BBOPTAs - 2001

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1.
Monsters, Inc. (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
In order to power the city, monsters have to scare children so that they scream. However, the children are toxic to the monsters, and after a child gets through, 2 monsters realize things may not be what they think. (92 mins.)
“ Favourite Film of the Year

Runner ups:
Shrek
Shaolin Soccer
The Devil's Backbone
The Royal Tenenbaums
Ghost World
The Others
Zoolander
Osmosis Jones
Evolution ” - solmaquina
 
2.
Monsters, Inc. (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
In order to power the city, monsters have to scare children so that they scream. However, the children are toxic to the monsters, and after a child gets through, 2 monsters realize things may not be what they think. (92 mins.)
“ Best Film of the Year

Runner ups:
The Devil's Backbone
Shrek
Shaolin Soccer
The Royal Tenenbaums
Ghost World
Amelie
The Others
Moulin Rouge!
A Beautiful Mind ” - solmaquina
 
3.
Mulholland Dr. (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
After a car wreck on the winding Mulholland Drive renders a woman amnesiac, she and a perky Hollywood-hopeful search for clues and answers across Los Angeles in a twisting venture beyond dreams and reality. (147 mins.)
Director: David Lynch
“ Best Lead Actor: Naomi Watts

Runner ups:
Ewan McGregor in Moulin Rouge!
Audrey Tautou in Amelie
Thora Birch in Ghost World
Julianne Moore in Hannibal
Johnny Depp in Blow
Jim Carrey in The Majestic
Stephen Chow in Shaolin Soccer
Nicole Kidman in The Others
Steve Coogan in The Parole Officer ” - solmaquina
 
4.
Ghost World (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
With only the plan of moving in together after high school, two unusually devious friends seek direction in life. As a mere gag, they respond to a man's newspaper ad for a date, only to find it will greatly complicate their lives. (111 mins.)
Director: Terry Zwigoff
“ Best Supporting Actor: Steve Buscemi

Runner ups:
Nicole Kidman in Moulin Rouge!
Anthony Hopkins in Hannibal
Owen Wilson in Zoolander
Laura Harring in Mulholland Drive
Julianne Moore in Evolution
Ian McKellen in The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
Helena Bonham Carter in Planet of the Apes
n/a ” - solmaquina
 
5.
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
A meek Hobbit from the Shire and eight companions set out on a journey to destroy the powerful One Ring and save Middle Earth from the Dark Lord Sauron. (178 mins.)
Director: Peter Jackson
“ Best Direction

Runner ups:
Moulin Rouge!
The Others
A Beautiful Mind
Mulholland Drive ” - solmaquina
 
6.
Monsters, Inc. (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
In order to power the city, monsters have to scare children so that they scream. However, the children are toxic to the monsters, and after a child gets through, 2 monsters realize things may not be what they think. (92 mins.)
“ Best Original Screenplay

Runner ups:
The Devil's Backbone
The Royal Tenenbaums
Shaolin Soccer
Amelie ” - solmaquina
 
7.
Shrek (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
After his swamp is filled with magical creatures, Shrek agrees to rescue Princess Fiona for a villainous lord in order to get his land back. (90 mins.)
“ Best Adapted Screenplay

Runner ups:
Ghost World
A Beautiful Mind
Blow
A.I. Artificial Intelligence ” - solmaquina
 
8.
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
A meek Hobbit from the Shire and eight companions set out on a journey to destroy the powerful One Ring and save Middle Earth from the Dark Lord Sauron. (178 mins.)
Director: Peter Jackson
“ Best Cinematography

Runner ups:
The Devil's Backbone
Mulholland Drive
Moulin Rouge!
The Others ” - solmaquina
 
9.
Moulin Rouge! (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A poet falls for a beautiful courtesan whom a jealous duke covets. (127 mins.)
Director: Baz Luhrmann
“ Best Editing

Runner up:
Shaolin Soccer
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
Donnie Darko
The Fast and the Furious ” - solmaquina
 
10.
Moulin Rouge! (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A poet falls for a beautiful courtesan whom a jealous duke covets. (127 mins.)
Director: Baz Luhrmann
“ Best Art-Direction

