Academy Awards, USA

Oscar [Nominee] (2001)

Best Music, Original Song
For the song "I've Seen It All".

Dancer in the Dark (2000)

Golden Globes, USA

Golden Globe [Nominee] (2001)

Best Original Song - Motion Picture
Song: "I've Seen It All"

Dancer in the Dark (2000)

AACTA International Awards

AACTA International Award [Nominee] (2012)

Best Screenplay

Melancholia (2011)

AACTA International Award [Nominee] (2012)

Best Direction

Melancholia (2011)

Adolf Grimme Awards, Germany

Adolf Grimme Award [Winner] (1996)

Series/Miniseries

Riget (1994)

Alliance of Women Film Journalists

EDA Special Mention Award [Nominee] (2009)

Hall of Shame

Antichrist (2009)

Amanda Awards, Norway

Amanda [Winner] (1996)

Best Nordic Feature Film (Nordisk Amanda)

Breaking the Waves (1996)

ASECAN

ASECAN Award [Winner] (2001)

Best Foreign Film

Dancer in the Dark (2000)

Association of Polish Filmmakers Critics Awards

Honorable Mention [Winner] (2011)

Best Foreign Film

Melancholia (2011)

Golden Reel [Winner] (1999)

Best Foreign Film

Idioterne (1998)

Golden Reel [Winner] (1997)

Best Foreign Film

Breaking the Waves (1996)

Avoriaz Fantastic Film Festival

Grand Prize [Nominee] (1985)


Forbrydelsens element (1984)

Awards Circuit Community Awards

Honorable Mentions (The Next Ten Best Picture Contenders) [Nominee] (1996)

Honorable Mentions

Breaking the Waves (1996)

Black Sea Film Festival

Festival Award [Winner] (2019)

Best Feature Film

The House That Jack Built (2018)

Festival Award [Winner] (2019)

Best Director

The House That Jack Built (2018)

Blue Ribbon Awards

Blue Ribbon Award [Winner] (2001)

Best Foreign Language Film

Dancer in the Dark (2000)

Bodil Awards

Bodil [Nominee] (2014)

Best Film (Bedste danske film)

Nymphomaniac: Vol. I (2013)
Nymphomaniac: Vol. II (2013)

Bodil [Winner] (2012)

Best Film (Bedste danske film)

Melancholia (2011)

Bodil [Winner] (2010)

Best Film (Bedste danske film)

Antichrist (2009)

Bodil [Nominee] (2006)

Best Film (Bedste danske film)

Manderlay (2005)

Bodil [Winner] (2004)

Best Film (Bedste danske film)

Dogville (2003)

Bodil [Nominee] (2001)

Best Film (Bedste danske film)

Dancer in the Dark (2000)

Bodil [Nominee] (1999)

Best Film (Bedste danske film)

Idioterne (1998)

Bodil [Winner] (1997)

Best Film (Bedste danske film)

Breaking the Waves (1996)

Bodil [Winner] (1995)

Best Film (Bedste danske film)

Riget (1994)

Bodil [Winner] (1992)

Best Film (Bedste danske film)

Europa (1991)

Bodil [Winner] (1985)

Best Film (Bedste danske film)

Forbrydelsens element (1984)

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards

BSFC Award [Nominee] (1996)

Best Director

Breaking the Waves (1996)

Bremen Film Award

Bremen Film Award [Winner] (2008)


Cahiers du Cinéma

Best Film of the 2010s [Nominee] (2019)

Best Film
Eighth Place

Melancholia (2011)

Top 10 Film Award [Nominee] (2018)

Best Film
Eighth Place

The House That Jack Built (2018)

Top 10 Film Award [Nominee] (2014)


Nymphomaniac: Vol. I (2013)
Nymphomaniac: Vol. II (2013)

Top 10 Film Award [Nominee] (2011)

Best Film
Sixth Place; tied with A Burning Hot Summer (2011)

Melancholia (2011)

Cannes Film Festival

Palme d'Or [Nominee] (2011)


Melancholia (2011)

Palme d'Or [Nominee] (2009)


