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Thursday
Jun272013

"The Avengers" Named Best Sci-Fi Film at Annual Saturn Awards

The Walt Disney Company/Marvel Comics(LOS ANGELES) -- The Avengers took home four awards, including best science fiction film, at the 2013 Saturn Awards Wednesday night in Los Angeles. 

The Marvel movie also received best director honors for Joss Whedon, the best supporting actor award for Clark Gregg, and the trophy for best special effects.

Breaking Bad dominated the TV side of the 39th annual Saturn Awards with three wins, including best presentation on television, best supporting actor for Jonathan Banks and best actor for Bryan Cranston, who tied with Kevin Bacon, the star of The Following.

The Saturn Awards are presented by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films.

Here’s a rundown of the major winners:

Best Science Fiction Film: The Avengers
Best Fantasy Film: Life of Pi
Best Horror/Thriller Film: The Cabin in the Woods
Best Action/Adventure Film: Skyfall
Best Actor: Matthew McConaughey, Killer Joe
Best Actress: Jennifer Lawrence, The Hunger Games
Best Supporting Actor: Clark Gregg, The Avengers
Best Supporting Actress: Anne Hathaway, The Dark Knight Rises
Best Performance by a Younger Actor: Suraj Sharma, Life of Pi
Best Director: Joss Whedon, The Avengers
Best Writing: Quentin Tarantino, Django Unchained
Best Animated Film: Frankenweenie

Best Network Television Series: Revolution
Best Syndicated/Cable Television Series: The Walking Dead
Best Presentation on Television: Breaking Bad
Best Youth-Oriented Series on Television: Teen Wolf
Best Actor on Television: Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad; Kevin Bacon, The Following -- tie
Best Actress on Television: Anna Torv, Fringe
Best Supporting Actor on Television: Jonathan Banks, Breaking Bad
Best Supporting Actress on Television: Laurie Holden, The Walking Dead
Best Guest Star on Television: Yvonne Strahovski, Dexter

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