Despite the rash of bad reviews, Suicide Squad was a box office hit that came close to matching Batman V Superman's domestic gross, and a follow-up was announced recently in the form of. This lavish fantasy film spent a long time in post-production due to the amount of special effects required to bring Azeroth to life. Meaning, yes, even if Batman v Superman surpasses the two Avengers movies on the all-time box office list, I still believe Civil War will end up the reigning champ. A young Arthur roams London freely until grabbing Excalibur, which will cause internal conflict as he tries to understand the magic weapon. Fantastic Beasts' real goal, however, was to set up a that will likely focus on the rise of the dark wizard Grindelwald Johnny Depp and a young Albus Dumbledore's efforts to thwart his former friend. If it can pull that off, and if any of the films on my top ten list performer lower than I expect, Doctor Strange will be perfectly positioned to swoop in and snag a spot on the list for itself. As the year comes to a close, it's time to round up which movies made the biggest splash at the box office this year.
Considering the cast, it was no surprise that the film did so well. Ben Affleck made his debut as Batman in Batman v. Jon Favreau directed the Christmas comedy that stars Will Ferrell, James Caan, Zooey Deschanel and Mary Steenburgen. His latest movie choice is Knights of the Roundtable: King Arthur which will tell the famed story of the classic Sir Lancelot story. Ranking is based on approximate projections of totals, and this list will be updated when the final numbers are in. Jackson, Kurt Russell The Hateful Eight is a western which was originally canceled last year due to a script leak, but Quentin Tarantino changed his mind and is set to release the movie early next year.
The difference between the top movie and the second movie is more than 300 crores right now. Many of us want to see Pixar return to original projects, but the success of Finding Dory might make that difficult when even their sequels turn to gold. We love a good western, which is why Brimstone is on this list of the must see movies of 2016. Tom Hanks gives life to a number of characters including The Conductor and Santa Claus. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story has now become the top-grossing movie released in 2016. Doctor Strange Release Date: November 4, 2016 Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch, Rachel McAdams, Tilda Swinton Benedict Cumberbatch will star in the Doctor Strange movie, which will be based on the comic book by Steve Ditko and Marvel. So, what are the 25 top Holiday movies of all time at the U.
The only ones to do better are The Avengers, Avengers: Age of Ultron and Iron Man 3. Which film do you think will win the title of biggest blockbuster of the year? Getty If you think Disney is making too many remakes of their animated classics, your complaints will fall on deaf ears. The latest Marvel Studios superhero origin story, starring Benedict Cumberbatch in the titular role, was a certified late-year success, even if its totals were rather modest compared to Marvel's other 2016 offering more on that later. Critics hated this film that revolves around a couple who decide to skip Christmas one year since their daughter is away, but things change at the last minute. The film stars Benedict Cumberbatch as Dr.
The film was a long-running success during the summer, even with Finding Dory still in theaters. While the market is currently flooded with Marvel movies, and will be even more so next year, Doctor Strange feels like it has the potential to be a different sort of superhero movie. Putting him alongside other superheroes seems like an easy bet for continuing that trend. I suspect the four top contenders will be Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Captain America: Civil War, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, and Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. How high will depend on how good it is, and it certainly opens against tough competition already in the field or following immediately after.
January 18 , Sweden January 23 Beverly Hills, California, U. We only saw some brief footage at D23 Expo this month, but it got across the point. Batman is a billion dollar brand, having topped that box office high-bar twice in a row with his last two films. Captain America: Civil War, Zootopia, , , and have all grossed more than 1 billion at the , making them among the highest-grossing films in China. Simmons, Zootopia's story of a rookie bunny cop teaming up with a wily fox con artist dug gently into issues of prejudice and stereotyping, by presenting an uneasy melting pot where predators and prey seek to live peacefully alongside one another - even as fear and distrust threaten to divide them.
This news came as a huge relief to Hollywood, which was concerned that 2016 would be a dud. The first anthology movie will follow a plot by a group of Rebels to steal the plans for the Death Star. No official word yet on a sequel, but if it does happen then it may end up in favor of focusing on the Chinese market. Needless to say, is already pencilled in for a 2018 release. Passengers will follow a spacecraft traveling to a distant colony planet with thousands of people aboard in sleep chambers.
Never bet against Marvel, I always say. That, despite being a smaller film plagued by press reports of troubled production when the director walked away. Also starring Mads Mikkelsen who makes an appearance in another movie on this list , Rachel McAdams, Chiwetel Ejiofor, and Tilda Swinton in a controversial piece of casting as the Ancient One, Doctor Strange featured a post-credits scene with Thor himself, thereby confirming that Cumberbatch will return to the role in next year's. Vance in this festive film that was nominated for an Oscar and five Image Awards. Home Alone proved so popular that it stayed in theaters well past the Christmas season and was the number one film at the box office for 12 straight weeks — from its release on November 16, 1990 through the weekend of February 1, 1991.
The studio released six of the 10 highest-grossing films of the year. Directed by David Ayer, was the third entry in Warner Bros. It also became the eighth film to do so during the two-year period of 2015—16, surpassing the previous record of seven billion-dollar films during the two-year period of 2011—12. Director Paul Feig has put out impressive comedies before, including Bridesmaids and some of The Office episodes. The fate of Jared Leto's Joker, who wasn't quite so well-received, remains uncertain, however. The Mermaid is a fantasy rom-com that stars Deng Chao as a wealthy businessman whose extermination of sea life in a wildlife reserve attracts the attention of merpeople living in the region.