Memento Poster

(2000)

Awards

Academy Awards, USA 2002

Nominee
Oscar
Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Christopher Nolan
Jonathan Nolan (story)
Best Film Editing
Dody Dorn

Golden Globes, USA 2002

Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Christopher Nolan

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

Nominee
Saturn Award
Best DVD Special Edition Release

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA 2002

Winner
Saturn Award
Best Action/Adventure/Thriller Film
Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Actor
Guy Pearce

AFI Awards, USA 2002

Winner
AFI Award
Screenwriter of the Year
Christopher Nolan
Nominee
AFI Award
Movie of the Year

MEMENTO turns the traditional rules of movie narrative upside down, backwards, forwards and ... More

MEMENTO turns the traditional rules of movie narrative upside down, backwards, forwards and sideways. The film is like a complex jigsaw puzzle, but after all the pieces are assembled, it turns out not to be the picture on the box.

Editor of the Year
Dody Dorn

American Cinema Editors, USA 2002

Nominee
Eddie
Best Edited Feature Film - Dramatic
Dody Dorn

American Screenwriters Association, USA 2002

Nominee
Discover Screenwriting Award
Christopher Nolan

Austin Film Critics Association 2009

Nominee
Austin Film Critics Award
Best Movie of the Decade
Tied with The Departed (2006).

Awards Circuit Community Awards 2012

Winner
ACCA
Best Film Editing of the Decade
Dody Dorn

Awards Circuit Community Awards 2001

Winner
ACCA
Best Original Screenplay
Christopher Nolan
Jonathan Nolan
Best Film Editing
Dody Dorn
Nominee
ACCA
Best Director
Christopher Nolan
Best Motion Picture
Jennifer Todd
Suzanne Todd
Best Actor in a Leading Role
Guy Pearce

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards 2001

Winner
BSFC Award
Best Screenplay
Christopher Nolan
Nominee
BSFC Award
Best Actor
Guy Pearce
Tied with Gene Hackman for The Royal Tenenbaums (2001).

Bram Stoker Awards 2002

Winner
Bram Stoker Award
Screenplay
Christopher Nolan
Jonathan Nolan

British Independent Film Awards 2001

Winner
British Independent Film Award
Best Foreign Independent Film - English Language
Christopher Nolan

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards 2002

Winner
Critics Choice Award
Best Screenplay
Christopher Nolan
Nominee
Critics Choice Award
Best Picture

Casting Society of America, USA 2001

Winner
Artios
Best Casting for Feature Film, Independent
John Papsidera

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards 2002

Winner
CFCA Award
Best Screenplay
Christopher Nolan
Nominee
CFCA Award
Best Actor
Guy Pearce

Chlotrudis Awards 2002

Winner
Chlotrudis Award
Best Director
Christopher Nolan
Nominee
Chlotrudis Award
Best Supporting Actress
Carrie-Anne Moss
Best Movie
Best Adapted Screenplay
Christopher Nolan

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards 2002

Winner
Russell Smith Award
Christopher Nolan
Nominee
DFWFCA Award
Best Picture

Deauville Film Festival 2000

Winner
CinéLive Award
Christopher Nolan
Winner
Critics Award
Christopher Nolan
Winner
Jury Special Prize
Christopher Nolan
Tied with Boiler Room (2000).
Nominee
Grand Special Prize
Christopher Nolan

Directors Guild of America, USA 2002

Nominee
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Christopher Nolan

DVD Exclusive Awards 2003

Nominee
DVD Premiere Award
Best Audio Commentary, New Release
Christopher Nolan
For the Limited Edition.
Best Menu Design
For the Limited Edition.

Edgar Allan Poe Awards 2002

Winner
Edgar
Best Motion Picture
Christopher Nolan

Empire Awards, UK 2001

Nominee
Empire Award
Best Director
Christopher Nolan

Film Independent Spirit Awards 2002

Winner
Independent Spirit Award
Best Feature
Jennifer Todd
Suzanne Todd
Best Director
Christopher Nolan
Best Screenplay
Christopher Nolan
Best Supporting Female
Carrie-Anne Moss
Nominee
Independent Spirit Award
Best Cinematography
Wally Pfister

Florida Film Critics Circle Awards 2002

Winner
FFCC Award
Best Screenplay
Christopher Nolan

Gold Derby Awards 2010

Nominee
Gold Derby Award
Original Screenplay of the Decade
Christopher Nolan
Jonathan Nolan

