Detective Story Movie Poster
  • November 6, 1951
  • 1 hr 43 min

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Awards + Nominations

Year Award
1951 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Best Actress - Nominated
Eleanor Parker
1951 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Best Director - Nominated
William Wyler
1951 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Best Screenplay - Nominated
Philip Yordan, Robert Wyler
1951 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Best Supporting Actress - Nominated
Lee Grant
1951 Directors Guild of America
Best Director - Nominated
William Wyler
1951 Edgar Allan Poe Awards
Best Screenplay - Won
Philip Yordan, Robert Wyler
1951 Hollywood Foreign Press Association
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama - Nominated
Kirk Douglas
1951 Hollywood Foreign Press Association
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Nominated
Lee Grant
1952 Cannes Film Festival
Best Actress - Won
Lee Grant