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Awards

Academy Awards, USA 1976

Won
Oscar
Best Writing, Original Screenplay
Frank Pierson

Frank Pierson was not present at the awards ceremony. Presenter Gore Vidal accepted the award on ... More

Frank Pierson was not present at the awards ceremony. Presenter Gore Vidal accepted the award on his behalf.

Nominated
Oscar
Best Picture
Martin Bregman
Martin Elfand
Best Actor in a Leading Role
Al Pacino
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Chris Sarandon
Best Director
Sidney Lumet
Best Film Editing
Dede Allen

Golden Globes, USA 1976

Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Motion Picture - Drama
Best Supporting Actor - Motion Picture
John Cazale
Best Supporting Actor - Motion Picture
Charles Durning
Best Director - Motion Picture
Sidney Lumet
Best Motion Picture Actor - Drama
Al Pacino
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Frank Pierson
Best Acting Debut in a Motion Picture - Male
Chris Sarandon

BAFTA Awards 1976

Won
BAFTA Film Award
Best Actor
Al Pacino
For The Godfather: Part II
Best Film Editing
Dede Allen
Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Direction
Sidney Lumet
Best Film
Best Screenplay
Frank Pierson
Best Sound Track
Jack Fitzstephens
Richard P. Cirincione
Sanford Rackow
Stephen A. Rotter
James Sabat
Dick Vorisek

David di Donatello Awards 1976

Won
Special David
Martin Bregman
Martin Elfand
For the production.

Directors Guild of America, USA 1976

Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Sidney Lumet

Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards 1975

Won
KCFCC Award
Best Actor
Al Pacino

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards 1976

Won
LAFCA Award
Best Picture
Best Actor
Al Pacino
Best Director
Sidney Lumet

National Board of Review, USA 1975

Won
NBR Award
Best Supporting Actor
Charles Durning
Top Ten Films

National Film Preservation Board, USA 2009

Won
National Film Registry

New York Film Critics Circle Awards 1975

2nd place
NYFCC Award
Best Actor
Al Pacino
3rd place
NYFCC Award
Best Supporting Actor
Chris Sarandon

San Sebastián International Film Festival 1975

Won
Prize San Sebastián
Best Actor
Al Pacino

Writers Guild of America, USA 1976

Won
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Drama Written Directly for the Screen
Frank Pierson

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