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Awards

Academy Awards, USA 1976

Winner
Oscar
Best Writing, Original Screenplay
Frank Pierson

Frank Pierson was not present at the awards ceremony. Presenter Gore Vidal accepted the award on ... More

Frank Pierson was not present at the awards ceremony. Presenter Gore Vidal accepted the award on his behalf.

Nominee
Oscar
Best Picture
Martin Bregman
Martin Elfand
Best Actor in a Leading Role
Al Pacino
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Chris Sarandon
Best Director
Sidney Lumet
Best Film Editing
Dede Allen

Golden Globes, USA 1976

Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Motion Picture - Drama
Best Supporting Actor - Motion Picture
John Cazale
Best Supporting Actor - Motion Picture
Charles Durning
Best Director - Motion Picture
Sidney Lumet
Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Al Pacino
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Frank Pierson
Best Acting Debut in a Motion Picture - Male
Chris Sarandon

BAFTA Awards 1976

Winner
BAFTA Film Award
Best Actor
Al Pacino
For The Godfather: Part II
Best Film Editing
Dede Allen
Nominee
BAFTA Film Award
Best Direction
Sidney Lumet
Best Film
Best Screenplay
Frank Pierson
Best Sound Track
Jack Fitzstephens
Richard P. Cirincione
Sanford Rackow
Stephen A. Rotter
James Sabat
Dick Vorisek

David di Donatello Awards 1976

Winner
Special David
Martin Bregman
Martin Elfand
For the production.

Directors Guild of America, USA 1976

Nominee
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Sidney Lumet

Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards 1975

Winner
KCFCC Award
Best Actor
Al Pacino

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards 1976

Winner
LAFCA Award
Best Picture
Best Actor
Al Pacino
Best Director
Sidney Lumet

National Board of Review, USA 1975

Winner
NBR Award
Best Supporting Actor
Charles Durning
Top Ten Films

National Film Preservation Board, USA 2009

Winner
National Film Registry

New York Film Critics Circle Awards 1975

Nominee
NYFCC Award
Best Actor
Al Pacino
Best Supporting Actor
Chris Sarandon

Online Film & Television Association 2015

Winner
OFTA Film Hall of Fame
Motion Picture

San Sebastián International Film Festival 1975

Winner
Prize San Sebastián
Best Actor
Al Pacino

Writers Guild of America, USA 1976

Winner
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Drama Written Directly for the Screen
Frank Pierson

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