Awards for 2005

Taurus Award

Best Stunt Coordinator and/or 2nd Unit Director

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Action in a Foreign Film

WINNER

Der Clown: Christopher Domanski

NOMINEES




Best Fight

WINNER

Kill Bill: Vol. 2: Monica Staggs, Zoë Bell
Two women fight inside a cramped trailer home. Using swords and household items to battle each other, they crash through walls and fly into furniture.

NOMINEES

The Bourne Supremacy: Darrin Prescott, Chris O'Hara
The lead character fights a bad guy inside a living room, crashing into glass furniture and windows. The bad guy produces a knife but is still strangled to death.

The Pacifier: Troy Robinson, Peng Zhang, Ming Jian Huang
Two ninjas break into a house and the lead character must use household items and toys in defense.

House of Flying Daggers: Cai Li, Shi Feng, Li Lei, Xia Bin, Li Wei, Cheng Wei Ou, Xiang Gao, Fei Goa, Zhan Bo, Feng Zhong
Two men fight with swords in an autumn field. Their fight carries them into winter, as they begin to use their bodies in addition to swords to fight.

Troy: Mark Mottram, Buster Reeves
Hector and Achilles fight to the death in a battle of two great warriors. Swords and shields are their only weapons.

Best Overall Stunt by a Stunt Woman

WINNER

Kill Bill: Vol. 2: Monica Staggs, Zoë Bell
Two women fight inside a cramped trailer home. Using swords and household items to battle each other, they crash through walls and fly into furniture.

NOMINEES

National Treasure: Lisa Hoyle
A woman hangs from the open door of a catering truck as it races through the streets. She successfully jumps from hanging on the swinging door to a van trying to rescue her.

The Punisher: Donna Evans
A blue Chevy Blazer tows a boat while being chased through sand dunes by a red pick up truck. The boat comes lose and crashes into the red truck, while the blue Blazer flips and crashes as well.

Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed: Melissa R. Stubbs
A stunt woman is hit by electricity and ratcheted back as sparks fly.

Seed of Chucky: Heather Phillips
A stunt woman is on fire as she hits a 2nd floor railing and falls to the ground below.

Best High Work

WINNER

Starsky & Hutch: Greg Fitzpatrick
A stunt man jumps from the roof of a 100 feet tall building to the roof of a 70 feet building. A 12 feet alley separates the two buildings.

NOMINEES

Catwoman: Zoë Bell
A woman is dropped off the side of a building. Using a descender, she unravels from two wraps, crashes through a skylight and falls to the ground.

The Forgotten: David Shumbris, John Copeman
Two stunt professionals perform a 180 degree backwards descender fall off the side of a building.

Ladder 49: Bob Colletti, Roy Farfel
A fireman rappels down the side of a building to rescue a man from the ledge of a window. The two men hang onto each other as they crash through the window to safety.

Walking Tall: Tanoai Reed, Mike Dopud
Two stunt men fall through the floors of an old building. One man is pushed out of the 2nd story barn doors and lands on the ground below.

Best Overall Stunt by a Stunt Man

WINNER

Spider-Man 2: Chris Daniels, Michael Hugghins
Peter Parker attempts to jump from building to building but falls mid-jump. He falls into clothing lines, swings into the side of the building and lands on the roof of cars below.

NOMINEES

Collateral: Jalil Jay Lynch
A taxi is driven into k-rail, skids and flips down the street and crashes into parked cars.

Torque: Troy Gilbert
A Humvee jumps over a freeway divider. The vehicle flips, spins in the air and lands on top of a stopped car.

Torque: Jason Britton, Mark Chadwick
Two motorcyclists fight and crash into each other. One motorcycle slides out and causes the other stunt man to flip off his motorcycle.

Torque: Jalil Jay Lynch, Mike McCoy, Tim Gilbert
Two motorcyclists fight while racing down a road. As a semi truck approaches, one motorcyclist slides into the dirt to avoid a head-on crash.

Best Specialty Stunt

WINNER

Taxi: Debbie Evans, Jill Brown, Christine Anne Baur, Henry Kingi, Gilbert B. Combs, Tony Penillo, Spencer Sano, Corey Michael Eubanks, Anita Hart, Julius LeFlore
As three cars race down a highway into oncoming traffic, they try to exchange a bag and a hostage. Near misses including 2 semi trucks, a motorcycle and several cars do not prevent the exchange.

NOMINEES

Along Came Polly: Tim Rigby
Stunt man performs a base jump off the side of a Los Angeles building. Navigating between buildings, he uses his parachute and lands in a tree.

Flight of the Phoenix: Bob Brown
A man is sucked out of the back of a plane and falls 160 feet to the ground below.

Spider-Man 2: Tim Storms, Garrett Warren, Susie Park, Patricia M. Peters, Norb Phillips, Lisa Hoyle, Kevin L. Jackson, Clay Donahue Fontenot
Doc Ock comes to life in the middle of an operation to remove his mechanical tentacles. Doctors and nurses are thrown around the room, hitting walls and crashing into medical equipment.

Torque: Jimmy N. Roberts, Jalil Jay Lynch
Two motorcycles jump over freeway dividers and land in oncoming traffic.

Best Fire Stunt

WINNER

The Punisher: Mark Chadwick
A propane tank is hit by a bullet and explodes. A stunt man is ratcheted back and catches fire from the explosion.

NOMINEES

The Aviator: Joey Box
An airplane crashes in the middle of Beverly Hills and the pilot is engulfed by flames. The pilot is on fire and crawls out of the plane to safety.

Be Cool: Joe Bucaro III
A stunt man is lit on fire during the filming of a music video. A full fire burn is performed among dancers and singers.

Hostage: Dale Gibson, Gunter Simon
Two SWAT team members step into a closet with a gasoline soaked carpet. A lighter is dropped and both men are engulfed in flames as they fire their weapons.

Seed of Chucky: Heather Phillips
A stunt woman is on fire as she hits a 2nd floor railing and falls to the ground below.

Best Work with a Vehicle

WINNER

The Bourne Supremacy: Martin Ivanov, Darrin Prescott, Chris O'Hara, Scott Rogers, Viktor Ivanov, Kevin Scott, Graham Kelly
A taxi is chased through the streets of Moscow, colliding into passing cars and resulting in multiple crashes. The chase ends in a tunnel as the taxi and pursuing police car crash into a divider.

NOMINEES

The Punisher: Keii Johnston, Dane Farwell
A vehicle jumps across a rising drawbridge and lands on the other side. In an attempt to dodge a girl in the street, it flips onto its hood.

Sahara: Gaston Morrison, Efosa Otuomagie
A jeep is chasing a high-speed boat. The driver makes an error and the jeep and its passengers are sent flying into the water.

Spider-Man 2: Tad Griffith, Richard Burden, Scott Rogers, Darrin Prescott, Mark Norby
Police cars and Spiderman chase two bank robbers. Police and civilian cars are sent crashing and spinning into the streets. The bank robber's car is eventually caught in Spiderman's web.

Taxi: Henry Kingi, Debbie Evans, Richard Burden, Hubie Kerns Jr., Keii Johnston, Jeff Danoff, John Branagan, Dane Farwell, Randy Hall, Corey Michael Eubanks
A taxi and getaway car race through crowded city causing other cars to crash. The taxi is forced to stop by skidding into a fire hydrant.

Taurus Honorary Award

WINNER

Action Movie Director Award

WINNER

Lifetime Achievement Award

WINNER

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