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Memento Poster

(2000)

Awards

Academy Awards, USA 2002

Nominated
Oscar
Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Christopher Nolan
Jonathan Nolan (story)
Best Film Editing
Dody Dorn

Golden Globes, USA 2002

Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Christopher Nolan

AFI Awards, USA 2002

Won
AFI Award
Screenwriter of the Year
Christopher Nolan
Nominated
AFI Award
Movie of the Year
Jennifer Todd
Suzanne Todd

MEMENTO turns the traditional rules of movie narrative upside down, backwards, forwards and ... More

MEMENTO turns the traditional rules of movie narrative upside down, backwards, forwards and sideways. The film is like a complex jigsaw puzzle, but after all the pieces are assembled, it turns out not to be the picture on the box.

Editor of the Year
Dody Dorn

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA 2003

Nominated
Saturn Award
Best DVD Special Edition Release

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA 2002

Won
Saturn Award
Best Action/Adventure/Thriller Film
Nominated
Saturn Award
Best Actor
Guy Pearce

American Cinema Editors, USA 2002

Nominated
Eddie
Best Edited Feature Film - Dramatic
Dody Dorn

American Screenwriters Association, USA 2002

Nominated
Discover Screenwriting Award
Christopher Nolan

Austin Film Critics Association 2009

Nominated
Austin Film Critics Award
Best Movie of the Decade
Tied with The Departed (2006).

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards 2001

Won
BSFC Award
Best Screenplay
Christopher Nolan
3rd place
BSFC Award
Best Actor
Guy Pearce
Tied with Gene Hackman for The Royal Tenenbaums (2001).

Bram Stoker Awards 2002

Won
Bram Stoker Award
Screenplay
Christopher Nolan
Jonathan Nolan

British Independent Film Awards 2001

Won
British Independent Film Award
Best Foreign Independent Film - English Language
Christopher Nolan

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards 2002

Won
Critics Choice Award
Best Screenplay
Christopher Nolan
Nominated
Critics Choice Award
Best Picture

Casting Society of America, USA 2001

Won
Artios
Best Casting for Feature Film, Independent
John Papsidera

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards 2002

Won
CFCA Award
Best Screenplay
Christopher Nolan
Nominated
CFCA Award
Best Actor
Guy Pearce

Chlotrudis Awards 2002

Won
Chlotrudis Award
Best Director
Christopher Nolan
Nominated
Chlotrudis Award
Best Supporting Actress
Carrie-Anne Moss
Best Movie
Best Adapted Screenplay
Christopher Nolan

DVD Exclusive Awards 2003

Nominated
DVD Premiere Award
Best Audio Commentary, New Release
Christopher Nolan
For the Limited Edition.
Best Menu Design
For the Limited Edition.

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards 2002

Won
Russell Smith Award
Christopher Nolan
3rd place
DFWFCA Award
Best Picture

Deauville Film Festival 2000

Won
CinéLive Award
Christopher Nolan
Won
Critics Award
Christopher Nolan
Won
Jury Special Prize
Christopher Nolan
Tied with Boiler Room (2000).
Nominated
Grand Special Prize
Christopher Nolan

Directors Guild of America, USA 2002

Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Christopher Nolan

Edgar Allan Poe Awards 2002

Won
Edgar
Best Motion Picture
Christopher Nolan

Empire Awards, UK 2001

Nominated
Empire Award
Best Director
Christopher Nolan

Florida Film Critics Circle Awards 2002

Won
FFCC Award
Best Screenplay
Christopher Nolan

Golden Trailer Awards 2006

Nominated
Golden Trailer
Best Titles in a Trailer
For the consumer DVD trailer.

Golden Trailer Awards 2002

Won
Golden Trailer
Best Drama
Most Original
Nominated
Golden Trailer
Best of Show

Independent Spirit Awards 2002

Won
Independent Spirit Award
Best Feature
Jennifer Todd
Suzanne Todd
Best Director
Christopher Nolan
Best Screenplay
Christopher Nolan
Best Supporting Female
Carrie-Anne Moss
Nominated
Independent Spirit Award
Best Cinematography
Wally Pfister

Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards 2002

Won
Sierra Award
Best Picture
Best Actor
Guy Pearce
Best Screenplay
Christopher Nolan
Best Editing
Dody Dorn
Nominated
Sierra Award
Best Supporting Actress
Carrie-Anne Moss
Best Supporting Actor
Joe Pantoliano
Best Director
Christopher Nolan

London Critics Circle Film Awards 2001

Won
ALFS Award
British Screenwriter of the Year
Christopher Nolan
Nominated
ALFS Award
Film of the Year
British Director of the Year
Christopher Nolan

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards 2001

Won
LAFCA Award
Best Screenplay
Christopher Nolan

MTV Movie Awards 2002

Won
MTV Movie Award
Best New Filmmaker
Christopher Nolan

National Board of Review, USA 2001

Won
NBR Award
Top Ten Films

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA 2002

3rd place
NSFC Award
Best Screenplay
Christopher Nolan

New York Film Critics Circle Awards 2001

2nd place
NYFCC Award
Best Screenplay
Christopher Nolan
Tied with The Royal Tenenbaums (2001).

Online Film & Television Association 2002

Won
OFTA Film Award
Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Christopher Nolan
Best Film Editing
Dody Dorn
Nominated
OFTA Film Award
Best Picture
Jennifer Todd
Suzanne Todd
Best Actor
Guy Pearce
Best Casting
John Papsidera
Best Director
Christopher Nolan
Best Cinematic Moment
For the "hidden pencil" scene.

Online Film Critics Society Awards 2002

Won
OFCS Award
Best Picture
Tied with Mulholland Drive (2001).
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Christopher Nolan
Best Breakthrough Filmmaker
Christopher Nolan
Nominated
OFCS Award
Best Director
Christopher Nolan
Best Actor
Guy Pearce

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards 2002

Won
PFCS Award
Best Screenplay - Original
Christopher Nolan
Best Film Editing
Dody Dorn
Best Newcomer
Christopher Nolan
Nominated
PFCS Award
Best Picture
Best Actor in a Leading Role
Guy Pearce
Best Director
Christopher Nolan

San Diego Film Critics Society Awards 2001

Won
SDFCS Award
Best Actor
Guy Pearce

Satellite Awards 2002

Nominated
Golden Satellite Award
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama
Guy Pearce
Best Motion Picture, Drama
Best Director
Christopher Nolan
Best Screenplay, Original
Christopher Nolan

Sitges - Catalonian International Film Festival 2000

Won
Prize of the Catalan Screenwriter's Critic and Writer's Association
Christopher Nolan

Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards 2001

Won
SEFCA Award
Best Picture
Best Screenplay, Original
Christopher Nolan

Sundance Film Festival 2001

Won
Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award
Christopher Nolan
Jonathan Nolan (story)
Nominated
Grand Jury Prize
Dramatic
Christopher Nolan

Toronto Film Critics Association Awards 2001

Won
TFCA Award
Best Picture
Best Screenplay
Christopher Nolan

Utah Film Critics Association Awards 2001

Nominated
UFCA Award
Best Picture
Best Actor
Guy Pearce
Best Director
Christopher Nolan

Vancouver Film Critics Circle 2002

Won
VFCC Award
Best Film

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