2017 IndieWire Critics Poll: The Best Films According to Over 200 Critics

Beanie Feldstein and Saoirse Ronan in "Lady Bird."

Best Picture
  1. “Get Out” (713 points)
  2. “Lady Bird” (673 points)
  3. “Dunkirk” (549 points)
  4. “Phantom Thread” (368 points)
  5. “The Florida Project” (348 points)
  6. “The Shape of Water” (324 points)
  7. “Call Me By Your Name” (312 points)
  8. “Personal Shopper” (296 points)
  9. “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” (245 points)
  10. “The Post” (140 points)

Best Undistributed Films
  1. “Bodied” (22.86%)
  2. “Spoor” (14.91%)
  3. “Wajib” (11.43%)
  4. “Caniba” (5.71%)
  5. “Mrs. Fang” (5.71%)
  6. “Mrs. Hyde” (5.71%)

Best Director
  1. Paul Thomas Anderson, “Phantom Thread” (18.3%)
  2. Luca Guadagnino, “”Call Me By Your Name” (11.6%)
  3. Greta Gerwig, “Lady Bird” (10%)
  4. Sean Baker, “The Florida Project” (8.5%)
  5. Jordan Peele, “Get Out” (6%)

Best Actress
  1. Saoirse Ronan, “Lady Bird” (20%)
  2. Frances McDormand, “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” (17%)
  3. Cynthia Nixon, “A Quiet Passion” (11.76%)
  4. Sally Hawkins, “The Shape of Water” (12.4%)
  5. Kristen Stewart, “Personal Shopper” (9%)

Best Actor
  1. Timothée Chalamet, “Call Me By Your Name” (26.43%)
  2. Daniel Day Lewis, “Phantom Thread” (15%)
  3. Robert Pattinson, “Good Time” (12.86%)
  4. James Franco, “The Disaster Artist” (11.4%)
  5. Daniel Kaluuya, “Get Out” (10.71%)
  6. Gary Oldman, “Darkest Hour” (10.71%)

Best Supporting Actress
  1. Laurie Metcalf, “Lady Bird” (35.1%)
  2. Tiffany Haddish, “Girls Trip” (16.67%)
  3. Alison Janney, “I, Tonya” (13.4%)
  4. Lesley Manville, “Phantom Thread” (8%)
  5. Holly Hunter, “The Big Sick” (3.62%)
  6. Michelle Pfeiffer, “mother!” (3.62%)

Best Supporting Actor
  1. Willem Dafoe, “The Florida Project” (35.21%)
  2. Sam Rockwell, “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” (15.49%)
  3. Armie Hammer, “Call Me By Your Name” (13.38%)
  4. Michael Stuhlbarg, “Call Me By Your Name” (12.68%)
  5. Jason Mitchell, “Mudbound” (5.63%)

Best Cinematography
  1. “Blade Runner 2049” (35.51%)
  2. “Dunkirk” (15.49%)
  3. “Phantom Thread” (7.04%)
  4. “Call Me By Your Name” (6.34%)
  5. “The Shape of Water” (6.34%)

Best Screenplay
  1. “Get Out” (28.36%)
  2. “Lady Bird” (16.42%)
  3. “Phantom Thread” (14.18%)
  4. “Call Me By Your Name” (12%)
  5. “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” (7.46%)

Best Documentary
  1. “Faces Places” (33.86%)
  2. “Dawson City: Frozen Time” (15.75%)
  3. “Ex Libris — The New York Public Library” (8.66%)
  4. “Kedi” (5.51%)
  5. “Jane” (3.94%)
  6. “Rat Film” (3.94%)
  7. “I Called Him Morgan” (2.36%)

Best Foreign Language Film
  1. “BPM (Beats Per Minute)” (14.84%)
  2. “Faces Places” (13.28%)
  3. “The Square” (7.03%)
  4. “Raw” (7.8%)
  5. “Thelma” (6.25%)

Best Animated Films
  1. “Coco” (32.61%)
  2. “The Breadwinner” (23.91%)
  3. “Loving Vincent” (16.3%)
  4. “The Lego Batman” (11.96%)
  5. “My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea” (8.7%)

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