6th Empire Awards

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6th Empire Awards
Date February, 2001
Site The Dorchester Hotel, London, England
Host Dermot O'Leary
Empire issue #143 (May 2001)
Best Film Gladiator
Best British Film Billy Elliot
Most awards Billy Elliot and Gladiator (2)
Most nominations American Beauty, Billy Elliot and Gladiator (4)
Television coverage
Channel Channel 4
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The 6th Empire Awards, honoring the best in film in 2000, were held on February, 2001 at The Dorchester Hotel and hosted by Dermot O'Leary.[1] It was broadcast on Channel 4.[2] Below is a complete list of nominees and winners.[3][4] Winners are highlighted in bold.

Winners and Nominees[edit]

Best Film[edit]


Best British Film[edit]

Billy Elliot

Best Actor[edit]

Russell CroweGladiator

Best British Actor[edit]

Vinnie JonesSnatch

Best Actress[edit]

Connie NielsenGladiator

Best British Actress[edit]

Julie WaltersBilly Elliot

Best Director[edit]

Bryan SingerX-Men

Best British Director[edit]

Guy RitchieSnatch

Best Debut[edit]

Jamie BellBilly Elliot

Special Awards[edit]

Inspiration Award[edit]

Aardman Animation

Lifetime Achievement Award[edit]

Richard Harris


  1. ^ "Empire Awards 2001". Internet Movie Database. 2001. Retrieved September 18, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Vinnie is best British actor at Empire Awards". Mail Online. Associated Newspapers Ltd. 2001. Retrieved September 18, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Past Winners - 2001". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2003. Retrieved September 16, 2011. 
  4. ^ "Empire Awards 2001". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved September 16, 2011. 

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