Year-End Lists

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Little White Lies: The 30 Best Films of 2020

26 December 2020

Little White Lies: The 30 Best Films of 2020

[see also 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2012]

  1. Small AxeSteve McQueen
  2. NomadlandChloé Zhao
  3. First CowKelly Reichardt
  4. Promising Young WomanEmerald Fennell
  5. About EndlessnessRoy Andersson
  6. ShirleyJosephine Decker
  7. Never Rarely Sometimes AlwaysEliza Hittman
  8. TimeGarrett Bradley
  9. I'm Thinking of Ending ThingsCharlie Kaufman
  10. RocksSarah Gavron
  11. Portrait of a Lady on FireCéline Sciamma
  12. MankDavid Fincher
  13. ParasiteBong Joon-ho
  14. Bloody Nose, Empty PocketsBill Ross IV and Turner Ross
  15. The AssistantKitty Green
  16. BabyteethShannon Murphy
  17. Martin EdenPietro Marcello
  18. Dick Johnson Is DeadKirsten Johnson
  19. LibertyAlbert Serra
  20. Birds of PreyCathy Yan
  21. Bad EducationCory Finley
  22. BacurauKleber Mendonça Filho and Juliano Dornelles
  23. David Byrne's American UtopiaSpike Lee
  24. His HouseRemi Weekes
  25. Isadora's ChildrenDamien Manivel
  26. WolfwalkersTomm Moore and Ross Stewart
  27. Mogul MowgliBassam Tariq
  28. Da 5 BloodsSpike Lee
  29. And Then We DancedLevan Akin
  30. She Dies TomorrowAmy Seimetz