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The 22nd Critics' Choice Awards were presented on December 11, 2016 at the Barker Hangar at the Santa Monica Airport, together with its television awards, honoring the finest achievements of 2016 filmmaking. The ceremony was broadcast on A&E and T.J. Miller returned to host for the second consecutive time. For the first time in the awards history, the ceremony date was moved to December from its usual January slot.[1] The nominations were announced on December 1, 2016.[2]

22nd Critics' Choice Awards
DateDecember 11, 2016
SiteBarker Hangar, Santa Monica, California, United States
Hosted byT.J. Miller
Best FilmLa La Land
Most awardsLa La Land (8)
Most nominationsLa La Land (12)
Television coverage


Winners and nomineesEdit

Damien Chazelle, Best Director winner and Best Original Screenplay co-winner
Casey Affleck, Best Actor winner
Natalie Portman, Best Actress winner
Mahershala Ali, Best Supporting Actor winner
Viola Davis, Best Supporting Actress winner
Lucas Hedges, Best Young Actor/Actress winner
Kenneth Lonergan, Best Original Screenplay co-winner
Andrew Garfield, Best Actor in an Action Movie winner
Margot Robbie, Best Actress in an Action Movie winner
Ryan Reynolds, Best Actor in a Comedy Movie winner
Meryl Streep, Best Actress in a Comedy Movie winner
Best Picture

La La Land

Best Director

Damien ChazelleLa La Land

Best Actor

Casey AffleckManchester by the Sea as Lee Chandler

Best Actress

Natalie PortmanJackie as Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

Best Supporting Actor

Mahershala AliMoonlight as Juan

Best Supporting Actress

Viola DavisFences as Rose Maxson

Best Young Actor/Actress

Lucas HedgesManchester by the Sea as Patrick Chandler

Best Acting Ensemble


Best Original Screenplay

Damien ChazelleLa La Land (TIE)
Kenneth LonerganManchester by the Sea (TIE)

Best Adapted Screenplay

Eric HeissererArrival

Best Cinematography

Linus SandgrenLa La Land

Best Art Direction

David Wasco and Sandy Reynolds-WascoLa La Land

Best Editing

Tom CrossLa La Land

Best Costume Design

Madeline FontaineJackie

Best Hair and Makeup


Best Visual Effects

The Jungle Book

Best Animated Feature


Best Action Movie

Hacksaw Ridge

Best Actor in an Action Movie

Andrew GarfieldHacksaw Ridge as Desmond Doss

Best Actress in an Action Movie

Margot RobbieSuicide Squad as Harleen Quinzel / Harley Quinn

Best Sci-Fi/Horror Movie


Best Comedy


Best Actor in a Comedy Movie

Ryan ReynoldsDeadpool as Wade Wilson / Deadpool

Best Actress in a Comedy Movie

Meryl StreepFlorence Foster Jenkins as Florence Foster Jenkins

Best Score

Justin HurwitzLa La Land

Best Song

"City of Stars" – La La Land

Best Foreign Language Film


#SeeHer AwardEdit

Viola Davis

Films by multiple nominations and winsEdit

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Critics' Choice Awards Shift to December, T.J. Miller Returning as Host". Variety. August 18, 2016. Retrieved November 16, 2016.
  2. ^ "La La Land Leads with 12 Nominations for the 22nd Annual Critics' Choice Awards". Broadcast Film Critics Association. December 1, 2016. Retrieved December 1, 2016.