21st Empire Awards
|21st Empire Awards|
|Date||20 March 2016|
|Hosted by||David Walliams|
|Directed by||J. J. Abrams|
|Best Film||The Revenant|
|Best British Film||Spectre|
|Most awards||Star Wars: The Force Awakens (5)|
|Most nominations||Mad Max: Fury Road (10)|
The 21st Empire Awards ceremony (officially known as the Jameson Empire Awards), presented by the British film magazine Empire, honored the best films of 2015 and took place on 20 March 2016 in London, England. Star Wars: The Force Awakens was the most awarded film with five winnings, including Best Director. Other winners included Mad Max: Fury Road, with four awards, and the two times winner Spectre. The honorary awards were given to Alan Rickman, Stanley Tucci and Paddy Considine.
Winners and nominees
Winners are listed first and highlighted in boldface.
The following films received multiple awards:
|5||Star Wars: The Force Awakens|
|4||Mad Max: Fury Road|
The following films received multiple nominations:
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- Metro.co.uk, Rebecca Lewis for. "Mad Max: Fury Road leads the pack at the 2016 Jameson Empire Awards". Metro. Retrieved 2016-03-15.
- "The 2016 Jameson Empire Awards Nominees Are Everything The Oscars Should've Been". MTV UK. Retrieved 2016-03-15.
- Nugent, John. "Star Wars and Mad Max win big at the 2016 Jameson Empire Awards". Empire. Retrieved 2016-03-20.
- "Star Wars beats Mad Max at Empire awards". BBC News. 20 March 2016. Retrieved 24 March 2016.