The Best Films of 2022 (So Far)

With 2022 more than halfway over, see which films our critics' poll has dubbed the best of the year so far.


Earlier this month, we reached out to film critics across the globe asking one simple question “What are your top 5 films of the year so far that were released in your region?” (Click here to read the full list of voting critics who participated in the poll.) With more than 60 unique film titles listed from 30 critics, here are the top 10 picked amongst the critics we asked:


10. Cyrano (Joe Wright)

Universal Pictures

9. Fire Island (Andrew Ahn)

8. Jackass Forever (Jeff Tremaine)

Paramount Pictures

7. The Northman (Robert Eggers)

Focus Features

6. Good Luck to You, Leo Grande (Sophie Hyde)

Sundance Institute


5. (Three-Way Tie)

Turning Red (Domee Shi)

Disney +

Top Gun: Maverick (Joseph Kosinski)

Paramount Pictures

X (Ti West)


4. Crimes of the Future (David Cronenberg)

3. After Yang (Kogonada)

2. The Batman (Matt Reeves)

Warner Bros

1. Everything Everywhere All at Once (the Daniels)


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