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Awards

Golden Globes, USA

1981 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Raging Bull (1980)
Shared with:
1977 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Taxi Driver (1976)

American Film Institute, USA

2005 Winner
Franklin J. Schaffner Award

Berlin International Film Festival

1992 Nominee
Golden Berlin Bear
Light Sleeper (1992)
1979 Nominee
Golden Berlin Bear
Hardcore (1979)

Cannes Film Festival

1988 Nominee
Palme d'Or
Patty Hearst (1988)
1985 Winner
Best Artistic Contribution
Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters (1985)
Nominee
Palme d'Or
Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters (1985)

Cinemanila International Film Festival

2009 Winner
Lifetime Achievement Award

Deauville Film Festival

1992 Nominee
Critics Award
Light Sleeper (1992)

FEST International Film Festival

2018 Winner
Jury Prize- Main Program
Best Director
First Reformed (2017)   ( (feature film))

Film Independent Spirit Awards

1999 Nominee
Independent Spirit Award
Best Director
Affliction (1997)
Best Screenplay
Affliction (1997)
1998 Nominee
Independent Spirit Award
Best Director
Touch (1997)
Best Screenplay
Touch (1997)
1993 Nominee
Independent Spirit Award
Best Screenplay
Light Sleeper (1992)

Ghent International Film Festival

2013 Winner
Joseph Plateau Honorary Award

Gotham Awards

2018 Nominee
Gotham Independent Film Award
Best Feature
First Reformed (2017)
Shared with:
Best Screenplay
First Reformed (2017)
Nominee
Audience Award
First Reformed (2017)
Shared with:

International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA)

2018 Winner
Halfway Award
Best Original Screenplay
First Reformed (2017)
Nominee
Halfway Award
Best Director
First Reformed (2017)

Israel Film Festival

2009 Winner
Israel Film Festival Award
Achievement in Film Award

Melbourne Underground Film Festival

2013 Winner
Best Foreign Director
The Canyons (2013)
Winner
Best Foreign Film
The Canyons (2013)
Shared with:

Montclair Film Festival (MFF)

2018 Winner
Narrative Feature Competition
First Reformed (2017)

Munich Film Festival

2018 Nominee
ARRI/OSRAM Award
Best International Film
First Reformed (2017)

Mystfest

1993 Nominee
Best Film
Light Sleeper (1992)

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

1998 Nominee
NYFCC Award
Best Director
Affliction (1997)

Razzie Awards

2005 Nominee
Razzie Award
Worst Director
Exorcist: The Beginning (2004)
Shared with:
Renny Harlin and/or Paul Schrader.

San Sebastián International Film Festival

2002 Nominee
Golden Seashell
Auto Focus (2002)

Screenwriters Choice Awards, Online

2015 Winner
SCA Hall of Fame

Sitges - Catalonian International Film Festival

1997 Nominee
Best Film
Touch (1997)

St. Louis International Film Festival

2008 Winner
Lifetime Achievement Award

Stockholm Film Festival

2007 Winner
Lifetime Achievement Award

Taos Talking Picture Festival

1998 Winner
Storyteller Award

Telluride Film Festival, US

2002 Winner
Silver Medallion Award

Valladolid International Film Festival

2013 Winner
Espiga de Honor (Honorary Spike)
1997 Winner
Youth Jury Award - Special Mention
Competition
Affliction (1997)
Nominee
Golden Spike
Affliction (1997)

Venice Film Festival

2017 Winner
Green Drop Award
First Reformed (2017)
Nominee
Golden Lion
Best Film
First Reformed (2017)

Writers Guild of America, USA

1999 Winner
Laurel Award for Screen Writing Achievement
1977 Nominee
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Drama Written Directly for the Screen
Taxi Driver (1976)

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