Critics Choice Awards 2014: Winners list in full

Alfonso Cuaron's Gravity picked up seven awards including Best Director

Jess Denham
Friday 17 January 2014 10:56
Sandra Bullock and George Clooney in Alfonso Cuaron's Gravity
Sandra Bullock and George Clooney in Alfonso Cuaron's Gravity

Three films dominated the Santa Monica ceremony on Thursday night - Gravity, American Hustle and 12 Years a Slave. All three films are also nominated for a string of Academy Awards, with the winners to be revealed on 2 March.

The Critics Choice Awards 2014 winners list (+ nominees)

(Scroll down for pictures from the red carpet)

Best Picture

Winner: 12 Years a Slave

American Hustle

Captain Phillips

Dallas Buyers Club



Inside Llewyn Davis


Saving Mr. Banks

The Wolf of Wall Street

Best Actor

Winner: Matthew McConaughey, Dallas Buyers Club

Christian Bale, American Hustle

Bruce Dern, Nebraska

Chiwetel Ejiofor, 12 Years a Slave

Tom Hanks, Captain Phillips

Robert Redford, All Is Lost

Best Actress

Winner: Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine

Sandra Bullock, Gravity

Judi Dench, Philomena

Brie Larson, Short Term 12

Meryl Streep, August: Osage County

Emma Thompson, Saving Mr. Banks

Best Supporting Actor

Winner: Jared Leto, Dallas Buyers Club

Barkhad Abd, Captain Phillips

Daniel Bruhl, Rush

Bradley Cooper, American Hustle

Michael Fassbender, 12 Years a Slave

James Gandolfini, Enough Said

Best Supporting Actress

Winner: Lupita Nyong’o, 12 Years a Slave

Scarlett Johansson, Her

Jennifer Lawrence, American Hustle

Julia Roberts, August: Osage County

June Squibb, Nebraska

Oprah Winfrey, The Butler

Best Young Actor/Actress

Winner: Adele Exarchopoulos, Blue Is the Warmest Color

Asa Butterfield, Ender’s Game

Liam James, The Way Way Back

Sophie Nelisse, The Book Thief

Tye Sheridan, Mud

Best Acting Ensemble

Winner: American Hustle

August: Osage County

Lee Daniels’ The Butler


12 Years a Slave

The Wolf of Wall Street

Best Director

Winner: Alfonso Cuaron, Gravity

Paul Greengrass, Captain Phillips

Spike Jonze, Her

Steve McQueen, 12 Years a Slave

David O. Russell, American Hustle

Martin Scorsese, The Wolf of Wall Street

Best Original Screenplay

Winner: Spike Jonze, Her

Eric Singer and David O. Russell, American Hustle

Woody Allen, Blue Jasmine

Joel Coen & Ethan Coen, Inside Llewyn Davis

Bob Nelson, Nebraska

Best Adapted Screenplay

Winner: John Ridley, 12 Years a Slave

Tracy Letts, August: Osage County

Richard Linklater & Julie Delpy & Ethan Hawke, Before Midnight

Billy Ray, Captain Phillips

Steve Coogan and Jeff Pope, Philomena

Terence Winter, The Wolf of Wall Street

Best Action Movie

Winner: Lone Survivor

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

Iron Man 3


Star Trek into Darkness

Best Actor in an Action Movie

Winner: Mark Wahlberg, Lone Survivor

Henry Cavill, Man of Steel

Robert Downey Jr., Iron Man 3

Brad Pitt, World War Z

Best Actress in an Action Movie

Winner: Sandra Bullock, Gravity

Jennifer Lawrence, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

Evangeline Lilly, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

Gwyneth Paltrow, Iron Man 3

Best Comedy

Winner: American Hustle

Enough Said

The Heat

This Is the End

The Way Way Back

The World’s End

Best Actor in a Comedy

Winner: Leonardo DiCaprio, The Wolf of Wall Street

Christian Bale, American Hustle

James Gandolfini, Enough Said

Simon Pegg, The World’s End

Sam Rockwell, The Way Way Back

Best Actress in a Comedy

Winner: Amy Adams, American Hustle

Sandra Bullock, The Heat

Greta Gerwig, Frances Ha

Julia Louis,Dreyfus, Enough Said

Melissa McCarthy, The Heat

Best Sci-Fi/Horror Film

Winner: Gravity

The Conjuring

Star Trek into Darkness

World War Z

Best Foreign Language Film

Winner: Blue Is the Warmest Color

The Great Beauty

The Hunt

The Past


Best Animated Feature

Winner: Frozen

The Croods

Despicable Me 2

Monsters University

The Wind Rises

Best Documentary Feature

Winner: 20 Feet from Stardom

The Act of Killing


Stories We Tell

Tim’s Vermeer

Best Cinematography

Winner: Emmanuel Lubezki, Gravity

Bruno Delbonnel, Inside Llewyn Davis

Phedon Papamichael, Nebraska

Roger Deakins, Prisoners

Sean Bobbitt, 12 Years a Slave

Best Art Direction

Winners: Catherine Martin (Production Designer) and Beverley Dunn (Set Decorator), The Great Gatsby

Andy Nicholson (Production Designer) and Rosie Goodwin (Set Decorator), Gravity

K.K. Barrett (Production Designer) and Gene Serdena (Set Decorator), Her

Dan Hennah (Production Designer) and Ra Vincent (Set Decorator), The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

Adam Stockhausen (Production Designer) and Alice Baker (Set Decorator), 12 Years a Slave

Best Editing

Winner: Alfonso Cuarón, Mark Sanger, Gravity

Alan Baumgarten, Jay Cassidy, Crispin Struthers, American Hustle

Christopher Rouse, Captain Phillips

Daniel P. Hanley, Mike Hill, Rush

Joe Walker, 12 Years a Slave

Thelma Schoonmaker, The Wolf of Wall Street

Best Costume Design

Winner: Catherine Martin, The Great Gatsby

Michael Wilkinson, American Hustle

Bob Buck, Lesley Burkes,Harding, Ann Maskrey, Richard Taylor, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

Daniel Orlandi, Saving Mr. Banks

Patricia Norris, 12 Years a Slave

Best Makeup

Winner: American Hustle

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

Lee Daniels’ The Butler


12 Years a Slave

Best Visual Effects

Winner: Gravity

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

Iron Man 3

Pacific Rim

Star Trek into Darkness

Best Song

"Atlas", Coldplay, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

"Happy", Pharrell Williams, Despicable Me 2

"Let It Go", Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Frozen

"Ordinary Love", U2, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

"Please Mr. Kennedy", Justin Timberlake/Oscar Isaac/Adam Driver, Inside Llewyn Davis

"Young and Beautiful", Lana Del Rey, The Great Gatsby

Best Score

Winner: Steven Price, Gravity

Arcade Fire, Her

Thomas Newman, Saving Mr. Banks

Hans Zimmer, 12 Years a Slave

Joel Siegel Award

Forest Whitaker

Louis XIII Genius Award

Julie Delpy, Ethan Hawke, Richard Linklater for trilogy Before Sunrise, Before Sunset and Before Midnight

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