New York Film Critics 1961

Best Film:
West Side Story

Best Actor:
Maximilian Schell – Judgment at Nuremberg

Best Actress:
Sophia Loren – Two Women (La ciociara)

Best Director:
Robert Rossen – The Hustler

Best Screenplay:
Abby Mann – Judgment at Nuremberg

Best Foreign Language Film:
La Dolce Vita – Italy/France