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1. Inglourious Basterds (2009)

R | 153 min | Adventure, Drama, War

69 Metascore

In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a plan to assassinate Nazi leaders by a group of Jewish U.S. soldiers coincides with a theatre owner's vengeful plans for the same.

Director: Quentin Tarantino | Stars: Brad Pitt, Diane Kruger, Eli Roth, Mélanie Laurent

Votes: 1,178,082 | Gross: $120.54M

Favourite Film of the Year

Runner ups: Up A Single Man Zombieland Brüno The Road Funny People Star Trek The Secret in Their Eyes The Princess and the Frog

2. Inglourious Basterds (2009)

R | 153 min | Adventure, Drama, War

69 Metascore

In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a plan to assassinate Nazi leaders by a group of Jewish U.S. soldiers coincides with a theatre owner's vengeful plans for the same.

Director: Quentin Tarantino | Stars: Brad Pitt, Diane Kruger, Eli Roth, Mélanie Laurent

Votes: 1,178,082 | Gross: $120.54M

Best Film of the Year

Runner ups: Up A Single Man The Secret in Their Eyes (500) Days of Summer The Road Slumdog Millionaire An Education Fish Tank The Princess and the Frog

3. A Single Man (2009)

R | 99 min | Drama, Romance

77 Metascore

An English professor, one year after the sudden death of his boyfriend, is unable to cope with his typical days in 1960s Los Angeles.

Director: Tom Ford | Stars: Colin Firth, Julianne Moore, Matthew Goode, Nicholas Hoult

Votes: 101,716 | Gross: $9.17M

Best Lead Actor: Colin Firth

Runner ups: Sharlto Copley in District 9 Sam Rockwell in Moon Viggo Mortensen in The Road Ricardo Darín in The Secret in Their Eyes Abbie Cornish in Bright Star Carey Mulligan in An Education Mélanie Laurent in Inglourious Basterds Katie Jarvis in Fish Tank Meryl Streep in Julie & Julia

4. Inglourious Basterds (2009)

R | 153 min | Adventure, Drama, War

69 Metascore

In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a plan to assassinate Nazi leaders by a group of Jewish U.S. soldiers coincides with a theatre owner's vengeful plans for the same.

Director: Quentin Tarantino | Stars: Brad Pitt, Diane Kruger, Eli Roth, Mélanie Laurent

Votes: 1,178,082 | Gross: $120.54M

Best Supporting Actor: Christoph Waltz

Runner ups: Peter Capaldi in In the Loop Zoe Saldana in Avatar Christian McKay in Me and Orson Welles Vera Farmiga in Up in the Air Julianne Moore in A Single Man Karl Urban in Star Trek Zachary Quinto in Star Trek Anna Kendrick in Up in the Air Diane Kruger in Inglourious Basterds

5. Inglourious Basterds (2009)

R | 153 min | Adventure, Drama, War

69 Metascore

In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a plan to assassinate Nazi leaders by a group of Jewish U.S. soldiers coincides with a theatre owner's vengeful plans for the same.

Director: Quentin Tarantino | Stars: Brad Pitt, Diane Kruger, Eli Roth, Mélanie Laurent

Votes: 1,178,082 | Gross: $120.54M

Best Direction

Runner ups: A Single Man The Secret in Their Eyes Slumdog Millionaire District 9

6. Inglourious Basterds (2009)

R | 153 min | Adventure, Drama, War

69 Metascore

In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a plan to assassinate Nazi leaders by a group of Jewish U.S. soldiers coincides with a theatre owner's vengeful plans for the same.

Director: Quentin Tarantino | Stars: Brad Pitt, Diane Kruger, Eli Roth, Mélanie Laurent

Votes: 1,178,082 | Gross: $120.54M

Best Original Screenplay

Runner ups: Up (500) Days of Summer In the Loop An Education

7. A Single Man (2009)

R | 99 min | Drama, Romance

77 Metascore

An English professor, one year after the sudden death of his boyfriend, is unable to cope with his typical days in 1960s Los Angeles.

