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2007 Taurus World Stunt Awards Nominees

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					                             2004 Taurus World Stunt Awards
                                      Nominations

BEST FIGHT

  1. Kill Bill Vol. 1
     Two stunt women fight in a suburban living room using martial arts techniques and props
     such as knives. They crash into glass furniture and walls, taking hard hits all around.
     Nominees: Zoë Bell, Angela Meryl

  2. Matrix Reloaded
     Lead character takes on several henchmen in a chateau. Using wires, ancient weapons
     and martial arts, the stunt men crash into walls, fight around a grand staircase and destroy
     statues.
     Nominees: Ousan Elam, Chen Hu "Tiger", Dave Leitch, Brad Martin, David No,
     Chad Stahelski, Marcus Young

  3. Pirates of the Caribbean
     Two stunt men engage in a sword fight in a blacksmith shop. Using acrobatics to
     maneuver around the shop, they balance on exposed beams and carts while fighting with
     their swords.
     Nominees: Tony Angelotti, Mark Wagner
     WINNER

  4. The Rundown
     Several rebels take on The Rock in a jungle clearing. Stunt men swing on ropes, jump
     from trees and use sticks to attack, while also fighting with bare hands.
     Nominees: Jeswant Abrescy, Geovanny Corvera, Roberto Gutierrez, Nito Larioza,
     Nick Palma, Tanoai Reed, John Valera, Marko Zaror

  5. Shanghai Knights
     Jackie Chan fights with many stunt men in a crowded marketplace. The stunt men
     maneuver around carts filled with produce and up onto rooftops to continue the fight.
     Props used in the fight include umbrellas, boxes, crates and pulleys.
     Nominees: Brad Allan, Paul Andreovski, Petr Bozdich, Radek Bruna, Pavel
     Dvoreik, Wu Gang, Ken He, Petr Kabat, Jan Loukota, Rudolf Vrba


BEST FIRE

  1. 28 Days Later
     Zombies are lit on fire by Molotov cocktails. They erupt into full body burns while
     running over cars and chasing someone through the deserted streets of London.
     Nominees: George Cottle Jr., Eunice Huthart, Peter Pedrero, Andreas Petrides
  2. Freddy vs. Jason
     Freddy and Jason are caught in a large explosion, causing them to catch fire and be
     ratcheted backwards into a lake.
     Nominees: Doug Chapman, Glenn Ennis

  3. Freddy vs. Jason
     Stunt man is lit on fire but continues to chase teenagers at a party. He makes his way
     through a corn field, lighting the field on fire, as he walks to the party to kill several
     teenagers with his fiery blade.
     Nominee: Glenn Ennis

  4. The Last Samurai
     Soldiers on a field of battle are set on fire by several explosions. The attackers erupt into
     multiple fire burns.
     Nominees: Jean Jacques DePlanque, Dave Forman, Akira Kamito, Taketo
     Nakamura, Nobu Obikane, Takashi Sakamoto, Kazuki Tsujimoto, Peng Zhang
     WINNER

  5. Old School
     Dressed in a school mascot costume, a stunt man attempts to dive through a ring of fire.
     Missing the ring, the entire costume is engulfed in flames.
     Nominee: Joe Bucaro


BEST HIGH WORK

  1. Bad Boys II
     A remote bomb is detonated while soldiers stand around gazing at the bomb. Soldiers are
     sent flying into the air using ratchets.
     Nominees: Jeff Cadiente, Henry Kingi Jr., Dustin Meier, Denny Pierce

  2. Cradle 2 the Grave
     Stunt man ties a rope off of a roof vent and jumps off the side of a building. He swings
     on the rope and crashes into the glass window of the building, landing inside a room.
     Nominee: Jalil Jay Lynch

  3. Once Upon a Time in Mexico
     A stunt man and woman escape from a fifth story window while handcuffed together.
     Using the handcuffs, they maneuver down the side of the building, holding onto
     balconies and electrical lines. They eventually land on the top of a bus driving on the
     street below.
     Nominees: Cheryl Bermeo, Gail Monian, Norm Mora
  4. Out of Time
     Two stunt men fight in a hotel room and crash through a large sliding glass door. The
     balcony outside comes loose from the building and leaves the two stunt men hanging
     from the balcony bars. The men fight while hanging onto the bars and one eventually
     does an 80’ high fall without the use of wires.
     Nominees: Troy Brown, Robert Powell

