SEATTLE--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--IMDb (www.imdb.com), the #1 movie website in the world, today unveiled the Top 10 movies of 2016. Rather than base its annual rankings on small statistical samplings, reviews of professional critics or box office performance, IMDb determines this list by the actual page views of the more than 250 million monthly unique visitors to IMDb.
“The top 5 slots on IMDb’s Top 10 Movies of 2016 list were films that sprang from comic books.”
IMDb’s Best of 2016 section features a variety of additional year-end Top 10 lists as well as retrospective photo galleries, trailers, quizzes, original videos (including an In Memoriam video) and other year-end coverage. To visit IMDb’s Best of 2016 section, go to: http://www.imdb.com/best-of.
IMDb’s Top 10 Movies of 2016*
1. Suicide Squad
2. Captain America: Civil War
3. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
5. X-Men: Apocalypse
6. The Jungle Book
7. The Magnificent Seven
10. The Legend of Tarzan
*Among the movies released in the U.S. in 2016, these 10 movies were consistently most popular with IMDb users as determined by the actual page views of IMDb’s more than 250 million monthly unique visitors worldwide.
“Movies adapted from comic books were the big winners in 2016,” said Keith Simanton, IMDb’s Senior Film Editor. “The top 5 slots on IMDb’s Top 10 Movies of 2016 list were films that sprang from comic books.”
“Buzz for Suicide Squad, IMDb’s #1 movie of 2016 (as determined by page views), began a year earlier when the film’s Comic-Con trailer became one of IMDb’s most viewed trailers in 2015. Anticipation continued through the year with each successive online trailer release. Suicide Squad certainly wasn’t hurt by the fact that Margot Robbie, IMDb's #1 star of 2016 (also determined by page views), was one of the leads, the crazy-like-a-fox Harley Quinn.”
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