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Awards

Academy Awards, USA

2013 Nominated
Oscar
Best Motion Picture of the Year
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
Shared with:
Best Writing, Original Screenplay
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
2010 Won
Oscar
Best Motion Picture of the Year
The Hurt Locker (2008)
Shared with:
Best Writing, Original Screenplay
The Hurt Locker (2008)

Golden Globes, USA

2013 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
2010 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
The Hurt Locker (2008)

BAFTA Awards

2013 Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Film
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
Shared with:
Best Original Screenplay
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
2010 Won
BAFTA Film Award
Best Film
The Hurt Locker (2008)
Shared with:
Best Screenplay - Original
The Hurt Locker (2008)

AFI Awards, USA

2013 Won
AFI Award
Movie of the Year
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
Shared with:

ZERO DARK THIRTY is a fierce meditation on modern warfare - a film that keeps audiences breathless,... More

ZERO DARK THIRTY is a fierce meditation on modern warfare - a film that keeps audiences breathless, even though the ending is history. Director Kathryn Bigelow and screenwriter Mark Boal chronicle the world's greatest manhunt with the electric intensity of a glance, the politics of personality and the very real question of what it takes to find the truth. Jessica Chastain drives the story forward with an enormity of purpose, again demonstrating her place among today's brightest talents. ZERO DARK THIRTY is a definitive tale of our times, where the battle waged is one of intellect over arms.

2010 Won
AFI Award
Movie of the Year
The Hurt Locker (2008)
Shared with:

THE HURT LOCKER is a cinematic explosion that drops audiences inside the chaos of the war in Iraq ... More

THE HURT LOCKER is a cinematic explosion that drops audiences inside the chaos of the war in Iraq and into the minds of American soldiers who defuse bombs with equal parts anxiety and adrenaline. Marked by the bravura direction of Kathryn Bigelow and grounded in Mark Boal's taut, unsentimental script, this grippingly real story detonates an emotional portrait of combat and camaraderie abroad, and alienation at home. An outstanding ensemble cast is led by Jeremy Renner, whose tour of duty is a tour de force.


Alliance of Women Film Journalists

2013 Won
EDA Award
Best Picture
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
Shared with:
Best Writing, Original Screenplay
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
2009 Won
EDA Award
Best Picture
The Hurt Locker (2008)
Shared with:
Nominated
EDA Award
Best Writing, Original Screenplay
The Hurt Locker (2008)

Australian Film Institute

2013 Nominated
AACTA International Award
Best Film
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
Shared with:
Best Screenplay
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)

Awards Circuit Community Awards

2012 2nd place
ACCA
Best Motion Picture
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
Shared with:
Runner-up
Nominated
ACCA
Best Original Screenplay
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
2009 2nd place
ACCA
Best Motion Picture
The Hurt Locker (2008)
Shared with:
Nominated
ACCA
Best Original Screenplay
The Hurt Locker (2008)

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards

2009 2nd place
BSFC Award
Best Screenplay
The Hurt Locker (2008)

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards

2013 Nominated
Critics Choice Award
Best Original Screenplay
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
2010 Nominated
Critics Choice Award
Best Screenplay, Original
The Hurt Locker (2008)

Central Ohio Film Critics Association

2013 Nominated
COFCA Award
Best Original Screenplay
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

2012 Won
CFCA Award
Best Original Screenplay
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
2009 Won
CFCA Award
Best Screenplay, Original
The Hurt Locker (2008)

Chlotrudis Awards

2010 Nominated
Chlotrudis Award
Best Original Screenplay
The Hurt Locker (2008)

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards

2012 Won
DFWFCA Award
Best Screenplay
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)

Denver Film Critics Society

2009 Nominated
DFCS Award
Best Writing, Original Screenplay
The Hurt Locker (2008)

Georgia Film Critics Association (GFCA)

2013 Nominated
GFCA Award
Best Original Screenplay
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)

Gold Derby Awards

2013 Nominated
Gold Derby Award
Motion Picture
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
Shared with:
Original Screenplay
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
2010 Won
Gold Derby Award
Motion Picture
The Hurt Locker (2008)
Shared with:
Nominated
Gold Derby Award
Original Screenplay
The Hurt Locker (2008)

