2010 National Board of Review Awards

Updated September 9, 2022 | Infoplease Staff

The National Board of Review includes teachers, actors, writers and movie-production workers. The organization publishes the magazine Films in Review. Find out which movies and artists were awarded top honors in film—including best picture, best actor and actress, and best director—for 2010.

Best Picture: Slumdog Millionaire
Best Foreign Language Film: Of Gods and Men
Best Actor: Jesse Eisenberg, The Social Network
Best Actress: Lesley Manville, Another Year
Best Supporting Actor: Christian Bale, The Fighter
Best Supporting Actress: Jacki Weaver, Animal Kingdom
Best Ensemble Cast: The Town
Breakthrough Performance: Jennifer Lawrence, Winter's Bone
Best Director: David Fincher, The Social Network
Best Directorial Debut: Sebastian Junger and Tim Hetherington, Restrepo
Best Original Screenplay: Chris Sparling, Buried
Best Adapted Screenplay: Aaron Sorkin, The Social Network
Best Documentary: Waiting for "Superman"
Best Animated Feature: Toy Story 3
William K. Everson Award for Film History: Leonard Maltin
Production Design: Dante Ferretti, Shutter Island
Spotlight Award: Sylvain Chomet and Jacques Tati, The Illusionist
Special Filmmaking Achievement: Sofia Coppola for writing, directing, and producing Somewhere

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