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The Apartment Poster

(1960)

Awards

Academy Awards, USA 1961

Won
Oscar
Best Picture
Billy Wilder
Best Director
Billy Wilder
Best Writing, Story and Screenplay - Written Directly for the Screen
Billy Wilder
I.A.L. Diamond
Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Black-and-White
Alexandre Trauner
Edward G. Boyle
Best Film Editing
Daniel Mandell
Nominated
Oscar
Best Actor in a Leading Role
Jack Lemmon
Best Actress in a Leading Role
Shirley MacLaine
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Jack Kruschen
Best Cinematography, Black-and-White
Joseph LaShelle
Best Sound
Gordon Sawyer (Samuel Goldwyn SSD)

Golden Globes, USA 1961

Won
Golden Globe
Best Motion Picture - Comedy
Best Motion Picture Actress - Musical/Comedy
Shirley MacLaine
Best Motion Picture Actor - Musical/Comedy
Jack Lemmon
Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Motion Picture Director
Billy Wilder

BAFTA Awards 1961

Won
BAFTA Film Award
Best Film from any Source
Billy Wilder
USA.
Best Foreign Actor
Jack Lemmon
USA.
Best Foreign Actress
Shirley MacLaine
USA.

Cinema Writers Circle Awards, Spain 1964

Won
CEC Award
Best Foreign Film (Mejor PelĂ­cula Extranjera)
USA.

Directors Guild of America, USA 1961

Won
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Billy Wilder
Hal W. Polaire (assistant director) (plaque)

Grammy Awards 1961

Nominated
Grammy
Best Soundtrack Album or Recording of Music Score from Motion Picture or Television
Adolph Deutsch

Laurel Awards 1961

Won
Golden Laurel
Top Comedy
Female Dramatic Performance
Shirley MacLaine
Top Male Comedy Performance
Jack Lemmon

National Board of Review, USA 1960

Won
NBR Award
Top Ten Films

National Film Preservation Board, USA 1994

Won
National Film Registry

New York Film Critics Circle Awards 1960

Won
NYFCC Award
Best Film
Tied with Sons and Lovers (1960).
Best Director
Billy Wilder
Tied with Jack Cardiff for Sons and Lovers (1960).
Best Screenplay
Billy Wilder
I.A.L. Diamond

Online Film & Television Association 2003

Won
OFTA Film Hall of Fame
Motion Picture

Venice Film Festival 1960

Won
Volpi Cup
Best Actress
Shirley MacLaine
Nominated
Golden Lion
Billy Wilder

Writers Guild of America, USA 1961

Won
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Written American Comedy
Billy Wilder
I.A.L. Diamond

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