Golden Schmoes Awards 2001

Winner
Golden Schmoes
Best Screenplay of the Year
Most Underrated Movie of the Year
Trippiest Movie of the Year
Best Actor of the Year
Guy Pearce
Breakthrough Performance of the Year
Guy Pearce
Best Line of the Year
"Okay, so what am I doing? Oh, I'm chasing this guy. No, he's chasing me."
Nominee
Golden Schmoes
Favorite Movie of the Year
Best Supporting Actor of the Year
Joe Pantoliano
Best Supporting Actress of the Year
Carrie-Anne Moss
Coolest Character of the Year
Guy Pearce
'Leonard Shelby'
Favorite Movie Poster of the Year

Golden Trailer Awards 2006

Nominee
Golden Trailer
Best Titles in a Trailer
For the consumer DVD trailer.

Golden Trailer Awards 2002

Winner
Golden Trailer
Best Drama
Most Original
Nominee
Golden Trailer
Best of Show

Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards 2002

Winner
Sierra Award
Best Picture
Best Actor
Guy Pearce
Best Screenplay
Christopher Nolan
Best Editing
Dody Dorn
Nominee
Sierra Award
Best Supporting Actress
Carrie-Anne Moss
Best Supporting Actor
Joe Pantoliano
Best Director
Christopher Nolan

London Critics Circle Film Awards 2001

Winner
ALFS Award
British Screenwriter of the Year
Christopher Nolan
Nominee
ALFS Award
Film of the Year
British Director of the Year
Christopher Nolan

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards 2001

Winner
LAFCA Award
Best Screenplay
Christopher Nolan

MTV Movie + TV Awards 2002

Winner
MTV Movie Award
Best New Filmmaker
Christopher Nolan

National Board of Review, USA 2001

Winner
NBR Award
Top Ten Films

National Film Preservation Board, USA 2017

Winner
National Film Registry
National Film Preservation Board

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA 2002

Nominee
NSFC Award
Best Screenplay
Christopher Nolan

New York Film Critics Circle Awards 2001

Nominee
NYFCC Award
Best Screenplay
Christopher Nolan
Tied with The Royal Tenenbaums (2001).

Online Film & Television Association 2002

Winner
OFTA Film Award
Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Christopher Nolan
Best Film Editing
Dody Dorn
Nominee
OFTA Film Award
Best Picture
Jennifer Todd
Suzanne Todd
Best Actor
Guy Pearce
Best Casting
John Papsidera
Best Director
Christopher Nolan
Best Cinematic Moment
The Hidden Pencil.

Online Film Critics Society Awards 2002

Winner
OFCS Award
Best Picture
Tied with Mulholland Dr. (2001).
Best Adapted Screenplay
Christopher Nolan
Best Breakthrough Filmmaker
Christopher Nolan
Top Ten Films of the Year
Tied with Mulholland Dr. (2001) in 1st place.
Nominee
OFCS Award
Best Director
Christopher Nolan
Best Actor
Guy Pearce

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards 2002

Winner
PFCS Award
Best Screenplay - Original
Christopher Nolan
Best Film Editing
Dody Dorn
Best Newcomer
Christopher Nolan
Nominee
PFCS Award
Best Picture
Best Actor in a Leading Role
Guy Pearce
Best Director
Christopher Nolan

San Diego Film Critics Society Awards 2001

Winner
SDFCS Award
Best Actor
Guy Pearce

Satellite Awards 2002

Nominee
Golden Satellite Award
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama
Guy Pearce
Best Motion Picture, Drama
Best Director
Christopher Nolan
Best Screenplay, Original
Christopher Nolan

Sitges - Catalonian International Film Festival 2000

Winner
Prize of the Catalan Screenwriter's Critic and Writer's Association
Christopher Nolan

Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards 2001

Winner
SEFCA Award
Best Picture
Best Original Screenplay
Christopher Nolan

Sundance Film Festival 2001

Winner
Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award
Christopher Nolan
Jonathan Nolan (story)
Nominee
Grand Jury Prize
Dramatic
Christopher Nolan

Toronto Film Critics Association Awards 2001

Winner
TFCA Award
Best Picture
Best Screenplay
Christopher Nolan

Vancouver Film Critics Circle 2002

Winner
VFCC Award
Best Film

Village Voice Film Poll 2001

Nominee
VVFP Award
Best Film
4th place.

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