14th Empire Awards

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14th Empire Awards
14th Empire Awards logo.jpg
The logo for the 14th Empire Awards
Date March 29, 2009 (2009-03-29)
Site Grosvenor House Hotel, London, England
Host Dara Ó Briain
Highlights
Best Film The Dark Knight
Best British Film RocknRolla
Most awards The Dark Knight (3)
Most nominations Quantum of Solace, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street and The Dark Knight (5)
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The 14th Empire Awards (AKA Jameson Empire Awards), honoring the best in film in 2008, were held on March 29, 2009 at the Grosvenor House Hotel[1] and hosted by Dara Ó Briain.[2] The shortlisted nominees were revealed on March 2, 2009 and finale voting ended on March 12, 2009.[3] Beginning with this year the Empire Awards were sponsored by Jameson Irish Whiskey. Below is a complete list of nominees and winners. Winners are highlighted in bold.

Winners and Nominees[edit]

Best Film[edit]

The Dark Knight[4]

Best British Film[edit]

RocknRolla[5]

Best Comedy[edit]

Son of Rambow[6]

Best Horror[edit]

Eden Lake[7]

Best Sci-Fi / Superhero[edit]

Wanted[8]

Best Thriller[edit]

Quantum of Solace[9]

Best Actor[edit]

Christian BaleThe Dark Knight[10]

Best Actress[edit]

Helena Bonham CarterSweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street[11]

Best Director[edit]

Christopher NolanThe Dark Knight[12]

Best Newcomer[edit]

Gemma ArtertonQuantum of Solace[13]

Best Soundtrack[edit]

Mamma Mia![14]

Done In 60 Seconds Award[edit]

Jerry Maguire by Stephen Power and Conal O'Meara[15][16]

Highly Commended[edit]

This year's entries that didn't make the final shortlist.[15]

Special Awards[edit]

Icon Award[edit]

Viggo Mortensen[28]

Outstanding Contribution To British Film[edit]

Danny Boyle[29]

Actor of our Lifetime[edit]

Russell Crowe[30]

Heath Ledger Tribute[edit]

A special tribute award was dedicated to acknowledge the outstanding work of Heath Ledger.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jameson Empire Awards 2009 - Nominations" (Press release). Bauer Consumer Media. March 2, 2009. Retrieved September 20, 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "The Minute-By-Minute Blog". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. March 29, 2009. Retrieved September 19, 2011. 
  3. ^ O'Hara, Helen (March 2, 2009). "Jameson Empire Award Nominations". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. Retrieved September 19, 2011. 
  4. ^ a b c d e "Best Film". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2009. Retrieved September 19, 2011. 
  5. ^ a b c d e "Best British Film". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2009. Retrieved September 19, 2011. 
  6. ^ a b c d e "Best Comedy". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2009. Retrieved September 19, 2011. 
  7. ^ a b c d e "Best Horror". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2009. Retrieved September 19, 2011. 
  8. ^ a b c d e "Best Sci-Fi/Superhero". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2009. Retrieved September 19, 2011. 
  9. ^ a b c d e "Best Thriller". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2009. Retrieved September 19, 2011. 
  10. ^ a b c d e "Best Actor". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2009. Retrieved September 19, 2011. 
  11. ^ a b c d e "Best Actress". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2009. Retrieved September 19, 2011. 
  12. ^ a b c d e "Best Director". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2009. Retrieved September 19, 2011. 
  13. ^ a b c d e "Best Newcomer". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2009. Retrieved September 19, 2011. 
  14. ^ a b c d e "Best Soundtrack". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2009. Retrieved September 19, 2011. 
  15. ^ a b c d e f "Done In 60 Seconds Award". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2009. Retrieved September 19, 2011. 
  16. ^ "Done In 60 Seconds: Jerry Maguire". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2009. Retrieved September 19, 2011. 
  17. ^ "Done In 60 Seconds: Cloverfield". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2009. Retrieved September 19, 2011. 
  18. ^ "Done In 60 Seconds: Pearl Harbor". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2009. Retrieved September 19, 2011. 
  19. ^ "Done In 60 Seconds: Seven". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2009. Retrieved September 19, 2011. 
  20. ^ "Done In 60 Seconds: The Dark Knight". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2009. Retrieved September 19, 2011. 
  21. ^ "Done In 60 Seconds: American Psycho". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2009. Retrieved September 19, 2011. 
  22. ^ "Done In 60 Seconds: Forrest Gump". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2009. Retrieved September 19, 2011. 
  23. ^ "Done In 60 Seconds: Requiem For A Dream". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2009. Retrieved September 19, 2011. 
  24. ^ "Done In 60 Seconds: Reservoir Dogs". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2009. Retrieved September 19, 2011. 
  25. ^ "Done In 60 Seconds: Terminator 2: Judgment Day". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2009. Retrieved September 19, 2011. 
  26. ^ "Done In 60 Seconds: The Fugitive". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2009. Retrieved September 19, 2011. 
  27. ^ "Done In 60 Seconds: WALL-E". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2009. Retrieved September 19, 2011. 
  28. ^ "Empire Icon Award". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2009. Retrieved September 19, 2011. 
  29. ^ "Outstanding Contribution To British Film". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2009. Retrieved September 19, 2011. 
  30. ^ "Actor of our Lifetime". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2009. Retrieved September 19, 2011. 

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