Awards + Nominations

YEAR AWARD
1958 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Best Actor - Nominated
Tony Curtis, Sidney Poitier
1958 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Best Black and White Cinematography - Nominated
Sam Leavitt
1958 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Best Director - Nominated
Stanley Kramer
1958 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Best Editing - Nominated
Frederic Knudtson
1958 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Best Original Screenplay - Won
Nathan E. Douglas, Harold Jacob Smith
1958 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Best Picture - Nominated
Stanley Kramer
1958 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Best Supporting Actor - Nominated
Theodore Bikel
1958 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Best Supporting Actress - Nominated
Cara Williams
1958 Berlin International Film Festival
Silver Bear for Best Actor - Won
Sidney Poitier
1958 British Academy of Film and Television Arts
Best Film - Any Source - Nominated
Stanley Kramer
1958 British Academy of Film and Television Arts
Best Foreign Actor - Won
Sidney Poitier
1958 British Academy of Film and Television Arts
United Nations Award - Won
Stanley Kramer
1958 Directors Guild of America
Best Director - Nominated
Stanley Kramer
1958 Edgar Allan Poe Awards
Best Screenplay - Won
Nathan E. Douglas, Harold Jacob Smith
1958 Hollywood Foreign Press Association
Best Director - Nominated
Stanley Kramer
1958 Hollywood Foreign Press Association
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama - Nominated
Tony Curtis, Sidney Poitier
1958 Hollywood Foreign Press Association
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Nominated
Cara Williams
1958 New York Film Critics Circle
Best Director - Won
Stanley Kramer
1958 New York Film Critics Circle
Best Screenplay - Won
Ned Young, Harold Jacob Smith
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