Academy Awards, USA (2017)

Oscar [Nominee]

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role

Ruth Negga

Golden Globes, USA (2017)

Golden Globe [Nominee]

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama

Joel Edgerton

Golden Globe [Nominee]

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama

Ruth Negga

AACTA International Awards (2017)

AACTA International Award [Nominee]

Best Lead Actor

Joel Edgerton

AACTA International Award [Nominee]

Best Lead Actress

Ruth Negga

AARP Movies for Grownups Awards (2017)

Movies for Grownups Award [Winner]

Best Movie for Grownups

Movies for Grownups Award [Nominee]

Best Time Capsule

African-American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) (2016)

AAFCA Award [Winner]

Best Actress

Ruth Negga

AAFCA Award [Winner]

Top 10 Films

Alliance of Women Film Journalists (2017)

AWFJ EDA Award [Winner]

Best Actress

Ruth Negga

EDA Female Focus Award [Winner]

Best Breakthrough Performance

Ruth Negga

AWFJ EDA Award [Nominee]

Best Actor

Joel Edgerton

EDA Special Mention Award [Nominee]

Bravest Performance

Ruth Negga

Austin Film Critics Association (2016)

Austin Film Award [Nominee]


Jeff Nichols

Austin Film Critics Award [Nominee]

Best Actor

Joel Edgerton

Austin Film Critics Award [Nominee]

Best Actress

Ruth Negga

Black Film Critics Circle Awards (2016)

BFCC Award [Winner]

Best Actress

Ruth Negga

Black Reel Awards (2017)

Black Reel [Winner]

Outstanding Actress, Motion Picture

Ruth Negga

Black Reel [Nominee]

Outstanding Motion Picture

Colin Firth
Peter Saraf
Marc Turtletaub
Nancy Buirski
Sarah Green
Ged Doherty

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards (2016)

Critics Choice Award [Nominee]

Best Picture

Critics Choice Award [Nominee]

Best Actor

Joel Edgerton

Critics Choice Award [Nominee]

Best Actress

Ruth Negga

Critics Choice Award [Nominee]

Best Original Screenplay

Jeff Nichols

Casting Society of America, USA (2017)

Artios [Nominee]

Outstanding Achievement in Casting - Studio or Independent Feature - Drama

Francine Maisler
Erica Arvold
Anne N. Chapman
Michelle Kelly

Chlotrudis Awards (2017)

Chlotrudis Award [Winner]

Best Actor

Joel Edgerton

Chlotrudis Award [Nominee]

Best Actress

Ruth Negga

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards (2016)

DFWFCA Award [Nominee]

Best Picture

DFWFCA Award [Nominee]

Best Actor

Joel Edgerton

DFWFCA Award [Nominee]

Best Actress

Ruth Negga

Denver Film Critics Society (2017)

DFCS Award [Nominee]

Best Actress

Ruth Negga

Detroit Film Critics Society, US (2016)

DFCS Award [Nominee]

Best Actress

Ruth Negga

DFCS Award [Nominee]

Best Actor

Joel Edgerton

Empire Awards, UK (2017)

Empire Award [Nominee]

Best Actress

Ruth Negga

Film Independent Spirit Awards (2017)

Independent Spirit Award [Nominee]

Best Director

Jeff Nichols

Independent Spirit Award [Nominee]

Best Female Lead

Ruth Negga

Florida Film Critics Circle Awards (2016)

FFCC Award [Nominee]

Best Actor

Joel Edgerton

FFCC Award [Nominee]

Best Actress

Ruth Negga

Georgia Film Critics Association (GAFCA) (2017)

GAFCA Award [Nominee]

Best Picture

GAFCA Award [Nominee]

Best Actress

Ruth Negga

Golden Schmoes Awards (2016)

Golden Schmoes [Nominee]

Best Actress of the Year

Ruth Negga

Gotham Awards (2016)

Gotham Independent Film Award [Nominee]

Best Actress

Ruth Negga

Gotham Independent Film Award [Nominee]

Best Actor

Joel Edgerton

Hamptons International Film Festival (2016)

Victor Rabinowitz and Joanne Grant Award for Social Justice [Winner]


Jeff Nichols

Hollywood Makeup Artist and Hair Stylist Guild Awards (2017)

Artisan [Nominee]

Best Period and/or Character Makeup - Feature-Length Motion Picture

Julia Lallas
Katie Middleton

Artisan [Nominee]

Best Period and/or Character Hair Styling - Feature-Length Motion Picture

Kenneth Walker
Elizabeth Paschall

Image Awards (2017)

Image Award [Nominee]