Director: Tom Ford | Stars: Colin Firth, Julianne Moore, Matthew Goode, Nicholas Hoult

Votes: 101,716 | Gross: $9.17M

Best Adapted Screenplay

Runner ups: The Secret in Their Eyes The Road Slumdog Millionaire Watchmen

8. Coraline (2009)

PG | 100 min | Animation, Drama, Family

80 Metascore

An adventurous 11-year-old girl finds another world that is a strangely idealized version of her frustrating home, but it has sinister secrets.

Director: Henry Selick | Stars: Dakota Fanning, Teri Hatcher, John Hodgman, Jennifer Saunders

Votes: 184,037 | Gross: $75.29M

Best Cinematography

Runner ups: A Single Man The Secret in Their Eyes The Road Slumdog Millionaire

9. Slumdog Millionaire (2008)

R | 120 min | Drama, Romance

86 Metascore

A Mumbai teenager reflects on his life after being accused of cheating on the Indian version of "Who Wants to be a Millionaire?"

Directors: Danny Boyle, Loveleen Tandan | Stars: Dev Patel, Freida Pinto, Saurabh Shukla, Anil Kapoor

Votes: 765,704 | Gross: $141.32M

Best Editing

Runner ups: District 9 (500) Days of Summer Watchmen Can Go Through Skin

10. Avatar (2009)

PG-13 | 162 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

83 Metascore

A paraplegic Marine dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission becomes torn between following his orders and protecting the world he feels is his home.

Director: James Cameron | Stars: Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Michelle Rodriguez

Votes: 1,075,873 | Gross: $760.51M

Best Art Direction

Runner ups: Watchmen Bunny and the Bull Terminator Salvation The Lovely Bones

11. Watchmen (2009)

R | 162 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

56 Metascore

In 1985 where former superheroes exist, the murder of a colleague sends active vigilante Rorschach into his own sprawling investigation, uncovering something that could completely change the course of history as we know it.

Director: Zack Snyder | Stars: Jackie Earle Haley, Patrick Wilson, Carla Gugino, Malin Akerman

Votes: 478,225 | Gross: $107.51M

Best Costume Design

Runner ups: Where the Wild Things Are Sherlock Holmes Nine Bunny and the Bull

12. District 9 (2009)

R | 112 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

81 Metascore

Violence ensues after an extraterrestrial race forced to live in slum-like conditions on Earth finds a kindred spirit in a government agent exposed to their biotechnology.

Director: Neill Blomkamp | Stars: Sharlto Copley, David James, Jason Cope, Nathalie Boltt

Votes: 617,490 | Gross: $115.65M

Best Make-up

Runner ups: [Rec] 2 Zombieland The Road Terminator Salvation

13. Avatar (2009)

PG-13 | 162 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

83 Metascore

A paraplegic Marine dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission becomes torn between following his orders and protecting the world he feels is his home.

Director: James Cameron | Stars: Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Michelle Rodriguez

Votes: 1,075,873 | Gross: $760.51M

Best Visual Effects

Runner ups: District 9 Where the Wild Things Are Terminator Salvation Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen

14. Drag Me to Hell (2009)

PG-13 | 99 min | Horror, Thriller

83 Metascore

A loan officer who evicts an old woman from her home finds herself the recipient of a supernatural curse. Desperate, she turns to a seer to try and save her soul, while evil forces work to push her to a breaking point.

