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The Comic Vine 2012 Movie Awards Winners

And the winners are...

Voting for the Comic Vine Movie Awards is over and the results are in! First and foremost, thank you to everyone who voted and helped make this (hopefully) annual feature a hit!

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2012 was an astonishingly good year for comic book movies. Marvel's heroes joined forces, Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy came to an end, Dredd laid down the law, Spider-Man swung back into theaters, John Carter had a fun adventure, and a select few of you enjoyed seeing Johnny Blaze's return.

We posted ten categories and you helped determine which movies will get the most love!

And the winners are...

Best Actor in a Lead Role

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With 28.9% of 643 votes cast, Robert Downey Jr. wins for his perfromance as Tony Stark!

Best Actress in a Lead Role

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With 51.6% of 610 votes cast, Anne Hathaway wins for her performance as Selina Kyle!

Best Villain

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With 50.4% of 631 votes cast, Tom Hardy wins for his performance as Bane!

Best Director

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With 54.4% of 579 votes cast, Joss Whedon (The Avengers) wins!

Best Supporting Character

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With 35.8% of 592 votes cast, Clark Gregg wins for his performance as Agent Phil Coulson!

Best Fight

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With 42% of 610 votes cast, The Avengers vs The Chitauri wins!

Best Special Effects

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With 79.1% of 546 votes cast, The Avengers wins!

Best Script

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With 39.9% of 557 votes cast, The Dark Knight Rises wins!

Best Animated Movie

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With 49.4% of 502 votes cast, The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1 wins!

Best Movie

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With 54.1% of 638 votes cast, The Avengers wins!

Taking 6 out of 10 categories, The Avengers wins the most awards. Thanks to everyone for voting and hopefully The Wolverine, Man of Steel and Iron Man 3 will make 2013's movie awards just as fun!

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Posted By Mandrewgora

but.. I really liked Dredd..

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Posted By lifeboy

It was pretty close between avengers and batman. But I enjoyed judge dredd the most. Loved mama! Avengers only two flaws were the story and the villians. Battmans only three flsws were the dumb looks that talia got when she was dying, the part of bruce being in the pit and bruce being shown alive at the end.

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Posted By SavageDragon

@InnerVenom123 said:

No one saw Dredd.

Aside from K4 and like five people he paid to watch it with him, I mean.

Admit it.

Your Wrong man. Dredd Wrong. Lol.

I Loved Dredd, saw it in theaters twice and bought it on DVd and have it digitally on my ipad too. It was fantastic and in my opinion was just more fun than TDKR, ASM or dare i say it Avengers. Sure those movies were big time blockbusters that made a combined 2 billion plus, but Dredd was just bad ass. It new what it was and just was uncompromisingly violent and was straight and to the point. It did everything it was going for really well. I loved it. Avengers and TDKR were still great and I enjoyed them too but...Its all about Dredd.

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Posted By Cassius_Knightfall

Dredd deserves something at the least

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Posted By pingclang

@bloggerboy said:

@pingclang said:

Bane over Loki? Really?

"Speak of the devil and he will appear". I can't remember a single line Loki uttered. Against that you have so many memorable Bane quotes.

Whhhaaaaatt?

"I am Loki of Asgard, and I am burdened with glorious purpose." "This is a child at prayer, pathetic!" and let us not forget "I am Loki, all of you are beneath me. I- bang slam slam!!!"

What did Bane have? "You have my permission to die?"

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Posted By haydenclaireheroes

This was fun to do

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Posted By sentryman555

@k4tzm4n said:

@Gambit1024 said:

@k4tzm4n said:

ALSO
I'm open to suggestions for new categories. I definitely have a few in mind for 2013's awards, but I'd love to get your input/feedback as well. Feel free to post them here, PM them to me, or reach out via Twitter.

How about Worst Movie? The "Surprised It Didn't Suck" Award? Best Music?

I had those in mind already. Thanks, though! Feel free to keep 'em coming. (Biggest Letdown, Best Surprise, Best Soundtrack)

I would've loved a best soundtrack award.

Avengers won best movie and people are still angry? O_O

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Posted By spidershamrock

I thought Avengers and TDKR were great films, Avengers had better elements to it e.g better director for bringing all together perfectly, but TDKR was a better film due to story and sheer awesomness

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Posted By StMichalofWilson

Awesome

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Posted By FoxxFireArt

Scarlett Johansson was robbed!! Her role as Black Widow was awesome. Anne Hathaway's part as Catwoman wasn't terrible, at best.

