Critics Choice 2024 Nominations Dominated by ‘Barbie’ with Record-Breaking 18 Nods

Greta Gerwig’s cinematic masterpiece ‘Barbie’ has made a groundbreaking achievement at the Critics Choice Awards nominations for 2024. The film has set a new record with an astonishing 18 nominations, the highest number ever received by any film in the 29-year history of the awards. This remarkable feat surpasses the previous record holders, ‘Everything Everywhere All at Once’ and ‘The Shape of Water’, which each secured 14 nominations in their time.

Major Nominations for ‘Barbie’

‘Barbie’ has been recognized across a spectrum of prestigious categories, including Best Picture and Best Director for Greta Gerwig. Margot Robbie’s portrayal in the lead role has earned her a Best Actress nomination, while Ryan Gosling and America Ferrera are nominated for their supporting roles. Adding to its list of accolades, ‘Barbie’ also boasts three nominations in the Original Song category, with tracks “Dance the Night,” “I’m Just Ken,” and “What Was I Made For?” gaining critical acclaim.

Other Leading Contenders

Not far behind, Christopher Nolan’s ‘Oppenheimer’ and Yorgos Lanthimos’ ‘Poor Things’ each garnered 13 nominations, tying for the second-highest number of nods. These films, along with ‘Barbie’, are contending for the Best Picture award. Other nominees in this category include Cord Jefferson’s ‘American Fiction’, Blitz Bazawule’s adaptation of ‘The Color Purple’, Alexander Payne’s ‘The Holdovers’, Bradley Cooper’s ‘Maestro’, Celine Song’s ‘Past Lives’, and the surprise nominee ‘Saltburn’ by Emerald Fennell.

Broadcast Details and Host Announcement

The anticipation for the winners is high, and fans can tune in to watch the event broadcast live on The CW. The ceremony is set for Sunday, January 14, with the renowned Chelsea Handler returning as the host for the evening.

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Best Picture 

Best Actor 

Best Actress 

Best Supporting Actor 

Best Supporting Actress 

Best Young Actor/Actress 

  • Abby Ryder Forston — “Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret”
  • Ariana Greenblatt — “Barbie”
  • Calah Lane — “Wonka”
  • Milo Machado Graner — “Anatomy of a Fall”
  • Dominic Sessa — “The Holdovers”
  • Madeleine Yuna Voyles — “The Creator”
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Best Acting Ensemble 

  • “Air”
  • “Barbie”
  • “The Color Purple”
  • “The Holdovers”
  • “Killers of the Flower Moon”
  • “Oppenheimer”

Best Director 

Best Original Screenplay

  • “Air” — Alex Convery
  • “Barbie” — Greta Gerwig, Noah Baumbach
  • “The Holdovers” – David Hemingson
  • “Maestro” — Bradley Cooper, Josh Singer
  • “May December” — Samy Burch
  • “Past Lives” — Celine Song

Best Adapted Screenplay

  • “Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret” — Kelly Fremon Craig
  • “All of Us Strangers” — Andrew Haigh
  • “American Fiction” — Cord Jefferson
  • “Killers of the Flower Moon” — Martin Scorsese, Eric Roth
  • “Poor Things” — Tony McNamara
  • “Oppenheimer” — Christopher Nolan

Best Cinematography 

Best Production Design  

  • Suzie Davies, Charlotte Dirickx – Saltburn
  • Ruth De Jong, Claire Kaufman – Oppenheimer
  • Jack Fisk, Adam Willis – Killers of the Flower Moon
  • Sarah Greenwood, Katie Spencer – Barbie
  • James Price, Shona Heath, Szusza Mihalek – Poor Things
  • Adam Stockhausen, Kris Moran – Asteroid City

Best Editing 

  • William Goldenberg – Air
  • Nick Houy – Barbie
  • Jennifer Lame – Oppenheimer
  • Yorgos Mavropsaridis – Poor Things
  • Thelma Schoonmaker – Killers of the Flower Moon
  • Michelle Tesoro – Maestro
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Best Costume Design 

  • Jacqueline Durran – Barbie
  • Lindy Hemming – Wonka
  • Francine Jamison-Tanchuck – The Color Purple
  • Holly Waddington – Poor Things
  • Jacqueline West – Killers of the Flower Moon
  • Janty Yates, David Crossman – Napoleon

Best Hair and Makeup 

  • Barbie
  • The Color Purple
  • Maestro
  • Oppenheimer
  • Poor Things
  • Priscilla

Best Visual Effects 

Best Comedy 

Best Animated Feature 

Best Foreign Language Film 

Best Song

  • “Dance the Night” – Barbie
  • “I’m Just Ken” – Barbie
  • “Peaches” – The Super Mario Bros. Movie
  • “Road to Freedom” – Rustin
  • “This Wish” – Wish
  • “What Was I Made For” – Barbie

Best Score 

  • Jerskin Fendrix – Poor Things
  • Michael Giacchino – Society of the Snow
  • Ludwig Göransson – Oppenheimer
  • Daniel Pemberton – Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse
  • Robbie Robertson – Killers of the Flower Moon
  • Mark Ronson, Andrew Wyatt – Barbie

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