Indiewire Poll: Top 50 Films of 2015

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Mad Max: Fury Road - George Miller

Indiewire Poll: Top 50 Films of 2015 (as voted by 204 critics) (see also: 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014)

NOTE: Although the scores indicate a tie for the 49th film, Indiewire presents them in this order, with no ties.

  1. Mad Max: Fury Road – George Miller
  2. Carol – Todd Haynes
  3. Spotlight – Tom McCarthy
  4. Inside Out – Pete Docter
  5. Phoenix – Christian Petzold
  6. Brooklyn – John Crowley
  7. Anomalisa – Charlie Kaufman & Duke Johnson
  8. The Assassin – Hou Hsiao-Hsien
  9. The Look of Silence – Joshua Oppenheimer
  10. Son of Saul – László Nemes
  11. Ex Machina – Alex Garland
  12. Clouds of Sils Maria – Olivier Assayas
  13. Tangerine – Sean Baker
  14. 45 Years – Andrew Haigh
  15. Room – Lenny Abrahamson
  16. The Duke of Burgundy – Peter Strickland
  17. Timbuktu – Abderrahmane Sissako
  18. Arabian Nights – Miguel Gomes
  19. Creed – Ryan Coogler
  20. Hard to Be a God – Aleksey German
  21. Jafar Panahi’s Taxi – Jafar Panahi
  22. Heaven Knows What – Ben Safdie and Joshua Safdie
  23. It Follows – David Robert Mitchell
  24. The Tribe – Miroslav Slaboshpitsky
  25. Sicario – Denis Villeneuve
  26. The Forbidden Room – Guy Maddin
  27. In Jackson Heights – Frederick Wiseman
  28. The Martian – Ridley Scott
  29. Mistress America – Noah Baumbach
  30. Steve Jobs – Danny Boyle
  31. The Mend – John Magary
  32. Jauja – Lisandro Alonso
  33. The Diary of a Teenage Girl – Marielle Heller
  34. Chi-Raq – Spike Lee
  35. Heart of a Dog – Laurie Anderson
  36. Horse Money – Pedro Costa
  37. Magic Mike XXL – Gregory Jacobs
  38. Amy – Asif Kapadia
  39. A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence – Roy Andersson
  40. The Big Short – Adam McKay
  41. Eden – Mia Hansen-Løve
  42. Experimenter – Michael Almereyda
  43. About Elly – Asghar Farhadi
  44. The Revenant – Alejandro González Iñárritu
  45. The End of the Tour – James Ponsoldt
  46. Bridge of Spies – Steven Spielberg
  47. Queen of Earth – Alex Ross Perry
  48. Li’l Quinquin – Bruno Dumont
  49. Mustang – Deniz Gamze Ergüven
  50. Love & Mercy – Bill Pohlad