Funeratic members voted these movies to be the best of 2017. Voters included Erik Bates, Evie Totty, Samir Mehta, and Scott Hardie. A breakdown of each ballot appears at the bottom.


1: La La Land

23 points | 3 votes | read reviews | watch it on Netflix

"What a great movie, deserving of its acclaim and awards. For all of the vibrant colors on the screen, it's the vivid emotions that come through the most." -Scott Hardie

"The movie itself was enchanting and beautifully filmed. Absolutely stunning movie, and one that should be seen in the theater." -Erik Bates

"Terrific. A dreamy delight if a little bit on the light side." -Samir Mehta

"Loved this movie. And loved these characters." -Evie Totty



2: Spider-Man: Homecoming

20 points | 3 votes | read reviews | watch it on Netflix

"The movie is so crammed full of jokes and an improvisational spirit that it soars where its predecessors often slogged. I laughed from start to finish." -Scott Hardie

"I'm glad they took the franchise this direction. This is who Spider-Man was supposed to be." -Erik Bates

"This is the best in the series. I saw it twice. I loved it." -Evie Totty



3: Logan

18 points | 3 votes | read reviews | watch it on Netflix

"Yes, the movie is violent - and as such rated R. But come on. Logan has knives coming out of his hands. It's bound to be bloody." -Evie Totty

"I absolutely loved this darker universe we've found ourselves in in the X-Men franchise." -Erik Bates

"This movie is a work of devotion by a cast and creative team that clearly loves these characters." -Scott Hardie



4: Coco

17 points | 2 votes | read reviews | watch it on Netflix

"An utter masterpiece. I've spent days thinking about it, and I'm left saying this - this is the best Disney movie, the best Pixar movie, the best animated movie ever." -Samir Mehta (#1 pick)

"This is a wonderful movie, full of music and color, with a truly incredible rendition of an enormous city." -Scott Hardie



5: Blade Runner 2049

16 points | 2 votes | read reviews | watch it on Netflix

"I really appreciated the classic feel of the film. It looks fantastic. It feels vintage. They must have worked really, really hard to pull off exactly the right look and feel and tone for this project." -Scott Hardie (#1 pick)

"If you are a sci-fi enthusiast, Blade Runner 2049 will not disappoint." -Evie Totty



6: Baby Driver

14 points | 3 votes | read reviews | watch it on Netflix

"Terrific, stylish car chase crime thriller. It's exciting and fun." -Samir Mehta

"The music. Oh man. The music was definitely one of the stars of the movie. It should have had an acting credit." -Evie Totty



7: Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi

14 points | 2 votes | read reviews | watch it on Netflix

"I loved it. It had its flaws, to be sure, but overall, it was a fantastic film." -Erik Bates (#1 pick)

"The word "epic" is thrown around a lot these days, but it does sum up the feeling of the second half. Good stuff!" -Scott Hardie



8: Thor: Ragnarok

12 points | 2 votes | read reviews | watch it on Netflix

"I was smiling throughout the entire film. I felt it was refreshing to see Thor not always srsbsns." -Evie Totty



9: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

11 points | 2 votes | read reviews | watch it on Netflix

"It's a story about loss, crime, revenge, and accountability. It's a neat study of human behavior, and it's a lot of fun." -Samir Mehta



10: The Greatest Showman

10 points | 1 vote | read reviews | watch it on Netflix

"This movie was so awesome, I want to get the soundtrack and listen to it a lot and sing songs from the film. More than once, tears were in my eyes. I just was swollen with emotion." -Evie Totty (#1 pick)



Honorable Mention: The Big Sick

5 points | 2 votes | read reviews | watch it on Netflix

"Kumail Nanjiani is not an actor I normally like, but his "life story" film is enthralling, relatable, and hilarious." -Samir Mehta



Honorable Mention: It

4 points | 2 votes | read reviews | watch it on Netflix

"It was a solid film with strong acting and characters." -Samir Mehta



Honorable Mention: Split

3 points | 2 votes | read reviews | watch it on Netflix

"There's plenty of sustained tension and creepy atmosphere and very clever photography." -Scott Hardie



Ballot Breakdown

Erik Bates's List

1. Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi (8pts)
2. Wonder Woman (7pts)
3. La La Land (6pts)
4. Spider-Man: Homecoming (5pts)
5. Logan (4pts)
6. Silence (3pts)
7. Split (2pts)
8. The Mummy (1pt)

Evie Totty's List

1. The Greatest Showman (10pts)
2. Logan (9pts)
3. Thor: Ragnarok (8pts)
4. Spider-Man: Homecoming (7pts)
5. Blade Runner 2049 (6pts)
6. Baby Driver (5pts)
7. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (4pts)
8. Logan Lucky (3pts)
9. It (2pts)
10. The Big Sick (1pt)

Samir Mehta's List

1. Coco (10pts)
2. Get Out (9pts)
3. La La Land (8pts)
4. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (7pts)
5. Baby Driver (6pts)
6. Detroit (5pts)
7. The Big Sick (4pts)
8. Kong: Skull Island (3pts)
9. It (2pts)
10. Split (1pt)

Scott Hardie's List

1. Blade Runner 2049 (10pts)
2. La La Land (9pts)
3. Spider-Man: Homecoming (8pts)
4. Coco (7pts)
5. Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi (6pts)
6. Logan (5pts)
7. Thor: Ragnarok (4pts)
8. Baby Driver (3pts)
9. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2pts)
10. Catfight (1pt)

All 2017 Movies

These are all 2017 movies reviewed by Funeratic members. Click on any to read the reviews.