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(1972)

Awards

Academy Awards, USA 1973

Won
Oscar
Best Picture
Albert S. Ruddy
Best Actor in a Leading Role
Marlon Brando

Brando did not show up at the ceremony, but instead sent a woman named Sacheen Littlefeather a.k.a.... More

Brando did not show up at the ceremony, but instead sent a woman named Sacheen Littlefeather a.k.a. Maria Cruz, a Native American Californian actress.

Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
Mario Puzo
Francis Ford Coppola

Mario Puzo was not present at the awards ceremony. His daughter Dorothy Ann Puzo accepted the award... More

Mario Puzo was not present at the awards ceremony. His daughter Dorothy Ann Puzo accepted the award on his behalf.

Nominated
Oscar
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
James Caan
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Robert Duvall
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Al Pacino
Best Director
Francis Ford Coppola
Best Costume Design
Anna Hill Johnstone
Best Sound
Charles Grenzbach
Richard Portman
Christopher Newman
Best Film Editing
William Reynolds
Peter Zinner
Best Music, Original Dramatic Score
Nino Rota
Withdrawn, ineligible: reused Fortunella score; replaced by a nomination for "Sleuth"

Golden Globes, USA 1973

Won
Golden Globe
Best Motion Picture - Drama
Best Motion Picture Actor - Drama
Marlon Brando
Best Director - Motion Picture
Francis Ford Coppola
Best Screenplay
Francis Ford Coppola
Mario Puzo
Best Original Score
Nino Rota
Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Motion Picture Actor - Drama
Al Pacino
Best Supporting Actor - Motion Picture
James Caan

BAFTA Awards 1973

Won
Anthony Asquith Award for Film Music
Nino Rota
Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Costume Design
Anna Hill Johnstone
Most Promising Newcomer to Leading Film Roles
Al Pacino
Best Supporting Actor
Robert Duvall
Best Actor
Marlon Brando
For The Nightcomers

American Cinema Editors, USA 1973

Nominated
Eddie
Best Edited Feature Film
Peter Zinner

DVD Exclusive Awards 2001

Nominated
Video Premiere Award
Best Audio Commentary
Francis Ford Coppola
(Paramount)

David di Donatello Awards 1973

Won
David
Best Foreign Film (Miglior Film Straniero)
Albert S. Ruddy (producer)
Won
Special David
Al Pacino
For his acting.

Directors Guild of America, USA 1973

Won
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Francis Ford Coppola
Fred C. Caruso (unit production manager) (plaque)
Fred T. Gallo (assistant director) (plaque)
Steven P. Skloot (assistant director) (plaque)

Golden Screen, Germany 1973

Won
Golden Screen

Grammy Awards 1973

Won
Grammy
Best Original Score Written for a Motion Picture or TV Special
Nino Rota

Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards 1972

Won
KCFCC Award
Best Actor
Marlon Brando
Tied with Stacy Keach for Fat City (1972).
Best Director
Francis Ford Coppola

Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards 2002

Won
Sierra Award
Best DVD

National Board of Review, USA 1972

Won
NBR Award
Best Supporting Actor
Al Pacino
Tied with Joel Grey for Cabaret (1972).
Top Ten Films

National Film Preservation Board, USA 1990

Won
National Film Registry

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA 1973

Won
NSFC Award
Best Actor
Al Pacino
2nd place
NSFC Award
Best Film
Best Director
Francis Ford Coppola
Best Actor
Marlon Brando
3rd place
NSFC Award
Best Supporting Actor
Robert Duvall
Best Cinematography
Gordon Wills
Nominated
NSFC Award
Best Screenplay
Francis Ford Coppola
Mario Puzo
4th place. Tied with Jan Troell and Bengt Forslund for The Emigrants (1971).

New York Film Critics Circle Awards 1973

Won
NYFCC Award
Best Supporting Actor
Robert Duvall
2nd place
NYFCC Award
Best Film
Best Director
Francis Ford Coppola
Best Actor
Marlon Brando

Online Film Critics Society Awards 2002

Nominated
OFCS Award
Best Overall DVD
For The Godfather: Part II and The Godfather: Part III
For the "Godfather Collection".

Satellite Awards 2008

Won
Satellite Award
Best Classic DVD
For The Godfather: Part II and The Godfather: Part III
The Godfather Collection - The Coppola Restoration
Nominated
Satellite Award
Best Overall Blu-Ray Disc
For The Godfather: Part II and The Godfather: Part III
The Godfather Collection - The Coppola Restoration

Writers Guild of America, USA 1973

Won
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Drama Adapted from Another Medium
Mario Puzo
Francis Ford Coppola

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