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Awards

Academy Awards, USA 1968

Won
Oscar
Best Picture
Walter Mirisch
Best Actor in a Leading Role
Rod Steiger
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
Stirling Silliphant
Best Sound
Best Film Editing
Hal Ashby
Nominated
Oscar
Best Director
Norman Jewison
Best Effects, Sound Effects
James Richard

Golden Globes, USA 1968

Won
Golden Globe
Best Motion Picture - Drama
Best Motion Picture Actor - Drama
Rod Steiger
Best Screenplay
Stirling Silliphant
Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Motion Picture Director
Norman Jewison
Best Motion Picture Actor - Drama
Sidney Poitier
Best Supporting Actress
Lee Grant
Best Supporting Actress
Quentin Dean

BAFTA Awards 1968

Won
BAFTA Film Award
Best Foreign Actor
Rod Steiger
Won
UN Award
Norman Jewison
Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Film from any Source
Norman Jewison
Best Foreign Actor
Sidney Poitier

American Cinema Editors, USA 1968

Nominated
Eddie
Best Edited Feature Film
Hal Ashby

Directors Guild of America, USA 1968

Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Norman Jewison

Edgar Allan Poe Awards 1968

Won
Edgar
Best Motion Picture
Stirling Silliphant

Grammy Awards 1968

Nominated
Grammy
Best Original Score Written for a Motion Picture or Television Show
Quincy Jones

Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards 1967

Won
KCFCC Award
Best Actor
Rod Steiger
Tied with Paul Scofield for A Man for All Seasons (1966).

Laurel Awards 1968

Won
Golden Laurel
Drama
Male Dramatic Performance
Rod Steiger
2nd place
Golden Laurel
Male Dramatic Performance
Sidney Poitier

National Film Preservation Board, USA 2002

Won
National Film Registry

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA 1968

Won
NSFC Award
Best Actor
Rod Steiger
Best Cinematography
Haskell Wexler

New York Film Critics Circle Awards 1967

Won
NYFCC Award
Best Film
Best Actor
Rod Steiger

Sant Jordi Awards 1969

Won
Sant Jordi
Best Foreign Film (Mejor Película Extranjera)
Norman Jewison
Best Performance in a Foreign Film (Mejor Interpretación en Película Extranjera)
Rod Steiger
For The Loved One and No Way to Treat a Lady

Writers Guild of America, USA 1968

Nominated
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Written American Drama
Stirling Silliphant

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