Academy Awards, USA

Oscar [Winner] (2014)

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role

Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

Golden Globes, USA

Golden Globe [Nominee] (2015)

Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television

True Detective (2014)

Golden Globe [Winner] (2014)

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama

Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

Primetime Emmy Awards

Primetime Emmy [Nominee] (2014)

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
For playing "Rust Cohle".

True Detective (2014)

Primetime Emmy [Nominee] (2014)

Outstanding Drama Series

True Detective (2014)

AACTA International Awards

AACTA International Award [Nominee] (2014)

Best Lead Actor

Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA

Saturn Award [Nominee] (2017)

Best Actor

Gold (2016)

Saturn Award [Nominee] (2015)

Best Actor

Interstellar (2014)

Saturn Award [Winner] (2013)

Best Actor

Killer Joe (2011)

Alliance of Women Film Journalists

EDA Award [Winner] (2013)

Best Actor

Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

Austin Film Critics Association

Special Honorary Award [Winner] (2012)


Bernie (2011)
Killer Joe (2011)
Magic Mike (2012)
The Paperboy (2012)

Awards Circuit Community Awards

ACCA [Nominee] (2013)

Best Actor in a Leading Role
Runner-up

Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

Behind the Voice Actors Awards

BTVA Feature Film Voice Acting Award [Winner] (2017)

Best Vocal Ensemble in a Feature Film

Kubo and the Two Strings (2016)

BTVA Feature Film Voice Acting Award [Nominee] (2017)

Best Male Lead Vocal Performance in a Feature Film
As the voice of "Buster Moon".

Sing (2016)

Black Reel Awards for Television

Black Reel [Nominee] (2019)

Outstanding TV Movie/Limited Series

True Detective (2014)

Blockbuster Entertainment Awards

Blockbuster Entertainment Award [Nominee] (2001)

Favorite Actor - Action

U-571 (2000)

Blockbuster Entertainment Award [Nominee] (1998)

Favorite Actor - Drama

Contact (1997)

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards

Critics Choice Award [Winner] (2014)

Best Actor

Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

Critics Choice Award [Nominee] (2013)

Best Supporting Actor

Magic Mike (2012)

Central Ohio Film Critics Association

COFCA Award [Winner] (2014)

Actor of the Year

Dallas Buyers Club (2013)
Mud (2012)
The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)

COFCA Award [Nominee] (2014)

Best Actor

Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

COFCA Award [Winner] (2013)

Actor of the Year

Magic Mike (2012)
Killer Joe (2011)
Bernie (2011)
The Paperboy (2012)

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

CFCA Award [Nominee] (2013)

Best Actor

Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

CFCA Award [Nominee] (1997)

Most Promising Actor

A Time to Kill (1996)

Chlotrudis Awards

Chlotrudis Award [Nominee] (2014)

Best Supporting Actor

Mud (2012)

Chlotrudis Award [Nominee] (2013)

Best Supporting Actor

Bernie (2011)

Cinema Bloggers Awards, Portugal

Cinema Bloggers Award [Nominee] (2015)

Best Actor - International Competition

Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

Cinema Bloggers Award [Nominee] (2015)

Best Actor - International Competition

Interstellar (2014)

CinEuphoria Awards

CinEuphoria [Nominee] (2015)

Best Actor - International Competition

Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

Crime Thriller Awards, UK

Dagger [Winner] (2014)

Best Leading Actor

True Detective (2014)

Critics Choice Television Awards

Critics' Choice TV Award [Winner] (2014)

Best Actor in a Drama Series

True Detective (2014)

Críticos de Cinema Online Portugueses Awards

CCOP [Winner] (2015)

Best Actor (Melhor Actor)

Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards

DFWFCA Award [Winner] (2013)

Best Actor

Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

Denver Film Critics Society

DFCS Award [Winner] (2014)

Best Actor

Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

Detroit Film Critics Society, US

DFCS Award [Winner] (2013)

Best Actor

Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

DFCS Award [Nominee] (2013)

Best Supporting Actor

Mud (2012)

DFCS Award [Nominee] (2012)

Best Supporting Actor

Magic Mike (2012)

Dublin Film Critics Circle Awards

DFCC [Nominee] (2013)

Best Actor

Mud (2012)

DFCC [Nominee] (2012)

Best Actor

Fifth place. Tied with Michael Fassbender for ... More

Fifth place. Tied with Michael Fassbender for Shame (2011).


