Frozen River Movie Poster
  • August 1, 2008
  • R, 1 hr 37 min
  • Drama

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Awards + Nominations

Year Award
2008 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Best Actress - Nominated
Melissa Leo
2008 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Best Original Screenplay - Nominated
Courtney Hunt
2008 Alliance of Women Film Journalists
Best Newcomer - Won
Misty Upham
2008 Alliance of Women Film Journalists
Best Woman Director - Won
Courtney Hunt
2008 Alliance of Women Film Journalists
Hanging in There Award for Persistence - Won
Melissa Leo
2008 Broadcast Film Critics Association
Best Actress - Nominated
Melissa Leo
2008 Chicago Film Critics Association
Best Actress - Nominated
Melissa Leo
2008 Chicago Film Critics Association
Most Promising Filmmaker - Nominated
Courtney Hunt
2008 Detroit Film Critics Society
Best Actress - Nominated
Melissa Leo
2008 Florida Film Critics
Best Actress - Won
Melissa Leo
2008 Independent Spirit Awards
Best Actress - Won
Melissa Leo
2008 Independent Spirit Awards
Best Director - Nominated
Courtney Hunt
2008 Independent Spirit Awards
Best First Screenplay - Nominated
Courtney Hunt
2008 Independent Spirit Awards
Best Picture - Nominated
Chip Hourihan, Heather Rae
2008 Independent Spirit Awards
Best Supporting Actor - Nominated
Charlie McDermott
2008 Independent Spirit Awards
Best Supporting Actress - Nominated
Misty Upham
2008 Independent Spirit Awards
Producers Award - Won
Heather Rae
2008 Los Angeles Film Critics Association
Best Actress - Nominated
Melissa Leo
2008 National Board of Review
Best Directorial Debut - Won
Courtney Hunt
2008 National Board of Review
Spotlight Award - Won
Melissa Leo
2008 New York Film Critics Circle
Best First Film - Won
Courtney Hunt
2008 Screen Actors Guild
Best Actress - Nominated
Melissa Leo
2008 Utah Film Critics
Best Actress - Won
Melissa Leo
2008 Utah Film Critics
Best Supporting Actress - Nominated
Misty Upham
2008 Women Film Critics Circle
Best Actress - Won
Melissa Leo