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Awards Season 2021—2022: Best Film

The Palme d’Or, the Golden Bear, the Academy Award for Best Motion Picture of the Year... the crème de la crème. This list is an addendum to our traditional Awards Season roundup, which tracks winners of all categories from film festival juries, critics, and guilds. Here we include only the top ‘Best Film’ prize from eligible awards bodies, with rare exceptions (e.g. Golden Globes).

The list is sorted by the films’ average Letterboxd rating, and the notes specify the prize. This generally excludes Audience Awards unless those accolades are considered the main prize (e.g. TIFF).

Leaderboard:
• The Power of the Dog (dir. Jane Campion) — 35.
• Belfast (dir. Kenneth Branagh) — 9.
• CODA (dir. Siân Heder) — 8.
• Drive My Car (dir. Ryusuke…

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  • The Worst Person in the World
  • Drive My Car
  • Flee
  • C'mon C'mon
  • Summer of Soul (...or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised)
  • Quo vadis, Aida?
  • Little Girl
  • Mass
  • Dune
  • Little Palestine: Diary of a Siege
  • The Mitchells vs. The Machines
  • Limbo
  • Prayers for the Stolen
  • tick, tick...BOOM!
  • CODA
  • The Quiet Girl
  • Great Freedom
  • Happening
  • Hit the Road
  • Pig
  • Vengeance Is Mine, All Others Pay Cash
  • The Tragedy of Macbeth
  • West Side Story
  • Vortex
  • Licorice Pizza
  • Lost Illusions
  • The Blind Man Who Did Not Want to See Titanic
  • After Love
  • The Green Knight
  • Encanto
  • The Power of the Dog
  • Memoria
  • Compartment No. 6
  • The Fallout
  • Titane
  • King Richard
  • The Good Boss
  • Nitram
  • Brother's Keeper
  • The Novice
  • The Harder They Fall
  • The Lost Daughter
  • Last Film Show
  • Once Upon a Time in Uganda
  • Passing
  • Pebbles
  • Far Eastern Golgotha
  • A Chiara
  • Last Night in Soho
  • Escape from Mogadishu
  • I Never Cry
  • Belfast
  • Down with the King
  • Voice of Silence
  • Sweetheart
  • Murina
  • Let It Be Morning
  • Tigers
  • Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn
  • Întregalde
  • Jockey
  • Vicious Fun
  • Black Widow
  • The Pink Cloud
  • Cyrano
  • The Falls
  • Rhino
  • Lamb
  • Don't Look Up
  • Madalena
  • Coppelia
  • Blue Moon