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Rotten Tomatoes 2016 Golden Tomato Award Winners

The Rotten Tomatoes Golden Tomato Awards honour the highest rated films and TV shows for 2016. The awards cover several genres and rewards many films and TV shows which would not normally be recognised.

Disney’s Zootopia took out the biggest honour by claiming Best Wide Release, beating out the Best Thriller Winner, Hell Or High Water and Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy Winner, Arrival. Zootopia also claimed Best Animated Movie over Pixar’s Finding Dory and Laika’s Kubo And The Two Strings.

Zootopia claims Best Wide Release. Source.

Hunt For The Wilderpeople, written and directed by upcoming Thor: Ragnarok director, Taika Waititi, was awarded Best Limited Release.

Sam Neill in Limited Release Winner Hunt For The Wilderpeople. Source.

Mel Gibson’s Hacksaw Ridge took the trophy as Best Australian Movie, while indie hit, Eye In The Sky earned Best UK Movie.

Hacksaw Ridge Named Best Australian Movie. Source.

In the TV department, Donald Glover’s Atlanta added Best New TV Show to their Golden Globe win last week. Atlanta also took out Best TV Comedy, beating out Transparent, which won Best Returning TV Show.

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Atlanta adds to it’s Golden Globes win by taking Best New TV Show. Source.

The full list of Golden Tomato award winners:

Best-Reviewed Movies/TV

Best Wide ReleaseZootopia
Best Limited ReleaseHunt For The Wilderpeople
Best UK MovieEye In The Sky
Best Australian MovieHacksaw Ridge
Best New TV ShowAtlanta: Season 1
Best Returning TV ShowTransparent: Season 3

Best-Reviewed Movies By Genre

Best Action MovieHacksaw Ridge
Best Animated MovieZootopia
Best ComedyLove & Friendship
Best Comic Book/Graphic Novel MovieCaptain America: Civil War
Best DocumentaryWeiner
Best DramaMoonlight
Best Foreign Language MovieThings To Come
Best Horror MovieThe Witch
Best Kids/Family MovieThe Jungle Book
Best Musical/Music FilmLa La Land
Best RomanceSouthside With You
Best Sci-Fi/FantasyArrival
Best ThrillerHell Or High Water

Best-Reviewed TV Shows By Genre

Best TV DramaThe Americans: Season 4
Best TV ComedyAtlanta: Season 1
Best TV Sci-Fi/Fantasy/HorrorSupergirl: Season 2
Best TV Movie/MiniseriesRoots: Miniseries
Best Documentary SeriesO.J.: Made In America