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Awards

Academy Awards, USA 1991

Won
Oscar
Best Picture
Jim Wilson
Kevin Costner
Best Director
Kevin Costner
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
Michael Blake
Best Cinematography
Dean Semler
Best Sound
Russell Williams II
Jeffrey Perkins
Bill W. Benton
Gregory H. Watkins
Best Film Editing
Neil Travis
Best Music, Original Score
John Barry
Nominated
Oscar
Best Actor in a Leading Role
Kevin Costner
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Graham Greene
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Mary McDonnell
Best Art Direction-Set Decoration
Jeffrey Beecroft
Lisa Dean
Best Costume Design
Elsa Zamparelli

Golden Globes, USA 1991

Won
Golden Globe
Best Director - Motion Picture
Kevin Costner
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Michael Blake
Best Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Kevin Costner
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Mary McDonnell
Best Original Score - Motion Picture
John Barry

BAFTA Awards 1992

Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Actor
Kevin Costner
Best Screenplay - Adapted
Michael Blake
Best Cinematography
Dean Semler
Best Direction
Kevin Costner
Best Editing
Neil Travis
Best Film
Kevin Costner
Jim Wilson
Best Make Up Artist
Francisco X. Pérez
Best Original Film Score
John Barry
Best Sound
Jeffrey Perkins
Bill W. Benton
Gregory H. Watkins
Russell Williams II

American Cinema Editors, USA 1991

Won
Eddie
Best Edited Feature Film
Neil Travis

American Indian Film Festival 1990

Won
American Indian Movie Award
Best Film
Kevin Costner (director)

American Society of Cinematographers, USA 1991

Won
ASC Award
Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in Theatrical Releases
Dean Semler

Awards of the Japanese Academy 1992

Won
Award of the Japanese Academy
Best Foreign Film

Berlin International Film Festival 1991

Won
Silver Berlin Bear
Outstanding Single Achievement
Kevin Costner
For producing/directing/starring the movie.
Nominated
Golden Berlin Bear
Kevin Costner

BMI Film & TV Awards 1991

Won
BMI Film Music Award
John Barry

British Society of Cinematographers 1991

Nominated
Best Cinematography Award
Dean Semler

Casting Society of America, USA 1991

Won
Artios
Best Casting for Feature Film, Drama
Elisabeth Leustig

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards 1991

Won
CFCA Award
Best Cinematography
Dean Semler
Nominated
CFCA Award
Best Picture
Best Director
Kevin Costner
Best Screenplay
Michael Blake

César Awards, France 1992

Nominated
César
Best Foreign Film (Meilleur film étranger)
Kevin Costner

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards 1991

Won
DFWFCA Award
Best Actor
Kevin Costner
Best Picture
Best Director
Kevin Costner
Best Cinematography
Dean Semler
Best Screenplay
Michael Blake
3rd place
DFWFCA Award
Best Supporting Actress
Mary McDonnell
Best Supporting Actor
Graham Greene

David di Donatello Awards 1991

Nominated
David
Best Foreign Actor (Migliore Attore Straniero)
Kevin Costner
Best Foreign Film (Miglior Film Straniero)
Kevin Costner

Directors Guild of America, USA 1991

Won
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Kevin Costner
Derek Kavanagh (unit production manager) (plaque)
Doug Metzger (first assistant director) (plaque)
Stephen P. Dunn (second assistant director) (plaque)

Environmental Media Awards, USA 1991

Won
EMA Award
Feature Film

Film Independent Spirit Awards 1991

Won
Special Distinction Award
Kevin Costner
Jim Wilson

Golden Camera, Germany 1998

Won
Golden Camera
Film - International
Kevin Costner
For Waterworld and The Postman

Golden Screen, Germany 1992

Won
Golden Screen with 1 Star

Golden Screen, Germany 1991

Won
Golden Screen

Grammy Awards 1992

Won
Grammy
Best Instrumental Composition Written for a Motion Picture or for Television
John Barry

Guild of German Art House Cinemas 1992

Won
Guild Film Award - Gold
Foreign Film (Ausländischer Film)
Kevin Costner

International Film Music Critics Award (IFMCA) 2015

Nominated
IFMCA Award
Best Archival Release of an Existing Score - Re-Release
John Barry (music composed by)
Didier Deutsch (album produced by)
Mark Wilder (album produced by)
Ford A. Thaxton (album produced by)
Mark Banning (album art direction by)
liner notes by Randall D. Larson

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists 1992

Nominated
Silver Ribbon
Best Costume Design (Migliori Costumi)
Elsa Zamparelli

Jupiter Award 1991

Won
Jupiter Award
Best International Actor
Kevin Costner
For Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves
Best International Film
Kevin Costner
Best International Director
Kevin Costner

Kinema Junpo Awards 1992

Won
Kinema Junpo Award
Best Foreign Language Film
Kevin Costner
Won
Readers' Choice Award
Best Foreign Language Film
Kevin Costner

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards 1990

2nd place
LAFCA Award
Best Picture
Best Director
Kevin Costner
2nd place
New Generation Award
Kevin Costner

Mainichi Film Concours 1992

Won
Mainichi Film Concours
Best Foreign Language Film
Kevin Costner

National Board of Review, USA 1990

Won
NBR Award
Best Film
Best Director
Kevin Costner
Top Ten Films

National Film Preservation Board, USA 2007

Won
National Film Registry

Nikkan Sports Film Awards 1991

Won
Nikkan Sports Film Award
Best Foreign Film

PGA Awards 1991

Won
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures
Jim Wilson
Kevin Costner

Political Film Society, USA 1991

Won
PFS Award
Peace

Robert Festival 1992

Won
Robert
Best Foreign Film (Årets udenlandske spillefilm)
Kevin Costner (director)

USC Scripter Award 1991

Nominated
USC Scripter Award
Michael Blake (screenwriter/author)

Western Heritage Awards 1991

Won
Bronze Wrangler
Theatrical Motion Picture
Kevin Costner (director/actor)
Jim Wilson (producer)
Rodney A. Grant (actor)

Western Writers of America 1991

Won
Spur Award
Best Motion Picture
Michael Blake

Writers Guild of America, USA 1991

Won
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
Michael Blake

Yoga Awards 1992

Won
Yoga Award
Worst Foreign Actor
Kevin Costner
For Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves

Young Artist Awards 1991

Won
Young Artist Award
Most Entertaining Family Youth Motion Picture - Drama

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