Ridley Scott Poster

Awards

Academy Awards, USA

2016 Nominated
Oscar
Best Motion Picture of the Year
The Martian (2015)
Shared with:
2002 Nominated
Oscar
Best Director
Black Hawk Down (2001)
2001 Nominated
Oscar
Best Director
Gladiator (2000)
1992 Nominated
Oscar
Best Director
Thelma & Louise (1991)

Golden Globes, USA

2016 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Director - Motion Picture
The Martian (2015)
2008 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Director - Motion Picture
American Gangster (2007)
2001 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Director - Motion Picture
Gladiator (2000)

Primetime Emmy Awards

2015 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Television Movie
Killing Jesus (2015)
Shared with:
2014 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Television Movie
Killing Kennedy (2013)
Shared with:
2011 Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Nonfiction Special
Gettysburg (2011)
Shared with:
Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Drama Series
The Good Wife (2009)
Shared with:
Outstanding Miniseries or Movie
The Pillars of the Earth (2010)
Shared with:
2010 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Drama Series
The Good Wife (2009)
Shared with:
2009 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Made for Television Movie
Into the Storm (2009)
Shared with:
2008 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Miniseries
The Andromeda Strain (2008)
Shared with:
2002 Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Made for Television Movie
The Gathering Storm (2002)
Shared with:
2000 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Made for Television Movie
RKO 281 (1999)
Shared with:

BAFTA Awards

2016 Nominated
David Lean Award for Direction
The Martian (2015)
2008 Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Film
American Gangster (2007)
Shared with:
2001 Nominated
David Lean Award for Direction
Gladiator (2000)
1995 Won
Michael Balcon Award
1992 Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Direction
Thelma & Louise (1991)
Best Film
Thelma & Louise (1991)
Shared with:

AARP Movies for Grownups Awards

2015 Won
Movies for Grownups Award
Best Director
The Martian (2015)
2004 Nominated
Movies for Grownups Award
Best Director
Matchstick Men (2003)

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA

2016 Won
Saturn Award
Best Director
The Martian (2015)
2004 Won
George Pal Memorial Award

One of our generation's finest filmmakers, Ridley began his career as a set designer for the BBC in... More

One of our generation's finest filmmakers, Ridley began his career as a set designer for the BBC in the 60's. He soon became a television director working on such Brit shows as Z Cars (1962). He soon began his own company and showed his talent in directing innovative commercials in the 70's. He directed his first film, The Duellists (1977), in 1977. He would follow this up with Alien (1979) and Blade Runner (1982) which are both considered groundbreaking works of the genre. Other classic films directed by Ridley include: Legend (1985), _Black Rain (1989/I)_, Gladiator (2000), Hannibal (2001) and Black Hawk Down (2001). He is considered a legend in the genres we honor.

2001 Nominated
Saturn Award
Best Director
Gladiator (2000)
1983 Nominated
Saturn Award
Best Director
Blade Runner (1982)
1980 Won
Saturn Award
Best Director
Alien (1979)

AFI Awards, USA

2016 Won
AFI Award
Movie of the Year
The Martian (2015)
Shared with:

THE MARTIAN takes us to another planet to illustrate what it is to be human. This epic tale of ... More

THE MARTIAN takes us to another planet to illustrate what it is to be human. This epic tale of survival is directed with cosmic wonder by Ridley Scott, who fills space with breathtaking spectacle but saves the film's greatest wonderment for the mind of man. Matt Damon's singular performance orbits all aspects of human emotion - embodying a united world's boundless capacity for hope, sparked by the soaring power of science.

2002 Nominated
AFI Award
Movie of the Year
Black Hawk Down (2001)
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BLACK HAWK DOWN is an unrelenting combat experience. Leaving behind the traditional rules of the ... More

BLACK HAWK DOWN is an unrelenting combat experience. Leaving behind the traditional rules of the genre, the film immerses its audience in the cold reality of war. It arrives in theaters at a moment in American history which could not be more timely.

