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(2012)

Awards

Academy Awards, USA 2013

Won
Oscar
Best Motion Picture of the Year
Grant Heslov
Ben Affleck
George Clooney
Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay
Chris Terrio
Best Achievement in Film Editing
William Goldenberg
Nominated
Oscar
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role
Alan Arkin
Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Score
Alexandre Desplat
Best Achievement in Sound Mixing
John T. Reitz
Gregg Rudloff
José Antonio García
Best Achievement in Sound Editing
Erik Aadahl
Ethan Van der Ryn

Golden Globes, USA 2013

Won
Golden Globe
Best Motion Picture - Drama
Best Director - Motion Picture
Ben Affleck
Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Alan Arkin
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Chris Terrio
Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Alexandre Desplat

BAFTA Awards 2013

Won
BAFTA Film Award
Best Film
Grant Heslov
Ben Affleck
George Clooney
Best Editing
William Goldenberg
Won
David Lean Award for Direction
Best Director
Ben Affleck
Nominated
Anthony Asquith Award for Film Music
Alexandre Desplat
Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Leading Actor
Ben Affleck
Best Supporting Actor
Alan Arkin
Best Adapted Screenplay
Chris Terrio

Screen Actors Guild Awards 2013

Won
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Ben Affleck
Alan Arkin
Kerry Bishé
Kyle Chandler
Rory Cochrane
Bryan Cranston
Christopher Denham
Tate Donovan
Clea DuVall
Victor Garber
John Goodman
Scoot McNairy
Chris Messina
Nominated
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
Alan Arkin

AFI Awards, USA 2013

Won
AFI Award
Movie of the Year
Ben Affleck
George Clooney
Grant Heslov

ARGO cracks the code between fiction and truth - and uses both to deliver a rousing Hollywood ... More

ARGO cracks the code between fiction and truth - and uses both to deliver a rousing Hollywood adventure through a harrowing time in history. Director Ben Affleck drops audiences deep inside the Iran hostage crisis, and then skillfully leads an escape that marshals the forces of American film - including a masterful screenplay by Chris Terrio and an all-star cast that inspires laughs and cheers amidst heart-pounding suspense. Ultimately, the film is a wry meditation on the movies and the high stakes of storytelling in politics and beyond. And to those who doubt this is one of the best films of the year, "ARGO f**k yourself."


Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA 2013

Nominated
Saturn Award
Best Horror/Thriller Film

African-American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) 2012

Won
AAFCA Award
Best Director
Ben Affleck
Top 10 Films
2nd Place

Alliance of Women Film Journalists 2012

Won
EDA Award
Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay
Chris Terrio
Nominated
EDA Award
Best Picture
Ben Affleck
George Clooney
Grant Heslov
Best Director
Ben Affleck
Best Supporting Actor
Alan Arkin
Best Ensemble Cast
Best Film Editing
William Goldenberg
Best Film Music or Score
Alexandre Desplat
Nominated
EDA Special Mention Award
Unforgettable Moment
For the climatic runway chase.

Amanda Awards, Norway 2013

Nominated
Amanda
Best Foreign Feature Film (Årets utenlandske kinofilm)
Ben Affleck

American Cinema Editors, USA 2013

Won
Eddie
Best Edited Feature Film - Dramatic
William Goldenberg

Art Directors Guild 2013

Nominated
Excellence in Production Design Award
Period Film
Sharon Seymour (production designer)
Peter Borck (art director)
Deniz Göktürk (art director)
Gary Warshaw (assistant art director)
Daniel R. Jennings (set designer)
Alex Hillkurtz (illustrator)
Mike Maher (graphic designer)
Barbara Mesney (set designer)
Jan Pascale (set decorator)

Austin Film Critics Association 2012

Won
Austin Film Critics Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Chris Terrio
2nd place
Austin Film Critics Award
Best Film

Australian Film Institute 2013

Nominated
AACTA International Award
Best Film
Ben Affleck
George Clooney
Grant Heslov
Best Direction
Ben Affleck
Best Screenplay
Chris Terrio

