16th Critics' Choice Awards

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16th Critics' Choice Awards
DateJanuary 14, 2011
Official websitewww.criticschoice.com
Best FilmThe Social Network
Most awardsInception (6)
Most nominationsBlack Swan (12)
Television coverage

The 16th Critics' Choice Awards were presented on January 14, 2011 at the Hollywood Palladium, honoring the finest achievements of 2010 filmmaking.[1] The ceremony was broadcast on VH1. The nominees were announced on December 13, 2010.[2]

Winners and nominees[edit]

David Fincher, Best Director winner
Colin Firth, Best Actor winner
Natalie Portman, Best Actress winner
Christian Bale, Best Supporting Actor winner
Melissa Leo, Best Supporting Actress winner
Hailee Steinfeld, Best Young Actor/Actress winner
Aaron Sorkin, Best Adapted Screenplay winner
Trent Reznor (left) and Atticus Ross (right), Best Score co-winners
Best Picture

The Social Network

Best Director

David FincherThe Social Network

Best Actor

Colin FirthThe King's Speech as King George VI

Best Actress

Natalie PortmanBlack Swan as Nina Sayers

Best Supporting Actor

Christian BaleThe Fighter as Dicky Eklund

Best Supporting Actress

Melissa LeoThe Fighter as Alice Eklund-Ward

Best Young Actor/Actress

Hailee SteinfeldTrue Grit as Mattie Ross

Best Acting Ensemble

The Fighter

Best Original Screenplay

The King's SpeechDavid Seidler

Best Adapted Screenplay

The Social NetworkAaron Sorkin

Best Animated Feature

Toy Story 3

Best Documentary Feature

Waiting for "Superman"

Best Action Movie


Best Comedy Movie

Easy A

Best Foreign Language Film

The Girl with the Dragon TattooDenmark / Germany / Sweden

Best Art Direction

InceptionGuy Hendrix Dyas (Production Design) / Larry Dias and Doug Mowat (Set Decoration)

Best Cinematography

InceptionWally Pfister

Best Costume Design

Alice in WonderlandColleen Atwood

Best Editing

InceptionLee Smith

Best Makeup

Alice in Wonderland

Best Score

The Social NetworkTrent Reznor and Atticus Ross

Best Song

"If I Rise" – 127 Hours

Best Sound


Best Visual Effects


Best Picture Made for Television[edit]

The Pacific[3]

Joel Siegel Award[edit]

Matt Damon[4]

Music+Film Award[edit]

Quentin Tarantino[5]


Nominations Film
12 Black Swan
11 The King's Speech
True Grit
10 Inception
9 The Social Network
8 127 Hours
6 The Fighter
5 The Town
Toy Story 3
4 Alice in Wonderland
The Kids Are All Right
Winter's Bone
2 Blue Valentine
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1
Let Me In
Waiting for "Superman"
Wins Film
6 Inception
4 The Social Network
3 The Fighter
2 Alice in Wonderland
The King's Speech


  1. ^ Alexander, Bryan (January 14, 2011). "'Social Network' Snags Best Picture at the Critics' Choice Awards". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved January 14, 2011.
  2. ^ Alexander, Bryan (December 13, 2010). "'Black Swan' Leads Critics' Choice With Record 12 Nominations". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved December 13, 2010.
  3. ^ Knox, David (January 16, 2011). "The Pacific wins at Critic's Choice Awards". TV Tonight. Retrieved January 16, 2011.
  4. ^ "Matt Damon to Receive Joel Siegel Award at the 16th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards". PR Newswire. January 5, 2011. Retrieved January 5, 2011.
  5. ^ Powers, Lindsay; Kilday, Gregg (January 11, 2011). "Quentin Tarantino to Receive First-Ever Critics' Choice Music+Film Award". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved January 11, 2011.

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