I enjoyed TDKR, but Best Script? Really?

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Posted By mcbean

The Avengers overThe Dark Knight Rises come on people I guess special effects beat story driven movies how sad.

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Posted By bloggerboy

@pingclang said:

Bane over Loki? Really?

"Speak of the devil and he will appear". I can't remember a single line Loki uttered. Against that you have so many memorable Bane quotes.

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Posted By GodDamnIronMan

@ThePRez said:

wow no love for Dredd. This is just sad.

Well, I did vote "Best Special Effect" for Dredd...

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Posted By pingclang

Bane over Loki? Really?

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Posted By Pwok21

TDKR was utter sh*t.

The ONLY award that should've walked away with is Best Villain, Dredd should've taken Best Script and Dredd or ASM should've taken best actress.

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Posted By xblah_blahx

@LarryDavis said:

@Dark_Guyver said:

You can tell a lot of people around here didn't see Dredd. Or else it would have won some of these. Its a shamereally.

Pretty much nobody saw Dredd in general. It was a huge flop, which is really unfortunate. People still remembered how terrible the Stallone one was, so they didn't want to see this one. What a buncha maroons.

Yea, unfortunately the Stallone film left a bad taste in a lot of peoples mouths. Its just a shame that it did so poorly. Doesnt look like we will get a sequel.

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Posted By InnerVenom123

No one saw Dredd.

Aside from K4 and like five people he paid to watch it with him, I mean.

Admit it.

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Posted By Dernman
@Lvenger said: 

Was it any good? I'm not a huge Dredd fan and I've only seen the appalling Stalone Dredd film. Was this any better? And it was most likely overlooked by other superhero or blockbuster films out at the same time.

Yes It was a simple movie without trying to be epic. Take away the name Dredd and it still would have been a good movie. 
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Posted By Dernman
@feargalr said:

Dark Knight Rises won best script? Just how drunk is the average comic vine user.....

Very 
@inferiorego said:

No ASM or Dredd love?

It was a good movie but Dread had no Hype and didn't feel like this epic thing. Which to be honest is what I thought partly made it good. 
ASM was too soon from the last movies that it kinda gets written off. 
@chocobojam said:

Am i the only one who love The Amazing Spider-man!?

I loved it also. It's only problem IMO was it was too soon since the last trilogy. 
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Posted By KnightRise

@CircularLogic said:

And 39.9% of comicvine voters shut off their ability to notice plot holes and overwrought dialogue in order to make sucking Chris Nolan's C*** a more pleasant experience. At least Avengers sweeped the awards for almost everything else.

TDKR haters LOL I didn't know a person could be war with a film. So, how was it working on the set of the Avengers? I'm sure this fanvote totally validates your opinions.

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Posted By pspin

Haven't seen Dredd yet, but everything else was great. Where was Ghost Rider though? I know it was bad but it wasn't even an option, that is harsh.

I am almost surprised that people are taking this as seriously as they are.

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Posted By MrMazz

@inferiorego: Dredd is an under loved film but ASM was just unnecessary imo. The origin story was unnecessary.

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Posted By LarryDavis

@Dark_Guyver said:

You can tell a lot of people around here didn't see Dredd. Or else it would have won some of these. Its a shamereally.

Pretty much nobody saw Dredd in general. It was a huge flop, which is really unfortunate. People still remembered how terrible the Stallone one was, so they didn't want to see this one. What a buncha maroons.

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Posted By LarryDavis

ahahahaha TDKR winning Best Script what in the hell is wrong with you people

Avengers was pretty good, but Dredd was the best comic movie of the year. DEAL WITH IT.

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Posted By Webjaker

@feargalr said:

Dark Knight Rises won best script? Just how drunk is the average comic vine user.....

Very, very, very .....wait... wha... ooh Batman!!! Whoooo

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Posted By xblah_blahx

@RedQueen said:

@Dark_Guyver said:

You can tell a lot of people around here didn't see Dredd. Or else it would have won some of these. Its a shamereally.

I enjoyed Dredd, I just didn't enjoy it as much as the Avengers/The Dark Knight Rises.

See, for me it was DKR>Dredd>Avengers. Just personal preference.

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Posted By lvenger

@Dark_Guyver: Good to hear.

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Posted By RedQueen

@Dark_Guyver said:

You can tell a lot of people around here didn't see Dredd. Or else it would have won some of these. Its a shamereally.

