Being There Poster

(1979)

Awards

Academy Awards, USA 1980

Winner
Oscar
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Melvyn Douglas

Melvyn Douglas was not present at the awards ceremony. Co-presenter Liza Minnelli accepted the ... More

Melvyn Douglas was not present at the awards ceremony. Co-presenter Liza Minnelli accepted the award on his behalf.

Nominee
Oscar
Best Actor in a Leading Role
Peter Sellers

Golden Globes, USA 1980

Winner
Golden Globe
Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Peter Sellers
Best Actor in a Supporting Role - Motion Picture
Melvyn Douglas
Tied with Robert Duvall for Apocalypse Now (1979).
Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Best Director - Motion Picture
Hal Ashby
Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Shirley MacLaine
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Jerzy Kosinski

BAFTA Awards 1981

Winner
BAFTA Film Award
Best Screenplay
Jerzy Kosinski
Nominee
BAFTA Film Award
Best Actor
Peter Sellers
Best Actress
Shirley MacLaine
Best Film
Andrew Braunsberg

Awards of the Japanese Academy 1982

Nominee
Award of the Japanese Academy
Best Foreign Language Film

Cannes Film Festival 1980

Nominee
Palme d'Or
Hal Ashby

Fotogramas de Plata 1981

Winner
Fotogramas de Plata
Best Foreign Performer (Mejor intérprete de cine extranjero)
Peter Sellers

London Critics Circle Film Awards 1981

Winner
Special Achievement Award
Peter Sellers
For his performance in the movie.

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards 1979

Winner
LAFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
Melvyn Douglas
For The Seduction of Joe Tynan

National Board of Review, USA 1979

Winner
NBR Award
Best Actor
Peter Sellers
Top Ten Films

National Film Preservation Board, USA 2015

Winner
National Film Registry
National Film Preservation Board

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA 1980

Winner
NSFC Award
Best Cinematography
Caleb Deschanel
For The Black Stallion
Nominee
NSFC Award
Best Actor
Peter Sellers
2nd place
Best Supporting Actor
Melvyn Douglas
For The Seduction of Joe Tynan
2nd place
Best Screenplay
Jerzy Kosinski
Robert C. Jones
4th Place

New York Film Critics Circle Awards 1979

Winner
NYFCC Award
Best Supporting Actor
Melvyn Douglas
Nominee
NYFCC Award
Best Actor
Peter Sellers
Best Screenplay
Jerzy Kosinski

Writers Guild of America, USA 1980

Winner
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Comedy Adapted from Another Medium
Jerzy Kosinski

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