Awards Season 2021—2022: Best Film

The Palme d’Or, the Golden Bear, the Academy Award for Best Motion Picture of the Year... the crème de la crème. This list is an addendum to our traditional Awards Season roundup, which tracks winners of all categories from film festival juries, critics, and guilds. Here we include only the top ‘Best Film’ prize from eligible awards bodies.

The list is sorted by the films’ average Letterboxd rating, and the notes specify the prize. This generally excludes Audience Awards unless those accolades are considered the main prize (e.g. TIFF).

Leaderboard:
• The Power of the Dog (dir. Jane Campion) — 23.
• Belfast (dir. Kenneth Branagh) — 7.
• Drive My Car (dir. Ryūsuke Hamaguchi) — 6.
• Licorice Pizza (dir. Paul Thomas Anderson) — 5.
• CODA (dir.…

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  • Drive My Car
  • Summer of Soul (...or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised)
  • C'mon C'mon
  • The Worst Person in the World
  • Flee
  • Quo vadis, Aida?
  • Little Girl
  • Mass
  • Dune
  • West Side Story
  • Prayers for the Stolen
  • Limbo
  • Licorice Pizza
  • CODA
  • Little Palestine: Diary of a Siege
  • The Tragedy of Macbeth
  • The Fallout
  • Hit the Road
  • Happening
  • Pig
  • Vengeance Is Mine, All Others Pay Cash
  • Great Freedom
  • Vortex
  • The Power of the Dog
  • Memoria
  • The Green Knight
  • Compartment No. 6
  • The Blind Man Who Did Not Want to See Titanic
  • After Love
  • King Richard
  • Titane
  • Nitram
  • The Novice
  • Last Film Show
  • Brother's Keeper
  • The Lost Daughter
  • The Harder They Fall
  • Belfast
  • Once Upon a Time in Uganda
  • Passing
  • A Chiara
  • Escape from Mogadishu
  • Last Night in Soho
  • Down with the King
  • Far Eastern Golgotha
  • I Never Cry
  • Pebbles
  • Murina
  • Sweetheart
  • Voice of Silence
  • Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn
  • Tigers
  • Jockey
  • Întregalde
  • Black Widow
  • Vicious Fun
  • The Pink Cloud
  • Cyrano
  • Don't Look Up
  • The Falls
  • Lamb
  • Rhino
  • Madalena
  • Blue Moon