15th Critics' Choice Awards

The 15th Critics' Choice Awards were presented on January 15, 2010, honoring the finest achievements of 2009 filmmaking.[1] The ceremony was held at the Hollywood Palladium, broadcast on VH1, and hosted by Kristin Chenoweth.

15th Critics' Choice Awards
DateJanuary 15, 2010
Hosted byKristin Chenoweth
Official websitewww.criticschoice.com
Best FilmThe Hurt Locker

Winners and nomineesEdit

Kathryn Bigelow, Best Director winner
Jeff Bridges, Best Actor winner
Sandra Bullock, Best Actress co-winner
Meryl Streep, Best Actress co-winner
Christoph Waltz, Best Supporting Actor winner
Mo'Nique, Best Supporting Actress winner
Saoirse Ronan, Best Young Actor/Actress winner
Quentin Tarantino, Best Original Screenplay winner
Jason Reitman, Best Adapted Screenplay co-winner
Best Picture

The Hurt Locker

Best Director

Kathryn BigelowThe Hurt Locker

Best Actor

Jeff BridgesCrazy Heart as Otis Blake

Best Actress

Meryl StreepJulie & Julia as Julia Child (Tie)
Sandra BullockThe Blind Side as Leigh Anne Tuohy (Tie)

Best Supporting Actor

Christoph WaltzInglourious Basterds as Hans Landa

Best Supporting Actress

Mo'NiquePrecious as Mary Lee Johnston

Best Young Actor/Actress

Saoirse RonanThe Lovely Bones as Susie Salmon

Best Acting Ensemble

Inglourious Basterds

Best Original Screenplay

Inglourious BasterdsQuentin Tarantino

Best Adapted Screenplay

Up in the AirJason Reitman and Sheldon Turner

Best Animated Feature


Best Documentary Feature

The Cove

Best Action Movie


Best Comedy Movie

The Hangover

Best Foreign Language Film

Broken EmbracesSpain

Best Art Direction

AvatarRick Carter and Robert Stromberg (Production Design)/Kim Sinclair (Set Decoration)

Best Cinematography

AvatarMauro Fiore

Best Costume Design

The Young VictoriaSandy Powell

Best Editing

AvatarJames Cameron, John Refoua and Stephen E. Rivkin

Best Makeup

District 9

Best Sound


Best Visual Effects


Best Score

UpMichael Giacchino

Best Song

"The Weary Kind" – Crazy Heart

Best Picture Made for TelevisionEdit

Grey Gardens

Joel Siegel AwardEdit

Kevin Bacon [2]


Nominations Film
10 Inglourious Basterds
9 Avatar
8 The Hurt Locker
Up in the Air
6 The Lovely Bones
5 District 9
Star Trek
4 An Education
A Single Man
Where the Wild Things Are
3 The Princess and the Frog
The Road
2 500 Days of Summer
The Blind Side
Crazy Heart
Fantastic Mr. Fox
The Messenger
A Serious Man
The Young Victoria
Wins Film
6 Avatar
3 Inglourious Basterds
2 Crazy Heart
The Hurt Locker


  1. ^ 15th Annual Critics’ Choice Movie Awards (2010) – Best Picture: The Hurt Locker
  2. ^ Tapley, Kristopher (January 5, 2010). "Kevin Bacon to receive BFCA's Joel Siegel Award". In Contention.