Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA

Saturn Award [Nominee] (1999)

Best Director

Godzilla (1998)

Saturn Award [Winner] (1997)

Best Director

Independence Day (1996)

Saturn Award [Nominee] (1997)

Best Writer

Independence Day (1996)

Amanda Awards, Norway

Amanda [Winner] (1997)

Best Foreign Feature Film (Årets utenlandske spillefilm)

Independence Day (1996)

Bambi Awards

Honorary Bambi [Winner] (2009)


Bavarian Film Awards

Honorary Award [Winner] (2019)


Berlin International Film Festival

Golden Berlin Bear [Nominee] (1984)


Das Arche Noah Prinzip (1984)

Carl Laemmle Producers Award

Carl Laemmle Producers Award [Winner] (2017)

Lifetime Achievement Award

Cinema for Peace Awards

Cinema for Peace Award [Nominee] (2016)

Most Valuable Film of the Year

Stonewall (2015)

European Film Awards

EFA People's Choice Award [Winner] (1998)

Best European Director

Godzilla (1998)

Fantasporto

International Fantasy Film Award [Nominee] (1995)

Best Film

Stargate (1994)

International Fantasy Film Award [Nominee] (1987)

Best Film

Joey (1985)

International Fantasy Film Award [Nominee] (1986)

Best Film

Das Arche Noah Prinzip (1984)

German Film Awards

Film Award in Gold [Nominee] (2012)

Outstanding Feature Film (Bester Spielfilm)

Anonymous (2011)

GLAAD Media Awards

Stephen F. Kolzak Award [Winner] (2015)


Golden Camera, Germany

Golden Camera [Winner] (1999)

Success in Hollywood

Hessian Film Award

Special Award [Winner] (2007)

Cinema for Peace Award

Trade (2007)

Hugo Awards

Hugo [Nominee] (1997)

Best Dramatic Presentation

Independence Day (1996)

Hugo [Nominee] (1995)

Best Dramatic Presentation

Stargate (1994)

Jupiter Award

Jupiter Award [Winner] (2005)

Best International Film

The Day After Tomorrow (2004)

Jupiter Award [Winner] (1996)

Best International Film

Independence Day (1996)

Jupiter Award [Winner] (1996)

Best International Director

Independence Day (1996)

Mainichi Film Concours

Readers' Choice Award [Winner] (1997)

Best Foreign Language Film

Independence Day (1996)

Razzie Awards

Razzie Award [Nominee] (2017)

Worst Director

Independence Day: Resurgence (2016)

Razzie Award [Nominee] (2017)

Worst Screenplay

Independence Day: Resurgence (2016)

Razzie Award [Nominee] (1999)

Worst Director

Godzilla (1998)

Razzie Award [Nominee] (1999)

Worst Screenplay

Godzilla (1998)

Razzie Award [Nominee] (1997)

Worst Written Film Grossing Over $100 Million

Independence Day (1996)

Sci-Fi Universe Magazine, USA

Universe Reader's Choice Award [Winner] (1996)

Best Director for a Genre Motion Picture

Independence Day (1996)

Universe Reader's Choice Award [Winner] (1996)

Best Writing for a Genre Motion Picture

Independence Day (1996)

Scream Awards

Scream Award [Nominee] (2010)

Best Director

2012 (2009)

The Stinkers Bad Movie Awards

Stinker Award [Winner] (1998)

Worst Screenplay for a Film Grossing More than $100 Million Using Hollywood Math

Godzilla (1998)

Stinker Award [Nominee] (1996)

Worst Screenplay for a Film Grossing More than $100 Million Using Hollywood Math

Independence Day (1996)

Visual Effects Society Awards

Visionary Award [Winner] (2020)


Yoga Awards

Yoga Award [Winner] (1997)

Worst Foreign Director

Independence Day (1996)

Zurich Film Festival

A Tribute to... Award [Winner] (2019)