Amadeus

Awards and nominations

United States

Academy Awards 1985
  • Won (8)[14][15]
    • Best Actor in a Leading Role (F. Murray Abraham)
    • Best Adapted Screenplay (Peter Shaffer)
    • Best Art Direction (Karel Černý and Patrizia von Brandenstein)
    • Best Costume Design (Theodor Pištěk)
    • Best Picture (producer, Saul Zaentz)
    • Best Director (Miloš Forman)
    • Best Makeup (Dick Smith and Paul LeBlanc)
    • Best Sound Mixing (Mark Berger, Thomas Scott, Todd Boekelheide and Christopher Newman)
  • Nominated
    • Best Actor in a Leading Role (Tom Hulce)
    • Best Cinematography (Miroslav Ondříček)
    • Best Film Editing (Nena Danevic and Michael Chandler)
Golden Globe Awards 1985
  • Won (4)
    • Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama (F. Murray Abraham)
    • Best Director (Miloš Forman)
    • Best Motion Picture – Drama (producer, Saul Zaentz)
    • Best Screenplay (Peter Shaffer)
  • Nominated
    • Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama (Tom Hulce)
    • Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture (Jeffrey Jones)
LAFCA Awards 1984
  • Won (4)
    • Best Actor (F. Murray Abraham tied with Albert Finney for Under the Volcano)
    • Best Director (Miloš Forman)
    • Best Picture (producer, Saul Zaentz)
    • Best Screenplay (Peter Shaffer)
American Cinema Editors
  • Won (1)
    • Best Edited Feature Film (Nena Danevic and Michael Chandler)
Casting Society of America
  • Won (1)
    • Best Casting for Feature Film (Mary Goldberg)
Directors Guild of America
  • Won (1)
    • Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures (Miloš Forman)
Kansas City Film Critics Circle Award
  • Won (1)
    • Best Actor (F. Murray Abraham)
American Film Institute
  • Won (1)
    • AFI's 100 Years...100 Movies – #53
  • Nominated
    • AFI's 100 Years...100 Heroes and Villains:
      • Villain – Antonio Salieri
    • AFI's 100 Years...100 Movie Quotes:
      • Emperor Joseph II: "There are simply too many notes."
    • AFI's 100 Years...100 Movies (10th Anniversary Edition)

United Kingdom

BAFTA
  • Won (4)
    • Best Cinematography (Miroslav Ondříček)
    • Best Editing (Nena Danevic and Michael Chandler)
    • Best Make Up Artist (Dick Smith and Paul LeBlanc)
    • Best Sound (Mark Berger, Thomas Scott and Christopher Newman)
  • Nominated
    • Best Actor (F. Murray Abraham)
    • Best Costume Design (Theodor Pištěk)
    • Best Film (Miloš Forman and Saul Zaentz)
    • Best Production Design (Patrizia von Brandstein)
    • Best Screenplay – Adapted (Peter Shaffer)

Italy

David di Donatello
  • Won (3)
    • Best Director – Foreign Film (Miloš Forman)
    • Best Foreign Actor (Tom Hulce)
    • Best Foreign Film
Nastro d'Argento
  • Won (2)
    • Best Actor – Foreign Film (Tom Hulce)
    • Best Director – Foreign Film (Miloš Forman)

France

César Award
  • Won (1)
    • Best Foreign Film

Japan

Japan Academy Prize
  • Won (1)
    • Best Foreign Language Film

Norway

Amanda Award
  • Won (1)
    • Best Foreign Feature Film

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