Awards + Nominations

YEAR AWARD
2006 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Best Original Screenplay - Won
Michael Arndt
2006 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Best Picture - Nominated
David T. Friendly, Peter Saraf, Marc Turtletaub
2006 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Best Supporting Actor - Won
Alan Arkin
2006 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Best Supporting Actress - Nominated
Abigail Breslin
2006 American Cinema Editors Guild
Best Edited Comedy or Musical Feature - Nominated
Pamela Martin
2006 Boston Society of Film Critics
Best New Filmmaker (Runner-up) - Won
Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris
2006 British Academy of Film and Television Arts
Best Director - Nominated
Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris
2006 British Academy of Film and Television Arts
Best Original Screenplay - Won
Michael Arndt
2006 British Academy of Film and Television Arts
Best Supporting Actor - Won
Alan Arkin
2006 British Academy of Film and Television Arts
Best Supporting Actress - Nominated
Toni Collette, Abigail Breslin
2006 Broadcast Film Critics Association
Best Screenplay - Won
Michael Arndt
2006 Broadcast Film Critics Association
Best Supporting Actor - Nominated
Alan Arkin
2006 Broadcast Film Critics Association
Best Young Actor - Won
Paul Dano
2006 Broadcast Film Critics Association
Best Young Actress - Won
Abigail Breslin
2006 Chicago Film Critics Association
Best Original Screenplay - Nominated
Michael Arndt
2006 Chicago Film Critics Association
Best Supporting Actress - Nominated
Toni Collette, Abigail Breslin
2006 Chicago Film Critics Association
Most Promising Director - Nominated
Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris
2006 Costume Guild Awards
Best Costumes in a Contemporary Film - Nominated
Nancy Steiner
2006 Directors Guild of America
Best Director - Nominated
Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris
2006 Hollywood Foreign Press Association
Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy - Nominated
Toni Collette
2006 Independent Spirit Awards
Best Director - Won
Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris
2006 Independent Spirit Awards
Best First Screenplay - Won
Michael Arndt
2006 Independent Spirit Awards
Best Supporting Actor - Won
Alan Arkin, Paul Dano
2006 Iowa Film Critics Association
Best Supporting Actress - Nominated
Abigail Breslin
2006 Kansas City Film Critics Association
Best Original Screenplay - Won
Michael Arndt
2006 Las Vegas Film Critics Association
Youth in Film Award - Won
Abigail Breslin
2006 London Film Critics Association
Screenwriter of the Year - Nominated
Michael Arndt
2006 Los Angeles Film Critics Association
Best Screenplay (Runner-up) - Won
Michael Arndt
2006 Los Angeles Film Critics Association
New Generation Award - Won
Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris, Michael Arndt
2006 National Society of Film Critics
Best Supporting Actor - Nominated
Alan Arkin
2006 New York Film Critics Online
Best Directorial Debut - Won
Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris
2006 New York Film Critics Society
Best First Film (Runner-up) - Won
Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris
2006 New York Film Critics Society
Best Screenplay (Runner-up) - Won
Michael Arndt
2006 New York Film Critics Society
Best Supporting Actor (Runner-up) - Won
Steve Carell
2006 Oklahoma Film Critics Circle
Best First Film - Won
Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris
2006 Online Film Critics Association
Best Original Screenplay - Nominated
Michael Arndt
2006 Online Film Critics Association
Best Supporting Actor - Nominated
Alan Arkin
2006 Online Film Critics Association
Best Supporting Actress - Won
Abigail Breslin
2006 Online Film Critics Association
Breakthrough Filmmaker - Won
Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris
2006 Phoenix Film Critics Association
Best Female Youth Performer - Won
Abigail Breslin
2006 Phoenix Film Critics Association
Best Original Screenplay - Won
Michael Arndt
2006 Producers Guild of America
Producer of the Year - Won
David T. Friendly, Ron Yerxa, Albert Berger, Peter Saraf, Marc Turtletaub
2006 Satellite Awards
Best Original Song - Nominated
Nick Urata
2006 Satellite Awards
Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy - Nominated
Toni Collette
2006 Satellite Awards
Best Supporting Actor - Nominated
Alan Arkin
2006 Satellite Awards
Best Supporting Actress - Nominated
Abigail Breslin
2006 Screen Actors Guild
Best Supporting Actor - Nominated
Alan Arkin
2006 Screen Actors Guild
Best Supporting Actress - Nominated
Abigail Breslin
2006 Southeastern Film Critics Association
Best Original Screenplay - Won
Michael Arndt
2006 Toronto Film Critics Association
Best First Feature - Nominated
Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris
2006 Washington D.C. Film Critics Association
Best Original Screenplay - Won
Michael Arndt
2006 Women Film Critics Circle
Best Picture by a Woman - Won
Valerie Faris
2006 Women Film Critics Circle
Best Young Actress - Won
Abigail Breslin
2006 Writers Guild of America
Best Original Screenplay - Won
Michael Arndt
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