The 27th Critics Choice Awards – plus full list of winners

By Alexandra Heilbron on March 14, 2022 | 1 Comment

Last night, the Critics Choice Association (CCA) announced the winners of the 27th annual Critics Choice Awards in a ceremony that was aired lived on The CW and TBS. This year’s event involved celebrations in both Los Angeles and London. The star-studded gala in Los Angeles was held at the Fairmont Century Plaza Hotel, while in London stars gathered at the Savoy Hotel for a late-night soiree that was part of the live telecast..

The Netflix film The Power of the Dog led the winners in the film categories, earning four awards including Best Picture, Best Director and Best Adapted Screenplay for Jane Campion, and Best Cinematography. Belfast followed closely behind with three awards — Best Acting Ensemble, Jude Hill for Best Young Actor, and Best Original Screenplay for Kenneth Branagh. Dune also won three awards for Best Score, Visual Effects and Production Design.

In the television categories, the Apple TV+ comedy series Ted Lasso took home four awards, winning Best Comedy Series, Best Actor in a Comedy Series for Jason Sudeikis, Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for Hannah Waddingham, and Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for Brett Goldstein.

Check out the full list of winners in all 42 categories.

Best Picture

WINNER: The Power of the Dog
Don’t Look Up
King Richard
Licorice Pizza
Nightmare Alley
tick, tick…Boom!
West Side Story

Best Actor

WINNER: Will Smith, King Richard
Nicolas Cage, Pig
Benedict Cumberbatch, The Power of the Dog
Peter Dinklage, Cyrano
Andrew Garfield – tick, tick…Boom!
Denzel Washington, The Tragedy of Macbeth

Best Actress

WINNER: Jessica Chastain, The Eyes of Tammy Faye
Olivia Colman, The Lost Daughter
Lady Gaga, House of Gucci
Alana Haim, Licorice Pizza
Nicole Kidman, Being the Ricardos
Kristen Stewart, Spencer

Best Supporting Actor

WINNER: Troy Kotsur, CODA
Jamie Dornan, Belfast
Ciarán Hinds, Belfast
Jared Leto, House of Gucci
J.K. Simmons, Being the Ricardos
Kodi Smit-McPhee, The Power of the Dog

Best Supporting Actress

WINNER: Ariana DeBose, West Side Story
Caitríona Balfe, Belfast
Ann Dowd, Mass
Kirsten Dunst, The Power of the Dog
Aunjanue Ellis, King Richard
Rita Moreno, West Side Story

Best Young Actor/Actress

WINNER: Jude Hill, Belfast
Cooper Hoffman, Licorice Pizza
Emilia Jones, CODA
Woody Norman, C’mon C’mon
Saniyya Sidney, King Richard
Rachel Zegler, West Side Story

Best Acting Ensemble

WINNER: Belfast
Don’t Look Up
The Harder They Fall
Licorice Pizza
The Power of the Dog
West Side Story

Best Director

WINNER: Jane Campion, The Power of the Dog
Paul Thomas Anderson, Licorice Pizza
Kenneth Branagh, Belfast
Guillermo del Toro, Nightmare Alley
Steven Spielberg, West Side Story
Denis Villeneuve, Dune

Best Original Screenplay

WINNER: Kenneth Branagh, Belfast
Paul Thomas Anderson, Licorice Pizza
Zach Baylin, King Richard
Adam McKay, David Sirota, Don’t Look Up
Aaron Sorkin, Being the Ricardos

Best Adapted Screenplay

WINNER: Jane Campion, The Power of the Dog
Maggie Gyllenhaal, The Lost Daughter
Siân Heder, CODA
Tony Kushner, West Side Story
Jon Spaihts, Denis Villeneuve, Eric Roth, Dune

Best Cinematography

WINNER: Ari Wegner, The Power of the Dog
Bruno Delbonnel, The Tragedy of Macbeth
Greig Fraser, Dune
Janusz Kaminski, West Side Story
Dan Laustsen, Nightmare Alley
Haris Zambarloukos, Belfast

Best Production Design

WINNER: Patrice Vermette, Zsuzsanna Sipos, Dune
Jim Clay, Claire Nia Richards, Belfast
Tamara Deverell, Shane Vieau, Nightmare Alley
Adam Stockhausen, Rena DeAngelo, The French Dispatch
Adam Stockhausen, Rena DeAngelo, West Side Story

