London, (ANI): The Dark Knight is continuing to add to its list of film awards as it recently lifted five trophies at the Annual Saturn Awards. The film was named Best Action-Adventure Thriller, while late star Heath Ledger was honoured posthumously as Best Supporting Actor. The batman flick starring Christian Bale also took prizes for its script, special effects and score, The Daily Express reports.
The Dark Knight garnered over 150 nominations in different award ceremonies at last year's end, winning for various aspects of the film. Most notably, however, was Ledger's almost complete sweep of over twenty awards for acting, including the Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Supporting Actor.
Among other prizes, comic book action movie Iron Man triumphed in three categories, including Best Science Fiction Film, Best Director for Jon Favreau, and Best Actor for Robert Downey Jr.
Angelina Jolie bagged the award for Best Actress for her performance in The Changeling. Will Smith''s son, Jaden Christopher Smith, recieved the Best Performance by a Younger Actor award for his turn in The Day the Earth Stood Still. Also, Wall-E took the Best Animated film award.