by Marc Malkin | Mon., Jan. 4, 2016 5:00 AM
Star Wars: The Force Awakens is so yesterday.
We kid, but it is time to look ahead. We're kicking off the new year with a look at what films are coming to a theater near you in 2016.
From a nearly naked Zac Efron in Dirty Grandpa to Suicide Squad and Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt getting it on in outer space in Passengers, there's something for everyone over the next 12 months.
With that, we give you 93 films we can't wait to see in 2016...
The new year begins with Leonardo DiCaprio and the wide release of The Revenant…Taylor Kinney and Natalie Dormer go into the (scary) woods in The Forest…John Krasinski, James Badge Dale and Pablo Schrieber are members of the security team that defended the American diplomatic compound in Benghazi when it was attacked by terrorists in 2012 in 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi…Ice Cube and Kevin Hart reunite in Ride Along 2…Zac Efron and Robert De Niro go one a road trip to spring break in Dirty Grandpa…Anastasia Steele and Christian Grey get spoofed in Marlon Wayans' Fifty Shades of Black…Chris Pine is a member of a Coast Guard team on a rescue mission for two oil tankers caught in a blizzard off of Cape Cod in The Finest Hours…Jack Black and Angelina Jolie are back for a third time in Kung Fu Panda 3.
Hail, Caesar is an all-star ensemble that includes George Clooney, Channing Tatum, Scarlett Johansson, Tilda Swinton, Jonah Hill and even Dolph Lundgren…Jane Austen meets The Walking Dead in Pride and Prejudice and Zombies…Ryan Reynolds is the NSFW title superhero in Deadpool…Dakota Johnson, Rebel Wilson and Alison Brie tackle the dating life in How to Be Single… Get ready to strike a pose with Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson again in Zoolander No. 2…Hugh Jackman trains Great Britain's first ski jumper to compete in the Olympics in Eddie the Eagle…Kate Winslet is a glamorous Russian mobster in Triple 9 who forces a group of crooked cops and criminals to pull off their biggest heist… London Has Fallen is the sequel to Olympus Has Fallen with Gerard Butler trying to stop a terrorist attack during the funeral of the British Prime Minister…What happens in Afghanistan doesn't stay in Afghanistan when Tina Fey plays a real life journalist covering the war in Whiskey Tango Foxtrot.
Shakira, Idris Elba and Jason Bateman voice the inhabitants of an animal city in Zootopia…Sacha Baron Cohen and Mark Strong star as brothers in the spy comedy The Brothers Grimsby…The Divergent Series: Allegiant continues the franchise with Shailene Woodley, Theo James and Ansel Elgort…Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice is finally in theaters…Tom Hiddleston and Elisabeth Olsen go country in the Hank Williams biopic I Saw the Light…Nia Vardalos and John Corbett are back together in My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2.
A suburban couple (Zach Galifanakis and Isla Fisher) discover their neighbors (Jon Hamm and Gal Gadot) are international spies in Keeping Up with the Joneses…Melissa McCarthy gets her Martha Stewart on as a business tycoon who lands in prison for insider trading in the comedy The Boss…Jake Gyllenhaal is a man who falls apart after the tragic death of his wife in Demolition…The haunted house is back for Amityville: The Awakening…Barbershop: The Next Cut is the third flick in Ice Cube's LOL franchise…JFK co-stars Kevin Costner, Gary Oldman and Tommy Lee Jones reunite in Criminal with Ryan Reynolds and Alice Eve...The movie adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book stars Idris Elba, Scarlett Johansson, Lupita Nyong'o and Bill Murray…Jessica Chastain and Emily Blunt join Charlize Theron and Chris Hemsworth for The Huntsman: Winter's War…Garry Marshall gives his ensemble treatment to Mother's Day with Julia Roberts, Jennifer Aniston and Kate Hudson in Mother's Day…Renée Zellweger returns to the big screen in the real-life drama about the unlikely friendship between a rich art dealer and a homeless man in Same Kind of Different as Me.
