Paul Verhoeven Poster

Awards

BAFTA Awards

2007 Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Film not in the English Language
Zwartboek (2006)
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Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences of Argentina

2007 Nominated
Award of the Argentinean Academy
Best Foreign Film
Zwartboek (2006)
Netherlands.

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA

1998 Nominated
Saturn Award
Best Director
Starship Troopers (1997)
1993 Nominated
Saturn Award
Best Director
Basic Instinct (1992)
1991 Nominated
Saturn Award
Best Director
Total Recall (1990)
1988 Won
Saturn Award
Best Director
RoboCop (1987)

Alliance of Women Film Journalists

2017 Nominated
EDA Award
Best Non-English Language Film
Elle (2016)
France

Amsterdam Fantastic Film Festival

2002 Won
Lifetime Achievement Award

Avoriaz Fantastic Film Festival

1988 Won
C.S.T. Award
RoboCop (1987)
1984 Won
Special Jury Award
De vierde man (1983)
Nominated
Grand Prize
De vierde man (1983)

Awards Circuit Community Awards

2016 Won
ACCA
Best Foreign Language Film
Elle (2016)
France

Cannes Film Festival

2016 Nominated
Palme d'Or
Elle (2016)
1992 Nominated
Palme d'Or
Basic Instinct (1992)

Capri, Hollywood

2007 Won
Capri Cult Award
Zwartboek (2006)

Cartagena Film Festival

2017 Nominated
Gemas Award
Best Film (Mejor Película)
Elle (2016)

Chicago International Film Festival

1983 Nominated
Gold Hugo
Best Feature
De vierde man (1983)

Cinema Writers Circle Awards, Spain

2017 Nominated
CEC Award
Best Foreign Film (Mejor Película Extranjera)
Elle (2016)

César Awards, France

2017 Won
César
Best Film (Meilleur film)
Elle (2016)
Shared with:
Nominated
César
Best Director (Meilleur réalisateur)
Elle (2016)

Daytime Emmy Awards

2001 Nominated
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Special Class Animated Program
Roughnecks: The Starship Troopers Chronicles (1999)
Shared with:

DVD Exclusive Awards

2001 Nominated
Video Premiere Award
Best Audio Commentary
Total Recall (1990)
Shared with:
(Artisan).

European Film Awards

2016 Nominated
European Film Award
European Director
Elle (2016)
European Film
Elle (2016)
Shared with:
2007 Nominated
Audience Award
Best European Film
Zwartboek (2006)

Fantasporto

1986 Nominated
International Fantasy Film Award
Best Film
Flesh+Blood (1985)

Film by the Sea International Film Festival

2011 Won
Grand Director Award

Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards

2008 Nominated
FCCA Award
Best Foreign Language Film
Zwartboek (2006)
Netherlands.

Fotogramas de Plata

2017 Won
Fotogramas de Plata
Best Foreign Film (Mejor Película Extranjera)
Elle (2016)

French Syndicate of Cinema Critics

2017 Won
Critics Award
Best Film
Elle (2016)

Gaudí Awards

2017 Won
Gaudí Award
Best European Film (Millor Pel·lícula Europea)
Elle (2016)
Shared with:
France/Germany/Belgium

Goya Awards

2017 Won
Goya
Best European Film (Mejor Película Europea)
Elle (2016)

Hugo Awards

1998 Nominated
Hugo
Best Dramatic Presentation
Starship Troopers (1997)
Shared with:
1991 Nominated
Hugo
Best Dramatic Presentation
Total Recall (1990)
Shared with:
1988 Nominated
Hugo
Best Dramatic Presentation
RoboCop (1987)
Shared with:

Indiewire Critics' Poll

2016 Nominated
ICP Award
Best Director
Elle (2016)
9th place.

International Cinephile Society Awards

2017 2nd place
ICS Award
Best Director
Elle (2016)
Runner-Up.
2016 Won
ICS Cannes Award
Grand Prix
Elle (2016)
Shared with:

Key West Film Festival

2015 Won
Golden Key
Career Achievement

"Recognized for his decades of film-making passion that challenged the norm with movies like ... More

"Recognized for his decades of film-making passion that challenged the norm with movies like RoboCop, Total Recall, Basic Instinct, Starship Troopers, and yes, even Showgirls.


Kinema Junpo Awards

1989 Won
Readers' Choice Award
Best Foreign Language Film
RoboCop (1987)

Lisbon & Estoril Film Festival

2016 Won
NOS Audience Award
Best Film
Elle (2016)
Nominated
Jaeger - LeCoultre Best Film Award
Best Film
Elle (2016)

Locarno International Film Festival

2000 Won
Leopard of Honor
Won
Audience Award
Hollow Man (2000)
1964 Won
Prize of the Ecumenical Jury
Feest! (1963)

London Film Festival

2016 Nominated
Best Film
Official Competition
Elle (2016)

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

1984 Won
LAFCA Award
Best Foreign Film
De vierde man (1983)
1979 Won
LAFCA Award
Best Foreign Film
Soldaat van Oranje (1977)

Lumiere Awards, France

2017 Won
Lumiere Award
Best Film (Meilleur film)
Elle (2016)
Best Director (Meilleur réalisateur)
Elle (2016)

Melbourne International Film Festival

2016 Nominated
People's Choice Award
Best Narrative Feature
Elle (2016)

Nederlands Film Festival

2006 Won
Golden Calf
Best Director (Beste Regie)
Zwartboek (2006)
2000 Won
Grolsch Film Boulevard
1999 Won
Golden Calf
Best Dutch Film of the Century (Beste Nederlandse Film van de Eeuw)
Turks fruit (1973)
Shared with:
A trophy for each the director and the producer of the film.
1992 Won
Golden Calf
Dutch Culture Award (Cultuurprijs)
1985 Won
Golden Calf
Best Director of a Feature Film (Beste Regie)
Flesh+Blood (1985)

New Zealand International Film Festival

2016 Nominated
Audience Award
Elle (2016)

Razzie Awards

1996 Won
Razzie Award
Worst Director
Showgirls (1995)

Verhoeven accepted his award in person at the Razzie Awards ceremony, the first to ever do so. ... More

Verhoeven accepted his award in person at the Razzie Awards ceremony, the first to ever do so. Smiling, he told the audience "I had the worst thing happen to me today. I got seven awards for being the worst, and it was more fun than reading the reviews in September."


Rembrandt Awards

2008 Won
Rembrandt Award
Best DVD Release (Beste DVD uitbreng)
Zwartboek (2006)
2007 Won
Rembrandt Award
Best Film (Beste Nederlandse Film)
Zwartboek (2006)
Shared with:

San Diego Film Critics Society Awards

2007 2nd place
SDFCS Award
Best Screenplay, Original
Zwartboek (2006)
Shared with:

Sannio FilmFest

2007 Won
Golden Capital
Best Director
Zwartboek (2006)

Sant Jordi Awards

2017 Won
Sant Jordi
Best Foreign Film (Mejor Película Extranjera)
Elle (2016)

Seattle Film Critics Awards

2017 Won
Seattle Film Critics Award
Best Foreign Language Film
Elle (2016)
Nominated
Seattle Film Critics Award
Best Director
Elle (2016)

Sitges - Catalonian International Film Festival

2006 Won
Honorary Grand Prize
1987 Won
Best Director
RoboCop (1987)
Nominated
Best Film
RoboCop (1987)

Toronto International Film Festival

1983 Won
International Critics' Award
De vierde man (1983)

Venice Film Festival

2006 Won
Young Cinema Award
Best International Film
Zwartboek (2006)
Nominated
Golden Lion
Zwartboek (2006)

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