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'Star Trek,' 'Star Wars,' 'Thrones' Lead 'Home Media' Awards

A celebration of the 50th anniversary of the “Star Trek” franchise earned the top prize at the seventh annual Home Media Awards, which honor the best home video releases of 2016, while a slew of awards also went to popular releases such as Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Deadpool and “Game of Thrones.”

Title of the Year went to Star Trek: 50th Anniversary TV and Movie Collection, a boxed set from Paramount Home Media Distribution and CBS Home Entertainment that for the first time combined Blu-rays of the complete original 1960s series, its 1970 animated follow-up and the six movies starring the original crew. The set also earned an award for Best Franchise Collection. Other “Star Trek” winners included Star Trek: The Original Series — The Roddenberry Vault taking Best Extras/Bonus Materials, and the Blu-ray of Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan — Director’s Cut taking Best Restoration.

Lucasfilm’s Star Wars: The Force Awakens, distributed by Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment, won Best Digital Movie Release, Best A/V Quality — Blu-ray Movie and Fan-Favorite Title of the Year.

Game of Thrones: The Complete Sixth Season, from HBO Home Entertainment, won five awards, including TV on Disc of the Year, Best Current TV Series on Disc, Best A/V Quality — TV on Blu-ray, Best Drama and Best Digital TV Release.

Deadpool, from 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, won for Best Theatrical Release on Disc and Best Comedy.

Blu-ray Disc of the Year went to The Herschell Gordon Lewis Feast, a collection of vintage horror films from MVD Entertainment’s Arrow Video imprint.

Fox’s The Revenant was named Best 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc.

Winners were chosen by a panel of judges in conjunction with an online consumer vote for eligible titles submitted for consideration by studios and distributors.

A complete list of winners is available at HomeMediaMagazine.com/Awards-2017.

2017 Home Media Magazine Award Winners

Title of the Year
Star Trek: 50th Anniversary TV and Movie Collection
Paramount Home Media Distribution
CBS Home Entertainment

TV on Disc of the Year
Game of Thrones: The Complete Sixth Season
HBO Home Entertainment

Blu-ray of the Year
The Herschell Gordon Lewis Feast
Arrow Video/MVD Entertainment

Best Theatrical Release on Disc
Deadpool
20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

Best Direct-to-Video Title
Joe Dirt 2: Beautiful Loser
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

Best Catalog Title
The Thing: Collector's Edition
Shout! Factory

Best Boxed Set (Non-TV)
Hellraiser: The Scarlet Box Limited-Edition Trilogy
Arrow Video/MVD Entertainment

Best 3D Disc
The Walk
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

Best 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc
The Revenant
20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

Best Documentary on Disc
Jackie Robinson: A Film by Ken Burns, Sarah Burns & David McMahon
PBS Distribution

Best Foreign Film on Disc
Ip Man 3
Well Go USA

Best Indie/Small-Budget Film on Disc
High Rise
Magnolia Home Entertainment

Best Current TV Series on Disc
Game of Thrones: The Complete Sixth Season
HBO Home Entertainment

Best Vintage TV Series on Disc
The Adventures of Gumby: The ’60s Series Vol. 2
NCircle Entertainment

Best Complete TV Series Set
The X-Files: The Complete Series Blu-ray with ‘The Event Series’
20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

Best Miniseries or TV Movie on Disc
The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story
20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

Best International TV Series on Disc
Sherlock: The Abominable Bride
BBC Home Entertainment

Best Nonfiction Special on Disc
O.J. — Made in America: A 30 for 30 Documentary Event
Cinedigm/ESPN

Best Extras/Bonus Materials
Star Trek: The Original Series — The Roddenberry Vault
Paramount Home Media Distribution
CBS Home Entertainment

Best Box Art
The Transformers: The Movie — 30th Anniversary Edition
Shout! Factory

Best Packaging
Independence Day: 20th Anniversary Attacker Edition
20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

Best Title Upgrade
The Thing: Collector's Edition
Shout! Factory

Best Restoration
Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan — Director’s Cut Blu-ray
Paramount Home Media Distribution

Best A/V Quality — Blu-ray Movie
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment
Lucasfilm

Best A/V Quality — TV on Blu-ray
Game of Thrones: The Complete Sixth Season
HBO Home Entertainment

Best Animation Disc
Zootopia
Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment

Best Animated TV Show on Disc
Archer: The Complete Season 6
20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

Best Reality TV Show on Disc
Duck Dynasty: Season 10
Lionsgate

Best Kidvid Disc
The Peanuts Movie
20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

Best Comedy Disc
Deadpool
20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

Best Drama Disc
Game of Thrones: The Complete Sixth Season
HBO Home Entertainment

Best Action Disc
Captain America: Civil War
Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment
Marvel Studios

Best Adventure Disc
The Jungle Book (2016)
Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment

Best Faith-Based Title on Disc
Risen
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

Best Fantasy Disc
Warcraft
Universal Pictures Home Entertainment

Best Horror Disc
The Herschell Gordon Lewis Feast
Arrow Video/MVD Entertainment

Best Sci-Fi Disc
The Martian
20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

Best Sports Disc
Chicago Cubs: 2016 World Series Collector’s Edition
Shout! Factory

Best Disc of a Western
She Wore a Yellow Ribbon Warner Archive Blu-ray
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment

Best Music/Performance Disc
Grease Live!
Paramount Home Media Distribution

Best Crime-Movie Disc
Hell or High Water
Lionsgate

Best Sports-Movie Disc
Greater
Well Go USA

Best Superhero Disc
Captain America: Civil War
Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment
Marvel Studios

Best Historical Adaptation
Bridge of Spies
Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment
DreamWorks

Best Franchise Collection
Star Trek: 50th Anniversary TV and Movie Collection
Paramount Home Media Distribution
CBS Home Entertainment

Best Fitness Disc
Milton Berle's Low Impact/High Comedy Workout
Mill Creek Entertainment

Best Digital Movie Release
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment
Lucasfilm

Best Digital TV Release
Game of Thrones: The Complete Sixth Season
HBO Home Entertainment

Best Retail/Event Exclusive
Deadpool 2016 San Diego Comic-Con Limited-Edition Blu-ray
20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

Judges’ Award
Hero Quest
Cinedigm

Fan-Favorite Title of the Year
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment
Lucasfilm