Dark Knight Sweeps People's Choice Awards

Caped crusader movie goes 5 for 5 as chosen by online voters
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 8, 2009 12:55 AM CST

(Newser) The Dark Knight swooped in to collect all five trophies it was nominated for at last night's People's Choice Awards, reports the AP. The flick's awards included favorite movie, best cast, and best on-screen match-up, for Christian Bale and Heath Ledger. "On behalf of all of the cast from the movie, thank you very much to the fans," said Bale. "Here's to Heath."

Other victors at the Queen Latifah-hosted extravaganza:

  • Reese Witherspoon as favorite female movie star
  • Will Smith as favorite male movie star
  • House as favorite TV drama
  • Carrie Underwood as favorite female singer
  • Ellen de Generes as favorite female talk-show host