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Awards

Academy Awards, USA 1979

Won
Oscar
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
Oliver Stone
Best Music, Original Score
Giorgio Moroder
Nominated
Oscar
Best Picture
Alan Marshall
David Puttnam
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
John Hurt
Best Director
Alan Parker
Best Film Editing
Gerry Hambling

Golden Globes, USA 1979

Won
Golden Globe
Best Motion Picture - Drama
Best Motion Picture Actor in a Supporting Role
John Hurt
Best Motion Picture Acting Debut - Male
Brad Davis
Best Motion Picture Acting Debut - Female
Irene Miracle
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Oliver Stone
Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Giorgio Moroder
Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Director - Motion Picture
Alan Parker
Best Motion Picture Actor - Drama
Brad Davis

BAFTA Awards 1979

Won
BAFTA Film Award
Best Direction
Alan Parker
Best Film Editing
Gerry Hambling
Best Supporting Actor
John Hurt
Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Actor
Brad Davis
Best Film
Most Promising Newcomer to Leading Film Roles
Brad Davis

Cannes Film Festival 1978

Nominated
Palme d'Or
Alan Parker

Directors Guild of America, USA 1979

Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Alan Parker

Grammy Awards 1979

Nominated
Grammy
Best Album of Original Score Written for a Motion Picture or Television Special
Giorgio Moroder
Billy Hayes
Oliver Stone

Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards 1978

Won
KCFCC Award
Best Actor
Brad Davis

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards 1978

Won
LAFCA Award
Best Music
Giorgio Moroder
3rd place
LAFCA Award
Best Picture
Best Director
Alan Parker

National Board of Review, USA 1978

Won
NBR Award
Top Ten Films

Political Film Society, USA 1993

Won
Special Award

Writers Guild of America, USA 1979

Won
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Drama Adapted from Another Medium
Oliver Stone

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