Thus far, 2016 has produced some of the best movies, and many of them are available at RedBox or to stream. Whether you are looking for the best movies of 2016 that will scare you, make you laugh, or make you cry, RedBox and streaming sites have the answer for you. Not every film released this year has been a hit; Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice was a highly anticipated film, but both fans and critics alike found it to be very disappointing. Neighbors 2 was considered a success by most critics, however, most viewers felt it fell flat. This list only focuses on the best movies of 2016 that were considered successes among audiences.
Best Movies of 2016 at RedBox
Starring Bryan Cranston, this film tells the true story of U.S. Customs agent Robert Mazur, who uncovered Pablo Escobar’s money laundering scheme. The Infiltrator is one of the most riveting movies of 2016.
The Conjuring 2
Horror movie sequels are often a disappointment, but somehow The Conjuring 2 is even more terrifying than its predecessor.
This is one of the best thrillers of 2016 and certainly one of the best movies to feature a shark since Jaws. The Shallows will put audiences on the edge of their seat, and it will have them thinking twice before surfing at a remote beach.
Captain America: Civil War
Whether on Netflix or the big screen, it seems whatever Marvel produces turns to gold. Captain America: Civil War was one of the best comic book movies of 2016, and it offers as much riveting drama as it does action.
The late Anton Yelchin stars alongside Patrick Stewart in this film that is considered one of the best horror movies of 2016. Stewart gives a chilling performance as the leader of a Nazi skinhead club, and his usual calm delivery adds to the terror.
Another Marvel smash-hit, Deadpool offers as many laughs as it does action. Ryan Reynolds is at his best playing the quick-witted and reluctant superhero
10 Cloverfield Lane
Between Star Wars, Star Trek, and 10 Cloverfield Lane, J.J. Abrams’ movies were a huge success in 2016. This sci-fi thriller borders on horror, and it is one of the most suspenseful movies of the last decade.
A Hologram for the King
As per his usual, Tom Hanks delivers a masterfully conducted performance in this film. TimeOut describes one of the best movies of 2016.
“It’s a story of personal growth with a troubled but likeable central character, a quiet satirical edge and an awareness of the wider world, not to mention a spot of middle-aged romance.”
The Nice Guys
Starring Russell Crowe and Ryan Gosling, The Nice Guys is a throwback to buddy comedy movies of yesteryear.
Best Movies of 2016 Streaming
Elvis & Nixon
Kevin Spacey portrays Richard Nixon in this movie that tells the true story about the time the president met the king of rock n’ roll. Elvis & Nixon is one of the best comedies of 2016, and it’s available on Amazon Prime.
In one of the most unsettling movies since The Exorcist, The Witch tells a 19th-century folklore story involving witchcraft, demon possession, and the Devil himself. If you are in the mood to be absolutely disturbed, you can watch this terrifying tale on Amazon Prime.
The Finest Hours
Starring Chris Pine and Casey Affleck, The Finest Hours tells the true story of a daring rescue by the Coast Guard during a blizzard in 1952. You can checkout all of the deep sea action on Netflix.
Hush is one of the best horror movies streaming on Netflix. This suspenseful film is about a deaf woman who lives in isolation, and she is stalked and terrorized by a masked madman.
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From The Infiltrator to Hush, 2016 has produced some of the best movies that are sure to entertain audiences.
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