Academy Awards, USA

Oscar [Nominee] (2012)

Best Achievement in Directing

The Tree of Life (2011)

Oscar [Nominee] (1999)

Best Director

The Thin Red Line (1998)

Oscar [Nominee] (1999)

Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published

The Thin Red Line (1998)

AACTA International Awards

AACTA International Award [Nominee] (2012)

Best Direction

The Tree of Life (2011)

AARP Movies for Grownups Awards

Movies for Grownups Award [Nominee] (2012)

Best Director

The Tree of Life (2011)

Alliance of Women Film Journalists

EDA Award [Nominee] (2012)

Best Director

The Tree of Life (2011)

American Film Institute, USA

Franklin J. Schaffner Award [Winner] (2000)


Austin Film Critics Association

Austin Film Award [Winner] (2020)


A Hidden Life (2019)

Australian Film Institute

Best Foreign Film Award [Nominee] (1999)


The Thin Red Line (1998)

Awards Circuit Community Awards

ACCA [Nominee] (2011)

Best Director

The Tree of Life (2011)

ACCA [Nominee] (2011)

Best Original Screenplay

The Tree of Life (2011)

ACCA [Winner] (1998)

Best Adapted Screenplay

The Thin Red Line (1998)

ACCA [Nominee] (1998)

Best Director

The Thin Red Line (1998)

Berlin International Film Festival

Golden Berlin Bear [Nominee] (2015)


Knight of Cups (2015)

Golden Berlin Bear [Winner] (1999)


The Thin Red Line (1998)

Reader Jury of the "Berliner Morgenpost" [Nominee] (1999)


The Thin Red Line (1998)

Bodil Awards

Bodil [Nominee] (2012)

Best American Film (Bedste amerikanske film)

The Tree of Life (2011)

Bodil [Nominee] (2000)

Best American Film (Bedste amerikanske film)

The Thin Red Line (1998)

Cahiers du Cinéma

Top 10 Film Award [Nominee] (2011)

Best Film

Second Place; tied with The Strange Case of ... More

Second Place; tied with The Strange Case of Angelica (2010)


The Tree of Life (2011)

Best Film of the 2000s [Nominee] (2010)

Best Film
Ninth Place

The New World (2005)

Top 10 Film Award [Nominee] (2006)

Best Film
Tenth Place; tied with Flags of Our Fathers (2006)

The New World (2005)

Cannes Film Festival

François Chalais Award [Winner] (2019)


A Hidden Life (2019)

Prize of the Ecumenical Jury [Winner] (2019)


A Hidden Life (2019)

Palme d'Or [Nominee] (2019)


A Hidden Life (2019)

Palme d'Or [Winner] (2011)


The Tree of Life (2011)

Best Director [Winner] (1979)


Days of Heaven (1978)

Palme d'Or [Nominee] (1979)


Days of Heaven (1978)

Central Ohio Film Critics Association

COFCA Award [Nominee] (2012)

Best Director

The Tree of Life (2011)

COFCA Award [Nominee] (2012)

Best Original Screenplay

The Tree of Life (2011)

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

CFCA Award [Winner] (2011)

Best Director

The Tree of Life (2011)

CFCA Award [Nominee] (2011)

Best Screenplay, Original

The Tree of Life (2011)

CFCA Award [Winner] (1999)

Best Director

The Thin Red Line (1998)

Christopher Awards

Christopher Award [Winner] (2008)

Feature Films

Amazing Grace (2006)

Cinema for Peace Awards

Cinema for Peace Award [Nominee] (2020)

Most Valuable Film of the Year

A Hidden Life (2019)

Cinema for Peace Award [Nominee] (2017)

International Green Film Award

Voyage of Time: Life's Journey (2015)

Cinema for Peace Award [Nominee] (2012)

International Green Film Award

The Tree of Life (2011)

Cinema Writers Circle Awards, Spain

CEC Award [Winner] (2021)

Best Foreign Film (Mejor Película Extranjera)

A Hidden Life (2019)

CEC Award [Nominee] (2012)

Best Foreign Film (Mejor Película Extranjera)

The Tree of Life (2011)

CinEuphoria Awards

CinEuphoria [Winner] (2020)

Best Film - International Competition

A Hidden Life (2019)

CinEuphoria [Winner] (2012)

Top Ten of the Year - International Competition

The Tree of Life (2011)

César Awards, France

César [Nominee] (2000)

Best Foreign Film (Meilleur film étranger)
USA.

