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T H E   B I G G E S T   W I N N E R S
shadows awards Filmmakers (wins/shortlists):
  • Steven Spielberg 5/20
  • Ang Lee 4/8
  • Warren Beatty 4/6
  • Joel Coen 3/20
  • Francis Coppola 3/9
  • Woody Allen 2/28
  • Ethan Coen 2/11
  • David Lynch 2/10
  • Jacques Audiard 2/6
  • Jane Campion 2/6
  • Bill Condon 2/6
  • Brian DePalma 2/4
  • Baz Luhrmann 2/4
  • Sidney Lumet 2/4
  • Asghar Farhadi 2/4
  • Shari Springer Berman 2/3
  • John Hughes 2/3
  • Robert Pulcini 2/3
  • Michael Arndt 2/2
  • Martin Scorsese 1/17
  • Barry Levinson 1/13
Actors (wins/shortlists):
  • Toni Collette 4/6
  • Jessica Lange 2/7
  • Joan Allen 2/6
  • Frances McDormand 2/6
  • Kathleen Turner 2/6
  • Naomi Watts 2/6
  • Christian Bale 2/6
  • Tom Hanks 2/6
  • Patricia Clarkson 2/4
  • Robert DeNiro 2/4
  • Holly Hunter 2/4
  • Matt Dillon 2/3
  • Meryl Streep 1/16
Films (wins/shortlists):
  • Reds 6/8
  • Howards End 4/6
  • Pulp Fiction 3/8
  • A Separation 3/8
  • GoodFellas 3/6
  • The Killing Fields 3/6
  • Moulin Rouge 3/5
  • The Hours 2/9
  • Places in the Heart 2/9
  • Broadcast News 2/7
  • Hannah and Her Sisters 2/7
  • The Return of the King 2/7
  • Tucker 2/7
  • Brokeback Mountain 2/6
  • E.T. 2/6
  • Hamlet 2/6
  • In the Name of the Father 2/6
  • Moonstruck 2/6
  • The Piano 2/6
  • The Untouchables 2/6
  • Fargo 2/5
  • Kinsey 2/5
  • The Last Seduction 2/5
  • Saving Private Ryan 2/5
  • The Truman Show 2/5
  • The Wrestler 2/5
  • Little Miss Sunshine 2/4
  • Drugstore Cowboy 2/4
  • The Pillow Book 2/4
  • A Prophet 2/4
  • Raising Arizona 2/4
  • Regeneration 2/4
  • The Silence of the Lambs 2/4
  • Smoke 2/4
  • The Straight Story 2/4

T H E   W I N N I N G   F I L M S
best film winners are in bold • wins/shortlists
f=film d=director w=writer a=actor/actress s=supporting

