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The Critics Choice Awards: And the Winners Were…

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Oppenheimer was named Best Picture at the 2024 Critics Choice Awards, which were were handed out Sunday night. Oppenheimer dominated in film with eight wins. Barbie won best comedy, best song for “I’m Just Ken” and best original screenplay, among its wins, while American Fiction won best adapted screenplay. Paul Giamatti and Da’Vine Joy Randolph won acting awards for The Holdovers, and Emma Stone won for Poor Things. Dominic Sessa from The Holdovers took home the trophy for Best Young Actor / Actress.

In television, Succession won best drama series, while Sarah Snook and Kieran Culkin were named best actress and actor in a drama, respectively. The Bear was named best comedy series, with the show’s Jeremy Allen White, Ayo Edebiri and Ebon Moss-Bachrach taking home acting awards. Beef won for best limited series as well as three acting awards, for Ali Wong, Steven Yeun and Maria Bello.

What follows is the complete list of winners.


Best Picture

American Fiction
The Color Purple
The Holdovers
Killers of the Flower Moon
WINNER: Oppenheimer
Past Lives
Poor Things

Best Actor

Bradley Cooper, Maestro
Leonardo DiCaprio, Killers of the Flower Moon
Colman Domingo, Rustin
WINNER: Paul Giamatti, The Holdovers
Cillian Murphy, Oppenheimer
Jeffrey Wright, American Fiction

Best Actress

Lily Gladstone, Killers of the Flower Moon
Sandra Hüller, Anatomy of a Fall
Greta Lee, Past Lives
Carey Mulligan, Maestro
Margot Robbie, Barbie
WINNER: Emma Stone, Poor Things

Best Supporting Actor

Sterling K. Brown, American Fiction
Robert De Niro, Killers of the Flower Moon
WINNER: Robert Downey Jr., Oppenheimer
Ryan Gosling, Barbie
Charles Melton, May December
Mark Ruffalo, Poor Things

Best Supporting Actress

Emily Blunt, Oppenheimer
Danielle Brooks, The Color Purple
America Ferrera, Barbie
Jodie Foster, Nyad
Julianne Moore, May December
WINNER: Da’Vine Joy Randolph, The Holdovers

Best Young Actor/Actress

Abby Ryder Fortson, Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret.
Ariana Greenblatt, Barbie
Calah Lane, Wonka
Milo Machado Graner, Anatomy of a Fall
WINNER: Dominic Sessa, The Holdovers
Madeleine Yuna Voyles, The Creator

Best Acting Ensemble

The Color Purple
The Holdovers
Killers of the Flower Moon
WINNER: Oppenheimer

Best Director

Bradley Cooper, Maestro
Greta Gerwig, Barbie
Yorgos Lanthimos, Poor Things
WINNER: Christopher Nolan, Oppenheimer
Alexander Payne, The Holdovers
Martin Scorsese, Killers of the Flower Moon

Best Adapted Screenplay

Kelly Fremon Craig, Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret.
Andrew Haigh, All of Us Strangers
WINNER: Cord Jefferson, American Fiction
Tony McNamara, Poor Things
Christopher Nolan, Oppenheimer
Eric Roth and Martin Scorsese, Killers of the Flower Moon

Best Original Screenplay

Samy Burch, May December
Alex Convery, Air
Bradley Cooper & Josh Singer, Maestro
WINNER: Greta Gerwig & Noah Baumbach, Barbie
David Hemingson, The Holdovers
Celine Song, Past Lives

Best Cinematography

Matthew Libatique, Maestro
Rodrigo Prieto, Barbie
Rodrigo Prieto, Killers of the Flower Moon
Robbie Ryan, Poor Things
Linus Sandgren, Saltburn
WINNER: Hoyte van Hoytema, Oppenheimer

Best Production Design

Suzie Davies, Charlotte Dirickx, Saltburn
Ruth De Jong, Claire Kaufman, Oppenheimer
Jack Fisk, Adam Willis, Killers of the Flower Moon
WINNER: Sarah Greenwood, Katie Spencer, Barbie
James Price, Shona Heath, Szusza Mihalek, Poor Things
Adam Stockhausen, Kris Moran, Asteroid City

Best Editing

William Goldenberg – Air
Nick Houy – Barbie
WINNER: Jennifer Lame – Oppenheimer
Yorgos Mavropsaridis – Poor Things
Thelma Schoonmaker – Killers of the Flower Moon
Michelle Tesoro – Maestro

Best Costume Design

WINNER: Jacqueline Durran, Barbie
Lindy Hemming, Wonka
Francine Jamison-Tanchuck, The Color Purple
Holly Waddington, Poor Things
Jacqueline West, Killers of the Flower Moon
Janty Yates, David Crossman, Napoleon

Best Hair and Makeup

WINNER: Barbie
The Color Purple
Poor Things

Best Visual Effects

The Creator
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3
Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One
WINNER: Oppenheimer
Poor Things
Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse

Best Comedy

American Fiction
WINNER: Barbie
The Holdovers
No Hard Feelings
Poor Things

Best Animated Film

The Boy and the Heron
WINNER: Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem

Best Foreign Language Film

WINNER: Anatomy of a Fall
Godzilla Minus One
Perfect Days
Society of the Snow
The Taste of Things
The Zone of Interest

