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(I) (2010)

Awards

Academy Awards, USA 2011

Won
Oscar
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role
Christian Bale
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
Melissa Leo
Nominated
Oscar
Best Motion Picture of the Year
David Hoberman
Todd Lieberman
Mark Wahlberg
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
Amy Adams
Best Achievement in Directing
David O. Russell
Best Achievement in Film Editing
Pamela Martin
Best Writing, Original Screenplay
Scott Silver (screenplay)
Paul Tamasy (screenplay/story)
Eric Johnson (screenplay/story)
Keith Dorrington (story)

Golden Globes, USA 2011

Won
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Christian Bale
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Melissa Leo
Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Motion Picture - Drama
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Mark Wahlberg
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Amy Adams
Best Director - Motion Picture
David O. Russell

BAFTA Awards 2011

Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Supporting Actor
Christian Bale
Best Supporting Actress
Amy Adams
Best Screenplay (Original)
Scott Silver
Paul Tamasy
Eric Johnson

Screen Actors Guild Awards 2011

Won
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
Christian Bale
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
Melissa Leo
Nominated
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
Amy Adams
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Amy Adams
Christian Bale
Melissa Leo
Jack McGee
Mark Wahlberg

AARP Movies for Grownups Awards 2011

Nominated
Movies for Grownups Award
Best Supporting Actress
Melissa Leo

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA 2011

Nominated
Saturn Award
Best Supporting Actor
Christian Bale

AFI Awards, USA 2011

Won
AFI Award
Movie of the Year
David Hoberman
Todd Lieberman
Mark Wahlberg

THE FIGHTER packs a punch with such power that it smashes through the boxing genre and into a ... More

THE FIGHTER packs a punch with such power that it smashes through the boxing genre and into a higher class. This true American tale is celebrated by director David O. Russell as an exploration of competitive dysfunction, while championing the fighter in each of the film's characters. Mark Wahlberg stands tall and proud as the significant heart of a film filled with knockout performances from Melissa Leo, Amy Adams and Christian Bale's Dicky, "The Pride of Lowell," who spars with inner demons, but finds the will to be in his brother's corner when it counts.


African-American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) 2010

Won
AAFCA Award
Best Actor
Mark Wahlberg
Top 10 Films
6th place

Alliance of Women Film Journalists 2011

Won
EDA Award
Best Supporting Actor
Christian Bale
Nominated
EDA Award
Best Supporting Actress
Amy Adams
Best Supporting Actress
Melissa Leo
Best Ensemble Cast
Nominated
EDA Female Focus Award
Actress Defying Age and Ageism
Melissa Leo

American Cinema Editors, USA 2011

Nominated
Eddie
Best Edited Feature Film - Dramatic
Pamela Martin

Art Directors Guild 2011

Nominated
Excellence in Production Design Award
Contemporary Film
Judy Becker (production designer)
Laura Ballinger (art director)
Jeremy Rosenstein (assistant art director)
I. Javier Ameijeiras (illustrator)
Kevin L. Raper (graphic designer)
Daniel J. Courchaine (key scenic)
Mary Hopkins (scenic foreman)
Ralph Contrado (camera scenic)
Romina Diaz-Brarda (scenic artist)
Lori Hruska (scenic artist)
David Costello (scenic artist)
David Rickson (scenic artist)
Kim Codner (scenic artist)
Craig S. Pasco (scenic artist)
Gene Serdena (set decorator)

ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards 2011

Won
ASCAP Award
Top Box Office Films
Michael Brook

Austin Film Critics Association 2010

Won
Austin Film Critics Award
Best Supporting Actor
Christian Bale
Nominated
Austin Film Critics Award
Best Film

