Critics' Choice Awards: 'The Irishman' Leads With 14 Nominations

10:45 AM 12/8/2019

by THR staff

'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,' 'Little Women' and 'Marriage Story' also earned multiple noms, while 'When They See Us' topped the TV categories with six mentions, followed by 'This Is Us' and 'Schitt's Creek' with five each.

The Critics' Choice Association on Sunday revealed the nominations for the 25th annual Critics' Choice Awards.

Martin Scorsese's The Irishman leads this year's nominees with a total of 14 mentions, including for best picture and director. Stars Robert De Niro, Al Pacino and Joe Pesci also scored acting noms.

The next most nominated film was Quentin Tarantino's Once Upon a Time in Hollywood with 12 nods, followed by Little Women with nine, 1917 and Marriage Story with eight apiece and Jojo Rabbit, Joker and Parasite with seven each.

Meanwhile on the television side, Netflix's When They See Us leads the nominations with a total of six, followed by NBC's This Is Us and Pop's Schitt's Creek with five apiece. HBO's Barry, Game of Thrones, Watchmen and Chernobyl; Amazon's Fleabag; FX's Fosse/Verdon; Netflix's The Crown; CBS All Access' The Good Fight; and Netflix's Unbelievable earned four noms each.

Several actors received multiple nominations across both the film and television fields, including Laura Dern for Big Little Lies and Marriage Story, while Scarlett Johansson earned mentions for her roles in both Jojo Rabbit and Marriage Story. Newcomer Asante Blackk also received two noms for his roles in This Is Us and When They See Us.

Meanwhile, some of this year's film director nominees pulled double duty and are mentioned for their screenplays as well, including Noah Baumbach for Marriage Story, Greta Gerwig for Little Women, Bong Joon Ho for Parasite and Tarantino for Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.

Netflix earned 61 nominations across their TV series and films, while HBO received 33, Amazon scored 14 and NBC snagged 12.

"This has been a truly great year for television and movies," CCA CEO Joey Berlin said in a statement. "In every genre, from every viewpoint and distribution platform, brilliant storytellers are challenging and delighting us. We are so excited to have the opportunity to celebrate them, and their work, on January 12 on The CW!"

A full list of nominations follows.

  • Best Picture

    Ford v Ferrari
    The Irishman
    Jojo Rabbit
    Little Women
    Marriage Story
    Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
    Uncut Gems

  • Best Actor

    Antonio Banderas – Pain and Glory
    Robert De Niro – The Irishman
    Leonardo DiCaprio – Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
    Adam Driver – Marriage Story
    Eddie Murphy – Dolemite Is My Name
    Joaquin Phoenix – Joker
    Adam Sandler – Uncut Gems

  • Best Actress

    Awkwafina – The Farewell
    Cynthia Erivo – Harriet
    Scarlett Johansson – Marriage Story
    Lupita Nyong’o – Us
    Saoirse Ronan – Little Women
    Charlize Theron – Bombshell
    Renée Zellweger – Judy

  • Best Supporting Actor

    Willem Dafoe – The Lighthouse
    Tom Hanks – A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood
    Anthony Hopkins – The Two Popes
    Al Pacino – The Irishman
    Joe Pesci – The Irishman
    Brad Pitt – Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

  • Best Supporting Actress

    Laura Dern – Marriage Story
    Scarlett Johansson – Jojo Rabbit
    Jennifer Lopez – Hustlers
    Florence Pugh – Little Women
    Margot Robbie – Bombshell
    Zhao Shuzhen – The Farewell

  • Best Young Actor/Actress

    Julia Butters – Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
    Roman Griffin Davis – Jojo Rabbit
    Noah Jupe – Honey Boy
    Thomasin McKenzie – Jojo Rabbit
    Shahadi Wright Joseph – Us
    Archie Yates – Jojo Rabbit

  • Best Acting Ensemble

    The Irishman
    Knives Out
    Little Women
    Marriage Story
    Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

  • Best Director

    Noah Baumbach – Marriage Story
    Greta Gerwig – Little Women
    Bong Joon Ho – Parasite
    Sam Mendes – 1917
    Josh Safdie and Benny Safdie – Uncut Gems
    Martin Scorsese – The Irishman
    Quentin Tarantino – Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

  • Best Original Screenplay

    Noah Baumbach – Marriage Story
    Rian Johnson – Knives Out
    Bong Joon Ho and Han Jin Won – Parasite
    Quentin Tarantino – Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
    Lulu Wang – The Farewell

  • Best Adapted Screenplay

    Greta Gerwig – Little Women
    Noah Harpster and Micah Fitzerman-Blue – A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood
    Anthony McCarten – The Two Popes
    Todd Phillips & Scott Silver – Joker
    Taika Waititi – Jojo Rabbit
    Steven Zaillian – The Irishman

