Academy Awards, USA

Oscar [Winner] (2014)

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role

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 Awards

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
6th place

Mud (2012)

DFCC [Nominee] (2012)

Best Actor

Tied with Michael Fassbender for Shame (2011) in ... More

Tied with Michael Fassbender for Shame (2011) in 5th place


Killer Joe (2011)

Días de Cine Awards

Días de Cine Award [Nominee] (2015)

Best Foreign Actor
5th place

Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

Días de Cine Award [Winner] (2014)

Best Foreign Actor

Mud (2012)
The Paperboy (2012)

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 TV Award [Nominee] (2019)

TV Movie/Mini Actor of the Decade
2nd place

True Detective (2014)

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 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)

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] (2013)

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] (2019)

Best Actor

The Beach Bum (2019)

IFJA Award [Nominee] (2018)

Best Supporting Actor

White Boy Rick (2018)

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)

Razzie Awards

Razzie Award [Nominee] (2020)

Worst Actor

Serenity (2019)

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] (2014)

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

The Ambies

Ambie [Nominee] (2021)

Best Performer in Audio Fiction

Hank the Cowdog (2020)

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)