Best of 2016: Filmsby robert-rhys | created - 12 Mar 2016 | updated - 2 weeks ago | Public
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1. American Pastoral (2016)
R | 108 min | Crime, Drama
An All-American college star and his beauty queen wife watch their seemingly perfect life fall apart as their daughter joins the turmoil of '60s America.
Votes: 13,815 | Gross: $0.54M
2. Arrival (II) (2016)
PG-13 | 116 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A linguist works with the military to communicate with alien lifeforms after twelve mysterious spacecraft appear around the world.
Votes: 546,408 | Gross: $100.55M
3. The Lobster (2015)
R | 119 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
In a dystopian near future, single people, according to the laws of The City, are taken to The Hotel, where they are obliged to find a romantic partner in forty-five days or are transformed into beasts and sent off into The Woods.
Votes: 195,763 | Gross: $8.70M
4. Free State of Jones (2016)
R | 139 min | Action, Biography, Drama
A disillusioned Confederate army deserter returns to Mississippi and leads a militia of fellow deserters and women in an uprising against the corrupt local Confederate government.
Votes: 47,349 | Gross: $20.76M
5. Fathers & Daughters (2015)
R | 116 min | Drama
A Pulitzer-winning writer grapples with being a widower and father after a mental breakdown, while, 27 years later, his grown daughter struggles to forge connections of her own.
6. Passengers (I) (2016)
PG-13 | 116 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
A spacecraft traveling to a distant colony planet and transporting thousands of people has a malfunction in its sleep chambers. As a result, two passengers are awakened 90 years early.
Votes: 325,255 | Gross: $100.01M
7. La La Land (I) (2016)
PG-13 | 128 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
While navigating their careers in Los Angeles, a pianist and an actress fall in love while attempting to reconcile their aspirations for the future.
Votes: 462,032 | Gross: $151.10M
8. Jackrabbit (2015)
TV-14 | 100 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
When a friend's suicide leaves behind a mysterious computer drive, a fringe hacker and an accomplished computer technician come together to decipher the message left in his wake.
9. The Finest Hours (2016)
PG-13 | 117 min | Action, Drama, History
The Coast Guard makes a daring rescue attempt off the coast of Cape Cod after a pair of oil tankers are destroyed during a blizzard in 1952.
Votes: 58,087 | Gross: $27.55M
11. Terminus (2015)
R | 94 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
Following a near-fatal accident, David Chamberlain makes an unprecedented discovery that will not only determine the fate of his family, but of mankind.
12. Welcome to Happiness (2015)
PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
There's a magical door in Woody's closet that allows those who go through it to erase mistakes from their past. When he finds out where it goes, his life will be changed forever.
13. Beauty and the Beast (2014)
PG-13 | 112 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
An unexpected romance blooms after the the youngest daughter of a merchant who has fallen on hard times offers herself to the mysterious beast to which her father has become indebted.
14. A Hologram for the King (2016)
R | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A failed American sales rep looks to recoup his losses by traveling to Saudi Arabia and selling his company's product to a wealthy monarch.
Votes: 37,746 | Gross: $4.20M
15. 10 Cloverfield Lane (2016)
PG-13 | 103 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
After getting in a car accident, a woman is held in a shelter with two men, who claim the outside world is affected by a widespread chemical attack.
Votes: 272,466 | Gross: $72.08M
16. Jason Bourne (I) (2016)
PG-13 | 123 min | Action, Thriller
The CIA's most dangerous former operative is drawn out of hiding to uncover more explosive truths about his past.
Votes: 197,019 | Gross: $162.43M
17. The Accountant (2016)
R | 128 min | Action, Crime, Drama
As a math savant uncooks the books for a new client, the Treasury Department closes in on his activities, and the body count starts to rise.
Votes: 243,570 | Gross: $86.26M
18. Kubo and the Two Strings (2016)
PG | 101 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
A young boy named Kubo must locate a magical suit of armour worn by his late father in order to defeat a vengeful spirit from the past.
Votes: 110,512 | Gross: $48.02M
19. The Man Who Knew Infinity (2015)
PG-13 | 108 min | Biography, Drama
The story of the life and academic career of the pioneer Indian mathematician, Srinivasa Ramanujan, and his friendship with his mentor, Professor G.H. Hardy.
