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Awards

Academy Awards, USA 1988

Nominated
Oscar
Best Picture
James L. Brooks
Best Actor in a Leading Role
William Hurt
Best Actress in a Leading Role
Holly Hunter
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Albert Brooks
Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
James L. Brooks
Best Cinematography
Michael Ballhaus
Best Film Editing
Richard Marks

Golden Globes, USA 1988

Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Motion Picture - Comedy/Musical
Best Director - Motion Picture
James L. Brooks
Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy/Musical
Holly Hunter
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy/Musical
William Hurt
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
James L. Brooks

American Cinema Editors, USA 1988

Nominated
Eddie
Best Edited Feature Film
Richard Marks

American Comedy Awards, USA 1988

Won
American Comedy Award
Funniest Supporting Male Performer - Motion Picture or TV
Albert Brooks
Nominated
American Comedy Award
Funniest Actress in a Motion Picture (Leading Role)
Holly Hunter

Berlin International Film Festival 1988

Won
Silver Berlin Bear
Best Actress
Holly Hunter
Nominated
Golden Berlin Bear
James L. Brooks

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards 1988

Won
BSFC Award
Best Actor
Albert Brooks
Best Actress
Holly Hunter
Best Screenplay
James L. Brooks

Casting Society of America, USA 1988

Nominated
Artios
Best Casting for Feature Film, Comedy
Ellen Chenoweth

Directors Guild of America, USA 1988

Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
James L. Brooks

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards 1987

Won
LAFCA Award
Best Actress
Holly Hunter
Tied with Sally Kirkland for Anna (1987).
2nd place
LAFCA Award
Best Director
James L. Brooks

National Board of Review, USA 1987

Won
NBR Award
Best Actress
Holly Hunter
Tied with Lillian Gish for The Whales of August (1987).
Top Ten Films

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA 1988

2nd place
NSFC Award
Best Actor
Albert Brooks
3rd place
NSFC Award
Best Supporting Actor
Albert Brooks
Best Actress
Holly Hunter
For Raising Arizona

New York Film Critics Circle Awards 1987

Won
NYFCC Award
Best Film
Best Director
James L. Brooks
Best Actor
Jack Nicholson
For The Witches of Eastwick and Ironweed
Best Actress
Holly Hunter
Best Screenplay
James L. Brooks
3rd place
NYFCC Award
Best Actor
William Hurt

Writers Guild of America, USA 1988

Nominated
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
James L. Brooks

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