Stepping out from what most critics awards have done thus far, the Kansas City Film Critics Circle awarded their Best Picture category to “1917,” which also brought home Best Director for Sam Mendes and Best Cinematography for Roger Deakins. “Us” and “Dolemite Is My Name” were honored.

BEST PICTURE

“1917”

RUNNER-UP

“Parasite”

BEST DIRECTOR

Sam Mendes
“1917”

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Bong Joon-Ho — “Parasite”

BEST ACTOR

Adam Driver
“Marriage Story”

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Eddie Murphy — “Dolemite Is My Name”

BEST ACTRESS

Lupita Nyong’o
“Us”

RUNNER-UP

Reneé Zellweger — “Judy”

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

Joe Pesci
“The Irishman”

RUNNER-UP

Brad Pitt — “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood”

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Da’Vine Joy Randolph
“Dolemite Is My Name”

RUNNERS-UP

Laura Dern — “Marriage Story”
Zhao Shuzen — “The Farewell”

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

“Knives Out”
Rian Johnson

RUNNER-UP

“Parasite” — Bong Joon-Ho & Han Jin-Won

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

“Little Women”
Greta Gerwig

RUNNER-UP

“The Irishman” — Steven Zaillian

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

“1917”
Roger Deakins

BEST ANIMATED FILM

“Toy Story 4”

RUNNER-UP

“I Lost My Body”

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM

“Parasite”

RUNNER-UP

“Portrait of a Lady on Fire”

BEST DOCUMENTARY
(TIE)

“Amazing Grace”
&
“Apollo 11”

VINCE KOEHLER AWARD
(BEST SCI-FI, FANTASY, OR HORROR)

“Us”

RUNNER-UP

“Midsommar”

TOM POE AWARD
(BEST LBGT FILM)

“Portrait of a Lady on Fire”

RUNNER-UP

“Booksmart”

QUICK LIST

Best Picture: “1917”
Robert Altman Award for Best Director: Sam Mendes — “1917”
Best Actor: Adam Driver — “Marriage Story”
Best Actress: Lupita Nyong’o — “Us”
Best Supporting Actor: Joe Pesci — “The Irishman”
Best Supporting Actress: Da’Vine Joy Randolph — “Dolemite Is My Name”
Best Original Screenplay: “Knives Out” — Rian Johnson
Best Adapted Screenplay: “Little Women” — Greta Gerwig
Best Cinematography: “1917” — Roger Deakins
Best Animated Feature: “Toy Story 4”
Best Foreign Language Film: “Parasite”
Best Documentary (TIE): “Amazing Grace” & “Apollo 11”
Vince Koehler Award for Best Science Fiction/Fantasy/Horror Film: “Us”
Tom Poe Award for Best LGBT Film: “Portrait of a Lady on Fire”

Kansas City Film Critics Circle

Our organization was founded by Dr. James Loutzenhiser in 1966 as the Kansas City Film Circle Awards, and is the second oldest professional film critics’ association in the United States, after the New York Film Critics Circle. As of July, 2014, the KCFCC had 26 active members representing print, radio, television and online media outlets.

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