2016 Top Ten List

By IMDb date: first public screening

90/100 Toni Erdmann (Marin Ade, 2016)
88/100 Personal Shopper (Olivier Assayas, 2016)
86/100 Paterson (Jim Jarmusch, 2016)
84/100 Certain Women (Kelly Reichardt, 2016)
84/100 Nocturama (Bertrand Bonello, 2016)
81/100 Silence (Martin Scorsese, 2016)
80/100 20th Century Women (Mike Mills, 2016)
79/100 The Handmaiden (Park Chan-Wook, 2016)
78/100 I Am Not Your Negro (Raoul Peck, 2016)
76/100 Everybody Wants Some!! (Richard Linklater, 2016)

2016 U.S. Releases by Grade

  • 90/100
    Toni Erdmann  (Marin Ade, 2016)
  • 86/100
    Paterson  (Jim Jarmusch, 2016)
  • 86/100
    The Witch  (Robert Eggers, 2015)
  • 84/100
    Certain Women  (Kelly Reichardt, 2016)
  • 81/100
    Green Room  (Jeremy Saulnier, 2015)
  • 80/100
    20th Century Women  (Mike Mills, 2016)
  • 79/100
    The Handmaiden  (Park Chan-Wook, 2016)
  • 78/100
    I Am Not Your Negro  (Raoul Peck, 2016)
  • 76/100
    Everybody Wants Some!!  (Richard Linklater, 2016)
  • 75/100
    Cameraperson  (Kirsten Johnson, 2016)
  • 75/100
    Manchester by the Sea  (Kenneth Lonergan, 2016)
  • 74/100
    The Nice Guys  (Shane Black, 2016)
  • 72/100
    Nocturnal Animals  (Tom Ford, 2016)
  • 72/100
    Midnight Special  (Jeff Nichols, 2016)
  • 71/100
    Elle  (Paul Verhoeven, 2016)
  • 68/100
    Don’t Breathe  (Fede Alvarez, 2016)
  • 68/100
    Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping  (Akiva Schaffer, Jorma Taccone, 2016)
  • 67/100
    Julieta  (Pedro Almodovar, 2016)
  • 66/100
    Hell or High Water  (David Mackenzie, 2016)
  • 64/100
    Under the Shadow  (Babak Anvari, 2016)
  • 64/100
    One More Time with Feeling  (Andrew Dominik, 2016)
  • 62/100
    Sausage Party  (Greg Tiernan and Conrad Vernon, 2016)
  • 61/100
    10 Cloverfield Lane  (Dan Trachtenberg, 2016)
  • 61/100
    The Neon Demon  (Nicolas Winding Refn, 2016)
  • 60/100
    Grimsby  (Louis Leterrier, 2016)
  • 58/100
    La La Land  (Damien Chazelle, 2016)
  • 57/100
    Meat  (Maartje Seyferth and Victor Nieuwenhuijs, 2010)
  • 56/100
    Sully  (Clint Eastwood, 2016)
  • 52/100
    The Shallows  (Jaume Collet-Serra, 2016)
  • 49/100
    Rogue One: A Star Wars Story  (Gareth Edwards, 2016)
  • 47/100
    Swiss Army Man  (Daniel Scheinert, Dan Kwan, 2016)
  • 45/100
    Ouija: Origin of Evil  (Mike Flanagan, 2016)
  • 44/100
    Deadpool  (Tim Miller, 2016)
  • 38/100
    Star Trek Beyond  (Justin Lin, 2016)
  • 37/100
    Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk  (Ang Lee, 2016)

2016 U.S. Releases by Title

  • 61/100
    10 Cloverfield Lane  (Dan Trachtenberg, 2016)
  • 80/100
    20th Century Women  (Mike Mills, 2016)
  • 37/100
    Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk  (Ang Lee, 2016)
  • 75/100
    Cameraperson  (Kirsten Johnson, 2016)
  • 84/100
    Certain Women  (Kelly Reichardt, 2016)
  • 44/100
    Deadpool  (Tim Miller, 2016)
  • 68/100
    Don’t Breathe  (Fede Alvarez, 2016)
  • 71/100
    Elle  (Paul Verhoeven, 2016)
  • 76/100
    Everybody Wants Some!!  (Richard Linklater, 2016)
  • 81/100
    Green Room  (Jeremy Saulnier, 2015)
  • 60/100
    Grimsby  (Louis Leterrier, 2016)
  • 79/100
    The Handmaiden  (Park Chan-Wook, 2016)
  • 66/100
    Hell or High Water  (David Mackenzie, 2016)
  • 78/100
    I Am Not Your Negro  (Raoul Peck, 2016)
  • 67/100
    Julieta  (Pedro Almodovar, 2016)
  • 58/100
    La La Land  (Damien Chazelle, 2016)
  • 75/100
    Manchester by the Sea  (Kenneth Lonergan, 2016)
  • 57/100
    Meat  (Maartje Seyferth and Victor Nieuwenhuijs, 2010)
  • 72/100
    Midnight Special  (Jeff Nichols, 2016)
  • 61/100
    The Neon Demon  (Nicolas Winding Refn, 2016)
  • 74/100
    The Nice Guys  (Shane Black, 2016)
  • 72/100
    Nocturnal Animals  (Tom Ford, 2016)
  • 64/100
    One More Time with Feeling  (Andrew Dominik, 2016)
  • 45/100
    Ouija: Origin of Evil  (Mike Flanagan, 2016)
  • 86/100
    Paterson  (Jim Jarmusch, 2016)
  • 68/100
    Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping  (Akiva Schaffer, Jorma Taccone, 2016)
  • 49/100
    Rogue One: A Star Wars Story  (Gareth Edwards, 2016)
  • 62/100
    Sausage Party  (Greg Tiernan and Conrad Vernon, 2016)
  • 52/100
    The Shallows  (Jaume Collet-Serra, 2016)
  • 38/100
    Star Trek Beyond  (Justin Lin, 2016)
  • 56/100
    Sully  (Clint Eastwood, 2016)
  • 47/100
    Swiss Army Man  (Daniel Scheinert, Dan Kwan, 2016)
  • 90/100
    Toni Erdmann  (Marin Ade, 2016)
  • 64/100
    Under the Shadow  (Babak Anvari, 2016)
  • 86/100
    The Witch  (Robert Eggers, 2015)

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