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MOVIE MADNESS 2016: 'Finding Dory' chosen as the year's most anticipated movie

Posted at 9:28 AM, Mar 17, 2016



Dory can cut down the nets ... if she can remember where they are.

After four weeks of voting, "Finding Dory" was selected as this year's most anticipated movie by thousands of our online readers. Movie Madness 2016 saw 16 upcoming blockbusters face off in a one-on-one bracket.

On its way to the championship, the sequel to 2003's "Finding Nemo" knocked off powerhouse opponents including "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story," "X-Men Apocalypse" and "Captain America: Civil War."

"Finding Dory" hits theaters on June 17, 2016. It stars Ellen DeGeneres, Albert Brooks and Diane Keaton.

View round-by-round voting results below.

Note: No movies scheduled to be released before April 12 were considered for the bracket. Final round voting ended on April 12.

Round 1 voting results:

#1 — "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" (79 percent) def. "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows" (21 percent)

#2 — "Jason Bourne" (76 percent) def. "Warcraft" (24 percent)

#3 — "Finding Dory" (62 percent) def. "Independence Day: Resurgence" (38 percent)

#4 — "X-Men Apocalypse" (68 percent) def. "Alice Through the Looking Glass" (32 percent)

#5 — "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" (75 percent) def. "The Angry Birds Movie" (25 percent)

#6 — "Star Trek Beyond" (56 percent) def. "The Secret Life of Pets" (44 percent)

#7 — "Captain America: Civil War" (81 percent) def. "Assassin's Creed" (19 percent)

#8 — "Ghostbusters" (53 percent) def. "Suicide Squad" (47 percent)

Round 2 voting results:

#1 — "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" (53 percent) def. "Jason Bourne" (47 percent)

#2 — "Finding Dory" (62 percent) def. "X-Men Apocalypse" (38 percent)

#3 — "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" (52 percent) def. "Star Trek Beyond" (48 percent)

#4 — "Captain America: Civil War" (68 percent) def. "Ghostbusters" (32 percent)

Round 3 voting results:

#1 — "Finding Dory" (58 percent) def. "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" (42 percent)

#2 — "Captain America: Civil War" (62 percent) def. "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" (38 percent)

Round 4 voting results:

#1 — "Finding Dory" (58 percent) def. "Captain America: Civil War" (42 percent)

Clint Davis covers entertainment and trending news topics for the Scripps National Desk. Follow him on Twitter @MrClintDavis.