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Awards

Academy Awards, USA 2011

Won
Oscar
Best Motion Picture of the Year
Iain Canning
Emile Sherman
Gareth Unwin
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
Colin Firth
Best Achievement in Directing
Tom Hooper
Best Writing, Original Screenplay
David Seidler
Nominated
Oscar
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role
Geoffrey Rush
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
Helena Bonham Carter
Best Achievement in Cinematography
Danny Cohen
Best Achievement in Film Editing
Tariq Anwar
Best Achievement in Costume Design
Jenny Beavan
Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Score
Alexandre Desplat
Best Achievement in Sound Mixing
Paul Hamblin
Martin Jensen
John Midgley
Best Achievement in Art Direction
Eve Stewart (production designer)
Judy Farr (set decorator)

Golden Globes, USA 2011

Won
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Colin Firth
Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Motion Picture - Drama
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Geoffrey Rush
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Helena Bonham Carter
Best Director - Motion Picture
Tom Hooper
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
David Seidler
Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Alexandre Desplat

BAFTA Awards 2011

Won
Alexander Korda Award for Best British Film
Tom Hooper
Iain Canning
Emile Sherman
Gareth Unwin
David Seidler
Won
Anthony Asquith Award for Film Music
Alexandre Desplat
Won
BAFTA Film Award
Best Leading Actor
Colin Firth
Best Supporting Actor
Geoffrey Rush
Best Supporting Actress
Helena Bonham Carter
Best Screenplay (Original)
David Seidler
Best Film
Iain Canning (Producer)
Emile Sherman (Producer)
Gareth Unwin (Producer)
Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Cinematography
Danny Cohen
Best Editing
Tariq Anwar
Best Production Design
Eve Stewart
Judy Farr
Best Costume Design
Jenny Beavan
Best Sound
Lee Walpole (supervising sound editor)
Paul Hamblin (re-recording mixer)
Martin Jensen (re-recording mixer)
John Midgley (production mixer)
Best Make Up & Hair
Frances Hannon
Nominated
David Lean Award for Direction
Best Director
Tom Hooper

Screen Actors Guild Awards 2011

Won
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Colin Firth
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Anthony Andrews
Helena Bonham Carter
Jennifer Ehle
Colin Firth
Michael Gambon
Derek Jacobi
Guy Pearce
Geoffrey Rush
Timothy Spall
Nominated
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
Geoffrey Rush
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
Helena Bonham Carter

AFI Awards, USA 2011

Won
Special Award

THE KING'S SPEECH proudly pronounces itself a classic with an eloquence worthy of Great Britain's ... More

THE KING'S SPEECH proudly pronounces itself a classic with an eloquence worthy of Great Britain's royal family. Director Tom Hooper and writer David Seidler tell a deeply emotional tale that achieves the uncommon - empathy for a king. Colin Firth's brilliant turn as King George VI, whose heavy head wears the crown, is matched in heart by the performances of Geoffrey Rush and Helena Bonham Carter. Rich in detail and regal in manner, THE KING'S SPEECH is a triumph - both for a king whose personal fears must play on a global stage and for all to embrace that our greatest test is yet to come.


African-American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) 2010

Won
AAFCA Award
Top 10 Films

Alliance of Women Film Journalists 2010

Won
EDA Award
Best Actor
Colin Firth
Nominated
EDA Award
Best Picture
Iain Canning
Emile Sherman
Gareth Unwin
Best Director
Tom Hooper
Best Supporting Actress
Helena Bonham Carter
Best Supporting Actor
Geoffrey Rush
Best Writing, Original Screenplay
David Seidler
Best Ensemble Cast

Amanda Awards, Norway 2011

Nominated
Amanda
Best Foreign Feature Film (Årets utenlandske spillefilm)
Tom Hooper

American Cinema Editors, USA 2011

Nominated
Eddie
Best Edited Feature Film - Dramatic
Tariq Anwar

American Society of Cinematographers, USA 2011

Nominated
ASC Award
Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in Theatrical Releases
Danny Cohen

Art Directors Guild 2011

Won
Excellence in Production Design Award
Period Film
Eve Stewart (production designer)
David Hindle (supervising art director)
Leon McCarthy (art director)
Netty Chapman (standby art director)
Amy Merry (graphic designer)
Douglas Ingram (storyboard artist)
Judy Farr (set decorator)