Votes: 46,371 | Gross: $3.87M
21. Operator (II) (2016)
Not Rated | 87 min | Comedy, Drama
Joe, a programmer and obsessive self-quantifier, and Emily, a budding comedy performer, are happily married until they decide to use one another in their work.
22. ARQ (2016)
TV-MA | 88 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Trapped in a lab and stuck in a time loop, a disoriented couple fends off masked raiders while harboring a new energy source that could save humanity.
23. Girl Asleep (2015)
TV-MA | 77 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
The world is closing in on Greta Driscoll. On the cusp of turning fifteen she can't bear to leave her childhood, it contains all the things that give her comfort in this incomprehensible new world.
Votes: 2,361 | Gross: $0.05M
24. Bang Gang (A Modern Love Story) (2015)
Unrated | 98 min | Drama, Romance
In the well-to-do suburbs of a small town, a group of pretty average, well-adjusted sixteen and seventeen year olds are ordinary adolescents who take a singular path.
25. Eye in the Sky (2015)
R | 102 min | Drama, Thriller, War
Col. Katherine Powell, a military officer in command of an operation to capture terrorists in Kenya, sees her mission escalate when a girl enters the kill zone triggering an international dispute over the implications of modern warfare.
Votes: 74,657 | Gross: $18.70M
26. The Wave (2015)
R | 105 min | Drama, Thriller
Although anticipated, no one is really ready when the mountain pass above the scenic, narrow Norwegian fjord Geiranger collapses and creates an 85-meter high violent tsunami. A geologist is one of those caught in the middle of it.
Votes: 30,199 | Gross: $0.18M
27. The Nice Guys (2016)
R | 116 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
In 1970s Los Angeles, a mismatched pair of private eyes investigate a missing girl and the mysterious death of a porn star.
Votes: 254,038 | Gross: $36.26M
28. Money Monster (2016)
R | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Financial TV host Lee Gates and his producer Patty are put in an extreme situation when an irate investor takes them and their crew as hostage.
Votes: 89,588 | Gross: $41.01M
30. Synchronicity (IV) (2015)
R | 101 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
A physicist who invents a time machine must travel back to the past to uncover the truth about his creation and the woman who is trying to steal it.
Votes: 9,875 | Gross: $0.00M
31. Uncanny (2015)
Not Rated | 91 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
The world's first "perfect" Artificial Intelligence begins to exhibit startling and unnerving emergent behavior when a reporter begins a relationship with the scientist who created it.
32. Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (2016)
PG-13 | 118 min | Action, Thriller
Jack Reacher must uncover the truth behind a major government conspiracy in order to clear his name while on the run as a fugitive from the law.
Votes: 128,203 | Gross: $58.70M
33. Our Kind of Traitor (2016)
R | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A couple finds themselves lured into a Russian oligarch's plans to defect, and are soon positioned between the Russian Mafia and the British Secret Service, neither of whom they can trust.
Votes: 18,785 | Gross: $3.15M
34. The 9th Life of Louis Drax (2016)
R | 108 min | Mystery, Thriller
A psychologist who begins working with a young boy who has suffered a near-fatal fall finds himself drawn into a mystery that tests the boundaries of fantasy and reality.
35. Snowden (2016)
R | 134 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The NSA's illegal surveillance techniques are leaked to the public by one of the agency's employees, Edward Snowden, in the form of thousands of classified documents distributed to the press.
Votes: 125,627 | Gross: $21.59M
37. Miss Sloane (2016)
R | 132 min | Drama, Thriller
In the high-stakes world of political power-brokers, Elizabeth Sloane is the most sought after and formidable lobbyist in D.C. But when taking on the most powerful opponent of her career, she finds winning may come at too high a price.
Votes: 57,277 | Gross: $3.44M
38. Mine (II) (2016)
Not Rated | 106 min | Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
After a failed assassination attempt, a United States Marine finds himself stranded in the desert. Exposed to the elements, he must survive the dangers of the desert and battle the psychological and physical tolls of the treacherous conditions.