Harold and Maude

Accolades

Harold and Maude is #45 on the American Film Institute's list of 100 Years... 100 Laughs, the list of the top 100 films in American comedy. The list was released in 2000. Two years later, AFI released the list AFI's 100 Years... 100 Passions honoring the most romantic films for the past 100 years, Harold and Maude ranked #69.[21] In September 2008, Empire listed Harold and Maude as #65 in Empire's 500 Greatest Movies of All Time.[22] Entertainment Weekly ranked the film #4 on their list of "The Top 50 Cult Films."[23]

In June 2008, AFI revealed its "Ten Top Ten"—the best ten films in ten "classic" American film genres—after polling over 1,500 people from the creative community. Harold and Maude was acknowledged as the ninth-best film in the romantic comedy genre.[24]

The film is recognized by American Film Institute in these lists:

  • 2000: AFI's 100 Years...100 Laughs – #45[25]
  • 2002: AFI's 100 Years...100 Passions – #69[26]
  • 2006: AFI's 100 Years...100 Cheers – #89[27]
  • 2008: AFI's 10 Top 10:
    • #9 Romantic Comedy Film[28]

At the 29th Golden Globe Awards, Bud Cort and Ruth Gordon received a nomination for Best Actor and Best Actress in a Musical or Comedy film, respectively.[29]


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