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Awards

Academy Awards, USA 1984

Won
Oscar
Best Picture
James L. Brooks
Best Actress in a Leading Role
Shirley MacLaine
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Jack Nicholson
Best Director
James L. Brooks
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
James L. Brooks
Nominated
Oscar
Best Actress in a Leading Role
Debra Winger
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
John Lithgow
Best Art Direction-Set Decoration
Polly Platt
Harold Michelson
Tom Pedigo
Anthony Mondell
Best Sound
Donald O. Mitchell
Rick Kline
Kevin O'Connell
James R. Alexander (as Jim Alexander)
Best Film Editing
Richard Marks
Best Music, Original Score
Michael Gore

Golden Globes, USA 1984

Won
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
Shirley MacLaine
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Jack Nicholson
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
James L. Brooks
Best Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Director - Motion Picture
James L. Brooks
Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
Debra Winger

BAFTA Awards 1985

Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Actress
Shirley MacLaine

Awards of the Japanese Academy 1985

Nominated
Award of the Japanese Academy
Best Foreign Language Film

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards 1984

Won
BSFC Award
Best American Film
Best Supporting Actor
Jack Nicholson

David di Donatello Awards 1984

Won
David
Best Foreign Actress (Migliore Attrice Straniera)
Shirley MacLaine
Nominated
David
Best Foreign Film (Miglior Film Straniero)

Directors Guild of America, USA 1984

Won
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
James L. Brooks
Austen Jewell (unit production manager) (plaque)
Albert M. Shapiro (first assistant director) (plaque)
Marty P. Ewing (second assistant director) (plaque)
Ira Marvin (unit production supervisor: New York) (plaque)

Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards 1983

Won
KCFCC Award
Best Film
Tied with Tender Mercies (1983).
Best Supporting Actor
Jack Nicholson

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards 1983

Won
LAFCA Award
Best Picture
Best Actress
Shirley MacLaine
Best Supporting Actor
Jack Nicholson
Best Director
James L. Brooks
Best Screenplay
James L. Brooks
2nd place
LAFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
John Lithgow
For Twilight Zone: The Movie

National Board of Review, USA 1983

Won
NBR Award
Best Film
Tied with Betrayal (1983).
Best Director
James L. Brooks
Best Actress
Shirley MacLaine
Best Supporting Actor
Jack Nicholson
Top Ten Films

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA 1984

Won
NSFC Award
Best Actress
Debra Winger
Best Supporting Actor
Jack Nicholson
3rd place
NSFC Award
Best Actress
Shirley MacLaine
Best Screenplay
James L. Brooks

New York Film Critics Circle Awards 1983

Won
NYFCC Award
Best Film
Best Actress
Shirley MacLaine
Best Supporting Actor
Jack Nicholson
2nd place
NYFCC Award
Best Actress
Debra Winger
Best Screenplay
James L. Brooks
3rd place
NYFCC Award
Best Supporting Actor
John Lithgow
For Twilight Zone: The Movie

Writers Guild of America, USA 1984

Won
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Comedy Adapted from Another Medium
James L. Brooks

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