James L. Brooks Poster

Awards

Academy Awards, USA

1998 Nominee
Oscar
Best Picture
As Good as It Gets (1997)
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Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
As Good as It Gets (1997)
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1997 Nominee
Oscar
Best Picture
Jerry Maguire (1996)
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1988 Nominee
Oscar
Best Picture
Broadcast News (1987)
Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Broadcast News (1987)
1984 Winner
Oscar
Best Picture
Terms of Endearment (1983)
Best Director
Terms of Endearment (1983)
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
Terms of Endearment (1983)

Golden Globes, USA

1998 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Director - Motion Picture
As Good as It Gets (1997)
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
As Good as It Gets (1997)
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1988 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Director - Motion Picture
Broadcast News (1987)
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Broadcast News (1987)
1984 Winner
Golden Globe
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Terms of Endearment (1983)
Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Director - Motion Picture
Terms of Endearment (1983)

Primetime Emmy Awards

2019 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Animated Program
The Simpsons (1989)
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For episode "Mad About the Toy"
2018 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Animated Program
The Simpsons (1989)
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For episode "Gone Boy"
2017 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Animated Program
The Simpsons (1989)
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For episode: "The Town"
2016 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Animated Program
The Simpsons (1989)
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For episode: "Halloween of Horror".
2015 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Animated Program
The Simpsons (1989)
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For episode "Treehouse of Horror XXV"
2013 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Animated Program
The Simpsons (1989)
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For episode: "Treehouse of Horror XXIII".
2012 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Animated Program
The Simpsons (1989)
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For episode "Holidays of Future Passed"
2011 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Animated Program
The Simpsons (1989)
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For episode "Angry Dad - The Movie."
2010 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Animated Program
The Simpsons (1989)
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For episode "Once Upon A Time In Springfield".
2009 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming Less Than One Hour)
The Simpsons (1989)
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For episode "Gone Maggie Gone".
2008 Winner
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming Less Than One Hour)
The Simpsons (1989)
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For episode "Eternal Moonshine of the Simpson Mind".
2007 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming Less Than One Hour)
The Simpsons (1989)
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For episode "The Haw-Hawed Couple".
2006 Winner
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming Less Than One Hour)
The Simpsons (1989)
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For episode "The Seemingly Neverending Story".
2005 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming Less Than One Hour)
The Simpsons (1989)
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For episode "Future Drama".
2004 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming Less Than One Hour)
The Simpsons (1989)
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For episode "The Way We Weren't".
2003 Winner
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming Less Than One Hour)
The Simpsons (1989)
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For episode "Three Gays Of The Condo".
2002 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming Less Than One Hour)
The Simpsons (1989)
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For episode "She Of Little Faith".
2001 Winner
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming Less Than One Hour)
The Simpsons (1989)
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For episode "Homr".
2000 Winner
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming One Hour or Less)
The Simpsons (1989)
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For episode "Behind The Laughter".
1999 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming One Hour or Less)
The Simpsons (1989)
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For episode "Viva Ned Flanders".
1998 Winner
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming One Hour or Less)
The Simpsons (1989)
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For episode "Trash Of The Titans".
1997 Winner
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming One Hour or Less)
The Simpsons (1989)
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For episode "Homer's Phobia".
1996 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming One Hour or Less)
The Simpsons (1989)
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For episode "Treehouse of Horror VI".
1995 Winner
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming One Hour or Less)
The Simpsons (1989)
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For episode "Lisa's Wedding".
1992 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming One Hour or Less)
The Simpsons (1989)
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For episode "Radio Bart".
1991 Winner
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming One Hour or Less)
The Simpsons (1989)
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1990 Winner
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program
The Tracey Ullman Show (1987)
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For episodes "Ginny Eats Escrow" & "I Hate Paris". Tied with Billy Crystal: Midnight Train to Moscow... More

For episodes "Ginny Eats Escrow" & "I Hate Paris". Tied with Billy Crystal: Midnight Train to Moscow (1989).

Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming One Hour or Less)
The Simpsons (1989)
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Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Series
The Tracey Ullman Show (1987)
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Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special
The Best of the Tracey Ullman Show (1990)
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Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming One Hour or Less)
The Simpsons (1989)
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1989 Winner
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Program
The Tracey Ullman Show (1987)
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Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program
The Tracey Ullman Show (1987)
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For episode "5W76".
1988 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Program
The Tracey Ullman Show (1987)
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Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program
The Tracey Ullman Show (1987)
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For episodes "Ginny Redux", "Fear" and "Real Lace".
1987 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Program
The Tracey Ullman Show (1987)
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Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program
The Tracey Ullman Show (1987)
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For episodes "The Lottery", "Girl on a Ledge" and "Ambulance Pick Up".
1983 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Comedy Series
Taxi (1978)
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1982 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Comedy Series
Taxi (1978)
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1981 Winner
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Comedy Series
Taxi (1978)
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1980 Winner
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Comedy Series
Taxi (1978)
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1979 Winner
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Comedy Series
Taxi (1978)
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1978 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Drama Series
Lou Grant (1977)
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1977 Winner
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Comedy Series
Mary Tyler Moore (1970)
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Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series
Mary Tyler Moore (1970)
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For episode "The Last Show".
1976 Winner
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Comedy Series
Mary Tyler Moore (1970)
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1975 Winner
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Comedy Series
Mary Tyler Moore (1970)
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Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Comedy Series
Rhoda (1974)
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Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series
Rhoda (1974)
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For episode "Rhoda's Wedding".
1974 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Comedy Series
Mary Tyler Moore (1970)
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1973 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Comedy Series
Mary Tyler Moore (1970)
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Outstanding Writing Achievement in Comedy
Mary Tyler Moore (1970)
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For episode "The Good-Time News".
1972 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Series - Comedy
Mary Tyler Moore (1970)
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1971 Winner
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Writing Achievement in Comedy
Mary Tyler Moore (1970)
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For episode "Support Your Local Mother".
Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Series - Comedy
Mary Tyler Moore (1970)
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Outstanding New Series
Mary Tyler Moore (1970)
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20/20 Awards

