The Academy Awards, respectively most commonly referred to as the Oscars, is an annual ceremony established by the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) to recognize excellence of professionals in the film industry, including directors, actors, and writers. Basinger won an award in 1997.
The Boston Society of Film Critics (BSFC) is an organization of film reviewers from Boston, Massachusetts, United States–based publications, which was formed in 1981 to honor commendations to the best of the year's films and filmmakers, and local film theaters and film societies that offer outstanding film programming. Basinger was nominated in 2004.
The Golden Apple Award is an American award presented to entertainers by the Hollywood Women's Press Club, usually in recognition not of performance but of behavior. The award has been presented since 1941 and includes categories recognizing actors for being easy to work with, as well as categories chastising actors for being rude or difficult. In the 1970s, the format was altered slightly to include recognition of breakthrough actors while continuing to recognize established actors (changed from "most cooperative" to "star of the year") as well as identifying uncooperative actors ("sour apples"). Basinger was nominated once (in 1991).
The Golden Globe Award is an accolade presented by the members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) to recognize excellence in film and television, both domestic and foreign. The formal ceremonies are presented annually as a major part of the film industry's awards season, culminating each year with the Oscars. Basinger has won one trophey, in addition to being nominated two times (in 1984 and 1997).
The MTV Movie Awards are presented annually on MTV. The nominees are decided by producers and executives at MTV. Winners are decided online by the general public. Presently voting is done through MTV's official website through a special Movie Awards link at movieawards.mtv.com. Unlike its sister event MTV Video Music Awards broadcast live, up to 2007 the MTV Movie Awards were taped and then broadcast a few days later. Basinger has been nominated four times (in 1992–1994), while in two categories.
The National Board of Review (NBR) was founded in 1909 in New York City, originally established as the New York Board of Motion Picture Censorship. In 1930, the NBR was the first group to choose the ten best English-language movies of the year and the best foreign films, and is still the first critical body to announce its annual awards. Basinger earned an award in 1994.
The People's Choice Awards is an American awards show recognizing the people and the work of popular culture since 1975. As such, it is voted on by the general public. Basinger received one nomination (in 1990).
The Golden Raspberry Awards, abbreviated as the Razzies, is an anti-award presented in recognition of the worst in movies, on the contrary. The term raspberry in the name is used in its irreverent sense, as in "blowing a raspberry". The annual show, founded in 1981 by publicist John J. B. Wilson, precedes the corresponding Academy Awards ceremony by one day. Overall, Basinger was nominated six times (in 1986, 1991–1992, 1994, 2000 and 2004).
The Screen Actors Guild Awards, the only national network television show to acknowledge the work of union members and one of the major awards events in Hollywood since 1995, is an accolade given by the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) to recognize outstanding performances by its members. Basinger won once, while being nominated twice (both in 1997).
Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards
The Southeastern Film Critics Association (SEFCA) is an organization of film reviewers from publications based in the Southeastern United States. In December of each year, the SEFCA meets to vote on their Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards for films released in the same calendar year. Basinger won once (in 1997).