Dark Knight Tops 2009 DVD Critics Awards

The results are in for the winners of this year’s DVD Critics Awards, which honor the best in home entertainment. Thanks to sequels like The Dark Knight and Hellboy II: The Golden Army, comic based films topped the list. The Critics Awards are presented by Home Media Magazine and celebrate the highest rated Blu-ray and DVD titles from the previous year.

Let’s take a look at the rest of the winners…

2009 DVD Critics Award Winners:
Title of the Year: The Sopranos: The Complete Series, HBO Home Entertainment
Best Theatrical Title: The Dark Knight, Warner Home Video
Best TV DVD: Mad Men: Season One, Lionsgate
Best Classic/Catalog Title: The Godfather: The Coppola Restoration Gift Set, Paramount Home Entertainment
Best Collection/Multidisc Set: The Sopranos: The Complete Series, HBO Home Entertainment
Best Nonfiction Title: Young @ Heart, 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
Best Animation Title: Wall-E, Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment
Best Kidvid Title: Tinker Bell, Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment
Best Nontheatrical Title: Stargate: Continuum, Fox/MGM
Best Extended Cut/Director’s Cut: Step Brothers, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
Best Extras: Hellboy II: The Golden Army, Universal Studios Home Entertainment
Best Packaging: Masters of Horror: Season Two, Anchor Bay Entertainment
Best Blu-ray Disc: Planet of the Apes: 40-Year Evolution, 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

Consumer’s Choice Categories
Consumer Favorite DVD/Blu-ray Release: The Dark Knight, Warner Home Video
Funniest DVD/Blu-ray: Robot Chicken: Star Wars, Warner Home Video
Best Action Title: The Dark Knight, Warner Home Video
Best Sci-Fi Title: Wall-E, Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment
Best Superhero Title: The Dark Knight, Warner Home Video
Best Western Title: 3:10 to Yuma, Lionsgate
Best Period Piece: Band of Brothers (Blu-ray), HBO Home Entertainment
• Best Single Extra: The Making-Of Documentary on Sleeping Beauty: Platinum Edition, Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment

Overall, Warner Bros. won five awards, while Disney earned four, and HBO took home three. Looking at this list makes me want to take a trip to Best Buy or Target asap.

What do you think of the winners from the 2009 DVD Critics Awards?