The 50 best movies of 2016

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1. Mise à l'épreuve 2 (2016)

PG-13 | 102 min | Action, Comedy

5.9
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32 Metascore

As his wedding day approaches, Ben heads to Miami with his soon-to-be brother-in-law James to bring down a drug dealer who's supplying the dealers of Atlanta with product.

Director: Tim Story | Stars: Ice Cube, Kevin Hart, Tika Sumpter, Benjamin Bratt

Votes: 42,184 | Gross: $90.84M

2. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny (2016)

PG-13 | 96 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.1
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47 Metascore

A story of lost love, young love, a legendary sword and one last opportunity at redemption.

Director: Woo-Ping Yuen | Stars: Donnie Yen, Michelle Yeoh, Harry Shum Jr., Natasha Liu Bordizzo

Votes: 13,979

3. Popstar: Célèbre à tout prix (2016)

R | 87 min | Comedy, Music

6.7
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68 Metascore

When it becomes clear that his solo album is a failure, a former boy band member does everything in his power to maintain his celebrity status.

Directors: Akiva Schaffer, Jorma Taccone | Stars: Andy Samberg, Jorma Taccone, Akiva Schaffer, Sarah Silverman

Votes: 37,604 | Gross: $9.39M

4. Instinct de survie (2016)

Tous publics | 86 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

6.3
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59 Metascore

A mere 200 yards from shore, surfer Nancy is attacked by a great white shark, with her short journey to safety becoming the ultimate contest of wills.

Director: Jaume Collet-Serra | Stars: Blake Lively, Óscar Jaenada, Angelo Josue Lozano Corzo, Joseph Salas

Votes: 90,837 | Gross: $55.12M

5. Friend Request (2016)

12 | 92 min | Horror, Thriller

5.4
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31 Metascore

A popular college student graciously accepts a social outcast's online friend request, but soon finds herself fighting a demonic presence that wants to make her lonely by killing her closest friends.

Director: Simon Verhoeven | Stars: Alycia Debnam-Carey, William Moseley, Connor Paolo, Brit Morgan

Votes: 16,567 | Gross: $3.76M

6. Blood Father (2016)

12 | 88 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.4
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66 Metascore

An ex-con reunites with his estranged wayward 17-year old daughter to protect her from drug dealers who are trying to kill her.

Director: Jean-François Richet | Stars: Mel Gibson, Erin Moriarty, Diego Luna, Michael Parks

Votes: 46,161

7. Dans le noir (II) (2016)

PG-13 | 81 min | Horror

6.3
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58 Metascore

Rebecca must unlock the terror behind her little brother's experiences that once tested her sanity, bringing her face to face with a supernatural spirit attached to their mother.

Director: David F. Sandberg | Stars: Teresa Palmer, Gabriel Bateman, Maria Bello, Billy Burke

Votes: 85,409 | Gross: $67.24M

8. Don't Breathe - la maison des ténèbres (2016)

16 | 88 min | Crime, Horror, Thriller

7.1
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71 Metascore

Hoping to walk away with a massive fortune, a trio of thieves break into the house of a blind man who isn't as helpless as he seems.

Director: Fede Alvarez | Stars: Stephen Lang, Jane Levy, Dylan Minnette, Daniel Zovatto

Votes: 150,483 | Gross: $89.21M

9. Queen of Katwe (2016)

PG | 124 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

7.4
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73 Metascore

A Ugandan girl sees her world rapidly change after being introduced to the game of chess.

Director: Mira Nair | Stars: Madina Nalwanga, David Oyelowo, Lupita Nyong'o, Martin Kabanza

Votes: 10,078 | Gross: $8.81M

10. The Boss (2016)

R | 99 min | Comedy

5.4
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40 Metascore

A titan of industry is sent to prison after she's caught insider trading. When she emerges ready to rebrand herself as America's latest sweetheart, not everyone she screwed over is so quick to forgive and forget.

Director: Ben Falcone | Stars: Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Bell, Peter Dinklage, Ella Anderson

Votes: 32,811 | Gross: $63.03M

11. Dernier train pour Busan (2016)

12 | 118 min | Action, Drama, Horror

7.5
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72 Metascore

While a zombie virus breaks out in South Korea, passengers struggle to survive on the train from Seoul to Busan.