  5. The Rundown
     Two stunt men are thrown from a jeep as it falls off the side of a cliff. The stunt men
     tumble and fall down the cliff, hitting multiple trees and debris. Eventually the two men
     perform a tumbling 55’ high fall into a large pool without the use of wires.
     Nominees: Tanoai Reed, Paul Eliopolus
     WINNER


BEST WORK WITH A VEHICLE

  1. 2 Fast 2 Furious
     During a high speed chase with multiple cars, a red Mustang gets caught between the
     tires of an 18 wheeler. The Mustang bounces between the tires and eventually gets run
     over by the back wheels. Vehicles crash all around the crushed Mustang after it comes
     out from under the 18 wheeler.
     Nominees: Troy Brown, Annie Ellis, Corey Eubanks, Teri Garland Leonard,
     Freddie Hice, Malosi Leonard, Sammy Maloof, George Sack, Jim Wilkey

  2. Bad Boys II
     Two SUVs drive down the side of a hill filled with shacks. The SUVs encounter many
     people and crash through poorly constructed huts in their chase. Explosions erupt at the
     end of the chase.
     Nominees: Henry Kingi Sr., Steve Picerni

  3. Bad Boys II
     A Ferrari chases a car carrier on a busy freeway. During the pursuit, cars from the carrier
     are set loose and roll or fly into the path of the Ferrari. The Ferrari must maneuver
     around the loose cars that have landed in the middle of the freeway. The carrier also
     crashes into many other vehicles and causes multiple accidents.
     Nominees: Joffery Brown, Gil Combs, Richard Epper, Andy Gill, Jack Gill, Steve
     Kelso, Henry Kingi Sr., Bennie Moore, Charlie Picerni Sr., Steve Picerni
     WINNER
  4. Cradle 2 the Grave
     A four wheel quad is chased around the streets of Los Angeles by police and two dirt
     bikes. Stunt man drives through a building, maneuvering within the building and
     eventually drives through a glass window to jump to the rooftop of another building. He
     then proceeds to jump from rooftop to rooftop to evade the police.
     Nominees: David Barrett, Stanton Barrett, Debbie Evans, Clay Fontenot, Tad
     Griffith, Jalil Jay Lynch, Scott Rogers

  5. Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines
     A large crane, police cars, a police motorcycle and various emergency vehicles pursue a
     pick-up truck. The pick-up truck is bumped and crashes into the chase vehicles and spins
     in circles. The crane crashes through nearby buildings and knocks down telephone poles
     and street signs. Eventually the crane is caught in the street and explodes.
     Nominees: Dickey Beer, Wade Eastwood, Terry Jackson, Billy Lucas, Rick Miller,
     Monte Perlin, Gary Powell, Mike Smith, Tom Struthers, Tim Trella


BEST SPECIALTY STUNT

  1. Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle
     Stunt woman rides a street luge down a winding highway. Maneuvering next to a silver
     car, she links herself and the luge to the vehicle. Rocks on the highway make the ride
     very bumpy.
     Nominees: Kenny Alexander, Eliza Coleman, Christy Yi

  2. Italian Job
     Boats engage in a high speed chase through the canals of Venice. Various boats crash
     into the nearby streets and boat vendors, while slicing through gondolas that come into
     their path. Merging canals cause many near misses with the boats.
     Nominees: Clay Cullen Jr., Michael Gaines, Mike Massa, Jean Paul “J.P.” Ruggiero
     WINNER

  3. The Last Samurai
     Stunt men on horses make a last stand and charge their enemy. They are shot down while
     galloping to their death. Both horses and stunt men fall onto the field of battle.
     Nominees: Danny Baldwin, Dean Caulfield, Mick Corrigan, Jonathan Costelloe,
     Alejandro Garcia, Pedro Garcia, Peter Miles, Shawn Orr, Hernan Ortiz, Eugenes
     Yenes

  4. The Rundown
     Two stunt men are thrown from a jeep as it falls off the side of a cliff. The stunt men
     tumble and fall down the cliff, hitting multiple trees and debris. Eventually the two men
     perform a tumbling 55’ high fall into a large pool without the use of wires.
     Nominees: Paul Eliopolus, JJ Perry, Tanoai Reed, Marko Zaror
  5. Seabiscuit
     A stunt man is thrown from his horse while his foot is caught in a stirrup. Held only by
     the stirrup, he is then dragged by the horse through a stable and hits various parts of the
     building, until finally coming free of the horse.
     Nominees: Ryan Brown, Richard Bucher, Kevin Derr, Tad Griffith, Marty Murray


