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‘Good Night’ Tops Rotten Tomatoes List

Rotten Tomatoes (RottenTomatoes.com), the trusted online source for gauging the critical reaction to movies, announced selections for the 7th Annual Golden Tomato Awards, with George Clooney’s Good Night, and Good Luck claiming 2005’s Best Reviewed film.

Based on a tally of 169 reviews of the country’s top print, broadcast and online film critics, the McCarthy-era drama took not only the Best Reviewed award, but  Best Limited Release and Best Drama as well.

“From Killer Tomatoes to Golden Tomatoes, it has been quite a ride,” director and star of 1988’s Return of the Killer Tomatoes George Clooney said.

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The Golden Tomato for Best Wide Release Film was awarded to DreamWorks and Aardman Studio’s Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit, the animated tale about a cheese-obsessed inventor and his faithful companion.

Other big winners include Universal Pictures’ The 40 Year-Old Virgin for Best Comedy, Warner Independent Pictures’ March of the Penguins for Best Documentary, and Sony Pictures Classics’ Kung-Fu Hustle for Best Foreign Film.

A complete list of winners follows:

Best Reviewed/Best Limited Release: Good Night, and Good Luck 

Best Wide Release: Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit 

Best Action/Adventure: Batman Begins 

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Best Animation: Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit 

Best Comedy: The 40 Year-Old Virgin 

Best Drama: Good Night, and Good Luck.

Best Horror: George A. Romero’s Land of the Dead 

Best Kids/Family: Millions 

Best Romance: Pride and Prejudice 

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Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire 

Best Documentary: March of the Penguins 

Best Foreign Film: Kung-Fu Hustle 

Best Thriller: A History of Violence 

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