Fargo Poster

(1996)

Awards

Academy Awards, USA 1997

Winner
Oscar
Best Actress in a Leading Role
Frances McDormand
Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Ethan Coen
Joel Coen
Nominee
Oscar
Best Picture
Ethan Coen
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
William H. Macy
Best Director
Joel Coen
Best Cinematography
Roger Deakins
Best Film Editing
Ethan Coen (as Roderick Jaynes)
Joel Coen (as Roderick Jaynes)

Golden Globes, USA 1997

Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Best Director - Motion Picture
Joel Coen
Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Frances McDormand
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Ethan Coen
Joel Coen

BAFTA Awards 1997

Winner
David Lean Award for Direction
Joel Coen
Nominee
BAFTA Film Award
Best Film
Joel Coen
Ethan Coen
Best Screenplay - Original
Ethan Coen
Joel Coen
Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
Frances McDormand
Best Cinematography
Roger Deakins
Best Editing
Ethan Coen (as Roderick Jaynes)
Joel Coen (as Roderick Jaynes)

Screen Actors Guild Awards 1997

Winner
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
Frances McDormand
Nominee
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
William H. Macy

20/20 Awards 2017

Winner
Felix
Best Picture
Tim Bevan (executive producer)
Ethan Coen (producer)
Eric Fellner (executive producer)
Joel Coen (producer)
PolyGram Filmed Entertainment (presents)
Working Title Films (in association with)
Best Director
Joel Coen
Best Actress
Frances McDormand
Best Supporting Actor
William H. Macy
Best Original Screenplay
Joel Coen
Ethan Coen
Best Cinematography
Roger Deakins
Nominee
Felix
Best Score Drama
Carter Burwell
Best Editing
Joel Coen
Ethan Coen
Best Costume Design
Mary Zophres
Best Art Direction
Rick Heinrichs

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA 1997

Winner
Saturn Award
Best Action/Adventure/Thriller Film
Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Actress
Frances McDormand
Best Director
Joel Coen

American Cinema Editors, USA 1997

Nominee
Eddie
Best Edited Feature Film
Ethan Coen (as Roderick Jaynes)
Joel Coen (as Roderick Jaynes)

American Comedy Awards, USA 1997

Winner
American Comedy Award
Funniest Actress in a Motion Picture (Leading Role)
Frances McDormand
Nominee
American Comedy Award
Funniest Actor in a Motion Picture (Leading Role)
Steve Buscemi
Funniest Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
William H. Macy

American Society of Cinematographers, USA 1997

Nominee
ASC Award
Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in Theatrical Releases
Roger Deakins

Association of Polish Filmmakers Critics Awards 1996

Winner
Honorable Mention
Best Foreign Film
Joel Coen (director)

Australian Film Institute 1996

Winner
Best Foreign Film Award
Ethan Coen

Awards Circuit Community Awards 1996

Winner
ACCA
Best Motion Picture
Ethan Coen
Best Actor in a Leading Role
William H. Macy
Best Actress in a Leading Role
Frances McDormand
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Steve Buscemi
Best Director
Joel Coen
Best Original Screenplay
Joel Coen
Ethan Coen
Best Cinematography
Roger Deakins
Best Film Editing
Joel Coen
Best Original Score
Carter Burwell
Best Cast Ensemble
William H. Macy
Frances McDormand
Steve Buscemi
Peter Stormare
Kristin Rudrüd
Harve Presnell
Nominee
ACCA
Best Sound

Bodil Awards 1997

Winner
Bodil
Best American Film (Bedste amerikanske film)
Joel Coen (director)

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards 1996

Nominee
BSFC Award
Best Film

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards 1997

Winner
Critics Choice Award
Best Picture
Best Actress
Frances McDormand
Nominee
Critics Choice Award
Best Director
Joel Coen
Best Screenplay
Ethan Coen
Joel Coen

Cannes Film Festival 1996

Winner
Best Director
Joel Coen
Nominee
Palme d'Or
Joel Coen

Casting Society of America, USA 1996

Winner
Artios
Best Casting for Feature Film, Comedy
John S. Lyons

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards 1997

Winner
CFCA Award
Best Picture
Best Actress
Frances McDormand
Best Director
Joel Coen
Best Screenplay
Joel Coen
Ethan Coen
Best Original Score
Carter Burwell
Nominee
CFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
Steve Buscemi
Best Actor
William H. Macy
Best Cinematography
Roger Deakins

Chlotrudis Awards 1997

Winner
Chlotrudis Award
Best Actress
Frances McDormand
Best Director
Joel Coen
Nominee
Chlotrudis Award
Best Movie
Best Actor
William H. Macy

