Op 29 december stond in de Volkskrant een overzicht met de 100 beste films uit 2016, volgens Volkskrantlezers.
1 The Revenant
A frontiersman on a fur trading expedition in the 1820s fights for survival after being mauled by a bear and left for dead by members of his own hunting team.
A young boy is raised within the confines of a small shed.
The true story of how the Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child molestation and cover-up within the local Catholic Archdiocese, shaking the entire Catholic Church to its core.
A fast-talking mercenary with a morbid sense of humor is subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers and a quest for revenge.
A successful businesswoman gets caught up in a game of cat and mouse as she tracks down the unknown man who raped her.
6 Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them – film gezien
The adventures of writer Newt Scamander in New York’s secret community of witches and wizards seventy years before Harry Potter reads his book in school.
7 The Hateful Eight
In the dead of a Wyoming winter, a bounty hunter and his prisoner find shelter in a cabin currently inhabited by a collection of nefarious characters.
8 The Red Turtle
A man is shipwrecked on a deserted island and encounters a red turtle, which changes his life.
9 Toni Erdmann
A practical joking father tries to reconnect with his hard working daughter by creating an outrageous alter ego and posing as her CEO’s life coach.
10 The Big Short
Four denizens in the world of high-finance predict the credit and housing bubble collapse of the mid-2000s, and decide to take on the big banks for their greed and lack of foresight.
After 21-year-old student Tonio dies in a traffic accident, his novelist parents face sorrow and regret as they suffer the agony of losing their only child.
12 Rogue One – A Star Wars Story – film gezien
The Rebel Alliance makes a risky move to steal the plans for the Death Star, setting up the epic saga to follow.
13 The Danish Girl
A fictitious love story loosely inspired by the lives of Danish artists Lili Elbe and Gerda Wegener. Lili and Gerda’s marriage and work evolve as they navigate Lili’s groundbreaking journey as a transgender pioneer.
When twelve mysterious spacecraft appear around the world, linguistics professor Louise Banks is tasked with interpreting the language of the apparent alien visitors.
15 I, Daniel Blake
After having suffered a heart-attack, a 59-year-old carpenter must fight the bureaucratic forces of the system in order to receive Employment and Support Allowance.
16 Doctor Strange
While on a journey of physical and spiritual healing, a brilliant neurosurgeon is drawn into the world of the mystic arts.
17 Hell or High Water
A divorced father and his ex-con older brother resort to a desperate scheme in order to save their family’s ranch in West Texas.
18 Nocturnal animals
A wealthy art gallery owner receives a draft of her ex-husband’s new novel, and once she starts reading it she just cannot put it down.
19 Finding Dory
The friendly but forgetful blue tang fish, Dory, begins a search for her long-lost parents, and everyone learns a few things about the real meaning of family along the way.
20 Een Man die Ove heet
Ove, an ill-tempered, isolated retiree who spends his days enforcing block association rules and visiting his wife’s grave, has finally given up on life just as an unlikely friendship develops with his boisterous new neighbors.
21 Captain Fantastic
In the forests of the Pacific Northwest, a father devoted to raising his six kids with a rigorous physical and intellectual education is forced to leave his paradise and enter the world, challenging his idea of what it means to be a parent.
In a city of anthropomorphic animals, a rookie bunny cop and a cynical con artist fox must work together to uncover a conspiracy.
23 Eye in the Sky
Col. Katherine Powell, a military officer in command of an operation to capture terrorists in Kenya, sees her mission escalate when a girl enters the kill zone triggering an international dispute over the implications of modern warfare.
24 Me Before You
A girl in a small town forms an unlikely bond with a recently-paralyzed man she’s taking care of.
An Irish immigrant lands in 1950s Brooklyn, where she quickly falls into a romance with a local. When her past catches up with her, however, she must choose between two countries and the lives that exist within.
26 La La Land
While waiting for their big breaks, two proper L.A. dreamers, a suavely- charming, soft-spoken jazz pianist and a brilliant, vivacious playwright, attempt to reconcile aspirations and relationship in a magical old-school romance.
27 The Jungle Book
After a threat from the tiger Shere Khan forces him to flee the jungle, a man-cub named Mowgli embarks on a journey of self discovery with the help of panther, Bagheera, and free spirited bear, Baloo.
28 De Kinderen van juf Kiet
Immigrant children have to find their way in a new classroom, with a new teacher and a language they don’t understand. An ode to the teacher every child deserves.
29 Bridget Jones’s Baby
Bridget’s focus on single life and her career is interrupted when she finds herself pregnant, but with one hitch … she can only be fifty percent sure of the identity of her baby’s father.
30 The Lady in the Van
A man forms an unexpected bond with a transient woman living in her van that’s parked in his driveway.
31 Captain America: Civil War
Political interference in the Avengers’ activities causes a rift between former allies Captain America and Iron Man.
32 Hacksaw Ridge
WWII American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people, and becomes the first man in American history to receive the Medal of Honor without firing a shot.
