David O. Russell Poster

Awards

Academy Awards, USA

2014 Nominee
Oscar
Best Achievement in Directing
American Hustle (2013)
Best Writing, Original Screenplay
American Hustle (2013)
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2013 Nominee
Oscar
Best Achievement in Directing
Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay
Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
2011 Nominee
Oscar
Best Achievement in Directing
The Fighter (2010)

Golden Globes, USA

2014 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Director - Motion Picture
American Hustle (2013)
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
American Hustle (2013)
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2013 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
2011 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Director - Motion Picture
The Fighter (2010)

BAFTA Awards

2014 Winner
BAFTA Film Award
Best Original Screenplay
American Hustle (2013)
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Nominee
David Lean Award for Direction
American Hustle (2013)
2013 Winner
BAFTA Film Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Silver Linings Playbook (2012)

AACTA International Awards

2014 Winner
AACTA International Award
Best Screenplay
American Hustle (2013)
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Nominee
AACTA International Award
Best Direction
American Hustle (2013)
2013 Winner
AACTA International Award
Best Direction
Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
Nominee
AACTA International Award
Best Screenplay
Silver Linings Playbook (2012)

AARP Movies for Grownups Awards

2014 Nominee
Movies for Grownups Award
Best Screenwriter
American Hustle (2013)
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2013 Nominee
Movies for Grownups Award
Best Director
Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
Best Screenwriter
Silver Linings Playbook (2012)

Alliance of Women Film Journalists

2013 Nominee
EDA Award
Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay
Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
2013 Nominee
EDA Award
Best Director
American Hustle (2013)
Best Writing, Original Screenplay
American Hustle (2013)
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Art Directors Guild

2016 Winner
Contribution to Cinematic Imagery Award

Austin Film Festival

2012 Winner
Audience Award
Narrative Feature
Silver Linings Playbook (2012)

Awards Circuit Community Awards

2013 Nominee
ACCA
Best Original Screenplay
American Hustle (2013)
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2012 Nominee
ACCA
Best Adapted Screenplay
Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
2010 Nominee
ACCA
Best Achievement in Directing
The Fighter (2010)
Nominee
Davis Award
Best Achievement in Directing
The Fighter (2010)

Black Film Critics Circle Awards

2013 Winner
BFCC Award
Best Original Screenplay
American Hustle (2013)
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Boston Society of Film Critics Awards

1999 Winner
BSFC Award
Best Director
Three Kings (1999)

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards

2014 Nominee
Critics Choice Award
Best Director
American Hustle (2013)
Best Original Screenplay
American Hustle (2013)
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2013 Nominee
Critics Choice Award
Best Director
Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
Best Adapted Screenplay
Silver Linings Playbook (2012)

Capri, Hollywood

2015 Winner
Capri Original Screenplay Award
Joy (2015)
2014 Winner
Italian American Icon Award
2013 Winner
Capri Director Award
American Hustle (2013)
Winner
Capri Original Screenplay Award
American Hustle (2013)
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Central Ohio Film Critics Association

2014 Nominee
COFCA Award
Best Director
American Hustle (2013)
Best Original Screenplay
American Hustle (2013)
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2013 Nominee
COFCA Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Silver Linings Playbook (2012)

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

2013 Nominee
CFCA Award
Best Director
American Hustle (2013)
Best Original Screenplay
American Hustle (2013)
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2012 Nominee
CFCA Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Silver Linings Playbook (2012)

Chicago International Film Festival

1989 Nominee
Gold Hugo
Best Short Film
Hairway to the Stars (1989)

Chlotrudis Awards

2013 Nominee
Chlotrudis Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Silver Linings Playbook (2012)

CinEuphoria Awards

2014 Winner
CinEuphoria
Top Ten of the Year - Audience Award
Silver Linings Playbook (2012)

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards

2013 Nominee
DFWFCA Award
Best Director
American Hustle (2013)

David di Donatello Awards

2014 Nominee
David
Best Foreign Film (Miglior Film Straniero)
American Hustle (2013)
2013 Nominee
David
Best Foreign Film (Miglior Film Straniero)
Silver Linings Playbook (2012)

