Edit
As Good as It Gets Poster

Awards

Academy Awards, USA 1998

Won
Oscar
Best Actor in a Leading Role
Jack Nicholson
Best Actress in a Leading Role
Helen Hunt
Nominated
Oscar
Best Picture
James L. Brooks
Bridget Johnson
Kristi Zea
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Greg Kinnear
Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Mark Andrus (screenplay/story)
James L. Brooks (screenplay)
Best Film Editing
Richard Marks
Best Music, Original Musical or Comedy Score
Hans Zimmer

Golden Globes, USA 1998

Won
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy/Musical
Helen Hunt
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy/Musical
Jack Nicholson
Best Motion Picture - Comedy/Musical
Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Director - Motion Picture
James L. Brooks
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Greg Kinnear
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Mark Andrus
James L. Brooks

Screen Actors Guild Awards 1998

Won
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Jack Nicholson
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
Helen Hunt
Nominated
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
Greg Kinnear

ALMA Awards 1998

Nominated
ALMA Award
Outstanding Actress in a Feature Film
Lupe Ontiveros

American Cinema Editors, USA 1998

Nominated
Eddie
Best Edited Feature Film
Richard Marks

American Comedy Awards, USA 1998

Won
American Comedy Award
Funniest Actress in a Motion Picture (Leading Role)
Helen Hunt
Funniest Actor in a Motion Picture (Leading Role)
Jack Nicholson

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
Hans Zimmer

Blockbuster Entertainment Awards 1999

Won
Blockbuster Entertainment Award
Favorite Actress - Video
Helen Hunt
Nominated
Blockbuster Entertainment Award
Favorite Actor - Video
Jack Nicholson

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards 1998

Won
Critics Choice Award
Best Actor
Jack Nicholson
Nominated
Critics Choice Award
Best Picture

Casting Society of America, USA 1998

Nominated
Artios
Best Casting for Feature Film, Comedy
Francine Maisler

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards 1998

Nominated
CFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
Greg Kinnear
Best Actor
Jack Nicholson
Best Picture
Best Director
James L. Brooks
Best Actress
Helen Hunt
Best Screenplay
Mark Andrus
James L. Brooks

Chlotrudis Awards 1998

Nominated
Chlotrudis Award
Best Actress
Helen Hunt

Czech Lions 1999

Nominated
Czech Lion
Best Foreign Language Film (Nejlepsí zahranicní film)
James L. Brooks

Directors Guild of America, USA 1998

Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
James L. Brooks

Florida Film Critics Circle Awards 1998

Won
FFCC Award
Best Actress
Helen Hunt

GLAAD Media Awards 1998

Nominated
GLAAD Media Award
Outstanding Film (Wide Release)

Golden Screen, Germany 1998

Won
Golden Screen
Columbia (distributor)

Jupiter Award 1998

Won
Jupiter Award
Best International Actor
Jack Nicholson

London Critics Circle Film Awards 1999

Won
ALFS Award
Actor of the Year
Jack Nicholson

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards 1997

2nd place
LAFCA Award
Best Actor
Jack Nicholson
Best Actress
Helen Hunt

MTV Movie Awards 1998

Nominated
MTV Movie Award
Best Female Performance
Helen Hunt

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
Best Actor
Jack Nicholson
Best Supporting Actor
Greg Kinnear
Top Ten Films

Online Film & Television Association 1998

Won
OFTA Film Award
Best Actor
Jack Nicholson
Best Comedy/Musical Picture
James L. Brooks
Bridget Johnson
Kristi Zea
Best Comedy/Musical Actor
Jack Nicholson
Best Comedy/Musical Actress
Helen Hunt
Best Music, Original Comedy/Musical Score
Hans Zimmer
Nominated
OFTA Film Award
Best Picture
James L. Brooks
Bridget Johnson
Kristi Zea
Best Actress
Helen Hunt
Best Supporting Actor
Greg Kinnear
Best Ensemble
Best Director
James L. Brooks
Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Mark Andrus
James L. Brooks

Online Film Critics Society Awards 1997

Won
OFCS Award
Best Actor
Jack Nicholson

PGA Awards 1998

Nominated
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures
James L. Brooks
Bridget Johnson
Kristi Zea

SESC Film Festival, Brazil 1999

Won
Audience Award
Best Foreign Actor (Melhor Ator Estrangeiro)
Jack Nicholson

San Diego Film Critics Society Awards 1997

Won
SDFCS Award
Best Actor
Jack Nicholson
Best Screenplay, Original
James L. Brooks
Mark Andrus

Satellite Awards 1998

Won
Golden Satellite Award
Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
James L. Brooks
Bridget Johnson
Kristi Zea
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Jack Nicholson
Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Helen Hunt
Nominated
Golden Satellite Award
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Cuba Gooding Jr.
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Greg Kinnear
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Shirley Knight

Society of Texas Film Critics Awards 1997

2nd place
STFC Award
Best Screenplay, Original
Mark Andrus
James L. Brooks

Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards 1998

Won
SEFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
Greg Kinnear
Best Original Screenplay
Mark Andrus
James L. Brooks
2nd place
SEFCA Award
Best Actor
Jack Nicholson
3rd place
SEFCA Award
Best Picture

Toronto Film Critics Association Awards 1998

2nd place
TFCA Award
Best Performance, Male
Jack Nicholson

Writers Guild of America, USA 1998

Won
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Mark Andrus
James L. Brooks

YoungStar Awards 1998

Won
YoungStar Award
Best Performance by a Young Actor in a Comedy Film
Jesse James

See also

FAQ | User Reviews | User Ratings | External Reviews | Metacritic Reviews | Message Board

Contribute to This Page