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. La Internacional Cinéfila Poll: Best movies of 2021
  2. A.V. Club: Mike D’Angelo: The Best Films of 2021
  3. A.V. Club: Vikram Murthi: The Best Films of 2021
  4. Reverse Shot: Best Films of 2021
  5. Film Comment: Best Films of 2021
  6. Hyperallergic: Our Top 10 Films of 2021
  7. Screen Slate: Best Movies of 2021
  8. Artforum: J Hoberman: Best Films of 2021
  9. Cinema Scope: Top Ten Films of 2021
  10. Paste: The 50 Best Movies of 2021
  11. Atlantic: David Sims: The 10 Best Films of 2021
  12. Cahiers du Cinéma: Top Ten Films of 2021
  13. Slant: The 50 Best Films of 2021
  14. Los Angeles Times: Justin Chang: The Best Movies of 2021
  15. David Ehrlich: The 25 Best Films of 2021
  16. Film Stage: Top 50 Films of 2021
  17. The Reveal: Scott Tobias: The Best Films of 2021
  18. Darren Hughes: Favorite Theatrical/VOD Releases of 2021
  19. Sight & Sound Poll: The 50 Best Films of 2021
  20. Artforum: Amy Taubin: Best Films of 2021
  21. A.V. Club: A.A. Dowd: The Best Films of 2021
  22. World of Reel: Jordan Ruimy: The 10 Best Movies of 2021
  23. IndieWire Poll: Best Films of 2021
  24. Screen Slate: Chloe Lizotte: Best Movies of 2021
  25. IndieWire: The 25 Best Movies of 2021
  26. Michael J. Anderson: Ten Best Films of 2021
  27. New York Times: A.O. Scott: Best Movies of 2021
  28. Susannah Gruder: Best Films of 2021
  29. A.V. Club: Charles Bramesco: The Best Films of 2021
  30. A.V. Club: The Best Films of 2021
  31. Little White Lies: The 30 Best Films of 2021
  32. Esquire: Nick Schager: The Best Movies of 2021
  33. Rolling Stone: K. Austin Collins: Top 25 Movies of 2021