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'Avatar' Leads Winners List of Empire Film Awards

March 29, 2010 (4:14 am) GMT
James Cameron is named Best Director for his work on the movie which is crowned the Best Film, and Zoe Saldana takes home Best Actress for her portrayal as Neytiri.
'Avatar' Leads Winners List of Empire Film Awards

James Cameron's "" ruled Britain's Empire Film Awards on Sunday night, March 28, taking home three of the top trophies. The sci-fi epic won the coveted Best Film honor and Cameron landed the Best Director award, while was named the Best Actress at the ceremony in London.

"" star won the Best Actor award for his role in 's movie, while won the Best Newcomer honor for his portrayal of a young John Lennon in "". Guy Ritchie's "" landed the Best Thriller film award and "" won Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy film.

British actor , , and Sir all won special awards for their contribution to film, with the "X-Men" star being named Empire Icon, the evening's top honor. He says, "I've played iconic parts - I think that's the point. I played Gandalf the Grey and the White and Magneto. So their luster rubs off on me rather than the other way round."

The list of winners is as follows:

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