BBOPTAs - 2014

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1. Whiplash (2014)

R | 106 min | Drama, Music

88 Metascore

A promising young drummer enrolls at a cut-throat music conservatory where his dreams of greatness are mentored by an instructor who will stop at nothing to realize a student's potential.

Director: Damien Chazelle | Stars: Miles Teller, J.K. Simmons, Melissa Benoist, Paul Reiser

Votes: 627,509 | Gross: $13.09M

Favourite Film of the Year

Runner ups: X-Men: Days of Future Past Interstellar Captain America: The Winter Soldier Big Hero 6 Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Edge of Tomorrow Nightcrawler What We Do in the Shadows The Inbetweeners 2

2. Whiplash (2014)

R | 106 min | Drama, Music

88 Metascore

A promising young drummer enrolls at a cut-throat music conservatory where his dreams of greatness are mentored by an instructor who will stop at nothing to realize a student's potential.

Director: Damien Chazelle | Stars: Miles Teller, J.K. Simmons, Melissa Benoist, Paul Reiser

Votes: 627,509 | Gross: $13.09M

Best Film of the Year

Runner ups: Interstellar X-Men: Days of Future Past Captain America: The Winter Soldier Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Big Hero 6 Edge of Tomorrow Nightcrawler Gone Girl Calvary

3. Nightcrawler (2014)

R | 117 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

76 Metascore

When Louis Bloom, a con man desperate for work, muscles into the world of L.A. crime journalism, he blurs the line between observer and participant to become the star of his own story.

Director: Dan Gilroy | Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo, Bill Paxton, Riz Ahmed

Votes: 411,094 | Gross: $32.38M

Best Lead Actor: Jake Gyllenhaal

Runner ups: Michael Keaton in Birdman Brendan Gleeson in Calvary Julianne Moore in Maps to the Stars Sarah Snook in Predestination Rosamund Pike in Gone Girl Essie Davis in The Babadook Matthew McConaughey in Interstellar Jon Favreau in Chef Miles Teller in Whiplash

4. Whiplash (2014)

R | 106 min | Drama, Music

88 Metascore

A promising young drummer enrolls at a cut-throat music conservatory where his dreams of greatness are mentored by an instructor who will stop at nothing to realize a student's potential.

Director: Damien Chazelle | Stars: Miles Teller, J.K. Simmons, Melissa Benoist, Paul Reiser

Votes: 627,509 | Gross: $13.09M

Best Supporting Actor: J.K. Simmons

Runner ups: Bryan Cranston in Godzilla Michael Fassbender in X-Men: Days of Future Past Michael Parks in Tusk Ed Norton in Birdman Jillian Bell in 22 Jump Street Christoph Waltz in Big Eyes Meryl Streep in Into the Woods Michael Parks in Tusk Colin Firth in Kingsman: The Golden Circle

5. Whiplash (2014)

R | 106 min | Drama, Music

88 Metascore

A promising young drummer enrolls at a cut-throat music conservatory where his dreams of greatness are mentored by an instructor who will stop at nothing to realize a student's potential.

Director: Damien Chazelle | Stars: Miles Teller, J.K. Simmons, Melissa Benoist, Paul Reiser

Votes: 627,509 | Gross: $13.09M

Best Direction

Runner ups: Birdman The Babadook Noah Interstellar

6. Nightcrawler (2014)

R | 117 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

76 Metascore

When Louis Bloom, a con man desperate for work, muscles into the world of L.A. crime journalism, he blurs the line between observer and participant to become the star of his own story.

Director: Dan Gilroy | Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo, Bill Paxton, Riz Ahmed

Votes: 411,094 | Gross: $32.38M

Best Original Screenplay

Runner ups: Interstellar Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Calvary What We Do in the Shadows

7. Whiplash (2014)

R | 106 min | Drama, Music

88 Metascore

A promising young drummer enrolls at a cut-throat music conservatory where his dreams of greatness are mentored by an instructor who will stop at nothing to realize a student's potential.

Director: Damien Chazelle | Stars: Miles Teller, J.K. Simmons, Melissa Benoist, Paul Reiser

Votes: 627,509 | Gross: $13.09M

Best Adapted Screenplay (from the short film "Whiplash")

Runner ups: X-Men: Days of Future Past (from the comic series X-Men, specifically the story-arc, "Days of Future Past) Edge of Tomorrow (from the book All You Need is Kill) Gone Girl (from the book of the same name) Noah (from the book The Bible)

8. Whiplash (2014)

R | 106 min | Drama, Music

88 Metascore

A promising young drummer enrolls at a cut-throat music conservatory where his dreams of greatness are mentored by an instructor who will stop at nothing to realize a student's potential.

