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Awards

Academy Awards, USA 1982

Won
Oscar
Best Picture
David Puttnam
Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Colin Welland
Best Costume Design
Milena Canonero
Best Music, Original Score
Vangelis

Vangelis was not present at the awards ceremony. Co-presenter William Hurt accepted the award on ... More

Vangelis was not present at the awards ceremony. Co-presenter William Hurt accepted the award on his behalf.

Nominated
Oscar
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Ian Holm
Best Director
Hugh Hudson
Best Film Editing
Terry Rawlings

Golden Globes, USA 1982

Won
Golden Globe
Best Foreign Film
Great Britain

BAFTA Awards 1982

Won
BAFTA Film Award
Best Costume Design
Milena Canonero
Best Film
David Puttnam
Best Supporting Artist
Ian Holm
Nominated
Anthony Asquith Award for Film Music
Vangelis
Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Cinematography
David Watkin
Best Direction
Hugh Hudson
Best Editing
Terry Rawlings
Best Production Design/Art Direction
Roger Hall
Best Screenplay
Colin Welland
Best Sound
Clive Winter
Bill Rowe
Jim Shields
Best Supporting Artist
Nigel Havers

Awards of the Japanese Academy 1983

Nominated
Award of the Japanese Academy
Best Foreign Language Film

British Society of Cinematographers 1981

Nominated
Best Cinematography Award
David Watkin

Cannes Film Festival 1981

Won
Best Supporting Actor
Ian Holm
Won
Prize of the Ecumenical Jury - Special Mention
Hugh Hudson
Nominated
Palme d'Or
Hugh Hudson

Directors Guild of America, USA 1982

Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Hugh Hudson

Grammy Awards 1983

Won
Grammy
Best Pop Instrumental Performance
Ernie Watts (music arranged and conducted by)
For the "Chariots of Fire Theme (Dance Version)".

Guild of German Art House Cinemas 1984

Won
Guild Film Award - Silver
Foreign Film (Ausländischer Film)
Hugh Hudson

London Critics Circle Film Awards 1982

Won
ALFS Award
Film of the Year
Screenwriter of the Year
Colin Welland

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards 1981

2nd place
LAFCA Award
Best Foreign Film
Hugh Hudson
Best Music
Vangelis

National Board of Review, USA 1981

Won
NBR Award
Best Film
Tied with Reds (1981).
Top Ten Films

New York Film Critics Circle Awards 1981

Won
NYFCC Award
Best Cinematographer
David Watkin
3rd place
NYFCC Award
Best Director
Hugh Hudson

Toronto International Film Festival 1981

Won
People's Choice Award
Hugh Hudson

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