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Awards

Academy Awards, USA

2004 Winner
Oscar
Best Picture
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
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Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
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Best Music, Original Song
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
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For the song "Into the West".
2003 Nominee
Oscar
Best Picture
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
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2002 Nominee
Oscar
Best Picture
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
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Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
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1995 Nominee
Oscar
Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Heavenly Creatures (1994)
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Golden Globes, USA

2004 Winner
Golden Globe
Best Original Song - Motion Picture
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
Shared with:
Song: "Into the West"

BAFTA Awards

2004 Winner
BAFTA Film Award
Best Film
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
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Best Screenplay - Adapted
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
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Nominee
BAFTA Children's Award
Best Feature Film
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
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2003 Nominee
BAFTA Children's Award
Best Feature Film
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
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Nominee
BAFTA Film Award
Best Film
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
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2002 Nominee
BAFTA Children's Award
Best Feature Film
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
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Nominee
BAFTA Film Award
Best Screenplay - Adapted
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
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Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA

2015 Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Writing
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014)
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2014 Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Writing
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)
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2006 Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Writing
King Kong (2005)
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2004 Winner
Saturn Award
Best Writing
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
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2003 Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Writing
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
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2002 Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Writing
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
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1997 Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Writer
The Frighteners (1996)
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Australian Film Institute

2004 Winner
AFI Award
Best Foreign Film
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
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2003 Winner
Best Foreign Film Award
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
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2002 Winner
Best Foreign Film Award
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
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Awards Circuit Community Awards

2012 Winner
ACCA
Best Adapted Screenplay of the Decade
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
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2005 Nominee
ACCA
Best Motion Picture
King Kong (2005)
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2003 Winner
ACCA
Best Motion Picture
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
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2002 Nominee
ACCA
Best Motion Picture
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
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Best Adapted Screenplay
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
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2001 Winner
ACCA
Best Adapted Screenplay
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
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Nominee
ACCA
Best Motion Picture
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
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Runner-Up
1994 Nominee
ACCA
Best Original Screenplay
Heavenly Creatures (1994)
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Bram Stoker Awards

2002 Nominee
Bram Stoker Award
Screenplay
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
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Central Ohio Film Critics Association

2004 Nominee
COFCA Award
Best Screenplay, Adapted
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
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Tied with Brian Helgeland for Mystic River (2003) in 2nd place.

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

2004 Nominee
CFCA Award
Best Screenplay
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
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Chlotrudis Awards

2003 Winner
Audience Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
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Nominee
Chlotrudis Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
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2002 Winner
Chlotrudis Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
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Críticos de Cinema Online Portugueses Awards

2015 Nominee
CCOP
Best Original Song (Melhor Canção Original)
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014)
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"The Last Goodbye"

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards

2004 Winner
DFWFCA Award
Best Screenplay
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
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DVD Exclusive Awards

2003 Winner
DVD Premiere Award
Best Audio Commentary, New Release
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
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For the Extended Edition.
2003 Nominee
DVDX Award
Best Audio Commentary (New for DVD)
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
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(Special Extended Edition).

Gold Derby Awards

2010 Nominee
Gold Derby Award
Adapted Screenplay of the Decade
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
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2004 Winner
Gold Derby Award
Adapted Screenplay
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
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Motion Picture
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
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Nominee
Gold Derby Award
Original Song
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
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"Into the West"
2003 Nominee
Gold Derby Award
Original Song
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
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"Gollum's Song"
Motion Picture
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
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Adapted Screenplay
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
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Golden Schmoes Awards

2003 Winner
Golden Schmoes
Best Screenplay of the Year
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
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Grammy Awards

2005 Winner
Grammy
Best Song Written for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
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For the song "Into The West".

