Stephanie Zacharek: Top 20 Movies of 2016

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Moonlight - Barry Jenkins

Stephanie Zacharek: Top 20 Movies of 2016, as published by Time

  1. Moonlight – Barry Jenkins
  2. Paterson – Jim Jarmusch
  3. Loving – Jeff Nichols
  4. Elle – Paul Verhoeven
  5. Silence – Martin Scorsese
  6. Manchester by the Sea – Kenneth Lonergan
  7. Tower – Keith Maitland
  8. La La Land – Damien Chazelle
  9. Everybody Wants Some!! – Richard Linklater
  10. The Shallows – Jaume Collet-Serra

Honorable Mentions

  • Things to Come – Mia Hansen-Løve
  • Toni Erdmann – Maren Ade
  • Certain Women – Kelly Reichardt
  • Hell or High Water – David Mackenzie
  • The Nice Guys – Shane Black
  • The Fits – Anna Rose Holmer
  • 20th Century Women – Mike Mills
  • Whiskey Tango Foxtrot – Glenn Ficarra and John Requa
  • Hidden Figures – Theodore Melfi
  • Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping – Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone