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National Board of Review 2012: Complete List of Winners

The National Board of Review announced winners in a wide range of categories on Dec. 5. The ceremony was Jan. 8 in Gotham. 

Best Film
"Zero Dark Thirty"

Best Director
Kathryn Bigelow, "Zero Dark Thirty"

Best Actor
Bradley Cooper, "Silver Linings Playbook"

Best Actress
Jessica Chastain, "Zero Dark Thirty"

Best Supporting Actor
Leonardo DiCaprio, "Django Unchained"

Best Supporting Actress
Ann Dowd, "Compliance"

Best Adapted Screenplay
"Silver Linings Playbook"

Best Original Screenplay
"Looper"

Best Animated Feature
"Wreck-It Ralph"

Breakthrough Actor
Tom Holland, "The Impossible"

Breakthrough Actress
Quvenzhané Wallis, "Beasts of the Southern Wild"

Best Directorial Debut
Benh Zeitlin, "Beasts of the Southern Wild"

Best Foreign Language Film
"Amour"

Best Documentary
"Searching for Sugar Man"

Best Ensemble
"Les Misérables"

Spotlight Award
John Goodman ("Argo," "Flight," "ParaNorman," "Trouble with the Curve")

NBR Freedom of Expression
"The Central Park Five," "Promised Land"

Top Films (in alphabetical order)
"Argo"
"Beasts of the Southern Wild"
"Django Unchained"
"Les Misérables"
"Lincoln"
"Looper"
"The Perks of Being a Wallflower"
"Promised Land"
"Silver Linings Playbook"

Top 5 Foreign Language Films (in alphabetical order)
"Barbara"
"The Intouchables"
"The Kid with a Bike"
"No"
"War Witch"

Top 5 Documentaries (in alphabetical order)
"Ai Weiwie: Never Sorry"
"Detropia"
"The Gatekeepers"
"The Invisible War"
"Only the Young"

Top 10 Independent Films (in alphabetical order)
"Arbitrage"
"Bernie"
"Compliance"
"End of Watch"
"Hello I Must Be Going"
"Little Birds"
"Moonrise Kingdom"
"On the Road"
"Quartet"
"Sleepwalk with Me"