LOS ANGELES (July 15, 2019) – Nominations for the 45th annual Saturn Awards, honoring motion picture, television, home entertainment and live stage productions, were announced today.  A beloved event for many of Hollywood’s top creative talent, the awards show will be available for the first time ever to global fans via a streaming partner, to be announced shortly. All 2019 Saturn Awards winners will be unveiled at the official ceremony on Friday, the 13th of September at the historic Avalon Theater in Los Angeles.

Leading the way with 14 Saturn Award film nominations is Marvel/Walt Disney Studio’s Avengers: Endgame, and Walt Disney Studio’s Aladdin in second place with nine. For television and streaming, HBO’s Game of Thrones leads with nine nominations, with The Haunting of Hill House and The Walking Dead following second with six nominations each. As a studio overall, Disney leads with 44 nominations among 12 film and television projects across its various companies, Marvel, Walt Disney Studios, Pixar, Lucasfilm Ltd. and the Disney Channel.

As part of the show’s revitalization in 2019, the Saturn Awards has moved from its traditional June date to Friday the 13th of September. To accommodate this change, the eligibility window for this year’s nominations is based on a 16-month eligibility period, which includes projects publicly released from March 1, 2018 through July 7, 2019. The 46th annual Saturn Awards will be held at the end of summer/early fall 2020 and will resume a 12-month eligibility period.

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The full list of 2019 Saturn Awards nominations is below.

