Charlize Theron and Tom Hardy's post-apocalyptic adventure also picked up Best Director for filmmaker George Miller, as well as Best Editing and Best Cinematography accolades.

Lesbian drama Carol trailed behind with three prizes, including Best Actress for Cate Blanchett, Best Supporting Actress for Rooney Mara, and Best Adapted Screenplay.

Michael Fassbender was honoured with Best Actor for his role as tech mogul Steve Jobs, and Ex MAChina's Oscar Isaac was named Best Supporting Actor.

Writers Josh Singer and Tom MCCarthy were awarded Best Original Screenplay for Spotlight, and Inside Out picked up Best Animated Feature.