Academy Awards, USA (2012)

Oscar [Winner]

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role

Octavia Spencer

Oscar [Nominee]

Best Motion Picture of the Year

Brunson Green
Chris Columbus
Michael Barnathan

Oscar [Nominee]

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role

Viola Davis

Oscar [Nominee]

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role

Jessica Chastain

Golden Globes, USA (2012)

Golden Globe [Winner]

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

Octavia Spencer

Golden Globe [Nominee]

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama

Viola Davis

Golden Globe [Nominee]

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

Jessica Chastain

Golden Globe [Nominee]

Best Original Song - Motion Picture

Thomas Newman
Mary J. Blige
Harvey Mason Jr.
Damon Thomas

Golden Globe [Nominee]

Best Motion Picture - Drama

BAFTA Awards (2012)

BAFTA Film Award [Winner]

Best Supporting Actress

Octavia Spencer

BAFTA Film Award [Nominee]

Best Film

Brunson Green
Chris Columbus
Michael Barnathan

BAFTA Film Award [Nominee]

Best Adapted Screenplay

Tate Taylor

BAFTA Film Award [Nominee]

Best Leading Actress

Viola Davis

BAFTA Film Award [Nominee]

Best Supporting Actress

Jessica Chastain

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2012)

Actor [Winner]

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role

Viola Davis

Actor [Winner]

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role

Octavia Spencer

Actor [Winner]

Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

Jessica Chastain
Viola Davis
Bryce Dallas Howard
Allison Janney
Chris Lowell
Ahna O'Reilly
Sissy Spacek
Octavia Spencer
Mary Steenburgen
Emma Stone
Cicely Tyson
Mike Vogel

Actor [Nominee]

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role

Jessica Chastain

AARP Movies for Grownups Awards (2012)

Movies for Grownups Award [Nominee]

Best Supporting Actress

Allison Janney

AFI Awards, USA (2012)

AFI Award [Winner]

Movie of the Year

African-American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) (2011)

AAFCA Award [Winner]

Best Actress

Viola Davis

AAFCA Award [Winner]

Best Supporting Actress

Octavia Spencer

AAFCA Award [Winner]

Top 10 Films

Alliance of Women Film Journalists (2012)

EDA Award [Winner]

Best Actress

Viola Davis

EDA Award [Winner]

Best Supporting Actress

Octavia Spencer

EDA Female Focus Award [Winner]

Outstanding Achievement by a Woman in the Film Industry

Jessica Chastain
For Take Shelter , The Tree of Life and The Debt

EDA Award [Nominee]

Best Supporting Actress

Jessica Chastain

EDA Award [Nominee]

Best Ensemble Cast

EDA Female Focus Award [Nominee]

Female Icon of the Year

Viola Davis

EDA Special Mention Award [Nominee]

Unforgettable Moment

Awards Circuit Community Awards (2011)

ACCA [Winner]

Best Actress in a Leading Role

Viola Davis

ACCA [Winner]

Best Cast Ensemble

ACCA [Nominee]

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Jessica Chastain

ACCA [Nominee]

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Octavia Spencer

ACCA [Nominee]

Best Adapted Screenplay

Tate Taylor

ACCA [Nominee]

Best Achievement in Costume Design

Sharen Davis

ACCA [Nominee]

Best Motion Picture

Michael Barnathan
Chris Columbus
Brunson Green

BET Awards (2012)

BET Award [Winner]

Best Movie

BET Award [Winner]

Best Actress

Viola Davis
For Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close

Black Film Critics Circle Awards (2011)

BFCC Award [Winner]

Best Picture

BFCC Award [Winner]

Best Actress

Viola Davis

BFCC Award [Winner]

Best Supporting Actress

Octavia Spencer

BFCC Award [Winner]

Best Adapted Screenplay

Tate Taylor

BFCC Award [Winner]

Best Ensemble

Jessica Chastain
Viola Davis
Bryce Dallas Howard
Allison Janney
Chris Lowell
Ahna O'Reilly
Sissy Spacek
Octavia Spencer
Mary Steenburgen
Emma Stone
Cicely Tyson
Mike Vogel

BFCC Award [Winner]

Top Ten Films

Black Reel Awards (2012)

Black Reel [Winner]

Best Actress

Viola Davis

Black Reel [Winner]

