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TOP 20 FILMS OF 2017

Our Top 20 Films of 2017 (21, actually) have been selected for different reasons - be it for their unique vision, brave storytelling or excellence within the genre. They are listed in order of preference. There were approximately 274 feature films and documentaries released in Australia during 2017.

PROFESSOR MARSTON AND THE WONDER WOMEN
Stars: Luke Evans, Rebecca Hall, Bella Heathcote
Director: Angela Robinson
Release date: November 9, 2017
Distributor: Sony Pictures Releasing

DUNKIRK
Stars: Fionn Whitehead, Kenneth Branagh, Tom Hardy, Mark Rylance
Director: Christopher Nolan
Release date: July 20, 2017
Distributor: Roadshow

FLORIDA PROJECT, THE
Stars: Brooklynn Prince, Bria Vinaite, Willem Dafoe
Director: Sean Baker
Release date: December 21, 2017
Distributor: Icon

BLADE RUNNER 2049
Stars: Ryan Gosling, Robin Wright, Harrison Ford
Director: Denis Villeneuve
Release date: October 5, 2017
Distributor: Sony Pictures Releasing

MANCHESTER BY THE SEA
Stars: Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams, Kyle Chandler
Director: Kenneth Lonergan
Release date: February 2, 2017
Distributor: Universal

MOUNTAIN
Documentary, narrated by Willem Dafoe
Director: Jennifer Peedom
Release date: September 21, 2017
Distributor: Madman

LADY MACBETH
Stars Florence Pugh, Christopher Fairbank, Cosmo Jarvis
Director: William Oldroyd
Release date: June 29, 2017
Distributor: Sharmill Films

MOTHER!
Stars: Jennifer Lawrence, Javier Bardem, Ed Harris, Michelle Pfeiffer
Director: Darren Aronofsky
Release date: September 14, 2017
Distributor: Paramount

GET OUT
Stars: Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams, Catherine Keener, Bradley Whitford
Director: Jordan Peele
Release date: May 4, 2017
Distributor: Universal

WALL, THE
Stars: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, John Cena
Director: Doug Liman
Release date: August 10, 2017
Distributor: Roadshow

NORMAN: THE MODERATE RISE & TRAGIC FALL OF A NEW YORK FIXER
Stars Richard Gere, Lior Ashkenazi, Michael Sheen, Charlotte Gainsbourg
Director: Joseph Cedar
Release date: May 25, 2017
Distributor: Becker Film Group

HIDDEN FIGURES
Stars Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monae, Kevin Costner
Director: Theodore Melfi
Release date: February 16, 2017
Distributor: 20th Century Fox

BIG SICK, THE
Stars Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan, Holly Hunter
Director: Michael Showalter
Release date: August 3, 2017
Distributor: Roadshow

LOST CITY OF Z
Stars: Charlie Hunnam, Robert Pattinson, Sienna Miller
Director: James Gray
Release date: August 24, 2017
Distributor: Studio Canal

WONDER WOMAN
Stars: Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Robin Wright, Danny Huston
Director: :Patty Jenkins
Release date: June 1, 2017
Distributor: Roadshow/Warner Bros

LOGAN LUCKY
Stars: Channing Tatum, Adam Driver, Daniel Craig
Director: Steven Soderbergh
Release date: August 17, 2017
Distributor: Roadshow

DETOUR
Stars: Tye Sheridan, Emory Cohen, Bel Powley, Stephen Moyer, John Lynch
Director: Christopher Smith
Release date: June 22, 2017
Distributor: Icon

KINGíS CHOICE, THE
Stars: Jesper Christensen, Anders Baasmo Christiansen, Karl Markovics
Director: Erik Poppe
Release date: August 24, 2017
Distributor: Palace

THATíS NOT ME
Stars: Alice Foulcher, Isabel Lucas, Richard Davies
Director: Gregory Erdstein
Release date: September 7, 2017
Distributor: Shoreline Entertainment

PATTI CAKES
Stars: Danielle Macdonald, Bridget Everett, Siddarth Dhananjay
Director: Geremy Jasper
Release date: September 14, 2017
Distributor: 20th Century Fox

KILLING OF A SACRED DEER, THE
Stars Colin Farrell, Nicole Kidman
Director: Yorgos Lanthimos
Distributor: Madman
Release date: November 16, 2017

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Published December 30, 2017

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