AFI Named The Top Movies And TV Shows Of The Year

By Sunidhi , Updated Dec 09, 2016 08:30 PM EST
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The American Film Institute named the ten best movies of the year and the ten best TV shows as well. The institute did not give specific rankings to the selected movies and shows. The majority of people likes to watch recommended movies and shows so that they do not get disappointed.

Well, here comes a list that all of us can consider if we want to watch something good. On Thursday the President and CEO of American Film Institute said that "AFI Awards is proud to recognize the achievements of the storytelling teams who have enlightened and informed us, guided and inspired us, and ultimately invited us to empathize with others in a reminder of our common humanity."

The jury members who decided the best movies and TV shows were Elizabeth Banks, Robert Benton, Diane English, Jon Hamm, Michelle King, Lori McCreary, Rachel Morrison, Patricia Riggen, Mark Harris, Leonard Maltin, authors and scholars representing prestigious universities with recognized motion picture arts and TV programs and film and TV critics from media outlets including the Los Angeles Times, MTV News, Rolling Stone and TV Guide. 

They were selected by producers and AFI board of trustees vice chairs. They chose the movies and TV shows (without ranking them) and we have displayed them below according to their alphabetical order. Along with the 10 best movies and 10 best TV shows a special award has been given to "O.J.: Made in America".This documentary is eight hours long.  AFI Movies of the Year are  "Arrival," "Fences," "Hacksaw Ridge," "Hell or High Water," "La La Land," "Manchester by the Sea," "Moonlight," "Silence," "Sully" and "Zootopia".

Whereas AFI TV Programs of the Year are "The Americans," "Atlanta," "Better Call Saul," "The Crown," "Game of Thrones," "The Night Of," "The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story," "Stranger Things," "This is Us" and "Veep".

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