'Dark Knight', 'Battlestar Galactica', 'Iron Man' Take Home Multiple Saturn Awards

‘Dark Knight’, ‘Battlestar Galactica’, ‘Iron Man’ Take Home Multiple Saturn Awards

the-dark-knightThe Dark Knight was the big winner with five awards at the 35th annual Saturn Awards last night in Burbank, taking home awards for best action/adventure/thriller film, best writing (Christopher Nolan and Jonathan Nolan), best supporting actor (Heath Ledger), best music (Hans Zimmer and James Newton Howard) and best special effects.

Other multiple winners included The Curious Case of Benjamin Button and Iron Man, with three each. Button won best fantasy film, best supporting actress (Tilda Swinton) and best makeup. Iron Man won best science fiction film, best actor (Robert Downey Jr.) and best director (Jon Favreau).

Other awards winners included Hellboy II: The Golden Army, which won for best horror film, Angelina Jolie for best actress in Changeling, Jaden Christopher Smith for best performance by a younger actor in The Day the Earth Stood Still, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull for best costumes, Let the Right One In for best international film and WALL-E for best animated film.

Battlestar Galactica also won three awards in the TV catagories: best actor (Edward James Olmos), best actress (Mary McDonnell) and best syndicated/cable television series. Dexter won two acting awards, Jennifer Carpenter for best supporting actress and Jimmy Smits for a guest starring role.

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Science Fiction Film:
Iron Man

Fantasy Film:
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Horror Film:
Hellboy II: The Golden Army

Action/Adventure/Thriller Film:
The Dark Knight

Robert Downey, Jr. (Iron Man)

Angelina Jolie (Changeling)

Supporting Actor:
Heath Ledger (The Dark Knight)

Supporting Actress:
Tilda Swinton (The Curious Case of Benjamin Button)

Performance by a Younger Actor:
Jaden Christopher Smith (The Day the Earth Stood Still)

Jon Favreau (Iron Man)

Christopher Nolan and Jonathan Nolan (The Dark Knight)

Hans Zimmer and James Newton Howard (The Dark Knight)

Mary Zophres (Indiana Jones & the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull)

Greg Cannom (The Curious Case of Benjamin Button)

Special Effects:
Nick Davis, Chris Corbould, Timothy Webber, Paul J. Franklin (The Dark Knight)

International Film:
Let the Right One In

Animated Film:

Network Television Series:

Syndicated/Cable Television Series:
Battlestar Galactica

Presentation on Television:
The Librarian: The Curse of the Judas Chalice

Actor on Television:
Edward James Olmos (Battlestar Galactica)

Actress on Television:
Mary McDonnell (Battlestar Galactica)

Supporting Actor on Television:
Adrian Pasdar (Heroes)

Supporting Actress on Televison:
Jennifer Carpenter (Dexter)

Guest Starring Role on Television:
Jimmy Smits (Dexter)

DVD Release:
Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer

DVD Special Edition Release:
Stephen King’s The Mist – 2 disc Special Edition

DVD Classic Film Release:
Psycho – Universal Legacy Series

DVD Collection:
The Godfather: The Coppola Restoration

Series on DVD:

Retro Series on DVD:
The Invaders

The Life Career Award:
Lance Henriksen

The Lifetime Achievement Award:
Leonard Nimoy

The Visionary Award:
Jeffrey Katzenberg