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YearResultAward Category/Recipient(s)
2012Nominee Independent Spirit AwardBest Director
Alexander Payne
2012Nominee Independent Spirit AwardBest Feature
2012Co-Winner Independent Spirit AwardBest Screenplay
Alexander Payne
Jim Rash
Nat Faxon
2012Nominee Independent Spirit AwardBest Screenplay
Jim Taylor
2012Winner Independent Spirit AwardBest Supporting Female
Shailene Woodley
2012Winner MTV Movie AwardBest Breakthrough Performance
Shailene Woodley
2012Co-Nominee Producers Guild of America AwardTheatrical Motion Pictures
Alexander Payne
Jim Burke
Jim Taylor
2012Co-Winner Writers Guild of America AwardAdapted Screenplay
Alexander Payne
Jim Rash
Nat Faxon
2012Co-Nominee Independent Spirit AwardBest Feature
Alexander Payne
Jim Burke
Jim Taylor
2011Nominee Academy AwardActor In a Leading Role
George Clooney
2011Co-Nominee Academy AwardBest Picture
Alexander Payne
Jim Burke
Jim Taylor
2011Nominee Academy AwardDirecting
Alexander Payne
2011Nominee Academy AwardFilm Editing
Kevin Tent
2011Co-Winner Academy AwardWriting (Adapted Screenplay)
Alexander Payne
Jim Rash
Nat Faxon
2011Co-Nominee BAFTA AwardAdapted Screenplay
Alexander Payne
Jim Rash
Nat Faxon
2011Co-Nominee BAFTA AwardBest Film
Alexander Payne
Jim Burke
Jim Taylor
2011Nominee BAFTA AwardLeading Actor
George Clooney
2011Nominee Critics' Choice AwardBest Acting Ensemble
2011Winner Critics' Choice AwardBest Actor
George Clooney
2011Nominee Critics' Choice AwardBest Picture
2011Co-Nominee Critics' Choice AwardBest Screenplay Adaptation
Alexander Payne
Jim Rash
Nat Faxon
2011Nominee Directors Guild of America AwardFeature Film
Alexander Payne
2011Nominee Golden Globe AwardBest Director - Motion Picture
Alexander Payne
2011Winner Golden Globe AwardBest Motion Picture - Drama
2011Winner Golden Globe AwardBest Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
George Clooney
2011Nominee Golden Globe AwardBest Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Shailene Woodley
2011Co-Nominee Golden Globe AwardBest Screenplay - Motion Picture
Alexander Payne
Jim Rash
Nat Faxon
2011Winner Los Angeles Film Critics Association AwardBest Picture
2011Winner National Board of Review AwardBest Actor
George Clooney
2011Co-Winner National Board of Review AwardBest Adapted Screenplay
Alexander Payne
Jim Rash
Nat Faxon
2011Winner National Board of Review AwardBest Supporting Actress
Shailene Woodley
2011Nominee National Society of Film Critics AwardBest Supporting Actress
Shailene Woodley
2011Co-Nominee Screen Actors Guild AwardOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Beau Bridges
George Clooney
Judy Greer
Matthew Lillard
Robert Forster
Shailene Woodley
2011Nominee Screen Actors Guild AwardOutstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
George Clooney
2011Runner-Up Toronto Film Critics Association AwardBest Actor
George Clooney
2011Runner-Up Toronto Film Critics Association AwardBest Screenplay
Alexander Payne
Jim Rash
Kaui Hart Hemmings
Nat Faxon
2011Runner-Up Toronto Film Critics Association AwardBest Supporting Performance, Female
Shailene Woodley