  • Best Cinematography

    Jarin Blaschke – The Lighthouse
    Roger Deakins – 1917
    Phedon Papamichael – Ford v Ferrari
    Rodrigo Prieto – The Irishman
    Robert Richardson – Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
    Lawrence Sher – Joker

  • Best Production Design

    Mark Friedberg, Kris Moran – Joker
    Dennis Gassner, Lee Sandales – 1917
    Jess Gonchor, Claire Kaufman – Little Women
    Lee Ha Jun – Parasite
    Barbara Ling, Nancy Haigh – Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
    Bob Shaw, Regina Graves – The Irishman
    Donal Woods, Gina Cromwell – Downton Abbey

  • Best Editing

    Ronald Bronstein, Benny Safdie – Uncut Gems
    Andrew Buckland, Michael McCusker – Ford v Ferrari
    Yang Jinmo – Parasite
    Fred Raskin – Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
    Thelma Schoonmaker – The Irishman
    Lee Smith – 1917

  • Best Costume Design

    Ruth E. Carter – Dolemite Is My Name
    Julian Day – Rocketman
    Jacqueline Durran – Little Women
    Arianne Phillips – Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
    Sandy Powell, Christopher Peterson – The Irishman
    Anna Robbins – Downton Abbey

  • Best Hair and Makeup

    Dolemite Is My Name
    The Irishman
    Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

  • Best Visual Effects

    Ad Astra
    The Aeronauts
    Avengers: Endgame
    Ford v Ferrari
    The Irishman
    The Lion King

  • Best Animated Feature

    Frozen II
    How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World
    I Lost My Body
    Missing Link
    Toy Story 4

  • Best Action Movie

    Avengers: Endgame
    Ford v Ferrari
    John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum
    Spider-Man: Far From Home

  • Best Comedy

    Dolemite Is My Name
    The Farewell
    Jojo Rabbit
    Knives Out

  • Best Sci-Fi or Horror Movie

    Ad Astra
    Avengers: Endgame

  • Best Foreign-Language Film

    Les Misérables
    Pain and Glory
    Portrait of a Lady on Fire

  • Best Song

    "Glasgow (No Place Like Home)" – Wild Rose
    "(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again" – Rocketman
    "I’m Standing With You" – Breakthrough
    "Into the Unknown" – Frozen II
    "Speechless" – Aladdin
    "Spirit "– The Lion King
    "Stand Up" – Harriet

  • Best Score

    Michael Abels – Us
    Alexandre Desplat – Little Women
    Hildur Guðnadóttir – Joker
    Randy Newman – Marriage Story
    Thomas Newman – 1917
    Robbie Robertson – The Irishman

  • Best Drama Series

    The Crown (Netflix)
    David Makes Man (OWN)
    Game of Thrones (HBO)
    The Good Fight (CBS All Access)
    Pose (FX)
    Succession (HBO)
    This Is Us (NBC)
    Watchmen (HBO)

  • Best Actor in a Drama Series

    Sterling K. Brown – This Is Us (NBC)
    Mike Colter – Evil (CBS)
    Paul Giamatti – Billions (Showtime)
    Kit Harington – Game of Thrones (HBO)
    Freddie Highmore – The Good Doctor (ABC)
    Tobias Menzies – The Crown (Netflix)
    Billy Porter – Pose (FX)
    Jeremy Strong – Succession (HBO)

  • Best Actress in a Drama Series

    Christine Baranski – The Good Fight (CBS All Access)
    Olivia Colman – The Crown (Netflix)
    Jodie Comer – Killing Eve (BBC America)
    Nicole Kidman – Big Little Lies (HBO)
    Regina King – Watchmen (HBO)
    Mj Rodriguez – Pose (FX)
    Sarah Snook – Succession (HBO)
    Zendaya – Euphoria (HBO)

  • Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

    Asante Blackk – This Is Us (NBC)
    Billy Crudup – The Morning Show (Apple)
    Asia Kate Dillon – Billions (Showtime)
    Peter Dinklage – Game of Thrones (HBO)
    Justin Hartley – This Is Us (NBC)
    Delroy Lindo – The Good Fight (CBS All Access)
    Tim Blake Nelson – Watchmen (HBO)

  • Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

    Helena Bonham Carter – The Crown (Netflix)
    Gwendoline Christie – Game of Thrones (HBO)
    Laura Dern – Big Little Lies (HBO)
    Audra McDonald – The Good Fight (CBS All Access)
    Jean Smart – Watchmen (HBO)
    Meryl Streep – Big Little Lies (HBO)
    Susan Kelechi Watson – This Is Us (NBC)

  • Best Comedy Series

    Barry (HBO)
    Fleabag (Amazon)
    The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Amazon)
    Mom (CBS)
    One Day at a Time (Netflix)
    PEN15 (Hulu)
    Schitt’s Creek (Pop)

