2001 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.

Best Picture:Moulin Rouge
Best Actor:Billy Bob Thornton, The Man Who Wasn't There, Monster's Ball, and Bandits
Best Actress:Halle Berry, Monster's Ball
Best Supporting Actor:Jim Broadbent, Iris and Moulin Rouge.
Best Supporting Actress:Cate Blanchett, The Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring, The Shipping News, and The Man Who Cried
Best Director:Todd Field, In the Bedroom
Best Directorial Debut:John Cameron Mitchell, Hedwig & the Angry Inch
Best Foreign Film:Amores Perros (Mexico)
Best Documentary:The Endurance
Best Screenplay:Todd Field and Rob Festinger, In the Bedroom
Best Ensemble:Last Orders
Best Animated Feature:Shrek
Production Design:The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
Breakthrough Performances:Naomi Watts, Mulholland Drive and Hayden Christensen Life as a House
Career Achievement Awards:Jon Voight and John Williams (Career Music Achievement Award)
Special Achievement in Filmmaking:Peter Jackson, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
Billy Wilder Award:Steven Spielberg
William Everson Award for Film History:Martin Scorsese, Il Mio Viaggo in Italia

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