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. Sight & Sound Poll: The 50 Best Films of 2021
  2. A.V. Club: Carlos Aguilar: The Best Films of 2021
  3. Los Angeles Times: Justin Chang: The Best Movies of 2021
  4. Darren Hughes: Favorite Theatrical/VOD Releases of 2021
  5. Film Comment: Best Films of 2021
  6. Reverse Shot: Best Films of 2021
  7. David Ehrlich: The 25 Best Films of 2021
  8. Screen Slate: Chloe Lizotte: Best Movies of 2021
  9. Hollywood Reporter: Jon Frosch: Best Films of 2021
  10. AP: Lindsey Bahr: Best Films of 2021
  11. Time: Stephanie Zacharek: The 10 Best Movies of 2021
  12. AP: Jake Coyle: Best Films of 2021
  13. Rolling Stone: David Fear: 20 Best Movies of 2021
  14. A.V. Club: Vikram Murthi: The Best Films of 2021
  15. Little White Lies: The 30 Best Films of 2021
  16. Screen Slate: Best Movies of 2021
  17. Vanity Fair: Richard Lawson: The 10 Best Movies of 2021
  18. Hollywood Reporter: David Rooney: Best Films of 2021
  19. Vox: Alissa Wilkinson: The 21 Best Movies of 2021
  20. Sight & Sound Poll: Vadim Rizov: Best Films of 2021
  21. RogerEbert.com: The Ten Best Films of 2021
  22. Scout Tafoya: My Favourite Films of 2021
  23. Collider: Ross Bonaime: Top 10 Films of 2021
  24. Atlantic: David Sims: The 10 Best Films of 2021
  25. Cinema Scope: Top Ten Films of 2021
  26. Film Stage: Top 50 Films of 2021
  27. IndieWire Poll: Best Films of 2021
  28. Guardian: The 50 Best Films of 2021
  29. Rolling Stone: K. Austin Collins: Top 25 Movies of 2021
  30. Ty Burr: The Best Movies of 2021
  31. World of Reel: Jordan Ruimy: The 10 Best Movies of 2021
  32. A.V. Club: The Best Films of 2021
  33. Slant: The 50 Best Films of 2021
  34. IndieWire: The 25 Best Movies of 2021
  35. Esquire: Nick Schager: The Best Movies of 2021