Top 20 Most Awaited Hollywood Movies of 2016

Hollywood is the biggest film industry all over the world and looking at the budgets of their movies and the anticipation in the fans for the movies; it doesn’t seem so surprising. USA is ahead from the world in many things and film making is definitely one of them. The graphics, story and the hype of the Hollywood movies is unparallel. The fee of Hollywood’s single famous star is generally bigger than complete budget of most of the Bollywood movies itself and that is a sure fruit of popularity amongst fans. You see the fans of the Hollywood stars and then only you can experience the true definition of craze in real life.

Every year there are movies from Hollywood that are awaited by their millions and billions of fans worldwide. Even those not familiar with the English language; enjoy the movies dubbed in their native languages. Stars like Jason Statham, Bruce Willis, Will Smith, Tom Cruise, Brad Pitt and basically each and every star portraying the role of superheroes are quite popular in subcontinents of India. And for those who are Die Hard fans of Hollywood’s animation; there are movies that take them to a world that is far beyond imagination. Entertainment in action is one thing and the conceptual movies like Inception, Interstellar and Edge of Tomorrow also have their own fan base in various parts of the world that encourage them to keep moving forward.

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So here are top 20 most awaited Hollywood movies that are highly awaited by the fans all over the world in the year 2016:

20. Dirty Grandpa

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Robert De Niro is like old wine and there will be only a few Hollywood fans and critics who would disagree with that. This is an American comedy movie that has been written and directed by John Phillips and Dan Mazer respectively. The only thing common between The Hangover and this one is that in this movie Zac Effron is taken away on a holiday to Florida by being tricked by his own Grandpa Robert De Niro. The trailer of the movie looked promising and it is scheduled to be released on 22nd of January.

19.  The Jungle Book

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This is an epic tale that no matter how much has been retold doesn’t just get old. This new version however belongs to the category of 3D live animation adventure fantasy film and is basically a CGI live action remake of the 1967 classic. Directed by Jon Favreau and written by Justin Marks; this movie is a production of Walt Disney Pictures. The role of the Mowgli came in the share of Neel Sethi and various other major voices will be given by stars like Ben Kingsley, Bill Murray, Idris Elba etc.

18. X -men Apocalypse

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It is the ninth addition to the original film that was released in the year 2000. The movie is about the mutant named Apocalypse that has been worshipped as a God since millennia as he is the first and also the most powerful mutant. Waking after several millennia the disillusioned Apocalypse tries to cleanse the humanity which forces Raven and Charles Xavier to form a team of young mutants that must at any cost stop Apocalypse. This multi starrer movie is directed by Bryan Singer and is scheduled to release on 27th of May this year.

17. Fantastic Beasts & Where To Find Them

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Fans felt a little heartbroken when the Harry Potter series was finally over. So here is a relief to those grief stricken fans that J.K. Rowling’s next presentation will be in theaters on 18th November this year. This will be actually the first installment in the trilogy of the novel of the same names. The shooting for the movie was started on 17th of August previous year and it is pretty sure that fans would be waiting for the movie to release since they have missed their little tours to the magical world. The movie will be released in the 3D format and also in the 4k laser at IMAX.

16. Suicide Squad

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This movie is based on the DC Comics team of antihero of the same name. This superhero genre movie will be actually the third installment of the DC Extended Universe where the other two being Man of Steel and Batman Vs Superman: Dawn of the Justice. The movie casts famous stars like Will Smith, Jared Leto, Jai Courtney and others while it is written and directed by David Iyer. The movie is scheduled for a release on 5th of August this year and will be shown in 2D, 3D and IMAX 3D.

15. Deadpool


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It will not be wrong to say that the year 2016 will be the year of superheroes echoing their voices in the movie halls. Here is yet another superhero flick that is going to hit theaters on 12th of February this year. The brief shooting for the movie ran for almost 3 months and was completed in the May of 2015 after which the post production of the movie is ongoing. The hero of the movie has been transformed into something else with different and new found abilities as a result of an experiment done by a man. The Comics has been great and so the fans are waiting to watch if the movie lives up to that hype or not. Ryan Reynolds will be playing the lead role.

