Director Guillermo del Toro's romantic fable "The Shape of Water" was declared the Best Picture of 2017 at the Critics' Choice Awards Thursday night in Los Angeles.

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Starring Sally Hawkins, Doug Jones, Richard Jenkins, Octavia Spencer and Michael Shannon, the film also picked up the Best Director and Best Score prizes.

The Best Comedy Film honor went to "The Big Sick" and "Wonder Woman" was deemed Best Action Movie.

Gary Oldman earned the accolade for Best Actor in a Movie for "Darkest Hour."

Frances McDormand and Sam Rockwell, who were both absent from the event, were announced as Best Actress and Supporting Actor in a Movie for their performances in "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri."

Allison Janney from "I, Tonya" went home with the Best Supporting Actress in a Movie.

"The Handmaid's Tale" was named Best Drama Series and its star Elisabeth Moss picked up the trophy for Best Actress in a Drama Series.

"This is Us" standout Sterling K. Brown was elected Best Actor in a Drama Series.

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Rachel Brosnahan won the prize for Best Actress in a Comedy Series for "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel," which was also voted Best Comedy.

Ted Danson took home the statuette for Best Actor in a Comedy Series for "The Good Place" and the Best Animated Series honor went to "Rick & Morty."

Olivia Munn hosted the gala, which aired on The CW.