Awards Circuit Community Awards 2010

Won
ACCA
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role
Christian Bale
Best Performance by a Cast Ensemble
Won
Davis Award
Best Performance by a Cast Ensemble
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role
Christian Bale
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
Amy Adams
2nd place
ACCA
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
Amy Adams
Runner-Up
Nominated
ACCA
Best Motion Picture
David Hoberman
Todd Lieberman
Mark Wahlberg
Best Achievement in Directing
David O. Russell
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
Melissa Leo
Best Achievement in Film Editing
Pamela Martin
Nominated
Davis Award
Best Film Editing
Best Motion Picture
Dorothy Aufiero
Ryan Kavanaugh
Todd Lieberman
Paul Tamasy
Mark Wahlberg
Best Achievement in Directing
David O. Russell
Best Original Screenplay
Scott Silver
Paul Tamasy
Eric Johnson

Boston Film Festival 2010

Won
Festival Prize
Best Supporting Actress
Melissa Leo
For Conviction and Welcome to the Rileys

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards 2010

Won
BSFC Award
Best Supporting Actor
Christian Bale
Best Ensemble Cast
Mark Wahlberg
Christian Bale
Amy Adams
Melissa Leo
Jack McGee
2nd place
BSFC Award
Best Supporting Actress
Melissa Leo

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards 2011

Won
Critics Choice Award
Best Supporting Actor
Christian Bale
Best Supporting Actress
Melissa Leo
Best Acting Ensemble
Nominated
Critics Choice Award
Best Supporting Actress
Amy Adams
Best Screenplay, Original
Scott Silver
Paul Tamasy
Eric Johnson
Keith Dorrington
Best Picture

Capri, Hollywood 2010

Won
Capri Actress Award
Melissa Leo
For Conviction

Casting Society of America, USA 2011

Nominated
Artios
Outstanding Achievement in Casting - Big Budget Feature - Drama
Sheila Jaffe (Casting Director)
Angela Peri (Location Casting Director)

Central Ohio Film Critics Association 2011

Won
COFCA Award
Best Ensemble
Amy Adams
Christian Bale
Melissa Leo
Jack McGee
Mark Wahlberg
2nd place
COFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
Christian Bale
Best Supporting Actress
Amy Adams
Nominated
COFCA Award
Best Supporting Actress
Melissa Leo
Best Original Screenplay
Scott Silver
Paul Tamasy
Eric Johnson
Best Picture
8th place

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards 2010

Won
CFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
Christian Bale
Nominated
CFCA Award
Best Supporting Actress
Amy Adams
Best Supporting Actress
Melissa Leo

Costume Designers Guild Awards 2011

Nominated
CDG Award
Excellence in Period Film
Mark Bridges

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards 2010

Won
DFWFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
Christian Bale
Best Supporting Actress
Melissa Leo
Nominated
DFWFCA Award
Best Picture

Denver Film Critics Society 2010

Won
DFCS Award
Best Supporting Actor
Christian Bale
Best Supporting Actress
Melissa Leo
Nominated
DFCS Award
Best Supporting Actress
Amy Adams

Detroit Film Critic Society, US 2010

Won
DFCS Award
Best Supporting Actress
Amy Adams (actor)
Best Supporting Actor
Christian Bale (actor)

Directors Guild of America, USA 2011

Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
David O. Russell

ESPY Awards 2011

Nominated
ESPY
Best Sports Movie

Florida Film Critics Circle Awards 2010

Won
FFCC Award
Best Supporting Actor
Christian Bale
Best Supporting Actress
Melissa Leo

Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association (GALECA) 2011

Nominated
Dorian Award
Film Performance of the Year
Christian Bale

Gold Derby Awards 2011

Won
Gold Derby Award
Supporting Actress
Amy Adams
Shared with Melissa Leo
Supporting Actress
Melissa Leo
Shared with Amy Adams
Supporting Actor
Christian Bale
Nominated
Gold Derby Award
Ensemble Cast
Amy Adams
Christian Bale
Melissa Leo
Jack McGee
Mark Wahlberg

