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Awards

Academy Awards, USA

1995 Nominee
Oscar
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published
Nobody's Fool (1994)
1985 Winner
Oscar
Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Places in the Heart (1984)
Nominee
Oscar
Best Director
Places in the Heart (1984)
1980 Winner
Oscar
Best Director
Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)
1978 Nominee
Oscar
Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
The Late Show (1977)
1968 Nominee
Oscar
Best Writing, Story and Screenplay - Written Directly for the Screen
Bonnie and Clyde (1967)
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Golden Globes, USA

1985 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Places in the Heart (1984)
1980 Winner
Golden Globe
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)
Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Director - Motion Picture
Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)
1968 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Screenplay
Bonnie and Clyde (1967)
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BAFTA Awards

1981 Nominee
BAFTA Film Award
Best Direction
Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)
Best Screenplay
Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)

Berlin International Film Festival

1995 Nominee
Golden Berlin Bear
Nobody's Fool (1994)
1985 Winner
Silver Berlin Bear
Best Director
Places in the Heart (1984)
Winner
OCIC Award
Competition
Places in the Heart (1984)
Nominee
Golden Berlin Bear
Places in the Heart (1984)
1977 Nominee
Golden Berlin Bear
Best Film
The Late Show (1977)

Blue Ribbon Awards

1981 Winner
Blue Ribbon Award
Best Foreign Language Film
Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)

Chicago International Film Festival

2003 Winner
Lifetime Achievement Award

César Awards, France

1981 Nominee
César
Best Foreign Film (Meilleur film étranger)
Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)

Director's View Film Festival

2000 Winner
Joseph L. Mankiewicz Excellence in Filmmaking Award

Directors Guild of America, USA

1985 Nominee
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Places in the Heart (1984)
1980 Winner
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)
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Edgar Allan Poe Awards

2006 Nominee
Edgar
Best Motion Picture Screenplay
The Ice Harvest (2005)
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1983 Nominee
Edgar
Best Motion Picture
Still of the Night (1982)
1978 Winner
Edgar
Best Motion Picture
The Late Show (1977)

Hamptons International Film Festival

1994 Winner
Distinguished Achievement Award

Hochi Film Awards

1980 Winner
Hochi Film Award
Best Foreign Language Film
Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)

Hugo Awards

1979 Winner
Hugo
Best Dramatic Presentation
Superman (1978)
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Humanitas Prize

1995 Nominee
Humanitas Prize
Feature Film Category
Nobody's Fool (1994)

Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards

1979 Winner
KCFCC Award
Best Director
Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)

Kinema Junpo Awards

1981 Winner
Kinema Junpo Award
Best Foreign Language Film
Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)
Winner
Readers' Choice Award
Best Foreign Language Film
Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)

Korean Association of Film Critics Awards

1980 Winner
Korean Association of Film Critics Award
Best Foreign Film
Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

1979 Winner
LAFCA Award
Best Director
Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)
Best Screenplay
Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA

1980 Winner
NSFC Award
Best Director
Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)
Tied with Woody Allen for Manhattan (1979).
Nominee
NSFC Award
Best Screenplay
Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)
3rd place
1968 Winner
NSFC Award
Best Screenplay
Bonnie and Clyde (1967)
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New York Film Critics Circle Awards

1984 Winner
NYFCC Award
Best Screenplay
Places in the Heart (1984)
1979 Nominee
NYFCC Award
Best Director
Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)
1967 Winner
NYFCC Award
Best Screenplay
Bonnie and Clyde (1967)
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New York Women in Film & Television

1981 Winner
Muse Award

Toronto International Film Festival

1984 Winner
People's Choice Award
Places in the Heart (1984)

USC Scripter Award

1995 Nominee
USC Scripter Award
Nobody's Fool (1994)
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Writers Guild of America, USA

2007 Winner
Laurel Award for Screen Writing Achievement
1985 Nominee
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Places in the Heart (1984)
1980 Winner
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Drama Adapted from Another Medium
Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)
1979 Nominee
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Comedy Adapted from Another Medium
Superman (1978)
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1978 Nominee
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Drama Written Directly for the Screen
The Late Show (1977)
1973 Winner
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Comedy Written Directly for the Screen
What's Up, Doc? (1972)
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Nominee
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Drama Written Directly for the Screen
Bad Company (1972)
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1968 Winner
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Written American Drama
Bonnie and Clyde (1967)
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Best Written American Original Screenplay
Bonnie and Clyde (1967)
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