Mel Gibson Poster

Awards

Academy Awards, USA

2017 Nominated
Oscar
Best Achievement in Directing
Hacksaw Ridge (2016)
1996 Won
Oscar
Best Picture
Braveheart (1995)
Shared with:
Best Director
Braveheart (1995)

Golden Globes, USA

2017 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Director - Motion Picture
Hacksaw Ridge (2016)
2001 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
What Women Want (2000)
1997 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Ransom (1996)
1996 Won
Golden Globe
Best Director - Motion Picture
Braveheart (1995)

BAFTA Awards

2007 Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Film not in the English Language
Apocalypto (2006)
1996 Nominated
David Lean Award for Direction
Braveheart (1995)

AACTA International Awards

2017 Won
AACTA International Award
Best Direction
Hacksaw Ridge (2016)

AARP Movies for Grownups Awards

2012 Nominated
Movies for Grownups Award
Best Grownup Love Story
The Beaver (2011)
Shared with:
Best Actor
The Beaver (2011)

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA

2007 Nominated
Saturn Award
Best Director
Apocalypto (2006)
1983 Nominated
Saturn Award
Best Actor
Mad Max 2 (1981)

Alliance of Women Film Journalists

2011 Won
EDA Female Focus Award
Sexist Pig Award
Nominated
EDA Special Mention Award
Hall of Shame
2006 Won
EDA Special Mention Award
Hall of Shame

In recognition of the sexism he displayed when, according to police reports, he called a female ... More

In recognition of the sexism he displayed when, according to police reports, he called a female officer 'sugar tits,' during his more famously anti-Semitic rant. We wish to assure Mr. Gibson that we heard the full scope of his rage that evening- not just the Jewish part.


American Cinematheque Gala Tribute

1995 Won
American Cinematheque Award

Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) Awards

2016 Won
AACTA Award
Best Direction
Hacksaw Ridge (2016)

Australian Film Institute

2017 Won
AACTA Award
Best Direction
Hacksaw Ridge (2016)
2002 Won
Global Achievement Award
1983 Nominated
AFI Award
Best Actor in a Lead Role
The Year of Living Dangerously (1982)
1981 Won
AFI Award
Best Actor in a Lead Role
Gallipoli (1981)
1979 Won
AFI Award
Best Actor in a Lead Role
Tim (1979)

Awards Circuit Community Awards

1996 Nominated
ACCA
Best Cast Ensemble
Ransom (1996)
Shared with:
1995 2nd place
ACCA
Best Director
Braveheart (1995)

Blockbuster Entertainment Awards

2001 Won
Blockbuster Entertainment Award
Favorite Actor - Drama
The Patriot (2000)
Nominated
Blockbuster Entertainment Award
Favorite Actor - Comedy/Romance
What Women Want (2000)
2000 Nominated
Blockbuster Entertainment Award
Favorite Actor - Action
Payback (1999)
1999 Nominated
Blockbuster Entertainment Award
Favorite Duo - Action/Adventure
Lethal Weapon 4 (1998)
Shared with:
1998 Won
Blockbuster Entertainment Award
Favorite Actor - Suspense
Conspiracy Theory (1997)
1997 Won
Blockbuster Entertainment Award
Favorite Actor - Suspense
Ransom (1996)

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards

2016 Nominated
Critics Choice Award
Best Director
Hacksaw Ridge (2016)
1996 Won
Critics Choice Award
Best Director
Braveheart (1995)

CableACE Awards

1993 Nominated
CableACE
Children's Educational or Informational Special or Series
Mel Gibson Goes Back to School (1991)
Shared with:

Capri, Hollywood

2016 Won
Capri Director Award
Hacksaw Ridge (2016)
2004 Won
Capri Movie of the Year Award
The Passion of the Christ (2004)
Tied with The Keys to the House (2004).

Cinema Writers Circle Awards, Spain

2017 Won
CEC Award
Best Foreign Film (Mejor Película Extranjera)
Hacksaw Ridge (2016)
1996 Won
CEC Award
Best Foreign Film (Mejor Película Extranjera)
Braveheart (1995)
USA. Tied with Ed Wood (1994).