Denver Film Critics Society

2014 Winner
DFCS Award
Best Original Screenplay
American Hustle (2013)
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Nominee
DFCS Award
Best Director
American Hustle (2013)
2013 Winner
DFCS Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Silver Linings Playbook (2012)

Detroit Film Critics Society, US

2013 Nominee
DFCS Award
Best Director
American Hustle (2013)
Best Screenplay
American Hustle (2013)
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2012 Winner
DFCS Award
Best Director
Silver Linings Playbook (2012)

Directors Guild of America, USA

2014 Nominee
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film
American Hustle (2013)
2011 Nominee
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
The Fighter (2010)

Film Independent Spirit Awards

2013 Winner
Independent Spirit Award
Best Director
Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
Best Screenplay
Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
1997 Nominee
Independent Spirit Award
Best Director
Flirting with Disaster (1996)
Best Screenplay
Flirting with Disaster (1996)
1995 Winner
Independent Spirit Award
Best First Feature
Spanking the Monkey (1994)
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Best First Screenplay
Spanking the Monkey (1994)

Florida Film Critics Circle Awards

2013 Nominee
FFCC Award
Best Original Screenplay
American Hustle (2013)
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Georgia Film Critics Association (GAFCA)

2014 Nominee
GAFCA Award
Best Original Screenplay
American Hustle (2013)
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2013 Winner
GAFCA Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
Nominee
GAFCA Award
Best Director
Silver Linings Playbook (2012)

Gold Derby Awards

2014 Nominee
Gold Derby Award
Original Screenplay
American Hustle (2013)
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Director
American Hustle (2013)
2013 Nominee
Gold Derby Award
Adapted Screenplay
Silver Linings Playbook (2012)

Golden Schmoes Awards

2013 Nominee
Golden Schmoes
Best Director of the Year
American Hustle (2013)
Best Screenplay of the Year
American Hustle (2013)
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2012 Nominee
Golden Schmoes
Best Screenplay of the Year
Silver Linings Playbook (2012)

Gotham Awards

2012 Winner
Tribute Award
2004 Nominee
Gotham Independent Film Award
Best Feature
I Heart Huckabees (2004)
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Grammy Awards

2015 Nominee
Grammy
Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media
American Hustle (2013)
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Hamptons International Film Festival

2012 Winner
Audience Award
Narrative
Silver Linings Playbook (2012)

Hollywood Film Awards

2012 Winner
Hollywood Film Award
Director of the Year
Silver Linings Playbook (2012)

Houston Film Critics Society Awards

2013 Nominee
HFCS Award
Best Screenplay
American Hustle (2013)
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2012 Nominee
HFCS Award
Best Screenplay
Silver Linings Playbook (2012)

Humanitas Prize

2013 Winner
Humanitas Prize
Feature Film Category
Silver Linings Playbook (2012)

Indiana Film Journalists Association, US

2012 Nominee
IFJA Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Silver Linings Playbook (2012)

Indiewire Critics' Poll

2013 Nominee
ICP Award
Best Director
American Hustle (2013)
6th place.
Best Screenplay
American Hustle (2013)
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6th place.

International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA)

2013 Nominee
INOCA
Best Adapted Screenplay
Silver Linings Playbook (2012)

Iowa Film Critics Awards

2014 Nominee
IFC Award
Best Director
American Hustle (2013)

Italian Online Movie Awards (IOMA)

2014 Nominee
IOMA
Best Original Screenplay (Miglior sceneggiatura originale)
American Hustle (2013)
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2013 Nominee
IOMA
Best Adapted Screenplay (Miglior sceneggiatura non originale)
Silver Linings Playbook (2012)

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

2012 Nominee
LAFCA Award
Best Screenplay
Silver Linings Playbook (2012)

Los Angeles Film Festival

2013 Winner
Spirit of Independence Award

Mill Valley Film Festival

2012 Winner
Audience Award
Best U.S. Feature Film
Silver Linings Playbook (2012)

National Board of Review, USA

2012 Winner
NBR Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Silver Linings Playbook (2012)

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA

2014 Nominee
NSFC Award
Best Screenplay
American Hustle (2013)
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2013 Nominee
NSFC Award
Best Screenplay
Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
2000 Nominee
NSFC Award
Best Director
Three Kings (1999)
1997 Nominee
NSFC Award
Best Screenplay
Flirting with Disaster (1996)

