The coming-of-age drama shot over a 12-year period also won honors for director Linklater, supporting actress
"Boyhood," considered the front-runner for Oscar gold, won the
The dark comedy
Lead actress went to
"The Grand Budapest Hotel," which received nine Oscar nominations, won best comedy, as well as costume design and art direction. And "Gone Girl" received the award for adapted screenplay.
Bradley Cooper, who earned a best actor Oscar nomination for "American Sniper," won for lead actor in an action movie for his performance.
After being snubbed Thursday morning for an animated feature Oscar nomination, "The Lego Movie" won the Critics' Choice honor in that category.
The 20th Critics' Choice Movie Awards were presented at the Hollywood Palladium and telecast on A&E.