Antichrist (2009)

Palme d'Or [Nominee] (2005)


Manderlay (2005)

Palme d'Or [Nominee] (2003)


Dogville (2003)

Palme d'Or [Winner] (2000)


Dancer in the Dark (2000)

Palme d'Or [Nominee] (1998)


Idioterne (1998)

Grand Prize of the Jury [Winner] (1996)


Breaking the Waves (1996)

Palme d'Or [Nominee] (1996)


Breaking the Waves (1996)

Jury Prize [Winner] (1991)


Europa (1991)

Technical Grand Prize [Winner] (1991)


Europa (1991)

Best Artistic Contribution [Winner] (1991)


Europa (1991)

Palme d'Or [Nominee] (1991)


Europa (1991)

Technical Grand Prize [Winner] (1984)


Forbrydelsens element (1984)

Palme d'Or [Nominee] (1984)


Forbrydelsens element (1984)

Central Ohio Film Critics Association

COFCA Award [Nominee] (2012)

Best Director

Melancholia (2011)

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

CFCA Award [Nominee] (2001)

Best Original Score

Dancer in the Dark (2000)

CFCA Award [Nominee] (1997)

Best Director

Breaking the Waves (1996)

Chicago International Film Festival

Silver Hugo [Winner] (1984)

Best Feature Film

Forbrydelsens element (1984)

Chlotrudis Awards

Chlotrudis Award [Nominee] (2012)

Best Director

Melancholia (2011)

Chlotrudis Award [Nominee] (2005)

Best Original Screenplay

Dogville (2003)

Chlotrudis Award [Nominee] (2001)

Best Director

Dancer in the Dark (2000)

Cinema Eye Honors Awards, US

Cinema Eye Honors Award [Winner] (2015)

The Influentials

De fem benspænd (2003)

Copenhagen International Film Festival

Honorary Award [Winner] (2003)


Dogville (2003)

CPH:DOX

CPH:DOX Award [Nominee] (2003)


De fem benspænd (2003)

Czech Lions

Czech Lion [Winner] (1998)

Best Foreign Language Film (Nejlepsí zahranicní film)

Breaking the Waves (1996)

César Awards, France

César [Nominee] (2012)

Best Foreign Film (Meilleur film étranger)

Melancholia (2011)

César [Nominee] (2004)

Best European Union Film (Meilleur film de l'Union Européenne)
Denmark.

Dogville (2003)

César [Nominee] (2001)

Best Foreign Film (Meilleur film étranger)

Dancer in the Dark (2000)

César [Winner] (1997)

Best Foreign Film (Meilleur film étranger)

Breaking the Waves (1996)

Danish Film Awards (Robert)

Robert [Nominee] (2019)

Best Film (Årets danske spillefilm)

The House That Jack Built (2018)

Robert [Nominee] (2019)

Best Director (Årets instruktør)

The House That Jack Built (2018)

Robert [Nominee] (2019)

Best Original Screenplay (Årets originale manuskript)

The House That Jack Built (2018)

Robert [Winner] (2015)

Best Film (Årets danske spillefilm)

Nymphomaniac: Vol. I (2013)
Nymphomaniac: Vol. II (2013)

Robert [Winner] (2015)

Best Director (Årets instruktør)

Nymphomaniac: Vol. I (2013)
Nymphomaniac: Vol. II (2013)

Robert [Winner] (2015)

Best Original Screenplay (Årets originale manuskript)

Nymphomaniac: Vol. I (2013)
Nymphomaniac: Vol. II (2013)

Audience Award [Nominee] (2015)


Nymphomaniac: Vol. I (2013)
Nymphomaniac: Vol. II (2013)

Robert [Winner] (2012)

Best Film (Årets danske spillefilm)

Melancholia (2011)

Robert [Winner] (2012)

Best Director (Årets instruktør)

Melancholia (2011)

Robert [Winner] (2012)

Best Screenplay (Årets manuskript)

Melancholia (2011)

Robert [Winner] (2010)

Best Film (Årets danske spillefilm)

Antichrist (2009)

Robert [Winner] (2010)

