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#BestOf2016: Top 15 Highest Grossing Hollywood Films Of 2016

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Madhubrata Bhattacharyya
19 years young and a fierce feminist.

2016 saw a great many Hollywood films being released-here are the 15 that did the best in the box office!

1. Finding Dory

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Equal parts of poignant, heartwarming and funny, it is no surprise that the Finding Nemo sequel, Finding Dory did wonderfully well at the box office.

2. Captain America: Civil War

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The latest superhero film on Marvel Comics character Captain America, the gripping storyline and the thrilling action surely earned this film a spot very high in the list of best hollywood films of 2016.

3.  The Secret Life Of Pets

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An animated 3D film, this one focuses on canine warfare- a heartwarming tale that will appeal to children and adults alike.

4. The Jungle Book

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The recent take on Kipling’s classic set in the forests of India at the time of the British Raj, is a film worth a watch in both the English and Hindi versions of its India release.

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Another cinematisation of a highly film-able Marvel Comics has a humorous, quirky take on the superhero genre.

6. Zootopia

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This animated Disney movie, is the tale of an animal metropolis where status quo is challenged by the first rabbit to join the police force.

8. Suicide Squad

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Based on the D.C. Comics antihero team Suicide Squad, this is a film on a group of super-villains hired by an U.S. intelligence officer. It famously features the undeniably attractive Harley Quinn and her dysfunctional, but intriguing relationship with the Joker.

9. Doctor Strange

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A science fiction film more in accordance with the trope of good fighting evil, this is the story of a retired neurosurgeon who is trained in this specific combat by a sorcerer.

10. Rogue One: A Star Wars Movie

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Rogue One is the latest Star Wars offering, this is the story of a vengeful daughter’s involvement in a plot against her father. The result is a fascinating space opera.

11. Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them

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The latest of the Harry Potter franchise could not have not made it to this list of top hollywood films. Set in 1926, this is the story behind a Hogwarts textbook-Newt Scamander’s adventures in New York after an excursion to document the most fascinating of magical creatures.

12. Moana

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An animated musical about a spirited teenager’s journey to fulfil her ancestors’ unfinished quest, featuring a demi god, an action packed voyage and no end to fierce creatures to be battled, this is an exciting ride in itself.

13.  Jason Bourne

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The latest in the Bourne franchise by Universal Pictures, sees the most lethal of the CIA’s former operatives been drawn back to game, resulting in a thrilling action drama.

14. Star Trek Beyond#BestOf2016: Top 15 Highest Grossing Hollywood Films Of 2016 3


Star Trek is back-with a thrilling science fiction adventure. In the film franchise’s third rebooted installment, Spock is apparently killed and suspicion rests on starship physician McCoy for harbouring Spock’s spirit. Admiral Kirk is driven by circumstances into taking drastic action, and much action unfolds.

15. X-Men: Apocalypse

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The famous X Men of Marvel Comics are back. This time the plot revolves around the reawakening of the first and the most powerful of mutants, the eponymous Apocalypse, who sets on a quest to create a new world order with his group of recruited mutants, making it one of the highest grossing hollywood films.

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