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Awards

Academy Awards, USA 1979

Winner
Oscar
Best Picture
Barry Spikings
Michael Deeley
Michael Cimino
John Peverall
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Christopher Walken
Best Director
Michael Cimino
Best Sound
Richard Portman
William L. McCaughey
Aaron Rochin
C. Darin Knight
Best Film Editing
Peter Zinner
Nominee
Oscar
Best Actor in a Leading Role
Robert De Niro
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Meryl Streep
Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Michael Cimino (story)
Deric Washburn (screenplay/story)
Louis Garfinkle (story)
Quinn K. Redeker (story)
Best Cinematography
Vilmos Zsigmond

Golden Globes, USA 1979

Winner
Golden Globe
Best Director - Motion Picture
Michael Cimino
Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Motion Picture - Drama
Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Robert De Niro
Best Actor in a Supporting Role - Motion Picture
Christopher Walken
Best Actress in a Supporting Role - Motion Picture
Meryl Streep
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Deric Washburn

BAFTA Awards 1980

Winner
BAFTA Film Award
Best Cinematography
Vilmos Zsigmond
Best Editing
Peter Zinner
Nominee
BAFTA Film Award
Best Actor
Robert De Niro
Best Actress
Meryl Streep
Best Direction
Michael Cimino
Best Film
Best Screenplay
Deric Washburn
Best Sound Track
C. Darin Knight
James J. Klinger
Richard Portman
Best Supporting Actor
Christopher Walken

American Cinema Editors, USA 1979

Winner
Eddie
Best Edited Feature Film
Peter Zinner

American Movie Awards 1980

Winner
Marquee
Best Supporting Actress
Meryl Streep
Best Director
Michael Cimino

Awards of the Japanese Academy 1980

Winner
Award of the Japanese Academy
Best Foreign Language Film

Blue Ribbon Awards 1980

Winner
Blue Ribbon Award
Best Foreign Language Film
Michael Cimino

Directors Guild of America, USA 1979

Winner
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Michael Cimino
Claude Binyon Jr. (unit production manager) (plaque)
Charles Okun (assistant director) (plaque)
Michael Grillo (assistant director) (plaque)

Hochi Film Awards 1979

Winner
Hochi Film Award
Best Foreign Language Film
Michael Cimino

Kinema Junpo Awards 1980

Winner
Readers' Choice Award
Best Foreign Language Film Director
Michael Cimino

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards 1978

Winner
LAFCA Award
Best Director
Michael Cimino
Nominee
LAFCA Award
Best Picture
Best Actor
Robert De Niro
Best Supporting Actor
Christopher Walken

National Film Preservation Board, USA 1996

Winner
National Film Registry

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA 1979

Winner
NSFC Award
Best Supporting Actress
Meryl Streep
Nominee
NSFC Award
Best Supporting Actor
Christopher Walken
3rd place
Best Film
Tied with An Unmarried Woman (1978) in 2nd place.
Best Director
Michael Cimino
Best Actor
Robert De Niro
5th Place

New York Film Critics Circle Awards 1978

Winner
NYFCC Award
Best Film
Best Supporting Actor
Christopher Walken
Nominee
NYFCC Award
Best Supporting Actress
Meryl Streep
Best Actor
Robert De Niro

Online Film & Television Association 2016

Winner
OFTA Film Hall of Fame
Motion Picture

Writers Guild of America, USA 1979

Nominee
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Drama Written Directly for the Screen
Deric Washburn
Michael Cimino
Louis Garfinkle
Quinn K. Redeker

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