Empire Award for Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy

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Empire Award for Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy
Awarded for Best sci-fi, fantasy or superhero film of the year
Country United Kingdom
Presented by Empire magazine
First awarded 2006
Currently held by X-Men: Days of Future Past (2015)
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The Empire Award for Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy is an Empire Award presented annually by the British film magazine Empire to honor the best sci-fi, fantasy or superhero film of the previous year. The Empire Award for Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy is one of four new Best Film ongoing awards which were first introduced at the 11th Empire Awards ceremony in 2006 (along with Best Comedy, Best Horror and Best Thriller) with Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith receiving the award. X-Men: Days of Future Past is the most recent winner in this category. Winners are voted by the readers of Empire magazine.

Winners and nominees[edit]

In the list below, winners are listed first in boldface, 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.

2000s[edit]

Year Film Ref.
2006
(11th)
Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith [1]
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
King Kong
Serenity
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
2007
(12th)
Pan's Labyrinth [2]
Children of Men
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest
Superman Returns
X-Men: The Last Stand
2008
(13th)
Stardust [3]
300
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
Sunshine
Transformers
2009
(14th)
Wanted [a][4]
Hellboy II: The Golden Army
Iron Man
The Dark Knight
WALL-E

2010s[edit]

Year Film Ref.
2010
(15th)
Star Trek [5][6]
Avatar
District 9
Moon
The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus
2011
(16th)
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 [7]
Alice in Wonderland
Inception
Kick-Ass
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
2012
(17th)
Thor [8]
Captain America: The First Avenger
Rise of the Planet of the Apes
Super 8
X-Men: First Class
2013
(18th)
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey [9]
Dredd
Looper
Prometheus
The Avengers
2014
(19th)
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug [10]
Gravity
Pacific Rim
Star Trek Into Darkness
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
2015
(20th)
X-Men: Days of Future Past [11][12]
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
Guardians of the Galaxy
Interstellar
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ The official name of the award at the 14th Empire Awards in 2009 was "Best Sci-Fi/Superhero".

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2006. Retrieved October 21, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2007. Retrieved October 21, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2008. Retrieved October 21, 2011. 
  4. ^ "Best Sci-Fi/Superhero". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2009. Retrieved October 21, 2011. 
  5. ^ "Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2010. Retrieved October 21, 2011. 
  6. ^ Reynolds, Simon (February 25, 2010). "In Full: Empire Awards 2010 nominees". digitalspy.co.uk. Digital Spy. Retrieved October 21, 2011. 
  7. ^ "Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2011. Retrieved October 21, 2011. 
  8. ^ "Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2012. Retrieved 2014-08-18. 
  9. ^ "Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2013. Retrieved 2014-08-18. 
  10. ^ "Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2014. Retrieved 2014-08-18. 
  11. ^ "Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2015. Retrieved April 1, 2015. 
  12. ^ Barraclough, Leo (March 30, 2015). "‘Interstellar’ wins Film, Director at Empire Awards". Variety.com (Penske Business Media). Retrieved March 30, 2015. 

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