Austin Film Critics Association 2010

Won
Austin Film Critics Award
Best Actor
Colin Firth
Nominated
Austin Film Critics Award
Best Film

Awards of the Japanese Academy 2012

Won
Award of the Japanese Academy
Best Foreign Language Film

Bodil Awards 2012

Nominated
Bodil
Best Non-American Film (Bedste ikke-amerikanske film)
Tom Hooper

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards 2010

2nd place
BSFC Award
Best Actor
Colin Firth

British Independent Film Awards 2010

Won
British Independent Film Award
Best Screenplay
David Seidler
Best Actor
Colin Firth
Best Supporting Actress
Helena Bonham Carter
Best Supporting Actor
Geoffrey Rush
Best British Independent Film
Nominated
British Independent Film Award
Best Director
Tom Hooper
Best Supporting Actor
Guy Pearce
Best Technical Achievement
Eve Stewart
For production design.

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards 2011

Won
Critics Choice Award
Best Actor
Colin Firth
Best Screenplay, Original
David Seidler
Nominated
Critics Choice Award
Best Acting Ensemble
Helena Bonham Carter
Geoffrey Rush
Colin Firth
Guy Pearce
Timothy Spall
Jennifer Ehle
Derek Jacobi
Michael Gambon
Best Supporting Actor
Geoffrey Rush
Best Supporting Actress
Helena Bonham Carter
Best Director
Tom Hooper
Best Cinematography
Danny Cohen
Best Art Direction
Eve Stewart
Judy Farr
Best Costume Design
Jenny Beavan
Best Score
Alexandre Desplat
Best Picture

Camerimage 2010

Nominated
Golden Frog
Main Competition
Danny Cohen

Casting Society of America, USA 2011

Won
Artios
Outstanding Achievement in Casting - Feature - Studio or Independent Drama
Nina Gold (Casting Director)

Central Ohio Film Critics Association 2011

Won
COFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
Geoffrey Rush
2nd place
COFCA Award
Best Actor
Colin Firth
3rd place
COFCA Award
Best Picture
Nominated
COFCA Award
Best Director
Tom Hooper
Best Screenplay, Original
David Seidler

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards 2010

Won
CFCA Award
Best Actor
Colin Firth
Nominated
CFCA Award
Best Picture
Best Director
Tom Hooper
Best Supporting Actor
Geoffrey Rush
Best Supporting Actress
Helena Bonham Carter
Best Screenplay, Original
David Seidler

Chlotrudis Awards 2011

Won
Chlotrudis Award
Best Supporting Actor
Geoffrey Rush
Nominated
Chlotrudis Award
Best Movie
Best Actor
Colin Firth
Best Original Screenplay
David Seidler
Best Production Design

Cinema Writers Circle Awards, Spain 2011

Nominated
CEC Award
Best Foreign Film (Mejor Película Extranjera)
Tom Hooper

Costume Designers Guild Awards 2011

Won
CDG Award
Excellence in Period Film
Jenny Beavan

César Awards, France 2012

Nominated
César
Best Foreign Film (Meilleur film étranger)
Tom Hooper

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards 2010

2nd place
DFWFCA Award
Best Picture
Best Actor
Colin Firth
Best Supporting Actor
Geoffrey Rush
3rd place
DFWFCA Award
Best Supporting Actress
Helena Bonham Carter
Nominated
DFWFCA Award
Best Director
Tom Hooper

David di Donatello Awards 2011

Won
David
Best European Film (Miglior Film dell'Unione Europea)
Tom Hooper

Denver Film Critics Society 2010

Won
DFCS Award
Best Actor
Colin Firth
Nominated
DFCS Award
Best Picture
Best Supporting Actor
Geoffrey Rush
Best Supporting Actress
Helena Bonham Carter
Best Writing, Original Screenplay
David Seidler

Directors Guild of America, USA 2011

Won
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Tom Hooper
Erica Bensly (production manager) (plaque)
Martin Harrison (first assistant director) (plaque)
Chris Stoaling (second assistant director) (plaque)

Empire Awards, UK 2011

Won
Empire Award
Best Actor
Colin Firth
Nominated
Empire Award
Best Film
Best Director
Tom Hooper
Best Actress
Helena Bonham Carter
Best British Film

