BBOPTAs - 2004

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1. Shaun of the Dead (2004)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Horror

8.0
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76 Metascore

A man decides to turn his moribund life around by winning back his ex-girlfriend, reconciling his relationship with his mother, and dealing with an entire community that has returned from the dead to eat the living.

Director: Edgar Wright | Stars: Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Kate Ashfield, Lucy Davis

Votes: 433,021 | Gross: $13.54M

Favourite Film of the Year

Runner ups: Kung Fu Hustle Spider-Man 2 The Incredibles Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy Team America: World Police Mysterious Skin The Fairly OddParents in Channel Chasers The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie The Fairly OddParents in School's Out: The Musical!

2. Shaun of the Dead (2004)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Horror

8.0
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76 Metascore

A man decides to turn his moribund life around by winning back his ex-girlfriend, reconciling his relationship with his mother, and dealing with an entire community that has returned from the dead to eat the living.

Director: Edgar Wright | Stars: Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Kate Ashfield, Lucy Davis

Votes: 433,021 | Gross: $13.54M

Best Film of the Year

Runner ups: Kung Fu Hustle The Incredibles Spider-Man 2 Mysterious Skin Collateral Before Sunset Kill Bill: Vol. 2 Hotel Rwanda The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie

3. Hotel Rwanda (2004)

PG-13 | 121 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.1
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79 Metascore

Paul Rusesabagina was a hotel manager who housed over a thousand Tutsi refugees during their struggle against the Hutu militia in Rwanda.

Director: Terry George | Stars: Don Cheadle, Sophie Okonedo, Joaquin Phoenix, Xolani Mali

Votes: 289,404 | Gross: $23.47M

Best Lead Actor: Don Cheadle

Runner ups: Jim Carrey in Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind Christian Bale in The Machinist Johnny Depp in Finding Neverland Bruno Ganz in Downfall Will Ferrell in Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy Julie Delpy in Before Sunset Lindsay Lohan in Meal Girls Uma Thurman in Kill Bill: Vol. 2 Owen Wilson in The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou

4. Shaun of the Dead (2004)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Horror

8.0
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76 Metascore

A man decides to turn his moribund life around by winning back his ex-girlfriend, reconciling his relationship with his mother, and dealing with an entire community that has returned from the dead to eat the living.

Director: Edgar Wright | Stars: Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Kate Ashfield, Lucy Davis

Votes: 433,021 | Gross: $13.54M

Best Supporting Actor: Bill Nighy

Runner ups: Alfred Molina in Spider-Man 2 Steve Carell in Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy Bill Murray in The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou Dylan Moran in Shaun of the Dead Jim Carrey in Lemony Snicket's a Series of Unfortunate Events Hilary Swank in Million Dollar Baby Kate Winslet in Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind Penelope Wilton in Shaun of the Dead Catherine Zita Jones in The Terminal

5. Shaun of the Dead (2004)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Horror

8.0
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76 Metascore

A man decides to turn his moribund life around by winning back his ex-girlfriend, reconciling his relationship with his mother, and dealing with an entire community that has returned from the dead to eat the living.

Director: Edgar Wright | Stars: Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Kate Ashfield, Lucy Davis

Votes: 433,021 | Gross: $13.54M

Best Direction

Runner ups: Spider-Man 2 Kung Fu Hustle Kill Bill: Vol. 2 Mysterious Skin

6. Shaun of the Dead (2004)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Horror

8.0
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76 Metascore

A man decides to turn his moribund life around by winning back his ex-girlfriend, reconciling his relationship with his mother, and dealing with an entire community that has returned from the dead to eat the living.

Director: Edgar Wright | Stars: Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Kate Ashfield, Lucy Davis

Votes: 433,021 | Gross: $13.54M

Best Original Screenplay

Runner ups: Kung Fu Hustle The Incredibles Before Sunset Collateral

7. Mysterious Skin (2004)

Unrated | 105 min | Drama, Mystery

7.7
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73 Metascore

A teenage hustler and a young man obsessed with alien abductions cross paths, together discovering a horrible, liberating truth.

