Can You Ever Forgive Me? Poster

Awards

Academy Awards, USA 2019

Nominee
Oscar
Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
Melissa McCarthy
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role
Richard E. Grant
Best Adapted Screenplay
Nicole Holofcener
Jeff Whitty

Golden Globes, USA 2019

Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
Melissa McCarthy
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Richard E. Grant

BAFTA Awards 2019

Nominee
BAFTA Film Award
Best Supporting Actor
Richard E. Grant
Best Leading Actress
Melissa McCarthy
Best Screenplay (Adapted)
Nicole Holofcener
Jeff Whitty

Screen Actors Guild Awards 2019

Nominee
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
Richard E. Grant
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
Melissa McCarthy

AARP Movies for Grownups Awards 2019

Winner
Movies for Grownups Award
Best Supporting Actor
Richard E. Grant
Best Screenwriter
Nicole Holofcener
Jeff Whitty
Nominee
Movies for Grownups Award
Best Movie for Grownups

Alliance of Women Film Journalists 2019

Winner
EDA Award
Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay
Nicole Holofcener
Jeff Whitty
Best Supporting Actor
Richard E. Grant
Winner
EDA Female Focus Award
Best Woman Director
Marielle Heller
Nominee
EDA Award
Best Actress
Melissa McCarthy
Nominee
EDA Female Focus Award
Best Woman Screenwriter
Nicole Holofcener
Nominee
EDA Special Mention Award
Bravest Performance
Melissa McCarthy

Austin Film Critics Association 2018

Winner
Austin Film Critics Award
Best Supporting Actor
Richard E. Grant
Nominee
Austin Film Critics Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Nicole Holofcener
Jeff Whitty
Best Actress
Melissa McCarthy

Awards Circuit Community Awards 2018

Nominee
ACCA
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Richard E. Grant
Best Adapted Screenplay
Nicole Holofcener
Jeff Whitty

Boston Online Film Critics Association 2018

Winner
BOFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
Richard E. Grant

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards 2018

Winner
BSFC Award
Best Actress
Melissa McCarthy
Best Supporting Actor
Richard E. Grant
Best Screenplay
Nicole Holofcener
Jeff Whitty

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards 2019

Nominee
Critics Choice Award
Best Actress
Melissa McCarthy
Best Supporting Actor
Richard E. Grant
Best Adapted Screenplay
Nicole Holofcener
Jeff Whitty

Central Ohio Film Critics Association 2019

Winner
COFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
Richard E. Grant
Nominee
COFCA Award
Best Actress
Melissa McCarthy
runner-up (tie)
Best Adapted Screenplay
Nicole Holofcener
Jeff Whitty

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards 2018

Winner
CFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
Richard E. Grant
Nominee
CFCA Award
Best Actress
Melissa McCarthy
Best Adapted Screenplay
Nicole Holofcener
Jeff Whitty

Chlotrudis Awards 2019

Nominee
Chlotrudis Award
Best Supporting Actor
Richard E. Grant
Best Adapted Screenplay
Nicole Holofcener
Jeff Whitty

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards 2018

Nominee
DFWFCA Award
Best Picture
10th place
Best Actress
Melissa McCarthy
3rd place
Best Supporting Actor
Richard E. Grant
2nd place

Denver Film Critics Society 2019

Nominee
DFCS Award
Best Actress
Melissa McCarthy
Best Supporting Actor
Richard E. Grant
Best Adapted Screenplay
Nicole Holofcener
Jeff Whitty

Detroit Film Critics Society, US 2018

Nominee
DFCS Award
Best Actress
Melissa McCarthy
Best Supporting Actor
Richard E. Grant

Film Independent Spirit Awards 2019

Winner
Independent Spirit Award
Best Supporting Male
Richard E. Grant
Best Screenplay
Jeff Whitty
Nicole Holofcener

Florida Film Critics Circle Awards 2018

Winner
FFCC Award
Best Actress
Melissa McCarthy
Best Adapted Screenplay
Nicole Holofcener
Jeff Whitty
Nominee
FFCC Award
Best Supporting Actor
Richard E. Grant

Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association (GALECA) 2019

Winner
Dorian Award
Film Performance of the Year - Supporting Actor
Richard E. Grant
LGBTQ Film of the Year
Nominee
Dorian Award
Film of the Year
Director of the Year (Film or Television)
Marielle Heller
Film Performance of the Year - Actress
Melissa McCarthy
Screenplay of the Year
Nicole Holofcener
Jeff Whitty

Georgia Film Critics Association (GAFCA) 2019

Nominee
GAFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
Richard E. Grant

Gold Derby Awards 2019

Nominee
Gold Derby Award
Supporting Actor
Richard E. Grant
Adapted Screenplay
Nicole Holofcener
Jeff Whitty

Gotham Awards 2018

Nominee
Gotham Independent Film Award
Best Actor
Richard E. Grant

Guild of Music Supervisors Awards 2019

Nominee
GMS Award
Best Music Supervision for Films Budgeted Under 25 Million Dollars
Howard Paar

Houston Film Critics Society Awards 2019

Nominee
HFCS Award
Best Actress
Melissa McCarthy
Best Supporting Actor
Richard E. Grant

Indiewire Critics' Poll 2018

Nominee
ICP Award
Best Lead Actress
Melissa McCarthy
-Fifth Place
Best Supporting Actor
Richard E. Grant
-Second Place

International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA) 2019

Nominee
INOCA
Best Supporting Actor
Richard E. Grant
Best Adapted Screenplay
Nicole Holofcener
Jeff Whitty

Iowa Film Critics Awards 2019

Nominee
IFC Award
Best Supporting Actor
Richard E. Grant

Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards 2018

Winner
KCFCC Award
Best Supporting Actor
Richard E. Grant
Winner
Tom Poe Award for Best LGBT Film
Nominee
KCFCC Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Nicole Holofcener
Jeff Whitty

Latino Entertainment Journalists Association Awards 2019

Nominee
LEJA Award
Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
Melissa McCarthy
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role
Richard E. Grant

London Critics Circle Film Awards 2019

Winner
ALFS Award
Supporting Actor of the Year
Richard E. Grant
Nominee
ALFS Award
British/Irish Actor of the Year
Richard E. Grant
For The Nutcracker and the Four Realms

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards 2018

Winner
LAFCA Award
Best Screenplay
Nicole Holofcener
Jeff Whitty

Los Angeles Online Film Critics Society Awards 2018

Nominee
LAOFCS Award
Best Supporting Actor
Richard E. Grant
Best Adapted Screenplay
Nicole Holofcener
Jeff Whitty
Best Female Director
Marielle Heller

Music City Film Critics' Association Awards 2019

Nominee
MCFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
Richard E. Grant

National Board of Review, USA 2018

Winner
NBR Award
Top Ten Films

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA 2019

Nominee
NSFC Award
Best Actress
Melissa McCarthy
Best Supporting Actor
Richard E. Grant
Best Screenplay
Nicole Holofcener
Jeff Whitty

Nevada Film Critics Society 2018

Winner
NFCS Award
Best Supporting Actor
Richard E. Grant

New York Film Critics Circle Awards 2018

Winner
NYFCC Award
Best Supporting Actor
Richard E. Grant

New York Film Critics, Online 2018

Winner
NYFCO Award
Best Actress
Melissa McCarthy
Best Supporting Actor
Richard E. Grant

North Carolina Film Critics Association 2019

Nominee
NCFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
Richard E. Grant
Best Actress
Melissa McCarthy
Best Adapted Screenplay
Nicole Holofcener
Jeff Whitty

North Texas Film Critics Association, US 2018

Nominee
NTFCA Award
Best Actress
Melissa McCarthy
5th place

Online Association of Female Film Critics 2018

Winner
OAFFC
Best Supporting Male
Richard E. Grant

Online Film & Television Association 2019

Winner
OFTA Film Award
Best Supporting Actor
Richard E. Grant
Nominee
OFTA Film Award
Best Actress
Melissa McCarthy
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
Nicole Holofcener
Jeff Whitty

Online Film Critics Society Awards 2019

Nominee
OFCS Award
Best Supporting Actor
Richard E. Grant
Best Adapted Screenplay
Nicole Holofcener
Jeff Whitty

Palm Springs International Film Festival 2019

Winner
Spotlight Award
Melissa McCarthy

"Melissa McCarthy delivers a heartbreaking performance as author Lee Israel, perfectly portraying ... More

"Melissa McCarthy delivers a heartbreaking performance as author Lee Israel, perfectly portraying Israel's loneliness as she struggles with her own relevance in society. McCarthy's dramatic turn is truly captivating and deserving of awards recognition. It is our honor to present this year's Spotlight Award to her."


