26 Most Anticipated Movies of 2016

Happy New Year, folks! 2016 is finally here. And boy! is it a good year for movie buffs. There is so much to watch out for, so many different genres. It is a fact that I, personally, am  really very excited. So, without further ado- the list. Tada!!
26 movies that we (I) have been waiting for-


1 . Fantastic Beasts and where to find themimdb
Set in the Harry Potter ‘verse, this book turned movie has been long awaited by Harry Potter fans. Fact- Potterheads should know that Eddie Redmayne plays the illustrious majizoologist Newt Scamander.

Initial release: November 18, 2016

Fantastic beast and where to find them



2 .  Star Trek  : Beyondimdb
The Reboot films of the Star Trek series  Star Trek  and Star Trek: Into Darkness raised the expectations of trekkies and newbies alike, with much hype over the second sequel Star Trek: Beyond.

Initial release: July 22, 2016



3 . The Legend of Tarzanimdb
Many years after he left Africa behind, Tarzan (Alexander Skarsgård) returns to the Congo to serve as a trade emissary, unaware that he is actually a pawn in a Belgian captain’s (Christoph Waltz) deadly plot.

Initial release: July 1, 2016



4 . Kung Fu Panda 3imdb
Speaking of martial arts, our favourite Kung Fu Panda is back again!

Initial release: January 29, 2016

kung fu panda



5 . Dangalimdb
Not martial arts, but martial. Dangal(Wrestling) is a biographical sports drama based on Mahavir Singh Phogat who taught wrestling his two daughters Geeta Phogat and Babita Kumari who later went on to win the Commonwealth.

Initial release: December 23, 2016




6 . Sultan

Yet another wrestling film, only this time Salman Khan is the Sultan.



7 .  The Jungle Book imdb
Remember Mowgli? Yeah, he’s back! The second time on the silver screen, The Jungle Book is a 3D live-animation adventure fantasy film based on the book by Rudyard Kipling by the same name.

Initial release: April 7, 2016



8 .  Finding Dory imdb

Speaking of memories from our childhood, remember Nemo? Yeah, the little fish who was lost and found an adventure and his way back home. He’s back. Guess who’s lost this time? DORY!!

Initial release: June 17, 2016




9 . TMNT 2imdb
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are back too, with their usual shenanigans.

Initial release: June 3, 2016




10 .  Now You See Me 2imdb
And continuing with the theme, which quartet is back? That’s right! The four Horsemen are up to their usual tricks, with a surprise fifth member joining. Can you guess who it is? just watch the trailer!

Initial release: June 9, 2016

now you see me 2



11 . X Men Apocalypseimdb
When we see the Four Horsemen, can Apocalypse be that far behind? Prof. X, Raven & Co. fight against the misfits(read Mutants) who are led by …. Dun, dun, dun! Watch out!

Initial release: May 27, 2016




12 . Independence Day Resurgenceimdb

Know what else could destroy the earth as we know it? Another alien invasion- Resurgence.

Initial release: June 22, 2016

Independence day resurgence



13 .  Ice Age Collision Courseimdb
Hmm.. Or these people in space. At least it will be funny! *le sigh*

Initial release: July 22, 2016




14 .  Warcraftimdb

Some of us would be familiar with game, World of Warcraft. Bringing it into life on 70mm, we have WARCRAFT.

Initial release: May 26, 2016




15 . Assassin’s Creedimdb

Again, a very popular video game brought to the big screen with names like  Michael Fassbender in the cast.

Initial release: December 21, 2016

Assassin creed



16. The Angry Birds Movieimdb
The Angry Birds are here to take some names and kick some asses while they are at it.

Initial release: May 11, 2016

The Angry Birds Movie-compressed



17 .  Raaesimdb
A Gujarati don, who runs a successful albeit illegal alcohol business, SRK is Raaes in this crime-thriller.

Release date: July 3, 2016




18 . Neerjaimdb
Sonam Kapoor plays Neerja Bhanot, the purser who saved lives during the hijacking of Pan Am 73 in this biopic.

Release date: February 19, 2016




19. Jai Gangaajalimdb

Priyanka Chopra awes as the newly appointed SP Abha mathur, the first female appointed in the position in Bankipur district of Bihar.

Release date: March 4, 2016



20.  Fanimdb

The name and the tagline says it all.  Featuring Shahrukh Khan.

Release date: April 15, 2016



21 . Deadpoolimdb
Marvel presents the Merc with the Mouth- Deadpool, in his first (we hope not the only) standalone movie with Ryan Reynolds reprising the titular role. Here’s to breaking the fourth estate!

Initial release: May 11, 2016

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22 . Doctor Strangeimdb
Since his name was first mentioned in the movie Captain America: The Winter Soldier, we’ve been on tenterhooks to see the Sorcerer Supreme finally gracing the silver screen with his magical presence. And now that we know that Benedict is playing Dr. Stephen Strange, we just can’t wait!

Initial release: Nov 4, 2016



23. Captain America: Civil Warimdb

Initial release: May 5, 2016

We mentioned Captain america, didn’t we? Steve Fight Me Rogers is back, infighting with Tony I am IronMan Stark. I still can’t decide between the two, on one hand  there’s my baby Bucky Barnes erstwhile Howling Commando-turned-Winter Soldier with his best pal Stevie, on other there’s the genius philanthropist billionaire super who apparently *does not play well with others* but will still fly a nuke into space, one who hides his hurts behind irreverant humor and snark. So…




24 . Batman Vs Supermanimdb

Well, if Marvel can do it– DC can do it too. The beginning of the Justice League starts with a fight, with Batman Vs Superman and Wonder Woman making the Holy Trinity of DC Comics. I wonder whose side is Wonder Woman on?

Release date: March 25, 2016

batman vs Superman



25 . Suicide Squadimdb

The villains of DC band together to redeem themselves on what are essentially suicide missions forming the Suicide Squad. Fun Fact: Jared Leto plays the Joker.

Initial release: August 5, 2016




26 . The Conjuring 2: The Enfield Poltergeistimdb

Last but not the least, on the list is The Conjuring 2. Ed and Lorraine are back to battle Annabelle.You know who she is, don’t you?

Initial release: June 8, 2016



These films are must-watch on our list, what’s on yours?  Are any of these what you’re waiting for? Share so that we can watch out for those too.

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