Awards + Nominations

YEAR AWARD
1959 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Best Actor - Won
Charlton Heston
1959 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Best Adapted Screenplay - Nominated
Karl Tunberg
1959 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Best Color Art Direction - Won
Edward C. Carfagno, William Horning, Hugh Hunt
1959 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Best Color Cinematography - Won
Robert Surtees
1959 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Best Color Costume Design - Nominated
Elizabeth Haffenden
1959 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Best Director - Won
William Wyler
1959 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Best Drama or Comedy Score - Won
Miklos Rozsa
1959 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Best Editing - Won
Ralph Winters, John D. Dunning
1959 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Best Picture - Won
Sam Zimbalist
1959 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Best Sound - Won
Franklin E. Milton
1959 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Best Special Effects - Nominated
Arnold A. Gillespie, Robert MacDonald, Milo Lory
1959 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Best Supporting Actor - Won
Hugh Griffith
1959 British Academy of Film and Television Arts
Best Film - Any Source - Won
Andrew Marton, William Wyler
1959 Directors Guild of America
Best Director - Won
William Wyler
1959 Hollywood Foreign Press Association
Best Director - Won
William Wyler
1959 Hollywood Foreign Press Association
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama - Nominated
Charlton Heston
1959 Hollywood Foreign Press Association
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Won
Stephen Boyd
1959 Hollywood Foreign Press Association
Special Achievement - Won
Andrew Marton
1959 National Board of Review
Best Supporting Actor - Won
Hugh Griffith
1959 National Board of Review
Special Citation - Won
Yakima Canutt, Andrew Marton
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