Village Voice Poll: Top 50 Films of 2016

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Village Voice Poll: Top 50 Films of 2016 (as voted by 124 critics)

  1. Moonlight – Barry Jenkins
  2. Manchester by the Sea – Kenneth Lonergan
  3. Toni Erdmann – Maren Ade
  4. Paterson – Jim Jarmusch
  5. O.J.: Made in America – Ezra Edelman
  6. La La Land – Damien Chazelle
  7. Elle – Paul Verhoeven
  8. The Handmaiden – Park Chan-wook
  9. Cameraperson – Kirsten Johnson
  10. Certain Women – Kelly Reichardt
  11. Cemetery of Splendour – Apichatpong Weerasethakul
  12. No Home Movie – Chantal Akerman
  13. The Lobster – Yorgos Lanthimos
  14. Arrival – Denis Villeneuve
  15. Hell or High Water – David Mackenzie
  16. Silence – Martin Scorsese
  17. Jackie – Pablo Larraín
  18. American Honey – Andrea Arnold
  19. Love & Friendship – Whit Stillman
  20. Things to Come – Mia Hansen-Løve
  21. I Am Not Your Negro – Raoul Peck
  22. Happy Hour – Ryûsuke Hamaguchi
  23. Everybody Wants Some!! – Richard Linklater
  24. Right Now, Wrong Then – Hong Sang-soo
  25. 13th – Ava DuVernay
  26. 20th Century Women – Mike Mills
  27. The Fits – Anna Rose Holmer
  28. The Love Witch – Anna Biller
  29. Green Room – Jeremy Saulnier
  30. Fire at Sea – Gianfranco Rosi
  31. Loving – Jeff Nichols
  32. The Neon Demon – Nicolas Winding Refn
  33. The Witch – Robert Eggers
  34. Hail, Caesar! – Joel & Ethan Coen
  35. Sing Street – John Carney
  36. Tower – Keith Maitland
  37. Fences – Denzel Washington
  38. Aquarius – Kleber Mendonça Filho
  39. Knight of Cups – Terrence Malick
  40. Weiner – Josh Kriegman and Elyse Steinberg
  41. Sunset Song – Terence Davies
  42. Hunt for the Wilderpeople – Taika Waititi
  43. [tie] The Edge of Seventeen – Kelly Fremon Craig
  44. Sully – Clint Eastwood
  45. The Other Side – Roberto Minervini
  46. I, Daniel Blake – Ken Loach
  47. My Golden Days – Arnaud Desplechin
  48. Embrace of the Serpent – Ciro Guerra
  49. [tie] The Nice Guys – Shane Black
  50. Julieta – Pedro Almodóvar