Cinema Tropical presents its annual review of the year in three parts, the first part being the list of top grossing Latin American films. 2016 was another impressive year for the Latin American box office, being the biggest story the biblical saga Os Dez Mandamentos — O Filme (The Ten Commandments, The Film), which became the most popular Brazilian films of all times with over 11 million spectators. In a tumultuous year for Brazilian politics, the movie based on the popular telenovela of the same name proved favorite by the local audience.
Comedies, romantic, musical, or slapstick, were the preferred genre by Latin American audiences, as in many Latin American countries were the most popular at the local box offices.
Check out the top grossing films from 10 Latin American films:
Source: LatAm cinema.