  • Best Actor in a Comedy Series

    Ted Danson – The Good Place (NBC)
    Walton Goggins – The Unicorn (CBS)
    Bill Hader – Barry (HBO)
    Eugene Levy – Schitt’s Creek (Pop)
    Paul Rudd – Living with Yourself (Netflix)
    Bashir Salahuddin – Sherman's Showcase (IFC)
    Ramy Youssef – Ramy (Hulu)

  • Best Actress in a Comedy Series

    Christina Applegate – Dead to Me (Netflix)
    Alison Brie – GLOW (Netflix)
    Rachel Brosnahan – The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Amazon)
    Kirsten Dunst – On Becoming a God in Central Florida (Showtime)
    Julia Louis-Dreyfus – Veep (HBO)
    Catherine O'Hara – Schitt’s Creek (Pop)
    Phoebe Waller-Bridge – Fleabag (Amazon)

  • Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

    Andre Braugher – Brooklyn Nine-Nine (NBC)
    Anthony Carrigan – Barry (HBO)
    William Jackson Harper – The Good Place (NBC)
    Daniel Levy – Schitt’s Creek (Pop)
    Nico Santos – Superstore (NBC)
    Andrew Scott – Fleabag (Amazon)
    Henry Winkler – Barry (HBO)

  • Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

    Alex Borstein – The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Amazon)
    D'Arcy Carden – The Good Place (NBC)
    Sian Clifford – Fleabag (Amazon)
    Betty Gilpin – GLOW (Netflix)
    Rita Moreno – One Day at a Time (Netflix)
    Annie Murphy – Schitt’s Creek (Pop)
    Molly Shannon – The Other Two (Comedy Central)

  • Best Limited Series

    Catch-22 (Hulu)
    Chernobyl (HBO)
    Fosse/Verdon (FX)
    The Loudest Voice (Showtime)
    Unbelievable (Netflix)
    When They See Us (Netflix)
    Years and Years (HBO)

  • Best Movie Made for Television

    Brexit (HBO)
    Deadwood: The Movie (HBO)
    El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie (Netflix)
    Guava Island (Amazon)
    Native Son (HBO)
    Patsy & Loretta (Lifetime)

  • Best Actor in a Limited Series or Movie Made for Television

    Christopher Abbott – Catch-22 (Hulu)
    Mahershala Ali – True Detective (HBO)
    Russell Crowe – The Loudest Voice (Showtime)
    Jared Harris – Chernobyl (HBO)
    Jharrel Jerome – When They See Us (Netflix)
    Sam Rockwell – Fosse/Verdon (FX)
    Noah Wyle – The Red Line (CBS)

  • Best Actress in a Limited Series or Movie Made for Television

    Kaitlyn Dever – Unbelievable (Netflix)
    Anne Hathaway – Modern Love (Amazon)
    Megan Hilty – Patsy & Loretta (Lifetime)
    Joey King – The Act (Hulu)
    Jessie Mueller – Patsy & Loretta (Lifetime)
    Merritt Wever – Unbelievable (Netflix)
    Michelle Williams – Fosse/Verdon (FX)

  • Best Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie Made for Television

    Asante Blackk – When They See Us (Netflix)
    George Clooney – Catch-22 (Hulu)
    John Leguizamo – When They See Us (Netflix)
    Dev Patel – Modern Love (Amazon)
    Jesse Plemons – El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie (Netflix)
    Stellan Skarsgård – Chernobyl (HBO)
    Russell Tovey – Years and Years (HBO)

  • Best Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie Made for Television

    Toni Collette – Unbelievable (Netflix) (WINNER)
    Patricia Arquette – The Act (Hulu)
    Marsha Stephanie Blake – When They See Us (Netflix)
    Niecy Nash – When They See Us (Netflix)
    Margaret Qualley – Fosse/Verdon (FX)
    Emma Thompson – Years and Years (HBO)
    Emily Watson – Chernobyl (HBO)

  • Best Animated Series

    Big Mouth (Netflix)
    BoJack Horseman (Netflix)
    The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance (Netflix)
    She-Ra and the Princesses of Power (Netflix)
    The Simpsons (Fox)
    Undone (Amazon)

  • Best Talk Show

    Desus & Mero (Showtime)
    Full Frontal With Samantha Bee (TBS)
    The Kelly Clarkson Show (NBC)
    Last Week Tonight With John Oliver (HBO)
    The Late Late Show With James Corden (CBS)
    Late Night With Seth Meyers (NBC)

  • Best Comedy Special

    Amy Schumer: Growing (Netflix)
    Jenny Slate: Stage Fright (Netflix)
    Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear’s All in the Family and The Jeffersons (ABC)
    Ramy Youssef: Feelings (HBO)
    Seth Meyers: Lobby Baby (Netflix)
    Trevor Noah: Son of Patricia (Netflix)
    Wanda Sykes: Not Normal (Netflix)