Director: Gregg Araki | Stars: Brady Corbet, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Elisabeth Shue, Chase Ellison

Votes: 60,065 | Gross: $0.70M

Best Adapted Screenplay

Runner ups: Spider-Man 2 Million Dollar Baby Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Dawn of the Dead

8. Shaun of the Dead (2004)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Horror

8.0
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76 Metascore

A man decides to turn his moribund life around by winning back his ex-girlfriend, reconciling his relationship with his mother, and dealing with an entire community that has returned from the dead to eat the living.

Director: Edgar Wright | Stars: Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Kate Ashfield, Lucy Davis

Votes: 433,021 | Gross: $13.54M

Best Cinematography

Runner ups: Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events Kung Fu Hustle Collateral Million Dollar Baby

9. Shaun of the Dead (2004)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Horror

8.0
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76 Metascore

A man decides to turn his moribund life around by winning back his ex-girlfriend, reconciling his relationship with his mother, and dealing with an entire community that has returned from the dead to eat the living.

Director: Edgar Wright | Stars: Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Kate Ashfield, Lucy Davis

Votes: 433,021 | Gross: $13.54M

Best Editing

Runner ups: Spider-Man 2 Kung Fu Hustle Millions Kill Bill: Vol. 2

10. Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (2004)

PG | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

6.1
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64 Metascore

After New York City receives a series of attacks from giant flying robots, a reporter teams up with a pilot in search of their origin, as well as the reason for the disappearances of famous scientists around the world.

Director: Kerry Conran | Stars: Gwyneth Paltrow, Jude Law, Angelina Jolie, Giovanni Ribisi

Votes: 75,779 | Gross: $37.76M

Best Art-Direction

Runner ups: Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou The Stepford Wives Creep

11. A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004)

PG | 108 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.8
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62 Metascore

When a massive fire kills their parents, three children are delivered to the custody of cousin and stage actor Count Olaf, who is secretly plotting to steal their parents' vast fortune.

Director: Brad Silberling | Stars: Jim Carrey, Jude Law, Meryl Streep, Liam Aiken

Votes: 173,850 | Gross: $118.63M

Best Costume Design

Runner ups: The Village King Arthur Spider-Man 2 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

12. Shaun of the Dead (2004)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Horror

8.0
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76 Metascore

A man decides to turn his moribund life around by winning back his ex-girlfriend, reconciling his relationship with his mother, and dealing with an entire community that has returned from the dead to eat the living.

Director: Edgar Wright | Stars: Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Kate Ashfield, Lucy Davis

Votes: 433,021 | Gross: $13.54M

Best Make-up

Runner ups: Hellboy Lemon Snicket's a Series of Unfortunate Events The Phantom of the Opera Downfall

13. Spider-Man 2 (2004)

PG-13 | 127 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.3
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83 Metascore

Peter Parker is beset with troubles in his failing personal life as he battles a brilliant scientist named Doctor Otto Octavius.

Director: Sam Raimi | Stars: Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, Alfred Molina, James Franco

Votes: 456,313 | Gross: $373.59M

Best Visual Effects

Runner ups: The Day After Tomorrow I, Robot Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow

14. The Stepford Wives (2004)

PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.2
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42 Metascore

The secret to a Stepford Wife lies behind the doors of the Men's Association of how woman become different and imobilized robots

Director: Frank Oz | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Bette Midler, Matthew Broderick, Glenn Close

Votes: 52,611 | Gross: $59.48M

Best Original Score

Runner ups: Kung Fu Hustle Spider-Man 2 Shaun of the Dead The Incredibles

15. The Fairly OddParents (2001– )
Episode: School's Out! The Musical (2005)

Not Rated | 48 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.3
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Ten year-old Timmy Turner and his friends are about to enjoy a summer filled with mess, mayhem, and music. But when the adults of Dimmsdale say enough is enough, they turn to Flappy Bob, ... See full summary »

Directors: Butch Hartman, Ken Bruce, Gary Conrad, Sarah Frost | Stars: Tara Strong, Daran Norris, Susanne Blakeslee, Jim Ward

Votes: 250

Best Original Song: "Where is the Fun?"

