List of accolades received by The Sixth Sense

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List of accolades received by The Sixth Sense
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Haley Joel Osment, nominated for over a dozen awards for his performance as Cole Sear

Total number of wins and nominations
Totals 16 40
References

The Sixth Sense is an American drama film, written and directed by M. Night Shyamalan. The film was released on August 6, 1999, grossing over $26,600,000 on its opening weekend and ranking first place at the box office. Overall the film grossed over $293,500,000 domestically and $672,800,000 worldwide, which is approximately 16.8 times its budget of $40 million.[1] The Sixth Sense was well received by critics, with an approval rating of 85% from review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes.[2]

The film has received numerous awards and nominations, with nomination categories ranging from those honoring the film itself (Best Film), to its writing, editing, and direction (Best Direction, Best Editing, Best Original Screenplay), to its cast's performance (Best Actor / Actress). Especially lauded was the supporting role of actor Haley Joel Osment, whose nominations include an Academy Award, a Broadcast Film Critics Association Award, and a Golden Globe Award. Overall, The Sixth Sense was nominated for six Academy Awards and four British Academy Film Awards, but won none. The film received three nominations from the People's Choice Awards and won all of them, with lead actor Bruce Willis being honored for his role. The Satellite Awards nominated the film in four categories, with awards being received for writing (M. Night Shyamalan) and editing (Andrew Mondshein). Supporting actress Toni Collette was nominated for both an Academy Award and a Satellite award for her role in the film. James Newton Howard was honored by the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers for his composition of the music for the film.

Awards and nominations[edit]

Award Date of ceremony Category Recipients and nominees Outcome
Academy Award[3] March 26, 2000 Best Picture The Sixth Sense Nominated
Best Director M. Night Shyamalan Nominated
Best Supporting Actor Haley Joel Osment Nominated
Best Supporting Actress Toni Collette Nominated
Best Original Screenplay M. Night Shyamalan Nominated
Best Editing Andrew Mondshein Nominated
American Society of Cinematographers[4] February 20, 2000 Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in Theatrical Releases Tak Fujimoto Nominated
ASCAP Film & Television Music Awards[5] April 25, 2000 Top Box Office Films James Newton Howard Won
British Academy Film Awards[6] April 9, 2000 Best Film The Sixth Sense Nominated
Best Editing Andrew Mondshein Nominated
Best Original Screenplay M. Night Shyamalan Nominated
The David Lean Award for achievement in Direction M. Night Shyamalan Nominated
Broadcast Film Critics Association Award[7] January 24, 2000 Best Film The Sixth Sense Nominated
Best Young Performer Haley Joel Osment Won
Empire Awards[8] February 17, 2000 Best Director M. Night Shyamalan Won
Florida Film Critics Circle Awards[9] January 9, 2000 Best Supporting Actor Haley Joel Osment Won
Golden Globe Award[10] January 23, 2000 Best Performance by an Actor In A Supporting Role in a Motion Picture Haley Joel Osment Nominated
Best Screenplay – Motion Picture M. Night Shyamalan Nominated
Hugo Award[11] September 2, 2000[12] Best Dramatic Presentation The Sixth Sense Nominated
Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards[13] January 19, 2000 Best Supporting Actor Haley Joel Osment Won
Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards[14] January 18, 2000 Best Supporting Actor Haley Joel Osment Won
Most Promising Actor Haley Joel Osment Won
Youth in Film Award Haley Joel Osment Won
MTV Movie Awards[15] June 3, 2000 Best Movie The Sixth Sense Nominated
Best Male Performance Bruce Willis Nominated
Best Male Breakthrough Performance Haley Joel Osment Won
Best On-Screen Duo Bruce Willis and Haley Joel Osment Nominated
Nebula Award[16] May 20, 2000 Best Script M. Night Shyamalan Won
Online Film Critics Society Awards[17][18] January 2, 2000 Best Supporting Actor Haley Joel Osment Won
Best Original Screenplay M. Night Shyamalan Nominated
Best Debut Haley Joel Osment Nominated
People's Choice Awards[19] January 9, 2000 Favorite Motion Picture The Sixth Sense Won
Favorite Dramatic Motion Picture The Sixth Sense Won
Favorite Motion Picture Actor Bruce Willis Won
Satellite Award[20] January 16, 2000 Best Actress In A Supporting Role Toni Collette Nominated
Best Original Screenplay M. Night Shyamalan Won
Best Film Editing Andrew Mondshein Won
Best Sound (Mixing and Editing) Allan Byer, Michael Kirchberger Nominated
Screen Actors Guild Award[21] March 12, 2000 Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role Haley Joel Osment Nominated
Writers Guild of America Award[22] March 5, 2000 Best Original Screenplay M. Night Shyamalan Nominated

References[edit]

General
Specific
  1. ^ "The Sixth Sense". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved December 23, 2010. 
  2. ^ "The Sixth Sense (1999)". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved December 23, 2010. 
  3. ^ "The Sixth Sense – 1999 Academy Awards Profile". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved December 23, 2010. 
  4. ^ "14th Annual ASC Awards". American Society of Cinematographers. Retrieved January 4, 2011. 
  5. ^ Don Heckman (April 27, 2000). "Howard, Donen Honored by ASCAP". Los Angeles Times. 
  6. ^ "Awards Database". British Academy Film Awards. Retrieved December 23, 2010. 
  7. ^ Ellen A. Kim (December 22, 1999). "Another Day, Another Movie Award". Hollywood.com. Archived from the original on January 25, 2013. Retrieved December 23, 2010. 
  8. ^ "Oscar hopeful Caine honoured". BBC News (BBC). February 17, 2000. Retrieved January 4, 2011. 
  9. ^ "FFCC Award Winners". Florida Film Critics Circle. Retrieved December 23, 2010. 
  10. ^ "The Sixth Sense". Hollywood Foreign Press Association. Retrieved December 23, 2010. 
  11. ^ "2000 Hugo Awards". World Science Fiction Society. Retrieved December 23, 2010. 
  12. ^ "Hugo Awards". Chicon 2000. August 23, 2000. Retrieved December 28, 2010. 
  13. ^ "KCFCC Award Winners: 1990–1999". Kansas City Film Critics Circle. Retrieved December 23, 2010. 
  14. ^ "1999 Sierra Award winners". Las Vegas Film Critics Society. Retrieved December 23, 2010. 
  15. ^ "2000 MTV Movie Awards". MTV. Retrieved December 23, 2010. 
  16. ^ "SFWA Nebula Awards: 1999 Winners". Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America. Retrieved December 23, 2010. 
  17. ^ "1999 Year-End Award Nominees". Online Film Critics Society. Archived from the original on March 2, 2000. Retrieved December 24, 2010. 
  18. ^ "The OFCS 1999 Year End Awards". Online Film Critics Society. Archived from the original on March 2, 2000. Retrieved December 24, 2010. 
  19. ^ "'Sixth Sense' tops People's Choice Awards". Associated Press. Seattle Post-Intelligencer. January 10, 2000. Retrieved December 23, 2010. 
  20. ^ "2000 4th Annual SATELLITE Awards". International Press Academy. Retrieved December 23, 2010. 
  21. ^ "The 6th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards". Screen Actors Guild. Retrieved December 24, 2010. 
  22. ^ King, Susan (February 10, 2000). "Writer's Guild announces screenplay nominees". Reading Eagle (Reading Eagle Company). Retrieved December 24, 2010. 

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