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Awards

Academy Awards, USA

2011 Winner
Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award
1991 Nominee
Oscar
Best Picture
The Godfather: Part III (1990)
Best Director
The Godfather: Part III (1990)
1980 Nominee
Oscar
Best Picture
Apocalypse Now (1979)
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Best Director
Apocalypse Now (1979)
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
Apocalypse Now (1979)
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1975 Winner
Oscar
Best Picture
The Godfather: Part II (1974)
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The movie became the first sequel to win the best picture award.
Best Director
The Godfather: Part II (1974)
Best Writing, Screenplay Adapted From Other Material
The Godfather: Part II (1974)
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Nominee
Oscar
Best Picture
The Conversation (1974)
Best Writing, Original Screenplay
The Conversation (1974)
1974 Nominee
Oscar
Best Picture
American Graffiti (1973)
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1973 Winner
Oscar
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
The Godfather (1972)
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Mario Puzo was not present at the awards ceremony. His daughter Dorothy Ann Puzo accepted the award... More

Mario Puzo was not present at the awards ceremony. His daughter Dorothy Ann Puzo accepted the award on his behalf.

Nominee
Oscar
Best Director
The Godfather (1972)
1971 Winner
Oscar
Best Writing, Story and Screenplay Based on Factual Material or Material Not Previously Published or Produced
Patton (1970)
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Francis Ford Coppola was not present at the awards ceremony.

Golden Globes, USA

1991 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Director - Motion Picture
The Godfather: Part III (1990)
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
The Godfather: Part III (1990)
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1985 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Director - Motion Picture
The Cotton Club (1984)
1980 Winner
Golden Globe
Best Director - Motion Picture
Apocalypse Now (1979)
Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Apocalypse Now (1979)
Shared with:
1975 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Director - Motion Picture
The Conversation (1974)
Best Director - Motion Picture
The Godfather: Part II (1974)
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
The Conversation (1974)
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
The Godfather: Part II (1974)
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1973 Winner
Golden Globe
Best Director - Motion Picture
The Godfather (1972)
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
The Godfather (1972)
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Primetime Emmy Awards

1998 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Miniseries
Moby Dick (1998)
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1997 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Miniseries
The Odyssey (1997)
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BAFTA Awards

1980 Winner
BAFTA Film Award
Best Direction
Apocalypse Now (1979)
Nominee
Anthony Asquith Award for Film Music
Apocalypse Now (1979)
Shared with:
1975 Nominee
BAFTA Film Award
Best Direction
The Conversation (1974)
Best Screenplay
The Conversation (1974)

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA

1993 Winner
Saturn Award
Best Director
Dracula (1992)

American Society of Cinematographers, USA

1998 Winner
Board of the Governors Award

Berlin International Film Festival

1991 Winner
Berlinale Camera

Biografilm Festival

2017 Winner
Guerrilla Staff Award al Miglior Ospite

CableACE Awards

1995 Nominee
CableACE
Animated Programming Special or Series
The Junky's Christmas (1993)
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1988 Nominee
ACE
Directing a Theatrical or Dramatic Special
Faerie Tale Theatre (1982)
For episode "Rip Van Winkle"

Cannes Film Festival

2009 Nominee
C.I.C.A.E. Award
Tetro (2009)
1979 Winner
Palme d'Or
Apocalypse Now (1979)
The film was screend as a work in progess. Tied with The Tin Drum (1979).
Winner
FIPRESCI Prize
Competition
Apocalypse Now (1979)
1974 Winner
Palme d'Or
The Conversation (1974)
Winner
Prize of the Ecumenical Jury - Special Mention
The Conversation (1974)
1967 Nominee
Palme d'Or
You're a Big Boy Now (1966)

Cinema Brazil Grand Prize

2002 Nominee
Cinema Brazil Grand Prize
Best Foreign-Language Film (Melhor Filme Estrangeiro)
Apocalypse Now (1979)
For the Redux version. USA.