The Thin Red Line (1998)

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards

DFWFCA Award [Nominee] (2011)

Best Director

The Tree of Life (2011)

Danish Film Awards (Robert)

Robert [Nominee] (2021)

Best English Language Film (Årets engelsksprogede film)

A Hidden Life (2019)

Robert [Nominee] (2012)

Best American Film (Årets amerikanske film)

The Tree of Life (2011)

David di Donatello Awards

David [Nominee] (2012)

Best Foreign Film (Miglior Film Straniero)

The Tree of Life (2011)

David [Winner] (1979)

Best Foreign Screenplay (Migliore Sceneggiatura Straniera)

Days of Heaven (1978)

Denver Film Critics Society

DFCS Award [Nominee] (2020)

Best Adapted Screenplay

A Hidden Life (2019)

DFCS Award [Winner] (2012)

Best Director

Tied with Michel Hazanavicius for The Artist (... More

Tied with Michel Hazanavicius for The Artist (2011).


The Tree of Life (2011)

Detroit Film Critics Society Awards

DFCS Award [Nominee] (2011)

Best Director

The Tree of Life (2011)

Diagonale, Austria

Diagonale Grand Prize [Nominee] (2020)

Best Feature Film

A Hidden Life (2019)

Directors Guild of America, USA

DGA Award [Nominee] (1999)

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures

The Thin Red Line (1998)

Dublin Film Critics Circle Awards

DFCC [Nominee] (2011)

Best Director
2nd place

The Tree of Life (2011)

Edinburgh International Film Festival

Audience Award [Nominee] (2017)


Song to Song (2017)

Faro Island Film Festival

Golden Carp Film Award - International [Winner] (2020)

Best Achievement in Directing

A Hidden Life (2019)

Golden Carp Film Award - International [Winner] (2020)

Best Adapted Screenplay

A Hidden Life (2019)

Golden Carp Film Award - International [Nominee] (2020)

Best Motion Picture of the Year

A Hidden Life (2019)

Florida Film Critics Circle Awards

FFCC Award [Nominee] (2019)

Best Adapted Screenplay

A Hidden Life (2019)

Georgia Film Critics Association (GAFCA)

GAFCA Award [Winner] (2012)

Best Director

The Tree of Life (2011)

GAFCA Award [Nominee] (2012)

Best Original Screenplay

The Tree of Life (2011)

Gold Derby Awards

Gold Derby Film Award [Winner] (2012)

Director

The Tree of Life (2011)

Golden Globes, USA

Golden Globe [Nominee] (1979)

Best Director - Motion Picture

Days of Heaven (1978)

Gotham Awards

Gotham Independent Film Award [Winner] (2011)

Best Feature
Tied with Beginners (2010).

The Tree of Life (2011)

Houston Film Critics Society Awards

HFCS Award [Nominee] (2011)

Best Director

The Tree of Life (2011)

Humanitas Prize

Humanitas Prize [Nominee] (2020)

Drama Feature Film

A Hidden Life (2019)

Indiana Film Journalists Association, US

IFJA Award [Nominee] (2011)

Best Director

The Tree of Life (2011)

Indiewire Critics' Poll

ICP Award [Winner] (2011)

Best Director

The Tree of Life (2011)

International Cinephile Society Awards

ICS Award [Winner] (2012)

Best Director

The Tree of Life (2011)

International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA)

Halfway Award [Nominee] (2017)

Best Director

Song to Song (2017)

Halfway Award [Nominee] (2013)

Best Director

To the Wonder (2012)

INOCA [Winner] (2012)

Best Director

The Tree of Life (2011)

International Online Film Critics' Poll

IOFCP Award [Nominee] (2012)

Best Director

The Tree of Life (2011)

Internet Film Critic Society

IFCS Award [Winner] (2011)

Best Director

The Tree of Life (2011)

Iowa Film Critics Awards

IFC Award [Nominee] (2012)

Best Director

The Tree of Life (2011)

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists

Silver Ribbon [Nominee] (2012)

Best Non-European Director (Regista del Miglior Film Non-Europeo)

The Tree of Life (2011)

Italian Online Movie Awards (IOMA)

IOMA [Nominee] (2012)

Best Picture (Miglior film)

The Tree of Life (2011)

IOMA [Nominee] (2012)

Best Director (Miglior regia)

The Tree of Life (2011)

Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards

KCFCC Award [Winner] (2011)

Best Director

The Tree of Life (2011)

Kinema Junpo Awards

Kinema Junpo Award [Winner] (2000)

Best Foreign Language Film Director

The Thin Red Line (1998)

London Critics Circle Film Awards

ALFS Award [Nominee] (2012)

Director of the Year

The Tree of Life (2011)

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

LAFCA Award [Winner] (2011)

Best Director

The Tree of Life (2011)

Mar del Plata Film Festival

Best Film [Nominee] (2006)

International Competition

The New World (2005)

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA

NSFC Award [Winner] (2012)

Best Director

The Tree of Life (2011)

NSFC Award [Nominee] (1999)

Best Director

Tied with Steven Spielberg for Saving Private Ryan... More

Tied with Steven Spielberg for Saving Private Ryan (1998) in 2nd place.


