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Nominations & WinsDirectorFirst nominated film and Year
1/0Room (2015)
7/1Annie Hall (1977)*
1/0Talk to Her (2002)
5/0M*A*S*H (1970)
1/0Around the World in Eighty Days (1956)
1/0There Will Be Blood (2007)
1/0The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
1/0Blowup (1966)
1/0Black Swan (2010)
1/0Coming Home (1978)
1/1Gandhi (1982)*
1/1Rocky (1976)*
1/0Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985)
1/0Madame X (1929)
2/1Heaven Can Wait (1978)
1/0The Broadway Melody (1929)
1/0Life is Beautiful (1998)
2/1Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)*
1/0Tender Mercies (1983)
3/0Cries & Whispers (1972)
2/1Last Tango in Paris (1972)
1/1The Hurt Locker (2009)*
1/0The Last Picture Show (1971)
2/0Deliverance (1972)
2/27th Heaven (1927)*
1/1Slumdog Millionaire (2008)*
1/0Henry V (1989)
1/0Sorrell and Son (1927)
1/0Scent of a Woman (1992)
3/1Terms of Endearment (1983)*
3/0Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958)
6/0Anna Christie (1930)
2/1Titanic (1997)*
1/0The Piano (1993)
6/3Lady for a Day (1933)
1/0Sons and Lovers (1960)
1/0A Woman Under the Influence (1974)
1/0The Full Monty (1997)
1/1La La Land (2016)
1/1The Deer Hunter (1978)*
1/0Room at the Top (1959)
1/0Good Night, and Good Luck (2005)
2/1No Country for Old Men (2007)*
3/1Fargo (1996)
4/1The Godfather (1972)
1/0Lost in Translation (2003)
1/0Z (1969)
1/1Dances with Wolves (1990)*
1/0A Fish Called Wanda (1988)
1/1Gravity (2013)*
5/1Little Women (1933)
1/0In Old Arizona (1928)
4/1Angels with Dirty Faces (1938)
3/0Billy Elliot (2000)
1/0Precious (2009)
1/0Never on Sunday (1960)
1/0The Greatest Show on Earth (1952)
1/1Silence of the Lambs (1991)*
1/0The Life of Emile Zola (1937)
1/0Crossfire (1947)
4/2Unforgiven (1992)
1/0The Sweet Hereafter (1997)
1/0Wake Island (1942)
4/0La Dolce Vita (1961)
1/0Leaving Las Vegas (1995)
2/0The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)
1/1Gone With the Wind (1939)*
3/2One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)*
5/4The Informer (1935)*
3/1Cabaret (1972)*
1/0The Good Earth (1937)
2/0The Grifters (1990)
2/1The French Connection (1971)*
1/0Divorce Italian Style (1962)
2/1Braveheart (1995)*
1/0Michael Clayton (2007)
Nominations & WinsDirectorFirst nominated film and Year
1/0Becket (1964)
1/0United 93 (2006)
1/0Ray (2004)
1/0Crash (2005)
1/0Here Comes Mr. Jordan (1941)
2/0My Life as a Dog (1987)
1/0Amour (2012)
1/0L.A. Confidential (1997)
1/0The Lion in Winter (1968)
1/0The Lives of a Bengal Lancer (1935)
1/0Sergeant York (1941)
1/1The Artist (2011)*
1/0Heaven Can Wait (1978)
1/0Shine (1996)
2/1Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)
1/0Love Story (1970)
5/0Rebecca (1940)
1/1The King's Speech (2010)*
2/1A Beautiful Mind (2001)*
1/0Chariots of Fire (1981)
5/1Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)
3/1Babel (2006)
3/0A Room with a View (1986)
2/1Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
1/0Moonlight (2016)
3/0In the Heat of the Night (1967)
2/0The Killing Fields (1984)
1/0Being John Malkovich (1999)
1/0The Crying Game (1992)
1/0Zorba the Greek (1964)
5/2Gentleman's Agreement (1947)
1/0Three Colors: Red (1994)
2/0The Song of Bernadette (1943)
