Johnny Depp and Patrick Dempsey Among Fandango Fan Favorite Award Winners

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Moviegoers pick Depp as "Top Screen Psycho"; Dempsey and Katherine Heigl as "Movie Dad" and "Mom I'd Like to Date"; Travolta as "Top Cross-Dresser".

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Fandango, the nation's leading moviegoer destination, has unveiled the results of its first annual Fandango Fan Favorite Awards, honoring the year's most memorable achievements. During a two-week online polling period in December 2007, thousands of Fandango filmgoers were asked to vote for the year's big-screen achievements most deserving of recognition. The results speak to an unusual year at the movies, while honoring winners like John Travolta ("Favorite Drag Performance"), Johnny Depp ("Top Screen Psycho") and Katherine Heigl ("Movie Mom I'd Most Like to Date") in a variety of not-quite traditional categories.

The winners of the first annual Fandango Fan Favorite Awards are:

TOP SCREEN PSYCHO (BEST REASON TO BOLT THE DOORS)
WINNER: Johnny Depp in SWEENEY TODD.
Runner-Ups: Voldemort (Ralph Fiennes) in HARRY POTTER AND THE ORDER OF THE PHOENIX; Javier Bardem in NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN.

MOST CINEMATIC CITY (FAVORITE PERFORMANCE BY A CITY)
WINNER: New York City (in ENCHANTED, AUGUST RUSH, AMERICAN GANGSTER, I AM LEGEND, etc.).
Runner-ups: Las Vegas (in OCEAN'S 13, RESIDENT EVIL: EXTINCTION, and SMOKIN' ACES, etc.); Paris (in RATATOUILLE, THE BOURNE ULTIMATUM, & RUSH HOUR 3, etc.).

FAVORITE SCENIC MOVIE LOCATION DESTINATION
WINNER: The Scottish Highlands (in HARRY POTTER AND THE ORDER OF THE PHOENIX and STARDUST).
Runner-Ups: Guadalupe Dunes (in PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: AT WORLD'S END); Alaska (in THE SIMPSONS MOVIE, INTO THE WILD, and 30 DAYS OF NIGHT).

MOST UNLIKELY ROMANTIC PAIRING
WINNER: Nikki Blonsky and Zac Efron in HAIRSPRAY.
Runner-Ups: Seth Rogen and Katherine Heigl in KNOCKED UP; Shia LaBeouf and Megan Fox in TRANSFORMERS.

FAVORITE COMEDIC PAIRING
WINNER: Jonah Hill and Michael Cera in SUPERBAD.
Runner-Ups: Adam Sandler and Kevin James in I NOW PRONOUNCE YOU CHUCK AND LARRY; Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker in RUSH HOUR 3.

FAVORITE PERFORMANCE BY MAN'S BEST FRIEND (TOP DOG)
WINNER: Abbey the German Shepherd (as "Sam") in I AM LEGEND.
Runner-Ups: Shoeshine in UNDERDOG; Rexx in FIREHOUSE DOG.

FAVORITE MOVIE RODENT (BEST REASON NOT TO CALL THE EXTERMINATOR)
WINNER: Remy in RATATOUILLE.
Runner-Ups: Alvin, Simon and Theodore in ALVIN AND THE CHIPMUNKS; Pip in ENCHANTED.

TOP CROSS-DRESSER (FAVORITE DRAG PERFORMANCE)
WINNER: John Travolta in HAIRSPRAY.
Runner-Ups: Cate Blanchett in I'M NOT THERE; Eddie Murphy in NORBIT.

THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER
WINNER: Matt Damon in THE BOURNE ULTIMATUM.
Runner-Ups: Gerard Butler in 300; Bruce Willis in LIVE FREE OR DIE HARD.

MOVIE DAD I'D LIKE TO DATE
WINNER: Patrick Dempsey in ENCHANTED.            
Runner-Ups: Will Smith, I AM LEGEND; Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson in THE GAME PLAN.

MOVIE MOM I'D LIKE TO DATE
WINNER: Katherine Heigl in KNOCKED UP.
Runner-Ups: Angelina Jolie (as Grendel's Mom) in BEOWULF; Halle Berry in THINGS WE LOST IN THE FIRE.

SPOOKIEST SCREEN LODGING
WINNER: 1408.
Runner-Ups: HOSTEL: PART II; VACANCY.

FAVORITE SURPRISE CAMEO
WINNER: Keith Richards in PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: AT WORLD'S END.
Runner-ups: Tom Hanks in THE SIMPSONS MOVIE; Ryan Seacrest in KNOCKED UP.

FAVORITE REASON TO SING ALONG (BEST SONG SCORE)
WINNER: ALVIN AND THE CHIPMUNKS.
Runner-Ups: HAIRSPRAY; ACROSS THE UNIVERSE.

FAVORITE GROSS-OUT COMEDY SCENE
WINNER: The baby's head crowning in KNOCKED UP.
Runner-ups: Norbit's wife in a bathing suit in NORBIT; Jonah Hill's dance partner in SUPERBAD.

FAVORITE ENSEMBLE OF TOUGH GUYS
WINNER: AMERICAN GANGSTER.
Runner-ups: 3:10 TO YUMA; WE OWN THE NIGHT.

TOP CHEF
WINNER: Remy, RATATOUILLE.
Runner-ups: Keri Russell in WAITRESS; Catherine Zeta-Jones in NO RESERVATIONS.

FAVORITE PERFORMANCE BY A SIX-PACK
WINNER: Gerard Butler's in 300.
Runner-ups: Nic Cage's in GHOST RIDER; Chris Evans' in FANTASTIC FOUR: RISE OF THE SILVER SURFER.        

MOST ALARMING WEIGHT LOSS BY AN ACTOR
WINNER: Christian Bale in RESCUE DAWN.
Runner-Ups: Emile Hirsch in INTO THE WILD; James McAvoy in ATONEMENT.

TOP PERFORMANCE BY A VIRUS
WINNER: I AM LEGEND.
Runner-Ups: 28 WEEKS LATER; RESIDENT EVIL: EXTINCTION.

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