Cinema Writers Circle Awards, Spain 1997

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

César Awards, France 1997

Nominee
César
Best Foreign Film (Meilleur film étranger)
Joel Coen
Ethan Coen

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards 1997

Winner
DFWFCA Award
Best Picture
Best Actress
Frances McDormand
Best Director
Joel Coen
Best Screenplay
Joel Coen
Ethan Coen

Directors Guild of America, USA 1997

Nominee
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Joel Coen

Empire Awards, UK 1997

Winner
Empire Award
Best Actress
Frances McDormand

Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards 1997

Winner
FCCA Award
Best Foreign Film

Film Independent Spirit Awards 1997

Winner
Independent Spirit Award
Best Feature
Ethan Coen
Best Director
Joel Coen
Best Cinematography
Roger Deakins
Best Female Lead
Frances McDormand
Best Male Lead
William H. Macy
Best Screenplay
Joel Coen
Ethan Coen

First Americans in the Arts Awards 1997

Winner
FAITA Award
Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role (Film)
Steve Reevis

Florida Film Critics Circle Awards 1997

Winner
FFCC Award
Best Film
Best Actress
Frances McDormand
Best Director
Joel Coen
Best Screenplay
Ethan Coen
Joel Coen
Nominee
FFCC Award
Best Supporting Actor
William H. Macy

Golden Trailer Awards 2017

Nominee
Golden Trailer
Best Comedy (TV Spot / Trailer /Teaser for a Series)
FX Network
Create Advertising Group

Golden Trailer Awards 1999

Nominee
Golden Trailer
Best of the Decade

IGN Summer Movie Awards 2014

Nominee
IGN Award
Best TV Episode
For the episode: "Morton's Fork".

Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards 1996

Winner
KCFCC Award
Best Actress
Frances McDormand
Best Director
Joel Coen

London Critics Circle Film Awards 1997

Winner
ALFS Award
Film of the Year
Actress of the Year
Frances McDormand
Director of the Year
Joel Coen
Screenwriter of the Year
Joel Coen
Ethan Coen

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards 1996

Winner
LAFCA Award
Best Screenplay
Ethan Coen
Joel Coen
Nominee
LAFCA Award
Best Picture
Best Director
Joel Coen
Best Actress
Frances McDormand

MTV Movie + TV Awards 1997

Nominee
MTV Movie Award
Best On-Screen Duo
Steve Buscemi
Peter Stormare

National Board of Review, USA 1996

Winner
NBR Award
Best Director
Joel Coen
Best Actress
Frances McDormand
Top Ten Films

National Film Preservation Board, USA 2006

Winner
National Film Registry

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA 1997

Nominee
NSFC Award
Best Actress
Frances McDormand
Tied with Lili Taylor for I Shot Andy Warhol (1996) in 3rd place.

New York Film Critics Circle Awards 1996

Winner
NYFCC Award
Best Film
Nominee
NYFCC Award
Best Actress
Frances McDormand

Online Film & Television Association 2015

Winner
OFTA Film Hall of Fame
Motion Picture

Online Film & Television Association 1997

Winner
OFTA Film Award
Best Actress
Frances McDormand
Best Comedy/Musical Picture
Ethan Coen
Best Comedy/Musical Actress
Frances McDormand
Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Joel Coen
Ethan Coen
Nominee
OFTA Film Award
Best Picture
Ethan Coen
Best Actor
William H. Macy
Best Comedy/Musical Actor
William H. Macy
Best Director
Joel Coen
Best Score
Carter Burwell
Best Film Editing
Joel Coen (as Roderick Jaynes)
Ethan Coen (as Roderick Jaynes)
Best Cinematography
Roger Deakins

San Diego Film Critics Society Awards 1996

Winner
SDFCS Award
Best Picture
Best Actress
Frances McDormand
Best Director
Joel Coen

Sant Jordi Awards 1997

Winner
Sant Jordi
Best Foreign Actor (Mejor Actor Extranjero)
Steve Buscemi
For Living in Oblivion

Satellite Awards 1997

Winner
Golden Satellite Award
Best Motion Picture, Drama
Ethan Coen
Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Drama
Frances McDormand
Best Director
Joel Coen
Nominee
Golden Satellite Award
Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama
William H. Macy
Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture, Drama
Steve Buscemi
Best Screenplay, Original
Joel Coen
Ethan Coen
Best Film Editing
Ethan Coen (as Roderick Jaynes)
Joel Coen (as Roderick Jaynes)

Society of Texas Film Critics Awards 1996

Winner
STFC Award
Best Film
Best Actress
Frances McDormand

Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards 1997

Winner
SEFCA Award
Best Picture
Best Actress
Frances McDormand

Writers Guild of America, USA 1997

Winner
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Joel Coen
Ethan Coen

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