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Awards

Academy Awards, USA

2015 Nominated
Oscar
Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
Wild (2014)
2006 Won
Oscar
Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
Walk the Line (2005)

Golden Globes, USA

2015 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
Wild (2014)
2006 Won
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Walk the Line (2005)
2002 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Legally Blonde (2001)
2000 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Election (1999)

BAFTA Awards

2015 Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Leading Actress
Wild (2014)
2006 Won
BAFTA Film Award
Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
Walk the Line (2005)

Alliance of Women Film Journalists

2013 Won
EDA Special Mention Award
Actress Most in Need of a New Agent
This Means War (2012)
Tied with Katherine Heigl for One for the Money (2012).
2011 Nominated
EDA Special Mention Award
Actress Most in Need of a New Agent

American Comedy Awards, USA

2001 Nominated
American Comedy Award
Funniest Female Guest Appearance in a TV Series
Friends (1994)
2000 Nominated
American Comedy Award
Funniest Actress in a Motion Picture (Leading Role)
Election (1999)

Austin Film Critics Association

2006 Won
Austin Film Critics Award
Best Actress
Walk the Line (2005)

Australian Film Institute

2015 Nominated
AACTA International Award
Best Actress
Wild (2014)

Awards Circuit Community Awards

2014 Nominated
ACCA
Best Motion Picture
Gone Girl (2014)
Shared with:
Best Actress in a Leading Role
Wild (2014)
2005 Won
ACCA
Best Actress in a Leading Role
Walk the Line (2005)
1999 Nominated
ACCA
Best Actress in a Leading Role
Election (1999)

Blockbuster Entertainment Awards

2000 Won
Blockbuster Entertainment Award
Favorite Supporting Actress - Drama/Romance
Cruel Intentions (1999)

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards

2005 Won
BSFC Award
Best Actress
Walk the Line (2005)

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards

2015 Nominated
Critics Choice Award
Best Actress
Wild (2014)
2006 Won
Critics Choice Award
Best Actress
Walk the Line (2005)

Central Ohio Film Critics Association

2015 Nominated
COFCA Award
Best Actress
Wild (2014)
2006 2nd place
COFCA Award
Best Lead Performance
Walk the Line (2005)

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

2014 Nominated
CFCA Award
Best Actress
Wild (2014)
2006 Nominated
CFCA Award
Best Actress
Walk the Line (2005)
2000 Nominated
CFCA Award
Best Actress
Election (1999)
1992 Nominated
CFCA Award
Most Promising Actress
The Man in the Moon (1991)

Chlotrudis Awards

2000 Nominated
Chlotrudis Award
Best Actress
Election (1999)

Cognac Festival du Film Policier

1997 Won
Best Actress
Freeway (1996)

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards

2014 Won
DFWFCA Award
Best Actress
Wild (2014)
2005 3rd place
DFWFCA Award
Best Actress
Walk the Line (2005)

Denver Film Critics Society

2014 Nominated
DFCS Award
Best Actress
Wild (2014)

Detroit Film Critic Society, US

2014 Nominated
DFCS Award
Best Actress
Wild (2014)

Empire Awards, UK

2007 Nominated
Empire Award
Best Actress
Walk the Line (2005)

Florida Film Critics Circle Awards

2005 Won
FFCC Award
Best Actress
Walk the Line (2005)

Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association (GALECA)

2015 Nominated
Dorian Award
Film Performance of the Year - Actress
Wild (2014)

Gold Derby Awards

2015 Nominated
Gold Derby Award
Lead Actress
Wild (2014)
Motion Picture
Gone Girl (2014)
Shared with:
2006 Nominated
Gold Derby Award
Lead Actress
Walk the Line (2005)
As June Carter Cash

Golden Schmoes Awards

2014 Nominated
Golden Schmoes
Best Actress of the Year
Wild (2014)
2005 Won
Golden Schmoes
Best Actress of the Year
Walk the Line (2005)
2001 Nominated
Golden Schmoes
Best Actress of the Year
Legally Blonde (2001)

Houston Film Critics Society Awards

2015 Nominated
HFCS Award
Best Actress
Wild (2014)

Independent Spirit Awards

2015 Won
Robert Altman Award
Inherent Vice (2014)
Shared with:
2014 Won
Robert Altman Award
Mud (2012)
Shared with:
2000 Nominated
Independent Spirit Award
Best Female Lead
Election (1999)