1/0The Bishop's Wife (1947)
3/0The Defiant Ones (1958)
4/0Dr. Strangelove (1964)
1/0Ran (1985)
2/0My Man Godfrey (1936)
1/0The King and I (1956)
7/2Brief Encounter (1945)
3/2Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)
2/0Secrets & Lies (1996)
1/0A Man and a Woman (1966)
2/0The Divorcee (1930)
1/0Random Harvest (1942)
2/1Rain Man (1988)*
1/0Boyhood (2014)
1/0The Snake Pit (1948)
5/2The Divine Lady (1929)*
3/0Picnic (1955)
1/0Manchester by the Sea (2016)
2/0American Graffiti (1973)
3/0The Patriot (1928)
4/012 Angry Men (1957)
3/0The Elephant Man (1980)
1/0Fatal Attraction (1987)
1/0Shakespeare in Love (1998)
2/0The Thin Red Line (1998)
1/0Atlantic City (1980)
4/2A Letter to Three Wives (1949)
1/1Marty (1955)*
1/0The Insider (1999)
1/0Chicago (2002)
3/2The Awful Truth (1937)
1/0Spotlight (2015)
1/0The Big Short
1/012 Years a Slave (2013)
1/0City of God (2002)
1/1American Beauty (1999)*
3/2Two Arabian Knights (1927)*
2/0Capote (2005)
1/0Mad Max: Fury Road
1/1The English Patient (1996)*
2/1An American in Paris (1951)
1/0La Cage Aux Folles (1979)
1/0To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
Nominations & WinsDirectorFirst nominated film and Year
1/0Johnny Belinda (1948)
4/1Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)
1/0Babe (1995)
1/0Hamlet (1948)
1/0All the President's Men (1976)
2/0Midnight Express (1978)
3/0Sideways (2004)
3/0The Miracle Worker (1962)
1/0David and Lisa (1962)
1/0Das Boot (1981)
3/1Chinatown (1974)
3/1They Shoot Horses, Don't They? (1969)
1/0The Battle of Algiers (1968)
3/0Laura (1944)
1/0Il Postino (1994)
2/1Ordinary People (1980)*
3/1The Fallen Idol (1948)
2/0Juno (2007)
1/0The Southerner (1945)
1/1Tom Jones (1963)
1/0Hud (1963)
1/1West Side Story (1961)*
1/0Dead Man Walking (1995)
2/0Peyton Place (1957)
1/0The Turning Point (1977)
2/0All the King's Men (1949)
1/0Cimarron (1931)
1/0The Stunt Man (1980)
3/0The Fighter (2010)
1/0Women in Love (1969)
1/0On Golden Pond (1981)
1/1Patton (1970)*
3/1Darling (1965)
1/0One Night of Love (1934)
1/0The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007)
1/0Reversal of Fortune (1990)
8/1Raging Bull (1980)
3/0Thelma & Louise (1991)
1/0The Country Girl (1954)
2/1My Left Foot (1989)
1/0The Sixth Sense (1999)
1/0Boyz n the Hood (1991)
1/0The Killers (1946)
2/1Traffic (2000)*
7/2Close Encounters of the Third Kind
5/1The More the Merrier (1943)
1/0Mary Poppins (1964)
3/2Platoon (1986)*
1/0Bad Day at Black Rock (1955)
2/0Pulp Fiction (1994)
2/1Skippy (1931)*
1/0Woman in the Dunes (1964)
1/0The Guns of Navarone (1961)
1/0The Emigrants (1972)
1/0Day for Night (1974)
1/0The Imitation Game (2014)
2/0The Thin Man (1934)
2/0Good Will Hunting (1997)
6/1The Crowd (1928)
1/0Arrival (2016)
2/0Morocco (1930)
1/0Lili (1953)
4/0Witness (1985)
1/0Citizen Kane (1941)
3/0A Star Is Born (1937)
1/0Seven Beauties (1976)
1/0Speedy (1928)
8/2Double Indemnity (1944)
3/2I Want to Live! (1958)
3/0Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1939)
12/3Dodsworth (1936)
2/0Breaking Away (1979)
1/0Romeo and Juliet (1968)
1/0Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012)
1/1Forrest Gump (1994)*
7/2The Search (1948)

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