Awards Circuit Community Awards 2012

Won
ACCA
Best Director
Ben Affleck
Best Film Editing
William Goldenberg
Nominated
ACCA
Best Motion Picture
Ben Affleck
George Clooney
Grant Heslov
Best Adapted Screenplay
Chris Terrio
Best Cast Ensemble
Ben Affleck
Bryan Cranston
Alan Arkin
John Goodman
Victor Garber
Scoot McNairy
Kyle Chandler
Clea DuVall
Tate Donovan
Rory Cochrane
Christopher Denham
Kerry Bishé
Chris Messina

Awards of the Japanese Academy 2013

Nominated
Award of the Japanese Academy
Best Foreign Film

BMI Film & TV Awards 2013

Won
BMI Film Music Award
Film Music
Alexandre Desplat

Boston Online Film Critics Association 2012

Won
BOFCA Award
Ten Best Films of the Year

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards 2012

2nd place
BSFC Award
Best Film Editing
William Goldenberg

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards 2013

Won
Critics Choice Award
Best Picture
Best Director
Ben Affleck
Nominated
Critics Choice Award
Best Supporting Actor
Alan Arkin
Best Acting Ensemble
Best Adapted Screenplay
Chris Terrio
Best Editing
William Goldenberg
Best Score
Alexandre Desplat

California on Location Awards 2012

Won
COLA
Location Professional of the Year - Features
Chris Baugh

Camerimage 2012

Nominated
Golden Frog
Main Competition
Rodrigo Prieto

Casting Society of America, USA 2013

Won
Artios
Outstanding Achievement in Casting - Big Budget Feature - Drama
Lora Kennedy (casting director)

Central Ohio Film Critics Association 2013

2nd place
COFCA Award
Best Picture
Best Director
Ben Affleck
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Chris Terrio
Nominated
COFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
Alan Arkin
Best Ensemble
Chris Messina
Scoot McNairy
Bryan Cranston
Rory Cochrane
Kerry Bishé
Clea DuVall
Alan Arkin
Tate Donovan
Kyle Chandler
Christopher Denham
Victor Garber
John Goodman
Ben Affleck
Best Score
Alexandre Desplat

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards 2012

Nominated
CFCA Award
Best Picture
Best Director
Ben Affleck
Best Original Score
Alexandre Desplat
Best Editing
William Goldenberg
Best Adapted Screenplay
Chris Terrio

CinEuphoria Awards 2013

Nominated
CinEuphoria
Best Screenplay - International Competition
Chris Terrio

Cinema Brazil Grand Prize 2013

Nominated
Cinema Brazil Grand Prize
Best Foreign-Language Film (Melhor Filme Estrangeiro)
Ben Affleck
USA.

Cinema Writers Circle Awards, Spain 2013

Won
CEC Award
Best Foreign Film (Mejor Película Extranjera)
Ben Affleck

Costume Designers Guild Awards 2013

Nominated
CDG Award
Excellence in Period Film
Jacqueline West

César Awards, France 2013

Won
César
Best Foreign Film (Meilleur film étranger)
Ben Affleck

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards 2012

2nd place
DFWFCA Award
Best Picture
3rd place
DFWFCA Award
Best Director
Ben Affleck
Nominated
DFWFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
Alan Arkin

David di Donatello Awards 2013

Nominated
David
Best Foreign Film (Miglior Film Straniero)
Ben Affleck

Denver Film Critics Society 2012

Won
DFCS Award
Best Picture
Best Director
Ben Affleck
Nominated
DFCS Award
Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay
Chris Terrio
Best Original Score
Alexandre Desplat

