E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial Poster

Awards

Academy Awards, USA 1983

Winner
Oscar
Best Sound
Robert Knudson
Robert Glass
Don Digirolamo
Gene S. Cantamessa
Best Effects, Visual Effects
Carlo Rambaldi
Dennis Muren
Kenneth Smith
Best Effects, Sound Effects Editing
Charles L. Campbell
Ben Burtt
Best Music, Original Score
John Williams
Nominee
Oscar
Best Picture
Steven Spielberg
Kathleen Kennedy
Best Director
Steven Spielberg
Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Melissa Mathison
Best Cinematography
Allen Daviau
Best Film Editing
Carol Littleton

Golden Globes, USA 1983

Winner
Golden Globe
Best Original Score - Motion Picture
John Williams
Best Motion Picture - Drama
Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Director - Motion Picture
Steven Spielberg
New Star of the Year in a Motion Picture - Male
Henry Thomas
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Melissa Mathison

BAFTA Awards 1983

Winner
BAFTA Film Award
Best Score
John Williams
Nominee
BAFTA Film Award
Best Cinematography
Allen Daviau
Best Direction
Steven Spielberg
Best Film
Steven Spielberg
Kathleen Kennedy
Best Film Editing
Carol Littleton
Best Make Up Artist
Robert Sidell
Most Outstanding Newcomer to Leading Film Roles
Drew Barrymore
Most Outstanding Newcomer to Leading Film Roles
Henry Thomas
Best Production Design/Art Direction
Jim Bissell
Best Screenplay
Melissa Mathison
Best Sound
Charles L. Campbell
Gene S. Cantamessa
Robert Knudson
Robert Glass
Don Digirolamo
Best Special Visual Effects
Dennis Muren
Carlo Rambaldi

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA 2015

Nominee
Saturn Award
Best DVD/Blu-Ray Collection
For Duel , The Sugarland Express , Jaws , 1941 , Always , Jurassic Park and The Lost World: Jurassic Park
As part of the "Steven Spielberg Director's Collection".

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA 2003

Winner
Saturn Award
Best DVD Classic Film Release
For the Ultimate Gift Set.

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA 1983

Winner
Saturn Award
Best Science Fiction Film
Best Writing
Melissa Mathison
Best Music
John Williams
Best Special Effects
Carlo Rambaldi
Dennis Muren
Best Poster Art
John Alvin
Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Actor
Henry Thomas
Best Supporting Actress
Dee Wallace
Best Director
Steven Spielberg

American Cinema Editors, USA 1983

Nominee
Eddie
Best Edited Feature Film
Carol Littleton

Awards of the Japanese Academy 1983

Winner
Award of the Japanese Academy
Best Foreign Language Film
Winner
Popularity Award
Most Popular Performer
For "E.T."

Blue Ribbon Awards 1983

Winner
Blue Ribbon Award
Best Foreign Language Film
Steven Spielberg

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards 1983

Winner
BSFC Award
Best Film
Best Director
Steven Spielberg
Best Cinematography
Allen Daviau

Cinema Writers Circle Awards, Spain 1983

Winner
CEC Award
Best Foreign Film (Mejor Película Extranjera)
USA.

César Awards, France 1983

Nominee
César
Best Foreign Film (Meilleur film étranger)
Steven Spielberg

David di Donatello Awards 1983

Winner
David
Best Foreign Director (Migliore Regista Straniero)
Steven Spielberg

Directors Guild of America, USA 1983

Nominee
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Steven Spielberg

Fotogramas de Plata 1983

Winner
Fotogramas de Plata
Best Foreign Film (Mejor Película Extranjera)
Steven Spielberg

Golden Screen, Germany 1984

Winner
Golden Screen with 1 Star

Golden Screen, Germany 1983

Winner
Golden Screen

Golden Trailer Awards 2002

Nominee
Golden Trailer
Best Animation/Family
The Ant Farm

GoldSpirit Awards 2017

Winner
GoldSpirit Awards
Best Edition of an Existing Score
John Williams
La-La Land Records
for '35th Anniversary (La-La Land)'

GoldSpirit Awards 2002

Nominee
GoldSpirit Awards
Best Edition of a Classic Soundtrack
John Williams

Grammy Awards 1984

Winner
Grammy
Best Recording for Children
Quincy Jones (produced by)
Michael Jackson (performed by)
For the "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial album".

