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. Village Voice: Ben Kenigsberg: 10 Best Films of 2016
  2. Time Out New York: Joshua Rothkopf: Best Movies of 2016
  3. A.V. Club: Noel Murray: The Best Films of 2016
  4. RogerEbert.com: Nick Allen: Top Ten Films of 2016
  5. Village Voice Film Poll: Scott Tobias: Top 10 Films of 2016
  6. A.V. Club: 20 Best Films of 2016
  7. RogerEbert.com: Mark Dujsik: Top Ten Films of 2016
  8. A.V. Club: A.A. Dowd: The Best Films of 2016
  9. Metro: Matt Prigge: 25 Best Films of 2016
  10. Washington Post: Ann Hornaday: 26 Best Movies of 2016
  11. Village Voice Film Poll: Top 50 Films of 2016
  12. Chicago Reader: J.R. Jones: The Best Films of 2016
  13. RogerEbert.com: Brian Tallerico: Top Ten Films of 2016
  14. RogerEbert.com: Scout Tafoya: Top Ten Films of 2016
  15. RogerEbert.com: Jacob Oller: Top Ten Films of 2016
  16. IndieWire Poll: Top 50 Films of 2016
  17. RogerEbert.com: Patrick McGavin: Top Ten Films of 2016
  18. Village Voice: Bilge Ebiri: 20 Best Movies of 2016
  19. IndieWire: Anne Thompson: 10 Best Films of 2016
  20. RogerEbert.com: Nell Minow: Top Ten Films of 2016
  21. Chicago Tribune: Michael Phillips: 20 Best Movies of 2016
  22. Keith Phipps: Top 15 Films of 2016
  23. RogerEbert.com: Sean Mulvihill: Top Ten Films of 2016
  24. A.V. Club: Mike D’Angelo: The Best Films of 2016
  25. Atlantic: Christopher Orr: 35 Best Movies of 2016
  26. Uproxx: 20 Best Films of 2016
  27. ScreenCrush: Matt Singer: The Best Movies of 2016
  28. RogerEbert.com: The Ten Best Films of 2016
  29. A.V. Club: Jesse Hassenger: The Best Films of 2016
  30. Boston Globe: Ty Burr: The 50 Best Movies of the Decade
  31. RogerEbert.com: Matt Zoller Seitz: Top Ten Films of 2016
  32. New York Times: Stephen Holden: 20 Best Movies of 2016
  33. RogerEbert.com: Alan Zilberman: Top Ten Films of 2016
  34. Time: Stephanie Zacharek: Top 20 Movies of 2016
  35. Vanity Fair: Richard Lawson: The 10 Best Movies of 2016
  36. Hollywood Reporter: Todd McCarthy: 19 Best Films of 2016
  37. Film Comment: 20 Best Films of 2016
  38. Time Out New York: The 50 Best Movies of the 2010s
  39. Ringer: K. Austin Collins: 12 Best Movies of 2016
  40. Sight & Sound Poll: Top 30 Films of 2016
  41. Nictate: Top 11 Films of 2016
  42. Slant: 50 Best Films of 2016
  43. RogerEbert.com: Matt Fagerholm: Top Ten Films of 2016
  44. Los Angeles Times: Justin Chang: Top 25 Movies of 2016
  45. A.V. Club: Katie Rife: The Best Films of 2016
  46. RogerEbert.com: Niles Schwartz: Top Ten Films of 2016
  47. BuzzFeed: Alison Willmore: 11 Best Movies of 2016
  48. Chicago Reader: Leah Pickett: Top Ten Films of 2016
  49. RogerEbert.com: Danny Bowes: Top Ten Films of 2016
  50. A.V. Club: The 100 Best Movies of the 2010s
  51. Esquire: Nick Schager: The 25 Best Movies of 2016
  52. David Ehrlich: 25 Best Films of 2016
  53. New Yorker: Richard Brody: 35 Best Movies of 2016
  54. Keith Phipps: Top 30 Films of the Decade
  55. RogerEbert.com: The Best Films of the 2010s
  56. Playlist: The 100 Best Films of the Decade
  57. Consequence of Sound: Top 100 Films of the 2010s