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Critics Choice Super Awards 2022: The Nominations

by Diego Andaluz
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The Critics Choice Association (CCA) has announced the nominees for the 2nd Annual Critics Choice Super Awards, honoring the best in popular, fan-obsessed genres across both television and film, including Superheros, Science Fiction/Fantasy, Horror, and Action. This year’s winners will be revealed on Thursday, March 17.

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings and Spider-Man: No Way Home lead this latest batch of nominations, with five nods apiece including Best Superhero Movie. Both Tony Leung and Simu Liu garnered Best Actor in a Superhero Movie nods for their performances in Shang-Chi, while Michelle Yeoh is up for Best Actress in a Superhero Movie, and Leung could also take home the award for Best Villain in a Movie. Tom Holland and Andrew Garfield were too both recognized with Best Actor in a Superhero Movie nominations. Additionally, Zendaya is up for Best Actress in a Superhero Movie, and Willem Dafoe could take home the trophy for Best Villain in a Movie as well. It’s anyone’s game.

Evil and Midnight Mass tied for the most television nominations, with each earning six nods including Best Horror Series. Mike Colter and Aasif Mandvi from Evil garnered nominations for Best Actor in a Horror Series, while Katja Herbers and Christine Lahti are vying for Best Actress in a Horror Series, and Michael Emerson earned a nod for Best Villain in a Series. Midnight Mass also has two actors, Zach Gilford and Hamish Linklater, competing in the category of Best Actor in a Horror Series. Meanwhile, both Kate Siegel and Samantha Sloyan are up for Best Actress in a Horror Series, and Sloyan was also nominated for Best Villain in a Series.

Read on to discover the full list of official nominations for the 2022 Critics Choice Super Awards. You can also stay up to date this season with our very own awards predictions right here on DiscussingFilm!

Nominations for the 2022 Critics Choice Super Awards

Best Action Movie

Gunpowder Milkshake
The Harder They Fall
The Last Duel
Nobody
No Time to Die
Wrath of Man

Best Actor in an Action Movie

Daniel Craig – No Time to Die
Dwayne Johnson – Jungle Cruise
Jonathan Majors – The Harder They Fall
Mads Mikkelsen – Riders of Justice
Liam Neeson – The Ice Road
Bob Odenkirk – Nobody

Best Actress in an Action Movie

Jodie Comer – The Last Duel
Ana de Armas – No Time to Die
Karen Gillan – Gunpowder Milkshake
Regina King – The Harder They Fall
Lashana Lynch – No Time to Die
Maggie Q – The Protégé

Best Superhero Movie*

Black Widow
Eternals
Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings
Spider-Man: No Way Home
The Suicide Squad
Zack Snyder’s Justice League

Best Actor in a Superhero Movie*

John Cena – The Suicide Squad
Idris Elba – The Suicide Squad
Andrew Garfield – Spider-Man: No Way Home
Tom Holland – Spider-Man: No Way Home
Tony Leung – Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings
Simu Liu – Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

Best Actress in a Superhero Movie*

Gal Gadot – Zack Snyder’s Justice League
Scarlett Johansson – Black Widow
Florence Pugh – Black Widow
Margot Robbie – The Suicide Squad
Michelle Yeoh – Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings
Zendaya – Spider-Man: No Way Home

Best Horror Movie

Candyman
Last Night in Soho
Malignant
The Night House
A Quiet Place Part II
Titane

Best Actor in a Horror Movie

Yahya Abdul-Mateen II – Candyman
Nicolas Cage – Willy’s Wonderland
Dave Davis – The Vigil
Vincent Lindon – Titane
Cillian Murphy – A Quiet Place Part II
Sam Richardson – Werewolves Within

Best Actress in a Horror Movie

Barbara Crampton – Jakob’s Wife
Rebecca Hall – The Night House
Anya-Taylor Joy – Last Night in Soho
Thomasin McKenzie – Last Night in Soho
Agathe Rousselle – Titane
Millicent Simmonds – A Quiet Place Part II

