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.
  1. The Young Folks: Top 50 Films of the 2010s
  2. Eric Kohn: 16 Best Movies of 2016
  3. Ann Hornaday: 26 Best Movies of 2016
  4. A.O. Scott: 10 Best Movies of 2016
  5. IndieWire Poll: Top 50 Films of 2016
  6. Stephen Holden: 20 Best Movies of 2016
  7. Miriam Bale: Top 14 Films of 2016
  8. B. Ruby Rich: Best Films of 2016
  9. Keith Phipps: Top 15 Films of 2016
  10. Michael Phillips: 20 Best Movies of 2016
  11. Village Voice Film Poll: Top 50 Films of 2016
  12. The Independent: The 40 Best Films of the Decade
  13. David Ehrlich: 25 Best Films of 2016
  14. Melissa Anderson: 10 Best Movies of 2016
  15. Rolling Stone: The 50 Best Movies of the 2010s
  16. K. Austin Collins: 12 Best Movies of 2016
  17. Stephanie Zacharek: Top 20 Movies of 2016
  18. IndieWire: The 100 Best Movies of the Decade
  19. Brian Darr: Top Ten Feature Films of 2016
  20. RogerEbert.com: The Best Films of the 2010s
  21. Sight & Sound Poll: Top 30 Films of 2016
  22. Hyperallergic: The Best Films of the Decade
  23. Richard Brody: 35 Best Movies of 2016
  24. Film Comment: 20 Best Films of 2016
  25. Amy Taubin: 10 Best Films of 2016
  26. A.V. Club: 20 Best Films of 2016
  27. Justin Chang: Top 25 Movies of 2016
  28. Alison Willmore: 11 Best Movies of 2016
  29. Uproxx: 20 Best Films of 2016
  30. Steve Erickson: 20 Best Films of 2016
  31. Insider: 100 Best Films of the 2010s
  32. A.A. Dowd: 15 Best Films of 2016
  33. Paste: The 100 Best Movies of the 2010s
  34. Consequence of Sound: Top 100 Films of the 2010s
  35. Manohla Dargis: 28 Best Movies of 2016
  36. Matt Singer: The Best Movies of 2016
  37. Film School Rejects: The 100 Best Movies of the Decade
  38. TIFF Cinematheque: The Best of the Decade: An Alternative View
  39. Anne Thompson: 10 Best Films of 2016
  40. Jonathan Rosenbaum: Top 10 Films of 2016
  41. Noel Murray: 15 Best Films of 2016
  42. Karen Han: The Best Movies of the 2010s Decade
  43. Ignatiy Vishnevetsky: 15 Best Films of 2016
  44. Christopher Orr: 35 Best Movies of 2016
  45. Glenn Kenny: 50 Noteworthy Films of 2016
  46. David Edelstein: 20 Best Movies of 2016
  47. Matt Goldberg: Top 25 Films of the 2010s
  48. Reverse Shot: 12 Best Movies of 2016
  49. A.V. Club: The 100 Best Movies of the 2010s
  50. Playlist: The 100 Best Films of the Decade
  51. Saige Walton: Best Films of 2017
  52. Slant: 50 Best Films of 2016
  53. Bilge Ebiri: 20 Best Movies of 2016
  54. Roxana Hadadi: Top 50 Movies of the Decade
  55. Keith Phipps: Top 30 Films of the Decade
  56. Darren Hughes: 10 Favorite Films of 2016
  57. Nictate: Top 11 Films of 2016
  58. Scott Tobias: Top 10 Films of 2016
  59. Joshua Rothkopf: Best Movies of 2016
  60. Keith Uhlich: 15 Favorite Films of 2016
  61. Michael Sicinski: Top 10 Films of 2016
  62. Matt Prigge: 25 Best Films of 2016
  63. Esquire: The Best Movies of the 2010s
  64. Ty Burr: The 50 Best Movies of the Decade
  65. Reverse Shot: Best Films of the Decade
  66. Time Out New York: The 50 Best Movies of the 2010s
  67. Joanna Di Mattia: Favorite Films of 2017
  68. Sight & Sound Poll: Top 26 Films of 2017
  69. K. Austin Collins: The 30 Best Movies of the 2010s
  70. Susannah Gruder: Best Movies of the 2010s