2019 Critics’ Choice Awards Nominees

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The 2019 Critics’ Choice Awards nominations were announced December 10. The Broadcast Film Critics Association and the Broadcast Television Journalists Association jointly present these awards honoring the best achievements in film and television. The winners will be revealed January 11 during a ceremony aired live on The CW Network.


Best Picture

  • Black Panther
  • BlacKkKlansman
  • The Favourite
  • First Man
  • Green Book
  • If Beale Street Could Talk
  • Mary Poppins Returns
  • ROMA
  • A Star Is Born
  • Vice

Best Actor

  • Christian Bale, Vice
  • Bradley Cooper, A Star Is Born
  • Willem Dafoe, At Eternity’s Gate
  • Ryan Gosling, First Man
  • Ethan Hawke, First Reformed
  • Rami Malek, Bohemian Rhapsody
  • Viggo Mortensen, Green Book

Best Actress

  • Yalitza Aparicio, ROMA
  • Emily Blunt, Mary Poppins Returns
  • Glenn Close, The Wife
  • Toni Collette, Hereditary
  • Olivia Colman, The Favourite
  • Lady Gaga, A Star Is Born
  • Melissa McCarthy, Can You Ever Forgive Me?

Best Supporting Actor

  • Mahershala Ali, Green Book
  • Timothée Chalamet, Beautiful Boy
  • Adam Driver, BlacKkKlansman
  • Sam Elliott, A Star Is Born
  • Richard E. Grant, Can You Ever Forgive Me?
  • Michael B. Jordan, Black Panther

Best Supporting Actress

  • Amy Adams, Vice
  • Claire Foy, First Man
  • Nicole Kidman, Boy Erased
  • Regina King, If Beale Street Could Talk
  • Emma Stone, The Favourite
  • Rachel Weisz, The Favourite

The rest of the categories follow the jump.

Best Young Actor/Actress

  • Elsie Fisher, Eighth Grade
  • Thomasin McKenzie, Leave No Trace
  • Ed Oxenbould, Wildlife
  • Millicent Simmonds, A Quiet Place
  • Amandla Stenberg, The Hate U Give
  • Sunny Suljic, Mid90s

Best Acting Ensemble

  • Black Panther
  • Crazy Rich Asians
  • The Favourite
  • Vice
  • Widows

Best Director

  • Damien Chazelle, First Man
  • Bradley Cooper, A Star Is Born
  • Alfonso Cuarón, ROMA
  • Peter Farrelly, Green Book
  • Yorgos Lanthimos, The Favourite
  • Spike Lee, BlacKkKlansman
  • Adam McKay, Vice

Best Animated Feature

  • The Grinch
  • Incredibles 2
  • Isle of Dogs
  • Mirai
  • Ralph Breaks the Internet
  • Spider-Man:Into the Spider-Verse

Best Action Movie

  • Avengers:Infinity War
  • Black Panther
  • Deadpool 2
  • Mission:Impossible – Fallout
  • Ready Player One
  • Widows

Best Comedy

  • Crazy Rich Asians
  • Deadpool 2
  • The Death of Stalin
  • The Favourite
  • Game Night
  • Sorry to Bother You

Best Actor in a Comedy

  • Christian Bale, Vice
  • Jason Bateman, Game Night
  • Viggo Mortensen, Green Book
  • John C. Reilly, Stan & Ollie
  • Ryan Reynolds, Deadpool 2
  • Lakeith Stanfield, Sorry to Bother You

Best Actress in a Comedy

  • Emily Blunt, Mary Poppins Returns
  • Olivia Colman, The Favourite
  • Elsie Fisher, Eighth Grade
  • Rachel McAdams, Game Night
  • Charlize Theron, Tully
  • Constance Wu, Crazy Rich Asians

