Critics Choice Awards 2024: Barbie Stuns, RDJ Reigns! Winners & More

Critics Choice Awards 2024: Barbie Stuns, RDJ Reigns! Winners & More

At Sunday night’s 2024 Critics Choice Awards, the ‘Barbie’ anthem “I’m Just Ken,” Da’Vine Joy Randolph, Robert Downey Jr., and the entire ‘Oppenheimer’ cast emerged as triumphant winners. The lively event, hosted by the charismatic Chelsea Handler, celebrated outstanding achievements in both film and television.

Chelsea Handler led the evening’s proceedings, where distinguished accolades were bestowed upon remarkable talents. America Ferrera received the eighth annual SeeHer Award, while Harrison Ford was honored with the prestigious Career Achievement Award.

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The ensemble of ‘Oppenheimer’ clinched the award for the best acting ensemble, with the film’s Robert Downey Jr. securing the title of the best supporting actor in a film. The winners in various film and TV categories were unveiled during the live broadcast on The CW.

In the film domain, ‘Barbie’ took the lead with an impressive 18 nominations, closely followed by ‘Oppenheimer’ and ‘Poor Things,’ each earning 13 nods. ‘Killers of the Flower Moon’ also made a significant mark with 12 nominations.

Shifting the spotlight to television, ‘The Morning Show’ led with six nominations, trailed by ‘Succession’ with five. The 2024 Critics Choice Awards nominees list, shown below, will be updated in real-time as the winners are announced live. Stay tuned for the latest updates.


Best Drama Series

The Crown
The Diplomat
The Last of Us
The Morning Show
Star Trek: Strange New Worlds
Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty

Best Actor in a Drama Series

Kieran Culkin, Succession – WINNER
Tom Hiddleston, Loki
Timothy Olyphant, Justified: City Primeval
Pedro Pascal, The Last of Us
Ramón Rodríguez, Will Trent
Jeremy Strong, Succession

Best Actress in a Drama Series

Jennifer Aniston, The Morning Show
Aunjanue Ellis, Justified: City Primeval
Bella Ramsey, The Last of Us
Keri Russell, The Diplomat
Sarah Snook, Succession – WINNER
Reese Witherspoon, The Morning Show

Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

Khalid Abdalla, The Crown
Billy Crudup, The Morning Show – WINNER
Ron Cephas Jones, Truth Be Told
Matthew MacFadyen, Succession
Ke Huy Quan, Loki
Rufus Sewell, The Diplomat

Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

Nicole Beharie, The Morning Show
Elizabeth Debicki, The Crown – WINNER
Sophia Di Martino, Loki
Celia Rose Gooding, Star Trek: Strange New Worlds
Karen Pittman, The Morning Show
Christina Ricci, Yellowjackets

Best Comedy Series

Abbott Elementary

The Bear – WINNER
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Poker Face
Reservation Dogs
What We Do in the Shadows

Best Actor in a Comedy Series

Bill Hader, Barry
Steve Martin, Only Murders in the Building
Kayvan Novak, What We Do in the Shadows
Drew Tarver, The Other Two
Jeremy Allen White, The Bear – WINNER
D’Pharaoh Woon-A-Tai, Reservation Dogs

Best Actress in a Comedy Series

Rachel Brosnahan, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Quinta Brunson, Abbott Elementary
Ayo Edebiri, The Bear – WINNER
Bridget Everett, Somebody Somewhere
Devery Jacobs, Reservation Dogs
Natasha Lyonne, Poker Face

Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

Phil Dunster, Ted Lasso
Harrison Ford, Shrinking
Harvey Guillén, What We Do in the Shadows
James Marsden, Jury Duty
Ebon Moss-Bachrach, The Bear – WINNER
Henry Winkler, Barry

Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

Paulina Alexis, Reservation Dogs
Alex Borstein, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Janelle James, Abbott Elementary
Sheryl Lee Ralph, Abbott Elementary
Meryl Streep, Only Murders in the Building – WINNER
Jessica Williams, Shrinking


Daisy Jones & the Six
Fellow Travelers
Lessons in Chemistry
Love & Death

A Murder at the End of the World
A Small Light

Best Movie Made for Television

The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial
Mr. Monk’s Last Case: A Monk Movie
No One Will Save You
Quiz Lady – WINNER

Best Actor in a Limited Series or Movie Made for Television

Matt Bomer, Fellow Travelers
Tom Holland, The Crowded Room
David Oyelowo, Lawmen: Bass Reeves
Tony Shalhoub, Mr. Monk’s Last Case: A Monk Movie
Kiefer Sutherland, The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial
Steven Yeun, Beef – WINNER

Best Actress in a Limited Series or Movie Made for Television

Kaitlyn Dever, No One Will Save You
Carla Gugino, The Fall of the House of Usher
Brie Larson, Lessons in Chemistry
Bel Powley, A Small Light
Sydney Sweeney, Reality
Juno Temple, Fargo
Ali Wong, Beef – WINNER

