Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA

Saturn Award [Winner] (2018)

Best Writing

Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi (2017)

Saturn Award [Nominee] (2018)

Best Director

Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi (2017)

Saturn Award [Nominee] (2013)

Best Director

Looper (2012)

ASECAN

ASECAN Award [Winner] (2013)

Best Foreign Film

Looper (2012)

Austin Film Critics Association

Austin Film Critics Award [Winner] (2012)

Best Original Screenplay

Looper (2012)

Austin Film Critics Award [Winner] (2007)

Best First Film

Brick (2005)

Awards Circuit Community Awards

Honorable Mentions (The Next Ten Best Picture Contenders) [Winner] (2017)

Honorable Mentions

Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi (2017)

ACCA [Nominee] (2012)

Best Original Screenplay

Looper (2012)

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards

Critics Choice Award [Nominee] (2013)

Best Original Screenplay

Looper (2012)

Central Ohio Film Critics Association

COFCA Award [Nominee] (2013)

Best Original Screenplay

Looper (2012)

COFCA Award [Winner] (2007)

Best Screenplay, Original

Brick (2005)

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

CFCA Award [Nominee] (2012)

Best Original Screenplay

Looper (2012)

CFCA Award [Winner] (2006)

Most Promising Director

Brick (2005)

Cognac Festival du Film Policier

'New Blood' Award [Winner] (2006)


Brick (2005)

Deauville Film Festival

Grand Special Prize [Nominee] (2005)


Brick (2005)

Denver Film Critics Society

DFCS Award [Nominee] (2018)

Best Adapted Screenplay

Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi (2017)

Directors Guild of America, USA

DGA Award [Winner] (2013)

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series
Episode: Fifty-One

Breaking Bad (2008)

Empire Awards, UK

Empire Award [Winner] (2018)

Best Director

Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi (2017)

Empire Award [Nominee] (2007)

Best Male Newcomer

Brick (2005)

Film Independent Spirit Awards

John Cassavetes Award [Nominee] (2006)


Brick (2005)

Florida Film Critics Circle Awards

FFCC Award [Winner] (2012)

Best Original Screenplay

Looper (2012)

Gold Derby Awards

Gold Derby TV Award [Winner] (2014)

Drama Episode of the Year
for "Ozymandias"

Breaking Bad (2008)

Gold Derby TV Award [Nominee] (2013)

Drama Episode of the Year
for "Fifty-One"

Breaking Bad (2008)

Gold Derby Award [Nominee] (2013)

Original Screenplay

Looper (2012)

Golden Schmoes Awards

Golden Schmoes [Nominee] (2012)

Best Screenplay of the Year

Looper (2012)

Golden Schmoes [Nominee] (2006)

Best Screenplay of the Year

Brick (2005)

Houston Film Critics Society Awards

HFCS Award [Nominee] (2012)

Best Screenplay

Looper (2012)

Hugo Awards

Hugo [Nominee] (2018)

Best Dramatic Presentation - Long Form

Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi (2017)

Hugo [Nominee] (2013)

Best Dramatic Presentation - Long Form

Looper (2012)

Indiewire Critics' Poll

ICP Award [Nominee] (2012)

Best Screenplay

5th place. Tied with Michael Haneke for Amour (... More

5th place. Tied with Michael Haneke for Amour (2012).


Looper (2012)

ICP Award [Winner] (2006)

Best First Feature

Brick (2005)

ICP Award [Nominee] (2006)

Best Screenplay
5th place.

Brick (2005)

Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards

Sierra Award [Winner] (2012)

Best Screenplay

Looper (2012)

National Board of Review, USA

NBR Award [Winner] (2012)

Best Original Screenplay

Looper (2012)

North Carolina Film Critics Association

NCFCA Award [Winner] (2013)

Best Original Screenplay

Looper (2012)

NCFCA Award [Nominee] (2013)

Best Director

Looper (2012)

Online Film & Television Association

OFTA Television Award [Nominee] (2014)

Best Direction in a Drama Series

Breaking Bad (2008)

OFTA Film Award [Nominee] (2013)

Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen

Looper (2012)

OFTA Television Award [Nominee] (2013)

Best Direction in a Drama Series

Breaking Bad (2008)

OFTA Television Award [Nominee] (2012)

Best Direction in a Drama Series

Breaking Bad (2008)

OFTA Film Award [Nominee] (2007)

Best First Feature

Brick (2005)

OFTA Film Award [Nominee] (2007)

Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen

Brick (2005)

OFTA Film Award [Nominee] (2007)

Best First Screenplay

Brick (2005)

Online Film Critics Society Awards

OFCS Award [Nominee] (2013)

Best Original Screenplay

Looper (2012)

OFCS Award [Nominee] (2007)

Best Breakthrough Filmmaker

Brick (2005)

Rondo Hatton Classic Horror Awards

Rondo Statuette [Nominee] (2012)

Best Film

Looper (2012)

San Francisco Film Critics Circle

SFFCC Award [Winner] (2006)

Best Original Screenplay

Brick (2005)

Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America

Bradbury Award [Nominee] (2013)


Looper (2012)

Sitges - Catalonian International Film Festival

Citizen Kane Award for Best Directorial Revelation [Winner] (2006)


Brick (2005)

Best Film [Nominee] (2006)


Brick (2005)

Stockholm Film Festival

Bronze Horse [Nominee] (2008)


The Brothers Bloom (2008)

Sundance Film Festival

Special Jury Prize [Winner] (2005)

Dramatic
For originality of vision.

Brick (2005)

Grand Jury Prize [Nominee] (2005)

Dramatic

Brick (2005)

Toronto Film Critics Association Awards

TFCA Award [Nominee] (2006)

Best First Feature

Brick (2005)

Utah Film Critics Association Awards

UFCA Award [Winner] (2012)

Best Original Screenplay

Looper (2012)

UFCA Award [Winner] (2006)

Best Screenplay

Brick (2005)

Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards

WAFCA Award [Winner] (2012)

Best Original Screenplay

Looper (2012)

Writers Guild of America, USA

WGA Award (Screen) [Nominee] (2013)

Best Original Screenplay

Looper (2012)