Year-End Lists

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

Lists

  1. RogerEbert.com: Susan Wloszczyna: Top Ten Films of 2021
  2. The Ringer: Sean Fennessey: The Best Movies of 2021
  3. Collider: Ross Bonaime: Top 10 Films of 2021
  4. RogerEbert.com: Christy Lemire: Top Ten Films of 2021
  5. A.V. Club: Jesse Hassenger: The Best Films of 2021
  6. Entertainment Weekly: The 10 Best Movies of 2021
  7. Time Out London: The 20 Best Films of 2021
  8. The Playlist: The 25 Best Films Of 2021
  9. IndieWire: The 25 Best Movies of 2021
  10. Atlantic: David Sims: The 10 Best Films of 2021
  11. A.V. Club: Vikram Murthi: The Best Films of 2021
  12. Cahiers du Cinéma: Top Ten Films of 2022
  13. AP: Lindsey Bahr: Best Films of 2021
  14. Little White Lies: The 30 Best Films of 2021
  15. New Yorker: Richard Brody: The Best Movies of 2021
  16. The Ringer: Adam Nayman: The Best Movies of 2021
  17. RogerEbert.com: The Ten Best Films of 2021
  18. AP: Jake Coyle: Best Films of 2021
  19. IndieWire Poll: Best Films of 2021
  20. Uproxx: The Best Movies Of 2021
  21. World of Reel: Jordan Ruimy: The 10 Best Movies of 2021
  22. A.V. Club: Katie Rife: The Best Films of 2021
  23. A.V. Club: Charles Bramesco: The Best Films of 2021
  24. RogerEbert.com: Monica Castillo: Top Ten Films of 2021
  25. RogerEbert.com: Brian Tallerico: Top Ten Films of 2021
  26. Esquire: Nick Schager: The Best Movies of 2021
  27. Good Morning America: Peter Travers: 10 Best Movies of 2021
  28. The Reveal: Keith Phipps: The Best Films of 2021
  29. Slant: The 50 Best Films of 2021
  30. RogerEbert.com: Ben Kenigsberg: Top Ten Films of 2021
  31. Film Stage: Top 50 Films of 2021
  32. A.V. Club: The Best Films of 2021
  33. RogerEbert.com: Tomris Laffly: Top Ten Films of 2021
  34. San Francisco Chronicle: Mick LaSalle: Top 10 Movies of 2021
  35. The Reveal: Scott Tobias: The Best Films of 2021
  36. Guardian: The 50 Best Films of 2021
  37. Chicago Tribune: Michael Phillips: Top 10 Best Movies of 2021
  38. David Ehrlich: The 25 Best Films of 2021
  39. Paste: The 50 Best Movies of 2021
  40. Hyperallergic: Our Top 10 Films of 2021
  41. Vox: Alissa Wilkinson: The 21 Best Movies of 2021
  42. Variety: Peter Debruge: The Best Films of 2021
  43. Rolling Stone: David Fear: 20 Best Movies of 2021
  44. USA Today: Brian Truitt: The 10 Best Movies of 2021
  45. The Skinny: Films of 2022
  46. Screen Slate: Best Movies of 2021
  47. Les Inrocks: Our Top Films of 2022
  48. Scout Tafoya: My Favourite Films of 2021
  49. Film Comment Poll: Best Films of 2021