Disney Movie 2016: Cast, Plot, Movie Review & More!

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Who does not like a refreshing movie time with family or friends? Moreover, it’s cherry on the cake if the movies are from the Disney production. Revisit these amazing Disney movies from 2016!

Disney itself brings back loads of nostalgia into our minds! And there is no way that we can refrain ourselves from it! So, if you are in love with Disney movies and wish to know more about them, it’s time you start scrolling down! Here we will talk about the cast, the plot and much more about the best Disney Movie 2016!

DISNEY MOVIE 2016

Disney has continued to provide us with cult classic films that we rewatch repeatedly. 2016 was a year when Disney produced a ton of commercially successful films. If you are looking for movies to watch and chill with your friends, then we have got the perfect list for you. Scroll down below to know about the best Disney Movie 2016!

DISNEY MOVIE 2016 – ACTION

We are absolutely sure that you would not want to miss any of the action movies produced by Disney in 2016. Our top picks from this genre for you are – The Finest Hours, Captain America: Civil War, and Doctor Strange.

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THE FINEST HOURS

The Finest Hours is one of the many actions, thriller films produced by Disney in 2016. The film is based on The Finest Hours: The True Story of the U.S. Coast Guard’s Most Daring Sea Rescue by Michael J. Tougias and Casey Sherman. The movie was directed by Craig Gillespie and produced by Jim Whitaker and Dorothy Aufiero.

Plot

The movie is about Bernard Webber who is a crewman at Coast Guard Station Chatham, Massachusetts. On February 18th, 1952, the oil tanker – SS Pendleton had sheared in half from the Chatham coast after it was stuck in a nor’easter. A similar mishap had happened to the oil tanker – SS Fort Mercer, and thus, it had engaged the majority of the crew members to its rescue.

Therefore, given the unfortunate situation, Bernard was dispatched among other crewmen to pilot motor lifeboat CG 36500 in the rescue operation of Pendleton. Bernard’s fiancée – Miriam, is opposed to this mission as he is not a pilot, and it is illegal to send a crewman as a pilot on a rescue mission. But her complaints fall on deaf ears as she is shown the way out from the drive station.

The rest of the film follows how Bernard carries out the rescue mission, though not without his fair share of challenges. We see how the crew on Pendleton plans their own safety only to go in complete vain. The plot rolls out and we see how Bernard is able to carry out his mission successfully and makes it to the shore with 32 crewmen. The movie ends with Bernard and Miriam’s wedding, and we see clippings from the document following the aftermath of the rescue.

Cast and Crew

The cast and crew of the film are:

  • Chris Pine – Bernard Webber
  • Casey Affleck – Ray Sybert
  • Ben Foster – Richard Livesey
  • Holliday Grainger – Miriam Pentinen Webber
  • Eric Bana – Daniel Cluff

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CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR

The movie is an American superhero and action film. It is the 13th movie of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Captain America: Civil War is directed by Anthony Russo and Joe Russo and is produced by Kevin Feige.

Plot

The movie revolves around a super-soldier serum. In 1991, James ‘Bucky’ Barnes was on the mission of getting hold of the same serum. The plot rolls out in the present time, where we see the Avengers being split up into two groups regarding the passing of the Sokovia Accords. One of the teams is led by Captain America or Steve Rogers, whereas the other team is led by the Iron Man or Tony Stark.

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Both the teams face their own share of difficulties while capturing the serum bottle and have their respective adventures while doing the same. The movie rolls out with many twists where we cannot really trust any character as all of them seem a little shady. Things get a little clear with time, and we find out who the real villain is. The movie ends with Barnes choosing to go back to cryogenic sleep till there is a proper cure to his brainwashing disease.

Cast and Crew

The cast and crew of the film are as follows:

  • Chris Evans – Steve Rogers/Captain America
  • Robert Downey Jr. – Tony Stark/Iron Man
  • Scarlett Johansson – Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow
  • Sebastian Stan – Bucky Barnes/Winter Soldier
  • Chadwick Boseman – T’Challa/Black Panther

DOCTOR STRANGE

The movie is a superhero/action film that is a part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and is their 14th film based on the comic based on the same name. The movie is directed by Scott Derrickson and produced by Kevin Feige.

Plot

The movie starts in Kathmandu, where sorcerer Kaecilius and his team raid into the hidden compound of Kamar-Taj and kill the librarian. They proceed to steal some pages belonging to Ancient One, who is a teacher at Kamar-Taj. However, she tries to get a hold of them, Kaecilius and his team escape. In another scene, we see how Dr. Stephen Strange, a neurosurgeon, has a deadly accident and ends up paralyzing his hands.

During his treatment, he is directed to visit Ancient One at Kamar-Taj. As the film rolls out, we see how Dr. Strange learns about the protecting forces of Earth, which are situated at 3 different locations – New York, Hong Kong, and London. He goes out on the mission to protect these forces with the Ancient One and his force. The movie is about how they fight Kaecilius and his zealots and fight off the challenges thrown at them. The film has its own twists and turns and ultimately ends with the restoration of forces at Kamar-Taj, which Kaecilius disrupted.

Cast and Crew

The cast and crew of the movie are as follows:

  • Benedict Cumberbatch – Dr. Stephen Strange
  • Mads Mikkelsen – Kaecilius
  • Tilda Swinton – Ancient One
  • Chiwetel Ejiofor – Karl Mordo
  • Rachel McAdams – Christine Palmer

DISNEY MOVIE 2016 – ANIMATED

Here are our top picks animated films from Disney movie 2016 that you can watch with your kids: Zootopia and Moana.