Directors Guild of America, USA

1996 Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Braveheart (1995)

Fangoria Chainsaw Awards

2003 3rd place
Chainsaw Award
Best Actor
Signs (2002)

Golden Knight Film Festival

2004 Won
Grand Prix
The Passion of the Christ (2004)

Golden Schmoes Awards

2016 Nominated
Golden Schmoes
Best Director of the Year
Hacksaw Ridge (2016)
2002 Nominated
Golden Schmoes
Best Actor of the Year
Signs (2002)

Hasty Pudding Theatricals, USA

1997 Won
Man of the Year

Hollywood Film Awards

2016 Won
Hollywood Film Award
Director of the Year
Hacksaw Ridge (2016)
2004 Won
Hollywood Film Award
Producer of the Year
The Passion of the Christ (2004)
Shared with:

Irish Film and Television Awards

2008 Won
Outstanding Contribution to World Cinema

Italian Online Movie Awards (IOMA)

2005 Nominated
IOMA
Best Adapted Screenplay (Miglior sceneggiatura non originale)
The Passion of the Christ (2004)
Shared with:

Jupiter Award

1995 Won
Jupiter Award
Best International Director
Braveheart (1995)

Karlovy Vary International Film Festival

2014 Won
Special Prize for Outstanding Contribution to World Cinema

Kids' Choice Awards, USA

2001 Nominated
Blimp Award
Favorite Voice from an Animated Movie
Chicken Run (2000)

MTV Movie Awards

2001 Nominated
MTV Movie Award
Best Male Performance
The Patriot (2000)
1999 Nominated
MTV Movie Award
Best Action Sequence
Lethal Weapon 4 (1998)
Shared with:
For the Gibson/Glover car chase on freeway and through building.
1996 Nominated
MTV Movie Award
Best Male Performance
Braveheart (1995)
Most Desirable Male
1993 Won
MTV Movie Award
Best On-Screen Duo
Lethal Weapon 3 (1992)
Shared with:
Best Action Sequence
Lethal Weapon 3 (1992)
For Mel Gibson's motorcycle crash.
Nominated
MTV Movie Award
Most Desirable Male
Lethal Weapon 3 (1992)
Best Kiss
Lethal Weapon 3 (1992)
Shared with:

National Board of Review, USA

1995 Won
Special Achievement Award
Braveheart (1995)
For special achivement in filmmaking

North Texas Film Critics Association, US

2017 3rd place
NTFCA Award
Best Director
Hacksaw Ridge (2016)
3rd place

Online Film & Television Association

2001 Nominated
OFTA Film Award
Best Voice-Over Performance
Chicken Run (2000)
For playing "Rocky".

People's Choice Awards, USA

2004 Won
People's Choice Award
Favorite Motion Picture Actor
2003 Won
People's Choice Award
Favorite Motion Picture Actor
2001 Won
People's Choice Award
Favorite Motion Picture Actor
Favorite Motion Picture Star in a Drama
1997 Won
People's Choice Award
Favorite Motion Picture Actor
1991 Won
People's Choice Award
Favorite Motion Picture Actor

PGA Awards

1996 Nominated
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures
Braveheart (1995)
Shared with:

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards

2016 Nominated
PFCS Award
Best Director
Hacksaw Ridge (2016)

Razzie Awards

2017 Won
Redeemer Award
Hacksaw Ridge (2016)
2015 Nominated
Razzie Award
Worst Supporting Actor
The Expendables 3 (2014)

Satellite Awards

2016 Nominated
Satellite Award
Best Director
Hacksaw Ridge (2016)
2005 Won
Golden Satellite Award
Best Director
The Passion of the Christ (2004)

ShoWest Convention, USA

1996 Won
ShoWest Award
Director of the Year
1993 Won
ShoWest Award
Male Star of the Year

Yoga Awards

2005 Won
Yoga Award
Worst Foreign Film
The Passion of the Christ (2004)

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