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Awards

Academy Awards, USA

1992 Nominated
Oscar
Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Grand Canyon (1991)
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1989 Nominated
Oscar
Best Picture
The Accidental Tourist (1988)
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Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
The Accidental Tourist (1988)
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1984 Nominated
Oscar
Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
The Big Chill (1983)
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Golden Globes, USA

1992 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Grand Canyon (1991)
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1984 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
The Big Chill (1983)
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BAFTA Awards

1990 Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Screenplay - Adapted
The Accidental Tourist (1988)
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1985 Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Screenplay - Original
The Big Chill (1983)
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Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA

2016 Won
Saturn Award
Best Writing
Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015)
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1984 Nominated
Saturn Award
Best Writing
Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)
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1982 Won
Saturn Award
Best Writing
Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
1981 Nominated
Saturn Award
Best Writing
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
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Austin Film Festival

2001 Won
Distinguished Screenwriter Award

Berlin International Film Festival

1992 Won
Golden Berlin Bear
Grand Canyon (1991)

Casting Society of America, USA

2005 Won
Career Achievement Award

Directors Guild of America, USA

1984 Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
The Big Chill (1983)

Edgar Allan Poe Awards

1982 Nominated
Edgar
Best Motion Picture
Body Heat (1981)

Hugo Awards

2016 Nominated
Hugo
Best Dramatic Presentation - Long Form
Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015)
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1984 Won
Hugo
Best Dramatic Presentation
Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)
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1982 Won
Hugo
Best Dramatic Presentation
Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
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1981 Won
Hugo
Best Dramatic Presentation
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
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Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

1983 2nd place
LAFCA Award
Best Screenplay
The Big Chill (1983)
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1981 2nd place
LAFCA Award
Best Director
Body Heat (1981)

Moscow International Film Festival

1989 Nominated
Golden St. George
The Accidental Tourist (1988)

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

1988 3rd place
NYFCC Award
Best Screenplay
The Accidental Tourist (1988)
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Nominated
NYFCC Award
Best Director
The Accidental Tourist (1988)
4th Place.

Razzie Awards

1995 Won
Razzie Award
Worst Remake or Sequel
Wyatt Earp (1994)
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Nominated
Razzie Award
Worst Picture
Wyatt Earp (1994)
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Worst Director
Wyatt Earp (1994)
1993 Nominated
Razzie Award
Worst Picture
The Bodyguard (1992)
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Worst Screenplay
The Bodyguard (1992)

San Sebastián International Film Festival

1999 Won
CEC Award for Best Screenplay
Mumford (1999)
Nominated
Golden Seashell
Mumford (1999)

Screenwriters Choice Awards, Online

2015 Nominated
Screenplay Competition
Best Adapted Screenplay
Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015)
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ShoWest Convention, USA

1992 Won
ShoWest Award
Director of the Year

Toronto International Film Festival

1983 Won
People's Choice Award
The Big Chill (1983)

USC Scripter Award

1990 Won
USC Scripter Award
The Accidental Tourist (1988)
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Venice Film Festival

1985 Won
Young Venice Award - Special Mention
Silverado (1985)

Western Writers of America

1995 Won
Spur Award
Best Drama Script
Wyatt Earp (1994)
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Writers Guild of America, USA

2006 Won
Laurel Award for Screen Writing Achievement
1992 Nominated
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Grand Canyon (1991)
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1989 Nominated
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
The Accidental Tourist (1988)
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1984 Won
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Comedy Written Directly for the Screen
The Big Chill (1983)
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1982 Nominated
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Drama Written Directly for the Screen
Body Heat (1981)
Best Comedy Written Directly for the Screen
Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
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1981 Nominated
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Comedy Adapted from Another Medium
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
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