New York Film Critics 2004

Best Film:
Sideways
Runners-up: Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Million Dollar Baby, and Kinsey

Best Actor:
Paul Giamatti – Sideways
Runners-up: Jamie Foxx – Ray, Don Cheadle – Hotel Rwanda, and Clint Eastwood – Million Dollar Baby

Best Actress:
Imelda Staunton – Vera Drake
Runners-up: Kate Winslet – Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind and Annette Bening – Being Julia

Best Supporting Actor:
Clive Owen – Closer
Runner-up: Thomas Haden Church – Sideways

Best Supporting Actress:
Virginia Madsen – Sideways

Best Director:
Clint Eastwood – Million Dollar Baby
Runner-up: Zhang Yimou – House of Flying Daggers (Shi mian mai fu)

Best Animated Feature:
The Incredibles

Best Cinematography:
Christopher Doyle – Hero (Ying xiong)

Best First Film:
Joshua Marston – Maria Full of Grace

Best Foreign Language Film:
Bad Education (La mala educación) • Spain

Best Non-Fiction Film:
Fahrenheit 9/11
Runner-up: Tarnation

Best Screenplay:
Alexander Payne and Jim Taylor – Sideways
Runner-up: Charlie Kaufman – Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Special Award:
Milestone Films