The 2013 Critics Choice Movie Awards were chock full of wonderful surprises, including two for a wonderfully surprised Ben Affleck. The actor/director, who was notably snubbed for an Oscar nomination earlier in the day, walked away with the CMMA for Best Director and his film Argo won Best Picture. A stunned Affleck jokingly opened his speech with "I'd like to thank the Academy..."
The other big winner of the night was David O. Russell's Silver Linings Playbook, which won four awards, including Best Comedy and its stars Jennifer Lawrence (who won three awards total at the ceremony) and Bradley Cooper who both won in their respective Best Actress and Actor in a Comedy categories. The film won the most CCMAs, which could give it some momentum going into the Oscars. Its biggest rival Lincoln, had record-breaking 13 CCMA nods, but only won three for Best Actor for Daniel Day-Lewis, Best Adapted Screenplay, and Best Score.
Other highlights of the ceremony, which was hosted by entertainment maven Sam Rubin, included an emotional Best Actress winner Jessica Chastain (Zero Dark Thirty) who gave credit to director Kathryn Bigelow and a charming moment by Best Young Actress winner Quvenzhané Wallis (Beasts of the Southern Wild) who read her speech off her cell phone. Check out the full list of the 18th Annual Critics Choice Movie Awards below. BEST PICTUREWINNER: ArgoBeasts of the Southern WildDjango UnchainedLes MisérablesLife of PiLincolnThe MasterMoonrise KingdomSilver Linings PlaybookZero Dark Thirty BEST ACTORBradley Cooper – Silver Linings PlaybookWINNER: Daniel Day-Lewis – LincolnJohn Hawkes – The SessionsHugh Jackman – Les MisérablesJoaquin Phoenix – The MasterDenzel Washington – Flight BEST ACTRESSWINNER: Jessica Chastain – Zero Dark ThirtyMarion Cotillard – Rust and BoneJennifer Lawrence – Silver Linings PlaybookEmmanuelle Riva – AmourQuvenzhané Wallis – Beasts of the Southern WildNaomi Watts – The Impossible BEST SUPPORTING ACTORAlan Arkin – ArgoJavier Bardem – SkyfallRobert De Niro – Silver Linings PlaybookWINNER: Philip Seymour Hoffman – The MasterTommy Lee Jones – LincolnMatthew McConaughey – Magic Mike BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESSAmy Adams – The MasterJudi Dench – SkyfallAnn Dowd – ComplianceSally Field – LincolnWINNER: Anne Hathaway – Les MisérablesHelen Hunt – The Sessions BEST YOUNG ACTOR/ACTRESSElle Fanning – Ginger & RosaKara Hayward – Moonrise KingdomTom Holland – The ImpossibleLogan Lerman – The Perks of Being a WallflowerSuraj Sharma – Life of PiWINNER: Quvenzhané Wallis – Beasts of the Southern Wild BEST ACTING ENSEMBLEArgoThe Best Exotic Marigold HotelLes MisérablesLincolnMoonrise KingdomWINNER: Silver Linings Playbook BEST DIRECTORWINNER: Ben Affleck – ArgoKathryn Bigelow – Zero Dark ThirtyTom Hooper – Les MisérablesAng Lee – Life of PiDavid O. Russell – Silver Linings PlaybookSteven Spielberg – Lincoln BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAYWINNER: Quentin Tarantino – Django UnchainedJohn Gatins – FlightRian Johnson – LooperPaul Thomas Anderson – The MasterWes Anderson & Roman Coppola – Moonrise KingdomMark Boal – Zero Dark Thirty BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAYChris Terrio – ArgoDavid Magee – Life of PiWINNER: Tony Kushner – LincolnStephen Chbosky – The Perks of Being a WallflowerDavid O. Russell – Silver Linings Playbook BEST CINEMATOGRAPHYLes