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2016 IndieWire Critics Poll Results: Best Editing

After over 200 individuals voted in IndieWire's annual Critics Poll, these are the 30 films they selected with the best editing of 2016.

Trevante Rhodes and Andre Holland in "Moonlight"

“Moonlight”

Photo by David Bornfriend, courtesy of A24

We asked critics for their favorite films and performances of 2016. For each of the fifteen categories, respondents ranked their picks. Results were tallied using a reverse points system (e.g. five points for 1st, four points for 2nd, three points for 3rd, etc.) – we’ve listed the top 30 below. A full list of participating critics can be found here.

FULL RESULTS: 2016 IndieWire Critics Poll

1. Moonlight – 255
2. OJ: Made in America – 197
3. La La Land – 173
4. Cameraperson – 171
5. Jackie – 116
6. Manchester by the Sea – 115
7. Arrival – 105
8. The Handmaiden – 85
9. I Am Not Your Negro – 52
10. Nocturnal Animals – 51
11. Hell or High Water – 48
12. Elle – 47
13. Green Room – 45
14. American Honey – 39
15. The Fits – 38
16. Toni Erdmann – 34
17. Aquarius – 33
18. Knight of Cups – 32
19. Certain Women – 30
19. Sully – 30
21. Paterson – 25
22. Weiner – 24
23. 20th Century Women – 23
24. A Bigger Splash – 22
24. High-Rise – 22
26. Hacksaw Ridge – 20
27. The Witch – 19
28. The Lobster – 17
29. Hunt for the Wilderpeople – 16
29. 10 Cloverfield Lane – 16

FULL RESULTS: 2016 IndieWire Critics Poll

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