Metacritic Users Poll: Vote for the Best of 2011!

  • Comments: ↓ 16 user comments
  • Publish Date: December 15, 2011

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Pick your favorites of the year in our second annual poll


Over the past few weeks, we have been tracking the picks by professional critics for the best movies, TV shows, and albums of 2011. Think you can do better? Well, now it's your turn.

Once again, we're inviting all Metacritic users to participate in our year-end poll. Enter your picks below, and, in January, we'll tally all the results and display the leading vote-getters on our site. To determine the winners, we will use a simple scoring system, where all 1st place votes get 5 points, 2nd place votes get 4 points, and so on down to 1 point for each 5th place vote.

A few simple rules

  • You may vote only once. Once you submit your picks in a category, that's it—they cannot be edited. However, you don't have to vote in every category all at once; you can, say, make your movie picks now and come back and make your music picks next week.
  • You may only list titles released during 2011. (For TV, each show needs to have aired at least one new episode at any point during 2011, even if that show is no longer on the air now.) We will invalidate any picks that were not released between January 1 and December 31, 2011.
  • We will also invalidate any duplicate votes, so don't try voting for the same title five times.
  • Voting will close at 5:00pm PST on January 6, 2012.



Music: Albums

Music: Songs


Bonus: Most overrated

Comments (16)

  • davidcraig  

    Lent on the Enter button so my votes went off before I had finished. Epic Fail.

  • polarisia  

    Best 2011 movie:
    A Separation
    Best 2011 album:
    Airbag - All Rights Removed

  • cub317  

    Rango is overrated. I still like it, but I don't think it should have scored quite as high as it did. I still think that it's better than Cars 2 though. The only reason I think that Ocarina of Time is overrated is because I suck at Legend of Zelda. I'm really not that good at it.

  • ps3nerd  

    downton abby is a piece of **** BLOW IT UP I SAY!

  • rollingstone82  

    Take Care is the most overrated album of the year and probably in a long time peeps. Stop all that nonsense. All he ever talked about was the SAME things he talked about on his last time except now it is as monotone as ever and nothing real clever. He doesn't tell a story. All he tells is punchlines, and many of them weren't that clever.

  • spazzinmekon  

    dang just thought about most overrated album, i put "born this way" but it really should've been "21"

  • frelling_cute  

    Melancholia is most overrated Drama of the year. What a bore.
    Any reality show is overrated.

  • blisss  

    most overrated film- Tree of Life

  • Happymonk  

    Also forgot The latest Turisas masterpiece that is Stand up and Fight! why can't I go over it again?

  • Happymonk  

    Stupid enter button, nothing for overrated. Was gonna put "The X Factor" why do people like that?

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