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The King and I Poster

Awards

Academy Awards, USA 1957

Won
Oscar
Best Actor in a Leading Role
Yul Brynner
Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Color
Lyle R. Wheeler
John DeCuir
Walter M. Scott
Paul S. Fox
Best Costume Design, Color
Irene Sharaff
Best Sound, Recording
Carlton W. Faulkner (20th Century-Fox SSD)
Best Music, Scoring of a Musical Picture
Alfred Newman
Ken Darby
Nominated
Oscar
Best Picture
Charles Brackett
Best Actress in a Leading Role
Deborah Kerr
Best Director
Walter Lang
Best Cinematography, Color
Leon Shamroy

Golden Globes, USA 1957

Won
Golden Globe
Best Motion Picture - Musical/Comedy
Best Motion Picture Actress - Comedy/Musical
Deborah Kerr
Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Motion Picture Actor - Comedy/Musical
Yul Brynner
Best Film Promoting International Understanding

Directors Guild of America, USA 1957

Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Walter Lang

National Board of Review, USA 1956

Won
NBR Award
Best Actor
Yul Brynner
For Anastasia and The Ten Commandments
Top Ten Films

New York Film Critics Circle Awards 1956

2nd place
NYFCC Award
Best Actor
Yul Brynner
For Anastasia and The Ten Commandments
Best Actress
Deborah Kerr
For Tea and Sympathy
3rd place
NYFCC Award
Best Screenplay
Ernest Lehman
For Somebody Up There Likes Me
Tied with Fred Guiol and Ivan Moffat for Giant (1956).

Satellite Awards 2006

Nominated
Satellite Award
Best Classic DVD
For State Fair , Oklahoma! , Carousel , South Pacific and The Sound of Music
For the "Rodgers & Hammerstein Box Set Collection".

Writers Guild of America, USA 1957

Won
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Written American Musical
Ernest Lehman

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