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Awards

Academy Awards, USA

2011 Won
Oscar
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
The Fighter (2010)
2009 Nominated
Oscar
Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
Frozen River (2008)

Golden Globes, USA

2011 Won
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
The Fighter (2010)

Primetime Emmy Awards

2013 Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series
Louie (2010)
For playing "Laurie". For episode "Telling Jokes/Set Up".
2011 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie
Mildred Pierce (2011)
For playing "Lucy Gessler".

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA

2014 Nominated
Saturn Award
Best Supporting Actress
Prisoners (2013)

Alliance of Women Film Journalists

2010 Nominated
EDA Award
Best Supporting Actress
The Fighter (2010)
Nominated
EDA Female Focus Award
Perseverance Award
Actress Defying Age and Ageism
The Fighter (2010)
2008 Won
EDA Female Focus Award
Hanging in There Award for Persistence
Frozen River (2008)
Nominated
EDA Special Mention Award
Bravest Performance Award
Frozen River (2008)
Nominated
EDA Female Focus Award
Best Breakthrough Performance
Frozen River (2008)

Awards Circuit Community Awards

2010 Nominated
ACCA
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
The Fighter (2010)

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards

2010 Won
BSFC Award
Best Ensemble Cast
The Fighter (2010)
Shared with:
2nd place
BSFC Award
Best Supporting Actress
The Fighter (2010)

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards

2011 Won
Critics Choice Award
Best Acting Ensemble
The Fighter (2010)
Shared with:
Best Supporting Actress
The Fighter (2010)
2009 Nominated
Critics Choice Award
Best Actress
Frozen River (2008)

California Independent Film Festival

2012 Won
Slate Award
Best Actress
The Sea Is All I Know (2011)

Capri, Hollywood

2010 Won
Capri Actress Award
The Fighter (2010)
Conviction (2010)

Central Ohio Film Critics Association

2011 Won
COFCA Award
Best Ensemble
The Fighter (2010)
Shared with:
Nominated
COFCA Award
Best Supporting Actress
The Fighter (2010)
2009 Won
COFCA Award
Best Actress
Frozen River (2008)
Breakthrough Film Artist
Frozen River (2008)

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

2010 Nominated
CFCA Award
Best Supporting Actress
The Fighter (2010)
2008 Nominated
CFCA Award
Best Actress
Frozen River (2008)

Chlotrudis Awards

2012 Nominated
Chlotrudis Award
Best Supporting Actress
Red State (2011)

CinEuphoria Awards

2014 Nominated
CinEuphoria
Best Supporting Actress - International Competition
Prisoners (2013)

Critics Choice Television Awards

2013 Nominated
Critics' Choice TV Award
Best Guest Performer in a Comedy Series
Louie (2010)

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards

2010 Won
DFWFCA Award
Best Supporting Actress
The Fighter (2010)

Daytime Emmy Awards

1985 Nominated
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Ingenue/Woman in a Drama Series
All My Children (1970)

Denver Film Critics Society

2010 Won
DFCS Award
Best Supporting Actress
The Fighter (2010)

Detroit Film Critic Society, US

2008 Nominated
DFCS Award
Best Actress
Frozen River (2008)

Florida Film Critics Circle Awards

2010 Won
FFCC Award
Best Supporting Actress
The Fighter (2010)
2008 Won
FFCC Award
Best Actress
Frozen River (2008)

Fright Meter Awards

2011 Nominated
Fright Meter Award
Best Supporting Actress
Red State (2011)

Golden Schmoes Awards

2010 Nominated
Golden Schmoes
Best Supporting Actress
The Fighter (2010)

Gotham Awards

2008 Won
Breakthrough Award
Frozen River (2008)

Houston Film Critics Society Awards

2008 Nominated
HFCS Award
Best Actress
Frozen River (2008)

Independent Spirit Awards

2009 Won
Independent Spirit Award
Best Female Lead
Frozen River (2008)

Indiana Film Journalists Association, US

2010 2nd place
IFJA Award
Best Supporting Actress
The Fighter (2010)

Iowa Film Critics Awards

2011 Won
IFC Award
Best Supporting Actress
The Fighter (2010)

Ischia Global Film & Music Festival

2011 Won
Ischia Legend Award

Italian Online Movie Awards (IOMA)

