The Crown, Wonder Woman Among AFI's Top Ten Film and TV List for 2017
The American Film Institute's list is so similar to the Critic's Choice Awards selection, announced December 6, that it is hard to tell them apart
Image: YouTube still from Warner Bros' Wonder Woman. (Warner Bros. Pictures)
The American Film Institute (AFI) has published its list of top 10 movies of the year -- another hot tip in the build-up to the Oscars -- as well as its top 10 TV shows.
The American Film Institute's list is so similar to the Critic's Choice Awards selection, announced December 6, that it is hard to tell them apart. The AFI's top 10 includes Critics' Choice Best Picture nominees The Big Sick, Call Me By Your Name, Dunkirk, The Florida Project, Get Out, Lady Bird, The Post, The Shape of Water and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.
The only difference is Wonder Woman -- the highest-grossing movie on the AFI's list with $821M worldwide -- which replaces the Critics' Choice Awards' Darkest Hour. In fact, the Churchill biopic starring Gary Oldman was considered to be a British movie and was not eligible for the AFI's selection.
Last year, The AFI's top 10 included Moonlight, La La Land, and Manchester by the Sea, all of which won Oscars at the 89th Academy Awards a few months later.
On the TV side, The Crown, Game of Thrones, This Is Us and Stranger Things are back on the list, joined by Big Little Lies, Feud, The Good Place, The Handmaid's Tale, Insecure and Master of None.
AFI top 10 movies of 2017:
- "The Big Sick," directed by Michael Showalter
- "Call Me by Your Name," directed by Luca Guadagnino
- "Dunkirk," directed by Christopher Nolan
- "The Florida Project," directed by Sean Baker
- "Get Out," directed by Jordan Peele
- "Lady Bird," directed by Greta Gerwig
- "The Post," directed by Steven Spielberg
- "The Shape of Water," directed by Guillermo del Toro
- " Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri," directed by Martin McDonagh
- "Wonder Woman," directed by Patty Jenkins
AFI top 10 TV shows of 2017:
- "Big Little Lies" (HBO)
- "The Crown" (Netflix)
- "Feud: Bette and Joan" (FX)
- "Game of Thrones" (HBO)
- "The Good Place" (NBC)
- "The Handmaid's Tale" (Hulu)
- "Insecure" (HBO)
- "Master of None" (Netflix)
- "Stranger Things 2" (Netflix)
- "This Is Us" (NBC)
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