Golden Schmoes Awards 2010

Won
Golden Schmoes
Best Supporting Actor of the Year
Christian Bale
Nominated
Golden Schmoes
Best Supporting Actress of the Year
Melissa Leo
Best Supporting Actress of the Year
Amy Adams

Houston Film Critics Society Awards 2010

Won
HFCS Award
Best Supporting Actor
Christian Bale
Nominated
HFCS Award
Best Supporting Actress
Melissa Leo

Humanitas Prize 2011

Nominated
Humanitas Prize
Feature Film Category
Scott Silver (writer)
Paul Tamasy (writer)
Eric Johnson (writer)

IGN Summer Movie Awards 2010

Won
IGN Award
Best Actor
Christian Bale
Nominated
IGN Award
Best Actress
Amy Adams
Best Drama

Indiana Film Journalists Association, US 2010

Won
IFJA Award
Best Supporting Actor
Christian Bale
2nd place
IFJA Award
Best Supporting Actress
Melissa Leo
Nominated
IFJA Award
Best Picture

Indiewire Critics' Poll 2010

2nd place
ICP Award
Best Supporting Performance
Christian Bale
2nd place.
Nominated
ICP Award
Best Supporting Performance
Melissa Leo
10th place.

International Cinephile Society Awards 2011

Nominated
ICS Award
Best Supporting Actor
Christian Bale

International Online Film Critics' Poll 2012

Nominated
IOFCP Award
Best Supporting Actress
Amy Adams
Best Supporting Actress
Melissa Leo
Best Supporting Actor
Christian Bale
Best Ensemble Cast

Iowa Film Critics Awards 2011

Won
IFC Award
Best Supporting Actor
Christian Bale
Best Supporting Actress
Melissa Leo

Italian Online Movie Awards (IOMA) 2011

Won
IOMA
Best Supporting Actor (Miglior attore non protagonista)
Christian Bale
Nominated
IOMA
Best Supporting Actress (Miglior attrice non protagonista)
Melissa Leo
Best Supporting Actress (Miglior attrice non protagonista)
Amy Adams
Best Original Screenplay (Miglior sceneggiatura originale)
Scott Silver
Paul Tamasy
Eric Johnson

Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards 2010

Won
KCFCC Award
Best Supporting Actor
Christian Bale

Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards 2010

Won
Sierra Award
Best Supporting Actor
Christian Bale
Best Supporting Actress
Amy Adams
Nominated
Sierra Award
Best Supporting Actress
Melissa Leo
Best Screenplay
Scott Silver
Paul Tamasy
Eric Johnson
Keith Dorrington
Best Picture
6th place

London Critics Circle Film Awards 2011

Won
ALFS Award
British Actor of the Year
Christian Bale

MTV Movie Awards 2011

Nominated
MTV Movie Award
Best Fight
Amy Adams
Charlene vs. the Ward/Eklund Sisters
Best Fight
Erica McDermott
Charlene vs. The Sisters on "The Porch"

National Board of Review, USA 2010

Won
NBR Award
Best Supporting Actor
Christian Bale
Top Ten Films

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA 2011

2nd place
NSFC Award
Best Supporting Actor
Christian Bale
Best Supporting Actress
Amy Adams
3rd place
NSFC Award
Best Supporting Actress
Melissa Leo
Tied with Jacki Weaver for Animal Kingdom (2010) in 3rd place.

New York Film Critics Circle Awards 2010

Won
NYFCC Award
Best Supporting Actress
Melissa Leo

New York Film Critics, Online 2010

Won
NYFCO Award
Best Supporting Actor
Christian Bale
Best Supporting Actress
Melissa Leo

North Texas Film Critics Association, US 2010

Won
NTFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
Christian Bale
Best Supporting Actress
Melissa Leo
2nd place
NTFCA Award
Best Director
David O. Russell
Best Supporting Actress
Amy Adams
3rd place
NTFCA Award
Best Picture

