Letterboxd's 'Official' Top 50 of 2016

It was updated weekly on Sundays. It's ranked by avg l.b. user rating, extracted from here.

Excluded shorts and TV/music. Includes documentaries and festival films of 2015 that had their first national release in 2016 (i.e. The Witch, Green Room). Did not include films that had some national releases in 2015 but U.S. releases delayed for 2016 (i.e. The Lobster). Check out Metacritic's 'official' top 50 of the year here.

Click here for an alphabetical list of all the titles that have appeared below.

The list concluded on March 5th 2017. The top 10 of the year at the end of each month was updated and noted down as a comment on the list. Click show all comments below and then come back up here for handy shortcut links:

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  • O.J.: Made in America

    1

  • Moonlight

    2

  • The Handmaiden

    3

  • La La Land

    4

  • Arrival

    5

  • Your Name.

    6

  • One More Time with Feeling

    7

  • Manchester by the Sea

    8

  • I Am Not Your Negro

    9

  • 13th

    10

  • Aquarius

    11

  • Hunt for the Wilderpeople

    12

  • 20th Century Women

    13

  • Cameraperson

    14

  • Sing Street

    15

  • Kubo and the Two Strings

    16

  • Tower

    17

  • Paterson

    18

  • HyperNormalisation

    19

  • Toni Erdmann

    20

  • Gleason

    21

  • Zootopia

    22

  • Hamilton's America

    23

  • Moana

    24

  • Sunday Beauty Queen

    25

  • How to Build a Time Machine

    26

  • Silence

    27

  • Hell or High Water

    28

  • Die Beautiful

    29

  • Bad Black

    30

  • I, Daniel Blake

    31

  • My Life as a Zucchini

    32

  • Dangal

    33

  • Weiner

    34

  • Sieranevada

    35

  • The Wailing

    36

  • The Salesman

    37

  • A Bride for Rip Van Winkle

    38

  • Green Room

    39

  • Captain Fantastic

    40

  • Visaranai

    41

  • Raw

    42

  • Bright Lights: Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds

    43

  • Hidden Figures

    44

  • American Honey

    45

  • Ethel & Ernest

    46

  • The Witch

    47

  • Poi E: The Story of Our Song

    48

  • Behemoth

    49

  • The Edge of Seventeen

    50