Year-End Lists

Notable, browsable lists of the year's best music, movies, books, and TV shows. Year-end lists are fingerprints; aggregate statistics are smudges. Therefore, we make no tallies. Follow the link for each list to see essential commentary from its authors, at the source.

A.V. Club: 20 Best Films of 2017

20 December 2017

The A.V. Club: 20 Best Films of 2017

[see also 2019, 2018, 2016, 2015, 2013, 2012, 2011]

  1. The Florida ProjectSean Baker
  2. Lady BirdGreta Gerwig
  3. Phantom ThreadPaul Thomas Anderson
  4. DunkirkChristopher Nolan
  5. NocturamaBertrand Bonello
  6. Call Me by Your NameLuca Guadagnino
  7. mother!Darren Aronofsky
  8. A Ghost StoryDavid Lowery
  9. The Lost City of ZJames Gray
  10. Get OutJordan Peele
  11. Baby DriverEdgar Wright
  12. LoganJames Mangold
  13. The SquareRuben Östlund
  14. The Killing of a Sacred DeerYorgos Lanthimos
  15. Logan LuckySteven Soderbergh
  16. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, MissouriMartin McDonagh
  17. Good TimeBen Safdie and Joshua Safdie
  18. John Wick: Chapter 2Chad Stahelski
  19. Staying VerticalAlain Guiraudie
  20. Star Wars: The Last JediRian Johnson