Captain America and Iron Man battle against each other in Captain America: Civil War…The U.S. Civil War is depicted with Matthew McConaughey and Gugu Mbatha-Raw in Free State of Jones…Jodie Foster directs George Clooney and Julia Roberts in Money Monster about a young man who claims he lost all his money on a tip from a TV personality…The Oliver Stone-directed Snowden stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt as NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden…We can only imagine the trouble Zac Efron and Seth Rogen get into in Neighbors 2…Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe team up to find a missing girl and look into the mysterious death of a porn star in the 1970s-set The Nice Guys…Johnny Deep and Anne Hathaway keep the fantasy going in Alice Through the Looking Glass…The Angry Birds Movie flies into theaters...Oscar Isaac is an immortal mutant trying to destroy mankind in X-Men: Apocalypse.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows is the follow-up to the first 2012 Turtles flick…Warcraft starring Ben Foster, Travis Fimmel and Paula Patton is based on the wildly popular video game of the same name…In Central Intelligence, Kevin Hart is an accountant who unexpectedly find himself involved with international espionage after connecting with an old pal (Dwayne Johnson) on Facebook…Cuteness rules once again in the Finding Nemo sequel, Finding Dory…Liam Hemsworth defends the human race against another alien invasion in Independence Day: Resurgence.
Steven Spielberg directs The BFG, based on Roald Dahl's children's book of the same name…True Blood stud Alexander Skarsgård is hotter than ever in The Legend of Tarzan…Zac Efron and Adam DeVine are brothers who place an ad online looking for dates to a wedding in Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates…The adorably animated The Secret Life of Pets takes a look at what really goes on with your dogs and cats when you're not at home…Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones are who ya gonna call in Ghostbusters…Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone are together again in the romantic musical La La Land…Ice Age: Collision Course is the fifth installment of the animated Ice Age series…Idris Elba is the newcomer in Star Trek Beyond…Genius with Colin Firth, Jude Law and Nicole Kidman tells the story of legendary book editor Max Perkins…Have you seen Matt Damon's body in the still-to-be titled fifth Jason Bourne movie?
Suicide Squad's villainous stars include Jared Leto, Will Smith, Margot Robbie and Cara Delevingne...Jack Huston stars as the title character the Ben-Hur remake…Pete's Dragon is a remake of the 1977 film…Sausage Party is an adult animated comedy about a sausage (Seth Rogen) that falls out of a shopping cart…Aliens have taken over NYC in Spectral…Jonah Hill and Miles Teller are two young men who receive a $300 million contract from the Pentagon to help arm America's allies in Afghanistan…It's good moms gone wild with Mila Kunis, Christina Applegate and Kristen Bell in Bad Moms…Jason Statham is back as Arthur Bishop in Mechanic: Resurrection.
Tom Hanks lands US Airways Flight 1549 on the Hudson River in Sully…Renée Zellweger is a new mommy in Bridget Jones's Baby…The 1960 western The Magnificent Seven is remade with Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt and Ethan Hawke…Mark Wahlberg, Kurt Russell and Kate Hudson tell the story of the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in Deepwater Horizon…Masterminds is a heist comedy starring Zach Galifianakis and Kristen Wiig.
Ben Affleck is an accountant who is also a secret assassin in The Accountant…Channing Tatum is a mutant superhero in Gambit…The Girl on the Train stars Rebecca Ferguson, Emily Blunt and Justin Theroux and is based on the novel of the same name…Your kids will be running to the theaters to see Monster High…Theo James joins Kate Beckinsale in Underworld: Next Generation...Check out Kevin Hart's stand-up in Kevin Hart: What Now?...Tom Hanks returns as Robert Langdon in Inferno, the sequel to Angels & Demons…Tom Cruise is back for Jack Reacher: Never Go Back.
Owen Wilson and Ed Helms are brothers who go on a road trip looking for their dad in Bastards…Doctor Strange stars Benedict Cumberbatch in the title superhero role…Anna Kendrick stars in Trolls, an animated musical based on the Troll dolls…A soldier (Garrett Hedlund) returns to the U.S. as a hero of the Iraq War, but then gets called back to fight in the Ang Lee-directed Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk…Gabrielle Union, Danny Glover, Nicole Ari Parker and Mo'nique are members of a dysfunctional family that come together for their first Thanksgiving since their mom died in A Meyers Christmas…Eddie Redmayne stars in the Harry Potter prequel Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them…The Great Wall starring Matt Damon follows a mystery dating back to the construction of the Great Wall of China…Michael Keaton is Ray Kroc, the man who started McDonald's, in The Founder...In Moana, a young navigator teams up with demi-god Maui (Dwayne Johnson) to search for a fabled island.
Rogue One is the first Star Wars spin-off since the release of The Force Awakens…Macbeth costars Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard and their director Justin Kurzel team up again for Assassin's Creed…Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt go into outer space in Passengers…A koala named Buster (Matthew McConaughey) starts a singing competition at his struggling theater in Sing…Tim Burton directs the movie adaptation of the 2011 fantasy adventure novel Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children.
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