14. Captain America: Civil Wars

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Captain America is our beloved superhero that has in him a sense of righteousness and we love him for that. It will be the third installment in the Captain America series and is directed by Anthony and Joe Russo. In this movie; the avengers however still saving the world will be shown divided into 2 groups while one of the groups is led by Iron Man and the other being led by Captain America. The film boasts of a great star cast as Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlet Johansson etc and is scheduled to release on 6th of May this year in 3D and IMAX 3D.

13. Now You See ME 2

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The prequel of this movie was successful in keeping the viewer’s spell bounded till the end and was a one of a kind movie. This movie is about Walter (Daniel Redcliff); the son of Arthur Tressler who wants to bring the 4 horsemen to the justice after his father has been put behind bars. Jon M. Chu wore the director’s cap for the movie and the magical cast includes Mark Ruffalo, Morgan Freeman, Jesse Eisenberg, Woody Harrelson and some others too. 10th of June this year will be the date when viewers will be seeing these Horsemen again in the action.

12. Finding Dory

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Now it might be a little bit tedious to wait for all these sequels but this one is a movie for which Walt Disney Pictures must apologize for making their fans wait for more than a decade. This one is a sequel to Finding Nemo and the good news being the director of the prequel; Andrew Stanton will be seen having the credit for writer and director in the movie. The movie is a 3D computer animated- comedy adventure film that will be released by Walt Disney and produced by Pixar Animation Studios. Finding Dory will put an end to viewers’ wait for the movie on 17th of June this year.

11. Batman Vs Superman: Dawn of Justice

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No guesses for this one. We want to see superheroes save the city and the world but moreover we never denied a competition between them to see who wins. The film will be a follow up to the Man of Steel and will bring for the first time Superman and Batman in the same movie. Not only this but through this movie; portrayals of Aquaman, The Flash, Wonder Woman and Cyborg also for the first time will be brought to screen. Ben Affleck and Henry Cavill will be playing the roles of Batman and Superman respectively. 25th of March this year will be announcing the result of the fight between these 2 heroes and we can understand if it is hard until then for the fans to wait for the movie.

10. Warcraft

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If you have slight awareness or we can say liking towards high graphical gaming; then you will not need an introduction to this one. It is an epic fantasy film that has been directed by Duncan Jones and written by Chris Metzen. The movie is inspired and based on the video game series of the same name and from the novels featuring the world of Azeroth. In spite of the high octane action and breath taking graphics; the movie was completed only in a short span of almost 5 months.

The film emphasizes on the conflicts between human and the orcs and cares to describe story from both their sides. The whole project was an outcome of the partnership between the developer of the games; Blizzard Entertainment and the Legendary Pictures. The film will be out in the theaters on 10th of June this year by the Universal Pictures. Highly built orcs and human kings and the Hollywood style graphical action is the true essence of the movie and thus is making it hard for fans to wait for the movie.

9. The Secret Life of Pets

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This is one movie that has never been heard before; that is not a sequel of a famous movie, not based on a novel or anything. It is just a simple concept about what your much loved pets do behind your back when you are not at home. The movie is a work from the makers of Despicable Me and that is something that makes you expect it as a high end delivery. It is a 3D computer animated comedy production by Illumination Entertainment. It will be out in the theaters on 8th of July this year and that too by Universal Pictures.

8. TMNT 2


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TMNT 2 or Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: out of the shadows, is a movie that has been getting mix responses amongst the fans after its trailer release in December last year. This is yet another summer release scheduled to release on June 3rd this year and has been directed by Dave Green. Arrow fame Stephen Amell, Megan Fox, Bran Tee, Will Arnett and some others will be seen playing the main characters. It will be a 3D science fiction action comedy film and is set in the backdrop of New York City.

