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Awards

Academy Awards, USA 1992

Won
Oscar
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Mercedes Ruehl
Nominated
Oscar
Best Actor in a Leading Role
Robin Williams
Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Richard LaGravenese
Best Art Direction-Set Decoration
Mel Bourne
Cindy Carr
Best Music, Original Score
George Fenton

Golden Globes, USA 1992

Won
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy/Musical
Robin Williams
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Mercedes Ruehl
Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Motion Picture - Comedy/Musical
Best Director - Motion Picture
Terry Gilliam
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy/Musical
Jeff Bridges

BAFTA Awards 1992

Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Amanda Plummer
Best Screenplay - Original
Richard LaGravenese

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA 1992

Won
Saturn Award
Best Supporting Actress
Mercedes Ruehl
Nominated
Saturn Award
Best Fantasy Film
Best Actor
Jeff Bridges
Best Actor
Robin Williams
Best Director
Terry Gilliam
Best Writing
Richard LaGravenese
Best Costumes
Beatrix Aruna Pasztor

American Comedy Awards, USA 1992

Won
American Comedy Award
Funniest Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture
Mercedes Ruehl
Nominated
American Comedy Award
Funniest Actor in a Motion Picture (Leading Role)
Robin Williams

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards 1991

Won
BSFC Award
Best Supporting Actress
Mercedes Ruehl

Casting Society of America, USA 1992

Won
Artios
Best Casting for Feature Film, Comedy
Jane Jenkins
Janet Hirshenson

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards 1992

Won
CFCA Award
Best Supporting Actress
Mercedes Ruehl
Nominated
CFCA Award
Best Supporting Actress
Amanda Plummer
Best Director
Terry Gilliam

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards 1992

2nd place
DFWFCA Award
Best Actor
Robin Williams

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards 1991

Won
LAFCA Award
Best Actress
Mercedes Ruehl
2nd place
LAFCA Award
Best Director
Terry Gilliam
Best Supporting Actress
Amanda Plummer
Best Screenplay
Richard LaGravenese
Best Picture

Toronto International Film Festival 1991

Won
People's Choice Award
Terry Gilliam

Venice Film Festival 1991

Won
Little Golden Lion
Terry Gilliam
Won
Pasinetti Award
Best Actress
Mercedes Ruehl
Won
Silver Lion
Terry Gilliam
Tied with Raise the Red Lantern (1991) and J'entends plus la guitare (1991).
Nominated
Golden Lion
Terry Gilliam

Writers Guild of America, USA 1992

Nominated
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Richard LaGravenese

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