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(1988)

Awards

Academy Awards, USA 1989

Won
Oscar
Best Picture
Mark Johnson
Best Actor in a Leading Role
Dustin Hoffman
Best Director
Barry Levinson
Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Ronald Bass (screenplay)
Barry Morrow (screenplay/story)
Nominated
Oscar
Best Cinematography
John Seale
Best Art Direction-Set Decoration
Ida Random
Linda DeScenna
Best Film Editing
Stu Linder
Best Music, Original Score
Hans Zimmer

Golden Globes, USA 1989

Won
Golden Globe
Best Motion Picture - Drama
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Dustin Hoffman
Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Director - Motion Picture
Barry Levinson
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Ronald Bass
Barry Morrow

BAFTA Awards 1990

Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Actor
Dustin Hoffman
Best Editing
Stu Linder
Best Screenplay - Original
Ronald Bass
Barry Morrow

American Cinema Editors, USA 1989

Won
Eddie
Best Edited Feature Film
Stu Linder
Tied with Gerry Hambling for Mississippi Burning (1988).

American Society of Cinematographers, USA 1989

Nominated
ASC Award
Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in Theatrical Releases
John Seale

Awards of the Japanese Academy 1990

Nominated
Award of the Japanese Academy
Best Foreign Language Film

BMI Film & TV Awards 1989

Won
BMI Film Music Award
Hans Zimmer

Berlin International Film Festival 1989

Won
Golden Berlin Bear
Barry Levinson
Won
Reader Jury of the "Berliner Morgenpost"
Barry Levinson

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards 1989

Nominated
CFCA Award
Best Actor
Dustin Hoffman

César Awards, France 1990

Nominated
César
Best Foreign Film (Meilleur film étranger)
Barry Levinson

David di Donatello Awards 1989

Won
David
Best Foreign Film (Miglior Film Straniero)
Barry Levinson
Best Foreign Actor (Migliore Attore Straniero)
Dustin Hoffman
Nominated
David
Best Foreign Director (Migliore Regista Straniero)
Barry Levinson
Best Foreign Producer (Migliore Produttore Straniero)
Mark Johnson
Best Foreign Screenplay (Migliore Sceneggiatura Straniera)
Ronald Bass
Barry Morrow

Directors Guild of America, USA 1989

Won
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Barry Levinson
Gerald R. Molen (unit production manager) (plaque)
David McGiffert (first assistant director) (plaque)
Cara Giallanza (second assistant director) (plaque)
Cherylanne Martin (second second assistant director) (plaque)

Golden Screen, Germany 1991

Won
Golden Screen with 1 Star

Golden Screen, Germany 1989

Won
Golden Screen

Heartland Film 1988

Won
Truly Moving Picture Award
Barry Levinson (director)

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists 1989

Nominated
Silver Ribbon
Best Supporting Actress (Migliore Attrice Non Protagonista)
Valeria Golino
Best Foreign Director (Regista del Miglior Film Straniero)
Barry Levinson

Jupiter Award 1989

Won
Jupiter Award
Best International Film
Barry Levinson

Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards 1988

Won
KCFCC Award
Best Film
Best Actor
Dustin Hoffman
Best Supporting Actor
Tom Cruise
Best Director
Barry Levinson

Kinema Junpo Awards 1990

Won
Readers' Choice Award
Best Foreign Language Film
Barry Levinson

Mainichi Film Concours 1990

Won
Readers' Choice Award
Best Foreign Language Film
Barry Levinson

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA 1989

3rd place
NSFC Award
Best Actor
Dustin Hoffman
Tied with Max von Sydow for Pelle the Conqueror (1987).

New York Film Critics Circle Awards 1988

2nd place
NYFCC Award
Best Actor
Dustin Hoffman

Nikkan Sports Film Awards 1989

Won
Nikkan Sports Film Award
Best Foreign Film

People's Choice Awards, USA 1989

Won
People's Choice Award
Favorite Dramatic Motion Picture

Writers Guild of America, USA 1989

Nominated
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Ronald Bass
Barry Morrow

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