Films To Watch Out For In 2016


As we look towards 2016, I can't help but wonder what movies we will fall in love with in this new year.


So what's in store? Let's take a look:


Films To Watch In 2016


  • The Danish Girl - staring Eddie Redmayne, Alicia Vikander, Ben Whishaw, Sebastian Koch, Amber Heard and Matthias Schoenaerts
  • Joy - staring Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro, Edgar Ramirez, Diane Ladd, Virginia Madsen, Isabella Rossellini, Elisabeth Röhm and Bradley Cooper
  • The Hateful Eight - starring Samuel L. Jackson, Kurt Russell, Walton Goggins, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Tim Roth, Michael Madsen, Bruce Dern and Demian Bichir
  • Creed - starring Sylvester Stallone, Michael B Jordan and Graham McTavish
  • The Revenant - starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Domhnall Gleeson and Will Poulter
  • Room - starring Brie Larson, Jacob Tremblay, Joan Allen, Tom McCamus and Sean Bridgers. Click here to see my review of Room.
  • The 5th Wave - starring Chloë Grace Moretz, Nick Robinson, Ron Livingston, Maggie Siff, Alex Roe and Maika Monroe
  • The Big Short - starring Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Brad Pitt, Melissa Leo, Hamish Linklater, John Magaro, Rafe Spall, Jeremy Strong, Marisa Tomei and Finn Wittrock
  • Our Brand Is Crisis - starring Sandra Bullock, Billy Bob Thornton, Zoe Kazan and Scoot McNairy
  • The 33 - starring Naomi Scott, Rodrigo Santoro, Antonio Banderas, Juliette Binoche, James Brolin
  • Spotlight - starring Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams, Liev Schreiber, John Slattery and Stanley Tucci
  • Youth - starring Michael Caine, Harvey Keitel, Rachel Weisz, Paul Dano and Jane Fonda


  • Dad's Army - starring Catherine Zeta-Jones, Bill Nighy and Toby Jones
  • Goosebumps - starring Jack Black, Dylan Minnette, Odeya Rush, AMy Ryan, Ryan Lee and Jillian Bell
  • Trumbo - starring Bryan Cranston, Diane Lane, Elle Fanning, Helen Mirren, John Goodman, and Louis C.K.
  • Deadpool - starring Ryan Reynolds, Morena Baccarin, Ed Skrein, T.J. Miller, Yorick Van Wageningen, Gina Carano and Brianna Hildebrand
  • Alvin And The Chipmunks: The Road Chip - starring  Jason Lee, Jesica Ahlberg and Josh Green
  • A Bigger Splash - starring Tilda Swinton, Ralph Fiennes, Matthias Schoenaerts, Dakota Johnson
  • Concussion - starring  Will Smith, Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Luke Wilson
  • Point Break - starring  Teresa Palmer, Luke Bracey and Édgar Ramírez 
  • Pride And Prejudice And Zombies - starring  Lena Headey, Lily James and Matt Smith
  • Zoolander 2 - starring Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson,  Olivia Munn, Penélope Cruz and Benedict Cumberbatch 
  • Bastille Day - starring Idris Elba, Richard Madden, Kelly Reilly and Charlotte Le Bon
  • Bone Tomahawk - starring Zahn McClarnon, Kurt Russell and Patrick Wilson
  • The Finest Hours - starring  Chris Pine, Ben Foster and Eric Bana
  • How To Be Single - starring  Dakota Johnson, Alison Brie and Leslie Mann
  • Freeheld - starring  Julianne Moore, Ellen Page and Steve Carell
  • Hail Caesar  - starring George Clooney, Channing Tatum, Josh Brolin,  Scarlett Johansson, Channing Tatum and Emily Beecham