Outstanding Supporting Actress

Octavia Spencer

Black Reel [Winner]

Best Original Score

Thomas Newman

Black Reel [Winner]

Best Film

Chris Columbus
Michael Barnathan
Brunson Green

Black Reel [Winner]

Best Song

Mary J. Blige
Harvey Mason Jr.
Thomas Newman
Damon Thomas

Black Reel [Winner]

Best Ensemble

Kerry Barden
Paul Schnee

Black Reel [Nominee]

Best Breakthrough Performance

Octavia Spencer

BMI Film & TV Awards (2012)

BMI Film Music Award [Winner]

Film Music

Thomas Newman

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards (2012)

Critics Choice Award [Winner]

Best Actress

Viola Davis

Critics Choice Award [Winner]

Best Supporting Actress

Octavia Spencer

Critics Choice Award [Winner]

Best Acting Ensemble

Critics Choice Award [Nominee]

Best Song

Mary J. Blige
Thomas Newman
Harvey Mason Jr.

Critics Choice Award [Nominee]

Best Supporting Actress

Jessica Chastain

Critics Choice Award [Nominee]

Best Adapted Screenplay

Tate Taylor

Critics Choice Award [Nominee]

Best Costume Design

Sharen Davis

Critics Choice Award [Nominee]

Best Picture

Casting Society of America, USA (2012)

Artios [Winner]

Outstanding Achievement in Casting - Big Budget Feature - Drama

Kerry Barden
Paul Schnee

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards (2011)

CFCA Award [Nominee]

Best Supporting Actress

Octavia Spencer

CFCA Award [Nominee]

Most Promising Filmmaker

Tate Taylor

Cinema for Peace Awards (2012)

Cinema for Peace Award [Nominee]

Most Valuable Movie of the Year

Tate Taylor

Costume Designers Guild Awards (2012)

CDG Award [Nominee]

Excellence in Period Film

Sharen Davis

Detroit Film Critics Society, US (2011)

DFCS Award [Winner]

Breakthrough Artist

Jessica Chastain
For Take Shelter and The Tree of Life

DFCS Award [Nominee]

Best Actress

Viola Davis

DFCS Award [Nominee]

Best Ensemble

Film by the Sea International Film Festival (2011)

Audience Award [Winner]

Best Feature Film

Tate Taylor

Film and Literature Award [Nominee]


Tate Taylor

Gold Derby Awards (2012)

Gold Derby Award [Winner]

Supporting Actress

Octavia Spencer

Gold Derby Award [Winner]

Ensemble Cast

Jessica Chastain
Viola Davis
Nelsan Ellis
Bryce Dallas Howard
Allison Janney
Chris Lowell
Sissy Spacek
Octavia Spencer
Mary Steenburgen
Emma Stone
Cicely Tyson
Mike Vogel

Gold Derby Award [Nominee]

Lead Actress

Viola Davis

Gold Derby Award [Nominee]

Supporting Actress

Jessica Chastain

Gold Derby Award [Nominee]

Adapted Screenplay

Tate Taylor

Gold Derby Award [Nominee]

Costume Design

Sharen Davis

Gold Derby Award [Nominee]

Motion Picture

Michael Barnathan
Chris Columbus
Brunson Green

Golden Schmoes Awards (2011)

Golden Schmoes [Nominee]

Best Actress of the Year

Viola Davis

Golden Schmoes [Nominee]

Best Supporting Actress of the Year

Octavia Spencer

Hollywood Film Awards (2011)

Hollywood Breakthrough Award [Winner]

Breakthrough Actress

Jessica Chastain
For The Tree of Life , The Debt , Coriolanus and Take Shelter

Hollywood Film Award [Winner]

Ensemble of the Year

Emma Stone
Viola Davis
Bryce Dallas Howard
Octavia Spencer
Jessica Chastain
Ahna O'Reilly
Allison Janney
Chris Lowell
Cicely Tyson
Sissy Spacek
Aunjanue Ellis
Mary Steenburgen

Hollywood Movie Award [Nominee]


Hollywood Music In Media Awards (HMMA) (2011)

HMMA Award [Nominee]

Best Original Score - Feature Film

Thomas Newman

Hollywood Post Alliance, US (2011)

HPA Awards [Winner]

Outstanding Color Grading Feature Film in a DI Process

Steven J. Scott
EFilm

Houston Film Critics Society Awards (2011)

