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Awards

Academy Awards, USA

2012 Nominated
Oscar
Best Motion Picture of the Year
The Descendants (2011)
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2005 Won
Oscar
Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay
Sideways (2004)
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2000 Nominated
Oscar
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published
Election (1999)
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Golden Globes, USA

2005 Won
Golden Globe
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Sideways (2004)
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2003 Won
Golden Globe
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
About Schmidt (2002)
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BAFTA Awards

2012 Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Film
The Descendants (2011)
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2005 Won
BAFTA Film Award
Best Screenplay - Adapted
Sideways (2004)
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AFI Awards, USA

2012 Won
AFI Award
Movie of the Year
The Descendants (2011)
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THE DESCENDANTS paints a richly convincing family portrait at once painfully funny and profoundly ... More

THE DESCENDANTS paints a richly convincing family portrait at once painfully funny and profoundly poignant. Alexander Payne's strikingly original film balances the intimacy of family tragedy with the expansive politics of dynastic inheritance in the year's most human comedy. With the weight of paradise on his shoulders, George Clooney delivers an eccentrically elegant turn as the reluctant patriarch who must come to terms with how to let go and when to hold on.


Alliance of Women Film Journalists

2011 Nominated
EDA Award
Best Picture
The Descendants (2011)
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American Screenwriters Association, USA

2003 Nominated
Discover Screenwriting Award
About Schmidt (2002)
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Australian Film Institute

2012 Nominated
AACTA International Award
Best Film
The Descendants (2011)
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Boston Society of Film Critics Awards

2004 Won
BSFC Award
Best Screenplay
Sideways (2004)
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1999 2nd place
BSFC Award
Best Screenplay
Election (1999)
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Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards

2005 Won
Critics Choice Award
Best Writer
Sideways (2004)
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2003 Nominated
Critics Choice Award
Best Writer
About Schmidt (2002)
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Central Ohio Film Critics Association

2005 2nd place
COFCA Award
Best Screenplay
Sideways (2004)
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2003 2nd place
COFCA Award
Best Screenplay, Adapted
About Schmidt (2002)
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Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

2004 Won
CFCA Award
Best Screenplay
Sideways (2004)
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2003 Nominated
CFCA Award
Best Screenplay
About Schmidt (2002)
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Chlotrudis Awards

2005 Nominated
Chlotrudis Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Sideways (2004)
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2000 Nominated
Chlotrudis Award
Best Screenplay
Election (1999)
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Florida Film Critics Circle Awards

2004 Won
FFCC Award
Best Screenplay
Sideways (2004)
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2000 Won
FFCC Award
Best Screenplay
Election (1999)
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Gotham Awards

2011 Nominated
Best Film
The Descendants (2011)
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HDFest

2006 Won
Best High-Definition Short
The Lost Cause (2004)
Won
Best Directing in a High-Def Short
The Lost Cause (2004)
Won
Best Screenplay in a HD Short
The Lost Cause (2004)

Independent Spirit Awards

2012 Nominated
Independent Spirit Award
Best Feature
The Descendants (2011)
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2005 Won
Independent Spirit Award
Best Screenplay
Sideways (2004)
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2000 Won
Independent Spirit Award
Best Screenplay
Election (1999)
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Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards

2004 Won
KCFCC Award
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Sideways (2004)
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Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards

2000 Nominated
Sierra Award
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Election (1999)
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London Critics Circle Film Awards

2005 Nominated
ALFS Award
Screenwriter of the Year
Sideways (2004)
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Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

2004 Won
LAFCA Award
Best Screenplay
Sideways (2004)
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2002 Won
LAFCA Award
Best Screenplay
About Schmidt (2002)
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1999 Won
New Generation Award
Election (1999)
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National Board of Review, USA

2004 Won
NBR Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Sideways (2004)
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National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA

2005 Won
NSFC Award
Best Screenplay
Sideways (2004)
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2003 2nd place
NSFC Award
Best Screenplay
About Schmidt (2002)
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2000 2nd place
NSFC Award
Best Screenplay
Election (1999)
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New York Film Critics Circle Awards

2004 Won
NYFCC Award
Best Screenplay
Sideways (2004)
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2002 2nd place
NYFCC Award
Best Screenplay
About Schmidt (2002)
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1999 Won
NYFCC Award
Best Screenplay
Election (1999)
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Online Film & Television Association

2012 Nominated
OFTA Film Award
Best Picture
The Descendants (2011)
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2005 Won
OFTA Film Award
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
Sideways (2004)
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2003 Nominated
OFTA Film Award
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
About Schmidt (2002)
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2000 Nominated
OFTA Film Award
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
Election (1999)
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Online Film Critics Society Awards

2005 Won
OFCS Award
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Sideways (2004)
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2003 Nominated
OFCS Award
Best Screenplay, Adapted
About Schmidt (2002)
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PGA Awards

2012 Nominated
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures
The Descendants (2011)
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Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards

2004 Won
PFCS Award
Best Screenplay Adapted from Another Medium
Sideways (2004)
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Razzie Awards

2008 Nominated
Razzie Award
Worst Screenplay
I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry (2007)
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San Diego Film Critics Society Awards

2004 Won
SDFCS Award
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Sideways (2004)
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1999 Won
SDFCS Award
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Election (1999)
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Satellite Awards

2005 Nominated
Golden Satellite Award
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Sideways (2004)
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Seattle Film Critics Awards

2004 Won
Seattle Film Critics Award
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Sideways (2004)
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Seattle International Film Festival

2000 Won
Atom Films Short Film Award
Living Will (1999)

Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards

2004 Won
SEFCA Award
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Sideways (2004)
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2000 Won
SEFCA Award
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Election (1999)
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St. Louis Film Critics Association, US

2004 Won
SLFCA Award
Best Screenplay
Sideways (2004)
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Thessaloniki Film Festival

1996 Won
Best Screenplay
Citizen Ruth (1996)
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Tied with Lucas Belvaux for Pour rire! (1996).

USC Scripter Award

2005 Nominated
USC Scripter Award
Sideways (2004)
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2003 Nominated
USC Scripter Award
About Schmidt (2002)
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Utah Film Critics Association Awards

2004 2nd place
UFCA Award
Best Writing, Screenplay - Original/Adapted
Sideways (2004)
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Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards

2004 Won
WAFCA Award
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Sideways (2004)
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Writers Guild of America, USA

2005 Won
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Adapted Screenplay
Sideways (2004)
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2003 Nominated
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Adapted Screenplay
About Schmidt (2002)
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2000 Won
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published
Election (1999)
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