Philadelphia Film Critics Circle Awards 2018

Winner
PFCC Award
Best Supporting Actor
Richard E. Grant

Phoenix Critics Circle 2018

Winner
PCC Award
Best Actress
Melissa McCarthy
Best Supporting Actor
Richard E. Grant

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards 2018

Winner
PFCS Award
Best Screenplay Adapted from Other Material
Nicole Holofcener
Jeff Whitty

Razzie Awards 2019

Winner
Redeemer Award
Melissa McCarthy

San Diego Film Critics Society Awards 2018

Winner
SDFCS Award
Best Supporting Actor
Richard E. Grant
Tied with Timothée Chalamet for Beautiful Boy (2018).
Nominee
SDFCS Award
Best Actress
Melissa McCarthy
Best Adapted Screenplay
Nicole Holofcener
Jeff Whitty

San Francisco Film Critics Circle 2018

Winner
SFFCC Award
Best Actress
Melissa McCarthy
Nominee
SFFCC Award
Best Supporting Actor
Richard E. Grant
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Nicole Holofcener
Jeff Whitty

Santa Barbara International Film Festival 2019

Winner
Montecito Award
Melissa McCarthy

"Melissa McCarthy - always a compelling talent - triumphs as Lee Israel in CAN YOU EVER FORGIVE ME,... More

"Melissa McCarthy - always a compelling talent - triumphs as Lee Israel in CAN YOU EVER FORGIVE ME," says SBIFF Executive Director Roger Durling. "She's funny, dark, caustic and oh so vulnerable. SBIFF is so pleased to be able to award this performance and her career so far."

Winner
Virtuoso Award
Richard E. Grant

Satellite Awards 2019

Winner
Satellite Award
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Richard E. Grant
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Nicole Holofcener
Jeff Whitty
Nominee
Satellite Award
Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Drama
Melissa McCarthy

Seattle Film Critics Awards 2018

Winner
Seattle Film Critics Award
Best Supporting Actor
Richard E. Grant

Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards 2018

Winner
SEFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
Richard E. Grant
Nominee
SEFCA Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Nicole Holofcener
Jeff Whitty

St. Louis Film Critics Association, US 2018

Winner
SLFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
Richard E. Grant
Nominee
SLFCA Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Nicole Holofcener
Jeff Whitty

Toronto Film Critics Association Awards 2018

Nominee
TFCA Award
Best Actress
Melissa McCarthy
Best Supporting Actor
Richard E. Grant

USC Scripter Award 2019

Nominee
USC Scripter Award
Film
Nicole Holofcener (screenwriter)
Jeff Whitty (screenwriter)
Lee Israel (author)
Based on the book by Lee Israel.

Vancouver Film Critics Circle 2018

Winner
VFCC Award
Best Actress
Melissa McCarthy
Tied with Olivia Colman for The Favourite (2018) and Regina Hall for Support the Girls (2018).
Best Supporting Actor
Richard E. Grant

Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards 2018

Winner
WAFCA Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Nicole Holofcener
Jeff Whitty
Nominee
WAFCA Award
Best Actress
Melissa McCarthy
Best Supporting Actor
Richard E. Grant

Women's Image Network Awards 2019

Nominee
WIN Award
Outstanding Actress Feature Film
Melissa McCarthy
Outstanding Film Written by a Woman
Nicole Holofcener

Writers Guild of America, USA 2019

Winner
WGA Award (Screen)
Adapted Screenplay
Nicole Holofcener (screenplay)
Jeff Whitty (screenplay)
Based on the book by Lee Israel.

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