Film Comment: End of Year Critics’ Polls, 2000-2018

Cumulative list of the top 20 films in each of Film Comment's year-end critics' polls.

  • Beau Travail
  • The Wind Will Carry Us
  • Yi Yi
  • The House of Mirth
  • Time Regained
  • Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
  • Almost Famous
  • Dancer in the Dark
  • You Can Count on Me
  • Wonder Boys
  • Humanité
  • Ratcatcher
  • George Washington
  • Taboo
  • Croupier
  • Traffic
  • Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai
  • Erin Brockovich
  • Human Resources
  • The Color of Paradise
  • Mulholland Drive
  • In the Mood for Love
  • The Royal Tenenbaums
  • Ghost World
  • A.I. Artificial Intelligence
  • Fat Girl
  • Waking Life
  • In the Bedroom
  • The Gleaners & I
  • Werckmeister Harmonies
  • Memento
  • The Circle
  • Moulin Rouge!
  • Va Savoir (Who Knows?)
  • The Man Who Wasn't There
  • Apocalypse Now
  • Amores Perros
  • Gosford Park
  • Donnie Darko
  • Eureka
  • Far from Heaven
  • Adaptation.
  • Y Tu Mamá También
  • Talk to Her
  • About Schmidt
  • Time Out
  • Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner
  • Punch-Drunk Love
  • Russian Ark
  • Gangs of New York
  • Minority Report
  • Spirited Away
  • In Praise of Love
  • I'm Going Home
  • Bloody Sunday
  • The Piano Teacher
  • What Time Is It There?
  • Femme Fatale
  • The Pianist
  • Late Marriage
  • Lost in Translation
  • Mystic River
  • Elephant
  • Kill Bill: Vol. 1
  • American Splendor
  • The Fog of War
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
  • Capturing the Friedmans
  • The Son
  • The Man Without a Past
  • Demonlover
  • Unknown Pleasures
  • Ten
  • School of Rock
  • Spider
  • Finding Nemo
  • Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World
  • Bus 174
  • To Be and to Have
  • Platform
  • Sideways
  • Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
  • Before Sunset
  • Million Dollar Baby
  • Goodbye, Dragon Inn
  • Our Music
  • Vera Drake
  • Kill Bill: Vol. 2
  • Dogville
  • Moolaadé
  • Bad Education
  • The Aviator
  • The Incredibles
  • Crimson Gold
  • Fahrenheit 9/11
  • I Heart Huckabees
  • Los Angeles Plays Itself
  • Collateral
  • House of Flying Daggers
  • Tarnation