Runner ups:
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
A.I.: Artificial Intelligence
Donnie Darko
Planet of the Apes ” - solmaquina
 
11.
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
A meek Hobbit from the Shire and eight companions set out on a journey to destroy the powerful One Ring and save Middle Earth from the Dark Lord Sauron. (178 mins.)
Director: Peter Jackson
“ Best Costume Design

Runner ups:
Moulin Rouge!
Donnie Darko
Planet of the Apes
Zoolander ” - solmaquina
 
12.
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
A meek Hobbit from the Shire and eight companions set out on a journey to destroy the powerful One Ring and save Middle Earth from the Dark Lord Sauron. (178 mins.)
Director: Peter Jackson
“ Best Make-up

Runner ups:
Planet of the Apes
The Others
Moulin Rouge!
A Beautiful Mind ” - solmaquina
 
13.
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
A meek Hobbit from the Shire and eight companions set out on a journey to destroy the powerful One Ring and save Middle Earth from the Dark Lord Sauron. (178 mins.)
Director: Peter Jackson
“ Best Visual Effects

Runner ups:
A.I.: Artificial Intelligence
Planet of the Apes
Jurassic Park III
Evolution ” - solmaquina
 
14.
Shrek (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
After his swamp is filled with magical creatures, Shrek agrees to rescue Princess Fiona for a villainous lord in order to get his land back. (90 mins.)
“ Best Original Score

Runner ups:
Monsters, Inc.
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
Godzilla, Mothra and King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack
A Beautiful Mind ” - solmaquina
 
15.
Moulin Rouge! (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A poet falls for a beautiful courtesan whom a jealous duke covets. (127 mins.)
Director: Baz Luhrmann
“ Best Original Song: "El Tango De Roxanne" (half original, half cover)

Runner ups:
"If I Didn't Have You" from Monsters, Inc.
"It's Our House Now" from House of Villains
"Welcome to Dulock" from Shrek
"It is You (I Have Loved)" from Shrek ” - solmaquina
 
16.
Monsters, Inc. (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
In order to power the city, monsters have to scare children so that they scream. However, the children are toxic to the monsters, and after a child gets through, 2 monsters realize things may not be what they think. (92 mins.)
“ Best Animated Film

Runner ups:
Shrek
Osmosis Jones
Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius
Recess: School's Out ” - solmaquina
 
17.
Osmosis Jones (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A policeman white blood cell, with the help of a cold pill, must stop a deadly virus from destroying the human they live in, Frank. (95 mins.)
“ Best Animation

Runner ups:
Monsters, Inc.
Atlantis: The Lost Empire
Recess: School's Out
Shrek ” - solmaquina
 
18.
Shrek (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
After his swamp is filled with magical creatures, Shrek agrees to rescue Princess Fiona for a villainous lord in order to get his land back. (90 mins.)
“ Best Voice-Over Performance: Eddie Murphy

Runner ups:
Chris Rock in Osmosis Jones
Billy Crystal in Monsters, Inc.
David Hyde Pierce in Osmosis Jones
John Goodman in Monsters, Inc. ” - solmaquina
 
19.
Shaolin Soccer (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A young Shaolin follower reunites with his discouraged brothers to form a soccer team using their martial art skills to their advantage. (113 mins.)
Director: Stephen Chow
“ Best Foreign-Language Film

Runner ups:
The Devil's Backbone
Amelie
Pulse
Godzilla, Mothra and King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack ” - solmaquina
 
20.
When Louis Met... The Hamiltons (2001 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
(78 mins.)
Director: Will Yapp
“ Best Documentary ” - solmaquina
 
21.
Zoolander (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
At the end of his career, a clueless fashion model is brainwashed to kill the Prime Minister of Malaysia. (90 mins.)
Director: Ben Stiller
“ Funniest Film

Runner ups:
Shaolin Soccer
The Parole Officer
Shrek
Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back ” - solmaquina
 
22.
Zoolander (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
At the end of his career, a clueless fashion model is brainwashed to kill the Prime Minister of Malaysia. (90 mins.)
Director: Ben Stiller
“ Best Comedic Performance: Will Ferrell

