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Amistad Poster

(1997)

Awards

Academy Awards, USA 1998

Nominated
Oscar
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Anthony Hopkins
Best Cinematography
Janusz Kaminski
Best Costume Design
Ruth E. Carter
Best Music, Original Dramatic Score
John Williams

Golden Globes, USA 1998

Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Motion Picture - Drama
Best Director - Motion Picture
Steven Spielberg
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Djimon Hounsou
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Anthony Hopkins

Screen Actors Guild Awards 1998

Nominated
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
Anthony Hopkins

American Society of Cinematographers, USA 1998

Nominated
ASC Award
Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in Theatrical Releases
Janusz Kaminski

Art Directors Guild 1998

Nominated
Excellence in Production Design Award
Feature Film
Rick Carter (production designer)
Tony Fanning (art director)
Christopher Burian-Mohr (art director)
William James Teegarden (art director)
Lauren E. Polizzi (assistant art director)
John Berger (assistant art director)
Paul Sonski (assistant art director)
Nicholas Lundy (new york art director)
Hugh Landwehr (new york art director)
Period Film
Easton Michael Smith (Set Designer)

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards 1998

Won
Critics Choice Award
Best Supporting Actor
Anthony Hopkins
Nominated
Critics Choice Award
Best Picture

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards 1998

Nominated
CFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
Anthony Hopkins
Most Promising Actor
Djimon Hounsou

David di Donatello Awards 1998

Nominated
David
Best Foreign Film (Miglior Film Straniero)
Steven Spielberg

Directors Guild of America, USA 1998

Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Steven Spielberg

European Film Awards 1998

Won
Outstanding European Achievement in World Cinema
Stellan Skarsgård
For Good Will Hunting

Grammy Awards 1999

Nominated
Grammy
Best Instrumental Composition Written for a Motion Picture or for Television
John Williams

Image Awards 1998

Won
Image Award
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Motion Picture
Djimon Hounsou
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
Morgan Freeman
Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Motion Picture

Online Film & Television Association 1998

Won
OFTA Film Award
Best Breakthrough Performance - Male
Djimon Hounsou
Nominated
OFTA Film Award
Best Supporting Actor
Anthony Hopkins
Best Drama Actor
Djimon Hounsou
Best Music, Original Dramatic Score
John Williams
Best Film Editing
Michael Kahn
Best Cinematography
Janusz Kaminski
Best Production Design
Rick Carter (production design)
Tony Fanning (art direction)
Christopher Burian-Mohr (art direction)
William James Teegarden (art direction)
Rosemary Brandenburg (set decoration)

Online Film Critics Society Awards 1998

Nominated
OFCS Award
Best Supporting Actor
Anthony Hopkins

PGA Awards 1998

Won
Vision Award
Theatrical Motion Pictures
Steven Spielberg
Debbie Allen
Colin Wilson
Nominated
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures
Steven Spielberg
Debbie Allen
Colin Wilson

Political Film Society, USA 1998

Nominated
PFS Award
Exposé

Satellite Awards 1998

Won
Golden Satellite Award
Outstanding Cinematography
Janusz Kaminski
Nominated
Golden Satellite Award
Best Motion Picture - Drama
Steven Spielberg
Debbie Allen
Colin Wilson
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Djimon Hounsou
Best Director of a Motion Picture
Steven Spielberg
Best Motion Picture Screenplay - Adaption
David Franzoni
Outstanding Film Editing
Michael Kahn
Outstanding Art Direction
Rick Carter
Outstanding Costume Design
Ruth E. Carter
Outstanding Original Score
John Williams

Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards 1998

2nd place
SEFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
Anthony Hopkins

Utah Film Critics Association Awards 1997

Nominated
UFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
Anthony Hopkins
Best Cinematography
Janusz Kaminski

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