Empire Award for Best Film

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The Empire Award for Best Film is one of the Empire Awards presented annually by Empire magazine to the best film of the previous year. The Empire Award for Best Film is one of six ongoing awards that have been handed out since the establishment of the Empire Awards in 1996 (the others being Best British Film, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Director and Best Newcomer). The winners are chosen each year by readers of Empire magazine.

Winners and nominees[edit]

In the list below, winners are listed first in bold, followed by the other nominees. The number of the ceremony (1st, 2nd, etc.) appears in parentheses after the awards year, linked to the article (if any) on that ceremony.

1990s[edit]

Year Film
1996 (1st)[1]
Braveheart
1997 (2nd)[2]
Seven
1998 (3rd)[3]
Men in Black
1999 (4th)[4]
Titanic
Good Will Hunting
Saving Private Ryan
The Big Lebowski
The Truman Show

2000s[edit]

Year Film
2000 (5th)[5]
The Matrix
2001 (6th)[6]
Gladiator
American Beauty
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
High Fidelity
Magnolia
2002 (7th)[7]
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
A.I. Artificial Intelligence
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
The Others
Moulin Rouge!
2003 (8th)[8]
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
Die Another Day
Minority Report
Road to Perdition
Spider-Man
2004 (9th)[9]
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
Cold Mountain
Kill Bill: Vol. 1
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
X2
2005 (10th)[10]
The Bourne Supremacy
Collateral
Kill Bill: Vol. 2
Spider-Man 2
The Incredibles
2006 (11th)[11]
King Kong
Crash
Sin City
Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith
War of the Worlds
2007 (12th)[12]
Casino Royale
Pan's Labyrinth
Superman Returns
The Departed
United 93
2008 (13th)[13]
The Bourne Ultimatum
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
Ratatouille
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Zodiac
2009 (14th)[14]
The Dark Knight
Iron Man
No Country For Old Men
There Will Be Blood
WALL-E

2010s[edit]

Year Film
2010 (15th)[15][16]
Avatar
District 9
The Hurt Locker
Inglourious Basterds
Star Trek
2011 (16th)[17]
Inception
Kick-Ass
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
The King's Speech
The Social Network
2012 (17th)[18]
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2
Drive
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Rise of the Planet of the Apes
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
2013 (18th)
Skyfall
Django Unchained
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
The Dark Knight Rises
Avengers Assemble
2014 (19th)
Gravity
12 Years a Slave
Captain Phillips
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Past Winners - 1996". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2003. Retrieved October 11, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Past Winners - 1997". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2003. Retrieved October 11, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Past Winners - 1998". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2003. Retrieved October 11, 2011. 
  4. ^ "Past Winners - 1999". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2003. Retrieved October 11, 2011. 
  5. ^ "Past Winners - 2000". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2003. Retrieved October 11, 2011. 
  6. ^ "Empire Awards 2001". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved October 11, 2011. 
  7. ^ "Empire Awards 2002: Best Film". Empire (Bauer Consumer Media) (#154): 56. April 2002. Retrieved October 11, 2011. 
  8. ^ "Best Film". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2003. Retrieved October 11, 2011. 
  9. ^ "Best Film". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2004. Retrieved October 11, 2011. 
  10. ^ "Best Film". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2005. Retrieved October 11, 2011. 
  11. ^ "Best Film". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2006. Retrieved October 11, 2011. 
  12. ^ "Best Film". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2007. Retrieved October 11, 2011. 
  13. ^ "Best Film". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2008. Retrieved October 11, 2011. 
  14. ^ "Best Film". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2009. Retrieved October 11, 2011. 
  15. ^ "Best Film". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2010. Retrieved October 11, 2011. 
  16. ^ Reynolds, Simon (February 25, 2010). "In Full: Empire Awards 2010 nominees". digitalspy.co.uk. Digital Spy. Retrieved October 21, 2011. 
  17. ^ "Best Film". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2011. Retrieved October 11, 2011. 
  18. ^ "Best Film". Empireonline.com.