This has been a hellish year full of insanity, insecurity, and instability, but there was still a bunch of amazing movies released. In keeping with its really wonderful tradition, BFI's Sight & Sound Magazine has polled over 100 of its contributors from around the world to come up with its 50 favorite movies of the year.

Give the list a read and check out reactions to the list at BFI. 

The Best Films of 2020 according to Sight & Sound 

50. The Vast of Night: Andrew Patterson, US

49. The Truth: Koreeda Hirokazu, Japan

48. The Invisible Man: Leigh Whannell, US

47. Richard Jewell: Clint Eastwood, US

46. Collective: Alexander Nanau, Romania

45. Clemency: Chinonye Chukwu, US

44. Borat Subsequent Moviefilm: Jason Woliner, US

43. Birds of Prey: Cathy Yan, US

42. Another Round: Thomas Vinterberg, Denmark

41. About Endlessness: Roy Andersson, Sweden

40. The Personal History of David Copperfield: Armando Iannucci, UK

39. The Forty-Year-Old Version: Radha Blank, US

38. Tenet: Christopher Nolan, US

37. She Dies Tomorrow: Amy Seimetz, US

36. Relic: Natalie Erika James, Australia

35. Mogul Mowgli: Bassam Tariq, UK

34. Mank: David Fincher, US

33. Limbo: Ben Sharrock, UK

32. Host: Rob Savage, UK

31. Ema: Pablo Larraín, Chile

30. Martin Eden: Pietro Marcello, Italy

29. Little Women: Greta Gerwig, US

28. Les Misérables: Ladj Ly, France

27. His House: Remi Weekes, UK

26. The Disciple: Chaitanya Tamhane, India

25. Babyteeth: Shannon Murphy, Australia

24. Undine: Christian Petzold, Germany/France

23. The Inheritance: Ephraim Asili, US

22. Possessor: Brandon Cronenberg, Canada/UK

21. The Year of the Discovery: Luis López Carrasco, Spain/Switzerland

20. Kajillionaire: Miranda July, US

19. WolfWalkers: Tomm Moore & Ross Stewart, Ireland/France/Luxembourg

18. The Woman Who Ran: Hong Sangsoo, South Korea

17. Bacurau: Kleber Mendonça Filho & Juliano Dornelles, Brazil

16. David Byrne’s American Utopia: Spike Lee, US

15. Shirley: Josephine Decker, US

14. The Assistant: Kitty Green, US

13. Mangrove: Steve McQueen, UK

12. Da 5 Bloods: Spike Lee, US

11. Bloody Nose, Empty Pockets: Bill Ross IV & Turner Ross, US

10. Days: Tsai Ming-liang, Taiwan

9. Rocks: Sarah Gavron, UK

8. Nomadland: Chloé Zhao, US

7. Never Rarely Sometimes Always: Eliza Hittman, US

6. Dick Johnson Is Dead: Kirsten Johnson, US

5. Saint Maud: Rose Glass, UK

4. I’m Thinking of Ending Things: Charlie Kaufman, US

3. First Cow: Kelly Reichardt, US

2. Time: Garrett Bradley, US

1. Lovers Rock: Steve McQueen, UK

Which films would you have like to see on the Sight & Sound list? Let us know down in the comments.