The 2016 Bluepy Awards

In honor of the movie awards season, the Blueprint staff has made their own unique awards for films that might not have made the cut for the Oscars or Golden Globes.

Best Heartwarming Animation


After facing discrimination based on her size and being told her whole life what she can and can’t do, Judy Hopps, the first rabbit on the police force, seizes the opportunity to solve a mysterious case with help from a sly fox.

Best Movie Musical

La La Land

Set in Los Angeles, this jazzy musical revolves around the everyday lives of actress, Mia, and musician, Sebastian, and explores what is more important: love or the spotlight.

Best Sci-Fi

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Several years after her father, an imperial scientist, is taken away from her, Jyn joins the Rebel forces in a mission to steal the plans to reveal the only way of destroying the most powerful weapon in the galaxy, the Death Star.

Best Long-awaited Sequel

Finding Dory

When Dory remembers that she has a family out there possibly looking for her, the trio go on yet another journey across the ocean to find where they may be located, with the help of Bailey, and anxious beluga whale, Destiny, a near-sighted shark, and Hank, a cranky octopus.

Best Sing-along Movie


A spirited daughter of the village chief sets off on a voyage to fulfill her ancestor’s quest. With the help of demi-god, Maui, the two travel the ocean in order to return something that might save the fate of the island.

Best Fantasy

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

In year 1926, a group of extraordinary wizards and a single muggle set out on an adventure to return a number of misplaced magical creatures and continue to keep the wizarding world a secret.

Best Historical Film

Hidden Figures

Three brilliant African American women working for NASA set to work on one of the most influential space projects in history: launching John Glenn into orbit. If successful, the U.S. will represent a serious opponent in the Space Race.

Movie with the Best Spaceship


Set in the future, this movie tells the love story of two individuals who have awoken too early from their hibernation pods. Trapped on a spaceship heading to a different planet, they must find a way to go back to sleep or pass the 100 years left together.

Best Movie within a Movie


A woman becomes worried about her boyfriend when he explores an unworldly subculture surrounding a video tape said to kill the watcher seven days after viewing. She sacrifices herself to save her boyfriend and makes a horrifying discovery by doing so.

—compiled by Sami Dugdale and Emma Foreman


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