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Awards

Academy Awards, USA

1985 Nominee
Oscar
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes (1984)
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1976 Nominee
Oscar
Best Writing, Original Screenplay
Shampoo (1975)
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1975 Winner
Oscar
Best Writing, Original Screenplay
Chinatown (1974)
1974 Nominee
Oscar
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
The Last Detail (1973)

Golden Globes, USA

1975 Winner
Golden Globe
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Chinatown (1974)

BAFTA Awards

1975 Winner
BAFTA Film Award
Best Screenplay
Chinatown (1974)
The Last Detail (1973)

Boston Film Festival

1998 Winner
Film Excellence Award

Edgar Allan Poe Awards

1975 Winner
Edgar
Best Motion Picture
Chinatown (1974)

Hollywood Film Awards

2002 Winner
Hollywood Film Award
Outstanding Achievement in Screenwriting

Moscow International Film Festival

2006 Nominee
Golden St. George
Ask the Dust (2006)

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA

1975 Winner
NSFC Award
Best Screenplay
Shampoo (1975)
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New York Film Critics Circle Awards

1975 Nominee
NYFCC Award
Best Screenplay
Shampoo (1975)
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1974 Nominee
NYFCC Award
Best Screenplay
Chinatown (1974)

Razzie Awards

1997 Nominee
Razzie Award
Worst Written Film Grossing Over $100 Million
Mission: Impossible (1996)
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USC Scripter Award

2014 Winner
Scripter Literary Achievement Award

Writers Guild of America, USA

2016 Winner
WGA Award (TV)
Drama Series
Mad Men (2007)
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1997 Winner
Laurel Award for Screen Writing Achievement
1985 Nominee
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes (1984)
Shared with:
1976 Winner
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Comedy Written Directly for the Screen
Shampoo (1975)
Shared with:
1975 Winner
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Drama Written Directly for the Screen
Chinatown (1974)
1974 Nominee
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Drama Adapted from Another Medium
The Last Detail (1973)

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