My personal 2011 awards...

by Ryan_MYeah | created - 17 Feb 2012 | updated - 19 Sep 2015 | Public

My Academy Awards style rundown of my personal winners.

Other nominees are presented in alphabetical order.

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1. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011)

R | 122 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

85 Metascore

In the bleak days of the Cold War, espionage veteran George Smiley is forced from semi-retirement to uncover a Soviet Agent within MI6.

Director: Tomas Alfredson | Stars: Gary Oldman, Colin Firth, Tom Hardy, Mark Strong

Votes: 166,926 | Gross: $24.15M

BEST PICTURE

other nominees: Drive A Separation The Tree of Life War Horse

2. The Tree of Life (2011)

PG-13 | 139 min | Drama, Fantasy

85 Metascore

The story of a family in Waco, Texas in 1956. The eldest son witnesses the loss of innocence and struggles with his parents' conflicting teachings.

Director: Terrence Malick | Stars: Brad Pitt, Sean Penn, Jessica Chastain, Hunter McCracken

Votes: 150,419 | Gross: $13.30M

BEST DIRECTOR - TERRENCE MALICK

other nominees: Tomas Alfredson - Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy Asghar Farhadi - A Separation Nicolas Winding Refn - Drive Steven Spielberg - War Horse

3. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011)

R | 122 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

85 Metascore

In the bleak days of the Cold War, espionage veteran George Smiley is forced from semi-retirement to uncover a Soviet Agent within MI6.

Director: Tomas Alfredson | Stars: Gary Oldman, Colin Firth, Tom Hardy, Mark Strong

Votes: 166,926 | Gross: $24.15M

BEST LEAD ACTOR - GARY OLDMAN

other nominees: George Clooney - The Descendants Michael Fassbender - Shame Ryan Gosling - Drive Brad Pitt - Moneyball

4. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)

R | 158 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

71 Metascore

Journalist Mikael Blomkvist is aided in his search for a woman who has been missing for forty years by Lisbeth Salander, a young computer hacker.

Director: David Fincher | Stars: Daniel Craig, Rooney Mara, Christopher Plummer, Stellan Skarsgård

Votes: 368,333 | Gross: $102.52M

BEST LEAD ACTRESS - ROONEY MARA

other nominees: Viola Davis - The Help Meryl Streep - The Iron Lady Charlize Theron - Young Adult Mia Wasikowska - Jane Eyre

5. Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close (2011)

PG-13 | 129 min | Adventure, Drama, Mystery

46 Metascore

A nine-year-old amateur inventor, Francophile, and pacifist searches New York City for the lock that matches a mysterious key left behind by his father, who died in the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.

Director: Stephen Daldry | Stars: Thomas Horn, Tom Hanks, Sandra Bullock, Max von Sydow

Votes: 89,961 | Gross: $31.85M

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR - MAX VON SYDOW

other nominees: Tom Hiddleston - Thor Nick Nolte - Warrior Christopher Plummer - Beginners Andy Serkis - Rise of the Planet of the Apes

6. The Artist (I) (2011)

PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

89 Metascore

A silent movie star meets a young dancer, but the arrival of talking pictures sends their careers in opposite directions.

Director: Michel Hazanavicius | Stars: Jean Dujardin, Bérénice Bejo, John Goodman, James Cromwell

Votes: 209,220 | Gross: $44.67M

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS - BERENICE BEJO

other nominees: Rose Byrne - Bridesmaids Jessica Chastain - Take Shelter Carey Mulligan - Shame Shailene Woodley - The Descendants

7. A Separation (2011)

PG-13 | 123 min | Drama, Mystery

95 Metascore

A married couple are faced with a difficult decision - to improve the life of their child by moving to another country or to stay in Iran and look after a deteriorating parent who has Alzheimer's disease.

