Best Adventure Movies of 2016

1.

Zootopia

6.9
8.0/10

Determined to prove herself, Officer Judy Hopps, the first bunny on Zootopia's police force, jumps at the chance to crack her first case - even if it means partnering with scam-artist fox Nick Wilde to solve the mystery.

Starring: Ginnifer Goodwin, Jason Bateman, Shakira, Idris Elba, Octavia Spencer
Directed by: Byron Howard, Rich Moore
Release date: 2016-02-11
2.

Deadpool

6.8
8.0/10

Deadpool tells the origin story of former Special Forces operative turned mercenary Wade Wilson, who after being subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers, adopts the alter ego Deadpool. Armed with his new abilities and a dark, twisted sense of humor, Deadpool hunts down the man who nearly destroyed his life.

Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Morena Baccarin, Ed Skrein, T.J. Miller, Gina Carano
Directed by: Tim Miller
Release date: 2016-02-09
3.

Captain America: Civil War

6.8
7.8/10

Following the events of Age of Ultron, the collective governments of the world pass an act designed to regulate all superhuman activity. This polarizes opinion amongst the Avengers, causing two factions to side with Iron Man or Captain America, which causes an epic battle between former allies.

Starring: Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie
Directed by: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo
Release date: 2016-04-27
4.

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

6.7
7.8/10

A rogue band of resistance fighters unite for a mission to steal the Death Star plans and bring a new hope to the galaxy.

Starring: Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Alan Tudyk, Donnie Yen, Jiang Wen
Directed by: Gareth Edwards
Release date: 2016-12-14
5.

Moana

6.5
7.6/10

In Ancient Polynesia, when a terrible curse incurred by Maui reaches an impetuous Chieftain's daughter's island, she answers the Ocean's call to seek out the demigod to set things right.

Starring: Auli'i Cravalho, Dwayne Johnson, Rachel House, Temuera Morrison, Jemaine Clement
Directed by: Ron Clements, John Musker
Release date: 2016-11-23
6.

Captain Fantastic

6.5
7.9/10

A father living in the forests of the Pacific Northwest with his six young kids tries to assimilate back into society.

Starring: Viggo Mortensen, George MacKay, Samantha Isler, Annalise Basso, Nicholas Hamilton
Directed by: Matt Ross
Release date: 2016-07-02
7.

Doctor Strange

6.5
7.5/10

After his career is destroyed, a brilliant but arrogant surgeon gets a new lease on life when a sorcerer takes him under her wing and trains him to defend the world against evil.

Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Rachel McAdams, Benedict Wong, Mads Mikkelsen
Directed by: Scott Derrickson
Release date: 2016-10-25
8.

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

6.4
7.3/10

In 1926, Newt Scamander arrives at the Magical Congress of the United States of America with a magically expanded briefcase, which houses a number of dangerous creatures and their habitats. When the creatures escape from the briefcase, it sends the American wizarding authorities after Newt, and threatens to strain even further the state of magical and non-magical relations.

Starring: Eddie Redmayne, Colin Farrell, Katherine Waterston, Dan Fogler, Alison Sudol
Directed by: David Yates
Release date: 2016-11-16
9.

Kubo and the Two Strings

6.4
7.8/10

Kubo mesmerizes the people in his village with his magical gift for spinning wild tales with origami. When he accidentally summons an evil spirit seeking vengeance, Kubo is forced to go on a quest to solve the mystery of his fallen samurai father and his mystical weaponry, as well as discover his own magical powers.

Starring: Art Parkinson, Charlize Theron, Rooney Mara, Matthew McConaughey, Ralph Fiennes
Directed by: Travis Knight
Release date: 2016-08-18
10.

Finding Dory

6.3
7.3/10

Dory is reunited with her friends Nemo and Marlin in the search for answers about her past. What can she remember? Who are her parents? And where did she learn to speak Whale?

Starring: Ellen DeGeneres, Albert Brooks, Hayden Rolence, Ed O'Neill, Diane Keaton
Directed by: Andrew Stanton
Release date: 2016-06-16
11.

The Jungle Book

6.3
7.4/10

A man-cub named Mowgli fostered by wolves. After a threat from the tiger Shere Khan, Mowgli is forced to flee the jungle, by which he embarks on a journey of self discovery with the help of the panther, Bagheera and the free-spirited bear, Baloo.