European Film Awards 2011

Won
Audience Award
Best Film
Tom Hooper
Won
European Film Award
Best Actor
Colin Firth
Best Editor
Tariq Anwar
Nominated
European Film Award
Best Film
Tom Hooper (director)
David Seidler (writer)
Iain Canning (producer)
Emile Sherman (producer)
Gareth Unwin (producer)
Best Composer
Alexandre Desplat

Evening Standard British Film Awards 2011

Nominated
Evening Standard British Film Award
Best Actor
Colin Firth
Best Film
Tom Hooper
Best Technical/Artistic Achievement
Jenny Beavan
Costume Design

Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards 2011

Nominated
FCCA Award
Best Foreign Film - English Language
Tom Hooper

Florida Film Critics Circle Awards 2010

Won
FFCC Award
Best Actor
Colin Firth

Gaudí Awards 2012

Won
Gaudí Award
Best European Film (Millor Pel·lícula Europea)
Tom Hooper

Goya Awards 2011

Won
Goya
Best European Film (Mejor Película Europea)
Tom Hooper

Grammy Awards 2012

Won
Grammy
Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media
Alexandre Desplat

Hamptons International Film Festival 2010

Won
Audience Award
Narrative
Tom Hooper

Houston Film Critics Society Awards 2010

Nominated
HFCS Award
Best Supporting Actor
Geoffrey Rush

Humanitas Prize 2011

Won
Humanitas Prize
Feature Film Category
David Seidler

Independent Spirit Awards 2011

Won
Independent Spirit Award
Best Foreign Film
Tom Hooper

International Cinephile Society Awards 2011

Nominated
ICS Award
Best Actor
Colin Firth

International Film Music Critics Award 2010

Won
IFMCA Award
Film Composer of the Year
Alexandre Desplat
For The Ghost Writer , Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 , The Special Relationship and Tamara Drewe
Best Original Score for a Drama Film
Alexandre Desplat
Nominated
IFMCA Award
Film Score of the Year
Alexandre Desplat

Iowa Film Critics Awards 2011

Won
IFC Award
Best Actor
Colin Firth
Nominated
IFC Award
Best Supporting Actress
Helena Bonham Carter

Irish Film and Television Awards 2011

Nominated
IFTA Award
Best International Actress
Helena Bonham Carter

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists 2011

Won
Silver Ribbon
Best European Director (Regista del Miglior Film Europeo)
Tom Hooper

Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards 2010

Won
KCFCC Award
Best Actor
Colin Firth

Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards 2010

Nominated
Sierra Award
Best Picture
Best Director
Tom Hooper
Best Actor
Colin Firth
Best Supporting Actor
Geoffrey Rush
Best Costume Design
Jenny Beavan
Best Art Direction

London Critics Circle Film Awards 2011

Won
ALFS Award
British Film of the Year
Actor of the Year
Colin Firth
British Director of the Year
Tom Hooper
Nominated
ALFS Award
Film of the Year
British Actor of the Year
Colin Firth
British Actress of the Year
Helena Bonham Carter
Screenwriter of the Year
David Seidler

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards 2010

Won
LAFCA Award
Best Actor
Colin Firth
2nd place
LAFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
Geoffrey Rush
Best Screenplay
David Seidler
Best Production Design
Eve Stewart

Motion Picture Sound Editors, USA 2011

Nominated
Golden Reel Award
Best Sound Editing - Dialogue and ADR in a Feature Film
Lee Walpole (supervising sound editor)
Andre Schmidt (supervising dialogue editor)
Matthew Skelding (dialogue editor)

National Board of Review, USA 2010

Won
NBR Award
Top Ten Films

National Movie Awards, UK 2011

Won
National Movie Award
Best Drama Film
Performance of the Year
Colin Firth
Won
Special Recognition Award
Nominated
National Movie Award
Performance of the Year
Helena Bonham Carter
Performance of the Year
Geoffrey Rush

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA 2011

Won
NSFC Award
Best Supporting Actor
Geoffrey Rush
2nd place
NSFC Award
Best Actor
Colin Firth
Tied with Édgar Ramírez for Carlos the Jackal (2010).
Best Screenplay
David Seidler

New York Film Critics Circle Awards 2010

Won
NYFCC Award
Best Actor
Colin Firth

New York Film Critics, Online 2010

Won
NYFCO Award
Top Films of the Year

Nikkan Sports Film Awards 2011

Won
Nikkan Sports Film Award
Best Foreign Film

North Texas Film Critics Association, US 2010

Won
NTFCA Award
Best Actor
Colin Firth
2nd place
NTFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
Geoffrey Rush
3rd place
NTFCA Award
Best Cinematography
Danny Cohen

