News

2021 Critics Choice Awards Nominations: The Full List

David Fincher's Mank comes up big for Netflix to lead all films with 12 nominations, with Lee Isaac Chung's Minari close behind.

by | February 8, 2021 | Comments

Amanda Seyfried and Gary Oldman in Mank

Ryan Fujitani

This morning the Critics Choice Association (CCA) announced the film nominees for the 26th annual Critics Choice Awards, and Netflix led with 24 nominations for their films, including Mank, Malcolm & Marie, Da 5 Bloods, and The Trial of the Chicago 7. The buzz around the Netflix biopic Mank had previously been considerably muted, with many singling it out for below-the-line categories, but after leading the Critics Choice film nominations with 12, the story about Citizen Kane’s prickly scribe Herman Mankiewicz is back in contention. The biopic earned nominations for Best Picture, Best Actor (Gary Oldman), Best Supporting Actress (Amanda Seyfried), and Best Director (David Fincher). A24’s immigrant tale Minari (Certified Fresh at 198%) followed closely behind with 10 nominations, providing competition for Mank in Best Picture, Best Actor (Steven Yeun), Best Supporting Actress (Youn Yuh-jung), and Best Director (Lee Isaac Chung) as well. Couple today’s nominations with recent SAG nominations, including the coveted Best Ensemble nom, and things are shaking out very well for the quiet drama, which will go head to head with Oscar frontrunner Nomadland.

Not to be left out, the Frances McDormand-led drama — currently sitting at the top of our Awards Leaderboard — was nominated for 6 awards of its own, including Best Picture and Best Director for Chloé Zhao. The winners will be revealed live on The CW on Sunday, March 7, 2021 from 7-10pm ET/PT, with star Taye Diggs returning to host. Read on to to see the full list of nominations.

Are you as obsessed with awards as we are? Check out our Awards Leaderboard for 2019/2020.


BEST PICTURE











BEST ACTOR

Ben Affleck – The Way Back
Riz Ahmed – Sound of Metal
Chadwick Boseman – Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
Tom Hanks – News of the World
Anthony Hopkins – The Father
Delroy Lindo – Da 5 Bloods
Gary Oldman – Mank
Steven Yeun – Minari


BEST ACTRESS

Viola Davis – Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
Andra Day – The United States vs. Billie Holiday
Sidney Flanigan – Never Rarely Sometimes Always
Vanessa Kirby – Pieces of a Woman
Frances McDormand – Nomadland
Carey Mulligan – Promising Young Woman
Zendaya – Malcolm & Marie


BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

Chadwick Boseman – Da 5 Bloods
Sacha Baron Cohen – The Trial of the Chicago 7
Daniel Kaluuya – Judas and the Black Messiah
Bill Murray – On the Rocks
Leslie Odom, Jr. – One Night in Miami
Paul Raci – Sound of Metal


BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Maria Bakalova – Borat: Subsequent Moviefilm
Ellen Burstyn – Pieces of a Woman
Glenn Close – Hillbilly Elegy
Olivia Colman – The Father
Amanda Seyfried – Mank
Yuh-Jung Youn – Minari


BEST YOUNG ACTOR/ACTRESS

Ryder AllenPalmer
Ibrahima Gueye – The Life Ahead
Alan Kim – Minari
Talia Ryder – Never Rarely Sometimes Always
Caoilinn Springall – The Midnight Sky
Helena Zengel – News of the World


BEST ACTING ENSEMBLE


BEST DIRECTOR

Lee Isaac Chung – Minari
Emerald Fennell – Promising Young Woman
David Fincher – Mank
Spike Lee – Da 5 Bloods
Regina King – One Night in Miami
Aaron Sorkin – The Trial of the Chicago 7
Chloé Zhao – Nomadland


BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY







BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY







BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY








BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN







BEST EDITING







BEST COSTUME DESIGN







BEST HAIR AND MAKEUP







BEST VISUAL EFFECTS








BEST COMEDY







BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM







BEST SONG







BEST SCORE







On an Apple device? Follow Rotten Tomatoes on Apple News.

