John Waters Poster


Chicago Underground Film Festival

1997 Won
Jack Smith Lifetime Achievement Award

Film Independent Spirit Awards

1989 Nominated
Independent Spirit Award
Best Director
Hairspray (1988)
Best Screenplay
Hairspray (1988)

Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association (GALECA)

2017 Won
Timeless Award

Gijón International Film Festival

1998 Nominated
Grand Prix Asturias
Best Feature
Pecker (1998)

GLAAD Media Awards

2004 Won
Stephen F. Kolzak Award

Grammy Awards

2015 Nominated
Best Spoken Word Album
For the album "Carsick: John Waters Hitchhikes Across America."

Phoenix Film Festival

2003 Won
Copper Wing Tribute Award
Phoenix Film Foundation Awards

Provincetown International Film Festival

1999 Won
Filmmaker on the Edge Award

Sundance Film Festival

1988 Nominated
Grand Jury Prize
Hairspray (1988)

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