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Awards

Academy Awards, USA 1990

Won
Oscar
Best Picture
Richard D. Zanuck
Lili Fini Zanuck
Best Actress in a Leading Role
Jessica Tandy
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
Alfred Uhry
Best Makeup
Manlio Rocchetti
Lynn Barber
Kevin Haney
Nominated
Oscar
Best Actor in a Leading Role
Morgan Freeman
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Dan Aykroyd
Best Art Direction-Set Decoration
Bruno Rubeo
Crispian Sallis
Best Costume Design
Elizabeth McBride
Best Film Editing
Mark Warner

Golden Globes, USA 1990

Won
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy/Musical
Jessica Tandy
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy/Musical
Morgan Freeman
Best Motion Picture - Comedy/Musical

BAFTA Awards 1991

Won
BAFTA Film Award
Best Actress
Jessica Tandy
Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Screenplay - Adapted
Alfred Uhry
Best Direction
Bruce Beresford
Best Film
Richard D. Zanuck
Lili Fini Zanuck
Bruce Beresford

American Comedy Awards, USA 1990

Nominated
American Comedy Award
Funniest Actor in a Motion Picture (Leading Role)
Morgan Freeman
Funniest Actress in a Motion Picture (Leading Role)
Jessica Tandy
Funniest Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
Dan Aykroyd

BMI Film & TV Awards 1990

Won
BMI Film Music Award
Hans Zimmer

Berlin International Film Festival 1990

Won
Silver Berlin Bear
Best Acting Team
Jessica Tandy
Morgan Freeman
Nominated
Golden Berlin Bear
Bruce Beresford

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards 1990

Won
BSFC Award
Best Actress
Jessica Tandy

David di Donatello Awards 1990

Won
David
Best Foreign Actress (Migliore Attrice Straniera)
Jessica Tandy

Grammy Awards 1991

Nominated
Grammy
Best Instrumental Composition Written for a Motion Picture or for Television
Hans Zimmer
For the end titles (original soundtrack).

Image Awards 1992

Won
Image Award
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Motion Picture
Morgan Freeman

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists 1991

Won
Silver Ribbon
Best Female Dubbing (Migliore Doppiaggio Femminile)
Micaela Giustiniani
For the voice of Jessica Tandy.

Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards 1989

Won
KCFCC Award
Best Actor
Morgan Freeman
Best Actress
Jessica Tandy

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards 1989

2nd place
LAFCA Award
Best Actor
Morgan Freeman
For Lean on Me , Johnny Handsome and Glory

National Board of Review, USA 1989

Won
NBR Award
Best Film
Best Actor
Morgan Freeman
Top Ten Films

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA 1990

2nd place
NSFC Award
Best Actor
Morgan Freeman
Best Actress
Jessica Tandy

New York Film Critics Circle Awards 1989

2nd place
NYFCC Award
Best Actress
Jessica Tandy
3rd place
NYFCC Award
Best Actor
Morgan Freeman
Best Director
Bruce Beresford

PGA Awards 1990

Won
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures
Richard D. Zanuck
Lili Fini Zanuck

Political Film Society, USA 1991

Nominated
PFS Award
Human Rights

Retirement Research Foundation, USA 1990

2nd place
Wise Owl Award
Television and Theatrical Film Fiction
David Brown (executive)
Lili Fini Zanuck
Richard D. Zanuck

Utah Film Critics Association Awards 1989

Won
UFCA Award
Top Ten Films
2nd place
UFCA Award
Best Actress
Jessica Tandy

Writers Guild of America, USA 1990

Won
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
Alfred Uhry

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