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

Jonathan Bailey, Fellow Travelers – WINNER
Taylor Kitsch, Painkiller
Jesse Plemons, Love & Death
Lewis Pullman, Lessons in Chemistry
Liev Schreiber, A Small Light
Justin Theroux, White House Plumbers

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

Maria Bello, Beef – WINNER
Billie Boullet, A Small Light
Willa Fitzgerald, The Fall of the House of Usher
Aja Naomi King, Lessons in Chemistry
Mary McDonnell, The Fall of the House of Usher
Camila Morrone, Daisy Jones & the Six

Best Foreign Language Series

The Glory
The Good Mothers
The Interpreter of Silence

Lupin – WINNER
Mask Girl

Best Animated Series

Bob’s Burgers
Harley Quinn

Scott Pilgrim Takes Off – WINNER
Star Trek: Lower Decks
Young Love

Best Talk Show

The Graham Norton Show
Jimmy Kimmel Live!
The Kelly Clarkson Show

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver – WINNER
Late Night with Seth Meyers
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

Best Comedy Special

Mike Birbiglia: The Old Man and the Pool
Alex Borstein: Corsets & Clown Suits
John Early: Now More Than Ever

John Mulaney: Baby J – WINNER
Trevor Noah: Where Was I
Wanda Sykes: I’m an Entertainer


Best Picture

American Fiction
The Color Purple
The Holdovers
Killers of the Flower Moon
Past Lives
Poor Things

Best Actor

Bradley Cooper, Maestro
Leonardo DiCaprio, Killers of the Flower Moon
Colman Domingo, Rustin
Paul Giamatti, The Holdovers-Winner
Cillian Murphy, Oppenheimer
Jeffrey Wright, American Fiction

Best Actress

Lily Gladstone, Killers of the Flower Moon
Sandra Hüller, Anatomy of a Fall
Greta Lee, Past Lives
Carey Mulligan, Maestro
Margot Robbie, Barbie
Emma Stone, Poor Things-Winner

Best Supporting Actor

Sterling K. Brown, American Fiction
Robert De Niro, Killers of the Flower Moon
Robert Downey Jr., Oppenheimer – WINNER
Ryan Gosling, Barbie
Charles Melton, May December
Mark Ruffalo, Poor Things

Best Supporting Actress

Emily Blunt, Oppenheimer
Danielle Brooks, The Color Purple
America Ferrera, Barbie
Jodie Foster, Nyad
Julianne Moore, May December
Da’Vine Joy Randolph, The Holdovers – WINNER

Best Young Actor/Actress

Abby Ryder Fortson, Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret.
Ariana Greenblatt, Barbie
Calah Lane, Wonka
Milo Machado Graner, Anatomy of a Fall
Dominic Sessa, The Holdovers – WINNER
Madeleine Yuna Voyles, The Creator

Best Acting Ensemble

The Color Purple
The Holdovers
Killers of the Flower Moon

Oppenheimer – WINNER

Best Director

Bradley Cooper, Maestro
Greta Gerwig, Barbie
Yorgos Lanthimos, Poor Things
Christopher Nolan, Oppenheimer
Alexander Payne, The Holdovers
Martin Scorsese, Killers of the Flower Moon

Best Original Screenplay

Samy Burch, May December
Alex Convery, Air
Bradley Cooper and Josh Singer, Maestro
Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach, Barbie – WINNER
David Hemingson, The Holdovers
Celine Song, Past Lives

Best Adapted Screenplay

Kelly Fremon Craig, Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret.
Andrew Haigh, All of Us Strangers
Cord Jefferson, American Fiction – WINNER
Tony McNamara, Poor Things
Christopher Nolan, Oppenheimer
Eric Roth and Martin Scorsese, Killers of the Flower Moon

Best Cinematography

Killers of the Flower Moon
Poor Things

Oppenheimer – WINNER

Best Production Design

Killers of the Flower Moon

Barbie – WINNER

Poor Things
Asteroid City

Best Editing

Poor Things
Killers of the Flower Moon

Best Costume Design

Barbie – WINNER
The Color Purple
Poor Things
Killers of the Flower Moon

Best Hair and Makeup

The Color Purple
Poor Things

Best Visual Effects

The Creator
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3
Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One
Poor Things
Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse

Best Comedy

American Fiction
Barbie – WINNER

The Holdovers
No Hard Feelings
Poor Things

Best Animated Feature

The Boy and the Heron

Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse –

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem

Best Foreign Language Film

Anatomy of a Fall – WINNER
Godzilla Minus One
Perfect Days
Society of the Snow
The Taste of Things
The Zone of Interest

Best Song

“Dance the Night” – Barbie
“I’m Just Ken” – Barbie – WINNER
“Peaches” – The Super Mario Bros. Movie
“Road to Freedom” – Rustin
“This Wish” – Wish
“What Was I Made For” – Barbie

Best Score

Jerskin Fendrix, Poor Things
Michael Giacchino, Society of the Snow
Ludwig Göransson, Oppenheimer – WINNER
Daniel Pemberton, Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse
Robbie Robertson, Killers of the Flower Moon
Mark Ronson and Andrew Wyatt, Barbie

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