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Awards

Academy Awards, USA 2007

Won
Oscar
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role
Alan Arkin
Best Writing, Original Screenplay
Michael Arndt
Nominated
Oscar
Best Motion Picture of the Year
David T. Friendly
Peter Saraf
Marc Turtletaub
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
Abigail Breslin

Golden Globes, USA 2007

Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Toni Collette

BAFTA Awards 2007

Won
BAFTA Film Award
Best Screenplay - Original
Michael Arndt
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Alan Arkin
Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Film
Albert Berger
David T. Friendly
Ron Yerxa
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Abigail Breslin
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Toni Collette
Nominated
David Lean Award for Direction
Jonathan Dayton
Valerie Faris

Screen Actors Guild Awards 2007

Won
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Alan Arkin
Abigail Breslin
Steve Carell
Toni Collette
Paul Dano
Greg Kinnear
Nominated
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
Alan Arkin
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
Abigail Breslin

AFI Awards, USA 2007

Won
AFI Award
Movie of the Year

LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE is a ray of hope for American film. This comedy gem exemplifies the best of ... More

LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE is a ray of hope for American film. This comedy gem exemplifies the best of the independent film movement, one that tells its story outside the mainstream but enjoys a massive and enthusiastic public response. Directors Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris have assembled the comedic acting ensemble of the year, and together they tell the story of the Hoovers, the most dysfunctional family on wheels. In the tradition of classics like YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU, through our laughter - and horror - we see ourselves.


Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences of Argentina 2007

Nominated
Award of the Argentinean Academy
Best Foreign Film
Jonathan Dayton
Valerie Faris
USA.

Alliance of Women Film Journalists 2006

Won
EDA Award
Best Ensemble
Nominated
EDA Award
Actress in a Comedic Performance
Toni Collette

American Cinema Editors, USA 2007

Nominated
Eddie
Best Edited Feature Film - Comedy or Musical
Pamela Martin

Argentinean Film Critics Association Awards 2007

Won
Silver Condor
Best Foreign Film, Not in the Spanish Language (Mejor Película Extranjera)
Jonathan Dayton
Valerie Faris
USA.

Australian Film Institute 2007

Nominated
AFI International Award
Best Actress
Toni Collette

BMI Film & TV Awards 2007

Won
BMI Film Music Award
Mychael Danna

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards 2006

2nd place
BSFC Award
Best New Filmmaker
Jonathan Dayton
Valerie Faris

British Comedy Awards 2006

Nominated
British Comedy Award
Best Comedy Film
Jonathan Dayton
Valerie Faris

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards 2007

Won
Critics Choice Award
Best Young Actor
Paul Dano
Best Young Actress
Abigail Breslin
Best Acting Ensemble
Best Writer
Michael Arndt
Nominated
Critics Choice Award
Best Picture
Best Supporting Actor
Alan Arkin
Best Comedy Movie

Central Ohio Film Critics Association 2007

2nd place
COFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
Alan Arkin
Best Ensemble
Toni Collette
Greg Kinnear
Abigail Breslin
Steve Carell
Alan Arkin
Paul Dano
Best Screenplay - Original
Michael Arndt
Nominated
COFCA Award
Best Picture

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards 2006

Nominated
CFCA Award
Best Picture
Best Supporting Actress
Abigail Breslin
Best Supporting Actress
Toni Collette
Most Promising Director
Jonathan Dayton
Valerie Faris
Best Screenplay, Original
Michael Arndt

Chlotrudis Awards 2007

Won
Chlotrudis Award
Best Performance by an Ensemble Cast

Cinema Brazil Grand Prize 2008

Nominated
Cinema Brazil Grand Prize
Best Foreign-Language Film (Melhor Filme Estrangeiro)
Jonathan Dayton
Valerie Faris

Costume Designers Guild Awards 2007

Nominated
CDG Award
Excellence in Contemporary Film
Nancy Steiner

César Awards, France 2007

Won
César
Best Foreign Film (Meilleur film étranger)
Jonathan Dayton
Valerie Faris