Indiana Film Journalists Association, US

2014 Won
IFJA Award
Best Actress
Wild (2014)

Indiewire Critics' Poll

2014 Nominated
ICP Award
Best Lead Actress
Wild (2014)
7th place.

Iowa Film Critics Awards

2015 Won
IFC Award
Best Actress
Wild (2014)

Italian Online Movie Awards (IOMA)

2006 Nominated
IOMA
Best Actress (Miglior attrice protagonista)
Walk the Line (2005)

Jupiter Award

2016 Won
Jupiter Award
Best International Actress
Wild (2014)

Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards

2005 Won
KCFCC Award
Best Actress
Walk the Line (2005)
1999 Won
KCFCC Award
Best Actress
Election (1999)

Kids' Choice Awards, USA

2010 Nominated
Blimp Award
Favorite Voice from an Animated Movie
Monsters vs. Aliens (2009)
2009 Nominated
Blimp Award
Favorite Movie Actress
Four Christmases (2008)
2002 Nominated
Blimp Award
Favorite Female Movie Star
Legally Blonde (2001)

Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards

2014 Won
Sierra Award
Best Actress
Wild (2014)
2005 Won
Sierra Award
Best Actress
Walk the Line (2005)
2000 Nominated
Sierra Award
Best Actress
Election (1999)

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

1999 2nd place
LAFCA Award
Best Actress
Election (1999)

MTV Movie Awards

2015 Nominated
MTV Movie Award
Best Female Performance
Wild (2014)
2011 Won
MTV Generation Award
2006 Nominated
MTV Movie Award
Best Performance
Walk the Line (2005)
2003 Nominated
MTV Movie Award
Best Female Performance
Sweet Home Alabama (2002)
2002 Won
MTV Movie Award
Best Comedic Performance
Legally Blonde (2001)
Best Line
Legally Blonde (2001)

"Oh, I like your outfit too, except when I dress up as a frigid bitch, I try not to look so ... More

"Oh, I like your outfit too, except when I dress up as a frigid bitch, I try not to look so constipated."

Best Dressed
Legally Blonde (2001)
Nominated
MTV Movie Award
Best Female Performance
Legally Blonde (2001)

MTV Movie Awards, Mexico

2004 Nominated
MTV Movie Award
Best Look (Mejor Look)
Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde (2003)

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA

2006 Won
NSFC Award
Best Actress
Walk the Line (2005)
2000 Won
NSFC Award
Best Actress
Election (1999)

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

2005 Won
NYFCC Award
Best Actress
Walk the Line (2005)

North Carolina Film Critics Association

2015 Nominated
NCFCA Award
Best Actress
Wild (2014)

North Texas Film Critics Association, US

2005 Won
NTFCA Award
Best Actress
Walk the Line (2005)

Online Film & Television Association

2015 Nominated
OFTA Film Award
Best Actress
Wild (2014)
Best Picture
Gone Girl (2014)
Shared with:
2006 Won
OFTA Film Award
Best Actress
Walk the Line (2005)
2000 Nominated
OFTA Film Award
Best Actress
Election (1999)
Nominated
OFTA Television Award
Best Guest Actress in a Comedy Series
Friends (1994)

Online Film Critics Society Awards

2006 Won
OFCS Award
Best Actress
Walk the Line (2005)
2000 Won
OFCS Award
Best Actress
Election (1999)

Palm Springs International Film Festival

2015 Won
Chairman's Award
Wild (2014)

"Reese Witherspoon delivers one of her finest performances in Wild," said Festival Chairman Harold ... More

"Reese Witherspoon delivers one of her finest performances in Wild," said Festival Chairman Harold Matzner. "Witherspoon brilliantly brings to life the true story of Cheryl Strayed, adding yet another iconic performance to her impressive 20-year span of characters including June Carter, Tracy Flick and Elle Woods. The Palm Springs International Film Festival is proud to present Reese Witherspoon with the Chairman's Award."


People's Choice Awards, USA

2015 Nominated
People's Choice Award
Favorite Dramatic Movie Actress
2013 Nominated
People's Choice Award
Favorite Comedic Movie Actress
2012 Nominated
People's Choice Award
Favorite Movie Actress
2009 Won
People's Choice Award
Favorite Female Movie Star
2008 Won
People's Choice Award
Favorite Female Movie Star
2006 Won
People's Choice Award
Favorite Leading Lady
2005 Nominated
People's Choice Award
Favorite Female Movie Star

