The Dark Knight was one of the films nominated by the Producer's Guild of America in the category of Producer of the Year Award in Theatrical Motion Pictures. The Hollywood Reporter reports that the PGA announced the nominations Monday morning.

Competing against The Dark Knight are Frost/Nixon, Milk, Slumdog Millionaire and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button. In the category of Producer of the Year in Documentary Theatrical Motion Pictures are Man on Wire, Standard Operating Procedure and Trouble the Water. Finally, for Producer of the Year in animated films, the nominated films are Bolt, WALL-E and Kung Fu Panda.

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The PGA Awards ceremony is set for January 24, 2009 at the Hollywood Palladium.