It’s hard to say exactly what one film lands as the Detroit Film Critics Society’s favorite as they dropped their nominees this afternoon. Films that land in a few categories include “CODA,” “Don’t Look Up,” and “King Richard.” The group will announce their winners after the weekend, on Monday, December 6,2021.

BEST PICTURE

“Belfast”
(Focus Features)

“CODA”
(Apple Original Films)

“Cyrano”
(United Artists Releasing)

“Don’t Look Up”
(Netflix)

“King Richard”
(Warner Bros. Pictures)

Best Director

Sean Baker
“Red Rocket”
(A24)

Kenneth Branagh
“Belfast”
(Focus Features)

David Lowery
“The Green Knight”
(A24)

Adam McKay
“Don’t Look Up”
(Netflix)

Lin-Manuel Miranda
“tick, tick…Boom!”
(Netflix)

Best Actor

Nicolas Cage
“Pig”
(Neon)

Peter Dinklage
“Cyrano”
(United Artists Releasing)

Andrew Garfield
“Tick, Tick… Boom”
(Netflix)

Oscar Isaac
“The Card Counter”
(Focus Features)

Will Smith
“King Richard”
(Warner Bros. Pictures)

BEST ACTRESS

Jessica Chastain
“The Eyes of Tammy Faye”
(Searchlight Pictures)

Alana Haim
“Licorice Pizza
(MGM)

Jennifer Hudson
“Respect”
(MGM)

Nicole Kidman
“Being The Ricardos”
(Amazon Studios)

Kristen Stewart
“Spencer”
(Neon)

Best Supporting Actor

Jon Bernthal
“King Richard”
(Warner Bros. Pictures)

Troy Kotsur
“CODA”
(Apple Original Films)

Jared Leto
“House of Gucci”
(MGM)

Ray Liotta
“The Many Saints of Newark”
(Warner Bros. Pictures)

Kodi Smit-McPhee
“The Power of the Dog”
(Netflix)

Best Supporting Actress

Ariana DeBose
“West Side Story”
(20th Century Studios)

Kirsten Dunst
“The Power of the Dog”
(Netflix)

Aunjanue Ellis
“King Richard”
(Warner Bros. Pictures)

Rita Moreno
“West Side Story”
(20th Century Studios)

Diana Rigg
“Last Night in Soho”
(Focus Features)

Best Ensemble

“CODA”
(Apple Original Films)

“Don’t Look Up”
(Netflix)

“The French Dispatch”
(Searchlight Pictures)

“The Harder They Fall”
(Netflix)

“House Of Gucci”
(MGM)

BREAKTHROUGH

Alana Haim
“Licorice Pizza”
Actress
(MG)

Emilia Jones
“CODA”

Actress
(Apple Original Films)

Woody Norman
“C’mon C’mon”
Actor
(A24)

Agathe Rousselle
“Titane”
Actress
(Neon)

Emma Seligman
“Shiva Baby”
Director
(Utopia)

Best Adapted Screenplay

“CODA”
Siân Heder
(Apple Original Films)

“The Green Knight”
David Lowery
(A24)

“In The Heights”
Quiara Alegría Hudes
(Warner Bros. Pictures)

“The Power of the Dog”
Jane Campion

(Netflix)

“tick, tick…Boom!”
Steven Levenson
(Netflix)

Best Original Screenplay

“Don’t Look Up”
Adam McKay
(Netflix)

“The French Dispatch”
Wes Anderson
(Searchlight Pictures)

“The Harder They Fall”
Jeymes Samuel
Boaz Yakin
(Netflix)

“Licorice Pizza”
Paul Thomas Anderson

(MGM)

“Parallel Mothers”
Pedro Almodóvar
(Sony Pictures Classics)

Best Animated Film

“Belle”
(GKIDS)

“Cryptozoo”
(Magnolia Pictures)

“Encanto”
(Walt Disney Pictures)

“Flee”
(Neon)

“Luca”
(Pixar Animation)

“The Mitchells vs. the Machines”
(Netflix)

Best Documentary Film

“Flee”
(Neon)

“Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain”
(Focus Features)

“The Sparks Brothers”
(Focus Features)

“Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street”
(Screen Media Films)

“Summer of Soul (…Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised)
(Searchlight Pictures)

Best Use of Music/Sound

“Cyrano
(United Artists Releasing)

“In The Heights”
(Warner Bros. Pictures)

“Last Night in Soho”
(Focus Features)

“tick, tick…Boom!”
(Netflix)

“West Side Story”
(20th Century Studios)

Detroit Film Critics Society

BEST PICTURE

  • “Belfast”
  • “CODA”
  • “Cyrano”
  • “Don’t Look Up”
  • “King Richard”

BEST DIRECTOR

  • Sean Baker — “Red Rocket”
  • Kenneth Branagh — “Belfast”
  • David Lowery — “The Green Knight”
  • Adam McKay — “Don’t Look Up”
  • Lin-Manual Miranda — “tick, tick…Boom!”

Best Actor

  • Nicolas Cage — “Pig”
  • Peter Dinklage — “Cyrano”
  • Andrew Garfield — “tick, tick… Boom!”
  • Oscar Isaac — “The Card Counter”
  • Will Smith — “King Richard”

Best Actress

  • Jessica Chastain — “The Eyes of Tammy Faye”
  • Alana Haim — “Licorice Pizza”
  • Jennifer Hudson — “Respect”
  • Nicole Kidman — “Being the Ricardos”
  • Kristen Stewart — “Spencer”

Best Supporting Actor

  • Jon Bernthal — “King Richard”
  • Troy Kotsur — “CODA”
  • Jared Leto — “House of Gucci”
  • Ray Liotta — “The Many Saints of Newark”
  • Kodi Smit-McPhee — “The Power of the Dog”

Best Supporting Actress

  • Ariana DeBose — “West Side Story”
  • Kirsten Dunst — “The Power of the Dog”
  • Aunjanue Ellis — “King Richard”
  • Rita Moreno — “West Side Story”
  • Diana Rigg — “Last Night in Soho”

Best Ensemble

  • “CODA”
  • “Don’t Look Up”
  • “The French Dispatch”
  • “The Harder They Fall”
  • “House of Gucci”

BREAKTHROUGH

  • Alana Haim — “Licorice Pizza” (MGM)
  • Emilia Jones — “CODA” (Apple Original Films)
  • Woody Norman — “C’mon C’mon” (A24)
  • Agathe Rousselle — “Titane” (Neon)
  • Emma Seligman — “Shiva Baby” (Utopia)

Best Adapted Screenplay

  • “CODA” — Siân Heder
  • “The Green Knight” — David Lowery
  • “In The Heights” — Quiara Alegría Hudes
  • “The Power of the Dog” — Jane Campion
  • “tick, tick…Boom!” — Steven Levenson

Best Original Screenplay

  • “Don’t Look Up” — Adam McKay
  • “The French Dispatch” — Wes Anderson
  • “The Harder They Fall” — Jeymes Samuel & Boaz Yakin
  • “Licorice Pizza” — Paul Thomas Anderon
  • “Parallel Mothers” — Sony Pictures Classics

Best Animated Film

  • “Belle”
  • “Cryptozoo”
  • “Encanto”
  • “Flee”
  • “Luca”
  • “The Mitchells vs. the Machines”

Best Documentary Film

  • “Flee”
  • “Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain”
  • “The Sparks Brothers”
  • “Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street”
  • “Summer of Soul (…Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised)”

Best Use of Music/Sound

  • “Cyrano”
  • “In The Heights”
  • “Last Night in Soho”
  • “tick, tick…Boom!”
  • “West Side Story”

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