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards 2006

Won
DFWFCA Award
Best Screenplay
Michael Arndt
3rd place
DFWFCA Award
Best Picture

David di Donatello Awards 2007

Nominated
David
Best Foreign Film (Miglior Film Straniero)
Jonathan Dayton
Valerie Faris

Deauville Film Festival 2006

Won
Grand Special Prize
Jonathan Dayton
Valerie Faris

Directors Guild of America, USA 2007

Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Jonathan Dayton
Valerie Faris

Dublin Film Critics Circle Awards 2006

Won
DFCC
Best Supporting Actress
Abigail Breslin
3rd place
Breakthrough Award
Jonathan Dayton
Valerie Faris
director
3rd place
DFCC
Best Film
Nominated
DFCC
Best Supporting Actor
Alan Arkin
Best Supporting Actress
Toni Collette

Empire Awards, UK 2007

Won
Empire Award
Best Comedy
Nominated
Empire Award
Best Male Newcomer
Paul Dano
Best Female Newcomer
Abigail Breslin (actress)
Scene of the Year
Olive's dance routine.

GLAAD Media Awards 2007

Won
GLAAD Media Award
Outstanding Film - Wide Release

Gotham Awards 2006

Nominated
Best Ensemble Cast
Greg Kinnear
Toni Collette
Steve Carell
Paul Dano
Abigail Breslin
Alan Arkin
Nominated
Breakthrough Award
Abigail Breslin

Grammy Awards 2007

Nominated
Grammy
Best Compilation Soundtrack Album for Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media
DeVotchKa
Mychael Danna (producer)

Independent Spirit Awards 2007

Won
Independent Spirit Award
Best Feature
Marc Turtletaub
David T. Friendly
Peter Saraf
Albert Berger
Ron Yerxa
Best Director
Jonathan Dayton
Valerie Faris
Best First Screenplay
Michael Arndt
Best Supporting Male
Alan Arkin
Nominated
Independent Spirit Award
Best Supporting Male
Paul Dano

Iowa Film Critics Awards 2007

Won
IFC Award
Best Supporting Actress
Abigail Breslin

Irish Film and Television Awards 2007

Won
IFTA Award
Best International Film

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists 2007

Nominated
Silver Ribbon
Best Non-European Director (Regista del Miglior Film Non-Europeo)
Jonathan Dayton
Valerie Faris

Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards 2006

Won
KCFCC Award
Best Screenplay, Original
Michael Arndt

Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards 2006

Won
Sierra Award
Youth in Film
Abigail Breslin

London Critics Circle Film Awards 2007

Nominated
ALFS Award
Film of the Year
Screenwriter of the Year
Michael Arndt

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards 2006

Won
New Generation Award
Michael Arndt (screenwriter)
Jonathan Dayton (co-director)
Valerie Faris (co-director)
2nd place
LAFCA Award
Best Screenplay
Michael Arndt

MTV Movie Awards 2007

Nominated
MTV Movie Award
Best Movie
Breakthrough Performance
Abigail Breslin

Motion Picture Sound Editors, USA 2007

Nominated
Golden Reel Award
Best Sound Editing in a Feature Film: Dialogue and Automated Dialogue Replacement
Andrew DeCristofaro (supervising sound editor)
Stephen P. Robinson (supervising sound editor)
Nancy Nugent (supervising dialogue/adr editor)
John C. Stuver (dialogue/adr editor)
Kerry Ann Carmean (dialogue/adr editor)
Steve Nelson (dialogue/adr editor)
Patrick Cusack (dialogue/adr editor)
Mark Ormandy (dialogue/adr editor)

National Board of Review, USA 2006

Won
NBR Award
Top Ten Films

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA 2007

3rd place
NSFC Award
Best Supporting Actor
Alan Arkin

New York Film Critics Circle Awards 2006

2nd place
NYFCC Award
Best First Film
Jonathan Dayton
Valerie Faris
3rd place
NYFCC Award
Best Supporting Actor
Steve Carell
Best Screenplay
Michael Arndt

