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NYFCC Awards - Best Film

The New York Film Critics Circle is an organization of film reviewers from New York-based publications that exists to honour excellence in U.S. and world cinema. Founded in 1935, the Circle's membership includes critics from daily newspapers, weekly newspapers and magazines. Every year in December the organization meets in New York to vote on awards for the previous calendar year's films. Below are past winners for "Best Film".

United 93 (2006)

7.6/10
Director: Paul Greengrass
Starring: Christian Clemenson, Trish Gates, David Alan Basche, Cheyenne Jackson, Opal Alla...

On September 11th, 2001 United Flight 93 crashed into a cornfield in Pennsylvania after passengers on board took it on themselves to thwart the plans... Read more

Wuthering Heights (1939)

7.7/10
Director: William Wyler
Starring: Merle Oberon, Laurence Olivier, David Niven

An internationally acclaimed version of Emily Bronte's classic story of passion, hatred and revenge. Laurence Olivier claimed that William Wyler taugh... Read more

Z (1969)

8.2/10
Director: Constantin Costa-Gavras
Starring: Yves Montand, Irene Papas, Jean-Louis Trintignant

A pulse-pounding political thriller, Greek expatriate director Costa-Gavras's "Z" was one of the cinematic sensations of the late sixties, and remains... Read more

Zero Dark Thirty (2012)

7.4/10
Director: Kathryn Bigelow
Starring: Joel Edgerton, Jessica Chastain, Jason Clarke

Controversial military thriller from director Kathryn Bigelow ("The Hurt Locker") about the mission by American special operations forces to capture o... Read more