Black Reel Award for Best Supporting Actress

This page lists the winners and nominees for the Black Reel Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture. Academy Award-nominated or winning performances also honored with nominations or wins at the Black Reel Awards include Lupita Nyong'o (12 Years a Slave), Queen Latifah (Chicago), Jennifer Hudson (Dreamgirls), Penélope Cruz (Vicky Cristina Barcelona), Taraji P. Henson (The Curious Case of Benjamin Button), Viola Davis (Doubt), Mo'Nique (Precious), and Octavia Spencer (The Help).

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Winners and nomineesEdit

Winners are listed first and highlighted in bold.

† indicates an Academy Award–winning performance.
‡ indicates an Academy Award–nominated performance that same year.

2000sEdit

Year Actress Film Ref
2000
Erykah Badu The Cider House Rules [1]
Angela Bassett Music of the Heart
Lisa Gay Hamilton True Crime
Rebekah Johnson Liberty Heights
Queen Latifah The Bone Collector
2001
Gabrielle Union Bring It On [2]
Lisa Bonet High Fidelity
Eartha Kitt The Emperor's New Groove
Nia Long Boiler Room
Sheryl Lee Ralph Deterrence
2002
Nona Gaye Ali [3]
Marla Gibbs The Visit
Adrienne-Joi Johnson Baby Boy
Gabrielle Union The Brothers
Kerry Washington Save the Last Dance
2003
Queen Latifah Chicago [4]
Halle Berry Die Another Day
Joy Bryant Antwone Fisher
Viola Davis Solaris
Rosario Dawson 25th Hour
2004
Anna Deavere Smith The Human Stain [5]
Mary Alice The Matrix Revolutions
Gloria Foster The Matrix Reloaded
Vivica A. Fox Kill Bill: Volume 1
Michael Michele Dark Blue
2005
Sharon Warren Ray [6]
Joy Bryant BAADASSSSS!
Kimberly Elise The Manchurian Candidate
Nia Long Alfie
Jada Pinkett Smith Collateral
2006
Taraji P. Henson Hustle & Flow [7]
Rosario Dawson Sin City
Thandie Newton Crash
Wanda Sykes Monster-in-Law
Tracie Thoms Rent
2007
Jennifer Hudson Dreamgirls [8]
Clare-Hope Ashitey Children of Men
Angela Bassett Akeelah and the Bee
Shareeka Epps Half Nelson
Kerry Washington The Last King of Scotland
2008
Viola Davis Doubt [9]
Alice Braga Blindness
Penélope Cruz Vicky Cristina Barcelona
Taraji P. Henson The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Sophie Okonedo The Secret Life of Bees

2010sEdit

Year Actress Film Ref
2010
Mo'Nique Precious [10]
Mariah Carey Precious
Paula Patton
Zoe Saldana Avatar
Alfre Woodard American Violet
2011
Phylicia Rashad For Colored Girls [11]
Viola Davis Eat Pray Love
Shareeka Epps Mother and Child
Janet Jackson For Colored Girls
Kerry Washington
2012
Octavia Spencer The Help [12]
Angela Bassett Jumping the Broom
Maya Rudolph Bridesmaids
Pernell Walker Pariah
Kim Wayans
2013
Naomie Harris Skyfall [13]
Octavia Spencer Smashed
Lorraine Toussaint Middle of Nowhere
Tamara Tunie Flight
Kerry Washington Django Unchained
2014
Lupita Nyong'o 12 Years a Slave [14]
Melonie Diaz Fruitvale Station
Naomie Harris Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
Octavia Spencer Fruitvale Station
Oprah Winfrey The Butler
2015
Carmen Ejogo Selma [15]
Viola Davis The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby
Teyonah Parris Dear White People
Zoe Saldana Guardians of the Galaxy
Octavia Spencer Snowpiercer
2016
Tessa Thompson Creed [16]
Angela Bassett Chi-Raq
Zoë Kravitz Dope
Gugu Mbatha-Raw Concussion
Mya Taylor Tangerine

Multiple nominations and winsEdit

ReferencesEdit