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(1997)

Awards

Academy Awards, USA 1998

Won
Oscar
Best Makeup
Rick Baker
David LeRoy Anderson
Nominated
Oscar
Best Art Direction-Set Decoration
Bo Welch (art director)
Cheryl Carasik (set decorator)
Best Music, Original Musical or Comedy Score
Danny Elfman

Golden Globes, USA 1998

Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Motion Picture - Comedy/Musical

BAFTA Awards 1998

Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Special Effects
Eric Brevig
Rick Baker
Rob Coleman
Peter Chesney

ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards 1998

Won
ASCAP Award
Most Performed Songs from Motion Pictures
Will Smith
Patrice Rushen
For the song "Men In Black".

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA 1998

Won
Saturn Award
Best Science Fiction Film
Best Supporting Actor
Vincent D'Onofrio
Best Music
Danny Elfman
Nominated
Saturn Award
Best Actor
Will Smith
Best Director
Barry Sonnenfeld
Best Writer
Ed Solomon
Best Make-Up
Rick Baker
David LeRoy Anderson
Katherine James
Best Special Effects
Eric Brevig
Peter Chesney
Rob Coleman
Rick Baker

Art Directors Guild 1998

Nominated
Excellence in Production Design Award
Feature Film
Bo Welch (production designer)
Tom Duffield (art director)

BMI Film & TV Awards 1998

Won
BMI Film Music Award
Danny Elfman

Blockbuster Entertainment Awards 1998

Won
Blockbuster Entertainment Award
Favorite Actor - Sci-Fi
Will Smith
Favorite Soundtrack
Nominated
Blockbuster Entertainment Award
Favorite Actor - Sci-Fi
Tommy Lee Jones
Favorite Supporting Actor - Sci-Fi
Vincent D'Onofrio
Favorite Supporting Actress - Sci-Fi
Linda Fiorentino

Bogey Awards, Germany 1997

Won
Bogey Award in Platin

Cinema Audio Society, USA 1998

Nominated
C.A.S. Award
Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing for a Feature Film
Lee Dichter (re-recording mixer)
Skip Lievsay (re-recording mixer)
Michael Barry (re-recording mixer)
Peter F. Kurland (production mixer)

Czech Lions 1998

Won
Box Office Award

DVD Exclusive Awards 2001

Nominated
Video Premiere Award
Best DVD Overall Original Supplemental Material

Empire Awards, UK 1998

Won
Empire Award
Best Film

Golden Screen, Germany 1997

Won
Golden Screen
Columbia (distributor)
Won
Golden Screen with 1 Star
Columbia (distributor)

Grammy Awards 1998

Nominated
Grammy
Best Instrumental Composition Written for a Motion Picture or for Television
Danny Elfman
For the main theme.

Hugo Awards 1998

Nominated
Hugo
Best Dramatic Presentation
Barry Sonnenfeld (director)
Ed Solomon (screen story/screenplay)
Lowell Cunningham (based on the comic by)

Kids' Choice Awards, USA 1998

Won
Blimp Award
Favorite Movie Actor
Will Smith
Nominated
Blimp Award
Favorite Movie

MTV Movie Awards 1998

Won
MTV Movie Award
Best Movie Song
Will Smith
For "Men In Black".
Best Fight
Will Smith
For the fight between Will Smith and an alien (the giant cockroach).
Nominated
MTV Movie Award
Best Movie
Best Comedic Performance
Will Smith
Best On-Screen Duo
Will Smith
Tommy Lee Jones

Mainichi Film Concours 1998

Won
Readers' Choice Award
Best Foreign Language Film
Barry Sonnenfeld

Motion Picture Sound Editors, USA 1998

Nominated
Golden Reel Award
Best Sound Editing - Sound Effects & Foley
Best Sound Editing - Dialogue & ADR
Best Sound Editing - Music (Foreign & Domestic)

Online Film & Television Association 1998

Nominated
OFTA Film Award
Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy/Horror Picture
Laurie MacDonald
Walter F. Parkes
Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy/Horror Actor
Tommy Lee Jones
Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy/Horror Actor
Will Smith
Best Music, Original Comedy/Musical Score
Danny Elfman
Best Music, Original Song
Will Smith (music, lyrics, and performed by)
Patrice Rushen (music and lyrics by)
Terry McFadden (music and lyrics by)
Fred Washington (music and lyrics by)
For the song "Men in Black".
Best Makeup and Hairstyling
Rick Baker
David LeRoy Anderson
Mark Alfrey
Pierce Austin
Rob Hinderstein
Christopher Allen Nelson
Laini Thompson
Anthony Veader
Best Visual Effects
Eric Brevig
Peter Chesney
Rob Coleman
Rick Baker

Satellite Awards 1998

Won
Golden Satellite Award
Best Motion Picture - Animated or Mixed Media
Laurie MacDonald
Walter F. Parkes
Nominated
Golden Satellite Award
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Tommy Lee Jones
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Rip Torn
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Linda Fiorentino
Outstanding Visual Effects
Rick Baker (as Richard Baker)

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