Academy Awards, USA (1990)

Oscar [Winner]

Best Actor in a Supporting Role

Denzel Washington

Oscar [Winner]

Best Cinematography

Freddie Francis

Oscar [Winner]

Best Sound

Donald O. Mitchell
Gregg Rudloff
Elliot Tyson
Russell Williams II

Oscar [Nominee]

Best Art Direction-Set Decoration

Norman Garwood
Garrett Lewis

Oscar [Nominee]

Best Film Editing

Steven Rosenblum

BAFTA Awards (1991)

BAFTA Film Award [Nominee]

Best Cinematography

Freddie Francis

20/20 Awards (2010)

Felix [Nominee]

Best Original Score

James Horner

Felix [Nominee]

Best Sound Design

Felix [Nominee]

Best Cinematography

Freddie Francis

American Cinema Editors, USA (1990)

Eddie [Winner]

Best Edited Feature Film

Steven Rosenblum

Casting Society of America, USA (1990)

Artios Award [Nominee]

Best Casting for Feature Film, Drama

Mary Colquhoun

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards (1990)

CFCA Award [Nominee]

Best Supporting Actor

Morgan Freeman

CFCA Award [Nominee]

Best Supporting Actor

Denzel Washington

Golden Globes, USA (1990)

Golden Globe [Winner]

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

Denzel Washington

Golden Globe [Nominee]

Best Motion Picture - Drama

Golden Globe [Nominee]

Best Director - Motion Picture

Edward Zwick

Golden Globe [Nominee]

Best Screenplay - Motion Picture

Kevin Jarre

Golden Globe [Nominee]

Best Original Score - Motion Picture

James Horner

Grammy Awards (1991)

Grammy [Winner]

Best Instrumental Composition Written for a Motion Picture or for Television

James Horner

Heartland Film (1989)

Truly Moving Picture Award [Winner]


Edward Zwick

Image Awards (NAACP) (1992)

Image Award [Winner]

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture

Denzel Washington

Image Awards (NAACP) (1990)

Image Award [Winner]

Outstanding Motion Picture

Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards (1989)

KCFCC Award [Winner]

Best Film

KCFCC Award [Winner]

Best Supporting Actor

Denzel Washington

KCFCC Award [Winner]

Best Director

Edward Zwick

National Board of Review, USA (1989)

NBR Award [Winner]

Top Ten Films

New York Film Critics Circle Awards (1989)

NYFCC Award [Nominee]

Best Supporting Actor

Denzel Washington

Political Film Society, USA (1991)

PFS Award [Nominee]

Human Rights

Writers Guild of America, USA (1990)

WGA Award (Screen) [Nominee]

Best Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium

Kevin Jarre