Detroit Film Critic Society, US 2012

Nominated
DFCS Award
Best Film
Best Director
Ben Affleck
Best Ensemble

Directors Guild of America, USA 2013

Won
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Ben Affleck
Amy Herman (unit production manager) (plaque)
David J. Webb (first assistant director) (plaque)
Ian Calip (second assistant director) (plaque)
Clark Credle (second second assistant director) (plaque)
Gavin Kleintop (second second assistant director) (plaque)
Belkis Turan (first assistant director; Turkey) (plaque)

Empire Awards, UK 2013

Nominated
Empire Award
Best Thriller

Florida Film Critics Circle Awards 2012

Won
FFCC Award
Best Film
Best Director
Ben Affleck
Best Adapted Screenplay
Chris Terrio

Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association (GALECA) 2013

Won
Dorian Award
Film of the Year

Georgia Film Critics Association (GFCA) 2013

Nominated
Breakthrough Award
Scoot McNairy
For Killing Them Softly and Promised Land
Nominated
GFCA Award
Best Ensemble
Best Picture
Best Director
Ben Affleck
Best Original Score
Alexandre Desplat

Golden Trailer Awards 2013

Won
Golden Trailer
Best Drama
Warner Bros.
AV Squad, The
Best Motion/Title Graphics
Warner Bros.
AV Squad, The
Best Drama Poster
Warner Bros.
AV Squad, The
Blood & Chocolate Productions Ltd.
Nominated
Golden Trailer
Best Music
Warner Bros.
AV Squad, The
Best Thriller TV Spot
Warner Bros.
AV Squad, The
For "Escape Review".
Most Original Poster
Warner Bros.
AV Squad, The
Blood & Chocolate Productions Ltd.
For "Theatrical Poster".
Best in Show
Warner Bros.
AV Squad, The
Blood & Chocolate Productions Ltd.

Grammy Awards 2014

Nominated
Grammy
Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media
Alexandre Desplat

Hollywood Film Awards 2012

Won
Hollywood Film Award
Ensemble of the Year
Ben Affleck
Bryan Cranston
John Goodman
Alan Arkin
Tate Donovan
Clea DuVall
Christopher Denham
Scoot McNairy
Kerry Bishé
Rory Cochrane
Victor Garber
Kyle Chandler
Zeljko Ivanek
Titus Welliver
Bob Gunton
Philip Baker Hall
Richard Kind
Michael Parks
Christopher Stanley
Taylor Schilling

Houston Film Critics Society Awards 2012

Won
HFCS Award
Best Picture
Ben Affleck
Best Director
Ben Affleck

IGN Summer Movie Awards 2012

Won
IGN People's Choice Award
Best Drama Movie
Nominated
IGN Award
Best Movie Director
Ben Affleck
Best Drama Movie

International Film Music Critics Award (IFMCA) 2012

Nominated
IFMCA Award
Film Composer of the Year
Alexandre Desplat
For Moonrise Kingdom , De rouille et d'os , Rise of the Guardians and Zero Dark Thirty

International Online Film Critics' Poll 2012

Nominated
IOFCP Award
Best Film Editing
William Goldenberg

Iowa Film Critics Awards 2013

Nominated
IFC Award
Best Supporting Actor
Alan Arkin

Irish Film and Television Awards 2013

Won
IFTA Award
Best International Film
Nominated
IFTA Award
Best International Actor
Ben Affleck

Italian Online Movie Awards (IOMA) 2013

Won
IOMA
Best Adapted Screenplay (Miglior sceneggiatura non originale)
Chris Terrio
Best Editing (Miglior montaggio)
William Goldenberg
Nominated
IOMA
Best Picture (Miglior film)
Ben Affleck
Best Director (Miglior regia)
Ben Affleck
Best Original Score (Miglior colonna sonora)
Alexandre Desplat

Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards 2012

Won
KCFCC Award
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Chris Terrio

Key Art Awards 2013

2nd place
Key Art Award
Best Audio/Visual Technique
Warner Bros.
Creative Motion Picture Corporation
For its copywriting for the TV Spot "History".
Best Audio/Visual Technique
Warner Bros.
AV Squad, The
For its motion graphics in "Trailer 1A".
3rd place
Key Art Award
Best Trailer - Audio/Visual
Warner Bros.
AV Squad, The
For the "Trailer 1A".