Killer Joe (2011)

Fangoria Chainsaw Awards

Chainsaw Award [Winner] (2015)

Best TV Actor

True Detective (2014)

Film Independent Spirit Awards

Independent Spirit Award [Winner] (2014)

Best Male Lead

Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

Robert Altman Award [Winner] (2014)


Mud (2012)

Independent Spirit Award [Winner] (2013)

Best Supporting Male

Magic Mike (2012)

Independent Spirit Award [Nominee] (2013)

Best Male Lead

Killer Joe (2011)

Florida Film Critics Circle Awards

FFCC Award [Winner] (2003)

Best Ensemble Cast

Thirteen Conversations About One Thing (2001)

GALECA: The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics

Dorian Award [Nominee] (2015)

TV Performance of the Year - Actor

True Detective (2014)

Dorian Award [Winner] (2014)

Film Performance of the Year - Actor

Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

Georgia Film Critics Association (GAFCA)

GAFCA Award [Nominee] (2014)

Best Actor

Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

Gold Derby Awards

Gold Derby Award [Nominee] (2014)

Ensemble Cast

The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)

Gold Derby Award [Nominee] (2014)

Lead Actor

Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

Gold Derby TV Award [Nominee] (2014)

Drama Lead Actor

True Detective (2014)

Golden Camera, Germany

Golden Camera [Winner] (2014)

Best International Actor

Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

Golden Schmoes Awards

Golden Schmoes [Nominee] (2014)

Favorite Celebrity of the Year

Golden Schmoes [Winner] (2013)

Favorite Celebrity of the Year

Golden Schmoes [Nominee] (2013)

Best Actor of the Year

Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

Gotham Awards

Gotham Independent Film Award [Winner] (2013)

Best Actor

Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

Gotham Independent Film Award [Nominee] (2012)

Best Ensemble Performance

Bernie (2011)

Hollywood Film Awards

Hollywood Film Award [Winner] (2016)

Ensemble of the Year

Gold (2016)

Hollywood Film Award [Winner] (2013)

Actor of the Year

Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

Houston Film Critics Society Awards

HFCS Award [Nominee] (2013)

Best Actor

Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

HFCS Award [Nominee] (2013)

Best Supporting Actor

Mud (2012)

HFCS Award [Nominee] (2012)

Best Supporting Actor

Magic Mike (2012)

IGN Summer Movie Awards

IGN Award [Winner] (2014)

Best TV Actor

True Detective (2014)

IGN People's Choice Award [Winner] (2014)

Best TV Actor

True Detective (2014)

Indiana Film Journalists Association, US

IFJA Award [Nominee] (2013)

Best Actor

Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

Indiewire Critics' Poll

ICP Award [Nominee] (2013)

Best Lead Performance
9th place.

Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

ICP Award [Nominee] (2012)

Best Supporting Performance
2nd place.

Magic Mike (2012)

International Cinephile Society Awards

ICS Award [Nominee] (2014)

Best Supporting Actor

Mud (2012)

ICS Award [Nominee] (2013)

Best Supporting Actor

Killer Joe (2011)

International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA)

INOCA [Nominee] (2014)

Best Supporting Actor
4th place.

Mud (2012)

Halfway Award [Nominee] (2013)

Best Actor

Mud (2012)

INOCA [Nominee] (2013)

Best Supporting Actor

Magic Mike (2012)

Irish Film and Television Awards

IFTA Award [Nominee] (2014)

Best International Actor

Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

Italian Online Movie Awards (IOMA)

IOMA [Winner] (2014)

Best Actor (Miglior attore protagonista)

Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

IOMA [Nominee] (2014)

Best Supporting Actor (Miglior attore non protagonista)

The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)

IOMA [Nominee] (2013)

Best Supporting Actor (Miglior attore non protagonista)

Killer Joe (2011)

Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards

Sierra Award [Winner] (2013)

Best Actor

Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

Lone Star Film & Television Awards

Special Award [Winner] (1997)

Rising Star Actor

MTV Movie + TV Awards

MTV Movie Award [Nominee] (2014)

Best Male Performance

Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

MTV Movie Award [Nominee] (2014)

Best On-Screen Duo

Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

MTV Movie Award [Nominee] (2014)

Best On-Screen Transformation

Despite losing a whopping 50 pounds to play a ... More

Despite losing a whopping 50 pounds to play a rodeo cowboy diagnosed with AIDS and given 30 days to live, nothing could keep Matthew McConaughey's trademark southern swagger from shining through.


Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

MTV Movie Award [Winner] (1997)

Best Breakthrough Performance

A Time to Kill (1996)

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA

NSFC Award [Winner] (2013)

Best Supporting Actor

Magic Mike (2012)
Bernie (2011)

Nevada Film Critics Society

NFCS Award [Winner] (2013)

Best Actor

Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

NYFCC Award [Winner] (2012)

Best Supporting Actor

Bernie (2011)
Magic Mike (2012)

North Carolina Film Critics Association

NCFCA Award [Nominee] (2014)

Best Actor

Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

Oklahoma Film Critics Circle Awards

OFCC Award [Winner] (2014)

Best Body of Work

Dallas Buyers Club (2013)
Mud (2012)
The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)

Online Film & Television Association

OFTA Film Award [Nominee] (2014)

Best Actor

Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

OFTA Television Award [Nominee] (2014)

Best Actor in a Drama Series

True Detective (2014)

Online Film Critics Society Awards

OFCS Award [Nominee] (2013)

Best Supporting Actor

Mud (2012)

Palm Springs International Film Festival

Desert Palm Achievement Award [Winner] (2014)


Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

People's Choice Awards, USA

People's Choice Award [Winner] (2006)

Favorite Male Action Star

PGA Awards

PGA Award [Nominee] (2015)

Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television, Drama

True Detective (2014)

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards

PFCS Award [Winner] (2013)

Best Actor in a Leading Role

Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

PFCS Award [Nominee] (2013)

Best Actor in a Supporting Role

Mud (2012)

Rome Film Fest

Best Actor [Winner] (2013)


Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

Russian National Movie Awards

Georges Award [Winner] (2015)

Best Foreign Actor of the Year

Georges Award [Nominee] (2015)

Best Foreign Hero of the Year
As Cooper

Interstellar (2014)

San Diego Film Critics Society Awards

SDFCS Award [Nominee] (2013)

Best Actor

Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

SDFCS Award [Nominee] (2012)

Best Supporting Actor

Killer Joe (2011)

San Francisco Film Critics Circle

SFFCC Award [Nominee] (2013)

Best Actor

Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

Sant Jordi Awards

Sant Jordi [Winner] (2014)

Best Foreign Actor (Mejor Actor Extranjero)

Mud (2012)

Satellite Awards

Satellite Award [Winner] (2013)

Best Actor in a Motion Picture

Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

Screen Actors Guild Awards

Actor [Nominee] (2015)

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series

True Detective (2014)

Actor [Winner] (2014)

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role

Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

Actor [Nominee] (2014)

Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

Seattle Film Critics Awards

Seattle Film Critics Award [Nominee] (2014)

Best Actor

Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

Seattle Film Critics Award [Nominee] (2014)

Best Ensemble Cast

The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)

Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards

SEFCA Award [Nominee] (2013)

Best Actor

Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

St. Louis Film Critics Association, US

SLFCA Award [Nominee] (2013)

Best Actor

Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

Teen Choice Awards

Teen Choice Award [Nominee] (2005)

Choice Movie Actor: Action Adventure/Thriller

Sahara (2005)

Teen Choice Award [Nominee] (2005)

Choice Movie Liplock

Sahara (2005)

Teen Choice Award [Nominee] (2003)

Choice Movie Liar

How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (2003)

Teen Choice Award [Nominee] (2003)

Choice Movie Liplock

How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (2003)

Teen Choice Award [Nominee] (2001)

Film - Choice Chemistry

The Wedding Planner (2001)

Teen Choice Award [Nominee] (1999)

Film - Sexiest Love Scene

Edtv (1999)

Television Critics Association Awards

TCA Award [Winner] (2014)

Individual Achievement in Drama

True Detective (2014)

Texas Film Awards

Texas Film Hall of Fame [Winner] (2006)

Texas Film Hall Of Fame

Toronto Film Critics Association Awards

TFCA Award [Nominee] (2013)

Best Actor

Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

Vancouver Film Critics Circle

VFCC Award [Nominee] (2014)

Best Actor

Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

Village Voice Film Poll

VVFP Award [Nominee] (2013)

Best Actor
8th place.

Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

VVFP Award [Winner] (2012)

Best Supporting Actor

Magic Mike (2012)

VVFP Award [Nominee] (2012)

Best Supporting Actor
5th place.

Killer Joe (2011)

VVFP Award [Nominee] (2012)

Best Actor
7th place.

Killer Joe (2011)

VVFP Award [Nominee] (2012)

Best Supporting Actor
9th place.

Bernie (2011)

Walk of Fame

Star on the Walk of Fame [Winner] (2014)

Motion Picture
On November 17, 2014. At 6931 Hollywood Blvd.

Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards

WAFCA Award [Nominee] (2013)

Best Actor

Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

Women Film Critics Circle Awards

WFCC Award [Nominee] (2016)

Best Actor

Free State of Jones (2016)