Roku Releases a List of the Most Popular Searches of 2016




Roku has a popular universal search and now we get an idea of what the most popular searches of 2016 are including the most popular movies of 2016.

Donald Trump was searched 248% more than Hillary Clinton.

Here are the top 10 most searched for actresses:

  1. Sandra Bullock
  2. Melissa McCarthy
  3. Julia Roberts
  4. Amy Schumer
  5. Meryl Streep
  6. Jennifer Aniston
  7. Ellen DeGeneres
  8. Samantha Bee
  9. Jennifer Lopez
  10. Judge Judy

Here are the top 10 most searched for actors:

  1. Tom Hanks
  2. John Wayne
  3. Clint Eastwood
  4. Adam Sandler
  5. Denzel Washington
  6. Tom Cruise
  7. Johnny Depp
  8. Leonardo DiCaprio
  9. Nicolas Cage
  10. Matt Damon

Here are the top 10 most searched for TV shows:

  1. The Walking Dead
  2. Game of Thrones
  3. Downtown Abbey
  4. The Big Bang Theory
  5. The Blacklist
  6. Robot
  7. Paw Patrol
  8. Better Call Saul
  9. The Flash
  10. Mickey Mouse Clubhouse

Here are the top 10 movie searches:

  1. The Martian
  2. Zootopia
  3. Ghostbusters (1984)
  4. Star Wars: The Force Awakens
  5. Deadpool
  6. Inside Out
  7. Frozen
  8. The Revenant
  9. Finding Nemo
  10. Minions

*Based on U.S. Roku search data from 1/1–12/1/16

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