Who Won 21st Annual Critics Choice Awards?

Sylvester Stallone at the Critics Choice Awards
Date: 
Jan 17, 2016

The 21st Annual Critics Choice Awards were held at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica and hosted by T.J. Miller.

"Mad Max: Fury Road" won the most awards with nine (and went into the evening with the most nominations with 13). "Spotlight" won three awards, including Best Picture.

Amy Schumer was presented with the "MVP Award." Industrial Light & Magic was given the "Genius Award."

2015 Critics Choice Award Winners

Critics Choice: Best Picture
Spotlight 
Other Nominees: The Big Short; Bridge Of Spies; Brooklyn; Carol; Mad Max: Fury Road; The Martian; The Revenant; Room; Sicario; Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Critics Choice: Best Actress
Brie Larson (Room) 
Other Nominees: Cate Blanchett (Carol); Jennifer Lawrence (Joy); Charlotte Rampling (45 Years); Saoirse Ronan (Brooklyn); Charlize Theron (Mad Max: Fury Road)
Critics Choice: Best Actor
Leonardo DiCaprio (The Revenant) 
Other Nominees: Bryan Cranston (Trumbo); Matt Damon (The Martian); Johnny Depp (Black Mass); Michael Fassbender (Steve Jobs); Eddie Redmayne (The Danish Girl)
Critics Choice: Best Supporting Actress
Alicia Vikander (The Danish Girl) 
Other Nominees: Jennifer Jason Leigh (The Hateful Eight); Rooney Mara (Carol); Rachel McAdams (Spotlight); Helen Mirren (Trumbo); Kate Winslet (Steve Jobs)
Critics Choice: Best Supporting Actor
Sylvester Stallone (Creed) 
Other Nominees: Paul Dano (Love & Mercy); Tom Hardy (The Revenant); Mark Ruffalo (Spotlight); Mark Rylance (Bridge Of Spies); Michael Shannon (99 Homes)
Critics Choice: Best Director
George Miller (Mad Max: Fury Road) 
Other Nominees: Todd Haynes (Carol); Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu (The Revenant); Tom McCarthy (Spotlight); Ridley Scott (The Martian); Steven Spielberg (Bridge Of Spies)
Critics Choice: Acting Ensemble
Spotlight 
Other Nominees: The Big Short; The Hateful Eight; Straight Outta Compton; Trumbo
Critics Choice: Original Screenplay
Josh Singer & Tom McCarthy (Spotlight) 
Other Nominees: Matt Charman and Ethan Coen & Joel Coen (Bridge Of Spies); Alex Garland (Ex Machina); Quentin Tarantino (The Hateful Eight); Pete Docter, Meg LeFauve, Josh Cooley (Inside Out)
Critics Choice: Adapted Screenplay
Charles Randolph & Adam McKay (The Big Short) 
Other Nominees: Nick Hornby (Brooklyn); Drew Goddard (The Martian); Emma Donoghue (Room); Aaron Sorkin (Steve Jobs)
Critics Choice: Animated Feature
Inside Out 
Other Nominees: Anomalisa; The Good Dinosaur; The Peanuts Movie; Shaun The Sheep Movie
Critics Choice: Young Actor
Jacob Tremblay (Room) 
Other Nominees: Abraham Attah (Beasts Of No Nation); RJ Cyler (Me And Earl And The Dying Girl); Shameik Moore (Dope); Milo Parker (Mr Holmes)
Critics Choice: Comedy
The Big Short 
Other Nominees: Inside Out; Joy; Sisters; Spy; Trainwreck
Critics Choice: Action Movie
Mad Max: Fury Road 
Other Nominees: Furious 7; Jurassic World; Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation; Sicario
Critics Choice: Foreign Language Film
Son Of Saul 
Other Nominees: The Assassin; Goodnight Mommy; Mustang; The Second Mother
Critics Choice: Documentary Feature
Amy 
Other Nominees: Cartel Land; Going Clear: Scientology And The Prison Of Belief; He Named Me Malala; The Look Of Silence; Where To Invade Next
Critics Choice: Score
Ennio Morricone (The Hateful Eight) 
Other Nominees: Carter Burwell (Carol); Ryuichi Sakamoto & Alva Noto (The Revenant); Johann Johannsson (Sicario); Howard Shore (Spotlight)
Critics Choice: Song
See You Again (Furious 7) 
 
Other Nominees: Love Me Like You Do (Fifty Shades Of Grey); Til It Happens To You (The Hunting Ground); One Kind Of Love (Love & Mercy); Writing's On The Wall (Spectre); Simple Song #3 (Youth)
Critics Choice: Actress In A Comedy
Amy Schumer (Trainwreck) 
Other Nominees: Tina Fey (Sisters); Jennifer Lawrence (Joy); Melissa McCarthy (Spy); Lily Tomlin (Grandma)
Critics Choice: Actor In A Comedy
Christian Bale (The Big Short) 
Other Nominees: Steve Carell (The Big Short); Robert De Niro (The Intern); Bill Hader (Trainwreck); Jason Statham (Spy)
Critics Choice: Actress In An Action Movie
Charlize Theron (Mad Max: Fury Road) 
Other Nominees: Emily Blunt (Sicario); Rebecca Ferguson (Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation); Bryce Dallas Howard (Jurassic World); Jennifer Lawrence (The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2)
Critics Choice: Actor In An Action Movie
Tom Hardy (Mad Max: Fury Road) 
Other Nominees: Daniel Craig (Spectre); Tom Cruise (Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation); Chris Pratt (Jurassic World); Paul Rudd (Ant-Man)
Critics Choice: Visual Effects
Mad Max: Fury Road 
Other Nominees: Ex Machina; Jurassic World; The Martian; The Revenant; The Walk
Critics Choice: Sci-Fi/Horror Movie
Ex Machina 
Other Nominees: It Follows; Jurassic World; Mad Max: Fury Road; The Martian
Critics Choice: Hair & Makeup
Mad Max: Fury Road 
Other Nominees: Black Mass; Carol; The Danish Girl; The Hateful Eight; The Revenant
Critics Choice: Editing
Mad Max: Fury Road 
Other Nominees: The Big Short; The Martian; The Revenant; Spotlight
Critics Choice: Costume Design
Mad Max: Fury Road 
Other Nominees: Brooklyn; Carol; Cinderella; The Danish Girl
Critics Choice: Cinematography
The Revenant 
Other Nominees: Carol; The Hateful Eight; Mad Max: Fury Road; The Martian; Sicario
Critics Choice: Production Design
Mad Max: Fury Road 
Other Nominees: Bridge Of Spies; Brooklyn; Carol; The Danish Girl; The Martian