Academy Awards, USA (1993)

Oscar [Nominee]

Best Actor in a Leading Role

Denzel Washington

Oscar [Nominee]

Best Costume Design

Ruth E. Carter

20/20 Awards (2013)

Felix [Winner]

Best Actor

Denzel Washington

Felix [Nominee]

Best Cinematography

Ernest R. Dickerson

Felix [Nominee]

Best Costume Design

Ruth E. Carter

Awards Circuit Community Awards (1992)

ACCA [Winner]

Best Actor in a Leading Role

Denzel Washington

ACCA [Nominee]

Best Motion Picture

Spike Lee
Marvin Worth

ACCA [Nominee]

Best Director

Spike Lee

ACCA [Nominee]

Best Adapted Screenplay

Arnold Perl
Spike Lee

ACCA [Nominee]

Best Costume Design

Ruth E. Carter

Berlin International Film Festival (1993)

Silver Berlin Bear [Winner]

Best Actor

Denzel Washington

Golden Berlin Bear [Nominee]


Spike Lee

Casting Society of America, USA (1993)

Artios Award [Winner]

Best Casting for Feature Film, Drama

Robi Reed

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards (1993)

CFCA Award [Winner]

Best Picture

CFCA Award [Winner]

Best Actor

Denzel Washington

CFCA Award [Nominee]

Best Supporting Actor

Al Freeman Jr.

CFCA Award [Nominee]

Best Director

Spike Lee

CFCA Award [Nominee]

Best Screenplay

Arnold Perl
Spike Lee

CFCA Award [Nominee]

Most Promising Actress

Angela Bassett

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards (1993)

DFWFCA Award [Winner]

Best Actor

Denzel Washington

DFWFCA Award [Nominee]

Best Picture

Golden Globes, USA (1993)

Golden Globe [Nominee]

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama

Denzel Washington

Image Awards (NAACP) (1995)

Image Award [Winner]

Outstanding Motion Picture

Image Award [Winner]

Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture

Denzel Washington

Image Award [Winner]

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture

Al Freeman Jr.

Image Award [Winner]

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture

Angela Bassett

Image Award [Nominee]

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture

Delroy Lindo

Image Awards (NAACP) (1994)

Image Award [Winner]

Outstanding Motion Picture

MTV Movie + TV Awards (1993)

MTV Movie Award [Winner]

Best Male Performance

Denzel Washington

MTV Movie Award [Nominee]

Best Movie

National Board of Review, USA (1992)

NBR Award [Winner]

Top Ten Films

National Film Preservation Board, USA (2010)

National Film Registry [Winner]


National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA (1993)

NSFC Award [Nominee]

Best Actor

Denzel Washington

NSFC Award [Nominee]

Best Supporting Actor

Delroy Lindo

Online Film & Television Association (2022)

OFTA Film Hall of Fame [Winner]

Motion Picture

Political Film Society, USA (1993)

PFS Award [Nominee]

Exposé

Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards (1993)

SEFCA Award [Winner]

Best Actor

Denzel Washington

SEFCA Award [Nominee]

Best Picture