Runner ups:
Steve Coogan in The Parole Office
Rowan Atkinson in Rat Race
Jon Lovitz in Rat Race
Ben Stiller in Zoolander ” - solmaquina
 
23.
Pulse (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Two groups of people discover evidence that suggests spirits may be trying to invade the human world through the Internet. (118 mins.)
“ Scariest Film

Runner ups:
The Others
The Devil's Backbone
Jurassic Park III
Dagon ” - solmaquina
 
24.
Shaolin Soccer (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A young Shaolin follower reunites with his discouraged brothers to form a soccer team using their martial art skills to their advantage. (113 mins.)
Director: Stephen Chow
“ Best Action Movie

Runner ups:
Monsters, Inc.
Shrek
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
Jurassic Park III ” - solmaquina
 
25.
Monsters, Inc. (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
In order to power the city, monsters have to scare children so that they scream. However, the children are toxic to the monsters, and after a child gets through, 2 monsters realize things may not be what they think. (92 mins.)
“ Most Emotional Film

Runner ups:
The Devil's Backbone
Moulin Rouge!
Amelie
Donnie Darko ” - solmaquina
 
26.
Earth vs. the Spider (2001 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  
A shy, obsessive comic book fan gets injected with an experimental serum of a lab that is studying how to give humans the abilities of spiders... (90 mins.)
Director: Scott Ziehl
“ Best Superhero Film

Runner ups:
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a ” - solmaquina
 
27.
The Fast and the Furious (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Los Angeles police officer Brian O'Connor must decide where his loyalty really lies when he becomes enamored with the street racing world he has been sent undercover to destroy. (106 mins.)
Director: Rob Cohen
“ Turd of the Year

Runner ups:
Bridget Jones's Diary
Hannibal
The Man Who Sued God
Pocket Monsters the Movie: Celebi a Timeless Encounter ” - solmaquina
 
28.
Calcium (2001 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
(22 mins.)
Director: Tim Kirkby
“ Best Short Film

Runner ups:
About a Girl
Copy Shop
Shrek in the Swamp Karaoke Dance Party
Cat Soup ” - solmaquina
 
29.
Jackie Chan Adventures (2000 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Jackie Chan and his extended family must fight a criminal organization for magic talismans that could release an evil spirit. (30 mins.)
“ Best TV Drama (for seasons 1/2)

Runner ups:
Buffy the Vampire Slayer (seasons 5/6)
Angel (seasons 2/3)
The Lone Gunmen (season 1)
The X-Files (seasons 8/9) ” - solmaquina
 
30.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A young woman is forced to fulfill her destiny of fighting vampires and demons with the help of her friends all the while struggling to live a normal teenage life of heart break and drama. (44 mins.)
“ Best Male Performance (TV Drama): James Marsters (for seasons 5/6)

Runner ups:
Alexis Denisof in Angel (seasons 2/3)
Nicholas Brendon in Buffy the Vampire Slayer (seasons 5/6)
Anthony Head in Buffy the Vampire Slayer (seasons 5/6)
Robert Patrick in The X-Files (seasons 8/9)
Gillian Anderson in The X-Files (season 8)
Sarah Michelle Gellar in Buffy the Vampire Slayer (seasons 5/6)
Kristine Sutherland in Buffy the Vampire Slayer (seasons 5/6)
Charisma Carpenter in Angel (seasons 2/3)
Alyson Hannigan in Buffy the Vampire Slayer (seasons 5/6) ” - solmaquina
 
31.
Futurama (1999 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Fry, a pizza guy, is accidentally frozen in 1999 and thawed out New Year's Eve 2999. (22 mins.)
“ Best TV Comedy (for broadcast seasons 3/4)

Runner ups:
South Park (season 5)
Spaced (series 2)
The Armando Iannucci Shows (series 1)
The Office (series 1)
Malcolm in the Middle (seasons 2/3)
Family Guy (season 3)
Trigger Happy TV (series 2)
King of the Hill (seasons 5/6)
The Simpsons (seasons 12/13) ” - solmaquina
 