Director: Sang-ho Yeon | Stars: Yoo Gong, Yu-mi Jung, Dong-seok Ma, Su-an Kim

Votes: 81,136 | Gross: $2.13M

12. Tunnel (2016)

126 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.9
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68 Metascore

A man is on his way home when the poorly constructed tunnel he is driving through collapses, leaving him trapped.

Director: Seong-hun Kim | Stars: Jung-woo Ha, Doona Bae, Dal-su Oh, Jeong-geun Sin

Votes: 4,026

13. Deepwater (2016)

Tous publics | 107 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

7.2
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68 Metascore

A dramatization of the disaster back in April 2010, when the offshore drilling rig called the Deepwater Horizon created a giant explosion, which created the worst oil spill in American history.

Director: Peter Berg | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Kurt Russell, Douglas M. Griffin, James DuMont

Votes: 113,348 | Gross: $61.28M

14. SOS Fantômes (2016)

Tous publics | 116 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy

5.3
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60 Metascore

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.

Director: Paul Feig | Stars: Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones

Votes: 162,895 | Gross: $128.34M

15. Gabriel Iglesias: I'm Sorry for What I Said When I Was Hungry (2016 TV Special)

Comedy

7.4
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Hawaiian - shirt enthusiast Gabriel "Fluffy" Iglesias finds laughs in racist gift baskets, Prius - driving cops and all - female taco trucks.

Director: Manny Rodriguez | Star: Gabriel Iglesias

Votes: 1,131

16. Premier contact (II) (2016)

PG-13 | 116 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.0
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81 Metascore

When twelve mysterious spacecrafts appear around the world, linguistics professor Louise Banks is tasked with interpreting the language of the apparent alien visitors.

Director: Denis Villeneuve | Stars: Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker, Michael Stuhlbarg

Votes: 424,794 | Gross: $100.55M

17. La fille du train (2016)

R | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.5
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48 Metascore

A divorcee becomes entangled in a missing persons investigation that promises to send shockwaves throughout her life.

Director: Tate Taylor | Stars: Emily Blunt, Haley Bennett, Rebecca Ferguson, Justin Theroux

Votes: 125,365 | Gross: $75.40M

18. Célibataire, mode d'emploi (2016)

Tous publics | 110 min | Comedy, Romance

6.1
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51 Metascore

A group of young adults navigate love and relationships in New York City.

Director: Christian Ditter | Stars: Dakota Johnson, Rebel Wilson, Leslie Mann, Alison Brie

Votes: 65,671 | Gross: $46.81M

19. Sebastian Maniscalco: Why Would You Do That? (2016 TV Movie)

63 min | Comedy

5.4
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In the follow-up to the outrageously funny and wildly successful past shows: 2012's "What's Wrong With People?" and 2014's "Aren't You Embarrassed?" comedian Sebastian Maniscalco asks "Why ... See full summary »

Director: Joe DeMaio | Star: Sebastian Maniscalco

Votes: 293

20. Iliza Shlesinger: Confirmed Kills (2016 TV Special)

77 min | Comedy

6.2
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Iliza Shlesinger performs in this standup talking about dating, feminism and some of the intricacies associated with being a woman in the 21st century.

Director: Bobcat Goldthwait | Star: Iliza Shlesinger

Votes: 1,125

21. Kardesim Benim (2016)

120 min | Comedy, Drama

6.1
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Two resentful, singer brothers take a journey with their dead father's old car in order to carry out his bequest which is to sing at a wedding in Urla.

Director: Mert Baykal | Stars: Murat Boz, Asli Enver, Ahmet Gülhan, Nazan Kesal

Votes: 2,583

22. Ikimizin Yerine (2016)

126 min | Romance

6.6
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Çiçek is a girl who grew up in a small village. She has so many questions about her own life with no answers. And then her life is changed by Dogan, her literature teacher.

Director: Umur Turagay | Stars: Ergin Bal, Asli Bekiroglu, Istar Gokseven, Nejat Isler

Votes: 2,696

23. All We Had (2016)

105 min | Drama

5.8
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48 Metascore

A mother struggles to make a better life for her daughter.

Director: Katie Holmes | Stars: Eve Lindley, Richard Kind, Mark Consuelos, Katherine Reis

Votes: 1,488

24. Hacker (2016)

R | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.2
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With the help of his new friends Alex Danyliuk turns to a life of crime and identity theft.