Oklahoma Film Critics Circle Awards 2010

Won
OFCC Award
Best Supporting Actor
Christian Bale
Nominated
OFCC Award
Best Film

Online Film & Television Association 2011

Won
OFTA Film Award
Best Supporting Actor
Christian Bale
Best Supporting Actress
Melissa Leo
Nominated
OFTA Film Award
Best Supporting Actress
Amy Adams
Best Ensemble
Best Casting
Sheila Jaffe

Online Film Critics Society Awards 2011

Won
OFCS Award
Best Supporting Actor
Christian Bale
Nominated
OFCS Award
Best Supporting Actress
Amy Adams
Best Supporting Actress
Melissa Leo

Palm Springs International Film Festival 2011

Won
Director of the Year Award
David O. Russell

PGA Awards 2011

Nominated
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures
David Hoberman
Todd Lieberman
Mark Wahlberg

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards 2010

Won
PFCS Award
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Christian Bale
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Melissa Leo

Prism Awards 2011

Won
Prism Award
Feature Film - Substance Use
Nominated
Prism Award
Performance in a Feature Film
Christian Bale

Rembrandt Awards 2012

Nominated
Rembrandt Award
Best International Actor (Beste Buitenlandse Acteur)
Mark Wahlberg

San Diego Film Critics Society Awards 2010

Nominated
SDFCS Award
Best Supporting Actor
Christian Bale
Best Supporting Actress
Melissa Leo
Best Ensemble Performance
Mark Wahlberg
Christian Bale
Amy Adams
Melissa Leo
Jack McGee

Satellite Awards 2010

Won
Satellite Award
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Christian Bale
Nominated
Satellite Award
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Amy Adams

SESC Film Festival, Brazil 2012

Won
Critics Award
Best Foreign Actor (Melhor Ator Estrangeiro)
Christian Bale

Society of Camera Operators 2011

Nominated
Camera Operator of the Year Award
Feature Film
Geoffrey Haley

Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards 2010

2nd place
SEFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
Christian Bale
Best Supporting Actress
Melissa Leo
Nominated
SEFCA Award
Best Picture
9th place

St. Louis Film Critics Association, US 2010

Won
SLFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
Christian Bale
Best Supporting Actress
Melissa Leo
Nominated
SLFCA Award
Best Film
Best Supporting Actress
Amy Adams
Best Original Screenplay
Scott Silver (screenplay)
Paul Tamasy (story and screenplay)
Eric Johnson (story and screenplay)
Keith Dorrington (story)
Best Music

Toronto Film Critics Association Awards 2011

Nominated
TFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
Christian Bale
Best Supporting Actress
Melissa Leo
Best Supporting Actress
Amy Adams

Utah Film Critics Association Awards 2010

Won
UFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
Christian Bale
2nd place
UFCA Award
Best Supporting Actress
Melissa Leo
Nominated
UFCA Award
Best Supporting Actress
Amy Adams

Vancouver Film Critics Circle 2011

Won
VFCC Award
Best Supporting Actor
Christian Bale
Nominated
VFCC Award
Best Supporting Actress
Amy Adams
Best Supporting Actress
Melissa Leo

Village Voice Film Poll 2010

2nd place
VVFP Award
Best Supporting Actor
Christian Bale
2nd place.
Nominated
VVFP Award
Best Supporting Actress
Melissa Leo
8th place.

Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards 2010

Won
WAFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
Christian Bale
Best Supporting Actress
Melissa Leo
Nominated
WAFCA Award
Best Supporting Actress
Amy Adams
Best Acting Ensemble
Mark Wahlberg
Christian Bale
Amy Adams
Melissa Leo
Jack McGee

Women Film Critics Circle Awards 2010

Won
Mommie Dearest Worst Screen Mom of the Year Award
Melissa Leo

Writers Guild of America, USA 2011

Nominated
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Original Screenplay
Scott Silver
Paul Tamasy
Eric Johnson
Keith Dorrington

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