BEST OVERALL STUNT BY A STUNT MAN

  1. Cradle 2 the Grave
     A four wheel quad is chased around the streets of Los Angeles by police and two dirt
     bikes. Stunt man drives through a building, maneuvering within the building and
     eventually drives through a glass window to jump to the rooftop of another building. He
     then proceeds to jump from rooftop to rooftop to evade the police.
     Nominees: David Barrett, Stanton Barrett, Clay Fontenot, Tad Griffith, Jalil Jay
     Lynch, Scott Rogers

  2. Open Range
     Stunt man is shot from behind and is ratcheted into an adjacent wall, hitting the wall and
     landing on the ground.
     Nominee: Chad Camilleri

  3. The Rundown
     Two stunt men are thrown from a jeep as it falls off the side of a cliff. The stunt men
     tumble and fall down the cliff, hitting multiple trees and debris. Eventually the two men
     perform a tumbling 55’ high fall into a large pool without the use of wires.
     Nominees: Paul Eliopolus, JJ Perry, Tanoai Reed, Marko Zaror
     WINNER

  4. Seabiscuit
     A stunt man is thrown from his horse while his foot is caught in a stirrup. Held only by
     the stirrup, he is then dragged by the horse through a stable and hits various parts of the
     building, until finally coming free of the horse.
     Nominees: Ryan Brown, Richard Bucher, Kevin Derr, Tad Griffith, Marty Murray

  5. Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines
     A large crane, police cars, a police motorcycle and various emergency vehicles pursue a
     pick-up truck. The pick-up truck is bumped and crashes into the chase vehicles and spins
     in circles. The crane crashes through nearby buildings and knocks down telephone poles
     and street signs. Eventually the crane is caught in the street and explodes.
     Nominees: Dickey Beer, Wade Eastwood, Terry Jackson, Billy Lucas, Rick Miller,
     Monte Perlin, Gary Powell, Mike Smith, Tom Struthers, Tim Trella
BEST OVERALL STUNT BY A WOMAN

  1. Kill Bill Vol. 1
     Two stunt women fight in a suburban living room using martial arts techniques and props
     such as knives. They crash into glass furniture and walls, taking hard hits all around.
     Nominees: Zoë Bell, Angela Meryl

  2. Matrix Reloaded
     Female motorcycle rider weaves through a crowded freeway, evading multiple cars and a
     semi truck, while carrying a passenger on the back of the motorcycle. She then rides
     through the traffic head-on to escape.
     Nominee: Debbie Evans
     WINNER

  3. Matrix Reloaded
     A black sedan does a pipe ramp turn over on a crowded freeway. A silver Cadillac CTS
     then drives underneath the sedan.
     Nominee: Debbie Ross Rondell

  4. Once Upon a Time in Mexico
     A stunt man and woman escape from a fifth story window while handcuffed together.
     Using the handcuffs, they maneuver down the side of the building, holding onto
     balconies and electrical lines. They eventually land on the top of a bus driving on the
     street below.
     Nominees: Cheryl Bermeo, Gail Monian

  5. Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines
     Terminatrix runs off an embankment and lands on the top of a moving hearse. The
     hearse tries to shake her off by weaving and the Terminatrix must hang onto the roof top
     to avoid flying off.
     Nominee: Alisa Hensley


BEST STUNT COORDINATOR AND/OR 2 ND UNIT DIRECTOR

  1. 2 Fast 2 Furious
     Nominees: Terry J. Leonard, Artie Malesci

  2. Bad Boys II
     Nominees: Andy Gill, Steve Picerni, Spiro Razatos
     WINNER

  3. The Last Samurai
     Nominees: Nicholas Powell
  4. Matrix Reloaded
     Nominees: Glen Boswell, David Ellis, R.A. Rondell

  5. Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines
     Nominees: Simon Crane


BEST ACTION IN A FOREIGN FILM

  1. Countdown auf der Todesbrucke (Germany)
     Nominee: Roland Busch
     WINNER

  2. Detective with a Bad Character (Russia)
     Nominee: Igor Panin

  3. Evil (Sweden)
     Nominee: Kimmo Rajala

  4. Feuertaute (Germany)
     Nominee: Matthias Barsch

  5. Intermission (Ireland)
     Nominees: Joe Condren, Patrick Condren

				
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