Slumdog Millionaire, the rags to riches tale of a Mumbai slum dweller, emerged as favorite to win the best picture Oscar after winning the top prize at the 15th Screen Actors Guild awards on Sunday.

The movie, which involves a host of amateur young actors in Mumbai's slums, won for best ensemble cast and received only one individual nomination from the actors guild, for Dev Patel.

The prize, which is tantamount to best picture from the guild, follows top honors at the Golden Globes and the Producers Guild Awards.

Here's the full list of winners:


Lead male: Sean Penn, Milk

Lead female: Meryl Streep, Doubt

Supporting male: Heath Ledger, The Dark Knight

Supporting female: Kate Winslet, The Reader

Ensemble: Slumdog Millionaire

Stunt ensemble: The Dark Knight


Male actor, TV movie/miniseries: Paul Giamatti, John Adams

Female actor, TV movie/miniseries: Laura Linney, John Adams

Male actor, drama series: Hugh Laurie, House

Female actor, drama series: Sally Field, Brothers & Sisters

Male actor, comedy series: Alec Baldwin, 30 Rock

Female actor, comedy series: Tina Fey, 30 Rock

Drama series ensemble: Mad Men

Comedy series ensemble: 30 Rock

Stunt ensemble: Heroes