Best Visual Effects – 2016

Films are ranked in order of likelihood of being nominated.

List Last Updated: 1/11/17

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1) Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

  • Distributor: Walt Disney Studios
  • Director: Gareth Edwards
  • StarringFelicity Jones, Alan Tudyk, Mads Mikkelsen
  • Where You Can See It: Theaters

 

2) The Jungle Book

  • Distributor: Walt Disney Studios
  • Director: Jon Favreau
  • StarringNeel Sethi, Bill Murray, Idris Elba
  • Where You Can See It: Amazon, Redbox

 

3) Doctor Strange

  • Distributor: Marvel Studios/Walt Disney Pictures
  • Director: Scott Derrickson
  • Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch, Tilda Swinton, Mads Mikkelsen
  • Where You Can See It: Theaters

 

4) Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

  • Distributor: Warner Brothers
  • Director: David Yates
  • StarringEddie Redmayne, Colin Farrell, Katherine Waterston
  • Where You Can See It: Theaters – Wide Release

 

5) Kubo and the Two Strings 

  • Distributor: Focus Features
  • Director: Travis Knight
  • Starring: Art Parkinson, Charlize Theron, Matthew McConaughey
  • Where You Can See It: Amazon, Redbox

 

 

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6) Deepwater Horizon

  • Distributor: Lionsgate
  • Director: Peter Berg
  • Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Kurt Russell, Gina Rodriguez
  • Where You Can See It: Amazon, Redbox

 

7) Arrival

  • Distributor: Paramount Pictures
  • Director: Denis Villeneuve
  • Starring: Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker
  • Where You Can See It: Theaters (Wide Release)

 

8) Captain America: Civil War

  • Distributor: Marvel Studios/Walt Disney Pictures
  • Directors: Anthony and Joe Russo
  • Starring: Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr, Sebastian Stan
  • Where You Can See It: Amazon, Netflix, Redbox

 

9) The BFG

  • Distributor: Walt Disney Pictures
  • Director: Steven Spielberg
  • Starring: Mark Rylance, Ruby Barnhill, Rebecca Hall
  • Where You Can See It: Amazon, Redbox

 

10) Passengers

  • Distributor: Colombia Pictures
  • Director: Morten Tyldum
  • Starring: Chris Pratt, Jennifer Lawrence, Michael Sheen
  • Where You Can See It: Theaters – Wide Release