Crime novelist Victor and his twenty-year-old cello playing son Zack both have become single. During a trip to Scotland they are forced to confront themselves and finally get to know each…
34 Strike a Pose
What does it take to express yourself? The surprising and moving story of Madonna’s most famous troupe of dancers.
35 Hail, Caesar!
A Hollywood fixer in the 1950s works to keep the studio’s stars in line.
36 10 Cloverfield Lane – film gezien
After getting in a car accident, a woman is held in a shelter with two men, who claim the outside world is affected by a widespread chemical attack.
37 Land of Mine
In post-World War II Denmark, a group of young German POWs are forced to clear a beach of thousands of land mines under the watch of a Danish Sergeant who slowly learns to appreciate their plight.
Joy is the story of the title character, who rose to become founder and matriarch of a powerful family business dynasty.
39 Alice Through the Looking Glass
Alice returns to the whimsical world of Wonderland and travels back in time to help the Mad Hatter.
40 Now You See Me
An F.B.I. Agent, and an Interpol Detective, track a team of illusionists, who pull off bank heists during their performances, and reward their audiences with the money.
41 Suicide Squad
A secret government agency recruits some of the most dangerous incarcerated super-villains to form a defensive task force. Their first mission: save the world from the apocalypse.
The drama follows two brothers who start a bar and get swept up in its success in the midst of Belgium’s nightlife scene.
When Robert Langdon wakes up in an Italian hospital with amnesia, he teams up with Dr. Sienna Brooks, and together they must race across Europe against the clock to foil a deadly global plot.
44 The BFG
An orphan little girl befriends a benevolent giant who takes her to Giant Country, where they attempt to stop the man-eating giants that are invading the human world.
In Ancient Polynesia, when a terrible curse incurred by the Demigod Maui reaches Moana’s island, she answers the Ocean’s call to seek out the Demigod to set things right.
46 La Fille inconnue
A woman gets obsessed with the case of a dead woman after learning that the woman had died shortly after having rung her door for help.
47 Batman v. Superman: Dawn of justice
Fearing that the actions of Superman are left unchecked, Batman takes on the Man of Steel, while the world wrestles with what kind of a hero it really needs.
48 Janis: Little Girl Blue
Musician Cat Power narrates this documentary on Janis Joplin’s evolution into a star from letters that Joplin wrote over the years to her friends, family, and collaborators.
49 The Neon Demon
When aspiring model Jesse moves to Los Angeles, her youth and vitality are devoured by a group of beauty-obsessed women who will take any means necessary to get what she has.
50 Beyond Sleep
A young geologist ventures out into the vast tundra of northern Norway to finish his research on meteorite craters, only to get hopelessly lost in both the wilderness and his own mind.
51 De Helleveeg
Sharp-tongued and imposing Tiny suffers from mysophobia. Her nephew Albert loves her and once he’s grown up he confronts her after which all the family secrets finally come to light.
52 Anomalisa – film gezien
A man crippled by the mundanity of his life experiences something out of the ordinary.
53 Kubo and the Two Strings
A young boy named Kubo must locate a magical suit of armour worn by his late father in order to defeat a vengeful spirit from the past.
54 Perfetti sconosciuti / Perfect strangers
Seven long-time friends get together for a dinner. When they decide to share with each other the content of every text message, email and phone call they receive, many secrets start to unveil and the equilibrium trembles.
55 The Beatles: Eight Days a Week
A compilation of found footage featuring music, interviews, and stories of The Beatles’ 250 concerts from 1963 to 1966.
56 A Street Cat Named Bob
Based on the international best selling book. The true feel good story of how James Bowen, a busker and recovering drug addict, had his life transformed when he met a stray ginger cat.
The former World Heavyweight Champion Rocky Balboa serves as a trainer and mentor to Adonis Johnson, the son of his late friend and former rival Apollo Creed.
58 Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children – film gezien
When Jacob discovers clues to a mystery that stretches across time, he finds Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. But the danger deepens after he gets to know the residents and learns about their special powers.
Life for the residents of a tower block begins to run out of control.
The manager of a pancake stall finds himself confronted with an odd but sympathetic elderly woman looking for work. A taste of her homemade bean jelly convinces him to hire her, which starts a relationship that is about much more than just street food.
61 Layla M.
A teenage Muslim growing up in Amsterdam becomes radicalised.
62 Star Trek Beyond – film gezien
The U.S.S. Enterprise crew explores the furthest reaches of uncharted space, where they encounter a new ruthless enemy, who puts them, and everything the Federation stands for, to the test.
63 Knielen op een bed violen
The film tells the love story between Hans and Margje – sweethearts since school. Hans grows up in a strict religious environment, with a brutal father.
64 The Conjuring 2
Lorraine and Ed Warren travel to north London to help a single mother raising four children alone in a house plagued by a malicious spirit.
65 The Nice Guys
In 1970s Los Angeles, a mismatched pair of private eyes investigate a missing girl and the mysterious death of a porn star.
66 Love & Friendship
Lady Susan Vernon takes up temporary residence at her in-laws’ estate and, while there, is determined to be a matchmaker for her daughter Frederica — and herself too, naturally.
