Arnie Stuns At Stunt Awards But It's Tarantino's Big Night
California Governor ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER stunned fans at the Taurus World Stunt Awards in Hollywood on Sunday night (25SEP05) 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 honour.
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 prizegiving's Best Fight honours, 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 - SPIDERMAN II
Best Speciality Stunt - TAXI
Best Stunt Co-ordination - THE BOURNE SUPREMACYBest 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.