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(2003)

Awards

Academy Awards, USA 2004

Won
Oscar
Best Actor in a Leading Role
Sean Penn
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Tim Robbins
Nominated
Oscar
Best Picture
Robert Lorenz
Judie Hoyt
Clint Eastwood
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Marcia Gay Harden
Best Director
Clint Eastwood
Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay
Brian Helgeland

Golden Globes, USA 2004

Won
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Sean Penn
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Tim Robbins
Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Motion Picture - Drama
Best Director - Motion Picture
Clint Eastwood
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Brian Helgeland

BAFTA Awards 2004

Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Screenplay - Adapted
Brian Helgeland
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
Sean Penn
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role
Tim Robbins
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
Laura Linney

Screen Actors Guild Awards 2004

Won
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
Tim Robbins
Nominated
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Sean Penn
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Kevin Bacon
Laurence Fishburne
Marcia Gay Harden
Laura Linney
Sean Penn
Tim Robbins

AFI Awards, USA 2004

Won
AFI Award
Movie of the Year

MYSTIC RIVER is a masterful portrait of fate and friendship across generations. Director Clint ... More

MYSTIC RIVER is a masterful portrait of fate and friendship across generations. Director Clint Eastwood draws brilliant performances from an outstanding ensemble cast in which Sean Penn's searing portrayal of a father in pain calls to mind a young Marlon Brando. The use of locations in working class Boston presents an authentic background for a story of people whose lives are woven together in a world that they cannot escape.


African-American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) 2003

Won
AAFCA Award
Top 10 Films

American Cinema Editors, USA 2004

Nominated
Eddie
Best Edited Feature Film - Dramatic
Joel Cox

American Screenwriters Association, USA 2004

Nominated
Discover Screenwriting Award
Brian Helgeland

Argentinean Film Critics Association Awards 2004

Nominated
Silver Condor
Best Foreign Film (Mejor Película Extranjera)
Clint Eastwood
USA.

Art Directors Guild 2004

Won
Excellence in Production Design Award
Contemporary Film
Henry Bumstead (production designer)
Jack G. Taylor Jr. (art director)

Australian Film Institute 2004

Nominated
AFI Award
Best Foreign Film
Robert Lorenz
Judie Hoyt
Clint Eastwood

Awards of the Japanese Academy 2005

Nominated
Award of the Japanese Academy
Best Foreign Film

BET Awards 2004

Nominated
BET Award
Best Actor
Laurence Fishburne
For The Matrix Revolutions and The Matrix Reloaded

Blue Ribbon Awards 2005

Won
Blue Ribbon Award
Best Foreign Language Film
Clint Eastwood

Bodil Awards 2004

Nominated
Bodil
Best American Film (Bedste amerikanske film)
Clint Eastwood

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards 2003

Won
BSFC Award
Best Film
Best Ensemble Cast
Kevin Bacon
Laurence Fishburne
Marcia Gay Harden
Laura Linney
Sean Penn
Tim Robbins
2nd place
BSFC Award
Best Actor
Sean Penn

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards 2004

Won
Critics Choice Award
Best Actor
Sean Penn
Best Supporting Actor
Tim Robbins
Nominated
Critics Choice Award
Best Picture
Best Supporting Actress
Marcia Gay Harden
Best Acting Ensemble
Best Director
Clint Eastwood
Best Writer
Brian Helgeland
Best Composer
Clint Eastwood

Camerimage 2003

Nominated
Golden Frog
Tom Stern

Cannes Film Festival 2003

Won
Golden Coach
Clint Eastwood
Nominated
Palme d'Or
Clint Eastwood

Casting Society of America, USA 2004

Won
Artios
Best Casting for Feature Film, Drama
Phyllis Huffman
Carolyn Pickman (location casting)

