20th AVN Awards

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20th AVN Awards
20th Anniversary AVN Awards Program Cover.jpg
2003 AVN Awards Show Program cover
Date January 11, 2003 (2003-01-11)
Site The Venetian Las Vegas at Paradise, Nevada, U.S.A.
Hosted by
Preshow hosts Nikki Fritz[2]
Produced by Gary Miller[2]
Directed by Mark Stone[2]
Highlights
Best Picture The Fashionistas (Best Film)
Most awards The Fashionistas (10)
Most nominations The Fashionistas (22)
Television coverage
Duration 2 hours, 10 minutes[2]

The 20th AVN Awards ceremony, presented by Adult Video News (AVN), took place January 11, 2003 at the Venetian Hotel Grand Ballroom, at Paradise, Nevada, U.S.A. During the ceremony, AVN presented AVN Awards in nearly 90 categories honoring the best pornographic films released between Oct. 1, 2001 and Sept. 30, 2002.[2] The ceremony was produced by Gary Miller and directed by Mark Stone. Comedian Doug Stanhope co-hosted the show for the first time with adult film star Chloe.[1]

The Fashionistas won 10 awards including Best Film and Best Director—Film for John Stagliano. Breathless and The Private Gladiator each took home four trophies, The Ass Collector and Perfect earned three awards apiece and several more movies won two awards each.[3]

Winners and nominees[edit]

The nominees[4] for the 20th AVN Awards were announced in November 2002. The Fashionistas led the way with 22, followed by Paradise Lost with 16, Les Vampyres 2 with 14, Breathess with 12 and Club Sin with 11.

The winners were announced during the awards ceremony on January 11, 2003. The 10 awards won by The Fashionistas were a record for the most awards at a single show. Lexington Steele’s third win as Male Performer of the Year was also a record; previously, he, Rocco Siffredi and Tom Byron had each won twice.

Major awards[edit]

Jenna Haze, Best New Starlet winner
Lexington Steele, Male Performer of the Year winner
Brad Armstrong, Best Actor—Film and Best Screenplay—Film winner
Taylor St. Claire, Best Actress—Film winner
John Stagliano, Best Director—Film winner
Jonathan Morgan, Best Screenplay—Film winner

Winners[2] are listed first, highlighted in boldface, and indicated with a double dagger (double-dagger).

Best Film Best Video Feature
  • The Fashionistasdouble-dagger[1][2][3]
    • America XXX
    • Falling From Grace
    • Heartbreaker
    • Les Vampyres 2
    • Paying the Piper
    • Paradise Lost
    • Poison Angel
    • The Villa
    • Wifetaker[4]
  • The Ass Collectordouble-dagger[1][2][3]
    • Betrayed By Beauty
    • Big Bottom Sadie
    • Brazilian Snake 1 & 2
    • Breathless
    • Club Sin
    • Colorblind
    • Crime and Passion
    • Heroin
    • Karma
    • Morning Star/Perfect Couple
    • Naked Eye
    • Perfect
    • Rush
    • Turning Point|[4]
Best DVD Best New Starlet
  • Euphoriadouble-dagger[2][3]
    • American Girls
    • The Ass Collector
    • Bad Wives 2
    • Brazilian Snake 1 & 2
    • Club Sin
    • Crime and Passion
    • Devon Stripped
    • Fade to Black
    • My Perfect 10s
    • Naked Eye
    • Naughty Bedtime Stories
    • The Private Gladiator: Collector's Limited Edition
    • Taboo 2001
    • Turning Point
    • The Villa[4]
Male Performer of the Year Female Performer of the Year
Best Actor—Film Best Actress—Film
Best Actor—Video Best Actress—Video
Best Director—Film Best Director—Video
Best Supporting Actress—Video Best Foreign Feature
  • The Private Gladiatordouble-dagger[2][3]
    • Exxxplosion!!!
    • Faust: The Power of Sex
    • Funky Fetish Horror Show
    • Hot Frequency
    • Leg Love
    • The Necklace
    • Restitution[4]
Best Ethnic-Themed Video Best Gonzo Tape
  • Liquid Citydouble-dagger[2][3]
    • Baby Girl 2
    • Black & Wild 3
    • Chica Boom 10
    • Chillin' Wit Da Mack 4
    • D.P.G.s—Double Penetration Girls
    • Freakazoids 2
    • Little White Chicks, Big Black Monster Dicks 15
    • My Baby Got Back 28
    • My Thick Black Ass 5
    • Premium Black Pussy Search 6
    • Pretty Little Latinas 5
    • Still Up in This XXX
    • Women of Color 3[4]
  • Shane's World 29double-dagger[2][3]
    • Balls Deep 5
    • Ben Dover's Royal Reamers 2
    • Buttman’s Anal Show 3
    • Cum Drippers 1
    • Francesca Lé's Flesh Fest
    • High Society’s Purely 18: Surfer Girls
    • Iron Maidens
    • Jules Jordan: Flesh Hunter
    • Lex the Impaler 2
    • Midnight Angels 2
    • Runaway Butts 5
    • Service Animals 6
    • The Voyeur 20[4]
Top Selling Tape Top Renting Tape
Best Couples Sex Scene—Film Best Group Sex Scene—Film
Best Couples Sex Scene—Video Best Oral Sex Scene—Video
Best Anal Sex Scene—Video Best All-Girl Sex Scene—Video

Additional Award Winners[edit]

These awards[3] were announced, but not presented, in a pre-recorded winners-only segment shown on the ballroom's video monitors during the event. Trophies were given to the recipients off-stage:

Honorary AVN Awards[edit]

Reuben Sturman Award[edit]

  • Mel Kamins, General Video Cleveland[3]

Special DVD Recognition Award[edit]

Hall of Fame[edit]

AVN Hall of Fame inductees for 2003 were: T. T. Boy, Mark Davis, Felecia, Dave Hardman, Heather Hunter, Jill Kelly, Chasey Lain, Madison, Jonathan Morgan, Alex Sanders, Julian St. Jox, Kirdy Stevens, Tony Tedeschi, Teri Weigel[3]

Multiple nominations and awards[edit]

Presenters and performers[edit]

The following individuals, listed in order of appearance, presented awards or performed musical numbers or comedy. The show's trophy girls were Taylor Starr and Tyler Starr,[6] the Sin City Twins.

