Film Junk’s Best and Worst Movies of 2017


We unveiled our favourite movies of the year earlier this week on the most recent episode of the Film Junk Podcast, but for ease of reference (or for those who can’t be bothered to listen) here is a quick rundown of our picks. Of course, if you want more in-depth discussion, you’ll still need to listen the show. In retrospect, there was a lot of overlap on our lists although only 3 movies were shared between all of our top 10s (which seems to be the norm). Esteemed podcast guest Zak also provided us with his personal top 10 list as well. What were your favourite movies of 2017?

Frank’s Top 10 Movies of 2017


01. Dunkirk
02. The Shape of Water
03. Blade Runner 2049
04. The Killing of a Sacred Deer
05. Logan Lucky
06. The Florida Project
07. Phantom Thread
08. Valerian
09. Split
10. Lady Bird

Frank’s Worst Movies of 2017


1. Baywatch
2. Sandy Wexler
3. The Book of Henry
4. The Circle
5. Transformers: The Last Knight

Jay’s Top 9 Movies of 2017


01. The Killing of a Sacred Deer
02. Phantom Thread
03. Dunkirk
04. Good Time
05. The Florida Project
06. The Shape of Water
07. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
08. Logan
09. The Square

Honourable Mentions: Lady Bird

Sean’s Top 10 Movies of 2017


01. Blade Runner 2049
02. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
03. Logan
04. The Shape of Water
05. Personal Shopper
06. The Florida Project
07. Good Time
08. Phantom Thread
09. Get Out
10. It Comes at Night

Honourable Mentions: Colossal, Lady Bird, Call Me By Your Name, The Meyerowitz Stories, Mudbound, Dunkirk, Atomic Blonde, War for the Planet of the Apes, Thor: Ragnarok, Wind River

Sean’s Top 5 Documentaries of 2017


01. Jim and Andy: The Great Beyond
02. The Farthest
03. City of Ghosts
04. Icarus
05. 78/52

Zak’s Top 10 Movies of 2017


01. A Ghost Story
02. The Florida Project
03. The Lost City of Z
04. Blade Runner 2049
05. Lady Bird
06. Detroit
07. Logan
08. Okja
09. War for the Planet of the Apes
10. Nathan For You: Finding Frances

  • Carlos

    Didn’t make many lists, but I loved ‘Lucky’.
    A beautiful character study from THE greatest ‘character actor’ of
    the last few decades.

    Also, Episode 8 of Twin Peaks: The Return was better than anything I saw in theaters last year. So many powerful images, and an atmosphere that was unike anything else out there.

  • Deven Science

    I wish more people could have seen Loving Vincent. It was my top movie of the year.

  • pcch7

    Thought Zac would have The Lost City of Z at the top =D

  • Jameson

    My Top 10:
    10. Marjorie Prime
    9. Nocturama
    8. Lady Bird
    7. Loveless
    6. The Shape of Water
    5. Your Name.
    4. Dunkirk
    3. Blade Runner 2049
    2. Call Me By Your Name
    1. The Florida Project

    Tough Omissions: Raw, Good Time, Get Out, Three Billboards, Baby Driver, Logan

  • dna

    1. mother!

    2. that new amazing star wars movie.

    3. good time

    4. baby driver

    5. guardians of the galaxy 2

    6. the first hour of killing of a sacred dear

    7. the square

    8. some polish black and white horror movie you never heard of and never will.

    9. the parts of blade runner that didnĀ“t make me fall asleep

    10. dunkirk, i guess. i dunno. Maybe let sleeping corpses tan.

    most amazing thing of the decade: Twin Peaks – The Return.