Central Ohio Film Critics Association 2004

Won
COFCA Award
Best Actor
Sean Penn
Best Supporting Actor
Tim Robbins
Best Supporting Actress
Marcia Gay Harden
2nd place
COFCA Award
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Brian Helgeland
Best Score
Clint Eastwood
3rd place
COFCA Award
Best Picture
Nominated
COFCA Award
Best Supporting Actress
Laura Linney
Best Director
Clint Eastwood
Best Cinematography
Tom Stern

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards 2004

Won
CFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
Tim Robbins
Nominated
CFCA Award
Best Picture
Best Director
Clint Eastwood
Best Actor
Sean Penn
Best Supporting Actress
Marcia Gay Harden
Best Screenplay
Brian Helgeland

Cinema Brazil Grand Prize 2004

Nominated
Cinema Brazil Grand Prize
Best Foreign Film (Melhor Filme Estrangeiro)
USA.

Cinema Writers Circle Awards, Spain 2004

Nominated
CEC Award
Best Foreign Film (Mejor Película Extranjera)
USA.

César Awards, France 2004

Won
César
Best Foreign Film (Meilleur film étranger)
Clint Eastwood
USA.

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards 2004

Won
DFWFCA Award
Best Actor
Sean Penn
2nd place
DFWFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
Tim Robbins
3rd place
DFWFCA Award
Best Supporting Actress
Marcia Gay Harden
Best Picture

David di Donatello Awards 2004

Nominated
David
Best Foreign Film (Miglior Film Straniero)
Clint Eastwood

Directors Guild of America, USA 2004

Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Clint Eastwood

Edgar Allan Poe Awards 2004

Nominated
Edgar
Best Motion Picture Screenplay
Brian Helgeland (screenplay)
Dennis Lehane (novel)

European Film Awards 2003

Nominated
Screen International Award
Clint Eastwood
USA.

Florida Film Critics Circle Awards 2004

Won
FFCC Award
Best Actor
Sean Penn
For 21 Grams
Best Supporting Actor
Tim Robbins
2nd place
FFCC Award
Best Film

Fotogramas de Plata 2004

Won
Fotogramas de Plata
Best Foreign Film (Mejor Película Extranjera)
Clint Eastwood

International Cinephile Society Awards 2004

Won
ICS Award
Best Ensemble
2nd place
ICS Award
Best Actor
Sean Penn
Best Supporting Actress
Marcia Gay Harden
Nominated
ICS Award
Best Picture

International Horror Guild 2004

Nominated
IHG Award
Best Movie

Irish Film and Television Awards 2004

Nominated
Audience Award
Best International Film
Best International Actor
Sean Penn

Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards 2003

Won
KCFCC Award
Best Actor
Sean Penn

Kinema Junpo Awards 2005

Won
Kinema Junpo Award
Best Foreign Language Film
Clint Eastwood
Won
Readers' Choice Award
Best Foreign Language Film
Clint Eastwood

Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards 2004

Won
Sierra Award
Best Actor
Sean Penn
For 21 Grams
Nominated
Sierra Award
Best Picture
Best Supporting Actress
Marcia Gay Harden
Best Director
Clint Eastwood

London Critics Circle Film Awards 2004

Won
ALFS Award
Actor of the Year
Sean Penn
Director of the Year
Clint Eastwood
Nominated
ALFS Award
Film of the Year
Screenwriter of the Year
Brian Helgeland

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards 2004

2nd place
LAFCA Award
Best Actor
Sean Penn
For 21 Grams
Best Director
Clint Eastwood

Mainichi Film Concours 2005

Won
Mainichi Film Concours
Best Foreign Language Film
Clint Eastwood

Motion Picture Sound Editors, USA 2004

Nominated
Golden Reel Award
Best Sound Editing in Domestic Features - Dialogue & ADR
Alan Robert Murray (supervising sound editor)
Wade Wilson (sound designer)
Lucy Coldsnow-Smith (supervising dialogue editor)
Juno J. Ellis (supervising adr editor)
Karen Spangenberg (dialogue editor)
Gloria D'Alessandro (dialogue editor)
Robert Troy (dialogue editor)
Andrea Horta (adr editor)