New York Film Critics, Online 2006

Won
NYFCO Award
Best Ensemble
Best Debut as Director
Jonathan Dayton
Valerie Faris
Top Films of the Year

North Texas Film Critics Association, US 2006

Won
NTFCA Award
Best Picture

Online Film & Television Association 2007

Won
OFTA Film Award
Best Youth Performance
Abigail Breslin
Best First Feature
Jonathan Dayton
Valerie Faris
Best First Screenplay
Michael Arndt
Nominated
OFTA Film Award
Best Breakthrough Performance - Female
Abigail Breslin
Best Ensemble
Best Writing, Original Screenplay
Michael Arddt
Best Cinematic Moment
For the "color blind" scene.
Best Cinematic Moment
For the "super freak" scene.

Online Film Critics Society Awards 2007

Won
OFCS Award
Best Supporting Actress
Abigail Breslin
Best Breakthrough Filmmaker
Jonathan Dayton
Valerie Faris
Nominated
OFCS Award
Best Supporting Actor
Alan Arkin
Best Screenplay, Original
Michael Arndt

PGA Awards 2007

Won
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures
Marc Turtletaub
David T. Friendly
Peter Saraf
Albert Berger
Ron Yerxa

Palm Springs International Film Festival 2007

Won
Chairman's Vanguard Award
Jonathan Dayton
Valerie Faris
Michael Arndt

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards 2006

Won
PFCS Award
Best Performance by a Youth in a Lead or Supporting Role - Female
Abigail Breslin
Best Ensemble Cast
Alan Arkin
Abigail Breslin
Steve Carell
Toni Collette
Paul Dano
Greg Kinnear
Best Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Michael Arndt

Prism Awards 2007

Nominated
Prism Award
Performance in a Feature Film
Alan Arkin
Wide Release Feature Film

San Sebastián International Film Festival 2006

Won
Audience Award
Jonathan Dayton
Valerie Faris

Satellite Awards 2006

Nominated
Satellite Award
Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical
Toni Collette
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Abigail Breslin
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Alan Arkin
Best Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical
Best Original Song
DeVotchKa
For the song "Till the End of Time".

Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards 2006

Won
SEFCA Award
Best Screenplay, Original
Michael Arndt
Nominated
SEFCA Award
Best Picture

St. Louis Film Critics Association, US 2006

Nominated
SLFCA Award
Most Original, Innovative or Creative Film
Best Supporting Actor
Steve Carell
Best Supporting Actress
Abigail Breslin
Best Screenplay
Michael Arndt

Stockholm Film Festival 2006

Won
Audience Award
Jonathan Dayton
Valerie Faris

Tokyo International Film Festival 2006

Won
Audience Award
Jonathan Dayton
Valerie Faris
Won
Best Actress Award
Abigail Breslin
Won
Best Director Award
Jonathan Dayton
Valerie Faris
Nominated
Tokyo Grand Prix
Jonathan Dayton
Valerie Faris

Toronto Film Critics Association Awards 2006

Nominated
TFCA Award
Best First Feature
Jonathan Dayton
Valerie Faris

Vancouver Film Critics Circle 2007

Won
VFCC Award
Best Supporting Actor
Alan Arkin
Nominated
VFCC Award
Best Supporting Actor
Steve Carell

Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards 2006

Won
WAFCA Award
Best Ensemble
Best Screenplay, Original
Michael Arndt

World Soundtrack Awards 2007

Nominated
World Soundtrack Award
Soundtrack Composer of the Year
Mychael Danna
For Breach , The Nativity Story and Fracture
Best Original Soundtrack of the Year
Mychael Danna
DeVotchKa

Writers Guild of America, USA 2007

Won
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Original Screenplay
Michael Arndt

Young Artist Awards 2007

Won
Young Artist Award
Best Performance in a Feature Film - Young Actress Age Ten or Younger
Abigail Breslin

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