The Filmera community earlier this year voted on the best films released in 2017. Fifty-nine films were voted on but only ten could make the list.

 

 

IN THE MIDDLE OF ALL THE MESS… THERE WAS THIS.

When a renowned architecture scholar falls suddenly ill during a speaking tour, his son Jin finds himself stranded in Columbus, Indiana – a small Midwestern city celebrated for its many significant modernist buildings. Jin strikes up a friendship with Casey, a young architecture enthusiast who works at the local library.

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Columbus

THE SAGA CONTINUES

Rey develops her newly discovered abilities with the guidance of Luke Skywalker, who is unsettled by the strength of her powers. Meanwhile, the Resistance prepares to do battle with the First Order.

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi

THE CELEBRATION OF A LIFETIME

Despite his family’s baffling generations-old ban on music, Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz. Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead following a mysterious chain of events. Along the way, he meets charming trickster Hector, and together, they set off on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel’s family history.

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Coco

JUST BECAUSE YOU’RE INVITED, DOESN’T MEAN YOU’RE WELCOME.

Chris and his girlfriend Rose go upstate to visit her parents for the weekend. At first, Chris reads the family’s overly accommodating behavior as nervous attempts to deal with their daughter’s interracial relationship, but as the weekend progresses, a series of increasingly disturbing discoveries lead him to a truth that he never could have imagined.

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Get Out

ARE YOU READY FOR A GOOD TIME?

After a heist goes awry, a bank robber tries to free his brother from Rikers Island.

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Good Time

A FAIRY TALE FOR TROUBLED TIMES

An other-worldly story, set against the backdrop of Cold War-era America circa 1962, where a mute janitor working at a lab falls in love with an amphibious man being held captive there and devises a plan to help him escape.

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The Shape of Water

FLY AWAY HOME.

A California high school student plans to escape from her family and small town by going to college in New York.

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Lady Bird
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The Phantom Thread
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Call Me by Your Name

WELCOME TO A MAGICAL KINGDOM

The story of a precocious six-year-old and her ragtag group of friends whose summer break is filled with childhood wonder, possibility and a sense of adventure while the adults around them struggle with hard times.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

THERE’S A PAGE LEFT.

LAPD Officer K unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what’s left of society into chaos. Rick Deckard, a former LAPD blade runner who has been missing for 30 years.

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Blade Runner: 2049

 

Thank you all for voting, and I look forward to the results of our 2018 voting. Special kudos to Filmera member Cass-Se for coming the closest to guessing our top 5 and our lead site designer Jett for the logo.

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All excerpts provided by https://letterboxd.com/ the premiere film database.

Written by Carl Broughton

Creator and Editor-in-Chief of FilmEra. I am a Florida native who decided to stop reading reviews and start writing them instead. Follow me on my journey to be the best Twitter @Carlislegendary email: ccbroughton4@gmail.com

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