2010 Nominated
IOMA
Best Actress (Miglior attrice protagonista)
Frozen River (2008)

Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards

2010 Nominated
Sierra Award
Best Supporting Actress
The Fighter (2010)

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

2008 2nd place
LAFCA Award
Best Actress
Frozen River (2008)
2004 2nd place
LAFCA Award
Best Supporting Actress
21 Grams (2003)

Marrakech International Film Festival

2008 Won
Best Actress
Frozen River (2008)

Method Fest

2008 Won
Best Actress
Lullaby (2008)
Won
Maverick Actor Award

National Board of Review, USA

2013 Won
NBR Award
Best Ensemble
Prisoners (2013)
Shared with:
2008 Won
Spotlight Award
Frozen River (2008)

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA

2011 3rd place
NSFC Award
Best Supporting Actress
The Fighter (2010)
Tied with Jacki Weaver for Animal Kingdom (2010).
2009 2nd place
NSFC Award
Best Actress
Frozen River (2008)

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

2010 Won
NYFCC Award
Best Supporting Actress
The Fighter (2010)
2008 2nd place
NYFCC Award
Best Actress
Frozen River (2008)

New York Film Critics, Online

2010 Won
NYFCO Award
Best Supporting Actress
The Fighter (2010)

North Texas Film Critics Association, US

2010 Won
NTFCA Award
Best Supporting Actress
The Fighter (2010)

Online Film & Television Association

2012 Nominated
OFTA Television Award
Best Actress in a Motion Picture or Miniseries
The Space Between (2010)
2011 Won
OFTA Film Award
Best Supporting Actress
The Fighter (2010)
Nominated
OFTA Television Award
Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture or Miniseries
Mildred Pierce (2011)

Online Film Critics Society Awards

2011 Nominated
OFCS Award
Best Supporting Actress
The Fighter (2010)

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards

2010 Won
PFCS Award
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
The Fighter (2010)
2004 Won
PFCS Award
Best Ensemble Acting
21 Grams (2003)
Shared with:

Rhode Island International Film Festival

2011 Won
Grand Prize
Best Actress
The Sea Is All I Know (2011)

San Diego Film Critics Society Awards

2010 Nominated
SDFCS Award
Best Supporting Actress
The Fighter (2010)
Best Ensemble Performance
The Fighter (2010)
Shared with:

San Sebastián International Film Festival

2008 Won
Silver Seashell
Best Actress
Frozen River (2008)
Tied with Tsilla Chelton for Pandora's Box (2008).

Santa Barbara International Film Festival

2009 Won
Virtuoso Award
Frozen River (2008)

Satellite Awards

2013 Nominated
Satellite Award
Best Actress in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television
Call Me Crazy: A Five Film (2013)
2008 Nominated
Satellite Award
Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Drama
Frozen River (2008)

Screen Actors Guild Awards

2011 Won
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
The Fighter (2010)
Nominated
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
The Fighter (2010)
Shared with:
2009 Nominated
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
Frozen River (2008)

Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards

2010 2nd place
SEFCA Award
Best Supporting Actress
The Fighter (2010)

St. Louis Film Critics Association, US

2010 Won
SLFCA Award
Best Supporting Actress
The Fighter (2010)

Toronto Film Critics Association Awards

2011 Nominated
TFCA Award
Best Supporting Actress
The Fighter (2010)

Tribeca Film Festival

2010 Won
Best New York Narrative - Special Jury Mention
The Space Between (2010)

Utah Film Critics Association Awards

2010 2nd place
UFCA Award
Best Supporting Actress
The Fighter (2010)
2008 Won
UFCA Award
Best Actress
Frozen River (2008)

Vancouver Film Critics Circle

2011 Nominated
VFCC Award
Best Supporting Actress
The Fighter (2010)

Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards

2010 Won
WAFCA Award
Best Supporting Actress
The Fighter (2010)
Nominated
WAFCA Award
Best Acting Ensemble
The Fighter (2010)
Shared with:

Women Film Critics Circle Awards

2008 Won
WFCC Award
Best Actress
Frozen River (2008)

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