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Crix orgs' top picks

The following are the best picture winners and noms from the critics orgs and other notable awards to date.

American Film Institute

Top Ten films of 2002

1. About Schmidt

2. The Hours

3. About a Boy

4. Adaptation

5. Frida

6.The Quiet American

7. Antwone Fisher

8. Chicago

9. Gangs of New York

10. Lord of the Rings: … Towers

Boston Society of Film Critics

The Pianist

Broadcast Film Critics Assn.

1. About Schmidt

2. Adaptation

3. Catch Me if You Can

4. Chicago

5. Far From Heaven

6. Gangs of New York

7. The Hours

8. Lord of the Rings: … Towers

9. The Pianist

10. Road to Perdition

Golden Globe Best Picture

Best picture — Drama

1. About Schmidt

2. Gangs of New York

3. The Hours

4. Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

5. The Pianist

6. Gangs of New York

Best picture — musical or comedy

1. About a Boy

2. Adaptation

3. Chicago

4. My Big Fat Greek Wedding

5. Nicholas Nickleby

IFP/West Independent Spirit

1. Far From Heaven

2. The Good Girl

3. Lovely & Amazing

4. Secretary

5. Tully

Las Vegas Film Critics Assn.

Confessions of a Dangerous Mind

Los Angeles Film Critics Assn.

About Schmidt

NAACP Image Awards

1. Barbershop

2. Brown Sugar

3. Antwone Fisher

4. John Q.

5. Drumline

National Board of Review

The Hours

Nat’l Society of Film Critics

The Pianist

New York Film Critics Circle

Far From Heaven

San Francisco Film Critics

The Pianist

Seattle Film Critics

Far From Heaven

Toronto Film Critics


Washington D.C. Film Critics

Road to Perdition

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