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Winners and nomineesEdit

Danny Boyle, Best Director winner
Sean Penn, Best Actor winner
Anne Hathaway, Best Actress co-winner
Meryl Streep, Best Actress co-winner
Heath Ledger, Best Supporting Actor winner
Kate Winslet, Best Supporting Actress winner
Dev Patel, Best Young Performer winner

Best PictureEdit

Slumdog Millionaire

Best DirectorEdit

Danny BoyleSlumdog Millionaire

Best ActorEdit

Sean PennMilk

Best ActressEdit

Anne HathawayRachel Getting Married (TIE)
Meryl StreepDoubt (TIE)

Best Supporting ActorEdit

Heath LedgerThe Dark Knight

Best Supporting ActressEdit

Kate WinsletThe Reader

Best Young PerformerEdit

Dev PatelSlumdog Millionaire

Best CastEdit


Best Action FilmEdit

The Dark Knight

Best Comedy FilmEdit

Tropic Thunder

Best Animated FeatureEdit


Best Documentary FeatureEdit

Man on Wire

Best Foreign Language FilmEdit

Waltz with Bashir (Vals im Bashir)Israel

Best Picture Made for TelevisionEdit

John Adams

Best ComposerEdit

A. R. RahmanSlumdog Millionaire

Best SongEdit

"The Wrestler" (performed by Bruce Springsteen) – The Wrestler

Best WriterEdit

Simon BeaufoySlumdog Millionaire

Joel Siegel AwardEdit

Richard Gere [1]

Awards breakdownEdit


  1. ^ "Richard Gere to Receive Joel Siegel Award Presented by Diane Lane at VH1's 14th Annual Critics' Choice Awards Ceremony". Viacom. January 6, 2009. Retrieved August 19, 2015.