The A.V. Club's best films of 2020

This list uses U.S. theatrical release dates only.

In this year without blockbusters (and less middlebrow awards contenders), our critics cited documentaries, intimate independent dramas, adventurous visions from overseas, a bona fide avant-garde project, the kind of mid-budget Hollywood thriller the Oscars usually ignore, and the best installment of Steve McQueen’s Small Axe anthology.

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This list was originally published to The A.V. Club on December 17, 2020