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Awards

Academy Awards, USA 1987

Won
Oscar
Best Actor in a Leading Role
Paul Newman

Paul Newman was not present at the awards ceremony. Robert Wise accepted the award on his behalf. ... More

Paul Newman was not present at the awards ceremony. Robert Wise accepted the award on his behalf. Newman became the fourth actor (after Al Pacino) to be twice nominated for an Oscar for portraying the same character; he had previously portrayed Fast Eddie Felson in The Hustler (1961). He also became the first actor to win an Oscar under such circumstances.

Nominated
Oscar
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
Richard Price
Best Art Direction-Set Decoration
Boris Leven
Karen O'Hara

Golden Globes, USA 1987

Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Paul Newman
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

National Board of Review, USA 1986

Won
NBR Award
Best Actor
Paul Newman
Nominated
NBR Award
Top Ten Films

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA 1987

3rd place
NSFC Award
Best Actor
Paul Newman

New York Film Critics Circle Awards 1986

2nd place
NYFCC Award
Best Actor
Paul Newman
Best Supporting Actress
Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio
Tied with Cathy Tyson for Mona Lisa (1986).

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