ZOOTOPIA

It is the 55th animated film produced by Disney and is directed by Bryon Howard and Rich Moore, and is produced by Clark Spencer. It was the 4th highest-grossing film in 2016.

Plot

The film revolves around Rabbit Judy Hopps, who hails from Bunnyburrow. She dreams of becoming a police officer in the city of Zootopia. But unfortunately, despite her academic excellence and talent for the job, she is given the job of parking duty by Chief Bogo.

As the film moves ahead, we see that Mrs. Otterton seeks help as her husband – Emmitt, has gone missing with other 14 animals. Judy sees this as her opportunity to prove her worth and volunteers to be involved in the mission to find Emmitt. During her investigation, she blackmails Nick to help her and moves ahead with her mission. As the film moves ahead, we see how Judy tackles all the challenges that come her way.

Some shocking revelations are made, and we get to know who the real villain is behind Emmitt’s kidnapping. The film ends with Judy being a part of ZPD and moving ahead with her career.

Voice Cast

The voice cast is as follows:

  • Ginnifer Goodwin – Judy Hopps
  • Jason Bateman – Nick Wilde
  • Idris Elba – Chief Bogo
  • Jenny Slate – Dawn Bellwether
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Moana

MOANA

It is a musical adventure animated film produced by Disney in 2016. The film is directed by Ron Clements and John Musker and is produced by Osnat Shurer.

Plot

Moana lives on the island of Motunui, where the inhabitants worshipping Te Fiti – the goddess, who is known to have brought life to the island through the Pounamo stone. But Maui, the demigod of the wind and the sea, steaks the stone to give the power of creation to humanity.

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But unfortunately, he also loses the stone in the hearts of the ocean and, depressed, moves to an unknown island hiding from everyone. Years later, the ocean chooses the daughter of Chief Tui, Moana, to restore the heart into Te Fiti. The movie then moves ahead with how Moana sets out to find Maui as he is the only one who could help her restore the heart to Te Fiti.

Though she finds her, she has a tough time convincing him to join her in this restoration. As the plot roles out further, we see how Moana and Maui tackle the attacks of pirates, thunderstorms, and other things while sailing to Te Fiti. The film ends with the restoration being complete, though not without its challenges. Moana becomes the chief of Motunui and a Wayfinder where she leads her clan members on voyages.

Voice cast

The voice cast of the film are:

  • Auli’I Cravalho – Moana
  • Dwayne Johnson – Maui
  • Rachel House – Tala
  • Temuera Morrison – Tui
  • Nicole Scherzinger – Sina

 

DISNEY MOVIE 2016 – FANTASY/ADVENTURE

Disney didn’t leave a stone unturned while producing fantasy/adventure movies in 2016. Our top picks for this genre would be – The BFG and The Jungle Book.

THE BFG

It is a fantasy/adventure movie based on the book by Roald Dahl of the same name. The film is directed by Steven Speilberg and produced by Steven Speilberg, Frank Marshall, and Sam Mercer.

Plot

The film revolves around the adventured of a 10 year Sophie who lives in an orphanage. One day she sees a big giant outside her window. When she goes out to look at it, Sophie is captured by him and is taken to his world. Soon they become friends, and Sophie calls her the BFG as the giant’s name is Big Friendly Giant.

BFG hides Sophie under a blanket so that she isn’t detected by 9 other bigger kids eating giants. The movie rolls out further where we see Sophie and the BFG inducing dreams for people. They soon come up with a plan to induce a nightmare for the Queen of the U.K. as a remedy to stop the 9 kid eating giants. The plot rolls out to show how Sophie and the BFG are able to accomplish their mission while facing troubles. The film ends on a good note where Sophie is adopted and lives in the Queen’s palace, and often chitchats with the BFG whenever she needs a friend.

Cast and Crew

The cast and crew of the film are:

  • Mark Rylance – The BFG
  • Ruby Barnhill – Sophie
  • Penelope Wilton – Queen Elizabeth II
  • Rebecca Hall – Mary

THE JUNGLE BOOK

The movie is one of Disney’s best fantasy/adventure films of 2016. It is based on several works of Rudyard Kipling and is directed by Jon Favreau and produced by Jon Favreau and Brigham Taylor.

Plot

The movie is about Mowgli, a child who is raised by a wolf pack in the Indian jungles. He was rescued by Raksha, the wolf, and his pack, which Akela leads. The movie moves ahead, and we find out that the tiger, Shere Khan wants to devour Mowgli.

Fearing about his safety, Raksha accompanies Mowgli to the nearby village. But they’re unable to reach the village as they scatter due to the chase of Shere Khan. Baloo, the bear, saves Mowgli as he finds a python almost engulfing him. Many adventures await the audience as Mowgli keeps on escaping the clutches of a Gorilla and other vicious animals.

He learns about how he ended up in the jungle and how his parents died. As the film moves ahead, we see the faceoff between Mowgli and Shere Khan. The whole forest catches fire while Shere Khan continues to defeat every animal who comes to Mowgli’s rescue. However, Mowgli somehow manages to lure Khan to the end of a dead tree, which ultimately breaks, and the tiger falls into the fire, where he burns to death. The film ends with Raksha becoming the wolf pack leader, whereas Mowgli, Baloo, and Bagheera lead a happy life together.

Cast and Crew

The cast and crew of the film are as follows:

  • Neel Sethi – Mowgli
  • Bill Murray – Baloo
  • Ben Kingsley – Bagheera
  • Idris Elba – Shere Khan
  • Lupita Nyong’o – Raksha

FINAL THOUGHTS

We have tried to list the best film Disney produced in 2016. We hope you have a nice time binging these movies with your family and friends. Have a nice day!