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. Alison Willmore: 11 Best Movies of 2016
  2. Film Comment: 20 Best Films of 2016
  3. Steve Erickson: 20 Best Films of 2016
  4. Cinema Scope: Top Ten Films of 2016
  5. Sight & Sound Poll: Top 30 Films of 2016
  6. Matt Prigge: 25 Best Films of 2016
  7. Ben Sachs: Favorite Films of 2017
  8. Slant: 50 Best Films of 2016
  9. David Hudson: Top 13 Films of 2016
  10. Tina Hassannia: Top Ten Films of 2016
  11. Cahiers du Cinéma: Top Ten Films of 2016
  12. Susan Wloszczyna: Top Ten Films of 2016
  13. Mike D’Angelo: The Best Films of 2016
  14. Niles Schwartz: Top Ten Films of 2016
  15. Matt Fagerholm: Top Ten Films of 2016
  16. Matt Singer: The Best Movies of 2016
  17. Ben Sachs: 25 Favorite Movies of the 2010s
  18. TIFF Cinematheque: The Best of the Decade: An Alternative View
  19. Ben Kenigsberg: 10 Best Films of 2016
  20. Manohla Dargis: 28 Best Movies of 2016
  21. Scott Tobias: Top 10 Films of 2016
  22. Reverse Shot: 12 Best Movies of 2016
  23. Melissa Anderson: 10 Best Movies of 2016
  24. J.R. Jones: The Best Films of 2017
  25. Michael Sicinski: Top 10 Films of 2016
  26. J Hoberman: 10 Best Films of 2016
  27. Justin Chang: Top 25 Movies of 2016
  28. Amy Taubin: 10 Best Films of 2016
  29. Village Voice Film Poll: Top 50 Films of 2016
  30. Peter Labuza: 15 Favorite Films of 2016
  31. Anne Thompson: 10 Best Films of 2016
  32. A.O. Scott: 10 Best Movies of 2016
  33. IndieWire Poll: Top 50 Films of 2016
  34. Reverse Shot: Best Films of the Decade
  35. Glenn Kenny: 50 Noteworthy Films of 2016
  36. Michael Phillips: 20 Best Movies of 2016
  37. Todd McCarthy: 19 Best Films of 2016
  38. Cinema Scope: Top Ten Films of the 2010s
  39. Joshua Rothkopf: Best Movies of 2016
  40. Uproxx: 20 Best Films of 2016
  41. La Internacional Cinéfila Poll: Best Movies of 2016
  42. Cahiers du Cinéma: Top 10 Films of the Decade 2010-2019
  43. RogerEbert.com: The Ten Best Films of 2016
  44. Rolling Stone: The 50 Best Movies of the 2010s
  45. Patrick McGavin: Top Ten Films of 2016
  46. Michael Snydel: Top Ten Films of 2016
  47. Danny Bowes: Top Ten Films of 2016
  48. Ignatiy Vishnevetsky: The Best Films of 2016
  49. A.A. Dowd: The Best Films of 2016
  50. A.V. Club: 20 Best Films of 2016
  51. Keith Phipps: Top 15 Films of 2016
  52. Karen Han: The Best Movies of the 2010s Decade
  53. Playlist: The 100 Best Films of the Decade
  54. Alan Zilberman: Top Ten Films of 2016
  55. David Ehrlich: 25 Best Films of 2016
  56. David Edelstein: 20 Best Movies of 2016
  57. Katie Rife: The Best Films of 2016
  58. Eric Kohn: 16 Best Movies of 2016
  59. Bilge Ebiri: 20 Best Movies of 2016
  60. IndieWire: The 100 Best Movies of the Decade
  61. Susannah Gruder: Best Movies of the 2010s
  62. A.V. Club: The 100 Best Movies of the 2010s
  63. Film School Rejects: The 100 Best Movies of the Decade
  64. Consequence of Sound: Top 100 Films of the 2010s