Academy Awards, USA

1995 Winner
Oscar
Best Director
Forrest Gump (1994)
1986 Nominee
Oscar
Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Back to the Future (1985)
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Golden Globes, USA

1995 Winner
Golden Globe
Best Director - Motion Picture
Forrest Gump (1994)
1986 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Back to the Future (1985)
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BAFTA Awards

2005 Nominee
BAFTA Children's Award
Best Feature Film
The Polar Express (2004)
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1995 Nominee
David Lean Award for Direction
Forrest Gump (1994)
Nominee
BAFTA Film Award
Best Film
Forrest Gump (1994)
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1986 Nominee
BAFTA Film Award
Best Film
Back to the Future (1985)
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Best Screenplay - Original
Back to the Future (1985)
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Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA

2001 Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Director
What Lies Beneath (2000)
1998 Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Director
Contact (1997)
1995 Winner
George Pal Memorial Award
Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Director
Forrest Gump (1994)
1993 Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Director
Death Becomes Her (1992)
1991 Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Director
Back to the Future Part III (1990)
1990 Winner
Saturn Award
Best Director
Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
1986 Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Director
Back to the Future (1985)

Amanda Awards, Norway

1995 Winner
Amanda
Best Foreign Feature Film (Årets utenlandske spillefilm)
Forrest Gump (1994)

American Cinema Editors, USA

2001 Winner
Golden Eddie Filmmaker of the Year Award

Awards Circuit Community Awards

1994 Nominee
ACCA
Best Director
Forrest Gump (1994)

Black Reel Awards

2013 Nominee
Black Reel
Best Film
Flight (2012)
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CableACE Awards

1995 Nominee
CableACE
Dramatic Series
Tales from the Crypt (1989)
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1995 Nominee
CableACE
Dramatic Series
Tales from the Crypt (1989)
Shared with:
Directing a Dramatic Special or Series
Tales from the Crypt (1989)
For episode "You, Murderer"
1994 Nominee
CableACE
Dramatic Series
Tales from the Crypt (1989)
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1993 Nominee
CableACE
Dramatic Series
Tales from the Crypt (1989)
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Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

2001 Nominee
CFCA Award
Best Director
Cast Away (2000)
1995 Nominee
CFCA Award
Best Director
Forrest Gump (1994)
1989 Winner
CFCA Award
Best Director
Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)

Chicago International Film Festival

2012 Winner
Founder's Award
Flight (2012)
2004 Winner
Career Achievement Award

Christopher Awards

2001 Winner
Christopher Award
Feature Films
Cast Away (2000)
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CINE Competition

1996 Winner
CINE Golden Eagle
Broadcast Division: Entertainment - Drama
Tales from the Crypt (1989)
1973 Winner
CINE Golden Eagle
Short Films
A Field of Honor (1973)
1972 Winner
CINE Golden Eagle
Short Films
The Lift (1972)

Czech Lions

1995 Winner
Czech Lion
Best Foreign Language Film (Nejlepsí zahranicní film)
Forrest Gump (1994)

César Awards, France

1989 Nominee
César
Best Foreign Film (Meilleur film étranger)
Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards

1995 Nominee
DFWFCA Award
Best Director
Forrest Gump (1994)

David di Donatello Awards

1995 Nominee
David
Best Foreign Film (Miglior Film Straniero)
Forrest Gump (1994)
1986 Winner
David
Best Foreign Screenplay (Migliore Sceneggiatura Straniera)
Back to the Future (1985)
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Daytime Emmy Awards

1997 Nominee
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Audience Participation Show/Game Show
Secrets of the Cryptkeeper's Haunted House (1996)
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Directors Guild of America, USA

1995 Winner
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Forrest Gump (1994)
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1989 Nominee
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)

DVD Exclusive Awards

2003 Nominee
DVD Premiere Award
Best Audio Commentary, Library Release
Used Cars (1980)
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Georgia Film Critics Association (GAFCA)

2013 Nominee
Oglethorpe Award for Excellence in Georgia Cinema
Flight (2012)
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Guldbagge Awards

1995 Nominee
Guldbagge
Best Foreign Film (Bästa utländska film)
Forrest Gump (1994)

Hugo Awards

1998 Winner
Hugo
Best Dramatic Presentation
Contact (1997)
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1991 Nominee
Hugo
Best Dramatic Presentation
Back to the Future Part III (1990)
Shared with:
    Bob Gale (story/screenplay/based on characters created by)
1989 Winner
Hugo
Best Dramatic Presentation
Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
Shared with:
1986 Winner
Hugo
Best Dramatic Presentation
Back to the Future (1985)
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International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA)

2005 Nominee
INOCA
Best Animated Feature
The Polar Express (2004)

Jupiter Award

1988 Winner
Jupiter Award
Best International Film
Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
1985 Winner
Jupiter Award
Best International Film
Back to the Future (1985)

Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards

2000 Nominee
Sierra Award
Best Director
Cast Away (2000)

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

1988 Winner
Special Award
Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
For outstanding technical achievement.

Online Film & Television Association

2005 Nominee
OFTA Film Award
Best Animated Picture
The Polar Express (2004)
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1998 Winner
OFTA Film Award
Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy/Horror Picture
Contact (1997)
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Palm Springs International Film Festival

2013 Winner
Director of the Year Award
Flight (2012)

Publicists Guild of America

2010 Winner
Lifetime Achievement Award
1995 Winner
Showmanship Award
Motion Picture

Rondo Hatton Classic Horror Awards

2007 Nominee
Rondo Statuette
Best Movie
Beowulf (2007)

Sant Jordi Awards

1989 Winner
Rosa de Sant Jordi Audience Award
Best Foreign Film (Mejor Película Extranjera)
Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)

ShoWest Convention, USA

1995 Winner
ShoWest Award
Director of the Year

Student Academy Awards, USA

1975 Winner
Special Jury Award
Dramatic
A Field of Honor (1973)
University of Southern California.

Venice Film Festival

1988 Winner
Children and Cinema Award - Special Mention
Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
1985 Winner
Young Venice Award - Special Mention
Back to the Future (1985)

Visual Effects Society Awards

2005 Winner
Lifetime Achievement Award

Walk of Fame

2004 Winner
Star on the Walk of Fame
Motion Picture
On 5 November 2004. At 6925 Hollywood Blvd.

Writers Guild of America, USA

1986 Nominee
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Back to the Future (1985)
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Yoga Awards

2001 Winner
Yoga Award
Worst Foreign Film
What Lies Beneath (2000)

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