Best Sci-Fi/Horror Movie

  • Annihilation
  • Halloween
  • Hereditary
  • A Quiet Place
  • Suspiria

Best Foreign Language Film

  • Burning
  • Capernaum
  • Cold War
  • ROMA
  • Shoplifters

Best Original Screenplay

  • Bo Burnham, Eighth Grade
  • Alfonso Cuarón, ROMA
  • Deborah Davis and Tony McNamara, The Favourite
  • Adam McKay, Vice
  • Paul Schrader, First Reformed
  • Nick Vallelonga, Brian Hayes Currie and Peter Farrelly, Green Book
  • Bryan Woods, Scott Beck and John Krasinski, A Quiet Place

Best Adapted Screenplay

  • Ryan Coogler and Joe Robert Cole, Black Panther
  • Nicole Holofcener and Jeff Whitty, Can You Ever Forgive Me?
  • Barry Jenkins, If Beale Street Could Talk
  • Eric Roth, Bradley Cooper and Will Fetters, A Star Is Born
  • Josh Singer, First Man
  • Charlie Wachtel, David Rabinowitz, Kevin Willmott and Spike Lee, BlacKkKlansman

Best Cinematography

  • Alfonso Cuarón, ROMA
  • James Laxton, If Beale Street Could Talk
  • Matthew Libatique, A Star Is Born
  • Rachel Morrison, Black Panther
  • Robbie Ryan, The Favourite
  • Linus Sandgren, First Man

Best Production Design

  • Hannah Beachler and Jay Hart, Black Panther
  • Eugenio Caballero and Barbara Enriquez, Roma
  • Nelson Coates and Andrew Baseman, Crazy Rich Asians
  • Fiona Crombie and Alice Felton, The Favourite
  • Nathan Crowley and Kathy Lucas, First Man
  • John Myhre and Gordon Sim, Mary Poppins Returns

Best Editing

  • Jay Cassidy, A Star Is Born
  • Hank Corwin, Vice
  • Tom Cross, First Man
  • Alfonso Cuarón and Adam Gough, ROMA
  • Yorgos Mavropsaridis, The Favourite
  • Joe Walker, Widows

Best Costume Design

  • Alexandra Byrne, Mary Queen of Scots
  • Ruth Carter, Black Panther
  • Julian Day, Bohemian Rhapsody
  • Sandy Powell, The Favourite
  • Sandy Powell, Mary Poppins Returns

Best Hair and Makeup

  • Black Panther
  • Bohemian Rhapsody
  • The Favourite
  • Mary Queen of Scots
  • Suspiria
  • Vice

Best Visual Effects

  • Avengers: Infinity War
  • Black Panther
  • First Man
  • Mary Poppins Returns
  • Mission: Impossible – Fallout
  • Ready Player One

Best Song

  • “All the Stars,” Black Panther
  • “Girl in the Movies,” Dumplin’
  • “I’ll Fight,” RBG
  • “The Place Where Lost Things Go,” Mary Poppins Returns
  • “Shallow,” A Star Is Born
  • “Trip a Little Light Fantastic,” Mary Poppins Returns

Best Score

  • Kris Bowers, Green Book
  • Nicholas Britell, If Beale Street Could Talk
  • Alexandre Desplat, Isle of Dogs
  • Ludwig Göransson, Black Panther
  • Justin Hurwitz, First Man
  • Marc Shaiman, Mary Poppins Returns


Best Comedy Series

  • Atlanta
  • Barry
  • The Good Place
  • The Kominsky Method
  • The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
  • The Middle
  • One Day at a Time
  • Schitt’s Creek

Best Actor in a Comedy Series

  • Hank Azaria, Brockmire
  • Ted Danson, The Good Place
  • Michael Douglas, The Kominsky Method
  • Donald Glover, Atlanta
  • Bill Hader, Barry
  • Jim Parsons, The Big Bang Theory
  • Andy Samberg, Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Best Actress in a Comedy Series

  • Rachel Bloom, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
  • Rachel Brosnahan, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
  • Allison Janney, Mom
  • Justina Machado, One Day at a Time
  • Debra Messing, Will & Grace
  • Issa Rae, Insecure

Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

  • William Jackson Harper, The Good Place
  • Sean Hayes, Will & Grace
  • Brian Tyree Henry, Atlanta
  • Nico Santos, Superstore
  • Tony Shalhoub, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
  • Henry Winkler, Barry

Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

  • Alex Borstein, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
  • Betty Gilpin, GLOW
  • Laurie Metcalf, The Conners
  • Rita Moreno, One Day at a Time
  • Zoe Perry, Young Sheldon
  • Annie Potts, Young Sheldon
  • Miriam Shor, Younger

Best Drama Series

  • The Americans
  • Better Call Saul
  • The Good Fight
  • Homecoming
  • Killing Eve
  • My Brilliant Friend
  • Pose
  • Succession

Best Actor in a Drama Series

  • Freddie Highmore, The Good Doctor
  • Diego Luna, Narcos: Mexico
  • Richard Madden, Bodyguard
  • Bob Odenkirk, Better Call Saul
  • Billy Porter, Pose
  • Matthew Rhys, The Americans
  • Milo Ventimiglia, This Is Us

Best Actress in a Drama Series

  • Jodie Comer, Killing Eve
  • Maggie Gyllenhaal, The Deuce
  • Elisabeth Moss, The Handmaid’s Tale
  • Sandra Oh, Killing Eve
  • Elizabeth Olsen, Sorry for Your Loss
  • Julia Roberts, Homecoming
  • Keri Russell, The Americans

Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

  • Richard Cabral, Mayans M.C.
  • Asia Kate Dillon, Billions
  • Noah Emmerich, The Americans
  • Justin Hartley, This Is Us
  • Matthew Macfadyen, Succession
  • Richard Schiff, The Good Doctor
  • Shea Whigham, Homecoming

Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

  • Dina Shihabi, Jack Ryan
  • Julia Garner, Ozark
  • Thandie Newton, Westworld
  • Rhea Seehorn, Better Call Saul
  • Yvonne Strahovski, The Handmaid’s Tale
  • Holly Taylor, The Americans

Best Limited Series

  • A Very English Scandal
  • American Vandal
  • The Assassination of Gianni Versace:American Crime Story
  • Escape at Dannemora
  • Genius: Picasso
  • Sharp Objects

Best Movie Made for TV

  • Icebox
  • Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert
  • King Lear
  • My Dinner With Hervé
  • Notes From the Field
  • The Tale

Best Actor in a Movie Made for TV or Limited Series

  • Antonio Banderas, Genius: Picasso
  • Darren Criss, The Assassination of Gianni Versace:American Crime Story
  • Paul Dano, Escape at Dannemora
  • Benicio Del Toro, Escape at Dannemora
  • Hugh Grant, A Very English Scandal
  • John Legend, Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert

Best Actress in a Movie Made for TV or Limited Series

  • Amy Adams, Sharp Objects
  • Patricia Arquette, Escape at Dannemora
  • Connie Britton, Dirty John
  • Carrie Coon, The Sinner
  • Laura Dern, The Tale
  • Anna Deavere Smith, Notes From the Field

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

  • Brandon Victor Dixon, Jesus Christ Superstar Live inConcert
  • Eric Lange, Escape at Dannemora
  • Alex Rich, Genius: Picasso
  • Peter Sarsgaard, The Looming Tower
  • Finn Wittrock, The Assassination of Gianni Versace:American Crime Story
  • Ben Whishaw, A Very English Scandal

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

  • Ellen Burstyn, The Tale
  • Patricia Clarkson, Sharp Objects
  • Penelope Cruz, The Assassination of Gianni Versace:American Crime Story
  • Julia Garner, Dirty John
  • Judith Light, The Assassination of Gianni Versace:American Crime Story
  • Elizabeth Perkins, Sharp Objects

Best Animated Series

  • Adventure Time
  • Archer
  • Bob’s Burgers
  • BoJack Horseman
  • The Simpsons
  • South Park
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1 thought on “2019 Critics’ Choice Awards Nominees

  1. A minor FYI, Mike. There was a typo in the source article… the awards broadcast is Sunday 13 January.

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