'The Dark Night' has grabbed five trophies at the 35th Annual Saturn Awards, one of which was for the Best Action-Adventure Thriller category.
"The Dark Knight" was a big winner at the 35th Annual Saturn Awards. The Warner Bros.' movie grabbed five trophies at the event held on Wednesday, June 24. It was honored as the Best Action-Adventure Thriller and the late Heath Ledger, who played Joker in the action hero movie, was named Best Supporting Actor. The sequel of "Batman Begins" also scored awards for its writing, music and special effects.
Also winning big at the awards gala were "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" and "Iron Man", each of which earned three awards. "Benjamin Button" grabbed nods for the Best Fantasy Film, Best Supporting Actress for Tilda Swinton and Best Make-Up. Meanwhile, "Iron Man" won the awards of Best Science Fiction Film, Best Actor for Robert Downey Jr. and Best Director for Jon Favreau.
Other flicks which also brought home awards from the 35th Annual Saturn Awards included "Hellboy II: The Golden Army" which was named the Best Horror Film and "Wall-E" which scored the Best Animated Film gong.
Beside honoring works in movie, the awards also give recognitions to television.
Full Winners List in Movie:
- Science Fiction Film: "Iron Man"
- Fantasy Film: "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button"
- Horror Film: "Hellboy II: The Golden Army"
- Action/Adventure/Thriller Film: "The Dark Knight"
- Best Actor: Robert Downey Jr., "Iron Man"
- Best Actress: Angelina Jolie, "Changeling"
- Supporting Actor: Heath Ledger, "The Dark Knight"
- Supporting Actress: Tilda Swinton, "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button"
- Performance by a Younger Actor: Jaden Smith, "The Day the Earth Stood Still"
- Director: Jon Favreau, "Iron Man"
- Writer: Christopher Nolan and Jonathan Nolan, "The Dark Knight"
- Music: Hans Zimmer and James Newton Howard, "The Dark Knight"
- Costume: Mary Zophres, "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull"
- Make-Up: Greg Cannom, "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button"
- Special Effects: Nick Davis, Chris Corbould, Timothy Webber, Paul J. Franklin, "The Dark Knight"
- International Film: "Let the Right One In"
- Animated Film: "Wall-E"
- The Lifetime Achievement Award: Leonard Nimoy