Online Film Critics Society Awards 2011

Won
OFCS Award
Best Actor
Colin Firth
Nominated
OFCS Award
Best Supporting Actor
Geoffrey Rush
Best Screenplay, Original
David Seidler

PGA Awards 2011

Won
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures
Iain Canning
Emile Sherman
Gareth Unwin

Palm Springs International Film Festival 2011

Won
Desert Palm Achievement Award
Colin Firth

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards 2010

Won
PFCS Award
Best Picture
Best Actor in a Leading Role
Colin Firth
Nominated
PFCS Award
Best Director
Tom Hooper
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Geoffrey Rush
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Helena Bonham Carter
Best Ensemble Acting
Colin Firth
Geoffrey Rush
Helena Bonham Carter
Timothy Spall
Derek Jacobi
Jennifer Ehle
Guy Pearce
Michael Gambon
Best Costume Design
Jenny Beavan
Best Production Design
Eve Stewart

Polish Film Awards 2012

Won
Eagle
Best European Film (Najlepszy Film Europejski)
United Kingdom

Rembrandt Awards 2012

Won
Rembrandt Award
Best International Actor (Beste Buitenlandse Acteur)
Colin Firth
Nominated
Rembrandt Award
Best International Film (Beste Buitenlandse Film)

Robert Festival 2012

Won
Robert
Best Non-American Film (Årets ikke-amerikanske film)
Tom Hooper

San Diego Film Critics Society Awards 2010

Nominated
SDFCS Award
Best Picture
Best Actor
Colin Firth
Best Supporting Actor
Geoffrey Rush
Best Screenplay, Original
David Seidler

San Francisco Film Critics Circle 2010

Won
SFFCC Award
Best Actor
Colin Firth
Best Original Screenplay
David Seidler

Sant Jordi Awards 2011

Won
Audience Award
Best Foreign Film (Mejor Película Extranjera)
Tom Hooper

Santa Barbara International Film Festival 2011

Won
Jury Award
Best Ensemble Cast
Anthony Andrews (actor)
Claire Bloom (actress)
Helena Bonham Carter (actress)
Jennifer Ehle (actress)
Colin Firth (actor)
Michael Gambon (actor)
Derek Jacobi (actor)
Guy Pearce (actor)
Geoffrey Rush (actor)
Timothy Spall (actor)

Satellite Awards 2010

Won
Satellite Award
Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama
Colin Firth
Best Screenplay, Original
David Seidler
Nominated
Satellite Award
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Geoffrey Rush
Best Costume Design
Jenny Beavan
Best Motion Picture, Drama
Best Director
Tom Hooper

Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards 2010

Won
SEFCA Award
Best Actor
Colin Firth
Best Supporting Actor
Geoffrey Rush
Best Screenplay, Original
David Seidler
2nd place
SEFCA Award
Best Picture

St. Louis Film Critics Association, US 2010

Won
SLFCA Award
Best Actor
Colin Firth
Best Original Screenplay
David Seidler
Nominated
SLFCA Award
Best Supporting Actress
Helena Bonham Carter
Best Film
Best Director
Tom Hooper
Best Supporting Actor
Geoffrey Rush
Best Artistic/Creative Film (for excellence in art-house cinema)

Toronto Film Critics Association Awards 2011

Nominated
TFCA Award
Best Actor
Colin Firth
Best Supporting Actor
Geoffrey Rush
Best Screenplay
David Seidler

Toronto International Film Festival 2010

Won
People's Choice Award
Tom Hooper

Vancouver Film Critics Circle 2011

Won
VFCC Award
Best Actor
Colin Firth
Nominated
VFCC Award
Best Supporting Actor
Geoffrey Rush

Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards 2010

Won
WAFCA Award
Best Actor
Colin Firth
Nominated
WAFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
Geoffrey Rush
Best Supporting Actress
Helena Bonham Carter
Best Original Screenplay
David Seidler

World Soundtrack Awards 2011

Won
World Soundtrack Award
Soundtrack Composer of the Year
Alexandre Desplat
For A Better Life , Largo Winch II , The Tree of Life , La fille du puisatier , Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
Nominated
World Soundtrack Award
Best Original Soundtrack of the Year
Alexandre Desplat

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