Melvin and Howard Poster

Awards

Academy Awards, USA 1981

Won
Oscar
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Mary Steenburgen
Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Bo Goldman
Nominated
Oscar
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Jason Robards

Golden Globes, USA 1981

Won
Golden Globe
Best Actress in a Supporting Role - Motion Picture
Mary Steenburgen
Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Paul Le Mat
Best Actor in a Supporting Role - Motion Picture
Jason Robards

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards 1981

Won
BSFC Award
Best American Film
Best Supporting Actor
Jason Robards
Best Supporting Actress
Mary Steenburgen
Best Screenplay
Bo Goldman

Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards 1980

Won
KCFCC Award
Best Supporting Actress
Mary Steenburgen

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards 1980

Won
LAFCA Award
Best Supporting Actress
Mary Steenburgen

National Board of Review, USA 1980

Won
NBR Award
Top Ten Films

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA 1981

Won
NSFC Award
Best Film
Best Supporting Actress
Mary Steenburgen
Best Screenplay
Bo Goldman
2nd place
NSFC Award
Best Director
Jonathan Demme
3rd place
NSFC Award
Best Supporting Actor
Jason Robards

New York Film Critics Circle Awards 1980

Won
NYFCC Award
Best Director
Jonathan Demme
Best Supporting Actress
Mary Steenburgen
Best Screenplay
Bo Goldman
2nd place
NYFCC Award
Best Supporting Actor
Jason Robards
Best Film

Venice Film Festival 1980

Nominated
Golden Lion
Jonathan Demme

Writers Guild of America, USA 1981

Won
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Drama Written Directly for the Screen
Bo Goldman

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