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Awards

Academy Awards, USA

1947 Nominated
Oscar
Best Director
It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
1940 Nominated
Oscar
Best Director
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)
1939 Won
Oscar
Best Director
You Can't Take It with You (1938)
1937 Won
Oscar
Best Director
Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936)
1935 Won
Oscar
Best Director
It Happened One Night (1934)
1934 Nominated
Oscar
Best Director
Lady for a Day (1933)

Golden Globes, USA

1947 Won
Golden Globe
Best Motion Picture Director
It's a Wonderful Life (1946)

American Film Institute, USA

1982 Won
Life Achievement Award

Directors Guild of America, USA

1962 Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Pocketful of Miracles (1961)
1960 Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
A Hole in the Head (1959)
1959 Won
Lifetime Achievement Award
1941 Won
DGA Honorary Life Member Award

Laurel Awards

1962 Nominated
Golden Laurel
Top Producer/Director
7th place.

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

1946 3rd place
NYFCC Award
Best Director
It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
1939 2nd place
NYFCC Award
Best Director
You Can't Take It with You (1938)

Tied with John Cromwell for Algiers (1938), Michael Curtiz for Four Daughters (1938), Julien ... More

Tied with John Cromwell for Algiers (1938), Michael Curtiz for Four Daughters (1938), Julien Duvivier for The Great Waltz (1938) and Garson Kanin for A Man to Remember (1938).


PGA Awards

2001 Won
PGA Hall of Fame - Motion Pictures
It Happened One Night (1934)
Shared with:

Utah Film Critics Association Awards

1946 Won
UFCA Award
Best Director
It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
Best Writing, Screenplay - Original/Adapted
It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
Shared with:

Venice Film Festival

1982 Won
Career Golden Lion
1936 Won
Special Recommendation
Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936)
Nominated
Mussolini Cup
Best Foreign Film
Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936)
1935 Nominated
Mussolini Cup
Best Foreign Film
Broadway Bill (1934)
1934 Nominated
Mussolini Cup
Best Foreign Film
It Happened One Night (1934)
1932 Nominated
Audience Referendum
IN-COMPETITION
Forbidden (1932)

Walk of Fame

1960 Won
Star on the Walk of Fame
Motion Picture
On 8 February 1960. At 6614 Hollywood Blvd.

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