7. The Legend of Tarzan

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The story of Tarzan and Jane is no suspense to us and we know that how that particular story ended with Tarzan returning from the jungles of Africa as John Clayton III, Lord Greystroke. In this modern version of Tarzan’s tale; he is invited back to the Congo where he is supposed to serve as a trade emissary. But little does our Tarzan know that he is just serving as a pawn in a big conspiracy that has been masterminded by a corrupt Belgium Captain. The lead roles of Tarzan and Jane are brought alive to the silver screen by Alexander Skarsgård and Margot Robbie respectively.

It is a directorial presentation of David Yates and is scheduled to hit the theaters on July 1 this year. The movie will come in both 2D and 3D versions and the larger than life tale and the action adventure that has been given a glimpse in the movie are making it hard for the fans to wait for the movie.

6. Ice Age: Collision Course

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It has been more than a decade since the first installment of the movie came out. The movie has been one of the most popular animated series franchise in Hollywood and has been received well by the fans over the years. This movie is the fifth in the series and is actually a sequel to Ice Age Continental Drift. The movie has been directed by Mike Thurmeier and Galen T. Chu. Movie uses voice of big stars like Jennifer Lopez, Ray Romano, Queen Latifa and many others and the wait of the viewers will be finally over on July 22 this year.

5. Jack Reacher: Never Go Back

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Everyone wants a good film to continue and that is something which brought the concept of sequels in mind. Big stars like Tom Cruise are no exception and are actually the trendsetters of sequels with movies like Mission Impossible. This one is a sequel of Tom Cruise starrer from 2012 and will again show Tom in the lead role. 21st October this year; the film will reach theaters and HIMYM fame Cobie Smulders will also be seen in a major role in this installment. Tom Cruise is the uncrowned emperor of Hollywood and that makes it hard to estimate the eagerness of the fans for the movie.

4. Doctor Strange

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Marvel Comics Universe is a famous name in the comic fans all over the world. And it has been years since the Comic Franchise has released rights for the movie making and since then its movies are entertaining their comic book fans on big screens. This one is also inspired from a character of Marvel Comics and Benedict Cumberbatch will be seen playing the lead role. The movie depicts the story of an arrogant but skilled doctor whose career faces a stall and then he is taken under the wings of a sorcerer for the intention of preparing him to fight the evil in the world. The movie will be welcomed for sure by eagerly waiting fans in the theater on 4th of November this year.

3. Kung FU Panda 3

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The third installment to the very famous Kung Fu Panda series is scheduled to release on 29th of January this year. The genre of the movie is computer-animated action comedy martial arts film and is the shared production of DreamWorks Animation and Oriental DreamWorks. Writer minds are Jonathan Aibel and Glenn Berger while Jennifer Yuh Nelson and Alessandro Carloni will be sharing the directorial credit. Big names like Angelina Jolie, Jackie Chan, Seth Rogen, Jack Black and many others are amongst the cast of movie.

2. Independence Day: Resurgence

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2 decades and even now the memories of powerful role of Captain Steven Hiller played by Will Smith are still fresh in our minds. Like its prequel; this one is also about alien invading the earth and the quest of the mankind to save themselves once again. Written by Ronald Emmerich, Carter Blanchard and Dean Devlin; this movie is a directorial venture of Ronald Emmerich. The brief shooting of the movie was done in 3 months and it is scheduled to release on 24th of June this year. There will be actors from previous movies resuming their roles as well as new addition to the cast of this new installment.

1. Star Trek: Beyond


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This movie’s release news is like Christmas for the geeks. The movie is the third installment in the reboot series coming as a sequel to the 2013 released Star Trek: Into Darkness. The role of Kirk and Spock will be played by Chris Pine and Zachary Quinto respectively while many others from the previous movie will be resuming their roles too. The shooting of the movie started on June 25th last year and is scheduled to release on the 22nd of July this year which also going to be happens the 50th Anniversary of Star Trek Franchise.


So these were some of the most awaited Hollywood movies of 2016. Now most of these movies are sequels to the previously hit movies and may be that is the reason that they are amongst the list of most awaited movies since fans and viewers are curious to watch the saga of their heroes being continued to the next levels. Patience is always fruitful and now which movie you are waiting for will decide what and how sweet a fruit comes into your share.

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