Milk Movie Poster
  • November 26, 2008
  • R, 1 hr 31 min
  • Drama

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Awards + Nominations

Year Award
2008 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Best Actor - Won
Sean Penn
2008 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Best Costume Design - Nominated
Daniel Glicker
2008 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Best Director - Nominated
Gus Van Sant
2008 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Best Editing - Nominated
Elliot Graham
2008 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Best Original Score - Nominated
Danny Elfman
2008 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Best Original Screenplay - Won
Dustin Lance Black
2008 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Best Picture - Nominated
Bruce Cohen, Dan Jinks
2008 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Best Supporting Actor - Nominated
Josh Brolin
2008 Alliance of Women Film Journalists
Best Actor - Won
Sean Penn
2008 American Cinema Editors Guild
Best Edited Feature - Drama - Nominated
Elliot Graham
2008 Art Directors Guild
Best Art Direction in a Period Film - Nominated
Bill Groom
2008 Austin Film Critics
Best Actor - Won
Sean Penn
2008 Boston Society of Film Critics
Best Actor - Won
Sean Penn
2008 Boston Society of Film Critics
Best Director - Won
Gus Van Sant
2008 Boston Society of Film Critics
Best Screenplay - Won
Dustin Lance Black
2008 Broadcast Film Critics Association
Best Actor - Won
Sean Penn
2008 Broadcast Film Critics Association
Best Composer - Nominated
Danny Elfman
2008 Broadcast Film Critics Association
Best Director - Nominated
Gus Van Sant
2008 Broadcast Film Critics Association
Best Screenplay - Nominated
Dustin Lance Black
2008 Broadcast Film Critics Association
Best Supporting Actor - Nominated
James Brolin, James Franco
2008 Chicago Film Critics Association
Best Actor - Nominated
Sean Penn
2008 Chicago Film Critics Association
Best Director - Nominated
Gus Van Sant
2008 Chicago Film Critics Association
Best Original Score - Nominated
Danny Elfman
2008 Chicago Film Critics Association
Best Original Screenplay - Nominated
Dustin Lance Black
2008 Costume Guild Awards
Best Art Direction in a Period Film - Nominated
Daniel Glicker
2008 Dallas/Fort Worth Film Critics Association
Best Actor - Won
Sean Penn
2008 Dallas/Fort Worth Film Critics Association
Best Screenplay - Won
Dustin Lance Black
2008 Detroit Film Critics Society
Best Actor - Nominated
Sean Penn
2008 Directors Guild of America
Best Director - Nominated
Gus Van Sant
2008 Houston Film Critics
Best Actor - Won
Sean Penn
2008 Independent Spirit Awards
Best Actor - Nominated
Sean Penn
2008 Independent Spirit Awards
Best Cinematography - Nominated
Harris Savides
2008 Independent Spirit Awards
Best First Screenplay - Won
Dustin Lance Black
2008 Independent Spirit Awards
Best Supporting Actor - Won
James Franco
2008 London Film Critics Association
Best Actor - Nominated
Sean Penn
2008 London Film Critics Association
Best Director - Nominated
Gus Van Sant
2008 Los Angeles Film Critics Association
Best Actor - Won
Sean Penn
2008 National Board of Review
Best Supporting Actor - Won
Josh Brolin
2008 National Society of Film Critics
Best Actor - Won
Sean Penn
2008 New York Film Critics Circle
Best Actor - Won
Sean Penn
2008 New York Film Critics Circle
Best Supporting Actor - Won
Josh Brolin
2008 New York Film Critics Online
Best Actor - Won
Sean Penn
2008 Phoenix Film Critics Association
Best Actor - Won
Sean Penn
2008 San Francisco Film Critics Circle
Best Actor - Won
Sean Penn
2008 San Francisco Film Critics Circle
Best Director - Won
Gus Van Sant
2008 San Francisco Film Critics Circle
Best Original Screenplay - Won
Dustin Lance Black
2008 Screen Actors Guild
Best Actor - Won
Sean Penn
2008 Screen Actors Guild
Best Supporting Actor - Nominated
Josh Brolin
2008 Southeastern Film Critics Association
Best Actor - Won
Sean Penn
2008 Southeastern Film Critics Association
Best Director - Nominated
Gus Van Sant
2008 Southeastern Film Critics Association
Best Original Screenplay - Won
Dustin Lance Black
2008 St. Louis Gateway Film Critics Association
Best Actor - Won
Sean Penn
2008 Utah Film Critics
Best Actor - Nominated
Sean Penn
2008 Vancouver Film Critics
Best Actor - Won
Sean Penn
2008 Vancouver Film Critics
Best Director - Nominated
Gus Van Sant
2008 Vancouver Film Critics
Best Supporting Actor - Nominated
Josh Brolin
2008 Writers Guild of America
Best Original Screenplay - Nominated
Dustin Lance Black