The New York Times’s Ten Best Films of 1937

1. The Life of Emila Zola (1937, William Dieterle)
2. The Good Earth (1937, Sidney Franklin)
3. Stage Door (1937, Gregory La Cava)
4. Captains Courageous (1937, Victor Fleming)
5. They Won’t Forget (1937, Mervyn LeRoy)
6. Make Way for Tomorrow (1937, Leo McCarey)
7. I Met Him in Paris (1937, Wesley Ruggles)
8. A Star Is Born (1937, William A. Wellman)
9. Camille (1937, George Cukor)
10. Lost Horizon (1937, Frank Capra)

Frank S. Nugent, The New York Times, 2 January 1938. Ten Best, in a Pickwickian Sense: Which Means Simply That a Reviewer, Having Made His List, Refuses to Lie in It, and Beats a Hasty Retreat