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Empire Award for Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy

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. A Monster Calls is the most recent winner in this category. Winners are voted by the readers of Empire magazine.

Empire Award for Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy
Awarded forBest sci-fi, fantasy or superhero film of the year
CountryUnited Kingdom
Presented byEmpire magazine
First awarded2006
Currently held byWonder Woman (2018)

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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)
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

2010sEdit

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
2016
(21st)
Star Wars: The Force Awakens [13]
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2
Jurassic World
Mad Max: Fury Road
The Martian
2017
(22nd)
A Monster Calls [14]
Arrival
Doctor Strange
Rogue One
10 Cloverfield Lane
2018
(23rd)
Wonder Woman [15]
Blade Runner 2049
Logan
Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Thor: Ragnarok

NotesEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2006. Archived from the original on June 16, 2013. 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. Archived from the original on June 14, 2013. Retrieved October 21, 2011.
  8. ^ "Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2012. Retrieved August 18, 2014.
  9. ^ "Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2013. Retrieved August 18, 2014.
  10. ^ "Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2014. Retrieved August 18, 2014.
  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.
  13. ^ Jameson Empire Awards 2016: Star Wars and Mad Max lead the nominations
  14. ^ 2017 Three Empire Awards Nominations Announced
  15. ^ Star Wars The Last Jedi and Thor Ragnarok Lead Empire Awards 2018 Nominations

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