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'Gravity' and 'The Hobbit 2' Lead Movie Nominations for 2014 Saturn Awards

27 Feb 2014 06:03:08 GMT

'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire', 'Iron Man 3', 'Her', and 'Thor: The Dark World' also score multiple nods at the 40th annual awards show.

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The nominees selected by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films for the upcoming 40th annual Saturn Awards have been revealed. In movie category, "Gravity" and "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" dominate the pack with multiple nods along with "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire".

"Gravity" is vying for Best Sci-Fi, facing off "Catching Fire", "Pacific Rim", "Ender's Game", "Riddick", and "Star Trek Into Darkness". Meanwhile, "The Hobbit 2" is up for Best Fantasy Film along with "About Time", "Her", "Oz: the Great and Powerful", "Jack the Giant Slayer", and "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty".

In the comic book adaptation, three movies based on Marvel's properties, "Iron Man 3", "Thor: The Dark World", and Fox's "The Wolverine", are nominated along with Warner Bros.' "Man of Steel", which is the latest take on DC Comics' Superman.

Best Actress contenders include "Gravity" female lead Sandra Bullock and "Catching Fire" heroine Jennifer Lawrence, while Best Actor nominees include "Iron Man" star Robert Downey Jr. and "World War Z" hunk Brad Pitt among others.

The winners will be announced in June in Burbank, California.

Best Comic-to-Film Motion Picture:

  • "Iron Man 3"
  • "Man of Steel"
  • "Thor: The Dark World"
  • "The Wolverine"
Best Science Fiction Film:
  • "Ender's Game"
  • "Gravity"
  • "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire"
  • "Pacific Rim"
  • "Riddick"
  • "Star Trek Into Darkness"
Best Fantasy Film:
  • "About Time"
  • "Her"
  • "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug"
  • "Jack the Giant Slayer"
  • "Oz: The Great and Powerful"
  • "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty"
Best Horror Film:
  • "Carrie"
  • "The Conjuring"
  • "Mama"
  • "The Purge"
  • "This Is the End"
  • "Warm Bodies"
Best Thriller Film:
  • "The Call"
  • "The East"
  • "Now You See Me"
  • "The Place Beyond the Pines"
  • "Prisoners"
  • "World War Z"
Best Action/Adventure Film:
  • "The Book Thief"
  • "Fast and Furious 6"
  • "Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit"
  • "The Lone Ranger"
  • "Lone Survivor"
  • "Rush"
Best Actor:
  • Robert Downey Jr. - "Iron Man 3"
  • Oscar Isaac - "Inside Llewyn Davis"
  • Simon Pegg - "The World's End"
  • Joaquin Phoenix - "Her"
  • Brad Pitt - "World War Z"
  • Ben Stiller - "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty"
Best Actress:
  • Halle Berry - "The Call"
  • Sandra Bullock - "Gravity"
  • Martina Gedeck - "The Wall"
  • Jennifer Lawrence - "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire"
  • Emma Thompson - "Saving Mr. Banks"
  • Mia Wasikowska - "Stoker"
Best Supporting Actor:
  • Daniel Bruhl - "Rush"
  • George Clooney - "Gravity"
  • Benedict Cumberbatch - "Star Trek Into Darkness"
  • Harrison Ford - "Ender's Game"
  • Tom Hiddleston - "Thor: The Dark World"
  • Ben Kingsley - "Iron Man 3"
  • Bill Nighy - "About Time"
Best Supporting Actress:
  • Scarlett Johansson - "Her"
  • Nicole Kidman - "Stoker"
  • Melissa Leo - "Prisoners"
  • Evangeline Lilly - "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug"
  • Jena Malone - "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire"
  • Emily Watson - "The Book Thief"
Best Performance by a Younger Actor:
  • Asa Butterfield - "Ender's Game"
  • Chloe Moretz - "Carrie"
  • Sophie Nelisse - "The Book Thief"
  • Saoirse Ronan - "How I Live Now"
  • Ty Simpkins - "Iron Man 3"
  • Dylan Sprayberry - "Man of Steel"
Best Director:
  • J.J. Abrams - "Star Trek Into Darkness"
  • Peter Berg - "Lone Survivor"
  • Alfonso Cuaron - "Gravity"
  • Peter Jackson - "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug"
  • Francis Lawrence - "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire"
  • Guillermo del Toro - "Pacific Rim"
Best Independent Film:
  • "12 Years a Slave"
  • "Great Expectations"
  • "Inside Llewyn Davis"
  • "The Invisible Woman"
  • "Out of the Furnace"
  • "Upside Down"
Best International Film:
  • "Big Bad Wolves"
  • "Blancanieves"
  • "A Hijacking"
  • "How I Live Now"
  • "Stoker"
  • "The World's End"
Best Animated Film:
  • "Despicable Me 2"
  • "From Up on Poppy Hill"
  • "Frozen (2013)"
  • "Monsters University"