THE 2nd CRITICS' CHOICE MOVIE AWARDS WINNERS AND NOMINEES

Critics' Choice AwardsThe 2nd Critics' Choice Movie Awards were given on 20 January 1997 to honor the finest achievements in 1996 filmmaking.

 

 

Best Picture - Fargo

Best Actor: Geoffrey Rush - Shine

Best Actress: Frances McDormand - Fargo

Best Supporting Actor: Cuba Gooding Jr. - Jerry Maguire

Best Supporting Actress: Joan Allen - The Crucible

Best Director: Anthony Minghella - The English Patient

Best Screenplay: Anthony Minghella - The English Patient

Best Child Performance: Jonathan Lipnicki, Jerry Maguire

Best Documentary: When We Were Kings

Best Foreign Language Film: Ridicule

Breakout Artist of the Year: Renee Zellweger, Jerry Maguire

Lifetime Achievement Award, 1996: Lauren Bacall