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7th Empire Awards

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Hosted by  Phill Jupitus
Date  5 February 2002
Host  Phill Jupitus
Best british film  Bridget Jones's Diary
Empire issue  #154 (April 2002)
Other ceremonies  2001, 2003
Site  The Dorchester
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Best Film  The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
Most awards  Moulin Rouge! and The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (3)
Most nominations  The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (8)
Winner  Nicole Kidman (Moulin Rouge!)

The 7th Empire Awards ceremony, presented by the British film magazine Empire, honored the best films of 2001 and took place on 5 February 2002 at The Dorchester Hotel in London, England. During the ceremony, Empire presented Empire Awards in eight categories as well as three honorary awards. The honorary Independent Spirit Award was first introduced this year. English comedian Phill Jupitus hosted the show for the first time.


The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring won three awards including Best Film. Other winners included Moulin Rouge! also with three awards including Best Director for Baz Luhrmann and Bridget Jones's Diary and Enigma with one. Michael Mann received the Empire Inspiration Award, Christopher Lee received the Lifetime Achievement Award and Alejandro AmenĂ¡bar received the Independent Spirit Award for The Others.

Winners and nominees

Winners are listed first and highlighted in boldface.

Multiple awards

The following two films received multiple awards:

Multiple nominations

The following 11 films received multiple nominations:


7th Empire Awards Wikipedia

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