Misérables – Danny CohenWINNER: Life of Pi – Claudio MirandaLincoln – Janusz KaminskiThe Master – Mihai Malaimare Jr.Skyfall – Roger Deakins BEST ART DIRECTIONWINNER: Anna Karenina – Sarah Greenwood/Production Designer; Katie Spencer/Set DecoratorThe Hobbit – Dan Hennah/Production Designer; Ra Vincent & Simon Bright/Set DecoratorsLes Misérables – Eve Stewart/Production Designer; Anna Lynch-Robinson/Set DecoratorLife of Pi – David Gropman/Production Designer; Anna Pinnock/Set DecoratorLincoln – Rick Carter/Production Designer; Jim Erickson/Set Decorator BEST EDITINGArgo – William GoldenbergLes Misérables – Melanie Ann Oliver and Chris DickensLife of Pi – Tim SquyresLincoln – Michael KahnWINNER: Zero Dark Thirty – William Goldenberg and Dylan Tichenor BEST COSTUME DESIGNWINNER: Anna Karenina – Jacqueline DurranCloud Atlas – Kym Barrett and Pierre-Yves GayraudThe Hobbit – Bob Buck, Ann Maskrey and Richard TaylorLes Misérables – Paco DelgadoLincoln – Joanna Johnston BEST MAKEUPWINNER: Cloud AtlasThe HobbitLes MisérablesLincoln BEST VISUAL EFFECTSThe AvengersCloud AtlasThe Dark Knight RisesThe HobbitWINNER: Life of Pi BEST ANIMATED FEATUREBraveFrankenweenieMadagascar 3ParaNormanRise of the GuardiansWINNER: Wreck-It Ralph BEST ACTION MOVIEThe AvengersThe Dark Knight RisesLooperWINNER: Skyfall BEST ACTOR IN AN ACTION MOVIEChristian Bale – The Dark Knight RisesWINNER: Daniel Craig – SkyfallRobert Downey Jr. – The AvengersJoseph Gordon-Levitt – LooperJake Gyllenhaal – End of Watch BEST ACTRESS IN AN ACTION MOVIEEmily Blunt – LooperGina Carano – HaywireJudi Dench – SkyfallAnne Hathaway – The Dark Knight RisesWINNER: Jennifer Lawrence – The Hunger Games BEST COMEDYBernieWINNER: Silver Linings PlaybookTedThis Is 4021 Jump Street BEST ACTOR IN A COMEDYJack Black – BernieWINNER: Bradley Cooper – Silver Linings PlaybookPaul Rudd – This Is 40Channing Tatum – 21 Jump StreetMark Wahlberg – Ted BEST ACTRESS IN A COMEDYMila Kunis – TedWINNER: Jennifer Lawrence – Silver Linings PlaybookShirley MacLaine – BernieLeslie Mann – This Is 40Rebel Wilson – Pitch Perfect BEST SCI-FI/HORROR MOVIEThe Cabin in the WoodsWINNER: LooperPrometheus BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILMWINNER: AmourThe IntouchablesA Royal AffairRust and Bone BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATUREBullyThe Central Park FiveThe ImposterThe Queen of VersaillesWINNER: Searching for Sugar ManWest of Memphis BEST SONG“For You” – performed by Keith Urban/written by Monty Powell & Keith Urban – Act of Valor“Learn Me Right” – performed by Birdy with Mumford & Sons/written by Mumford & Sons – BraveWINNER: “Skyfall” – performed by Adele/written by Adele Adkins & Paul Epworth – Skyfall“Still Alive” – performed by Paul Williams/written by Paul Williams – Paul Williams Still Alive“Suddenly” – performed by Hugh Jackman/written by Claude-Michel Schonberg & Alain Boublil & Herbert Kretzmer – Les Misérables BEST SCOREArgo – Alexandre DesplatLife of Pi – Mychael DannaWINNER: Lincoln – John WilliamsThe Master – Jonny GreenwoodMoonrise Kingdom – Alexandre Desplat Louis XIII Genius Award: Judd Apatow [Photo credit: Photo Credit: Tiffany Rose/WireImage] More: ‘Lincoln’, ‘Les Misérables’ Lead 18th Annual Critics Choice Movie Awards Nominations2013 Golden Globes: 'Lincoln,' 'Argo' Lead Movie Nominations. 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