Best Director (Årets instruktør)

Antichrist (2009)

Robert [Winner] (2010)

Best Screenplay (Årets manuskript)

Antichrist (2009)

Robert [Nominee] (2007)

Best Screenplay, Original (Årets originalmanuskript)

Direktøren for det hele (2006)

Robert [Nominee] (2006)

Best Film (Årets danske spillefilm)

Manderlay (2005)

Robert [Nominee] (2006)

Best Director (Årets instruktør)

Manderlay (2005)

Robert [Nominee] (2006)

Best Screenplay, Original (Årets originalmanuskript)

Manderlay (2005)

Robert [Winner] (2004)

Best Screenplay (Årets manuskript)

Dogville (2003)

Robert [Nominee] (2004)

Best Film (Årets danske spillefilm)

Dogville (2003)

Robert [Nominee] (2004)

Best Director (Årets instruktør)

Dogville (2003)

Robert [Nominee] (2001)

Best Director (Årets instruktør)

Dancer in the Dark (2000)

Robert [Winner] (1997)

Best Film (Årets danske spillefilm)

Breaking the Waves (1996)

Robert [Winner] (1997)

Best Screenplay (Årets manuskript)

Breaking the Waves (1996)

Robert [Winner] (1995)

Best Screenplay (Årets manuskript)

Riget (1994)

Robert [Winner] (1992)

Best Film (Årets danske spillefilm)

Europa (1991)

Robert [Winner] (1985)

Best Film (Årets danske spillefilm)

Forbrydelsens element (1984)

David di Donatello Awards

David [Nominee] (2012)

Best European Film (Miglior Film dell'Unione Europea)

Melancholia (2011)

David [Winner] (2004)

Best European Film (Miglior Film dell'Unione Europea)
Tied with Rosenstrasse (2003).

Dogville (2003)

Denver Film Critics Society

DFCS Award [Nominee] (2012)

Best Director

Melancholia (2011)

Dublin Film Critics Circle Awards

DFCC [Nominee] (2011)

Best Director
5th place

Melancholia (2011)

European Film Awards

Audience Award [Nominee] (2014)


Nymphomaniac: Vol. I (2013)
Nymphomaniac: Vol. II (2013)

European Film Award [Nominee] (2014)

European Film

Nymphomaniac: Vol. I (2013)
Nymphomaniac: Vol. II (2013)

European Film Award [Winner] (2011)

European Film

Melancholia (2011)

European Film Award [Nominee] (2011)

European Director

Melancholia (2011)

European Film Award [Nominee] (2011)

European Screenwriter

Melancholia (2011)

European Film Award [Nominee] (2009)

European Director

Antichrist (2009)

Outstanding European Achievement in World Cinema [Winner] (2008)


European Film Award [Winner] (2003)

European Director

Dogville (2003)

European Film Award [Nominee] (2003)

European Screenwriter

Dogville (2003)

Audience Award [Nominee] (2003)

Best European Director

Dogville (2003)

European Film Award [Nominee] (2003)

European Documentary

De fem benspænd (2003)

Audience Award [Winner] (2000)

Best European Director

Dancer in the Dark (2000)

European Film Award [Nominee] (1998)

European Screenwriter

Idioterne (1998)

FIPRESCI Prize [Winner] (1996)


Breaking the Waves (1996)

Fantasporto

International Fantasy Film Award [Winner] (1999)

Best Director

Riget (1994)

International Fantasy Film Award [Winner] (1999)

Best Screenplay

Riget (1994)

International Fantasy Film Award [Nominee] (1999)

Best Film

Riget (1994)

International Fantasy Film Award [Winner] (1992)

Best Director

Europa (1991)

International Fantasy Film Award [Nominee] (1992)

Best Film

Europa (1991)

International Fantasy Film Award [Nominee] (1988)

Best Film

Epidemic (1987)

International Fantasy Film Award [Winner] (1986)

Best Director

Forbrydelsens element (1984)

International Fantasy Film Award [Nominee] (1986)

Best Film

Forbrydelsens element (1984)

