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. Huffington Post: Matthew Jacobs: The 17 Best Movies of 2020
  2. Deadline: Todd McCarthy: Top 10 Films of 2020
  3. Paste: The 50 Best Movies of 2020
  4. Cinema Etc.: Cole Duffy: Top 10 Films of 2020
  5. IndieWire Poll: Best Movies of 2020
  6. A.V. Club: Katie Rife: The Best Films of 2020
  7. Playlist: The 25 Best Films of 2020
  8. AP: Lindsey Bahr: Best Films of 2020
  9. Entertainment Weekly: Leah Greenblatt: The 10 Best Movies of 2020
  10. A.V. Club: Allison Shoemaker: The Best Films of 2020
  11. CBS News: David Morgan: The 10 Best Films of 2020
  12. Little White Lies: The 30 Best Films of 2020
  13. Joshua Rothkopf: Top 20 Films of 2020
  14. Time Out London: The 20 Best Films of 2021
  15. RogerEbert.com: The Ten Best Films of 2020
  16. Washington Post: Ann Hornaday: Best Movies of 2020
  17. Robert Daniels: Top 25 Films of 2020
  18. Hollywood Reporter: Jon Frosch: The Best Films of 2020
  19. A.V. Club: Best Films of 2020
  20. Mercury News: Randy Myers: The Best 10 Movies of 2020
  21. A.V. Club: Caroline Siede: The Best Films of 2020
  22. Decider: Best Movies of 2021
  23. Village Voice Film Poll: Top 50 Films of 2020
  24. Los Angeles Times: Justin Chang: The Best Movies of 2020
  25. RogerEbert.com: Odie Henderson: Top Ten Films of 2020
  26. Chicago Tribune: Michael Phillips: Top 10 Movies of 2020
  27. IndieWire: Eric Kohn: The Best Movies of 2020
  28. Cinema Etc.: Top 10 Films of 2020
  29. ScreenCrush: Matt Singer: The Best Movies of 2020
  30. Scott Tobias: Top 10 Films of 2020
  31. Variety: Peter Debruge: Best Movies of 2020
  32. Vanity Fair: Richard Lawson: The 10 Best Movies of 2020
  33. Nashville Scene: The 2020 Jim Ridley Film Poll
  34. A.V. Club: A.A. Dowd: The Best Films of 2020
  35. Atlantic: David Sims: The 10 Best Films of 2020
  36. A.V. Club: Jesse Hassenger: The Best Films of 2020
  37. Les Inrocks: Emily Barnett: Top 10 Films of 2021
  38. Cinema Etc.: Davey Peppers: Top 10 Films of 2020
  39. Esquire: Nick Schager: The Best Movies of 2020
  40. David Ehrlich: The 25 Best Films of 2020
  41. Glenn Heath Jr.: Best Films of 2020
  42. Time: Stephanie Zacharek: The 10 Best Movies of 2020
  43. Hollywood Reporter: David Rooney: The Best Films of 2020
  44. Sight & Sound Poll: The Best Films of 2020
  45. A.V. Club: Charles Bramesco: The Best Films of 2020
  46. Us Weekly: Mara Reinstein: The Best Movies of 2020
  47. Rolling Stone: The 20 Best Movies of 2020
  48. Rolling Stone: David Fear: The 20 Best Movies of 2020
  49. A.V. Club: Noel Murray: The Best Films of 2020
  50. A.V. Club: Roxana Hadadi: The Best Films of 2020
  51. The Skinny: Films of 2021
  52. Vox: Alissa Wilkinson: The 25 Best Movies of 2020
  53. Sight & Sound Poll: The 50 Best Films of 2021
  54. Slant: The Best Films of 2020