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Awards

Academy Awards, USA

1999 Nominee
Oscar
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published
Primary Colors (1998)
1979 Nominee
Oscar
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
Heaven Can Wait (1978)
Shared with:

Golden Globes, USA

1972 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
A New Leaf (1971)

BAFTA Awards

1999 Winner
BAFTA Film Award
Best Screenplay - Adapted
Primary Colors (1998)

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA

1979 Winner
Saturn Award
Best Writing
Heaven Can Wait (1978)
Shared with:

American Comedy Awards, USA

1994 Winner
Lifetime Achievement Award in Comedy

Awards Circuit Community Awards

1998 Nominee
ACCA
Best Adapted Screenplay
Primary Colors (1998)
1996 Nominee
ACCA
Best Adapted Screenplay
The Birdcage (1996)
Shared with:

Chlotrudis Awards

2001 Nominee
Chlotrudis Award
Best Supporting Actress
Small Time Crooks (2000)

Grammy Awards

1962 Winner
Grammy
Best Comedy Performance
Shared with:
For "An Evening With Mike Nichols And Elaine May".

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

2019 Winner
Career Achievement Award

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA

2001 Winner
NSFC Award
Best Supporting Actress
Small Time Crooks (2000)

Online Film & Television Association

1999 Nominee
OFTA Film Award
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
Primary Colors (1998)

Online Film Critics Society Awards

2001 Nominee
OFCS Award
Best Supporting Actress
Small Time Crooks (2000)
1999 Nominee
OFCS Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Primary Colors (1998)

Razzie Awards

1988 Winner
Razzie Award
Worst Director
Ishtar (1987)
Tied with Norman Mailer for Tough Guys Don't Dance (1987).
Nominee
Razzie Award
Worst Screenplay
Ishtar (1987)

Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards

1999 Nominee
SEFCA Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Primary Colors (1998)

US Comedy Arts Festival

2000 Winner
Career Tribute
Shared with:

USC Scripter Award

1999 Nominee
USC Scripter Award
Primary Colors (1998)
Shared with:

Writers Guild of America, USA

1999 Nominee
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published
Primary Colors (1998)
1997 Nominee
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published
The Birdcage (1996)
1979 Winner
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Comedy Adapted from Another Medium
Heaven Can Wait (1978)
Shared with:
1972 Nominee
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Comedy Adapted from Another Medium
A New Leaf (1971)

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