Director: Sam Raimi | Stars: Alison Lohman, Justin Long, Ruth Livier, Lorna Raver

Votes: 181,107 | Gross: $42.10M

Best Original Score

Runner ups: Bunny and the Bull Moon Up A Single Man

15. Stingray Sam (2009)

Not Rated | 61 min | Comedy, Musical, Sci-Fi

A dangerous mission reunites STINGRAY SAM with his long lost accomplice, The Quasar Kid. Follow these two space convicts as their earn their freedom in exchange for the rescue of a young ... See full summary »

Director: Cory McAbee | Stars: Cory McAbee, Crugie, David Hyde Pierce, Joshua Taylor

Votes: 724

Best Original Song for "Peg Legged Father"

Runner ups: "That Was Then (and This is Too) from Futurama: Into the Wild, Green Yonder" "The Other Side" from The Princess & the Frog "Stingray Sam Theme Tune" from Stingray Sam "Almost There" from The Princess and the Frog

16. Up (2009)

PG | 96 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

88 Metascore

78-year-old Carl Fredricksen travels to Paradise Falls in his house equipped with balloons, inadvertently taking a young stowaway.

Directors: Pete Docter, Bob Peterson | Stars: Edward Asner, Jordan Nagai, John Ratzenberger, Christopher Plummer

Votes: 879,944 | Gross: $293.00M

Best Animated Film

Runner ups: The Princess and the Frog Futurama: Into the Wild, Green Yonder Summer Wars The Fantastic Mr. Fox

17. Coraline (2009)

PG | 100 min | Animation, Drama, Family

80 Metascore

An adventurous 11-year-old girl finds another world that is a strangely idealized version of her frustrating home, but it has sinister secrets.

Director: Henry Selick | Stars: Dakota Fanning, Teri Hatcher, John Hodgman, Jennifer Saunders

Votes: 184,037 | Gross: $75.29M

Best Animation

Runner ups: The Princess & the Frog Up 9 Mary and Max

18. Futurama: Into the Wild Green Yonder (2009 Video)

Not Rated | 89 min | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi

Dark forces older than time itself are on the attack, hell-bent on stopping the dawn of a wondrous new green age. Don't you hate when that happens? Even more shocking: Bender's in love with... See full summary »

Director: Peter Avanzino | Stars: Billy West, Katey Sagal, John DiMaggio, Tress MacNeille

Votes: 16,947

Best Voice-Over Performance: Billy West

Runner ups: John DiMaggio in Futurama: Into the Wild Green Yonder Teri Hatcher in Coraline Seth Rogen in Monsters vs Aliens Simon Pegg in Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs

19. The Secret in Their Eyes (2009)

R | 129 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

80 Metascore

A retired legal counselor writes a novel hoping to find closure for one of his past unresolved homicide cases and for his unreciprocated love with his superior - both of which still haunt him decades later.

Director: Juan José Campanella | Stars: Ricardo Darín, Soledad Villamil, Pablo Rago, Carla Quevedo

Votes: 179,375 | Gross: $6.39M

Best Foreign-Language Film

Runner ups: Thirst Symbol A Prophet Amer

20. Best Worst Movie (2009)

Not Rated | 93 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama

61 Metascore

A look at the making of the film Troll 2 (1990) and its journey from being crowned the "worst film of all time" to a cherished cult classic.

Director: Michael Paul Stephenson | Stars: George Hardy, Lily Hardy, Pita Ray, Micki Knox

Votes: 7,392 | Gross: $0.10M

Best Documentary

Runner ups: Louis Theroux: A Place for Paedophiles Louis Theroux: The City Addicted to Crystal Meth Brick Back... Star Trek Waking Sleeping Beauty

21. Brüno (2009)

R | 81 min | Comedy

54 Metascore

Flamboyant and gay Austrian Brüno looks for new fame in America.

Director: Larry Charles | Stars: Sacha Baron Cohen, Gustaf Hammarsten, Clifford Bañagale, Chibundu Orukwowu

Votes: 136,595 | Gross: $60.05M

Funniest Film

Runner ups: In the Loop Zombieland Crank: High Voltage The Hangover

22. In the Loop (2009)

Not Rated | 106 min | Comedy

83 Metascore

A political satire about a group of skeptical American and British operatives attempting to prevent a war between two countries.

