1995 National Board of Review Awards

Updated September 9, 2022 | Infoplease Staff

The National Board of Review, which publishes Films in Review, includes teachers, actors, writers and movie-production workers.

Best PictureSense and Sensibility
Best ActorNicolas Cage, Leaving Las Vegas
Best ActressEmma Thompson, Sense and Sensibility and Carrington
Best Supporting ActorKevin Spacey, Seven and The Usual Suspects
Best Supporting ActressMira Sorvino, Mighty Aphrodite
Best DirectorAng Lee, Sense and Sensibility
Best Foreign FilmShanghai Triad
Best DocumentaryCrumb
Best Television MovieThe Boys of St. Vincent
Billy Wilder Award for a Directing CareerStanley Donen
Outstanding NewcomerAlicia Silverstone

Zhang Yimou, director of Shanghai Triad, was given a special freedom of expression award for his battle against censorship in China.

James Earl Jones received a career achievement award.

The cast of The Usual Suspects received a special ensemble-acting award.

Betty Comden and Adolph Green were recognized for their songwriting careers.

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