Top 50 of 2015 Ranked December 31, 2015

This is mainly for my own purposes, but also for anyone else who’s interested. The rankings will be automatically updated here as more reviews come in, but I wanted a record of the top 50 on the last day of 2015.

There are 301 films (and a few TV shows) in the 2015 rankings, which is 51 more than last year’s rankings.

1. A Thousand Suns by Mati Diop (98 • 10 reviews)
2. Phoenix by Christian Petzold (97 • 34 reviews)
3. Mad Max: Fury Road by George Miller (95 • 38 reviews)
4. The Forbidden Room by Guy Maddin & Evan Johnson (95 • 33 reviews)
5. In jackson Heights by Frederick Wiseman (95 • 22 reviews)
6. The Diary of a Teenage Girl by Marielle Heller (95 • 19 reviews)
7. (T)ERROR by Lyric R. Cabral & David Felix Sutcliffe (95 • 15 reviews)
8. We Come as Friends by Hubert Sauper (95 • 11 reviews)
9. Mad Men by Matthew Weiner (95 • 10 reviews)
10. 1971 by Johanna Hamilton (95 • 5 reviews)
11. The Assassin by Hou Hsiao-hsien (94 • 50 reviews)
12. Horse Money by Pedro Costa (94 • 40 reviews)
13. Hard to Be a God by Aleksei German (94 • 37 reviews)
14. 45 Years by Andrew Haigh (94 • 32 reviews)
15. Of Men and War by Laurent Bécue-Renard (94 • 8 reviews)
16. Runoff by Kimberly Levin (94 • 4 reviews)
17. A Very Murray Christmas by Sofia Coppola (94 • 4 reviews)
18. Li’l Quinquin by Bruno Dumont (93 • 24 reviews)
=19. Creed by Ryan Coogler (93 • 11 reviews)
=19. Field Niggas by Khalik Allah (93 • 11 reviews)
21. Democrats by Camilla Nielsson (93 • 10 reviews)
22. Jauja by Lisandro Alonso (92 • 49 reviews)
23. Timbuktu by Abderrahmane Sissako (92 • 40 reviews)
24. Heaven Knows What by Josh & Benny Safdie (92 • 27 reviews)
25. Approaching the Elephant by Amanda Rose Wilder (92 • 12 reviews)
26. Carol by Todd Haynes (91 • 44 reviews)
27. The Look of Silence by Joshua Oppenheimer (91 • 40 reviews)
28. Arabian Nights by Miguel Gomes (91 • 30 reviews)
29. The Iron Ministry by J.P. Sniadecki (91 • 16 reviews)
30. Dior and I by Frederic Tcheng (91 • 11 reviews)
31. Theeb by Naji Abu Nowar (91 • 11 reviews)
32. Dreamcatcher by Kim Longinotto (91 • 8 reviews)
33. Tangerine by Sean Baker (90 • 33 reviews)
34. Office by Johnnie To (90 • 15 reviews)
35. Taxi by Jafar Panahi (89 • 34 reviews)
36. Heart of a Dog by Laurie Anderson (89 • 23 reviews)
=37. Entertainment by Rick Alverson (89 • 18 reviews)
=37. Hitchcock/Truffaut by Kent Jones (89 • 18 reviews)
39. The Mend by John Magary (89 • 14 reviews)
40. Blind by Eskil Vogt (89 • 11 reviews)
41. The Creation of Meaning by Simone Rapisarda Casanova (89 • 9 reviews)
42. Queen of Earth by Alex Ross Perry (88 • 32 reviews)
43. The Princess of France by Matías Piñeiro (88 • 23 reviews)
=44. Magic Mike XXL by Gregory Jacobs (88 • 18 reviews)
=44. The Pearl Button by Patricio Guzmán (88 • 18 reviews)
46. Western by Bill & Turner Ross (88 • 14 reviews)
=47. Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem by Ronit & Shlomi Elkabetz (88 • 12 reviews)
=47. In the Basement by Ulrich Seidl (88 • 12 reviews)
=47. Play by Ruben Östlund (88 • 12 reviews)
50. Mediterranea by Jonas Carpignano (88 • 10 reviews)

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