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Awards

Academy Awards, USA

2011 Won
Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award
1991 Nominated
Oscar
Best Picture
The Godfather: Part III (1990)
Best Director
The Godfather: Part III (1990)
1980 Nominated
Oscar
Best Picture
Apocalypse Now (1979)
Shared with:
Best Director
Apocalypse Now (1979)
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
Apocalypse Now (1979)
Shared with:
1975 Won
Oscar
Best Picture
The Godfather: Part II (1974)
Shared with:
The movie became the first sequel to win the best picture award.
Best Director
The Godfather: Part II (1974)
Best Writing, Screenplay Adapted From Other Material
The Godfather: Part II (1974)
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Nominated
Oscar
Best Picture
The Conversation (1974)
Best Writing, Original Screenplay
The Conversation (1974)
1974 Nominated
Oscar
Best Picture
American Graffiti (1973)
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1973 Won
Oscar
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
The Godfather (1972)
Shared with:

Mario Puzo was not present at the awards ceremony. His daughter Dorothy Ann Puzo accepted the award... More

Mario Puzo was not present at the awards ceremony. His daughter Dorothy Ann Puzo accepted the award on his behalf.

Nominated
Oscar
Best Director
The Godfather (1972)
1971 Won
Oscar
Best Writing, Story and Screenplay Based on Factual Material or Material Not Previously Published or Produced
Patton (1970)
Shared with:
Francis Ford Coppola was not present at the awards ceremony.

Golden Globes, USA

1991 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Director - Motion Picture
The Godfather: Part III (1990)
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
The Godfather: Part III (1990)
Shared with:
1985 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Director - Motion Picture
The Cotton Club (1984)
1980 Won
Golden Globe
Best Director - Motion Picture
Apocalypse Now (1979)
Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Apocalypse Now (1979)
Shared with:
1975 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Director - Motion Picture
The Conversation (1974)
Best Director - Motion Picture
The Godfather: Part II (1974)
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
The Conversation (1974)
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
The Godfather: Part II (1974)
Shared with:
1973 Won
Golden Globe
Best Director - Motion Picture
The Godfather (1972)
Best Screenplay
The Godfather (1972)
Shared with:

Primetime Emmy Awards

1998 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Miniseries
Moby Dick (1998)
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1997 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Miniseries
The Odyssey (1997)
Shared with:

BAFTA Awards

1980 Won
BAFTA Film Award
Best Direction
Apocalypse Now (1979)
Nominated
Anthony Asquith Award for Film Music
Apocalypse Now (1979)
Shared with:
1975 Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Direction
The Conversation (1974)
Best Screenplay
The Conversation (1974)

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA

1993 Won
Saturn Award
Best Director
Dracula (1992)

American Society of Cinematographers, USA

1998 Won
Board of the Governors Award

Berlin International Film Festival

1991 Won
Berlinale Camera

CableACE Awards

1995 Nominated
CableACE
Animated Programming Special or Series
The Junky's Christmas (1993)
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1988 Nominated
ACE
Directing a Theatrical or Dramatic Special
Faerie Tale Theatre (1982)
For episode "Rip Van Winkle"

Cannes Film Festival

1979 Won
Palme d'Or
Apocalypse Now (1979)
The film was screend as a work in progess. Tied with The Tin Drum (1979).
Won
FIPRESCI Prize
Competition
Apocalypse Now (1979)
1974 Won
Palme d'Or
The Conversation (1974)
Won
Prize of the Ecumenical Jury - Special Mention
The Conversation (1974)
1967 Nominated
Palme d'Or
You're a Big Boy Now (1966)

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

1991 Nominated
CFCA Award
Best Director
The Godfather: Part III (1990)

Cinema Brazil Grand Prize

2002 Nominated
Cinema Brazil Grand Prize
Best Foreign-Language Film (Melhor Filme Estrangeiro)
Apocalypse Now (1979)
For the Redux version. USA.

