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Arnold Schwarzenegger Stuns at Stunt Awards But It's Quentin Tarantino's Big Night

Sep 27, 2005 | 6:51am EDT

California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger stunned fans at the Taurus World Stunt Awards in Hollywood on Sept. 25 when he showed up to present pal, stuntman icon Vic Armstrong, with a Lifetime Achievement prize.

Movie veteran Armstrong, whose film credits include Raiders of the Lost Ark and War of the Worlds, took a break from making Mission: Impossible 3 with Tom Cruise to accept his honor.

Schwarzenegger's Planet Hollywood pal Sylvester Stallone also made an appearance--to pick up the night's Honorary Action Star award and movie-maker Quentin Tarantino took home the award for Best Action Movie Director.

Meanwhile's Tarantino's fight sequence between Uma Thurman and Daryl Hannah in Kill Bill Vol. 2 claimed the fifth annual prize giving's Best Fight honors, while the film's stand-in Zoe Bell took home the Best Stuntwoman prize.

The winners were:

Best Fight: Kill Bill Vol. 2

Best Fire Stunt: The Punisher

Best High Work: Starsky & Hutch

Best Work with a Vehicle: The Bourne Supremacy

Best Overall Stunt by a Stuntwoman: Kill Bill Vol. 2

Best Overall Stunt by a Stuntman: Spider-Man 2

Best Speciality Stunt: Taxi

Best Stunt Co-ordination: The Bourne Supremacy

Best Action in a Foreign Film: Der Clown (Germany)

Lifetime Achievement Award: Vic Armstrong

Honorary Action Star Award: Sylvester Stallone

Best Action Movie Director: Quentin Tarantino

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