12 Years a Slave 13a 1/6
2012 09s
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days 07f 1/4
The 40 Year Old Virgin 05s
8½ Women 99s
About a Boy 02s
The Accidental Tourist 88s 1/6
Adaptation 02w 1/4
The Adventures of Baron Munchausen 89d 1/2
The Adventures of Tintin 11s
Afterglow 97a 1/3
The Age of Innocence 93a 1/5
Agnes of God 85a 1/3
All About My Mother 99a 1/4
All of Me 84s 1/4
All the Real Girls 03s
Almost Famous 00s 1/5
Amadeus 84d 1/6
American Beauty 99f 1/8
American Hustle 13f 1/6
American Psycho 00a 1/3
American Splendor 03dw 2/3
Apocalypse Now 79f
The Artist 11d 1/4
As I Lay Dying 13s
August: Osage County 13s 1/4
Avalon 90w 2/7
The Aviator 04s 1/3
Awakenings 90a 1/4
Back to the Future 85s 1/5
Barney's Version 10a
Beautiful Creatures 13s 1/2
Before the Devil Knows You're Dead 07d 1/4
Big 88a 1/4
The Big Chill 83w 1/8
Blue Sky 95a 1/2
Blue Velvet 86w 1/6
Boogie Nights 97d 1/5
The Boys 98s 1/2
Brassed Off 96a 1/2
Breach 07a 1/2
The Breakfast Club 85fw 2/3
Bright Star 09d 1/4
Broadbent Jim 01s 1/2
Broadcast News 87wa 2/7
Brokeback Mountain 05aw 2/6
Bugsy 91s 1/5
Bull Durham 88w 1/6
Cape Fear 91as 2/3
Capote 05s
Captain America: The First Avenger 11a
Changing Lanes 02s
Chariots of Fire 81w 1/4
Charlie Bartlett 07s 1/2
Children of a Lesser God 86a 1/3
The Chumscrubber 07a 1/2
City of God 02f 1/2
City of Hope 91w 1/3
Coffee & Cigarettes 04s
Collateral 04a 1/2
The Color Purple 85d 1/6
Confessions of a Dangerous Mind 02w 1/3
The Contender 00a
Crash 05s 1/6
Crimes of Passion 84a
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon 00fd
Dances With Wolves 90f 1/5
Dangerous Liaisons 88a 1/7
Dead Man Walking 96f 1/5
Devil's Double, The 11a
Dirty Deeds 03a
Do the Right Thing 89f 1/4
Dogville 04f 1/4
Donnie Brasco 97s
Donnie Darko 01s
Drugstore Cowboy 89wa 2/4
E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial 82fd 2/6
Ed Wood 95s 1/2
Elegy 08s 1/2
Ellie Parker 06a
Empire of the Sun 87a 1/4
Erin Brockovich 00s1/4
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind 04d 1/6
eXistenZ 99s
Far From Heaven 02a 1/7
Fargo 96wa 2/5
Filth 13d 1/5
Final Cut 99s 1/2
The Firm 93a 1/2
Forrest Gump 94s 1/7
Fiddler on the Roof 71f
A Fish Called Wanda 88s 1/4
Fish Tank 09a 1/4
Frances 82s 1/3
The Funeral 96s 1/2
Gandhi 82a 1/5
Garden State 04s 1/2
Gattaca 98w 1/3
The Ghost 10s
Glengarry Glen Ross 92s 1/5
Glory 89s 1/4
Gods and Monsters 99w 1/4
Good Night and Good Luck 05f 1/6
GoodFellas 90das 3/6
Green Zone 10s
Groundhog Day 93w 1/4
Hallam Foe 07a 1/2
Hamlet 97as 2/6
Hannah and Her Sisters 86ds 2/7
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 10s 1/2
Heat 95s 1/7
Heaven Can Wait 78f
Hedwig and the Angry Inch 01a 1/5
A History of Violence 05a 1/6
Holy Motors 12a 1/3
Homefront 13s
The Hottest State 07a
The Hours 02as 2/9
Howards End 92fwas 4/6
The Hudsucker Proxy 94d 1/5
Hunger 08d 1/3
The Hunger Games 12a 1/2
The Iceman 13s
In a World... 13w 1/2
In Bruges 08s 1/3
In the Loop 09w
In the Name of the Father 93fa 2/6
Inception 10d 1/4
The Interpreter 05s
Iris 01s 1/3
Ivansxtc 02a 1/2
I've Loved You So Long 08a 1/2
Japanese Story 03a
Jarhead 05a 1/2
Jaws 75f
JFK 91d 1/4
Jindabyne 07a
The Kids Are All Right 10f 1/7
