Countdown to the 2012 Hugo Awards: The Nominated Movies and TV Shows

Posted on Monday, August 27, 2012 by fillups

While the Hugo winners for writing have always drawn a lot of attention, the Hugo Awards for Best Dramatic Presentation are relatively unknown.  This is unfortunate because the list of honored works has been impressive.  The list includes such classics as:


The Twilight Zone The Twilight Zone








Sleeper Sleeper

Young Frankenstein Star Wars Star Wars

Blade Runner Blade Runner

The current crop of films and television shows vying for the Hugo Award in 2012 are almost as impressive.

The nominees for Best Dramatic Presentation, Long Form are...

2012 Hugo Nominees for Best Dramatic Presentation, Long Form
Captain America Captain America: The First Avenger

Captain America

After being deemed unfit for military service, Steve Rogers volunteers to participate in an experimental program that turns him into Captain America, a Super Soldier. Now, as Captain America, Rogers joins forces with Bucky Barnes and Peggy Carter to wage war on the evil HYDRA organization, led by the villainous Red Skull.

Game of Thrones

Game of Thrones

Set in a world where summers span decades and winters can last a lifetime. From the scheming south and the savage eastern lands, to the frozen north and ancient Wall that protects the realm from the mysterious darkness beyond, the powerful families of the Seven Kingdoms are locked in a battle for the Iron Throne. This is a story of duplicity and treachery, nobility and honor, conquest, and triumph. In the Game of Thrones, you either win or you die.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2

In the epic finale, the battle between the good and evil forces of the wizarding world escalates into an all-out war. The stakes have never been higher and no one is safe. But it is Harry who may be called upon to make the ultimate sacrifice as he draws closer to the climactic showdown with Lord Voldemort. It all ends here.


Hugo Hugo

Tells the tale of an orphan boy living a secret life in the walls of a Paris train station. When Hugo encounters a broken machine, an eccentric girl, and the cold, reserved man who runs the toy shop, he is caught up in a magical, mysterious adventure that could put all of his secrets in jeopardy.

Source Code

Source Code

When Captain Colter Stevens wakes up in the body of an unknown man, he discovers he's part of an experimental government program called the 'Source Code' that enables him to cross over into another man's identity in the last eight minutes of his life. Armed with the task of identifying the bomber of a Chicago commuter train, Colter must relive the incident over and over again, gathering clues until he can solve the mystery and prevent an even deadlier second terrorist attack.

More to come...

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