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Awards

Academy Awards, USA

2004 Nominated
Oscar
Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay
Mystic River (2003)
1998 Won
Oscar
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published
L.A. Confidential (1997)
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Golden Globes, USA

2004 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Mystic River (2003)
1998 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
L.A. Confidential (1997)
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BAFTA Awards

2004 Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Screenplay - Adapted
Mystic River (2003)
1998 Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Screenplay - Adapted
L.A. Confidential (1997)
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American Screenwriters Association, USA

2004 Nominated
Discover Screenwriting Award
Mystic River (2003)

Awards Circuit Community Awards

2003 Won
ACCA
Best Adapted Screenplay
Mystic River (2003)
1997 Won
ACCA
Best Adapted Screenplay
L.A. Confidential (1997)
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Boston Society of Film Critics Awards

1997 Won
BSFC Award
Best Screenplay
L.A. Confidential (1997)
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Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards

2004 Nominated
Critics Choice Award
Best Writer
Mystic River (2003)
1998 Won
Critics Choice Award
Best Screenplay, Adapted
L.A. Confidential (1997)
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Central Ohio Film Critics Association

2004 Nominated
COFCA Award
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Mystic River (2003)

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

2004 Nominated
CFCA Award
Best Screenplay
Mystic River (2003)
1998 Won
CFCA Award
Best Screenplay
L.A. Confidential (1997)
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Chlotrudis Awards

1998 Won
Chlotrudis Award
Best Screenplay
L.A. Confidential (1997)
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Cognac Festival du Film Policier

1999 Won
Audience Award
Payback (1999)

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards

1998 Won
DFWFCA Award
Best Screenplay
L.A. Confidential (1997)
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Edgar Allan Poe Awards

2004 Nominated
Edgar
Best Motion Picture Screenplay
Mystic River (2003)
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1998 Won
Edgar
Best Motion Picture
L.A. Confidential (1997)
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Nominated
Edgar
Best Motion Picture
Conspiracy Theory (1997)

Florida Film Critics Circle Awards

1998 Won
FFCC Award
Best Screenplay
L.A. Confidential (1997)
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Gold Derby Awards

2004 Nominated
Gold Derby Award
Adapted Screenplay
Mystic River (2003)

Golden Schmoes Awards

2003 Nominated
Golden Schmoes
Best Screenplay of the Year
Mystic River (2003)

Hochi Film Awards

2013 Won
Hochi Film Award
Best Foreign Language Film
42 (2013)

Image Awards

2014 Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Writing in a Motion Picture - (Theatrical or Television)
42 (2013)

International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA)

2004 Nominated
INOCA
Best Adapted Screenplay
Mystic River (2003)

Italian Online Movie Awards (IOMA)

2004 Nominated
IOMA
Best Adapted Screenplay (Miglior sceneggiatura non originale)
Mystic River (2003)

Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards

1998 Won
Sierra Award
Best Screenplay
L.A. Confidential (1997)
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London Critics Circle Film Awards

2004 Nominated
ALFS Award
Screenwriter of the Year
Mystic River (2003)
1998 Won
ALFS Award
Screenwriter of the Year
L.A. Confidential (1997)
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Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

1997 Won
LAFCA Award
Best Screenplay
L.A. Confidential (1997)
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National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA

2004 Nominated
NSFC Award
Best Screenplay
Mystic River (2003)
1998 Won
NSFC Award
Best Screenplay
L.A. Confidential (1997)
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New York Film Critics Circle Awards

1997 Won
NYFCC Award
Best Screenplay
L.A. Confidential (1997)
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Online Film & Television Association

2004 Nominated
OFTA Film Award
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
Mystic River (2003)
1998 Won
OFTA Film Award
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
L.A. Confidential (1997)
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Online Film Critics Society Awards

2004 Nominated
OFCS Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Mystic River (2003)
1998 Won
OFCS Award
Best Screenplay
L.A. Confidential (1997)
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PEN Center USA West Literary Awards

2004 Won
Literary Award
Screenplay
Mystic River (2003)

Razzie Awards

1998 Won
Razzie Award
Worst Screenplay
The Postman (1997)
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Helgeland was presented with his award at his office on the Warner Bros. lot by Razzie Founder John... More

Helgeland was presented with his award at his office on the Warner Bros. lot by Razzie Founder John Wilson. His acceptance statement concluded "I wish to thank John Wilson and I look forward to a time when the Razzies are given their own proper ceremony and national telecast. The world will be a better place with a few more laughs in it."


San Diego Film Critics Society Awards

1997 Won
SDFCS Award
Best Screenplay, Adapted
L.A. Confidential (1997)
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Satellite Awards

2004 Won
Golden Satellite Award
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Mystic River (2003)
1998 Won
Golden Satellite Award
Best Screenplay, Adapted
L.A. Confidential (1997)
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Society of Texas Film Critics Awards

1997 Won
STFC Award
Best Screenplay, Adapted
L.A. Confidential (1997)
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Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards

2003 Won
SEFCA Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Mystic River (2003)
1998 Won
SEFCA Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
L.A. Confidential (1997)
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USC Scripter Award

2004 Won
USC Scripter Award
Mystic River (2003)
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Tied with Gary Ross and Laura Hillenbrand for Seabiscuit (2003).
1998 Won
USC Scripter Award
L.A. Confidential (1997)
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Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards

2003 Won
WAFCA Award
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Mystic River (2003)

Writers Guild of America, USA

2004 Nominated
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Adapted Screenplay
Mystic River (2003)
1998 Won
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published
L.A. Confidential (1997)
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