Amistad Poster

(1997)

Awards

Academy Awards, USA 1998

Nominee
Oscar
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Anthony Hopkins
Best Cinematography
Janusz Kaminski
Best Costume Design
Ruth E. Carter
Best Music, Original Dramatic Score
John Williams

Golden Globes, USA 1998

Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Motion Picture - Drama
Best Director - Motion Picture
Steven Spielberg
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Djimon Hounsou
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Anthony Hopkins

Screen Actors Guild Awards 1998

Nominee
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
Anthony Hopkins

20/20 Awards 2018

Nominee
Felix
Best Costume Design
Ruth E. Carter

American Society of Cinematographers, USA 1998

Nominee
ASC Award
Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in Theatrical Releases
Janusz Kaminski

Art Directors Guild 1998

Nominee
Excellence in Production Design Award
Feature Film
Rick Carter (production designer)
Tony Fanning (art director)
Christopher Burian-Mohr (art director)
William James Teegarden (art director)
Lauren E. Polizzi (assistant art director)
John Berger (assistant art director)
Paul Sonski (assistant art director)
Nicholas Lundy (new york art director)
Hugh Landwehr (new york art director)
Period Film
Easton Smith (Set Designer)

Awards Circuit Community Awards 1997

Nominee
ACCA
Best Cinematography
Janusz Kaminski
Best Costume Design
Ruth E. Carter
Best Original Score
John Williams
Nominee
Honorable Mentions (The Next Ten Best Picture Contenders)
Honorable Mentions

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards 1998

Winner
Critics Choice Award
Best Supporting Actor
Anthony Hopkins
Nominee
Critics Choice Award
Best Picture

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards 1998

Nominee
CFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
Anthony Hopkins
Most Promising Actor
Djimon Hounsou

David di Donatello Awards 1998

Nominee
David
Best Foreign Film (Miglior Film Straniero)
Steven Spielberg

Directors Guild of America, USA 1998

Nominee
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Steven Spielberg

European Film Awards 1998

Winner
Outstanding European Achievement in World Cinema
Stellan Skarsgård
For Good Will Hunting

Grammy Awards 1999

Nominee
Grammy
Best Instrumental Composition Written for a Motion Picture or for Television
John Williams

Heartland Film 1997

Winner
Truly Moving Picture Award
Steven Spielberg (director)

Image Awards 1998

Winner
Image Award
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Motion Picture
Djimon Hounsou
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
Morgan Freeman
Nominee
Image Award
Outstanding Motion Picture

Online Film & Television Association 1998

Winner
OFTA Film Award
Best Breakthrough Performance - Male
Djimon Hounsou
Nominee
OFTA Film Award
Best Supporting Actor
Anthony Hopkins
Best Drama Actor
Djimon Hounsou
Best Music, Original Dramatic Score
John Williams
Best Film Editing
Michael Kahn
Best Cinematography
Janusz Kaminski
Best Production Design
Rick Carter (production design)
Tony Fanning (art direction)
Christopher Burian-Mohr (art direction)
William James Teegarden (art direction)
Rosemary Brandenburg (set decoration)

Online Film Critics Society Awards 1998

Winner
OFCS Award
Top Ten Films of the Year
5th place
Nominee
OFCS Award
Best Supporting Actor
Anthony Hopkins

PGA Awards 1998

Winner
Vision Award
Theatrical Motion Pictures
Steven Spielberg
Debbie Allen
Colin Wilson
Nominee
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures
Steven Spielberg
Debbie Allen
Colin Wilson

Political Film Society, USA 1998

Nominee
PFS Award
Exposé

Satellite Awards 1998

Winner
Golden Satellite Award
Best Cinematography
Janusz Kaminski
Nominee
Golden Satellite Award
Best Motion Picture, Drama
Steven Spielberg
Debbie Allen
Colin Wilson
Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama
Djimon Hounsou
Best Director
Steven Spielberg
Best Screenplay, Adapted
David Franzoni
Best Film Editing
Michael Kahn
Best Art Direction
Rick Carter
Best Costume Design
Ruth E. Carter
Best Original Score
John Williams

Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards 1998

Nominee
SEFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
Anthony Hopkins
Best Picture
7th place

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