Grammy Awards 1983

Winner
Grammy
Best Album of Original Score Written for a Motion Picture or Television Special
John Williams
Best Instrumental Composition
John Williams
For "Flying - Theme from 'E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial'".
Best Instrumental Arrangement
John Williams
For "Flying - Theme from 'E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial'".
Nominee
Grammy
Best Pop Instrumental Performance
John Williams

Guinness World Record Award 1994

Winner
Guinness World Record
Most Oscars won for visual effects
Dennis Muren
For The Abyss , Terminator 2: Judgment Day , Jurassic Park , Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom and Innerspace

Dennis Muren (USA) won the Academy Award for Visual Effects a total of six times between 1983 and ... More

Dennis Muren (USA) won the Academy Award for Visual Effects a total of six times between 1983 and 1994. He has also received two Special Achievement Awards, in 1981 for Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (USA, 1980) and in 1984 for Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (USA, 1983). He also received the Technical Achievement Award in 1982 "For the development of a Motion Picture Figure Mover for animation photography". In addition, Muren holds the record for the most Oscar nominations for visual effects. He has been nominated on 13 occasions, the first being in 1982 for Dragonslayer (USA, 1981) and the most recent being in 2006 for War of the Worlds (USA, 2005).


Heartland Film 1982

Winner
Truly Moving Picture Award
Steven Spielberg (director)

Hugo Awards 1983

Nominee
Hugo
Best Dramatic Presentation
Steven Spielberg (director)
Melissa Mathison (screenplay)

International Film Music Critics Award (IFMCA) 2018

Nominee
IFMCA Award
Best New Release, Re-Release or Re-Recording of an Existing Score
John Williams (music)
Michael Matessino (album producer, liner notes)
Bruce Botnick (album producer)
Jim Titus (album art direction)

Jupiter Award 1982

Winner
Jupiter Award
Best International Film
Steven Spielberg

Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards 1982

Winner
KCFCC Award
Best Film
Best Director
Steven Spielberg

Kinema Junpo Awards 1983

Winner
Kinema Junpo Award
Best Foreign Language Film
Steven Spielberg
Winner
Readers' Choice Award
Best Foreign Language Film
Steven Spielberg

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards 1982

Winner
LAFCA Award
Best Picture
Best Director
Steven Spielberg
Winner
New Generation Award
Melissa Mathison
Nominee
LAFCA Award
Best Music
John Williams

Motion Picture Sound Editors, USA 1983

Winner
Golden Reel Award
Best Sound Editing - Sound Effects

National Board of Review, USA 1982

Winner
NBR Award
Top Ten Films

National Film Preservation Board, USA 1994

Winner
National Film Registry

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA 1983

Winner
NSFC Award
Best Director
Steven Spielberg
Nominee
NSFC Award
Best Film

New York Film Critics Circle Awards 1982

Nominee
NYFCC Award
Best Director
Steven Spielberg
Best Film

Online Film & Television Association 2004

Winner
OFTA Film Hall of Fame
Motion Picture

People's Choice Awards, USA 1983

Winner
People's Choice Award
Favorite Motion Picture

PGA Awards 2000

Winner
PGA Hall of Fame - Motion Pictures
Kathleen Kennedy
Steven Spielberg

Sant Jordi Awards 1983

Winner
Sant Jordi
Mejor Película Infantil
Steven Spielberg

Writers Guild of America, USA 1983

Winner
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Drama Written Directly for the Screen
Melissa Mathison

Young Artist Awards 1983

Winner
Young Artist Award
Best Young Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture
Drew Barrymore
Best Young Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
Robert MacNaughton
Best Family Feature - Animated, Musical or Fantasy
Best Young Motion Picture Actor
Henry Thomas

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