List of accolades received by In Bruges

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List of accolades received by In Bruges
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Martin McDonagh, who wrote and directed In Bruges, garnered 18 nominations with 8 wins
Total number of wins and nominations
Totals 11 45
References

In Bruges is a 2008 British-American black comedy film written and directed by Martin McDonagh. The film stars Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson as two Irish hitmen in hiding, with Ralph Fiennes as their gangster boss. The film takes place—and was filmed—in the Belgian city of Bruges. The film opened on limited release in the United States on 8 February 2008. It premiered at the Jameson Dublin International Film Festival on 15 February 2008, and later went on full release in Ireland on 8 March 2008. The film opened 18 April 2008, in the United Kingdom.

In Bruges was nominated for seven awards by the British Independent Film Awards, including the Douglas Hickox Award (Debut Director), Best Performance by an Actor in a British Independent Film and Best Screenplay, the latter of which it won. It was also nominated for two Satellite Awards: for Best Actor (Brendan Gleeson) and Best Film.

The film was also nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy, and both Brendan Gleeson and Colin Farrell were nominated for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy, which Farrell won at the 66th Golden Globe Awards ceremony, broadcast on 11 January 2009. McDonagh won the Best Original Screenplay award at the 62nd British Academy Film Awards in February 2009.

The film was nominated for Best Original Screenplay award at the 81st Academy Awards in 2009, but lost to Milk. In the same year, it won the Best International Film award at the 6th Irish Film & Television Awards.

Awards and nominations[edit]

List of awards and nominations
Award Date of ceremony Category Recipients and nominees Result
Academy Awards[1] 22 February 2009 Best Original Screenplay Martin McDonagh Nominated
American Cinema Editor Awards[2] 15 February 2009 Best Edited Feature Film – Comedy or Musical Jon Gregory Nominated
Boston Society of Film Critics Awards[3] 14 December 2008 Best New Filmmaker Martin McDonagh Won
British Academy Film Awards[4] 8 February 2009 Best Actor in a Supporting Role Brendan Gleeson Nominated
Best Original Screenplay Martin McDonagh Won
Best British Film Nominated
Best Editing Jon Gregory Nominated
British Independent Film Awards[5] 30 November 2008 Best British Independent Film Nominated
Douglas Hickox Award Martin McDonagh Nominated
Best Performance by an Actor in a British Independent Film Brendan Gleeson Nominated
Colin Farrell Nominated
Best Supporting Actor Ralph Fiennes Nominated
Best Screenplay Martin McDonagh Won
Best Technical Achievement (for film editing) Jon Gregory Nominated
Chicago Film Critics Awards[6] 18 December 2008 Best Original Screenplay Martin McDonagh Nominated
Most Promising Filmmaker Martin McDonagh Nominated
Edgar Awards[7] 30 April 2009 Best Motion Picture Screenplay Martin McDonagh Won
Empire Awards[8] 29 March 2009 Best British Film Nominated
Best Comedy Nominated
Evening Standard British Film Awards[9] 1 February 2009 Best Original Screenplay Martin McDonagh Won
Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards[10] 13 February 2009 Best Foreign Film — English Language Nominated
Florida Film Critics Circle Awards[11] 18 December 2008 Pauline Kael Breakout Award Martin McDonagh Won
Golden Globe Awards[12] 11 January 2009 Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy Nominated
Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy Brendan Gleeson Nominated
Colin Farrell Won
Golden Reel Awards 21 February 2009 Best Sound Editing — Sound Effects, Foley, Dialogue and ADR in a Foreign Feature Film Julian Slater, Dan Morgan, Robert Brazier, James Harrison, Arthur Graley, Peter Burgis, Andie Derrick, Sue Harding, and Rowena Wilkinson Nominated
Golden Trailer Awards[13] 8 May 2008 Most Original Won
Most Original TV Spot "Hideout" Nominated
Best Comedy Poster Nominated
Irish Film & Television Awards[14] 14 February 2009 Best Film Director Martin McDonagh Nominated
Best Film Script Martin McDonagh Won
Best Actor Colin Farrell Nominated
Brendan Gleeson Nominated
Best International Film Won
London Film Critics' Circle Awards[15] 4 February 2009 British Film of the Year Nominated
Screenwriter of the Year Martin McDonagh Nominated
Breakthrough British Filmmaker Martin McDonagh Nominated
National Board of Review Awards[16] 12 January 2008 Top Independent Films Won
Online Film Critics Society Awards[17] 19 January 2009 Best Original Screenplay Martin McDonagh Nominated
Breakthrough Filmmaker Martin McDonagh Nominated
Satellite Awards[18] 14 December 2008 Best Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical Nominated
Best Actor Brendan Gleeson Nominated
Stockholm International Film Festival[19] 27 November 2009 Bronze Horse Nominated

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Complete list of Academy Award winners and nominees". CNN. 23 February 2009. Retrieved 16 December 2013. 
  2. ^ Kay, Jeremy (13 January 2009). "Slumdog, Button, Milk among nominees for Eddie Awards". Screendaily. Emap International Limited. Retrieved 16 December 2013. 
  3. ^ "Past Award Winners". Boston Society of Film Critics. 
  4. ^ "Film Winners in 2009". British Academy of Film and Television Arts. Retrieved 16 December 2013. 
  5. ^ "Nominations 2008 : BIFA". British Independent Film Awards. Retrieved 16 December 2013. 
  6. ^ "2008 Chicago Film Critics Awards". Chicago Film Critics Association. Archived from the original on 17 December 2012. Retrieved 16 December 2013. 
  7. ^ "Edgar Award Winners For Best Motion Picture Screenplay". Ann Arbor District Library. 28 April 2012. Retrieved 16 December 2013. 
  8. ^ "The Jameson Empire Awards 2009". Empire Awards. Retrieved 16 December 2013. 
  9. ^ "Indie Films Favored At British Film Awards". CBS News. CBS. 2 February 2009. Retrieved 16 December 2013. 
  10. ^ George, Sandy (27 January 2009). "Icon scores foreign film nods for Australia's FCCA Awards". Screendaily. Emap International Limited. Retrieved 16 December 2013. 
  11. ^ Kay, Jeremy (18 December 2008). "Slumdog Millionaire named best film by Florida Film Critics Circle". Screendaily. Emap International Limited. Retrieved 16 December 2013. 
  12. ^ Murray, Rebecca. "The 2009 Golden Globes Nominees and Winners". About.com. IAC. Retrieved 16 December 2013. 
  13. ^ "Golden Trailer Awards". Golden Trailer Awards. Archived from the original on 31 May 2010. Retrieved 16 December 2013. 
  14. ^ "Winners 2009". Irish Film & Television Awards. Retrieved 16 December 2013. 
  15. ^ Child, Ben (19 December 2008). "Slumdog Millionaire leads London critics' nominations". theguardian.com. Guardian Media Group. Retrieved 16 December 2013. 
  16. ^ "Top 10 Independent Films". National Board of Review. Retrieved 16 December 2013. 
  17. ^ "2008 Awards (12th Annual)". Online Film Critics Society. Retrieved 16 December 2013. 
  18. ^ "2008 - Categories". International Press Academy. Retrieved 16 December 2013. 
  19. ^ "In Bruges". Stockholm Film Festival. Retrieved 16 December 2013. 

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