Cinema Writers Circle Awards, Spain

1994 Won
CEC Career Award

César Awards, France

1980 Nominated
César
Best Foreign Film (Meilleur film étranger)
Apocalypse Now (1979)

DVD Exclusive Awards

2001 Nominated
Video Premiere Award
Best DVD Audio Commentary
The Conversation (1974)
For the Widescreen Collection.
2001 Nominated
Video Premiere Award
Best Audio Commentary
The Godfather (1972)
(Paramount)

David di Donatello Awards

1981 Won
David
Best Foreign Producer (Migliore Produttore Straniero)
Kagemusha (1980)
Shared with:
Tied with Hungaro Film for Angi Vera (1979).
1980 Won
David
Best Foreign Director (Migliore Regista Straniero)
Apocalypse Now (1979)

Denver International Film Festival

2003 Won
Lifetime Achievement Award

Directors Guild of America, USA

1998 Won
Lifetime Achievement Award
1991 Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
The Godfather: Part III (1990)
1980 Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Apocalypse Now (1979)
1975 Won
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
The Godfather: Part II (1974)
Shared with:
Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
The Conversation (1974)
1973 Won
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
The Godfather (1972)
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Edgar Allan Poe Awards

1975 Nominated
Edgar
Best Motion Picture
The Conversation (1974)

Film Society of Lincoln Center

2002 Won
Gala Tribute

Fotogramas de Plata

1994 Won
Fotogramas de Plata
Best Foreign Film (Mejor Película Extranjera)
Dracula (1992)
1992 Won
Fotogramas de Plata
Best Foreign Film (Mejor Película Extranjera)
The Godfather: Part III (1990)

Golden Eagle Awards, Russia

2004 Won
Golden Eagle
Achievement in World Cinema

Grammy Awards

1980 Nominated
Grammy
Best Album of Original Score Written for a Motion Picture or Television Special
Apocalypse Now (1979)
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Hugo Awards

1993 Nominated
Hugo
Best Dramatic Presentation
Dracula (1992)
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Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards

1974 Won
KCFCC Award
Best Director
The Godfather: Part II (1974)
The Conversation (1974)
1972 Won
KCFCC Award
Best Director
The Godfather (1972)

Moscow International Film Festival

1987 Nominated
Golden Prize
Gardens of Stone (1987)
1983 Nominated
Golden Prize
The Outsiders (1983)

National Board of Review, USA

1997 Won
Billy Wilder Award
1974 Won
NBR Award
Best Director
The Conversation (1974)

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA

1975 Won
NSFC Award
Best Director
The Godfather: Part II (1974)
1973 2nd place
NSFC Award
Best Director
The Godfather (1972)
Nominated
NSFC Award
Best Screenplay
The Godfather (1972)
Shared with:
4th place. Tied with Jan Troell and Bengt Forslund for The Emigrants (1971).

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

1974 3rd place
NYFCC Award
Best Screenplay
The Conversation (1974)
Best Director
The Godfather: Part II (1974)
1973 2nd place
NYFCC Award
Best Director
The Godfather (1972)

San Sebastián International Film Festival

2002 Won
Special 50th Anniversary Award
On occasion of the 50th anniversary of the festival in recognition to his impressive career.
1984 Won
FIPRESCI Prize
Rumble Fish (1983)
Won
OCIC Award
Rumble Fish (1983)
1969 Won
Golden Seashell
The Rain People (1969)

Satellite Awards

2001 Won
Mary Pickford Award

Telluride Film Festival, US

2014 Won
Silver Medallion Award
Apocalypse Now (1979)
In celebration of its 35th Anniversary.
1974 Won
Silver Medallion Award

Thessaloniki Film Festival

2005 Won
Honorary Golden Alexander

USC Scripter Award

1998 Nominated
USC Scripter Award
The Rainmaker (1997)
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Venice Film Festival

1992 Won
Career Golden Lion

Writers Guild of America, USA

1980 Nominated
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Drama Written Directly for the Screen
Apocalypse Now (1979)
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1975 Won
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Drama Adapted from Another Medium
The Godfather: Part II (1974)
Shared with:
Nominated
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Drama Written Directly for the Screen
The Conversation (1974)
1973 Won
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Drama Adapted from Another Medium
The Godfather (1972)
Shared with:
1971 Won
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Drama Written Directly for the Screen
Patton (1970)
Shared with:
1967 Nominated
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Written American Comedy
You're a Big Boy Now (1966)

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