The American Film Institute has picked its 10 best movies and TV shows of the year. The titles, presented in alphabetical order, are works AFI’s juries have determined advance the art of the moving image, enhance the cultural heritage of America’s art form, inspire audiences and artists and make a mark on American society.
“At a time when the world seems defined by division, storytellers bring us together as one,” AFI president and CEO Bob Gazzale said Thursday in a statement. “AFI Awards is honored to celebrate this community of artists who challenge and inspire us, entertain and enlighten us — ultimately reminding us of our common heartbeat.”
This year’s juries were chaired by AFI board of trustees vice chairs Tom Pollock (for film) and Richard Frank (for TV). Other jury members included Judd Apatow, Halle Berry, Jamie Lee Curtis, Leonard Maltin, authors and scholars representing prestigious universities with recognized motion picture arts and TV programs and film and TV critics from media outlets like NPR, Rolling Stone, TV Guide and The Washington Post.
The full list of this year’s honorees follows.
AFI Movies of the Year
The Big SickCall Me by Your NameDunkirkThe Florida ProjectGet OutLady BirdThe PosThe Shape of WaterThree Billboards Outside Ebbing, MissouriWonder Woman
AFI TV Programs of the Year
Big Little LiesThe CrownFeud: Bette and JoanGame of ThronesThe Good PlaceThe Handmaid’s TaleInsecureMaster of NoneStranger Things 2This is Us