Indiewire Poll: Top 50 Films of 2014

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Boyhood

Indiewire Poll: Top 50 Films of 2014 (as voted by 220 critics) (see also: 2011, 2012, 2013)

NOTE: Although there appear to be a few ties in the list when you examine the scores, Indiewire presents the films in this order, with no ties.

  1. Boyhood – Richard Linklater
  2. Under the Skin – Jonathan Glazer
  3. The Grand Budapest Hotel – Wes Anderson
  4. Birdman – Alejandro G. Iñárritu
  5. Inherent Vice – Paul Thomas Anderson
  6. Goodbye to Language 3D – Jean-Luc Godard
  7. Ida – Pawel Pawlikowski
  8. Whiplash – Damien Chazelle
  9. Only Lovers Left Alive – Jim Jarmusch
  10. Selma – Ava DuVernay
  11. Gone Girl – David Fincher
  12. Two Days, One Night – Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne
  13. The Immigrant – James Gray
  14. Force Majeure – Ruben Östlund
  15. Snowpiercer – Bong Joon-ho
  16. Nightcrawler – Dan Gilroy
  17. Listen Up Philip – Alex Ross Perry
  18. Mr. Turner – Mike Leigh
  19. The Babadook – Jennifer Kent
  20. Citizenfour – Laura Poitras
  21. MANAKAMANA – Stephanie Spray and Pacho Velez
  22. Stranger by the Lake – Alain Guiraudie
  23. Stray Dogs – Tsai Ming-liang
  24. Calvary – John Michael McDonagh
  25. We Are the Best! – Lukas Moodysson
  26. A Most Violent Year – J.C. Chandor
  27. Closed Curtain – Kambuzia Partovi and Jafar Panahi
  28. The Tale of the Princess Kaguya – Isao Takahata
  29. Winter Sleep – Nuri Bilge Ceylan
  30. Foxcatcher – Bennett Miller
  31. Norte, the End of History – Lav Diaz
  32. Mommy – Xavier Dolan
  33. Blue Ruin – Jeremy Saulnier
  34. Leviathan – Andrey Zvyagintsev
  35. Life Itself – Steve James
  36. The Strange Little Cat – Ramon Zürcher
  37. Love is Strange – Ira Sachs
  38. The Lego Movie – Phil Lord, Christopher Miller
  39. Interstellar – Christopher Nolan
  40. National Gallery – Frederick Wiseman
  41. The Overnighters – Jesse Moss
  42. Guardians of the Galaxy – James Gunn
  43. Locke – Steven Knight
  44. What Now? Remind Me – Joaquim Pinto
  45. A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night – Ana Lily Amirpour
  46. Nymphomaniac: Vol. 1 – Lars von Trier
  47. The Missing Picture – Rithy Panh
  48. The Imitation Game – Morten Tyldum
  49. The Last of the Unjust – Claude Lanzmann
  50. Wild – Jean-Marc Vallée