Director: Asghar Farhadi | Stars: Payman Maadi, Leila Hatami, Sareh Bayat, Shahab Hosseini

Votes: 181,947 | Gross: $7.10M

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

other nominees: Beginners 50/50 Midnight in Paris The Tree of Life

8. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011)

R | 122 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

85 Metascore

In the bleak days of the Cold War, espionage veteran George Smiley is forced from semi-retirement to uncover a Soviet Agent within MI6.

Director: Tomas Alfredson | Stars: Gary Oldman, Colin Firth, Tom Hardy, Mark Strong

Votes: 166,926 | Gross: $24.15M

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

other nominees: The Descendants Drive The Help The Ides of March

9. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011)

R | 122 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

85 Metascore

In the bleak days of the Cold War, espionage veteran George Smiley is forced from semi-retirement to uncover a Soviet Agent within MI6.

Director: Tomas Alfredson | Stars: Gary Oldman, Colin Firth, Tom Hardy, Mark Strong

Votes: 166,926 | Gross: $24.15M

BEST ENSEMBLE CAST

other nominees: The Help The Ides of March Mission: Impossible: Ghost Protocol A Separation

10. Rango (2011)

PG | 107 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

75 Metascore

Rango is an ordinary chameleon who accidentally winds up in the town of Dirt, a lawless outpost in the Wild West in desperate need of a new sheriff.

Director: Gore Verbinski | Stars: Johnny Depp, Isla Fisher, Timothy Olyphant, Abigail Breslin

Votes: 205,088 | Gross: $123.48M

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE

other nominees: Arthur Christmas Cars 2 Puss in Boots Winnie the Pooh

11. A Separation (2011)

PG-13 | 123 min | Drama, Mystery

95 Metascore

A married couple are faced with a difficult decision - to improve the life of their child by moving to another country or to stay in Iran and look after a deteriorating parent who has Alzheimer's disease.

Director: Asghar Farhadi | Stars: Payman Maadi, Leila Hatami, Sareh Bayat, Shahab Hosseini

Votes: 181,947 | Gross: $7.10M

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM

other nominee: Certified Copy

12. Hell and Back Again (2011)

Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary, Action, History

81 Metascore

What does it mean to lead men in war? What does it mean to come home? Hell and Back Again is a cinematically revolutionary film that asks and answers these questions with a power and ... See full summary »

Director: Danfung Dennis | Stars: Nathan Harris, Ashley Harris, The Marines of Echo Company, Christian Cabaniss

Votes: 2,087 | Gross: $0.04M

BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE

other nominees: Conan O'Brien Can't Stop Project Nim

13. The Tree of Life (2011)

PG-13 | 139 min | Drama, Fantasy

85 Metascore

The story of a family in Waco, Texas in 1956. The eldest son witnesses the loss of innocence and struggles with his parents' conflicting teachings.

Director: Terrence Malick | Stars: Brad Pitt, Sean Penn, Jessica Chastain, Hunter McCracken

Votes: 150,419 | Gross: $13.30M

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

other nominees: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Hugo Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy War Horse

14. Drive (I) (2011)

R | 100 min | Crime, Drama

78 Metascore

A mysterious Hollywood stuntman and mechanic moonlights as a getaway driver and finds himself in trouble when he helps out his neighbor.

Director: Nicolas Winding Refn | Stars: Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan, Bryan Cranston, Albert Brooks

Votes: 493,208 | Gross: $35.06M

BEST FILM EDITING

other nominees: The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy War Horse

15. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)

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

87 Metascore

Harry, Ron, and Hermione search for Voldemort's remaining Horcruxes in their effort to destroy the Dark Lord as the final battle rages on at Hogwarts.

Director: David Yates | Stars: Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint, Michael Gambon

Votes: 643,562 | Gross: $381.01M

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN

other nominees: Hugo Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy War Horse Water for Elephants

16. Anonymous (I) (2011)

PG-13 | 130 min | Drama, Thriller

50 Metascore

The theory that it was in fact Edward De Vere, Earl of Oxford, who penned Shakespeare's plays. Set against the backdrop of the succession of Queen Elizabeth I and the Essex rebellion against her.