Runner ups: "The End of an Act" from Team America: World Police "America! *beep* Yeah" from Team America: World Police "Only a Woman" from Team America: World Police "SpongeBob and Patrick Confront the Psychic Wall of Energy" from The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie

16. The Incredibles (2004)

PG | 115 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.0
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90 Metascore

A family of undercover superheroes, while trying to live the quiet suburban life, are forced into action to save the world.

Director: Brad Bird | Stars: Craig T. Nelson, Samuel L. Jackson, Holly Hunter, Jason Lee

Votes: 527,640 | Gross: $261.44M

Best Animated Film

Runner ups: The Fairly OddParents in Channel Chasers The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie The Fairly OddParents in School's Out: The Musical Shrek 2

17. The Incredibles (2004)

PG | 115 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.0
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90 Metascore

A family of undercover superheroes, while trying to live the quiet suburban life, are forced into action to save the world.

Director: Brad Bird | Stars: Craig T. Nelson, Samuel L. Jackson, Holly Hunter, Jason Lee

Votes: 527,640 | Gross: $261.44M

Best Animation

Runner ups: The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie Home on the Range The Lion King 1 1/2 Mulan 2

18. Team America: World Police (2004)

R | 98 min | Action, Comedy

7.2
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64 Metascore

Popular Broadway actor Gary Johnston is recruited by the elite counter-terrorism organization Team America: World Police. As the world begins to crumble around him, he must battle with terrorists, celebrities and falling in love.

Director: Trey Parker | Stars: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Elle Russ, Kristen Miller

Votes: 143,870 | Gross: $32.77M

Best Voice-Over Performance: Daran Norris

Runner ups: Tom Kenny in The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie Nathan Lane in The Lion King 1 1/2 Jason Lee in The Incredibles Trey Parker in Team America: World Police

19. Kung Fu Hustle (2004)

R | 99 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.8
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78 Metascore

In Shanghai, China in the 1940s, a wannabe gangster aspires to join the notorious "Axe Gang" while residents of a housing complex exhibit extraordinary powers in defending their turf.

Director: Stephen Chow | Stars: Stephen Chow, Wah Yuen, Qiu Yuen, Siu-Lung Leung

Votes: 107,889 | Gross: $17.11M

Best Foreign-Language Film

Runner ups: Howl's Moving Castle Downfall Godzilla: Final Wars Terkel in Trouble

20. My Date with Drew (2004)

PG | 90 min | Documentary

6.5
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51 Metascore

"If you don't take risks, you'll have a wasted soul." - Drew Barrymore. Ever since the second grade when he first saw her in E.T. The Extraterrestrial, Brian Herzlinger has had a crush on ... See full summary »

Directors: Jon Gunn, Brian Herzlinger, Brett Winn | Stars: Brian Herzlinger, Drew Barrymore, John August, Stephanie Bedell Quartararo

Votes: 4,399 | Gross: $0.09M

Best Documentary

Runner ups: The Dead Will Walk Super Size Me Skip to the End n/a

21. Team America: World Police (2004)

R | 98 min | Action, Comedy

7.2
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64 Metascore

Popular Broadway actor Gary Johnston is recruited by the elite counter-terrorism organization Team America: World Police. As the world begins to crumble around him, he must battle with terrorists, celebrities and falling in love.

Director: Trey Parker | Stars: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Elle Russ, Kristen Miller

Votes: 143,870 | Gross: $32.77M

Funniest Film

Runner ups: Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy Shaun of the Dead The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story

22. Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy

7.2
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63 Metascore

Ron Burgundy is San Diego's top-rated newsman in the male-dominated broadcasting of the 1970s, but that's all about to change for Ron and his cronies when an ambitious woman is hired as a new anchor.

