Phoenix Film Critics Society Names "Inglourious Basterds" Top Film of 2009

The Phoenix Film Critics Society has named the top films of 2009 and awarded top honors in more than two dozen additional categories. "Inglourious Basterds" took the top honor. The full list of awards can be found below.

Best Picture

  • Inglourious Basterds
  • Top Ten Films of 2009 (in alphabetical order)

  • Avatar
  • District 9
  • (500) Days of Summer
  • The Hurt Locker
  • Inglourious Basterds
  • Precious
  • Sherlock Holmes
  • Star Trek
  • Up
  • Up In The Air
  • Best Director

  • Quentin Tarantino, Inglourious Basterds
  • Best Performance by an Actor in a Lead Role

  • George Clooney, Up In The Air
  • Best Performance by an Actress in a Lead Role

  • Meryl Streep, Julie and Julia
  • Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role

  • Christoph Waltz, Inglourious Basterds
  • Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role

  • Mo’Nique, Precious
  • Best Acting Ensemble

  • The cast of Inglourious Basterds
  • Best screenplay written directly for the screen

  • Up
  • Best screenplay adapted from another medium

  • Up In The Air
  • Best Live Action Family Film

  • Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince
  • Overlooked Film

  • Moon
  • Best Animated Film

  • Up
  • Best Foreign Language Film

  • Broken Embraces
  • Best Documentary

  • Capitalism: A Love Story
  • Best Original Song

  • “Weary Kind” from Crazy Heart
  • Best Original Score

  • Up
  • Best Cinematography

  • Avatar
  • Best Film Editing

  • Avatar
  • Best Production Design

  • Avatar
  • Best Costume Design

  • The Young Victoria
  • Best Visual Effects

  • Avatar
  • Best Stunts

  • Star Trek
  • Breakout on Camera

  • Gabourey Sidibe, Precious
  • Breakout Behind the Camera

  • Neill Blomkamp, District 9
  • Best Performance by a Youth – Male

  • Jae Head, The Blind Side
  • Best Performance by a Youth – Female

  • Saoirse Ronan – The Lovely Bones