2008 New York Film Critics Circle Awards

Updated September 9, 2022 | Infoplease Staff

The winners of the 2008 New York Film Critics Circle Awards were announced December 10, 2008.

Best Picture: Milk
Best Actor: Sean Penn, Milk
Best Actress: Sally Hawkins, Happy-Go-Lucky
Best Supporting Actor: Josh Brolin, Milk
Best Supporting Actress: Penelope Cruz, Vicky Cristina Barcelona
Best Director: Mike Leigh, Happy-Go-Lucky
Best Screenplay: Jenny Lumet, Rachel Getting Married
Best Cinematographer: Anthony Dod Mantle, Slumdog Millionaire
Best Foreign Film: 4 Months, 3 Weeks, and 2 Days
Best Nonfiction Film: Man on Wire
Best Animated Film: WALL-E
Best First Feature: Courtney Hunt, Frozen River

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