2015 National Board of Review Awards

Best Film

Mad Max: Fury Road

Best Director

Ridley Scott, The Martian

Best Actor

Matt Damon, The Martian

Best Actress

Brie Larson, Room

Best Supporting Actor

Sylvester Stallone, Creed

Best Supporting Actress

Jennifer Jason Leigh, The Hateful Eight

Best Original Screenplay

Quentin Tarantino, The Hateful Eight

Best Adapted Screenplay

Drew Goddard, The Martian

Best Animated Feature

Inside Out

Breakthrough Performance

Abraham Attah, Beasts of No Nation

Jacob Tremblay, Room

Best Directorial Debut

Jonas Carpignano, Mediterranea

Best Foreign Language Film

Son of Saul

Best Documentary


William K. Everson Film History Award

Cecilia De Mille Presley

Best Ensemble

The Big Short

Spotlight Award

Sicario for Outstanding Collaborative Vision

NBR Freedom of Expression Award

Beasts of No Nation


Top 10 Films

Bridge of Spies
The Hateful Eight
Inside Out
The Martian
Straight Outta Compton

Top 5 Foreign Language Films

Goodnight Mommy
The Second Mother
The Tribe

Top 5 Documentaries

Best of Enemies
The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution
The Diplomat
Listen to Me Marlon
The Look of Silence

Top 10 Independent Films

45 Years
Cop Car
Ex Machina
It Follows
James White
Mississippi Grind
Welcome to Me
While We’re Young