2019 SATURN AWARDS NOMINATIONS

* This year’s 16-month eligibility period includes projects publicly released from March 1, 2018 through July 7, 2019. Nominations are listed in alphabetical order.
FILM
BEST COMIC-TO-MOTION PICTURE RELEASE
Aquaman                                                                                           Warner Bros. Pictures
Avengers: Endgame                                                                          Marvel / Walt Disney Studios
Avengers: Infinity War                                                                       Marvel / Walt Disney Studios
Captain Marvel                                                                                  Marvel / Walt Disney Studios
Shazam!                                                                                             Warner Bros. Pictures
Spider-Man: Far From Home                                                            Sony / Marvel Studios
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse                                                  Sony Pictures
BEST SCIENCE FICTION FILM RELEASE 
Alita: Battle Angel                                                                              20th Century Fox
Bumblebee                                                                                        Paramount
Jurassic Park: Fallen Kingdom                                                          Universal Pictures
Ready Player One                                                                             Warner Bros. Pictures
Solo: A Star Wars Story                                                                   Lucasfilm Ltd. / Walt Disney Studios
Sorry to Bother You                                                                           Mirror Releasing – Annapurna Pictures
Upgrade                                                                                             BH Tilt
BEST FANTASY FILM RELEASE
Aladdin                                                                                               Walt Disney Studios
Dumbo                                                                                               Walt Disney Studios
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald                                   Warner Bros. Pictures
Godzilla, King of the Monsters                                                          Warner Bros. / Legendary Pictures
Mary Poppins Returns                                                                       Walt Disney Studios
Toy Story 4                                                                                        Pixar Animation / Walt Disney Studios
Yesterday                                                                                          Universal Pictures
BEST HORROR FILM RELEASE
The Dead Don’t Die                                                                           Focus Features
Halloween                                                                                          Universal Pictures
Hereditary                                                                                          A24
Overlord                                                                                             Paramount
Pet Sematary                                                                                     Paramount
A Quiet Place                                                                                    Paramount
Us                                                                                                      Universal Pictures
BEST ACTION / ADVENTURE FILM RELEASE
Cold Pursuit                                                                                       Lionsgate / Summit
Escape Room                                                                                    Columbia Pictures/Sony
Glass                                                                                                 Universal
John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum                                                  Lionsgate / Summit
Mission: Impossible – Fallout                                                            Paramount
Skyscraper                                                                                        Universal Pictures
BEST THRILLER FILM RELEASE
Bad Samaritan                                                                                   Electric Entertainment
Bad Times at The El Royale                                                             20th Century Fox
Destroyer                                                                                           Mirror / Annapurna Pictures
Dragged Across Concrete                                                                 Lionsgate / Summit
Greta                                                                                                  Focus Features
Ma                                                                                                      Universal Pictures
Searching                                                                                           Sony Pictures
BEST ANIMATED FILM RELEASE
The Grinch                                                                                         Universal Pictures
How to Train Your Dragon 3: The Hidden World                              Universal Pictures
The Incredibles 2                                                                              Pixar Animation / Walt Disney Studios
Ralph Breaks the Internet                                                                  Walt Disney Studios
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse                                                   Sony Pictures
Toy Story 4                                                                                        Walt Disney Studios
BEST INDEPENDENT FILM RELEASE
American Animals                                                                              The Orchard
Anna and the Apocalypse                                                                 Orion Pictures
The Man Who Killed Hitler and then The Bigfoot                              RLJ Entertainment
Mandy                                                                                                RLJ Entertainment
Ophelia                                                                                               IFC Films
Summer of 84                                                                                    Gunpowder & Sky
Tomorrow Man                                                                                   Bleecker St.
BEST INTERNATIONAL FILM RELEASE
Aniara                                                                                                 Magnet / Magnolia Pictures
Border                                                                                                Neon
Burning                                                                                               Well Go USA
Ghost Stories                                                                                     IFC Films
The Guilty                                                                                          Magnolia Pictures
Shadow                                                                                              Well Go USA
BEST ACTOR IN A FILM
Jeff Bridges                            Bad Times at The El Royale             20th Century Fox
Nicolas Cage                         Mandy                                                RLJ Entertainment
Tom Cruise                            Mission: Impossible – Fallout            Paramount
Chris Evans                           Avengers: Endgame                          Marvel / Walt Disney Studios
Robert Downey Jr.                 Avengers: Endgame                          Marvel / Walt Disney Studios
Mel Gibson                             Dragged Across Concrete                 Lionsgate / Summit
Keanu Reeves                       John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum  Lionsgate / Summit
BEST ACTRESS IN A FILM
Emily Blunt                             Mary Poppins Returns                       Walt Disney Studios
Toni Collette                           Hereditary                                          A24
Jamie Lee Curtis                    Halloween                                          Universal
Nicole Kidman                       Destroyer                                           Mirror / Annapurna Pictures
Brie Larson                             Captain Marvel                                  Marvel / Walt Disney Studios
Lupita Nyong’o                       Us                                                      Universal Pictures
Octavia Spencer                    Ma                                                      Universal Pictures
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A FILM
Josh Brolin                             Avengers: Infinity War                       Marvel / Walt Disney Studios
John Lithgow                          Pet Sematary                                    Paramount
Lin-Manuel Miranda               Mary Poppins Returns                       Walt Disney Studios
Lewis Pullman                       Bad Times at The El Royale              20th Century Fox
Jeremy Renner                      Avengers: Endgame                          Marvel / Walt Disney Studios
Will Smith                               Aladdin                                               Walt Disney Studios
Steven Yeun                          Burning                                               Well Go USA
BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A FILM
Cynthia Erivo                         Bad Times at The El Royale             20th Century Fox
Karen Gillan                           Avengers: Endgame                          Marvel / Walt Disney Studios
Amber Heard                         Aquaman                                            Warner Bros. Pictures
Scarlett Johansson                Avengers: Endgame                         Marvel / Walt Disney Studios
Naomi Scott                           Aladdin                                               Walt Disney Studios
Hailee Steinfeld                     Bumblebee                                         Paramount
Zendaya                                 Spider-Man: Far From Home            Marvel / Sony Studios
BEST PERFORMANCE BY A YOUNGER ACTOR
Evan Alex                               Us                                                      Universal Pictures
Asher Angel                           Shazam!                                            Warner Bros. Pictures
Millie Bobby Brown                Godzilla, King of the Monsters          Warner Bros. / Legendary
Jack Dylan Grazer                 Shazam!                                             Warner Bros. Pictures
Tom Holland                           Spider-Man: Far From Home            Marvel / Sony Pictures
Shahadi Wright Joseph         Us                                                      Universal Pictures
Millicent Simmonds               A Quiet Place                                    Paramount
BEST FILM DIRECTOR
Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck      Captain Marvel                                  Marvel / Walt Disney Studios
Karyn Kusama                       Destroyer                                           Mirror / Annapurna Pictures
Jordan Peele                          Us                                                      Universal Pictures
Guy Ritchie                            Aladdin                                               Walt Disney Studios
Anthony Russo, Joe Russo
            

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