The Killing Fields 84fas 3/6
The King's Speech 10a 1/4
Kinsey 04ws 2/5
Kiss of the Spider Woman 85a 1/6
Lady Vengeance 06d
Land and Freedom 95f 1/4
Last King of Scotland, The 06a 1/4
The Last Seduction 94wa 2/5
Leaving Las Vegas 95d 1/5
Les Miserables 12ss 2/3
The Life Aquatic 04s
Life of Pi 12fd 2/3
Little Miss Sunshine 06sw 2/4
Local Hero 83f
Lone Star 96a 1/3
Lost in Translation 03a 1/5
Lucky You 07s
Made in Dagenham 10a
Management 09s
Margaret 11a 1/3
Married Life 08s
Messenger, The 09s
Miami Blues 90s 1/2
Michael Clayton 07s 1/2
Milk 08w 1/6
Misery 90a 1/4
The Mission 86a 1/6
Monster's Ball 02s 1/5
Moonstruck 87ss 2/6
Mortal Thoughts 91s 1/2
Moulin Rouge 01fds 3/5
Mulholland Drive 01a 1/4
My Left Foot 89s 1/4
My Week With Marilyn 11a
Mysterious Skin 05d 1/4
The Nanny Diaries 07a
Network 76f
No Country for Old Men 07w 1/6
Notes on a Scandal 06s 1/2
The Other Boleyn Girl 08a
Our Children 13a 1/2
The Painted Veil 06a 1/2
The Piano 93da 2/6
Pieces of April 03s
The Pillow Book 96da 2/4
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest 06s
Places in the Heart 84ws 2/9
Platoon 86s 1/5
The Player 92d 1/5
Pleasantville 98a 1/2
Plenty 85s 1/3
The Poseidon Adventure 72f
Precious 09s 1/2
The Prince of Tides 91a 1/5
Private Property 08s
A Prophet 09fa 2/4
Proof 05a
Pulp Fiction 94fas 3/8
Raising Arizona 87as 2/4
Ray 04a
Reds 81fdaass 6/8
Regeneration 97fa 2/4
The Return of the King 03fs 2/7
The Right Stuff 83d 1/9
Rise of the Planet of the Apes 11s
Rob Roy 95a 1/2
Rock Star 01s 1/2
Romancing the Stone 84a 1/5
Rumblefish 83s 1/3
Rust and Bone 12w 1/5
The Safety of Objects 03s
The Savages 07a 1/3
Saving Private Ryan 98da 2/5
Schindler's List 93s 1/5
Sense and Sensibility 96s 1/2
A Separation 11f 11w 11s 3/8
Seven 95a 1/5
Sex Lies and Videotape 89a 1/5
Shakespeare in Love 98f 1/3
The Shawshank Redemption 95a 1/2
Short Cuts 93s 1/7
The Silence of Lorna 08s
The Silence of the Lambs 91f a 2/4
Silver Linings Playbook 12a 1/4
The Sixth Sense 99s 1/2
Skeletons 10s
Small Time Crooks 00w
Smoke 95ws 2/4
Sophie's Choice 82a 1/5
Sordid Lives 01s 1/2
Spring Breakers 13s
Stand by Me 86f 1/5
Star Wars 77f
Starter for Ten 06a
The Station Agent 03s 1/4
Stay 06a
Stepmom 98s 1/2
The Sting 73f
Stormbreaker 06s
The Straight Story 99da 2/4
The Stunt Man 80f
Summer Hours 08s
Sweet and Lowdown 00w 1/3
The Talented Mr Ripley 99s 1/3
Tender Mercies 83a 1/4
Thelma & Louise 91s 1/4
Titanic 97w 1/5
Tomorrow Never Dies 97a 1/2
Tootsie 82s 1/7
Toy Story 3 10w 1/2
Traffic 00s 1/8
Trainspotting 96a 1/5
The Truman Show 98ws 2/5
Tucker The Man and His Dream 88fd 2/7
United 93 06f 1/2
The Untouchables 87fd 2/6
Velvet Goldmine 98s 1/2
Vera Drake 04a 1/5
The Verdict 82w 1/4
Vicky Cristina Barcelona 08s 1/3
Victor/Victoria 82s 1/6
Wag the Dog 97s 1/4
The Waterdance 92a 1/6
Wonder Boys 00s 1/3
The Wrestler 08fa 2/5
Y Tu Mama Tambien 02d 1/4
The Year of Living Dangerously 83s 1/3
Yentl 83a 1/5
You Can Count on Me 01w 1/5
Young Frankenstein 74f
Zodiac 07s
Zombieland 09s
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T H E   W I N N I N G   A C T O R S   &   F I L M M A K E R S
wins/shortlists • f=film d=director w=writer a=actor/actress s=supporting