Director: Adam McKay | Stars: Will Ferrell, Christina Applegate, Steve Carell, Paul Rudd

Votes: 288,710 | Gross: $85.29M

Best Comedic Performance: Steve Carell

Runner ups: Will Ferrell in Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy Ben Stiller in Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story Simon Pegg in Shaun of the Dead Jim Carrey in Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events

23. Shaun of the Dead (2004)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Horror

8.0
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76 Metascore

A man decides to turn his moribund life around by winning back his ex-girlfriend, reconciling his relationship with his mother, and dealing with an entire community that has returned from the dead to eat the living.

Director: Edgar Wright | Stars: Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Kate Ashfield, Lucy Davis

Votes: 433,021 | Gross: $13.54M

Scariest Film

Runner ups: Dawn of the Dead Creep Dead Man's Shoes The Day After Tomorrow

24. Kung Fu Hustle (2004)

R | 99 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.8
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78 Metascore

In Shanghai, China in the 1940s, a wannabe gangster aspires to join the notorious "Axe Gang" while residents of a housing complex exhibit extraordinary powers in defending their turf.

Director: Stephen Chow | Stars: Stephen Chow, Wah Yuen, Qiu Yuen, Siu-Lung Leung

Votes: 107,889 | Gross: $17.11M

Best Action Movie

Runner ups: Spider-Man 2 The Incredibles Kill Bill: Vol. 2 Hellboy

25. Mysterious Skin (2004)

Unrated | 105 min | Drama, Mystery

7.7
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73 Metascore

A teenage hustler and a young man obsessed with alien abductions cross paths, together discovering a horrible, liberating truth.

Director: Gregg Araki | Stars: Brady Corbet, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Elisabeth Shue, Chase Ellison

Votes: 60,065 | Gross: $0.70M

Most Emotional Film

Runner ups: Kung Fu Hustle Before Sunset Shaun of the Dead Million Dollar Baby

26. Shaun of the Dead (2004)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Horror

8.0
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76 Metascore

A man decides to turn his moribund life around by winning back his ex-girlfriend, reconciling his relationship with his mother, and dealing with an entire community that has returned from the dead to eat the living.

Director: Edgar Wright | Stars: Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Kate Ashfield, Lucy Davis

Votes: 433,021 | Gross: $13.54M

Best Zombie and/or Vampire Film

Runner ups: Dawn of the Dead Dead & Breakfast

27. Spider-Man 2 (2004)

PG-13 | 127 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.3
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83 Metascore

Peter Parker is beset with troubles in his failing personal life as he battles a brilliant scientist named Doctor Otto Octavius.

Director: Sam Raimi | Stars: Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, Alfred Molina, James Franco

Votes: 456,313 | Gross: $373.59M

Best Superhero Film

Runner ups: The Incredibles Hellboy

28. Resident Evil: Apocalypse (2004)

R | 94 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.2
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35 Metascore

Alice awakes in Raccoon City, only to find it has become infested with zombies and monsters. With the help of Jill Valentine and Carlos Olivera, Alice must find a way out of the city before it is destroyed by a nuclear missile.

Director: Alexander Witt | Stars: Milla Jovovich, Sienna Guillory, Eric Mabius, Oded Fehr

Votes: 166,191 | Gross: $51.20M

Turd of the Year

Runner ups: AVP: Alien vs. Predator King Arthur White Chicks The Village

29. Six Shooter (2004)

Unrated | 27 min | Comedy, Short

7.7
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A black and bloody Irish comedy about a sad train journey where an older man, whose wife has died that morning, encounters a strange and possibly psychotic young oddball....

Director: Martin McDonagh | Stars: Brendan Gleeson, Rúaidhrí Conroy, David Wilmot, Aisling O'Sullivan

Votes: 7,433

Best Short Film

Runner ups: The Last Farm Danger! 50,000 Zombies! Fallen Art Magical Trevor

30. Electric Six: Radio Ga Ga (2004 Video)

4 min | Short, Comedy, Fantasy

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Add a Plot

Directors: Tom Kuntz, Mike Maguire | Star: Tyler Spencer

Best Music Video

Runners up: Britney Spears: Toxic The Lonely Island: Just 2 Guyz Gorillaz: Rockit Madonna: Hung Up

31. Angel (1999–2004)

TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

8.0
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The vampire Angel, cursed with a soul, moves to Los Angeles and aids people with supernatural-related problems while questing for his own redemption.

