11th Critics' Choice Awards

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11th Critics' Choice Awards
DateJanuary 9, 2006
Official websitewww.criticschoice.com
Best FilmBrokeback Mountain

The 11th Critics' Choice Awards were presented on January 9, 2006, honoring the finest achievements of 2005 filmmaking.[1][2][3] The ceremony was held at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium in Santa Monica, California.

Top 10 films[edit]

(in alphabetical order)

Winners and nominees[edit]

Ang Lee, Best Director winner
Philip Seymour Hoffman, Best Actor winner
Reese Witherspoon, Best Actress winner
Paul Giamatti, Best Supporting Actor winner
Amy Adams, Best Supporting Actress co-winner
Michelle Williams, Best Supporting Actress co-winner
Freddie Highmore, Best Young Actor winner
Dakota Fanning, Best Young Actress winner
Paul Haggis, Best Writer co-winner
Best Picture

Brokeback Mountain

Best Director

Ang LeeBrokeback Mountain

Best Actor

Philip Seymour HoffmanCapote as Truman Capote

Best Actress

Reese WitherspoonWalk the Line as June Carter Cash

Best Supporting Actor

Paul GiamattiCinderella Man as Joe Gould

Best Supporting Actress

Amy AdamsJunebug as Ashley Johnsten (TIE)
Michelle WilliamsBrokeback Mountain as Alma Beers Del Mar (TIE)

Best Young Actor

Freddie HighmoreCharlie and the Chocolate Factory as Charlie Bucket

Best Young Actress

Dakota FanningWar of the Worlds as Rachel Ferrier

Best Acting Ensemble


Best Writer

CrashPaul Haggis and Bobby Moresco

Best Animated Feature

Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit

Best Documentary Feature

March of the Penguins

Best Family Film

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

Best Foreign Language Film

Kung Fu HustleChina / Hong Kong

Best Composer

Memoirs of a GeishaJohn Williams

Best Song

"Hustle & Flow" – Hustle & Flow

Best Comedy Movie

The 40-Year-Old Virgin

Best Soundtrack

Walk the Line

Freedom Award[edit]

George ClooneyGood Night, and Good Luck

Best Picture Made for Television[edit]

Into the West

Distinguished Achievement in Performing Arts Award[edit]

King KongKing Kong [4]


Nominations Film
8 Brokeback Mountain
6 Crash
5 Good Night, and Good Luck
4 Capote
Cinderella Man
Walk the Line
3 Elizabethtown
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
Memoirs of a Geisha
The Squid and the Whale
2 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
The Constant Gardener
Hustle & Flow
King Kong
Mrs Henderson Presents
The New World
North Country
The Producers
The Upside of Anger
Wins Film
3 Brokeback Mountain
2 Crash
Walk the Line


  1. ^ "The BFCA Critics' Choice Awards :: 2005". Broadcast Film Critics Association. Archived from the original on June 29, 2012. Retrieved August 19, 2015.
  2. ^ Hernandez, Eugene (January 10, 2006). ""Brokeback" Wins Top Critics' Choice Awards". IndieWire. Retrieved January 10, 2006.
  3. ^ "'Brokeback' Is Critics' Choice". CBS News. January 10, 2006. Retrieved January 10, 2006.
  4. ^ Ngo, Binh (December 20, 2005). "Kong to Receive Special Honor at the Critics' Choice Awards". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved December 20, 2005.