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The Top Movies Last Year That Are Worth Watching

Looking for movies from the past year that are worth watching? Let Rotten Tomatoes help you out with this list of 2016 movies that garnered at least a 90% Certified Fresh score!

Doctor Strange (90%)

Source: Jay Maidment

A former neurosurgeon embarks on a journey of healing only to be drawn into the world of the mystic arts.

10 Cloverfield Lane (90%)

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.

The Nice Guys (92%)

In 1970s Los Angeles, a mismatched pair of private eyes investigate a missing girl and the mysterious death of a porn star.

Southside with You (92%)

The film chronicles the summer 1989 afternoon when the future President of the United States of America Barack Obama wooed his future First Lady Michelle Obama on a first date across Chicago’s South Side.

Jungle Book (94%)

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.

Finding Dory (94%)

Source: Pixar

The friendly but forgetful blue tang fish begins a search for her long-lost parents, and everyone learns a few things about the real meaning of family along the way.

Eye in the Sky (95%)

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.

La La Land (97%)

A jazz pianist falls for an aspiring actress in Los Angeles.

Moonlight (98%)

Moonlight chronicles the life of a young black man from childhood to adulthood as he struggles to find his place in the world while growing up in a rough neighborhood of Miami.

Love and Friendship (98%)

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.

Hell or High Water (98%)

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.

Don't Think Twice (99%)

When a member of a popular New York City improv troupe gets a huge break, the rest of the group – all best friends – start to realize that not everyone is going to make it after all.

Neruda (100%)

Source: AZ Films

An inspector hunts down Nobel Prize-winning Chilean poet, Pablo Neruda, who becomes a fugitive in his home country in the late 1940s for joining the Communist Party.

Only Yesterday (100%)

Source: CrunchyRoll

It’s 1982 and Taeko is 27 years old, unmarried, and has lived her whole life in Tokyo. While traveling by train to visit family in the country, memories flood back of her as a schoolgirl in 1966, and she starts to question whether she has been true to childhood herself. While the Japanese animated drama was first released 1991, it was only in 2016 that the movie got officially released in the United States.

Which of these movies have you already seen? Do you have other great movie suggestions from 2016? Hit us up in the comment section!

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