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2017 Critics Poll: The Best Films and Performances According to Over 200 Critics

IndieWire's extensive year-end poll found overwhelming support for a handful of movies in major categories, but also singled out some of the less prominent titles worthy of celebration at the end of the year.

Clockwork from top left: “Get Out,” “Lady Bird,” “Bodied,” “Faces Places”

Best Picture

Note: Critics submitted weighted top 10 lists, with the film ranked in first place receiving the highest number of points.

“Get Out”

“Get Out” (713 points)

“Lady Bird” (673 points)

“Dunkirk” (549 points)

“Phantom Thread” (368 points)

“The Florida Project” (348 points)

“The Shape of Water” (324 points)

“Call Me By Your Name” (312 points)

“Personal Shopper” (296 points)

“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” (245 points)

“The Post” (140 points)

Best Undistributed Films

“Bodied”

Note: Critics submitted weighted lists. Percentage refers to the number of critics who ranked the movie in first place.

“Bodied” (22.86%)

“Spoor” (14.91%)

“Wajib” (11.43%)

“Caniba” (5.71%)

“Mrs. Fang” (5.71%)

“Mrs. Hyde” (5.71%)

Best Director

Note: Critics submitted weighted lists. Percentage refers to the number of critics who ranked the director in first place.

“Phantom Thread”

Paul Thomas Anderson, “Phantom Thread” (18.3%)

Luca Guadagnino, “”Call Me By Your Name” (11.6%)

Greta Gerwig, “Lady Bird” (10%)

Sean Baker, “The Florida Project” (8.5%)

Jordan Peele, “Get Out” (6%)

Best Actress

Note: Critics submitted weighted lists Percentage refers to the number of critics who ranked the performance in first place.

“Lady Bird”

Saoirse Ronan, “Lady Bird” (20%)

Frances McDormand, “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” (17%)

Cynthia Nixon, “A Quiet Passion” (11.76%)

Sally Hawkins, “The Shape of Water” (12.4%)

Kristen Stewart, “Personal Shopper” (9%)

Best Actor

Note: Critics submitted weighted lists. Percentage refers to the number of critics who ranked the performance in first place.

Timothée Chalamet in “Call Me by Your Name”

Photo by Sayombhu Mukdeeprom, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics

Timothée Chalamet, “Call Me By Your Name” (26.43%)

Daniel Day Lewis, “Phantom Thread” (15%)

Robert Pattinson, “Good Time” (12.86%)

James Franco, “The Disaster Artist” (11.4%)

Daniel Kaluuya, “Get Out” (10.71%)

Gary Oldman, “Darkest Hour” (10.71%)

Best Supporting Actress

Note: Critics submitted weighted lists. Percentage refers to the number of critics who ranked the performance in first place.

Saoirse Ronan and Laurie Metcalf in “Lady Bird”

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Laurie Metcalf, “Lady Bird” (35.1%)

Tiffany Haddish, “Girls Trip” (16.67%)

Alison Janney, “I, Tonya” (13.4%)

Lesley Manville, “Phantom Thread” (8%)

Holly Hunter, “The Big Sick” (3.62%)

Michelle Pfeiffer, “mother!” (3.62%)

Supporting Actor

Note: Critics submitted ranked lists. Percentage refers to the number of critics who ranked the performance in first place.

Willem Dafoe in “The Florida Project”

Courtesy of A24

Willem Dafoe, “The Florida Project” (35.21%)

Sam Rockwell, “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” (15.49%)

Armie Hammer, “Call Me By Your Name” (13.38%)

Michael Stuhlbarg, “Call Me By Your Name” (12.68%)

Jason Mitchell, “Mudbound” (5.63%)

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