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Awards

Academy Awards, USA

1974 Nominee
Oscar
Best Director
The Exorcist (1973)
1972 Winner
Oscar
Best Director
The French Connection (1971)

Golden Globes, USA

1974 Winner
Golden Globe
Best Director - Motion Picture
The Exorcist (1973)
1972 Winner
Golden Globe
Best Director - Motion Picture
The French Connection (1971)

Primetime Emmy Awards

1998 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries or a Movie
12 Angry Men (1997)

BAFTA Awards

1973 Nominee
BAFTA Film Award
Best Direction
The French Connection (1971)

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA

2013 Winner
Lifetime Achievement Award
Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Director
Killer Joe (2011)
1999 Winner
President's Award
1993 Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Director
Rampage (1987)
1991 Winner
George Pal Memorial Award

Cannes Film Festival

2006 Winner
FIPRESCI Prize
Quinzaine des réalisateurs
Bug (2006)
Nominee
C.I.C.A.E. Award
Bug (2006)

Cognac Festival du Film Policier

1986 Winner
Audience Award
To Live and Die in L.A. (1985)

Deauville Film Festival

1988 Nominee
Critics Award
Rampage (1987)

Directors Guild of America, USA

1998 Nominee
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Specials
12 Angry Men (1997)
1974 Nominee
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
The Exorcist (1973)
1972 Winner
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
The French Connection (1971)
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Empire Awards, UK

1999 Winner
Movie Masterpiece Award
The Exorcist (1973)

Karlovy Vary International Film Festival

2014 Winner
Special Prize for Outstanding Contribution to World Cinema

Lisbon & Estoril Film Festival

2011 Winner
Lifetime Achievement Award

Locarno International Film Festival

2009 Winner
Leopard of Honor

Melbourne International Film Festival

2014 Nominee
People's Choice Award
Best Narrative Feature
Sorcerer (1977)
8th Runner-up (For the restored version)

Munich Film Festival

2012 Nominee
ARRI Award
Best International Film
Killer Joe (2011)
2007 Winner
CineMerit Award

Online Film & Television Association

1998 Nominee
OFTA Television Award
Best Direction of a Motion Picture or Miniseries
12 Angry Men (1997)

Palm Beach International Film Festival

2000 Winner
Lifetime Achievement Award
Directing

Razzie Awards

1981 Nominee
Razzie Award
Worst Director
Cruising (1980)
Worst Screenplay
Cruising (1980)

Sitges - Catalonian International Film Festival

2017 Winner
Honorary Grand Prize
2007 Winner
Time-Machine Honorary Award

Venice Film Festival

2013 Winner
Career Golden Lion
2011 Winner
Golden Mouse
Killer Joe (2011)
Nominee
Golden Lion
Killer Joe (2011)

Walk of Fame

1997 Winner
Star on the Walk of Fame
Motion Picture
On 14 August 1997. At 6925 Hollywood Blvd.

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