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Awards

BAFTA Awards

1998 Won
Alexander Korda Award for Best British Film
Nil by Mouth (1997)
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1986 Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Foreign Language Film
Subway (1985)
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France.

Avoriaz Fantastic Film Festival

1983 Won
Special Jury Award
Le dernier combat (1983)

Brussels International Festival of Fantasy Film

1983 Won
Critic's Prize
Le dernier combat (1983)

Chicago International Film Festival

1983 Nominated
Gold Hugo
Best Feature
Le dernier combat (1983)

Cinema for Peace Awards

2012 Won
International Human Rights Award
The Lady (2011)

Czech Lions

1996 Won
Czech Lion
Best Foreign Language Film (Nejlepsí zahranicní film)
Léon (1994)

César Awards, France

2012 Nominated
César
Best Animated Film (Meilleur film d'animation)
Un monstre à Paris (2011)
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2011 Nominated
César
Best Animated Film (Meilleur film d'animation)
Arthur 3: la guerre des deux mondes (2010)
2000 Nominated
César
Best Director (Meilleur réalisateur)
Joan of Arc (1999)
1998 Won
César
Best Director (Meilleur réalisateur)
The Fifth Element (1997)
Nominated
César
Best Film (Meilleur film)
The Fifth Element (1997)
1995 Nominated
César
Best Film (Meilleur film)
Léon (1994)
Best Director (Meilleur réalisateur)
Léon (1994)
1991 Nominated
César
Best Film (Meilleur film)
Nikita (1990)
Best Director (Meilleur réalisateur)
Nikita (1990)
1989 Nominated
César
Best Film (Meilleur film)
Le grand bleu (1988)
Best Director (Meilleur réalisateur)
Le grand bleu (1988)
1986 Nominated
César
Best Film (Meilleur film)
Subway (1985)
Best Director (Meilleur réalisateur)
Subway (1985)
1984 Nominated
César
Best First Work (Meilleure première oeuvre)
Le dernier combat (1983)

David di Donatello Awards

1991 Nominated
David
Best Foreign Film (Miglior Film Straniero)
Nikita (1990)

Durban International Film Festival

2012 Won
Audience Award
Best Feature
The Lady (2011)

Fantasporto

2011 Won
Audience Jury Award
Feature Film
Les aventures extraordinaires d'Adèle Blanc-Sec (2010)
1987 Nominated
International Fantasy Film Award
Best Film
Subway (1985)
1984 Won
International Fantasy Film Award
Best Film
Le dernier combat (1983)
Best Director
Le dernier combat (1983)
Won
Audience Jury Award - Special Mention
Le dernier combat (1983)

Hugo Awards

1998 Nominated
Hugo
Best Dramatic Presentation
The Fifth Element (1997)
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Independent Spirit Awards

2006 Nominated
Independent Spirit Award
Best Feature
The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada (2005)
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Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists

1998 Nominated
Silver Ribbon
Best Foreign Director (Regista del Miglior Film Straniero)
The Fifth Element (1997)
1991 Won
Silver Ribbon
Best Foreign Director (Regista del Miglior Film Straniero)
Nikita (1990)

Lumiere Awards, France

2000 Won
Lumiere Award
Best Film (Meilleur Film)
Joan of Arc (1999)
Best Director (Meilleur réalisateur)
Joan of Arc (1999)
1998 Won
Lumiere Award
Best Director (Meilleur réalisateur)
The Fifth Element (1997)

Montréal World Film Festival

2002 Won
Grand Prix Special des Amériques
For his exceptional contribution to the cinematographic art.

Mystfest

1990 Nominated
Best Film
Nikita (1990)

NRJ Ciné Awards

2007 Won
Honorary Award

National Academy of Cinema, France

1989 Won
Academy Award
Le grand bleu (1988)

Pusan International Film Festival

2011 Won
Hand Printing

Sitges - Catalonian International Film Festival

1983 Won
Caixa de Catalunya
Best Film
Le dernier combat (1983)
Best Director
Le dernier combat (1983)

Stockholm Film Festival

2009 Won
Visionary Award

Taormina International Film Festival

1983 Won
Silver Charybdis
Le dernier combat (1983)
Nominated
Golden Charybdis
Le dernier combat (1983)

Western Heritage Awards

2006 Won
Bronze Wrangler
Outstanding Theatrical Motion Picture
The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada (2005)
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