New York Film Critics 2005

Best Film:
Brokeback Mountain
Runners-up: A History of Violence and Good Night, and Good Luck.

Best Actor:
Heath Ledger – Brokeback Mountain
Runners-up: Philip Seymour Hoffman – Capote and Viggo Mortensen – A History of Violence

Best Actress:
Reese Witherspoon – Walk the Line
Runners-up: Emmanuelle Devos – Kings and Queen (Rois et reine) and Zhang Ziyi – 2046 and Memoirs of a Geisha

Best Supporting Actor:
William Hurt – A History of Violence
Runners-up: Mathieu Amalric – Munich and Terrence Howard – Crash

Best Supporting Actress:
Maria Bello – A History of Violence
Runners-up: Catherine Keener – The 40-Year-Old Virgin, The Ballad of Jack and Rose, and Capote and Diane Keaton – The Family Stone

Best Director:
Ang Lee – Brokeback Mountain
Runners-up: David Cronenberg – A History of Violence and Steven Spielberg – Munich

Best Screenplay:
Noah Baumbach – The Squid and the Whale
Runners-up: Larry McMurtry and Diana Ossana – Brokeback Mountain and Tony Kushner and Eric Roth – Munich

Best Animated Feature:
Howl’s Moving Castle (Hauru no ugoku shiro)
Runners-up: Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit and Corpse Bride

Best Cinematography:
Christopher Doyle, Lai Yiu Fai, and Kwan Pun Leung – 2046
Runners-up: Robert Elswit – Good Night, and Good Luck. and Emmanuel Lubezki – The New World

Best First Film:
Bennett Miller – Capote
Runners-up: Miranda July – Me and You and Everyone We Know and Phil Morrison – Junebug

Best Foreign Language Film:
2046 – China/France/Germany/Hong Kong
Runners-up: Caché – France/Austria and Look at Me (Comme une image) – France

Best Non-Fiction Film (tie):
Grizzly Man
The White Diamond
Runners-up: March of the Penguins and The Aristocrats