Director: Armando Iannucci | Stars: Tom Hollander, Peter Capaldi, James Gandolfini, Harry Hadden-Paton

Votes: 52,340 | Gross: $2.38M

Best Comedic Performance: Peter Capaldi

Runner ups: Sacha Baron Cohen in Brüno Steve Coogan in In the Loop Ken Jeong in Funny People Eric Bana in Funny People

23. Pontypool (2008)

Not Rated | 93 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

54 Metascore

A radio host interprets the possible outbreak of a deadly virus which infects the small Ontario town he is stationed in.

Director: Bruce McDonald | Stars: Stephen McHattie, Lisa Houle, Georgina Reilly, Hrant Alianak

Votes: 27,621 | Gross: $0.00M

Scariest Film

Runner ups: [Rec] 2 Knowing

24. The Road (I) (2009)

R | 111 min | Drama

64 Metascore

In a dangerous post-apocalyptic world, an ailing father defends his son as they slowly travel to the sea.

Director: John Hillcoat | Stars: Viggo Mortensen, Charlize Theron, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Robert Duvall

Votes: 213,203 | Gross: $0.06M

Most Emotional Film

Runner ups: Up A Single Man (500) Days of Summer An Education

25. Avatar (2009)

PG-13 | 162 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

83 Metascore

A paraplegic Marine dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission becomes torn between following his orders and protecting the world he feels is his home.

Director: James Cameron | Stars: Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Michelle Rodriguez

Votes: 1,075,873 | Gross: $760.51M

Best Action Movie

Runner ups: Up Crank: High Voltage Zombieland District 9

26. The Princess and the Frog (2009)

G | 97 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

73 Metascore

A waitress, desperate to fulfill her dreams as a restaurant owner, is set on a journey to turn a frog prince back into a human being, but she has to face the same problem after she kisses him.

Directors: Ron Clements, John Musker | Stars: Anika Noni Rose, Keith David, Oprah Winfrey, Bruno Campos

Votes: 114,839 | Gross: $104.40M

Best Musical

Runners up: Stingray Sam Nine

27. Zombieland (2009)

R | 88 min | Adventure, Comedy, Horror

73 Metascore

A shy student trying to reach his family in Ohio, a gun-toting tough guy trying to find the last Twinkie, and a pair of sisters trying to get to an amusement park join forces to travel across a zombie-filled America.

Director: Ruben Fleischer | Stars: Jesse Eisenberg, Emma Stone, Woody Harrelson, Abigail Breslin

Votes: 492,484 | Gross: $75.59M

Best Zombie and/or Vampire Movie

Runner ups: Daybreakers [Rec] 2

28. Watchmen (2009)

R | 162 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

56 Metascore

In 1985 where former superheroes exist, the murder of a colleague sends active vigilante Rorschach into his own sprawling investigation, uncovering something that could completely change the course of history as we know it.

Director: Zack Snyder | Stars: Jackie Earle Haley, Patrick Wilson, Carla Gugino, Malin Akerman

Votes: 478,225 | Gross: $107.51M

Best Superhero Movie

Runner ups: Monsters vs Aliens Hulk Vs.

29. The Hangover (2009)

R | 100 min | Comedy

73 Metascore

Three buddies wake up from a bachelor party in Las Vegas, with no memory of the previous night and the bachelor missing. They make their way around the city in order to find their friend before his wedding.

Director: Todd Phillips | Stars: Zach Galifianakis, Bradley Cooper, Justin Bartha, Ed Helms

Votes: 687,619 | Gross: $277.32M

Best Villain: Mr. Chow

Runner ups: Dr. Heiter from The Human Centipede (First Sequence) The Other Mother from Coraline The Shadow Man from The Princess & the Frog George Harvey from The Lovely Bones

30. Trash Humpers (2009)

Not Rated | 78 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror

33 Metascore

Follows the lives of a small group of sociopathic elderly people in Nashville, Tennessee.

