Awards + Nominations

YEAR AWARD
1982 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Best Cinematography - Nominated
Allen Daviau
1982 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Best Director - Nominated
Steven Spielberg
1982 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Best Editing - Nominated
Carol Littleton
1982 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Best Original Score - Won
John Williams
1982 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Best Original Screenplay - Nominated
Melissa Mathison
1982 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Best Picture - Nominated
Kathleen Kennedy, Steven Spielberg
1982 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Best Sound - Won
Gene S. Cantamessa, Don Digirolamo, Robert Knudson, Robert Glass
1982 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Best Sound Effects - Won
Ben Burtt, Charles L. Campbell
1982 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Best Visual Effects - Won
Dennis Muren, Carlo Rambaldi, Kenneth Smith
1982 British Academy of Film and Television Arts
Anthony Asquith Award - Won
John Williams
1982 Directors Guild of America
Best Director - Nominated
Steven Spielberg
1982 Hollywood Foreign Press Association
Best Director - Nominated
Steven Spielberg
1982 Hollywood Foreign Press Association
Best Original Score - Won
John Williams
1982 Hollywood Foreign Press Association
Best Screenplay - Nominated
Melissa Mathison
1982 Hollywood Foreign Press Association
New Star of the Year - Male - Nominated
Henry Thomas
1982 Los Angeles Film Critics Association
Best Director - Won
Steven Spielberg
1982 Los Angeles Film Critics Association
New Generation Award - Won
Melissa Mathison
Provided by Rovi