Academy Awards, USA (2011)

Oscar [Nominee]

Best Motion Picture of the Year

Christian Colson
Danny Boyle
John Smithson

Oscar [Nominee]

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role

James Franco

Oscar [Nominee]

Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay

Danny Boyle
Simon Beaufoy

Oscar [Nominee]

Best Achievement in Film Editing

Jon Harris

Oscar [Nominee]

Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Score

A.R. Rahman

Oscar [Nominee]

Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Song

A.R. Rahman
Dido
Roland 'Rollo' Armstrong

Golden Globes, USA (2011)

Golden Globe [Nominee]

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama

James Franco

Golden Globe [Nominee]

Best Screenplay - Motion Picture

Danny Boyle
Simon Beaufoy

Golden Globe [Nominee]

Best Original Score - Motion Picture

A.R. Rahman

BAFTA Awards (2011)

Alexander Korda Award for Best British Film [Nominee]


Danny Boyle
Christian Colson
John Smithson
Simon Beaufoy

Anthony Asquith Award for Film Music [Nominee]


A.R. Rahman

BAFTA Film Award [Nominee]

Best Leading Actor

James Franco

BAFTA Film Award [Nominee]

Best Screenplay (Adapted)

Danny Boyle
Simon Beaufoy

BAFTA Film Award [Nominee]

Best Cinematography

Anthony Dod Mantle
Enrique Chediak

BAFTA Film Award [Nominee]

Best Editing

Jon Harris

BAFTA Film Award [Nominee]

Best Sound

Glenn Freemantle
Ian Tapp
Richard Pryke
Steven C. Laneri
Douglas Cameron

David Lean Award for Direction [Nominee]

Best Director

Danny Boyle

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2011)

Actor [Nominee]

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role

James Franco

AARP Movies for Grownups Awards (2011)

Movies for Grownups Award [Winner]

Best Director

Danny Boyle

AFI Awards, USA (2011)

AFI Award [Winner]

Movie of the Year

Alliance of Women Film Journalists (2011)

EDA Award [Nominee]

Best Actor

James Franco

EDA Award [Nominee]

Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay

Danny Boyle
Simon Beaufoy

EDA Award [Nominee]

Best Film Editing

Jon Harris

EDA Award [Nominee]

Best Film Music or Score

A.R. Rahman

EDA Special Mention Award [Nominee]

Unforgettable Moment

James Franco

EDA Special Mention Award [Nominee]

Bravest Performance Award

James Franco

Art Directors Guild (2011)

Excellence in Production Design Award [Nominee]

Contemporary Film

Suttirat Anne Larlarb
Christopher R. DeMuri
Linden Snyder
Tyler Astrope
Les Boothe

Awards Circuit Community Awards (2010)

Davis Award [Winner]

Honorable Mentions

ACCA [Nominee]

Best Motion Picture

Christian Colson
Danny Boyle
John Smithson

ACCA [Nominee]

Best Achievement in Directing

Danny Boyle

ACCA [Nominee]

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role

James Franco

ACCA [Nominee]

Best Adapted Screenplay

Danny Boyle
Simon Beaufoy

ACCA [Nominee]

Best Achievement in Cinematography

Enrique Chediak
Anthony Dod Mantle

ACCA [Nominee]

Best Achievement in Film Editing

Jon Harris

Davis Award [Nominee]

Best Cinematography

Anthony Dod Mantle

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards (2011)

Critics Choice Award [Winner]

Best Song

Dido
Roland 'Rollo' Armstrong
A.R. Rahman

Critics Choice Award [Nominee]

Best Actor

James Franco

Critics Choice Award [Nominee]

Best Director

Danny Boyle

Critics Choice Award [Nominee]

Best Screenplay, Adapted

Simon Beaufoy
Danny Boyle

Critics Choice Award [Nominee]

Best Cinematography

Anthony Dod Mantle
Enrique Chediak

Critics Choice Award [Nominee]