Director: Roland Emmerich | Stars: Rhys Ifans, Vanessa Redgrave, David Thewlis, Sebastian Armesto

Votes: 36,866 | Gross: $4.46M

BEST COSTUME DESIGN

other nominees: The Artist Captain America: The First Avenger Hugo War Horse

17. Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)

PG-13 | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

66 Metascore

Steve Rogers, a rejected military soldier transforms into Captain America after taking a dose of a "Super-Soldier serum". But being Captain America comes at a price as he attempts to take down a war monger and a terrorist organization.

Director: Joe Johnston | Stars: Chris Evans, Hugo Weaving, Samuel L. Jackson, Hayley Atwell

Votes: 600,150 | Gross: $176.65M

BEST MAKEUP

other nominees: Albert Nobbs Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 The Iron Lady Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides

18. War Horse (2011)

PG-13 | 146 min | Drama, History, War

72 Metascore

Young Albert enlists to serve in World War I after his beloved horse is sold to the cavalry. Albert's hopeful journey takes him out of England and to the front lines as the war rages on.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Jeremy Irvine, Emily Watson, David Thewlis, Benedict Cumberbatch

Votes: 129,875 | Gross: $79.88M

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE

other nominees: The Adventures of Tintin The Artist Kung Fu Panda 2 Real Steel

19. The Muppets (2011)

PG | 103 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

75 Metascore

A Muppet fanatic with some help from his 2 human compatriots must regroup the Muppet gang to stop an avaricious oil mogul from taking down one of their precious life-longing treasures.

Director: James Bobin | Stars: Amy Adams, Jason Segel, Chris Cooper, Rashida Jones

Votes: 80,172 | Gross: $88.63M

BEST ORIGINAL SONG - "LIFE'S A HAPPY SONG"

other nominees: "Gathering Stories" - We Bought a Zoo "Monster" - Transformers: Dark of the Moon "Star Spangled Man" - Captain America "Think You Can Wait" - Win Win

20. Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011)

PG-13 | 154 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

42 Metascore

The Autobots learn of a Cybertronian spacecraft hidden on the moon, and race against the Decepticons to reach it and to learn its secrets.

Director: Michael Bay | Stars: Shia LaBeouf, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Tyrese Gibson, Josh Duhamel

Votes: 353,244 | Gross: $352.39M

BEST SOUND MIXING

other nominees: The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo Super 8 The Tree of Life War Horse

21. Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011)

PG-13 | 154 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

42 Metascore

The Autobots learn of a Cybertronian spacecraft hidden on the moon, and race against the Decepticons to reach it and to learn its secrets.

Director: Michael Bay | Stars: Shia LaBeouf, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Tyrese Gibson, Josh Duhamel

Votes: 353,244 | Gross: $352.39M

BEST SOUND EDITING

other nominees: The Adventures of Tintin Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol Super 8 Thor

22. Rango (2011)

PG | 107 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

75 Metascore

Rango is an ordinary chameleon who accidentally winds up in the town of Dirt, a lawless outpost in the Wild West in desperate need of a new sheriff.

Director: Gore Verbinski | Stars: Johnny Depp, Isla Fisher, Timothy Olyphant, Abigail Breslin

Votes: 205,088 | Gross: $123.48M

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS

other nominees The Adventures of Tintin Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 Rise of the Planet of the Apes The Tree of Life

23. Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011)

PG-13 | 132 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

73 Metascore

The IMF is shut down when it's implicated in the bombing of the Kremlin, causing Ethan Hunt and his new team to go rogue to clear their organization's name.

Director: Brad Bird | Stars: Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg, Paula Patton

Votes: 398,847 | Gross: $209.40M

BEST STUNT/DANCE CHOREOGRAPHY

other nominees: Fast Five Hanna Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows Warrior