Empire Award for Best Comedy

The Empire Award for Best Comedy is an Empire Award presented annually by the British film magazine Empire to honor the best comedy film of the previous year. The Empire Award for Best Comedy is one of four new Best Film ongoing awards which were first introduced at the 11th Empire Awards ceremony in 2006 (along with Best Horror, Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy and Best Thriller) with Team America: World Police receiving the award. The Greasy Strangler is the most recent winner in this category. Winners are voted by the readers of Empire magazine.

Empire Award for Best Comedy
Awarded forBest comedy film of the year
CountryUnited Kingdom
Presented byEmpire magazine
First awarded2006
Currently held byThe Death of Stalin (2018)

Winners and nomineesEdit

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.

2000sEdit

Year Film Ref.
2006
(11th)
Team America: World Police [1]
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
The League of Gentlemen's Apocalypse
Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit
Wedding Crashers
2007
(12th)
Little Miss Sunshine [2]
A Cock and Bull Story
Borat
Clerks II
Nacho Libre
2008
(13th)
Hot Fuzz [3]
Knocked Up
Ratatouille
Run Fatboy Run
Superbad
2009
(14th)
Son of Rambow [4]
Burn After Reading
Ghost Town
In Bruges
Tropic Thunder

2010sEdit

Year Film Ref.
2010
(15th)
In the Loop [5][6]
A Serious Man
The Hangover
The Men Who Stare at Goats
Up in the Air
2011
(16th)
Four Lions [7]
Easy A
Get Him to the Greek
The Other Guys
Toy Story 3
2012
(17th)
The Inbetweeners Movie [8]
Attack the Block
Bridesmaids
Crazy, Stupid, Love
Midnight in Paris
2013
(18th)
Ted [9]
21 Jump Street
Moonrise Kingdom
Silver Linings Playbook
The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists!
2014
(19th)
Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa [10]
Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
The World's End
This Is 40
This Is the End
2015
(20th)
Paddington [11][12]
22 Jump Street
The Grand Budapest Hotel
The Inbetweeners 2
The Lego Movie
2016
(21st)
Spy [13]
Ant-Man
Me and Earl and the Dying Girl
Trainwreck
Inside Out
2017
(22nd)
The Greasy Strangler [14]
Deadpool
The Nice Guys
Hunt for the Wilderpeople
Ghostbusters
2018
(23rd)
The Death of Stalin [15]
Toni Erdmann
The Big Sick
The Disaster Artist
Girls Trip

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Best Comedy". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2006. Archived from the original on June 16, 2013. Retrieved October 15, 2011.
  2. ^ "Best Comedy". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2007. Retrieved October 15, 2011.
  3. ^ "Best Comedy". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2008. Retrieved October 15, 2011.
  4. ^ "Best Comedy". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2009. Retrieved October 15, 2011.
  5. ^ "Best Comedy". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2010. Retrieved October 15, 2011.
  6. ^ Reynolds, Simon (February 25, 2010). "In Full: Empire Awards 2010 nominees". digitalspy.co.uk. Digital Spy. Retrieved October 21, 2011.
  7. ^ "Best Comedy". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2011. Archived from the original on June 14, 2013. Retrieved October 15, 2011.
  8. ^ "Best Comedy". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2012. Retrieved August 18, 2014.
  9. ^ "Best Comedy". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2013. Retrieved August 18, 2014.
  10. ^ "Best Comedy". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2014. Retrieved August 18, 2014.
  11. ^ "Best Comedy". 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.
  13. ^ Jameson Empire Awards 2016: Star Wars and Mad Max lead the nominations
  14. ^ Nugent, John (March 19, 2017). "Three Empire Awards 2017: Rogue One, Tom Hiddleston And Patrick Stewart Win Big". Empire. Retrieved March 19, 2017.
  15. ^ Empireonline.com. Star Wars The Last Jedi and Thor Ragnarok Lead Empire Awards 2018 Nominations

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