Best Editing

Jon Harris

Critics Choice Award [Nominee]

Best Sound

Glenn Freemantle
Steven C. Laneri
Douglas Cameron
Ian Tapp
Richard Pryke

Critics Choice Award [Nominee]

Best Picture

Camerimage (2010)

Golden Frog [Nominee]

Main Competition

Anthony Dod Mantle
Enrique Chediak

Central Ohio Film Critics Association (2011)

COFCA Award [Winner]

Best Actor

James Franco

COFCA Award [Winner]

Actor of the Year

James Franco
For Eat Pray Love , Date Night and Howl

COFCA Award [Nominee]

Best Director

Danny Boyle

COFCA Award [Nominee]

Best Cinematography

Anthony Dod Mantle
Enrique Chediak

COFCA Award [Nominee]

Best Adapted Screenplay

Danny Boyle
Simon Beaufoy

COFCA Award [Nominee]

Best Score

A.R. Rahman

COFCA Award [Nominee]

Best Picture

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards (2010)

DFWFCA Award [Winner]

Best Actor

James Franco

DFWFCA Award [Winner]

Best Cinematography

Anthony Dod Mantle
Enrique Chediak

DFWFCA Award [Nominee]

Best Picture

DFWFCA Award [Nominee]

Best Director

Danny Boyle

Denver Film Critics Society (2011)

DFCS Award [Winner]

Best Original Song

A.R. Rahman
Dido
Roland 'Rollo' Armstrong

DFCS Award [Nominee]

Best Director

Danny Boyle

DFCS Award [Nominee]

Best Actor

James Franco

DFCS Award [Nominee]

Best Adapted Screenplay

Danny Boyle
Simon Beaufoy

Detroit Film Critics Society, US (2010)

DFCS Award [Winner]

Best Director

Danny Boyle

Empire Awards, UK (2011)

Empire Award [Nominee]

Best Actor

James Franco

Empire Award [Nominee]

Best British Film

Empire Award [Nominee]

Best Thriller

Evening Standard British Film Awards (2011)

Evening Standard British Film Award [Nominee]

Best Screenplay

Danny Boyle
Simon Beaufoy

Film Independent Spirit Awards (2011)

Independent Spirit Award [Winner]

Best Male Lead

James Franco

Independent Spirit Award [Nominee]

Best Feature

Independent Spirit Award [Nominee]

Best Director

Danny Boyle

GALECA: The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics (2011)

Dorian Award [Nominee]

Film Performance of the Year

James Franco
For Howl

Gold Derby Awards (2011)

Gold Derby Award [Nominee]

Lead Actor

James Franco

Gold Derby Award [Nominee]

Director

Danny Boyle

Gold Derby Award [Nominee]

Cinematography

Enrique Chediak
Anthony Dod Mantle

Gold Derby Award [Nominee]

Film Editing

Jon Harris

Gold Derby Award [Nominee]

Original Song

Roland 'Rollo' Armstrong
Dido
A.R. Rahman

Golden Schmoes Awards (2010)

Golden Schmoes [Nominee]

Best Actor of the Year

James Franco

Golden Schmoes [Nominee]

Most Memorable Scene in a Movie

Houston Film Critics Society Awards (2010)

HFCS Award [Nominee]

Best Picture

HFCS Award [Nominee]

Best Director

Danny Boyle

HFCS Award [Nominee]

Best Actor

James Franco

HFCS Award [Nominee]

Best Cinematography

Anthony Dod Mantle
Enrique Chediak

HFCS Award [Nominee]

Best Original Score

A.R. Rahman

HFCS Award [Nominee]

Best Original Song

A.R. Rahman
Dido
Roland 'Rollo' Armstrong

Humanitas Prize (2011)

Humanitas Prize [Nominee]

Feature Film Category

Danny Boyle
Simon Beaufoy

IGN Summer Movie Awards (2010)

IGN Award [Nominee]

Best Director

Danny Boyle

Indiana Film Journalists Association, US (2010)

