The Sessions Poster

(2012)

Awards

Academy Awards, USA 2013

Nominee
Oscar
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
Helen Hunt

Golden Globes, USA 2013

Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
John Hawkes
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Helen Hunt

BAFTA Awards 2013

Nominee
BAFTA Film Award
Best Supporting Actress
Helen Hunt

Screen Actors Guild Awards 2013

Nominee
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
John Hawkes
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
Helen Hunt

AACTA International Awards 2013

Nominee
AACTA International Award
Best Direction
Ben Lewin
Best Actor
John Hawkes

AARP Movies for Grownups Awards 2013

Winner
Movies for Grownups Award
Best Screenwriter
Ben Lewin
Nominee
Movies for Grownups Award
Best Actor
John Hawkes
Best Movie for Grownups

Alliance of Women Film Journalists 2013

Winner
EDA Special Mention Award
Best Depiction of Nudity, Sexuality, or Seduction
John Hawkes
Helen Hunt
Nominee
EDA Award
Best Actor
John Hawkes
Nominee
EDA Female Focus Award
Female Icon of the Year
Helen Hunt

Awards Circuit Community Awards 2012

Nominee
ACCA
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Helen Hunt

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards 2013

Nominee
Critics Choice Award
Best Actor
John Hawkes
Best Supporting Actress
Helen Hunt

Casting Society of America, USA 2013

Winner
Artios
Outstanding Achievement in Casting - Low Budget Feature - Drama/Comedy
Ronnie Yeskel (casting director)

Central Ohio Film Critics Association 2013

Nominee
COFCA Award
Best Actor
John Hawkes
Best Supporting Actress
Helen Hunt
Tied with Ann Dowd for Compliance (2012) in 2nd place.

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards 2012

Nominee
CFCA Award
Best Actor
John Hawkes
Best Actress
Helen Hunt

Chlotrudis Awards 2013

Winner
Chlotrudis Award
Best Actor
John Hawkes
Nominee
Chlotrudis Award
Best Actress
Helen Hunt
Best Supporting Actress
Moon Bloodgood
Best Adapted Screenplay
Ben Lewin

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards 2012

Nominee
DFWFCA Award
Best Actor
John Hawkes
Best Supporting Actress
Helen Hunt

Denver Film Critics Society 2013

Nominee
DFCS Award
Best Actor
John Hawkes

Detroit Film Critics Society, US 2012

Nominee
DFCS Award
Best Actor
John Hawkes
Best Supporting Actress
Helen Hunt

Film Independent Spirit Awards 2013

Winner
Independent Spirit Award
Best Male Lead
John Hawkes
Best Supporting Female
Helen Hunt

Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association (GALECA) 2013

Nominee
Dorian Award
Film Performance of the Year - Actor
John Hawkes

Gold Derby Awards 2013

Nominee
Gold Derby Award
Lead Actor
John Hawkes
Supporting Actress
Helen Hunt

Golden Trailer Awards 2013

Nominee
Golden Trailer
Best International Poster
Fox Searchlight Pictures
AllCity Media

Hollywood Film Awards 2012

Winner
Hollywood Breakthrough Award
Breakthrough Actor
John Hawkes

Houston Film Critics Society Awards 2012

Nominee
HFCS Award
Best Actor
John Hawkes
Best Supporting Actress
Helen Hunt

Indiana Film Journalists Association, US 2012

Nominee
IFJA Award
Best Picture
Best Supporting Actress
Helen Hunt

International Film Music Critics Award (IFMCA) 2013

Nominee
IFMCA Award
Best Original Score for a Comedy Film
Marco Beltrami

Iowa Film Critics Awards 2013

Nominee
IFC Award
Best Actor
John Hawkes
Best Supporting Actress
Helen Hunt

Italian Online Movie Awards (IOMA) 2013

Nominee
IOMA
Best Supporting Actress (Miglior attrice non protagonista)
Helen Hunt

London Critics Circle Film Awards 2013

Nominee
ALFS Award
Actress of the Year
Helen Hunt

Melbourne International Film Festival 2012

Nominee
Most Popular Feature Film
Ben Lewin
5th Runner-Up

Mill Valley Film Festival 2012

Winner
Audience Award
Favorite Active Cinema Feature
Ben Lewin

Nevada Film Critics Society 2012

Winner
NFCS Award
Best Actor
John Hawkes
Best Actress
Helen Hunt

North Carolina Film Critics Association 2013

Nominee
NCFCA Award
Best Actor
John Hawkes

Online Film Critics Society Awards 2013

Nominee
OFCS Award
Best Actor
John Hawkes
Best Supporting Actress
Helen Hunt

Palm Springs International Film Festival 2013

Winner
Spotlight Award
Helen Hunt

Philadelphia Film Festival 2012

Winner
Audience Award - Honorable Mention
Spotlights
Ben Lewin

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards 2012

Nominee
PFCS Award
Best Actor in a Leading Role
John Hawkes
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Helen Hunt

San Diego Film Critics Society Awards 2012

Nominee
SDFCS Award
Best Actor
John Hawkes
Best Actress
Helen Hunt

San Francisco Film Critics Circle 2012

Winner
SFFCC Award
Best Supporting Actress
Helen Hunt

San Sebastián International Film Festival 2012

Winner
Audience Award
Ben Lewin

Satellite Awards 2012

Nominee
Satellite Award
Best Motion Picture
Best Film Editing
Lisa Bromwell
Best Actor in a Motion Picture
John Hawkes
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Helen Hunt
Best Director
Ben Lewin
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Ben Lewin

St. Louis Film Critics Association, US 2012

Winner
SLFCA Award
Best Supporting Actress
Helen Hunt
Tied with Ann Dowd for Compliance (2012).
Nominee
SLFCA Award
Best Actor
John Hawkes
Best Supporting Actor
William H. Macy

Sundance Film Festival 2012

Winner
Audience Award
Dramatic
Ben Lewin
Winner
Special Jury Prize
Dramatic
John Hawkes
Helen Hunt
William H. Macy
Annika Marks
Moon Bloodgood
For ensemble acting.
Nominee
Grand Jury Prize
Dramatic
Ben Lewin

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2012

Nominee
Best North American Independent Film
Ben Lewin

Utah Film Critics Association Awards 2012

Nominee
UFCA Award
Best Actor
John Hawkes
Tied with Daniel Day-Lewis for Lincoln (2012) in second place.

Vancouver Film Critics Circle 2013

Nominee
VFCC Award
Best Actor
John Hawkes
Best Supporting Actress
Helen Hunt

Village Voice Film Poll 2012

Nominee
VVFP Award
Best Actor
John Hawkes
8th place.

Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards 2012

Nominee
WAFCA Award
Best Actor
John Hawkes
Best Supporting Actress
Helen Hunt

Women Film Critics Circle Awards 2012

Winner
Courage in Acting Award
Helen Hunt

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