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.

Time Out New York: The 50 Best Movies of the 2010s

25 December 2019

Time Out New York: The 50 Best Movies of the 2010s

  1. BoyhoodRichard Linklater
  2. Mad Max: Fury RoadGeorge Miller
  3. Phantom ThreadPaul Thomas Anderson
  4. The Social NetworkDavid Fincher
  5. Get OutJordan Peele
  6. Under the SkinJonathan Glazer
  7. Manchester by the SeaKenneth Lonergan
  8. Lady BirdGreta Gerwig
  9. The Grand Budapest HotelWes Anderson
  10. Marriage StoryNoah Baumbach
  11. InceptionChristopher Nolan
  12. Call Me by Your NameLuca Guadagnino
  13. MidsommarAri Aster
  14. Inside Llewyn DavisJoel & Ethan Coen
  15. MoonlightBarry Jenkins
  16. We Need to Talk About KevinLynne Ramsay
  17. La La LandDamien Chazelle
  18. Zero Dark ThirtyKathryn Bigelow
  19. The Act of KillingJoshua Oppenheimer
  20. MargaretKenneth Lonergan
  21. The Tree of LifeTerrence Malick
  22. HerSpike Jonze
  23. Stories We TellSarah Polley
  24. The Death of StalinArmando Iannucci
  25. CarolTodd Haynes
  26. BridesmaidsPaul Feig
  27. A SeparationAsghar Farhadi
  28. Inside OutPete Docter
  29. Son of SaulLászló Nemes
  30. Exit Through the Gift ShopBanksy
  31. Force MajeureRuben Östlund
  32. 12 Years a SlaveSteve McQueen
  33. The Great BeautyPaolo Sorrentino
  34. AnomalisaCharlie Kaufman & Duke Johnson
  35. The Raid: RedemptionGareth Evans
  36. Young AdultJason Reitman
  37. ShopliftersHirokazu Kore-eda
  38. The BabadookJennifer Kent
  39. A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on ExistenceRoy Andersson
  40. Another YearMike Leigh
  41. SightseersBen Wheatley
  42. RomaAlfonso Cuaron
  43. Holy MotorsLeos Carax
  44. GravityAlfonso Cuaron
  45. Cold WarPawel Pawlikowski
  46. God’s Own CountryFrancis Lee
  47. LeviathanAndrey Zvyagintsev
  48. The Duke of BurgundyPeter Strickland
  49. The FavouriteYorgos Lanthimos
  50. Black PantherRyan Coogler