Mamma Mia! Leading Field For National Movie Awardsby Contributor | 01 August 2008
Musical adaptation Mamma Mia! is the frontrunner for the National Movie awards, having earned four nominations.
Leading men Pierce Brosnan and Colin Firth are both nominated for best male - the latter also receiving a nod for his turn in St Trinian's - while the film is also nominated in the best musical and best female categories (Meryl Streep).
St Trinian's and The Golden Compass each have four nominations - with Nicole Kidman and newcomer Dakota Blue Richards up for the best female award.
And among the nominees for the best male award are Christian Bale, James McAvoy, Will Smith and Robert Downey Jr.
The winners, voted for by the public, will be unveiled in a ceremony screened by ITV1 next month.
The nominations for the National Movie awards are:Best superhero:
The Dark Knight
The Incredible Hulk
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
I Am Legend
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor
Sex and the City
The Love Guru
Best family film
Kung Fu Panda
The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian
The Golden Compass
Christian Bale - The Dark Knight
Ben Barnes - The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian
Pierce Brosnan - Mamma Mia!
Patrick Dempsey - Enchanted
Johnny Depp - Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Robert Downey Jr - Iron Man
Rupert Everett - St Trinian's
Colin Firth - St Trinian's/Mamma Mia!
Harrison Ford - Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
Brendan Fraser - The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor
James McAvoy - Wanted
Mike Myers - The Love Guru
Edward Norton - The Incredible Hulk
Will Smith - I Am Legend/Hancock
Amy Adams - Enchanted
Gemma Arterton - St Trinian's
Cate Blanchett - Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
Helena Bonham Carter - Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Angelina Jolie - Wanted
Nicole Kidman - The Golden Compass
Ellen Page - Juno
Sarah Jessica Parker - Sex and the City
Dakota Blue Richards - The Golden Compass
Meryl Streep - Mamma Mia!