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The Most Controversial Films on Letterboxd

1,000 films

Letterboxd's most controversial films, ranked by the variance in their ratings.

B-movies. Exploitation. Outsider art ("art"). Live-action adaptations. Romantic comedies.…

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • Portrait of a Lady on Fire
  • Mulholland Drive
  • The Empire Strikes Back
  • The Thing

The Most Popular Backdrops on Letterboxd

1,743 films

The backdrops most frequently selected by Letterboxd crew and patrons (listed in the notes). Ties broken by total number of…

  • Harry Styles: Behind the Album - The Performances
  • 98.12.28 Otokotachi no Wakare
  • Harry Styles: Live in Manchester
  • Taylor Swift: Speak Now World Tour Live
  • Harry Styles: Behind the Album

The Most Perfect Films on Letterboxd

500 films

Films with the largest percentage of 5-star ratings on Letterboxd. The polar opposite of The Most Hated Films on Letterboxd.

  • Daniel, the Wizard
  • Saving Christmas
  • What's Up: Balloon to the Rescue!
  • The Trump Prophecy
  • Bocadillo

The Most Hated Films on Letterboxd

500 films

Films that got the most ½-star ratings on Letterboxd. The polar opposite of The Most Perfect Films on Letterboxd.

  • Sleep
  • Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom
  • Flaming Creatures
  • Blow Job
  • Beyond the Valley of the Dolls

An Impersonal Personal Canon

100 films

Films I've rated higher than the average Letterboxd user.

  • Jonas Brothers: The Concert Experience
  • Bratz Passion 4 Fashion Diamondz
  • Marighella
  • One Direction: This Is Us
  • Hannah Montana & Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert

Better on Letterboxd

500 films

"They don't love you like I love you." A list of films that Letterboxd users have rated higher than on…

  • Revolting Rhymes
  • Hunter x Hunter Pilot
  • Behind the Fright: The Making of American Horror Story
  • Atlanta
  • Skate Witches

Only on Letterboxd

500 films

Films that are more popular on Letterboxd compared to IMDb.

Notes toward a Letterboxd canon: Better on Letterboxd.

  • Caravaggio
  • Amphetamine
  • Anatomy of Hell
  • Ashik Kerib
  • The Attendant

Artfag Canon

125 films

  • Dr. Mabuse, the Gambler
  • La Roue
  • The Crazy Ray
  • Lady Windermere's Fan
  • Ménilmontant

100 Year Watchlist

100 films

The film I most want to watch from each year of the past century.