Year-End Lists

A browsable archive of notable year-end lists. Follow the link for each list to see essential commentary from its author, at the source.

Lists

  1. Time: Stephanie Zacharek: The 10 Best Movies of 2020
  2. AP: Jake Coyle: Best Films of 2020
  3. Jonathan Rosenbaum: Ten Best Films of 2021
  4. Village Voice Film Poll: Top 50 Films of 2020
  5. Glenn Heath Jr.: Best Films of 2020
  6. A.V. Club: Noel Murray: The Best Films of 2020
  7. Atlantic: David Sims: The 10 Best Films of 2020
  8. A.V. Club: Best Films of 2020
  9. IndieWire: Eric Kohn: The Best Movies of 2020
  10. Screen Slate: Top 20 Films of 2020
  11. A.V. Club: Mike D’Angelo: The Best Films of 2020
  12. Cahiers du Cinéma: Top Ten Films of 2021
  13. Nashville Scene: The 2020 Jim Ridley Film Poll
  14. CBS News: David Morgan: The 10 Best Films of 2020
  15. Esquire: Nick Schager: The Best Movies of 2020
  16. Chicago Tribune: Michael Phillips: Top 10 Movies of 2020
  17. Saige Walton: Favorite Films of 2020
  18. A.V. Club: Allison Shoemaker: The Best Films of 2020
  19. Playlist: The 25 Best Films of 2020
  20. Sight & Sound Poll: Ela Bittencourt: The Best Films of 2020
  21. A.V. Club: Vikram Murthi: The Best Films of 2020
  22. Hollywood Reporter: David Rooney: The Best Films of 2020
  23. Washington Post: Ann Hornaday: Best Movies of 2020
  24. A.V. Club: Jesse Hassenger: The Best Films of 2020
  25. Sight & Sound Poll: The Best Films of 2020
  26. The Skinny: Films of 2021
  27. Little White Lies: The 30 Best Films of 2020
  28. IndieWire Poll: Best Movies of 2020
  29. Slant: The Best Films of 2020
  30. Scott Tobias: Top 10 Films of 2020
  31. Paste: The 50 Best Movies of 2020
  32. New York Times: A.O. Scott: Best Movies of 2020
  33. A.V. Club: A.A. Dowd: The Best Films of 2020
  34. Rolling Stone: The 20 Best Movies of 2020
  35. Los Angeles Times: Justin Chang: The Best Movies of 2020
  36. Nashville Scene: Jason Shawhan: The 10 Best Films of 2020
  37. Entertainment Weekly: Leah Greenblatt: The 10 Best Movies of 2020
  38. A.V. Club: Charles Bramesco: The Best Films of 2020
  39. Sight & Sound Poll: Jonathan Rosenbaum: Ten Best Films of 2020
  40. RogerEbert.com: The Ten Best Films of 2020
  41. Rolling Stone: David Fear: The 20 Best Movies of 2020
  42. A.V. Club: Roxana Hadadi: The Best Films of 2020
  43. Hyperallergic: Favorite Movies of 2020
  44. A.V. Club: Caroline Siede: The Best Films of 2020
  45. Sight & Sound Poll: Christina Newland: The Best Films of 2020
  46. Cinema Etc.: Cole Duffy: Top 10 Films of 2020
  47. World of Reel: Jordan Ruimy: The 15 Best Movies of 2020
  48. Huffington Post: Matthew Jacobs: The 17 Best Movies of 2020
  49. Artforum: Erika Balsom: 10 Best Films of 2020
  50. New York Times: Manohla Dargis: Best Movies of 2020
  51. ScreenCrush: Matt Singer: The Best Movies of 2020
  52. A.V. Club: Katie Rife: The Best Films of 2020
  53. Mercury News: Randy Myers: The Best 10 Movies of 2020
  54. Hollywood Reporter: Sheri Linden: The Best Films of 2020
  55. Cinema Etc.: Top 10 Films of 2020
  56. Reverse Shot: Best Films of 2020
  57. Vox: Alissa Wilkinson: The 25 Best Movies of 2020
  58. Rolling Stone: K. Austin Collins: Top 20 Movies of 2020
  59. Deadline: Todd McCarthy: Top 10 Films of 2020
  60. Sight & Sound Poll: The 50 Best Films of 2021
  61. David Ehrlich: The 25 Best Films of 2020