Director: Harmony Korine | Stars: Rachel Korine, Brian Kotzur, Travis Nicholson, Harmony Korine

Votes: 4,091

Turd of the Year

Runner ups: Transmorphers: The Fall of Man Fast & Furious Pokemon: Arceus and the Jewel of Life Lesbian Vampire Killers

Best Short Film

Runner ups: Musical Predictions 2009 Partly Cloudy Angry Man Jerry Jackson: Drugs

Best Music Video

Runners up: The Lonely Island: Cool Guys Don't Look at Explosions The Lonely Island: Like a Boss The Lonely Island: Motherlover Evil Cowards: Love Pigs

33. Breaking Bad (2008–2013)

TV-MA | 49 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

A high school chemistry teacher diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer turns to manufacturing and selling methamphetamine in order to secure his family's future.

Stars: Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul, Anna Gunn, Betsy Brandt

Votes: 1,304,392

Best Drama Series (for season 2)

Runner ups: Dexter (season 4) Misfits (series 1) Being Human (series 2) Doctor Who (series 5)

34. Breaking Bad (2008–2013)

TV-MA | 49 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

A high school chemistry teacher diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer turns to manufacturing and selling methamphetamine in order to secure his family's future.

Stars: Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul, Anna Gunn, Betsy Brandt

Votes: 1,304,392

Best Dramatic Performance (TV): Bryan Cranston (season 2)

Runner ups: Aaron Paul in Breaking Bad (season 2) Bob Odenkirk in Breaking Bad (season 2) Dean Norris in Breaking Bad (season 2) John Lithgow in Dexter (season 4) Anna Gunn in Breaking Bad (season 2) Michael C. Hall in Dexter (season 4) Jennifer Carpenter in Dexter (season 4) Julie Benz in Dexter (season 4) Betsy Brandy in Breaking Bad (season 1)

35. The Office (2005–2013)

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy

A mockumentary on a group of typical office workers, where the workday consists of ego clashes, inappropriate behavior, and tedium.

Stars: Steve Carell, Jenna Fischer, John Krasinski, Rainn Wilson

Votes: 334,420

Best TV Comedy (for seasons 5/6)

Runner ups: The Thick of It (series 3) Flight of the Conchords (season 2) The Venture Bros. (season 4) Peep Show (series 6) Stewart Lee's Comedy Vehicle (series 1) 30 Rock (seasons 3/4) American Dad! (seasons 4/5) It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (season 5) King of the Hill (season 13)

36. The Thick of It (2005–2012)

TV-MA | 29 min | Comedy

Set in the corridors of power and spin, the Minister for Social Affairs, is continually harassed by Number 10's policy enforcer and dependent on his not-so-reliable team of civil servants.

Stars: Chris Addison, James Smith, Peter Capaldi, Joanna Scanlan

Votes: 18,575

Best Comedy Performance (TV): Peter Capaldi (series 3)

Runner ups: Steve Carell in The Office (seasons 5/6) David Mitchell in Peep Show (series 6) Rhys Darby in Flight of the Conchords (season 2) Rainn Wilson in The Office (seasons 5/6) Jane Krakowski in 30 Rock (seasons 3/4) Charlie Day in It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (season 5) Alec Baldwin in 30 Rock (seasons 3/4) Robert Webb in Peep Show (series 6) Rebecca Front in The Thick of It (series 3)

37. Breaking Bad (2008–2013)
Episode: ABQ (2009)

TV-14 | 48 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

Walt's lies have pushed Skyler to her limit. She leaves with the kids. Meanwhile, Jesse blames himself for Jane's death and goes into rehab.

