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