Metacritic User Poll: Vote for the Best of 2012!

  • Publish Date: December 17, 2012
  • Comments: ↓ 23 user comments

Pick your favorites of the year in our third annual poll


This month, as we typically do this time of year, we have been gathering picks by professional critics for the best movies, TV shows, and albums of 2012. Think you can do better? Well, now it's your turn.

For the third consecutive year, we're inviting all Metacritic users to participate in our year-end poll. Submit 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.
  • 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 2012. (For TV, each show needs to have aired at least one new episode at any point during 2012, 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, 2012.
  • 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, 2013.



Music: Albums

Music: Songs


Bonus: Most overrated

Comments (23)

  • GabroMuzik  

    TDKR is a mess, bad screenplay, good effects and amazing cast

  • JM23  

    This has been a great year for movies and unfortunaly I had to leave out Argo, Lincoln, Moonrise Kingdom and The Avengers, among others. I wouldnt be surprised if TDKR wins both best film and most overrated film, since there are many people that love it and quite a few that hate it. Count me as the former, its an amazing film and I liked it better the second and third time I saw. If you dont like it I suggest giving it one more chance. It never reaches the heights of TDK but it isnt far off either. The acting, scale, cinemetography, music, and sets were top notch. 1. TDKR
    2. Silver Linings Playbook
    3. Looper
    4. Skyfall
    5. The Raid: Redemption

  • Seb23  

    Best film: The Master
    Best TV show: Breaking Bad
    Most overrated film: The Dark Knight Rises

  • WESAUS  

    Best Album: Father John Misty - Fear Fun. Couldn't stop listening to it

  • NinjaYoshies  

    best movie: Avengers
    best game: Chivalry

  • popheaven  

    Best album is Defenestration of St. Martin by Martin Rossiter. Probably most underrated too, but it just came out so we'll see in the next few months.

  • GabroMuzik  

    Best Movie: Argo
    Best TV Show: Homeland
    Best Song: Genesis - Grimes
    Best Album: Frank Ocean Channel Orange overrated? pfff...
    Kendrick Lamar GKMC is the most overrated album of the year

  • 007  

    I agree, where's the most underrated category? That would be interesting.

  • spazzinmekon  

    most overrated HAS to be "channel orange" by frank ocean. just has to be. it's highly almost disgustingly overrated. it was a very good album, but there were SO many more albums better than his.

  • alex95  

    What About Most Underrated???

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