterious woman whose memory haunts him. He also befriends a fan, the young son of his housekeeper, who wants him to work again. (104 mins.)
Director: Bill Condon
 
67.
Finding Dory (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
The friendly-but-forgetful blue tang fish begins a search for her long-lost parents, and everyone learns a few things about the real meaning of family along the way. (97 mins.)
“ Yes!! ” - mortymbg13
 
68.
The Secret Life of Pets (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A terrier named Max's quiet life is upended when his owner takes in Duke, a stray, who Max instantly dislikes. (87 mins.)
 
69.
Moana (2016)
A young woman uses her navigational talents to set sail for a fabled island. Joining her on the adventure is her hero, the legendary demi-god Maui.
 
70.
Trolls (2016)
From the creators of Shrek comes the most smart, funny, irreverent animated comedy of the year, DreamWorks' Trolls...
 
72.
Storks (2016)
Storks have moved on from delivering babies to packages. But when an order for a baby appears, the best delivery stork must scramble to fix the error by delivering the baby.
 
72.
Sing (2016)
A koala named Buster recruits his best friend to help him drum up business for his theater by hosting a singing competition.
Director: Garth Jennings
 
73.
Ice Age: Collision Course (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Manny, Diego, and Sid join up with Buck to fend off a meteor strike that would destroy the world. (94 mins.)
 
74.
Inferno by Dante (2016)
Dante's journey through the worst of the afterlife, Inferno. (120 mins.)
Director: Boris Acosta
 
75.
Sausage Party (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
An animated movie about one sausage's quest to discover the truth about his existence. (89 mins.)
 
77.
How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2018)
A grumpy Grinch plots to ruin Christmas for the residents of his neighboring village of Whoville.
 
78.
Popeye (????)
The adventures of Popeye the Sailor Man, the strongest seafaring sea dog ever to sail the Seven Seas.
 
78.
Coco (2017)
The discovery of a generations-old mystery leads to a most extraordinary and surprising family reunion.
 
79.
Cars 3 (2017)
Lightning McQueen sets out to prove to a new generation of racers that he's still the best race car in the world.
Director: Brian Fee
 
80.
The Lego Batman Movie (2017)
A spin-off of The Lego Movie centering on the character of Batman. (90 mins.)
Director: Chris McKay
 
81.
Monster Trucks (2017)
Looking for any way to get away from the life and town he was born into, Tripp (Lucas Till), a high school senior... (122 mins.)
Director: Chris Wedge
 
83.
The Nut Job 2 (2017)
The continuation of Surly's adventures. (95 mins.)
Director: Cal Brunker
 
83.
Emojimovie: Express Yourself (2017)
Plot unknown.
Director: Anthony Leondis
 
84.
Toy Story 4 (2018)
Woody and Buzz go on an adventure to find the one toy who was given away... Bo Peep.
 
85.
Gigantic (2018)
Set in Spain during the Age of Exploration, Gigantic follows a teenage adventure-seeker Jack as he discovers...
Director: Nathan Greno
 
86.
How to Train Your Dragon 3 (2018)
Continues the adventure of Hiccup and his dragon Toothless.
Director: Dean DeBlois
 
87.
Howard Lovecraft & the Frozen Kingdom (2016)
After visiting his father in Arkham Sanitarium, young Howard Lovecraft accidentally uses the legendary Necronomicon to open a portal to a strange frozen world filled with horrifying creatures and a great adventure.
 
89.
The Incredibles 2 (2019)
Plot is unknown.
Director: Brad Bird
 
90.
The Jetsons (????)
A feature adaptation of Hanna-Barbera's animated TV show about a futuristic family.
 
90.
The Wind Rises (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A look at the life of Jiro Horikoshi, the man who designed Japanese fighter planes during World War II. (126 mins.)
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
“ Myazaki's first film in 5 years ” - mortymbg13
 
92.
Rio 2 (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
It's a jungle out there for Blu, Jewel and their three kids after they're hurtled from Rio de Janeiro to the wilds of the Amazon. As Blu tries to fit in, he goes beak-to-beak with the vengeful Nigel, and meets his father-in-law. (101 mins.)
Director: Carlos Saldanha
“ Rio was good, excited for this one. ” - mortymbg13
 
92.
Hotel Transylvania 2 (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Dracula and his friends try to bring out the monster in his half human, half vampire grandson in order to keep Mavis from leaving the hotel. (89 mins.)
“ Hotel Transylvania was surprisingly awesome. ” - mortymbg13
 
94.
The Angry Birds Movie (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Find out why the birds are so angry. When an island populated by happy, flightless birds is visited by mysterious green piggies, it's up to three unlikely outcasts - Red, Chuck and Bomb - to figure out what the pigs are up to. (97 mins.)
 
95.
Strange Magic (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Goblins, elves, fairies and imps, and their misadventures sparked by the battle over a powerful potion. (99 mins.)
Director: Gary Rydstrom
 
96.
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Flint Lockwood now works at The Live Corp Company for his idol Chester V. But he's forced to leave his post when he learns that his most infamous machine is still operational and is churning out menacing food-animal hybrids. (95 mins.)
“ Cloudy one was hilarious! ” - mortymbg13
 
96.
How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
When Hiccup and Toothless discover an ice cave that is home to hundreds of new wild dragons and the mysterious Dragon Rider, the two friends find themselves at the center of a battle to protect the peace. (102 mins.)
Director: Dean DeBlois
“ Looks even better than the first. ” - mortymbg13
 
97.
Ratchet & Clank (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
When the galaxy comes under the threat of a nefarious space captain, a mechanic and his newfound robot ally join an elite squad of combatants to save the universe. (94 mins.)
 
99.
The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
When a diabolical pirate above the sea steals the secret Krabby Patty formula, SpongeBob and his nemesis Plankton must team up in order to get it back. (92 mins.)
 
100.
Minions (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Minions Stuart, Kevin and Bob are recruited by Scarlet Overkill, a super-villain who, alongside her inventor husband Herb, hatches a plot to take over the world. (91 mins.)
“ Best part of Despicable Me ” - mortymbg13
 
100.
Harlock: Space Pirate (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Mankind is dying. Only one man can do anything about it, Space Captain Harlock, but the Gaia Coalition will stop at nothing to end him. (115 mins.)
Director: Shinji Aramaki