2016 Top Ten List

  • Toni Erdmann (Maren Ade)
  • Manchester By The Sea (Kenneth Lonergan)
  • Staying Vertical (Alain Guiraudie)
  • Tower (Keith Maitland)
  • Nocturama (Bertrand Bonello)
  • Personal Affairs (Maha Haj)
  • Paterson (Jim Jarmusch)
  • Author: The JT LeRoy Story (Jeff Feuerzeig)
  • Kékszakállú (Gastón Solnicki)
  • Indignation (James Schamus)
  • Additional 2016 Films By Rating

  • Everybody Wants Some!! (Richard Linklater)
  • From Nowhere (Matthew Newton)
  • Aquarius (Kleber Mendonça Filho)
  • The Challenge (Yuri Ancarani)
  • Divines (Houda Benyamina)
  • Weiner (Josh Kriegman & Elyse Steinberg)
  • Arrival (Denis Villeneuve)
  • The Salesman (Asghar Farhadi)
  • I Am the Pretty Thing That Lives in the House (Osgood Perkins)
  • O.J.: Made in America (Ezra Edelman)
  • Albüm (Mehmet Can Mertoglu)
  • 20th Century Women (Mike Mills)
  • The Handmaiden (Park Chan-wook)
  • Fences (Denzel Washington)
  • Neruda (Pablo Larraín)
  • La La Land (Damien Chazelle)
  • The Son of Joseph (Eugène Green)
  • Christine (Antonio Campos)
  • Hell or High Water (David Mackenzie)
  • Morris From America (Chad Hartigan)
  • Don't Breathe (Fede Alvarez)
  • Elle (Paul Verhoeven)
  • Kate Plays Christine (Robert Greene)
  • Certain Women (Kelly Reichardt)
  • Blue Jay (Alex Lehmann)
  • The Edge of Seventeen (Kelly Fremon Craig)
  • Julieta (Pedro Almodóvar)
  • Cameraperson (Kirsten Johnson)
  • Graduation (Cristian Mungiu)
  • Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected World (Werner Herzog)
  • Nocturnal Animals (Tom Ford)
  • Sing Street (John Carney)
  • Don't Call Me Son (Anna Muylaert)
  • Two Lottery Tickets (Paul Negoescu)
  • The Conjuring 2 (James Wan)
  • Silence (Martin Scorsese)
  • After the Storm (Kore-eda Hirokazu)
  • Werewolf (Ashley McKenzie)
  • The Winter (Emiliano Torres)
  • Joe Cinque's Consolation (Sotiris Dounoukos)
  • Justin Timberlake + the Tennessee Kids (Jonathan Demme)
  • Hunt for the Wilderpeople (Taika Waititi)
  • Love & Friendship (Whit Stillman)
  • A Quiet Passion (Terence Davies)
  • Midnight Special (Jeff Nichols)
  • Peter and the Farm (Tony Stone)
  • Three (Johnnie To)
  • Tickled (David Farrier & Dylan Reeve)
  • Complete Unknown (Joshua Marston)
  • 10 Cloverfield Lane (Dan Trachtenberg)
  • Swiss Army Man (Daniel Scheinert & Daniel Kwan)
  • Voyage of Time (Terrence Malick)
  • Exile (Rithy Panh)
  • Gimme Danger (Jim Jarmusch)
  • Never Ever (Benoît Jacquot)
  • Anthropoid (Sean Ellis)
  • Amanda Knox (Rod Blackhurst & Brian McGinn)
  • Always Shine (Sophia Takal)
  • Kedi (Ceyda Torun)
  • The Unknown Girl (Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne)
  • Moana (John Musker & Ron Clements)
  • Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny (Yuen Wo-ping)
  • Zero Days (Alex Gibney)
  • The B-Side: Elsa Dorfman's Portrait Photography (Errol Morris)
  • Things to Come (Mia Hansen-Løve)
  • The Autopsy of Jane Doe (André Øvredal)
  • Starless Dreams (Mehrdad Oskouei)
  • The Great Wall (Zhang Yimou)
  • I Am Not Your Negro (Raoul Peck)
  • The Age of Shadows (Kim Jee woon)
  • Sully (Clint Eastwood)
  • Being 17 (André Téchiné)
  • The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki (Juho Kuosmanen)
  • Passengers (Morten Tyldum)
  • Lion (Garth Davis)
  • Fire at Sea (Gianfranco Rosi)
  • The Commune (Thomas Vinterberg)