Starring: Neel Sethi, Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley, Idris Elba, Scarlett Johansson
Directed by: Jon Favreau
Release date: 2016-04-07
12.

Eddie the Eagle

6.0
7.4/10

The feel-good story of Michael 'Eddie' Edwards, an unlikely but courageous British ski-jumper who never stopped believing in himself—even as an entire nation was counting him out. With the help of a rebellious and charismatic coach, Eddie takes on the establishment and wins the hearts of sports fans around the world by making an improbable and historic showing at the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics.

Starring: Taron Egerton, Hugh Jackman, Christopher Walken, Ania Sowinski, Mads Sjøgård Pettersen
Directed by: Dexter Fletcher
Release date: 2016-02-26
13.

X-Men: Apocalypse

5.9
7.0/10

After the re-emergence of the world's first mutant, world-destroyer Apocalypse, the X-Men must unite to defeat his extinction level plan.

Starring: James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Nicholas Hoult, Oscar Isaac
Directed by: Bryan Singer
Release date: 2016-05-18
14.

Star Trek Beyond

5.9
7.1/10

The USS Enterprise crew explores the furthest reaches of uncharted space, where they encounter a mysterious new enemy who puts them and everything the Federation stands for to the test.

Starring: Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Karl Urban, Zoe Saldana, Simon Pegg
Directed by: Justin Lin
Release date: 2016-07-07
15.

Kung Fu Panda 3

5.9
7.1/10

Continuing his "legendary adventures of awesomeness", Po must face two hugely epic, but different threats: one supernatural and the other a little closer to his home.

Starring: Jack Black, Bryan Cranston, Dustin Hoffman, Angelina Jolie, J.K. Simmons
Directed by: Jennifer Yuh Nelson, Alessandro Carloni
Release date: 2016-01-23
16.

Ballerina

5.7
6.8/10

Set in 1879 Paris. An orphan girl dreams of becoming a ballerina and flees her rural Brittany for Paris, where she passes for someone else and accedes to the position of pupil at the Grand Opera house.

Starring: Elle Fanning, Dane DeHaan, Carly Rae Jepsen, Maddie Ziegler, Mel Brooks
Directed by: Éric Warin, Eric Summer
Release date: 2016-12-14
17.

Hunt for the Wilderpeople

5.7
7.9/10

Ricky is a defiant young city kid who finds himself on the run with his cantankerous foster uncle in the wild New Zealand bush. A national manhunt ensues, and the two are forced to put aside their differences and work together to survive.

Starring: Sam Neill, Julian Dennison, Rima Te Wiata, Rachel House, Rhys Darby
Directed by: Taika Waititi
Release date: 2016-03-31
18.

Swiss Army Man

5.7
7.0/10

Alone on a tiny deserted island, Hank has given up all hope of ever making it home again. But one day everything changes when a dead body washes ashore, and he soon realizes it may be his last opportunity to escape certain death. Armed with his new “friend” and an unusual bag of tricks, the duo go on an epic adventure to bring Hank back to the woman of his dreams.

Starring: Paul Dano, Daniel Radcliffe, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Timothy Eulich, Shane Carruth
Directed by: Dan Kwan, Daniel Scheinert
Release date: 2016-06-24
19.

Warcraft

5.6
6.8/10

The peaceful realm of Azeroth stands on the brink of war as its civilization faces a fearsome race of invaders: orc warriors fleeing their dying home to colonize another. As a portal opens to connect the two worlds, one army faces destruction and the other faces extinction. From opposing sides, two heroes are set on a collision course that will decide the fate of their family, their people, and their home.

Starring: Paula Patton, Travis Fimmel, Ben Foster, Robert Kazinsky, Dominic Cooper
Directed by: Duncan Jones
Release date: 2016-05-25
20.

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

5.6
6.7/10

A teenager finds himself transported to an island where he must help protect a group of orphans with special powers from creatures intent on destroying them.

Starring: Eva Green, Asa Butterfield, Samuel L. Jackson, Judi Dench, Rupert Everett
Directed by: Tim Burton
Release date: 2016-09-28

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