Director: Damien Chazelle | Stars: Miles Teller, J.K. Simmons, Melissa Benoist, Paul Reiser

Votes: 627,509 | Gross: $13.09M

Best Cinematography

Runner ups: Big Eyes Birdman The Grand Budapest Hotel Interstellar

9. Whiplash (2014)

R | 106 min | Drama, Music

88 Metascore

A promising young drummer enrolls at a cut-throat music conservatory where his dreams of greatness are mentored by an instructor who will stop at nothing to realize a student's potential.

Director: Damien Chazelle | Stars: Miles Teller, J.K. Simmons, Melissa Benoist, Paul Reiser

Votes: 627,509 | Gross: $13.09M

Best Editing

Runner ups: Captain America: The Winter Soldier Kingsman: The Golden Circle X-Men: Days of Future Past Edge of Tomorrow

10. Noah (2014)

PG-13 | 138 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

68 Metascore

Noah (Russell Crowe) is chosen by God to undertake a momentous mission before an apocalyptic flood cleanses the world.

Director: Darren Aronofsky | Stars: Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly, Anthony Hopkins, Emma Watson

Votes: 230,772 | Gross: $101.20M

Best Art Direction

Runner ups: The Double The Grand Budapest Hotel Interstellar Guardians of the Galaxy

11. Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)

PG-13 | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

76 Metascore

A group of intergalactic criminals must pull together to stop a fanatical warrior with plans to purge the universe.

Director: James Gunn | Stars: Chris Pratt, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Zoe Saldana

Votes: 964,445 | Gross: $333.18M

Best Make-up

Runner ups: Maleficent Into the Woods Clown X-Men: Days of Future Past

12. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014)

PG-13 | 130 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

79 Metascore

A growing nation of genetically evolved apes led by Caesar is threatened by a band of human survivors of the devastating virus unleashed a decade earlier.

Director: Matt Reeves | Stars: Gary Oldman, Keri Russell, Andy Serkis, Kodi Smit-McPhee

Votes: 392,784 | Gross: $208.55M

Best Visual Effects

Runner ups: Interstellar Guardians of the Galaxy Maleficent Godzilla

13. The Double (2013)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

68 Metascore

A clerk in a government agency finds his unenviable life takes a turn for the horrific with the arrival of a new co-worker who is both his exact physical double and his opposite - confident, charismatic and seductive with women.

Director: Richard Ayoade | Stars: Jesse Eisenberg, Mia Wasikowska, Wallace Shawn, Noah Taylor

Votes: 44,408 | Gross: $0.20M

Best Original Score

Runner ups: It Follows Whiplash How to Train Your Dragon 2 Noah

14. Muppets Most Wanted (2014)

PG | 107 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

61 Metascore

While on a grand world tour, The Muppets find themselves wrapped into an European jewel-heist caper headed by a Kermit the Frog look-alike and his dastardly sidekick.

Director: James Bobin | Stars: Ricky Gervais, Ty Burrell, Tina Fey, Steve Whitmire

Votes: 29,275 | Gross: $51.18M

Best Original Song for "Something So Right"

Runner ups: "I'll Get You What You Want" from Muppets Most Wanted "I'm Number One" from Muppets Most Wanted "We're Doing a Sequel" from Muppets Most Wanted "A Million Ways to Die" from A Million Ways to Die

15. Big Hero 6 (2014)

PG | 102 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

74 Metascore

The special bond that develops between plus-sized inflatable robot Baymax, and prodigy Hiro Hamada, who team up with a group of friends to form a band of high-tech heroes.

Directors: Don Hall, Chris Williams | Stars: Ryan Potter, Scott Adsit, Jamie Chung, T.J. Miller

Votes: 376,642 | Gross: $222.53M

Best Animated Film

Runner ups: The Lego Movie How to Train Your Dragon 2 The Boxtrolls The Book of Life

16. The Boxtrolls (2014)

PG | 96 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

61 Metascore

A young orphaned boy raised by underground cave-dwelling trash collectors tries to save his friends from an evil exterminator.

