2016 saw a summer slump, Zac Efron display more abs than laughs and Sacha Baron Cohen plummet to new depths. Here are our biggest disappointments of the year: 10. HIGH RISE 9. HARDCORE HENRY 8. ZOOLANDER 2 7. X-MEN APOCALYPSE 6. BAD NEIGHBOURS 2 5. MIKE AND DAVE NEED WEDDING DATES 4. THE HUNTSMAN: WINTER’S WAR 3. DIRTY GRANDPA 2. SUICIDE SQUAD 1. GRIMSBY
A confused comic book car crash. Great songs and a game cast are useless when the plot, dialogue and editing are this bafflingly bad. _____________________________ Initial release: August 1, 2016 (Bangladesh) Director: David Ayer Executive producer: Zack Snyder Budget: 175 million USD Distributor: Warner Bros.
Robbie’s great while Waltz isn’t in a vigorous, ab-bulging escapism epic. It doesn’t all swing smoothly but the action and animals deliver. _____________________________ Initial release: July 1, 2016 (USA) Director: David Yates Distributed by: Warner Bros. Music composed by: Rupert Gregson-Williams Production companies: Village Roadshow Pictures,RatPac-Dune Entertainment, Riche Productions