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(I) (2013)

Awards

BAFTA Awards 2014

Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Supporting Actress
Oprah Winfrey
Best Make Up/Hair
Debra Denson
Beverly Jo Pryor
Candace Neal

Screen Actors Guild Awards 2014

Nominated
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Forest Whitaker
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
Oprah Winfrey
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Mariah Carey
John Cusack
Jane Fonda
Cuba Gooding Jr.
Terrence Howard
Lenny Kravitz
James Marsden
David Oyelowo
Alex Pettyfer
Vanessa Redgrave
Alan Rickman
Liev Schreiber
Forest Whitaker
Robin Williams
Oprah Winfrey

AARP Movies for Grownups Awards 2014

Won
Movies for Grownups Award
Best Supporting Actress
Oprah Winfrey
Nominated
Movies for Grownups Award
Best Actor
Forest Whitaker
Best Grownup Love Story
Oprah Winfrey
Forest Whitaker

Acapulco Black Film Festival 2014

Won
Hollywood Award
Movie of the Year
Lee Daniels
Pamela Oas Williams
Cassian Elwes
Buddy Patrick
Laura Ziskin
Nominated
Hollywood Award
Artist of the Year
Forest Whitaker
For Out of the Furnace , Black Nativity and Fruitvale Station
Best Ensemble Cast
Vanessa Redgrave
Terrence Howard
David Oyelowo
Oprah Winfrey
Michael James Madsen
Minka Kelly
Yaya DaCosta
Mariah Carey
Liev Schreiber
Alan Rickman
Robin Williams
Lenny Kravitz
Jane Fonda
Alex Pettyfer
Forest Whitaker
Cuba Gooding Jr.
Best Actor
Forest Whitaker
Best Supporting Actor
David Oyelowo
Best Supporting Actor
Cuba Gooding Jr.
Best Supporting Actress
Oprah Winfrey
Best Director
Lee Daniels

African-American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) 2013

Won
AAFCA Award
Top 10 Films
2nd Place
Best Actor
Forest Whitaker
Best Supporting Actress
Oprah Winfrey

Alliance of Women Film Journalists 2013

Nominated
EDA Award
Best Supporting Actress
Oprah Winfrey
Best Ensemble Cast

ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards 2014

Won
ASCAP Award
Top Box Office Films
Rodrigo Leão

BET Awards 2014

Nominated
BET Award
Best Movie
Best Actor
Forest Whitaker
Best Actress
Oprah Winfrey

Black Film Critics Circle Awards 2013

Won
BFCC Award
Top Ten Films
4th

Black Reel Awards 2014

Nominated
Black Reel
Outstanding Motion Picture
Lee Daniels (Producer)
Pamela Oas Williams (Producer)
Laura Ziskin (Producer)
Weinstein Company, The
Outstanding Actor, Motion Picture
Forest Whitaker
Outstanding Supporting Actor, Motion Picture
David Oyelowo
Outstanding Supporting Actress, Motion Picture
Oprah Winfrey
Outstanding Director, Motion Picture
Lee Daniels
Outstanding Ensemble
Leah Daniels Butler (Casting Director)
Billy Hopkins (Casting Director)
Outstanding Score
Rodrigo Leão
Outstanding Song
Fantasia Barrino (Performer & Writer)
For the song "In the Middle of the Night"
Outstanding Song
Gladys Knight (Performer)
Lenny Kravitz (Writer)
For the song "You and I Ain't No More"

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards 2014

Nominated
Critics Choice Award
Best Supporting Actress
Oprah Winfrey
Best Acting Ensemble
Best Makeup

Capri, Hollywood 2013

Nominated
Capri Movie of the Year Award

Denver Film Critics Society 2014

Nominated
DFCS Award
Best Supporting Actress
Oprah Winfrey

Golden Trailer Awards 2014

Won
Golden Trailer
Best Drama
Weinstein Company, The
AV Squad, The
Nominated
Golden Trailer
Most Original TV Spot
Weinstein Company, The
Seismic Productions
For the TV commercial entitled "Ignite :45".

Hamptons International Film Festival 2013

Won
Breakthrough Performer
David Oyelowo

Hollywood Film Awards 2013

Won
Hollywood Film Award
Director of the Year
Lee Daniels
Won
Spotlight Award
David Oyelowo

Hollywood Makeup Artist and Hair Stylist Guild Awards 2014

Won
Artisan
Best Contemporary Hair Styling - Feature Films
Candace Neal
Robert L. Stevenson

Houston Film Critics Society Awards 2013

Nominated
HFCS Award
Best Supporting Actress
Oprah Winfrey

Image Awards 2014

Won
Image Award
Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture
Forest Whitaker
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
David Oyelowo
Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Motion Picture
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
Terrence Howard
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
Cuba Gooding Jr.
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture
Oprah Winfrey
Outstanding Writing in a Motion Picture - (Theatrical or Television)
Danny Strong
Outstanding Directing in a Motion Picture
Lee Daniels

People's Choice Awards, USA 2014

Nominated
People's Choice Award
Favorite Dramatic Movie

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards 2013

Nominated
PFCS Award
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Oprah Winfrey

Prism Awards 2014

Nominated
Prism Award
Performance in a Feature Film
Oprah Winfrey
Feature Film - Substance Use
Weinstein Company, The

Santa Barbara International Film Festival 2014

Won
Montecito Award
Oprah Winfrey

Satellite Awards 2013

Nominated
Satellite Award
Best Actor in a Motion Picture
Forest Whitaker
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Oprah Winfrey
Best Art Direction & Production Design
Diane Lederman
Tim Galvin

Village Voice Film Poll 2013

Nominated
VVFP Award
Best Supporting Actress
Oprah Winfrey
8th place. Tied with Sally Hawkins for Blue Jasmine (2013).

Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards 2013

Won
Joe Barber Award
Best Portrayal of Washington, DC

Women Film Critics Circle Awards 2013

Won
WFCC Award
Hall of Shame
For August: Osage County , Blue Jasmine , Nebraska , Only God Forgives and Carrie

"Why is it that when actresses and even screen goddesses hit a certain age, they're all cast as ... More

"Why is it that when actresses and even screen goddesses hit a certain age, they're all cast as nags, loons and shrews. No matter how accomplished any of these films may be, the tally of older actress shrewish nags on board is really high this year, as usual. Including Oprah Winfrey in The Butler, Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts in August: Osage County, Cate Blanchett and Sally Hawkins in Blue Jasmine, June Squibb in Nebraska, Kristin Scott Thomas in Only God Forgives, and Julianne Moore in Carrie. Refreshing exceptions being Judi Dench in Philomena, Yolonda Ross in Go For Sisters, and Mary Steenburgen in Last Vegas."

Nominated
WFCC Award
Worst Female Images in a Movie
Oprah Winfrey

Women's Image Network Awards 2013

Nominated
WIN Award
Outstanding Actress Feature Film
Oprah Winfrey
Outstanding Feature Film

Yoga Awards 2014

Won
Yoga Award
Worst Foreign Actress
Oprah Winfrey

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