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Awards

Academy Awards, USA 1990

Nominated
Oscar
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Danny Aiello
Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Spike Lee

Golden Globes, USA 1990

Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Motion Picture - Drama
Best Director - Motion Picture
Spike Lee
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Danny Aiello
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Spike Lee

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards 1990

Won
BSFC Award
Best Supporting Actor
Danny Aiello

Cannes Film Festival 1989

Nominated
Palme d'Or
Spike Lee

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards 1990

Won
CFCA Award
Best Picture
Best Supporting Actor
Danny Aiello
Best Director
Spike Lee

Image Awards 1991

Won
Image Award
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Motion Picture
Ruby Dee
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
Ossie Davis

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards 1989

Won
LAFCA Award
Best Picture
Best Supporting Actor
Danny Aiello
Best Director
Spike Lee
Best Music
Bill Lee
2nd place
LAFCA Award
Best Screenplay
Spike Lee

National Film Preservation Board, USA 1999

Won
National Film Registry

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA 1990

3rd place
NSFC Award
Best Director
Spike Lee

New York Film Critics Circle Awards 1989

Won
NYFCC Award
Best Cinematographer
Ernest R. Dickerson
Nominated
NYFCC Award
Best Film
5th Place.
Best Screenplay
Spike Lee
4th Place.

Political Film Society, USA 1990

Nominated
PFS Award
Peace

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