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2020 Critics Poll: The Best Films and Performances According to Over 200 Critics from Around the World

231 critics from around the world voted in this year's survey, and while there was a clear-cut winner, the margins were razor-thin.

“Nomadland,” “Da 5 Bloods,” “First Cow,” “Lovers Rock”

Critics who voted in the poll:

A.A. Dowd
Adam Kempenaar
Adrian Curry
Alaka Sahani
Alejandra Musi Arcelus
Alison Willmore
Alissa Wilkinson
Alonso Duralde
Amber Wilkinson
Amy Taubin
AnaJosefa Silva
Anke Leweke
Anne Thompson
Arturo Aguilar
Ascanio Cavallo
Avner Shavit
Ayelet Dekel
Aysha Iqbal
Beatriz Martínez
Blake Williams
Brian Tallerico
Carlos Aguilar
Carmen Gray
Caryn James
Cedric Succivalli
Charles Taylor
Chris Knight
Chris Knipp
Christian Blauvelt
Christopher Llewellyn Reed
Christopher Schobert
Corey Craft
Courtney Howard
Cynthia Fuchs
Dan Kois
Dan Mecca
Dan Persons
Dan Sallitt
Daniel Barnes
Daniel Loria
Daniel Schindel
Daryl Chin
David Ansen
David Ehrlich
David Fear
David Sterritt
David Walsh
Devika Girish
Diana Agudelo
Diana Drumm
Diana Ospina
Diego Battle
Diego Lerer
Djia Mambu
Donald Clarke
Dustin Chang
Ed Gibbs
Ed Gonzalez
Edward Douglas
Edwin Arnaudin
Elcin Yahsi
Elizabeth Weitzman
Eric Hynes
Erick Estrada
Erik Childress
Ernesto DiezMartinez
Ernesto Garratt
Esther Zuckerman
Ethan Alter
Fernanda Solorzano
Francisco Cangiano
Gary M. Kramer
Gerald Peary
Glenn Heath Jr.
Glenn Whipp
Godfrey Cheshire
Guy Lodge
Hannah Brown
Hannah Pilarczyk
Hans Morgenstern
Herb Stratford
Jacqueline Coley
Jake Cole
Jana J Monji
Jared Mobarak
Jason Bailey
Jason Shawhan
Jay Kuehner
Jean-Philippe Guerand
Jeffrey Overstreet
Jennie Kermode
Jennifer Merin
Jim Fouratt
Joanna Langfield
Joey Magidson
John Maguire
Jon Frosch
Jordan Hoffman
Jordan Raup
Jordan Ruimy
Josh Larsen
Josh Spiegel
Joshua Brunsting
Joshua Rothkopf
Juan Carlos Gonzalez
Juan Manuel Domínguez
Jude Dry
Justine Smith
Kaleem Aftab
Kate Erbland
Katherine Rife
Katie Walsh
Keith Phipps
Keith Simanton
Kenji Fujishima
Kent Turner
Kimber Myers
Kristen Yoonsoo Kim
Kristian Lin
Kristy Puchko
Kyle Turner
Laura Clifford
Leonardo Garcia Tsao
Lesley Chow
Liliana Zapata
Lindsey Romain
Luke Buckmaster
Luke Y. Thompson
Madhu Eravankara
Manuel Kalmanovitz G.
Marjorie Baumgarten
Mark Keizer
Marshall Fine
Martin Botha
Matt Donato
Matt Prigge
Matt Rorabeck
Michael Doherty
Michael Ghennam
Michael Nordine
Michael Sicinski
Mike D’Angelo
Molly Haskell
Myron Meisel
Naama Rak
Namrata Joshi
Nathalie Atkinson
Nathaniel Rogers
Neil Young
Neta Alexander
Nicholas Bell
Nick Schager
Niclas Goldberg
Noah Gittell
Noel Murray
Norm Wilner
Orr Sigoli
Patrick Mullen
Patrick Z. McGavin
Peter Debruge
Peter Howell
Peter Knegt
Peter Travers
Poly Lykourgou
Prairie Miller
Raghavendra MK
Rania Richardson
Ray Pride
Rex Reed
Richard Brody
Richard Lawson
Rob Thomas
Robert Daniels
Robert Horton
Robert Koehler
Rodrigo González
Ryan Lattanzio
Ryland Walker Knight
Sasha Stone
Saul Austerlitz
Scott Nye
Scott Renshaw
Sean Burns
Sean Means
Shoma A. Chatterji
Sidney Cadot-Sambosi
Stephen Farber
Stephen Whitty
Steve Erickson
Steve Newall
Susan Vahabzadeh
Tara Brady
Tara Karajica
Thelma Adams
Thomas Sotinel
Tim Grierson
Todd McCarthy
Tom Charity
Tom Meek
Tomris Laffly
Tony Dayoub
Ty Burr
Vadim Rizov
Violet Lucca
Wen Win
Wendy Ide
Wilfred Okiche
Will Leitch
Willow Catelyn Maclay
Yael Shuv
Yair Raveh
Zac Oldenburg

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