Joan Allen 00a 98a 2/6
Woody Allen 00w 86d 2/28
Robert Altman 92d 1/6
Paul Thomas Anderson 97d 1/4
Gregg Araki 05d 1/3
Anne Archer 93s 1/3
Jesse Armstrong 09w 1/2
Michael Arndt 10w 06w
Darren Aronofsky 08f 1/4
Sean Astin 03s
Jacques Audiard 12w 09f 2/6
Paul Auster 95w
Jon S Baird 13d 1/2
Christian Bale 00a 87a 2/6
Steve Barancik 94w
Kathy Bates 90a 1/3
Sareh Bayat 11s
Warren Beatty 81fda 78f 4/6
Jamie Bell 07a 1/2
Lake Bell 13w 1/2
Maria Bello 05a
Barbara Benedek 83w
Robert Benton 84w 1/4
Tom Berenger 86s
Thomas Bidegain 12w 1/2
Dustin Lance Black 08w
Simon Blackwell 09w 1/2
Cate Blanchett 04s 1/10
Abigail Breslin 06s
Richard Briers 97s
Peter Boyle 02s 1/2
Jim Broadbent 01s 1/3
James L Brooks 87w 1/5
Mel Brooks 74f
Nicolas Cage 87s 1/2
James Cameron 97w 1/4
Jane Campion 09d 93d 2/6
Lisa Cholodenko 10f 1/2
Julie Christie 97a 1/2
Patricia Clarkson 03s 2/4
George Clooney 05f 1/6
Glenn Close 88a 1/6
Ethan Coen 07w 96w 2/11
Joel Coen 07w 96w 94d 3/20
Toni Collette 03a 02s 99s 98s 4/6
Dominic Cooper 11a
Francis Coppola 88fd 79f 3/9
Bill Condon 04w 99w 2/6
Kevin Costner 90f 1/6
Alfonso Cuaron 02d 1/7
Daniel Day Lewis 93a 1/5
Jonathan Demme 91f 1/2
Emilie Dequenne 13a
Robert DeNiro 90a 86a 2/4
Brian DePalma 87fd 2/4
Matt Dillon 05s 89a 2/3
Robert Downey Jr 07s 1/3
Olympia Dukakis 87s 1/2
Robert Duvall 83a 1/3
Chiwetel Ejiofor 13a 1/4
Asghar Farhadi 11fw 2/4
Richard Farnsworth 99a
Ralph Fiennes 93s 1/2
Mike Figgis 95d 1/3
Albert Finney 00s 1/3
Linda Fiorentino 94a
Colin Firth 10a 1/2
Milos Foreman 84d 1/4
Bill Forsyth 83f
Jodie Foster 91a 1/3
Jamie Foxx 04a
James Franco 13s 1/3 Morgan Freeman 95a 1/2
Brenda Fricker 89s
Terry Gilliam 89d 1/7
Michel Gondry 04d 1/2
Beth Grant 01s
Peter Greenaway 96d 1/3
Paul Greengrass 06f 1/5
Jake Gyllenhaal 05a 1/2
Tom Hanks 98a 88a 2/6
Woody Harrelson 09s
Ed Harris 98s 1/4
Michel Hazanavicius 11d 1/3
Anne Heche 97s
George Roy Hill 73f
John Hughes 85fw 2/3
Linda Hunt 83s
Holly Hunter 93a 87a 2/4
William Hurt 85a 1/6
Danny Huston 02a
Armando Iannucci 09w
Jason Isaacs 10s 1/2
James Ivory 92f 1/5
Peter Jackson 03f 1/9
Norman Jewison 71f 1/5
Katie Jarvis 09a
Ruth Prawer Jhabvala 92w 1/3
Roland Joffe 84f 1/4
Ashley Judd 95s
Lawrence Kasdan 83w 1/10
Charlie Kaufman 02w 1/3
Philip Kaufman 83d 1/3
Diane Keaton 81a 1/6
Catherine Keener 05s 1/4
Harvey Keitel 91s 1/2
Ben Kingsley 82a 1/2
Kevin Kline 88s 1/4