Kinema Junpo Awards 2012

Nominated
Kinema Junpo Award
Best Foreign Language Film
Ben Affleck

Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards 2012

3rd place
Sierra Award
Best Picture

London Critics Circle Film Awards 2013

Nominated
ALFS Award
Film of the Year
Supporting Actor of the Year
Alan Arkin
Screenwriter of the Year
Chris Terrio
Technical Achievement of the Year
William Goldenberg (film editing)

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards 2012

Won
LAFCA Award
Best Screenplay
Chris Terrio
2nd place
LAFCA Award
Best Editing
William Goldenberg

MTV Movie Awards 2013

Nominated
MTV Movie Award
Best Male Performance
Ben Affleck

Motion Picture Sound Editors, USA 2013

Nominated
Golden Reel Award
Best Sound Editing - Music in a Feature Film
Richard Ford (supervising music editor)
David Metzner (additional music editor)
Best Sound Editing - Dialogue and ADR in a Feature Film
Erik Aadahl (supervising sound editor)
David Bach (supervising dialogue/adr editor)
David V. Butler (dialogue/adr editor)
Best Sound Editing - Sound Effects and Foley in a Feature Film
Erik Aadahl (supervising sound editor)
Ethan Van der Ryn (sound designer)
Jonathan Klein (supervising foley editor)
Dan O'Connell (foley artist)
John T. Cucci (foley artist)
P.K. Hooker (sound effects editor)
Greg ten Bosch (sound effects editor)

National Board of Review, USA 2012

Won
NBR Award
Top Films
Won
Special Achievement in Filmmaking Award
Ben Affleck
Won
Spotlight Award
John Goodman
For Flight , ParaNorman and Trouble with the Curve

National Film Society Awards 2013

Nominated
NFS Award
Best Picture
Best Supporting Actor
Scoot McNairy
For Killing Them Softly

New York Film Critics Circle Awards 2012

2nd place
NYFCC Award
Best Film
3rd place
NYFCC Award
Best Director
Ben Affleck

New York Film Critics, Online 2012

Won
NYFCO Award
Best Ensemble
Top Films of the Year

Oklahoma Film Critics Circle Awards 2012

Won
OFCC Award
Best Film
Best Director
Ben Affleck
Best Adapted Screenplay
Chris Terrio

Online Film & Television Association 2013

Won
OFTA Film Award
Best Picture
Ben Affleck
George Clooney
Grant Heslov
Best Casting
Lora Kennedy
Best Director
Ben Affleck
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
Chris Terrio
Tied with Tony Kushner for Lincoln (2012).
Best Film Editing
William Goldenberg
Nominated
OFTA Film Award
Best Supporting Actor
Alan Arkin
Best Ensemble
Best Music, Original Score
Alexandre Desplat
Best Sound Mixing
Erik Aadahl
John T. Reitz
Gregg Rudloff
Best Movie Trailer
For the first theatrical trailer.

Online Film Critics Society Awards 2013

Won
OFCS Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Chris Terrio
Best Picture
Nominated
OFCS Award
Best Editing
William Goldenberg
Best Director
Ben Affleck
Best Supporting Actor
Alan Arkin

PGA Awards 2013

Won
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures
Ben Affleck
George Clooney
Grant Heslov

Palm Springs International Film Festival 2013

Won
Ensemble Cast Award
Ben Affleck
Bryan Cranston
Alan Arkin
John Goodman
Victor Garber
Tate Donovan
Clea DuVall
Scoot McNairy
Rory Cochrane
Christopher Denham
Kerry Bishé
Kyle Chandler
Chris Messina