Stars: David Boreanaz, Charisma Carpenter, Alexis Denisof, J. August Richards

Votes: 55,413

Best TV Drama (for season 5)

Runner ups: Jonathan Creek (series 4) Justice League (seasons 2/3) Jackie Chan Adventures (seasons 4/5) Rescue Me (season 1)

32. Angel (1999–2004)

TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

8.0
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The vampire Angel, cursed with a soul, moves to Los Angeles and aids people with supernatural-related problems while questing for his own redemption.

Stars: David Boreanaz, Charisma Carpenter, Alexis Denisof, J. August Richards

Votes: 55,413

Best Male Performance (TV Drama): James Marsters (for season 5)

Runner ups: Alexis Denisof in Angel (season 5) Alan Davies in Jonathan Creek (series 4) Denis Leary in Rescue Me (season 1) Andy Hallett in Angel (season 5)

33. Angel (1999–2004)

TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

8.0
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The vampire Angel, cursed with a soul, moves to Los Angeles and aids people with supernatural-related problems while questing for his own redemption.

Stars: David Boreanaz, Charisma Carpenter, Alexis Denisof, J. August Richards

Votes: 55,413

Best Female Performance (TV Drama): Mercedes McNab (for season 5)

Runner ups: Amy Acker in Angel (season 5) Charisma Carpenter in Angel (season 5) Julia Sawalha in Jonathan Creek (series 4) n/a

34. South Park (1997– )

TV-MA | 22 min | Animation, Comedy

8.7
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Follows the misadventures of four irreverent grade-schoolers in the quiet, dysfunctional town of South Park, Colorado.

Stars: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Isaac Hayes, Mona Marshall

Votes: 273,214

Best TV Comedy (for season 8)

Runner ups: Garth Marenghi's Darkplace (series 1) Peep Show (series 2) Arrested Development (seasons 1/2) Ali G in da USAiii (season 2) The Venture Bros. (season 1) Home Movies (season 4) Malcolm in the Middle (seasons 5/6) The Mighty Boosh (series 1) 15 Storeys High (series 2)

35. Da Ali G Show (2003–2004)

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

8.0
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An ignorant, wannabe-Jamaican British b-boy; an anti-Semitic, misogynistic but friendly Kazakhstani television reporter; and a homosexual Austrian fashonista--all played by Sacha Baron ... See full summary »

Stars: Sacha Baron Cohen, Charles Dicagno, James Baker III, Marlin Fitzwater

Votes: 11,533

Best Male Performance (TV Comedy): Sacha Baron Cohen (season 2)

Runner ups: David Mitchell in Peep Show (series 2) Bryan Cranston in Malcolm in the Middle (seasons 5/6) Will Arnett in Arrested Development (seasons 1/2) Sean Lock in 15 Storeys High (series 2)

36. Nighty Night (2004–2005)

30 min | Comedy

8.1
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While telling her husband he's dying, Jill sets her sights on the next door neighbour, Don. And torments his wife, who suffers from MS.

Stars: Julia Davis, Angus Deayton, Rebecca Front, Ruth Jones

Votes: 1,754

Best Female Performance (TV Comedy): Julia Davis (series 1)

Runner ups: Jane Kaczmarek in Malcolm in the Middle (seasons 5/6) Alice Lowe in Garth Marenghi's Darkplace (series 1) Jessica Walter in Arrested Development (seasons 1/2) Olivia Colman in Peep Show (series 2)

37. South Park (1997– )

TV-MA | 22 min | Animation, Comedy

8.7
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Follows the misadventures of four irreverent grade-schoolers in the quiet, dysfunctional town of South Park, Colorado.