2018 Nominee
Felix
Best Picture
As Good as It Gets (1997)
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Best Director
As Good as It Gets (1997)
Best Original Screenplay
As Good as It Gets (1997)
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2017 Nominee
Felix
Best Picture
Jerry Maguire (1996)
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AARP Movies for Grownups Awards

2005 Nominee
Movies for Grownups Award
Best Screenwriter
Spanglish (2004)

American Cinema Editors, USA

2005 Winner
Golden Eddie Filmmaker of the Year Award

Annie Awards

2008 Nominee
Annie
Best Writing in an Animated Feature Production
The Simpsons Movie (2007)
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Awards Circuit Community Awards

1997 Nominee
ACCA
Best Director
As Good as It Gets (1997)
Best Original Screenplay
As Good as It Gets (1997)
1996 Nominee
ACCA
Best Motion Picture
Jerry Maguire (1996)
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Berlin International Film Festival

1988 Nominee
Golden Berlin Bear
Broadcast News (1987)

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards

1988 Winner
BSFC Award
Best Screenplay
Broadcast News (1987)

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

1998 Nominee
CFCA Award
Best Director
As Good as It Gets (1997)
Best Screenplay
As Good as It Gets (1997)
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Czech Lions

1999 Nominee
Czech Lion
Best Foreign Language Film (Nejlepsí zahranicní film)
As Good as It Gets (1997)

Directors Guild of America, USA

1998 Nominee
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
As Good as It Gets (1997)
1988 Nominee
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Broadcast News (1987)
1984 Winner
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Terms of Endearment (1983)
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Gold Derby Awards

2007 Winner
Gold Derby TV Award
Life Achievement (Other)

Imagen Foundation Awards

2005 Nominee
Imagen Award
Best Director - Film
Spanglish (2004)

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

1987 Nominee
LAFCA Award
Best Director
Broadcast News (1987)
1983 Winner
LAFCA Award
Best Director
Terms of Endearment (1983)
Best Screenplay
Terms of Endearment (1983)

National Board of Review, USA

1983 Winner
NBR Award
Best Director
Terms of Endearment (1983)

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA

1984 Nominee
NSFC Award
Best Screenplay
Terms of Endearment (1983)

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

1987 Winner
NYFCC Award
Best Director
Broadcast News (1987)
Best Screenplay
Broadcast News (1987)
1983 Nominee
NYFCC Award
Best Screenplay
Terms of Endearment (1983)

Online Film & Television Association

2008 Nominee
OFTA Film Award
Best Animated Picture
The Simpsons Movie (2007)
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1998 Winner
OFTA Film Award
Best Comedy/Musical Picture
As Good as It Gets (1997)
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Winner
OFTA TV Hall of Fame
Behind the Scenes
Nominee
OFTA Film Award
Best Picture
As Good as It Gets (1997)
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Best Director
As Good as It Gets (1997)
Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
As Good as It Gets (1997)
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1997 Nominee
OFTA Film Award
Best Comedy/Musical Picture
Jerry Maguire (1996)
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PGA Awards

2017 Winner
Lifetime Achievement Award in Television
2008 Nominee
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Animated Theatrical Motion Pictures
The Simpsons Movie (2007)
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1998 Nominee
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures
As Good as It Gets (1997)
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San Diego Film Critics Society Awards

1997 Winner
SDFCS Award
Best Screenplay, Original
As Good as It Gets (1997)
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Satellite Awards

1998 Winner
Golden Satellite Award
Best Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical
As Good as It Gets (1997)
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ShoWest Convention, USA

1989 Winner
ShoWest Award
Director of the Year

Society of Texas Film Critics Awards

1997 Nominee
STFC Award
Best Screenplay, Original
As Good as It Gets (1997)
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Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards

1998 Winner
SEFCA Award
Best Original Screenplay
As Good as It Gets (1997)
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Television Critics Association Awards

2015 Winner
Career Achievement Award
2013 Nominee
Career Achievement Award

The Stinkers Bad Movie Awards

1994 Winner
Stinker Award
What Were They Thinking and Why?
I'll Do Anything (1994)
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TV Land Awards

2007 Winner
Medallion Award
Taxi (1978)
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US Comedy Arts Festival

1999 Winner
AFI Filmmaker Award

Writers Guild of America, USA

2018 Winner
Laurel Award for Screen Writing Achievement
2006 Winner
Herb Sargent Award
1998 Winner
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
As Good as It Gets (1997)
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Winner
Laurel Award for TV Writing Achievement
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1988 Nominee
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Broadcast News (1987)
1984 Winner
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Comedy Adapted from Another Medium
Terms of Endearment (1983)
1980 Nominee
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Comedy Adapted from Another Medium
Starting Over (1979)
1978 Nominee
WGA Award (TV)
Episodic Comedy
Mary Tyler Moore (1970)
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1973 Nominee
WGA Award (TV)
Episodic Comedy
Mary Tyler Moore (1970)
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1968 Nominee
WGA Award (TV)
Episodic Comedy
That Girl (1966)

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