National Board of Review, USA 2003

Won
NBR Award
Best Film
Best Actor
Sean Penn
For 21 Grams
Top Ten Films

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA 2004

Won
NSFC Award
Best Director
Clint Eastwood
2nd place
NSFC Award
Best Film
Best Actor
Sean Penn
Best Supporting Actor
Tim Robbins
Best Screenplay
Brian Helgeland

New York Film Critics Circle Awards 2003

2nd place
NYFCC Award
Best Actor
Sean Penn
Best Film

Online Film & Television Association 2004

Won
OFTA Film Award
Best Actor
Sean Penn
Best Supporting Actor
Tim Robbins
Best Actor
Sean Penn
Best Supporting Actor
Tim Robbins
Best Casting
Phyllis Huffman
Nominated
OFTA Film Award
Best Picture
Clint Eastwood
Judie Hoyt
Robert Lorenz
Best Supporting Actress
Marcia Gay Harden
Best Picture
Clint Eastwood
Judie Hoyt
Robert Lorenz
Best Supporting Actress
Marcia Gay Harden
Best Ensemble
Best Director
Clint Eastwood
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
Brian Helgeland
Best Film Editing
Joel Cox

Online Film Critics Society Awards 2004

Nominated
OFCS Award
Best Picture
Best Director
Clint Eastwood
Best Actor
Sean Penn
Best Supporting Actor
Tim Robbins
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Brian Helgeland

PEN Center USA West Literary Awards 2004

Won
Literary Award
Screenplay
Brian Helgeland

PGA Awards 2004

Nominated
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures
Robert Lorenz
Judie Hoyt
Clint Eastwood

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards 2004

Nominated
PFCS Award
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role
Tim Robbins

Robert Festival 2004

Nominated
Robert
Best American Film (Årets amerikanske film)
Clint Eastwood (director)

Sant Jordi Awards 2004

Won
Sant Jordi
Best Foreign Film (Mejor Película Extranjera)
Clint Eastwood

Satellite Awards 2004

Won
Golden Satellite Award
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama
Sean Penn
For 21 Grams
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Brian Helgeland
Nominated
Golden Satellite Award
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role, Drama
Marcia Gay Harden
Best Motion Picture, Drama
Best Director
Clint Eastwood
Best Cinematography
Tom Stern
Best Film Editing
Joel Cox
Best Sound
Alan Robert Murray
Bub Asman
Michael Semanick
Christopher Boyes
Gary Summers

Seattle Film Critics Awards 2003

Won
Seattle Film Critics Award
Best Supporting Actress
Marcia Gay Harden

Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards 2003

Won
SEFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
Tim Robbins
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Brian Helgeland
2nd place
SEFCA Award
Best Picture
Best Actor
Sean Penn

USC Scripter Award 2004

Won
USC Scripter Award
Brian Helgeland (screenwriter)
Dennis Lehane (author)
Tied with Gary Ross and Laura Hillenbrand for Seabiscuit (2003).

Uruguayan Film Critics Association 2003

Won
UFCA Award
Best Film

Utah Film Critics Association Awards 2003

2nd place
UFCA Award
Best Actor
Sean Penn
Best Supporting Actor
Tim Robbins
Nominated
UFCA Award
Best Director
Clint Eastwood
Best Supporting Actress
Marcia Gay Harden
Best Cinematography
Tom Stern

Vancouver Film Critics Circle 2004

Won
VFCC Award
Best Actor
Sean Penn
Nominated
VFCC Award
Best Film
Best Supporting Actor
Tim Robbins
Best Director
Clint Eastwood

Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards 2003

Won
WAFCA Award
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Brian Helgeland
Nominated
WAFCA Award
Best Actor
Sean Penn
Best Director
Clint Eastwood
Best Ensemble Cast
Best Film
Best Supporting Actor
Tim Robbins

Writers Guild of America, USA 2004

Nominated
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Adapted Screenplay
Brian Helgeland

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