Directors: Graham Annable, Anthony Stacchi | Stars: Ben Kingsley, Jared Harris, Nick Frost, Richard Ayoade

Votes: 51,184 | Gross: $50.84M

Best Animation

Runner ups: How to Train Your Dragon 2 Big Hero 6 The Lego Movie The Book of Life

17. The Boxtrolls (2014)

PG | 96 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

61 Metascore

A young orphaned boy raised by underground cave-dwelling trash collectors tries to save his friends from an evil exterminator.

Directors: Graham Annable, Anthony Stacchi | Stars: Ben Kingsley, Jared Harris, Nick Frost, Richard Ayoade

Votes: 51,184 | Gross: $50.84M

Best Voice-Over Performance: Ben Kingsley

Runner ups: Steve Whitmire in Muppets Most Wanted Dave Goelz in Muppets Most Wanted Eric Jacobson in Muppets Most Wanted Bill Barretta in Muppets Most Wanted

18. The Look of Silence (2014)

PG-13 | 103 min | Documentary, Biography, History

92 Metascore

A family that survived the genocide in Indonesia confronts the men who killed one of their brothers.

Director: Joshua Oppenheimer | Stars: Adi Rukun, M.Y. Basrun, Amir Hasan, Inong

Votes: 10,314 | Gross: $0.11M

Best Foreign-Language Film

Runners up: [REC] 4: Apocalypse Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones

19. The Look of Silence (2014)

PG-13 | 103 min | Documentary, Biography, History

92 Metascore

A family that survived the genocide in Indonesia confronts the men who killed one of their brothers.

Director: Joshua Oppenheimer | Stars: Adi Rukun, M.Y. Basrun, Amir Hasan, Inong

Votes: 10,314 | Gross: $0.11M

Best Documentary

Runners up: Absolute Treasure Lost Soul: The Doomed Journey of Richard Stanley's Island of Dr. Moreau

20. The Inbetweeners 2 (2014)

Not Rated | 96 min | Comedy

55 Metascore

Jay, Neil, Simon, and Will reunite in Australia for a holiday.

Directors: Damon Beesley, Iain Morris | Stars: Simon Bird, James Buckley, Blake Harrison, Joe Thomas

Votes: 38,744

Funniest Film

Runner ups: 22 Jump Street What We Do in the Shadows The Interview Dumb and Dumber To

21. What We Do in the Shadows (2014)

R | 86 min | Comedy, Horror

76 Metascore

Viago, Deacon and Vladislav are vampires who are finding that modern life has them struggling with the mundane - like paying rent, keeping up with the chore wheel, trying to get into nightclubs and overcoming flatmate conflicts.

Directors: Jemaine Clement, Taika Waititi | Stars: Jemaine Clement, Taika Waititi, Cori Gonzalez-Macuer, Jonny Brugh

Votes: 129,425 | Gross: $3.33M

Best Comedic Performance: Rhys Darby

Runner ups: Stephen Merchant in Hello Ladies: The Movie Chris Pine in Into the Woods Ty Burrel in Muppets Most Wanted Ice Cube in 22 Jump Street

22. It Follows (2014)

R | 100 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

83 Metascore

A young woman is followed by an unknown supernatural force after a sexual encounter.

Director: David Robert Mitchell | Stars: Maika Monroe, Keir Gilchrist, Olivia Luccardi, Lili Sepe

Votes: 186,090 | Gross: $14.67M

Scariest Film

Runner ups: The Babadook Cybernatural As Above, So Below Creep

23. Big Hero 6 (2014)

PG | 102 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

74 Metascore

The special bond that develops between plus-sized inflatable robot Baymax, and prodigy Hiro Hamada, who team up with a group of friends to form a band of high-tech heroes.

Directors: Don Hall, Chris Williams | Stars: Ryan Potter, Scott Adsit, Jamie Chung, T.J. Miller

Votes: 376,642 | Gross: $222.53M

Most Emotional Film

Runner ups: Interstellar The Look of Silence Boyhood Calvary

24. Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)

PG-13 | 136 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

70 Metascore

As Steve Rogers struggles to embrace his role in the modern world, he teams up with a fellow Avenger and S.H.I.E.L.D agent, Black Widow, to battle a new threat from history: an assassin known as the Winter Soldier.

