It is true that 2016 has been a year of superheroes. Various top-notch action, thriller, superhero, romantic, horror, and comedy movies have hit the cinemas this year, and we are waiting for a lot more. This year, the Marvel Cinematic Universe has entered its first decade, and the DC Extended Universe is gaining momentum. Thus, 2016 has been a great year for Hollywood filmmakers who make superhero films. A few of them have done pretty good business at the box office. This is a list of most successful superhero movies in 2016.


Deadpool is an excellent Hollywood flick, directed by Tim Miller.

The screenplay of this film has been written by Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick. The story is based a comic character, Deadpool. Let me here tell you that Deadpool is an installment in the X-Men film series. It features Ryan Reynolds, Morena Baccarin, Ed Skrein, T.J. Miller, Gina Carano, and Leslie Uggams in the leading characters. Brianna Hildebrand has appeared in a supporting role.

The shooting of this film began in February 2014. It has been released under the banner of 20th Century Fox. The story is about a former police officer of New York City. He falls in love with an escort and decides to propose her. Later on, he realizes that the lady is not too serious about this relationship, and calls it quit.

Digital Domain, Atomic Fiction, and Blur Studio have produced this flick’s visual effects beautifully.

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is anexcellent superhero movie of this year. This American flick features the famous characters of Batman and Superman. Its director is Zack Snyder, and Warner Bros.

Pictures distributed the film. It is an installment of 2013’s Man of Steel. The film’s screenplay is written by Chris Terrio and David S. Goyer.

The movie stars Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Jesse Eisenberg, Diane Lane, Laurence Fishburne, and Jeremy Irons. Here Holly Hunter, and Gal Gadot have played the supporting characters.

It is the first live-action Hollywood film featuring Batman and Superman together. It was premiered at 2013’s San Diego Comic-Con International. The story is fascinating. Here the beautiful costumes have been designed by none other than Michael Wilkinson.

Captain America: Civil War

Captain America: Civil War is yet another fantastic Superhero Movie of this year. It features the Marvel Comics character Captain America. The film was distributed by Marvel Studios and Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. It is a sequel to 2011's Captain America: The First Avenger. The directors of the film are Anthony and Joe Russo, and the screenplay is written by Christopher Markus & Stephen McFeely.

The leading roles are played by Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie, Don Cheadle, Jeremy Renner, and Chadwick Boseman.

Here Paul Bettany, Elizabeth Olsen, Paul Rudd, and Emily VanCamp have appeared in the supporting characters. The shooting of this film began in second half of 2013, the director says. The story is about a super-soldier, James. He lives in Siberia, and is a brave man. Visual effects have been created by Method Studios, Luma Pictures, Cinesite, and The Third Floor.