National Board of Review 2000

Top 10 films
* Quills
Traffic
Croupier
You Can Count on Me
Billy Elliot
Before Night Falls
Gladiator
Wonder Boys
Sunshine
Dancer in the Dark

Top Foreign Films
* Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
Butterfly
A Time for Drunken Horses
Malèna
Girl on the Bridge

Best Actor:
Javier Bardem – Before Night Falls

Best Actress:
Julia Roberts – Erin Brockovich

Best Supporting Actor:
Joaquin Phoenix – Gladiator

Best Supporting Actress:
Lupe Ontiveros – Chuck & Buck

Best Director:
Steven Soderbergh – Erin Brockovich and Traffic

Breakthrough Performance – Male:
Jamie Bell – Billy Elliot

Breakthrough Performance – Female:
Michelle Rodríguez – Girlfight

Best Acting by and Ensemble:
State and Main

Best Screenplay:
All the Pretty Horses – Ted Tally

Best Documentary Feature:
The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg

Best Animated Feature:
Chicken Run

Career Achievement Award:
Ellen Burstyn

Special Filmmaking Achievement:
Kenneth Lonergan – You Can Count on Me

Outstanding Production Design:
Arthur Max – Gladiator

Career Achievement – Music Composition:
Ennio Morricone

William K. Everson Award for Film History:
Roger Gottlieb and Robert Kimball, Reading Lyrics

Special Citations:
Björk – Outstanding Dramatic Music Performance, Dancer in the Dark
Dekalog, Outstanding Cinematic Series

Freedom of Expression:
A Time for Drunken Horses
Bamboozled
Before Night Falls
The Circle
Kadosh
Quills
Sound and Fury
The Visit

Special Recognition for Excellence in Filmmaking:
American Psycho
Best in Show
Chuck & Buck
Girlfight
Hamlet
Nurse Betty
Requiem for a Dream
Shower
Snatch
Two Family House