National Board of Review 2001

Top 10 films
* Moulin Rouge!
In the Bedroom
Ocean’s Eleven
Memento
Monster’s Ball
Black Hawk Down
The Man Who Wasn’t There
A.I. Artificial Intelligence
The Pledge
Mulholland Drive

Top Foreign Films
* Amores perros
Behind the Sun
Dark Blue World
No Man’s Land
Amélie

Best Actor:
Billy Bob Thornton – The Man Who Wasn’t There, Monster’s Ball, Bandits

Best Actress:
Halle Berry – Monster’s Ball

Best Supporting Actor:
Jim Broadbent – Iris and Moulin Rouge!

Best Supporting Actress:
Cate Blanchett – The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, The Man Who Cried, and The Shipping News

Best Acting by an Ensemble:
Last Orders

Breakthrough Performance – Male:
Hayden Christensen – Life as a House

Breakthrough Performance – Female:
Naomi Watts – Mulholland Drive

Best Director:
Todd Field – In the Bedroom

Outstanding Directorial Debut:
John Cameron Mitchell – Hedwig and the Angry Inch

Best Screenplay:
In the Bedroom – Robert Festinger and Todd Field

Best Documentary Feature:
The Endurance: Shackleton’s Legendary Antarctic Expedition

Best Animated Feature:
Shrek

Best Film made for Cable TV:
Wit

Career Achievement Award:
Jon Voight

Billy Wilder Award For Excellence In Directing:
Steven Spielberg

Special Filmmaking Achievement:
Peter Jackson – The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

Best Art Direction:
Grant Major – The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

Career Achievement – Music Composition:
John Williams

Humanitarian Award:
Arthur Cohn

William K. Everson Award For Film History:
Martin Scorsese, My Voyage to Italy

Freedom Of Expression:
Baran
Jung in the Land of the Mujaheddin
Kandahar

Special Recognition For Excellence In Filmmaking:
The Anniversary Party
The Deep End
Diamond Men
Ghost World
Happy Accidents
Iris
Lantana
L.I.E.
Piñero
Sexy Beast