  • The Choice - starring  Alexandra Daddario, Teresa Palmer and Maggie Grace
  • London Has Fallen - starring  Gerard Butler, Morgan Freeman and Charlotte Riley
  • Secret In Their Eyes - starring  Chiwetel Ejiofor, Nicole Kidman and Julia Roberts
  • Time Out Of Mind - starring Richard Gere, Jena Malone and Steve Buscemi
  • Truth - starring  Cate Blanchett, Robert Redford and Dennis Quaid
  • Whiskey Tango Foxtrot - starring  Margot Robbie, Tina Fey and Billy Bob Thornton
  • Anomalisa - starring  David Thewlis, Jennifer Jason Leigh and Tom Noonan
  • Kung Fu Panda 3 - starring Jack Black, Dustin Hoffman and Bryan Cranston
  • The Ones Below - starring Clémence Poésy and David Morrissey
  • The Witch - starring Anya Taylor-Joy, Ralph Ineson and Kate Dickie
  • High Rise - starring Tom Hiddleston, Jeremy Irons, Sienna Miller, Luke Evans, Elisabeth Moss, James Purefoy and Keeley Hawes
  • Risen - starring  Tom Felton, Joseph Fiennes and Cliff Curtis
  • Sing Street - starring Aidan Gillen, Jack Reynor and Maria Doyle Kennedy
  • Batman V Superman - starring Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill and Amy Adams
  • My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 - starring Nia Vardalos, Andrea Martin, Rita Wilson and John Stamos
  • Zootropolis - starring the voices of Ginnifer Goodwin and Jason Bateman


  • Keeping Up With The Joneses - starring Gal Gadot, Isla Fisher and Jon Hamm
  • Rings - starring  Johnny Galecki, Aimee Teegarden and Laura Wiggins
  • Eye In The Sky - starring  Helen Mirren, Aaron Paul and Alan Rickman
  • Nasty Baby - starring  Kristen Wiig, Sebastián Silva and Tunde Adebimpe
  • The Best Man Wedding - starring Terrence Howard, Morris Chestnut and Regina Hall
  • Criminal - starring Gal Gadot, Ryan Reynolds and Alice Eve
  • The Jungle Book - starring Scarlett Johansson, Idris Elba and Bill Murray
  • Midnight Special - starring  Adam Driver, Kirsten Dunst and Michael Shannon
  • Money Monster - starring  Julia Roberts, George Clooney and Jack O'Connell
  • The Huntsman: Winter's War - starring  Chris Hemsworth, Jessica Chastain and Charlize Theron
  • Learning To Drive - starring  Patricia Clarkson, Ben Kingsley and Grace Gummer
  • Louder Than Bombs - starring  Jesse Eisenberg, Amy Ryan and Rachel Brosnahan
  • Miles Ahead - starring  Ewan McGregor, Michael Stuhlbarg, Don Cheadle
  • Captain America: Civil War - starring Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Paul Rudd, Scarlett Johansson, Tom Holland and Elizabeth Olsen
  • Demolition - starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Naomi Watts and Chris Cooper
  • Elvis And Nixon - starring  Evan Peters, Michael Shannon and Ashley Benson


  • Our Kind Of Traitor - starring  Ewan McGregor, Stellan Skarsgård and Alicia von Rittberg
  • Angry Birds - starring the voices of Peter Dinklage, Maya Rudolph and Kate McKinnon
  • Everybody Wants Some - starring Zoey Deutch, Glen Powell and Tyler Hoechlin
  • Going In Style - starring Joey King, Morgan Freeman and Michael Caine
  • Green Room - starring Patrick Stewart, Anton Yelchin, Imogen Poots, Alia Shawkat, Joe Cole and Callum Turner
  • X-Men Apocalypse - starring Jennifer Lawrence, Oscar Isaac and Olivia Munn
  • Alice Through The Looking Glass - starring Johnny Depp, Anne Hathaway and Helena Bonham Carter
  • The Free State Of Jones - starring  Matthew McConaughey, Keri Russell and Gugu Mbatha-Raw
  • Nine Lives - starring  Robbie Amell, Jennifer Garner and Kevin Spacey


  • Me Before You - starring  Emilia Clarke, Sam Claflin and Jenna Coleman
  • The Nice Guys - starring Russell Crowe  Ryan Gosling, Kim Basinger and Matt Bomer
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2 - starring  Megan Fox, Stephen Amell and Alan Ritchson
  • Warcraft - starring Paula Patton, Travis Fimmel and Daniel Wu 
  • The Boss - starring Melissa McCarthy, Peter Dinklage and Kristen Bell
  • Now You See Me 2 - starring  Lizzy Caplan, Daniel Radcliffe and Jesse Eisenberg
  • The Conjuring 2 - starring Patrick Wilson, Vera Farmiga and Frances O'Connor
  • Mother's Days - starring Britt Robertson, Jennifer Aniston and Julia Roberts 
  • Same Kind Of Difference As Me - starring Renée Zellweger, Djimon Hounsou and Jon Voight
  • Independence Day: Resurgence - starring Liam Hemsworth, Joey King and Maika Monroe
  • The Secret Lives Of Pets - starring Lake Bell, Kevin Hart and Ellie Kemper


  • Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie - starring Jennifer Saunders, Joanna Lumley, Cara Delevingne, Rebel Wilson and Kim Kardashian 
  • Central Intelligence - starring Dwayne Johnson, Aaron Paul and Kevin Hart
  • The Legend Of Tarzan - starring Alexander Skarsgård, Margot Robbie and Christoph Waltz
  • Ghostbusters - starring  Chris Hemsworth, Bill Murray, Melissa McCarthy and Kristen Wiig
  • Ice Age: Collision Course - starring the voices of  Melissa Rauch, Simon Pegg, Stephanie Beatriz
  • La La Land - starring  Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone and Finn Wittrock
  • The Purge 3 - starring  Elizabeth Mitchell, Frank Grillo and Mykelti Williamson
  • The BFG - starring  Mark Rylance, Rebecca Hall and Bill Hader
  • Star Treck Beyond - starring Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Idris Elba, Sofia Boutella, Zoe Saldana
  • Finding Dory - starring the voices of Ellen DeGeneres, Albert Brooks, Idris Elba, Dominic West and Diane Keaton


  • Suicide Squad - starring Jard Leto, Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Cara Delevingne and Ben Affleck
  • Mike And Dave Need Wedding Dates - starring Anna Kendrick and Zak Efron
  • Pete's Dragon - starring Bryce Dallas Howard, Wes Bentley and Robert Redford
  • Sausage Party - starring Paul Rudd, Kristen Wiig and James Franco 
  • Spectral - starring Max Martini, Emily Mortimer and James Badge Dale
  • Arms And The Dudes - starring Ana de Armas, Miles Teller and Jonah Hill
  • Mechanic: Resurrection - starring Jason Statham, Michelle Yeoh and Jessica Alba


  • Patient Zero - starring Natalie Dormer, Matt Smith and Stanley Tucci
  • Kubo And The Two Strings - starring the voices of Rooney Mara, Charlize Theron and Matthew McConaughey 
  • Bridget Jones' Baby - starring Renée Zellweger, Colin Firth and Patrick Dempsey
  • Imperium - starring Daniel Radcliffe, Toni Collette and Burn Gorman
  • A Cure For Wellness - starring Dane DeHaan, Jason Isaacs and Celia Imrie
  • The Magnificent Seven - starring Chris Pratt, Matt Bomer and Denzel Washington
  • Deepwater Horizon - starring Dylan O'Brien, Mark Wahlberg and Kurt Russell


  • Gambit - starring Léa Seydoux and Channing Tatum
  • The Girl On The Train - starring Rebecca Ferguson, Justin Theroux and Emily Blunt
  • Inferno - starring Tom Hanks, Felicity Jones, Ben Foster 
  • Storks - starring the voices of  Andy Samberg and Kelsey Grammer
  • Jack Reacher: Never Go Back - starring Tom Cruise, Cobie Smulders and Danika Yarosh
  • A Monster Calls - starring Liam Neeson, Felicity Jones and Sigourney Weaver
  • Ouija 2 - starring Henry Thomas, Doug Jones and Elizabeth Reaser
  • Trolls - starring the voices of Anna Kendrick and Justin Timberlake
  • Doctor Strange - starring Rachel McAdams, Benedict Cumberbatch and Tilda Swinton


  • The Accountant - starring  Ben Affleck, Anna Kendrick and Jon Bernthal
  • Why Him - starring Zoey Deutch, James Franco and Bryan Cranston
  • Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them - starring  Ezra Miller, Eddie Redmayne and Colin Farrell


  • Bad Santa 2 - starring Billy Bob Thornton, Brett Kelly and Kathy Bates
  • Moana - starring the voices of Dwayne Johnson, Alan Tudyk and Auli'i Cravalho
  • Sing - starring  Scarlett Johansson, Taron Egerton and Matthew McConaughey
  • Passengers - starring Jennifer Lawrence, Chris Pratt and Michael Sheen
  • Assassin's Creed - starring Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard, Brendan Gleeson

I don't know about you, but I'm excited already! Are there any films on this list that you can't wait to watch?


Do let me know by leaving me a comment in the box below!

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