HFCS Award [Nominee]

Best Actress

Viola Davis

HFCS Award [Nominee]

Best Original Song

Mary J. Blige

HFCS Award [Nominee]

Best Picture

HFCS Award [Nominee]

Best Supporting Actress

Jessica Chastain

HFCS Award [Nominee]

Best Supporting Actress

Octavia Spencer

Image Awards (2012)

Image Award [Winner]

Outstanding Motion Picture

Image Award [Winner]

Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture

Viola Davis

Image Award [Winner]

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture

Octavia Spencer

Image Award [Nominee]

Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture

Emma Stone

Image Award [Nominee]

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture

Bryce Dallas Howard

Image Award [Nominee]

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture

Cicely Tyson

Image Award [Nominee]

Outstanding Writing in a Motion Picture (Theatrical or Television)

Tate Taylor

Image Award [Nominee]

Outstanding Directing in a Motion Picture (Theatrical or Television)

Tate Taylor

Indiana Film Journalists Association, US (2011)

IFJA Award [Winner]

Best Supporting Actress

Viola Davis

International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA) (2012)

INOCA [Nominee]

Best Actress

Viola Davis

INOCA [Nominee]

Best Supporting Actress

Jessica Chastain

INOCA [Nominee]

Best Supporting Actress

Octavia Spencer

INOCA [Nominee]

Best Ensemble Cast

Iowa Film Critics Awards (2012)

IFC Award [Winner]

Best Actress

Viola Davis

IFC Award [Nominee]

Best Supporting Actress

Octavia Spencer

Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards (2011)

Sierra Award [Nominee]

Best Picture

London Critics Circle Film Awards (2012)

ALFS Award [Nominee]

Supporting Actress of the Year

Jessica Chastain

ALFS Award [Nominee]

Supporting Actress of the Year

Octavia Spencer

Motion Picture Sound Editors, USA (2012)

Golden Reel Award [Nominee]

Best Sound Editing - Dialogue and ADR in a Feature Film

Dennis Drummond
Kim Drummond
Laura Graham
Scott A. Jennings

MovieGuide Awards (2012)

Grace Award [Nominee]

Most Inspiring Performance in Movies

Viola Davis

MTV Movie + TV Awards (2012)

MTV Movie Award [Nominee]

Best On-Screen Dirtbag

Bryce Dallas Howard

MTV Movie Award [Nominee]

Best Movie

MTV Movie Award [Nominee]

Best Gut-Wrenching Performance

Bryce Dallas Howard

MTV Movie Award [Nominee]

Best Cast

New York Film Critics, Online (2011)

NYFCO Award [Winner]

Breakthrough Performance

Jessica Chastain
For The Tree of Life , The Debt and Take Shelter

NYFCO Award [Winner]

Top Films of the Year

North Texas Film Critics Association, US (2012)

NTFCA Award [Winner]

Best Actress

Viola Davis

NTFCA Award [Winner]

Best Supporting Actress

Octavia Spencer

Oklahoma Film Critics Circle Awards (2011)

OFCC Award [Winner]

Best Supporting Actress

Octavia Spencer

Online Film & Television Association (2012)

OFTA Film Award [Winner]

Best Breakthrough Performance: Female

Jessica Chastain

OFTA Film Award [Nominee]

Best Actress

Viola Davis

OFTA Film Award [Nominee]

Best Supporting Actress

Jessica Chastain

OFTA Film Award [Nominee]

Best Supporting Actress

Octavia Spencer

OFTA Film Award [Nominee]

Best Ensemble

OFTA Film Award [Nominee]

Best Casting

Kerry Barden
Paul Schnee

OFTA Film Award [Nominee]

Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium

Tate Taylor

OFTA Film Award [Nominee]

Best Costume Design

Sharen Davis

People's Choice Awards, USA (2012)

People's Choice Award [Nominee]

Favorite Movie

People's Choice Award [Nominee]

Favorite Drama Movie

People's Choice Award [Nominee]

Favorite Book Adaptation

PGA Awards (2012)

PGA Award [Nominee]

Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures

Michael Barnathan
Chris Columbus
Brunson Green

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards (2011)

PFCS Award [Winner]

Best Screenplay - Adaptation

Tate Taylor

PFCS Award [Nominee]

