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The Exorcist Poster

(1973)

Awards

Academy Awards, USA 1974

Won
Oscar
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
William Peter Blatty
Best Sound
Robert Knudson
Christopher Newman
Nominated
Oscar
Best Picture
William Peter Blatty
Best Actress in a Leading Role
Ellen Burstyn
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Jason Miller
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Linda Blair
Best Director
William Friedkin
Best Cinematography
Owen Roizman
Best Art Direction-Set Decoration
Bill Malley
Jerry Wunderlich
Best Film Editing
Jordan Leondopoulos
Bud S. Smith
Evan A. Lottman
Norman Gay

Golden Globes, USA 1974

Won
Golden Globe
Best Motion Picture - Drama
Best Supporting Actress - Motion Picture
Linda Blair
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
William Peter Blatty
Best Director - Motion Picture
William Friedkin
Nominated
Golden Globe
Most Promising Newcomer - Female
Linda Blair
Best Motion Picture Actress - Drama
Ellen Burstyn
Best Supporting Actor - Motion Picture
Max von Sydow

BAFTA Awards 1975

Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Sound Track
Christopher Newman
Jean-Louis Ducarme
Robert Knudson
Fred J. Brown
Bob Fine
Ross Taylor
Ron Nagle
Doc Siegel
Gonzalo Gavira
Hal Landaker

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA 1975

Won
Golden Scroll
Best Horror Film
Best Writer
William Peter Blatty
Best Make-Up
Dick Smith
Best Special Effects
Marcel Vercoutere

Directors Guild of America, USA 1974

Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
William Friedkin

Empire Awards, UK 1999

Won
Movie Masterpiece Award
William Friedkin

Golden Screen, Germany 1978

Won
Golden Screen

Motion Picture Sound Editors, USA 1974

Won
Golden Reel Award
Best Sound Editing - Dialogue
Best Sound Editing - Sound Effects
James M. Falkinburg (uncredited)
Fred J. Brown
Ross Taylor

National Film Preservation Board, USA 2010

Won
National Film Registry

Writers Guild of America, USA 1974

Nominated
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Drama Adapted from Another Medium
William Peter Blatty

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