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Empire Award for Scene of the Year

The Empire Award for Scene of the Year was an Empire Award presented annually by the British film magazine Empire to honor the best film scene of the previous year. The Empire Award for Scene of the Year was first introduced at the 8th Empire Awards ceremony in 2003 with "Yoda's duel" from Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones receiving the award and last presented at the 12th Empire Awards ceremony in 2007 with "The bridge attack" from Mission: Impossible III receiving the award. Winners were voted by the readers of Empire magazine.

Empire Award for Scene of the Year
Awarded forBest film scene
CountryUnited Kingdom
Presented byEmpire magazine
First awarded2003
Last awarded2007
Currently held by"The bridge attack" from Mission: Impossible III (2007)

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 Scene Ref.
2003
(8th)
Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones Yoda's duel [1]
Austin Powers in Goldmember The opening sequence
Die Another Day The sword fight
Minority Report The spyders
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Gollum's debate
2004
(9th)
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King The Ride of the Rohirrim [2]
Gangs of New York The flag speech
Kill Bill: Volume 1 The House of the Blue Leaves
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World The opening battle
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl The rum scene
2005
(10th)
Enduring Love The balloon sequence [3]
Kill Bill: Volume 2 "The Bride" versus "Elle" sequence
Shaun of the Dead The records and zombies scene
Spider-Man 2 Spider-Man battles Dr. Octopus on the train
The Bourne Supremacy The Moscow car chase sequence
2006
(11th)
Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith The birth of Vader [4]
Crash The car rescue
The Descent The attack of the crawlers
Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit The dogfight
War of the Worlds The arrival
2007
(12th)
Mission: Impossible III The bridge attack [5][6]
Borat Borat's naked scrap with Azamat
Brick The foot chase
Casino Royale The parkour chase
Children of Men Attack on the car
Little Miss Sunshine Olive's dance routine
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest The waterwheel swordfight
Superman Returns The Space Shuttle rescue
The Departed Frank and Mr. French interrogate Costigan
X-Men: The Last Stand The Phoenix and Professor X showdown

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Sony Ericsson Scene of the Year". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2003. Retrieved September 17, 2011.
  2. ^ "Sony Ericsson Scene of the Year". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2004. Retrieved September 17, 2011.
  3. ^ "Sony Ericsson Scene of the Year". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2005. Retrieved September 15, 2011.
  4. ^ "Sony Ericsson Scene of the Year". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2006. Archived from the original on June 16, 2013.
  5. ^ "Scene of the Year". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2007. Retrieved September 18, 2011.
  6. ^ "Scene of the Year (shortlisted)". Empireonline.com. Bauer Consumer Media. 2007. Retrieved September 18, 2011.

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