IFJA Award [Winner]

Best Actor

James Franco

IFJA Award [Nominee]

Best Picture

Original Vision Award [Nominee]


International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA) (2011)

INOCA [Nominee]

Best Actor

James Franco

INOCA [Nominee]

Best Film Editing

Jon Harris

INOCA [Nominee]

Best Sound Mixing

Ian Tapp
Richard Pryke
Douglas Cameron

Iowa Film Critics Awards (2011)

IFC Award [Nominee]

Best Director

Danny Boyle

IFC Award [Nominee]

Best Actor

James Franco

Italian Online Movie Awards (IOMA) (2011)

IOMA [Nominee]

Best Actor (Miglior attore protagonista)

James Franco

IOMA [Nominee]

Best Editing (Miglior montaggio)

Jon Harris

Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards (2010)

Sierra Award [Winner]

Best Actor

James Franco

Sierra Award [Nominee]

Best Picture

Sierra Award [Nominee]

Best Director

Danny Boyle

Sierra Award [Nominee]

Best Cinematography

Enrique Chediak
Anthony Dod Mantle

Sierra Award [Nominee]

Best Film Editing

Jon Harris

Sierra Award [Nominee]

Best Song

A.R. Rahman
Roland 'Rollo' Armstrong
Dido

London Critics Circle Film Awards (2011)

ALFS Award [Nominee]

British Film of the Year

ALFS Award [Nominee]

British Director of the Year

Danny Boyle

Mill Valley Film Festival (2010)

Mill Valley Film Festival Award [Winner]

Best Narrative Feature

Danny Boyle

Motion Picture Sound Editors, USA (2011)

Golden Reel Award [Nominee]

Best Sound Editing - Sound Effects and Foley in a Feature Film

Glenn Freemantle
Nicolas Becker
Niv Adiri
Ben Barker
Jon Olive

MTV Movie + TV Awards (2011)

MTV Movie Award [Nominee]

Best Jaw Dropping Moment

James Franco

National Movie Awards, UK (2011)

National Movie Award [Nominee]

Performance of the Year

James Franco

New York Film Critics, Online (2010)

NYFCO Award [Winner]

Best Actor

James Franco

NYFCO Award [Winner]

Top Films of the Year

North Texas Film Critics Association, US (2011)

NTFCA Award [Nominee]

Best Actor

James Franco

NTFCA Award [Nominee]

Best Cinematography

Anthony Dod Mantle
Enrique Chediak

Oklahoma Film Critics Circle Awards (2010)

OFCC Award [Nominee]

Best Film

Online Film & Television Association (2011)

OFTA Film Award [Nominee]

Best Actor

James Franco

OFTA Film Award [Nominee]

Best Director

Danny Boyle

OFTA Film Award [Nominee]

Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium

Danny Boyle
Simon Beaufoy

OFTA Film Award [Nominee]

Best Music, Original Song

A.R. Rahman
Dido
Roland 'Rollo' Armstrong

OFTA Film Award [Nominee]

Best Film Editing

Jon Harris

OFTA Film Award [Nominee]

Best Cinematography

Anthony Dod Mantle
Enrique Chediak

OFTA Film Award [Nominee]

Best Sound Mixing

Niv Adiri
Glenn Freemantle
Richard Pryke
Ian Tapp

OFTA Film Award [Nominee]

Best Sound Effects Editing

Glenn Freemantle

OFTA Film Award [Nominee]

Most Cinematic Moment

Online Film Critics Society Awards (2011)

OFCS Award [Nominee]

Best Director

Danny Boyle

OFCS Award [Nominee]

Best Actor

James Franco

OFCS Award [Nominee]

Best Screenplay, Adapted

Danny Boyle
Simon Beaufoy

OFCS Award [Nominee]

Best Cinematography

Anthony Dod Mantle
Enrique Chediak

OFCS Award [Nominee]

Best Editing

Jon Harris

PGA Awards (2011)

PGA Award [Nominee]

Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures

Danny Boyle
Christian Colson

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards (2010)

PFCS Award [Nominee]

Best Picture

PFCS Award [Nominee]

Best Director

Danny Boyle

PFCS Award [Nominee]

Best Actor in a Leading Role

James Franco

PFCS Award [Nominee]

Best Film Editing

John Harris

Rembrandt Awards (2012)

Rembrandt Award [Nominee]

Best International Actor (Beste Buitenlandse Acteur)

James Franco

Russian National Movie Awards (2012)

Georges Award [Nominee]

Best Foreign Drama of the Year

San Diego Film Critics Society Awards (2010)

SDFCS Award [Nominee]

Best Director

Danny Boyle

SDFCS Award [Nominee]

Best Actor

James Franco

SDFCS Award [Nominee]

Best Cinematography

Anthony Dod Mantle
Enrique Chediak

SDFCS Award [Nominee]

Best Editing

Jon Harris

SDFCS Award [Nominee]

Best Score

A.R. Rahman

Santa Barbara International Film Festival (2011)

Outstanding Performer of the Year Award [Winner]


James Franco

Satellite Awards (2010)

Satellite Award [Nominee]

Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama

James Franco

Satellite Award [Nominee]

Best Sound (Mixing & Editing)

Glenn Freemantle
Steven C. Laneri
Douglas Cameron
Ian Tapp
Richard Pryke

Satellite Award [Nominee]

Best Motion Picture, Drama

Satellite Award [Nominee]

Best Director

Danny Boyle

Satellite Award [Nominee]

Best Screenplay, Adapted

Danny Boyle
Simon Beaufoy

Satellite Award [Nominee]

Best Original Score

A.R. Rahman

Satellite Award [Nominee]

Best Original Song

Dido
Roland 'Rollo' Armstrong
A.R. Rahman

Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards (2010)

SEFCA Award [Nominee]

Best Actor

James Franco

SEFCA Award [Nominee]

Best Picture

St. Louis Film Critics Association, US (2010)

SLFCA Award [Winner]

Special Merit (for best scene, cinematic technique or other memorable aspect or moment)

James Franco

SLFCA Award [Nominee]

Best Actor

James Franco

SLFCA Award [Nominee]

Best Adapted Screenplay

Danny Boyle
Simon Beaufoy

SLFCA Award [Nominee]

Best Director

Danny Boyle

SLFCA Award [Nominee]

Moving the Medium Forward (for technical/artistic innovation that advances the medium)

St. Louis International Film Festival (2010)

Audience Choice Award [Nominee]

Best Feature

Danny Boyle

Utah Film Critics Association Awards (2010)

UFCA Award [Winner]

Best Picture

UFCA Award [Winner]

Best Actor

James Franco

UFCA Award [Winner]

Best Cinematography

Anthony Dod Mantle
Enrique Chediak

UFCA Award [Nominee]

Best Director

Danny Boyle

Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards (2010)

WAFCA Award [Nominee]

Best Film

WAFCA Award [Nominee]

Best Director

Danny Boyle

WAFCA Award [Nominee]

Best Actor

James Franco

WAFCA Award [Nominee]

Best Adapted Screenplay

Danny Boyle
Simon Beaufoy

WAFCA Award [Nominee]

Best Cinematography

Anthony Dod Mantle
Enrique Chediak

WAFCA Award [Nominee]

Best Score

A.R. Rahman

World Soundtrack Awards (2011)

Public Choice Award [Winner]


A.R. Rahman

World Soundtrack Award [Nominee]

Best Original Song Written for a Film

A.R. Rahman
Dido
Roland 'Rollo' Armstrong

Writers Guild of America, USA (2011)

WGA Award (Screen) [Nominee]

Best Adapted Screenplay

Simon Beaufoy
Danny Boyle

Writers' Guild of Great Britain (2011)

Writers' Guild of Great Britain Award [Winner]

Best Film Screenplay

Simon Beaufoy
Danny Boyle