Fences Poster

(2016)

Awards

Golden Globes, USA 2017

Won
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Viola Davis
Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Denzel Washington

BAFTA Awards 2017

Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Supporting Actress
Viola Davis

Screen Actors Guild Awards 2017

Nominated
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Jovan Adepo
Viola Davis
Stephen Henderson
Russell Hornsby
Saniyya Sidney
Denzel Washington
Mykelti Williamson
Nominated
Screen Actors Guild Award
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Denzel Washington
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
Viola Davis

AACTA International Awards 2017

Nominated
AACTA International Award
Best Lead Actor
Denzel Washington
Best Supporting Actress
Viola Davis

AARP Movies for Grownups Awards 2017

Nominated
Movies for Grownups Award
Best Movie for Grownups
Best Actor
Denzel Washington
Best Supporting Actress
Viola Davis
Best Supporting Actor
Stephen Henderson
Best Grownup Love Story
Viola Davis
Denzel Washington
Best Director
Denzel Washington
Best Screenwriter
August Wilson
Posthumously.
Best Intergenerational Film
Best Buddy Picture
Stephen Henderson
Denzel Washington

AFI Awards, USA 2017

Won
AFI Award
Movie of the Year

African-American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) 2016

Won
AAFCA Award
Best Actor
Denzel Washington
Best Supporting Actress
Viola Davis
Best Screenplay
August Wilson
Posthumously.
Top 10 Films
2nd place

Alliance of Women Film Journalists 2017

Won
EDA Award
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Viola Davis
Nominated
EDA Award
Best Actor
Denzel Washington
Nominated
EDA Special Mention Award
Actress Defying Age and Ageism
Viola Davis

Art Directors Guild 2017

Nominated
Excellence in Production Design Award
Period Film
David Gropman

Austin Film Critics Association 2016

Won
Austin Film Critics Award
Best Supporting Actress
Viola Davis
Nominated
Austin Film Critics Award
Best Actor
Denzel Washington

Black Film Critics Circle Awards 2016

Won
BFCC Award
Best Actor
Denzel Washington
Best Supporting Actress
Viola Davis
Best Adapted Screenplay
August Wilson
Posthumously.
Best Ensemble

Black Reel Awards 2017

Nominated
Black Reel
Outstanding Motion Picture
Denzel Washington
Todd Black
Scott Rudin
Outstanding Actor, Motion Picture
Denzel Washington
Outstanding Director, Motion Picture
Denzel Washington
Outstanding Supporting Actor, Motion Picture
Jovan Adepo
Outstanding Supporting Actor, Motion Picture
Stephen Henderson
Outstanding Supporting Actress, Motion Picture
Viola Davis
Outstanding Screenplay, Motion Picture
August Wilson
Posthumously.
Outstanding Ensemble
Victoria Thomas
Outstanding Breakthrough Performance, Male
Jovan Adepo
Outstanding Score
Marcelo Zarvos

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards 2016

Won
Critics Choice Award
Best Supporting Actress
Viola Davis
Nominated
Critics Choice Award
Best Picture
Best Actor
Denzel Washington
Best Acting Ensemble
Best Director
Denzel Washington
Best Adapted Screenplay
August Wilson
Posthumously.

Central Ohio Film Critics Association 2017

Won
COFCA Award
Best Actor
Denzel Washington
2nd place
COFCA Award
Best Actress
Viola Davis
Nominated
COFCA Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
August Wilson
Posthumously.

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards 2016

Nominated
CFCA Award
Best Actor
Denzel Washington
Best Supporting Actress
Viola Davis

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards 2016

Won
DFWFCA Award
Best Supporting Actress
Viola Davis
2nd place
DFWFCA Award
Best Actor
Denzel Washington
2nd place

Denver Film Critics Society 2017

Nominated
DFCS Award
Best Actor
Denzel Washington
Best Supporting Actress
Viola Davis

Detroit Film Critic Society, US 2016

Won
DFCS Award
Best Supporting Actress
Viola Davis
Tied with Greta Gerwig for 20th Century Women (2016).
Nominated
DFCS Award
Best Director
Denzel Washington
Best Actor
Denzel Washington

Florida Film Critics Circle Awards 2016

2nd place
FFCC Award
Best Supporting Actress
Viola Davis
Nominated
FFCC Award
Best Actor
Denzel Washington
Best Adapted Screenplay
August Wilson
Posthumously.

