Elmer Gantry Poster

(1960)

Awards

Academy Awards, USA 1961

Winner
Oscar
Best Actor in a Leading Role
Burt Lancaster
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Shirley Jones
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
Richard Brooks
Nominee
Oscar
Best Picture
Bernard Smith
Best Music, Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture
André Previn

Golden Globes, USA 1961

Winner
Golden Globe
Best Actor - Drama
Burt Lancaster
Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Motion Picture - Drama
Best Director
Richard Brooks
Best Actress - Drama
Jean Simmons
Best Supporting Actress
Shirley Jones

BAFTA Awards 1961

Nominee
BAFTA Film Award
Best Film from any Source
Richard Brooks
USA.
Best Foreign Actor
Burt Lancaster
USA.
Best Foreign Actress
Jean Simmons
USA.

Cahiers du Cinéma 1961

Nominee
Top 10 Film Award
Best Film
Richard Brooks
Ninth Place

Directors Guild of America, USA 1961

Nominee
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Richard Brooks

Laurel Awards 1961

Winner
Golden Laurel
Top Drama
Top Male Dramatic Performance
Burt Lancaster
Top Female Supporting Performance
Shirley Jones
Nominee
Golden Laurel
Female Dramatic Performance
Jean Simmons

National Board of Review, USA 1960

Winner
NBR Award
Best Supporting Actress
Shirley Jones
Top Ten Films

New York Film Critics Circle Awards 1960

Winner
NYFCC Award
Best Actor
Burt Lancaster
Nominee
NYFCC Award
Best Film

Writers Guild of America, USA 1961

Winner
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Written American Drama
Richard Brooks

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