Best Science Fiction/Fantasy Movie

Don’t Look Up
Dune
Free Guy
The Green Knight
The Mitchells vs. the Machines
Swan Song

Best Actor in a Science Fiction/Fantasy Movie

Mahershala Ali – Swan Song
Timothée Chalamet – Dune
Leonardo DiCaprio – Don’t Look Up
Tom Hanks – Finch
Dev Patel – The Green Knight
Ryan Reynolds – Free Guy

Best Actress in a Science Fiction/Fantasy Movie

Cate Blanchett – Don’t Look Up
Jodie Comer – Free Guy
Rebecca Ferguson – Dune
Mckenna Grace – Ghostbusters: Afterlife
Jennifer Lawrence – Don’t Look Up
Alicia Vikander – The Green Knight

Best Villain in a Movie

Ben Affleck – The Last Duel
Willem Dafoe – Spider-Man: No Way Home
Idris Elba – The Harder They Fall
Tony Leung – Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings
Marina Mazepa (performer) & Ray Chase (voice) – Malignant
Tony Todd – Candyman

Best Action Series

9-1-1
Cobra Ka
Heels
Kung Fu
Lupin
Squid Game

Best Actor in an Action Series

Mike Faist – Panic
Lee Jung-jae – Squid Game
Alexander Ludwig – Heels
Ralph Macchio – Cobra Kai
Omar Sy – Lupin
William Zabka – Cobra Kai

Best Actress in an Action Series

Angela Bassett – 9-1-1
Kim Joo-ryoung – Squid Game
HoYeon Jung – Squid Game
Queen Latifah – The Equalizer
Olivia Liang – Kung Fu
Mary McCormack – Heels

Best Superhero Series*

Doom Patrol
Hawkeye
Loki
Lucifer
Superman & Lois
WandaVision

Best Actor in a Superhero Series**

Paul Bettany – WandaVision
Tom Ellis – Lucifer
Brendan Fraser – Doom Patrol
Tom Hiddleston – Loki
Tyler Hoechlin – Superman & Lois
Anthony Mackie – The Falcon and the Winter Soldier

Best Actress in a Superhero Series**

Sophia Di Martino – Loki
Kathryn Hahn – WandaVision
Javicia Leslie – Batwoman
Gugu Mbatha-Raw – Loki
Elizabeth Olsen – WandaVision
Hailee Steinfeld – Hawkeye

Best Horror Series

Chucky
Dr. Death
Evil
Midnight Mass
Servant
Yellowjackets

Best Actor in a Horror Series 

Adrien Brody – Chapelwaite
Mike Colter – Evil
Zach Gilford – Midnight Mass
Rupert Grint – Servant
Hamish Linklater – Midnight Mass
Aasif Mandvi – Evil

Best Actress in a Horror Series 

Lauren Ambrose – Servant
Katja Herbers – Evil
Christine Lahti – Evil
Melanie Lynskey – Yellowjackets
Kate Siegel – Midnight Mass
Samantha Sloyan – Midnight Mass

Best Science Fiction/Fantasy Series

Foundation
Resident Alien
Snowpiercer
Star Trek: Discovery
Station Eleven
The Witcher

Best Actor in a Science Fiction/Fantasy Series

Henry Cavill – The Witcher
Daveed Diggs – Snowpiercer
Matthew Goode – A Discovery of Witches
Jared Harris – Foundation
Lee Pace – Foundation
Alan Tudyk – Resident Alien

Best Actress in a Science Fiction/Fantasy Series

Mackenzie Davis – Station Eleven
Laura Donnelly – The Nevers
Sonequa Martin-Green – Star Trek: Discovery
Teresa Palmer – A Discovery of Witches
Jodie Whittaker – Doctor Who
Alison Wright – Snowpiercer

Best Villain in a Series

Vincent D’Onofrio – Hawkeye
Michael Emerson – Evil
Kathryn Hahn – WandaVision
Joshua Jackson – Dr. Death
Jonathan Majors – Loki
Samantha Sloyan – Midnight Mass

The Final 2022 Award Season Winners and Nominees:

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