Director of the Year
Black Hawk Down (2001)

Alliance of Women Film Journalists

2016 Nominated
EDA Award
Best Director
The Martian (2015)
2013 Won
EDA Special Mention Award
Hall of Shame
The Counselor (2013)

American Society of Cinematographers, USA

2016 Won
Board of the Governors Award

Australian Film Institute

2016 Nominated
AACTA International Award
Best Direction
The Martian (2015)
1992 Nominated
Best Foreign Film Award
Thelma & Louise (1991)
Shared with:

Awards Circuit Community Awards

2015 Nominated
ACCA
Best Motion Picture
The Martian (2015)
Shared with:
Best Director
The Martian (2015)
2007 Nominated
ACCA
Best Motion Picture
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007)
Shared with:
2000 Nominated
ACCA
Best Director
Gladiator (2000)

Black Reel Awards

2016 Nominated
Black Reel
Outstanding Motion Picture
Concussion (2015)
Shared with:

Bodil Awards

1992 Won
Bodil
Best Non-European Film (Bedste ikke-europæiske film)
Thelma & Louise (1991)

Boston Film Festival

2003 Won
Film Excellence Award

British Film Institute Awards

2009 Won
BFI Fellowship

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards

2016 Nominated
Critics Choice Award
Best Director
The Martian (2015)
2001 2nd place
Critics Choice Award
Best Director
Gladiator (2000)

Cannes Film Festival

1977 Won
Best First Work
The Duellists (1977)
Unanimously.
Nominated
Palme d'Or
The Duellists (1977)

Central Ohio Film Critics Association

2016 Nominated
COFCA Award
Best Director
The Martian (2015)

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

1992 Nominated
CFCA Award
Best Director
Thelma & Louise (1991)

CinEuphoria Awards

2014 Nominated
CinEuphoria
Best Film - International Competition
Stoker (2013)
Shared with:

César Awards, France

1992 Nominated
César
Best Foreign Film (Meilleur film étranger)
Thelma & Louise (1991)

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards

2001 3rd place
DFWFCA Award
Best Director
Gladiator (2000)

David di Donatello Awards

1992 Nominated
David
Best Foreign Film (Miglior Film Straniero)
Thelma & Louise (1991)
1978 Won
David
Best Foreign Director (Migliore Regista Straniero)
The Duellists (1977)
Tied with Herbert Ross for The Goodbye Girl (1977).

Denver Film Critics Society

2015 Nominated
DFCS Award
Best Director
The Martian (2015)

Directors Guild of America, USA

2016 Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film
The Martian (2015)
2002 Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Black Hawk Down (2001)
2001 Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Gladiator (2000)
1992 Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Thelma & Louise (1991)

DVD Exclusive Awards

2003 Nominated
DVD Premiere Award
Best Audio Commentary, Library Release
Legend (1985)
For the Ultimate Edition.
2003 Won
DVDX Award
Best Audio Commentary (New for DVD)
Alien (1979)
Shared with:
(Alien Quadrilogy).
2001 Nominated
Video Premiere Award
Best DVD Audio Commentary
Gladiator (2000)
For the Signature Selection.

Empire Awards, UK

2016 Nominated
Empire Award
Best Director
The Martian (2015)
2001 Nominated
Empire Award
Best British Director
Gladiator (2000)

European Film Awards

2000 Nominated
Screen International Award
Gladiator (2000)
USA

Fantasporto

1993 Nominated
International Fantasy Film Award
Best Film
Blade Runner (1982)
The director's cut.
1988 Nominated
International Fantasy Film Award
Best Film
Someone to Watch Over Me (1987)
1983 Nominated
International Fantasy Film Award
Best Film
Blade Runner (1982)

Florida Film Critics Circle Awards

2015 Nominated
FFCC Award
Best Director
The Martian (2015)

Georgia Film Critics Association (GFCA)

2016 Nominated
GFCA Award
Best Director
The Martian (2015)

Gold Derby Awards

2016 Nominated
Gold Derby Award
Motion Picture
The Martian (2015)
Shared with:
Director
The Martian (2015)

Golden Schmoes Awards

2015 Nominated
Golden Schmoes
Best Director of the Year
The Martian (2015)

Hollywood Film Awards

2015 Won
Hollywood Film Award
Film of the Year
The Martian (2015)
Shared with:
Producer of the Year
The Martian (2015)

Houston Film Critics Society Awards

2016 Nominated
HFCS Award
Best Director
The Martian (2015)

Hugo Awards

2016 Nominated
Hugo
Best Dramatic Presentation - Long Form
The Martian (2015)
Shared with:
1983 Won
Hugo
Best Dramatic Presentation
Blade Runner (1982)
Shared with:
1980 Won
Hugo
Best Dramatic Presentation
Alien (1979)
Shared with:

