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Awards

Academy Awards, USA 1980

Won
Oscar
Best Cinematography
Vittorio Storaro
Best Sound
Walter Murch
Mark Berger
Richard Beggs
Nathan Boxer
Nominated
Oscar
Best Picture
Francis Ford Coppola
Fred Roos
Gray Frederickson
Tom Sternberg
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Robert Duvall
Best Director
Francis Ford Coppola
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
John Milius
Francis Ford Coppola
Best Art Direction-Set Decoration
Dean Tavoularis
Angelo P. Graham
George R. Nelson
Best Film Editing
Richard Marks
Walter Murch
Gerald B. Greenberg
Lisa Fruchtman

Golden Globes, USA 1980

Won
Golden Globe
Best Director - Motion Picture
Francis Ford Coppola
Best Motion Picture Actor in a Supporting Role
Robert Duvall
Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Carmine Coppola
Francis Ford Coppola
Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Motion Picture - Drama

BAFTA Awards 1980

Won
BAFTA Film Award
Best Direction
Francis Ford Coppola
Best Supporting Actor
Robert Duvall
Nominated
Anthony Asquith Award for Film Music
Carmine Coppola
Francis Ford Coppola
Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Actor
Martin Sheen
Best Cinematography
Vittorio Storaro
Best Editing
Richard Marks
Walter Murch
Gerald B. Greenberg
Lisa Fruchtman
Best Film
Best Production Design
Dean Tavoularis
Best Sound Track
Nathan Boxer
Richard P. Cirincione
Walter Murch

American Cinema Editors, USA 1980

Nominated
Eddie
Best Edited Feature Film
Lisa Fruchtman
Gerald B. Greenberg
Richard Marks
Walter Murch

American Movie Awards 1980

Won
Marquee
Best Supporting Actor
Robert Duvall

Awards of the Japanese Academy 1981

Nominated
Award of the Japanese Academy
Best Foreign Language Film

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards 2001

2nd place
BSFC Award
Best Film
For Apocalypse Now Redux.

British Society of Cinematographers 1979

Nominated
Best Cinematography Award
Vittorio Storaro

Cannes Film Festival 1979

Won
FIPRESCI Prize
Competition
Francis Ford Coppola
Won
Palme d'Or
Francis Ford Coppola
The film was screend as a work in progess. Tied with The Tin Drum (1979).

Cinema Brazil Grand Prize 2002

Nominated
Cinema Brazil Grand Prize
Best Foreign-Language Film (Melhor Filme Estrangeiro)
Francis Ford Coppola
For the Redux version. USA.

César Awards, France 1980

Nominated
César
Best Foreign Film (Meilleur film étranger)
Francis Ford Coppola

David di Donatello Awards 1980

Won
David
Best Foreign Director (Migliore Regista Straniero)
Francis Ford Coppola

Directors Guild of America, USA 1980

Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Francis Ford Coppola

Golden Screen, Germany 1980

Won
Golden Screen

Grammy Awards 1980

Nominated
Grammy
Best Album of Original Score Written for a Motion Picture or Television Special
Carmine Coppola
Francis Ford Coppola
Best Album of Original Score Written for a Motion Picture or Television Special
Paul Williams
Kenny Ascher

London Critics Circle Film Awards 2010

Won
30th Year Anniversary Award

London Critics Circle Film Awards 1981

Won
ALFS Award
Film of the Year

National Board of Review, USA 1979

Won
NBR Award
Top Ten Films

National Film Preservation Board, USA 2000

Won
National Film Registry

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA 1980

Won
NSFC Award
Best Supporting Actor
Frederic Forrest
For The Rose
2nd place
NSFC Award
Best Cinematography
Vittorio Storaro
For Agatha

World Stunt Awards 2002

Nominated
Taurus Award
Best Fire Stunt
Terry Leonard
Kerry Rossall
Steve Boyum
Joe Finnegan
Helicopter blows up in schoolyard engulfing 4 stuntmen in flames. For Apocalypse Now Redux.
Best High Work
Terry Leonard
Chuck Waters

Two stunt performers do a 75 ft. high fall from the bamboo tower into the river. For Apocalypse Now... More

Two stunt performers do a 75 ft. high fall from the bamboo tower into the river. For Apocalypse Now Redux.

Best Aerial Work
Dick White
J. David Jones (deceased)

Opening scene at Battle at Charlie's Point. Helicopters enter scene in formation as they launch ... More

Opening scene at Battle at Charlie's Point. Helicopters enter scene in formation as they launch their attack on the enemy below. For Apocalypse Now Redux.

Best Work With a Vehicle
Kerry Rossall
Joe Finnegan
Terry Leonard
Steve Boyum

During Charlie's Point Battle car goes off of bridge during attack, driver and passengers are ... More

During Charlie's Point Battle car goes off of bridge during attack, driver and passengers are thrown from car off bridge and into water. For Apocalypse Now Redux.

Best Water Work
Kerry Rossall
Steve Boyum

Two stunt performers surf through the explosions at the Battle at Charlie's Point. For Apocalypse ... More

Two stunt performers surf through the explosions at the Battle at Charlie's Point. For Apocalypse Now Redux.

Best Stunt Coordinator and/or 2nd Unit Director: Sequence
Terry Leonard
Battle at Charlie's Point. For Apocalypse Now Redux.
Best Stunt Coordinator and/or 2nd Unit Director: Feature Film
Terry Leonard
For Apocalypse Now Redux.

Writers Guild of America, USA 1980

Nominated
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Drama Written Directly for the Screen
John Milius
Francis Ford Coppola

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