Stars: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Isaac Hayes, Mona Marshall

Votes: 273,214

Best Animated TV Series (for season 8)

Runner ups: The Venture Bros. (season 1) Home Movies (season 4) King of the Hill (seasons 8/9) The Fairly OddParents (season 4)

38. Garth Marenghi's Darkplace (2004– )
Episode: Once Upon a Beginning (2004)

TV-MA | 24 min | Comedy, Fantasy

8.1
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Liz's first day on the job corresponds with Dagless' friend staying at the hospital as a patient, which results in a portal to Hell opening beneath Dark Place.

Director: Richard Ayoade | Stars: Richard Ayoade, Matt Berry, Matthew Holness, Alice Lowe

Votes: 204

Best Direction in an Individual Episode

Runner ups: Angel: "Smile Time" Rescue Me: "Guts" Garth Marenghi's Darkplace: "The Apes of Wrath" Garth Marenghi's Darkplace: "The Creeping Moss from the Shores of Shuggoth"

39. South Park (1997– )
Episode: Cartman's Incredible Gift (2004)

TV-MA | 22 min | Animation, Comedy

8.6
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Cartman mistakenly believes he is a psychic, and is recruited by the police to help them with investigations.

Director: Trey Parker | Stars: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Adrien Beard, April Stewart

Votes: 1,552

Best Writing in an Individual Episode

Runner ups: South Park: "Woodland Critter Christmas" South Park: "Douche and Turd" Arrested Development: "Justice is Blind" Peep Show: "Dance Class"

40. South Park (1997– )
Episode: Woodland Critter Christmas (2004)

TV-MA | 22 min | Animation, Comedy

9.1
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Stan helps a group of woodland critters by killing a mountain lion, only to discover that he's helping them give birth to the Antichrist.

Director: Trey Parker | Stars: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Dante Alexander, Adrien Beard

Votes: 2,750

Best Individual Episode

Runner ups: South Park: "Douche and Turd" South Park: "Cartman's Incredible Gift" South Park: "AWESOM-O" South Park: "The Jeffersons" South Park: "Good Times with Weapons" South Park: "Goobacks" Arrested Development: "Justice is Blind" Arrested Development: "Pier Pressure" Arrested Development: "Altar Egos"

41. Garth Marenghi's Darkplace (2004– )

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Fantasy

8.5
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This parody series is an unearthed 80s horror/drama, complete with poor production values, awful dialogue and hilarious violence. The series is set in a Hospital in Romford, which is situated over the gates of Hell.

Stars: Richard Ayoade, Matt Berry, Matthew Holness, Alice Lowe

Votes: 13,103

Best Newcomer TV Comedy

Runner ups: Nighty Night The Mighty Boosh

42. Spacecataz (2004 TV Short)

10 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

8.6
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Add a Plot

Director: Dave Willis | Stars: Dave Willis, Matt Maiellaro, Andy Merrill, Mike Schatz

Votes: 148

Best TV Special

Runner ups: The Venture Bros.: "A Very Venture Christmas" The Fairly OddParents: "Channel Chasers"

43. Ricky Gervais Live 2: Politics (2004 Video)

68 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.9
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A year after Animals, Ricky Gervais comes back with his second stand up comedy tour: Politics.

Director: Dominic Brigstocke | Stars: Ricky Gervais, Ash Atalla

Votes: 2,477

Best Feature Stand-up Comedy Recording

Runner ups: Doug Stanhope: Deadbeat Hero Kathy Griffin: The D-List

44. Half-Life 2 (2004 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

9.5
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Dr. Freeman is taken out of stasis by his "employer" to help rid the planet of invading aliens forces known as the Combine that entered through the portals he helped create.

Director: David Speyrer | Stars: Robert Guillaume, Robert Culp, Louis Gossett Jr., Michelle Forbes

Votes: 11,986

Best Video Game

Runner ups: Metroid Prime 2: Echoes Metroid: Zero Mission Pikmin 2 WarioWare: Twisted!