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July 19, 2018 7:47 am

Top 7 Movies to Watch in Movie Theaters in 2016

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2016 is a big year for movies. With award season upon us, everyone seems to have movies on their mind. Here is a list of the must-watch movies for this year, including the top picks for comedy, action and animation.

Suicide Squad

It is an upcoming American superhero movie that was created and produced based on DC Comics antihero group of just one name. This is primarily intended to become the 3rd installment in DC Extended Universe. It is directed and written by David Ayer and the casts will include:

  • Will Smith
  • Jai Courtney
  • Margot Robbie
  • Viola Davis, Jared Leto
  • Joel Kinnaman
  • Jay Hernandez
  • Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje
  • Scott Eastwood and
  • Ike Barinholtz

Kung Fu Panda 3

This will be the 2016 3D American-Chinese computer-animatedaction comedy martial arts movie that will be produced buy DreamWorks Animation in collaboration with Oriental DreamWorks. It will then be distributed by the 20th Century Fox. Kung Fu Panda 3 is to be directed by Alessandro Carloni and Jennifer Yuh Nelson and it will be written by Jonathan Aibel with Glenn Berger. The producer will be Melissa Cobb and the executive producer will be Guillermo del Toro. This movie is the sequel to Kung Fu Panda 2 that was filmed in 2011.


Airlift is the 2016 war thriller movie from India that will be directed by Raja Krishna Menon. It features the stars Nimrat Kaur and Akshay Kumar. The script was written by the director and the idea was developed after he studied the entire incident of a war and he expanded it subsequently.

Captain America: Civil War

Captain America: Civil War is a new American superhero movie that features Captain America who was one of the characters of Marvel Comics. The film is produced by Marvel Studios and it will be distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. It was intended to become a sequel to Captain America: The Winter Soldier in 2014. The director of this film is Anthony & Joe Russo and the screenplay is by Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely. It features a collective cast which includes:

  • Robert Downey Jr.
  • Chris Evans
  • Scarlett Johansson
  • Anthony Mackie
  • Sebastian Stan
  • Emily VanCamp
  • Jeremy Renner
  • Don Cheadle
  • Chadwick Boseman
  • Elizabeth Olsen
  • Paul Bettany
  • Paul Rudd
  • Daniel Bruhl
  • And a lot more


It is the upcoming supernatural comedy movie from America and a reboot of Ghostbusters Franchise. This film is to be directed by Paul Feig and it will be written by Katie Dippold & Feig. This movie features Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon as well as Leslie Jones and is planned to be released on July 15, 2016.

Zoolander 2

Zoolander 2 is the 2016 US comedy film to be directed by Ben Stiller. It was written by John Hamburg, Ben Stiller, Justin Theroux including Nick Stoller. It stars Owen Wilson, Stiller, Will Ferrel, Kristen Wiig, Penelope Cruz, & Fred Armisen. It is released by Paramount Pictures on February 12, 2016. While some fans argue it can’t compete with the original, it’s still fun to see your favorite characters come back to the big screen.

Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice

It is another American superhero movie featuring two of the most favorite DC Comics characters namely Superman and Batman. This movie is to be distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures and to be directed by Zack Snyder. The screenplay was written by David S. Goyer and Chris Terrio. This film features:

  • Henry Cavill
  • Ben Affleck
  • Jesse Eisenberg
  • Amy Adams
  • Laurence Fishburne
  • Holly Hunter
  • Jeremy Irons &
  • Gal Gadot

Amelia River

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