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Awards

Academy Awards, USA

1992 Nominee
Oscar
Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Grand Canyon (1991)
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1989 Nominee
Oscar
Best Picture
The Accidental Tourist (1988)
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Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
The Accidental Tourist (1988)
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1984 Nominee
Oscar
Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
The Big Chill (1983)
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Golden Globes, USA

1992 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Grand Canyon (1991)
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1984 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
The Big Chill (1983)
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BAFTA Awards

1990 Nominee
BAFTA Film Award
Best Screenplay - Adapted
The Accidental Tourist (1988)
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1985 Nominee
BAFTA Film Award
Best Screenplay - Original
The Big Chill (1983)
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Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA

2016 Winner
Saturn Award
Best Writing
Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015)
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1984 Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Writing
Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)
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1982 Winner
Saturn Award
Best Writing
Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
1981 Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Writing
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
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Austin Film Festival

2001 Winner
Distinguished Screenwriter Award

Awards Circuit Community Awards

1991 Nominee
ACCA
Best Original Screenplay
Grand Canyon (1991)
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Berlin International Film Festival

1992 Winner
Golden Berlin Bear
Grand Canyon (1991)

Casting Society of America, USA

2005 Winner
Career Achievement Award

Directors Guild of America, USA

1984 Nominee
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
The Big Chill (1983)

Edgar Allan Poe Awards

1982 Nominee
Edgar
Best Motion Picture
Body Heat (1981)

Hugo Awards

2016 Nominee
Hugo
Best Dramatic Presentation - Long Form
Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015)
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1984 Winner
Hugo
Best Dramatic Presentation
Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)
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1982 Winner
Hugo
Best Dramatic Presentation
Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
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1981 Winner
Hugo
Best Dramatic Presentation
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
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Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

1983 Nominee
LAFCA Award
Best Screenplay
The Big Chill (1983)
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1981 Nominee
LAFCA Award
Best Director
Body Heat (1981)

Moscow International Film Festival

1989 Nominee
Golden St. George
The Accidental Tourist (1988)

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

1988 Nominee
NYFCC Award
Best Director
The Accidental Tourist (1988)
4th Place.
Nominee
NYFCC Award
Best Screenplay
The Accidental Tourist (1988)
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Razzie Awards

1995 Winner
Razzie Award
Worst Remake or Sequel
Wyatt Earp (1994)
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Nominee
Razzie Award
Worst Picture
Wyatt Earp (1994)
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Worst Director
Wyatt Earp (1994)
1993 Nominee
Razzie Award
Worst Picture
The Bodyguard (1992)
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Worst Screenplay
The Bodyguard (1992)

San Sebastián International Film Festival

1999 Winner
CEC Award for Best Screenplay
Mumford (1999)
Nominee
Golden Seashell
Mumford (1999)

Screenwriters Choice Awards, Online

2015 Nominee
Screenplay Competition
Best Adapted Screenplay
Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015)
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ShoWest Convention, USA

1992 Winner
ShoWest Award
Director of the Year

Toronto International Film Festival

1983 Winner
People's Choice Award
The Big Chill (1983)

USC Scripter Award

1990 Winner
USC Scripter Award
The Accidental Tourist (1988)
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Venice Film Festival

1985 Winner
Young Venice Award - Special Mention
Silverado (1985)

Western Writers of America

1995 Winner
Spur Award
Best Drama Script
Wyatt Earp (1994)
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Writers Guild of America, USA

2006 Winner
Laurel Award for Screen Writing Achievement
1992 Nominee
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Grand Canyon (1991)
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1989 Nominee
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
The Accidental Tourist (1988)
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1984 Winner
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Comedy Written Directly for the Screen
The Big Chill (1983)
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1982 Nominee
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Drama Written Directly for the Screen
Body Heat (1981)
Best Comedy Written Directly for the Screen
Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
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1981 Nominee
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Comedy Adapted from Another Medium
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
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