Mad Max: Fury Road leads with Nine Critics’ Choice Awards

Tom Hardy Mad Max: Fury Road was the big winner at the 2016 Critics’ Choice Awards. The movie – starring Charlize Theron, Tom Hardy and Nicholas Hoult – was nominated for 13 awards and took home an impressive nine at the ceremony at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica California on Sunday.

George Miller was awarded Best Director while Tom Hardy and Charlize Theron picked up Best Actor and Actress in an Action Movie respectively. The film was named Best Action Movie and also won awards for editing, production design, costume design, hair and makeup and visual effects.

Spotlight was named Best Picture and also won the Best Original Screenplay and Best Ensemble Cast awards. Rachel McAdams accepted the ensemble-cast award on behalf of herself and costars Liev Schreiber, Mark Ruffalo, John Slattery, Michael Keaton, Brian d’Arcy James and Billy Crudup.

The Big Short also won three awards including Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Comedy and Christian Bale for Best Actor in a Comedy. The Revenant‘s Leonardo DiCaprio and Rooms Brie Larson won Best Actor and Best Actress while Creeds Sylvester Stallone and The Danish Girl‘s Alicia Vikander won the Supporting Actor and Actress awards.

The Critics’ Choice Awards also feature 23 TV categories and highlights included Mr. Robot winning Best Drama while Aziz Ansari‘s show Master of None was named Best Comedy.

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend‘s Rachel Bloom won Best Comedy Actress while Transparent‘s Jeffrey Tambor picked up the Best Comedy Actor award. The Leftovers actress Carrie Coon won Best Actress in a Drama while Mr. Robot‘s Rami Malek received Best Actor.

21st ANNUAL CRITICS’ CHOICE AWARDS WINNERS:

BEST PICTURE

Spotlight

BEST ACTOR

Leonardo DiCaprio – The Revenant

BEST ACTRESS

Brie Larson – Room

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

Sylvester Stallone – Creed

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Alicia Vikander – The Danish Girl

BEST YOUNG ACTOR/ACTRESS

Jacob Tremblay – Room

BEST ACTING ENSEMBLE

Spotlight

BEST DIRECTOR

George Miller – Mad Max: Fury Road

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

Josh Singer and Tom McCarthy – Spotlight

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

Charles Randolph and Adam McKay – The Big Short

BEST EDITING

Mad Max: Fury Road – Margaret Sixel

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE

Inside Out

BEST ACTION MOVIE

Mad Max: Fury Road

BEST ACTOR IN AN ACTION MOVIE

Tom Hardy – Mad Max: Fury Road

BEST ACTRESS IN AN ACTION MOVIE

Charlize Theron – Mad Max: Fury Road

BEST COMEDY

The Big Short

BEST ACTOR IN A COMEDY

Christian Bale – The Big Short

BEST ACTRESS IN A COMEDY

Amy Schumer – Trainwreck

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