Critics' Choice Awards 2016: Complete Winners List

See which film and TV stars took home honors.

December 12, 2016, 8:27 AM

— -- "La La Land" was the big winner at the 2016 Critics’ Choice Awards on Sunday night, snatching eight trophies, including best picture.

Ryan Reynolds had a big night too, taking home best actor in a comedy honors for "Deadpool." The film, based on the wisecracking Marvel character, also won for best comedy.

The night's other big movie awards went to Casey Affleck, who won the best actor trophy for his role in "Manchester by the Sea." Natalie Portman walked off with best actress honors for "Jackie." "Hacksaw Ridge" was voted best action movie, and its star, Andrew Garfield, best actor in an action movie.

Margot Robbie took home the award for best actress in an action movie for "Suicide Squad," and best actress in a comedy went to Meryl Streep for her role in "Florence Foster Jenkins."

On the TV side, The FX drama "The People vs. O.J. Simpson" took the most awards, with four, including best movie made for television or limited series. "Game of Thrones" won for best drama series. Bob Odenkirk of "Better Call Saul" and Evan Rachel Wood of "Westworld" won best actor and actress in drama series, respectively. Thandie Newton also of "Westworld" won best supporting actress in a drama series.

"Saturday Night Live"'s Kate McKinnon won best actress in a comedy series, and Donald Glover snared best actor in a comedy series for "Atlanta." "Silicon Valley" was the critics' choice for best comedy series. Alec Baldwin's Donald Trump impersonation on "Saturday Night Live" earned him best guest performer in a comedy series.

The Critics' Choice Awards, honoring the critics' picks for the best movies and television of the year, was hosted by "Silicon Valley" actor T.J. Miller and aired live on A&E from the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California.


  • Best picture – "La La Land"
  • Best actor – Casey Affleck, "Manchester by the Sea"
  • Best actress – Natalie Portman, "Jackie"
  • Best supporting actor – Mahershala Ali, "Moonlight"
  • Best supporting actress – Viola Davis, "Fences"
  • Best young actor/actress – Lucas Hedges, "Manchester by the Sea"
  • Best acting ensemble – "Moonlight"
  • Best director – Damien Chazelle, "La La Land"
  • Best original screenplay – Tie: Damien Chazelle, "La La Land," and Kenneth Lonergan, "Manchester by the Sea"
  • Best adapted screenplay – Eric Heisserer, "Arrival"
  • Best cinematography – Linus Sandgren, "La La Land"
  • Best production design – David Wasco, Sandy Reynolds-Wasco, "La La Land"
  • Best editing – Tom Cross, "La La Land"
  • Best costume design – Madeline Fontaine, "Jackie"
  • Best hair and makeup – "Jackie"
  • Best visual effects – "The Jungle Book"
  • Best animated feature – "Zootopia"
  • Best action movie – "Hacksaw Ridge"
  • Best actor in an action movie – Andrew Garfield, "Hacksaw Ridge"
  • Best actress in an action movie – Margot Robbie, "Suicide Squad"
  • Best comedy – "Deadpool"
  • Best actor in a comedy – Ryan Reynolds, "Deadpool"
  • Best actress in a comedy – Meryl Streep, "Florence Foster Jenkins"
  • Best sci-fi/horror movie – "Arrival"
  • Best foreign language film – "Elle"
  • Best song – "City of Stars" from "La La Land"
  • Best score – Justin Hurwitz, "La La Land"


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