67 Florence Foster Jenkins
The story of Florence Foster Jenkins, a New York heiress who dreamed of becoming an opera singer, despite having a terrible singing voice.
68 The Accountant
As a math savant uncooks the books for a new client, the Treasury Department closes in on his activities, and the body count starts to rise.
In the aftermath of WWI, a young German who grieves the death of her fiancé in France meets a mysterious Frenchman who visits the fiancé’s grave to lay flowers.
70 Eddie the Eagle
The story of Eddie Edwards, the notoriously tenacious British underdog ski jumper who charmed the world at the 1988 Winter Olympics.
The NSA’s illegal surveillance techniques are leaked to the public by one of the agency’s employees, Edward Snowden, in the form of thousands of classified documents distributed to the press.
The story of Chesley Sullenberger, an American pilot who became a hero after landing his damaged plane on the Hudson River in order to save the flight’s passengers and crew.
73 London Has Fallen
In London for the Prime Minister’s funeral, Mike Banning discovers a plot to assassinate all the attending world leaders.
74 The Assassin
A female assassin receives a dangerous mission to kill a political leader in eighth-century China.
75 The Secret Life of Pets
The quiet life of a terrier named Max is upended when his owner takes in Duke, a stray whom Max instantly dislikes.
76 Jason Bourne
The CIA’s most dangerous former operative is drawn out of hiding to uncover more explosive truths about his past.
77 How to Be Single
A group of young adults navigate love and relationships in New York City.
78 Cafe Society
In the 1930s, a Bronx native moves to Hollywood and falls in love with a young woman who is seeing a married man.
The story of a Danish commander, who accused for civil murder in Afghanistan, while trying to save his squad.
After a casual encounter, a brokenhearted woman decides to confront her life and the most important events about her stranded daughter.
81 Where to Invade Next
To learn what the USA can learn from other nations, Michael Moore playfully “invades” them to see what they have to offer.
Capturing life on the Italian island of Lampedusa, a frontline in the European migrant crisis.
A philosophy teacher soldiers through the death of her mother, getting fired from her job, and dealing with a husband who is cheating on her.
84 Divergent Series: Allegiant – inmiddels (2017) gezien via Netflix
After the earth-shattering revelations of Insurgent, Tris must escape with Four beyond the wall that encircles Chicago, to finally discover the shocking truth of the world around them.
85 El Abrazo de la serpiente
The story of the relationship between Karamakate, an Amazonian shaman and last survivor of his people, and two scientists who work together over the course of 40 years to search the Amazon for a sacred healing plant.
86 The Idol
Mohammed Assaf, an aspiring musician living in Gaza, sets a seemingly impossible goal: to compete on the program “Arab Idol.”
Identical twin gangsters Ronald and Reginald Kray terrorize London during the 1960s.
88 Independence Day 2
Two decades after the first Independence Day invasion, Earth is faced with a new extra-Solar threat. But will mankind’s new space defenses be enough?
89 The Man Who Knew Infinity
The story of the life and academic career of the pioneer Indian mathematician, Srinivasa Ramanujan, and his friendship with his mentor, Professor G.H. Hardy.
A film about compromises and the implications of the parent’s role.
91 A Hologram for the King
A failed American sales rep looks to recoup his losses by traveling to Saudi Arabia and selling his company’s product to a wealthy monarch.
92 13 Hours
During an attack on a U.S. compound in Libya, a security team struggles to make sense out of the chaos.
93 A Bigger Splash
The vacation of a famous rock star and a filmmaker in Italy is disrupted by the unexpected visit of an old friend and his daughter.
94 Liza, the Fox-Fairy
Liza’s a nurse, seeking love. Her only company is a long-dead Japanese pop star, who turns her into a fox-fairy out of jealousy. Now, every men who desires Liza shall die horribly. Can she overcome the curse?
A spacecraft traveling to a distant colony planet and transporting thousands of people has a malfunction in its sleep chambers. As a result, two passengers are awakened 90 years early.
96 Absolutely Fabulous
After attracting both media and police attention for accidentally knocking Kate Moss into the River Thames, Edina and Patsy hide out in the south of France.
97 De Zevende hemel
In this movie we meet Maria Rossi, who runs a wonderful Italian restaurant together with her loving husband. When live takes an unexpected turn, she wishes to bring her family back together..
98 Jack Reacher: Never Go Back
Jack Reacher must uncover the truth behind a major government conspiracy in order to clear his name. On the run as a fugitive from the law, Reacher uncovers a potential secret from his past that could change his life forever.
99 The Light Between Oceans
A lighthouse keeper and his wife living off the coast of Western Australia raise a baby they rescue from a drifting rowing boat.
A brutal home-jacking by two brothers goes hopelessly wrong, and one of them goes to prison. Four years later, his brother tries to help him get his life back on track.
We hebben 6 films uit deze top 100 gezien. Hoeveel films heb jij gezien?
Van deze 6 films vond ik 10 Cloverfield Lane de meest verrassende film. De plottwist in dit verhaal was geweldig!
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