People's Choice Awards, USA 2013

Nominated
People's Choice Award
Favorite Dramatic Movie

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards 2012

Won
PFCS Award
Best Picture
Best Film Editing
William Goldenberg
Best Screenplay Adapted from Another Medium
Chris Terrio
Nominated
PFCS Award
Best Director
Ben Affleck
Best Ensemble Acting
Ben Affleck
Bryan Cranston
John Goodman
Alan Arkin
Tate Donovan
Clea DuVall
Christopher Denham
Scoot McNairy
Kerry Bishé
Rory Cochrane
Victor Garber
Kyle Chandler
Chris Messina
Zeljko Ivanek

Political Film Society, USA 2012

Won
PFS Award
Exposé

Rembrandt Awards 2013

Nominated
Rembrandt Award
Best International Film (Beste Buitenlandse Film)

Robert Festival 2013

Won
Robert
Best American Film (Årets amerikanske film)
Ben Affleck

San Diego Film Critics Society Awards 2012

Won
SDFCS Award
Best Film
Best Director
Ben Affleck
Best Adapted Screenplay
Chris Terrio
Best Editing
William Goldenberg
Nominated
SDFCS Award
Best Supporting Actor
Alan Arkin
Best Production Design
Sharon Seymour
Best Score
Alexandre Desplat
Best Ensemble Performance
Ben Affleck
Bryan Cranston
Alan Arkin
John Goodman
Victor Garber
Tate Donovan
Clea DuVall
Scoot McNairy
Rory Cochrane
Christopher Denham
Kerry Bishé
Kyle Chandler
Chris Messina
Zeljko Ivanek
Titus Welliver
Sheila Vand

San Francisco Film Critics Circle 2012

Won
SFFCC Award
Best Film Editing
William Goldenberg

Satellite Awards 2013

Nominated
Satellite Award
Best Overall Blu-Ray
Argo: The Declassified Extended Edition Blu-Ray/DVD combo pack

Satellite Awards 2012

Won
Satellite Award
Best Original Score
Alexandre Desplat
Nominated
Satellite Award
Best Motion Picture
Best Director
Ben Affleck
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Chris Terrio

Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards 2012

Won
SEFCA Award
Best Picture
Best Director
Ben Affleck
Best Adapted Screenplay
Chris Terrio
Top 10 Films

St. Louis Film Critics Association, US 2012

Won
SLFCA Award
Best Film
Best Director
Ben Affleck
Nominated
SLFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
Alan Arkin
Best Supporting Actor
John Goodman
Best Adapted Screenplay
Chris Terrio

Teen Choice Awards 2013

Nominated
Teen Choice Award
Choice Movie: Drama
Choice Movie Actor: Drama
Ben Affleck

Toronto International Film Festival 2012

2nd place
People's Choice Award
Ben Affleck

USC Scripter Award 2013

Won
USC Scripter Award
Chris Terrio (screenwriter)
Tony Mendez (author)
Joshuah Bearman (author)

Visual Effects Society Awards 2013

Nominated
VES Award
Outstanding Supporting Visual Effects in a Feature Motion Picture
Matt Dessero (visual effects supervisor)
Gregory L. McMurry (additional visual effects supervisor)
Thomas J. Smith (visual effects supervisor)
Michele C. Vallillo (visual effects producer)

Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards 2012

Nominated
WAFCA Award
Best Ensemble
Best Film
Best Director
Ben Affleck
Best Supporting Actor
Alan Arkin
Best Adapted Screenplay
Chris Terrio

World Soundtrack Awards 2013

Nominated
World Soundtrack Award
Film Composer of the Year
Alexandre Desplat
For Reality , Renoir , Rise of the Guardians and Zero Dark Thirty

Writers Guild of America, USA 2013

Won
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Adapted Screenplay
Chris Terrio (screenplay)

Based on a selection from The Master of Disguise by Antonio J. Mendez and the Wired Magazine ... More

Based on a selection from The Master of Disguise by Antonio J. Mendez and the Wired Magazine article "The Great Escape" by Joshuah Bearman


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