  • Hidden Figures (Theodore Melfi)
  • Deepwater Horizon (Peter Berg)
  • Florence Foster Jenkins (Stephen Frears)
  • I Am Not Madame Bovary (Feng Xiaogang)
  • Frantz (François Ozon)
  • The Rehearsal (Alison Maclean)
  • My Life as a Zucchini (Claude Barras)
  • Rogue One (Gareth Edwards)
  • American Honey (Andrea Arnold)
  • Café Society (Woody Allen)
  • Into the Inferno (Werner Herzog)
  • The Light Between Oceans (Derek Cianfrance)
  • Personal Shopper (Olivier Assayas)
  • Allied (Robert Zemeckis)
  • The Innocents (Anne Fontaine)
  • Souvenir (Bavo Defurne)
  • Short Stay (Ted Fendt)
  • Under the Shadow (Babak Anvari)
  • Burn Country (Ian Olds)
  • Keanu (Peter Atencio)
  • Clash (Mohamed Diab)
  • The Magnificent Seven (Antoine Fuqua)
  • A Hologram for the King (Tom Tykwer)
  • Finding Dory (Andrew Stanton)
  • Sweet Dreams (Marco Bellocchio)
  • Michael Jackson's Journey From Motown to Off the Wall (Spike Lee)
  • The BFG (Steven Spielberg)
  • I, Daniel Blake (Ken Loach)
  • War on Everyone (John Michael McDonagh)
  • Creepy (Kiyoshi Kurosawa)
  • The Net (Kim Ki-duk)
  • The Neon Demon (Nicolas Winding Refn)
  • Moonlight (Barry Jenkins)
  • Zootopia (Byron Howard & Rich Moore)
  • Hail, Caesar! (Joel Coen & Ethan Coen)
  • The Jungle Book (Jon Favreau)
  • Tony Robbins: I Am Not Your Guru (Joe Berlinger)
  • Raw (Julia Ducournau)
  • The Intervention (Clea DuVall)
  • Snowden (Oliver Stone)
  • Donald Cried (Kris Avedisian)
  • Jackie (Pablo Larraín)
  • Sieranevada (Cristi Puiu)
  • Pyromaniac (Erik Skjoldbjærg)
  • Yourself and Yours (Hong Sang-soo)
  • Zoology (Ivan I. Tverdovsky)
  • Mermaid (Stephen Chow)
  • My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea (Dash Shaw)
  • Unlocking the Cage (Chris Hegedus & D A Pennebaker)
  • Daguerrotype (Kiyoshi Kurosawa)
  • The Belko Experiment (Greg McLean)
  • Loving (Jeff Nichols)
  • Operation Avalanche (Matt Johnson)
  • Old Stone (Johnny Ma)
  • The Brothers Grimsby (Louis Leterrier)
  • Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk (Ang Lee)
  • The Legend of Tarzan (David Yates)
  • Nelly (Anne Émond)
  • Ma' Rosa (Brillante Ma Mendoza)
  • Hands of Stone (Jonathan Jakubowicz)
  • Goat (Andrew Neel)
  • The Ivory Game (Richard Ladkani & Kief Davidson)
  • Get a Job (Dylan Kidd)
  • Lady Macbeth (William Oldroyd)
  • Outlaws and Angels (JT Mollner)
  • Hermia & Helena (Matías Piñeiro)
  • Alone in Berlin (Vincent Perez)
  • Blair Witch (Adam Wingard)
  • Wiener-Dog (Todd Solondz)
  • The Red Turtle (Michael Dudok de Wit)
  • Cézanne et moi (Danièle Thompson)
  • Two Lovers and a Bear (Kim Nguyen)
  • Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (Tim Burton)
  • Little Men (Ira Sachs)
  • It's Only the End of the World (Xavier Dolan)
  • Slack Bay (Bruno Dumont)
  • The Lovers & the Despot (Robert Cannan & Ross Adam)
  • Run the Tide (Soham Mehta)
  • Nerve (Henry Joost & Ariel Schulman)
  • 13th (Ava DuVernay)
  • Dog Eat Dog (Paul Schrader)
  • Dark Night (Tim Sutton)
  • Salt and Fire (Werner Herzog)
  • Independence Day: Resurgence (Roland Emmerich)
  • Shut In (Farren Blackburn)
  • Nina (Cynthia Mort)
  • The Assignment (Walter Hill)
  • From the Land of the Moon (Nicole Garcia)
  • Warcraft (Duncan Jones)
  • Officer Downe (M. Shawn Crahan)
  • Hitler's Folly (Bill Plympton)
  • The Last Face (Sean Penn)