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The 34 most popular movies coming in 2016

Plan on spending most of the next 12 months inside a movie theater.

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1 of 34 Corbis

Passengers (Sept. 28)

Two of the biggest stars out there today -- Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt -- are passengers aboard a ship that will travel 60 years to another habitable planet.

2 of 34 Walt Disney Pictures

Alice Through the Looking Glass (May 27)

Alice has to return to the world of Cheshire Cats and magic potions when her friend the Mad Hatter loses his "Muchness" and must go on a quest to retrieve it.

3 of 34 Warner Bros. Pictures

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (Nov. 18)

Decades before Harry Potter and his pals arrive at Hogwarts, wizard researcher Newt Scamander comes to America and accidentally unleashes a briefcase full of magical creatures.

4 of 34 Splash News/Corbis

Me Before You (March 4)

Emilia Clarke plays a woman nursing a quadriplegic man in this heartbreaking romance.

5 of 34 Splash News/Corbis

Doctor Strange (Nov. 4)

A neurosurgeon whose career is ended by a car accident decides to apprentice with a sorcerer.

6 of 34 Warner Bros. Pictures

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (March 25)

Henry Cavill's Superman faces off against Batfleck to finally decide who would win that fight.

7 of 34 Lionsgate

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (Feb. 5)

Elizabeth Bennett and Mr. Darcy join forces to fight a zombie plague sweeping the English countryside, possibly falling in love in the process.

8 of 34 Marvel Studios

Captain America: Civil War (May 6)

Former BFFs Steve Rogers and Tony Stark turn against one another in a debate over superhero registration.

9 of 34 20th Century Fox

Deadpool (Feb. 12)

Wade Wilson's cancer treatments don't go exactly as planned, and he turns into the foul-mouthed superhero Deadpool. He decides to track down the guy who botched his treatment.

10 of 34 Splash News/Corbis

Zoolander 2 (Feb. 12)

Male models are dying, and the only ones who can figure out why are -- naturally -- Zoolander and his friend Hansel.

11 of 34 Splash News/Corbis

Gambit (Oct. 7)

Channing Tatum adopts a Louisiana drawl to play the card shark mutant Gambit. No word yet on whether they'll work in a Magic Mike-style dance number.

12 of 34 RatPac-Dune Entertainment

Assassin's Creed (Dec. 21)

Michael Fassbender stars as an everyday bartender who learns he's part of a secret order of assassins. Dec. 21.

13 of 34 Splash

Ghostbusters (July 15)

Some of the funniest women in the industry today come together for this remake of the 1980s spirit-hunting classic.

14 of 34 Zade Rosenthal/Paramount Pictures

Star Trek Beyond (July 22)

J.J. Abrams is handing over the Star Trek movie reigns to Justin Lin while he dabbles in a galaxy far, far away. Zachary Quinto and Chris Pine return as Spock and Kirk.

15 of 34 Warner Bros. Pictures

Suicide Squad (Aug. 16)

The Joker, Harley Quinn and other evildoers are brought together for a government mission that will almost certainly kill them.

16 of 34 Warner Bros. Pictures

Knights of the Roundtable: King Arthur (July 22)

The Arthurian legend gets a new retelling on the big screen.

17 of 34 Universal Studios

Bourne 5 (July 29)

After letting Jeremy Renner take a crack at the Bourne franchise, Matt Damon is back for more.

18 of 34 20th Century Fox

Independence Day: Resurgence (June 24)

Your favorite movie about the White House getting destroyed by aliens is getting a sequel.

19 of 34 Universal Pictures

The Huntsman: Winter's War (April 22)

This sequel to Snow White and the Huntsman focuses on the most important character: The one Chris Hemsworth plays. We learn how he became a fighting servant to the queen.

20 of 34 Lucasfilm

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (Dec. 16)

Oh yes: Just one year after we get a new Star Wars movie, we're getting another film set in the same universe. This one takes place between Episodes III and IV and focuses on a group of rebels who want to steal the plans to the Death Star.

21 of 34 Warner Bros. Pictures

Tarzan (Aug. 19)

Tarzan must return to the jungle from his new home in England to confront a questionable mining encampment.

22 of 34 Universal Pictures

Warcraft (June 10)

The leaders of the humans and the orcs face off in a fight for the planet Azeroth.

23 of 34 20th Century Fox

X-Men: Apocalypse (May 27)

At one time, mutants were worshipped as gods. As the first and most powerful mutant, Oscar Isaac wakes up from a long hibernation and decides he wants that again.

24 of 34 Columbia Pictures

The Angry Birds Movie (May 20)

Pigs invade an island of birds, and the birds get... well, you know.

25 of 34 Columbia Pictures

Inferno (Oct. 14)

Tom Hanks reprises his role as Robert Langdon in another adaptation of a Dan Brown novel.

26 of 34 Scholastic

The BFG (July 1)

Roald Dahl's classic tale about a large, amiable giant gets a live-action retelling.

27 of 34 Pixar

Finding Dory (June 17)

Dory finally recalls her childhood memories and travels home to find her family with Nemo and Marlin.

28 of 34 Working Title Films

Hail, Caesar! (Feb. 5)

In this Coen brothers films, a "fixer" (Josh Brolin) in 1950s Hollywood tracks down a star who vanishes during filming (George Clooney).

29 of 34 20th Century Fox

Ice Age 5 (July 22)

The gang travels to an exotic location led by the mysterious "Shangri Lama."

30 of 34 Paramount Pictures

Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (Oct. 21)

Tom Cruise is getting another crack at this character. Jack Reacher gets accused of a cold case homicide.

31 of 34 Walt Disney Pictures

Moana (Nov. 23)

A teenage girl and gifted navigator sets sail in search of a fabled island, joining forces with a demigod in the process.

32 of 34 Universal Pictures

Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising (May 20)

In a wacky turn of events, Seth Rogen and Rose Byrne's neighborhood welcomes a sorority. Are there no zoning laws where they live?

33 of 34 Lionsgate

The Divergent Series: Allegiant (March 18)

The final movie in the Divergent trilogy finds Tris, Four and Caleb traveling outside their city to find out who's masterminding their stratified society.

34 of 34 Walt Disney Pictures

Zootopia (March 4)

A con-artist fox helps the police solve the case of a missing otter.