2002 Davis Film Award Nominations

Best Motion Picture

  • Bowling for Columbine” – Charles Bishop; Jim Czarnecki; Michael Donovan; Kathleen Glynn; Michael Moore
  • Chicago” – Martin Richards
  • Gangs of New York” – Alberto Grimaldi; Harvey Weinstein
  • The Hours” – Scott Rudin; Robert Fox
  • My Big Fat Greek Wedding” – Gary Goetzman; Tom Hanks; Rita Wilson

Best Achievement in Directing

  • Stephen Daldry – “The Hours”
  • Rob Marshall – “Chicago”
  • Michael Moore – “Bowling for Columbine”
  • Roman Polanski – “The Pianist”
  • Martin Scorsese – “Gangs of New York”

Best Actor in a Leading Role

  • Adrien Brody – “The Pianist”
  • Daniel Day-Lewis – “Gangs of New York”
  • Leonardo DiCaprio – “Catch Me If You Can”
  • Richard Gere – “Chicago”
  • Jack Nicholson – “About Schmidt”
  • Adam Sandler – “Punch-Drunk Love”

Best Actress in a Leading Role

  • Maggie Gyllenhaal – “Secretary”
  • Nicole Kidman – “The Hours”
  • Diane Lane – “Unfaithful”
  • Julianne Moore – “Far from Heaven”
  • Renee Zellweger – “Chicago”

Best Actor in a Supporting Role

  • Michael Constantine – “My Big Fat Greek Wedding”
  • Ed Harris – “The Hours”
  • Dennis Haysbert – “Far from Heaven”
  • Paul Newman – “Road to Perdition”
  • John C. Reilly – “Chicago”

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

  • Queen Latifah – “Chicago”
  • Julianne Moore – “The Hours”
  • Samantha Morton – “Minority Report”
  • Emily Watson – “Punch-Drunk Love”
  • Catherine Zeta-Jones – “Chicago”

Best Original Screenplay

  • Michael Moore – “Bowling for Columbine”
  • Todd Haynes – “Far From Heaven”
  • Jay Cocks, Steven Zaillian & Kenneth Lonergan – “Gangs of New York”
  • Nia Vardalos – “My Big Fat Greek Wedding”
  • Paul Thomas Anderson – “Punch-Drunk Love”

Best Adapted Screenplay

  • Bill Condon – “Chicago”
  • David Hare – “The Hours”
  • Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson & Stephen Sinclair – “The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers”
  • Scott Frank & Jon Cohen – “Minority Report”
  • Ronald Harwood – “The Pianist”

Best Performance by a Cast Ensemble

  • Adaptation” – Nicolas Cage, Chris Cooper, Meryl Streep, Tilda Swinton, Brian Cox, Cara Seymour
  • Chicago” – Richard Gere, Renee Zellweger, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Queen Latifah, John C. Reilly, Christine Baranski, Ekaterina Chtchelkanova, Taye Diggs, Denise Faye, Colm Feore, Deidre Goodwin, Mya, Lucy Liu, Susan Misner, Dominic West
  • The Hours” – Toni Collette, Claire Danes, Jeff Daniels, Stephen Dillane, Ed Harris, Allison Janney, Nicole Kidman, Julianne Moore, John C. Reilly, Miranda Richardson, Meryl Streep
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers” – Sean Astin, Cate Blanchett, Orlando Bloom, Billy Boyd, Brad Dourif, Bernard Hill, Christopher Lee, Ian McKellen, Dominic Monaghan, Viggo Mortensen, Miranda Otto, John Rhys-Davies, Andy Serkis, Liv Tyler, Hugo Weaving, David Wenham, Elijah Wood
  • My Big Fat Greek Wedding” – Gia Carides, Michael Constantine, John Corbett, Joey Fatone, Lainie Kazan, Andrea Martin, Nia Vardalos

Best Original Score

  • Elliot Goldenthal – “Frida”
  • Philip Glass – “The Hours”
  • Howard Shore – “The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers”
  • Wojciech Kilar – “The Pianist”
  • Jan A.P. Kaczmarek – “Unfaithful”

Best Achievement Film Editing

  • Martin Walsh – “Chicago”
  • Peter Boyle – “The Hours”
  • Thelma Schoonmaker – “Gangs of New York”
  • Michael Horton – “The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers”
  • Michael Kahn – “Minority Report”

Best Achievement in Cinematography

  • Dion Beebe – “Chicago”
  • Edward Bachman – “Far from Heaven”
  • Michael Ballaus – “Gangs of New York”
  • Andrew Lesnie – “The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers”
  • Janusz Kaminski – “Minority Report”

Best Achievement in Costume Design

  • Colleen Atwood – “Chicago”
  • Sandy Powell – “Far from Heaven”
  • Julie Weiss – “Frida”
  • Sandy Powell – “Gangs of New York”
  • Ann Roth – “The Hours”

Best Achievement in Art Direction

  • “Chicago”
  • “Far from Heaven”
  • “Gangs of New York”
  • “The Hours”
  • “The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers”

Best Achievement in Sound

  • “Chicago”
  • “The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers”
  • “Minority Report”
  • “Spider-Man”
  • “Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones”

Best Song From/Used in a Motion Picture

  • “Lose Yourself” from “8 Mile
  • “I Move On” from “Chicago
  • “The Hands that Built from America” from “Gangs of New York
  • “Gollum’s Song” from “The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
  • “Hero” from “Spider-Man

Honorable Mentions (In Random Order)

  • “8 Mile”
  • “Catch Me If You Can”
  • “Far from Heaven”
  • “Frida”
  • “Lilo & Stitch”
  • “The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers”
  • “Minority Report”
  • “The Pianist”
  • “Punch-Drunk Love”
  • “The Ring”
  • “Road to Perdition”
  • “Secretary”
  • “Signs”
  • “Unfaithful”
  • “Y Tu Mama Tambien”
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