Highlights January 2016

Upcoming 2016 Movie Releases

We’ve officially turned the page to 2016. Many of us wait in anticipation in many ways some for new resolutions, new job, new place and so on. But what excite more are the upcoming movies in the new year. So, here is the list of upcoming movies, their release dates and some tiny details to peek your interest.

Robo-Dog
January 5
He sits, plays fetch and he can move at super speed, bark at incredible volume and speak like a human being! He’s Robo-Dog, the most amazing mechanical mutt ever invented. When genius scientist Tom Austin sees that his son, Tyler, needs a new best friend, he locks himself in the garage, tinkering with spare parts, and creates the most incredible canine the world has ever seen! But Tom’s greedy ex-boss, Mr. Willis of Epic Industries, finds out that Robo-Dog is powered by a technologically advanced super battery, and he plots to steal it for himself.

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The Nut Job 2
January 15
This sequel to the 2014 animated film The Nut Job follows the further adventures of a larcenous squirrel named Surly.

Band of Robbers
January 15
Mark Twain’s young heroes Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn spring vividly back to life, this time as modern-day grown men. When Huck is released from prison he hopes to leave his criminal past behind. But his lifelong friend and corrupt cop, Tom, has other plans, having formed the Band of Robbers, a group of misfits dedicated to locating the hidden treasure that eluded the boys in childhood.

Norm of the North
January 15
The stereoscopic 3D animated family film “Norm” tells the story of the titular polar bear and his three Arctic lemming buddies, who are forced out into the world once their icy home begins melting and breaking apart. Landing in New York, Norm begins life anew as a performing corporate mascot, only to discover that his new employers are directly responsible for the destruction of his polar home.

Miles
January 21
High school senior Miles Walton joins the girls volleyball team in hopes of winning a college scholarship, which causes an uproar in his small Illinois farming town.

Dirty Grandpa
January 22
Right before his wedding, an uptight guy is tricked into driving his grandfather, a perverted former Army general, to Florida for spring break.

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Kung Fu Panda 3
January 29
When Po’s long-lost panda father suddenly reappears, the reunited duo travels to a secret panda paradise to meet scores of hilarious new panda characters. But when the supernatural villain Kai begins to sweep across China defeating all the kung fu masters, Po must do the impossible—learn to train a village full of his fun-loving, clumsy brethren to become the ultimate band of Kung Fu Pandas.

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies
February 5
Jane Austin’s classic tale of the tangled relationships between lovers from different social classes in 19th century England is faced with a new challenge — an army of undead zombies.

Hail, Caesar!
February 5
Starring Josh Brolin, George Clooney, Ralph Fiennes, Tilda Swinton, Channing Tatum, Scarlett Johansson, Jonah Hill and Frances McDormand, Hail, Caesar! follows a single day in the life of a studio fixer who is presented with plenty of problems to fix.

Zoolander 2
February 12
Derek and Hansel are modelling again when an opposing company attempts to take them out from the business.

Deadpool
February 12
Based upon Marvel Comics’ most unconventional anti-hero, DEADPOOL tells the origin story of former Special Forces operative turned mercenary Wade Wilson, who after being subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers, adopts the alter ego Deadpool. Armed with his new abilities and a dark, twisted sense of humor, Deadpool hunts down the man who nearly destroyed his life.

How to Be Single
February 12
A woman writing a book about bachelorettes finds herself mixed up in an international affair while doing research abroad.

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Zootopia
March 4
The modern mammal metropolis of Zootopia is a city like no other. Comprised of habitat neighborhoods like ritzy Sahara Square and frigid Tundratown, it’s a melting pot where animals from every environment live together—a place where no matter what you are, from the biggest elephant to the smallest shrew, you can be anything. But when optimistic Officer Judy Hopps arrives, she discovers that being the first bunny on a police force of big, tough animals isn’t so easy. Determined to prove herself, she jumps at the opportunity to crack a case, even if it means partnering with a fast-talking, scam-artist fox, Nick Wilde, to solve the mystery.

Hello My Name Is Doris
March 11
Hello My Name Is Doris stars two time Best Actress Oscar winner Sally Field in the title role. It is a Harold And Maude for the current generation and tells the story of a 70 year-old woman who falls in love with a 20-something boy who works in her office.

The Bronze
March 11
A former Olympics gymnast finds her status as a small town celebrity challenged when a talented up-and-comer threatens to steal her spotlight.

The Little Prince
March 18
This is the first-ever animated feature film adaptation of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s iconic masterpiece, The Little Prince. At the heart of it all is The Little Girl, who’s being prepared by her mother for the very grown-up world in which they live – only to be interrupted by her eccentric, kind-hearted neighbor, The Aviator. The Aviator introduces his new friend to an extraordinary world where anything is possible. A world that he himself was initiated into long ago by The Little Prince. It’s here that The Little Girl’s magical and emotional journey into her own imagination – and into the universe of The Little Prince – begins.

The Divergent Series: Allegiant
March 18
After the earth-shattering revelations of Insurgent, in Allegiant Part 1 Tris must escape with Four beyond the Wall that encircles Chicago to finally discover the shocking truth of what lies behind it.

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Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
March 25
Fearing the actions of a god-like superhero left unchecked, Gotham City’s own formidable, forceful vigilante takes on Metropolis’s most revered, modern-day savior, while the world wrestles with what sort of hero it really needs. And with Batman vs Superman at war with one another, a new threat quickly arises, putting mankind in greater danger than it’s ever known before.

My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2
March 25
Written by Academy Award® nominee Nia Vardalos, who stars alongside the entire returning cast of favorites, the film reveals a Portokalos family secret that will bring the beloved characters back together for an even bigger and Greeker wedding.

Keeping Up With The Joneses
April 1
A suburban couple becomes suspicious of their new hot neighbors.

The Boss
April 8
Academy Award-nominated star Melissa McCarthy headlines Michelle Darnell as a titan of industry who is sent to prison after she’s caught for insider trading. When she emerges ready to rebrand herself as America’s latest sweetheart, not everyone she screwed over is so quick to forgive and forget.

The Jungle Book
April 15
An orphan boy is raised in the Jungle with the help of a pack of wolves, a bear and a black panther.

The Huntsman: Winter’s War
April 22
Long before the evil Queen Ravenna was thought vanquished by Snow White’s blade, she watched silently as her sister, Freya, suffered a heartbreaking betrayal and fled their kingdom. With Freya’s ability to freeze any enemy, the young ice queen has spent decades in a remote wintry palace raising a legion of deadly huntsmen, including Eric and warrior Sara. Only now she has found that her prized two have defied her one demand: Forever harden your hearts to love. When Freya learns of her sister’s demise, she summons her remaining soldiers to bring the Magic Mirror home to the only sorceress left who can harness its power. But once she discovers Ravenna can be resurrected from its golden depths, the wicked sisters threaten this enchanted land with twice the darkest force it’s ever seen.

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Ratchet & Clank
April 29
Ratchet and Clank tells the story of two unlikely heroes as they struggle to stop a vile alien named Chairman Drek from destroying every planet in the Solana Galaxy. When the two stumble upon a dangerous weapon capable of destroying entire planets, they must join forces with a team of colorful heroes called The Galactic Rangers in order to save the galaxy.

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