Phoenix Critics Circle

2014 Won
PCC Award
Best Actress
Wild (2014)

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards

2014 Nominated
PFCS Award
Best Actress in a Leading Role
Wild (2014)

Rembrandt Awards

2012 Nominated
Rembrandt Award
Best International Actress (Beste Buitenlandse Actrice)
Water for Elephants (2011)

San Diego Film Critics Society Awards

1999 2nd place
SDFCS Award
Best Actress
Election (1999)

San Francisco Film Critics Circle

2014 Nominated
SFFCC Award
Best Actress
Wild (2014)
2005 Won
SFFCC Award
Best Actress
Walk the Line (2005)

Satellite Awards

2014 Nominated
Satellite Award
Best Actress in a Motion Picture
Wild (2014)
2005 Won
Satellite Award
Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical
Walk the Line (2005)
2002 Nominated
Golden Satellite Award
Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical
Legally Blonde (2001)
2000 Nominated
Golden Satellite Award
Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical
Election (1999)

Screen Actors Guild Awards

2015 Nominated
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
Wild (2014)
2006 Won
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
Walk the Line (2005)

Sitges - Catalonian International Film Festival

1997 Won
Best Actress
Freeway (1996)

Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards

2014 2nd place
SEFCA Award
Best Actress
Wild (2014)
2005 2nd place
SEFCA Award
Best Actress
Walk the Line (2005)
2000 2nd place
SEFCA Award
Best Actress
Election (1999)

St. Louis Film Critics Association, US

2014 Nominated
SLFCA Award
Best Actress
Wild (2014)
2005 Nominated
SLFCA Award
Best Actress
Walk the Line (2005)

Teen Choice Awards

2015 Nominated
Teen Choice Award
Choice Movie Actress: Drama
Wild (2014)
Choice Movie Actress: Comedy
Hot Pursuit (2015)
Choice Movie: Chemistry
Hot Pursuit (2015)
Shared with:
Choice Movie: Liplock
Hot Pursuit (2015)
Shared with:
Choice Movie: Hissy Fit
Hot Pursuit (2015)
2012 Nominated
Teen Choice Award
Choice Movie Actress: Comedy
This Means War (2012)
2011 Nominated
Teen Choice Award
Choice Movie Actress: Drama
Water for Elephants (2011)
2008 Nominated
Teen Choice Award
Choice Movie Actress: Drama
Rendition (2007)
2006 Won
Teen Choice Award
Movies - Choice Actress: Drama/Action Adventure
Walk the Line (2005)
2003 Won
Teen Choice Award
Choice Movie Liplock
Sweet Home Alabama (2002)
Shared with:
Nominated
Teen Choice Award
Choice Movie Actress - Comedy
Sweet Home Alabama (2002)
2002 Won
Extraordinary Achievement Award
Nominated
Teen Choice Award
Film - Choice Actress, Comedy
The Importance of Being Earnest (2002)
1999 Nominated
Teen Choice Award
Film - Choice Actress
Cruel Intentions (1999)
Film - Sexiest Love Scene
Cruel Intentions (1999)
Shared with:
Film - Funniest Scene
Pleasantville (1998)
Shared with:
Jennifer explains sex to her "TV" mom.
Film - Choice Hissy Fit
Election (1999)

Toronto Film Critics Association Awards

2015 3rd place
TFCA Award
Best Actress
Wild (2014)

Utah Film Critics Association Awards

2005 Won
UFCA Award
Best Actress
Walk the Line (2005)

Vancouver Film Critics Circle

2015 Nominated
VFCC Award
Best Actress
Wild (2014)

Village Voice Film Poll

2014 Nominated
VVFP Award
Best Actress
Wild (2014)
8th place.

Walk of Fame

2010 Won
Star on the Walk of Fame
Motion Picture
On 1 December 2010. At 6262 Hollywood Blvd.

Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards

2014 Nominated
WAFCA Award
Best Actress
Wild (2014)
2005 Won
WAFCA Award
Best Actress
Walk the Line (2005)

Women Film Critics Circle Awards

2014 Nominated
Courage in Acting Award
Wild (2014)

Women's Image Network Awards

2014 Won
WIN Award
Actress Feature Film
Wild (2014)

Young Artist Awards

1994 Won
Young Artist Award
Best Youth Actress Co-Starring in a Motion Picture Drama
Jack the Bear (1993)
1993 Nominated
Young Artist Award
Best Young Actress in a Television Movie
Desperate Choices: To Save My Child (1992)
1992 Nominated
Young Artist Award
Best Young Actress Starring in a Motion Picture
The Man in the Moon (1991)

Young Hollywood Awards

1999 Won
Young Hollywood Award
Breakthrough Performance - Female
Pleasantville (1998)

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