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2012 Critics' Choice Awards Full List of Winners

Announcing the Winners of the Critics' Choice Awards!

It was a big day for The Help and an even bigger one for The Artist at the Critics' Choice Awards today. The Artist scored best picture and best director for Michel Hazanavicius, while Octavia Spencer and Viola Davis took home matching actress trophies for The Help (along with best acting ensemble). As for the men, George Clooney took home best leading actor for The Descendants, while Christopher Plummer was honoured as best supporting actor for Beginners.

It's just the beginning of what's sure to be a very exciting awards season, which continues on Monday with the Golden Globes (fill out our printable ballot here to keep track of your predictions). Until then, check out the full list of Critics' Choice winners when you keep reading.

BEST PICTURE
The Artist

BEST DIRECTOR
Michel Hazanavicius, The Artist

BEST ACTOR
George Clooney, The Descendants

BEST ACTRESS
Viola Davis, The Help

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Christopher Plummer, Beginners

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Octavia Spencer, The Help

BEST ACTING ENSEMBLE
The Help

BEST COMEDY
Bridesmaids

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE
Rango

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
A Separation

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
Woody Allen, Midnight in Paris

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
Steven Zaillian, Aaron Sorkin, and Stan Chervin, Moneyball

BEST YOUNG ACTOR/ACTRESS
Thomas Horn, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE
George Harrison: Living in the Material World

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
War Horse and The Tree of Life (tie)

BEST ART DIRECTION
Hugo

BEST EDITING
The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo

BEST COSTUME DESIGN
The Artist

BEST MAKEUP
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
Rise of the Planet of the Apes

BEST SOUND
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2

BEST ACTION MOVIE
Drive

BEST SONG
"Life's a Happy Song," The Muppets

BEST SCORE
The Artist

HONOURARY: MUSIC + FILM AWARD
Martin Scorsese

HONOURARY: JOEL SIEGEL AWARD
Sean Penn

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