Faro Island Film Festival

Golden Carp Film Award - International [Nominee] (2019)

Best Achievement in Directing

The House That Jack Built (2018)

Golden Carp Film Award - International [Nominee] (2019)

Best Screenplay

The House That Jack Built (2018)

Golden Train Award [Nominee] (2000)

Best Film

Dancer in the Dark (2000)

Golden Train Award [Nominee] (1991)

Best Film

Europa (1991)

Film Independent Spirit Awards

Independent Spirit Award [Nominee] (2012)

Best International Film
Denmark, Sweden, France, Germany

Melancholia (2011)

Independent Spirit Award [Winner] (2001)

Best Foreign Film
Denmark.

Dancer in the Dark (2000)

Independent Spirit Award [Nominee] (1997)

Best Foreign Film
Denmark.

Breaking the Waves (1996)

Fotogramas de Plata

Fotogramas de Plata [Winner] (1997)

Best Foreign Film (Mejor Película Extranjera)
Tied with Secrets & Lies (1996).

Breaking the Waves (1996)

French Syndicate of Cinema Critics

Critics Award [Winner] (2012)

Best Foreign Film

Melancholia (2011)

Fright Meter Awards

Fright Meter Award [Nominee] (2009)

Best Director

Antichrist (2009)

Ft. Lauderdale International Film Festival

President Award [Winner] (1996)

Best Director

Breaking the Waves (1996)

Gaudí Awards

Gaudí Award [Nominee] (2012)

Best European Film (Millor Pel·lícula Europea)
Denmark/Germany/Sweden

Melancholia (2011)

Ghent International Film Festival

Grand Prix [Winner] (1991)


Europa (1991)

Golden Cable, Germany

Bronze Cable for Innovation [Winner] (1996)


Riget (1994)

Golden Eagle Awards, Russia

Golden Eagle [Nominee] (2004)

Best Foreign Film

Dogville (2003)

Gopo Awards, Romania

Gopos Award [Nominee] (2015)

Best European Film

Nymphomaniac: Vol. I (2013)
Nymphomaniac: Vol. II (2013)

Gopos Award [Winner] (2012)

Best European Film

Melancholia (2011)

Gopos Award [Nominee] (2011)

Best European Film

Antichrist (2009)

Goya Awards

Goya [Nominee] (2012)

Best European Film (Mejor Película Europea)

Melancholia (2011)

Goya [Nominee] (2004)

Best European Film (Mejor Película Europea)
Denmark.

Dogville (2003)

Goya [Winner] (2001)

Best European Film (Mejor Película Europea)
Denmark/Sweden.

Dancer in the Dark (2000)

Goya [Nominee] (1997)

Best European Film (Mejor Película Europea)
Denmark/Sweden/France/Netherlands/Norway.

Breaking the Waves (1996)

Guild of German Art House Cinemas

Guild Film Award - Silver [Winner] (2004)

Foreign Film (Ausländischer Film)

Dogville (2003)

Hamburg Film Festival

Art Cinema Award [Nominee] (2018)

Best Feature

The House That Jack Built (2018)

Indiewire Critics' Poll

ICP Award [Nominee] (2011)

Best Director

2nd place. Tied with Martin Scorsese for Hugo (... More

2nd place. Tied with Martin Scorsese for Hugo (2011).


Melancholia (2011)

International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA)

Halfway Award [Nominee] (2014)

Best Original Screenplay
5th place.

Nymphomaniac: Vol. I (2013)
Nymphomaniac: Vol. II (2013)

INOCA [Nominee] (2012)

Best Director

Melancholia (2011)

INOCA [Nominee] (2005)

Best Director

Dogville (2003)

INOCA [Nominee] (2005)

Best Original Screenplay

Dogville (2003)

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists

Silver Ribbon [Nominee] (2012)

Best European Director (Regista del Miglior Film Europeo)

Melancholia (2011)

Silver Ribbon [Nominee] (2004)

Best Foreign Director (Regista del Miglior Film Straniero)

Dogville (2003)

European Silver Ribbon [Nominee] (1997)


