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Awards

Academy Awards, USA 1992

Nominee
Oscar
Best Director
John Singleton

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John Singleton became the youngest director and the very first African-American in cinema history ever to be nominated for the Academy Award for Best Director.

Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
John Singleton

Awards Circuit Community Awards 1991

Nominee
ACCA
Best Motion Picture
Steve Nicolaides
Best Director
John Singleton
Best Cast Ensemble
Jaki Brown
Best Film Editing
Bruce Cannon
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Laurence Fishburne
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Angela Bassett
Best Original Screenplay
John Singleton

BMI Film & TV Awards 1992

Winner
BMI Film Music Award
Stanley Clarke

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards 1992

Winner
CFCA Award
Most Promising Actor
Ice Cube
Nominee
CFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
Ice Cube
Best Supporting Actor
Laurence Fishburne
Best Picture
Best Director
John Singleton
Best Screenplay
John Singleton
Most Promising Actor
Cuba Gooding Jr.

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards 1992

Nominee
DFWFCA Award
Best Picture
Best Director
John Singleton

Image Awards 1992

Winner
Image Award
Outstanding Motion Picture

Kids' Choice Awards, USA 1993

Nominee
Blimp Award
Favorite Movie
Columbia Pictures
Favorite Movie Actor
Ice Cube

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards 1991

Winner
New Generation Award
John Singleton

MTV Movie + TV Awards 1992

Winner
MTV Movie Award
Best New Filmmaker
John Singleton
Nominee
MTV Movie Award
Best Movie

National Board of Review, USA 1991

Winner
NBR Award
Top Ten Films

National Film Preservation Board, USA 2002

Winner
National Film Registry

New York Film Critics Circle Awards 1991

Winner
NYFCC Award
Best New Director
John Singleton

Political Film Society, USA 1992

Winner
PFS Award
Human Rights
Peace
Nominee
PFS Award
Exposé

Stockholm Film Festival 1991

Nominee
Bronze Horse
John Singleton

Writers Guild of America, USA 1992

Nominee
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
John Singleton

Young Artist Awards 1992

Winner
Young Artist Award
Outstanding Young Ensemble Cast in a Motion Picture
Desi Arnez Hines II
Baha Jackson
Donovan McCrary

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