Director: Akan Satayev | Stars: Callan McAuliffe, Lorraine Nicholson, Daniel Eric Gold, Clifton Collins Jr.

Votes: 6,331

25. Criminal: Un espion dans la tête (2016)

12 | 113 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.3
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36 Metascore

In a last-ditch effort to stop a diabolical plot, a dead CIA operative's memories, secrets, and skills are implanted into a death-row inmate in hopes that he will complete the operative's mission.

Director: Ariel Vromen | Stars: Kevin Costner, Ryan Reynolds, Gal Gadot, Gary Oldman

Votes: 44,715 | Gross: $14.27M

26. A Kind of Murder (2016)

R | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.2
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50 Metascore

In 1960s New York, Walter Stackhouse is a successful architect married to the beautiful Clara who leads a seemingly perfect life. But his fascination with an unsolved murder leads him into a spiral of chaos as he is forced to play cat-and-mouse with a clever killer and an overambitious detective, while at the same time lusting after another woman.

Director: Andy Goddard | Stars: Patrick Wilson, Jessica Biel, Haley Bennett, Vincent Kartheiser

Votes: 4,660 | Gross: $0.00M

27. Les figures de l'ombre (2016)

Tous publics | 127 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.8
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74 Metascore

The story of a team of female African-American mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the U.S. space program.

Director: Theodore Melfi | Stars: Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monáe, Kevin Costner

Votes: 137,160 | Gross: $169.39M

28. Alliés (2016)

R | 124 min | Action, Drama, Romance

7.1
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60 Metascore

In 1942, a Canadian intelligence officer in North Africa encounters a female French Resistance fighter on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. When they reunite in London, their relationship is tested by the pressures of war.

Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Brad Pitt, Marion Cotillard, Jared Harris, Vincent Ebrahim

Votes: 104,376 | Gross: $40.07M

29. Miss Sloane (2016)

R | 132 min | Drama, Thriller

7.5
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64 Metascore

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.

Director: John Madden | Stars: Jessica Chastain, Mark Strong, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Michael Stuhlbarg

Votes: 35,157 | Gross: $3.44M

30. The Last Face (2016)

12 | 130 min | Drama

4.6
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16 Metascore

A director (Charlize Theron) of an international aid agency in Africa meets a relief aid doctor (Javier Bardem) amidst a political/social revolution, and together face tough choices ... See full summary »

Director: Sean Penn | Stars: Charlize Theron, Javier Bardem, Brandon Phillips, Anna Strelkov

Votes: 2,748

31. Doctor Strange (2016)

Tous publics | 115 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

7.5
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72 Metascore

While on a journey of physical and spiritual healing, a brilliant neurosurgeon is drawn into the world of the mystic arts.

Director: Scott Derrickson | Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Rachel McAdams, Benedict Wong

Votes: 379,401 | Gross: $232.64M

32. Deuces (2016)

87 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.0
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An undercover agent infiltrates a crime ring run by a charismatic boss.

Director: Jamal Hill | Stars: Larenz Tate, Meagan Good, Rotimi, Rick Gonzalez

Votes: 545

33. Your Name (2016)

PG | 106 min | Animation, Drama, Fantasy

8.5
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79 Metascore

Two strangers find themselves linked in a bizarre way. When a connection forms, will distance be the only thing to keep them apart?

Director: Makoto Shinkai | Stars: Ryûnosuke Kamiki, Mone Kamishiraishi, Ryô Narita, Aoi Yûki

Votes: 73,663 | Gross: $5.02M

34. La Chambre des oubliés (2016)

R | 85 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

3.9
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31 Metascore

A mother and her young son release unimaginable horrors from the attic of their rural dream home.

Director: D.J. Caruso | Stars: Kate Beckinsale, Mel Raido, Duncan Joiner, Lucas Till

Votes: 6,761 | Gross: $2.41M

35. Split (IX) (2016)

12 | 117 min | Horror, Thriller

7.3
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62 Metascore

Three girls are kidnapped by a man with a diagnosed 23 distinct personalities. They must try to escape before the apparent emergence of a frightful new 24th.

Director: M. Night Shyamalan | Stars: James McAvoy, Anya Taylor-Joy, Haley Lu Richardson, Jessica Sula

Votes: 244,215 | Gross: $138.14M