The Top Grossing Horror Films of 2016!?

The Top Grossing Horror Films of 2016!?

Wondering what were the 10 Highest Grossing Horror Films of 2016? This list provides the total for each film at the domestic US box office in its theatrical performance. Some of you may have underestimated number one film in the top spot. Enjoy our countdown and briefly, share what your thoughts were for each horror film in this list if you can.

Top Grossing Horror Movies of 2016!

  1. The Shallows (2016)

    • $55 million

    • The Shallows (2016) did pretty well making into the Top 10, but I did not expect it any higher on this list.


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    • The Shallows (2016)

      Directed by Jaume Collet-Serra

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      Movie Overview | Review | Trailer

      Official Synopsis: A mere 200 yards from shore, surfer Nancy is attacked by a great white shark, with her short journey to safety becoming the ultimate contest of wills.
      Cast: Brett Cullen, Óscar Jaenada, Angelo Jose Lozano Corzo, Angelo Josue Lozano Corzo, Blake Lively, Sedona Legge, Angelo Jose, Lozano Corzo, Jose Manual, Trujillo Salas
      Genres: Horror, Thriller, Drama
  2. Boo! A Madea Halloween (2016)

    • $66 million

    • Boo! A Madea Halloween (2016) is one film I passed up on watching. To me, the Madea movies are far too overrated; that is my opinion.


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    • Boo! A Madea Halloween (2016)

      Directed by Tyler Perry

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      Official Synopsis: Madea winds up in the middle of mayhem when she spends a haunted Halloween fending off killers, paranormal poltergeists, ghosts, ghouls and zombies while keeping a watchful eye on a group of misbehaving teens.
      Cast: Todd Davis, Joey Nappo, Chris Mason, Bill Humphries, Aaron Beelner, Tyler Perry, John West Jr., Jason Vail, Ahmed Zakzouk, Kian Lawley
      Genres: Horror, Drama, Comedy
  3. Lights Out (2016)

  4. The Girl on the Train (2016)

    • $71 million

    • Based on the Novel by Paula Hawkins, The Girl on the Train (2016) is not an outright horror film but the subject matter and elements of this film bring it close enough to be included in this list.


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    • The Girl on the Train (2016)

      Directed by Tate Taylor

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      Movie Overview | Review | Trailer

      Official Synopsis: A divorcee becomes entangled in a missing persons investigation that promises to send shockwaves throughout her life.
      Cast: Johnny Otto, Luke Evans, Emily Blunt, Haley Bennett, Doris McCarthy, Allison Janney, Marko Caka, Faith Logan, Jalina Mercado, Samantha Lee Johnson
      Genres: Thriller, Drama, Mystery, Crime
  5. 10 Cloverfield Lane (2016)

  6. The Purge: Election Year (2016)

  7. Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children (2016)

  8. Don’t Breathe (2016)

    • $89 million

    • Director Fede Alvarez and actress Jane Levy return to the horror genre after the Evil Dead remake / Evil Dead (2013). What a thrilling and twisted story this was.

  9. The Conjuring 2 (2016)

  10. Ghostbusters (2016)

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