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Awards

Academy Awards, USA 2008

Nominated
Oscar
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
Ruby Dee
Best Achievement in Art Direction
Arthur Max (art director)
Beth A. Rubino (set decorator)

Golden Globes, USA 2008

Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Motion Picture - Drama
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Denzel Washington
Best Director - Motion Picture
Ridley Scott

BAFTA Awards 2008

Nominated
Anthony Asquith Award for Film Music
Marc Streitenfeld
Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Film
Brian Grazer
Ridley Scott
Best Screenplay - Original
Steven Zaillian
Best Cinematography
Harris Savides
Best Editing
Pietro Scalia

Screen Actors Guild Awards 2008

Won
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
Ruby Dee
Nominated
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Armand Assante
Josh Brolin
Russell Crowe
Ruby Dee
Chiwetel Ejiofor
Idris Elba
Cuba Gooding Jr.
Carla Gugino
John Hawkes
Ted Levine
Joe Morton
Lymari Nadal
John Ortiz
RZA
Yul Vazquez
Denzel Washington

ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards 2008

Won
ASCAP Award
Top Box Office Films
Marc Streitenfeld

African-American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) 2007

Won
AAFCA Award
Top 10 Films
Best Supporting Actress
Ruby Dee

Alliance of Women Film Journalists 2007

Won
EDA Female Focus Award
Hanging in There Award for Persistence
Ruby Dee (actress)

Art Directors Guild 2008

Nominated
Excellence in Production Design Award
Period Film
Arthur Max (production designer)
Nicholas Lundy (art director)
Charley Beal (assistant art director)
Steven Graham (assistant art director)
Doug Huszti (assistant art director)
Hinju Kim (assistant art director)
Charles E. McCarry (assistant art director)
John Pollard (assistant art director)
Chris Shriver (assistant art director)
Lek Chaiyan Chunsuttiwat (art director - Thailand)
Pusana Ongchaisak (art director - Thailand)
Beer Phetchdee (art director - Thailand)
Somwang Rattanasirivanich (assistant art director - Thailand)

Austin Film Critics Association 2007

Nominated
Austin Film Critics Award
Best Film

Australian Film Institute 2008

Nominated
AFI International Award
Best Actor
Russell Crowe

Awards Circuit Community Awards 2007

Nominated
ACCA
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Ruby Dee

BET Awards 2008

Won
BET Award
Best Actor
Denzel Washington
For The Great Debaters
Nominated
BET Award
Best Actor
Idris Elba
For This Christmas and 28 Weeks Later

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards 2008

Nominated
Critics Choice Award
Best Picture
Best Song
Anthony Hamilton
For the song "Do You Feel Me".

Casting Society of America, USA 2008

Nominated
Artios
Outstanding Achievement in Casting - Studio Feature - Drama
Avy Kaufman

Central Ohio Film Critics Association 2008

2nd place
COFCA Award
Actor of the Year
Josh Brolin
For Grindhouse , In the Valley of Elah and No Country for Old Men

Empire Awards, UK 2008

Won
Empire Award
Best Thriller

Golden Trailer Awards 2008

Nominated
Golden Trailer
Best Drama

Grammy Awards 2009

Nominated
Grammy
Best Compilation Soundtrack Album for Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media

Image Awards 2008

Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Motion Picture
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture
Ruby Dee
Outstanding Writing in a Motion Picture (Theatrical or Television)
Steven Zaillian

MTV Movie Awards 2008

Nominated
MTV Movie Award
Best Male Performance
Denzel Washington
Best Villain
Denzel Washington

Motion Picture Sound Editors, USA 2008

Nominated
Golden Reel Award
Best Sound Editing - Music in a Feature Film
Del Spiva (music editor)
Best Sound Editing - Dialogue and ADR for Feature Film
Per Hallberg (supervising sound editor/sound designer)
Karen Baker Landers (supervising sound editor/sound designer)
Chris Jargo (supervising adr editor)
Kimaree Long (dialogue editor)
Frederick H. Stahly (dialogue editor)
Anna MacKenzie (dialogue editor)
Michelle Pazer (adr editor)
Chris Hogan (adr editor)
Best Sound Editing - Sound Effects and Foley for Feature Film
Per Hallberg (supervising sound editor/sound designer)
Karen Baker Landers (supervising sound editor/sound designer)
Craig S. Jaeger (supervising foley editor)
Christopher Assells (sound editor)
Dino Dimuro (sound editor)
Dan Hegeman (sound editor)
Peter Staubli (sound editor)
Jon Title (sound editor)

Sant Jordi Awards 2008

Won
Audience Award
Best Foreign Film (Mejor Película Extranjera)
Ridley Scott

Satellite Awards 2007

Won
Satellite Award
Best Film Editing
Pietro Scalia
Nominated
Satellite Award
Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama
Denzel Washington
Best Actress in a Supporting Role, Drama
Ruby Dee
Best Original Song
Diane Warren
For the song "Do You Feel Me".

World Soundtrack Awards 2008

Won
World Soundtrack Award
Discovery of the Year
Marc Streitenfeld
Nominated
World Soundtrack Award
Best Original Song Written for a Film
Diane Warren (music by/lyrics by)
Anthony Hamilton (performer)
For the song "Do You Feel Me".

World Stunt Awards 2008

Won
Taurus Award
Best Fire Stunt
Manny Siverio

Stuntman wearing nomex and fire jell sits in a chair as Denzel Washington drops a lighter on him. ... More

Stuntman wearing nomex and fire jell sits in a chair as Denzel Washington drops a lighter on him. Stunt man is engulfed in flames for 20 seconds before he falls over and is then shot.


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