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists

1992 Nominated
Silver Ribbon
Best Foreign Director (Regista del Miglior Film Straniero)
Thelma & Louise (1991)
1983 Nominated
Silver Ribbon
Best Foreign Director (Regista del Miglior Film Straniero)
Blade Runner (1982)

Jupiter Award

2001 Won
Jupiter Award
Best International Director
Hannibal (2001)
2000 Won
Jupiter Award
Best International Director
Gladiator (2000)

Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards

2000 Nominated
Sierra Award
Best Director
Gladiator (2000)

London Critics Circle Film Awards

2016 Nominated
ALFS Award
Director of the Year
The Martian (2015)
2001 Nominated
ALFS Award
British Director of the Year
Gladiator (2000)
1992 Won
ALFS Award
Director of the Year
Thelma & Louise (1991)

National Board of Review, USA

2015 Won
NBR Award
Best Director
The Martian (2015)

North Carolina Film Critics Association

2016 Nominated
NCFCA Award
Best Director
The Martian (2015)

North Texas Film Critics Association, US

2015 Won
NTFCA Award
Best Picture
The Martian (2015)
Best Director
The Martian (2015)

Online Film & Television Association

2016 Nominated
OFTA Film Award
Best Picture
The Martian (2015)
Shared with:
9th Place
Best Director
The Martian (2015)
2008 Nominated
OFTA Film Award
Best Picture
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007)
Shared with:
2001 Nominated
OFTA Film Award
Best Director
Gladiator (2000)

Online Film Critics Society Awards

2015 Nominated
OFCS Award
Best Director
The Martian (2015)

Palm Springs International Film Festival

2001 Won
Director's Achievement Award

PGA Awards

2016 Nominated
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures
The Martian (2015)
Shared with:
2014 Nominated
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Long-Form Television
Killing Kennedy (2013)
Shared with:
2012 Nominated
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television, Drama
The Good Wife (2009)
Shared with:
2011 Nominated
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Long-Form Television
The Pillars of the Earth (2010)
Shared with:
2003 Nominated
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Long-Form Television
The Gathering Storm (2002)
Shared with:
1992 Nominated
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures
Thelma & Louise (1991)
Shared with:

Phoenix Critics Circle

2015 Nominated
PCC Award
Best Director
The Martian (2015)

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards

2015 Won
PFCS Award
Best Director
The Martian (2015)

Rondo Hatton Classic Horror Awards

2015 Nominated
Rondo Statuette
Best Movie
The Martian (2015)

Sant Jordi Awards

2008 Won
Audience Award
Best Foreign Film (Mejor Película Extranjera)
American Gangster (2007)

Satellite Awards

2015 Nominated
Satellite Award
Best Director
The Martian (2015)
2001 Nominated
Golden Satellite Award
Best Director
Gladiator (2000)

Seattle Film Critics Awards

2016 Nominated
Seattle Film Critics Award
Best Director
The Martian (2015)

St. Louis Film Critics Association, US

2015 Nominated
SLFCA Award
Best Director
The Martian (2015)

Utah Film Critics Association Awards

2015 2nd place
UFCA Award
Best Director
The Martian (2015)

Valladolid International Film Festival

1991 Won
Golden Spike
Thelma & Louise (1991)
Tied with The Adjuster (1991).

Venice Film Festival

1985 Nominated
Golden Lion
Legend (1985)

Visual Effects Society Awards

2016 Won
Lifetime Achievement Award

Walk of Fame

2015 Won
Star on the Walk of Fame
Motion Picture
On November 5, 2015. At 6712 Hollywood Blvd.

Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards

2015 Nominated
WAFCA Award
Best Director
The Martian (2015)

Yoga Awards

2014 Won
Yoga Award
Worst Foreign Film
The Counselor (2013)
1998 Won
Yoga Award
Worst Foreign Film
G.I. Jane (1997)
1990 Won
Special Mention
Worst Foreign Film
Black Rain (1989)

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