Awards + Nominations

YEAR AWARD
1999 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Best Adapted Screenplay - Nominated
Alexander Payne, Jim Taylor
1999 Hollywood Foreign Press Association
Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama - Nominated
Reese Witherspoon
1999 Independent Spirit Awards
Best Actress - Nominated
Reese Witherspoon
1999 Independent Spirit Awards
Best Debut Performance - Nominated
Jessica Campbell
1999 Independent Spirit Awards
Best Director - Won
Alexander Payne
1999 Independent Spirit Awards
Best Screenplay - Won
Alexander Payne, Jim Taylor
1999 Los Angeles Film Critics Association
New Generation Award - Won
Alexander Payne, Jim Taylor
1999 National Society of Film Critics
Best Actress - Won
Reese Witherspoon
1999 National Society of Film Critics
Best Screenplay (Runner-up) - Won
Alexander Payne, Jim Taylor
1999 New York Film Critics Circle
Best Screenplay - Won
Alexander Payne, Jim Taylor
1999 Writers Guild of America
Best Adapted Screenplay - Won
Alexander Payne, Jim Taylor
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