Cinema Writers Circle Awards, Spain

1994 Winner
CEC Career Award

César Awards, France

1980 Nominee
César
Best Foreign Film (Meilleur film étranger)
Apocalypse Now (1979)

David di Donatello Awards

1981 Winner
David
Best Foreign Producer (Migliore Produttore Straniero)
Kagemusha (1980)
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Tied with Hungaro Film for Angi Vera (1979).
1980 Winner
David
Best Foreign Director (Migliore Regista Straniero)
Apocalypse Now (1979)

Denver International Film Festival

2003 Winner
Lifetime Achievement Award

Directors Guild of America, USA

1998 Winner
Lifetime Achievement Award
1991 Nominee
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
The Godfather: Part III (1990)
1980 Nominee
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Apocalypse Now (1979)
1975 Winner
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
The Godfather: Part II (1974)
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Nominee
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
The Conversation (1974)
1973 Winner
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
The Godfather (1972)
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DVD Exclusive Awards

2001 Nominee
Video Premiere Award
Best DVD Audio Commentary
The Conversation (1974)
For the Widescreen Collection.
2001 Nominee
Video Premiere Award
Best Audio Commentary
The Godfather (1972)
(Paramount)

Edgar Allan Poe Awards

1975 Nominee
Edgar
Best Motion Picture
The Conversation (1974)

Film Society of Lincoln Center

2002 Winner
Gala Tribute

Fotogramas de Plata

1994 Winner
Fotogramas de Plata
Best Foreign Film (Mejor Película Extranjera)
Dracula (1992)
1992 Winner
Fotogramas de Plata
Best Foreign Film (Mejor Película Extranjera)
The Godfather: Part III (1990)

Gold Derby Awards

2009 Winner
Gold Derby Award
Life Achievement (Other)
2008 Nominee
Gold Derby Award
Life Achievement (Other)
2007 Nominee
Gold Derby Award
Life Achievement (Other)

Golden Eagle Awards, Russia

2005 Winner
Golden Eagle
Achievement in World Cinema

Grammy Awards

1980 Nominee
Grammy
Best Album of Original Score Written for a Motion Picture or Television Special
Apocalypse Now (1979)
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Hugo Awards

1993 Nominee
Hugo
Best Dramatic Presentation
Dracula (1992)
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Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards

1974 Winner
KCFCC Award
Best Director
The Godfather: Part II (1974)
The Conversation (1974)
1972 Winner
KCFCC Award
Best Director
The Godfather (1972)

Moscow International Film Festival

1987 Nominee
Golden Prize
Gardens of Stone (1987)
1983 Nominee
Golden Prize
The Outsiders (1983)

National Board of Review, USA

1997 Winner
Billy Wilder Award
1974 Winner
NBR Award
Best Director
The Conversation (1974)

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA

1975 Winner
NSFC Award
Best Director
The Conversation (1974)
The Godfather: Part II (1974)
1972 Nominee
NSFC Award
Best Screenplay
The Godfather (1972)
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Tied with Jan Troell and Bengt Forslund for The Emigrants (1971) in 4th place.
Nominee
NSFC Award
Best Director
The Godfather (1972)
3rd place

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

1974 Nominee
NYFCC Award
Best Screenplay
The Conversation (1974)
Best Director
The Godfather: Part II (1974)
1973 Nominee
NYFCC Award
Best Director
The Godfather (1972)

Online Film & Television Association

2003 Winner
OFTA Film Hall of Fame
Creative

Prince of Asturias Awards

2015 Winner
Prince of Asturias Award
Arts

San Sebastián International Film Festival

2002 Winner
Special 50th Anniversary Award
On occasion of the 50th anniversary of the festival in recognition to his impressive career.
1984 Winner
FIPRESCI Prize
Rumble Fish (1983)
Winner
OCIC Award
Rumble Fish (1983)
1969 Winner
Golden Seashell
The Rain People (1969)

Satellite Awards

2001 Winner
Mary Pickford Award

SESC Film Festival, Brazil

1988 Winner
Audience Award
Best Foreign Film (Melhor Filme Estrangeiro)
Rumble Fish (1983)

Telluride Film Festival, US

2014 Winner
Silver Medallion Award
Apocalypse Now (1979)
In celebration of its 35th Anniversary.
1974 Winner
Silver Medallion Award

Thessaloniki Film Festival

2005 Winner
Honorary Golden Alexander

USC Scripter Award

1998 Nominee
USC Scripter Award
The Rainmaker (1997)
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Venice Film Festival

1992 Winner
Career Golden Lion

WorldFest Houston

1972 Winner
Grand Remi Award
Best of Show - Feature Film
THX 1138 (1971)
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Writers Guild of America, USA

1980 Nominee
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Drama Written Directly for the Screen
Apocalypse Now (1979)
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1975 Winner
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Drama Adapted from Another Medium
The Godfather: Part II (1974)
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Nominee
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Drama Written Directly for the Screen
The Conversation (1974)
1973 Winner
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Drama Adapted from Another Medium
The Godfather (1972)
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1971 Winner
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Drama Written Directly for the Screen
Patton (1970)
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1967 Nominee
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Written American Comedy
You're a Big Boy Now (1966)

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