Academy Awards, USA (1958)

Oscar [Nominee]

Best Picture

Henry Fonda
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Oscar [Nominee]

Best Director

Sidney Lumet

Oscar [Nominee]

Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium

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Golden Globes, USA (1958)

Golden Globe [Nominee]

Best Motion Picture - Drama

Golden Globe [Nominee]

Best Actor - Drama

Henry Fonda

Golden Globe [Nominee]

Best Supporting Actor

Lee J. Cobb

Golden Globe [Nominee]

Best Director

Sidney Lumet

BAFTA Awards (1958)

BAFTA Film Award [Winner]

Best Foreign Actor

Henry Fonda

BAFTA Film Award [Nominee]

Best Film from any Source

Berlin International Film Festival (1957)

Golden Berlin Bear [Winner]


Sidney Lumet

OCIC Award [Winner]


Sidney Lumet

Blue Ribbon Awards (1960)

Blue Ribbon Award [Winner]

Best Foreign Language Film

Sidney Lumet

Bodil Awards (1960)

Bodil [Winner]

Best American Film (Bedste amerikanske film)

Sidney Lumet

Directors Guild of America, USA (1958)

DGA Award [Nominee]

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures

Sidney Lumet

Edgar Allan Poe Awards (1958)

Edgar [Winner]

Best Motion Picture

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Grand Prix de l'UCC (1958)

Grand Prix de l'UCC [Winner]


Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists (1958)

Silver Ribbon [Winner]

Best Foreign Film (Miglior Film Straniero)

Sidney Lumet

Jussi Awards (1958)

Diploma of Merit [Winner]

Foreign Actor

Henry Fonda

Kinema Junpo Awards (1960)

Kinema Junpo Award [Winner]

Best Foreign Language Film

Sidney Lumet

National Board of Review, USA (1957)

NBR Award [Winner]

Top Ten Films

National Film Preservation Board, USA (2007)

National Film Registry [Winner]


New York Film Critics Circle Awards (1957)

NYFCC Award [Nominee]

Best Film

NYFCC Award [Nominee]

Best Director

Sidney Lumet

Online Film & Television Association (2008)

OFTA Film Hall of Fame [Winner]

Motion Picture

PGA Awards (1997)

PGA Hall of Fame - Motion Pictures [Winner]


Writers Guild of America, USA (1958)

WGA Award (Screen) [Winner]

Best Written American Drama

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