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

2013 Winner
NYFCC Award
Best Screenplay
American Hustle (2013)
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Nominee
NYFCC Award
Best Director
American Hustle (2013)
1994 Nominee
NYFCC Award
Best New Director
Spanking the Monkey (1994)

North Carolina Film Critics Association

2014 Nominee
NCFCA Award
Best Director
American Hustle (2013)
Best Original Screenplay
American Hustle (2013)
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2013 Nominee
NCFCA Award
Best Director
Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
Best Adapted Screenplay
Silver Linings Playbook (2012)

North Texas Film Critics Association, US

2011 Nominee
NTFCA Award
Best Director
The Fighter (2010)

Online Film & Television Association

2014 Nominee
OFTA Film Award
Best Director
American Hustle (2013)
Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
American Hustle (2013)
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2013 Nominee
OFTA Film Award
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
Silver Linings Playbook (2012)

Online Film Critics Society Awards

2013 Nominee
OFCS Award
Best Original Screenplay
American Hustle (2013)
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Palm Springs International Film Festival

2013 Winner
Indie Impact Award
Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
2011 Winner
Director of the Year Award
The Fighter (2010)

PEN Center USA West Literary Awards

2000 Winner
Literary Award
Screenplay
Three Kings (1999)

Philadelphia Film Festival

2012 Winner
Audience Award - Honorable Mention
Special Presentations
Silver Linings Playbook (2012)

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards

2012 Nominee
PFCS Award
Best Screenplay Adapted from Another Medium
Silver Linings Playbook (2012)

Robert Festival

2014 Nominee
Robert
Best American Film (Ã…rets amerikanske film)
Silver Linings Playbook (2012)

San Diego Film Critics Society Awards

2012 Nominee
SDFCS Award
Best Director
Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
Best Adapted Screenplay
Silver Linings Playbook (2012)

San Francisco Film Critics Circle

2013 Winner
SFFCC Award
Best Screenplay, Original
American Hustle (2013)
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Nominee
SFFCC Award
Best Director
American Hustle (2013)

Santa Barbara International Film Festival

2014 Winner
Outstanding Director of the Year Award
American Hustle (2013)

Satellite Awards

2013 Winner
Satellite Award
Best Screenplay, Original
American Hustle (2013)
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Nominee
Satellite Award
Best Director
American Hustle (2013)
2012 Winner
Satellite Award
Best Director
Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
Nominee
Satellite Award
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
2000 Nominee
Golden Satellite Award
Best Screenplay, Original
Three Kings (1999)
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Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards

2013 Nominee
SEFCA Award
Best Original Screenplay
American Hustle (2013)
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2000 Nominee
SEFCA Award
Best Original Screenplay
Three Kings (1999)
Shared with:
Nominee
SEFCA Award
Best Director
Three Kings (1999)

St. Louis Film Critics Association, US

2013 Nominee
SLFCA Award
Best Director
American Hustle (2013)
Nominee
SLFCA Award
Best Original Screenplay
American Hustle (2013)
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2012 Winner
SLFCA Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
Tied with Tony Kushner for Lincoln (2012).

Sundance Film Festival

1994 Winner
Audience Award
Dramatic
Spanking the Monkey (1994)
Nominee
Grand Jury Prize
Dramatic
Spanking the Monkey (1994)

Toronto International Film Festival

2012 Winner
People's Choice Award
Silver Linings Playbook (2012)

Twin Cities Film Fest, US

2012 Winner
Festival Award
Best Film
Silver Linings Playbook (2012)

USC Scripter Award

2013 Nominee
USC Scripter Award
Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
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Utah Film Critics Association Awards

2012 Nominee
UFCA Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Silver Linings Playbook (2012)

Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards

2013 Nominee
WAFCA Award
Best Original Screenplay
American Hustle (2013)
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2012 Winner
WAFCA Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Silver Linings Playbook (2012)

Writers Guild of America, USA

2014 Nominee
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Original Screenplay
American Hustle (2013)
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2013 Nominee
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Adapted Screenplay
Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
Based on the novel by Matthew Quick
2000 Nominee
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Three Kings (1999)
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Yoga Awards

2014 Winner
Yoga Award
Worst Foreign Director
Silver Linings Playbook (2012)

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