2020 NYT Critics' Picks

The movies in this list were reviewed and recommended by New York Times film critics in 2020. (See also 2020 New York Times Movie Reviews.)

  • #Alive
  • The 11th Green
  • 76 Days
  • American Murder: The Family Next Door
  • Ammonite
  • The Assistant
  • Bacurau
  • Bad Education
  • Beanpole
  • Beastie Boys Story
  • Beats
  • Belly of the Beast
  • Beyond The Visible - Hilma af Klint
  • Bird Island
  • Black Box
  • Born to Be
  • Buffaloed
  • Buoyancy
  • Butt Boy
  • Cane River
  • Change of Life
  • Circumstantial Pleasures
  • City Hall
  • Collective
  • Color Out of Space
  • The Cordillera of Dreams
  • Coup 53
  • Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution
  • Cut Throat City
  • Da 5 Bloods
  • The Dark and the Wicked
  • David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet
  • Days of the Whale
  • Dear Comrades!
  • Denise Ho: Becoming the Song
  • Dick Johnson Is Dead
  • Dreamland
  • Driveways
  • Earth
  • An Easy Girl
  • F11 and Be There
  • Family Romance, LLC
  • Feels Good Man
  • Fireball: Visitors From Darker Worlds
  • First Cow
  • The Forty-Year-Old Version
  • Gather
  • The Ghost of Peter Sellers
  • Ghost Tropic
  • Giving Voice
  • God of the Piano
  • Graves Without a Name
  • Gulabo Sitabo
  • Gunda
  • The Half of It
  • Ham on Rye
  • Hamilton
  • Happiest Season
  • Hill of Freedom
  • House of Hummingbird
  • How to Build a Girl
  • Howard
  • Human Nature
  • I Wish I Knew
  • I'm Thinking of Ending Things
  • In My Blood It Runs
  • Incitement
  • The Invisible Man
  • Isadora's Children
  • Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey
  • Joan of Arc
  • Kajillionaire
  • Let Him Go
  • Lost Bullet
  • Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
  • Mangrove
  • Mank
  • Marona's Fantastic Tale
  • Martin Eden
  • Mayor
  • Miss Americana
  • Miss Juneteenth
  • Mr. Jones
  • Murder to Mercy: The Cyntoia Brown Story
  • My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising
  • My Psychedelic Love Story
  • Never Rarely Sometimes Always
  • Nomad: In the Footsteps of Bruce Chatwin
  • The Old Guard
  • Oliver Sacks: His Own Life
  • On the Rocks
  • Palm Springs
  • Papicha
  • The Personal History of David Copperfield
  • Pieces of a Woman
  • The Pollinators
  • Possessor
  • Premature
  • Raining in the Mountain
  • Relic