10 Best Movies of 2017

As ranked by various critics
By Newser Editors,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 31, 2017 11:31 AM CST
10 Best Movies of 2017
In this image released by Universal Pictures, Allison Williams, left, and Daniel Kaluuya appear in a scene from "Get Out."   (Justin Lubin/Universal Pictures via AP)

So which were the best movies of 2017? Here's a sampling of the lists from various critics:

  • Peter Travers, Rolling Stone: Dunkirk; Get Out; Call Me By Your Name; Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri; The Post; Lady Bird; The Shape of Water; Detroit; A Ghost Story; and Phantom Thread.
  • Rotten Tomatoes: The top 10 based on their Tomatometer scores and number of reviews are Get Out; The Big Sick; Dunkirk; Wonder Woman; Lady Bird; Logan; Baby Driver; Star Wars: The Last Jedi; Coco; and Thor: Ragnarok.

  • AO Scott, New York Times: The Florida Project, Lady Bird, Get Out, I Am Not Your Negro, Faces Places, Phantom Thread, A Fantastic Woman, Graduation, A Quite Passion, and War for the Planet of the Apes.
  • Nick Schager, Esquire: Wormwood, Lady Macbeth, Dunkirk, Marjorie Prime, Columbus, I Don't Feel at Home in This World Anymore, Okja, Phantom Thread, The Lost City of Z, and I Called Him Morgan.
  • Matt Goldberg, Collider: Get Out; Mudbound; Lady Bird; Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2; The Disaster Artist; The Shape of Water; The Florida Project; Baby Driver; War for the Planet of the Apes; and Call Me By Your Name.
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