Worst Films | The Best of 2016

2016 was another great year in movies. From the low-budget indie flicks that made major waves like Hell or High Water and Don’t Breathe to the massive super hero epics like Deadpool and Captain America: Civil War, it was another year with a little something for everyone in the Bit Players. There were memorable songs, memorable characters, memorable moments all across the board. There were laughs, tears, frights, and action. It seems like every year gets better and better to be a movie fan as the ability to make a film reaches more and more creative fingertips, and 2016 was no exception. Bit Player favorites like Richard Linklater and the Coen Brothers delivered more of the same greatness we’ve come to expect, but newcomers like Robert Eggers and the continually impressive Jeremy Saulnier firmly placed themselves on the “to watch” list with their 2016 entries. Read below to find out everything we loved about this year, including best films, acting performances, music, scenes, writing, cinematography, and more.

2016 was another great year in movies. From the low-budget indie flicks that made major waves like Hell or High Water and Don't Breathe to the massive super hero epics like Deadpool and Captain America: Civil War, it was another year with a little something for everyone in the Bit Players. There were memorable songs, memorable characters, memorable moments all across the board. There were laughs, tears, frights, and action. It seems like every year gets better and better to be a movie fan as the ability to make a film reaches more and more creative fingertips, and 2016 was no exception. Bit Player favorites like Richard Linklater and the Coen Brothers delivered more of the same greatness we've come to expect, but newcomers like Robert Eggers and the continually impressive Jeremy Saulnier firmly placed themselves on the "to watch" list with their 2016 entries. Read below to find out everything we loved about this year, including best films, acting performances, music, scenes, writing, cinematography, and more.

Hardcore Henry
5. Hardcore Henry
Director
Ilya Naishuller
Stars
Sharlto Copley
Tim Roth
Haley Bennett
Assassin's Creed
4. Assassin's Creed
Director
Justin Kurzel
Stars
Michael Fassbender
Marion Cotillard
Jeremy Irons
Certain Women
3. Certain Women
Director
Kelly Reichardt
Stars
Michelle Williams
Kristen Stewart
Laura Dern
Suicide Squad
2. Suicide Squad
Director
David Ayer
Stars
Will Smith
Jared Leto
Margot Robbie
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
1. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
Director
Zack Snyder
Stars
Ben Affleck
Henry Cavill
Amy Adams
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