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Awards

Academy Awards, USA 1971

Nominated
Oscar
Best Picture
Bob Rafelson
Richard Wechsler
Best Actor in a Leading Role
Jack Nicholson
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Karen Black
Best Writing, Story and Screenplay Based on Factual Material or Material Not Previously Published or Produced
Bob Rafelson (story)
Carole Eastman (screenplay/story) (as Adrien Joyce)

Golden Globes, USA 1971

Won
Golden Globe
Best Supporting Actress - Motion Picture
Karen Black
Tied with Maureen Stapleton for Airport (1970).
Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Motion Picture - Drama
Best Director
Bob Rafelson
Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Jack Nicholson
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Carole Eastman (as Adrien Joyce)
Bob Rafelson

Directors Guild of America, USA 1971

Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Bob Rafelson

Fotogramas de Plata 1975

Won
Fotogramas de Plata
Best Foreign Movie Performer (Mejor intérprete de cine extranjero)
Jack Nicholson
For Chinatown

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists 1972

Nominated
Silver Ribbon
Best Foreign Director (Regista del Miglior Film Straniero)
Bob Rafelson

Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards 1970

Won
KCFCC Award
Best Film
Tied with Patton (1970).

Laurel Awards 1971

2nd place
Golden Laurel
Star of Tomorrow, Female
Karen Black
Best Dramatic Performance, Male
Jack Nicholson
Best Supporting Performance, Female
Karen Black
3rd place
Golden Laurel
Best Picture
Star of Tomorrow, Female
Susan Anspach
Best Supporting Performance, Female
Lois Smith
Best Cinematographer
László Kovács

National Board of Review, USA 1971

Won
NBR Award
Best Supporting Actress
Karen Black
Top Ten Films

National Film Preservation Board, USA 2000

Won
National Film Registry

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA 1971

Won
NSFC Award
Best Supporting Actress
Lois Smith
3rd place
NSFC Award
Best Screenplay
Carole Eastman

New York Film Critics Circle Awards 1970

Won
NYFCC Award
Best Film
Best Director
Bob Rafelson
Best Supporting Actress
Karen Black
2nd place
NYFCC Award
Best Actress
Karen Black
3rd place
NYFCC Award
Best Actor
Jack Nicholson
Best Supporting Actress
Lois Smith
Tied with Eva Marie Saint for Loving (1970).

Writers Guild of America, USA 1971

Nominated
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Drama Written Directly for the Screen
Carole Eastman (as Adrien Joyce)

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