Brosnan's Mamma Mia! leads race for National Movie Awards

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Washington, Aug 2 : 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 actor, while the film is nominated in the best musical and Meryl Streep in the best female actor category.

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, reports Contactmusic.

Among the nominees for the best male award are Christian Bale, James McAvoy, Will Smith and Robert Downey Jr.

The nominations for the National Movie awards are:

Best musical:

Enchanted

Mamma Mia!

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Best superhero:

Iron Man

Hancock

The Dark Knight

The Incredible Hulk

Best action / adventure:

I Am Legend

Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor

Wanted

Best comedy:

Juno

Sex and the City

St Trinian's

The Love Guru

Best family film:

Kung Fu Panda

The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian

The Golden Compass

WALL-E

Best male:

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

Best female:

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!

The winners, who are voted by the public, will be unveiled in a ceremony screened by ITV1 next month.

ANI

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