Martin Landau 95s 1/3
Jessica Lange 95a 82s 2/7
Denis Lavant 12a
Jude Law 99s 1/2
Jennifer Lawrence 12a 1/4
Ang Lee 12fd 00fd 4/8
Spike Lee 89f 1/4
Jennifer Jason Leigh 90s 1/2
Barry Levinson 90w 1/13
Juliette Lewis 91s
Laura Linney 07a 1/4
Christopher Lloyd 85s 1/2
Ken Loach 95f 1/2
Kenneth Lonergan 01w 1/3
George Lucas 77f
Baz Luhrmann 01fd 2/4
Sidney Lumet 07d 76f 2/4
David Lynch 99d 86w 2/10
Andie MacDowell 89a
Gillies MacKinnon 97f
John Madden 98f
John Malkovich 84s 1/2
David Mamet 82w 1/6
Margo Martindale 13s 1/2
Marlee Matlin 86a
James McAvoy 06a 1/2
Steve McQueen 08d 1/4
Frances McDormand 00s 96a 2/6
Ewan McGregor 96a 1/4
Larry McMurtry 05w
Fernando Meirelles 02f 1/4
Sam Mendes 99f 1/2
John Cameron Mitchell 01a 1/7
Mo'Nique 09s
Julianne Moore 02a 1/8
Cristian Mungiu 07f 1/4
Bill Murray 03a 1/7
Haing Ngor S 84a
Ronald Neame 72f
Andrew Niccol 98w 1/2
Jack Nicholson 81s 1/6
Bill Nighy 06s
Christopher Nolan 10d 1/8
Nick Nolte 91a 1/2
Diana Ossana 05w
Anna Paquin 11a 93
Park Chan-wook 06d
Chris Penn 96s
Joe Pesci 90s
Rosamund Pike 10a
Robert Preston 82s
Jonathan Pryce 97a 1/3
Robert Pulcini 03dw 2/3
Tahar Rahim 09a 1/2
Harold Ramis 93w 1/2
Vanessa Redgrave 92s 1/2
Eddie Redmayne 12s
Rob Reiner 86f 1/10
Jeremie Renier 08s
Tony Roche 09w
Tim Robbins 96f 1/6
Cecilia Roth 99a
Mickey Rourke 08a 83s
Danny Rubin 93w
Richard Rush 80f
David O Russell 13f 1/7
Peter Sarsgaard 04s 1/4
John Sayles 91w 1/5
Martin Scorsese 90d 1/17
Kristin Scott Thomas 08a 1/2
Andy Serkis 11s 02
Ron Shelton 88w 1/4
Jim Sheridan 93f 1/5
Gary Sinise 94s
Kevin Spacey 92s 1/4
Steven Spielberg 98d 85d 82fd 75f 5/20
Shari Springer Berman 03dw 2/3
Maureen Stapleton 81s 1/4
Imelda Staunton 04a 1/2
Eric Stoltz 92a 1/3
Oliver Stone 91d 1/6
Meryl Streep 82a 1/16
Barbra Streisand 83a 1/7
Tilda Swinton 07s 1/6
Quentin Tarantino 94f 1/9
Emma Thompson 92a 1/4
Uma Thurman 94s 1/2
Meg Tilly 85a
Lily Tomlin 84s 1/4
John Travolta 94a
Kathleen Turner 88s 84a 2/6
Tracey Ullman 85s
Gus Van Sant 89w 1/12
Lars Von Trier 04f 1/8
Denzel Washington 89s 1/2
Naomi Watts 06a 01a 2/6
Colin Welland 81w
Dianne Wiest 86s 1/4
Olivia Williams 10s 1/2
Kate Winslet 96s 1/7
Don Yost 89w
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A L W A Y S   A   B R I D E S M A I D
favourite actors and filmmakers who have been on at least four shortlists, but haven't won yet