Georgia Film Critics Association (GFCA) 2017

Nominated
GFCA Award
Best Actor
Denzel Washington

Houston Film Critics Society Awards 2017

Won
HFCS Award
Best Supporting Actress
Viola Davis
Nominated
HFCS Award
Best Actor
Denzel Washington

Image Awards 2017

Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Motion Picture
Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture
Denzel Washington
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture
Viola Davis

Indiana Film Journalists Association, US 2016

Won
IFJA Award
Best Supporting Actress
Viola Davis

Indiewire Critics' Poll 2016

Nominated
ICP Award
Best Lead Actor
Denzel Washington
5th place.
Best Supporting Actress
Viola Davis
4th place.

Iowa Film Critics Awards 2017

Won
IFC Award
Best Supporting Actress
Viola Davis
3rd place
IFC Award
Best Actor
Denzel Washington

Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards 2016

Won
KCFCC Award
Best Supporting Actress
Viola Davis
Tied with Naomie Harris for Moonlight (2016).

Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards 2016

Won
Sierra Award
Best Supporting Actress
Viola Davis
Nominated
Sierra Award
Best Actor
Denzel Washington
Best Ensemble

London Critics Circle Film Awards 2017

Nominated
ALFS Award
Supporting Actress of the Year
Viola Davis

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA 2017

2nd place
NSFC Award
Best Actor
Denzel Washington

New York Film Critics, Online 2016

Won
NYFCO Award
Best Supporting Actress
Viola Davis
Top Films of the Year

North Carolina Film Critics Association 2017

Won
NCFCA Award
Best Supporting Actress
Viola Davis
Nominated
NCFCA Award
Best Actor
Denzel Washington

North Texas Film Critics Association, US 2017

2nd place
NTFCA Award
Best Supporting Actress
Viola Davis
2nd place
3rd place
NTFCA Award
Best Actor
Denzel Washington
3rd place

Oklahoma Film Critics Circle Awards 2017

2nd place
OFCC Award
Best Actor
Denzel Washington
Best Supporting Actress
Viola Davis

Online Film Critics Society Awards 2017

Nominated
OFCS Award
Best Actor
Denzel Washington
Best Supporting Actress
Viola Davis

PGA Awards 2017

Nominated
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures
Denzel Washington
Scott Rudin
Todd Black

Phoenix Critics Circle 2016

Won
PCC Award
Best Supporting Actress
Viola Davis

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards 2016

Won
PFCS Award
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Viola Davis
Nominated
PFCS Award
Best Actor in a Leading Role
Denzel Washington
Best Ensemble Acting
Best Screenplay Adapted from Other Material
August Wilson
Posthumously.

San Francisco Film Critics Circle 2016

Won
SFFCC Award
Best Actor
Denzel Washington
Best Supporting Actress
Viola Davis
Nominated
SFFCC Award
Best Screenplay, Adapted
August Wilson
Posthumously.

Santa Barbara International Film Festival 2017

Won
Virtuoso Award
Stephen Henderson

Satellite Awards 2016

Nominated
Satellite Award
Best Actor in a Motion Picture
Denzel Washington
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Viola Davis
Best Motion Picture
Best Director
Denzel Washington

Seattle Film Critics Awards 2017

Won
Seattle Film Critics Award
Best Supporting Actress
Viola Davis
2nd place
Seattle Film Critics Award
Best Actor
Denzel Washington
Best Ensemble Cast

Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards 2016

Won
SEFCA Award
Best Supporting Actress
Viola Davis
2nd place
SEFCA Award
Best Actor
Denzel Washington
Nominated
SEFCA Award
Best Picture
Tied with Jackie (2016) in 7th place

St. Louis Film Critics Association, US 2016

Won
SLFCA Award
Best Supporting Actress
Viola Davis
Nominated
SLFCA Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
August Wilson
Posthumously.

Toronto Film Critics Association Awards 2016

Nominated
TFCA Award
Best Supporting Actress
Viola Davis

USC Scripter Award 2017

Nominated
USC Scripter Award
Film
August Wilson (screenwriter, author)
For the play.

Utah Film Critics Association Awards 2016

Won
UFCA Award
Best Supporting Actress
Viola Davis

Vancouver Film Critics Circle 2017

Nominated
VFCC Award
Best Actor
Denzel Washington
Best Supporting Actress
Viola Davis

Village Voice Film Poll 2016

3rd place
VVFP Award
Best Supporting Actress
Viola Davis
3rd place.
Nominated
VVFP Award
Best Actor
Denzel Washington
5th place.
Best Supporting Actress
Viola Davis
3rd place.

Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards 2016

Won
WAFCA Award
Best Supporting Actress
Viola Davis
Nominated
WAFCA Award
Best Actor
Denzel Washington
Best Acting Ensemble
Best Adapted Screenplay
August Wilson
Posthumously.

Writers Guild of America, USA 2017

Nominated
WGA Award (Screen)
Adapted Screenplay
August Wilson
Posthumously. Based on his play.

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