The 51st Annual Saturn Awards winners were revealed during a ceremony streamed from Los Angeles on February 4. There were some expected wins, some marvelous nods for lifetime achievement, and some unexpected surprises. Avatar: The Way of Water brought home four awards in the film categories. Star Trek: Picard equaled the tally with four in the TV categories.

These Special Achievement Awards were also presented during the ceremony.

  • Life Career Award – Jodie Foster
  • Visionary Award – Christopher Nolan
  • George Pal Memorial Award – Dave Filoni
  • Lance Reddick Legacy Award – Keanu Reeves
  • Robert Forster Artist’s Award – Seth MacFarlane
  • Dan Curtis Legacy Award – The Walking Dead franchise
  • Lifetime Achievement Award – The Cast of Star Trek: The Next Generation

The complete list of winners follows.

The 51st Annual Saturn Awards


Best Science Fiction Film

  • Avatar: The Way of Water (Walt Disney/Lightstorm)

Best Fantasy Film

  • Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves (Paramount Pictures/Hasbro)

Best Horror Film

  • Talk to Me (A24)

Best Superhero Film

  • Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol. 3 (Marvel/Walt Disney Studios)

Best Action / Adventure Film

  • Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One (Paramount Pictures)

Best Thriller Film

  • Oppenheimer (Universal Pictures)

Best Animated Film

  • Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse (Sony Pictures/Marvel)

Best Actor in a Film

  • Keanu Reeves, John Wick: Chapter 4 (Lionsgate Films)

Best Actress in a Film

  • Margot Robbie, Barbie (Warner Bros. Pictures)

Best Supporting Actor in a Film

  • Nicolas Cage, Renfield (Universal Pictures)

Best Supporting Actress in a Film

  • Emily Blunt, Oppenheimer (Universal Pictures)

Best Younger Performer in a Film

  • Xolo Maridueña, Blue Beetle (DC/Warner Bros. Pictures)

Best Film Direction

  • James Cameron, Avatar: The Way of Water (Walt Disney/Lightstorm)

Best Film Screenwriting

  • Avatar: The Way of Water, James Cameron and Rick Jaffa & Amanda Silver (Walt Disney/Lightstorm)

Best Film Music (Composer)

  • Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse, Daniel Pemberton (Sony Pictures/Marvel)

Best Film Make-Up

  • Guardians of the Galaxy-Vol. 3, Alexei Dmitriew (Marvel/Walt Disney Studios)

Best Film Editing

  • John Wick: Chapter 4, Nathan Orloff (Lionsgate Films)

Best Film Production Design

  • Barbie, Sarah Greenwood (Warner Bros. Pictures)

Best Film Costume

  • Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, Ruth E. Carter (Marvel/Walt Disney Studios)

Best Film Visual / Special Effects

  • Avatar: The Way of Water, Joe Letteri, Richard Baneham, Eric Saindon, Daniel Barrett (Walt Disney/Lightstorm)

Best Independent Film

  • Pearl (A24)

Best International Film

  • Sisu (Lionsgate Films)


Best Science Fiction Television Series

  • Star Trek: Picard (Paramount+/CBS)

Best Fantasy Television Series

  • House of the Dragon (HBO/Max)

Best Horror Television Series

  • The Last of Us (HBO/Max)

Best Superhero Television Series

  • Superman & Lois (Warner Bros. Television)

Best Action/Adventure/Thriller Television Series

  • The Witcher (Netflix)

Best Television Presentation

  • Marvel’s Werewolf by Night (Marvel/Disney+)

Best Animated Television Series or Special

  • Star Wars: The Bad Batch (Lucasfilm/Disney+)

Best New Genre Television Series

  • Andor (Lucasfilm/Disney+)

Best Actor in a Television Series

  • Patrick Stewart, Star Trek: Picard (Paramount+/CBS)

Best Actress in a Television Series

  • Lauren Cohan, The Walking Dead: Dead City (AMC)

Best Supporting Actor in a Television Series

  • Jonathan Frakes, Star Trek: Picard (Paramount+/CBS)

Best Supporting Actress in a Television Series

  • Jeri Ryan, Star Trek: Picard (Paramount+/CBS)

Best Younger Performer in a Television Series

  • Bella Ramsey, The Last of Us (HBO/Max)

Best Guest Star in a Television Series

  • Paul Wesley, Star Trek: Strange New Worlds (Paramount+/CBS)


Best Classic Film Home Media Release

  • Invaders from Mars 4K (Ignite)

Best Television Home Media Release

  • Night Gallery, Season 3 (Kino Lorber)

Best 4K Home Media Release

  • John Wick, Chapter 4 – 4K (Lionsgate Home Entertainment)

Best Film Home Media Collection

  • Superman 1978-1987 4K Collection (Warner Home Video)
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