Alien Awards and Nominations

Alien Awards and Nominations

1980 Academy Awards

  • Oscar Winner, Best Visual Effects
    • H.R. Giger
    • Carlo Rambaldi
    • Nick Allder
    • Dennis Ayling
  • Oscar Nomination, Best Art/Set Direction
    • Michael Seymour
    • Leslie Dilley
    • Roger Christian
    • Ian Whittaker

1980 Golden Globe Awards

  • Golden Globe Nomination, Best Original Score – Motion Picture
    • Jerry Goldsmith
  • 1980 Academy of Science Fiction, Horror and Fantasy Films, USA Awards
    • Saturn Award Winner, Best Science-Fiction Film
    • Alien
    • Saturn Award Winner,Best Supporting Actress
    • Veronica Cartwright

1980 British Academy Awards

  • BAFTA Film Award Winner, Best Production Design
    • Michael Seymour
  • BAFTA Film Award Winner, Best Soundtrack
    • Derrick Leather
    • Bill Rowe
    • Jim Shields
  • BAFTA Film Award Nomination, Best Costume Design
    • John Mollo
  • BAFTA Film Award Nomination, Best Editing
    • Terry Rawlings
  • BAFTA Film Award Nomination, Best Supporting Actor
    • John Hurt
  • BAFTA Film Award Nomination, Most Promising Newcomer to Leading Film Role
    • Sigourney Weaver
    • Anthony Asquith Award for Film Music
    • Jerry Goldsmith

1980 Hugo Awards

Hugo Award Winner, Best Dramatic Presentation: Alien

1979 San Sebastián International Film Festival

Silver Seashell Winner, Best Cinematography and Special Effects: Alien

Total Nominations: 14.
Total Awards: 8.