32.
The Office (2001 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
The story of an office that faces closure when the company decides to downsize its branches. A documentary film crew follow staff and the manager Brent as they continue their daily lives. (30 mins.)
“ Best Performance (TV Comedy): Ricky Gervais (for series 1)

Runner ups:
Bryan Cranston in Malcolm in the Middle (seasons 2/3)
Matthew Perry in Friends (seasons 7/8)
David Schwimmer in Friends (seasons 7/8)
John C. McGuinley in Scrubs (season 1)
Jane Kaczmarek in Malcolm in the Middle (seasons 2/3)
McKenzie Crook in The Office (series 1)
Matt Le Blanc in Friends (seasons 7/8)
Courtney Cox in Friends (seasons 7/8)
Lisa Kudrow in Friends (seasons 7/8) ” - solmaquina
 
33.
Futurama (1999 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Fry, a pizza guy, is accidentally frozen in 1999 and thawed out New Year's Eve 2999. (22 mins.)
“ Best Animated TV Series (for broadcast seasons 3/4)

Runner ups:
South Park (season 5)
Family Guy (season 3)
Jackie Chan Adventures (seasons 1/2)
King of the Hill (seasons 5/6) ” - solmaquina
 
34.
The Office (2001 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
The story of an office that faces closure when the company decides to downsize its branches. A documentary film crew follow staff and the manager Brent as they continue their daily lives. (30 mins.)
“ Best Newcomer TV Comedy

Runner ups:
The Armando Iannucci Shows
Scrubs ” - solmaquina
 
35.
Spaced (1999 TV Series)
Episode: Gone (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
Sophie calls off a date with Tim at the last minute, citing that she has to work late. Having experienced... (25 mins.)
“ Best Direction in an Individual Episode

Runner ups:
Spaced: "Dissolution"
Spaced: "Change"
Spaced: "Mettle"
Spaced: "Help" ” - solmaquina
 
36.
Futurama (1999 TV Series)
Episode: Roswell That Ends Well (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.0/10 X  
A mishap involving a microwave oven and a supernova throws the Planet Express staff back in time to... (22 mins.)
“ Best Writing in an Individual Episode

Runner ups:
Futurama: "The Luck of the Fryrish"
Futurama: "Parasites Lost"
Futurama: "Time Keeps on Slipping"
Futurama: "Insane in the Mainframe" ” - solmaquina
 
37.
Futurama (1999 TV Series)
Episode: Roswell That Ends Well (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.0/10 X  
A mishap involving a microwave oven and a supernova throws the Planet Express staff back in time to... (22 mins.)
“ Best Individual Episode

Runner ups:
Futurama: "The Luck of the Fryrish"
Futurama: "Parasites Lost"
Futurama: "The Day the Earth Stood Stupid"
Futurama: "Insane in the Mainframe"
Futurama: "Time Keeps on Slipping"
South Park: "Kenny Dies"
South Park: "Scott Tenorman Must Die"
Spaced: "Gone"
Futurama: "The Birdbot of Ice-Catraz" ” - solmaquina
 
38.
Brass Eye (1997 TV Series)
Episode: Paedophilia (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.4/10 X  
When it was first shown in 2001, this episode galvanised press and public opinion. Chris Morris' satire challenged what he perceived as the hysterical way in which the media treated the issue of paedophilia. (25 mins.)
“ Best TV Special

Runner ups:
Jonathan Creek: "Satan's Chimney"
Being Dom Joly ” - solmaquina
 
39.
George Carlin: Complaints & Grievances (2001 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
In "Complaints & Grievances," George Carlin's 12th HBO comedy special, taped at the Beacon Theater in New York on November 17... (55 mins.)
Director: Rocco Urbisci
“ Best Feature Stand-up Comedy Recording

Runner ups:
We Know Where You Live
Graham Norton: Live at the Roundhouse ” - solmaquina
 
40.
Super Smash Bros. Melee (2001 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.2/10 X  
As the game continues, we meet characters and new bosses to defeat.
“ Best Video Game

Runner ups:
Pikmin
Luigi's Mansion
Sonic Adventure 2
Animal Crossing ” - solmaquina