10th Critics' Choice Awards

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10th Critics' Choice Awards
DateJanuary 10, 2005
Official websitewww.criticschoice.com
Best FilmSideways

The 10th Critics' Choice Awards were presented on January 10, 2005, honoring the finest achievements of 2004 filmmaking.[1][2][3]

Top 10 films[edit]

(in alphabetical order)

Winners and nominees[edit]

Martin Scorsese, Best Director winner
Jamie Foxx, Best Actor winner
Hilary Swank, Best Actress winner
Thomas Haden Church, Best Supporting Actor winner
Virginia Madsen, Best Supporting Actress winner
Freddie Highmore, Best Young Actor winner
Emmy Rossum, Best Young Actress winner
Alexander Payne, Best Writer co-winner
Best Picture


Best Director

Martin ScorseseThe Aviator

Best Actor

Jamie FoxxRay as Ray Charles

Best Actress

Hilary SwankMillion Dollar Baby as Maggie Fitzgerald

Best Supporting Actor

Thomas Haden ChurchSideways as Jack Cole

Best Supporting Actress

Virginia MadsenSideways as Maya Randall

Best Young Actor

Freddie HighmoreFinding Neverland as Peter Llewelyn Davies

Best Young Actress

Emmy RossumThe Phantom of the Opera as Christine Daaé

Best Acting Ensemble


Best Writer

SidewaysAlexander Payne and Jim Taylor

Best Animated Feature

The Incredibles

Best Documentary Feature

Fahrenheit 9/11

Best Family Film

Finding Neverland

Best Foreign Language Film

The Sea InsideFrance / Italy / Spain

Best Composer

The AviatorHoward Shore

Best Song

"Old Habits Die Hard" – Alfie

Best Popular Film

Spider-Man 2

Best Soundtrack


Best Picture Made for Television[edit]

The Life and Death of Peter Sellers

Distinguished Career Achievement in Performing Arts Award[edit]

Tom Cruise


Nominations Film
8 Sideways
7 Finding Neverland
6 The Aviator
4 Kinsey
Million Dollar Baby
3 Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
The Incredibles
Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events
2 Alfie
Beyond the Sea
Hotel Rwanda
Maria Full of Grace
The Phantom of the Opera
The Polar Express
The Sea Inside
Shrek 2
Spider-Man 2
Wins Film
5 Sideways
2 The Aviator
Finding Neverland


  1. ^ "Critics' award tips Sideways for Oscar". The Guardian. January 11, 2005. Retrieved January 11, 2005.
  2. ^ Susman, Gary (January 11, 2005). "Sideways tops Critics' Choice Awards". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved January 11, 2005.
  3. ^ "The BFCA Critics' Choice Awards :: 2004". Broadcast Film Critics Association. Archived from the original on July 19, 2012. Retrieved June 23, 2011.