I enjoyed Dredd, I just didn't enjoy it as much as the Avengers/The Dark Knight Rises.

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Posted By xblah_blahx

@Lvenger said:

@Dark_Guyver said:

You can tell a lot of people around here didn't see Dredd. Or else it would have won some of these. Its a shamereally.

Was it any good? I'm not a huge Dredd fan and I've only seen the appalling Stalone Dredd film. Was this any better? And it was most likely overlooked by other superhero or blockbuster films out at the same time.

Yes, it was great! Don't let the horrible Stallone Dredd movie detour you from seeing this. Unfortunately it tanked at the box office (only making around 35 million). If youre not a fan of the comics I still think people can enjoy the movie.

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Posted By SoA

@chocobojam said:

Am i the only one who love The Amazing Spider-man!?

nope i did too !!

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Posted By lvenger

@Dark_Guyver said:

You can tell a lot of people around here didn't see Dredd. Or else it would have won some of these. Its a shamereally.

Was it any good? I'm not a huge Dredd fan and I've only seen the appalling Stalone Dredd film. Was this any better? And it was most likely overlooked by other superhero or blockbuster films out at the same time.

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Posted By xblah_blahx

You can tell a lot of people around here didn't see Dredd. Or else it would have won some of these. Its a shamereally.

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Posted By ThePRez

wow no love for Dredd. This is just sad.

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Posted By inferiorego

@chocobojam said:

Am i the only one who love The Amazing Spider-man!?

No, I loved it too.

@Billy Batson said:

Man some people take things rather seriously.
BB

YOU TAKE THINGS SERIOUSLY!
IE

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Posted By Loki9876

yeay, this should be an anual thing.

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Posted By Billy Batson

Man some people take things rather seriously.
BB

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Edited By k4tzm4n
@Gambit1024 said:

@k4tzm4n said:

ALSO
I'm open to suggestions for new categories. I definitely have a few in mind for 2013's awards, but I'd love to get your input/feedback as well. Feel free to post them here, PM them to me, or reach out via Twitter.

How about Worst Movie? The "Surprised It Didn't Suck" Award? Best Music?

I had those in mind already.  Thanks, though! Feel free to keep 'em coming. 
 
(Biggest Letdown, Best Surprise, Best Soundtrack)
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Posted By Gambit1024

@k4tzm4n said:

ALSO
I'm open to suggestions for new categories. I definitely have a few in mind for 2013's awards, but I'd love to get your input/feedback as well. Feel free to post them here, PM them to me, or reach out via Twitter.

How about Worst Movie? The "Surprised It Didn't Suck" Award? Best Music?

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Posted By chocobojam

Am i the only one who love The Amazing Spider-man!?

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Posted By k4tzm4n
ALSO 
I'm open to suggestions for new categories. I definitely have a few in mind for 2013's awards, but I'd love to get your input/feedback as well.  Feel free to post them here, PM them to me, or reach out via Twitter.
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Posted By CircularLogic

And 39.9% of comicvine voters shut off their ability to notice plot holes and overwrought dialogue in order to make sucking Chris Nolan's C*** a more pleasant experience. At least Avengers sweeped the awards for almost everything else.

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Posted By inferiorego

@feargalr said:

Dark Knight Rises won best script? Just how drunk is the average comic vine user.....

lol

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Posted By Mucklefluga

Wow, Avengers got over 50% in best movie, i still love you TDKR!

Man of Steel to win everything next year!

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Posted By n25philly

@feargalr said:

Dark Knight Rises won best script? Just how drunk is the average comic vine user.....

Maybe people voted for it because the way too long and boring story helped them get more sleep?

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Posted By k4tzm4n
@inferiorego said:

No ASM or Dredd love?

Unfortunately not.  Can't say this surprises me, but I was pleased to see that Urban and Stone did get a fair amount of votes.
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Posted By feargalr

Dark Knight Rises won best script? Just how drunk is the average comic vine user.....

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Posted By lvenger

Ha take that TDKR! Though best script is a bit generous given the gaping plot holes in that film. And no Mark Ruffalo love for his portrayal of Bruce Banner? Ah well The Avengers won a fair few categories so that's good.

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Posted By brandonbonito

@inferiorego: Dredd I actually enjoyed, but when you go against those 2 powerhouses it is kind of hard to get a win...

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Posted By fables87

Sweet!

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Posted By OldManDuncan

Hoped Dredd would win something..