Outstanding Motion Picture

Image Award [Nominee]

Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture

Ruth Negga

Image Award [Nominee]

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture

Alano Miller

Image Award [Nominee]

Outstanding Independent Motion Picture

Image Award [Nominee]

Outstanding Writing in a Motion Picture (Film)

Jeff Nichols

Indiewire Critics' Poll (2016)

ICP Award [Nominee]

Best Lead Actress

Ruth Negga

ICP Award [Nominee]

Best Lead Actor

Joel Edgerton

Internet Film Critic Society (2016)

IFCS Award [Winner]

Best Actress

Ruth Negga

Irish Film and Television Awards (2017)

IFTA Award [Winner]

Best Actress in a Lead Role - Film

Ruth Negga

Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards (2016)

KCFCC Award [Nominee]

Best Film

Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards (2016)

Sierra Award [Nominee]

Best Picture

London Critics Circle Film Awards (2017)

ALFS Award [Nominee]

British/Irish Actress of the Year

Ruth Negga
For Iona

Mill Valley Film Festival (2016)

Audience Award [Nominee]

U.S. Cinema

Jeff Nichols

MTV Movie + TV Awards (2017)

MTV Movie + TV Award [Nominee]

Best Fight Against the System

New York Film Critics, Online (2016)

NYFCO Award [Winner]

Breakthrough Performance

Ruth Negga

NYFCO Award [Winner]

Top Films of the Year

North Carolina Film Critics Association (2017)

NCFCA Award [Nominee]

Best Actor

Joel Edgerton

NCFCA Award [Nominee]

Best Actress

Ruth Negga

North Texas Film Critics Association, US (2017)

NTFCA Award [Nominee]

Best Picture

NTFCA Award [Nominee]

Best Actress

Ruth Negga

Online Film & Television Association (2017)

OFTA Film Award [Winner]

Best Breakthrough Performance: Female

Ruth Negga

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards (2016)

PFCS Award [Nominee]

Best Actress in a Leading Role

Ruth Negga

PFCS Award [Nominee]

Breakthrough Performance

Ruth Negga

San Diego Film Critics Society Awards (2016)

SDFCS Award [Winner]

Best Body of Work

Michael Shannon
For Nocturnal Animals , Midnight Special and Elvis & Nixon

SDFCS Award [Nominee]

Best Actor

Joel Edgerton

SDFCS Award [Nominee]

Best Actress

Ruth Negga

San Francisco Film Critics Circle (2016)

SFFCC Award [Nominee]

Best Director

Jeff Nichols

SFFCC Award [Nominee]

Best Actor

Joel Edgerton

SFFCC Award [Nominee]

Best Actress

Ruth Negga

Satellite Awards (2016)

Satellite Award [Winner]

Best Actress in a Motion Picture

Ruth Negga

Satellite Award [Nominee]

Best Actor in a Motion Picture

Joel Edgerton

Satellite Award [Nominee]

Best Motion Picture

Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards (2016)

Wyatt Award [Winner]


SEFCA Award [Nominee]

Best Picture

SEFCA Award [Nominee]

Best Actress

Ruth Negga

St. Louis Film Critics Association, US (2016)

SLFCA Award [Nominee]

Best Actress

Ruth Negga

SLFCA Award [Nominee]

Best Actor

Joel Edgerton

SLFCA Award [Nominee]

Best Original Screenplay

Jeff Nichols

Utah Film Critics Association Awards (2016)

UFCA Award [Nominee]

Best Actress

Ruth Negga

UFCA Award [Nominee]

Best Actor

Joel Edgerton

Village Voice Film Poll (2016)

VVFP Award [Nominee]

Best Actor

Joel Edgerton

VVFP Award [Nominee]

Best Actress

Ruth Negga

Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards (2016)

Joe Barber Award [Nominee]

Best Portrayal of Washington, DC

WAFCA Award [Nominee]

Best Actor

Joel Edgerton

WAFCA Award [Nominee]

Best Actress

Ruth Negga

Women Film Critics Circle Awards (2016)

WFCC Award [Winner]

Best Male Images in a Movie

WFCC Award [Winner]

Best Screen Couple

WFCC Award [Winner]

Best Equality of the Sexes

Josephine Baker Award [Nominee]


Karen Morley Award [Nominee]


WFCC Award [Nominee]

Best Actress

Ruth Negga

WFCC Award [Nominee]

Best Actor

Joel Edgerton

WFCC Award [Nominee]

Best Female Images in a Movie

Writers Guild of America, USA (2017)

WGA Award (Screen) [Nominee]

Best Original Screenplay

Jeff Nichols