Directors: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo | Stars: Chris Evans, Samuel L. Jackson, Scarlett Johansson, Robert Redford

Votes: 676,766 | Gross: $259.77M

Best Action Movie

Runner ups: Big Hero 6 X-Men: Days of Future Past Guardians of the Galaxy Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

25. What We Do in the Shadows (2014)

R | 86 min | Comedy, Horror

76 Metascore

Viago, Deacon and Vladislav are vampires who are finding that modern life has them struggling with the mundane - like paying rent, keeping up with the chore wheel, trying to get into nightclubs and overcoming flatmate conflicts.

Directors: Jemaine Clement, Taika Waititi | Stars: Jemaine Clement, Taika Waititi, Cori Gonzalez-Macuer, Jonny Brugh

Votes: 129,425 | Gross: $3.33M

Best Zombie and/or Vampire Movie

Runner ups: [REC] 4: Apocalypse Cooties

26. X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)

PG-13 | 132 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

75 Metascore

The X-Men send Wolverine to the past in a desperate effort to change history and prevent an event that results in doom for both humans and mutants.

Director: Bryan Singer | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen, Hugh Jackman, James McAvoy

Votes: 626,695 | Gross: $233.92M

Best Superhero Movie

Runner ups: Captain America: The Winter Soldier Big Hero 6

27. God's Not Dead (2014)

PG | 113 min | Drama

16 Metascore

College philosophy professor Mr. Radisson's curriculum is challenged by his new student, Josh, who believes God exists.

Director: Harold Cronk | Stars: Shane Harper, Kevin Sorbo, David A.R. White, Dean Cain

Votes: 38,319 | Gross: $60.76M

Turd of the Year

Runners up: Leprechaun: Origins Pokemon: Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction The Maze Runner Santa Claws

28. Rob Cantor: Shia LaBeouf Live (2014 Video)

3 min | Short, Comedy, Music

Choirs, classical musicians, dancers and aerialists perform live on a stage while Rob Cantor narrates a brutal scene about you, the viewer, being stalked through the woods by a blood-soaked Shia LaBeouf - who is also a cannibal.

Director: Scott Uhlfelder | Stars: Rob Cantor, Zubin Sedghi, Bora Karaca, Jason Issokson

Votes: 917

Best Music Video

Runners up: n/a n/a

29. Orange Is the New Black (2013–2019)

TV-MA | 59 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

Convicted of a decade old crime of transporting drug money to an ex-girlfriend, normally law-abiding Piper Chapman is sentenced to a year and a half behind bars to face the reality of how life-changing prison can really be.

Stars: Taylor Schilling, Danielle Brooks, Taryn Manning, Emma Myles

Votes: 261,683

Best TV Drama (for season 2)

Runner ups: Fargo (season 1) Sherlock (series 3) The Walking Dead (seasons 4/5) American Horror Story (seasons 3/4) Bates Motel (season 2) Gotham (season 1) In the Flesh (series 2) Z Nation (season 1) Jonathan Creek (series 5)

30. Fargo (2014– )

TV-MA | 53 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

Various chronicles of deception, intrigue and murder in and around frozen Minnesota. Yet all of these tales mysteriously lead back one way or another to Fargo, North Dakota.

Stars: Billy Bob Thornton, Martin Freeman, Allison Tolman, Colin Hanks

Votes: 279,865

Best Performance (TV Drama): Martin Freeman (for season 1)

Runner ups: Benedict Cumberbatch for Sherlock (series 3) Michael Harney for Orange is the New Black (season 2) Jason Biggs for Orange is the New Black (season 2) Billy Bob Thornton for Fargo (season 1) Kate Mulgrew for Orange is the New Black (season 2) Vera Farmiga for Bates Motel (season 2) Lily Rabe for American Horror Story (season 3) Kathy Bates for American Horror Story (season 3) Taylor Schilling for Orange is the New Black (season 2)

31. Community (2009–2015)

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy

A suspended lawyer is forced to enroll in a community college with an eclectic staff and student body.

Stars: Joel McHale, Danny Pudi, Donald Glover, Chevy Chase

Votes: 176,872

Best TV Comedy (for season 5)

Runner ups: Rick and Morty (season 1) Girls (season 3) South Park (season 18) Stewart Lee's Comedy Vehicle (series 3) The Trip (series 2) Bojack Horseman (season 1) American Dad! (seasons 9/10/11) Silicon Valley (season 1) Inside No. 9 (series 1)

32. Community (2009–2015)

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy

A suspended lawyer is forced to enroll in a community college with an eclectic staff and student body.