Best Original Song

Mary J. Blige
Harvey Mason Jr.
Thomas Newman

PFCS Award [Nominee]

Best Actress in a Leading Role

Viola Davis

PFCS Award [Nominee]

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Jessica Chastain

PFCS Award [Nominee]

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Bryce Dallas Howard

PFCS Award [Nominee]

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Octavia Spencer

PFCS Award [Nominee]

Best Picture

PFCS Award [Nominee]

Best Director

Tate Taylor

PFCS Award [Nominee]

Breakthrough Behind the Camera

Tate Taylor

Publicists Guild of America (2012)

Maxwell Weinberg Award [Winner]

Motion Picture

San Diego Film Critics Society Awards (2011)

Special Award [Winner]


Jessica Chastain
For The Debt , Take Shelter , Coriolanus , The Tree of Life and Texas Killing Fields

SDFCS Award [Nominee]

Best Actress

Viola Davis

SDFCS Award [Nominee]

Best Supporting Actress

Jessica Chastain

SDFCS Award [Nominee]

Best Ensemble Performance

Santa Barbara International Film Festival (2012)

Outstanding Performer of the Year Award [Winner]


Viola Davis

Satellite Awards (2011)

Satellite Award [Winner]

Best Actress in a Motion Picture

Viola Davis

Special Achievement Award [Winner]

Best Ensemble, Motion Picture

Emma Stone
Viola Davis
Bryce Dallas Howard
Octavia Spencer
Jessica Chastain
Ahna O'Reilly
Allison Janney
Chris Lowell
Cicely Tyson
Mike Vogel
Sissy Spacek
Aunjanue Ellis
Mary Steenburgen

Satellite Award [Nominee]

Best Motion Picture

Satellite Award [Nominee]

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Octavia Spencer

Satellite Award [Nominee]

Best Director

Tate Taylor

Satellite Award [Nominee]

Best Screenplay, Adapted

Tate Taylor

Society of Camera Operators (2012)

Camera Operator of the Year Award [Nominee]

Feature Film

Will Arnot

St. Louis Film Critics Association, US (2011)

SLFCA Award [Nominee]

Best Actress

Viola Davis

SLFCA Award [Nominee]

Best Supporting Actress

Octavia Spencer

SLFCA Award [Nominee]

Best Adapted Screenplay

Tate Taylor

Teen Choice Awards (2012)

Teen Choice Award [Winner]

Choice Movie Actress: Drama

Emma Stone

Teen Choice Award [Nominee]

Choice Movie Actress: Drama

Viola Davis

Teen Choice Award [Nominee]

Choice Movie: Drama

Vancouver Film Critics Circle (2012)

VFCC Award [Winner]

Best Supporting Actress

Jessica Chastain
For The Tree of Life and Take Shelter

Village Voice Film Poll (2011)

VVFP Award [Nominee]

Best Actress

Viola Davis

Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards (2011)

WAFCA Award [Winner]

Best Supporting Actress

Octavia Spencer

WAFCA Award [Nominee]

Best Actress

Viola Davis

WAFCA Award [Nominee]

Best Adapted Screenplay

Tate Taylor

WAFCA Award [Nominee]

Best Acting Ensemble

Women Film Critics Circle Awards (2011)

Josephine Baker Award [Winner]


WFCC Award [Winner]

Women's Work/Best Ensemble

Aunjanue Ellis
Ahna O'Reilly
Octavia Spencer
Mary Steenburgen
Emma Stone
Bryce Dallas Howard
Jessica Chastain
Allison Janney
Viola Davis
Cicely Tyson

WFCC Award [Winner]

Best Actress

Viola Davis

WFCC Award [Winner]

Best Movie About Women

WFCC Award [Nominee]

Best Actress

Jessica Chastain
For The Debt

Women's Image Network Awards (2011)

WIN Award [Nominee]

Actress Feature Film

Viola Davis

WIN Award [Nominee]

Actress Feature Film

Emma Stone

World Soundtrack Awards (2012)

World Soundtrack Award [Nominee]

Best Original Song Written for a Film

Thomas Newman
Mary J. Blige
Harvey Mason Jr.
Damon Thomas

Writers Guild of America, USA (2012)

WGA Award (Screen) [Nominee]

Best Adapted Screenplay

Tate Taylor