The 2012 Detroit Film Critics Society Awards

BEST FILM

  • Winner: Silver Linings Playbook
  • Argo
  • The Impossible
  • Take This Waltz
  • Zero Dark Thirty

BEST DIRECTOR

  • Winner: David O. Russell, Silver Linings Playbook
  • Ben Affleck, Argo
  • Juan Antonio Bayona, The Impossible
  • Kathryn Bigelow, Zero Dark Thirty
  • Sarah Polley, Take This Waltz

BEST ACTOR

  • Winner: Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln
  • Bradley Cooper, Silver Linings Playbook
  • John Hawkes, The Sessions
  • Bill Murray, Hyde Park on Hudson
  • Joaquin Phoenix, The Master

BEST ACTRESS

  • Winner: Jennifer Lawrence, Silver Linings Playbook
  • Jessica Chastain, Zero Dark Thirty
  • Greta Gerwig, Damsels in Distress
  • Naomi Watts, The Impossible
  • Michelle Williams, Take This Waltz

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

  • Winner: Robert De Niro, Silver Linings Playbook
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman, The Master
  • Tommy Lee Jones, Lincoln
  • Matthew McConaughey, Magic Mike
  • Ewan McGregor, The Impossible
  • Ezra Miller, The Perks of Being a Wallflower

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

  • Winner: Anne Hathaway, Les Miserables
  • Amy Adams, The Master
  • Ann Dowd, Compliance
  • Sally Field, Lincoln
  • Helen Hunt, The Sessions

BEST ENSEMBLE

  • Winner: Lincoln
  • Argo
  • Marvel’s The Avengers
  • Moonrise Kingdom
  • Silver Linings Playbook

BREAKTHROUGH

  • Winner: Zoe Kazan, Ruby Sparks
  • Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower
  • Rebel Wilson, Pitch Perfect
  • Benh Zeitlin, Beasts of the Southern Wild
  • Craig Zobel, Compliance

BEST SCREENPLAY

  • Winner: David O. Russell, Silver Linings Playbook
  • Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower
  • Drew Goddard and Joss Whedon, The Cabin in the Woods
  • Tony Kushner, Lincoln
  • Sarah Polley, Take This Waltz

BEST DOCUMENTARY

  • Winner: Jiro Dreams of Sushi
  • The House I Live In
  • The Imposter
  • The Queen of Versailles
  • Searching for Sugar Man