Stars: Joel McHale, Danny Pudi, Donald Glover, Chevy Chase

Votes: 176,872

Best Male Performance (TV Comedy): Jonathan Banks (for season 5)

Runner ups: Nick Offerman for Parks and Recreation (season 6) Jim Rash for Community (season 5) Adam Driver for Girls (season 3) Julia Louise Dreyfus in Veep (season 3) Gillian Jacobs for Community (season 5) Rhys Darby for Short Poppies (season 1) Nick Offerman in Parks and Recreation (season 6) T.J. Miller in Silicon Valley (season 1) Matt Berry in Toast of London (series 1)

33. Rick and Morty (2013– )

TV-MA | 23 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

An animated series that follows the exploits of a super scientist and his not-so-bright grandson.

Stars: Justin Roiland, Chris Parnell, Spencer Grammer, Sarah Chalke

Votes: 286,779

Best Animated Series (for season 1)

Runner ups: South Park (season 18) Bojack Horseman (season 1) American Dad! (seasons 9/10/11) Family Guy (seasons 12/13)

34. Rick and Morty (2013– )

TV-MA | 23 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

An animated series that follows the exploits of a super scientist and his not-so-bright grandson.

Stars: Justin Roiland, Chris Parnell, Spencer Grammer, Sarah Chalke

Votes: 286,779

Best Newcomer Series

Runner ups: Inside No. 9 BoJack Horseman

35. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: App Development and Condiments (2014)

TV-PG | 21 min | Comedy

When developers beta test a new app with Greendale students, the campus soon descends into a dystopian society where status is determined by their app standing.

Director: Rob Schrab | Stars: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 1,849

Best Direction in an Individual Episode

Runner ups: Community: "Geothermal Escapism" Fargo: "Who Shaves the Barber?" Fargo: "Buridan's Ass" Black Mirror: "White Christmas"

36. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: App Development and Condiments (2014)

TV-PG | 21 min | Comedy

When developers beta test a new app with Greendale students, the campus soon descends into a dystopian society where status is determined by their app standing.

Director: Rob Schrab | Stars: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 1,849

Best Writing in an Individual Episode

Runner ups: Community: "Geothermal Escapism" Black Mirror: "White Christmas" Community: "Cooperative Polygraphy" Rick and Morty: "Meeseeks and Destroy"

37. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: App Development and Condiments (2014)

TV-PG | 21 min | Comedy

When developers beta test a new app with Greendale students, the campus soon descends into a dystopian society where status is determined by their app standing.

Director: Rob Schrab | Stars: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 1,849

Best Individual Episode

Runner ups: Community: "Geothermal Escapism" Black Mirror: "White Christmas" Community: "Cooperative Polygraphy" Rick and Morty: "Meeseeks and Destroy" Girls: "Free Snacks" Family Guy: "The Simpsons Guy" Rick and Morty: "Rick Potion #9" American Dad!: "Familyland" Community: "Basic Intergluteal Numismatics"

38. Black Mirror (2011– )
Episode: White Christmas (2014)

TV-MA | 73 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Three interconnected tales of technology run amok during the Christmas season are told by two men at a remote outpost in a frozen wilderness.

Director: Carl Tibbetts | Stars: Jon Hamm, Rafe Spall, Oona Chaplin, Natalia Tena

Votes: 43,438

Best TV Special

Runner ups: Absolute Treasure Hello Ladies: The Movie

39. Too Many Cooks (2014 TV Short)

TV-MA | 11 min | Short, Comedy, Horror

A series of montages that parodies the introductory title sequences of generic 70s, 80s and 90s TV shows of various genres slowly turns into an absurdist meta slasher and then the parody becomes even weirder.

Director: Chris 'Casper' Kelly | Stars: Ken DeLozier, Tara Ochs, Katelyn Nacon, Justin Scott

Votes: 3,354

Best Short Film

Runner ups: Feast Toy Story that Time Forgot n/a n/a

40. Super Smash Bros. for Wii U (2014 Video Game)

E10+ | Action, Adventure, Family

Duke it out in the fourth entry of the Super Smash Bros. series. New features are a eight player-mode, support for Nintendo's Amiibos, custom Miis as playable fighters, post-release DLC and more.

Director: Masahiro Sakurai | Stars: Jason Adkins, Isabella Arevalo, Laura Bailey, Frédéric Clou

Votes: 1,205

Best Video Game

Runner ups: South Park: The Stick of Truth Super Smash Bros. for 3DS Mario Kart 8 Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker



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