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25 Best Films of 2022: Individual Ballots

Interested in who voted for what? You'll find the full list of individual ballots for this year's best of 2022 list right here

Here you'll find the individual ballots for WeLoveCinema's list of 2022's best films. To compile the list, our regular contributors voted for their ten favourite films of the year (according to UK theatrical release dates alone): the higher up an individual's list a film appeared, the more points it was worth (between 1 and 10), with the total number of points deciding the final order.

 

Tom Barnard (Editor)

  1. 1. The Worst Person in the World
  2. 2. The Souvenir Part II
  3. 3. Cyrano
  4. 4. Bergman Island
  5. 5. Paris, 13th District
  6. 6. Red Rocket
  7. 7. Top Gun: Maverick
  8. 8. Nope
  9. 9. Beast
  10. 10. Funny Pages

 

Alasdair Bayman (Contributor)

  1. 1. The Northman
  2. 2. Corsage
  3. 3. The Worst Person in the World
  4. 4. Bergman Island
  5. 5. Happening
  6. 6. Licorice Pizza
  7. 7. Funny Pages
  8. 8. Nope
  9. 9. Official Competition
  10. 10. Pleasure

 

Jack Blackwell (Contributor)

  1. 1. Licorice Pizza
  2. 2. Top Gun: Maverick
  3. 3. You Won't Be Alone
  4. 4. Bones and All
  5. 5. Banshees of Inisherin
  6. 6. Eleven Days in May
  7. 7. RRR
  8. 8. The Wonder
  9. 9. The Souvenir Part II
  10. 10. Nope

 

Steph Green (Contributor)

  1. 1. Benediction
  2. 2. The Worst Person in the World
  3. 3. Vortex
  4. 4. Tori and Lokita
  5. 5. Licorice Pizza
  6. 6. The Northman
  7. 7. Wheel of Fortune and Fantasy
  8. 8. Nightmare Alley
  9. 9. Nope
  10. 10. Crimes of the Future

 

Ella Kemp (Contributor)

  1. 1. The Worst Person in the World
  2. 2. Aftersun
  3. 3. Nope
  4. 4. Red Rocket
  5. 5. The Banshees of Inisherin
  6. 6. Happening
  7. 7. Fire of Love
  8. 8. Good Luck to You, Leo Grande
  9. 9. After Yang
  10. 10. Top Gun: Maverick

 

Jordan King (Contributor)

  1. 1. Aftersun
  2. 2. Guillermo Del Toro’s Pinocchio
  3. 3. Everything Everywhere All at Once
  4. 4. Jackass Forever
  5. 5. Turning Red
  6. 6. Top Gun: Maverick
  7. 7. Elvis
  8. 8. Mad God
  9. 9. Nope
  10. 10. Bones and All

Emily Maskell (Contributor)

  1. 1. The Worst Person in the World
  2. 2. Bones and All
  3. 3. Happening
  4. 4. After Yang
  5. 5. Girl Picture
  6. 6. Everything Everywhere All at Once
  7. 7. Nope
  8. 8. Fire of Love
  9. 9. Hive
  10. 10. The Banshees of Inisherin

 

Lilia Pavin-Franks (Contributor)

  1. 1. Decision to Leave
  2. 2. Wheel of Fortune and Fantasy
  3. 3. The Worst Person in the World
  4. 4. Parallel Mothers
  5. 5. Nitram
  6. 6. Bones and All
  7. 7. Paris, 13th District
  8. 8. Benedetta
  9. 9. Do Revenge
  10. 10. Barbarian

 

Savina Petkova (Contributor)

  1. 1. Aftersun
  2. 2. Everything Everywhere All at Once
  3. 3. The Silent Twins
  4. 4. Dry Burning Ground
  5. 5. We're All Going to the World's Fair
  6. 6. What Do We See When We Look at the Sky?
  7. 7. Corsage
  8. 8. Triangle of Sadness
  9. 9. Nope
  10. 10. Turning Red

 

Rafaela Sales Ross (Contributor)

  1. 1. Aftersun
  2. 2. Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio
  3. 3. Crimes of the Future
  4. 4. Brian and Charles
  5. 5. Cyrano
  6. 6. Happening
  7. 7. Dry Ground
  8. 8. True Things
  9. 9. Hit the Road
  10. 10. The Electrical Life of Louis Wain

 

Alistair Ryder (Contributor)

  1. 1. Red Rocket
  2. 2. Aftersun
  3. 3. Wheel of Fortune and Fantasy
  4. 4. Licorice Pizza
  5. 5. RRR
  6. 6. Memoria
  7. 7. The Banshees of Inisherin
  8. 8. Turning Red
  9. 9. Funny Pages
  10. 10. Nope

 

Adam Solomons (Contributor)

  1. 1. The Worst Person in the World
  2. 2. Licorice Pizza
  3. 3. A Hero
  4. 4. Aftersun
  5. 5. Lost Illusions
  6. 6. After Yang
  7. 7. The Banshees of Inisherin
  8. 8. Crimes of the Future
  9. 9. Corsage
  10. 10. Boiling Point

 

Fedor Tot (Content Manager/Contributor)

  1. 1. No Bears
  2. 2. Memoria
  3. 3. Petrov's Flu
  4. 4. You Won't Be Alone
  5. 5. Vortex
  6. 6. This Much I Know to Be True
  7. 7. Jackass Forever
  8. 8. Earwig
  9. 9. Murina
  10. 10. Dark Glasses

 

Jasmine Valentine (Contributor)

  1. 1. Everything Everywhere All At Once
  2. 2. Ali & Ava
  3. 3. X
  4. 4. Bodies Bodies Bodies
  5. 5. Triangle of Sadness
  6. 6. The Wonder
  7. 7. Anaïs in Love
  8. 8. The Worst Person in the World
  9. 9. Turning Red
  10. 10. Nightmare Alley

 

Laura Venning (Contributor)

  1. 1. Aftersun
  2. 2. Top Gun: Maverick
  3. 3. The Banshees of Inisherin
  4. 4. Armageddon Time
  5. 5. Flee
  6. 6. Ali & Ava
  7. 7. Bones and All
  8. 8. Decision to Leave
  9. 9. Hit the Road
  10. 10. Murina

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