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Film Critics' Poll: Top 10 Films of 2012 

Squeaking by with an Obama 2012–size victory margin, Paul Thomas Anderson's thrillingly strange The Master tops this year's Film Critics' Poll.

Continue Reading: The 2012 Voice Film Critics' Poll.
10. Tabu (Miguel Gomes) 115 points, 15 mentions
9. Lincoln (Steven Spielberg) 121 points, 19 mentions
8. The Turin Horse (Bela Tarr) 127 points, 17 mentions
7. Once Upon a Time in Anatolia (Nuri Bilge Ceylan) 151 points, 23 mentions
6. Amour (Michael Haneke) 168 points, 28 mentions
5. This Is Not a Film (Jafar Panahi and Mojtaba Mirtahmasb) 186 points, 28 mentions
4. Moonrise Kingdom (Wes Anderson) 233 points, 38 mentions
3. Holy Motors (Leos Carax) 296 points, 46 mentions
2. Zero Dark Thirty (Kathryn Bigelow) 296 points, 43 mentions
1. The Master (Paul Thomas Anderson) 333 points, 46 mentions
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