Breaking the Waves (1996)

Italian Online Movie Awards (IOMA)

IOMA [Winner] (2015)

Best European Film (Miglior film europeo)

Nymphomaniac: Vol. I (2013)
Nymphomaniac: Vol. II (2013)

IOMA [Winner] (2012)

Special Prize for the Best European Film (Premio speciale al miglior film europeo)

Melancholia (2011)

IOMA [Nominee] (2012)

Best Director (Miglior regia)

Melancholia (2011)

IOMA [Nominee] (2012)

Best Original Screenplay (Miglior sceneggiatura originale)

Melancholia (2011)

IOMA [Winner] (2004)

Best Original Screenplay (Miglior sceneggiatura originale)

Dogville (2003)

Karlovy Vary International Film Festival

Best Director [Winner] (1995)


Riget (1994)

Crystal Globe [Nominee] (1995)


Riget (1994)

London Film Festival

FIPRESCI Prize [Winner] (1998)


Idioterne (1998)

Lübeck Nordic Film Days

Baltic Film Prize for a Nordic Feature Film [Winner] (1996)


Breaking the Waves (1996)

Prize of the Ecumenical Jury [Winner] (1996)


Breaking the Waves (1996)

Mannheim-Heidelberg International Filmfestival

Josef von Sternberg Award [Winner] (1984)


Forbrydelsens element (1984)

Motovun Film Festival

FIPRESCI Prize [Winner] (2004)


De fem benspænd (2003)

NatFilm Festival

Night Dreamer Award [Winner] (1990)


National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA

NSFC Award [Nominee] (2012)

Best Director

Melancholia (2011)

NSFC Award [Winner] (1997)

Best Director

Breaking the Waves (1996)

Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival

Titra Film Award [Winner] (2009)


Antichrist (2009)

Narcisse Award [Nominee] (2009)

Best Feature Film

Antichrist (2009)

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

NYFCC Award [Nominee] (2011)

Best Director

Melancholia (2011)

NYFCC Award [Winner] (1996)

Best Director

Breaking the Waves (1996)

Nordic Council

Nordic Council's Film Prize [Nominee] (2014)


Nymphomaniac: Vol. I (2013)
Nymphomaniac: Vol. II (2013)

Nordic Council's Film Prize [Winner] (2009)


Antichrist (2009)

Nordic Council's Film Prize [Nominee] (2008)


De unge år: Erik Nietzsche sagaen del 1 (2007)

Nordisk Film Award

Nordisk Film Award [Winner] (1996)


Ole Awards

Ole [Winner] (2012)

Best Film (Bedste film)

Melancholia (2011)

Online Film & Television Association

OFTA Film Award [Winner] (2001)

Best Music, Original Song
For the song "I've Seen It All".

Dancer in the Dark (2000)

OFTA Film Award [Nominee] (2001)

Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen

Dancer in the Dark (2000)

OFTA Film Award [Nominee] (2001)

Best Music, Original Score

Dancer in the Dark (2000)

OFTA Film Award [Nominee] (2001)

Best Music, Original Song
For the song "A New World".

Dancer in the Dark (2000)

Online Film Critics Society Awards

OFCS Award [Nominee] (2012)

Best Director

Melancholia (2011)

OFCS Award [Nominee] (2001)

Best Director

Dancer in the Dark (2000)

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards

PFCS Award [Nominee] (2001)

Best Original Song
For the song "I've Seen It All".

Dancer in the Dark (2000)

Polish Film Awards

Eagle [Nominee] (2015)

Best European Film (Najlepszy Film Europejski)

Nymphomaniac: Vol. I (2013)

Prêmio Guarani

Premio Guarani [Nominee] (2010)

Best Foreign Film

Antichrist (2009)

Russian Guild of Film Critics

White Elephant [Nominee] (2012)

Best Foreign Film

Melancholia (2011)

White Elephant [Nominee] (2009)

Best Foreign Film

Antichrist (2009)

Golden Aries [Winner] (2003)

Best Foreign Film

Dogville (2003)

Golden Aries [Nominee] (2000)

