Top Films of 2016

As usual, this is a list of films I watched for the first time this year. They are not usually films that were released this year. Here are the top films I watched this year:

 War Room (2015) Rated PG

A seemingly perfect family looks to fix their problems with the help of Miss Clara, an older, wiser woman.

Brooklyn (2015) Rated PG-13

An Irish immigrant lands in 1950s Brooklyn, where she quickly falls into a romance with a local. When her past catches up with her, however, she must choose between two countries and the lives that exist within.

Gimme Shelter (2013) Rated PG-13

A pregnant teenager flees her abusive mother in search of her father, only to be rejected by her stepmother and forced to survive on the streets until a compassionate stranger offers a hopeful alternative.

 Mao’s Last Dancer (2009) Rated PG

A drama based on the autobiography by Li Cunxin. At the age of 11, Li was plucked from a poor Chinese village by Madame Mao’s cultural delegates and taken to Beijing to study ballet. In 1979, during a cultural exchange to Texas, he fell in love with an American woman. Two years later, he managed to defect and went on to perform as a principal dancer for the Houston Ballet and as a principal artist with the Australian Ballet.

 God’s Not Dead 2 (2016) Rated PG

When a high school teacher is asked a question in class about Jesus, her response lands her in deep trouble.

 War & Peace (2016) Rated TV-14

As the Russian conflict with Napoleon reaches its peak, five aristocratic families face the possibility of their lives being changed forever.

 Dolly Parton’s Coat of Many Colors (2015) Rated TV-G

Based on the inspiring true story of living legend Dolly Parton’s remarkable upbringing, this once-in-a-lifetime movie special takes us inside the tight-knit Parton family as they struggle to overcome devastating tragedy and discover the healing power of love, faith and a raggedy patchwork coat that helped make Dolly who she is today. Over the years, many have attempted to bring this story to life, and now, finally, fans across America can experience the heartwarming tale of a courageous nine-year-old girl from Tennessee and the loving family that taught her the power of inner strength.

Synopsis by IMDB.

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