"Gladiator" and "Traffic" lead the nominations for the fifth annual Golden Satellite Awards presented by the International Press Academy.
"Gladiator," with 10 nominations, and "Traffic," with nine nods, are competing against "Billy Elliot," "Erin Brockovich," "Quills" and "Dancer in the Dark" for best motion picture drama, according to Daily Variety.
The nominations for best motion picture comedy or musical are "Almost Famous," "Best in Show," "Nurse Betty," "Oh Brother, Where Art Thou?," "State and Main" and "Wonder Boys."
The 10 nods for "Gladiator" include a director nomination for Ridley Scott, Russell Crowe for best actor in a drama and Joaquin Phoenix for supporting actor in a drama.
"Traffic's" nods include Steven Soderbergh for director and Benicio Del Toro for supporting actor. Soderbergh is competing against himself: He's also nominated for directing "Erin Brockovich."
Director Francis Ford Coppola will receive the IPA's newly named Mary Pickford Award for outstanding artistic contribution to the entertainment industry.
The IPA is a splinter group of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, the organization that hands out the annual Golden Globes. The awards will be presented at the Beverly Hills Hotel on Jan. 14, one week before the Golden Globes ceremony.