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Top 20 Films of 2016 [Ranked]

My personal list of the top 20 films of 2016. Be sure to check out these episodes of the Cinereelists podcast for expanded thoughts on the year that was!

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Honorable Mention: Kubo and the Two Strings, Deepwater Horizon, Captain America: Civil War, The Neon Demon, Train to Buhsan, Hail, Caesar!, Deadpool, 10 Cloverfield Lane, The Phenom, Doctor Strange, Nocturnal Animals, Loving, American Honey, The Invitation, Swiss Army Man

Regrets (aka 2016 Movies I have Not Seen Yet): Moonlight, How to Build a Time Machine, 20th Century Women, Florence Foster, Elle, Killzone 2, The Edge of Seventeen, The Salesman, They Look Like People, Christine

Best Documentary: O.J.: Made in America, Wiener, Tickled, Kate Plays Christine

Biggest Disappointments: Green Room, X-Men: Apocalypse, Zoolander 2, The BFG, The Shallows

  • La La Land

    1

  • The Fits

    2

  • The Witch

    3

  • Hell or High Water

    4

  • Hacksaw Ridge

    5

  • Arrival

    6

  • The Birth of a Nation

    7

  • Manchester by the Sea

    8

  • Lion

    9

  • Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

    10

  • Sing Street

    11

  • The Handmaiden

    12

  • Jackie

    13

  • Zootopia

    14

  • Midnight Special

    15

  • The Nice Guys

    16

  • Don't Think Twice

    17

  • The Wailing

    18

  • Hunt for the Wilderpeople

    19

  • Allied

    20