Best Films of 2017

Selected by Piero Scaruffi
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The following list averages the opinions of my favorite critics plus mine.

Foreign movies show sometimes a year later, so if you can't find a title, check last year's ratings.

Special section: The 2017 Film Festivals

Sundance (jan):
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Berlin (feb):
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Cannes (may):
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Venezia (aug):
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New York (oct):
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Toronto (sep):
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Ratings for the 2017 season


7.2 Julia Ducournau: Raw
7.0 Junfeng Boo: Apprentice
7.0 Argyris Papadimitropoulos: Suntan
7.0 Night Shyamalan: Split
7.0 Agnieszka Smoczynska: The Lure
7.0 Nacho Vigalondo: Colossal
7.0 James Gray: The Lost City of Z
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6.9 Eugene Green: "The Son of Joseph"
6.9 Makoto Shinkai: Your Name
6.9 Alice Lowe: Prevenge
6.9 Ben Wheatley: Free Fire
6.8 Joseph Cedar: Norman - The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer
6.8 SoYong Kim: Lovesong
6.8 Matthew Newton: From Nowhere
6.8 Martin Koolhoven: Brimstone
6.8 Daniele Thompson: Cezanne et Moi
6.7 Lone Scherfig: Their Finest
6.7 Gore Verbinski: A Cure for Wellness
6.6 Peter Chelsom: The Space Between Us
6.6 James Mangold: Logan
6.5 Matthew Newton: From Nowhere
6.5 Vincent Perez: "Alone in Berlin"
6.5 Simon Stone: The Daughter
6.5 Amma Asante: A United Kingdom
6.5 Bruno Dumont: Slack Bay

6.4 Michael Dudok de Wit: The Red Turtle
6.4 Dash Shaw: My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea
6.3 Simon Fitzmaurice: My Name Is Emily
6.2 Onur Tukel: Catfight
6.1 Terry George: The Promise
6.0 Lisa Robinson & Annie Howell: Claire in Motion
6.0 Katell Quillevere: Heal the Living
6.0 John Lee Hancock: The Founder
6.0 Niki Caro: The Zookeeper's Wife
6.0 Simon Fitzmaurice: My Name Is Emily
6.0 Marc Webb: Gifted

5.9 Robert Legato: Eloise
5.7 Tom McGrath: The Boss Baby
5.4 Ido Fluk: The Ticket
5.4 Joel-David Moore: Youth in Oregon
5.4 Kris Avedisian: Donald Cried
5.2 Mark Pellington: The Last Word
5.1 John-Michael McDonagh: War on Everyone
5.0 Richie Keen: Fist Fight
5.0 Justin Kelly: I Am Michael
5.0 Stephen Gaghan: Gold
5.0 Lasse Hallstrom: A Dog's Purpose
5.0 Paul Anderson: Resident Evil - The Final Chapter
5.0 D.J. Caruso: XXX - Return of Xander Cage
5.0 Chad Stahelski: John Wick - Chapter 2
5.0 Yimou Zhang: The Great Wall
5.0 Richie Keen: Fist Fight
5.0 Daniel Espinosa: Life
5.0 Craig Johnson: Wilson
5.0 Dean Israelite: Sabans Power Rangers
5.0 Werner Herzog: Queen of the Desert

4.9 Taylor Hackford: The Comedian
4.8 Zach Braff: Going in Style
4.7 Denise Di Novi: Unforgettable
4.6 Dan Harris: Speech & Debate
4.6 Jordan Vogt-Roberts: Kong - Skull Island
4.5 Bill Condon: Beauty and the Beast
4.5 Chris McKay: The Lego Batman Movie
4.0 James Foley: Fifty Shades Darker
4.0 Adam Smith: Trespass Against Us
4.0 Dax Shepard: CHIPS
4.0 Rupert Sanders: Ghost in the Shell

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