Presenters (in order of appearance)[edit]

Name(s) Role
Misty Rain
Jessica Drake
Presenters of the awards for Best Supporting Actress—Video and Best Couples Sex Scene—Video
Ron Jeremy
Hannah Harper
Sunrise Adams
Presenters of the award for Best Oral Sex Scene—Video and Best Ethnic-Themed Video
  Presenters of the awards for Best Group Sex Scene—Film and Best Foreign Feature
Larry Flynt Presenter of the Reuben Sturman Special Achievement Award
Sunset Thomas
Paul Fishbein
Presenters of the awards for Top Selling Tape and Top Renting Tape
Lexington Steele
Stormy
Gina Lynn
Presenters of the award for Best All-Girl Sex Scene—Video
Teri Weigel
Inari Vachs
Brittany Andrews
Presenters of the awards for Best Anal Sex Scene—Video and Best Gonzo Tape
Chi Chi LaRue
Jenna Jameson
Presenters of the awards for Male Performer of the Year and Female Performer of the Year
Steven St. Croix
Julia Ann
Presenters of the awards for Best Director—Film and Best Director—Video
Sean Michaels
Devon
April
Presenters of the awards for Best DVD and Best Couples Sex Scene in a Film
Violet Blue Presenter of the award for Best New Starlet
Vince Neil
Felicia
Savanna Samson
Presenters of the awards for Best Actor—Video and Best Actress—Video
Seymore Butts
Carmen Luvana
Shyla Stylez
Presenters of the awards for Best Actor—Film and Best Actress—Film
  Presenters of the award for Best Video Feature
Ed Powers
Houston
Presenters of the award for Best Film

Performers[edit]

Name(s) Role Performed
Mark Stone
and the AVN Orchestra
Musical Director Orchestral accompaniment
Spearmint Rhino Dancers Performers Dancers on stage
Vince Neil Performer Musical number, “Girls, Girls, Girls
Doug Stanhope Performer Standup comedy segment
Randy Spears
Steven St. Croix
Dale DaBone
Mark Kernes
Stormy
Brad Armstrong
Aria
Ron Vogel
and others
Performers "What's the Best Way to Win an AVN Award?" comedy short video
Crazy Town Performers Musical numbers, "Butterfly" and "Hurt You So Bad"

Ceremony information[edit]

AVN created several new categories for the year's awards show. Among them: Best Oral Sex Scene—Video, Best Male Newcomer, Best Director—Non-Feature, Male Foreign Performer of the Year and Female Foreign Performer of the Year.

The show was recorded for later broadcast[4] and a DVD of the awards show was issued by VCA Pictures.[7]

Performance of year's movies[edit]

Briana Loves Jenna was announced as the adult movie industry's top selling movie and also the top renting movie of the previous year.[2][3]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "AVN Awards 2003". Adult Cinema Review. New York, New York: Global Media Group Ltd. June 2003. pp. 8–9. ISSN 0277-2914. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae Stone, Mark (Director) (2003). AVN 20th Anniversary Awards Show (DVD). Chatsworth, California: VCA Labs, Inc. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af Miller, Dan (March 2003). "Fashionistas, Evil Angel Big Winners at 20th Anniversary AVN Awards Show". Adult Video News. Vol. 20 no. 3. Chatsworth, California: AVN Publications, Inc. pp. 40–96. ISSN 0883-7090. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x "20th Anniversary AVN Awards". The 2003 AVN Awards Show program. Chatsworth, California: AVN Publications, Inc. January 11, 2003. 
  5. ^ Jameson, Jenna (July 2003). "Jenna Tales". Hustler. Beverly Hills, California: L.F.P., Inc. p. 30. ISSN 0149-4635. 
  6. ^ "Hustler in the Spotlight at the 2003 Adult Entertainment Expo". Hustler. Vol. 29 no. 13. Beverly Hills, California: L.F.P., Inc. June 2003. p. 106. ISSN 0149-4635. 
  7. ^ Recob, Den (September 15, 2003). "AVN 2003 Awards Show". Cyberspace Adult Video Reviews. Denny Recob. Retrieved January 25, 2016. 

References[edit]

  • Partridge, Giddie (July 2003). "Glamour Whores". Hustler. Beverly Hills, California. pp. 48–49. 
  • "1001 Porn Stars". Cheri magazine. August 2003. p. 42. 
  • "The AVN Awards Are Pornographic and Perverse!". High Society. July 2003. 
  • "Fear of Clothing in Law Vegas". Best of High Society. No. 162. 
  • Pike-Johnson, Heidi (January 21, 2003). "2003 AVN Awards Winners Announced: Awards Presented Big Year for Evil Angel..." Adult Video News. AVN Media Network. Retrieved January 25, 2016. 
  • Majors, Frank (January 16, 2003). "The Backstage Boogie At The AVN Awards". Adult Video News. AVN Media Network. Retrieved January 24, 2016. 

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