Tag Cloud

talk show television australia feel good Music fast and furious rotten DGA TCM Chernobyl Broadway superhero Country animated crime thriller Extras Brie Larson prank films El Rey GoT award winner cats theme song chucky TruTV LGBTQ unscripted Shudder reviews laika movies New York Comic Con scene in color YA cinemax Spring TV Logo technology spinoff Lifetime mcc First Reviews ABC psychological thriller Sci-Fi hispanic heritage month Christmas Spectrum Originals Action new york diversity debate gangster Fall TV Travel Channel Paramount Network japanese docuseries miniseries movie kong sports ViacomCBS USA Network documentary Television Academy trailers sequel Legendary Reality 45 A&E ratings DC Universe discovery MSNBC cooking Cosplay action-comedy Discovery Channel Podcast social media romance Avengers Spike police drama TBS Countdown video on demand 90s franchise nfl FX on Hulu TNT psycho TV Hear Us Out serial killer all-time Nickelodeon slashers dogs popular Rocky comics legend Apple TV Plus Rom-Com Vudu latino child's play WGN politics DirecTV San Diego Comic-Con archives Mudbound Syfy Hulu cancelled medical drama Drama golden globe awards Exclusive Video Disney Emmys Cartoon Network NBC dragons Academy Awards Star Trek mission: impossible Emmy Nominations critic resources IFC Food Network biography Horror zero dark thirty Mary poppins The Witch TCA video E3 RT21 concert sequels facebook ghosts scorecard boxing SDCC BET TIFF Mindy Kaling blockbuster Pop Box Office transformers 71st Emmy Awards Opinion game of thrones football Trivia Rocketman olympics cults Netflix Christmas movies Photos Pacific Islander Turner Classic Movies teaser Amazon Prime Video Marvel Studios indie Crunchyroll Video Games Tubi rom-coms Oscars marvel comics rt labs critics edition Character Guide YouTube Premium women biopic obituary TV One OWN Film cars Superheroe Comic-Con@Home 2021 Arrowverse high school disaster Black Mirror royal family FOX 24 frames IFC Films 2016 Fantasy The Purge slasher young adult stop motion Comics on TV DC streaming service Dark Horse Comics series Mary Tyler Moore Esquire remakes USA Alien sag awards adenture 2021 Nat Geo binge Family BAFTA CW Seed travel 4/20 Comedy Central Super Bowl cancelled TV shows Tarantino spanish History WarnerMedia criterion ABC Family Fox Searchlight mutant stoner blaxploitation elevated horror NBA cancelled television mockumentary cancelled TV series A24 SundanceTV international casting 78th Annual Golden Globe Awards hidden camera 21st Century Fox political drama anime kids finale Marathons streaming President Marvel Television PaleyFest Holiday live action posters ITV adaptation versus Paramount Plus comic book movie Masterpiece Kids & Family The Walking Dead Warner Bros. YouTube Red dceu Thanksgiving TLC GIFs Hallmark Christmas movies adventure ID werewolf Valentine's Day satire japan TV renewals Showtime HBO Go Apple TV+ golden globes venice screenings die hard boxoffice TV Land Infographic hist book canceled richard e. Grant news 73rd Emmy Awards renewed TV shows quibi godzilla name the review heist movie Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Funimation Anna Paquin Ellie Kemper a nightmare on elm street Walt Disney Pictures worst zombie Wes Anderson blockbusters APB hollywood dramedy parents X-Men Disney+ Disney Plus Western VH1 Winners doctor who Women's History Month Image Comics pirates of the caribbean Comedy justice league Tomatazos critics Netflix AMC based on movie lord of the rings revenge basketball Ovation See It Skip It rt labs Sundance Now telelvision Classic Film Calendar Columbia Pictures Pop TV saw GLAAD Song of Ice and Fire CMT Awards Tour Quiz ESPN Stephen King witnail PlayStation Pet Sematary Watching Series halloween Toys DC Comics Star Wars Animation Best and Worst RT History canceled TV shows Awards YouTube know your critic Universal comic book movies Interview American Society of Cinematographers italian Tokyo Olympics asian-american Disney Channel Bravo directors FXX The CW spanish language halloween tv E! Reality Competition Heroines MCU fresh Trophy Talk Television Critics Association Teen cops free movies Grammys Starz best Elton John spider-man Pixar 72 Emmy Awards documentaries Martial Arts Holidays crime drama science fiction supernatural Trailer comiccon spain Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Polls and Games joker festivals Superheroes Mary Poppins Returns wonder woman Apple anthology comic Summer HBO CNN Sundance TV Rock Musicals festival Schedule Creative Arts Emmys screen actors guild TCA Awards jurassic park emmy awards period drama superman 93rd Oscars Acorn TV TCA 2017 Freeform Amazon deadpool Lucasfilm Sundance singing competition BBC Crackle dexter SXSW harry potter Pride Month christmas movies Amazon Studios james bond crime Set visit Pirates Musical space MTV cartoon Endgame south america target sitcom natural history 007 ABC Signature Fox News VOD Cannes BBC One vampires 99% Captain marvel BBC America universal monsters Election Hallmark Film Festival Certified Fresh First Look crossover Epix streaming movies zombies comedies marvel cinematic universe aliens Mystery TV movies dc FX comic books batman war The Arrangement TCA Winter 2020 hispanic 1990s The Walt Disney Company OneApp king arthur historical drama Lionsgate PBS The Academy Biopics 2019 CBS All Access Premiere Dates jamie lee curtis Britbox Sneak Peek breaking bad Shondaland nbcuniversal Red Carpet reboot BET Awards what to watch Binge Guide 2020 Lifetime Christmas movies foreign new zealand docudrama dark french Disney streaming service CBS Winter TV Ghostbusters Baby Yoda indiana jones thriller romantic comedy Black History Month Amazon Prime green book Paramount 20th Century Fox Adult Swim Year in Review Peacock NYCC Turner Disney Plus composers rt archives children's TV rotten movies we love Writers Guild of America toy story twilight 2018 Comic Book book adaptation game show aapi classics spy thriller scary movies razzies king kong LGBT Marvel robots strong female leads nature new star wars movies monster movies 2015 Sony Pictures tv talk 2017 worst movies black true crime HBO Max toronto VICE Nominations Tumblr kaiju suspense stand-up comedy independent National Geographic