Best Film Editing

WINNER: Sarah Broshar and Michael Kahn, West Side Story
Úna Ní Dhonghaíle, Belfast
Andy Jurgensen, Licorice Pizza
Peter Sciberras, The Power of the Dog
Joe Walker, Dune

Best Costume Design

WINNER: Jenny Beavan, Cruella
Luis Sequeira, Nightmare Alley
Paul Tazewell, West Side Story
Jacqueline West, Robert Morgan, Dune
Janty Yates, House of Gucci

Best Hair and Makeup

WINNER: The Eyes of Tammy Faye
House of Gucci
Nightmare Alley

Best Visual Effects

The Matrix Resurrections
Nightmare Alley
No Time to Die
Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

Best Comedy

WINNER: Licorice Pizza
Barb & Star Go to Vista Del Mar
Don’t Look Up
Free Guy
The French Dispatch

Best Animated Feature

WINNER: The Mitchells vs the Machines
Raya and the Last Dragon

Best Foreign Language Film

WINNER: Drive My Car
A Hero
The Hand of God
The Worst Person in the World

Best Song

WINNER: “No Time to Die,” No Time to Die
“Be Alive,” King Richard
“Dos Oruguitas,” Encanto
“Guns Go Bang,” The Harder They Fall
“Just Look Up,” Don’t Look Up

Best Score

WINNER: Hans Zimmer, Dune
Nicholas Britell, Don’t Look Up
Jonny Greenwood, The Power of the Dog
Jonny Greenwood, Spencer
Nathan Johnson, Nightmare Alley

Best Drama Series

WINNER: Succession (HBO)
Evil (Paramount+)
For All Mankind (Apple TV+)
The Good Fight (Paramount+)
Pose (FX)
Squid Game (Netflix)
This Is Us (NBC)
Yellowjackets (Showtime)

Best Actor in a Drama Series

WINNER: Lee Jung-jae – Squid Game (Netflix)
Sterling K. Brown – This Is Us (NBC)
Mike Colter – Evil (Paramount+)
Brian Cox – Succession (HBO)
Billy Porter – Pose (FX)
Jeremy Strong – Succession (HBO)

Best Actress in a Drama Series

WINNER: Melanie Lynskey – Yellowjackets (Showtime)
Uzo Aduba – In Treatment (HBO)
Chiara Aurelia – Cruel Summer (Freeform)
Christine Baranski – The Good Fight (Paramount+)
Katja Herbers – Evil (Paramount+)
MJ Rodriguez – Pose (FX)

Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

WINNER: Kieran Culkin – Succession (HBO)
Nicholas Braun – Succession (HBO)
Billy Crudup – The Morning Show (Apple TV+)
Justin Hartley – This Is Us (NBC)
Matthew Macfadyen – Succession (HBO)
Mandy Patinkin – The Good Fight (Paramount+)

Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

WINNER: Sarah Snook – Succession (HBO)
Andrea Martin – Evil (Paramount+)
Audra McDonald – The Good Fight (Paramount+)
Christine Lahti – Evil (Paramount+)
J. Smith-Cameron – Succession (HBO)
Susan Kelechi Watson – This Is Us (NBC)

Best Comedy Series

WINNER: Ted Lasso (Apple TV+)
The Great (Hulu)
Hacks (HBO Max)
Insecure (HBO)
Only Murders in the Building (Hulu)
The Other Two (HBO Max)
Reservation Dogs (FX on Hulu)
What We Do in the Shadows (FX)

Best Actor in a Comedy Series

WINNER: Jason Sudeikis – Ted Lasso (Apple TV+)
Iain Armitage – Young Sheldon (CBS)
Nicholas Hoult – The Great (Hulu)
Steve Martin – Only Murders in the Building (Hulu)
Kayvan Novak – What We Do in the Shadows (FX)
Martin Short – Only Murders in the Building (Hulu)

Best Actress in a Comedy Series

WINNER: Jean Smart – Hacks (HBO Max)
Elle Fanning – The Great (Hulu)
Renée Elise Goldsberry – Girls5eva (Peacock)
Selena Gomez – Only Murders in the Building (Hulu)
Sandra Oh – The Chair (Netflix)
Issa Rae – Insecure (HBO)

Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

WINNER: Brett Goldstein – Ted Lasso (Apple TV+)
Ncuti Gatwa – Sex Education (Netflix)
Harvey Guillén – What We Do in the Shadows (FX)
Brandon Scott Jones – Ghosts (CBS)
Ray Romano – Made for Love (HBO Max)
Bowen Yang – Saturday Night Live (NBC)

Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

WINNER: Hannah Waddingham – Ted Lasso (Apple TV+)
Hannah Einbinder – Hacks (HBO Max)
Kristin Chenoweth – Schmigadoon! (Apple TV+)
Molly Shannon – The Other Two (HBO Max)
Cecily Strong – Saturday Night Live (NBC)
Josie Totah – Saved By the Bell (Peacock)

Best Limited Series

WINNER: Mare of Easttown (HBO)
Dopesick (Hulu)
Dr. Death (Peacock)
It’s a Sin (HBO Max)
Maid (Netflix)
Midnight Mass (Netflix)
The Underground Railroad (Amazon Prime Video)
WandaVision (Disney+)

Best Movie Made for Television

Come From Away (Apple TV+)
List of a Lifetime (Lifetime)
The Map of Tiny Perfect Things (Amazon Prime Video)
Robin Roberts Presents: Mahalia (Lifetime)
Zoey’s Extraordinary Christmas (The Roku Channel)

Best Actor in a Limited Series or Movie Made for Television

WINNER: Michael Keaton – Dopesick (Hulu)
Olly Alexander – It’s a Sin (HBO Max)
Paul Bettany – WandaVision (Disney+)
William Jackson Harper – Love Life (HBO Max)
Joshua Jackson – Dr. Death (Peacock)
Hamish Linklater – Midnight Mass (Netflix)

Best Actress in a Limited Series or Movie Made for Television

WINNER: Kate Winslet – Mare of Easttown (HBO)
Danielle Brooks – Robin Roberts Presents: Mahalia (Lifetime)
Cynthia Erivo – Genius: Aretha (National Geographic)
Thuso Mbedu – The Underground Railroad (Amazon Prime Video)
Elizabeth Olsen – WandaVision (Disney+)
Margaret Qualley – Maid (Netflix)

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

WINNER: Murray Bartlett – The White Lotus (HBO)
Zach Gilford – Midnight Mass (Netflix)
William Jackson Harper – The Underground Railroad (Amazon Prime Video)
Evan Peters – Mare of Easttown (HBO)
Christian Slater – Dr. Death (Peacock)
Courtney B. Vance – Genius: Aretha (National Geographic)

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

WINNER: Jennifer Coolidge – The White Lotus (HBO)
Kaitlyn Dever – Dopesick (Hulu)
Kathryn Hahn – WandaVision (Disney+)
Melissa McCarthy – Nine Perfect Strangers (Hulu)
Julianne Nicholson – Mare of Easttown (HBO)
Jean Smart – Mare of Easttown (HBO)

Best Foreign Language Series

WINNER: Squid Game (Netflix)
Acapulco (Apple TV+)
Call My Agent! (Netflix)
Lupin (Netflix)
Money Heist (Netflix)
Narcos: Mexico (Netflix)

Best Animated Series

WINNER: What If…? (Disney+)
Big Mouth (Netflix)
Bluey (Disney+)
Bob’s Burgers (Fox)
The Great North (Fox)
Q-Force (Netflix)

Best Talk Show

WINNER: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
The Amber Ruffin Show (Peacock)
Desus & Mero (Showtime)
The Kelly Clarkson Show (NBC)
Late Night with Seth Meyers (NBC)
Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen (Bravo)

Best Comedy Special

WINNER: Bo Burnham: Inside (Netflix)
Good Timing with Jo Firestone (Peacock)
James Acaster: Cold Lasagne Hate Myself 1999 (Vimeo)
Joyelle Nicole Johnson: Love Joy (Peacock)
Nate Bargatze: The Greatest Average American (Netflix)
Trixie Mattel: One Night Only (YouTube)

Comments & Discussion

  1. Suzanne Stewart • March 19, 2022 @ 6:44 PM

    Can’t wait to see The Batman.

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