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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.[1][2][3]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.[4][5]

21st Empire Awards
Date20 March 2016 (2016-03-20)
SiteLondon, England
Hosted byDavid Walliams
Directed byJ. J. Abrams
Best FilmThe Revenant
Best British FilmSpectre
Most awardsStar Wars: The Force Awakens (5)
Most nominationsMad Max: Fury Road (10)

Winners and nomineesEdit

Winners are listed first and highlighted in boldface.

Best Screenplay
Best Animated Film
Best Documentary
Best Short Film
Best Production Design
Best Costume Design
Best Makeup and Hair Styling
Best Visual Effects
Best TV Series
Best Game
Honorary Awards

Multiple awardsEdit

The following films received multiple awards:

Awards Film
5 Star Wars: The Force Awakens
4 Mad Max: Fury Road
2 Spectre

Multiple nominationsEdit

The following films received multiple nominations:

Awards Film
10 Mad Max: Fury Road
9 Star Wars: The Force Awakens
6 The Martian
5 The Revenant
4 Crimson Peak
3 Me and Earl and the Dying Girl
The Hateful Eight
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2
2 Ant-Man
Inside Out
It Follows
Jurassic World
Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation
Steve Jobs
Straight Outta Compton
The Danish Girl


  1. ^ Nugent, John. "Jameson Empire Awards 2016: Star Wars and Mad Max lead the nominations". Empire. Retrieved 2016-03-15.
  2. ^, Rebecca Lewis for. "Mad Max: Fury Road leads the pack at the 2016 Jameson Empire Awards". Metro. Retrieved 2016-03-15.
  3. ^ "The 2016 Jameson Empire Awards Nominees Are Everything The Oscars Should've Been". MTV UK. Retrieved 2016-03-15.
  4. ^ Nugent, John. "Star Wars and Mad Max win big at the 2016 Jameson Empire Awards". Empire. Retrieved 2016-03-20.
  5. ^ "Star Wars beats Mad Max at Empire awards". BBC News. 20 March 2016. Retrieved 24 March 2016.

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