Movies Mentioned in Film Critics’ 2016 Top Ten Lists

Ranking are determined by a point system based on a movie's number of appearances on critics' top ten lists.
Points are awarded as follows:
1st place by critic = 3 points
2nd place by critic = 2 points
3rd-10th place by critic = 1 point

For a full breakdown of every critic's individual top ten, go here

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All Movies Mentioned in Film Critic’s Top Ten Lists:

2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016

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There are 182 dramatic films in this list.

  • Moonlight

    1

  • La La Land

    2

  • Manchester by the Sea

    3

  • Arrival

    4

  • Toni Erdmann

    5

  • Paterson

    8

  • The Handmaiden

    9

  • Elle

    10

  • Jackie

    11

  • American Honey

    12

  • The Lobster

    13

  • Silence

    15

  • 20th Century Women

    16

  • Sing Street

    17

  • Certain Women

    21

  • The Fits

    22

  • Love & Friendship

    25

  • Fences

    28

  • Loving

    30

  • Hunt for the Wilderpeople

    32

  • Things to Come

    33

  • Nocturnal Animals

    34

  • The Edge of Seventeen

    35

  • Krisha

    36

  • A Bigger Splash

    37

  • Sully

    38

  • Embrace of the Serpent

    40

  • Aquarius

    41

  • I, Daniel Blake

    42

  • Cemetery of Splendour

    44

  • Knight of Cups

    45

  • Hail, Caesar!

    46

  • Midnight Special

    47

  • Hacksaw Ridge

    48

  • Little Men

    52

  • Captain Fantastic

    53

  • Julieta

    55

  • Cosmos

    56

  • Sieranevada

    57

  • Son of Saul

    59

  • Hidden Figures

    60

  • 10 Cloverfield Lane

    62

  • Christine

    63

  • Mountains May Depart

    65

  • Sunset Song

    67

  • Don't Think Twice

    68

  • Neruda

    69

  • The Jungle Book

    70

  • Wiener-Dog

    71

  • Lion

    72

  • Right Now, Wrong Then

    73

  • Swiss Army Man

    74

  • Aferim!

    76

  • Mustang

    77

  • Florence Foster Jenkins

    79

  • Your Name.

    80

  • The Red Turtle

    83

  • Anomalisa

    84

  • Happy Hour

    86

  • Kate Plays Christine

    87

  • Maggie's Plan

    88

  • A Monster Calls

    89

  • My Golden Days

    90

  • Neon Bull

    94

  • Under the Shadow

    95

  • Eye in the Sky

    97

  • The Salesman

    98

  • Spotlight

    99

  • Indignation

    101

  • Patriots Day

    102

  • Our Little Sister

    103

  • The Revenant

    104

  • The Birth of a Nation

    105

  • Southside with You

    108

  • The Assassin

    110

  • The Meddler

    111

  • Paths of the Soul

    112

  • Chi-Raq

    114

  • The Death of Louis XIV

    118

  • Demon

    119

  • The Eyes of My Mother

    121

  • The Hateful Eight

    123

  • High-Rise

    124

  • The Innocents

    125

  • Louder Than Bombs

    128

  • Miles Ahead

    130

  • Personal Shopper

    132

  • A War

    134

  • I Am Not Madame Bovary

    135

  • Nocturama

    136

  • Notes on Blindness

    137

  • Scarred Hearts

    138

  • Take Me to the River

    139

  • Allied

    140

  • The Big Short

    143

  • The Club

    144

  • Creed

    145

  • Divines

    146

  • Elvis & Nixon

    149

  • Evolution

    150