Best Foreign Film

Dancer in the Dark (2000)

Golden Aries [Nominee] (1999)

Best Foreign Film

Idioterne (1998)

San Sebastián International Film Festival

Golden Seashell [Nominee] (2006)


Direktøren for det hele (2006)

Santa Barbara International Film Festival

Special Jury Prize for Artistic Merit [Winner] (1992)


Europa (1991)

Satellite Awards

Golden Satellite Award [Winner] (2001)

Best Original Song
Song: "I've Seen It All"

Dancer in the Dark (2000)

Golden Satellite Award [Winner] (1997)

Best Motion Picture, Foreign Language
Denmark

Breaking the Waves (1996)

Golden Satellite Award [Nominee] (1997)

Best Director

Breaking the Waves (1996)

SESC Film Festival, Brazil

Critics Award [Winner] (2012)

Best Foreign Film (Melhor Filme Estrangeiro)

Melancholia (2011)

Critics Award [Winner] (2005)

Best Foreign Film (Melhor Filme Estrangeiro)

Dogville (2003)

Audience Award [Winner] (2005)

Best Foreign Film (Melhor Filme Estrangeiro)

Dogville (2003)

Audience Award [Winner] (2005)

Best Foreign Director (Melhor Diretor Estrangeiro)

Dogville (2003)

Critics Award [Winner] (2001)

Best Foreign Film (Melhor Filme Estrangeiro)

Dancer in the Dark (2000)

Critics Award [Winner] (2001)

Best Foreign Director (Melhor Diretor Estrangeiro)

Dancer in the Dark (2000)

Audience Award [Winner] (2001)

Best Foreign Film (Melhor Filme Estrangeiro)

Dancer in the Dark (2000)

Audience Award [Winner] (2001)

Best Foreign Director (Melhor Diretor Estrangeiro)

Dancer in the Dark (2000)

Critics Award [Winner] (1998)

Best Foreign Film (Melhor Filme Estrangeiro)

Breaking the Waves (1996)

Sitges - Catalonian International Film Festival

Best Film [Winner] (1991)


Europa (1991)

Sofia International Film Festival

Audience Award [Winner] (2004)

Best Film

Dogville (2003)

Stockholm Film Festival

FIPRESCI Prize [Winner] (1996)

Northern Lights Section

Breaking the Waves (1996)

Bronze Horse [Winner] (1991)


Europa (1991)

Strasbourg European Fantastic Film Festival

Melies D'Argent [Winner] (2018)

Feature Film

The House That Jack Built (2018)

Octopus d'Or [Nominee] (2018)

Best International Feature Film

The House That Jack Built (2018)

Sun in a Net Awards, Slovakia

Sun in a Net [Winner] (2012)

Best Foreign Language Film (Nejlepsí zahranicní film)
Denmark/USA.

Melancholia (2011)

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival

Audience Award [Winner] (2000)


Dancer in the Dark (2000)

Turia Awards

Audience Award [Winner] (2001)

Best Foreign Film

Dancer in the Dark (2000)

Uruguay International Film Festival

Best Film [Winner] (1997)


Breaking the Waves (1996)

Valladolid International Film Festival

50th Anniversary Prize [Winner] (2005)


Manderlay (2005)

Golden Spike [Nominee] (2005)


Manderlay (2005)

Golden Spike [Nominee] (1998)


Idioterne (1998)

Vancouver International Film Festival

Most Popular Film [Winner] (1996)


Breaking the Waves (1996)

Village Voice Film Poll

VVFP Award [Nominee] (2011)

Best Director
2nd place.

Melancholia (2011)

Yoga Awards

Yoga Award [Winner] (2010)

Worst Foreign Film

Antichrist (2009)

Zulu Awards

Zulu [Nominee] (2014)

Best Film (Årets danske film)

Nymphomaniac: Vol. I (2013)
Nymphomaniac: Vol. II (2013)

Zulu [Nominee] (2012)

Best Film (Årets danske film)

Melancholia (2011)

Zulu [Nominee] (2010)

Best Film (Årets danske film)

Antichrist (2009)