Hugo Awards

2013 Nominee
Hugo
Best Dramatic Presentation - Long Form
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
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2004 Winner
Hugo
Best Dramatic Presentation - Long Form
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
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Best Dramatic Presentation - Short Form
2003 MTV Movie Awards (2003)
Shared with:
For Gollum's acceptance speech
2003 Winner
Hugo
Best Dramatic Presentation - Long Form
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
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2002 Winner
Hugo
Best Dramatic Presentation
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
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International Cinephile Society Awards

2004 Winner
ICS Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
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International Film Music Critics Award (IFMCA)

2008 Nominee
IFMCA Award
Best New Release, Re-Release or Re-Recording of an Existing Score
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
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2006 Winner
IFMCA Award
Best New Release, Re-Release or Re-Recording of an Existing Score
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
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International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA)

2004 Winner
INOCA
Best Adapted Screenplay
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
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Best Original Song
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
Shared with:
Song: "Into the West"
2003 Nominee
INOCA
Best Adapted Screenplay
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
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Best Original Song
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
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Song: "Gollum's Song"

Italian Online Movie Awards (IOMA)

2004 Nominee
IOMA
Best Adapted Screenplay (Miglior sceneggiatura non originale)
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
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2003 Nominee
IOMA
Best Screenplay (Miglior sceneggiatura)
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
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Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards

2004 Nominee
Sierra Award
Best Screenplay
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
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2002 Nominee
Sierra Award
Best Screenplay
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
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New Zealand Film and TV Awards (I)

1993 Winner
Film Award
Best Screenplay
Braindead (1992)
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Online Film & Television Association

2004 Winner
OFTA Film Award
Best Picture
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
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Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
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Best Music, Original Song
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
Shared with:
For the song "Into the West".
2003 Winner
OFTA Film Award
Best Picture
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
Shared with:
Tied with Martin Richards for Chicago (2002).
Nominee
OFTA Film Award
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
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Best Music, Original Song
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
Shared with:
For the song "Gollum's Song".
2002 Winner
OFTA Film Award
Best Picture
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
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Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
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Tied with Daniel Clowes and Terry Zwigoff for Ghost World (2001).

Online Film Critics Society Awards

2004 Winner
OFCS Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
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2003 Nominee
OFCS Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
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2002 Nominee
OFCS Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
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PGA Awards

2004 Winner
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
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2003 Nominee
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
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2002 Nominee
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
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Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards

2004 Winner
PFCS Award
Best Screenplay, Adapted
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
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2003 Winner
PFCS Award
Best Original Song
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
Shared with:
For the song "Gollum's Song".
2002 Winner
PFCS Award
Best Screenplay - Adaptation
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
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Satellite Awards

2003 Nominee
Golden Satellite Award
Best Screenplay, Adapted
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
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2002 Nominee
Golden Satellite Award
Best Screenplay, Adapted
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
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Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America

2005 Winner
Nebula Award
Best Script
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
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2004 Winner
Nebula Award
Best Script
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
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2003 Winner
Nebula Award
Best Script
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
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Seattle Film Critics Awards

2003 Nominee
Seattle Film Critics Award
Best Screenplay, Adapted
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
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2002 Nominee
Seattle Film Critics Award
Best Screenplay, Adapted
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
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Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards

2003 Nominee
SEFCA Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
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2001 Winner
SEFCA Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
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USC Scripter Award

2004 Nominee
USC Scripter Award
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
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2003 Nominee
USC Scripter Award
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
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2002 Nominee
USC Scripter Award
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
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Utah Film Critics Association Awards

2003 Nominee
UFCA Award
Best Screenplay
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
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World Soundtrack Awards

2004 Nominee
World Soundtrack Award
Best Original Song Written for Film
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
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For the song "Into the West".
2003 Nominee
World Soundtrack Award
Best Original Song Written for a Film
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
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For the song "Gollum's Song".

Writers Guild of America, USA

2004 Nominee
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Adapted Screenplay
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
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2002 Nominee
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
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1995 Nominee
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Heavenly Creatures (1994)
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