Movies Mentioned in Film Critics’ 2012 Top Ten Lists

Ranking are determined by a point system based on a movie's number of appearances on critics' top ten lists. Points are awarded as follows:
1st place by critic = 3 points
2nd place by critic = 2 points
3rd-10th place by critic = 1 point

For a full breakdown of every critic's individual top ten, go here.

Movies Not Listed on Letterboxd:
Lonesome
Mobile Homestead Trilogy

All Movies Mentioned in Film Critic’s Top Ten Lists:

2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015

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  • Zero Dark Thirty

    1

  • The Master

    2

  • Moonrise Kingdom

    3

  • Lincoln

    4

  • Holy Motors

    5

  • Amour

    6

  • Argo

    7

  • Beasts of the Southern Wild

    8

  • Silver Linings Playbook

    9

  • Django Unchained

    10

  • This Is Not a Film

    11

  • Life of Pi

    12

  • Looper

    13

  • Once Upon a Time in Anatolia

    14

  • Tabu

    15

  • The Deep Blue Sea

    16

  • Rust and Bone

    17

  • Skyfall

    18

  • The Dark Knight Rises

    19

  • Magic Mike

    20

  • The Avengers

    21

  • The Loneliest Planet

    22

  • How to Survive a Plague

    23

  • The Grey

    24

  • Cloud Atlas

    25

  • Les Misérables

    26

  • Anna Karenina

    27

  • Bernie

    28

  • The Sessions

    29

  • Oslo, August 31st

    30

  • Cosmopolis

    31

  • The Gatekeepers

    32

  • The Cabin in the Woods

    33

  • The Turin Horse

    34

  • The Perks of Being a Wallflower

    35

  • Searching for Sugar Man

    36

  • The Queen of Versailles

    37

  • Take This Waltz

    38

  • Stories We Tell

    39

  • Flight

    40

  • Almayer's Folly

    41

  • Wuthering Heights

    42

  • The Comedy

    43

  • Compliance

    44

  • Killer Joe

    45

  • The Kid with a Bike

    46

  • It's Such a Beautiful Day

    47

  • Barbara

    48

  • The Impossible

    49

  • The Imposter

    50

  • Killing Them Softly

    51

  • Damsels in Distress

    52

  • Frankenweenie

    53

  • Keep the Lights On

    54

  • Jiro Dreams of Sushi

    55

  • Polisse

    56

  • A Separation

    57

  • Elena

    58

  • In the Family

    59

  • Kill List

    60

  • Middle of Nowhere

    61

  • Safety Not Guaranteed

    62

  • Sister

    63

  • The Hunt

    64

  • Not Fade Away

    65

  • Wreck-It Ralph

    66

  • 21 Jump Street

    67

  • The Color Wheel

    68

  • Monsieur Lazhar

    69

  • Ruby Sparks

    70

  • This Is 40

    71

  • Your Sister's Sister

    72

  • Life Without Principle

    73

  • Laurence Anyways

    74

  • Ted

    75

  • Alps

    76

  • Chronicle

    77

  • Dark Horse

    78

  • The Day He Arrives

    79

  • End of Watch

    80

  • Footnote

    81

  • Girl Walk: All Day

    82

  • Haywire

    83

  • The House I Live In

    84

  • The Invisible War

    85

  • Neighboring Sounds

    86

  • The Paperboy

    87

  • Pitch Perfect

    88

  • The Raid

    89

  • Samsara

    90

  • The Secret World of Arrietty

    91

  • A Simple Life

    92

  • Dredd

    93

  • Like Someone in Love

    94

  • Possession

    95

  • Two Years at Sea

    96

  • Arbitrage

    97

  • Beyond the Hills

    98

  • Detachment

    99

  • Detropia

    100