11 shortlists
Mike Leigh

10 shortlists
Pedro Almodovar
Kenneth Branagh

9 shortlists
Robin Williams

8 shortlists
Clint Eastwood
Michelle Pfeiffer

7 shortlists
John Boorman
Danny Boyle
Steve Martin
Sarah Polley
Susan Sarandon
Robert Zemeckis

6 shortlists
Joan Cusack
Blake Edwards
Anjelica Huston
Nicole Kidman
Terrence Malick
Herbert Ross
Steven Soderbergh
Sissy Spacek
Peter Weir
Sigourney Weaver
5 shortlists
Alejandro Amenabar
Brad Bird
Tim Burton
Stockard Channing
Cher
Cameron Crowe
Judy Davis
Laura Dern
Mia Farrow
Michael Fassbender
Gene Hackman
Todd Haynes
Philip Seymour Hoffman
Alexander Payne
Sean Penn
4 shortlists
Richard Attenborough
Michael Caine
Sofia Coppola
Marion Cotillard
Daniel Craig
David Cronenberg
Matt Damon
Judi Dench
Michael Haneke
Ian Hart
Barbara Hershey
Dustin Hoffman
Jim Jarmusch
Scarlett Johansson
Michael Mann
Thomas McCarthy
Ian McKellen
Al Pacino
Sydney Pollack
David O Russell
Julian Schnabel
Tom Stoppard
John Turturro
John Waters
Emily Watson
Debra Winger
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N E V E R   A   B R I D E
favourite films that were on at least four shortlists, but didn't win

8 shortlists
Witness
Four Weddings and a Funeral
Good Will Hunting
The Man Who Wasn't There

6 shortlists
Bullets Over Broadway
The Color of Money
Crimes of the Heart
Dead Again
The General
I'm Not There
Jungle Fever
The Princess Bride
Prizzi's Honor
The Purple Rose of Cairo
Radio Days
Raiders of the Lost Ark
Time Bandits
Toys
Working Girl
5 shortlists
Amour
Bad Education
Body Heat
Breaking the Waves
Crimes & Misdemeanors
The Crying Game
Downfall
The Fabulous Baker Boys
The Fellowship of the Ring
Full Metal Jacket
Gran Torino
An Ideal Husband
In the Bedroom
Jerry Maguire
Little Voice
Miller's Crossing
On Golden Pond
Pennies from Heaven
Pitch Perfect
A Room With a View
Shadowlands
Shine
Terms of Endearment
The Two Towers
Unforgiven
The World According to Garp
4 shortlists
After Hours
Arthur
Barton Fink
Behind the Candelabra
Black Swan
Blade Runner
Boot Das
Broadway Danny Rose
Broken Flowers
Butcher Boy The
Captain Phillips
Cocoon
The Comfort of Strangers
Drive
Driving Miss Daisy
Edward Scissorhands
Fatal Attraction
Field of Dreams
The Fighter
Finding Neverland
Five Corners
The Fly
The French Lieutenant's Woman
The Godfather Part III
The Good Girl
Hairspray
Heartburn
Henry V
High Fidelity
Hope and Glory
Husbands and Wives
Jackie Brown
Life Is Sweet
Manon of the Spring
4 shortlists (cont'd)
Memento
A Midnight Clear
Missing
Much Ado About Nothing
Naked
Nuts
Open Your Eyes
The People vs Larry Flynt
Philadelphia
Poltergeist
Ragtime
Rain Man
The Red Squirrel
The Remains of the Day
Romeo & Juliet
Ruthless People
Scarface
Scent of a Woman
The Scouting Book for Boys
Secrets & Lies
Sideways
The Spanish Prisoner
Star80
Tabu
The Thin Red Line
This Is Spinal Tap
The Twilight Samurai
Under Fire
The Usual Suspects
Venus
The Visitor
When Harry Met Sally
Zelig
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13 | 12 | 11 | 2010 | 09 | 08 | 07 | 06 | 05 | 04 | 03 | 02 | 01 | 2000 | 99 | 98 | 97
96 | 95 | 94 | 93 | 92 | 91 | 1990 | 89 | 88 | 87 | 86 | 85 | 84 | 83 | 82 | 81 | 70s
NB. Shadows on the Wall has been publishing best-of-year lists since 1985, and I wrote lists as a critic starting in 1981. The 1971-1980 lists only include films (no actors, directors or writers), and were taken from my childhood journals.
© 2013 by Rich Cline, Shadows on the Wall
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