Best Song

“Dance the Night,” Barbie
WINNER: “I’m Just Ken,” Barbie
“Peaches,” The Super Mario Bros. Movie
“Road to Freedom,” Rustin
“This Wish,” Wish
“What Was I Made For,” Barbie

Best Score

Jerskin Fendrix, Poor Things
Michael Giacchino, Society of the Snow
WINNER: Ludwig Göransson, Oppenheimer
Daniel Pemberton, Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse
Robbie Robertson, Killers of the Flower Moon
Mark Ronson, Andrew Wyatt, Barbie


Best Drama Series

The Crown
The Diplomat
The Last of Us
The Morning Show
Stark Trek: Strange New Worlds
WINNER: Succession
Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty

Best Actor in a Drama Series

WINNER: Kieran Culkin – Succession
Tom Hiddleston – Loki
Timothy Olyphant – Justified: City Primeval
Pedro Pascal – The Last of Us
Ramón Rodríguez – Will Trent
Jeremy Strong – Succession

Best Actress in a Drama Series

Jennifer Aniston – The Morning Show
Aunjanue Ellis – Justified: City Primeval
Bella Ramsey – The Last of Us
Keri Russell – The Diplomat
WINNER: Sarah Snook – Succession
Reese Witherspoon – The Morning Show

Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

Khalid Abdalla – The Crown
WINNER: Billy Crudup – The Morning Show
Ron Cephas Jones – Truth Be Told
Matthew MacFadyen – Succession
Ke Huy Quan – Loki
Rufus Sewell – The Diplomat

Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

Nicole Beharie – The Morning Show
WINNER: Elizabeth Debicki – The Crown
Sophia Di Martino – Loki
Celia Rose Gooding – Star Trek: Strange New Worlds
Karen Pittman – The Morning Show
Christina Ricci – Yellowjackets

Best Comedy Series

Abbott Elementary
WINNER: The Bear
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Poker Face
Reservation Dogs
What We Do in the Shadows

Best Actor in a Comedy Series

Bill Hader – Barry
Steve Martin – Only Murders in the Building
Kayvan Novak – What We Do in the Shadows
Drew Tarver – The Other Two
WINNER: Jeremy Allen White – The Bear
D’Pharaoh Woon-A-Tai – Reservation Dogs

Best Actress in a Comedy Series

Rachel Brosnahan – The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Quinta Brunson – Abbott Elementary
WINNER: Ayo Edebiri – The Bear
Bridget Everett – Somebody Somewhere
Devery Jacobs – Reservation Dogs
Natasha Lyonne – Poker Face

Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

Phil Dunster – Ted Lasso
Harrison Ford – Shrinking
Harvey Guillén – What We Do in the Shadows
James Marsden – Jury Duty
WINNER: Ebon Moss-Bachrach – The Bear
Henry Winkler – Barry

Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

Paulina Alexis – Reservation Dogs
Alex Borstein – The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Janelle James – Abbott Elementary
Sheryl Lee Ralph – Abbott Elementary
WINNER: Meryl Streep – Only Murders in the Building
Jessica Williams – Shrinking

Best Limited Series

Daisy Jones & the Six
Fellow Travelers
Lessons in Chemistry
Love & Death
A Murder at the End of the World
A Small Light

Best Movie Made for Television

The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial
Mr. Monk’s Last Case: A Monk Movie
No One Will Save You
WINNER: Quiz Lady

Best Actor in a Limited Series or Movie Made for Television

Matt Bomer – Fellow Travelers
Tom Holland – The Crowded Room
David Oyelowo – Lawmen: Bass Reeves
Tony Shalhoub – Mr. Monk’s Last Case: A Monk Movie
Kiefer Sutherland – The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial
WINNER: Steven Yeun – Beef

Best Actress in a Limited Series or Movie Made for Television

Kaitlyn Dever – No One Will Save You
Carla Gugino – The Fall of the House of Usher
Brie Larson – Lessons in Chemistry
Bel Powley – A Small Light
Sydney Sweeney – Reality
Juno Temple – Fargo
WINNER: Ali Wong – Beef 

Best Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie Made for Television

WINNER: Jonathan Bailey – Fellow Travelers
Taylor Kitsch – Painkiller
Jesse Plemons – Love & Death
Lewis Pullman – Lessons in Chemistry
Liev Schreiber – A Small Light
Justin Theroux – White House Plumbers

Best Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie Made for Television

WINNER: Maria Bello – Beef
Billie Boullet – A Small Light
Willa Fitzgerald – The Fall of the House of Usher
Aja Naomi King – Lessons in Chemistry
Mary McDonnell – The Fall of the House of Usher
Camila Morrone – Daisy Jones & the Six 

Best Foreign Language Series

The Glory
The Good Mothers
The Interpreter of Silence
Mask Girl

Best Animated Series

Bob’s Burgers
Harley Quinn
WINNER: Scott Pilgrim Takes Off
Star Trek: Lower Decks
Young Love

Best Talk Show

The Graham Norton Show
Jimmy Kimmel Live!
The Kelly Clarkson Show
WINNER: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
Late Night with Seth Meyers
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

Best Comedy Special

Mike Birbiglia: The Old Man and the Pool
Alex Borstein: Corsets & Clown Suits
John Early: Now More Than Ever
WINNER: John Mulaney: Baby J
Trevor Noah: Where Was I
Wanda Sykes – I’m an Entertainer