Metacritic User Poll: Vote for the Best of 2013

  • Publish Date: December 16, 2013
  • Comments: ↓ 27 user comments

Pick your favorites of the year in our fourth annual poll


Over the past few weeks we have been gathering picks by professional critics for the best movies, TV shows, and albums of 2013. Think you can do better? Well, now it's your turn.

For the fourth consecutive year, we're inviting all Metacritic users to participate in our year-end poll. Submit your picks below, and, in early 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.
  • BUT, you don't have to vote in every category all at once; feel free to make your picks in one or more categories now, and then come back next week to finish the other categories.
  • You may only vote for titles released during 2013. (For TV, each show needs to have aired at least one new episode at some point during 2013, 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, 2013.
  • 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 Sunday, January 5, 2014.



Music: Albums

Music: Songs


Bonus: Most overrated

Comments (27)

  • anomicOrgy  

    1. The Good Wife
    2. The Mentalist
    3. Days of Our Lives
    4. Revenge
    5. Under the Dome
    6. Sleepy Hollow

    1. Blue Jasmine
    2. Gore Vidal: The United States of Amnesia
    3. Friended to Death
    4. Beijing Flickers

    Most Overrated
    1. Dr. Phil (TV Show)
    2. Reflektor by Arcade Fire
    3. Side Effects [film/movie]

  • Kaylee-May001  

    Even though Im late, here are mine:
    Brandy Clark 12 Stories
    Kacey Musgraves Sane Trailer Different Park
    Ashley Monroe Like a Rose
    Lorde Pure Heroine
    LeAnn Rimes Spitfire
    Gary Allan Set You Free

    Yes, I am a country music fan (well country music and Lorde).

  • magekage  

    @jasonDietz Is there anyway I can still submit my votes? I know voting is technically over, but thought I'd ask just in case!

    In the off-chance it's a yes...

    1. Breaking Bad
    2. Game of Thrones
    3. House of Cards
    4. Downton Abbey
    5. The Fall

    1. American Hustle
    2. Gravity
    3. Prisoners
    4. About Time
    5. The Place Beyond the Pines

    Most Overrated
    1. The Walking Dead (TV Show)
    2. Orange is the New Black
    2. This is the End

  • JasonDietz  

    Results will be posted on Tuesday 1/7. Thanks to everyone who voted!

  • aidanfriday  

    When will the results be posted?

  • Felix333  

    Favorite Albums of 2013:

    1. Set You Free by Gary Allan
    2. Same Trailer Different Park by Kacey Musgraves
    3. Modern Vampires of the City by Vampire Weekend
    4. Valleyheart by Justin Rutledge
    5. Mechanical Bull by Kings of Leon

    - Favorite Songs of 2013

    1. Heavy Feet by Local Natives
    2. Drop by Gary Allan
    3. Between the Mountains and the Sea by Senses Fail
    4. Don’t Matter by Kings of Leon
    5. Via Dolorosa by Matthew Good

  • pkindieboy  

    Best album of the year: Modern Vampires of the City by Vampire Weekend

  • Treeroy  

    Best game this year was Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons. No other games even came close. Bioshock Infinite deserves Most Overrated.

    Oh, and Gravity was pretty meh, that's overrated too.

  • Jshtjls  

    For me, the best album of 2013 is:
    1.Once I was an Eagle by Laura Marling
    2.Reflektor by Arcade Fire
    3.Tomorrow's Harvest by Boards of Canada
    4.Seasons of your Day by Mazzy Star
    5.Days Are Gone by Haim
    6.Random Access Memories by Daft Punk
    7.Get There by Minor Alps
    8.12 Stories by Brandy Clark
    9.Invisible Empire Crescent Moon by KT Tunstall
    10.Pure Heroine by Lorde
    11.Modern Vampire of The City by Vampire Weekend
    12.Back to Forever by Lissie

  • Grump  

    I didn't really play any 2013 games, but I loved the movie "The World's End" more than anything else I've seen this year.

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