Gotham Awards

2009 Won
Gotham Independent Film Award
Best Feature
The Hurt Locker (2008)
Shared with:

Houston Film Critics Society Awards

2012 Nominated
HFCS Award
Best Screenplay
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
2009 Won
HFCS Award
Best Picture
The Hurt Locker (2008)
Shared with:
Nominated
HFCS Award
Best Screenplay
The Hurt Locker (2008)

Humanitas Prize

2010 Nominated
Humanitas Prize
Feature Film Category
The Hurt Locker (2008)

Indiewire Critics' Poll

2012 2nd place
ICP Award
Best Screenplay
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
2nd place

International Cinephile Society Awards

2013 Nominated
ICS Award
Best Original Screenplay
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
2010 Nominated
ICS Award
Best Original Screenplay
The Hurt Locker (2008)

Italian Online Movie Awards (IOMA)

2013 Nominated
IOMA
Best Original Screenplay (Miglior sceneggiatura originale)
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
2008 Nominated
IOMA
Best Original Screenplay (Miglior sceneggiatura originale)
In the Valley of Elah (2007)
Shared with:

London Critics Circle Film Awards

2013 Nominated
ALFS Award
Screenwriter of the Year
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)

Nantucket Film Festival

2009 Won
Tony Cox Award for Screenwriting
Best Screenplay
The Hurt Locker (2008)

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

2012 3rd place
NYFCC Award
Best Screenplay
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)

New York Film Critics, Online

2012 Won
NYFCO Award
Best Screenplay
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)

North Carolina Film Critics Association

2013 Nominated
NCFCA Award
Best Original Screenplay
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)

Online Film & Television Association

2013 Nominated
OFTA Film Award
Best Picture
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
Shared with:
Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
2010 Won
OFTA Film Award
Best Picture
The Hurt Locker (2008)
Shared with:
Nominated
OFTA Film Award
Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
The Hurt Locker (2008)

Online Film Critics Society Awards

2013 Nominated
OFCS Award
Best Original Screenplay
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
2010 Nominated
OFCS Award
Best Original Screenplay
The Hurt Locker (2008)

PEN Center USA West Literary Awards

2010 Nominated
Literary Award
Screenplay
The Hurt Locker (2008)

PGA Awards

2013 Nominated
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
Shared with:
2010 Won
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures
The Hurt Locker (2008)
Shared with:

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards

2012 Nominated
PFCS Award
Best Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)

San Francisco Film Critics Circle

2012 Won
SFFCC Award
Best Original Screenplay
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)

Satellite Awards

2012 Won
Satellite Award
Best Screenplay, Original
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
2009 Nominated
Satellite Award
Best Screenplay, Original
The Hurt Locker (2008)

Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards

2012 2nd place
SEFCA Award
Best Original Screenplay
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
2009 2nd place
SEFCA Award
Best Original Screenplay
The Hurt Locker (2008)

St. Louis Film Critics Association, US

2012 Won
SLFCA Award
Best Original Screenplay
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
2009 Nominated
SLFCA Award
Best Screenplay
The Hurt Locker (2008)

Toronto Film Critics Association Awards

2013 Nominated
TFCA Award
Best Screenplay
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)

Vancouver Film Critics Circle

2013 Won
VFCC Award
Best Screenplay
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
2010 Nominated
VFCC Award
Best Screenplay
The Hurt Locker (2008)

Venice Film Festival

2009 Won
Gucci Prize
The Hurt Locker (2008)

Village Voice Film Poll

2012 Won
VVFP Award
Best Screenplay
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)

Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards

2012 Nominated
WAFCA Award
Best Original Screenplay
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
2009 Nominated
WAFCA Award
Best Screenplay, Original
The Hurt Locker (2008)

Writers Guild of America, USA

2013 Won
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Original Screenplay
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
2010 Won
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Original Screenplay
The Hurt Locker (2008)

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