The Thin Red Line (1998)

NSFC Award [Winner] (1979)

Best Director

Days of Heaven (1978)

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

NYFCC Award [Nominee] (2005)

Best Director
4th Place.

The New World (2005)

NYFCC Award [Winner] (1998)

Best Director

The Thin Red Line (1998)

NYFCC Award [Winner] (1978)

Best Director

Days of Heaven (1978)

Online Film & Television Association

OFTA Film Award [Winner] (2012)

Best Director

The Tree of Life (2011)

OFTA Film Award [Nominee] (1999)

Best Director

The Thin Red Line (1998)

OFTA Film Award [Nominee] (1999)

Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium

The Thin Red Line (1998)

Online Film Critics Society Awards

OFCS Award [Winner] (2012)

Best Director

The Tree of Life (2011)

OFCS Award [Nominee] (2012)

Best Original Screenplay

The Tree of Life (2011)

OFCS Award [Nominee] (1999)

Best Director

The Thin Red Line (1998)

Prêmio Guarani

Premio Guarani [Winner] (2012)

Best Foreign Film

The Tree of Life (2011)

Russian Guild of Film Critics

White Elephant [Nominee] (2012)

Best Foreign Film

The Tree of Life (2011)

San Diego Film Critics Society Awards

SDFCS Award [Nominee] (2011)

Best Director

The Tree of Life (2011)

San Francisco Film Critics Circle

SFFCC Award [Winner] (2011)

Best Director

The Tree of Life (2011)

San Sebastián International Film Festival

FIPRESCI Film of the Year [Winner] (2011)


The Tree of Life (2011)

Golden Seashell [Winner] (1974)


Badlands (1973)

Satellite Awards

Satellite Award [Winner] (2011)

Best Screenplay, Original

The Tree of Life (2011)

Golden Satellite Award [Winner] (1999)

Best Director

The Thin Red Line (1998)

Golden Satellite Award [Nominee] (1999)

Best Screenplay, Adapted

The Thin Red Line (1998)

SESC Film Festival, Brazil

Critics Award [Winner] (2012)

Best Foreign Director (Melhor Diretor Estrangeiro)

The Tree of Life (2011)

St. Louis Film Critics Association, US

SLFCA Award [Nominee] (2011)

Best Original Screenplay

The Tree of Life (2011)

SLFCA Award [Nominee] (2011)

Best Director

The Tree of Life (2011)

Sydney Film Festival

Sydney Film Prize [Nominee] (2011)

Best Film

The Tree of Life (2011)

Taos Talking Picture Festival

Storyteller Award [Winner] (2000)


Toronto Film Critics Association Awards

TFCA Award [Winner] (2011)

Best Director

The Tree of Life (2011)

TFCA Award [Nominee] (2011)

Best Screenplay

The Tree of Life (2011)

USC Scripter Award

USC Scripter Award [Nominee] (1999)


The Thin Red Line (1998)

Vancouver Film Critics Circle

VFCC Award [Winner] (2012)

Best Director

The Tree of Life (2011)

Venice Film Festival

Green Drop Award [Winner] (2016)


Voyage of Time: Life's Journey (2015)

Future Film Festival Digital Award - Special Mention [Winner] (2016)


Voyage of Time: Life's Journey (2015)

Golden Lion [Nominee] (2016)

Best Film

Voyage of Time: Life's Journey (2015)

SIGNIS Award [Winner] (2012)


To the Wonder (2012)

Golden Lion [Nominee] (2012)


To the Wonder (2012)

Village Voice Film Poll

VVFP Award [Winner] (2011)

Best Director

The Tree of Life (2011)

Writers Guild of America, USA

WGA Award (Screen) [Nominee] (1979)

Best Drama Written Directly for the Screen

Days of Heaven (1978)

Yoga Awards

Yoga Award [Winner] (2012)

Worst Foreign Film

The Tree of Life (2011)