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Awards

Academy Awards, USA 1998

Won
Oscar
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Robin Williams
Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Matt Damon
Ben Affleck
Nominated
Oscar
Best Picture
Lawrence Bender
Best Actor in a Leading Role
Matt Damon
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Minnie Driver
Best Director
Gus Van Sant
Best Film Editing
Pietro Scalia
Best Music, Original Song
Elliott Smith
For the song "Miss Misery".
Best Music, Original Dramatic Score
Danny Elfman

Golden Globes, USA 1998

Won
Golden Globe
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Matt Damon
Ben Affleck
Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Motion Picture - Drama
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Matt Damon
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Robin Williams

Screen Actors Guild Awards 1998

Won
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
Robin Williams
Nominated
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Matt Damon
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
Minnie Driver
Outstanding Performance by a Cast
Ben Affleck
Matt Damon
Minnie Driver
Stellan Skarsgård
Robin Williams

American Cinema Editors, USA 1998

Nominated
Eddie
Best Edited Feature Film
Pietro Scalia

Awards of the Japanese Academy 1999

Nominated
Award of the Japanese Academy
Best Foreign Film

BMI Film & TV Awards 1998

Won
BMI Film Music Award
Danny Elfman

Berlin International Film Festival 1998

Won
Silver Berlin Bear
Outstanding Single Achievement
Matt Damon
For his screenwriting and acting in the film.
Nominated
Golden Berlin Bear
Gus Van Sant

Blockbuster Entertainment Awards 1999

Won
Blockbuster Entertainment Award
Favorite Actor - Video
Matt Damon
Nominated
Blockbuster Entertainment Award
Favorite Actress - Video
Minnie Driver

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards 1997

3rd place
BSFC Award
Best Screenplay
Matt Damon
Ben Affleck

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards 1998

Won
Critics Choice Award
Best Screenplay, Original
Ben Affleck
Matt Damon
Breakthrough Artist
Matt Damon
Nominated
Critics Choice Award
Best Picture

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards 1998

Won
CFCA Award
Most Promising Actor
Matt Damon
Nominated
CFCA Award
Most Promising Actor
Ben Affleck
For Chasing Amy and Going All the Way

Chlotrudis Awards 1998

Nominated
Chlotrudis Award
Best Screenplay
Ben Affleck
Matt Damon

Directors Guild of America, USA 1998

Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Gus Van Sant

Empire Awards, UK 1999

Nominated
Empire Award
Best Film

European Film Awards 1998

Won
Outstanding European Achievement in World Cinema
Stellan Skarsgård
For Amistad

Florida Film Critics Circle Awards 1998

Won
FFCC Award
Newcomer of the Year
Ben Affleck
Matt Damon
For their screenwriting.

Golden Trailer Awards 1999

Won
Golden Trailer
Best Drama

Humanitas Prize 1998

Won
Humanitas Prize
Feature Film Category
Matt Damon
Ben Affleck

Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards 1998

Won
Sierra Award
Most Promising Actor
Matt Damon
For The Rainmaker

London Critics Circle Film Awards 1999

Won
ALFS Award
British Supporting Actress of the Year
Minnie Driver
Tied with Kate Beckinsale for The Last Days of Disco (1998).
Nominated
ALFS Award
Actor of the Year
Matt Damon
For The Rainmaker and Saving Private Ryan
Screenwriter of the Year
Ben Affleck
Matt Damon

MTV Movie Awards 1998

Nominated
MTV Movie Award
Best Movie
Best Male Performance
Matt Damon
Best On-Screen Duo
Matt Damon
Ben Affleck
Best Kiss
Matt Damon
Minnie Driver

Motion Picture Sound Editors, USA 1998

Nominated
Golden Reel Award
Best Sound Editing - Music (Foreign & Domestic)

National Board of Review, USA 1997

Won
NBR Award
Top Ten Films
Won
Special Achievement Award
Ben Affleck
Matt Damon
For special achievement in filmmaking

Online Film Critics Society Awards 1998

Nominated
OFCS Award
Best Screenplay
Ben Affleck
Matt Damon

PGA Awards 1998

Nominated
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures
Lawrence Bender

Satellite Awards 1998

Won
Golden Satellite Award
Best Motion Picture Screenplay - Original
Ben Affleck
Matt Damon
Nominated
Golden Satellite Award
Best Motion Picture - Drama
Lawrence Bender
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Matt Damon
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Drama
Robin Williams
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Drama
Minnie Driver
Best Director of a Motion Picture
Gus Van Sant

Writers Guild of America, USA 1998

Nominated
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Matt Damon
Ben Affleck

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