Director: Adam Bernstein | Stars: Bryan Cranston, Anna Gunn, Aaron Paul, Dean Norris

Votes: 14,199

Best Direction in an Individual Episode

Runner ups: Breaking Bad: "Phoenix" Breaking Bad: "Mandala" Breaking Bad: "4 Days Out" Breaking Bad: "Peekaboo"

38. Breaking Bad (2008–2013)
Episode: ABQ (2009)

TV-14 | 48 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

Walt's lies have pushed Skyler to her limit. She leaves with the kids. Meanwhile, Jesse blames himself for Jane's death and goes into rehab.

Director: Adam Bernstein | Stars: Bryan Cranston, Anna Gunn, Aaron Paul, Dean Norris

Votes: 14,199

Best Writing in an Individual Episode

Runner ups: The Office: "Stress Relief" Breaking Bad: "Phoenix" Breaking Bad: "4 Days Out" Breaking Bad: "Peekaboo"

39. Breaking Bad (2008–2013)
Episode: ABQ (2009)

TV-14 | 48 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

Walt's lies have pushed Skyler to her limit. She leaves with the kids. Meanwhile, Jesse blames himself for Jane's death and goes into rehab.

Director: Adam Bernstein | Stars: Bryan Cranston, Anna Gunn, Aaron Paul, Dean Norris

Votes: 14,199

Best Individual Episode

Runner ups: The Office: "Stress Relief" Breaking Bad: "Phoenix" Breaking Bad: "4 Days Out" Breaking Bad: "Mandala" The Office: "Michael Scott Paper Company" The Office: "Heavy Competition" American Dad!: "Rapture's Delight" Breaking Bad: "Better Call Saul" Breaking Bad: "Peekaboo"

40. The Venture Bros. (2003– )

TV-MA | 22 min | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi

The bizarre animated escapades of pseudo-heroic scientist Dr. Rusty Venture, his competent, high strung bodyguard, and his two over-enthusiastic sons.

Stars: Christopher McCulloch, James Urbaniak, Doc Hammer, Michael Sinterniklaas

Votes: 22,479

Best Animated Series (for season 4)

Runner ups: American Dad! (seasons 4/5) South Park (season 13) Archer (season 1) King of the Hill (season 13)

41. Stewart Lee's Comedy Vehicle (2009– )

Comedy

The exciting return to television of the comedians comedian Stewart Lee.

Stars: Stewart Lee, Christopher Morris, Paul Putner, Kevin Eldon

Votes: 1,369

Best New Comedy Series

Runner ups: Archer Community

42. Gameswipe (2009 TV Movie)

50 min | Documentary, Comedy

Charlie Brooker sets his caustic sights on video games. Expect acerbic comment as he looks at the various genres, how they have changed since their early conception and how the media ... See full summary »

Director: Al Campbell | Stars: Charlie Brooker, Dara O Briain, Graham Linehan, Rab Florence

Votes: 463

Best TV Special

Runner ups: Jonathan Creek: "The Grinning Man" LifeSpam: My Child Is French

43. Steve Coogan Live: As Alan Partridge and Other Less Successful Characters (2009 Video)

90 min | Documentary, Comedy

Steve Coogan takes to the stage in his first stand-up tour in a decade. The star of I'm Alan Partridge and Saxondale, and the creator of Paul and Pauline Calf returns in a show featuring ... See full summary »

Director: Mick Thomas | Stars: Steve Coogan, Alice Lowe, Flik Swan, Steve Oram

Votes: 148

Best Feature Stand-up Comedy Recording

Runner ups: The Mighty Boosh Live: Future Sailors Tour Patton Oswalt: My Weakness is Strong

44. Batman: Arkham Asylum (2009 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Crime

You control Batman as he fights to subdue The Joker and his fellows when they seize control of the Arkham Island.

Director: Sefton Hill | Stars: Mark Hamill, Kevin Conroy, Arleen Sorkin, Tom Kane

Votes: 22,215

Best Video Game

Runner ups: Ghostbusters Pokemon HeartGold/SoulSilver Version Plants vs Zombies Angry Birds



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